Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router


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How it works

The Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart Wi-Fi Router is the next wave in Wi-Fi. With Tri-Band Quad Stream performance, X8 delivers combined wireless speeds of up to 5.3 Gbps and amplifies range using 4 internal and 4 external antennae.

The Next Wave in Wi-Fi

Nighthawk X8 hero image.

Diagram showing network priorities and the X8.

Prioritise Your Wi-Fi

Using Dynamic Quality of Service, Nighthawk X8 resolves internet traffic congestion by prioritizing your activities. Love to game online or stream video? X8 will automatically allocate bandwidth to those high-performance tasks while still allowing lower priority applications to run smoothly.

Diagram showing Wi-Fi amplifiers and mobile devices with the X8.

Better Wi-Fi for Mobile

Wi-Fi signals from routers are better than ever, but the same can't be said for mobile devices. Netgear's X8 solves this by placing Wi-Fi amplifiers on top of its antennae. This boosts Wi-Fi performance to receive cleaner and stronger signals from your mobile devices.

A comparison of X8 to other routers.

Simultaneous Streaming

Nighthawk X8 uses Multi-user MIMO technology to stream, data to multiple devices simultaneously. With MU-MIMO, your Wi-Fi network can deliver faster speeds to your devices for quicker downloads and smoother streaming.

A diagram showing how cloud storage works with the X8.

Personal Cloud Storage

Store and backup your personal files on your own Cloud Storage with Nighthawk X8. Simply plug your USB external hard drive into a Nighthawk X8 to create secure personal cloud storage. No fees, storage limitations or privacy concerns ヨ just anywhere access to your files!

Size and Weight
Product Type Wireless Routers
Brand Netgear
Model R8500-100AUS
Product Height - mm 61
Product Width - mm 316
Product Depth - mm 264
Router/WiFi Features
Antenna Qty 8
Antenna Type
  • External
  • Internal
Configuration Options Firewall Protection , Live Parental Controls
Device Buttons
  • Push N Connect
  • Wireless
Device Type
  • Wireless
Frequency Band - GHz 2.4 , 5
  • Ethernet
  • Internet
  • Power
  • USB
  • Wireless (Wi-Fi)
Number of Ports
  • 7
Security Protocol WPA , WPA2
Networking and Internet
Wireless Networking IEEE 802.11a , IEEE 802.11ac , IEEE 802.11b , IEEE 802.11g , IEEE 802.11n
Connections and Expansion
Connectivity Ethernet , USB 2.0 , USB 3.0 , Wireless
Included Accessories 1 x Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Router - R8500 , 1 x Ethernet cable, 1 x Quick install guide, 1 x Power adapter
Manufacturer 24 Months

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Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router


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