Best Wi-Fi 6 routers to buy in 2021

Tired of dropped internet connections at home? Then you might want to look into a Wi-Fi 6 router. Luckily, today's roundup is all about the best ones you can buy in 2021. Have a look at the routers on this list for reliable internet throughout your entire home.

Best Wi-Fi 6 routers to buy in 2021
Netgear AX6000 Orbi Wi-Fi 6 system in white

You depend on your home Wi-Fi network more than ever these days. And nothing’s worse than having spots around your house where the connection is iffy. Or maybe you even get kicked off the network because it has to support too many devices. Luckily, you can solve these issues simply by upgrading your router to one with Wi-Fi 6 capabilities. But just which Wi-Fi 6 router should you buy? That’s the focus of today’s roundup: the best Wi-Fi 6 routers of 2021.

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There’s this lovely router from Netgear that provides super speeds all over your home or office. It’ll give you a solid connection for all of your videoconferences. And this ASUS Wi-Fi 6 router lets you connect to it from anywhere in the world. With Wi-Fi 6 routers like these, you’ll wonder how you ever made do with previous versions of Wi-Fi connectivity. So, having said that, let’s take a look at these impressive Wi-Fi 6 routers.

Amazon eero Pro 6 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router

The first product on our roundup of the best Wi-Fi 6 routers in 2021 is the Amazon eero Pro 6 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router. It can connect up to 75 devices in your home at once. What’s more, it delivers tri-band connectivity with one at 2.4 GHz and two at 5 GHz.


Netgear AX6000 Orbi Wi-Fi 6 System

Get the speed you need with the Netgear AX6000 Orbi Wi-Fi 6 System. Whether you use your laptop, phone, or tablet, you’ll get internet speeds up to 6 Gbps. And that even extends to your smart TV and gaming console.


TP-Link Archer AX6000 Next-Gen Wi-Fi Router

For optimal connectivity, choose the TP-Link Archer AX6000 Next-Gen Wi-Fi Router. This dual-band router gives you great speeds and wireless coverage. Plus, it comes with plenty of ports and wired connections.

TP-Link Archer AX600 Next-Gen Wi-Fi Router

TP-Link Archer AX600 next-gen Wi-Fi router on a table

ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Wi-Fi 6 Router

The ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Wi-Fi 6 Router provides excellent performance that gamers and non-gamers alike will appreciate. It offers connectivity with ports like four downstream Gigabit LAN ports, one 2.5G Base T Ethernet connection, and two USB 3.0 ports. Best of all, its Wi-Fi actually improves at longer distances.

ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Wi-Fi 6 Router

ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Wi-Fi 6 Router on a table (Image Credit: Jeremy Laukkonen/Lifewire)

TP-Link Archer AX206 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E Router

Brand new for 2021, the TP-Link Archer AX206 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E Router delivers gigabit internet with speeds up to 10 Gbps. With the Wi-Fi 6E standard, it extends to the clearer 6 GHz band thanks to a simultaneous transmission.

 TP-Link Archer AX206 tri-band Wi-Fi 6E router

TP-Link Archer AX206 tri-band Wi-Fi 6E router on a blue background

ASUS RT-AX68U Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router

The ASUS RT-AX68U Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router has decrypted data-tunneling VPN technology, letting you take your home network anywhere. With Wi-Fi 6 technology and 2,700 Mbps of networking speed, you get quick uploads and downloads.


Linksys Velop AX4200 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System

Another great device on our list of the best Wi-Fi routers of 2021 is the Linksys Velop AX4200 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System. It connects up to 120 devices at once with speeds up to 4.2 Gbps.

TP-Link Deco Voice X20 Whole-Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System

Enhance the internet coverage in your house with the TP-Link Deco Voice X20 Whole-Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System. It gives you Wi-Fi 6 speeds at 1,201 Mbps (5 GHz) and 574 Mbps (2.4 GHz). Plus, the smart speaker lets you access popular audio providers.

TP-Link Deco Voice X20 whole-home mesh Wi-Fi 6 system

TP-Link Deco Voice X20 whole-home mesh Wi-Fi 6 system in a house

Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E Router

Make your crowded home network faster when you have the Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E Router. This tri-band router gives you faster speeds and connects to more devices with greater reliability.

Netgear Nighthawk Mesh Wifi 6 Dual-Band Internet System

The Netgear Nighthawk Mesh Wifi 6 Dual-Band Internet System is another of the best Wi-Fi 6 routers of 2021. It’s excellent for busy households since it can simultaneously handle more than 25 devices and blanket every room with a strong Wi-Fi signal.


Linksys MR7350 Max-Stream Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router

Boost your home network connection when you have the Linksys MR7350 Max-Stream Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router. It adapts to your internet needs with its intelligent mesh technology. Best of all, it covers spaces up to 1,700 square feet and supports more than 20 devices.

Linksys MR7350 Max-Stream Mesh WiFi 6 Router

Linksys MR7350 Max-Stream Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router on a white background

So are you ready for unbelievably reliable internet throughout your entire home? You can make it happen with any of these 2021 Wi-Fi 6 routers. Let us know in the comments which one suits your needs.

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