Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals
Gigabit Wi-Fi Router supports 802.11ac networking standard.
Press Release Summary:
April 4, 2014 - Supporting WiFi speeds up to 300+450 Mbps with Fast Ethernet wired connections, dual-band Model JR6150 provides secure Internet connections for fast downloads, clear voice calls, and uninterrupted HD video. Unit runs 2.4 GHz band to support legacy devices and 5 GHz band for multiple HD media streaming. Support for AirPrint™ enables users to print to any USB or networked printer directly from Apple iPad or iPhone®. For highest level wireless security, router supports WPA/WPA protocols.
Original Press Release
NETGEAR Debuts JR6150 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
Press release date: March 27, 2014
New Delhi, India -- NETGEAR ®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR) (www.netgear.com ), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, is debuting JR6150 dual band gigabit wi-fi router in its market-leading family of next-generation 802.11ac wireless products. The JR6150 is a dual band router that supports faster WiFi speeds up to 300+450 Mbps† with Fast Ethernet wired connections, providing secure and reliable Internet connections for fast downloads, clearer voice calls, uninterrupted HD video, and lag-free gaming . NETGEAR JR6150 WiFi Router offers the best value and enhanced features for improving network for new or upgraded devices that integrate 802.11ac WiFi support, such as the PC, Mac®, iPhone®, iPad® & Android™ devices.
The NETGEAR JR6150 WiFi Router is an affordable solution for upgrading your WiFi home network to the latest and faster wireless networking standard, 802.11ac, which is up to three times faster than 802.11n and backward-compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n devices. The NETGEAR JR6150 offers improved performance and whole-home wireless coverage by incorporating simultaneous dual band WiFi technology. The 2.4 GHz band supports legacy devices while the less interference-prone 5 GHz band is perfect for multiple HD media streaming and online gaming. Moreover, the JR6150 works with the free NETGEAR genie ® app and software for easy installation and network management, ensuring you a hassle-free transition to 802.11ac.
“In the last couple of years, there’s been an explosion in the number of WiFi devices connected to the home network. To future-proof your network and keep it humming along at peak performance, we need to upgrade to AC wireless. The newest smartphones and Mac ® s already has 802.11ac inside. It enables you to be more productive at home and to experience the world of entertainment available through the Internet in a seamless fashion, said Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC.”
Advanced Features of the NETGEAR JR6150 WiFi Router
• NETGEAR genie ®: This free app for PC, Mac ®, iOS and Android ® smartphones and tablets enables you to control, monitor, repair and manage your home network easily through a simple, elegant dashboard.
• Play your music anywhere: NETGEAR MyMedia™ provides the ability to find photos, video or music files anywhere on the network and play them on any DLNA ® media player.
• Print from your iPad ®: Support for AirPrint™ enables you to print to any USB or networked printer directly from an Apple iPad or iPhone ®.
• Guest network access: The guest network provides Internet access but prevents other people from seeing and accessing your household’s computers, printers, storage devices and other home network devices.
• NETGEAR EZ Mobile Connect: This is an incredibly easy way to enable your guests’ smartphones or tablets to connect to your home Wi-Fi network, simply by scanning the QR code from the genie WiFi screen without typing in security keys or SSIDs.
• Media Server-DLNA: The router is DLNA-ready and can stream to any DLNA-compatible device in your house, including the latest smart TVs, media players, game consoles, handheld devices, tablets and more.
• NETGEAR Live Parental Controls: This is a centralized, flexible, and reliable parental control solution for all the devices on the network, including Mac ®s, PCs, smartphones and tablets, for a safe online environment for children and teenagers.
• Automatic WiFi Security: Highest level wireless security with WPA/WPA2
• Easy installation: Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones & computers
• Simultaneous Dual Band—runs 2.4 and 5GHz bands concurrently
• Memory: 128 MB flash and 128 MB RAM
• Reliable video and gaming with Automatic Quality of Service (QoS)
• Supports Wireless Multimedia (WMM) based QoS
Pricing and Availability
NETGEAR JR6150 WiFi Router with AC750 dual-band will be available soon in India with its authorized distributors.
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail-proven, mobile broadband solutions for their customers on the go. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 45,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 39,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, California, USA, with additional offices in over 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.