Linksys WRT1900AC Dual Band Wi-Fi Router
Belkin’s Linksys brand announced an impressive 802.11ac wireless router: dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 128 Mbytes, flash, four removable antennas (instead of the standard three), one eSata/USB 2.0 port, one USB 3.0 port, gigabit WAN port, 4 Gigabit LAN ports. Data rates of 1.3 Gbps in the 5 GHz band (for 11ac) and up to 600 Mbps in the 2.4 band (for 11n); Linksys Smart Wi-Fi, which lets users remotely access the router from a browser or mobile app; open source firmware based on work with the OpenWRT community. The price is impressive, too: MSRP of $300. Due to ship in Spring 2014.