After two years of popularity, you can see that WiFi 5 routers are no longer available on e-commerce websites. From cell phones, tablets, laptops to routers, the popularity of WiFi 6 can be said to be the result of the joint efforts of many aspects.
What are the other highlights of the wireless routing market in 2022? Let's look down together.
One, WiFi 6 in the market has ruled the level of performance
2022 China wireless router market WiFi specifications shopping concern ratio
The data in the chart shows that WiFi 6 has become the first choice in users' purchasing decisions. The proportion of concerns about WiFi 6 routers in the first place is as high as 88.67%, with nearly 90% of users preferring WiFi 6 routing when buying a router.
WiFi 6 is compatible with the current WiFi 5 and WiFi 4 terminals, and the new cell phones, tablets, laptops and other terminals have now been adapted to the WiFi 6 protocol, so you can be one step ahead when playing games, watching videos, and shopping for purchases.
Second, the market pattern presents “group of heroes ” pattern
Top 10 China wireless router market brand concerns in 2022
From the brand attention in 2022, Huawei is still in the leading position, and has led the second place close to more than 14% of the attention ratio. 2022, in addition to the explosive products AX3 Pro, AX3 is still strong, Huawei further launched the flagship single product routing AX6, detonated the market. In addition, the word eh also for large households, flat, villa users launched Huawei routing Q6 network line version and power line version, to solve the problem of whole-house WiFi coverage
The second ranking is Xiaomi, Xiaomi in the continuation of the explosive products AX3000, AX6000, AX9000, in addition to the recent launch of Xiaomi 10 Gigabit routing. This is also the first 10 Gigabit router product for the consumer market, to meet the needs of enthusiasts and gamers, to help users build high-speed home data center.
After being overtaken by Huawei and Xiaomi in the previous two years, TP-LINK has learned from its mistakes and has upgraded its product design and functional configuration. The new Light Boat series, which can be considered the ultimate price/performance representative, has gone a step further in terms of software and more ways to play on the street. Redmi is also a cost-effective representative, as the brand of Xiaomi, its wireless specifications against the big brother, but the price is much cheaper, and has become the first choice of many entry-level players.
The fifth to tenth were Asus, Tengda, H3C, Glory, ZTE, Mercury. As an enterprise network equipment veteran vendors, H3C and ZTE have made efforts to the consumer market, to their own quality in the enterprise products, to bring users a high stability of the home network.
Three, under a hundred dollars of wireless router is no longer the sole leader
China wireless router market price concern range distribution in 2022
The full popularity of WiFi 6, the price factor is also to blame, even in the shopping festival on the price of certain WiFi 6 routing less than a hundred dollars, greatly promoting the data from the viewpoint of the wireless router products below 100 yuan concern ratio has fallen to 16.92%. 100-150 yuan concern ratio of 14.58%, 150-200 yuan concern ratio of 13.65%, 200- 300 yuan of attention to 15.72%, 300-500 yuan of attention to 15.57%, 500-1000 yuan of attention to 12.05%, more than 1000 yuan of the proportion of attention to 11.50%.
From the data, we can see that the 100-300 yuan wireless router is still the first choice of consumers, 500-1000 yuan or more in the high-end router concern ratio higher, consumers are more willing to pay for a good network experience. Most of the products in this range have game acceleration features, gaming, handheld games, host players as the main consumer of this range; in addition, Mesh sets, powerline products, panel AP + AC sets, such as large households, villa users of router options are also in this range.
Four, Huawei four single product domination
Top 10 products of interest in China wireless router market in 2022
2022 China's wireless router market user attention TOP10 models, Huawei routing AX3 to 8.02% of the attention ratio of strong top, another Huawei routing explosive products AX2 Pro attention ratio of 1.14% ranked seventh, there are flagship products Huawei routing AX6 also received 1.09% of the attention ratio, ranked eighth. There are four Huawei products in the top ten, which shows how much users like it.
Other products such as the TP-LINK AX3000 ranked second with 3.23% attention, and is also the explosive product of WiFi 6 upgrade. the Redmi AX6000 ranked third with its extreme cost performance. The ZTE AX5400+, with its built-in self-research chip, is also favored by many users.
Industry Analysis and Outlook
Throughout 2022, WiFi 6 routers have become the product of choice when users buy routers. In addition the epidemic is far from dissipated, remote video conferencing, telecommuting, online classes and other network behavior has become the new normal, many families will choose to upgrade the old routing at home, so that the demand for high-speed WiFi 6 routers in the home will remain a continuous growth.
In addition to the AX3000 mid-range explosion, AX1500, AX1800 such entry-level products will likely rise by virtue of its advantageous price, after all, a AX1800 specifications of WiFi 6 routing is sufficient for general family use.
The current use of WiFi 6E and WiFi 7 standard products have emerged, only to popularize the home, it will take two to three years. The market in the coming year, or to see how the major manufacturers on WiFi 6 routing to improve the user's software experience, to meet the needs of users in different use scenarios. After all, WiFi has long been like water, electricity and gas at home, and has become an essential infrastructure.