Amazon eero Vs Google Vs Asus Lyra

End of 2019, Amazon announced that it acquired Eero mesh whole home products, the first model of mesh wifi router claimed to be available in the market. Today you can find bunch of mesh wifi products available in the market, and Amazon makes eero to be part of Smart home devices to be better connection to other Amazon Alexa compatible devices.

Amazon eero mesh wifi system
Amazon eero mesh wifi system

New Amazon eero

There is slightly different between the old version of original eero product and this new Amazon eero, and the most apparent difference is physical model which is now fatter and looks more artistic than the original version which is only flat and old fashion model.

Better features

Few enhancements from the original model, the addition features such as MU-MIMO, beamforming, works with Alexa and the processor is upgraded to quad core instead of dual core on the original model even though the clock speed is lower (700MHz instead of 1GHz).

 Compared with the original model, this Amazon eero is tagged with cheaper price, $200. This price is almost competitive with other mesh AC1200 routers such as Google wifi, Meshforce M3 and even more popular than Asus Lyra Trio which is in higher network segment (AC1750). We’ll compare Amazon eero with Google wifi and Asus Lyra trio later in the next paragraphs.

So what are the strengths of this product?

Highlights

  • Simultaneous dual band AC1200 with 2×2 MU-MIMO technology and beamforming
  • Enhanced to support Amazon Alexa integration to support your smart home environment
  • Cover up your whole home up to 5,000 sq ft (3-pack) connects all your devices with reliable wifi
  • eero app for easy to setup and manage entire connected devices, share the network and pause the internet
  • Automatic updates for secure and safe network
  • Eero secure for critical network management and upgrade eero secure+ (these are paid subscription services, 30 days free trial)
  • Powerful quad core 700MHz processor with 512MB RAM and 4GB flash storage
  • Optional wired backhaul

Note the amount of 4GB Flash memory, proving this product has a complex firmware and configurations to store, and this product proves to get excellent rated as a good performance product in the market. Eero doesn’t use dedicated wifi backhaul like other few models that come with dedicated backhaul link such as Orbi wifi 6 and Asus XT8 mesh systems.  Although Amazon eero does not recommend using a wired backhaul, some people prove that using a wired backhaul is very helpful and frees both bands for connected devices.

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This product is very popular in the market and the high rated is given for easy to install & use, the wifi signal, technical support and value for money. This product is worth to buy among other competing similar products in the market.

goggle mesh wifi system
Google Mesh Home Wifi System

Amazon eero vs Google vs Asus Lyra

Now we’ll see how this product spec compares to two other competing products, or price considerations people will make choices on a particular product. We compare with Google mesh wifi and Asus Lyra Trio.

Take a look at the following two spec comparison tables, table 1 represents spec comparison between eero and Google, while table 2 shows you spec comparison between Amazon eero and Asus Lyra Trio. Please learn from the following two comparison tables. And for those of you who make a more affordable price as an option surely the right Amazon eero product is the choice.

Asus Lyra Trio
Asus Lyra Trio

Table 1 Amazon eero vs Google

ModelAmazon Eero (3-pack)Google mesh wifi (3-pack)
Wifi network segmentAC1200 dual band with 2×2 MU-MIMO technologyAC1200 dual band with 2×2 MU-MIMO technology   Wave 2 wifi
BeamformingYesYes
MU-MIMOYesYes
Ethernet Ports2 auto-sensing Gigabit ports for WAN and/or LAN connectivity2x Gigabit Ports – 1x Gigabit WAN and 1xGigabit LAN on primary router   Both acts as LAN ports on additional wifi points
Smart homeWorks with Alexa, Amazon WiFi Simple Setup, Bluetooth LE 5.0Works with Alexa
CoverageUp to 5,000 sq ft 3-packUp to 1,500 sq ft each device
Hardware700 MHz quad-core processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB flash storageQuad core ARM processor
   
Price ( Apr 2020)$199.00/ 3-pack$229.00 /3-pack

Table 2 Amazon eero vs Asus Lyra

ModelAmazon Eero (3-pack)Asus Lyra Trio (3-pack)
Wifi network segmentAC1200 dual band with 2×2 MU-MIMO technologyAC1750 dual band with 3×3 MIMO technology – optional wired backhaul
BeamformingYesYes
MU-MIMOYesNo
Ethernet Ports2 auto-sensing Gigabit ports for WAN and/or LAN connectivity2x Gigabit Ports – 1x Gigabit WAN and 1xGigabit LAN on primary router   Both acts as LAN ports on additional wifi points
Smart homeWorks with Alexa, Amazon WiFi Simple Setup, Bluetooth LE 5.0Alexa support; advanced cloud-based security powered by Trend Micro free
CoverageUp to 5,000 sq ft 3-packUp to 5,400 sq ft/ 3-pack
Hardware700 MHz quad-core processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB flash storageUnspecified
   
Price (Apr 2020)$199.00/3-pack$249.99 /3-pack

So far the rating of the Amazon eero has proven to be excellent, above four and the price under the Amazon umbrella eero is sold at $ 200, far below the price when it was still not acquired by Amazon.

To learn about the two competing products, click the link below.

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