The AVM FRITZ! Box 6850 5G is a next-generation router that stands out for offering a good price-performance ratio, and for having 5G mobile connectivity support, an advanced standard that, as you may know many of our readers, it is capable of reaching speeds much higher than 4G LTE.
Externally, the AVM FRITZ! Box 6850 5G maintains the classic line of AVM’s FRTIZ! Box series, which means that it combines angular nuances with slightly rounded touches, and combines a tricolor finish with white and gray tones like dominant, and shades of red. It has external antennas that allow us to achieve higher gain, and that we can orient without effort, and it has several LED indicators that will allow us to know the status of our network at a glance.
With regard to its features, the AVM FRITZ! Box 6850 5G is a router that boasts all the characteristics of FRITZ! OS , the well-known operating system that the German manufacturer uses in its network solutions. With this router, we can effortlessly create guest networks, effortlessly create personalized parental control settings, enjoy all the benefits of a Wi-Fi Mesh network, and use it as a telephone switchboard and DECT telephony base.
AVM FRITZ! Box 6850 5G, specifications
Taking a look at its specifications, we see that the AVM FRITZ! Box 6850 5G offers 5G connectivity, integrates 4 × 4 MIMO and reaches speeds of up to 1.3 Gbps. It can work in the bands n1 (2.1 GHz), n3 (1.8 GHz), n5 (850 MHz), n7 (2.6 GHz), n8 (900 MHz), n20 (800 MHz), n28 (700 MHz), n38 (2.6 GHz), n40 (2.3 GHz), n41 (2.5 GHz) and n78 (3.5 GHz).
It is also compatible with autonomous and non-autonomous 5G, offers 4G LTE connectivity thanks to its CAT-16 modem, which can reach speeds of up to 1 Gbps, and works in bands 1, 3, 5 , 7, 8, 20, 28 and 32 (1.5 GHz), and in TDD 38, 40, 41, 42 (3.5 GHz), 43 (3.7 GHz). It supports Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) and UMTS / HSPA + (3G).
If we want to use it under Wi-Fi connectivity, we will enjoy compatibility with the Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 4 standards, and a maximum speed of 1,266 Mbps . Its smart alignment tool will help us discover the best possible location to place the AVM FRITZ! Box 6850 5G, and it can also help us to orient external antennas. And speaking of antennas, as we anticipated, the AVM FRITZ! Box 6850 5G has two external antennas that use SMA connectors.
Furthermore, the AVM FRITZ! Box 6850 5G has four Gigabit LAN ports, has a USB 3.0 port for peripherals, has a connection for analog telephone and fax, and supports a maximum of six DECT phones. How could it be otherwise, it is compatible with all applications of the FRITZ! . A very complete option, and full of possibilities.