Google introduced a new Nest Thermostat on October 12 (local time). At $129.99, it is one of the cheapest in the family. However, it is the first product to have gesture recognition and a tap interface on the side, and it has Google Soli technology that detects hotel reservation status and that a person is near the device.
Soli is a remarkable technique, but it doesn’t use gesture control and uses it purely for sensing purposes. The product itself is made of 49% recycled plastic, and you can choose from four colors. It also featured a $14.99 trim kit for wall mounting.
This product has intuitive up and down swipe controls, so it can be operated naturally instead of pressing small buttons like those found on conventional thermometers. Of course, this product does not support nest remote sensor, so it is mainly targeted at users such as small apartments. If you want this kind of support, you’ll need to look for a $139+ priced product, such as the Nest Thermostat E.
This product supports the Quick Schedule function to set the temperature for various times of the day. Unlike Nest Running products with automatic reservation function, this product supports pre-temperature setting function. You can make a reservation according to your taste or lifestyle.
Thanks to the built-in solid radar chip, this product can automatically cool down the temperature when the customer is not at home. To remotely control the temperature, you can use the Google Home application. Related information can be found here .