Xiaomi has announced its first mesh router in China. The router comes with four amplifiers, allows wireline and wireless networking, and is able to create a basic mesh network with speeds up to 2,567Mbps. It can create a mesh network of wireline, wireless, or gigabit Ethernet networks.The Xiaomi MiWiFi mesh router will not be available for commercial use currently and will go through a round of beta testing before it is launched.
The Xiaomi MiWiFi mesh router is cylindrical in shape, and has a power button on the side that comes with an LED ring around it. It’s been announced in a White colour option, and has four amplifiers. There are two independent signal amplifiers at 2.4GHz and 5GHz, a power amplifier enhancing the signal transmission power and a low noise amplifier to improve signal reception sensitivity. It also supports three gigabit Ethernet ports on board to connect to the Internet provider’s set top box. After one port is connected, the other two automatically work as LAN ports.
The Xiaomi MiWiFi mesh router can be configured using the adjacent app on their phone. Xiaomi claims that signal transmission range is good and can penetrate through walls as well.
Currently the price tag is not been attached to the product.