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Netgear to Launch New Media Storage Router WNDR4700 Summer 2012

Netgear is launching a new Media Storage Router model, the WNDR4700. The network vendor made the announcement today at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012.

The new version of the home router ENDR4700 is very similar to its predecessor which was Apple's top-tier home router in 2010. The latest router integrates storage operations that provide the users storage, backup, wireless networking and streaming in one package.

The most unique feature of Netgear's WNDR4700 is the built-in 2TB storage space that can be upgraded by consumers anytime if they want to change to a higher-capacity hard drive. Besides this, the new version has two USB 3.0 ports to ensure better storage.

According to the company, the new router has a fast processor which enables better performance as compared to other routers currently available. The router has been designed for both Mac and PC's - and is compatible with Time Machine natively, reports CNET.

Besides all the other capabilities and features, the Netgear WNDR4700 has a ReadyShare Printer, ReadyShare Cloud, Media Server, ReadyShare Vault, Netgear Live Parental Controls and many other impressive features.

Netgear stated the device will reach market in the summer of 2012, but the price has not been disclosed yet.