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Best alternatives to Nest Wifi 2022

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Nest Wifi Router (Image credit: Nick Sutrich / Android Central)

Whether you're leery of Google's data collection practices, fed up with Nest Wifi's lack of advanced functionality, or simply browsing the market for something better, we've rounded up some of the best alternatives to Nest Wifi. Check them out below — there should be something for everyone!

There are plenty of best alternatives for Nest Wifi

It's no surprise that the best alternatives to Nest Wifi as also some of the best mesh Wi-Fi routers in general. One system that gets closest to Nest Wifi's feature set is Eero 6 with solid speeds, great software, and Alexa support in place of Google Home. Plus, Eero Secure is an incredible value add, especially if you go for the premium option, which includes accounts for 1Password, Malwarebytes Premium, and Encrypt.me.

That said, if you have money to burn, you can't go wrong with the Netgear Orbi RBK752. This system comes with a solid app that makes setup relatively quick and easy. It also comes with more Ethernet ports than most mesh systems making it a drop-in replacement for an existing router with wired devices. This Orbi also comes with Wi-Fi 6 so you can be sure you're ready to take full advantage of your new wireless 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.