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Best Eero alternatives 2022

Eero Mesh WiFi System (gen 3)
Eero Mesh WiFi System (gen 3) (Image credit: Hayato Huseman / Android Central)

Eero is one of the biggest names for consumer mesh routers, but some of the best eero mesh alternatives offer many great features. The company's routers are easy to set up, connect, and maintain, but Eero is far from the only brand in this space. So if you know you need a mesh system and you're looking for an alternative to the Eero craze, these are your best bets.

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Eero Mesh WiFi System (gen 3)

Source: Hayato Huseman / Android Central (Image credit: Source: Hayato Huseman / Android Central)

Of all the mesh routers listed here, we think most people will be pleased with Nest Wifi. It's relatively affordable, offers incredible speeds/coverage, and is ridiculously easy to set up in just about any home. Simplicity and routers rarely go hand-in-hand, so we greatly appreciate just how straightforward Nest Wifi is. There's a reason why it's one of the best wireless mesh routers you can buy. Not to mention, the Nest Wifi point can also act as a Google Assistant speaker, which is just icing on the cake.

If you're on a budget, it's hard to beat TP-Link's Deco M5. It comes with enough coverage for most homes and plenty of speed for HD streaming and browsing. The Deco M5 also comes with a few tricks up its sleeve like HomeCare that includes antivirus protection as well as advanced parental controls. With HomeCare, it's easy to see how people on your network are using the internet, and it's quick to set up boundaries and even schedule some offline time.

If you've wanted to try out a WI-Fi 6 router but don't want to break the bank, Netgear's Nighthawk MK62 is a great pick with its AX1800 speeds delivering enough performance 4K streaming and video conferencing even while connected to the node. The MK62 is also compact at only 4.8 inches across and 2.5 inches tall. You also get an open Ethernet port on both the base router and satellite for older wired devices.

When Samuel is not writing about networking or 5G at Android Central, he spends most of his time researching computer components and obsessing over what CPU goes into the ultimate Windows 98 computer. It's the Pentium 3.