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ASUS Unveils Monster Router That Looks Like it Was Made by Aliens: RT-AC5300

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Huwat is this?!

So there are a lot of announcements coming out of Germany right now thanks to IFA 2015. While there have been a lot of new smartwatches, laptops, and even smartphones, this particular product by ASUS just jumped right out of our monitor and grabbed our attention. It’s their new RT-AC5300 Router and it just looks BEAST MODE through and through.

It’s a tri-band router and runs Broadcom’s latest wi-fi chip which gives all the bands higher bandwidth. It has 8 dual-band detachable antennas which makes it look like it came from outer space (lol). Full specifications below.

ASUS RT-AC5300 ROUTER SPECS

  • Chipset BCM4709+BCM4366 (2.4GHz) + 2x BCM4366 (5GHz)
  • 128MB of flash and 256MB of DDR 3 RAM
  • Antenna 8 x external dual-band detachable antennas
  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz (concurrent) Operating frequency
  • Data Rate: 802.11b: up to 11Mbps | 802.11a/g: up to 54Mbps | 802.11n: up to 600Mbps | TurboQAM (2.4GHz): up to 1,000Mbps | 802.11ac (5GHz): up to 2,167Mbps.
  • Interface: 1 x Gigabit WAN port, 4 x Gigabit LAN ports, 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x USB 2.0 port
  • Features: 3G/4GB cellular sharing, HDD sharing via SAMBA and DLNA, FPT server and Printer server

No word yet on pricing but ASUS did say it will be available later this year.

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Unbox.ph. During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

7 Comments

    1. for uninteruupted signal performance especially sa 5ghz band since this a gaming router mostly para sa mga wireless consoles or laptop na nagcoconect sa online gaming… panigurado dual or tribandang 5ghz nito para iwas congestion

    1. mag kaka TELSTRA nman dito sa PINAS 😀 sana okay ung pag pasok nila sa pinas xD sulit yang router na yan xD BEASTMODE TLGA!!! hahaha xD

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