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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor
alaScore 100

9 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Nest Cam IQ Outdoor. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, 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 : 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 : 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

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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

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is certainly much improved over the original Nest Cam Outdoor. Although still far from subtle in terms of design, it's easier to install and its design changes make it more secure too - hiding the power cable behind the secure...

Apr, 2018