Overview Specs
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Size and weight

  • Camera dimensions: 12.8 cm x 9.3 cm x 9.3 cm (5" x 3.7" x 3.7")
  • Mass: 568 g (20 oz)
  • Total cable length: 7.5 m (25 ft)

Installation options

  • Open a window, route the power cable through it, then close it.
  • Drill through your exterior wall and plug it into an indoor socket
  • Plug it into an outdoor socket with the weatherproof power adapter for Nest Cam IQ outdoor. (Sold separately)
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  • 1/2.5", 8-megapixel (4K) colour sensor, 12x digital zoom and enhance, close-up tracking view


  • Up to 1080p (1920 × 1080) at 30 frames/sec, H.264 encoding, HDR

Field of view

  • 130° diagonal


  • High-quality speaker, 3-microphone array


  • Status light and RGB light ring

Night Vision

  • High-power 850 nm infrared LEDs

Operating temperature

  • -40°C to 45°C (-40°F to 113°F)

Weather resistance

  • IP66 rating (weatherproof)


  • AC adapter input: 100–240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.65 A
  • AC adapter output: 15 V DC, 1.87 A
  • Camera input: 15 V DC, 1.0 A
  • Requires an indoor power socket


  • 128-bit AES with TLS/SSL

In the box

  • Nest Cam IQ outdoor camera
  • Wall plate
  • Outdoor power cable
  • Indoor power adapter
  • Hex key
  • Screws
  • Cable clips
  • Wall anchors
  • Installation Guide


  • 802.11b/g/n @ 2.4 GHz (WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption supported)
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • 802.15.4 @ 2.4 GHz

Connectivity requirements

  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n @ 2.4 GHz (WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption supported). Working broadband Internet connection with at least 2 Mbps upload speed recommended.
  • Requires a compatible phone or tablet with the free Nest app and Bluetooth 4.0. Some phones, tablets and networks do not support 1080p. For more info, please visit . Use requires creation of a Nest account and acceptance of the Terms of Service, which can be found online at .
  • Video streaming and Nest Aware may be subject to interruption or failure for reasons beyond Nest's control, including intermittent Wi-Fi or service provider outages. Nest Cam and Nest Aware do not provide third-party monitored emergency notification or response.

Bandwidth requirements

  • For optimal video quality at 1080p, a working broadband Internet connection with at least 2 Mbps upload speed per camera is recommended. Cameras will use more bandwidth to stream video when there is more activity in the scene. If you subscribe to Nest Aware, your camera will stream all video to the cloud for secure off-site storage. You can adjust your camera's video quality to use less bandwidth and monthly data.


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