New Ecobee & SmartSensor details leaked

Ecobee is reportedly working on a new Smart Thermostat and Smart Sensors based on a leak via Lowe’s website. They have since pulled the pages, but not before Zatz Not Funny managed get all the details.

The new SmartThermostat will feature a glass front and will have enhanced wireless capabilities with the new unit offering 5GHz Wi-Fi networks along with Bluetooth. It will also add Spotify Connect and Alexa calling. Yes, you heard that right Spotify music through your thermostat!

On the remote sensor front, its reported it will provide quicker presence detection and greater range without compromising battery life. The magnetic base also offers the user different placement options.

It also looks like Ecobee may could get rid of its numbering scheme. Using Ecobee SmartThermostat and Ecobee SmartSensor rather than an Ecobee5 or Ecobee4+.

According to the Lowes website, the Ecobee Smart Thermostat will be priced CAD$329. US pricing is unknown, but keep checking back for details.

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Jon Ratcliffe
I have a huge passion for technology having worked in the sector for over 18 years in a variety of roles. I cover Wearables, tech and smart home. My reviews and information will talk about how the product works in reality and not just what the marketing departments want you to think.

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