Now, customers should be aware that there is a new Wi-Fi router on the market that comes with some incredible features. We are talking about the new Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 that is now available for purchases. The new Wi-Fi router costs approximately 400 dollars, which is very expensive compared with other routers, especially those which cost as little as 20 dollars.
So, why should customers spend this big amount of money on a router? Probably, those who are searching for a router to cover their apartment and nothing else will opt for the 20 dollars version.
However, those who have a strong network connection and are searching for a router that offers incredible signal stability, the Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 is an option that needs to be considered. To be mentioned that X8 is probably the first router to support the AC5300 standard. With this feature, it means that this new router has a top speed of 2,166Mbps.
This is amazing, but there is a problem, because tablets or laptops that support X8’s top speed do not exist at the moment. The new Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 also has some serious competition on the market, for example the Asus RT-AC3200 that costs around 100 dollars less and offers that same amount of speed.
Another interesting fact is that Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 is considered to be the first router on the market that comes with six Gigabit LAN ports, compared with others that come with the traditional four ports. The extra two ports found on this router can combine into a single extremely fast wired connection. This means that users that have a high-end NAS server that features multiple LAN ports, will the X8 that will deliver an incredible speed, making backups, media streaming and file data sharing happen much faster.
The new Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 comes with a great design that can match every room design. It features four antennas on the top, while on the back there are six Gigabit LAN ports. To be added that this router measures 12.44 x 10.39 x 2.44 inch and weighs 3.7 pounds.