Thursday, April 21st 2016

D-Link Now Shipping AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router

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.
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11 Comments on D-Link Now Shipping AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router

Put black dots on it and call it the "Lady Bug" edition...
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Ferrum Master
Put black dots on it and call it the "Lady Bug" edition...
This time it needs to be called Donald the duck face :D
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Fishfaced Nincompoop
I like routers you can hide easily.
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"I go fast!1!11!1!"
I like routers that don't scream "LOOK AT ME!"
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Why are they always pictured with the aerials up, and not down like legs?
At least they would get better air flow around them that way.
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I always loved the very low resolution textures on the SG replicators. Just look at those "circles" like components. 1996 is calling! :)))))
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I actually like the design. I approve of many quirky design ideas. Hopefully its wifi is better than on my 2890al!
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