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Wifi products compared

Google Nest has 3 different standalone mesh Wi-Fi systems:

  • Nest Wifi Pro is a next generation Wi-Fi 6E system for our fastest speeds. It includes the use of the 6 GHz wireless band for improved performance, can be used as a Thread Border Router, and is Matter-enabled. 
  • Nest Wifi Pro (Wi-Fi 6E) can't be combined with Nest Wifi routers or points or Google Wifi points (Wi-Fi 5) in a mesh network.
  • Google Wifi provides fast reliable coverage. It can be combined with the Nest Wifi router and point.
  • Nest Wifi provides even more coverage and faster speeds than Google Wifi. It’s composed of Nest Wifi routers and points. Nest Wifi points also act as a speaker with Google Assistant. Nest Wifi supports Thread and can be used as a Thread Border Router.

Note: Nest Wifi and Google Wifi are no longer sold by Google.

All Wifi devices are managed using the Google Home app, which makes for simple setup and provides easy access to many helpful features. Learn more about Google Nest Wi-Fi systems.

Features Nest Wifi Pro router
 
Nest Wifi router Nest Wifi point Google Wifi point
Device image Photo of Google Nest Wifi router Photo of Google Nest Wifi point
Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6E Wi-Fi 5 Wi-Fi 5 Wi-Fi 5
Wi-Fi bands Tri-band (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 6 GHz) Dual-band (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz) Dual-band (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz) Dual-band (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz)
Mesh network Yes, compatible with Nest Wifi Pro routers only
  • Yes, compatible with Nest Wifi routers and points, and Google Wifi points
  • Not compatible with Nest Wifi Pro
  • Yes, compatible with Nest Wifi routers and points, and Google Wifi points
  • Not compatible with Nest Wifi Pro
  • Yes, compatible with Nest Wifi routers and points, and Google Wifi points
  • Not compatible with Nest Wifi Pro
Matter-enabled Yes Coming soon Coming soon No
Thread Border Router Yes Yes Yes No
Smart speaker No No Yes No
Ethernet ports 2 2 None 2
Family Wi-Fi

Stay on top of your kids' screen time with Family Wi-Fi on the Home app:

  • Pause Wi-Fi access on demand
  • Schedule internet time-outs
  • Automatically block adult websites
  • Control multiple devices with groups
Guest network Create a separate network and password for your guests and share your home devices.
One app for setup and management

Home app

Network insights Yes

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