Top 10 Best Rated Thermostats 2020

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Getting a programmable thermostat in your home saves you lots of money and time as you can automate the heating and cooling of your home. A good thermostat has the ability to give you a stable temperature when you need it to.

There are numerous of thermostats in the market, but I am sure you want to get the best and perhaps the most durable and effective as you wouldn’t want a defective thermostat only after few months of using it. We have listed in our review the top 10 thermostats currently and this list was selected based on their price, specifications and extraordinary features.

So choose one depending on what is suitable for you or what you can afford, but all the listed thermostats below are definitely the best and most highly rated in the market.

Best Thermostats 2020

1. Ecobee (5th Gen)

This smart thermostat is a big improvement from the 4th gen Ecobee thermostat, as this one has lots of features, better speakers for background music, and this 5th gen Thermostat from Ecobee has redesigned remote sensors that has better range and a stronger battery life. Some of its interesting features include;

  • Alexa’s features
  • Has motion activation
  • Google Assistant

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Pros

  • Better speaker
  • Full Alexa support
  • Improved remote sensors
  • Works with Spotify

Cons

  • Quite Large
  • Big Bezel

2. Nest Learning Thermostat v.3

This Thermostat by Google can communicate with so many smart devices at once, it has the ability to automatically change the temperature of the home. You would definitely love this thermostat as it has a great premium look and is packed with lots of features.

  • Works offline
  • Works with Amazon Alexa, Google Home etc.
  • Motion activation

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Pros

  • Large display
  • Works with multiple smart home systems
  • Intuitive Interface
  • Easy to install and operate

Cons

  • Can’t monitor the temperature in different rooms

3. Honeywell RTH8580WF Wi-Fi Thermostat

The Honeywell RTH6580WF Wi-Fi Thermostat is a great thermostat with functionality, this is a budget Thermostat that can also be controlled at the comfort of your smartphone. It almost has the same features with the above listed, but this one lacks motion activation and remote sensors and the design doesn’t look premium hence the price. But this is a nice starter.

  • Works with Samsung SmartThings, Google home, Amazon Alexa etc
  • Works offline
  • WiFi activation enabled

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Pros

  • Quite Affordable
  • Works with lots of smart home devices

Cons

  • Basic design

4. Ecobee3 Lite

The Ecobee3 Lite is a more affordable option in comparison to the main Ecobee as this comes with nearly the same features and has been improved to work with remote sensors so you can heat a particular room from another room in your home. It incorporated design to this upgrade/version.

  • Touchscreen
  • Intuitive interface
  • Deep smart home integration
  • Has motion activation and works offline
  • It works with Alexa, Google assistant etc

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Pros

  • Attractive interface and design
  • Easy installation and use
  • Works with remote sensors

Cons

  • Lacks geofencing

5. Sensibo Sky

The Sensibo Sky is good for regulating temperature as it can be linked with the AC which helps you regulate the temperature during summer. It works with wall AC and Window AC units that have IR Remote. You can set it to turn on the AC when you get home.

  • Works with Alexa and Google home
  • WiFi control
  • Humidity sensor
  • Remote control

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Pros

  • Has geofencing ability
  • Easy setup
  • Works with Alexa and Google Assistant

Cons

  • No controls or display on device

6. Nest Thermostat E

This is another great smart Thermostat that is quite easy to install, unlike its predecessor, this has the same functionality and few of the same features but doesn’t support many HVAC systems. It should be a good choice if you are looking for something quite responsive or different.

  • Works offline
  • Works with Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Frosted Display
  • Remote control
  • Energy saving features

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Pros

  • Cheaper than original Nest
  • Easy installation

Cons

  • Lacks support for two-stage heating/cooling
  • White display can be difficult to read

7. Honeywell Home T9

The Honeywell Home T9 is another beautiful thermostat on this list as it has remote sensors which actually detect the presence of a human body and then auto moderates the HVAC system to a comfortable temperature. Like other thermostats on this list, it has smart features also.

  • Works with Alexa, Google Home and IFTTT
  • Works offline
  • Multi Room focus
  • Smart Alarm and response

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Pros

  • Responsive sensors
  • Easy to set up

Cons

  • App could be easier understood

8. Lux/Geo Wi-Fi Thermostat

The Lux/Geo offers lots of scheduling options and uses geofencing to switch between modes depending on your exact location. Though this might not be the best on the list due to its limited features and its archaic look and cons few people can’t manage but it also has good functionality and therefore made it to our list.

  • Works with Alexa
  • Works offline
  • Three power options

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Pros

  • Easy to install
  • Stylish design
  • Geofencing support
  • Mobile app and Web browser support.
  • Many scheduling options

Cons

  • Lacks remote room sensors
  • Does not support IFTTT

9. Bosch Connected Control BCC100

The Bosch BCC100 thermostat just like any other thermostat gives easy control and access via smartphone control. Though it lacks many additional features as the above listed and high end thermostat, the Bosch BCC100 can boast of a full color touchscreen and easy to display program.

  • Modern sleek touchscreen
  • Weather Access
  • Wi-Fi Capabilities
  • It is Programmable
  • Vacation Mode 

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Pros

  • Easy installation
  • Large color touch screen
  • Works with Alexa
  • Threshold alerts.

Cons

  • Doesn’t integrate with other smart home devices.
  • Lacks IFTTT support
  • Lacks geofencing capabilities.

10. Lux Kono Smart Thermostat

The Lux Kono Smart is a stylish-looking thermostat that can be controlled with a number of voice assistants or with the designed mobile app for easy accessibility, though it isn’t feature packed like others, it still has some handy scheduling functions.

  • Support Google, Alexa and Siri voice commands
  • Uses Geofencing to adjust temperature based on location
  • Works offline

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Pros

  • Stylish
  • Customizable design
  • Easy installation and usage
  • Works with Apple HomeKit
  • Usage reporting.

Cons

  • No external room sensors
  • Lacks integration with other smart home devices

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