Wi-Fi 7 Release Date and Devices List 2024

Prepare for the next era of wireless tech!

With its extremely fast data rates and steady low latency, Wi-Fi 7, technically termed 802.11be, is all set to revolutionize wireless experiences.

Tech enthusiasts are already in line to get routers, access points, repeaters, and processors that support WiFi 7. If you think your current Wi-Fi is strong, Wi-Fi 7 will outperform Wi-Fi 6 and 6E by nearly 4 times and Wi-Fi 5 by five times!

Amazing, isn’t it? Let’s check out the release date of Wi-Fi 7 so you can get your hands on the latest tech revolution.

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Wi-Fi 7 Release Date and Devices List 2024

The Wi-Fi Alliance declared on January 8, 2024, that it has introduced a Wi-Fi 7 device certification program. The technical specifications are nearly finished, even if formal approval is not anticipated until the end of 2024. Even before being finalized, its market is expected to reach 24.2 billion USD by 2030.

What is Wi-Fi 7?

Wi-Fi 7 is the seventh generation of Wi-Fi, which will provide faster speed, and better performance and soon will be the new norm across Internet-wide device connections.

Few routers, phones, and laptops already support Wi-Fi 7 and only need hardware updates to enjoy full speed after it is finalized by the first quarter of 2024. Let’s check the devices that support Wi-Fi 7 below:

  • Xiaomi 13 Pro 
  • Oppo Find X6 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Lenovo Legion Slim 7 Laptop 
  • Samsung’s 2023 Flagship Phones
  • Intel BE200 Card Laptops
  • TP-Link Deco BE85 Mesh Router
  • TP-Link Archer BE800- BE19000 Tri Band Router
  • TP-Link Archer TBE400U USB Wi-Fi 7 adapter
  • RS700S – Nighthawk Tri-Band Wi-Fi 7 Router
  • ROG Rapture GT-BE98 Pro Router 
  • Asus RT-BE96U Router
  • MSI RadiX BE22000 Turbo
  • Ubiquiti UniFi U7 Pro

The first Wi-Fi 7 CERTIFIED devices are produced by companies like Qualcomm, Intel, CommScope RUCKUS Networks, MaxLinear, Broadcom, and MediaTek, which comprise the certification test bed and, therefore, will likely have Wi-Fi 7 after its release.

Also Read: WiFi 5 vs WiFi 6 vs WiFi 7: Which is Better

Wi-Fi 6E Release Date and Device List

Wi-Fi 6E is an expansion of Wi-Fi 6 (IEEE 802.11ax), which was approved on September 1, 2020. Afterward, the IEEE Standards Board formally released the standard on February 1, 2021, and was available to be purchased. Almost all devices support Wi-Fi 6E, and some are as follows:

  • iMac (24-inch, 2023)
  • MacBook Pro (14-inch, Nov 2023)
  • MacBook Pro (16-inch, Nov 2023)
  • MacBook Pro (14-inch, 2023) or MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2023)
  • Mac mini (2023)
  • Mac Studio (2023)
  • Mac Pro (2023)
  • iPhone 15 Pro or iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro
  • Asus ROG Phone 5s
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
  • Asus ZenFone 8
  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4
  • Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-55)
  • Acer Predator Triton 500 SE (PT516-52s)
  • Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (4th generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (6th generation)
  • Asus RT-AX89X Router
  • Netgear Nighthawk AX1800 Router
  • TP-Link Archer AX73 Router
  • Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S
  • Samsung QN900B SmartTV
  • LG OLED C2 SmartTV

Which Countries have Wi-Fi 7?

Some countries that have adopted Wi-Fi 7 are Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, UAE, United States, and much more.

Who Developed Wi-Fi 6, 6E, and 7?

The Wi-Fi Alliance, a non-profit organization that holds the Wi-Fi trademark has developed Wi-Fi 6, 6E, and 7.

wifi alliance

Is There Wi-Fi 8?

No, currently the latest generation in Wi-Fi is Wi-Fi 7.

Also Read: How to Get Free WiFi on Your Phone

Wi-Fi 7 will truly change the tech game from browsing the internet to how machines are used in medical fields. With the release date now coming up soon, you can get your hands on devices that support Wi-Fi 7 to get an unparalleled experience of what Wi-Fi can do! Drop your queries or suggestions in the comment section and keep visiting TechCult for more latest tech news.

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