NETGEAR has launched Nighthawk Tri-band AX12 12-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router (RAX200) with support for Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) in India. It is powered by a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, offering 10.8GBps Wi-Fi speeds and a 2.5G multi-gig Ethernet interface as either a LAN or WAN. For mobile devices, the router supports Gigabit Wi-Fi, as well as interface-free channels with dynamic frequency selection. The router includes a single 2.4GHz band and 5GHz bands.
The router uses three bands with a combined Wi-Fi speed of 10.8Gbps. This provides the ideal solution for the growing needs of households with an ever-increasing number of connected devices vying for internet bandwidth simultaneously. Tri-Band Wi-Fi provides an additional Wi-Fi band to reduce congestion and provide a better-connected experience across multiple devices simultaneously. The latest Wi-Fi 6 technology provides four times the amount of data capacity over that of the previous generation of Wi-Fi routers (802.11ac), also now known as Wi-Fi 5.
Nighthawk Tri-band AX12 includes the following key specs and features:
- Fastest Wi-Fi with up to 10.8Gbps Combined Wireless Speed — 12-Stream Tri-band Wi-Fi with combined wireless speeds up to 10.8Gbps (1.2 + 4.8 + 4.8Gbps).
- 12-Streams Tri-band Wi-Fi – Eight streams of 5GHz and four streams of 2.4GHz means more bandwidth and less congestion for all devices on the Wi-Fi network.
- Smart Connect — Intelligently selects the fastest Wi-Fi band for every device connection. One Wi-Fi name for the entire home.
- Nighthawk App — Easily set up your router and get more out of your Wi-Fi. Includes remote access to manage your network away from home.
- Wi-Fi 6 Optimized Powerful Processor — 64bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming & gaming — ideal for Gigabit internet speeds.
- Multi-Gig Ethernet Port 2.5G — 2.5 times the wired speed of a typical Gigabit port, to be used for LAN or internet connectivity.
- Five Gigabit Ethernet Ports — Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections. Ability to aggregate two Gigabit
- LAN ports and two Gigabit WAN ports (configurable) concurrently.
Automatic firmware updates — Latest security patches delivered to the router.
- Pre-optimized Antennas — Unfold and set antennas on the router, no further adjustment required. The AX12 antennas come pre-optimized for the best Wi-Fi performance.
- Dynamic QoS — Prioritizes network traffic for uninterrupted video streaming for applications like YouTube, Netﬂix & others.
Pricing and Availability:
The NETGEAR Nighthawk Tri-band AX12 12-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router (RAX200) is priced at Rs. 74,999 and is available through authorized NETGEAR partners, other reseller channels and e-commerce portals.
Commenting on the launch, Marthesh Nagendra, Country Manager — India & SAARC, NETGEAR, said:
At NETGEAR, our focus has always been on innovation in the Wi-Fi space. Wi-Fi 6 is the most significant change to the Wi-Fi standard over the years. We are pleased to induct AX12 router to the NETGEAR family with the latest Wi-Fi 6 standard. The new Wi-Fi 6 technology will offer increased capacity and the capability to connect simultaneously with multiple client devices while making the world of Internet of Things much more sustainable due to the expansive bandwidth.