If you’re looking to smarten up your home in 2023, a video doorbell is a great place to start. Not only can one improve the security of your home, but a smart doorbell also adds a ton of convenience to your life with the ability to interact with visitors or delivery drivers even when you’re away from home. For a limited time, Woot is offering the wired Nest Doorbell for just $80, down from its original retail price of $229, making now a great time to pick one up. Be aware, though, that the deal is only available for a few more days or while supplies last.
The wired Nest Doorbell, formerly known as the Nest Hello, originally launched in 2018 so it’s by no means the latest and greatest video doorbell camera on the market. That being said, it still covers all of the basic functionality needed for those just getting started with smart home tech and, with today’s deal, it’s considerably cheaper than the second-gen Nest Doorbell model from 2022.
The doorbell offers crisp high-definition video with night vision, plus a 4:3 ratio so you can easily see what’s at your doorstep in its entirety. You can check the doorbell from wherever you are with 24/7 streaming and use two-way audio to interact with whoever is at the door. The doorbell even gives you alerts when a person is at your door, whether they ring the doorbell or not. And because it’s wired, you don’t have to worry about it running out of battery power (though you’ll want to make sure your existing wiring and chime is compatible).
With an optional Nest Aware subscription you’ll be able to unlock some more smart alert types and recording options — some of which are included with the second-gen model for free — though you don’t need a subscription for the basic functionality.