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TP-Link announces new Deco M9 Plus and Deco P7 mesh networking systems, gaming router, and more
By Kenny Yeo - on 19 Jul 2018, 8:13pm

TP-Link announces new Deco M9 Plus and Deco P7 mesh networking systems, gaming router, and more

TP-Link Deco M9 Plus (Image source: TP-Link)

TP-Link has just announced a slew of new networking devices, which includes mesh networking systems and its first gaming router.

We begin with the Deco M9 Plus. This is a tri-band AC2200-class mesh networking system with a built-in smart hub. This allows it to manage your smart home devices such as your smart switches, door locks, and more.

According to TP-Link, a two Deco M9 Plus nodes can cover an area of up to 4,5000 sq ft, which should suffice for most homes here. Additionally, it can support up to 100 connected clients.

It is currently available exclusively at Challenger from now until mid-August. After which it will be available at all TP-Link retailers. A two-pack bundle is priced at S$369, while a single node is priced at S$199.

For more information, we encourage you to check out our review of the Deco M9 Plus here.

 

Deco P7

The Deco P7 is another mesh networking system that is launching today. And what's unique about it is that it is one of the few mesh networking systems to support powerline networking. This allows it to make use of your home's power grid to communicate between nodes and transfer data.

This makes the Deco P7 ideal for homes where the layout or construction is so problematic that even traditional mesh networking systems cannot work properly. According to TP-Link using the powerline boosts backhaul bandwidth by up to 60%, which can improve overall network performance.

The Deco P7 will be priced at S$369 for a pack of three and will be available in August.

TP-Link Archer C5400X (Image source: TP-Link)

The Archer C5400X is TP-Link's first gaming router. It is an AC5400-class router, meaning it supports speeds of up to 1000Mbps on it 2.4GHz network and 2,167Mbps each on its two 5GHz networks.

It also has a whopping 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports, allowing owners to connect to more devices. On top of that, two of the eight ports support LAN aggregation, enabling owners to create a single super-fast 2Gbps connection.

The Archer C5400X will be priced at S$399 and will be available in August.

The TP-Link Archer C4000. (Image source: TP-Link)

The Archer C4000 is an AC4000-class router that supports speeds of up to 750Mbps on it 2.4GHz network and 1,625Mbps each on its two 5GHz networks.

It is equipped with a powerful 1.8GHz quad-core CPU and features built-in anti-virus protection by Trend Micro. It will be priced at S$299 and will be available in August.


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