Peplink 5G Router Showdown. x55 v.s x62. What are the differences?

Pepwave Max BR1 and BR2 Pro 5G Routers: X62 vs. X55 Chipset Modems


When talking about cellular wireless routers, it's impossible to overlook the Peplink Max BR 5G series. Renowned for its impeccable performance and reliability, the Peplink Max BR1 Pro 5G and Peplink Max BR2 Pro 5G routers have become the go-to for those seeking "Internet on the go." Whether you're living in an RV or leading a remote lifestyle, this router promises seamless internet access, making it a top recommendation for those looking for "Internet for RVs."

As of October 2023, Peplink has released a new variant of the BR1 and BR2 Pro series mobile routers which includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon x62 variant of the this popular mobile router. But is the new chipset worth upgrading to or should you wait? We interviewed our friends from the Mobile Internet Resource Center in our October Fireside chat and asked them just that. Check out the interview below.


X62 vs. X55 Chipset Modems

While both chipsets offer robust performance, there are subtle differences that cater to different needs:

  • X62 Chipset Modem: Known for its enhanced data transfer rates and allowing true 5G carrier aggregation, the X62 chipset modem ensures faster download and upload speeds. This is particularly beneficial for activities that require high bandwidth, such as streaming and online gaming.

  • X55 Chipset Modem: While slightly older than the X62, the X55 is revered for its stability. It offers consistent connectivity, making it ideal for professionals who can't afford intermittent internet connections.

Launch Video & Additional Information

Thanks for reading and to learn more about the x62 chipset checkout our x62 Resource Page which includes special information and deals.