Xiaomi AX9000 Review: Wi-Fi 6 router designed for E-Sports

Xiaomi AX9000
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The Xiaomi AX9000 router is a powerful high-end peripheral and state- of-the-art hardware designed to power connectivity at home. It has been created to meet the new needs of leisure and domestic fun , where over the years the number of connected devices has increased. Xiaomi’s product , like the TP-Link Archer AX5400 gaming model , makes the leap to the new Wi-Fi standard , making the  AX9000 the peripheral dreamed of by many gamers.

Design of the Xiaomi AX9000 Router

With the bombastic reference AX9000 , the popular Asian company Xiaomi presents the most powerful wireless router in its catalog. A model recently launched by the brand to win over the gamers market . So the technology specialist has manufactured and designed a peripheral that in addition to an incomparable connectivity experience , looks impressive . Therefore, what we find is a massive aesthetic device, with avant-garde air, where what stands out the most are the  large external antennas .

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Xiaomi AX9000, Xiaomi’s most powerful router to date

The Xiaomi peripheral appropriates the black color , so used in accessories for gamers. The device has a polished and smooth surface , which uses geometry, and changes in height and plane, with the intention of showing a very futuristic air . At the top of this kind of pyramid that Xiaomi has designed , four strips arranged in the shape of an X shine, with the touch of RGB LED lighting .

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Built to get noticed

The ailerons that protrude from the central body, in the form of a kind of inverted letter A or V, contain no less than three antennas per appendage . The manufacturer does not specify the weight of the device, although it does inform the size of the router , which has dimensions of 27 x 27 x 17.4 cm . The device has hardly any buttons. It has the minimum necessary to facilitate use: reset , and power on . The ports are spread across opposite areas of the router chassis .

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12 antennas and 12 amplifiers

Functionalities and features

The Xiaomi AX9000  is a peripheral that claims the most advanced hardware to meet the new connectivity demands. Optimized as a device to cover a large area and a large number of connected personal devices , it is ideal for any type of home, even very spacious ones. It achieves its goal using the new Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standard , conceived for today’s communications reality .

Procesador Qualcomm IPQ8072

Qualcomm IPQ8072 quad-core processor and dual-core NPU

This model has advanced processor Qualcomm IPQ8072 , having four cores 2.2GHz and NPU of two cores 1.7GHz . It supports you 1 GB of RAM . It has the potential to control a thousand devices at the same time .

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Router network connectors in detail

Among its qualities we can highlight the following:

  • Wi-Fi 6 . The new standard with which it is capable of offering up to 9000 Mbps of speed, with a bandwidth of 4 × 4 160 MHz .
  • Active cooling by ultra-quiet fan .
  • Supports MU-MIMO and OFDMA , 4K QAM .
  • Exclusive features that improve gaming performance .
  • 2.5 Gbps network and USB 3.0 port .

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Xiaomi AX9000 Conclusion

The latest generation technology  with which the Xiaomi AX9000 router has been equipped allows you to enjoy connectivity that has never been seen before. Without a doubt, it represents a huge leap in performance , reliability and stability in communications. The domestic environment is benefited with such benefits, although of course, where it is going to get the most out of it is in the use of entertainment , especially in video games .

If we add to this the tight price for which the router can be purchased , something that is always expected from Xiaomi , it becomes irresistible not to give a boost to the home wireless network with the Xiaomi AX9000 .

 

Technical specifications of the Xiaomi AX9000 router

Here is a summary table with all the technical details and extras of the Xiaomi AX9000 router :

 

XIAOMI AX9000
DESIGN
Dimensions 270mm × 270mm × 174mm
Weight
Colour Black
OUTSTANDING
  • Tri-band up to 9,000 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Qualcomm quad-core processor
  • Dual core NPU
  • 12 antennas and 12 amplifiers
  • 4 × 4 160 MHz broadband and 4K QAM
  • Xiaomi exclusive built-in game acceleration
  • 2.5 Gbps E-sports network port
  • Hi-Speed ​​USB 3.0 interface
SPECS
Processor Qualcomm IPQ8072 4 cores A53 2.2 GHz
Network acceleration engine 2 cores 1.7 GHz NPU
RAM 1 GB
ROM 256 MB
2.4G Wi-Fi 4 × 4 (supports up to IEEE 802.11ax protocol, the theoretical maximum speed can reach 1148Mbps)
5.2G Wi-Fi 4 × 4 (supports up to IEEE 802.11ax protocol, the theoretical maximum speed can reach 4804Mbps)
5.8G Wi-Fi 4 × 4 (supports up to IEEE 802.11ax protocol, the theoretical maximum speed can reach 2402 Mbps)
Antennas External High Gain + External AIoT Antenna
Refrigeration Active heat dissipation
Physical interface
  • 1 adaptive 10/100/1000 port / 2500M WAN / LAN port (Auto MDI / MDIX)
  • 1 1/10/100 / 1000M WAN / LAN port (Auto MDI / MDIX)
  • 3 10/100 / 1000M adaptive LAN ports (Auto MDI / MDIX)
LED indicator lights
  • System Indicator
  • INTERNET indicator
  • Network port x 5
  • Ambient light
Buttons
  • Reset
  • Mesh (mesh net)
  • Switched on
USB USB 3.0 x 1
Other connectors Feeding
Wireless Standard
  • IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac / ax
  • IEEE 802.3 / 3u / 3ab
Certifications GB / T9254-2008; GB4943.1-2011
CONNECTIVITY
Triband 2.4GHz, 5.2GHz, 5.8GHz
Wireless channels
  • 2.4GHz band:
    • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
  • 5.2GHz band:
    • 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64
  • 5.8GHz band:
    • 149, 153, 157, 161, 165
Modulation
  • 11b:
    • DSSS: DBPSK (1Mbps), DQPSK (2Mbps), CCK (5.5 / 11Mbps)
  • 11a / g:
    • OFDM: BPSK (6 / 9Mbps), QPSK (12 / 18Mbps), 16QAM (24 / 36Mbps), 64QAM (48 / 54Mbps)
  • 11n:
    • MIMO-OFDM: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM
  • Rate Set: MCS0 ~ MCS15
  • 11ac:
    • MIMO-OFDM: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM
  • Rate set: MCS9 ~ MCS0 (4 streams supported)
  • 11ac:
    • MIMO-OFDM: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM.SIMSON
  • 11ax:
    • MIMO-OFDM: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM, 1024QAM
  • Rate Set: MCS0 ~ MCS11 (support 4 streams) 4096QAM
  • Rate Set: MCS12 ~ MCS13 (support 2 streams)
SOFTWARE
Operating system MiWiFi ROM (OpenWRT-based Custom Smart Router Operating System)
Wireless security
  • Encryption: WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK / WPA3-SAE
  • Wireless access control (black and white list)
  • Hidden SSID management app
Management app Android, iOS and Web
OTHERS
Environment
  • Working environment temperature: 0-40 ℃
  • Working humidity: 10% -90% RH (non-condensing)
  • Storage temperature: -40-70 ℃
  • Storage humidity: 5% -90% RH (non-condensing)
Box contents
  • AX9000 WiFi Router
  • Network wire
  • Power adapter
  • User manual

 

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4.6 / 5. 71

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