Over the past few years, we have gone through an intense amount of routers here on TweakTown. Solutions ranging from our first look at 802.11ac with the RTA15 from Amped Wireless to some memorable solutions like the Nighthawk X6 and D-Link 890L that went outside the box regarding design. Taking this a little bit further, the Google OnHub is set to simplify wireless networking on both the hardware side and aesthetics.
If you were just to take a quick glance at the OnHub, you wouldn't think this small cylinder is a wireless router, in fact, it carries a resemblance to a small office trash can. On the hardware side of things, this router is honestly no different than many solutions we have tested, apart from one critical area that we will get to later on. With that said this solution is a 3x3 platform giving dual band capabilities of 600 Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and 1300 Mbps on the 5GHz band. Additionally, the OnHub hides a few secrets inside which include a Bluetooth radio and a ZigBee SoC.
Specifications for the OnHub include from the top down a small footprint at 7.5 x 4.1 x 4.6 inches. Keeping in mind, we are looking at the TP-Link designed solution this router does not have the proximity sensor and instead opts for the front facing antenna. An ambient light ring runs around the top of this router, and when we dive right into the hardware side of this router, we have at its heart a dual-core SoC operating at 1.4GHz next to 1GB of DDR3 and 4GB of onboard eMMC flash. 8MB of NOR flash is also present on this router and while this router is clearly a unique solution it also comes in with just a single Gigabit WAN and LAN port.
The Google OnHub by TP-Link carries an MSRP of $199.99 with a two-year warranty.
PRICING: You can find the Google OnHub by TP-Link AC1900 Wireless Router for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:
United States: The Google OnHub by TP-Link AC1900 Wireless Router retails for $200 at Amazon.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Recommended for You
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- New images of the upcoming LG G6 leaked
- COD: Infinite Warfare - best-selling game of 2016 in US
- The entire gaming market slumped 12% in the US last year
- Bloody new 'Logan' trailer embraces hard R-rating
- Buy Resident Evil 7 on Xbox One, get it on the PC, too
- hp printer technical support
- How to prevent pc from waking up from sleep when a brown out occurs?
- Z170MX-Gaming 5 + i5 7600k.. Should work or not?
- ASRock 2.70 Splash Screen replaces Windows?
- bios update
- Transcend reveals industrial-grade SuperMLC JetFlash 740 USB flash drive for exceptional performance and endurance
- Light up your gaming with BIOSTAR B250 motherboard series
- MSI the pioneer in VR Gaming crowns winners of VR JAM
- NGE and Twitch partner to bring the Overwatch Winter Premiere Live Finals to PAX Arena at PAX South
- Bayview Labs, Seraph Group and MIT Game Lab announce 'Play Labs' VR/AR/AI Playful Tech Accelerator for MIT students and alumni