Wi-Fi 6 Quick Facts
Up to 4x more capacity compared to Wi-Fi 5
Next GEN Speed
25% increase in data rate compared to Wi-Fi 5
Made for Smart Homes
Better performance in device-dense environments
Higher throughput, more efficient
Supports all exising Wi-Fi devices
Next-Generation Wi-Fi For Your Smart Home
Why do you need Wi-Fi 6? Because your smart home is reaching the limits of its potential. Prevailing Wi-Fi standards simply aren't built to support “noisy” Wi-Fi environments with countless personal devices and smart home gadgets running simultaneously 24/7.
Wi-Fi 6 brings next-generation Wi-Fi technology into your home, giving you the quantum leap in capacity, speed, and range you need to handle all your Wi-Fi demands. Perfect for high-performance, highly device-dense smart homes.
Unlike the existing 11ac wireless standard that operates only in the 5 GHz range, Wi-Fi 6 fully utilizes both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. It also comes with 1024 QAM to boost throughput to devices by up to 25%, and 160 MHz contiguous channel width for even more bandwidth.
|802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)||802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)||802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)|
|Frequency bands||2.4 GHz and 5 GHz||5 GHz only||2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 6 GHz|
|Channel size (MHz)||20, 40||20, 40, 80, 80 + 80, and 160||20, 40, 80, 80 + 80, and 160|
|Frequency multiplexing||OFDM||OFDM||OFDM and OFDMA|
|MU-MIMO||N/A||DL||DL and UL|
|OFDMA||N/A||N/A||DL and UL|