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“Nest is working on cheaper version of its smart thermostat’

“Nest is working on cheaper version of its smart thermostat’

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Nest would be working on a cheaper version of its smart thermostat. Not of steel and glass, but with a casing of white plastic.

That was revealed in a leaked photo that the usually reliable Evan Blass on Twitter placed.

I might just move on from phones altogether…

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01:56 – 19 August 2017

Blass confirming the rumours that Bloomberg in march of this year reported. Anonymous sources said at that time, the subsidiary of Alphabet worked on a version of its thermostat, that are less than $ 200 would have cost.

The current version of the Litter is for sale in the Netherlands for about 249 euros. The smart thermostat has a round housing with a glass screen and metal control ring.

According to that earlier geruchte would Nest, possibly that control ring off. The leaked photo is not to see if the thermostat is indeed a different way of operating.

The cheaper Nest thermostat appears to be expected in 2018.

Smart alarm

According to the rumors from earlier this year could Nest also a smart alarm system to work. That system would consist of a central hub, alarm sensors for doors and windows and a key ring where the alarm on and off.

Nest has a new, popular product. Parent company, Alphabet, is also the parent company of Google, draws the last time the belt with ailing subsidiaries. Sold Alphabet are satelliettak, stopped Google with its drone powered by solar energy and would bezorgdrones due to budget cuts delayed.

Litter was by a restructuring, in 2016, part of Google, where it would have been a separate company under the Alphabet. In 2016, left the Nest-founder Tony Fadell, the company, after it in 2015 to the disappointing sales of only $ 340 million turned.

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