Taking a look at Netgear has announced its first Wi-Fi 7 router, the Netgear RS700 Nighthawk Tri-Band WiFi 7 Router, Netgear’s first Wi-Fi 7 router,and it’s packing some serious firepower.
About design, switching from the starship shape of the Nighthawk series since 2018 and now boasts a sleek vertical tower design that stands 28 cm high, it’s a refreshing change that looks great on any desk, design change is not just for aesthetics but also to optimize the router’s performance.
Netgear RS700 powered by Broadcom BCM6726/3 WiFi 7 quad-core 2.6GHz processor, 1GB RAM + 512MB ROM, comes with 8 built-in antennas and a wired interface that includes 1 X 10 Gig internet, 4 X Gig LANs, and 1 X USB 3.0 ports. What’s really impressive, though, is the router’s peak rate, which can reach up to a mind-blowing 19Gbps.
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Talk about what really matters – the wireless performance, RS700 supports 4×4 transceiver and a single route claims to cover about 325 square meters of space, with a tri-band design, it can connect up to 200+ devices simultaneously.
- 2.4GHz BE: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 4096-QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.4Gbps
- 5GHz BE: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 4096-QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 5.8Gbps
- 6GHz BE: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 4096-QAM 20/40/80/160/320MHz, up to 11.5Gbps
Of course, all this power comes at a price – the RS700 is listed at $699.99, but if you’re someone who needs a router that can handle multiple devices and provide lightning-fast Wi-Fi 7, Netgear RS700 will ship before May 26.