Linksys Launched new Affordable WiFi 5 Router in India

In an ongoing pandemic, to upgrade WiFi network coverage and improve stability, Linksys has announced its latest E-series routers for consumers in India with the launch of E5600 (AC1200) WiFi 5 router.

The Linksys E5600 (AC1200) WiFi 5 is the latest WiFi router in this series which is wallet-friendly and can cover up to 1,000 square feet. The router is capable to handle up to more than ten devices at speeds up to 1.2 Gbps, which is an ideal router for gaming, streaming and web surfing. The E5600 WiFi 5 router has security features such as Parental Controls and separate Guest Access that enables users to provide guests access while preventing unwanted guests out of the network.

Kartik Bakshi, Country Manager, Linksys India, commented, “Working and learning from home has created a whole new dynamic in the Indian networking industry. Consumers are now investing not only in higher bandwidth connections but also higher quality routers which enable them to get the best experience out of their devices. For Linksys, India plays a pivotal role in our overall global strategic plans and the E5600-AH AC 1200 router is a reflection of that goal. We specifically had the customer in mind when we wanted to create and design a beautiful, yet affordable, well-functioning router tailor made for average size Indian homes.”

All the Linksys E-series routers will able to support EasyMesh by 2021. This means that Linksys owners can future-proof and expand their home network by adding any other EasyMesh compatible routers.

The Linksys E5600 WiFi 5 router is currently available for purchase at for MRP ₹4,999 (Currently selling at ₹3,499)


  • Connectivity: Dual-Band AC1200 (866 + 300 Mbps) & MU-MIMO
  • Network Standards: 802.11a/ 802.11b/ 802.11g/ Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)/ Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
  • Wi-Fi Speed: AC1200 (866 + 300 Mbps)
  • Wi-Fi Bands: 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
  • Wi-Fi Range: Up to 1,000 sq ft
  • Number of Ethernet Ports: 1 WAN + 4 LAN
  • Antennas: 4x internal antennas
  • Processor: 880 MHz Dual-Core
  • Memory: 128 MB NAND Flash and 128 MB DDR3
  • Wireless Encryption: WPA2 personal
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 8.7″ x 9.28″ x 3.59″
  • Weight: 1.9 lb or 862 grams
  • Security Features: WPA2 personal, SPI Firewall

Written by Shintu Dhang