Compare NETGEAR Nighthawk X8 AC5300 (R8500) vs Google Wifi system (NLS-1304-25)

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NETGEAR Nighthawk X8 AC5300 (R8500)
Google Wifi system (NLS-1304-25)

Common

Model

Nighthawk X8 AC5300 (R8500)
Wifi system (NLS-1304-25)

Brand

NETGEAR
Google

Rating on Amazon

3.2
4.4

Reviews on Amazon

1884
5949

WIFI features

WiFi Technology

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
802.1ac

WiFi Range

5.3 GHz/5 GHz/2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz/5 GHz

WiFi Band

Tri band
Dual band

WiFi Speed

5300 Mbps

Channels Quantity

168
4

Encryption Algorithm

WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
WPA, WPA2, WEP

WAN features

Ethernet WAN

SIM Card Slot

LAN features

Ethernet LAN

Data Rates

5300 Mbps/sec

RJ-45 Ports

1
2

DSL features

DSL WAN

ADSL2

VDSL

VDSL2

Product Features

CPU

Dual Core Processor
Dual Core Processor

RAM

512 MB
512 MB

FLASH

128 MB
8 MB

Screen Size

5.3 inches
has not

Screen Resolution

has not

QoS Support

LED Indicators

has not

Ports & Interfaces

USB Ports Quantity

2
2

USB Ports Type

USB 2.0/USB 3.0
USB 2.0

eSATA

Antenna

Antennas Quantity

8
3

Antenna Type

Internal/External
External

Management Features

WPS Push Button

Reset Button

Security

VPN Support

OpenVPN
has not

Firewall

NAT

Power

Power Source Type

adapter
adapter

AC Input Voltage

120 V
110 V

AC Input Frequency

60 Hz
50 Hz

Dimensions

Size

13.8 x 11.6 x 4.6 inches
4.2 x 4.2 x 2.7 inches

Weight

7.5 pounds
11.8 pounds