D-Link today announced the immediate availability of the first router in its EXO Series, the AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router (DIR-879). The AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router boasts a stylish form-factor, standout color and impressive feature set. With built-in high power amplifiers and 11AC Dual Band Wi-Fi, the DIR-879 delivers fast wireless speeds, improved coverage, and reliable Wi-Fi connectivity to support HD streaming and other demanding applications, all for under $150.
“With the new AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router, users can enjoy the extremely fast speeds of 11AC Wi-Fi and proudly display their network hardware,” said Steven Olen, director of product marketing at D-Link. “The EXO series was built for Wi-Fi users who want great performance, premium-design and style at an incredibly affordable price.”
Smart Connect technology automatically assigns wireless clients to the specific wireless band that provides the optimum bandwidth. The advanced QoS engine, with a drag-and-drop UI, provides an easy way to prioritize applications and devices. In addition, the router features four Gigabit LAN Ethernet ports with WPA or WPA2 security and Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to ensure network integrity and ease-of-setup while still guaranteeing high-speed wired connectivity.
Additional features and capabilities of the AC1900 Wi-Fi Router (DIR-879) include:
- 11AC Wi-Fi Dual Band Connectivity – Speeds up to 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and 600 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band
- High Power Amplifiers – Provide wider coverage throughout your home
- Smart Connect – Automatically assigns connected devices to the best possible band for optimal Wi-Fi performance
- Intelligent QoS – Traffic optimization delivers seamless performance for your applications
- Wi-Fi Protected Setup – Push button to easily connect devices to the wireless network
- Backwards Compatible – Works with existing Wi-Fi devices (802.11n/g)
- Wireless Encryption – Uses WPA or WPA2 security
- Easy Setup – Get online in minutes with the Quick Router Setup (QRS) mobile app
Availability and Pricing
The AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router (DIR-879) is available now for $149.99 throughout D-Link’s vast network of retail and e-tail outlets. Detailed specifications are available online at D-Link’s website.