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Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router (XR500) Launched For Online, LAN Gaming

Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router (XR500) is aimed to cater to online gamers, LAN gamers as well as to those wanting to stream high-definition content on their devices.

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Updated:May 29, 2018, 7:04 PM IST
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Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router (XR500) Launched For Online, LAN Gaming
Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router. (Image: Netgear)
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Netgear has announced the launch of Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router (XR500) at League of Extraordinary Gamers, Indiranagar, Bangalore today. The new NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router (XR500) aims to optimize network connections by stabilizing ping and reducing lag spikes for better online gameplay. As per the company, the Gaming Dashboard, Geo Filter, Quality of Service (QoS) and Network Monitoring capabilities of the new Wi-Fi router enable customization and an enhanced gaming performance.

Netgear Nighthawk includes hardware features such as a dual-core 1.7GHz processor, Quad-stream Wave 2 WiFi with MU-MIMO, and four external high-power antennas. It is aimed to cater to online gamers, LAN gamers as well as to those wanting to stream high-definition content on their devices.

“It is designed to meet the specialized needs of the gamers, the LAN switch comes equipped with dedicated features designed to eliminate laggy gameplay.” comments Marthesh Nagendra, Country Manager - India & SAARC, NETGEAR.

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The router's MU-MIMO WiFi streams simultaneously to multiple devices on the same network to enable smooth online gaming.

Here are some of the other Key features of the Nighthawk:

Gaming Dashboard — on a single screen, views real-time bandwidth utilization by the device, ping delays, and other parameters.
Geo Filter — Fix your gaming lag by limiting distance to servers or other players, get a guaranteed local connection and create black/white lists of your preferred servers.
Quality of Service (QoS) — Prioritize gaming devices and allocate bandwidth by the device to eliminate lag due to queuing at the ISP network.
Gaming VPN — Protect your network identity, prevent DDoS attack, and use the VPN client to connect to the VPN server.
Network Monitor — Check on bandwidth-hogging devices and identify the applications which could be causing lag.
Gigabit Ethernet Ports — Maximize speed with four (4) GbE LAN ports for wired connections, ideal for fast-paced gaming and high-quality streaming.
802.11ac WiFi — Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) for simultaneous streaming, Quad-Stream and 160MHz for faster speeds.
Dual-Core 1.7GHz Processor — Support more devices for better 4K streaming, VR gaming, surfing and more.
AC2600 WiFi — up to 800+1733 Mbps wireless speed, and double the available bandwidth with simultaneous dual-band WiFi.
High-Performance Antennas — four (4) external antennas.
Memory — 256 MB flash and 512 MB RAM.
Beam forming+ — Enables reliable connections with fewer drops, providing jitter-free network performance.

The Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router (XR500) is available through authorized Netgear partners, other reseller channels and e-commerce portals at a striking price of Rs 23,000.

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| Edited by: Sarthak Dogra
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