Apart from 802.11ac, which promises gigabit speeds (up to 1300Mbps on 5GHz and 450Mbps on 2.4GHz when used with other 802.11ac devices; actual speed will vary), the Netgear R6300 features a DLNA server, file server, print server, two USB ports (to connect a printer and a storage device), parental controls.
Other features include a free management app for Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android, AirPrint support, Gigabit Ethernet, and a guest network for Internet-only access. The R6300 comes preconfigured with wireless security activated.
"After 15 years as an industry leader, we are thrilled to bring the first 802.11ac router to Australian consumers," said Brad Little, senior director of consumer channels, Netgear Australia and New Zealand.
"The Netgear R6300 WiFi Router comes to market as Australians continue to embrace mobile devices and data-rich online content. Offering the world's fastest Wi-iFi technology, 802.11ac is set to revolutionise the way we consume content wirelessly."
The price of the R6300 has yet to be announced.