Play like the Legends with Nighthawk® X4S AC2600 Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) Edition Smart WiFi Router. 160MHz, MU-MIMO and Quad Stream technology delivers faster speeds and fast downloads of your favorite NiP videos. Stream 4K content in pristine quality with highest possible 160MHz bandwidth while receiving ultimate WiFi speeds of up to 2.53Gbps, with a powerful 1.7GHz dual core processor. Enjoy smoother streaming and gaming by prioritizing application and device with Dynamic QoS.
Bring your network up to Nighthawk speeds, with NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S, delivering combined speeds up 2.53Gbps.
Learn more about Nighthawk X4S, with 160MHz, MU-MIMO and Quad Stream technology.
Get the ultimate in WiFi & enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.
World's fastest WiFi—Up to 2.53Gbps†
160MHz support—Doubles the streaming speeds
Dual core processor—Dual Core 1.7GHz processor boosts wireless, wired and WAN-to-LAN performance
Gigabit WiFi—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds
Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming and video
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.
Ultimate range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes
Antennas—High-powered amplifiers and 4 high-performance external antennas
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.
Quad-Stream—Quad-Stream Wave 2 WiFi increases WiFi speed and range for mobile devices
Dynamic QoS—Delivers bandwidth prioritization by application and device
Beamforming+—Boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections
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.
DLNA®—Find and play your media on DLNA TVs, game consoles and media players
ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drive and printer via two (2) 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
ReadyCLOUD® USB Access— Enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere.
MU-MIMO—Multi-user MIMO enables simultaneous streaming to mobile devices
ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access and share a USB printer
ReadySHARE Vault—PC software automatically backs up to USB hard drive connected to the router to USB hard drive connected to the router
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 anytime, anywhere.
Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)
WiFi and power on/off—Convenient power savings
LED on/off switch—Easily turn LEDs on or off
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.
Enhanced Parental Controls—Manage website access by family member and device
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
Open source support—Download open source firmware from www.myopenrouter.com
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/
AC2600 Mbps (800 + 1733)†
Very large homes
Simultaneous Dual Band WiFi - Tx/Rx 4x4 (2.4GHz)+ 4x4 (5GHz)
Beamforming+—Smart, signal-focusing technology boosts the speed, reliability, and range of your WiFi connections
Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
AC2600 (800 Mbps @2.4GHz—256 QAM support +1733 Mbps @5GHz 11ac)†
4x4 11ac 80MHz + 2x2-160/80+80MHz*
Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) support for simultaneous streaming*
Powerful dual-core 1.7GHz processor
Four (4) high-performance external antennas
Memory: 128 MB flash and 512 MB RAM
IPv6 support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
Quad-Stream & 160MHz for faster speeds
Dynamic QoS intelligently prioritizes video streaming & gaming
Beamforming+ for more reliable connections
ReadySHARE® USB to share your USB hard drive & printer
ReadySHARE® Vault—PC software for automatic backup to USB hard drive connected to the router
Enhanced Parental Controls to manage web filtering & accessibility by profiles or devices
On/Off LED light switch
ReadyCLOUD® USB Access allows you to enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
Using Kwilt, view and share all your photos from social media and now from your Nighthawk Router attached USB storage
Now with OpenVPN Connect app on iOS and Android, securely access your home network from your mobile device.
Manage home network and provide guest access remotely using NETGEAR genie®
Customized free URL to set up personal FTP server
VPN support—secure remote access
Guest network access—separate & secure
WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
128 MB flash and 512 MB RAM
Dimensions: 285 x 185 x 50 mm (11.22 x 7.26 x 1.97 in)
Weight: 840 g (1.85 lb)
Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router (R7800)
Quick start guide
Power adapter, localized to country of sale
One (1) eSATA port
IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz-256 QAM support
IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0GHz
Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
Microsoft® IE 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google Chrome® 11.0 browsers or higher
†Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary.
*To benefit from 160MHz and MU-MIMO features, WiFi client needs to be 160MHz and MU-MIMO capable
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 1733 Mbps devices.
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. 15 more channels (DFS) in 5GHz for interference free operation. 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.
The NETGEAR Nighthawk App (formerly Up App) makes it easy to set up and personalize your WiFi router. With the App, you can install your router in few steps - just connect your mobile device to the router network and the App will walk you through the rest. Once set up, you can use the intuitive dashboard to manage your connected devices, run a quick Internet speed test, pause Internet, set up Circle® with Disney smart parental controls and much more.
“In our testing, the Nighthawk X4S had solid performance throughout, and was the only router to have the fastest speed on more than a single benchmark.”
"The R7800 pushes aside TP-LINK's Archer C2600 to take the #1 rank of 5 tested AC2600 class routers."
“… NETGEAR's R7800 Nighthawk X4S looks like it deserves its #1 spot in our AC2600 Router Ranking for MU-MIMO performance, too…”
"It delivered the fastest MU-MIMO performance we've seen in our testing"
“Nighthawk X4S is a high-end router that takes the design and functionality of the previous Nighthawk models and improves upon it with an updated feature set and internal hardware”
"...X4S is as far ahead of the curve as a router can get at this point. With 160MHz technology being the next full step ahead for large performance increases, this router is ready to handle whatever you throw at it."
"Being able to stream a movie in 4K in the living room while playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 in a bed room and watching Twitch streams on the desktop PC with no lag on any device is a true testament to the Nighthawk router and modem.”
R7800 Wins Gaming Router Comparison
"...solid choice for users who need to connect dozens of smart devices to their home network and need to game far from the router location without running Ethernet cables."
"If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice."
"Netgear’s Nighthawk X4S is a world-class router for gamers and networking gurus"
"Everything you need to better handle 4K content and improved streaming."
"I used a PS4 with a wired and wireless connection to test how well the Nighthawk X4S AC 2600 could deliver lag free gaming and as far as I could tell gaming performance was just as good with a wireless connection as with a wired connection."
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.