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Technical specs for Nest cameras and doorbells

Here are specific details about different Nest camera models including size, weight, sensors, video quality, audio, and more.

Nest cameras

Nest Cam Indoor

Color

camera indoor standing image

Nest black

Camera sensor

⅓ inch, 3-megapixel color sensor

Zoom

8x digital zoom and enhance
Learn more

Video

Up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) at 30 frames/sec 
H.264 encoding

Field of view

130° diagonal wide-angle view
Learn more

All-glass lens

Night vision

High-power infrared LEDs (850 nm)
Learn more

Filter

IR cut filter

Audio

Speaker and microphone
Learn more

Talk and Listen
Learn more

Lights

Status light
Learn more

Weather resistance

Indoor use only

Mounting options

Set it on a surface, attach it to a magnetic surface or wall, or attach it to any standard 1/4” 20 tripod base. Stand and mounting bracket included.
Learn more

Power

Plugs into a standard household power outlet for continuous video streaming and alerts
Learn more

AC adapter input: 100–240V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.2A
AC adapter output: 5V DC, 1.4A
Camera input: 5V DC, 1.0A
Power cable connector: USB micro-B

Cables

Total cable length: 10 ft (3 m)
Includes 10 ft (3 m) captive cable that plugs into an indoor power adapter

Security

128-bit AES with TLS/SSL 
2-step verification available
Learn more

In the box

Nest Cam Indoor camera
Stand
Power cable
Power adapter
Wall-mounting plate
Nest screws
Quick start guide
Welcome guide

Size and weight

Mass: 7.5 oz (213 g)
Height: 4.5 in (11.4 cm) 
Width: 2.9 in (7.3 cm) 
Depth: 2.9 in (7.3 cm) 
Total cable length: 10 ft (3 m)

Wireless

802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz) 
802.11a/n (5 GHz)
Learn more

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Learn more

Connectivity requirements

Wi-Fi internet connection
Nest app (refer to the requirements)
Recommended: Phone or tablet running iOS or Android with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Bandwidth requirements

For optimal video quality at 1080p, working broadband internet connection with at least 2 Mbps upload speed per camera recommended (DSL may not qualify).

Cameras will use more bandwidth to stream video when there is more motion in the scene.

If you subscribe to Nest Aware, your camera streams all video to the cloud for secure offsite storage. You can adjust your camera’s video quality to use less bandwidth and monthly data.

The following article can help you estimate download bandwidth use, upload bandwidth use, and total monthly data use:

Learn more about Nest camera bandwidth use

Languages

Your Nest cam will use the same language as your Nest app.

Learn more about the Nest app languages

Warranty

1-year limited warranty

Operating

Ambient

 Temperature:
32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)

Humidity:
10%–90% RH unpackaged and in use

Pressure:
Up to 10,000 ft altitude

Storage

Ambient

Temperature
–4° to 113°F (–20° to 45°C)

Humidity
10%–80% RH in packaging

Pressure
Up to 15,000 ft altitude

Green

Contains no hazardous substances
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
Recyclable packaging

Learn more at nest.com/responsibility

Nest Cam IQ Indoor

Color

Nest cam iq image

Nest white

Camera sensor

1/2.5-inch, 8-megapixel (4K) color sensor

Zoom

12x digital zoom and enhance with 4K sensor
Learn more

Supersight close up tracking view
Learn more

Video

Up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) at 30 frames/sec 
H.264 encoding
High Dynamic Range (HDR)

Field of view

130° diagonal wide-angle view
Learn more

All-glass lens

Night vision

High-power infrared LEDs (940 nm)
Learn more

Filter

IR cut filter

Audio

High-quality speaker
3-microphone array
Learn more

HD Talk and Listen
Learn more

Lights

Status light
Learn more

RGB light ring

Weather resistance

Indoor use only

Mounting options

Set it on a surface or attach it to any standard 1/4” 20 tripod base. Stand included.
Learn more

Power

Plugs into a standard household power outlet for continuous video streaming and alerts
Learn more

Power adapter input: 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.65A
Power adapter output: 15V DC, 1.87A
Camera input: 15V DC, 1.0A
Power cable connector: USB-C

Cables

Total cable length: 10 ft (3 m)
Includes 10 ft (3 m) captive cable that plugs into an indoor power adapter

Security

128-bit AES with TLS/SSL 
2-step verification available
Learn more

In the box

Nest Cam IQ camera with integrated stand
Power adapter
Power cable
Quick start card
Warranty information

Size and weight

Mass: 12.6 oz (357 g)
Height: 4.9 in (12.4 cm)
Width: 2.9 in (7.4 cm)
Depth: 2.9 in (7.4 cm)
Total cable length: 10 ft (3 m)

Wireless

802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz) 
802.11a/n/ac (5 GHz)
Learn more

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Learn more

Connectivity requirements

Wi-Fi internet connection
Nest app (refer to the requirements)
Recommended: Phone or tablet running iOS or Android with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Bandwidth requirements

For optimal video quality at 1080p, working broadband internet connection with at least 2 Mbps upload speed per camera recommended (DSL may not qualify).

Cameras will use more bandwidth to stream video when there is more motion in the scene.

If you subscribe to Nest Aware, your camera streams all video to the cloud for secure offsite storage. You can adjust your camera’s video quality to use less bandwidth and monthly data.

The following article can help you estimate download bandwidth use, upload bandwidth use, and total monthly data use:

Learn more about Nest camera bandwidth use

Languages

Your Nest cam will use the same language as your Nest app.

Learn more about the Nest app languages

Warranty

2-year limited warranty

Operating

Ambient

 Temperature:
32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)

Humidity:
10%–90% RH unpackaged and in use

Pressure:
Up to 10,000 ft altitude

Storage

Ambient

Temperature
–4° to 113°F (–20° to 45°C)

Humidity
10%–80% RH in packaging

Pressure
Up to 15,000 ft altitude

Green

Contains no hazardous substances
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
Recyclable packaging

Learn more at nest.com/responsibility

Nest Cam Outdoor

Color

Nest cam side view

Nest white

Camera sensor

⅓ inch, 3-megapixel color sensor

Zoom

8x digital zoom and enhance
Learn more

Video

Up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) at 30 frames/sec 
H.264 encoding

Field of view

130° diagonal wide-angle view
Learn more

All-glass lens

Night vision

High-power infrared LEDs (850 nm)
Learn more

Filter

IR cut filter

Audio

Speaker and microphone
Learn more

Talk and Listen
Learn more

Lights

Status light
Learn more

Weather resistance

IP65 rating

Nest Cam Outdoor can withstand dust, rain and snow.

Mounting

Magnet mount
Learn more
Weatherproof cable
Cable clips
Outdoor power adapter

Power

Plugs into a standard household power outlet for continuous video streaming and alerts
Learn more

AC adapter input: 100–240V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.2A
AC adapter output: 5V DC, 1.4A
Camera input: 5V DC, 1.0A
Power cable connector: USB micro-B

Cables

Total cable length: 25 ft (7.5 m)
Includes 10 ft (3 m) captive cable that plugs into an outdoor power adapter with a 15 ft (4.5 m) power cord

Security

128-bit AES with TLS/SSL 
2-step verification available
Learn more

In the box

Nest Cam Outdoor camera
Mounting magnet
Camera wall plate
Power adapter
Adapter wall plate
Nest screws
Wall anchors
Cable clips
Installation Guide
Welcome Guide

Size and weight

Mass: 11.0 oz (313 g)
Height: 2.8 in (7.2 cm)
Width: 2.8 in (7.2 cm)
Depth: 3.5 in (8.9 cm)
Total cable length: 25 ft (7.5 m)
Installation options

Attach it magnetically to a metal surface (mounting magnet included) or install its wall plate on a non-magnetic surface (wall plate included).
Learn more

Wireless

US: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Europe and Canada: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4 GHz
Learn more

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Learn more

Connectivity requirements

Wi-Fi internet connection
Nest app (refer to the requirements)
Recommended: Phone or tablet running iOS or Android with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Bandwidth requirements

For optimal video quality at 1080p, working broadband internet connection with at least 2 Mbps upload speed per camera recommended (DSL may not qualify).

Cameras will use more bandwidth to stream video when there is more motion in the scene.

If you subscribe to Nest Aware, your camera streams all video to the cloud for secure offsite storage. You can adjust your camera’s video quality to use less bandwidth and monthly data.

The following article can help you estimate download bandwidth use, upload bandwidth use, and total monthly data use:

Learn more about Nest camera bandwidth use

Languages

Your Nest cam will use the same language as your Nest app.

Learn more about the Nest app languages

Warranty

1-year limited warranty

Operating

Ambient 

Temperature:
-4° to 104°F (–20° to 40°C)*

Humidity:
20%–90% RH non–condensing

Pressure:
Up to 10,000 ft altitude

*If your camera occasionally gets colder or hotter than these temperatures, you may notice a temporary change in the quality of your video stream. It’s recommended to install your camera under an eave or overhang to protect it from the heating effects of sunlight, especially in climates with prolonged high temperatures.

Storage

Ambient

Temperature
–4° to 113°F (–20° to 45°C)

Humidity
10%–80% RH in packaging

Pressure
Up to 15,000 ft altitude

Green

Contains no hazardous substances
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
Recyclable packaging

Learn more at nest.com/responsibility

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

Color

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

Nest white

Camera sensor

1/2.5-inch, 8-megapixel (4K) color sensor

Zoom

12x digital zoom and enhance with 4K sensor 
Learn more

Supersight close up tracking view

Video

Up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) at 30 frames/sec 
H.264 encoding
High Dynamic Range (HDR)

Field of view

130° diagonal wide-angle view
Learn more

All-glass lens

Night vision

High-power infrared LEDs (850 nm)
Learn more

Filter

IR cut filter

Audio

High-quality speaker
3-microphone array
Learn more

HD Talk and Listen
Learn more

Lights

Status light
Learn more

RGB light ring

Weather resistance

IP66 rating

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor can withstand dust, rain and snow.

Mounting

Locking mount
Learn more
Weatherproof cable
Cable clips
Indoor power adapter

Power

Plugs into a standard household power outlet for continuous video streaming and alerts
Learn more

AC adapter input: 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.65A
AC adapter output: 15V DC, 1.87A
Camera input: 15V DC, 1.0A
Power cable connector: USB Type-C

Cables

Total cable length: 25 ft (7.5 m)
Includes 25 ft (7.5 m) power cable that connects camera to indoor power adapter

Security

128-bit AES with TLS/SSL 
2-step verification available
Learn more

In the box

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

Size and weight

Mass: 20 oz (568 g)
Height: 3.7 in (9.3 cm)
Width: 3.7 in (9.3 cm)
Depth: 5 in (12.8 cm)
Total cable length: 25 ft (7.5 m)
Installation options

Route the power cord through an existing opening or drill through your exterior wall.
Learn more

Wireless

US: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Europe and Canada: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4 GHz
Learn more

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Learn more

Connectivity requirements

Wi-Fi internet connection
Nest app (refer to the requirements)
Recommended: Phone or tablet running iOS or Android with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Bandwidth requirements

For optimal video quality at 1080p, working broadband internet connection with at least 2 Mbps upload speed per camera recommended (DSL may not qualify).

Cameras will use more bandwidth to stream video when there is more motion in the scene.

If you subscribe to Nest Aware, your camera streams all video to the cloud for secure offsite storage. You can adjust your camera’s video quality to use less bandwidth and monthly data.

The following article can help you estimate download bandwidth use, upload bandwidth use, and total monthly data use:

Learn more about Nest camera bandwidth use

Languages

Your Nest cam will use the same language as your Nest app.

Learn more about the Nest app languages

Warranty

2-year limited warranty

Operating

Ambient 

 Temperature:
-40° to 113°F (–40° to 45°C)*

Humidity:
20%–90% RH non–condensing

Pressure:
Up to 10,000 ft altitude

*If your camera occasionally gets colder or hotter than these temperatures, you may notice a temporary change in the quality of your video stream. It’s recommended to install your camera under an eave or overhang to protect it from the heating effects of sunlight, especially in climates with prolonged high temperatures.

Storage

Ambient

Temperature
–4° to 113°F (–20° to 45°C)

Humidity
10%–80% RH in packaging

Pressure
Up to 15,000 ft altitude

Green

Contains no hazardous substances
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
Recyclable packaging

Learn more at nest.com/responsibility

Nest doorbells 

Nest Doorbell (wired) also called Nest Hello

Color

Nest Hello video doorbell image

Nest black

Camera sensor

⅓ inch, 3-megapixel color sensor

Zoom

8x digital zoom
Learn more

Video

Up to 1600 × 1200 at 30 frames/sec
4:3 aspect ratio
Learn more

H.264 encoding
High Dynamic Range (HDR)

Field of view

All-glass lens
160° diagonal wide-angle view
Learn more

Night vision

8 High-power infrared LEDs (850 nm)
Learn more

Filter

IR cut filter

Audio

High-quality speaker and microphone
Learn more

HD Talk and Listen
Learn more

Quick Responses
Learn more

Lights

Status light
RGB light ring
Learn more

Weather resistance

IPX4 rating

The Nest Doorbell (wired) is designed for outdoor use and can withstand dust, rain and snow.
Learn more

Mounting

Locking mount
Optional 15° wedge to change viewing angle
Learn more

Power

North America:

Works with most low voltage doorbell wires that are 14 to 30 V AC as measured by a multimeter, or with a transformer labeled from 16 to 24 V AC, 10VA or above

Europe:

Works with most low voltage doorbell wires that are 10.8 to 30 V AC as measured by a multimeter, or with a transformer labeled from 12 to 24 V AC, 8 VA or above
Check compatibility

If your current doorbell or wiring is not compatible, contact a Nest Pro to upgrade it and install Nest Doorbell (wired) for you.
Find a Nest Pro

Cables

Connects directly into your existing doorbell’s low-voltage wiring
Comes with 2 optional wire extenders to lengthen existing wires

Security

128–bit AES with TLS/SSL
2-step verification available
Learn more

In the box

Nest Doorbell (wired)
Wall plate
Chime Connector
Screws
15° wedge (optional)
Release tool
2 extension wires
Masonry drill bit
Wall anchors
Security sticker
Quick start card
Warranty

Size and weight

Mass: 4.6 oz (129 g)
Height: 4.6 in (11.7 cm)
Width: 1.7 in (4.3 cm)
Depth: 1.0 in (2.6 cm)

Wireless

US: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Rest of world: Wi-Fi 802.11b/b/g/n, 2.4 GHz
Learn more

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Learn more

Connectivity requirements

Wi-Fi internet connection
Nest app (refer to the requirements)

Recommended: Phone or tablet running iOS or Android with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Bandwidth requirements

For optimal video quality at 1600 × 1200, working broadband internet connection with at least 2 Mbps upload speed per camera recommended (DSL may not qualify).

Cameras will use more bandwidth to stream video when there is more motion in the scene.

If you subscribe to Nest Aware, your camera streams all video to the cloud for secure offsite storage. You can adjust your camera’s video quality to use less bandwidth and monthly data.

The following article can help you estimate download bandwidth use, upload bandwidth use, and total monthly data use:

Learn more about Nest camera bandwidth use

Warranty

1-year limited warranty

Operating

Nest Doorbell (wired) is designed to work in outside temperatures.
5° to 104°F (-15° to 40°C)*

Humidity
20%-90% RH non-condensing

Pressure
Up to 10,000 ft altitude

*If your camera occasionally gets colder or hotter than these temperatures, you may notice a temporary change in the quality of your video stream. It's recommended to install your camera under an eave or overhang to protect it from the heating effects of sunlight, especially in climates with prolonged high temperatures.

Storage

Temperature:
-40° to 113°F (-40° to 45°C)

Humidity:
10%-80% RH in packaging

Pressure:
Up to 15,000 ft altitude

Green

Contains no hazardous substances
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
Recyclable packaging

Learn more at nest.com/responsibility

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