Nest Cam Wi-Fi Outdoor 1080p IP Camera - White

  • Model #: NC2100EF
  • Web Code: 10450519
  • Release Date: 09-08-2016
$249.99
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Nest Cam Outdoor Overview

Nest Cam Outdoor Overview

A weatherproof outdoor security camera that provides constant recording of your home so you can monitor it 24/7

Overview

Check in on your home from nearly anywhere using Nest Cam Outdoor. Simply pull out your phone or tablet to keep a watchful eye over your home and its occupants, anywhere you're connected to the web. It's fully weatherproof so you can install it anywhere outside your home. Wired for power, it offers a 24/7 live stream -- rain or shine.

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Peace of mind is priceless, especially when it comes to the safety and security of your home. From break-ins and burglaries to suspicious visitors and trespassers, there's no shortage of reasons to worry about your home when you're at work, gone for the weekend, or away on an extended vacation.

Let Nest Cam Outdoor be your all-seeing watchdog. This stand-alone IP camera works over your home's internet connection to record footage and enable remote surveillance from your mobile device. It's fully weatherproof so you can install it on your front porch or back patio to keep tabs on visitors and other unexpected activity. Turn on motion alerts and Nest Cam Outdoor will send notifications to your smartphone when it detects movement.

  • 24/7 live video streaming: This wireless stand-alone IP camera works over your home's Wi-Fi network, so you can access live and recorded footage from the Nest app on your compatible mobile device (phone or tablet with iOS 7 or later, or Android 4 or later).
  • Alerts on your phone: When Nest Cam Outdoor detects motion, it'll send a notification to your smartphone if you have motion alerts turned on.
  • Weatherproof: Set up the Nest Cam Outdoor above your front door or on your patio. The camera, cable, and adapter are all fully weatherproof. It works rain or shine.
  • See the bigger picture: Wide 130-degree vertical and horizontal viewing angles give you a broad field of view, while 8x optical zoom lets you get in close on the action.
  • Crystal-clear recording: The camera's CMOS sensor records in crystal-clear Full HD 1080p resolution, so you get a great view of what's going on outside your home. Choose from scheduled or triggered recording.
  • Night vision: Eight infrared night vision LED sensors enable a clear view when it's dark, so you can see everything that's going on, even if the lights are out.
  • Talk and listen: Two-way audio records sound and allows you to speak up to get someone's attention.
  • Easy setup: Nest Cam Outdoor is easy to install; simply plug it in and set it up from your phone. You can even stick it to a metal surface thanks to its built-in magnet.
  • Nest Aware: Get a 30-day free trial to Nest Aware, a subscription service that records 24/7 footage and saves it to the cloud, so you can play it back and see what you missed. It also features advanced motion sensing, highlights moments where there is motion or sound, focuses on important areas, and even allows you to create timelapse videos and save clips.The free trial records up to 30 days of continuous footage.
  • Works with Nest: Nest Cam Outdoor automatically works with other Nest products, including Nest Thermostat and Nest Protect. It automatically turns on when Nest Thermostat is set to Away, and starts recording if Nest Protect detects smoke.
  • Wired power: Nest Cam Outdoor operates with the included power adapter, and comes with a 10-foot USB cable for versatile placement. You never have to worry about losing the connection because of a dead battery.
  • Sightline: A new way to experience your video history in the Nest app. Speed through a day in seconds and quickly find the moment you're looking for.
  • Spaces: Spaces groups your Nest products by room and lets you see all your cameras at once. And if you're connected to WiFi, it will show you all their live views.
  • 3-hour snapshot history: Missed an alert? Get still photos of activity from the last three hours for free in the Nest app.
  • Password protected livestreams: Share a password protected live view of your camera.
  • Person alerts: Get a special alert when Nest Cam sees a person, at your door or anywhere else, when you have a Nest Aware subscription.
  • Connectivity: Requires a web browser or a compatible phone or tablet with the free Nest app and Bluetooth 4.0. Some phones, tables, and networks do not support 1080p.

What's in the Box?

  • Nest Cam Outdoor Security Camera
  • Mounting Magnet
  • Camera Wall Plate
  • Power Adapter
  • Adapter Wall Plate
  • Nest Screws
  • Wall Anchors
  • Cable Clips
  • Installation Guide
  • Welcome Guide

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)

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  • Type
    IP Camera
  • Number of Cameras Included
    1
  • Camera Connection
    Wireless with Outlet Power
  • Usage
    Outdoor
  • Device Compatibility
    iOS; Android; Works With Nest; Bluetooth; IFTTT
  • Works with Nest
    Yes
  • IFTTT
    Yes
  • Connectivity
    Wi-Fi; Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Interface
    Wi-Fi
  • Management Interface
    iOS 8+ Device; Android 4+ Device; Bluetooth 4.0 Device; Web Browser
  • System Requirement
    Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n; WEP/WPA/WPA2 Encryption; 2Mbps Upload Speed Broadband Internet Connection
  • Included Software
    Free Nest App
  • Remote Monitoring
    Yes
  • Mobile Remote Monitoring
    Yes
  • Wireless Standard
    802.11a/b/g/n
  • WPS Connection
    Yes
  • Supported Network Protocols
    Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n; WEP/WPA/WPA2 Encryption
  • Network Security
    128-bit AES with TLS/SSL
  • Portable
    No
  • Detachable
    No
  • LED Indicator
    Yes
  • Power Input
    100 - 240V; 50/60 Hz; 0.2 A
  • Colour
    White
  • Material
    Metal
  • Operating Temperature
    20 - 40 °C
  • Language Support
    English; French
  • Receiver/DVR Features
  • Storage Type
    Cloud Based Storage
  • Search Capability
    Yes
  • Recording Methods
    Scheduled Recording; Triggered Recording
  • Alert Method
    App Alert; E-Mail; Text Alerts
  • Camera Features
  • Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Lens Type
    Wide Angle
  • Focus Range
    8X Digital Zoom
  • Horizontal View Angle
    130 °
  • Vertical View Angle
    130 °
  • Optical Zoom
    8X Optical Zoom
  • Night Vision
    Yes
  • Motion Detection
    Yes
  • Motorized
    No
  • Rotation Range
    130°
  • Two Way Communication
    Yes
  • Dome Enclosure
    No
  • Spy Camera
    Yes
  • Video Features
  • Video Compression
    H.264
  • Max Camera Resolution
    3MP
  • Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Frame Rate
    30 fps
  • Video Colour
    Colour
  • Video Input/Output
    Wi-Fi
  • Audio Features
  • Record Audio
    Yes
  • Microphone
    Unidirectional Microphone
  • Dimension
  • Cable Length
    7.62 m
  • Width
    7.2 cm
  • Height
    7.2 cm
  • Depth
    8.9 cm
  • Width (Inches)
    2.8 in
  • Height (Inches)
    2.8 in
  • Depth (Inches)
    3.5 in
  • Weight
    313 g
  • What's in the Box
  • Warranty Parts
    2 Year(s)


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Customer Reviews

3.2 / 5
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12 Reviews

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  • from Calgary, AB
2.0

Good quality, poor service

Camera is good, however they practically force you into the nest aware subscription in order to use basic features like recording and saving videos. There are other options in the market the offer all capabilities for free.


  • from Prince George
1.0

worst piece of technology i own

i bough this camera to add security to my home. it is installed within 10 feet of my telus supplied router. it routinely goes offline for no apparent reason. it can be offline for a few minutes or even a few hours. the frequesny that it does this is increasing over time and after only a few weeks i am ready to scrap it. would never buy again. on a side note; i have a nest thermostat and i love it. that's why i bought this camera


  • from Calgary, AB
2.0

Fundamentally Flawed

This is the only Nest product I have not purchased. Usually I leave reviews for things I've tried and tested, but I wanted to share my rationale for NOT buying it to help those thinking about it. This is not a security camera. Firstly, that exposed wire protruding from the bottom of the unit. An experienced intruder will see that and cut it, rendering the camera useless. Secondly, it is mounted on a magnetic bracket, so the camera can be easily pulled off its mount or moved. Undoubtedly it looks nice, the user experience, picture quality and mobile app will be great like all Nest products. But security cameras need to be as tamperproof as possible, the Nest fails with style on that one.


  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

The Gold Standard

I have two of these installed: one in the garage and the other overseeing the backyard. These cameras are first class in almost every way. I have four in total and have never, ever had an issue with them. The broadcast the highest quality picture and offer an optional video service (which you can decline of course!) I have suffered the hell of D-Link and other inferior technologies, and it is a dream to have something you install once and it works without complaint, fussiness or etc. It IS on the pricey side, but what is the point of buying crap cameras over and over again? WIFI - works perfectly QUALITY: ultra high FUNCTIONALITY: superb.


  • from Vancouver
1.0

Disappointment

Don't waste your money on it. It constantly Cuts in and out. My wireless expensive router is 10 feet away. It's pretty much a kid's toy.


  • from Calgary, AB
1.0

Not an addon camera

Only works with Nest and they will work you hard to up-sell. Better to choose an add on camera and use any of the monitoring software packages available


  • from Edmonton
4.0

Simple, does what what's advertised

I've had the nest outdoor cam since it's release. This is the second nest product I own, along with the thermostat. The products are well thought out and easy to install and setup. The nest andriod app works well, it's easy to scan through a days events. There is a brand new andriod TV app that seems to work well. I do get the occasional brief period, but that seems to be attributed to my internet provider. I have had no issue with 5g coverage. Overall, I am happy with the device and I intent to purchase another for my backyard. Pros: Easy to setup Easy to install Solid mobile app support Ifttt integration Excellent viewing angle Excellent lowlight support Very good video quality. Cons: No battery or POE option No ability to locally store video Nest protect is extra 100 a year. Competition is quickly catching up with lower priced and more feature packed alternatives


  • from Burnaby, BC
3.0

Good but could be better

Quality is good, notifications are good and was easy to install. monitoring service is expensive monthly and sometimes the video lags when trying to review.


  • from Kamloops, BC
5.0

Excellent product

This camera is amazing at detecting and alerting when a person is close to the camera. I am notified of someone coming to my door before they even knock. This is a subscription based product, and you should be aware of this prior to purchase. My only issue is the lack of the 5 GHz WiFi band, but that's due to Canadian laws restricting outdoor WiFi appliances to the 2.4 GHz frequency.


  • from Hudson
4.0

Great Camera but need fast Wi-Fi

Excellent service, received mine in 2 days, had it installed by a pro. The camera, image quality is exceptional, but the monthly monitor service is on the pricey side, otherwise this would be a 5 star rating. You will also need a very fast Wi-Fi in order to take advantage of this feature1080p but the 720p still has a very good image quality . Design and look are just beautiful. Overall, I would recommend this camera to anyone thinking of buying a security camera.


  • from .
1.0

DON't BUY NEST CAM OUTDOOR IN CANADA

I just spoke with Nest Support and they confirmed the models sold in Canada and Europe DO NOT support 802.11a 5GHz wireless connectivity !! The Canadian/European models have a different chip inside which limits them to 2.4Ghz - no idea why they would make such a decision. As per the Specs sheet: US: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz and 5GHz Europe and Canada: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4GHz My indoor Nest Cam model supports both 2.4 and 5GHz without any trouble - why would they limit the Outdoor model ??? They need to add a note on the packaging to warn users - going to return this product to the store and purchase from the US.


  • from Edmonton, AB
2.0

VERY expensive

I used 3 of these NEST cam's for over a year and, although they work great, the cost mount up big time with the monthly subscription REQUIRED to use it. Also, had nothing but trouble with their Nest App. Continuously crashed. Quality is fantastic, costs are outrageous.


  • from Timmins, ON
5.0

Simple setup

Including reading the setup guide and installing it outside it took an hour. Couldn't have been easier. Having wifi and ip capabilities makes it an easy decision to purchase. Subscription to the Nest Aware service is definitely worthwhile. The price is very reasonable and the added features are worth it. Once you setup zones and play with the notification settings it is very intuitive. The camera audio and video is very good. Crystal clear during the day and still quite good at night. Speaking to somebody outside the door from wherever you are works perfectly.


  • from Ottawa, ON
3.0

Inconvenient Truth

I love the original DropCam. I wished they had made it in white. So when I saw this rendition, I was overjoyed. In fact, I bought two. Originally I planned to place these indoors. When they arrived, I decided to place them outdoors. This is where problems arose. The power supply involves a good bit of hardware. Placing the power supply outdoors is a bit of an eyesore. Running it from indoors requires a rather large hole to be drilled into your wall. Also, no matter which way you source power (inside or out), I find the whole installation process of this camera is awkward and not well designed. Thus, back into the box they went. I'll hang onto these, in the hopes that I can use them indoors.


  • from Agassiz, BC
5.0

Nest Cam outdoor camera

Great product. Great picture quality and easy to install.


  • from Kamloops
5.0

Nest Cam Outdoor

Bought the first one and installed it in the driveway. Works great. Bought a second one for the rear entrance of our house. Great picture quality and the intercom is awesome. Easy to hook up, you may have to purchase a WiFi extender for some locations.


  • from Winnipeg, MB
3.0

Monitoring = YES, Security = NO

If you want an outdoor cam for monitoring things while away, then sure, I can see using this. Nest products have a fairly good reputation. But as a security cam, there are so many flaws I don't have the time or strength to list them. Anyone wanting to infiltrate your home is going to case your home first and it would be so easy to take out this device it isn't funny.


  • from Toronto, ON
3.0

good idea - expensive service

got mine on day one. installed. pros: easy to use interface. good notifications. good quality cons: expensive monitoring service. poor wifi performance \ in Canada you ONLY get 2.4 Ghz wifi service, which is really bad idea for 1080P video


  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

The best

super easy to install. Clear 1080p video with 2 way voice communication. Wish it comes with free cloud storage. They give you a month trial cloud storage only.


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