Xiaomi Launches New PowerLine Wi-Fi Adapter

by Martin 0

Along with the announcement of its new line of Mi TVs, Xiaomi also unveiled its latest PowerLine Wi-Fi adapters. The new adapters don’t have a proper English name yet but their current name translates to Powercat.

For the unfamiliar, PowerLine adapters allow users to expand their home’s Wi-Fi network without using additional LAN/Ethernet cables. The adapters utilize the home’s electric wiring and outlets to extend the network from the modem to wherever the adapter is plugged in inside the house.

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The Xiaomi Powercat PowerLine adapters have a transmittion rate of 300Mbps, are plug-and-play, and feature automatic SSID naming as well as password synchronization (WPS). They will be priced at 249 Yuan and will initially be available on Xiaomi’s online store.

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