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Comparison of Asus RT-AC86U and Asus RT-AX88U

We are comparing the Asus RT-AC86U and Asus RT-AX88U. It's important to look at key things like what the model is, who made it, how it connects, and how well it works. This will help you decide which router is right for you.

Let's compare the Asus RT-AC86U and Asus RT-AX88U to see which one is better!

Asus RT-AC86U (RT-AC86U)
Asus RT-AC86U (RT-AC86U)
Asus RT-AX88U (RT-AX88U)
Asus RT-AX88U (RT-AX88U)
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Launch
2018 2018
Body
Dimensions
220 x 83.3 x 160 mm 762 x 188 x 61 mm
Weight
872 g 1.01 kg
System
Chipset
Broadcom BCM4906 @ 1.8 GHz Broadcom BCM49408 @ 1.8 GHz
RAM
512 MB 1024 MB
Flash
256 MB 256 MB
OS
Asus Asus
Alternative OS
   
Power supply
19 V / 1.75 A 19 V / 2.37 A
Network
Protocols
IPv4
IPv6
IPv4
IPv6
LAN ports
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps 8 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
WAN ports
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
Mobile network
yes, with USB dongle yes, with USB dongle
VPN support
PPTP
L2TP
OpenVPN
PPTP
L2TP
OpenVPN
Wireless
Antennas
3 x 3.3 dBi
RP-SMA
4 x 4 dBi
RP-SMA
2.4 GHz
yes yes
5 GHz
yes yes
6 GHz
   
60 GHz
no no
Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Class
AC2900 AX6000
Speed
750 + 2167 Mbps 1148 + 4804 Mbps
Transmit power
23 dBm 25 dBm
Security
WEP
WPA
WPA2
WPS
WEP
WPA
WPA2
WPS
Guest network
yes yes
Connectivity
USB ports
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 3.1
Print server
yes yes
File server
yes yes
Features
Specials
   
Administration
Default IP
192.168.1.1 192.168.1.1
Default username
admin admin
Default password
admin admin

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