The Nighthawk X6S AC4000 Router, with breakthrough Tri-band Wi-Fi and multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) is ideal for simultaneous streaming to many Wi-Fi devices in your home. The X6S offers the fastest combined Wi-Fi speed up to 4Gbps and is powered by a powerful 64-bit, dual core 1.8GHz processor with three offload processors. Enjoy fastest Wi-Fi speed throughout your home with less lag and less buffering as you game, stream and surf. Access and control your router from anywhere using features such as Netgear Nighthawk App, ReadyCLOUD and OpenVPN. Control your home network with voice commands using Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.Speed
Get the fastest Wi-Fi currently available & enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free Wi-Fi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.
• Fastest combined Wi-Fi speed – Up to 4Gbps (750+1625+1625Mbps)
• Tri-Band Wi-Fi – 3 dedicated Wi-Fi bands to optimize speeds for all Wi-Fi devices
• Gigabit wired – Ideal for HD gaming and video
• Gigabit Wi-Fi – Next-generation Wi-Fi now at Gigabit speeds
Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and Nighthawk Smart Wi-Fi Router provides Wi-Fi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.
• Ultimate Range – Wi-Fi coverage throughout very large homes
• Antennas – High-powered amplifiers and 6 high-performance external antennas
There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With Netgear’s advanced features & best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable Wi-Fi connectivity.
• Simultaneous Tri-Band – More and faster Wi-Fi connections to all devices
• Beamforming+ – Focuses Wi-Fi signals for stronger more reliable connections on 2.4 and 5GHz bands
Sharing across your network is fun and easy. Anything from accessing stored photos and music to sharing a USB printer and keep everything safe by using the included FREE ReadySHARE Vault software for backing up Windows-based PCs.
• DLNA – Find and play your media on DLNA TVs, game consoles and media players
• ReadySHARE USB access – Wirelessly access and share USB hard drive and printer via two (2) USB ports
• Super speed USB 3.0 port – Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
• ReadySHARE Vault – Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
• ReadySHARE Printer – Wirelessly access and share a USB printer
• iTunes compatible – Play your USB-stored music using AirPlay or Apple Remote
Ease of Use
Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. Netgear makes sure installation and management is simple and easy, so you can connect quickly and stay that way.
• Easy setup for iPad, tablets, smartphones & computers – Easier installation to upgrade to AC Wi-Fi with your service provider gateway and setup for iPad, tablets, smartphones & computers
• Nighthawk App – Easily set up your router and get more out of your Wi-Fi.
• Voice Control – Control your home network with voice commands using Amazon Alexa & the Google Assistant
• Push ‘N’ Connect – Easy push button Wi-Fi connections (WPS)
• Wi-Fi & power on/off – Convenient power savings
Maintain high security across your network to help ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing or just limiting access for kids & guests, Netgear has you covered.
• Parental controls – Web filtering for all your connected devices
• Guest network access – Separate and secure access for guests
• Secure Wi-Fi connections – High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2
• Personal FTP server – Customized free URL to create FTP server
The Netgear Nighthawk App (formerly Up app) makes it easy to set up your router and get more out of your Wi-Fi. With the app, you can install your router in few steps – just connect your mobile device to the router network and the app will walk you through the rest. Once set up, you can use the intuitive dashboard to pause Internet on your connected devices, run a quick Internet speed test and much more.
Multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO)
Using Multi-User MIMO technology, Netgear routers can stream data to multiple devices simultaneously. With MU-MIMO, your Wi-Fi network can deliver faster throughput to every MU-MIMO connected device. That means faster downloads and smoother streaming for your devices.
Best Tri-Band Wi-Fi
Tri-Band Wi-Fi with Smart Connect changes the game for today’s home Wi-Fi networks. With one 2.4GHz band and two 5GHz Wi-Fi bands to work with, the X6 has the capacity, flexibility and intelligence to assign each device to the Wi-Fi band where it can connect at its maximum possible speed. The result is that faster devices can connect and perform unhindered by slower or older devices – meaning ALL devices load, stream and game at their maximum speed.
Simple and Secure Cloud Storage
Access and share your files stored on a USB Drive through Netgear ReadyCLOUD USB Access. Simply plug your USB hard drive into your Netgear Nighthawk Wi-Fi Router to create secure personal cloud storage. Enjoy the convenience and accessibility of Google Drive and Dropbox without the fees, storage limitations or privacy concerns. Using the ReadyCLOUD mobile app or web portal, you’ll now have anytime, anywhere access to your USB drive at home it’s that easy!
Control your Network using Voice Commands
“Alexa, ask Netgear to turn on guest Wi-Fi.” Easily control your router using voice commands using Amazon Alexa. To enable the router to work with Amazon Alexa, you can use the command “Alexa, enable the Netgear skill,” or you can manually link the Netgear skill to your Alexa app.
“Ok Google, turn on the guest network.” You can use voice commands using the Google Assistant to configure your router’s settings. You can also ask Google Assistant to tell you the router’s Wi-Fi setting and guest network password.
- Dimensions : 11.63 x 8.92 x 2.14in (295.5 x 226.8 x 54.5mm)
- Weight : 2.43lbs (1.1kg)
- WiFi Technology : 802.11ac
- WiFi Performance : AC4000 WiFi (750 + 1625 + 1625)
- WiFi Range : Very large homes
- WiFi Band : Simultaneous Tri-Band WiFi – Tx/Rx 3×3 (2.4GHz) + 3×3 (5GHz) + 3×3 (5GHz)
- Beamforming : Beamforming+— Implicit & Explicit Beamforming for 2.4 & 5GHz bands
- Number of Ethernet Ports : Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)
- Number of USB Ports : Two (2) USB ports (1 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0)
- Security : Customized free URL to set up personal FTP server
- VPN support—secure remote access
- Guest network access—separate & secure
- Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK)
- Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
- Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
- Processor : Dual-core 1.8GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance
- Memory : Memory: 128 MB flash and 512 MB RAM
- Standards : IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz 1024QAM support
- IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz 1024QAM support
- System Requirements : Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
- Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, Google Chrome™ 11.0 browsers or higher
- Nighthawk® X6S AC4000 Tri-Band WiFi Router (R8000P)
- Ethernet cable
- Quick start guide
- Power adapter
- Warranty: This product comes with a limited Warranty that is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorised reseller.
- Support : * 90-day complimentary technical support following purchase from a NETGEAR authorised reseller.
- Footnotes : †Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume, device limitations, and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with future standards. Up to 4000Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac 4000Mbps devices.