Latest Wi-Fi Products in 2024: February Edition

Latest Wi-Fi Products in 2024: February Edition

Wi-Fi allows devices computers, smartphones, wearables, and other equipment to connect to the internet and communicate with each other wirelessly. As new Wi-Fi standards, such as Wi-Fi 6E and Wi-Fi 7, are being implemented for general applications, the need for high-performance, versatile and flexible solutions is bound to increase significantly. everything RF has compiled a list of Wi-Fi Products that are new and trending on the website in February. Visit the Wi-Fi Hub on everything RF to keep up to date with this sector.

Automotive-Grade 2.4/5/6 GHz Wi-Fi 6E and Dual-Mode Bluetooth 5.3 Modules

The JODY-W6 Series from u-blox are Tri-band Wi-Fi 6E and Dual-Mode Bluetooth 5.3 Modules that operate in the 2.4, 5 and 6 GHz bands. They are based on the automotive-qualified NXP AW693 chip and are AEC-Q104 automotive-qualified qualified manufactured in line with ISO/TS 16949. These modules support dual-mode Bluetooth 5.3 BR/EDR and LE features, such as high data rates, extended advertising, long-range, and the use of isochronous channels for LE Audio, fully simultaneously to Wi-Fi operation. They support 2x2 MIMO and beamforming for Wi-Fi and 20, 40, & 80 MHz channels Wi-Fi channels. The modules require a DC supply of 1.8 or 3 V. Read more

2.4/5/6 GHz Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth® 5.4 Module for Industrial IoT Applications

The Sona™ IF573 from Laird Connectivity is a Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth® 5.4 Combo Module that is optimized for low-power mobile devices. It is based on Infineon’s AIROC™ CYW55573 chipset and supports IEEE 802.11ax tri-band (2.4/5/6 GHz) 2x2 MIMO with PHY data rates up to 1.2 Gbps (for 5/6 GHz). This module is pre-calibrated and integrates the complete transmit/receive RF paths including bandpass filter, diplexer, switches, reference crystal oscillator, and power management units (PMU). It also includes full digital MAC and baseband engines that handle all 802.11 CCK/OFDM/OFDMA® 2.4/5/6 GHz and Bluetooth 5.4 (Basic Rate, Enhanced Data Rate, and Bluetooth Low Energy) baseband and protocol processing. Read more

2.4 GHz Front-End IC for Wi-Fi® 7, Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth® Applications

The WLAN7301HC from NXP Semiconductor is a 2.4 GHz Front-End IC for Wi-Fi® 7, Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth® applications. In the Tx path, it includes a transmit power amplifier with five transmit modes for WLAN and two transmit modes for Bluetooth. It has an integrated directional power coupler that allows output power monitoring in all transmit modes. The power modes allow optimization of RF performance versus current consumption and provide excellent power efficiency across typical use cases. In the Rx path, this FEM contains a low noise amplifier with two receive modes and a bypass mode. Read more

5 GHz Front-End Module for 802.11ax WLAN Applications

The SKY85743-31 from Skyworks Solutions is a 5 GHz Front-End Module for WLAN applications. It has a 5 GHz single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) transmit/receive (T/R) switch, a high-gain low-noise amplifier (LNA) with bypass, and a 5 GHz power amplifier (PA). This FEM also has an integrated logarithmic power detector to provide closed-loop power control along with LNA and PA disable functions that ensure low leakage current in the off mode. It provides a transmit gain of 34 dB and delivers the output power requires for 802.11ax applications. Read more

2.4 GHz Wi-Fi 7 Front End Module

The QPF4259 from Qorvo is a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi 7 Front End Module. It has an integrated 2.4 GHz power amplifier (PA), single pole two throw switch (SP2T) and bypassable low noise amplifier (LNA). The FEM has a coupler with RF output as well as a broad range, constant slope voltage RF and DC logarithmic power detector for application feedback. It has integrated die-level filtering for 2nd and 3rd harmonics as well as 5 GHz rejection for DBDC operation. In the Tx chain, it delivers an output power of +27 dBm with a gain of 30 dB while in the Rx chain, this module provides a gain of 16 dB with a noise figure of 1.7 dB and bypass loss of 6.5 dB. This module provides out-of-band rejection of 20 dB (5-7 GHz) on the Rx path. Read more

2.4/5/6 GHz Integrated Wi-Fi Front-End Modules for Automotive Applications

The QXM19xx from Qualcomm are Wi-Fi Front End Modules that are designed for automotive applications. They operate in the 2.4 GHz (2400 – 2483 MHz) and 5/6 GHz (5150 – 7115 GHz) bands and consist of small-size RFFEs with integrated active and passive components. These FEMs support Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6E, and Wi-Fi 7 standards with advanced Wi-Fi 7 features like 320 MHz channel support, multi-link operation (MLO), 4K QAM, etc. They have an integrated power amplifier (PA) supporting several high linearity and high-efficiency modes and an integrated low noise amplifier supporting high gain, high efficiency, and bypass modes. These FEMs also include an integrated SPDT switch for single antenna Wi-Fi Rx and Tx operation and an integrated directional coupler for precise transmit power control. Read more

2.4, 5 and 6 GHz Wi-Fi 6/6E and Bluetooth 5.3 SoC

The CYW55573 from Infineon is a 2.4, 5, and 6 GHz Wi-Fi 6/6E and Bluetooth 5.3 Combo SoC. It delivers a PHY data rate of up to 1.2 Gbps (Wi-Fi) and has Bluetooth transmitting options of 20, 13, or 0 dBm. This SoC supports smart coexistence between Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, or external LTE and 15.4 radio. It has a 2x2 antenna configuration and delivers high-quality video/audio streaming and seamless connectivity experience in congested network environments and significantly reduces latency by operating in the 6 GHz spectrum. This SoC has 20/40/80 MHz channels for Wi-Fi and supports LE audio with Auracast broadcast, LE – 2 Mbps, Long Range, and Advertising Extensions for Bluetooth. Read more

17 Gbps Wi-Fi 7 SoC from 2.4 to 7 GHz for Heavily Congested Environments

The MxL31708 from MaxLinear is a Wi-Fi 7 SoC that operates from 2.4 – 5 GHz and 5 – 7 GHz bands. It supports channel bandwidths of up to 320 MHz, delivers a PHY throughput of 17 Gbps, and has up to 8 spatial streams (dual-band 4+4). This SoC is Wi-Fi 7 certified and supports for 4096 QAM modulation, Multi-Link Operation (MLO) and Multi Resource Unit (MRU) Wi-Fi 7 features. It provides an optimal Multi-Link experience with a single seamless coordinated view of data flows across multiple channels in dual-band configuration for faster recovery from retransmissions in heavily congested environments like MDUs (Multi-Dwelling Units). Read more

2.4/5 GHz, 2x2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 Combo Module

The WE310K6-P from Telit is a 2.4/5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth® Low Energy 5.2 combo module. It supports 2x2 MU-MIMO and delivers a dual-stream spatial multiplexing data rate of up to 1201 Mbps (Wi-Fi) and up to 2 Mbps (Bluetooth). This module supports Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Bluetooth Low Energy 5.2 (simultaneous dual mode), Bluetooth Low Energy 2 Mbps, LE LR and Bluetooth Low Energy Audio (CIS) specifications. It operates in Wi-Fi AP (Access Point), STA (Client) & Wi-Fi (AP + STA) concurrent modes and has inbuilt Wi-Fi Bluetooth Low Energy coexistence. The module requires a DC supply of 3.3 V. Read more

2.4/5/6 GHz Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.3 Combo Module

The FGE573Q from Quectel is a Wi-Fi 7 + Bluetooth 5.3 Combo Module that operates in 2.4, 5, and 6 GHz bands. It delivers a data rate of up to 2.9 Gbps (Wi-Fi) and 2 Mbps (Bluetooth) and supports ultra-low latency for real-time responses. This module supports 4K-QAM, 160 MHz bandwidth, and Multi-link operation (MLO), a unique feature that allows routers to use multiple wireless bands and channels simultaneously to connect to a Wi-Fi 7 client. It also integrates dual Bluetooth and supports LE audio, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), and BLE Long Range. This module is available in an LGA package that measures 16.0 x 20.0 x 1.8 mm and is ideal for cloud gaming, 8K A/V streaming, AR/VR, industrial IoT, and telemedicine applications. Read more

Matter-compliant IoT Module for Enterprise/Industrial Applications

The Type 2FR from Murata is a Matter-Compliant IoT Module. It supports various communication protocols, including dual-band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) 5.3, 802.15.4, and Ethernet. It is based on NXP Semiconductor's RW612 Wireless MCU with integrated tri-radio and has a built-in 260 MHz Arm Cortex-M33 core, 1.2 MB of RAM, and 16 MB of flash memory. This module employs NXP EdgeLock security technology that establishes a secure environment for a broad spectrum of IoT applications. It is supported by the NXP MCUXpresso ecosystem of software and tools and provides numerous external antenna options, ensuring compliance and reliability. Read more

Wi-Fi HaLow SoC from 750 to 950 MHz

The NRC7394 from Newracom is a Wi-Fi HaLow SoC (System on Chip) that operates from 750 to 950 MHz. It delivers a data rate of up to 15 Mbps and is compliant with the IEEE 802.11ah Wi-Fi HaLow specification. This SoC has an ARM Cortex-M3 CPU for Wi-Fi and customer applications with a 32 KB boot ROM, 1088 KB system SRAM, 16 KB XIP with cache and a retention memory of 48 KB. It has a fully integrated on-chip 11ah modem, RF transceiver, single Cortex processor and memory. This SoC supports Hosted, Hostless and Standalone operation and has a bandwidth of 1/2/4 MHz. It can connect with up to 8K devices within a single network, making it ideal for environments with dense deployments of IoT devices. Read more

6.6 GHz Wi-Fi 7 BAW Bandpass Filter for U-NII 5-8 Bands

The A10466 from Akoustis is a Wi-Fi 7 BAW Band Pass Filter with a passband from 6105 to 7125 MHz. This filter satisfies the stringent rejection requirements of 6.6 GHz U-NII 5-8 bands and provides high rejection that enables coexistence with adjacent Wi-Fi U-NII bands. It has a high power rating and low insertion loss to deliver high performance over a wide bandwidth.  The filter is available in a surface-mount package that measures 1.80 x 1.40 x 0.55 mm and is ideal for Wi-Fi 7 tri-band routers, integrated cable modems, tri-band access points, and LTE/LAA small cell applications. Read more

Wi-Fi Bandpass Filter with a Passband from 5170 to 5850 MHz

The 5500BP44A0700 from Johanson Technology is a Bandpass Filter with a passband from 5170 to 5850 MHz. It can handle an input power of up to 3 W, has a passband insertion loss of less than 3.3 dB, and provides up to 50 dB of attenuation in the stop band. The BPF is available in a surface-mount package that measures 3.20 x 4.50 x 1.90 mm and is ideal for Wi-Fi and other wireless applications. Read more

6 GHz Wi-Fi 7 FBAR integrated Front End Module (FiFEM) for Access Points

The AFEM-W760 from Broadcom is a 6 GHz Wi-Fi 7 FBAR integrated Front End Module (FiFEM) that consists of a power amplifier (PA), a high-gain low-noise amplifier (LNA), a transmit/receive (T/R) switch, integrated detector and a 6 GHz FBAR Band-Pass filter (UNII-5 to UNII-8). This 50-ohm module delivers an output power of +25 dBm and has a 5 GHz CoEx rejection of over 50 dB. It is Broadcom WiFAM Gen-2 certified (wireless FEM active management) and is compatible with Dynamic Bias Handling Technology. This module is available in a 24-pin surface-mount package that measures 3.0 x 5.0 x 0.8 mm and is ideal for access points, wireless routers, residential gateways, and Wi-Fi extender applications. Read more

6 GHz 4x4 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi 6E Commercial/Industrial Wireless Module

The WLW3000H6 from Compex is a 6 GHz Wi-Fi 6E (802.11a/n/ac/ax) Wireless Module. It is based on Qualcomm’s Atheros QCN9024 (commercial) or QCN9074 (industrial) Pine series of radio solutions and is suitable for interference-free long-distance backhaul communication in the 6 GHz band. This wireless module ensures high signal power, providing better coverage over a wide area. It supports channel bandwidths of 20, 40, 60, 80, and 160 MHz (at 6 GHz) and with 4 spatial streams, it is capable of achieving up to 4.8Gbps with the availability of 160MHz bandwidth. This module provides a transmit power of 26 dBm and has a receiver sensitivity of -96 dBm. It requires a DC supply of 5 V and consumes less than 16 W of power. Read more

2.4/5/6 GHz Band Wireless Connectivity Test Set for WLAN Devices

The MT8862A from Anritsu is an Advanced One-Box Wireless Connectivity Set for WLAN testing that operates in the 2.4, 5, and 6 GHz bands. It is used to measure the Tx/Rx characteristics in WLAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be) devices over a bandwidth from 20 to 160 MHz. This test set uses the network mode to conduct Tx power, modulation accuracy, and other parametric measurements in realistic operating conditions. It uses standard WLAN protocol messaging to connect with the Device Under Test (DUT) for measuring the Tx/Rx performance items in Network Mode. Read more

4-Port Windshield Mount Antenna for LTE, Wi-Fi, and GPS/GNSS Applications

The AP-GL-CCWG-BL-10 from Airgain is a 4-Port Windshield Mount Antenna for cellular/LTE, Wi-Fi, and GPS/GNSS applications. It operates from 698-960 MHz and 1700-2700 MHz (cellular), 2.4 GHz and 4.9 – 6 GHz (Wi-Fi), and 1575.42/1620 MHz (GPS/GNSS). This antenna provides a peak gain of 3.5 dBi, an isolation of more than 10 dB, and an axial ratio of 3 dB (GNSS). It has been designed to provide high-performance connectivity for fleet and public safety vehicles connecting to almost any vehicular router or modem. The antenna offers two high-gain cellular/LTE/MIMO antennas, supporting LTE Band 14 for FirstNet, a high-gain Wi-Fi, and a GPS antenna inside a single robust and compact housing. Read more

Sub-6 GHz Omnidirectional MIMO Dipole Antenna for 5G/Wi-Fi 6E Applications

The W1856 from Pulse Electronics is a 2-Port 5G/Wi-Fi 6E Dipole Antenna that operates from 617 to 7125 MHz (617 – 960 MHz, 1710 – 2690 MHz, 3300 – 4200 MHz, 4400 – 5150 MHz, and 5150 – 7125 MHz). This linearly polarized antenna supports 2x2 MIMO and has an efficiency of up to 73%. It can handle an input power of 2 W and provides a port-to-port isolation of more than 15 dB. The antenna has an omnidirectional radiation pattern and has been designed to offer consistent and reliable connectivity with fast speeds and ultra-low latency. Read more

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