Searching for a Cool Wi-Fi Router? Here are 5
If our home is a body than the Wi-Fi routes are blood vessels. Without them, you either have to be plugged to ethernet or to pay big bucks to mobile networks for a decent enough internet network.
While most manufacturers recommend them to install them in the center of the house, many most of us hide them because they are plain boring and sometimes downside ugly. If you are also one of those fashion conscious people and you care about how your Living room looks, Here are some of the most beautiful wi-fi routers that you can get for your home.
The first ever internet router from Google, Onhub is one hell of a looker. The cool wi-fi router is designed with simplicity and the use in Living room in mind.
OnHub does not have any antenna out of its body, it has a nice circular notification lite on its top lid.
The router shines at its simplicity, Google OnHub is completely configured via its app.
Currently, OnHub is made by ASUS and TP-Link, the Asus version will cost you 219 bucks and the latter comes at $200 Price. Both models have automatic updates enabled, 1 USB 3.0 Port and 1 GB of memory.
Eero has a different approach to wi-fi than the any other router in the list. Instead of having one unit to supply Wi-Fi signal to whole house, Eero recommends using more than one to get the internet connection to the house.
Eero is not cheap at the price, it costs $199 per unit. You can get a pack of 3 for almost $500. It is expensive than many routers out there but once you have done the set-up, it works like a charm.
The devices don’t have any standing antenna to make them look like a small spaceship. There is one tiny LED on the device to show network activity. similar to OnHub, you can control them via an App installed in your smartphone.
Asus’s offering looks a lot like it is from any other planet. The ridiculously cool Wi-fi router is not cute like the Eero or OnHub, but 8 big antennas surrounding the Modem give it unique feel and design.
The Asus RT-AC5300 costs almost $400 and packs some monster specs for a router. The router is Tri-Band and it can transfer data on upto 4334 Mbps in 5GHz mode. It is powered by a dual core 1.4 GHz processor and also it has a USB 3.0 and a USB 2.0 Port to connect it to dongles and storage devices.
The ASUS RT-AC5300 is more traditional router then OnHub but an app is also available to control and monitor the Wi-Fi connection in your home. The app is availablel for android and iOS.
D-Links AC3200 is a $270 router that is poered by a 1Ghz dual core processor and it supports Tri-Band Wi-Fi setup. D-Link promisses 3200 Mbps total maximum data transfer speeds for the router.
The router is red in color and it has 6 antennas on it to make the signal work on every corner of your home. The router weighs 2.5 Pounds and as a 9.7 X 15 X 4 inch dimensions.
Though it looks a lot different from Eero or Asus’s router, it still is a pretty cool Wi-Fi router.
Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3200
Nighthawk is also a high-performance router that costs $300. For this, price the router offers a USB 3.0 abd a USB 2.0 Port to connect it to storage media. The router has 256 MB of RAM and 128 MB flash memory.
similar to D-Link’s router, X6 is powered by a 1GHz dual core processor and it supports upto 1300 Mbps on each 5 Ghz band. You can expect 600 Mbps on the lower 2.4 Ghz band.
X6 gas weight similar to D-Link AC3200 (almost 2.5 Pounds) and its dimensions are 2.14 by 11.63 by 8.92 inches.
Do you know any other cool Wi-Fi router?
Aside from the one’s mentioned here, do you know any cool wi-fi router? if yes, share with others in the comments below.