Black Friday Deals – Mesh Wi-Fi Systems & Wi-Fi 6 Routers

If you are looking to upgrade the Wi-Fi in your home, Black Friday is the perfect time to buy.

Cheap Mesh Wi-Fi Deals

If you just need to extend your Internet reliably around your home, then a cheap mesh system is likely the best bet.

All of these are dual-band systems, so the satellites won’t offer incredible speeds, but in general, it is faster than what you get from your ISP.

Prices accurate as of 8 am 27/11/2020 all links are affiliate

TP-Link Deco M5 – £139.99

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TP-Link Deco M5 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System, Up to 5500 sq...
  • Seamless Wi-Fi in every room: Covers up to 5500 sq...
  • Secure Wi-Fi for everyone: Get the secure...
  • Easy setup in minutes: Download the TP-Link Deco...
  • Ideal way to find the connection: TP-Link Adaptive...

It looks like these are the cheapest they have ever been on Amazon. I have found the TP-Link Deco system the most user friendly to set up, and the ethernet backhaul works well too.

BT Mini Whole Home – £73.49

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BT Mini Whole Home Wi-Fi, Pack of 3 Discs, Mesh Wi-Fi for...
  • Connectivity technology: Wi-Fi Bulit In
  • Easy set up in minutes, works with all UK...
  • Connect your BT dual-band AC1200 whole home Wi-Fi...
  • Dual-band AC1200 whole home Wi-Fi solution is...

Not the most advanced system but they are popular and affordable. You can find them around this price quite frequently so not technically an amazing deal.

Asus Zen Wi-Fi CD6 – £95.99

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ASUS Zenwifi mini CD6 AC1500 Whole-Home Mesh WiFi System –...
  • Wireless AC1500 Dual-Band Gigabit Router
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) 600Mbps (2.4G)
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) 867Mbps (5GHz)
  • Model number: 90IG05S0-BU2410

Not used any Asus Wi-Fi gear myself, but they are well-reviewed and offer great value for money. A 2-pack system should be good for most small to medium-sized homes.  

Amazon Eero – £149.40

Amazon eero mesh Wi-Fi system | 3-pack
  • Comprehensive home coverage: an eero 3-pack is a...
  • Maximum flexibility: add to your coverage any time...
  • Works with your internet service provider: eero...
  • Set up in minutes: the eero app walks you through...

Not used these myself butt hey are popular and at £150 they are a bargain, the downside is the 2 to 3 months delivery.

Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi Deals – For faster connections to the satellite devices

Tri-band systems use one of the Wi-Fi bands as a backhaul to the other satellites, this will dramatically improve the speed of the satellites. This is good if you transfer files around the hoise between devices, or have a very fast internet connection.

Netgear Orbi Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System (RBK50) 2-pack for £229.99

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NETGEAR Orbi Whole Home Mesh WiFi System (RBK50) | Router...
  • Mesh WiFi Whole home mesh Wifi coverage of up to...
  • Tri-band backhaul: A dedicated band between your...
  • Works with all internet providers: Replace your...
  • Wired Ethernet port and fast wireless speed: 1...

This used to be the top of the range Netgear system and it is still one of the best Wi-Fi 5 mesh systems on the market.

Not quite the cheapest it has ever been but close

Netgear Orbi RBK23 3-pack for £239.99

NETGEAR Orbi Whole Home Mesh Wifi System - Wifi Router and 2...
  • Powerful Quad-Core 710MHz processor each
  • MU-MIMO capable for simultaneous data streaming
  • Circle with Disney – Smart Parental Controls to...
  • Memory – Router - 256MB Flash and 512MB RAM

Not quite as fancy as the RBK50 range, apart for the reduced number of ethernet ports, you probably won’t notice the difference. The RBK23 is the system I used to use personally before I wired the home up with Ethernet.

Linksys WHW0303 Velop for £219.99

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Linksys WHW0303 Velop Tri-Band Whole Home Mesh WiFi System...
  • Velop Tri-Band system provides whole home mesh...
  • Provides fast, reliable Wi-Fi coverage for 4K HD...
  • Works with all UK internet/broadband providers...
  • Simply connect one Velop Node to your ISP...

Not used it myself, and it has a few mixed reviews, but £220 for a tri-band system with three devices is a bargain.

Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Systems

If you have bought s flagship phone or a new laptop recently, it will probably have Wi-Fi 6, offering a much faster throughput speed. Similar to the Wi-Fi 5 options, you have dual band and tri-band systems. This will have a big difference in price and the speed of the satellites.

Netgear Nighthawk MK62 – £159.99

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NETGEAR Nighthawk Whole Home Mesh WiFi 6 System MK62 -...
  • Mesh WiFi Whole home mesh WiFi 6 system delivers...
  • WIFI 6 PROVIDES FASTER SPEED TO MORE DEVICES AT...
  • WORKS WITH ALL INTERNET PROVIDERS: Replace your...
  • WIRED ETHERNET PORTS: Plug in computers, game...

The Netgear Nighthawk MK62 is a dual-band system so the satellite device will drop in speed quite a bit, but the main router can connect at speeds up to 1200mbps. It is a bargain at this price and over £50 cheaper than it has ever been.

Linksys MX10600 – £479.99

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Linksys MX10600 Velop Tri-Band Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6...
  • Velop Tri-Band AX system provides next-gen Wi-Fi 6...
  • Provides fast, reliable Wi-Fi coverage for 4K HD...
  • Ideal for large, 5+ bedroom multi-story homes (up...
  • Works with all UK internet/broadband providers...

Even with 31% knocked off this is still painfully expensive. This tri-band system is one of the best-specced options on the market and has an impressive 5 Ethernet ports per node, though no multi-gig ports

ASUS RT-AX92U AX6100 – £286.99

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ASUS RT-AX92U AX6100 Wi-Fi 6 Tri-Band Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi...
  • AiMesh allows you to establish an even stronger...
  • AX technology with OFDMA and MU-MIMO, AiMesh...
  • Flexible Wi-Fi for connected devices AiMesh AX6100...
  • Commercial-grade network security for family,...

Being a tri-band system, it should offer a similar performance to the Linksys but at a much more attractive price point.

Wi-Fi 5 Routers

If you need to replace your ISP provided Wi-Fi router and don’t have a massive house, there are plenty of cheap Wi-Fi 5 options. I’d be inclined to go for Wi-Fi 6 for future-proofing, but TP-Link has some good buys.

Wi-Fi 6 Routers

Huawei AX3 – £44.99

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HUAWEI AX3 AX3000 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router, Quad-core Wi-Fi 6...
  • FAST Wi-Fi PERFORMANCE: Theoretical speed can...
  • Better coverage:Unique external 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz...
  • Multiple Connections, Smooth Connections: It is...
  • Effortless Connection, Revolutionary Experience....

The Huawei AX3 is the option I would buy if you want a cheap upgrade to the ISP supplied router. £45 and Wi-Fi 6 is incredible

Linksys MR7350 for £89.99

Linksys MR7350 Dual-Band Mesh WiFi 6 Router (AX1800,...
  • Provides next-gen Wi-Fi 6 technology, delivering...
  • Provides fast, reliable Wi-Fi coverage for 4K...
  • Ideal for 1-bedroom apartments and single-story...
  • Works with all UK internet/broadband providers...

Double the price but more feature rich and the option to upgrade to mesh

Last update on 2021-08-01 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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