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Netgear AC1200 WiFi 5 (2017) review

300 + 867 Mbps
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
AC1200
MediaTek MT7628AN @ 580 MHz
64 MB / 16 MB

The Netgear AC1200 WiFi 5 (R6120) router released in 2017. It is powered by MediaTek MT7628AN @ 580 MHz chipset, 64 MB RAM and 16 MB flash. The AC1200 router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards, and the maximum speed that you can get with AC1200 WiFi 5 is 300 + 867 Mbps.

The Guest network is a useful feature of the AC1200 WiFi 5 router that creates a separate network for guests. It has 1 x USB 2.0 port(s).

The AC1200 WiFi 5 router has 1 x 10/100 Mbps WAN and 4 x 10/100 Mbps LAN ports.

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Netgear AC1200 WiFi 5 (R6120) specifications

Brand
Netgear
Name
AC1200 WiFi 5
Type
R6120
Rating
Rated 4/5 based on 26 user votes.
Launch
2017

Body

Dimensions
185 x 136.5 x 46 mm
Weight
250 g

System

The router's memory (RAM) cannot be expanded. By default, the router's flash memory is used to store the Netgear operating system.

Chipset
MediaTek MT7628AN @ 580 MHz
RAM
64 MB
Flash
16 MB
OS
Netgear
Power supply
12 V / 1.5 A

Network

The latest firmware supports IPv6 protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.

Protocols
IPv4
IPv6
LAN ports
4 x 10/100 Mbps
WAN ports
1 x 10/100 Mbps
Mobile network
no
VPN support
no

Wireless

The AC1200 WiFi 5 is compatible with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi networks. 2.4 GHz is the most widely used frequency and in some cases may be overcrowded. The AC1200 WiFi 5 supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.

Antennas
2 x 4 dBi
internal
2.4 GHz
yes
5 GHz
yes
6 GHz
no
60 GHz
no
Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Class
AC1200
Speed
300 + 867 Mbps
Transmit power
30 dBm
Security
WPA
WPA2
Guest network
yes

Connectivity

You can attach a compatible USB printer to the Netgear AC1200 WiFi 5 device. It has built-in NAS functionality.

USB ports
1 x USB 2.0
Print server
yes
File server
yes

Administration

The default IP addresses of the Netgear AC1200 WiFi 5 device is 192.168.1.1. These address allows you to access the router's console login page.

Default IP
192.168.1.1
Default username
admin
Default password
password

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Netgear AC1200 WiFi 5, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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