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Technology Google's Assistant-friendly Nest WiFi router is available now

16:55  04 november  2019
16:55  04 november  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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As promised, Nest WiFi is now available through Google ' s store and other channels. You can buy the core router by itself for 9, but the system only really comes alive when you buy Points that both extend the mesh network and double as Google Assistant smart speakers. A standard pack with a

The Nest Wifi Router connects to your ISP modem and, of course, provides Wi - Fi connectivity. It’ s similar to the first Google Wifi , where you bought Design-wise, the Router is slightly taller than the original and marshmallow-shaped instead of being cylindrical. It’ s very cute and befitting the friendly

You now have your chance to try Google's latest, Assistant-fueled take on home networking. As promised, Nest WiFi is now available through Google's store and other channels. You can buy the core router by itself for $169, but the system only really comes alive when you buy Points that both extend the mesh network and double as Google Assistant smart speakers. A standard pack with a router and one Point will cost you $269, while a three-pack will serve large homes for $349. You can buy further points for $149 online.

  Google's Assistant-friendly Nest WiFi router is available now

Nest WiFi has its share of limitations. You won't find a wide array of Ethernet ports (there are just two) or USB (none). It's not going to deliver WiFi 6 speeds. And of course, you're making a deep investment in Google's ecosystem -- you'd be better off with Eero hardware if you're an Alexa fan. If you're building a smart home system from scratch, though, this could give you the foundations you need without having to buy separate networking gear and speakers.

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Google's Assistant-friendly Nest WiFi router is available now .
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