Final 12 months, Google pushed Wi-Fi networks to the restrict with the excellent Nest Wifi system—a group of routers that double as Google Assistant sensible audio system. However the firm is taking a step again and re-releasing the Google Wifi, a cheap mesh community system with out all of the bells and whistles.
Google Wifi was introduced in 2016 and loved recognition till 2019, when it was phased out to make room for Nest Wifi. However some clients don’t need their routers to double as sensible audio system, particularly when the worth of entry begins at $270. Re-releasing the fundamental Google Wifi system at $99 a unit or $199 for a three-pack simply is sensible.
The re-released Google Wifi router appears to be like an identical to its 2016 counterparts, though it now sports activities an engraved Google brand as a substitute of a printed brand. Like earlier than, Google Wifi is a simultaneous dual-band (2.4 GHz/5 Ghz) system with community optimization, WPA3 encryption, Gigabit Ethernet ports, and controls built-in within the Google Dwelling app.
A $200 Google Wifi three-pack is $100 cheaper than it was in 2016. Google says that one Google Wifi module covers as much as 1,500 sq. toes, whereas a full three-pack will increase that vary to 4,500 sq. toes. You possibly can order Google Wifi now on Google’s web site, or compare it to the Nest Wifi with Assistant built-in.