Apple AirPort Extreme vs Google Wifi

3.86 in
6.61 in
Apple AirPort Extreme router
vs
4.18 in
2.7 in
Google Wifi router

Full Comparison

Connectivity

Apple AirPort ExtremeApple AirPort ExtremeGoogle WifiGoogle Wifi
Number of LAN ports
3
1
Number of WAN ports
1
1
USB
yesYes
noNo

Dimensions

Apple AirPort ExtremeApple AirPort ExtremeGoogle WifiGoogle Wifi
Colour of product
White
White
Width
3.86 in
4.18 in
Height
6.61 in
2.70 in
Depth
3.86 in
4.18 in
Weight
2.09 lb
0.75 lb
Active cooling (fan)
yesYes
noNo
Number of units
1
1
Rack-mount design
noNo
noNo

Features

Apple AirPort ExtremeApple AirPort ExtremeGoogle WifiGoogle Wifi
Built-in DSL modem
noNo
noNo
File server
Via USB
noNo
Mobile app for controlling features
yesYes
yesYes

Communication

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Data link layer
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Wireless standards
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11n
Jumbo frames support
noNo
noNo
Mobile broadband support
noNo
noNo
VoIP (SIP)
noNo
noNo
Wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
2.4GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
5GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
External antenna
noNo
noNo
MIMO
noNo
yesYes
Total wireless data transfer rate
1300 Mbps
550 Mbps
Wireless security
WEP, WPA, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2, WPA3
WPA, WPA2-PSK, WPA2

Compatibility

Apple AirPort ExtremeApple AirPort ExtremeGoogle WifiGoogle Wifi
DynDNS
noNo
noNo

Memory

Apple AirPort ExtremeApple AirPort ExtremeGoogle WifiGoogle Wifi
Included flash memory
32 MB
4096 MB
Included RAM
512 MB
512 MB

Power

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Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
, 9
, 9
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
noNo
noNo

Security

Apple AirPort ExtremeApple AirPort ExtremeGoogle WifiGoogle Wifi
DMZ
yesYes
noNo
VPN
noNo
noNo

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