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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)




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.


  • English (US, UK)
  • Dutch
  • French (Canada, France)
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish (Americas, Spain)



2-year limited warranty (details in box). For support, please visit  

How to install it.

There are a couple of ways to install Nest Cam IQ: You can route the power cable through an existing opening or drill through your exterior wall. Not sure which option is best? Leave it to a Nest Pro.

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