ASUS Launched "Blue Cave" Dual Band Smart WiFi Router with Internal Antennas

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Asus, the Taiwanese manufacturer at Computex 2017 launched its new dual-band smart wifi router which has a very different and unique sort of design aspect with a big hole deep in the center. The router has been named "Blue Cave" which immensely resembles the design aspect. The design, by all means, looks seriously beautiful and you might take it wrong for an air purifier. But then it's not our fault, it's just the design which creates a confusion. The router is specially designed for large homes with numerous wifi connected devices.


Specifications as per company 

Network Standard
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IPv4, IPv6

Product Segment
AC2600 ultimate AC performance : 800+1734 Mbps

Data Rate
802.11n : up to 600 Mbps
802.11n TurboQAM : up to 800 Mbps
802.11ac : up to 1734 Mbps

Internal Antenna x 4

128 MB Flash
256 MB RAM

Operating Frequency
2.4 GHz / 5 GHz

OS Support
Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, 2000, ME, XP, Server 2003, Server 2008
Mac OS X 10.1, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8
Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only)

160 x 160 x 80MM (Without Bezel)

800 g

This router is said to have the very high speed for data transmission which would ease smooth video streaming over a network. using Intel technology it can connect to a huge number of devices which normally a router is not capable of these days.

Features AiProtection, the first commercial-grade Security which protects every connected smart device on the network, including IoT devices. It also lets you monitor and controls each family member’s internet and app usage from your mobile device. Using IFTTT compatible devices and apps, this router you can do wonders of smartly automated tasks. Moreover, with just a smartphone or tablet as your network control center, you can get notifications for network activity, security reports and more.

We normally assume a router to have a lot of antennas to work faster, but this sort of design and internal assembly of antennas makes it faster than modern day routers, claimed by Asus.

The router is expected to be sold at $180 but the exact time is not clear as of today.

Source: ASUS


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