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Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (2-pack) vs. Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (1-pack) + 1

Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (2-pack)

Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (2-pack)

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3.7

£379.00

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Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (1-pack)

Asus ZenWiFi AX XT8 (1-pack)

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4

£199.00

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Asus RT-AX86U

Asus RT-AX86U

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4.5

£258.89

£263.94 Incl. delivery
Communication protocol
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Data link layer
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6), 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6), 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Support for Jumboframes
Yes
Support for mobile broadband
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mobile broadband type
Type of support
USB modem
Throughput WAN-LAN
1600 Mbit/s
VoIP (SIP)
Yes
Yes
Wireless network
Yes
Yes
Yes
2.4GHz
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data transfer rate (2.4GHz)
574 Mbit/s
574 Mbit/s
861 Mbit/s
5GHz
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data transfer rate (5GHz)
4804 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
6GHz
External antenna
No
No
Yes
Detachable antenna
Yes
MIMO
Yes
Yes
Yes
Beamforming
Yes
Yes
Yes
MU-MIMO
Yes
Yes
Yes
Number of antennas
6
6
4
Supported bands
Tri-band
Tri-band, Dual-band
Dual-band
Total data transfer rate (theoretical)
6579 Mbit/s
6579 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
Wireless security
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise, WPA3
Support for alternative firmware
Communication mode
Number of LAN ports
3 ​
3 ​
4 ​
Number of WAN ports
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB version
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
Built-in DSL modem
No
No
No
Features
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, Support for backhaul technology
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, Support for backhaul technology
Built-in printer server, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, File Server via USB
Active cooling (fan)
No
Management interface
Web/network
Number of units
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Target audience
Home users
Home users
Home users, Smaller offices
Release year
2020
2020
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
No
Router security
VPN, DMZ, AiProtection, AiProtection Pro
VPN, DMZ, AiProtection, AiProtection Pro
VPN, DMZ, AiProtection, AiProtection Pro
VPN protocol
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN