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There are a lot of options when it comes to configuring your home WiFi network for top performance. And as wireless technology continues to improve, the number of options continues to grow with companies releasing upgraded WiFi equipment that deploys these innovations in a variety of ways.
The Mesh technology has been around for a while but the Wi-Fi 6 is still relatively new. Over the next year or so, many devices will see the new wireless standard showing up more and more as Wi-Fi 6 in the future now. Households now have a multitude of always-on and always-connected smart home devices, many of which are running high-bandwidth applications like streaming 4K/8K Ultimate HD connections across multiple screens.
One example is the NETGEAR Orbi Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Systems which is a pioneer in the WiFi mesh market. Unlike competing dual-band mesh systems that transmit all data on only the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies, Orbi features a third backhaul radio band for dedicated communication between the router and the satellites in the network. These next-gen Orbi Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Systems are designed for the connected world of today and the future. It is a combination of the two biggest technologies for wireless home networking i.e. Mesh and Wi-Fi 6.
Here are a few Mesh systems from NETGEAR which can look out for:
NETGEAR Orbi RBK352 dual-band mesh system
NETGEAR’s Orbi RBK352 is a simple two-piece WiFi router that works as a pair in a mesh system. Armed with the power of Dual-Band WiFi 6 (AX1800) technology, the Orbi performs with a strong, fast and reliable wireless network in every corner of your home. Once deployed, you can experience 4 streams of pure WiFi 6 that can deliver throughputs of up to 1.8Gbps, benefitting anything that it’s used for – be it lag-free gaming or smooth streaming. Now you can be assured of the best entertainment experiences even with up to 8K UHD streaming options. The NETGEAR ORBI RBK352 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System (AX1800) is available in India through various e-commerce platforms and authorized NETGEAR stores at a discounted price of INR 18,199/-.
NETGEAR Orbi RBK353 dual-band mesh system
The device offers a super-fast internet speed of up to 1.8Gbps, enabling the router to support lag-free high-definition gaming and 4K/8K UHD streaming. The Orbi RBK353 is ideally designed to work flawlessly in medium and large-sized homes and offers an essential whole-home Wi-Fi solution that covers up to 300 m2. It comes with two high-performance internal antennas with high-powered ampliﬁers, powered by a Quad-Core 1.8GHz processor, the new Orbi RBK353 Router comes with 512MB NAND Flash memory and supports 1GB RAM. The NETGEAR ORBI RBK353 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System (AX1800) is available in India through various e-commerce platforms, through authorized NETGEAR stores at a price point of INR 26,999/-.
NETGEAR Orbi RBK852 Tri-band Mesh System
This NETGEAR Orbi Wi-Fi 6 two-pack Mesh system promises a coverage area of 5,000 square feet, and there are four wired Ethernet connections on each satellite as well as the main router. The Orbi RBK352 uses NETGEAR’s tri-band mesh technology and has both 2.4GHz and 5GHz front haul along with a 5GHz backhaul. This Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System – covers large homes up to 5,000 sq. ft with fast Wi-Fi and includes a Wi-Fi router and one satellite. The system comes with the latest generation Wi-Fi 6 technology which is faster than ever, with 4X increased capacity compared to a Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) system. The NETGEAR Orbi Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System is available at a price point of INR 60,999 through authorized NETGEAR partners and other reseller’s channels, e-commerce sites, and major retailers.
NETGEAR Orbi RBK853 Tri-band Mesh System
NETGEAR Orbi RBK853 Tri-band Mesh system is an ideal upgrade for the customers who wish to get the benefits of both the Wi-Fi performance and coverage of a tri-band mesh and the capacity to handle multiple devices with Wi-Fi 6 for their home but at a more attractive price point. This ultimate performance whole home Mesh WiFi System covers large homes up to 6,000 sq. ft with fast WiFi and includes a WiFi router and two satellites. NETGEAR Orbi RBK853 Tri-band Mesh system is designed for larger families or gadget hounds and can support over 60 devices on the network at one time. The 4 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports on each router and satellite also make it convenient for those who want to set up home offices or entertainment spaces. The NETGEAR Orbi RBK853 Tri-band Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System (RBK853) can be purchased through various e-commerce and authorized NETGEAR stores at a price point of INR 83,999/-.