NETGEAR Nighthawk AC2400 Smart WiFi Router

Last updated: July 24, 2020

We looked at the top Netgear Routers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Netgear Router you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 33 expert reviews, the NETGEAR Nighthawk AC2400 Smart WiFi Router placed 6th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Nighthawk® AC2400 WiFi router delivers combined speeds up to 2.4Gbps to efficiently handle high-speed connections for all your streaming and gaming needs. Using Multi-User MIMO technology, this router delivers fast speeds to multiple users in your family as they stream movies, play online games, listen to music, and more at the same time.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The Nighthawk X4 is a quad-stream, or 4X4, 802.11ac router. Its 2.4 GHz frequency band, which is capable of Wi-Fi speeds of up to 600Mbps, is powered by a Qualcomm 1.4 GHz dual-core main processor, which is currently the fastest available on the market.

What reviewers didn't like

The Nighthawk X4 fails to deliver the kind of speed one would expect. In 4X4 tests, it registered at 205Mbps at a close range and 147Mbps at a long-range. In 3X3 tests, it registered at 382Mbps at a close range and 242Mbps at a long-range, which is slightly better.
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