Nokia announced this week a new WiFi router that was designed for the public looking for a good solution at a low price. This is the Beacon 1, which hit the market with simpler settings since the Beacon 3 is already sold a year ago.
According to the company, both work with WiFi mesh and deliver the 802.11ac standard. However, the Beacon 1 becomes lower because only shown with lower speeds AC1200 AC3000 against Beacon 3.
Even so, Beacon 1 has most of its elder brother’s resources. This allows the user to take advantage of intelligent channel selection to avoid interference in the home network. Check out the design of Beacon 1:
Another capability of Beacon 1 is the identification of devices for bandwidth optimization. In one example, you can use the feature to prioritize the connection of your TV to watch 4K movies or your PC to play heavier games.
Finally, the Beacon 1 also brings the two bands 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, and unfortunately, it does not yet have WiFi 6. According to Nokia, the new router is already available in the United States costing the only US $ 129, something around $ 492 in direct conversion.