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Take a tour of Nest's third-gen thermostat

Nest's Learning Thermostat gets a design overhaul, including a larger, sharper display and a slimmer profile.

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Meet the third-generation Nest Learning Thermostat. It costs $249 (roughly £185/AU$330 converted).

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The Nest Learning Thermostat works with up to six ambient temperature sensors. 

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You can mount the sensors to a wall -- or simply place them on a table. 

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The thermostat screen lets you know when the sensors are connected correctly. Add new sensors through the Nest app.

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This latest version features some clear design updates, including a larger display and a sharper resolution.

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It has a thinner profile, too.

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The Nest Learning Thermostat comes with a built-in level so you can make sure it's on straight. 

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Nest added a feature called Farsight into the mix as well, which lets you view the target temperature or an analog or digital clock from a distance.

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