Looking to upgrade your wireless network to the latest Wireless AC speeds? Look no further than Buffalo Americas' AirStation Extreme AC 1900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router, slated to arrive in Q2 2014. This router appears to be Buffalo's fastest to date, providing theoretical speeds of up to 1300 Mbps.
The company's CES 2014 announcement arrives by way of a list of features, reporting that this router will have a dual-core processor clocked at 1 GHz to help the device deal with the high-speed traffic. The router will also be equipped with three wireless transmitters and HighPower Technology for extreme performance and range.
The company reveals that the router is capable of Wireless AC speeds of up to 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz channel, and Wireless AC speeds of up to 600 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz spectrum. The router also supports 5 GHz Beamforming to any Wireless AC or Wireless N device for boosting performance and range for an even more reliable, high speed wireless connection.
"Priority Control QoS provides a top entertainment experience by automatically prioritizing multimedia and gaming traffic, such as Netflix, YouTube and Xbox LIVE, for uninterrupted streaming and lag-free gaming," reads the press release.
The router also features cloud-based Norton web filtering and parental controls by Symantec, as well as a Wi-Fi Settings Transfer function that allows users upgrading from an older WPS router to keep their existing Wi-Fi profile and settings. Users can also share their printer on the network thanks to an included USB port.
Buffalo's AirStation Extreme AC 1900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router (WXR-1900DHP) will be available in Q2 at an estimated MSRP of $199.99. Expect additional details regarding the hardware specs as we get closer to the launch window.