Product Comparison: Google GA00158 vs Apple AirPort Extreme (ME918LL/A)

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General Specifications
AirPort Extreme (ME918LL/A)
About the Product
Google Wifi points work with your modem and internet provider to give your devices a fast signal in every room. Unlike traditional routers and range extenders, Google Wifi can give you both great speed and complete coverage of your home. All communication between devices on your network is encrypted and your system’s security is updated automatically to give you peace of mind.
The AirPort Extreme Base Station offers Wi-Fi speeds up to 3x faster than the previous generation. It features next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi, a powerful beamforming antenna array for higher performance and range, simultaneous dual-band support, and a new vertical design with a smaller footprint.
Key Specs
Kit Contents
3x nodes, 3x power adapter, Ethernet cable
Designated Areas
Up to 1380 sq. ft.
Max. Wi-Fi Speed
1200 Mbps
1300 Mbps
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Apple AirPort Extreme (ME918LL/A) Base Station (Renewed)
  • Saw 250Mbps upload the other day (I have a fast connection) over 802.11ac.
  • Excellent range, super easy setup, boosted up the speed in my network x 3.
  • Works nice. Very long range and connection speeds.
  • Connected this router to my network and when I ran a speed test over wifi I'm getting 120Mbps...sweet.
  • There are still times when the speed mysteriously drops into the 50s.
Size & Weight
2.7 in.
6.6 in.
4.1 in.
3.8 in.
4.1 in.
3.8 in.
0.75 lbs.
2.1 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Apple AirPort Extreme (ME918LL/A) Base Station (Renewed)
  • Works perfect for my roommates an me! Super easy to set up. Our appt. is quite small, so it works great for us. I
  • In my apartment I need a boost to have useful internet in the bedroom. I love this, it's the right size, easy to set up and use.
  • . Set up was super quick, and the performance has been rock solid. The size is nicely compact.
  • I love the size! It’s smaller than I expected, maybe half the size of my old modem.
  • Perfect size, simple design and easy installation. Highly recommended.
Network Specifications
Wi-Fi Technology
Wi-Fi Bands
2.4Ghz + 5GHz
2.4Ghz + 5GHz
Wi-Fi Standards
Encryption & Security
What customers say about "Network Specifications"
Apple AirPort Extreme (ME918LL/A) Base Station (Renewed)
  • I paired it with an ARRIS SB6183 modem and an AirPort Express to extend the signal throughout the house. I've been very pleased with the results.
  • You get fast speed, a guest network with it's own IP range, 5 and 2.4GHz networks.
  • Signal is strong, coverage/distance is great, speed is high.
  • Great range and speed. I have 3 ipads, 5 iphones and various other wireless devices all hooked to this thing and it chugs away with no problem.
  • Rock solid and provides MUCH better coverage than the older unit it replaced.
Easy App Controls
Quad-core ARM CPU
4 GB Flash and 512 MB RAM
Power Source
AC (power cord)
AC (power cord)
Expandable mesh Wi-Fi, TX Beamforming, Bluetooth Smart Ready
Compatibility and security, Easy setup for iOS and OS X
What customers say about "Features"
Apple AirPort Extreme (ME918LL/A) Base Station (Renewed)
  • Very simple using the airport app on iOS and now I have no dead spots in the house.
  • Great product, works better then other routers I have tried. Easy to install and has a app. Awesome!!
  • Great performance, easy setup, virtually no reboots. These are great.
  • The setup process is very well instructed and provides information if something is not right and how to fix it.
  • The best WiFi router for the Apple ecosystem, without a doubt. Easy setup and reliable.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
121.00 $

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