Prime Day is coming June 21 . But if you can't wait for a potential deal on a top-notch home networking option, there's a hot one available already at Amazon, where , within $10 of its all-time low. Now, this is the older Eero hardware (not the ), and -- fair warning -- it may sell with a free Echo speaker thrown in if you wait for Amazon's upcoming Prime Day sale.
Those caveats notwithstanding, this is otherwise a great deal. And I can personally attest to that, as a happy Eero owner since last spring. Like everyone else, I had to convert my residence into a home office in 2020, and that meant configuring a corner of my bedroom as a workstation. Despite the fact that I have a one-bedroom apartment, the main router just one room over was effectively inaccessible -- I was lucky to pull in email, let alone have enough bandwidth for a Zoom call.
The obvious answer was a, which gives you multiple overlapping Wi-Fi access points for better coverage. And once I got the Eero triple-pack up and running, it was a new world: My speeds went from unusable to around 180 megabits per second. And setup was a dream, too. Eero delivers an Apple-style guided setup that you run through via the iOS or Android app on your phone.
More than a year later, I've rarely experienced hiccups or coverage problems, and I'm now a die-hard mesh network evangelist. If you have anything larger than a studio apartment, you should be opting for a mesh network setup. And with theoften costing upwards of $250 or more, being able to get a three-pack for under $170 is a great deal.