Nest introduced a long-awaited temperature sensor add-on for its thermostats a number of months in the past, however it is only been to be had for pre-order so far. A few of the ones early orders shipped, however now formally to be had and the app is able for it. You’ll be able to pick out up the sensor on Nest’s retailer or from the Google Retailer.

The Nest Temperature Sensor is a small puck designed to mount on a wall in your house (it has a battery excellent for 2 years). It connects to a Nest Thermostat over Bluetooth LE to relay the temperature in any other a part of your own home. From the Nest app, you’ll use that temperature studying to keep an eye on the thermostat’s capability. As a result of it is Bluetooth, you wish to have to have the third-gen Nest Thermostat or Nest Thermostat E to make use of the temperature sensor.

Every Nest Temperature Sensor prices $39. The pricing for a unmarried unit is identical from Nest and the Google Retailer. On the other hand, the Nest retailer has a Three-pack for $99 as an alternative of $117. The Google Retailer is delivery right away, however Nest lists about two weeks to send.