Google in its latest move has launched a new smart router on Tuesday to draw more users to its service. The cylinder shaped Wi-Fi router named On Hub comes with built-in-antennas which can scan the airwaves to find the best channel for you even in heavy data activities. On Hub has the capability to automatically install latest updates and features just like company’s Android OS and Chrome browser.
“A unique antenna design and smart software keep working in the background, automatically adjusting OnHub to avoid interference and keep your network at peak performance,” Google says.
Interestingly, the device is controlled by Google’s On app, that can run on any Android and iOS, to run network checks and manage all your devices. By using this app you can quickly send your Wi-Fi password to your friends.
This router being manufactured by partner TP-LINK, will be available in the next few days, after google launched itself as Alphabet Inc.
Google has brought Nest, a smart thermostat maker last year for Rs. 20,922 crores aiming how household devices are connected to each other.
The cost of the router is $199.99 (roughly Rs. 13,000) can be pre-ordered at online retailers including Google Store, Amazon Inc and Walmart.com. On Hub is definitely a luxurious item, so let us see how well it will sell.