4 March 2020

Stiftung Warentest: Triple success for FRITZ!Box

AVM has come out on top in the latest Stiftung Warentest router test, with three FRITZ!Box models leading the rankings. Germany's leading consumer watchdog rated the FRITZ!Box 7590 as "very good", making it the clear test winner. The FRITZ!Box 7530 secured second place - with an overall grade of 1.6 and a quality rating of "good". For cable connections, Stiftung Warentest recommends the FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable.

FRITZ!Box 7590: "The best DSL router"

In the comparison test, Stiftung Warentest rated the FRITZ!Box 7590 as "very good" in the data transmission, ease of use, security, versatility and telephony categories. The overall rating of 1.5 is also "very good". The Stiftung Warentest was clear when it came to choosing the winner of the comparison test, saying "AVM's FRITZ!Box 7590 is the best DSL router". The FRITZ!Box 7590 scores highly with very good Wi-Fi in the 5-GHz band and ease of use. Mesh and Smart Home features complete the package.

FRITZ!Box 7530 achieves overall mark of 1.6

The Stiftung Warentest consumer organization gave the FRITZ!Box 7530 a classification of 1.6, which corresponds to a quality rating of "good". The results in the individual categories were three "good" and three "very good". In the test, the FRITZ!Box 7530 stood out as a energy saver: "The inexpensive FRITZ!Box uses the least amount of electricity".

FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable rated "good"

The FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable was the only router for cable connections that was tested, and was ranked highly by Stiftung Warentest. The plus points include "good 2.4-GHz and very good 5-GHz Wi-Fi" and telephony. The whole range of features also made an impression: "Extremely versatile, with multiple ports, Mesh Wi-Fi and Smart Home."

FRITZ!Box scores highly when it comes to security

When it comes to security, you're completely protected with FRITZ!Box, with automatic updates and the "best security features in the test" keeping your home network safe. In summary, Stiftung Warentest writes: "The FRITZ!Box models are the most secure".