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  1. Download Speeds

    Up to 40 percent faster maximum download speeds for a single client device.

  2. Battery Life

    Extended battery life of client devices with introduction of TWT (Target Wake Time).

  3. Security

    Upgraded wireless authentication and encryption with the introduction of WPA3.

  4. Congestion Speeds

    Improve users speeds by at least four times in crowded environments like airports and stadiums.


  1. Faster

    Bluetooth 5 clocks in at 2 megabytes per second (Mbps), twice the speed as Bluetooth 4.2 at 1Mbps.

  2. Range

    The wireless range of Bluetooth 5 maxes out at 120 metres compared to 30 metres in the previous generation.

  3. Power

    Bluetooth 5 uses less power than the previous version, allowing your device to last longer.

  4. Backwards Compatible

    Bluetooth 5 devices are backwards compatible with their previous versions, but will not utilise all the new features of Bluetooth 5.


A wireless LAN (WLAN) is a wireless computer network that links two or more devices using wireless communication to form a local area network (LAN) within a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, campus, or office building. This gives users the ability to move around within the area and remain connected to the network.

1x1 and 2x2 tells you the number of streams your network card is capable of. A 2x2 card is capable of transmitting 2 streams and receiving 2 streams, doubling capabilities and improving speeds.

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