Smart WiFi Router

802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit

More WiFi for More Devices

The NETGEAR AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1900 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-power radio amplifiers, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 20 or more wireless devices. This router delivers the ultra-fast speed and reliability needed for applications such as smooth, lag-free multiple HD video streaming, multi-player gaming, and a secure and reliable connection to the Internet. The AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router also includes NETGEAR genie® home network manager for home network management.

Model: R6800
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  • AC1900 WiFi—600+1300 Mbps speeds
  • Advanced QoS—For smooth HD streaming & gaming
  • WiFi boost with high-powered radio amplifiers
  • Beamforming signal-focusing technology boosts the speed and reliability of your WiFi connections
  • NETGEAR® genie® App—Home network manager includes remote access to manage your network away from home


Speed makes HD video better. Speed makes online gaming awesome. Speed makes all your devices really go. And anyplace you need speed, with NETGEAR you got it. Extreme download speeds up to 600+1300 Mbps. Next generation 11ac WiFi with dual band technology providing whole home coverage with Gigabit wired and wireless connection. Everything you need for a fast, fast, fast connected home.

  • Extremely fast WiFi—Up to 600+1300 Mbps†

  • Gigabit WiFi—Next generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds

  • Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming & video

WiFi Range

Homes come in all shapes and sizes. The NETGEAR AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router with high-power radio amplifiers provides WiFi connectivity throughout your home for all your Internet-enabled devices.

  • Ultimate range—WiFi coverage throughout your home


Stay connected—with your devices, your media, and your friends. Simultaneous dual band WiFi provides two separate WiFi networks—2.4GHz for legacy devices and 5GHz which is less interference-prone for media streaming. The advanced QoS technology provides higher priority for media streaming, which gives you smoother HD video streaming and low-latency online gaming.

  • Simultaneous dual band—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices

  • Beamforming+—Implicit & Explicit Beamforming for 5GHz boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections

  • Advanced QoS—Optimized for smooth HD streaming & gaming

  • Airtime Fairness®—Prevents network lag when slower devices connect


With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos & music to wireless printing.

  • DLNA®—Find & play your media on DLNA TVs & game consoles

  • One superspeed USB 3.0 port—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

  • ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive & printer via two USB ports

  • ReadyCLOUD® USB access—Enjoy personal & secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere

  • ReadySHARE® Printer—Wirelessly access & share a USB printer

  • ReadySHARE Vault—Software for automatic PC backup to USB hard drive connected to the router

Ease of Use

NETGEAR makes it easy to do more with your digital devices. Use Push ‘N’ Connect to add devices to your WiFi network with a push of a button. And the simple browser-based installation with no CD makes router installation easy using an iPad®, tablet, smartphone, or computer.

  • Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones, & computers

  • Push ‘n’ connect —Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

  • WiFi & power on/off—Convenient power savings


Keep your Internet browsing experience safe and secure with the free parental controls. It allows you to limit access to certain web sites at certain times. For example, no social networking or gaming site access after dinner time. Guest networks create a completely separate WiFi network for your guests’ devices, ensuring they do not have access to your home network or to the shared USB hard drive with all your personal data. Secure WiFi connections offer high level WPA/WPA2 security.

  • Parental controls—Manage web filtering and accessibility by profiles or devices

  • Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests

  • Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

  • VPN support—Secure access to your home network when away from home

  • Personal FTP server—Customized free URL to create FTP server

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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11ac
Speed and Range
WiFi Performance
  • AC1900 WiFi (600 + 1300 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Very large homes
WiFi Band
  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz
  • Beamforming+— Implicit & Explicit Beamforming for 5GHz bands
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)
Number of USB Ports
  • Two (2) USB ports (1 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0)
Key Features
  • AC1900 Simultaneous Dual Band WiFi—2.4 & 5GHz
  • Implicit & Explicit Beamforming for 5GHz—Boosts the speed, reliability, & range of your WiFi connections
  • WiFi Boost with high-power radio amplifiers
  • Advanced Quality of Service (QoS)—Prioritizes network traffic by application & device
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps (1 WAN & 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
  • NETGEAR® genie® App—Home network manager includes remote access to manage your network away from home
  • ReadyCLOUD® USB Access—Enjoy personal & secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
  • Two (2) USB ports—one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 port
  • IPv6 Support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
  • Customized free URL to set up personal FTP server
  • VPN support—secure remote access
  • WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
  • 880MHz dual-core
  • Memory: 128 MB Flash and 256 MB RAM
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 7.20 x 11.22 x 2.44 in (183 x 285 x 62 mm)
  • Weight: 1.56 lb (709 g)
Product Diagram
Package Contents
  • AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router (R6800)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Power adapter
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz
System Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher

† Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction.

Intended for indoor use only.

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 2-year Hardware Warranty.

    24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorised reseller.