Due to the increasing customer desire to become part of a more connected society, the Internet of Things is transforming and optimizing our lives through wireless connections. In order to maximize the potential of a networked home, the global technology brand HONOR today presented its first Wi-Fi 6 Plus router – the HONOR Router 3.
The router features a Gigahome Wi-Fi 6 Chipset, a dual-core 1.2 GHz CPU, and supports Wi-Fi 6 Plus. It features one WAN port and three LAN ports that support auto speed adaptation from 100Mbps to 1,000 Mbps. With Wi-Fi 6 support comes the expected speed increases of the standard, which includes network speeds up to three times faster than Wi-Fi 5.
The router is powered by in-house Lingxiao dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz paired with 128MB of RAM and 128MB flash memory. The power consumption is rated less than 12W with 12V DC / 1A power input. It runs the Huawei RTOS system can be controlled using the Huawei Smart Life app available on both Android and iOS. It is capable of operating in both 2.4GHz (574Mbps) and 5GHz (2402Mbps) modes simultaneously with a maximum transmission rate of 3976Mbps. The router features a total of four antennas with a gain of 5dBi.
Compared to the previous generations, Wi-Fi 6 is much faster and can connect with double the number of devices at once. In the case of the Honor Router 3, you can expect to connect up to four devices on the 2.4GHz band and up to sixteen devices on the faster 5GHz band.
HONOR’s innovative Dynamic Narrow Bandwidth technology enables Wi-Fi 6 supported HONOR smartphones to send up to 6dB stronger signals back to the HONOR Router 3 to achieve faster speeds and extensive Wi-Fi coverage. Even in environments with poorer Wi-Fi signal or if users are connecting from somewhere far from the device, the HONOR Router 3 seamlessly adjusts the bandwidth and improve the overall signal to ensure better reception and stable connections.
AI Life APP – Manage Your Home Wi-Fi From Anywhere
When it comes to network management, HONOR Router 3 is paired with a dedicated AI Life App to enable a one-stop-shop for smart network management. Supporting Device Management, users can manage connected devices such as setting speed limits, scheduling internet time, etc. For those who would like to manage their kids’ Internet usage, the Parental Control feature allows parents to set schedules of internet usage to balance screen time for their kids. The App also features a Smart Diagnostic setting that offers a rapid health-check to help users identify common problems such as Wi-Fi signal strength, firewalls, and Internet connection, to help users get back up and running.
Price and Availability
Priced at just £79.991, the HONOR Router 3 is an affordable and high-performance Wi-Fi 6 router offering ultra-fast speeds and stronger wall-penetration capability. Available in White, the HONOR Router 3 will be able to pre-order in the United Kingdom from the 23rd of July.