Google introduces second OnHub router in collaboration with Asus




Google has announced a new OnHub router, this time in collaboration with Asus. In August, Google presented the first OnHub, which was made together with TP-Link. The specifications are largely the same, but the new model boasts Wave Control.

Google makes the arrival of the second OnHub router known on his blog. Just like the first variant, it is a cylindrical device. The specifications of the new Asus router are largely consistent with the TP-Link version. The AC1900 is a model with support for 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac WiFi, a dual-core CPU clocked at 1.4GHz, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of storage memory EMMC. There is also support for Bluetooth Smart Ready, Weave and Zigbee / Thread, which allows smart to let devices communicate with the router.

Google OnHub Asus
Google OnHub Asus

New compared to the first OnHub router is Wave Control. This feature allows users to increase the speed wifi for a particular device by moving their hand on the router. According to Google, that ideal in busy households with many Wi-Fi devices. In addition to the new model, Google also announced a software update. It performs’ various performance improvements “and adds a smart antenna algorithm. If there are multiple devices connected simultaneously, located in different places, then select the new algorithm of Google is the best combination of antennas to transmit the Wi-Fi signal. Owners of a OnHub router receive the update automatically.

The new OnHub router is for sale in the United States for $ 219.99. The first OnHub is also available in Canada and costs $ 199.99. It is not known whether Google also going to sell in Europe, the routers.


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