Technical specs for Nest cameras and video doorbells

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

Indoor cameras 

camera indoor standing image

Nest cam iq image

Name

Nest Cam Indoor

Nest Cam IQ Indoor

Color

Nest black

Nest white

Camera sensor

⅓ inch, 3 megapixel color sensor

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

Zoom

8x digital zoom and enhance
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12x digital zoom and enhance with 4K sensor
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Supersight close up tracking view
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Video

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

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 
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All–glass lens

Night vision

High–power infrared LEDs (850 nm)
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High–power infrared LEDs (940 nm)
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Filter

IR cut filter

IR cut filter

Audio

Speaker and microphone
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Talk and Listen
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High-quality speaker
3-microphone array
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HD Talk and Listen
Learn more

Lights

Status light
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Status light
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RGB light ring

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

Plugs into a standard household power outlet for continuous video streaming and alerts
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AC adapter input: 100–240V AC, 50/60Hz, 0.2A
AC adapter output: 5V DC, 1.4A

Camera input: 5V DC, 1.0A

Power cable connector: USB micro-B

Plugs into a standard household power outlet for continuous video streaming and alerts
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Power adapter input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 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
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Total cable length: 10 ft (3 m)
Includes 10 ft (3 m) captive cable that plugs into an indoor power adapter
Learn more

Security

128-bit AES with TLS/SSL
2-factor 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

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

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)

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

802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
802.11.a (5 GHz)
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Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
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802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
802.11.a/n/ac (5 GHz)
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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 recommendations

Learn more

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:
Up to 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

Outdoor cameras

Nest cam side view

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

Name

Nest Cam Outdoor

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

Color

Nest white

Nest white

Camera sensor

⅓ inch, 3 megapixel color sensor

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

Zoom

8x digital zoom and enhance
Learn more

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

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

Field of view

All–glass lens
130° diagonal wide–angle view 
Learn more

Night vision

High–power infrared LEDs (850 nm)
Learn more

High–power infrared LEDs (850 nm)
Learn more

Filter

IR cut filter

IR cut filter

Audio

Speaker and microphone
Learn more

Talk and Listen
Learn more

High-quality speaker
3-microphone array
Learn more

HD Talk and Listen
Learn more

Lights

Status light
Learn more

Status light
Learn more

RGB light ring

Weather resistance

IP65 rating

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

IP66 rating

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

Mounting

Magnet mount
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Weatherproof cable
Cable clips
Outdoor power adapter

Locking mount
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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, 50/60Hz, 0.2A
AC adapter output: 5V DC, 1.4A
Camera input: 5V DC, 1.0A

Power cable connector: USB micro-B

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

Power adapter input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 0.65A
Power 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 10 ft (3 m) captive cable that plugs into an outdoor power adapter with a 15 ft (4.5 m) power cord.
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Learn more about Nest camera cables

Total cable length: 25 ft (7.5 m)
Includes 25 ft (7.5 m) power cable that connects camera to indoor power adapter.
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Learn more about Nest camera cables

Security

128-bit AES with TLS/SSL
2-factor 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

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: 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)

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

Attach it magnetically to a metal surface (mounting magnet included) or install its wall plate on a non-magnetic surface (wall plate included)
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Route the power cord through an existing opening or drill through your exterior wall.
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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

 

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

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.

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

Ambient

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

Contains no hazardous substances
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
Recyclable packaging

Learn more at nest.com/responsibility

Video doorbells

 

Nest Hello video doorbell image

Name

Nest Hello video doorbell

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

Nest Hello is designed for outdoor use and can withstand dust, rain and snow.
Learn more

Mounting

Locking mount
Optional 15° wedge to change viewing angle

Power

In 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

In 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 Hello 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
Learn more

Security

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

In the box

Nest Hello video doorbell
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 x 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 Hello 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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