Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 (2015) review

800 + 1733 Mbps
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Qualcomm Atheros IPQ8065 @ 1.7 GHz
512 MB / 128 MB

The Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 (R7800) router released in 2015. It is powered by Qualcomm Atheros IPQ8065 @ 1.7 GHz chipset, 512 MB RAM and 128 MB flash. The AC2600 router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards, and the maximum speed that you can get with Nighthawk X4S AC2600 is 800 + 1733 Mbps.

The Guest network is a useful feature of the Nighthawk X4S AC2600 router that creates a separate network for guests. It has 2 x USB 3.0 port(s).

The Nighthawk X4S AC2600 router has 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps WAN and 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports.

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Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 (R7800) specifications

NameNighthawk X4S AC2600
Rated 4/5 based on 1075 user votes.


Dimensions285 x 185 x 50 mm
Weight840 g


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

ChipsetQualcomm Atheros IPQ8065 @ 1.7 GHz
Flash128 MB
Power supply12 V / 3.5 A


The latest firmware supports IPv6 protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet. The Nighthawk X4S AC2600 comes with OpenVPN support. OpenVPN is a full-featured SSL VPN solution which implements OSI layer 2 or 3 secure network extension using the industry standard SSL/TLS protocol.

LAN ports4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
WAN ports1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
Mobile networkno
VPN supportOpenVPN


The Nighthawk X4S AC2600 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 Nighthawk X4S AC2600 supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.

Antennas4 x 2 dBi
2.4 GHzyes
5 GHzyes
60 GHzno
StandardsIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Speed800 + 1733 Mbps
Transmit power20 dBm
Guest networkyes


The USB 3.0 ports provide a fast interface for external storage with data transfer rates of up to 4.8 Gbps. You can attach a compatible USB printer to the Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 device. It has built-in NAS functionality.

USB ports2 x USB 3.0
Print serveryes
File serveryes


SpecialsESATA port


The default IP addresses of the Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 device is These address allows you to access the router's console login page.

Default IP192.168.1.1
Default usernameadmin
Default passwordpassword

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 Nighthawk X4S AC2600, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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