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Technology Eero 6: New mesh WiFi routers from Amazon come with Wi-Fi 6 and Zigbee

15:30  25 september  2020
15:30  25 september  2020 Source:   t3n.de

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Das sind die neuen Mesh-WLAN-Router von Eero. © Amazon These are the new mesh WiFi routers from Eero.

With the new mesh WiFi routers Eero 6 and Eero 6 Pro, Amazon brings Wi-Fi 6 and a smart home center as a Zigbee hub into the household. The devices will go on sale in autumn.

Amazon's Eero routers want to set themselves apart from devices from other providers primarily through their simple configurability and problem-free interaction with other components. That's why Amazon has made its WiFi router in the upcoming version 6 not only more stable in terms of mesh functionality, but also directly integrated a Zigbee hub.

This allows you to integrate Zigbee devices into your network without needing a separate control unit. Since Zigbee is the standard with the most widespread use , this integration should have a broad impact.

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All the advantages of Wi-Fi 6

The essential feature of the new Eero generation, however, is the support of the latest WLAN standard Wi-Fi 6. Wi-Fi 6 not only allows faster transmissions, but also allows far more simultaneously connected devices and the simultaneous transfer of data between these devices. Wi-Fi 6 eliminates several bottlenecks in previous wireless networks. In addition, with the so-called TWT (Target Wake Time), Wi-Fi 6 brings a technology that helps to significantly reduce the power consumption of integrated devices, especially from the smart home area.

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The possible simultaneous data traffic naturally predestines Wi-Fi 6 for households with intensive mixed use. So one resident should be able to watch 4k streaming TV while the other still has a chance of survival in his open-world online game. At the same time, the new Eero 6 are backwards compatible and can be used in heterogeneous environments without any problems.

sees particular advantages in its concept of a frustration-free setup. Even complete laypeople should be able to easily operate and maintain a mesh network based on the Eero series via app. Amazon customers with Eero networks can even find their newly purchased and compatible devices automatically in their network configuration.

Pricing and Availability

In the United States, the new Eero 6 mesh routers are already available for pre-order. Users can choose from three configurations, which differ in the number of devices delivered:

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Eero 6 Eero Pro 6 One device 129 dollars 229 dollars range: 1,500 sqm 2,000 sqm two-pack 199 dollars 399 dollars reach : 3,000 sqm 3,500 sqm three-pack 279 dollars 599 dollars Coverage: 5,000 sqm 6,000 sqm

American pre-orderers can expect delivery on November 2, 2020. Amazon has not announced a date for the start of delivery in Germany.

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