Product Comparison: Linksys Velop (WHW0303) vs eero 2nd Generation

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General Specifications
Velop (WHW0303)
Pro WiFi System
About the Product
Linksys Velop is the is the Tri-Band Wi-Fi system that works in perfect harmony to create a high-range mesh network. Each Node increases Wi-Fi range up to 2,000 sq ft with the 3-pack delivering Wi-Fi up to 6,000 sq ft and you can continue to add more Nodes to grow your mesh network.* It features simple app-based setup using the Linksys App, which also keeps you informed of your network status and solves any Wi-Fi interruptions.
Compact and powerful, eero Beacon is half the size of eero but comes with the same advanced WiFi technology. Simply plug it into a wall outlet to add 1,000 sq. ft. of coverage. You can also add as many eero Beacons as you want. If there’s an outlet, there's WiFi. eero Beacon is also equipped with an LED nightlight. With an ambient light sensor and automatic dimmer, it intelligently adjusts brightness depending on the time of day.
Key Specs
Kit Contents
3x nodes, Ethernet cable, 3x power adapter
3x nodes
Designated Areas
Up to 6,000 sq ft
Up to 4500 sq. ft.
Max. Wi-Fi Speed
2134 Mbps
2200 Mbps
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Linksys Velop (WHW0303) AC2200 Tri-Band WiFi Mesh System (Pack of 2)
  • I have the two unit kit and it easily covers my home with clear signal throughout.
  • The only real advantage here is having a "single network" over a wide area, which is very convenient if you're running a lot of Wi-Fi devices for a smart home.
  • I love that this system has many configuration options available for the end user, other than simply enabling/disabling DHCP.
  • The one thing is that each node only reaches between two rooms. I was lucky that this was enough to address my needs.
  • It really has a lot of advanced options that I was looking for. But, it still could not cover the whole house.
eero 2nd Generation Mesh WiFi System (Pack of 3)
  • We're getting download speeds in the 80's-90's throughout the entire house.
  • Coverage and speed are amazing, at least 3X better than my old setup.
  • Eero gives me peak speed well over 250 Mbps end to end of my home.
  • Speed is consistently high. Devices that used to hunt for a signal just jump on.
  • I've got speed and reliability where I used to have neither, and that's plenty.
Size & Weight
7.3 in.
1.26 in.
3.1 in.
4.76 in.
3.1 in.
4.76 in.
1.06 lbs.
4.5 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Linksys Velop (WHW0303) AC2200 Tri-Band WiFi Mesh System (Pack of 2)
  • Velop is small! Smaller than you can tell from pictures; it’s light weight, looks great and is very unobtrusive.
  • The wiring snakes securely out the bottom of each tower and hides easily behind them.
  • Decent quality and lightweight, highly recommended!
  • The unit is very light and small with no antenna outside, unlike the massive antennas on ASUS RT‑AC3200.
  • Excellent wifi connectivity, small and easy to set up.
eero 2nd Generation Mesh WiFi System (Pack of 3)
  • The small size makes it easier to stash it in the corner somewhere.
  • And they look nice - sleek and small. Would definitely recommend.
  • The devices are quiote small and work great despite having no external antenae.
  • Physically it’s nearly as small as Airport Express, only slightly bigger, which is very elegant and low profile.
  • No dead zones; very versatile setup and monitoring; small/unobtrusive; wifi routing with ability to connect via ethernet, and daisy chain same.
Network Specifications
Wi-Fi Technology
Wi-Fi Bands
2.4Ghz + 5GHz + 5GHz
2.4GHz + 5.2GHz + 5.8GHz
Wi-Fi Standards
Encryption & Security
WPA2 personal
What customers say about "Network Specifications"
Linksys Velop (WHW0303) AC2200 Tri-Band WiFi Mesh System (Pack of 2)
  • All the major mesh systems also promise automated updates/upgrades of your system to add functionality and reliability.
  • The unit automatically update when new firmware is available so I don't need to worry about new security updates.
  • Jump between nodes is seamless and I do like the fact that it switches between 2.4 and 5Ghz bands with a single SSID.
  • No love for 2.4GHz devices without some tweaking. None of my 2.4GHz-only smart home devices were able to connect to the Velop right away.
  • The Guest network cannot have its 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands separate into two SSIDs. There's a single SSID for both.
eero 2nd Generation Mesh WiFi System (Pack of 3)
  • Coverage in my house is BETTER and I have had ZERO dropped connections.
  • It all starts with strong, reliable and secure WiFi coverage!!!
  • Since installing, I've had zero issues with WiFi coverage.
  • Coverage issues are not a worry any longer. These pro units are incredibly powerful and do not disappoint in any situation I use them in.
  • It's a cinder-block house and the 3 worked fantastic and gave whole home coverage.
Easy App Controls
716 MHz Quad Core
Quad-core 700 MHz
4 GB Flash and 512 MB RAM
4 GB Flash and 512 MB RAM
Power Source
AC (power cord)
AC (power cord)
Simultaneous tri-band Wi-Fi mesh system, Seamless Wi-Fi, AutoFix & Instant alerts, Works with Alexa
Setup made simple, World-class security, Entertainment-grade WiFi, Pause the internet
What customers say about "Features"
Linksys Velop (WHW0303) AC2200 Tri-Band WiFi Mesh System (Pack of 2)
  • I bought the one with two nodes. It has made a big difference in how my wifi connects to other things like tv's and laptops, cell phones.
  • The only way to administer the system is remotely through the Linksys mobile app.
  • It is very important that I have all control over my network and I love my privacy.
  • The range and speed is excellent, the app works very well for configuration and monitoring.
  • One problem is clearly the app; it kept freezing on my iPhone and required reboots (although while it worked it was fine)
eero 2nd Generation Mesh WiFi System (Pack of 3)
  • Eero app is very polished and makes it so easy to set the system up that a grade schooler could do it.
  • Eero set up was easy via the app and it found the satellites with no issues.
  • The app detected it and configured it for my network quickly and automatically.
  • The wifi range is really fantastic, and the iOS app is fairly good as well.
  • The app is awful and for all the information they pretend to give you you really get nothing.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
499.00 $

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