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Airport Base Station

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Airport Express Base Station

(older model)
Apple sells for $99.00
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Airport Extreme Base Station

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Apple sells for $179.00
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Airport Express Base Station

(newest model)
Apple sells for $199.00
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Apple’s Airport Extreme Base Station’s latest updates have been minor updates related to antennas.  The Express received a new form factor that looks more like a white Apple TV puck as well as antenna updates. There is an easy way to let it work like the older version however.

At WWDC 2013, the device was completely redesigned with improved wireless performance and 802.11ac support.

Need extra cash to upgrade? Sell your Airport to Gazelle.

Read our full coverage for details.

Our recommendation:

Somewhat Recommend
We expect Apple to update the Airports to 802.11AC in 2013. If you can wait and desire that functionality hold off. Otherwise, Airports are relatively small investments that last for years.

All MacBook Pro Generations

Release Date Age
June 10, 2013 1 year, 2 months, 23 days ago