Nighthawk XR1000 Pro Gaming Wi-Fi 6 Router Review

In order to get the most out of your internet, a WiFi router is a must-have gadget. It allows multiple users to get access to your high-speed internet through both wireless and wired connections. Basically, it works as a hub between your internet and devices. There are many kinds of routers available in the market from many well-known brands, and one can find their favorite option for usage ranging from basic and professional.

NETGEAR is a company that delivers premium quality and no-compromise solutions for all your router requirements. They have some great choices lined up along with their new ‘Nighthawk XR1000 Pro Gaming Wi-Fi 6 Router’, which was recently released in India. It is packed with the optimum features that you will need and require to experience ideal gaming and general usage. It is priced at 31,999 INR and the marvelous features of this beast are listed below.

Specifications and features

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  • Frequency- It comes with dual-band frequency which is becoming the modern standard for any Wi-Fi router.
  • Wireless type- It offers wireless type 802.11n, 802.11ax, 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g
  • Connector Type- It has WiFi, a single USB 3.0, 4 x 1G Ethernet (LAN), and an Internet (WAN) port.
  • This router is powered by the gamer-friendly DumaOS 3.0 that users can use to tweak their connection to reduce ping rates up to 93%.
  • 4 Antennas- It comes with 4 detachable antennas.
  • Processor- It has a powerful Triple-Core 1.5Ghz which can handle the heavy demands of VR gaming, 4K streaming, and more.
  • WiFi 6- The WiFi 6 performance at AX5400 Speed is optimal for most of your needs (wireless speed up to 5.4 Gbps). This proved a wireless coverage of up to 4 times more than any AC routers.
  • Compatibility- Works with any wifi-supported and wired Ethernet-supported devices like PCs, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo consoles.
  • Advanced Security Features- The XR1000 supports both WPA2 and WPA3 wireless security protocols to provide optimum security. It also comes with Guest WiFi access, a useful VPN, and NETGEAR’s Armor, which is a BitDefender powered, best-in-class anti-virus, anti-malware and provides a data protection technology.

Our Thoughts

The XR1000 doesn’t only provides a lag-free, high-speed experience but also gives priority to security. It also gives the option to tweak your router up to your liking through the DumaOS. It can handle all your multitasking needs, from 4K gaming to streaming without any compromise (also depends on your actual internet connection and speed). The DumaOS and WiFi 6 coupled with advanced technology like Beamforming+, Smart connect (One SSID), MU-MIMO and OFDMA make it a great choice in this price bracket for a high-tier gaming router.

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All your devices can run flawlessly on the XR1000’s wireless and wired connection, with a highspeed internet pack, be that PC, Switch, PlayStation or Xbox. If your budget is around this then this is a great choice, packed with great features. Be sure to follow for more technology, hardware, and gaming-related news and articles.

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Written by Diptoman Saha

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