RANK #8

Google Wifi

"If you're looking for a super-simple way to get Wi-Fi to every corner of your home, Google Wifi could be the answer. Delivering seamless wireless connectivity on a single network, the system is easy to install and configure, looks great, and delivers solid throughput."
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Pros

  • Super-simple setup
  • Excellent design
  • Can prioritize bandwidth
  • Solid overall throughput speeds
  • Top-notch app
  • Excellent parental controls
  • Reliable and consistent connection
  • Flexible configurations

Cons

  • Lower AC rating
  • Lacks dedicated band control
  • No USB connectivity
  • Relatively weak smart-home support

Product Details

Date First Available:
‎October 6, 2020

Overall Rating

85.9%
The overall rating was calculated based on 41884 customer and expert reviews from 17 review sites and 3 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Mesh WiFi Systems:
  • 91.4%
    Setup
  • 81.7%
    Features
  • 86.7%
    Performance
  • 85.9%
    Build Quality
  • 91.6%
    Design
  • 93.4%
    Range
  • 85.9%
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Price Comparison

Expert Reviews

Google Wifi is the simplest, most value-packed Wi-Fi mesh system yet

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Pros

  • Super-simple setup
  • Great value
  • Excellent design

Cons

  • Limited hardware control
  • Lower AC rating

The new Google Wifi is here, finally. Is it worth the wait? Here's CNET's full review.

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Google's mesh router balances performance and convenience

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The Google Wifi Mesh is leading the charge in the mesh router revolution. It’s highly convenient and, though there are some missteps in performance and design, overcomes them with its simplicity and ease of setup. Check out our best router list to see which router is the right fit for you and your family.

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Pros

  • Built in connection and speed tests on the app
  • Can prioritize bandwidth
  • Very affordable

Cons

If you're looking for a super-simple way to get Wi-Fi to every corner of your home, Google Wifi could be the answer. Delivering seamless wireless connectivity on a single network, the system is easy to install and configure, looks great, and delivers solid throughput.

Read more on pcmag.com

Pros

  • Easy to install and manage.
  • Solid overall throughput speeds.
  • Good-looking, low-profile design.
  • Top-notch app.

Cons

  • Lacks dedicated band control.
  • No USB connectivity.

Google Wifi is a great offering, but it has its limits. In this article, we'll look at how we slammed hard into those limits and how the Synology mesh might make for a viable alternative.

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A smart, very user-friendly mesh system - though it's undercut on price by newer rivals

Read more on expertreviews.co.uk

Pros

  • Simple to set up
  • Excellent parental controls
  • Attractive design

Cons

  • Not as fast as BT Whole Home Wi-Fi
  • Price is no longer as competitive as it was

A review of Google Wifi, whose ease of use stands out among its mesh networking competitors.

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Google Wifi review: An affordable mesh system for expanding home Wi-Fi range.

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Pros

  • Easy setup and well-designed app
  • Attractive
  • Reliable, far-reaching Wi-Fi

Cons

  • Modest performance
  • Not the cheapest
  • Must sign in with Google account
  • Not brilliant as a standalone router

If you own a Google or Nest Wifi mesh kit, get ready for a change. In an email sent out to users, Google says it will discontinue the Google Wifi app and move all users over to Google Home. The Google Wifi app will disappear entirely in June.

Read more on reviewgeek.com

When you're looking for a mesh network, you want something that works well all the time and that doesn't take a Master's degree in computer engineering to figure out. With Google Wifi, the company got it completely right. Focussing on an unobtrusive design with intelligent technology and an easy app makes it a fantastic product. The only downside if you have a large home is that you'll need to spend money to make it worthwhile.Read full verdict

Read more on pocket-lint.com

Pros

  • Reliable and consistent connection
  • Simple to setup and manage

Cons

  • Lack of ports (no USB)
  • Price for multiple units becomes high

A lot of homes have bred makeshift offices within the last year and the need for good internet coverage has never been felt more strongly. If you were

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It’s not the right router for everyone, but there’s plenty to like and it’s priced right.

Read more on pcworld.com

Pros

  • Extremely well priced, given its performance and feature set
  • Very easy to set up and install
  • Flexible configurations

Cons

  • Relatively weak smart-home support
  • No USB port for storage or printer support
  • Still waiting for MU-MIMO support

Spotty Wi-Fi connection at home? Well, you're in luck, Google Wifi is available for pre-order starting Tuesday, just in time for the holidays.

Read more on digitaltrends.com

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