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About Netgear

Netgear (netgear.com) is a very popular mesh wifi system brand which competes against brands like Linksys, Zyxel and Amped Wireless. Compared to its peers, Netgear is one of the better-performing brands in its category, with an overall ranking of #3 out of 8 total brands.

While anyone can post reviews of Netgear on Knoji, our own team of editors also does research to answer questions and provide ratings for this brand. So far, our team has spent roughly 40 hours researching and reviewing the top 8 whole home wifi brands based on 190 data points such as ethernet ports, tri-band connectivity and dual band connectivity (see the full criteria list).

  • Price point: How expensive is each brand? How much does each brand cost vs. competitors?
  • Dual band connection: Does each brand support dual bands at 2.4GHz and 5 GHz? Does each brand offer dual-band mesh wifi routers?
  • Tri-band connection: Does each brand have trio-band connectivity? Does each brand offer tri-band routers?
  • Ethernet ports: Does each brand support multiple LAN connections? How many LAN connections does each brand support for each node?
  • Parental controls: Does each brand include parental controls settings? Does &nam allow parents to modify settings for children?
  • Connection quality: Does each brand have consistent wireless connection? Is each brand only performance consistent throughout its coverage area?
  • Security: Does each brand support WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPS, security? Does each brand support various security protocols?
  • Wi-fi area coverage: How many feet in coverage does each brand cover? Does each brand cover a large area?
  • Mobile app: Does each brand come with a mobile app? Does each brand offer a mobile app?

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Netgear's active sales & deals:

  • Amazon is offering 30% off select Netgear items.

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Netgear

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Netgear Articles

We tested 13 of 2019’s best mesh Wi-Fi systems. Based on our research, the TP-Link Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi System is best for most homes. It’s fast, supports over 100 devices within a 4,500 square foot range, and includes sophisticated Parental Controls with a discreet design.

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Netgear's Features Scorecard

Shipping & Returns Policies
Free Shipping:
Unlikely
Free Returns & Exchanges:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not offer free returns & exchanges currently. Netgear free returns & exchanges >>
International Shipping:
Unlikely
Payment Options
Debit & Prepaid Cards:
Yes
Netgear accepts debit & prepaid cards for qualifying orders and customers, according to their debit & prepaid cards policies. See policies and program details on their debit & prepaid card support page. Netgear debit & prepaid cards >>
PayPal:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not accept PayPal currently. Netgear.com PayPal >>
Apple Pay:
No
It appears that Netgear may not accept Apple Pay currently. Netgear Apple Pay support >>
Amazon Pay:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not accept Amazon Pay currently. Netgear.com Amazon Pay >>
Pricing & Discount Policies
Promo Codes:
Yes
Netgear supports a promo code box on their website. Check the Netgear promo codes page for the latest coupon codes from Netgear. Netgear promo code support >>
Sales Events:
Unlikely
Black Friday Sales:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not offer Black Friday sales currently. Netgear Black Friday sales >>
Military Discounts:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not offer military discounts currently. Netgear military discounts >>
Cyber Monday Sales:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not offer Cyber Monday sales currently. Netgear.com Cyber Monday page >>
Official Coupons Page:
No
Student Discounts:
Unlikely
Price Matching:
No
Senior Discounts:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not offer senior discounts currently. Netgear.com senior discounts >>
Birthday Discounts:
Unlikely
Competitor Coupons:
No
AARP Discounts:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not offer AARP discounts currently. Netgear AARP discounts >>
Coupon Stacking:
No
It appears that Netgear may not allow coupon stacking currently. Netgear.com coupon stacking >>
Customer Service Features
Contact Information:
Yes
Netgear offers contact information for qualifying orders and customers, according to their contact information policies. See policies and program details on their contact information availability page. Netgear contact information availability >>
Money-back Guarantee:
Unlikely
Gift Cards:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not offer gift cards currently. Netgear gift cards >>
Loyalty Programs:
No
It appears that Netgear may not offer loyalty programs currently. Netgear loyalty programs >>
Social Media Pages:
TBD
It appears that Netgear may not offer social media pages currently. Netgear.com social media pages >>
Financing Options
Affirm Financing:
No
Afterpay Financing:
No
It appears that Netgear may not accept Afterpay financing currently. Netgear Afterpay financing >>
Sezzle Financing:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not accept Sezzle financing currently. Netgear Sezzle financing >>
QuadPay Financing:
Unlikely
It appears that Netgear may not accept QuadPay financing currently. Netgear QuadPay financing support >>
Website Features
Website Security & Privacy:
Yes
Netgear offers website security & privacy for qualifying orders and customers, according to their website security & privacy policies. See policies and program details on their website security & privacy policies page. Netgear website security & privacy >>
Marketing Programs
Affiliate Programs:
No
It appears that Netgear may not offer affiliate programs currently. Netgear affiliate programs >>
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