The best mesh Wi-Fi systems you can buy
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- Mesh Wi-Fi systems are the perfect way to upgrade the wireless Internet in a large home or spaces with Wi-Fi "dead zones."
- The second generation Eero Home WiFi System is our top pick because it's beautifully designed, and the powerful modules plug right into your wall to ensure the signal is everywhere.
Each mesh Wi-Fi system consists of several components, including one main router that is hardwired to your modem, and a family of smaller modules that are strategically scattered around your home to penetrate hard-to-reach areas. Each module sends the Internet signal from one device to the other using mesh technology, a dedicated radio band, or in some cases both. The router and modules are all part of the same system.
Not only is mesh Wi-Fi an ultra-streamlined way to cover your whole home, it's also simple enough for anyone to install. For our reviews, we set up a variety of mesh Wi-Fi systems in a three-bedroom, pre-war Brooklyn apartment with about 1,500 square feet to see which ones worked best.
Here are the best mesh Wi-Fi systems you can buy:
- Best mesh Wi-Fi system overall: Eero Home WiFi System
- Best mesh Wi-Fi system for Apple fans: Linksys Velop
- Best mesh Wi-Fi system for smart homes: Samsung SmartThings Wi-Fi System
- Best mesh Wi-Fi system for reliability: Google WiFi
- Best mesh Wi-Fi system for big homes: D-Link Covr AC3900 Kit
Read on in the slides below to check out our top picks.
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