Netgear has launched its most powerful X8 router in India for 27000 Rupees.
This Netgear Nighthawk series device is an amazing router because if features a dual-core processor. Its manufacturer claims that the presence of a standalone CPU will ensure faster connectivity between multiple mobile devices and computers.
X8 uses tri-band wi-fi technology and it offers a brilliant 5.3 GBPS data transfer speeds. For saving settings, there’s 128 MB inbuilt storage. For multi-tasking, creating processes and caching data, this Netgear router comes with 512 MB RAM.
The router comes fitted with a total of 8 antennas. 4 are exterior and the remaining 4 are packed within Nighthawk x8’s body. It is extremely secure as X8 offers support for VPN technology. It has an inbuilt DDOS protection module. Thus, if you’ve setup a server, the X8 will protect your system from remote distributed attacks. Like many high-end routers from DLink, Cisco, etc, The Netgear Nighthawk X8 has a firewall system.
This WiFi router from Netgear is installed with 6 1020 MBPS ports. It comes with smart QOS system that automatically assigns data priority for apps, phones or computers. You can pair this device with a server to support the file transfer protocol. X8 will provide a URL for the same.
As it includes a multi-core processor, the router is capable of sending large chunks of data to many connected devices at the same time.
Because of the powerful features, the Nighthawk router is suitable for office, school and college usage.
Netgear Nighthawk X8 includes parental control system through which the administrator can configure rules to block access to certain websites. It can function as a powerful DLNA server for streaming media content from one device to the other. Its weight is around 1600 grams i.e 1.6 KG. For the complete configuration details, please check the official Netgear website.
To be honest, you don’t need data transfer rate of 1GBPS for home usage. Speeds of 100 MB/S is enough as this is the max speed an ISP in India will offer to home users. Anyways, the Netgear Nighthawk X8 will go on sale from January 2016 onwards. It will be counted among the fastest routers in India.