Linksys Velop is Linksys’s first wi-fi mesh system, and it was launched in Singapore on 12th April 2017. They are the second company to launch wi-fi mesh system in Singapore. The first being Netgear Orbi.
I have been using eero since January 2017 and eero is a wi-fi mesh system as well.
eero is a home wi-fi system that is based on wireless mesh network (WMN). Accordingly to Wikipedia, A wireless mesh network (WMN) is a communications network made up of radio nodes organized in a mesh topology. It is also a form of wireless ad hoc network.
The Linksys Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router (EA9500) has been available in Singapore since 1st August 2016. It is retailing for S$539.
The EA9500 is the highest-end router of the Linksys Max-Stream family. I did a review of the mid-range model which is the Linksys EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 Router back in October 2015.
The Linksys RE7000 Max-Stream AC1900 Wi-Fi Range Extender has been available in Singapore since 1st August 2016. It is retailing for S$199.
The RE7000 is an AC1900 dual-band range extender with a Gigabit Ethernet Port and four internal antennas.
The Linksys WUSB6100M Max-Stream AC600 MU-MIMO USB Adapter is the world’s first MU-MIMO enabled adapter. It was launched in Singapore on 1st August 2016 and is currently retailing for S$129.
The WUSB6100M adapter allows you to connect your PC to a wireless-AC network as well as a MU-MIMO router.
The D-Link DAP-1860 AC Wi-Fi Range Extender was launched in Singapore last month and is retailing for S$189.
The D-Link DAP-1860 operates on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands using concurrent dual-band technology with four MIMO external antennas. It supports MU-MIMO.
The nano router cost S$45 with a 5% rebate. In Challenger stores, they are selling it for S$50 (member’s discount is S$45).