Netgear announces Nighthawk X10, the world's fastest router with fast 4K streaming and VR gaming support

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Netgear today announced the Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router, the first and fastest router for media streaming and instant backup. The Nighthawk X10 is powered by 1.7GHz Quad Core processor, Quad-Stream Wave 2 WiFi architecture and next generation high speed 802.11ad WiFi which will offer wireless speeds up to a furious 7.2Gbps. The latest MU-MIMO technology supports simultaneous streaming, while 160MHz doubles WiFi speeds to mobile devices.

The Nighthawk X10 is the first router to run Plex Media Server without the need for a computer. Plex organizes your movies, TV shows, music, video, and photo collections, making it easy to find and enjoy the content you love. Also, with the purchase of a Nighthawk X10, you can enjoy the premium features with a free three-month Plex Pass. NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 is also the first router that includes a 10Gigabit port, which supports a fiber connection. The two USB 3.0 ports make it easy to add storage for backup and file transfer over WiFi. Additional storage options with the Nighthawk X10 includes six months of free unlimited Amazon Drive backup for an off-site cloud copy of one’s files.

Key Features of Nighthawk X10:

  • AD7200 Quad Stream Wave2 WiFi supports wireless speeds up to 4600+1733+800Mbps
  • Fastest 60GHz 802.11ad WiFi technology for instant downloads, backup and minimal latency during online game play
  • Plex Media Server for all of your media, anytime, anywhere
  • Powerful 1.7GHz Quad Core Processor boosts performance for 4K streaming or VR gaming
  • High-performance Active Antennas for better WiFi coverage & faster speeds
  • Six Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports with dual ports that can be operated in line aggregation mode for faster file transfers (up to 2Gbps wired speeds)
  • Two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports for faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media.
  • Automatic backup to the cloud with Amazon Drive
  • NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD provides easy, private and secure remote access to USB connected storage
  • 10Gigabit fiber port for lightning-fast backup and media streaming to/from ReadyNAS or other NAS
  •  MU-MIMO capable for simultaneous streaming of data to multiple devices
  •  New NETGEAR Up app will have your router up, running and configured to your liking all from the convenience of any Android or iOS mobile device.
  • NETGEAR genie app for a personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network, even when you’re away from home.

The Netgear Nighthawk X10 AD7200 router is now available for $499.99 in the U.S.

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