Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router (R6900)

6,700.- 8,000.-
Stock Status: 1-3 days
Key Specifications
  • AC1900 WiFi—600+1300 Mbps speeds

  • 1GHz dual core processor

  • Advanced features for lag-free gaming

  • Prioritized bandwidth for streaming videos or music

  • Beamforming+ improves range & performance for both 2.4 & 5GHz devices

SKU:#031226 Product No.:R6900 Short link: See specifications from the manufacturer

- Easy & automatic installation of the NETGEAR router with Internet provider gateway to upgrade your WiFi
- 1GHz Dual Core Processor
- Advanced features for lag-free gaming
- Prioritized bandwidth for streaming videos or music
- AC1900 WiFi—600+1300 Mbps speeds
- ReadyCLOUD® USB Access allows you to enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
- Free PC backup software
- Now with NETGEAR genie® with remote access


Accelerate your WiFi and enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.

- World's fastest WiFi—Up to 600+1300Mbps
- Gigabit WiFi—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds
- Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming & video
- Dual core processor—Dual Core 1GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance.

WiFi Range

Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.

- Ultimate Range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes
- Antennas—High-powered amplifiers with 3 external antennas


There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features & best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

- Simultaneous dual band—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices
- Advanced QoS—Downstream & upstream QoS automatically recognizes & prioritizes streaming & gaming applications
- Airtime fairness — Prevents network lag when slower devices connect
- Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections on 2.4 and 5GHz bands


With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos and music to wireless printing. And enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anywhere with ReadyCLOUD.

- DLNA®—Find & play your media on DLNA TVs & game consoles
- ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drive & printer via the USB port
- One superspeed USB 3.0 port—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
- ReadyCLOUD® USB Access— Enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
- ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access & share a USB printer
- Time Machine—Automatic Mac backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
- iTunes® compatible—Play your USB-stored music using AirPlay or Apple Remote™

Ease of Use

Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation and management is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way!

- Easy install— Easier installation to upgrade to AC WiFi with your service provider gateway and setup for iPad, tablets, smartphones & computers
- NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network anytime, anywhere
- Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)
- WiFi & power on/off—Convenient power savings


Maintain the highest security across your network to ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

- VPN support—Secure access to your home network
- Parental controls—Web filtering for all your connected devices
- Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests
- Secure WiFi connections—Highest level wireless security with WPA/WPA2
- Personal FTP server—Customized free URL to create FTP server

Gaming For the Win.

Avoid character freezing and enjoy lag-free gaming with the ultimate in 11AC speed and performance. Nighthawk delivers AC1900 WiFi, a powerful dual core 1GHz processor and advanced upstream QoS for optimized game play on consoles like the XBox®. When microseconds count, let Nighthawk accelerate your game. For the win.

Easy Upgrade.

Easily upgrade to 802.11ac WiFi even if you can’t replace your existing service provider gateway. Now Nighthawk supports installation wizard to help detect the service provider gateway and help you choose the best installation mode- router or Access Point for your home.

Streaming Unlimited HD

Stop buffering and start enjoying uninterrupted streaming media. With features like downstream QoS, Beamforming+ and built-in iTunes® server you'll begin to stream like you mean it. Access your stored media quickly with USB 3.0 and keep it safe with free automatic backup software for PCs and Time Machine® compatible for Macs.

Mobile Up to 100% Faster

Improve your mobile WiFi speeds by up to 100% with Nighthawk! High-powered amplifiers & antennas help extend WiFi coverage throughout large homes and even backyards. For the first time Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals to both 2.4 and 5GHz devices. With signals locked onto your device, experience what it really means to be mobile!

WAN connection

Ethernet WANY

Wireless LAN features

Wi-Fi bandDual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz)
Top Wi-Fi standardWi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
WLAN data transfer rate (max)1300 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
High powerY
Number of WLAN connections (max)5


Ethernet LANY
Ethernet LAN interface typeGigabit Ethernet
Networking standardsIEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN data rates10,100,1000 Mbit/s
VPN supportSecure remote access

Mobile network


Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports5
USB portY
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity1
DC-in jackY

Management features

Quality of Service (QoS) supportY


Security algorithmsWEP,WPA,WPA2
Guest accessY
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)Y
DoS attack preventionY
Network address translation (NAT)Y


Switching protocolsIPv6


Product typeTabletop router
Product colourBlack
Indication lightY
LED indicatorsPower
On/off switchY


Antenna typeInternal
Antennas quantity3
Detachable antenna(s)Y


Built-in processorY
Processor frequency1000 MHz
Processor cores2
Plug and PlayY


Power source typeAC

System requirements

Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Linux operating systems supportedY
Mac operating systems supportedY

Weight & dimensions

Width285 mm
Depth184.5 mm
Height50 mm
Weight750 g

Packaging data

Cables includedLAN (RJ-45)
AC adapter includedY
Quick start guideY
Bundled softwareMicrosoft Internet Explorer 5.0,\nFirefox 2.0,\nSafari 1.4,\nGoogle Chrome 11.0,
Package typeBox

Other features

Mobile network connectionN
WLAN data transfer rates supported600,1300 Mbit/s
xDSL connectionN