Acer releases Wave 7 Mesh Router with Wi-Fi 7, Multi-Link Features

Acer today unveiled an expansion of its wireless router portfolio with two new models designed for gamers, families, and remote workers. The Acer Wave 7 harnesses the latest Wi-Fi 7 technology to provide extensive, reliable coverage for large homes with many devices. On the other hand, the Predator Connect W6x leverages Wi-Fi 6 to prioritize speed and performance, ensuring seamless online gaming experiences.

Acer releases Wave 7 Mesh Router with Wi-Fi 7, Multi-Link Features
Predator Connect W6x

The W6x boasts dual-band connectivity, utilizing both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies to ensure strong and consistent signals throughout the home, while the Wave 7 elevates further with the additional support of up to 6 GHz of Wi-Fi 7. Additionally, they come equipped with Hybrid Quality of Service (QoS) software and the Intel® Killer™ Prioritization Engine, working together to identify and prioritize critical network traffic for maximized speed and minimal lag.

User-friendly interfaces make setup and management a breeze, while built-in Trend Micro Home Network Security safeguards network and connected devices from potential threats.

“We are excited to expand our wireless router offerings with new options that cater to a wide range of gamers, families, and home-based professionals,” said Wayne Ma, General Manager, Connectivity, Acer Inc. “These routers leverage the latest Wi-Fi technologies to deliver seamless connectivity and come with practical features that ensure ease of use while prioritizing network privacy and security.”

Acer Wave 7: Connected Home of the Future

Acer Wave 7: Connected Home of the Future
Acer Wave 7

The sleek Acer Wave 7 takes advantage of the cutting-edge Wi-Fi 7 standard, offering blazing-fast speeds up to 6400 Mbps with exceptional reliability and low latency. Available in two configurations, users can choose between a 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz combination or a 2.4 GHz and 6 GHz combination for optimal performance based on their needs.

The Wave 7 utilizes 320 MHz channel support and Multi-Link Operations (MLO) technology, allowing devices to transmit and receive data simultaneously across different frequencies, significantly boosting throughput, minimizing latency, and reducing interference. This innovative mesh system allows for further expansion by adding additional access points, creating a seamless blanket of Wi-Fi coverage throughout the entire home or large space.

The Wave 7 also features three Gigabit Ethernet ports with switchable WAN/LAN capability for flexible network configuration, and built-in Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) security for added peace of mind.

Predator Connect W6x: Smooth, Uninterrupted Gaming

Designed with gamers in mind, the Predator Connect W6x boasts Wi-Fi 6 support, delivering speeds up to 6000 Mbps. Armed with a powerful quad-core processor, 1 GB of DDR4 RAM, and 256 MB of ROM, this router prioritizes near-zero packet loss for smooth, uninterrupted gameplay. Plus, a LED light indicator on the cover shows the network connection status to offer a convenient visual cue.

Gamers can take control of their network remotely with the Predator Connect utility app downloadable on smartphones or tablets starting in July. The Predator Connect W6x also features a generous selection of ports, including four Gigabit Ethernet ports for LAN connectivity and a single 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port for WAN connectivity.

Pricing and Availability

Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.

Acer Wave 7 Specs

  • Wi-Fi 7 (802.11BE)
  • IPQ5312+QCN6422 Processor
  • 512MB RAM / 512MB Storage
  • 2.4 and 5 GHz / 2.4 and 6 GHz band support
  • Up to 6400 Mbps​ speed
  • Multi-Link Mesh
  • Intel Killer Prioritization Engine
  • Connectivity: 2.5 Gbps, 1 Gbps (x3) Ethernet Ports (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • Support MU-MIMO, 320 MHz and MLO
  • TrendMicro Home Network Security
  • Power Adapter: 12V/1.5A
  • Button: WPS/Mesh

Predator Connect W6x Wi-Fi Gaming Router Specs

  • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
  • Quad-core 2.0 Ghz ARM Cortex processor
  • 1GB RAM / 256MB Storage
  • 2.4 and 5 GHz bands
  • Up to 6000 Mbps speeds
  • Hybrid QoS compatible with Intel® Killer™ Prioritization Engine Predator Connect APP
  • 6 External Omni Directional Antennas
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet Ports (LAN), 2.5 GHz Port (WAN)
  • Support MU-MIMO 2.4 GHz 4x4/ 5 GHz 4x4
  • TrendMicro Home Network Security
  • Power Adapter: 12 V/ 2.5A 30W
  • IO Interface: USB 3.0 Type A (FTP, Samba), WPS Button, Reset pin hole
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