CES 2022: Netgear Launches Nighthawk RAXE300 WiFi 6E Router

Netgear today announced the launch of its latest Nighthawk router, the Nighthawk RAXE300 Tri-Band WiFi 6E, which offers the 6GHz band for WiFi 6E-compatible devices.

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The RAXE300 offers up to eight WiFi streams and supports Gigabit+ WiFi speeds up to 7.8Gb/s in homes that are up to 2,500 square feet. Six antennas are included for improved signal strength and coverage, and there's a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port for Gigabit+ connectivity. Five additional Gigabit Ethernet ports are available for wired connections to other smart home devices.

The 6GHz WiFi band is only available on the newest devices, so it is less congested and is able to provide faster connectivity speeds with low latency. Apple devices do not yet support WiFi 6E, but Apple is expected to adopt it in the near future, perhaps as soon as this year.

This is Netgear's third WiFi 6E router, and it joins the pricier Nighthawk RAXE500 and the Orbi Quad-Band Mesh WiFi 6E System. The RAXE300 will be available in the first quarter of 2022 and it will be priced at $400.

Netgear is also announcing the launch of the Netgear Game Booster, a new service that provide Orbi users with the same tools that are normally limited to the Nighthawk ProGaming routers. Orbi owners will be able to enhance network performance and minimize lag by identifying and selecting the fastest game servers, as well as prioritizing network bandwidth to gaming devices and applications.

Top Rated Comments

EugW Avatar
2 weeks ago
Which ship is that in Star Wars?

I seem to recall Luke as a Jedi taking one of those.

EDIT:

Here we go. Not quite the same as it has that top fin, but nonetheless it definitely reminded me of this:



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Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Spanky Deluxe Avatar
2 weeks ago
Jesus Christ, $400 for a sodding router. Their mesh system is more like $1000. It’s amazing how much more expensive router hardware has become over the last decade.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
2 weeks ago
BTW those wings fold



the rear layout

Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Lloigorr Avatar
2 weeks ago

Which ship is that in Star Wars?

I seem to recall Luke as a Jedi taking one of those.

EDIT:

Here we go. Not quite the same as it has that top fin, but nonetheless it definitely reminded me of this:
it reminds me more of that one:


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Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Eduardo1971 Avatar
2 weeks ago
Granted, most routers are hidden away but this one is one ugly looking router.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Michael Scrip Avatar
2 weeks ago

BTW those wings fold


But they have to remain unfolded to actually use it... so...

;)
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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