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ZyXEL Armor G5 (2020) review

1200 + 4800 Mbps
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
AX6000
Qualcomm Atheros IPQ8074A @ 2.2 GHz
1 GB / 4 GB

The ZyXEL Armor G5 (NBG7815) router released in 2020. It is powered by Qualcomm Atheros IPQ8074A @ 2.2 GHz chipset, 1 GB RAM and 4 GB flash. The AX6000 router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax standards, and the maximum speed that you can get with Armor G5 is 1200 + 4800 Mbps.

The Guest network is a useful feature of the Armor G5 router that creates a separate network for guests. It has 1 x USB 3.1 port(s).

The Armor G5 router has 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps, 1 x 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps WAN and 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports.

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ZyXEL Armor G5 (NBG7815) specifications

Brand
ZyXEL
Name
Armor G5
Type
NBG7815
Rating
Rated 4/5 based on 143 user votes.
Launch
2020

Body

Dimensions
248 x 182 x 66 mm
Weight
1 kg

System

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

Chipset
Qualcomm Atheros IPQ8074A @ 2.2 GHz
RAM
1 GB
Flash
4 GB
OS
ZyXEL
Power supply
19 V / 2.1 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. The Armor G5 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.

Protocols
IPv4
IPv6
LAN ports
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
WAN ports
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps, 1 x 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
Mobile network
no
VPN support
OpenVPN

Wireless

The Armor G5 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 Armor G5 supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.

Antennas
13 x internal
2.4 GHz
yes
5 GHz
yes
6 GHz
no
60 GHz
no
Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Class
AX6000
Speed
1200 + 4800 Mbps
Transmit power
29 dBm
Security
WPA
WPA2
WPA3
WPS
Guest network
yes

Connectivity

You can attach a compatible USB printer to the ZyXEL Armor G5 device. It has built-in NAS functionality.

USB ports
1 x USB 3.1
Print server
yes
File server
yes

Administration

The default IP addresses of the ZyXEL Armor G5 device is 192.168.123.1. These address allows you to access the router's console login page.

Default IP
192.168.123.1
Default username
admin
Default password
1234

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 ZyXEL Armor G5, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

ZyXEL Armor G5 (NBG7815) pictures

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