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3 September 2019
AVM at IFA 2019 – FRITZ!Box for 5G and LTE

IFA 2019: FRITZ!Box 6850 5G: The world's first all-in-one router for 5G – with Mesh WiFi, telephony and Smart Home

With the FRITZ!Box 6850 5G, AVM presents the world's first all-in-one router for the new mobile communications generation. The new FRITZ!Box for 5G supports 5G bands in the Sub-6 GHz range and current LTE bands in Europe. Equipped with a 5G/LTE connection, it offers users high-performance equipment with fast dual-band wireless LAN, telephone system and a variety of connection options for wired networking. Included are four gigabit LAN ports and a fast USB port. With a DECT base station and connection for analog telephones, the FRITZ!Box 6850 56 provides the user with a central exchange for a Smart Home system and cordless telephony. Thanks to FRITZ!Box 6850 5G, the well-known home networking convenience of a FRITZ!Box as Mesh Master is available to the user in wireless LAN, telephony, Smart Home and 5G networks. In addition, the many functions such as firewall, parental control, wireless guest access and remote access can be used via the 5G/LTE port. The intelligent positioning aid in the FRITZ!Box 6850 5G helps users to find the best location for the router and ideal orientation for mobile communications antennas. The new wireless standard provides high bandwidth of more than 2 GBit/s and reduced latency. That makes the FRITZ!Box 6850 5G, in elegant and compact housing, especially attractive for use with real-time applications such as virtual reality and gaming.

FRITZ!Box 6850 5G technical highlights:

  • 5G router with 4 x 4 MIMO with Qualcomm SD X55 Chipset
  • 5G band support: Sub-6 GHz
  • LTE (4G) for bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20, 28, 32
  • Supports UMTS (3G)
  • Dual-band Wireless AC + N with up to 1266 Mbit/s
  • Two SMA connections for external antennas
  • Four gigabit LAN ports and one USB 3.0 port
  • Telephone system and DECT base station for up to six telephones and Smart Home applications
  • Port for analog telephone or fax
  • FRITZ!OS: with parental controls, media server, FRITZ!NAS, wireless guest access, MyFRITZ! and lots more
  • Available in 1Q 2020; price at market launch

Please also refer to the main IFA press release and three other press releases on Wi-Fi 6, Smart Home, and the new FRITZ!Repeater generation and FRITZ!OS 7.12.