Nest Cam IQ

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Intelligent person alerts

Nest Cam IQ has advanced intelligence that can tell the difference between a person and a thing and alert you – automatically zooming in and tracking intruders in crystal-clear video.

Supersight gives you extra clear video

A 4K sensor, 12 x digital zoom and High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging offer incredibly crisp, clear video in up to 1080p HD.

HD Talk and listen

With HD Talk and listen, you can have a clear and seamless conversation.

24/7 live video

Nest Cam IQ was designed to be plugged in, so that you can get a continuous live stream in 130° view, day or night.

Don’t miss a thing

Review what happened in the Nest app, even if you missed an alert, with 3-hour snapshot history. With a Nest Aware subscription, add 24/7 continuous video recording, custom Activity Zones and video clips.

Simple DIY installation

Just plug it in and get the Nest app. No hub required.

Tech specs
  • Dimensions
  • Height: 4.9 inches (12.4 cm)
  • Width: 2.9 inches (7.4 cm)
  • Depth: 7.4 cm (2.9 in)
  • Weight
  • 12.6 oz (357 g)
  • Colour
  • White
  • Power
  • AC power adapter
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Spanish
  • Input
  • 100–240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.65 A
  • Output
  • 15 V DC, 1.8 7A
  • Camera input
  • 5 V DC, 1.0 A
  • Security
  • 128-bit AES with TLS/SSL
  • Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz (WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption supported)
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • 802.15.4 at 2.4 GHz
  • Operating temperature
  • 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
  • Weather resistance
  • Indoor use only
  • Audio
  • Speaker, microphone
  • Camera
  • 1/2.5", 8-megapixel (4K) colour sensor with 12x digital zoom
  • Video
  • Up to 1080p (1920 × 1080) at 30 frames/sec, H.264 encoding, HDR
  • Field of view
  • 130° diagonal
  • Night Vision
  • High-power infrared LEDs (940 nm) with IR cut filter
  • Lights
  • LED light ring
  • Warranty
  • Two-year limited warranty. For support, visit The Nest support team is available seven days a week.
  • Green
  • Recyclable packaging

What's in the box

Nest Cam IQ camera
Power adapter
Power cable
Quick Start Guide


Wi-Fi connection.
Working broadband Internet connection with at least 2 Mbps upload speed (DSL may not qualify).
Compatible phone or tablet with the free Nest app and Bluetooth 4.0. Some phones, tablets and networks do not support 1080p.
At 1080p, each camera requires 800 to 2000 Kbps of upload bandwidth while streaming video.¹
If you subscribe to Nest Aware, your camera streams all video to the cloud for secure off-site storage.

¹Cameras will use more bandwidth to stream video when there is more motion in the scene.