NETGEAR makes a leap forward in gaming routers with its new Nighthawk XR1000


NETGEAR has added a new gaming router to the portfolio by launching the new Nighthawk XR1000 Pro Gaming Wi-Fi 6 Router in the Indian market.

The XR1000 router operates with a Wi-Fi 6 speed of up to 5.4 Gbps. It enables a number of users to connect more devices simultaneously, without impacting speed or reliability, by efficiently packing and scheduling data. Wi-Fi 6 operates with 4x increased capacity, which is much faster than Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) system. One can also manage the XR1000 from their phone using the NETGEAR Nighthawk Mobile App for Android and iOS devices.

Running on DumaOS 3.0, an operating system designed for gamers and streamers of all skill levels. The OS enables the router to stabilize ping, reducing lag spikes, and keeps the player in the game with reliable wired and wireless connectivity for fast-paced gaming and solid uploads for content creation. The router is powered by Triple Core 1.5Ghz Processor, the router can handle the heavy demands of VR gaming, 4K streaming, and more.

It also comes loaded with Geo-Filter settings that help in selecting the best online connection for the games by filtering high-ping game servers. The Ping Heatmap lets you ping game servers from all over the world and build a ping history that helps one choose the server with the best connection.

The newly launched XR1000 router comes with Advanced Cyber Security that encompasses protection of privacy, online family safety and network security from cyber-threats is provided by WPA3 encryption, Traffic Controller firewall, and NETGEAR Armor (powered by BitDefender) anti-virus, anti-malware, and data protection technology. The router supports Four Wired Ethernet Ports which helps you connect with PC, gaming consoles, and other devices at up to 1 Gbps wired speeds.


  • Processor: Powerful 1.5GHz Triple-Core processor
  • Memory: 256MB flash and 512MB RAM
  • Warranty: 3-year Limited Hardware Warranty
  • Specifications: 11.61 x 7.87 x 2.51
  • Weight: 1.32lb (600g)
  • Beamforming: Explicit Beamforming for 2.4 & 5GHz bands
  • Wi-Fi Technology: WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Dual Band WiFi (AX5400)
  • Package Contents: WiFi 6 Pro Gaming Router (XR1000), 4 detachable antennas, Ethernet cable, Quick start guide, Power adapter

Pricing and Availability:

The NETGEAR Nighthawk XR1000 Pro Gaming Wi-Fi 6 Router (AX5400) is available in India through various e-commerce platforms, through authorized NETGEAR store at a price point of INR 31,999.

Ramesh has over 12 years of experience in different departments of journalism. Having a strong nose for news, he has worked with The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Delhi Press, News Wire Service and Governance Today in different capacities. He is a Delhi University graduate and an alumnus of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi, and St. Xavier's School, Muzaffarpur. He loves writing over issues of social relevance. His craving for smart technology brought him to My Mobile where he has grown up to be a tech journo.

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