Zigbee vs WiFi

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  • Zigbee vs WiFi

Zigbee vs WiFi

Most common diffrences between Zigbee and WiFi is given below.
Parameter Zigbee WiFi
1)IEEE standard IEEE 802.15.4 IEEE 802.11b
2)Frequency band 2.4GHz 2.4GHz
3)Maximum number of end devices 65535(therotically). Practially it depends on how you configure the Cordinator. It depends on network type. If network is class C with sub net mask 255.255.255.0 then maximum 254 devices can connect.
4)Current consumption Very low [25-35 mA (Tx mode) and 3 HA (Standby mode)] Very low but greater than Zigbee [400 mA (Tx mode) and 20 mA (Standby mode)]
5)Range up to 30 m (therotically - for free space communication) 75 to 90 m
6)Network join time 30 ms typically variable, 1 sec typically
7)Data rate 250 Kbps 11 Mbps
8)Bandwidth 3MHz 22Mhz
9)Total number of channels 16 13

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