Netgear have unveiled a new advanced edition of their highly regarded Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router. The new Nighthawk X6S AC4000 Tri-Band Gigabit WiFi Router with MU-MIMO (R8000P) features multi-user MIMO technology for enhanced performance and a powerful processor for faster speeds when connected to multiple devices. It also supports voice commands through Amazon’s Alexa voice service platform.
The Nighthawk X6S Router has been designed especially for gaming, streaming and mobile devices. It combines WiFi speeds of up to 4Gbps with a next-generation 64-bit 1.8GHz dual-core processor and three offload processors. It can support gigabit WAN-to-LAN speeds for less lag and buffering.
It also has the standard Nighthawk router’s features like NETGEAR Genie remote access, ReadyCLOUD and OpenVPN. The X6S can be accessed from anywhere or managed through spoken commands if you have an Alexa voice service enabled product like the Amazon Echo speaker or the Amazon Fire TV voice remote.
Nighthawk X6S has a combination of features that guarantees each device will connect to the WiFi band at maximum possible speed. It has SmartConnect intelligent selection to choose the fastest WiFi band resulting in faster devices that perform to the best of their ability without being subjected to lag by slower devices.
New and Updated Technical Features of Nighthawk X6S
- Tri-Band WiFito deliver the fastest performance to new WiFi devices, uncompromised by older, slower WiFi technologies in the connected devices
- AC4000 WiFi for up to 4Gbps* (750+1625+1625 Mbps) of 802.11ac WiFi speed
- Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) for simultaneous streaming to multiple devices
- Powerful, 64-bit 1.8GHz Dual Core Processor plus 3 offload processors for data-intensive applications, better video streaming, lag-free gaming, surfing, and more
- Smart Connect for intelligently selecting the fastest WiFi band for every device all under one SSID
- Amazon Echo/Alexacompatibility for voice control of your home network through the NETGEAR skill for Alexa
- 5 Gigabit Ethernet Ports (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Two Gigabit LAN ports can be aggregated for fast wired connections for devices such as NETGEAR ReadyNAS® Network Attached Storage
- 6 High-Performance Antennas for better WiFi coverage and faster speeds
- 2 USB Ports including one SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port for faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media
- NETGEAR genie® app with remote access for easy installation, monitoring, control and repair of your network whether you’re at home or away
- NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD® for personal, secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
- Beamforming+ for improving range and performance for both 2.4 and 5GHz devices
- Top security featuresinclude Parental Controls by family member and device, separate Guest Network, and VPN Support for remote access to your home network and Internet using any of your devices
The new Nighthawk X6S AC4000 Tri-Band Gigabit WiFi Router with MU-MIMO (R8000P) will be available this month from major retailers in the UK with a RRP of £239.99. For more information visit the Netgear website.