The new Nest Thermostat is absolutely gorgeous

The new Nest Thermostat is absolutely gorgeous”

The setup process is much easier for the new Nest Thermostat, walking users through an app that asks for preferred temperature settings and waking and sleep times. The updated model features a sleek design and touch controls.

The new Nest Thermostat comes in Snow, Charcoal, Sand and Fog colorways for $129, plus there are matching trim kits available in matching colors for another $15. According to Google, you should be able to install it "in 30 minutes or less" and it "works in the majority of houses". Instead of being something you want to hide it acts as a tasteful wall ornament. The finish is stunning and gives the device a high-end look.

But the new look also comes with an exciting new price.

Another feature, which will come to other Nest thermostats, is monitoring efficiency of your HVAC system. Like other recent additions to Google's Nest line of smart home products, the new Nest Thermostat is created to better blend into a home's decor and will be available in a selection of four different colour finishes including snow, sand, charcoal, and fog (with an optional matching $20 trim plates too) that's paired with a tinted mirror finish on the face so that it now literally reflects the decor of the room where it's installed. It allows the thermostat to easily detect when you're standing in front of it.

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Notably, Google has added the Soli chip that was first introduced with Pixel 4 to this thermostat. The interface has been tweaked a bit to present the active mode alongside the temperature it is set too. So on a cold day, your home can chill at 50 degrees (Fahrenheit) if no one's in and only start warming up after you return. The $169 Thermostat E from 2017 will become exclusive to Pro installers. Integration directly with the Google Home app is a big change, but it does fit into the consolidation of Google-made devices.

We hope to test the Nest Thermostat soon, so be sure to check back for a full review. If your Nest Thermostat notices that something's not right, it sends an alert via the Home app or email.

A few months back we saw a new Nest Thermostat pass through regulatory approval in the United States of America, and today that device has been unveiled. So if you planned on switching to this new Thermostat and have Sensors, they won't work, unfortunately. Previously, you had to use the Nest app, and you could connect your Google Assistant to Nest. Preorders are open now, with shipping in the "coming weeks" according to Google. Keep an eye out for this show-stopping smart home accessory when you're ready for a quick home improvement project.

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