CES 2018 – PHICOMM, a leading developer of smart home devices, today announced it is meeting the ever-increasing consumer demand for high performance wireless solutions with the launch of two new wireless smart routers. The PHICOMM K3 AC 3150 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router and KE 2P AC 1300 Dual Band Gigabit Router deliver blazing fast wireless speeds for simultaneous streaming, downloading, surfing, media sharing, and gaming. PHICOMM’s latest smart routers allow users to connect up to 64 devices simultaneously.
Like their predecessor, the K3 and the KE 2P auto-detects any connected device such as gaming consoles, media players, smart TVs, tablets, smartphones, computers, intelligent personal assistants such as Amazon Echo or Google Home, and any other Wi-Fi connected devices.
“PHICOMM launched its smart home division with a good, better, best strategy when it came to its smart routers. The K3 and the KE 2P are the top of the line for superior performance, speed and signal reliability,” stated Del Larsh, vice president of sales and marketing at PHICOMM.
“Our commitment is to deliver solutions that exceed market expectations – solutions that combine a full feature-set with ease-of-use; performance with interoperability and reliability with affordability. With our new smart routers, we continue to provide the market with best-of-breed wireless solutions, which will revolutionize smart home device usage.”
PHICOMM K3 Smart Router
The K3 AC 3150 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router is a dual-band router, which is optimized to deliver multiple simultaneous HD media streams and accelerate bandwidth on the network to smoothly stream multiple HD movies, shows, games and more to connected devices. It also includes NitroQAMTM for fast wireless performance with speeds up to 3150 Mbps (1000Mbps on the 2.4GHz and 2150 Mbps on the 5GHz bands combined). The K3 features 3 Gigabit LAN, 1 WAN Gigabit Ethernet ports for up to 10/100/1000 Mbps wired speeds, and 1 USB 3.0 port for additional storage, printer and media share server. The K3 also includes an 8-channel PA/LNA module for amplified wireless signals and reduced noise interference, which stabilizes signal connectivity and creates superior transmitting and receiving performance.
The embedded Tuxera Drive for accelerated transmission rates and access to external storage. Arc-shaped antennas allow for extended range and more reliable performance. It also offers Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) and Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) support for easy detection and connection of Wi-Fi devices. Its Beanforming technology helps reduce and maximize the Wi-Fi performance and coverage for both 2.4 and 5GHz bands. The K3 also includes a 3.5” LED touchscreen, which displays network status and three touch keys for simple programming.
The K3 is an iF Design Award recipient for its sleek, sophisticated design by Jacob Jensen Design Studios, which makes it aesthetically pleasing in any home environment.
The PHICOMM K3 AC 3150 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router will be available on Amazon at an MSRP of $229.99.
PHICOMM KE 2P Smart Router
The PHICOMM KE 2P AC 1300 Dual Band Gigabit Router offers 1300Mbps of Wi-Fi throughput for smooth streaming and optimized wireless speeds for gaming, music and HD video. The device offers up to 867Mbps on the 5GHz band and up to 400Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band.
It also features four high-gain external antennas for reduced channel interference and dead zones and four gigabit Ethernet ports for lightning fast wired connectivity without compromising performance. The KE 2P’s 880MHz Dual-Core processor and 128M DDR3 memory provides stable connectivity of up to 64 devices. It also features one-touch WPA security set-up and supports 64/128-bit WEP and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK security protocols. The attractive form factor is designed for faster cooling and Gigabit signal transmission stabilization, which extends the life of the product.
The PHICOMM KE 2P AC 1300 Dual Band Gigabit Router will be available on Amazon at an MSRP of $59.99.
Both routers allow users to set up a separate guest network access and parental controls, which allows parents to control the web sites their kids can access. With the PhiWiFi app, installation and set-up are a snap. The app also allows remote access.
All PHICOMM products are backed by a two-year limited warranty and toll-free 24/7 technical support. For more information about PHICOMM and its smart home solutions, please visit the company’s Web site at www.phicomm.com.
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