Xiaomi Redmi AX5 Router

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Product is rated as #64 in category Computers & Office
  • 5-Core chip home Router, enterprise-class powerful performance
  • Supports 256MB Large memory, a stable connection for 128 devices
  • The Wi-Fi 6 core technology, OFDMA high-efficiency transmission, reduce network congestion, low latency
  • 4 Independent signal amplifiers enhance transmission power and receiving sensitivity, stronger wall-through
  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz are equipped with 2 Qorvo high-performance independent signal amplifiers respectively

The Xiaomi Redmi AX5 router is the company’s first Redmi brand router with Wi-Fi 6 support. While most of us are familiar with Xiami mainly for its handset devices worldwide, the company has also become a seller in recent years in the field of network routers. Xiaomi’s new AX5 is the first low-cost entry-level router of the company. The latter comes with WiFi standard 6. It joins the previous pair of WiFi routers 6, the Xiaomi AIoT Router AX3600, and Xiaomi Router AX1800.

The AX5 router comes with the Mi Wi-Fi system. The latter is based on the popular OpenWRT firmware. Also, it is powered by a Qualcomm quad-core processor with a 1.2GHz Cortex-A53 core and a dedicated 1.5GHz NPU core. The router comes with 4 antennas with a standalone Qorvo amplifier, each with a power of 4dB. On the back, you can find 3 LAN ports and one WAN port – all come with GbE support.

Xiaomi Redmi AX5 Router Features

It uses the Qualcomm solution, the enterprise-level 5-core chip Qualcomm IPQ6000. Compared with the current mainstream Wi-Fi 5 AC1200 routers at home, the Redmi router AX5 wireless rate can be increased by up to 52%. It can download a high-definition movie in 8 seconds through the Gigabit Ethernet port.

The Redmi router AX5 continues Xiaomi’s usually white and simple body design, with four external antennas. It supports simultaneous access of 128 devices. With Increased Home Broadband Absorption, Support for Technology Mesh, and data transfer capability of up to 574Mbps at 2.4GHz frequency and up to 1200Mbps at 5GHz frequency.

The router also supports OFDMA and MU-MIMO technologies. The latter allows the router to complete data transmission for up to 8 devices with one transmission. Moreover, it can reduce the network delay by 66%, and multiple people can surf the Internet more smoothly. Wi-Fi 6 standard is still not very common today and just started gaining popularity.

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Xiaomi Redmi AX5 Router
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The Redmi AX5 Router comes with the MiWiFi system, which is based on the popular OpenWRT firmware and is powered by a Qualcomm 4-core processor with a 1.2GHz Cortex-A53 core and a dedicated 1.5GHz NPU core.
  • Independent network acceleration engine
  • 256MB large memory
  • Wi-Fi 6 support
  • A bit pricy

Specification: Xiaomi Redmi AX5 Router










IPQ6000 4-core A53 1.2GHz CPU

Network Acceleration Engine

Single-core 1.5GHz NPU





2.4G Wi-Fi

2×2 (the highest support IEEE 802.11ax protocol, the theoretical maximum rate can reach 574Mbps)

5G Wi-Fi

2×2 (the highest support IEEE 802.11ax protocol, the theoretical maximum rate can reach 1201Mbps)

Product Antenna

4 external antennas

Product Cooling

Natural cooling

Machine Interface

1 10/100/1000M adaptive WAN port (Auto MDI/MDIX); 3 10/100/1000M adaptive LAN ports (Auto MDI/MDIX)

LED Indicator

2 (System indicator *1, Internet indicator *1)

System Reset Button


Power Input Interface


Protocol Standards

IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, IEEE 802.3/3u/3ab

Certification Standard

GB/T9254-2008; GB4943.1-2011

Dual Frequency

2.4GHz and 5GHz

Wireless Channel

2.4GHz Channel: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 5GHz Channel: 36, 40, 44, 48, 149, 153, 157, 161,165


11b: DSSS: DBPSK (1Mbps), DQPSK (2Mbps), CCK (5.5/11Mbps)
11a/g: OFDM: BPSK (6/9Mbps), QPSK (12/18Mbps), 16QAM (24/36Mbps), 64QAM (48/54Mbps)
11n: MIMO-OFDM: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM. Rate set: MCS0-MCS15
11ac: MIMO-OFDM: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM. Rate set: MCSO-MCS9 (support 2 streams)
11ax: MIMO-OFDM: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM, 1024QAM. Rate set: MCSO-MCSI1 (support 2 streams)

Operating System

Smart Wi-Fi operating system based on OpenWRT deeply customized MiWi-Fi ROM

Wireless Security

WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK/WPA3-SAE encryption, wireless access control (black and white list), SSID hiding, intelligent anti Wi-Fi squatters

Management Application

Support Web, Android, iOS

Working Temperature


Working Humidity

10%-90%RH (non-condensing)

Storage Temperature


Storage Humidity

5%-90%RH (non-condensing)

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