New Wi-Fi 6 router with Multigigabit and USB 3.2 ports

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The Zyxel Armor G5 router has been designed to supply a high-performance community infrastructure, and a very good instance of that is that it incorporates top-of-the-range {hardware}, splendid for supporting networks with intensive use of video and IoT. The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically modified the best way issues are finished, as social distancing and stay-at-home necessities have been imposed. This has positioned better calls for on our residence networks, each on the wired community stage with desktops, in addition to on the Wi-Fi wi-fi stage. In addition, we should not overlook that there are nonetheless many individuals doing teleworking and even tele-training.


In order to satisfy all these calls for, the Zyxel Armor G5 has a highly effective processor of Quad-core 64-bit 2.2 GHz. With this CPU a wonderful total efficiency is assured, each when it comes to LAN-LAN, LAN-WAN efficiency, and additionally after we use the high-performance USB 3.1 Gen 2 port it incorporates. Along with this very highly effective CPU, we additionally discover a 1GB capability RAM, and a complete of 4GB of inside reminiscence.

Simultaneous Dual Band AX6000

Regarding the wi-fi traits, this router is simultaneous twin band with Wi-Fi 6 and AX6000 class, due to this fact, we will obtain a pace of as much as 1,201Mbps within the 2.4GHz band, and a pace of as much as 4,804Mbps within the 5GHz band. In the two.4GHz band we’ve a complete of 4 antennas in MU-MIMO 4T4R configuration, and within the 5GHz band we can have a complete of eight antennas to supply nice wi-fi pace.

In each bands we’ve Beamforming, MU-MIMO and OFDMA and TWT applied sciences, that’s, it has all of the applied sciences with Wi-Fi 6. An essential side is that it’s suitable with the WiFi 802.11a / b / g requirements / n / ac, because of this we will join each Wifi 6 gadgets and these of earlier generations.

Of course, on the firmware stage we can have the potential for making a visitor Wi-Fi community, computerized channel choice, WPS and different functionalities comparable to the potential for configuring WPA3 safety.


This wi-fi router has a complete of 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports for the LAN, one thing that is quite common, however this mannequin additionally has some particular options: a 10G Multigigabit port for the LAN, due to this fact, we will join computer systems and synchronize at speeds 10Gbps, 5Gbps, 2.5Gbps and 1Gbps. In addition, within the Internet WAN port we’ve Multigigabit 2.5G pace, due to this fact, this router is ready for ultra-fast Internet connections

The Armor G5 features a rear USB 3.1 Gen 2 port To which we will join exterior arduous drives and even exterior SSDs, since this port works at a most pace of 10Gbps, due to this fact, in conjunction with the principle processor, we will acquire very excessive speeds.

Zyxel Armor: a really full firmware

The Zyxel interface, Armor permits its customers full management over the whole lot that occurs on their community at any time and in anyplace, we can have numerous providers to take advantage of the USB port, chance of configuring the wi-fi community intimately when it comes to SSID , channels, channel widths, safety and extra. The goal of Zyxel with this Armor G5 is simplicity, due to this fact, the firmware could be very intuitive and with direct entry choices to the totally different menus.

An essential side is that Zyxel has developed an software for Android that can permit us to handle our router from wherever, each on the native community and on the Internet.

Zyxel Armor
Zyxel Armor

This Zyxel NBG7815 additionally permits us to attach your personal community securely with a OpenVPN straightforward to create. Thanks to this, we will construct an encrypted tunnel to safe our site visitors and obtain better privateness, even when we’re away from residence related to a WiFi community aside from ours. In addition, it has a firewall Packet Inspection (SPI) and Denial of Service Prevention (DoS) prepared.

The Zyxel Armor G5 (NBG7815) will go on sale within the United States in November at a value of € 350, in the intervening time the date it would arrive in Europe is unknown, however we’re positive that it’ll quickly accomplish that, since it’s a worthy competitor of ASUS routers.