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Google Wifi

Google Wifi
$129.00
Brand: Google
Category: Routers
  • Frequency Band: 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Type: Expandable mesh Wifi
  • Antennas: Integrated
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Processor: Quad-core ARM CPU, each core up to 710 MHz
  • Data Transfer Rate: 470 megabits per second (wifi) 2 Gbps (LAN)

Our Rating

The overall rating of this product is based on the review by our experts.

8.8 4.4 1
  • Design 10 / 10
  • Features 7 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Price 9 / 10

Google Wifi is a beautifully designed, perfectly crafted, router (sorry, a group of routers). It allows you to expand the wireless coverage all over your home or a workplace. It comes in a set of three, it’s affordable and is characterized by very strong Wi-Fi coverage. What more would you want? We can say with certainty – this is one of the best ways to blanket your entire home, and never have a weak signal or a dead spot. it even beats some double-the-price Wi-Fi coverage systems like Netgear Orbi Wi-Fi System! The tech giant really did an insanely good job with this one, and we’re shaking with excitement to present it to you.

Okay, now that that’s out the way, let’s see what the specs of Google Wifi are, and how easy it is to set up. So, setting up is pretty easy, and you’ll have a fast Internet connection throughout your home in a few minutes. First of all, you need an iOS or Android smartphone, because you need to download the app. You’ll find it easily because it’s called the same. Next, you’ll need a google account, which is easy to sign up for, and completely free.

But, you probably already possess one, and that makes things much easier. You wonder why would you even need an app, even? That’s because unlike routers like D-Link EXO AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router, there’s no Web interface. This can be a pro, or a con, depending on how you look at it. Google swears Google Wifi features keep your data protected, and they collect no personal info. Only hardware, app, and network related information are taken for the sake of device functionality. Next up – another possible disappointment for you. You will need a constant connection to Google in order for the router to function.

Now that’s not a common practice, the majority of routers need no specific or constant connection to the manufacturer. But there’s a good side – you won’t even notice it, plus you’ll get constant updates, which is good. Now let’s talk price – is it worth every penny? As you’ll be able to see if you scroll down – it’s quite affordable. Single unit Google Wifi price is about $115, while you can decide to get a set of three for the price of $270 and save some money along the way. This makes it the best and most affordable option to cover your whole home, no matter how big, with a reliable network.

Time to see how fast it is, and how good it really functions.  First of all, it’s pretty fast for a dual-stream AC1200 router (which is a standard of routers), and a sustained speed of about 470Mbit/s. That got other competition beaten, plus it’s cheaper! How good can it get? It’s pretty good. There’s a default way the Wi-Fi works, with more satellites, connected the speed will go down. You can get rid of that by connecting them with cables. But we know that’s not why you bought a wireless router. Even if you keep it as it is, you’ll get a good connection across your all devices – PCs, laptops, mobile phones, and tablets.

Google Wifi - Specs

Launch

  • Launched

Body

  • Dimensions
    Diameter: 4.17 in (106.12 mm), Height: 2.70 in (68.75 mm)
  • Weight
    12 oz
  • Colors
    White

General Router Details

  • Frequency Band
    2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Flash Memory
    4 GB
  • Status Indicators
    The middle line on the router

Networking

  • Form Factor
    Any Device
  • Router Type
    Wireless Router
  • Connectivity Technology
    Wireless
  • Wireless Protocol
    802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Data Transfer Rate
    470 megabits per second (wifi) 2 Gbps (LAN)
  • Wan Ports Qty
    1
  • Networking Features
    WPA2-PSK, TX Beamforming, Bluetooth® Smart Ready, WPA2-PSK, Automatic security updates, Infineon SLB 9615 trusted platform module, Expandable mesh Wifi

Antenna

  • Antenna Form Factor
    Integrated

Performance

  • CPU
    Quad-core ARM CPU, each core up to 710 MHz
  • RAM
    512 MB

Modem

  • Modem Included

Encryption

  • Encryption Algorithm
    WPA2-PSK

Interface

  • Interface
    Ethernet
  • Connector Type
    RJ-45
  • Interface Type
    LAN, WAN

Cable

  • Cable Type
    No Cable

Other Features

  • Compatibility
    Any Device which Support Wifi

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Google Wifi - Reviews

Overall User's Rating

The rating is based on 1 reviews by users.

8.5
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Features 8 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Price 8 / 10
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  1. Terah Marino

    8.5 4.3 5

    I like it very much!!

    Google Wifi router is the one i'm using in my office and it works flawlessly. It's small and doesn't take much space with its antennas and mass. It has 512 MB of RAM and integrated antennas and this is enough for my office needs. It isn't expensive neither.

    • Design
      9 / 10
    • Features
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    • Performance
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    • Price
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