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Netgear shows off a new Nighthawk Mesh Wi-Fi System

2020-01-07 09:51 by
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Netgear announced today the introduction of the Nighthawk Mesh WiFi System. Designed for the tech enthusiast, the new Nighthawk WiFi 6 Mesh System brings the experience of reliable and flexible WiFi coverage with specialized features such as Dynamic QoS, which automatically prioritizes both video streaming and gaming traffic.

The Nighthawk Mesh System comes with one or two high-powered satellites to provide whole home broadband WiFi coverage. Dead zones are eliminated by easily adding satellites wherever needed or to scale up when moving to a larger home. Setup is completed in minutes with the free Nighthawk App on Apple iOS or Android OS and is also used to easily manage the network from your mobile device.

A Nighthawk Mesh WiFi 6 router or a satellite supports dual-band WiFi with up to 1.8Gbps using the latest WiFi 6. Legacy devices also will experience enhanced connectivity, as the WiFi 6 backhaul for mesh systems improves utilization of WiFi channels with its use of faster speeds and better efficiencies over WIFi 6. The router also comes equipped with 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports (one for the internet and the other for the LAN) while the satellite comes with 1 Gigabit Ethernet port.

Nighthawk Mesh WiFi 6 System with one router and a satellite (MK62) will be shipping this month for a suggested retail price of $229.99. The router and two satellite (MK63) kit will be available later in Q1 with pricing announced at that time.

Additionally, Netgear is also announcing the following WiFi 6 router and extender during CES 2020:

Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 WiFi 6 6-Stream Router (RAX50)
Experience smoother 4K streaming and high-performance online gaming with the Nighthawk AX6 6-Stream
AX5400 WiFi 6 Router designed to deliver a new level of Gigabit WiFi connectivity so you can connect, stream and
download faster to newer mobile devices. The 1.5GHz Triple-Core processor with a fully offloaded CPU
increases overall performance of the network. Engineered to deliver up to 4 times the data capacity over previous
standards, WiFi 6 technology with OFDMA, 160MHz channel support and 1024 QAM vastly improves network efficiency.
High-powered amplifiers increase range for reliable whole home coverage.

Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 WiFi 6 6-Stream Router (RAX50) will be available later in Q1 of 2020, the pricing will also be
announced at that time.

Netgear AX1800 4-Stream WiFi 6 Mesh Extender (EAX20)
This new WiFi 6 Mesh Extender (EAX20) is built for the future of WiFi to create a mesh WiFi network for
increased coverage to every corner of your home. Experience the power of the latest generation WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
for dramatically faster WiFi to your smartphones, tablets, computers, and so many more devices. Even more capacity
plus backward compatibility with your current and previous generation routers and devices (WiFi 5, WiFi 4, and
earlier generation WiFi standards) means that you'll enjoy ultra-fast WiFi in the farthest corners of your home
today and for all your future tech purchases for years to come.

Netgear AX1800 4-Stream WiFi 6 Mesh Extender (EAX20) will be available in Q1 of 2020 for a manufacturer's
suggested retail price of $149.99 USD.

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