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NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX5400 Wi-Fi 6 Router - Black

Built with the latest-generation Wi-Fi 6 technology, the NETGEAR® Nighthawk® AX6 6-stream AX5400 Wi-Fi 6 router provides up to 4 times more network capacity as compared to Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac). Enjoy consistent and powerful signal strength to all your connected devices and perfect performance for concurrent real-time applications, such as multimedia streaming and online gaming. Includes 1 year of advanced cyber threat protection with NETGEAR Armor.

NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX5400 Wi-Fi 6 Router - Black

  • Features

    Ultrafast Wi-Fi with up to 5.4 Gbps combined wireless speed with Armor Cybersecurity

    Features up to 5.4 Gbps (600 Mbps + 4.8 Gbps) wireless speeds. The Nighthawk AX6 router supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), the latest generation of Wi-Fi technology.

    Enjoy smoother streaming, faster downloads, and improved gaming and video conferencing. Armor Cybersecurity protects your home network and attached devices from cyber threats.

    NETGEAR Armor Cybersecurity

    Antivirus and data theft protection for all the smartphones and computers on your network. Protects your connected home from Internet threats. 1 year of service is included.

    Introducing Wi-Fi 6 increased device capacity for Smart home

    The latest generation Wi-Fi 6 technology improves Wi-Fi performance and reliability of connections to all your devices by up to 4 times.*

    OFDMA and MU-MIMO allow for efficient data transmission to multiple devices at the same time.

    Built-for Gigabit Internet speed and beyond

    Connect, stream, and download faster with Gigabit Wi-Fi connectivity. Enjoy blazing-fast connectivity to newer devices, such as Intel® Gigabit Wi-Fi mobile devices and laptops.**

    Works with existing Wi-Fi devices

    Supports current Wi-Fi devices and is backward compatible with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), and earlier-generation Wi-Fi standards.

    160MHz support

    With 160MHz support, you can get more than one Gigabit speeds when you have latest laptops and Chromebook that support Gig+ speeds.

    Wi-Fi 6 optimized powerful processor

    The powerful 1.5GHz triple-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming to Smart TVs, mobile devices, and gaming consoles. A fully offloaded CPU increases overall performance of the network.

    Five (5) Gigabit Ethernet ports

    Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections.

    Nighthawk app

    Easily set up your router, and get more out of your Wi-Fi. Includes remote access to manage your network away from home.

    Automatic firmware updates

    Latest security patches delivered to the router.

    Smart Connect

    Intelligently selects the fastest Wi-Fi band for every device connection.

    * Compared to a 2x2 AC router without 160MHz support working with mobile clients that support 160MHz bandwidth. Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11ax specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary.

    Clients must also support 11ax standards.

    ** To achieve Gigabit wireless speeds, the network requires compatible devices that support 160MHz channels.

    What's Included

    • NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5400 Wi-Fi 6 Router
    • Owner's manual

    Manuals & Guides

    Specification Sheet (PDF)

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    Key Specs

    • Wi-Fi Speed

      5400.0 megabits per second


    • Product Name

      Nighthawk AX5400 Wi-Fi 6 Router

    • Brand


    • Model Number


    • Color


    • Color Category



    • Data Encryption


    • Encryption Type

      WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK

    • Firewall Type

      NAT, SPI

    • Security Features

      NETGEAR Armor Cybersecurity protection


    • Band Technology


    • Ethernet Standard


    • Frequency Band

      2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz

    • Wireless Networking Standard

      Wi-Fi 6

    • Wireless Standard


    • Input/Output Technology

      MU-MIMO (Multi-user Multiple-Input Multiple Output)

    • Number of 2.4Ghz Streams


    • Number of 5.0Ghz Streams


    • Ethernet Switch


    Certifications & Listings

    • ENERGY STAR Certified



    • App Compatible


    • App-Controlled


    • App Name

      NETGEAR Nighthawk App

    • Wireless



    • Port Type(s)



    • Wired Speed

      1000.0 megabits per second

    • Wi-Fi Speed

      5400.0 megabits per second

    • Gigabit Ethernet Speed



    • Manufacturer's Warranty - Parts

      1 year

    • Manufacturer's Warranty - Labor

      1 year


    • UPC


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