Product Comparison: Nokia Beacon 1 vs Nokia Beacon 3

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General Specifications
Beacon 1
Beacon 3
About the Product
Nokia WiFi uses the latest AC1200 WiFi standard to give you peak performance. The Beacon 1 detects both WiFi and non-WiFi interference and uses Intelligent Channel Selection to always choose the best channel and band.
Say goodbye to dead zones and video buffering with the Nokia WiFi Beacon 3! The Beacon forms a scalable system to create one seamless, whole home Wi-Fi coverage network. The Nokia WiFi Beacon 3 extends the whole home Wi-Fi experience.
Key Specs
Kit Contents
3x nodes, 3x power adapter
3x nodes, 3x power adapter
Designated Areas
Up to 4500 sq. ft.
Up to 6000 sq. ft.
Max. Wi-Fi Speed
1200 Mbps
3000 Mbps
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Nokia Beacon 1 Whole Home Wi-Fi Mesh System (Pack of 3)
  • Improved WiFi performance indeed! Good speed.
  • WiFi speed is awesome for me and my family.
  • Great wireless speed. Would recommend.
  • Definitely worth buying. Really fast speed.
  • I like this device. Great range and speed.
Nokia Beacon 3 Whole Home WiFi Coverage Extender (Pack of 3)
  • Finally a product that works with my GigaPower Speeds. Fast!
  • I'm using with my new high-speed ISP and I'm very please with my new network. Fast wireless connection.
  • WiFi Mesh working properly, moving through beacons with faster connection speeds.
  • Maximum speed everywhere, and very, very easy config out of the box.
  • High performance, awesome speed and very well build.
Size & Weight
5.9 in.
6.3 in.
4.5 in.
3.7 in.
1.6 in.
3.7 in.
0.62 lbs.
1.4 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Nokia Beacon 1 Whole Home Wi-Fi Mesh System (Pack of 3)
  • Was so easy to install. Good size.
  • Set up this device on my desk, good size.
  • Fits my desk. Nice size of this one. I recommend.
  • If you are thinking about buying this you won’t regret it. Perfect size for me.
  • Excellent speed, range and size. Would recommend.
Nokia Beacon 3 Whole Home WiFi Coverage Extender (Pack of 3)
  • Nokia best mesh WiFi, good size of this one.
  • The industrial design of these cans looks great and is totally silent. Fits my desk with nice size.
  • Awesome size and design. Would recommend.
  • The setup was easy, thanks to small size. Great speed.
  • Really fast! I recommend this. Size is good for house.
Network Specifications
Wi-Fi Technology
Wi-Fi Bands
2.4Ghz + 5GHz
2.4Ghz + 5GHz
Wi-Fi Standards
Encryption & Security
WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, 64-bit/128-bit WEP
64-bit/128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2
What customers say about "Network Specifications"
Nokia Beacon 1 Whole Home Wi-Fi Mesh System (Pack of 3)
  • Had no problems whatsoever with our signal.
  • AC Wi-Fi is really fast. I like it and recommend.
  • Good wireless connectivity via 2.4 and 5 GHz bands.
  • Absolutely fantastic item with dual bands.
  • Only dual bands, this is bad speed and connectivity for me. I want triple.
Nokia Beacon 3 Whole Home WiFi Coverage Extender (Pack of 3)
  • The setup was easy! The range and service is absolutely amazing.
  • Incredibly powerful signal to all the devices, am blown away.
  • Signal strength and bandwidth are excellent.
  • Signal very strength and performance appears to be strong. I recommend this product.
  • Signal seems to be strong, but service will freeze from time to time.
Easy App Controls
Power Source
AC (power cord)
AC (power cord)
Uninterrupted WiFi, 4k videos without buffering, Simple Setup, Made for the world you live in, Designed for all homes, Get the Nokia WiFi app
Simple Installation, Nokia WiFi App, Home Portal, Interference Detection, Better Performance, Designed for performance, Expandable Connectivity, Spectrum Analyzer
What customers say about "Features"
Nokia Beacon 1 Whole Home Wi-Fi Mesh System (Pack of 3)
  • I had too many applications getting stuck using WiFi. Nokia Beacon Mesh network has fixed these issues for now.
  • Nokia’s Parental control app is especially of great benefit. No complaints.
  • Would recommend this device. A lots of great features.
  • Plenty of features. Has good speed and range.
  • Nice app for control. Great features of this one.
Nokia Beacon 3 Whole Home WiFi Coverage Extender (Pack of 3)
  • Two nice features about the router are that they are the same (not main unit vs satellite units) and each piece has 3 LAN ports.
  • The guest WiFi features via the phone app are very easy to use.
  • Setup was smooth and easy through the app.
  • The setup with their app was easy to follow and done in half hour.
  • Great WiFi Coverage but lacking features.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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