D-Link has just jumped the shark with its latest router AC5300, AC3200 and AC3100 Ultra Performance models. On top speeds of up to 5.3Gbps for AC5300 model that have 802.11ac devices in order, striking looks, hopefully not to frighten animals and small children. D-Link calls the models “attractive” with a “modern form factor for today’s homes,” and we would agree – as long as you live rouge-accented spaceship in a way. Performance-wise, but the new models are drool-worthy definitely, thanks to tri-band beamforming speeds from 3.1 to 5.3 Gbps 802.11ac, along with Gigabit Ethernet, high-power antennas and onboard USB 3.0 ports ,
You can control the device with a smartphone or tablet, and D-Link outed an optional DWA-192 USB 3.0 adapter that connects them with laptops and PCs to give an 802.11ac connection. The AC3200 model will run you $ 310 and is now available at Newegg, while the rest of the prices and models will come in the next quarter.
On top of the wireless stuff, D-Link also announced new Powerline HomePlug kit, with speeds up to 2 Gbps. The company says the DHP-701AV (2 Gbps) and DHP-601AV (1 Gbps) adapter using the fastest two wires in a typical three-wire power system with push-button connection for easy installation and safety. Both kits come with two adapters and is $ 130 (DHP-701AV) and $ 80 (DHP-601AV) run, schedule with two, after this quarter.