It’s been a few years, but Google has a new smart thermostat, called simply, Nest Thermostat. At $ 130, it’s cheaper than the high-end $ 249And midrange $ 169 . While $ 130 for a thermostat is still plenty, it’s Google’s most affordable model – and another sign In various smart home product categories.
Google announced in 2019 that it was, Who had worked independently since then . Now called Google Nest, the smart home hardware brand has not introduced many new smart home products beyond 2019 , And – and its latest products, .
The new Nest thermostat has the same round design as the previous model, but has a mirror display and updated controls. Instead of turning on the thermostat dial to adjust its settings, Google says that this model has a “swipe and tap” touch interface on the side of the thermostat. It also comes in four colored finishes, called Google Snow (White), Charcoal (Dark Gray), Sand (Rose Gold) and Fog (Light Green-Blue-Gray).
Like other Nest thermostats, this model has automatic Home and Away settings that adjust for you which detects activity through the thermostat’s sensors, As well as scheduling and remote control from the Google Home app (this will not work on the thermostat nest app). The Nest Thermostat features a savings finder that you need to send you tips to save money on your energy bill.
It also works withAnd Therefore you can adjust the temperature of your thermostat using voice commands.
The Nest Learning Thermostat and the Nest Thermostat will continue to sell the E, although the E is moving toward a dealer-only installation, making the New Nest Thermostat Google’s entry-level DIY smart thermostat. The Nest Thermostat is now available for preorder and Google says it will begin shipping “in the coming weeks”. The optional trim kit is sold separately for $ 15.
We are getting our hands on the $ 130 Nest Thermostat as soon as possible, so expect a full review in short order. It is not yet available in the UK or Australia, but $ 130 converts to around £ 100 or AU $ 180.