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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 3006 reviews

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I’ll never own a normal smoke detector again!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 year when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    If you have any Google Nest stuff, I highly suggest replacing your smoke alarms with this. Not only does it detect smoke and carbon monoxide, it also detects noises such as glass breaking (it fully integrates with Nest Protect). My favorite feature, however, is the light because it detects motion and it works as a perfect hallway night light brightening automatically when you walk under it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Night light

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Peace of Mind

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought one of these last year and recently bought two more. I love the peace of mind to be able to check the status when I'm not home. Every so often, the alarms will auto test and my phone lets me know a few minutes prior. The alarms also sense light and when you turn off the lights, the ring will light up for a second to let you know it's working properly. It's reassuring seeing that light every night before going to sleep. I highly recommend these alarms.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Easy setup

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Nest fire alarm. Love it.

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Works great! Easy setup! Test mode is nice! Comes with a night light but doesn’t have much use because you gotta install 12 inches from ceiling to work right.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    No surprises, easy setup and integration

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    Posted . Owned for 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Previous to my purchase, I had installed two of these units about five years ago. Given all the software updates to Google home, Nest, etc since then you can come to worry that adding or integrating a new unit to an existing system may cause issues... Completely unwarranted on my part. New unit (on first floor) was installed 3 days prior to its first alert and unit in the attic notified me where the smoke was detected. That's the advantage of a system like this. Simplicity, reliability and easily actionable, informative alerts.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best most reliable smart Smoke nad Monoxide Detect

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This alarm system is amazing. I love that it has batteries because I didnt have any electrical nearby. The price is a small considering its keeping my family safe.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Easy setup

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Piece of mind

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I’m so happy that I have this in my home. Piece of mind. So easy to set up.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Easy setup, Night light

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    This nest product takes the worry away

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Out of the box, quite easy to set up. The various lights let me know that the unit is still working. The night light is a great addition - I didn't even know I needed it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Peace of mind

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth the Money less than $10 yr/.85 cents month

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Definitely pleased with purchase, will be adding more units to this system. Worth the Money to me personally for your peace of mind for the security of your family, pets, property, etc. on a 10 yr. investment it comes out to less than .85 cents a month. This unit is well built, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide, and it works well with the app so far.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great option for smoke detectors

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    Posted . Owned for 11 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This model had options for wireless or wired, I went with wireless to avoid additional wiring into my attic and basement. Set up is all through phone once it's hanging.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Safety First!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Bought 3 of these to replace a very old smoke detectors that were built-in to our very old alarm system. Very easy to install & set-up (already had a Nest account). So far they are great. I like how they are both smoke & carbon monoxide detectors. I like how they are motion sensitive & can work as night lights. But best of all I like how they all work together & are connected to your smart phone app. Totally worth the price for feeling safe.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Easy setup

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I feel more secure now for my family and birds

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I lost two birds for Carbon monoxide and smoke buildup at home during winter months . Sensitive product , several times it proved its efficiency. Very easy to install and operate . Happy to have this item at home .

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Nest Protect Rocks!

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Nest Protect is one of the most comprehensive, of the smart smoke detectors I've ever purchased. Not only does it pick up several types of fires, as well as carbon monoxide, but it also does the best job at alerting you of the danger. It also works with a wide range of smart-home products. I've set my Philips Hue lights to turn on automatically when the Nest Protect goes off. Pretty cool!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Does what it says

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Purchased multiple units. Easy setup with link to iPhones and each other. When smoke in Kitchen while cooking all alarms went off “emergency smoke in kitchen” etc and immediate notification on iPhones.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best smoke detector out there

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    Posted . Owned for 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I love these things! They work flawlessly. The smoke detector is very accurate and I assume the CO2 part works great too (I hope I will never need to find out). The best feature for us is the motion sensing night light. It's not super bright, but just enough to light the stairway. They are very easy to figure out what is going on as well. Side note: I did a lot of research on how the CO2 part works from the celing. Apparently the Nest detector has some kind of high powered sensor and scanning sensor build in. It Apparently works well based on tests I read online.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Night light

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Alarm you can buy

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This is a great alarm. It is worth the money. Integration with nest 3rd generation thermostat can shut down heater if CO2 is detected. I highly recommend. Green light at night right before you go to sleep shows you all is clear it's safe to sleep.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best by far

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I'm a big NEST customer. This smoke/carbon monoxide detector is a top notch item. Read the specifications it's all true. Works from phone thru NEST app. Speaks to you before actual loud beep. I can go on. Won't be disappointed.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Easy setup, Night light

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    First time Nest Protect user

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Very easy to setup. Has worked well so far. We really like the night light feature for the path lighting.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Easy setup, Night light

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Exceptional

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    These detectors are awesome, in some rooms I have them set up in another language and others in English. Love the night light feature! Great and easy to install, find location and follow instructions on the app

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Excelent product

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Love it! Upgraded my house with smart home integration, love the convenience.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Preeminent Protection for Your Loved Ones

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Nest Protect Smart Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm provides the ultimate protection & peace of mind. The intelligent alerts discriminate between steam and smoke. A clear "Heads Up!" pre-alert gently cautions you in situations when close proximity to steam or a little smoke in the kitchen, for example, is about to trigger an alert. You can silence a false alarm using your phone. Multiple units share alerts to all rooms & to your NEST App on your phone, tablet & computer - so you are protected throughout your home! The "Promise" is a ring of green light that illuminates nightly to let you know everything is good. Walk under NEST at night & the ring glows white, forming a pathlight. During Heads Up, it glows yellow. During an emergency, it glows red. NEST Protect self-tests, alerting you first by the phone app that it will sound. Everything is tested: sensors / voice / siren. Tests are dated & are sent to your app. A monthly summary even shows the exact date & time of each test. This is the premiere smoke detector, able to detect CO2 (even produces a completely different sound, for instant identification). NEST Protect senses both fast and slow burning fires. NO CHIRPS!! This advanced Smoke Alarm eliminates all of the hassles of pesky chirps from low batteries, with super long lasting Lithium Batteries included that last years. Battery alerts are through your App & by voice on the Alarm. To set-up, simply scan the QR Code on the back of the NEST & follow the voice instructions. Easiest set-up ever! NEST Protect earns my highest recommendation - no other Smoke / CO2 Alarm even comes close!

    I would recommend this to a friend

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews

The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about size, usability and design. Editors are less positive about price. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 82/100 = Very good quality.
  • CNETAlina Bradford on January 20, 2019

    What you should do if your Nest Protect doesn't check inUsing your Nest Protect manually is a bummer. Here's how to get it working with the app again.

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  • EngadgetRating, 4.3 out of 5September 16, 2015

    Nest Protect review (2015): Improved safety makes it easier to recommendA pricey, but solid addition to your home. The Nest Protect takes something as boring as detecting smoke and makes it slightly exciting. Updated sensors reduce false alarms and are quicker to determine when there's a problem. The companion app,

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  • The WirecutterJennifer Pattison Tuohy on October 31, 2016

    The Best Smart Smoke AlarmA former firefighter tested seven smoke and CO detectors, choosing the Nest Protect for its solid performance, simple networking, and self-testing.

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  • Tech AdvisorRating, 4 out of 5Jim Martin on July 3, 2017

    Nest Protect review (2nd gen)A review of the 2nd generation Nest Protect, a smart smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector.

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  • Top Ten ReviewsRating, 4.4 out of 5John Carlsen on January 15, 2020

    Nest Protect 2nd Gen ReviewThe Nest Protect 2nd Gen wireless smoke detector is heavy on features and boasts a unique aesthetic that serves to separate it from traditional smoke alarms. It is one of only two battery operated smoke alarms in our top 10 list that is capable of

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  • techhive.comChristopher Null on January 2, 2020

    Best smart smoke detector to keep your home safeThe concept is simple: A smoke alarm that tells you there's a fire nearby is a great, but a smoke alarm that tells you there's a fire no matter where you are is even better. Smart smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors are one of the most useful

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  • AlphrRating, 3 out of 5Alan Martin on February 5, 2016

    Nest Protect 2 review: literally a life-saverA second connected smoke and carbon monoxide detector arrives from Nest, but is this literal lifesaver worth £89?

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