Two months after releasing a initial OnHub router regulating TP-Link hardware, Google currently announced a new OnHub it combined with a assistance from Asus.
According to Google, a new Asus OnHub is radically a same as a one done by TP-Link. This is a dual-band AC1900 Wi-Fi router with a tip speed on a 5GHz rope of adult to 1,300Mbps and on a 2.4GHz band, adult to 600Mbps. It also has only one Gigabit LAN pier and one USB 3.0. The new router also has built-in Bluetooth and supports a Home Automation wireless standard, yet these functions are not activated during launch.
Designwise, a Asus OnHub has a same cylindrical figure as a TP-Link OnHub, though now with a bottom that’s wider than a top. You will also need a live Internet tie and an Android or iOS unstable device to set it adult and conduct it, regulating a Google On app.
Google says with a Asus OnHub, it introduces a new underline called Wave Control, that “lets we boost a Wi-Fi speed for a sold device by simply fluttering your palm over a tip of a ASUS OnHub.” It’s misleading how a router knows that device to boost a vigilance to when there are mixed inclination in a same direction, however. One thing is clear; a new Asus OnHub is not cheap, costing $219.99, double that of many AC1900 routers.
Google says, together with a accessibility of a Asus OnHub, it will recover a initial firmware refurbish for a OnHub router in a entrance week. One of a improvements will be a new underline called Smart Antenna that capacitate a OnHub to “intelligently name a best multiple of antennas to send Wi-Fi to your devices, formed on their plcae and orientation” to broach faster and some-more arguable Wi-Fi.”
The new Asus OnHub is avaiable for preorder now and will boat someday in November. Check behind afterwards for a full review.