Google Wifi (3-pack) vs Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)

Full Comparison

Connectivity

Google Wifi (3-pack)Google Wifi (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)
Communication mode
Full-Duplex, Half-Duplex
Full-Duplex
Number of LAN ports
1
1
Number of WAN ports
1
1
USB
noNo
noNo

Dimensions

Google Wifi (3-pack)Google Wifi (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)
Colour of product
White
White
Width
4.18 in
3.10 in
Height
2.70 in
3.10 in
Depth
4.18 in
5.51 in
Weight
0.75 lb
0.71 lb
Number of units
3
3

Features

Google Wifi (3-pack)Google Wifi (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)
Built-in DSL modem
noNo
noNo
Mobile app for controlling features
yesYes
yesYes
Support for mesh network
yesYes
yesYes

Communication

Google Wifi (3-pack)Google Wifi (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)
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 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11n
Wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
2.4GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
5GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
External antenna
noNo
noNo
MIMO
yesYes
yesYes
MU-MIMO
noNo
yesYes
Total wireless data transfer rate
550 Mbps
1300 Mbps
Wireless security
WPA, WPA2-PSK, WPA2
WPA, WPA2

Compatibility

Google Wifi (3-pack)Google Wifi (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)
Target audience
Home users
Home users

Memory

Google Wifi (3-pack)Google Wifi (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)Linksys Velop WHW0103 (3-pack)
Included flash memory
4096 MB
256 MB
Maximum flash memory
4096 MB
256 MB
Included RAM
512 MB
256 MB
Maximum RAM
512 MB
256 MB

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