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Nest Learning Thermostat

from  $248.92+
95
Global
Score
An important, nearly flawless product that raises the bar for the rest of the tech industry.
95

An important, nearly flawless product that raises the bar for the rest of the tech industry.

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Engadget Summary

We know, we know, who cares about their thermostat? Well, not too long ago your amazing smartphone used to be a clunky handset wired to the wall; we've come a long way, and there's no reason controlling your home's basic functions should be any more difficult than checking your email. But Nest does even more than turn on your AC: by learning your habits and your home's unique thermal profile, it can automatically save you energy in ways a standard programmable thermostat can't, and provides you an energy usage history to boot. It's gorgeous and thoughtfully designed, top to bottom, which is part of the reason why installation far less intimidating than we expected. The 2nd-generation version is even better looking than the first model, and is now easier than ever to connect to your home's heating system.

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User Reviews

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pkajirian
I've only had the 2nd gen Nest for a couple days but I wanted to share my thoughts....read more
100
Trester
Very good thermostat, the sensor doesn't work well though, nice ui, easy to...read more
100
mgmoore10
The coolest thing to come to energy savings tech that doesn't require an engineering...read more
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Design and form factor

88
 

Ease of use

92
 

How It Stacks Up

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68
 

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60
 

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68
 

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