Google OnHub Wireless Router Review


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Stepping into the world of WIFI routers, Google launched its debut product in collaboration with TP-Link, the OnHub. Although, the device didn’t get many hits due to an average performance, and every OnHub review available online shares a different viewpoint.

Nevertheless, in the world overwhelmed with rectangular black boxes with scary external antennae, the production of OnHub was a good step.

The OnHub rebels the typical design of wireless routers by adopting a cylindrical columnar shape, inside which lies a ridged column-like router system. Its sleek design is truly appealing, making you to proudly place this stylish device over the central table to beautify the room interior.

With a cylindrical design, all the antennae are situated near the router and are enclosed within the cylinder. So, you don’t have to tolerate those weirdly protruding antennae anymore.

Google OnHub Wireless Router
Google OnHub Wireless Router

Google OnHub Wireless Router Features:

  • The Google OnHub carries a single high-speed USB 3.0 port with two Ethernet jacks, one each for WAN and LAN connection.
  • It is a dual-band router that supports up to 1900Mbps speed on both radio bands. Precisely, it supports 600Mbps over the 2.4GHz frequency band and 1300Mbps on the 5GHz band.
  • It carries 13 antennae. Six for the 2.4GHz band, and the other six for the 5GHz The last antenna is the reflective one that further enhances the signal strength.
  • All the antennae are arranged in a circular pattern within the outside casing. Thus, the router exhibits maximal range and remarkable performance.
  • A dedicated mobile app lets the device to be easily set up even by amateurs. Just log in to your Google account to access this app.