Which Wi-Fi 6 router should you buy in 2020?

Whether you work from home or have a household of avid internet users, you want to eliminate annoying dead zones and lags. And one of the best gadgets to help you do that is a Wi-Fi 6 router. So today we've rounded up some of our favorite Wi-Fi 6 routers to help you decide which one you should buy in 2020.

Which Wi-Fi 6 router should you buy in 2020?
Huawei WiFi AX3 Quad-Core Router in White

We’ve all faced some Wi-Fi problem or another in the house. It could be a specific dead spot or just the overall internet speed. Without the best router, you can’t guarantee a smooth internet connection in your home. Now, with the entire family on the web, your router needs to be even more powerful. So which one should you buy?

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From homes that are just too big to have one router to homes that have many devices requiring internet access, this list of Wi-Fi 6 routers covers it all. Wi-Fi 6 has evolved a lot over the years, and it’s time to give your home a router upgrade.

Amazon eero 6 Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi Router

Enjoy fast internet like never before with the Amazon eero 6 Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi Router. This is one of our Wi-Fi 6 routers that provides internet to an area up to 1,500 square feet in size, and you can even add extenders. You’ll get internet speeds of up to 900 Mbps, so you can keep working at top speed. Best of all, you won’t have to worry about dead zones since this gadget routes traffic to the correct areas, letting you watch high-definition videos anywhere in the house.

Amazon eero 6 Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi Router

Amazon eero 6 Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi Router on an Entertainment Console

Amazon eero Pro 6 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router

Smaller and more compact than the eero 6, the Amazon eero Pro 6 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router can connect up to 75 devices at once in your home. This gadget is compatible with Wi-Fi 6 and gives you fast speeds for uninterrupted internet. Also, this router has two Ethernet ports and a USB-C port, letting you charge your devices. Furthermore, this minimalist router will let you game, stream 4K videos, and have meetings with confidence. It also blends well into your interior with its pure white color and modern lines. Finally, the setup is fast, so you should be good to go with faster internet in minutes.

Amazon eero Pro 6 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router

Amazon eero Pro 6 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router on a Side Table

Netgear Nighthawk AX12 12-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router

Improve your home network with the Netgear Nighthawk AX12 12-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router. This Wi-Fi 6 supporting device can handle four times more data to support an ever-increasing home network. Also, for improved gaming, video conferencing, and 4K/8K UHD streaming, this router gives you impressive internet speeds. Overall, this gadget provides you quicker and expanded coverage for any device anywhere in your home. Finally, sharing anything within your network is easy with Netgear.

TP-Link Deco Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router Collection

Another of our favorite Wi-Fi 6 routers is the TP-Link Deco Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router Collection. This series from TP-Link sends internet coverage throughout your home using a mesh system to eliminate dead spots pretty much everywhere. This means you can enjoy fast internet anywhere, even in the attic. All three of the models in this collection use the Wi-Fi 6 standard, making them as current as possible. There are even dual-band or tri-band options, depending on your needs.

TP-Link Deco Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router Collection

TP-Link Deco Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router Collection on Furniture

Arris SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System Wireless Internet Router

Increase your connection’s speed and range with the Arris SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System Wireless Internet Router. This system is just what you need for quicker upload and download speeds. It also eliminates lagging and buffering for stress-free browsing. Best of all, you don’t even need to change your internet plan to use this gadget. It’s a device that will make you more productive and is an excellent solution for large families where multiple people are online at the same time.


AmplifFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router

Stop dealing with dead zones when you have the AmpliFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router. This router increases your network’s capacity and gives you extended coverage. You’ll also get a 2.4/5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 radio and a 5 GHz Wi-Fi radio, which provides you with up to 7,685 Mbps capacity along with 16 spatial streams. What’s more, you can combine the AmpliFi Alien with other units, giving you super capacity. It’s perfect if you live with a gamer or if your family is always on the internet. Finally, with its 4.7-inch touchscreen, this is one of our Wi-Fi 6 routers that looks nice in your home.

AmplifFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router

AmplifFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router Next to Cacti

Netgear Nighthawk Mesh Wifi 6 Dual-Band Internet System

Stream video without any lag with the Netgear Nighthawk Mesh Wifi 6 Dual-Band Internet System. This Wi-Fi 6 router gives you incredible internet speeds. It’s great for large families since you’ll all be able to game or stream UHD video with no lag. And if you like to have friends over for all-night gaming parties, everyone will be able to keep up the pace. Also, since this router can support more than 25 devices simultaneously, everyone can connect their computer, tablet, and phone. Best of all, you’ll still be able to use your home entertainment system.


Huawei WiFi AX3 Quad-Core Router

Enjoy super-fast internet speeds when you have the Huawei WiFi AX3 Quad-Core Router. Since this gadget features internet speeds up to 3,000 Mbps, you’ll wonder how you ever put up with slow-loading pages in the past. Also, this product uses a Wi-Fi chipset created by Huawei to support a bandwidth frequency of 160 MHz. Furthermore, the Chipset Synergy technology ensures that your experience is fast and efficient. Your Netflix shows have never been more stable.

Huawei WiFi AX3 Quad-Core Router

Huawei WiFi AX3 Quad-Core Router on Furniture

So are you ready to experience impressive internet speeds and superb coverage for all of your devices with one of these Wi-Fi 6 routers? We bet you are. Let us know which router you’re adding to your shopping list in the comments.

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Meet Lauren Wadowsky

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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