Google Wifi vs Synology RT2600ac

4.18 in
2.7 in
Google Wifi router
vs
3.03 in
11.02 in
Synology RT2600ac router

Full Comparison

Connectivity

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Communication mode
Full-Duplex, Half-Duplex
Full-Duplex, Half-Duplex
Number of LAN ports
1
4
Number of WAN ports
1
1
USB
noNo
yesYes

Dimensions

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Colour of product
White
Black
Width
4.18 in
3.03 in
Height
2.70 in
11.02 in
Depth
4.18 in
6.65 in
Weight
0.75 lb
1.54 lb
Active cooling (fan)
noNo
noNo
Number of units
1
1
Rack-mount design
noNo
noNo

Features

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Built-in DSL modem
noNo
noNo
File server
noNo
Via USB

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 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x
Jumbo frames support
noNo
yesYes
Mobile broadband support
noNo
yesYes
VoIP (SIP)
noNo
noNo
Wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
2.4GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
5GHz wireless network
yesYes
yesYes
External antenna
noNo
yesYes
MIMO
yesYes
yesYes
Beamforming
yesYes
yesYes
MU-MIMO
noNo
yesYes
Total wireless data transfer rate
550 Mbps
2530 Mbps
Wireless security
WPA, WPA2-PSK, WPA2
TKIP, WEP, WPA-Enterprise, WPA-PSK, WPA, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-PSK, WPA2, WPS

Compatibility

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DynDNS
noNo
yesYes

Memory

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Included flash memory
4096 MB
4106 MB
Maximum flash memory
4096 MB
4106 MB
Included RAM
512 MB
512 MB
Maximum RAM
512 MB
512 MB

Power

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Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
, 9
7.94, 10.8
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
noNo
noNo

Security

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DMZ
noNo
yesYes
VPN
noNo
yesYes

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