Introducing the First WiFi 7 Router: Netgear Nighthawk RS700
Netgear released the very first WiFi 7 router-Netgear Nighthawk RS700 on 14th March 2023. Netgear is a prominent name in the networking industry. Its pioneering WiFi expert team builds award-winning networking devices using cutting-edge technology. RS700 is the revolutionary invention in the Nighthawk line with WiFi 7 technology that will deliver WiFi speed up to 19Gbps, more than double the previous generations. This can clearly be known as a successor to WiFi 6. This Wi-Fi 7 router by Netgear is all set to be available in the market in Quarter 2 of 2023.
Netgear RS700 WiFi 7 Router: Key Features
Equipped with WiFi 7
To meet the ever-growing demands of higher WiFi speeds, increased range, and lower latency rates, WiFi continues to evolve over time. Netgear Nighthawk RS700 WiFi 7 router promises to fulfill these requirements by providing unprecedented speeds and performance. Built with WiFi 7, the leader in WiFi innovation, this router lets you enjoy all the benefits that WiFi 7 has to offer.
The Nighthawk RS700 sports a new and slender chassis. The slim design makes it the best fit in the house. You can place it on a bookshelf or put it on the tabletop. The aesthetic design contains 8 internal high-performance antennas supporting quad streams that provide 360 degrees of WiFi coverage. It is optimized to provide Wifi to up to 200 client devices throughout the home. This device is meticulously designed to provide WiFi signals up to 3500 sq. ft. in all types of houses from sprawling ranch styles homes to multi-story buildings.
Blazing Fast WiFi Speed
It is powered by Broadcom BCM6726/3 WiFi 7 chipsets. You can get a combined Multi-Gigabit speed of up to 19 Gbps using this WiFi 7 router on all the accessing devices in the home, which is 2.4 times better than WiFi 6.
More Capacity for High Data Requirements
This router helps you to access internet on up to 200 devices on your home network. Access the WiFi on all the smart devices, connect multiple smart home appliances to its network while enjoying online gaming, and make HD video conference calls without any lagging.
10GbE Internet Port and Wired Ports
You can use the 10 Gig internet port on the router for cable or fiber plans. It is compatible with any internet service provider. Also, plug in the wired devices to improve performance via a 10Gbps Ethernet LAN port and four 1Gbps Ethernet LAN ports.
Easy to Set Up
Use the Nighthawk app to easily set up your Netgear Nighthawk RS700 WiFi 7 router in the home. This app also lets you manage your home network from anywhere. You can access the router login page on a web browser also to set it up.
Multi Link Operation
RS700 router employs multiple WiFi bands at once to enhance network reliability, decrease latency rates, and provide high network speeds.
Netgear Nighthawk RS700 Technical Specifications
- MU-MIMO capable for concurrent data transfers
- 320MHz high-capacity channels & 4K QAM
- Powerful quad-core 2.6 GHz processor
- 512MB NAND flash and 1 GB RAM
- Ultra-wide bandwidth
- WiFi 7 devices like phones and laptops can get speeds up to 5Gbps.
- Multi-Link Operation
- Uplink & downlink OFDMA
- More Capacity for Data-Intense
- You can use its ReadySHARE USB feature to share your files from any connected device.
- Use the VPN feature and protect your privacy to secure your network.
- The Guest WiFi network can be used to create separate network access for guests without having them access to the main network.
- With the Auto-firmware updates feature you can always have an updated router.
- SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection) firewall helps to obstruct unwanted access from the internet.
- Access control can be used to block rogue devices from accessing your network.
- Netgear Armor helps protect your WiFi by creating an automatic shield for accessing devices.
- Smart Parental Controls feature helps to manage your child’s exposure and online time to the internet world on all accessing devices.
On a Final Note
Netgear Nighthawk RS700 WiFi 7 router is a powerful device meant to provide you with high speeds and broad coverage. Although this device alone suffices in meeting all your network-related requirements, it can be networked together with Nighthawk Mesh to provide WiFi speed even through walls in the largest homes. RS700 router can also enable four separate networks to maximize performance. Apart from the main network, you can create a separate priority network for low-latency-requiring applications (online gaming, HD streaming) for a lag-free experience. You can also create an IoT network for smart home appliances and avoid any intrusion from other networks.
Stay tuned for more information about this amazing product by Netgear. As soon as it is available in the market you can get it installed in your home to enjoy world-class WiFi 7 experience.