AC2350

Nighthawk X4 Smart WiFi Router

802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit

The Next Wave in WiFi

The Nighthawk X4 AC2350 WiFi Router with Quad-Stream X4 Architecture, delivers the single fastest WiFi connection, up to 1.73Gbps, and a combined speed of 2.33Gbps. With next generation Wave 2 WiFi, a 1.4GHz dual core processor, and features like Dynamic QoS, X4 delivers unmatched performance for gaming, streaming and mobile connectivity.

Model: R7500
Compare Get Support
Image Alt
  • Quad-Stream AC2350 WiFi – up to 2.33Gbps (600+1733 Mbps)
  • Next generation Wave 2 WiFi
  • Fastest available 1.4 GHz dual core processor
  • Dynamic QoS bandwidth prioritization by application and device
  • Twin USB 3.0 and eSATA ports to connect external storage and enjoy fast, wireless access to high-capacity hard drives
  • Four high-performance external antennas and Beamforming+ for maximum range
  • Manage your home network with NETGEAR genie

X4 Architecture

Be ready for the next generation of WiFi and optimize bandwidth utilization. Introducing Quad-Stream X4 Architecture, delivering the single fastest WiFi connection available, up to 1.73Gbps, with a combined speed of 2.33Gbps.

Dynamic QoS

Reduce buffering and lag while gaming or streaming. Based on an advanced application and device aware prioritization technology, Dynamic QoS intelligently allocates bandwidth to the most important activities in your home.

Faster Processing

Make sure you have enough processing power to run all the network-heavy applications throughout your connected home. With an unmatched 1.4GHz dual core processor, you'll have unparalleled performance for gaming, streaming and mobile connectivity.

Image Alt

Storage

The twin USB 3.0 ports and eSATA port provide speed and flexibility when you connect your external storage to your Nighthawk X4. Enjoy fast, wireless access to your high-capacity hard drives from anywhere. Then keep it safe with free ReadyShare Vault PC software and schedule automatic hassle-free backups to safeguard precious photos and files from any PC directly to the connected USB storage.

Speed

Get the single fastest WiFi connection with X4 Architecture for a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience.

  • image

    World's Fastest WiFi—Up to 2.33Gbps combined WiFi speed for extreme gaming and streaming (600+1733 Mbps)

  • image

    Quad Stream X4 Architecture —Single fastest WiFi connection

  • image

    Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming and video

  • image

    Gigabit WiFi—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds

  • image

    Dual core processor—Dual Core 1.4GHz processor boosts wireless, wired, WAN-to-LAN, and network storage performance

WiFi Range

Homes come in all shapes and sizes and the Nighthawk X4 provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.

  • image

    Ultimate range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes

  • image

    Antennas—High-powered amplifiers and four high-performance external antennas

  • image

    BEAMFORMING+—Boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections

Reliability

There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections. With Nighthawk X4 advanced features and best-in-class WiFi technology, you’ll reduce interference and enjoy more reliable connections.

  • image

    Simultaneous Dual Band—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices

  • image

    Dynamic QoS—Delivers bandwidth prioritization by application and device

  • image

    Beamforming+ — Focuses WiFi signals for stronger more reliable connections on 2.4 and 5GHz bands

Sharing

Sharing across your network is fun and easy. Anything from accessing stored photos and music to sharing a USB printer and keep everything safe by using the included FREE ReadySHARE Vault software for backing up Windows-based PCs.

  • image

    ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drive and printer via two (2) superspeed USB 3.0 ports, up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

  • image

    eSATA port—Access to high-speed and high-capacity external hard drives

  • image

    ReadySHARE Vault—Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router

  • image

    DLNA®—Find and play your media on DLNA TVs, game consoles and media players

  • image

    ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access and share a USB printer

  • image

    Personal FTP server—Customized free URL to create FTP server

Ease of Use

Start enjoying your new Nighthawk X4 faster than ever. NETGEAR makes sure installation and management is simple and easy, so you can connect quickly and stay that way.

  • image

    Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones and computers

  • image

    NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network from a smartphone, tablet or computer

  • image

    Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

  • image

    WiFi and power on/off—Convenient power savings

  • image

    LED on/off—Easily turn router LED lights on or off

Security

The highest security across your network ensures your privacy and family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing and spyware or just limiting access for kids and household guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

  • image

    VPN support—Secure access to your home network when away from home

  • image

    Parental controls—Web filtering for all your connected devices

  • image

    Guest network access—Separate and secure access for guests

  • image

    Secure WiFi connections—Highest-level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

  • image

    Open source support—Download open source firmware from www.myopenrouter.com

Product Number
R7500
Product Thumbnail
WiFi Technology
  • 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit
Speed and Range
image
WiFi Performance
  • AC2350 (600 + 1733 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Very large homes
WiFi Band
  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz
Beamforming
  • Beamforming+—Smart, signal-focusing technology boosts the speed, reliability, and range of your WiFi connections
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)
Number of USB Ports
  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
Number of eSATA Ports
  • One (1) eSATA port
Key Features
  • Quad-Stream AC2350 WiFi – up to 2.33Gbps (600 + 1733 Mbps)
  • Next generation Wave 2 WiFi
  • Fastest available 1.4GHz dual core processor
  • Dynamic QoS bandwidth prioritization by application and device
  • Twin USB 3.0 and eSATA ports for external storage
  • Four high-performance external antennas
  • Beamforming+ for more reliable connections
  • Memory: 128MB flash and 256MB RAM
  • ReadySHARE® USB to share your USB hard drive and printer
  • IPv6 Support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
  • On/off LED light switch
Security
  • Customized free URL to set up personal FTP server
  • VPN support—secure remote access
  • Guest network access—separate and secure
  • WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
Processor
  • 1.4GHz dual-core
Processor Technology
  • Qualcomm® Internet Processor delivers unprecedented processing power enables better multi-tasking performance to support the growing number of connected devices, content, apps and services.
  • Dual-core 1.4GHz processor is manages advanced apps and media content, leaving the traditional network functions to the dual-core 730 MHz packet processing engine.
  • Faster media and storage –Supports the latest media and storage interfaces for enhanced network services.
Memory
  • 128MB flash and 256MB RAM
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 11.22 x 7.26 x 1.97 in (285 x 184.5 x 50 mm)
  • Weight: 1.65 lb (750 g)
Product Diagram
image
Package Content
  • Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart WiFi Router (R7500)
  • Four (4) detachable antennas
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick install guide
  • Power adapter
Standards
  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
  • One (1) eSATA port
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)
System Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 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.

Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network trac, 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.

Qualcomm is a registered trademark of QUALCOMM Incorporated and is used with permission. Qualcomm Internet Processors are products of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. Registered marks owned by QUALCOMM Incorporated and are registered in the United States and may be registered in other countries.

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.
  • 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller

image

Intensify your game play and reduce lag

Nighthawk X4 offers extreme WiFi speed for gaming—up to 2.33Gbps. The dual core 1.4GHz 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 greater WiFi range throughout large homes and even backyards, while Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals for better connections.

Enjoy unitnerrupted streaming

Stop buffering and start enjoying uninterrupted streaming media for everyone in your home. Nighthawk X4 delivers the single fastest available WiFi connection to any one device and a total of 2.33Gbps. With Quad-Stream X4 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 a storage device to one of the USB 3.0 or eSATA ports and access it from anywhere.

image

image

Maximize your range for all mobile devices

Quad-Stream X4 Architecture dramatically increases WiFi range for mobile 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.

Simplify your access with network storage

The Nighthawk X4 offers cutting-edge features and benefits to make storing your data and sharing your media simple and seamless. Twin USB 3.0 ports and one eSATA port offer faster access to stored media. Free backup software for Windows® computers automatically safeguards your files and the built-in DLNA®-ready server lets you find and play your stored media on TVs and game consoles.

image
Img Alt

Network Control So Easy...It's Like Magic

NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. More than three million downloads of the genie App lets users easily monitor, connect & control their home network from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With NETGEAR genie you can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up parental controls & more.

  • image
  • image
  • image
  • image
  • image
  • image

Download Apps For Smartphones & Tablets – iOS & Android

Here's what you can do with your genie app...

  • Home network manager
  • Makes any printer AirPrint® compatible to print from an iPad® or iPhone®
  • MyMedia—Find & play media files in your network
  • EZ Mobile connect—Scan QR code to connect to your home network
  • For PC, Mac®, iPhone®, iPad®, & Android devices
  • See list of supported routers
R7500