Armor G5 AX6000 12-Stream Multi-Gigabit WiFi 6 Router Delivers the Ultra-Fast, Reliable Wired and Wireless Network Speeds to Support Bandwidth-Intensive Applications including Video Conferencing, Large File Transfers and Dense IoT Environments
Zyxel Networks, a leader in delivering secure, AI- and cloud-powered business and home networking solutions, today announced the launch of Armor G5 AX6000 12-Stream Multi-Gigabit WiFi 6 Router (NBG7815). Armor G5 delivers the high efficiency, fast throughput, and excellent wireless range required to support the increased network performance and bandwidth demands of work-from-home and virtual learning environments.
Designed to provide the high-performance network infrastructure to support video-intensive and IoT-heavy networks, Armor G5 combines a powerful 64-bit 2.2 GHz quad-core processor with WiFi 6 802.11AX technology to deliver wireless speeds up to 6000Mbps (1200Mbps for 2.4 GHz and 4800Mbps for 5GHz). Unlike other AX6000 routers that only support eight WiFi streams, Armor G5 supports 12 WiFi streams, enabling it to
Wi-Fi 6 feels like it’s coming of age. Most newly released laptops and smartphones now have Wi-Fi 6 built in, although it’s likely that the majority of devices in your home will be on older, slower Wi-Fi standards for a good while yet. All of which begs the question: is it worth investing in a Wi-Fi 6 mesh router system such as the Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 AX4200 (RBK752) now?
The good news – performance
Let’s start with the reasons to get excited. This thing is seriously fast – but only if you’ve got Wi-Fi 6 laptops/phones to take advantage of it.
I call it a thing, but it’s actually two things. A router and a satellite device that you can place in another part of the house, extending the home’s Wi-Fi coverage. The two units are near identical and look elegant,