Amazon-owned Eero announced Eero 6 (shown below) and Eero Pro 6 (shown above) during Amazon’s “Hardware Day” event Thursday. The devices include support for Wi-Fi 6 and also have built-in Zigbee hubs that allow Zigbee smart home devices to connect directly to the network. Eero 6 and Eero Pro 6 are available for pre-order on Amazon and Eero’s site for November delivery.
Eero 6 and Eero Pro 6 specifications
Eero Pro 6 hubs can cover up to 2,000 square feet and handle “more than 75” connected devices simultaneously. Two Eero Pro 6 nodes will cover up to 3,500 square feet, while three can cover up to 6,000 square feet. They have two built-in Ethernet ports and are intended for homes with gigabit speed internet service.
Eero 6 can cover up to 1,500 square feet. A two-pack Eero 6 and extender will cover up to 3,000 square feet, while a three-pack with two extenders will cover up to 5,000 square feet. They also have two ethernet ports, and the company said they are intended for homes with internet connections of up to 500Mb.
The company said the Eero 6 and Eero Pro 6 are both backwards compatible with previous generation Eero devices.
The price is as follows:
- eero Pro 6: $ 229 (single pack), $ 399 (two pack), $ 599 (three pack)
- eero 6: $ 129 (single pack), $ 199 (two pack), $ 279 (three pack)
- eero Secure or eero Secure +: $ 2.99 per month or $ 9.99 per month
The Mac Observer has some additional questions about the devices and we will provide more coverage once we have answered these questions.