NETGEAR AC1750 Smart Dual Band Gigabit (R6400-100NAS) | Review

netgear-ac1750-smart-dual-band-gigabit-r6400-100nasNetgear makes an extensive line of products which are primarily focused on networking, they include wired and wireless products for home and business use.

The NETGEAR AC1750 is possibly the best Wireless router in its class with speeds up to 1750 Mbps.

It comes with three non-replaceable antennas which deliver great range and performance for large homes.

 

What Makes This Product Stand Out?

The Netgear AC1750 Smart Router delivers extremely fast Wifi speeds of upto 1750 Mbps along with Gigabit Ethernet Speeds through its three high powered antennas, the wireless coverage is best in its class and supports more than 12 devices at once.

The cutting edge technology enables it to deliver 3X better speeds than similar 802.11n technology and excellent streaming experience for home computers and mobile devices.

It is ideal for gaming as it allows smooth lag free multiplayer gaming and HD video streaming apart from a reliable internet connection.

What We Liked?

  • Comes with Open VPN Support.
  • Supports VLAN and WLAN networks.
  • Easy to Install with Genie UI compatibility.

What We Didn’t?

  • Delivers an average NAS performance.

 

Netgear AC1750 Router Features

 

NETGEAR AC1750 Smart Dual Band Gigabit (R6400-100NAS)

 

The AC1750 Smart WiFi Router comes loaded with many useful features and also includes the Netgear Genie App for Easy Setup and Network Management

 

  • Speed & Range: The speed is quite impressive for a 802.11n router, the 1750 Mbps proves to be more than sufficient for all home usages including gaming. The range is also efficient because of the three high ranged antennas which were seen delivering 300 Mbps when the user is 40 feet away from the router.
  • Multiple Device Support:This Device can support more than 12 Wifi devices connected to the network.
  • Beamforming: This new technology boost the WiFi signal by focusing the signals directly to the connected device through the router.
  • USB Support: The router comes with one 3.0 USB port and another 2.0 USB port for sharing media devices or attaching a printer to the network.
  • Fastest WiFi: It provides the fastest speed for home networks at 1750 Mbps with its three powerful antennas.
  • Netgear Genie: The AC1750 WiFi Router is compatible with Netgear Genie App which makes the setup process much easier, and even helps in managing the home network from any compatible device including Pc, Mac, Android and Iphone.
  • Build and Design: The build and design of the AC1750 is quite impressive with a sleek glossy body and three high range antennas, the antennas cannot be replaced but they perform quite efficiently and also support Beamforming.

 

Netgear AC1750 Other Benefits

  • Setup & Security: It is very easy to setup up this device due to the Genie App compatibility, and it even supports some security features like parental control and guest account access to filter all the connected devices.
  • Warranty & Support: Netgear give a full hardware guarantee of 1 year starting from the date of purchase, and they even give free 24/7 technical support for the first 90 days.

 

Technical Specification

Brand Netgear
Connectivity wireless
Data Transfer Rate 1750 Mbps
Lan Ports 4
Standard 802 11 AC
model number R6400-100NAS
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7, 8, Vista, XP, 2000, Mac OS, UNIX, or Linux
Weight 3.2 pounds
Dimensions 12.9 x 9.8 x 3.7 inches
Wireless Type 802.11 A/C, 5.8 GHz Radio Frequency, 802.11 a/b/g/n

 

COMPARE NETGEAR AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi Router Vs

TP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750 Dual Band vs TP-LINK AC1900 Dual Band vs NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band

Name of the RouterNETGEAR AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi RouterTP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750 Dual Band TP-LINK AC1900 Dual Band (Archer C9) NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band
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Editor Ratings 4.3 Stars (4.3 / 5) 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5) 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5) 4.3 Stars (4.3 / 5)
Price$149.99

$139.97


$139.99

$99.99


$149.99

$129.95


$249.99

$173.00


Data Transfer Rate 1750 Mbps1750 Mbps1900 Mbps1900 Mbps
Wireless Comm Standard 802 11 AC802 11 AC802 11 AC802 11 AC
Bandsdual BandDual BandDual BandDual Band
SecurityWPA2/WPA (mixed)WPA2/WPA (mixed)WPA2/WPA (mixed)WPA2/WPA (mixed)
Wired Ports4444
Parental ControlsYesYesYesYes
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Final Verdict

The Netgear AC1750 Smart Router is a very capable 802.11ac router, frequent firmware updates and small changes promise to keep making it better over time. It is ideal for home networks in large homes since it has features like remote access, network storage and parental controls.

It has been tested found to deliver a solid networking performance by major tech website on the internet, if you are looking for a high range router from a large home the AC1750 is the best option for you.