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Xiaomi AX1800 WiFi 6 Router Review: Accelerating the popularization of WiFi 6

On February 13 this year, Xiaomi released its first WiFi6 router, the Xiaomi AIoT router AX3600. This product was sold out at a time with its product power and a price of $134. Now, Xiaomi has brought the Xiaomi AX1800 router to consumers, which is also a WiFi6 router. This product directly lowers the price to about $80, which also allows more people to enjoy the latest market price at a lower price Technology, and bring users a smoother online experience.

Xiaomi AX1800 WiFi 6 

Xiaomi AX180 Review: It’s a router that can be disguised as Xiao Ai Speaker Pro

In the past year, Xiaomi tested a variety of Xiaomi routers, so when I first got the Xiaomi router AX1800, the figure of the Xiaomi router AC2100 appeared in my mind, but this time, the Xiaomi AX1800 router was “square”. . In the design of the four corners, you can also see the design elements appearing in the Xiaomi AIoT router AX3600. If I describe it, the Xiaomi router AX1800 is like two Xiaomi AIoT routers AX3600 with the antenna removed, standing back to back. Is there already a picture in mind? Of course, I think whether it is volume or overall shape design, it is actually more like Xiao Ai Speaker Pro

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The Xiaomi AX1800 router adopts a cuboid shape design. The whole body is made of black engineering plastic material. The surface has been matte treated and placed on the TV cabinet. It looks very textured. The four sides are divided by four grilles around the four sides, making the appearance of this product less monotonous, and it can also be distinguished from the Xiao Ai Speaker Pro. The front of the router is equipped with two indicator lights, which represent the Internet (Internet) and the system (System), and is also equipped with a gold text logo on the fuselage, and the Mi Router AX1800 printed on the other side, which is also gold Give the fuselage more design.

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A good heat dissipation system is an important prerequisite for the stable operation of the router. The rectangular body of the Xiaomi AX1800 router is equipped with high-quality metal heat sinks and a tower structure to optimize heat dissipation for better heat dissipation. Large areas of heat dissipation holes are left at the top and bottom of this product to achieve large channel convection and keep the router in stable operation at all times.

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Qualcomm enterprise chip blessing, experience Gigabit network

Some flagship models last year have already supported the WiFi6 network. With the full popularity of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform this year, WiFi6 has become the standard for flagship devices. If you are using a product equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform, then the Xiaomi AX1800 router using Qualcomm IPQ6000 SoC will be a better choice.

Xiaomi AX1800 WiFi 6 

This is because the router SoC and the mobile phone SoC are from the same chip R & D manufacturer. Through the end-to-end solution, not only can the best performance of the mobile phone and the router be used, but also the compatibility and stability of the device when used together Fully guaranteed.

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Not to mention the advantages of WiFi6 not only in speed, Xiaomi AX1800 router supports OFDMA technology, OFDMA has the advantages of high bandwidth, high concurrency, low latency, low power consumption, combined with hidden dual-band high-performance antennas and four Qovro high-performance independent signal amplifier.

Xiaomi AX1800 router can complete the data transmission of up to 8 devices in one transmission.

The network delay can be reduced by 66%. Compared with the mainstream WiFi5 AC1200 router, the wireless rate can be increased by 52%, the signal strength can be increased by 4dB, and the theoretical coverage can be increased by 50. %.

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User-friendly features enhance the overall experience of the Xiaomi AX1800 router

Xiaomi AX1800 router continues many excellent functions of the previous generation products, such as children’s Internet protection, visitor WiFi, anti-rub network, WiFi optimization and many other functions are retained, users can directly set the corresponding on the Xiaomi WiFi App. And Xiaomi router also has built-in Tencent game acceleration, which can accelerate the domestic and overseas service games of mainstream game platforms such as mobile phones, PCs, PS4, XBOX, Switch, etc., let your king glory farewell 460, PubG and refuse to freeze.

The 5G + AIoT strategy is the strategy of Xiaomi Group throughout the entire product, all platform, and all scene service capabilities. It is reported that Xiaomi’s IoT platform has 235 million connected devices, and Xiaoai’s monthly active users are 60 million +, and 4.1 million users have 5 or more Xiaomi IoT devices. Taking Xiaomi Mi as an example, many Xiaomi ecological chain products such as Xiaoai classmates and Roborock sweeping robots are used in the home.

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The router, as the infrastructure for networking devices in the home, plays a vital role in the smart home ecosystem. The Xiaomi AX1800  router is equipped with 256MB of large memory. It theoretically supports 128 devices to be accessed at the same time. It also supports one-click network distribution for Xiaomi IoT devices, eliminating the tedious manual input of account passwords. At the same time, the Xiaomi WiFi App can also monitor the security and privacy vulnerabilities of mainstream IoT devices to protect the network security of the smart home ecosystem.

?What’s more, the Xiaomi AX1800 router is still a product that can continue to evolve. For example, many Mesh networks required by many large-sized users will be upgraded and supported before June 30. Through Mesh networking, multiple devices can bid farewell to the dilemma of a single router signal, which can easily handle a variety of complex apartment types, and the entire house signal is seamlessly covered.

At the end:

The emergence of the Xiaomi AX1800 router has lowered the threshold for users to use the WiFi6 network. If you have relatively high requirements for network speed, the fiber optic broadband in your home has been upgraded to 500 megabytes or even gigabit broadband. Usually you use the network to watch videos, play games, and upload to files. A Xiaomi AX1800 router is more than enough. If you are a serious digital enthusiast, there are a large number of devices in your home that need to be connected to the Internet, and the more expensive AX3600 is your dish.

Where to buy Xiaomi AX1800 WiFi 6 router?

Product is shipped from the Chinese warehouse of Gearbest , remember to select priority direct mail in order to have international tax free shipping. You can also check local warehouses offers, available directly on the product page!

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