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Google’s new Nest Cam and Doorbell are battery powered [Update: Now available]

Google has unveiled a few new devices with the Nest Cam (Battery), Nest Doorbell (Battery), and Nest Cam with Floodlight.

The new Nest Cam (Battery) can be used both indoor and outdoors, thanks for IP54 water resistance. It can record up to 1080p video at 30fps with HDR along with Night Vision video with HDR.

Google Nest Cam (Battery)

The new camera has up to 3 hours of event-based video history that works without a subscription. Google said the baterry should last up to seven months (depending on number of alerts).

Google Nest Cam (Wired)

Next up is the new battery-powered Nest Doorbell. It records video at 1280 x 960 resolution at 30fps along with Night Vision and 24/7 live view.

Google Nest Doorbell (Battery)

The battery life of the new Nest Doorbell is around six months, depending how many recorded events etc. When you do need to top it up, it charges over USB-C.

Rounding out the new lineup is the Nest Cam with Floodlight, which is exactly like the new Nest Cam but with the addition of floodlights.

Google Nest Cam with Floodlight

The new Nest Cam (Battery) and Nest Doorbell (Battery) are launching on August 24th in Canada, the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand, with pre-orders starting today.

Both new cameras cost $239 CAD ($180 USD). The Nest Cam with Floodlight and second-gen Nest Cam (Wired) are coming later this year but haven’t been confirmed for Canada.

Update – August 24th, 2021: The new Nest Cam and Doorbell are now available for purchase in Canada, the US and number of other countries.

Source: Google


By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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