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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor
alaScore 100

17 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Nest Cam IQ Outdoor. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Terry Walsh (digitaltrends.com)

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review

 

Climb into the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor, and you'll never look at grainy footage again.

Robust, good-looking hardware ; Fantastic imaging and clear two-way audio ; Intelligent zoom, image enhance and tracking ; Instant notifications and easy clip review ; Smartphone, web browser and Android TV viewing

Trickier to install than a battery-powered camera ; No siren or floodlights ; Nest Aware subscription required to unlock some features

It may lack some of the more obvious security features supported by competitors, but Nest Cam IQ Outdoor wins plaudits for its sleek lines, smart features and fantastic day/night image quality. However, those features come at quite the price. Nest...

Expert review by : Megan Wollerton (cnet.com)

Nest's overpriced outdoor camera keeps an eye on everything

 

The $349 Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a front-runner among weatherproof outdoor cameras -- but it costs a lot.

The $349 Nest Cam IQ Outdoor sends fast motion and person alerts. Sign up for Nest's cloud service starting at $5 per month to get custom person alerts for anyone you add to your facial recognition database. The IQ Outdoor works with Alexa and Google...

It's expensive, and fiddly to install.

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is expensive, but it might be worth it if you want a durable, weatherproof camera with facial recognition.

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

 

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a weatherproof security camera that lets you monitor the sights and sounds outside of your home with facial recognition, motion tracking, and a powerful 4K sensor.

Elegant design. 24/7 live video with 4K sensor, HDR, and close-up tracking. Weatherproof with IP66 rating. Two-way audio. Person alerts.

Expensive. Facial recognition feature requires extra subscription.

Packed with features, the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is one of the more versatile outdoor security cameras we've seen. Its facial recognition engine works as advertised and it does an excellent job of differentiating between motion caused by people and other...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Megan Wollerton (cnet.com)

Nest's fancy 4K security camera tries to do too much

 

The Nest Cam IQ's 4K sensor improves image quality, but most DIYers won't want to pay.

The $299/£299 Nest Cam IQ has an 8-megapixel, 4K image sensor and improved 12x digital zoom for access to new livestreaming security features. A hardware upgrade improves the audio quality of Nest's two-way talk function.

You still have to pay at least $10 per month for continuous cloud video storage. The camera's price doesn't quite match up with the features added.

The Nest Cam IQ is a solid camera that costs a little too much to readily recommend to most home security DIYers.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor Review

 

Nest has built a name for itself for its sleekly-designed, premium-priced security cameras, thermostats, and other connected home tech, and the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is no different. Latest in the Google-owned company's intelligence-toting cameras, it...

Elegant design and sturdy build quality ; App is easy to use ; Face alerts are fast and accurate ; Video quality is excellent

Installation may involve drilling ; Expensive ; Needs a Nest Aware subscription for maximum functionality

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Michael Ansaldo (techhive.com)

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review: Nest's upgraded outdoor security camera is a winner

 

Nest follows the blueprint of the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera with its second outdoor model.

4K sensor and 1080p video ; Facial recognition and intelligent audio alerts ; Supports motion and audio detection zones

Requires you to drill a hole in your exterior wall ; Expensive

There’s no question the IQ Outdoor is a more feature-rich camera than the Nest Cam Outdoor. Whether that makes it a “better” camera for you probably comes down to price and convenience. The IQ Outdoor costs nearly $200 more than the Nest Cam Outdoor,...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Sally Wiener Grotta (tomsguide.com)

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor Review: Good Features for a Steep Price

 

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a quality, tamper-resistant device with lots of useful features and acceptable-to-excellent video capture. However, it's expensive. The initial price is high, at $349; a two-camera pack costs $598. Plus, you'll have to pay...

Generally acceptable to excellent video ; Clean, easy-to-navigate web portal and mobile apps ; Tamper-proof design ; Deep feature set

Key features (including video history) available only to subscribers ; No local storage ; Expensive to buy and own

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a well-constructed, tamper-resistant, intelligent camera that's part of the Nest Home security ecosystem. However, it's expensive, and most of its great feature set is available only to paying subscribers to the cloud storage...

May, 2018

Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert review by : David Ludlow (trustedreviews.com)

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

 

Powerful face recognition and a 4K sensor that delivers the best image quality makes the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor the best external security camera.

Excellent video quality ; Powerful face-recognition ; High-quality cloud service with Nest Aware

May need professional installation ; Scheduling doesn't work with location detection

A super-impressive outdoor security camera, with the best cloud storage service and the best video quality.

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Adrian Willings (pocket-lint.com)

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review: Outside security camera gets smarter

 

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a great, albeit expensive, outdoor security camera that's bigger and more secure than its predecessor. It's only really let

Powerful person alerts ; Good quality video footage ; Loud two-way speaker system ; Secure fitting and installation options ; Customisable notifications ; Compatible with other smart home devices

Free plan is limited to three hours of footage (competitors offer far more) ; Notifications are sometimes overwhelming ; Person detection isn't always perfect ; Digital zoom is underwhelming

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Cool camera

 

The camera is very good quality and works like a dream - great colour and with auto sensing bandwidth it does not kill your networks. Great product - hope to invest in the door bell soon.

Sep, 2018
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