TP-Link Unveils Its New Tri-Band WiFi 6 Router with IoT Protection—Archer AX90
SHENZHEN, China – TP-Link® today announced Archer AX90, an AX6600 Tri-Band WiFi 6 Router featuring robust WiFi 6 features, a powerful quad-core Broadcom CPU, and the brand new HomeShield™ security system, delivering more value to the high-end router category. We believe that Archer AX90 is the best high-end WiFi 6 router in 2020 for most households with its outstanding performance and competitive pricing.
Eying at customer concerns concerning privacy and cybersecurity, TP-Link partnered with Avira™ to arm Archer AX90 with the latest HomeShield™ security system and guard clients, including IoT devices, from all cyberattacks. Whether it’s a phone, laptop, TV box, or a smart home camera, the new HomeShield™ protects them all and schedules a daily scan to identify weak points in your network to prevent emerging threats.
Full-Speed WiFi 6 for Multiple 8K
Archer AX90 comes with 8-Stream WiFi 6 with OFDMA, 1024-QAM, a faster symbol rate, and TWT, all of which provide faster speed, broader coverage, higher capacity, and better power saving on clients. Archer AX90 also encapsulates 4×4 MU-MIMO and high-end WiFi 6 features HT160, enabling multiple clients to reach up to 4.8 Gbps WiFi speed. It supports simultaneous transmissions with lower latency thanks to OFDMA integration, keeping multiple 8K streams as smooth as possible.
Accessible Tri-Band WiFi 6
Archer AX90 offers three asymmetrical WiFi 6 bands—4804 Mbps (5 GHz) + 1201 Mbps (5 GHz) + 600 Mbps (2.4 GHz)—to boost signal directions, broaden coverage, clear out congestions, and reduce interference. As different bands work on separate channels, tri-band routers form more signal beams at the same time without creating interference. The different bandwidths for each band make Archer AX90 more affordable than other high-end WiFi 6 routers, while still meeting most home’s needs such as 5 GHz WiFi connections for demanding devices like gaming consoles and working laptops or requiring ample capacity for other clients including legacy devices and IoT.
Stunning Selection of Ports
One 2.5 Gbps port, multiple Gigabit ports, and dual USB ports are offered by Archer AX90, providing the most versatile connectivity for this powerful network hub. The function of the 2.5 Gbps WAN/LAN port and Gigabit WAN/LAN port can be easily tweaked in the intuitive management panel. Whether it’s used to connect a high-speed network over 1 Gbps or set as the gateway for a 2.5 Gbps NAS, Archer AX90 is dedicated to our customers needing this new generation of WiFi. Two USB ports add a practical tool for our customers to easily store and share across the home network. Furthermore, with built-in VPN server functions, our customers can securely access the files from outside.
HomeShield Powered by Avira
The whole-new HomeShield powered by Avira makes Archer AX90 the first TP-Link router able to guard IoT smart home devices. Today, routers are the gateway of smart homes and are easily becoming a channel through which hackers infiltrate to exploit vulnerable IoT devices. Given that these attacks either go through or directly target routers, it is mission-critical that the secure positioning of routers is reinforced. With Avira’s “engineered-in-Germany” AI technology and deep antivirus experience, HomeShield on Archer AX90 starts by securing the home WiFi gateway and continues to protect the home network and all devices.
HomeShield provides versatile features to enhance network experience:
- Home Network Scanner
Detects potential threats and provides advanced warnings of security issues.
- Parental Controls
Limit online time and block inappropriate websites according to the unique profiles you create for each family member.
- Quality of Service (QoS)
Prioritize your devices so that the most frequently used and data-demanding ones get the bandwidth they need.
- Comprehensive Reports
Gain insight and better control of your home network with detailed weekly/monthly reports of your WiFi.
Customers can upgrade to HomeShield Pro and unlock more security features:
- Real-Time IoT Protection
Identifies IoT devices, blocks unauthorized access, encrypts data, and protects against cyber threats and attacks on IoT devices.
- Powerful Antivirus
Activate the malicious site blocker, DDoS protection, and Port Intrusion Prevention to protect your home network and devices from cyberattacks.
- Advanced Parental Controls
Activate Applications Filtering, Time Rewards, Device Type Statistics, Online Time Analysis, and Overview of Online Information functions to better protect your family.
Archer AX90 Key Features:
Super Fast WiFi - 4804 Mbps (5 GHz) + 1201 Mbps (5 GHz) + 574 Mbps (2.4 GHz).
Maximized Coverage - Eight high-gain antennas and Beamforming ensure vast coverage.
Ultra Connectivity – 2.5 Gbps Port, four Gigabit Ports, and dual USB ports meet most connection needs.
More Devices with Less Lag - OFDMA and MU-MIMO technology deliver data to multiple devices, simultaneously.
TP-Link HomeShield – Comprehensive service kits defend your network against the latest cyber threats and improve network management.
Powerful CPU - 1.5 GHz quad-core processor ensures fast transmission speeds and smooth operation of numerous devices and applications.
Next-Level WiFi Security—WPA3 protocol reinforces WiFi encryption for improved security.
Founded in 1996, TP-Link is a global provider of reliable networking devices and accessories, involved in all aspects of everyday life. The company is consistently ranked by analyst firm IDC as the No. 1 provider of WiFi products,3 supplying distribution to more than 170 countries and serving hundreds of billions of people worldwide.
As one of the world's leading companies in the networking industry, TP-Link has two decades of iterative inventing and testing. To realize our vision of making a superior digital life available to all, we're combining the latest technology and know-how into products ideal for multi-device usage scenarios.
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