There are plenty of great Wi-Fi 6 routers out there. If you haven't upgraded yet, you should because Wi-Fi 6 is significantly faster than previous generations of Wi-Fi. If you're working from a home with a dozen devices connected to the internet or you just want your wireless speeds to get closer to matching your Gigabit wired speeds, upgrade today. If money has been holding you back, take a look at the TP-Link Archer AX21 AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 smart router. It was selling for as much as $130 in early December. Right now it's down to its lowest price ever for $89.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab).
TP-Link Archer AX21 AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 smart router amazon (opens in new tab)
The dual-band router has faster speeds and a greater capacity than previous gens. Supports speeds up to 1.8 Gbps (1200 Mbps on 5 GHz / 574 on 2.4GHz). Easy setup with TP-Link app. Connect more devices without losing speeds.
TP-Link has always been one of the big names in routers. The company makes routers that are both super affordable while still being highly functional and crazy expensive with all the bells and whistles. Plus plenty of others in between. The AX1800 on sale here strikes a sweet spot in terms of affordability while still giving you some amazing Wi-Fi 6 speeds.
The router uses dual-band and Wi-Fi 6 technology for faster speeds, greater capacity, and reduced network congestion compared to previous generation routers. It's capable of streaming, gaming, and downloading whatever you want. It can do all that with Wi-Fi speeds up to 1.8Gbps, and it achieves this with 1200 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and 574 Mbps on the 2.4GHz band.
Thanks to OFDMA tech, you can also rely on this router to keep you connected even when using a bunch of devices at once. Get your laptop, mobile device, smart home and all the devices from your family all connected without worrying about losing speed over time.
The AX1800 router also has Beamforming technology to help it focus signal strength across much larger distances. The four external high-gain antennas also help make sure you're staying connected even in the corners of your home.
Download the TP-Link tether app for easy setup when you first get your router.
J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now covers deals for Android Central, iMore, and Windows Central. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.
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