What is the difference between Realtek RTL8723DU and RTL8723BU?

- Apr 05, 2020-


Realtek RTL8723BU and Realtek RTL8723DU are two similar chips, these two chips have the same host interface and both Bluetooth+Wi-Fi combo, their Wi-Fi portion is similar, but there are several significant differences of Bluetooth portion between them, so let’s compare the two models, their parameters are as follows:


Items

Realtek RTL8723BU

Realtek RTL8723DU

Wi-Fi Standard

iEEE 802.11 b/g/n

iEEE 802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth Standard

Bluetooth 4.0 dual mode

Bluetooth 4.2 dual mode

Interface

USB 2.0

USB 2.0

OS Support

Android/Linux

Android/Linux

 

 

 

 

Wireless Data Rate

Wi-Fi:

802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps

802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps

802.11n: up to 150Mbps

Wi-Fi:

802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps

802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps

802.11n: up to 150Mbps

Bluetooth:

1 Mbps for basic rate

2, 3 Mbps for enhanced data rate

6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps for high speed

Bluetooth:

1 Mbps for basic rate

2, 3 Mbps for enhanced data rate

We have both modules for the two chipsets, the below table is FSC-BW112D(Realtek RTL8723DU) test results:

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The results shows the FSC-BW112D module has high performance and reliability, if you are looking for a Wi-Fi module which integrate USB interface, FSC-BW112D is a good choice, kindly feel free to message me if you have any requirements related to Bluetooth+WIFI combo module.