ASUS Launches ZENWIFI ET8 Router 

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ASUS has announced ZENWIFI ET8 – the latest Wi-Fi 6E mesh networking system. It is the successor of Wi-Fi 6 with an additional 6Ghz frequency band to provide better connectivity with lower latency than previous generations of Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi E is specifically designed to deliver high-performance, seamless Wi-Fi connectivity to the entire home.

Features of ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8

  • The Mesh Wi-Fi system has two AXE6600 routers, offering superfast, secure, and reliable Wi-Fi connections inside and outside your home.
  • It has a processor with four computing cores operating at a clock frequency of 1.5 GHz. The RAM volume is 512 MB, and the built-in flash chip capacity is 256 MB.
  • It has a bandwidth of up to 6600 Mbps, making ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8 2.2 times faster than tri-band AC 3000 routers.
  • It supports the newly licensed 6 GHz frequency band, which is reserved exclusively for Wi-Fi 6E devices. This frequency band is ideal for backhaul connections between the Wi-Fi 6E nodes.
  • The ET8 router can support both 5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 and 6 GHz Wi-Fi 6 E clients simultaneously.
  • It is well secured as ASUS instant guard protects all public Wi-Fi connections via remote VPN connection to the router, and ASUS AiProtection Pro secures all connected devices. Moreover, AiProtection Pro is free for a lifetime, offering you peace of mind that you can keep an eye on whatever is happening on your network with a mobile app. Finally, it provides advanced parental controls and commercial-grade security.
  • The new ASUS router gets integrated seamlessly with all smart home devices, including Alexa Skills, making your life a lot easier.

ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8 Specification

Model Name ET8 (W-2-PK)

ET8 (W-1-PK)

Network Standard IEEE 802.11a

IEEE 802.11b

IEEE 802.11g

WiFi 4 (802.11n)

WiFi 5 (802.11ac)

WiFi 6 (802.11ax)

WiFi 6E (802.11ax)



Data Rate 802.11a: up to 54 Mbps

802.11b: up to 11 Mbps

802.11g: up to 54 Mbps

WiFi 4 (802.11n) : up to 300 Mbps

WiFi 5 (802.11ac) : up to 867 Mbps

WiFi 6 (802.11ax) (2.4GHz) : up to 574 Mbps

WiFi 6 (802.11ax) (5GHz) : up to 1201 Mbps

WiFi 6E (802.11ax) (6GHz) : up to 4804 Mbps

Processor 1.5 GHz quad-core processor
Boost Speed 1024-QAM high data rate

Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA)

20/40/80/160 MHz bandwidth

Beamforming: standard-based and universal

Memory 512 MB RAM

256 MB Flash

Operating Frequency 2.4G Hz, 5 GHz, 6 GHz
Ports RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for LAN x 3

RJ45 for 2.5G BaseT for WAN x 1, USB 3.1 Gen 1 x 1

How to set up ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8?

ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8 is easy to set up and manage even if you’ve no technical knowledge. However, if you’re a technical person, we are sure that you’ll definitely appreciate the comprehensive, advanced networking features.

You can easily set the device in three simple steps with ASUS Router App.

  1. Turn on ASUS ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8
  2. Create a Wi-Fi network name and then an admin account
  3. Next, all you need is to wait for a few minutes to get connected to the wi-Fi and enjoy ultra-fast internet connectivity.

It also offers you the choice of choosing a single SSID or multiple SSIDs network naming.



Price and Availability of ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8

As to price and availability, The ASUS latest ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8 Wi-Fi 6E Mesh Wi-Fi systems are readily available on Amazon at the cost of $529.99. if you still have any queries or want to know more about the ZEN Wi-Fi ET 8 router, do let us know in the comment section.


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