If you already make regular use of Google's products and services, then the Nest Wifi is a worthy splurge for a seamless and speedy connected home.
With strong performance and sneaky value, the Asus ZenWiFi AX is an absolute standout among high-end mesh routers.
Google Wifi is the best Wi-Fi system on the market.
This is a speedy mesh router at a tempting price, but the spotty, inconsistent mesh performance is a deal-breaker.
Netgear's fastest mesh router sets the bar for the category, but it's overkill for almost everyone.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
There's a lot to like about this router, but the equally expensive Netgear Orbi 6 is a more future-proofed alternative at this price.
It's nothing fancy, but the newest Netgear Orbi is a fine mesh router system at a terrific price.
The versatile Jetpack MiFi 6620L is an excellent mobile hotspot for those who live and travel within Verizon's 4G LTE coverage.
If you're looking for dependable whole-home Wi-Fi that you don't need to think about too much, take a good look at Eero.
The M5 is reliable and packs more useful features than most Wi-Fi systems in its price range.
The Velop is an effective mesh Wi-Fi router, but it doesn't have a competitive edge due to its high cost and limited feature set.
The Plume works well for those who just want to to share the internet, but it's no better than competing systems that are cheaper and deliver more.
If you have the money to spend, and already have an Orbi router, the Orbi Outdoor Satellite will give you great coverage outdoors and speeds as fast as you get inside. Make sure you mount it somewhere safe if you plan to leave it outdoors.
If you're looking to create a fast and highly customizable home network with advanced features, look no further than the RT2600AC.
At $200, the Asus RT-AC86U is one of the best all-around routers. It has all the latest features, including extra security for all of your devices. This router should maximize your bandwidth and keep your home network running smoothly.
Ooma one-ups cable company internet phone plans with better call quality and a basic calling plan that starts at free (before taxes).
For advanced and professional users, the Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is worth every penny thanks to its stellar performance, solid build, and bounty of useful features.