Netgear R6250 AC1600 Dual-Band reviews

10 customer reviews

This router is a good all rounder.

£89 – £121 at 8 retailers out of 422 retailers checked

8.2 out of 10 based on 10 reviews.
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Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to install; compatibility;
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 9.0
Reliability 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Feb 2016

Perry, Chelmsford

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Excellent service thank you
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Compatibility 7.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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0 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 13 Nov 2013

Peter, Tynemouth

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
I was able to configure the router exactly as I wanted, in accordance with good security practice.
Bad points:
Parental controls client management software failed when it was installed.
Overall rating 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Aug 2013

Product Features

Connections Ethernet
Connections USB
USB Hub Yes

Also known as: NETGEAR R6250 AC1600 Dual Band


Manufacturer's Description

Whether you want to stream videos, make the most of online gaming or simply browse your favourite websites, the Netgear R6250 Dual Band Wireless Cable Router-AC1600 is designed to bring your family’s digital world a step closer.

Ideal for fibre optic connections, you can connect over ten devices to your network via this router without slowing your network down.

Faster browsing
Perfect for watching HD videos, the R6250 delivers download speeds of 300+1300 Mbps, so you’ll be able to stream your videos without waiting for them to buffer. It’s also ideal for online gaming without lag.

AC technology provides fast wireless connections throughout your home, and offers Gigabit wired connections to connect your wired devices. The high-powered amplifiers in this router provide connectivity right through your home, so you can connect Smart TVs, laptops and much more.

The R6250 Router-AC1600 offers dual-band WiFi, with a 2.4 GHz and a 5 GHz connection for minimised interference from other devices. Quality of Service (QoS) technology helps to prioritise media streaming, providing smoother video and gaming.

Made for sharing
Enjoy a connected home when you use the R6250 Wireless Router-AC1600. You will be able to find your photos, videos and other media and share them between your devices or view them on your DLNA-compatible TV or games console.

With the USB 3.0 port built into this router, you’ll be able to create a network hard drive or network printer, so everyone in your home can access it. As USB 3.0 is up to 10x faster than USB 2.0 technology, sharing and printing is quick and easy.

Secure surfing
Keep your personal information personal when you use the R6250 Dual Band Wireless Cable Router. It uses WPA/WPA2 technology to protect your wireless network from unwanted intruders, and you can create a guest network that friends can use when they visit, helping to protect the information stored on your network.

You can also protect younger members of your family using the parental controls. These allow you to limit access to inappropriate websites and other content, and even allow you to set time limits. It is ideal if you don’t want your child on social networking sites when they should be doing their homework.

Easy to use
You’ll be able to easily set up your router and create a wireless network for your home thanks to the easy install which does not require a CD. You’ll be able to set up your network thanks to the Push ‘N’ Connect button, which sets up your WiFi connections safely.

The Netgear genie app allows you to control and monitor your network, so you can keep an eye on what’s going on. You can also repair your network from this handy app.

You can also help to cut down on power consumption thanks to the WiFi and Power On/Off buttons, which make it simple to turn off your network when it is not being used.

Keep your home well connected with the Netgear R6250 Dual Band Wireless Cable Router- AC1600, offering high speed connections that will keep everyone happy.

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