Cisco has unveiled their new range of E-Series router and switches today. Their flagship Linksys E4200 (pictured below) is equipped with a massive 6 antennas with both 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz radios that can both be used simultaneously to provide 300 + 450 Mbps connection speeds. Together with four gigabit ethernet ports, 3 × 3 MIMO support and virtual USB technology to connect USB printers, storage and devices to the network.
The other two routers that support Simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz and 300 + 300 Mbps connection speeds are the Linksys E3200 and E2500. While Cisco’s lower end routers support just 2.4 GHz connections, with speeds up to 300mbps.
There are eight new products in the Linksys family : five routers and three switches, retail prices for the routers range from $59.99 to $179.99. Prices of the switches range from $29.99 to $74.99.
More information on all Cisco’s new E-Series routers is available in the press release.