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Save $100 on a blazing-fast Nighthawk WiFi 6 next-gen router

Published May 7th, 2019 1:43PM EDT

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Remember when a Wi-Fi router that supported speeds up to 1 Gbps was considered fast? Yeah, well those days are long gone and if you want to futureproof your next router purchase, you need a model that supports the new Wi-Fi 6 standard. As the name might suggest, Wi-Fi 6 offers speeds up to a blazing-fast 6 Gbps, and the NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 WiFi 6 Next-Gen Router is one of our favorite new models that offers the new standard. It’s a tough pill to swallow at $400, but Amazon is currently running the first ever sale on this model and it slashed the price all the way down to $299.88. Grab one soon though, because it’s selling fast and will probably soon sell out completely.

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Here are the bullet points from the product page:

  • With blazing-fast wireless speeds of up to 6 Gbps, the AX8 lets families simultaneously stream 4K/8K video on multiple devices, video chat with friends, and share large files without network congestion or lag
  • Experience the future of WiFi with next-generation 802.11ax (WiFi 6) technology, designed to handle the increasing demand for wireless connectivity in every part of people’s lives
  • High-performance WiFi 6 for Smart Homes with 30-50 devices
  • NETGEAR’s quad-core 1.8 GHz processor enables smooth, bufferless 4K/8K Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) video streaming and immersive online gaming for the latest smart TVs, gaming consoles, and mobile devices
  • Get faster file transfers and uninterrupted connections using the six wired gigabit ports, which enable you to aggregate ports for even faster LAN transfer and multi-gig internet
  • Securely access your router anytime and anywhere with the free and easy-to-use Nighthawk app for smartphones and tablets
  • Backwards-compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi technologies, the RAX80 supports all your existing WiFi devices
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Maren Estrada Deals Editor

Maren Estrada has been the Editor of BGR Deals since it launched in 2013. She has more than 20 years of experience testing more than 1,500 products, and reviewing a wide range of consumer electronics including mobile devices, smart home products, computers, and home appliances.

Previously, she was a leading consultant specializing in copywriting, product development, and new product launches.