With the Fritzbox 6690 Cable, AVM has presented a real flagship router that uses the modern Wi-Fi 6 standard and promises rapid speeds. The new Fritzbox for the cable connection offers up to 4,800 Mbit / s in the WLAN. However, the router is not cheap.
Fritzbox 6690 Cable: New cable router from AVM
Shortly after the stripped down Fritzbox 4060 without an integrated modem, the router manufacturer AVM also sends the significantly better equipped Fritzbox 6690 Cable into the race. The addition “Cable” makes it clear that it is a router for cable connections. Among other things, the Fritzbox is made palatable to customers with a manufacturer’s guarantee of five years.
The new Fritzbox understands that fast standard DOCSIS 3.1, but is also compatible with DOCSIS 3.0. Wi-Fi 6 (WLAN AX) is included and, according to AVM, allows a transfer rate of up to 4,800 megabits per second in WLAN if frequencies of 5 GHz are used. In the 2.4 GHz range, it is a maximum of 1,200 megabits per second. A telephone system for DECT, IP and analog telephones with a total of five answering machines is included.
At the Fritzbox 6690 Cable are four LAN ports to find. One of them allows 2.5 Gigabit, the other three are Gigabit Ethernet sockets (source: mall). A USB drive and a printer can each be attached to the Fritzbox via one of the two USB ports. AVM has also thought of a TV tuner for streaming the TV signal in the home network.
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AVM: Fritzbox 6690 Cable for 319 euros
AVM would like to have 319 euros for the new flagship Fritzbox (look at Notebooksbilliger). In direct comparison with the Fritzbox 6600 Cable, it has seen the price a clear jump upwards given. AVM had put the predecessor on sale for 229 euros.