The Asus RT AX88U is the first router to run on the 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard.

Asus launches first AX Router showcases product roadmap for India
Atom Tech Shorts Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:55

Taiwanese technology major Asus unveiled its product road map for India in Mumbai showcasing a wide range of products across lifestyle and gaming categories. It also unveiled its first chassis, the GT 501 case under the TUF banner along with the ASUS RT AX88U, the first router to run on the 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard.

The TUF Gaming GT501 and AX88U router goes on sale next month in India and will be available only through select partners.

Here’s what Asus showcased as part of its product roadmap for India

ASUS Zenbeam S2 Projector

This projector has a brightness of 500 lumens with a native resolution of 720p. The S2 projector, which is a successor to the S1, has a large 6000mAh battery. It can be played for 3 ½ hours on a single charge. It doubles up as a power bank to charge a mobile device when not in use.

AiMesh AX6100 Wi-Fi System (RT-AX92U 2 Pack)

This Wi-Fi system supports the latest 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) standard. It’s a triband Wi-Fi system considered the first of its kind in the world. Asus claims the RT-AX92U 2-Pack is 2.7 times faster than the normal 802.11ac 4x4 routers. It has a coverage range of 5500square feet. The AiMesh AX6100 Wi-Fi System will be sold at Rs 25,000 in India.  

ASUS RT AX88U

The ASUS RT AX88U is a dual band router that is compatible with the AiMesh AX6100 Wi-Fi System. It has pre-loaded antivirus protection from Trend Micro. Price: Rs 28,000

TUF Gaming GT501 Case

This is a Mid-Tower Computer Case from Asus and gaming PC assemblers can use this to build their computers. It has a metallic front panel and comes fitted with three 120mm Aura Sync RGB-illuminated fans and one 140mm rear PWM fan, plus up to seven fan-mounting points for targeted airflow. Price: Rs 12,500 plus taxes.

EX-A320M-GAMING Motherboard

The EX-A320M-Gaming comes with an AMD chipset and supports AMD® Ryzen™ processors, 7th Generation A-series accelerated processing units (APUs) and Athlon™ CPUs. Price: Rs 5,000

ASUS FX HDD

ASUS FX External Hard Drive is the world's first 2.5” HDD with Aura Sync lighting, USB 3.1 Gen1 data transmission speed, 256-bit AES encryption, and a 1TB of memory capacity. This component is not made available yet and will be shipped in the coming months.

ROG Thor 850P power supply, ROG Delta gaming headset, ROG Balteus Qi gaming mouse pad and ROG Ryujin is the flagship all-in-one cooler are the other products launched at the Asus event in Mumbai. Some of these products will be available from April and some in May. The company has appointed select partners in India to sell these products.

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