Dual-band wireless-AC1200 gigabit router

    • 802.11ac and concurrent dual-band connectivity delivers up to 1167 Mbps data rate for web streaming up to 4K Ultra HD video, smooth online gaming and performing other bandwidth-intensive tasks
    • Smart QoS lets you easily optimize internet bandwidth priority for gaming, web browsing, VoIP and other specified tasks
    • AiRadar delivers 150% greater signal coverage in every direction
    • Built-in USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports for up to 10 times faster transfer speeds to storage devices, printer networking and 3G/4G dongle support
    • Gigabit Ethernet ports for the fastest, most reliable internet performance
    • Selectable router, access point and media bridge modes for versatile use based on your needs
    • ASUSWRT dashboard UI for easy 30-second setup and advanced network control
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    Essential AC upgrade for latest online media enjoyment

    ASUS RT-AC55U Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 gigabit router delivers high-speed performance for web streaming up to 4K Ultra HD videos, online gaming with support for latest gen consoles such as Xbox One and PlayStation® 4 and performing other bandwidth-intensive tasks1.

    With Smart Quality of Service (QoS), easily prioritize and optimize internet speeds for online gaming, downloading, VoIP and more. Plus, the traffic monitor feature lets you to check your web usage in a clear graphical interface for real-time diagnostics.

    Experience the world’s fastest wireless speeds

    Powered by the new Qualcomm chipset, RT-AC55U delivers superfast gigabit wireless-AC speeds up to 867 Mbps on the 5 GHz band that’s 3 times faster than standard wireless-N. This high performance wireless lets you enjoy ultra-smooth online gaming, snappier web surfing and other bandwidth-demanding tasks without a wired connection.

    AiRadar improves Wi-Fi performance

    ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.

    ASUS AiCloud – Your world on demand

    ASUS AiCloud keeps you connected to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. It links your home network and online Web storage service3 and lets you access it through the AiCloud mobile app on your iOS or Android smartphone or through a personalized URL in a Web browser. Even better, the new Router-to-Router Sync function allows you to synchronize your stuff with storage devices connected to other compatible ASUS routers— it’s as simple as choosing a sync folder. Sharing with friends and family is now easier than ever! Learn more.

    Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance

    Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 300 Mbps and 867 Mbps, respectively, RT-AC55U has a total speed of up to 1167 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. You can perform basic tasks like web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in 4K Ultra HD videos or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5 GHz band.

    Add external storage, printers, and other devices to your network

    Make RT-AC55U your media and device center. With built-in USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, connect external storage drives, printers, scanners and many other USB-enabled devices to share with your networked PCs. Having your devices networked, lets you access them easier than ever before. And with USB 3.0, transfer data up to 10 times faster to USB 3.0-enabled storage devices.

    Easily select your preferred mode

    ASUS routers with EZ Switch give the flexibility of simple router, media bridge or access point mode selection. Router mode is the standard wireless and wired operation, while media bridge mode provides 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection for multiple media devices simultaneously, and access point modes connect with wired routers to instantly add wireless capabilities.

    Instantly select router, media bridge, and access point modes with extra-quick settings in the user-friendly interface. No delays and no hassles – whatever your situation, take your pick and get connected.

    Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT

    Easy to use and highly intuitive, ASUSWRT dashboard UI offers complete network management. Whether you’re a gamer or HD media enthusiast get improved performance with ASUS Quality of Service (QoS) bandwidth prioritization that optimizes internet speeds for your specified tasks. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your web usage in a clear graphical interface. Along with that, the Download Master feature ensures better network productivity and management. One-click settings enable easy troubleshooting, printer setup and parental controls. Try our ASUSWRT.

    Easy 3-step setup

    In less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps, effortlessly set up your ASUS router through the simple user interface to start surfing the internet in record time. Step 1: plug in the necessary cables. Step 2: open your web browser to instantly activate the setup wizard. Step 3: complete the setup wizard setup. And you’re ready to start surfing the web! No CDs, complicated manuals or time-consuming operations. We made setup quick and easy so you can start experiencing the best of the internet with the most innovative router.

    Step1: Open web browser.

    Step2: Enter ID/Password.

    Step3: Done!

    Download and stream anywhere

    Exclusive Download Master uses a special data acceleration algorithm to increase download speeds to save you time. With USB storage devices connected to the router, downloads can continue uninterrupted in the background even when your PC is turned off for added convenience.

    VPN server enabled

    Easily set up a VPN server to browse the web and access data — no matter where you are. Featuring PPTP encryption, your data transmission remains always secure and confidential.

    Customize and control your network for others

    Share your internet connection with your guests in safety, with no need to share your personal password or network resources. ASUS Guest Network supports up to three separate guest networks, each with its own usage limits and password. Guests cannot access your primary network or any other connected devices.

    1. Actual performance may vary due to differences in ISP service bandwidth, PC and graphic card performance, operating environments, building materials and wireless obstructions.
    2. ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.
    3. Works with selective web storage services only.