802.11ac/abgn PCIe WLAN with Bluetooth 4.0 Single-Chip Controller

General Description

The Realtek RTL8821AE-VB-CG is a highly integrated single-chip that supports 1-stream 802.11ac solutions with Wireless LAN (WLAN) PCI Express network interface controller and integrated Bluetooth 2.1/3.0/4.0 USB interface controller. It combines a WLAN MAC, a 1T1R capable WLAN baseband, and RF in a single chip. The RTL8821AE-VB-CG provides a complete solution for a high-performance integrated wireless and Bluetooth device.



  • QFN-68 package
  • 802.11ac/abgn
  • 802.11ac Draft 2.0 1x1
  • Bluetooth 4.0

Host interface

  • PCI Express 1.1 for WLAN controller
  • USB1.1 for Bluetooth controller


  • The product is applicable for PC/NB application