AX1800

4-Stream WiFi 6 Router

Leading the New Era of WiFi 6

4-Stream WiFi 6 Router

Model: RAX20

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High-Performance Router with the Latest WiFi 6 Technology

Enjoy blazing fast Internet connections on all your devices. The NETGEAR® 4-Stream AX1800 WiFi 6 Router, built with the lastest generation WiFi 6 technology, provides speeds up to 1.8Gbps and greater capacity to handle more devices on your network, ensuring that you can enjoy fast speed and reliable streaming. Powerful quad-core processor ensures superior performance for concurrent real-time applications such as mulitmedia streaming, online gaming, and audio/video chats. This next-gen router is recommended for small to medium homes, up to 1,500 sq. ft., with 20 or more connected devices.

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Wi-Fi 6 - The high-efficiency Wi-Fi supports more devices with reliable connections and faster speeds.

Speed

Speed

Get ultra-fast wireless speeds for better 4K UHD streaming, gaming or video conferencing experience.

1.5X BETTER PERFORMANCE THAN AN AC ROUTER—4 stream WiFi with up to 1.8Gbps for fast wireless speeds

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EXTREMELY FAST WIFI—Up to 600+1200Mbps

4 GIGABIT ETHERNET LAN PORTS—Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections

SUPERSPEED USB 3.0 PORT —Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

Capacity

Get better performance for all your smart home devices even when your family is busy streaming videos or uploading media files during the internet rush hour.

MORE WIFI FOR MORE DEVICES—OFDMA for faster WiFi downloads & upload speeds by transmitting to up to 20 devices at the same time.

WiFi 6 OPTIMIZED POWERFUL PROCESSOR—Quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming - ideal for Gigabit Internet speeds

WiFi Range

Faster and expanded coverage throughout your home and for all your devices.

BETTER RANGE—Wireless coverage for small to medium homes

ANTENNAS—Great range with external antennas for best connectivity

Reliability

There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features & best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

POWERFUL PROCESSOR—Quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming

SIMULTANEOUS DUAL BAND WIFI—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices

MORE WIFI FOR MORE DEVICES—OFDMA§ allows efficient data transmission at the same time

Sharing

With NETGEAR Nighthawk routers, sharing across your network is fun and easy.

4-STREAM WIFI—Stream 4K UHD content to more devices at the same time

USB 3.0 PORT—Faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media

Ease of Use

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!

NIGHTHAWK APP—Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. Includes remote access to manage your network away from home

VOICE CONTROLLED BY AMAZON ALEXA & THE GOOGLE ASSISTANT— Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands

SUPPORTS ALL CURRENT WIFI DEVICES—Wi-Fi 6 supports all current WiFi device and is backward compatible with Wi-Fi 5 and earlier generation devices

EASY INSTALL—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones & computers

Security

Maintain high security across your network to ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

LATEST SECURITY STANDARD—Supports WPA3 the latest and cutting-edge Wi-Fi security protocol

VPN support—On PC, MAC, & now also with OpenVPN Connect app on iOS & Android, securely access your home network & Internet connection from your mobile device remotely

Guest Network Access—Separate and secure access for guests.

Automatic Firmware Updates—Delivers latest security patches to the router.

  • Extremely fast WiFi—Up to 1.8Gbps (600 + 1200 Mbps) wireless speeds.
  • Improved Capacity—Wi-Fi 6 uses OFDMA to improve capacity and efficiency of your network, so more devices can connect without slowing down your WiFi.
  • Powerful Quad-Core Processor—Smooth 4K UHD streaming to Smart TVs, mobile devices and gaming consoles.
  • 5 Gigabit Ports—Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections with 1 WAN & 4 LAN ports
  • Nighthawk App—Easily set up your router and get more your of your WiFi.
  • Automatic Firmware Updates — Latest security patches delivered to the router.
  • Works with Existing WiFi Devices - Backward compatible with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and earlier generation WiFi standards.
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
  • Supports WPA3, the latest and cutting-edge Wi-Fi security protocol
  • USB 3.0 PORT—Faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media

4-Stream WiFi - Connect, Stream and Download Faster

More WiFi streams means more available bandwidth and less congestion for all the devices in the WiFi network. The Nighthawk AX4 provides consistent and powerful signal strength to multiple devices at the same time so you can enjoy smooth gaming and 4K UHD video streaming, faster file transfers and backups.

LEARN MORE ABOUT WIFI STREAMS >

Improved Network Capacity for More WiFi Devices

Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) enables efficient data scheduling so that more transmissions can be sent at the same time, resulting in an impressive capacity increase in your network. This increased or available bandwidth allows you to add more devices to your network. The AX1800 WiFi 6 Router supports uplink and downlink OFDMA to efficiently use air-time with better frequency reuse, reduced latency, and increased network efficiency. This is extremely useful for latency sensitive applications such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and Internet of things (IoT) sensors.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OFDMA >

Powerful Performance at Core

The AX1800 WiFi 6 Router is powered by a quad-core processor designed to transfer gigabits of data with almost zero CPU load. Robust processing power provides the best performance across all wired and wireless interfaces. The quad-core processor ensures superior performance for connect real-time applications such as multimedia streaming, online gaming, and audio/video chats.

Technical Specifications

  • WiFi Technology

    • 802.11ax Dual Band WiFi (AX1800)

  • WiFi Performance

    • AX1800 WiFi

  • WiFi Range

    • Small to medium homes

  • WiFi Band

    • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz

  • Number of Ethernet Ports

    • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mpbs Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)

  • Processor

    • Quad-core processor

  • Key Features

    • 1.5x Better Performance than an AC Router—4-stream WiFi with up to1.8Gbps for fast wireless speeds.

    • More WiFi for More Devices—OFDMA§ allows efficient data transmission at the same time.

    • Powerful Processor—Quad-Core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming.

    • 4 Gigabit Ethernet LAN Ports—Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections.

    • Nighthawk® App—Easily set up your router and gert more out of your WiFi. Includes remote access to manage our network away from home.

    • Backwards Compatible—WiFi 6 supports all current WiFi devices and is backward compatible with WiFi 5 and earlier generation devices

    • Works with Amazon Alexa® & the Google Assistant—Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands.

    • Supports WPA3, the latest and cutting-edge Wi-Fi security protocol

    • USB 3.0 PORT—Faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media

  • Security

    • Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK)

    • Automatic firmware update delivers latest security patches to the router

    • VPN Support—Secure access to your home network away from home

  • Physical Specifications

    • Dimensions: 9.96 x 6.06 x 1.69 in (253 x 154 x 43 mm)

    • Weight: 1.23lbs (558.4g)

  • Product Diagram

  • Package Contents

    • 4-Stream AX1800 WiFi 6 Router (RAX20)

    • Ethernet cable

    • Quick start guide

    • Power adapter, localized to country of sale

  • Standards

    • 2.4GHz: 600Mbps, 40/20 MHz 1024/256-QAM

    • 5GHz: 1200Mbps, 80/40/20 MHz 1024-QAM

    • Five (5) 10/100/1000Mbps—(1 WAN & 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports

  • System Requirements

    • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®

    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or higher, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome 55 or higher, Firefox® 45 or higher, Safari® 10 or higher

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product's compatibility with future

As compared to an AC1200 2x2 router.

§Requires compatible AX clients with DL-OFDMA and UL-OFDMA support.

Ideal Uses

Reliable Smart Home Connectivity

Wi-Fi 6 features simultaneous dual band support, making it ideal for multiple IoT devices in our connected homes. Your WiFi will stay strong and reliable, even with more WiFi devices on your network from the sensor-based low-bandwidth devices to high-end video streaming.

Smoother UHD 4K Streaming

Watch ultra-HD 4K videos on your smart TV while your famly games online and uploads pictures from their smartphones. Streaming from Netflix or YouTube has never been so smooth.

NETGEAR Warranty

This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.

Extend your warranty & technical support within 90 days of product purchase [US only]. Visit: prosupport.netgear.com/home