Google Wifi: Google’s second attempt at a home router [Updated]

The search giant Google last year launched the OnHub Wi-Fi router. This year the tech giant has a brand new offering: Google Wifi (sic; though the wi-fi expertise is correctly written “Wi-Fi”, Google’s product will not be).

The brand new Google WiFi comes in a white cylinder appearance. The all new Google WiFi comes with a new feature which is, It is mesh-capable, so you possibly can add new items round your house to increase your Wi-Fi protection. It will robotically decide which channels you employ, to ensure it is all the time as quick as it may be.

There’s additionally a companion app to regulate the hotspots; you can manage your children’ Wi-Fi entry from the consolation of your telephone.

The router is a 802.11ac device with 2.4GHz and 5GHz and 2×2 antennas, supporting beamforming. It is described as AC1200, so it ought to provide about 900Mbps for 5GHz connections, 300Mbps for 2.4GHz ones. It additionally has two gigabit Ethernet ports. For a router it additionally packs lots of processing energy: it has a quad core processor, with 512MB RAM and 4GB flash.

One of the interesting features the device offers is the ability to check your network speed without leaving the Google Wi-Fi app. If you notice you’re getting a slow  connection, you can simply do a speedtest and determine your current download and upload speed and then you can tweak your settings for a performance.

The device goes out for $129 for the single pack and $299 for the 3-pack option. Preorders will begin in November, delivery in December. You may be part of the ready record here

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