More and more smartphone makers are entering niches that they have not been interested in them at all. Xiaomi has been making WiFi routers for a while. Recently, it launched four new models for its fourth generation series. Among them, we can mention the Xiaomi mi Router 4, 4C, 4Q, and the special edition. Apart from this brand, we learned 360 Mobiles launched its own model. Now it’s the turn of Huawei to upgrade its router line. Today, the company announced a true dual-band router named the Huawei Router WS5102. It has started to make an appointment and will be officially launched at 18:08 on August 28, priced at 159 yuan ($23).
The Huawei Router WS5102 comes with a milky white body, looking quite pure and elegant. So it can be easily integrated into the home interior. The antenna uses a foldable design. Generally, there are four external omnidirectional PCB high gain antennas, 2 of them support 2.4GHz band and 2 support 5GHz band.
At the same time, the Huawei Router WS5102 is positioning entry-level niche. It is suitable for compact units below 90m2. This router supports LDPC through-wall technology as well as 11AC MU-MIMO multi-device first-generation technology to ensure signal coverage. Not surprisingly, it also supports 1167M dual-band integration. Thus, the two frequency bands of the 5GHz signal and 2.4GHz are combined into one.
Under the hood, the Huawei Router WS5102 carries a 28nm 1GHz main chip. The performance is improved by 33% and power consumption is reduced by 20%. It has one 100M WAN port and four 100M LAN ports.
At last, this router supports intelligent APP management, which can realize remote control, Internet access control, guest Wi-Fi, time switch, unified management of smart devices and so on.