Advanced Gaming & Streaming
Nighthawk® X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router with 160MHz, MU-MIMO and Quad Stream technology delivers WiFi to multiple devices simultaneously for faster speeds. Stream 4K content in pristine quality with the highest possible 160MHz bandwidth. Enjoy ultimate WiFi speeds up to 2.53Gbps, a powerful 1.7GHz dual core processor, and Dynamic QoS, delivering smoother streaming and gaming by prioritizing applications and devices.
Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO)
Traditional WiFi routers can stream data to only one device in the home at a time. When multiple devices are connected to the router, each device needs to take its turn, and then wait before receiving more data. This can lead to slower network and Internet speeds. Using Multi-User MIMO technology, NETGEAR routers can stream data to multiple devices simultaneously. With MU-MIMO, your WiFi network can deliver faster throughput to every MU-MIMO connected device. That means faster downloads and smoother streaming for your devices.
Quad-Stream X4 Architecture
Quad-stream Wave 2 WiFi, the industry’s latest WiFi technology, means the X4S supports up to four data streams in each WiFi band, maximizing connection speeds for faster gaming and smoother HD video streaming with greater clarity and less buffering.
Powerful Dual-Core 1.7GHz Processor
Basic WiFi routers use simple single-core processors to connect WiFi devices to the Internet. Nighthawk X4S delivers simultaneous dual band WiFi, Quad-Stream performance on each band, Multi-User MIMO, 160MHz, has 5 Gigabit LAN ports, as well as one eSATA and dual USB 3.0 interfaces to connect external USB storage. Using a single-core processor would cause severe performance issues as various processes compete for CPU Power. That's why the X4S utilizes a powerful 1.7GHz dual-core processor to separate processes and prioritize high-performance WiFi connections.
Get the ultimate in WiFi & enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.
Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and the Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.
There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features and best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.
With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos & music to wireless printing. And make sure you keep it safe by using the included ReadySHARE Vault application for backing up Windows-based PCs.
Ease of Use
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!
Maintain the highest security across your network to ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.
Intensify Your Game Play & Reduce Lag.
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.
Enjoy Uninterrupted Streaming.
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.
Maximize Your Range for All Mobile Devices.
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.