Will this generation of AirPort Extreme provide increased range with beamforming to Apple's 802.11n devices like iPhone 5 and Apple TV (3rd gen)?

I use two Airports to provide total Wi-Fi coverage on my property at present and suspect beamforming may reduce my requirement to one base station for 802.11ac clients.

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  • Beamforming is a new Wireless AC improvement that is restricted to Wireless AC devices, hence not working with Wireless N devices, but the new Airport Extreme has a broader range and enhanced throughput for both Wireless AC and Wireless N (however certain conditions may reduce effective range).

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