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World’s first 802.11ax router, ASUS RT-AX88U

Germany International Consumer Electronics Show IFA is the world’s largest and most influential consumer electronics and home appliances exhibition, many digital products  will be released during the second half of the IFA 2017, As a world-renowned network communications equipment manufacturers, ASUS brings us the world’s first 802.11ax router RT-AX88U which represents the most advanced 802.11 ax standard, and the maximum transfer rate can reach 5962Mbps.

Why is the RT-AX88U router’s  performance is so powerful? Because this router uses 802.11 ax technology, this is the standard first appeared consumer market. If you want to know 802.11ax related information, you can refer to my previous article, What is the new feature of 802.11 ax


802.11ax standard is actually a fusion of our previous common in high-end routing multi-frequency combination of 2.4GHz and 5GHz Bandwidth specification, the maximum bandwidth can reach 160MHz, support for 1024-QAM modulation mode and MU-MIMO technology, and the introduction of LTE network using OFDMA Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access, the maximum theoretical rate is the existing 802.11ac 6 times the specification Achieve the 2.4GHz transmission speed of 1148Mbps and 5GHz 4804Mbps.

As the most top of the router, ASUS RT-AX88U router can simultaneously support the bandwidth more than 4 times the normal 802.11ac, you can easily achieve home Gigabit wireless LAN. However, Asus has yet to announce the price temporarily.

You may also like these related products from ASUS,

1.ASUS RT-AC88U Wireless-AC3100 Dual Band Gigabit Router


ASUS RT-AC88U Wireless-AC3100 Dual Band Gigabit Router


  • 1024-QAM technology – 80% faster 5 GHz at up to 2100 Mbps, 66% faster 2.4 GHz at up to 1000 Mbps
  • 33% greater 2.4 GHz coverage with a 4-transmit, 4-receive (4T4R) antenna design, able to reach our widest-ever coverage up to 5000 square feet
  • Expansive Connectivity Options: exclusively has 8 x Gigabit LAN ports for up to eight Ethernet-compatible devices to connect simultaneously
  • Powerful 1.4 GHz dual-core processor, Faster USB data transfers enjoy up to over 100 MB/s speed and the router download/upload speed (WAN-LAN throughput) up to 1.8 Gbps
  • 4X Capacity Wi-Fi with Revolutionary MU-MIMO Technology

If you are looking for a high-performance wireless router, Maybe this is your best choice for games,  4k streaming, and smart homes.

Whether you’re gaming online in a heated competition or streaming a live event in 4K UHD, lag and buffering are simply not an option. NitroQAM™ (1024-QAM) technology on the RT-AC88U delivers a combined 3167 Mbps Wi-Fi speed, ensuring everyone on your network can enjoy smooth streaming and low-latency online gaming.

2.ASUS AC5300 Wireless Tri-Band Gigabit Router


ASUS AC5300 Wireless Tri-Band Gigabit Router


  • Tri-band (dual 5 GHz, single 2.4 GHz) with the latest 802.11ac 4×4 technology for maximum throughput (5334 Mbps) and coverage (up to 5,000 sq. ft.)
  • MU-MIMO technology enables multiple compatible clients to connect at each client’s respective maximum speed
  • Built-in access to WTFast Gamers Private Network (GPN) of route-optimized servers ensures low, stable ping times for gaming


The ASUS AC5300 is best one for gaming, Built-in access to WTFast Gamers Private Network (GPN™) of route-optimized servers ensures low, stable ping times for gaming.

With a four-transmit, four-receiver (4T4R) antenna design, both Wi-Fi range and signal stability improve dramatically. AiRadar beamforming further focuses the Wi-Fi signal on your devices, making your Wi-Fi faster, clearer and stronger.

3.ASUS RT-AC3200 Wireless-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Router


ASUS RT-AC3200 Wireless-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Router


  • Built-in USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports for up to 10-times faster data transfers to USB storage devices1, printer sharing, and 3G/4G dongle support
  • ASUSWRT graphical user interface for easy, CD-free 30-second setup and hassle-free advanced network control
  • Protection with Trend Micro with triple-strength total network security, plus robust parental controls and privacy protection
  • ASUS AiCloud 2.0 lets you access, sync, share and stream your files anywhere, on any internet-connected device

4.ASUS RT-AC66U AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router


ASUS RT-AC66U AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router


  • 1GHz CPU powers dual-band 3×3 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology for speeds up to 1750Mbps and wide, responsive coverage for large homes
  • Monitor and manage your network with ease from your mobile device using the intuitive ASUS Router App
  • Integrated USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports enable printer sharing throughout your network and remote file access with AiCloud 2.0 support

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