Google WiFi is an expandable system designed to connect to each other in multiple areas of your house for a better WiFi connection. You can pair Google WiFi routers for smaller homes or add many more to outfit your entire house.
In short, Google hopes this is the best WiFi router that you can buy and that it will deliver better WiFi with fewer WiFi problems at home.
The Google WiFi system will automatically switch you to the right WiFi connection and channel for the best system.
With an app on your phone you can pause a device connected to the router to control access to the home network. Google suggests this is a good way to control when your kids are connected to the Internet to help get them to come tot he table for dinner.
Although made by Google this new Google WiFi router works with all of your WiFi devices. This includes MacBooks, the Surface Pro 4, the Xbox One, PS4, Windows computers, the Apple TV, Chromebooks, tablets, iPhones, iPads and Android.
This is not the first multiple router system on the market, but it is significantly cheaper than Eero, which retails for $199 for a single unit and $499 for a three pack.
— Google (@google) October 4, 2016
Unlike traditional WiFi systems and WiFi extenders you don’t need to go through frustrating pairing and setup processes, manually switch connections and deal with difficulties of connecting to devices that span your networks.
The Google WiFi release date is in December and Google WiFi pre-orders start in November.
You can buy a Google WiFi single pack for $129 and a Google WiFi 3 pack is $299 to cover larger homes.
At this same event Google announced the Pixel and Pixel XL, ChromeCast Ultra, DayDream VR and Google Home.