RANK #4

Netgear Orbi WiFi 6

"The Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 brings the leading mesh networking kits into Wi-Fi 6 territory, pushing a strong signal throughout a digital home and adding an extra layer of security. It remains one of the most expensive mesh routing products, but it's worth every penny."
As posted by tomsguide.com

Pros

  • Top Wi-Fi 6 mesh performance
  • Malware protection
  • Tri-band operation
  • Excellent wall and ceiling penetration
  • Excellent coverage and speed
  • Quick and easy setup
  • Plenty of wired ports available
  • Stable and reliable Wi-Fi

Cons

  • Expensive
  • App could be better

Product Details

Date First Available:
‎September 6, 2019

Overall Rating

88.6%
The overall rating was calculated based on 12562 customer and expert reviews from 14 review sites and 3 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Mesh WiFi Systems:
  • 88.6%
    Setup
  • 84.0%
    Features
  • 93.4%
    Performance
  • 92.8%
    Build Quality
  • 90.5%
    Design
  • 90.4%
    Range
  • 93.2%
    Ports

Expert Reviews Rating

Excellent
7
Good
4
Fair
0
Poor
0
Bad
0

Customer reviews by store

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Expert Reviews

The Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 (RBK852) brings the leading mesh networking kits into Wi-Fi 6 territory, pushing a strong signal throughout a digital home and adding an extra layer of security. It remains one of the most expensive mesh routing products, but it's worth every penny.

Read more on tomsguide.com

Pros

  • Top Wi-Fi 6 mesh performance
  • Malware protection
  • Tri-band operation
  • Excellent wall and ceiling penetration

Cons

  • Very expensive
  • Large
  • 90-day support policy

There aren't many mesh router systems as good as the Netgear Orbi Wifi 6 right now, but then there aren't many as expensive either. If you're struggling with Wi-Fi dead zones and a lot of connected gadgets though, then the price of the upgrade might just be worth it.

Read more on t3.com

Pros

  • Excellent coverage and speed
  • Quick and easy setup
  • Plenty of wired ports available

Cons

  • It's going to cost you
  • App could be better
  • Units are big and chunky

The Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 Dual-band Mesh System (RBK353) is a new low-price Wi-Fi 6 mesh system with decent performance.

Read more on trustedreviews.com

Pros

  • Good price for a three-node system
  • Stable and reliable Wi-Fi
  • Easy to set up

Cons

  • No parental controls
  • More expensive than similar Nighthawk system

Netgear brings Wi-Fi 6 to its Orbi mesh range - at a price

Read more on techradar.com

Pros

  • Excellent Wi-Fi range and speed
  • Ideal for homes with lots of smart devices
  • Simple set-up, and easy-to-use app

Cons

  • Seriously expensive
  • Little support for Wi-Fi 6 right now
  • Limited parental controls, and advanced features

The first 802.11ax mesh system leaves its rivals in the dust but does anyone really need it?

Read more on expertreviews.co.uk

Pros

  • Fantastic performance
  • Older clients can also benefit
  • Good Ethernet provision

Cons

  • Price is hard to justify
  • Uninspiring feature set

After months of tests, these are currently two of our favorite mesh routers. So which one should you get?

Read more on cnet.com

If you’re struggling with Wi-Fi coverage, or your home is creaking under the weight of your family’s internet consumption, a Wi-Fi mesh system could be your...

Read more on the-ambient.com

Pros

  • Kills blackspots
  • So fast
  • Mega easy set up

Cons

  • Big old boxes
  • Lack of juicy extras
  • Pricey

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