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Google Announces OnHub, a $200 Router Focused on Simplicity

Google says that the router's circular design should allow it to have better penetration throughout a home.

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Routers have never been particularly exciting pieces of technology, but now Google is trying to change that. It announced today that it’s created a router called OnHub. OnHub is supposed to be easy to set up and manage, have high performance, and be able to tie together smart home accessories. It’s supposed to go on sale starting August 31st for $199.99.

Google says that the router’s circular design should allow it to have better penetration throughout a home (there are 13 antennas inside of it); the router will also automatically detect the best channel to broadcast on and includes support for 802.11ac and 5GHz Wi-Fi.

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This article originally appeared on Recode.net.