Netgear Launches Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 Routers in India

by: - Last updated on: July 22nd, 2019

Netgear, a brand synonymous with computer networking hardware equipment, has today announced the launch of its latest Wi-Fi 6 (Tri-Band) routers in India. The two new routers, namely: Nighthawk AX4 and Nighthawk AX8 aim at delivering providing the additional bandwidth required to serve multiple connected devices.

NETGEAR Nighthawk AX

To give you a background, the latest generation Wi-Fi 6 uses Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) to deliver up to four times the performance delivered by Wi-Fi 5 and help the network’s capability to connect multiple devices at the same time, in turn, reducing the congestion on the network. Additionally, Wi-Fi 6 also reduces interference in the network to improve the connection quality and prevent buffering or lagging experience during online gameplay or high-quality video streaming.

Nighthawk AX4 4-Stream AX3000 (RAX40)

The Nighthawk AX4 features an AX optimized dual-core processor and up to 3Gbps Wi-Fi speed to power smart home automation, ultra-smooth 4K UHD streaming, online gaming, and a lot more.

Nighthawk AX4

Specifications

  • Wi-Fi Technology – 802.11ax Dual Band WiFi (AX3000)
  • Wi-Fi Range – Medium to large homes
  • Wi-Fi Band – Simultaneous dual-band 2.4 & 5GHz
  • Ethernet Ports – Five 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)
  • USB Ports – One USB 3.0 port
  • Processor – Dual-core processor
  • Security – 802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK, VPN Support, Automatic firmware update, Guest network access

Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 (RAX80)

The Nighthawk AX8 features a much faster Wi-Fi speed, delivering up to 6Mbps with four out of eight spatial streams in the 2.4GHz band and the remaining four in the 5Ghz band. In addition to that, the router also comes with multi-gig internet that provides users with more than one Gbps of internet through aggregation.

Nighthawk AX8

Specifications

  • Wi-Fi Technology – 802.11ax Dual Band WiFi (AX6000), 2.4GHz AX, 5GHz AX, Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • Wi-Fi Range – Very large homes
  • Wi-Fi Band – Simultaneous dual-band 2.4 & 5GHz
  • Ethernet Ports – Six 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 5 LAN)
  • USB Ports – Two USB 3.0 ports
  • Processor – Powerful 64bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor
  • Security – 802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK, VPN Support, Automatic firmware update, Guest network access

Nighthawk AX4 and Nighthawk AX8 Pricing and Availability

The Nighthawk AX4 4-Stream AX3000 (RAX40)  and Nighthawk AX8 routers are priced at Rs 29,999 and Rs 39,999 respectively and are already available at authorized Netgear partners and other e-commerce websites.

In addition to these two WiFi 6 routers, Netgear will also be launching the RAX 120 and RAX 200 routers in coming months in India.

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