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?
Netgear's strengths are:
- Good ethernet ports details
- Good connection performance details
- Good cyber-security details
- Good coverage area details
- Offers parental controls details
- Offers tri-band connection details
- Offers dual band connection details
Netgear's active sales & deals:
- Amazon is offering 30% off select Netgear items.
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