802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit
Nighthawk X4S AC2600 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router with MU-MIMO and Quad Stream technology delivers WiFi to multiple devices simultaneously for faster speeds. Get ultimate WiFi speeds of up to 2.53Gbps, with a powerful 1.4GHz dual core processor. Enjoy smoother streaming and gaming by prioritizing application and device with Dynamic QoS. Includes auto detection for universal DSL support, compatible with VDSL, VDSL2, ADSL, ASDSL2, and ADSL2+. Features such as NETGEAR genie® remote access, ReadyCLOUD® , OpenVPN, and Kwilt app support help you manage your network, have access to a secure personal cloud, access home network remotely, and share photos stored on the storage from anywhere.
When multiple devices are connected to the router, each device needs to take it's turn and then wait before receiving more data. This leads to slower network and Internet speeds. MU-MIMO technology delivers high-speed data streams to up to three devices simultaneously, so there's less waiting, boosting overall network speeds for all WiFi devices.
Reduce buffering and lag while gaming or streaming. Based on an advanced application and device aware prioritization technology, Dynamic QoS intelligently allocates bandwidth to the most important activities in your home.
Make sure you have enough processing power to run all the network-heavy applications throughout your connected home. With an unmatched 1.4GHz dual core processor, you'll have unparalleled performance for gaming, streaming and mobile connectivity.
Take gaming and streaming to the next level. Multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) and Quad Stream technology delivers WiFi to multiple devices simultaneously for faster speeds while Dynamic QoS prioritizes Internet traffic by application and device for lag-free connections. Roam freely on your mobile devices with increased range from Quad Stream Wave 2 WiFi. Beamforming+ and four high powered antennas and amplifiers increase coverage, dependability and performance.
The twin USB 3.0 ports and eSATA port provide speed and flexibility when you connect your external storage to your Nighthawk X4S. Enjoy fast, wireless access to your high-capacity hard drives from anywhere. Then keep it safe with free ReadyShare Vault PC software and schedule automatic hassle-free backups to safeguard precious photos and files from any PC directly to the connected USB 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 WiFi Router to create secure personal cloud storage for anytime, anywhere access to your USB drive at home. And now with the latest Kwilt integration you can not only access all your photos stored on social media, but you can now add your external USB storage device connected to Nighthawk as a source of pictures, so you can search, index and share all of your photos from your iOS Kwilt app.
To learn more about how NETGEAR and Kwilt work together, visit http://www.kwilt.it/netgear/
Get the fastest WiFi currently available and enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.
World's fastest WiFi —Up to 2.53 Gbps†
Gigabit WiFi—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds
Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming and video
Dual core processor—Dual-core 1.4GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance
Cable or Fiber—Also connects to cable modem via Gigabit
VDSL MODEM—Compatible with VDSL, VDSL2, ADSL, ADSL2, & ADSL2+
Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and the Nighthawk X4S AC2600 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.
Ultimate range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes
Antennas—High-powered amplifiers with 4 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 WiFi connectivity.
Quad Stream—Quad Stream Wave 2 WiFi increases WiFi range for mobile devices
Dynamic QoS—Delivers bandwidth prioritization by application & device
Beamforming+ — Focuses WiFi signals for stronger more reliable connections. on 2.4 and 5GHz bands
With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos and music to wireless printing. And make sure you keep it safe by using the included ReadySHARE Vault application for backing up Windows-based PCs.
DLNA®—Find and play your media on DLNA TVs, game consoles & media players
ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drive and printer via two high-speed USB 3.0 ports
eSATA—One (1) eSATA port for storing and streaming
Two super speed USB 3.0 ports—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
MU-MIMO—Multi-user MIMO enables simultaneous streaming to mobile devices
ReadyCLOUD® USB Access— Enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere.
ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access & share a USB printer
ReadySHARE Vault—Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
iTunes® compatible—Play your USB-stored music using AirPlay or Apple Remote™
Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation and management is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way!
Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones and computers
NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network
Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)
WiFi and 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.
VPN support—Now with OpenVPN Connect app on iOS and Android, securely access your home network and Internet connection from your mobile device remotely.
Parental controls—Web filtering for all your connected devices
Guest network access—Separate and secure access for guests
Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2
Personal FTP server—Customized free URL to create FTP server
† Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate and wireless coverage. NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product's compatibility with any future standards. 802.11ac 1733 Mbps is approximately 3x faster than 802.11n 600 Mbps. 2.4GHz Performance Mode requires 256 QAM support on WiFi client. Up to 1733 Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac devices.
This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 2-year Hardware Warranty.
24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.
Nighthawk X4S offers extreme WiFi speed for gaming—Up to 2.53Gbps and 160MHz bandwidth further reduces the lag. The dual-core 1.7GHz processor boosts WiFi, wired, and WAN-to-LAN performance, while Dynamic QoS prioritizes Internet traffic by application and device for lag-free gaming. Powerful amplifiers and four high performance external antennas give you extreme WiFi connectivity throughout large homes and even backyards, while Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals for better WiFi range and performance.
Stop buffering and start enjoying uninterrupted streaming media for everyone in your home. Nighthawk X4S delivers the single fastest available WiFi connection to any one device, up to 1.73Gbps, and a total of 2.53Gbps. 160MHz support makes it easier to stream 4K content in pristine quality. With Quad-Stream X4S Architecture you’ll enjoy the ability to stream multiple HD videos at the same time. Dynamic QoS prioritizes your WiFi bandwidth by application, such as Netflix as well as by device for smoother streaming. Stream your own media by connecting USB 3.0 or eSATA storage devices and access it from anywhere.
Double the bandwidth with 160MHz support and dramatically increase WiFi range for mobile devices with Quad-Stream X4S Architecture. MU-MIMO gives you faster speeds with simultaneously streamed data for multiple devices. Beamforming+ boosts speed and range, while Dynamic QoS bandwidth prioritization optimizes your Internet speed for gaming and streaming. Powerful amplifiers and four high-performance external antennas give you greater WiFi range throughout large homes and even backyards. With EZ Mobile Connect on NETGEAR genie® app, you can connect to WiFi securely by simply scanning a QR code.
NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. More than six million downloads of the genie App lets users easily monitor, connect & control their home network from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With NETGEAR genie you can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up parental controls & more. Download NETGEAR genie based on your device or the user manual below.
Now, genie can now be accessed even when you are away from home! With genie remote feature, some routers can be managed from anywhere, anytime – you can provide easy guest access, look at the network map, even reboot your router – all while you are away.
See how to enable this feature and if your device supports.
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