• Bright, responsive touchscreen
  • Easy to program, either via the touchscreen or an online session
  • Adapts to your daily living patterns


  • Overly busy-looking display
  • All-plastic enclosure
  • Not all of the thermostat's features available via Honeywell's Web portal

At A Glance

Honeywell's model RTH9580WF Smart Wi-Fi thermostat is one of the better programmable models we've tested. But its plastic construction just isn't as pretty as the stainless-steel-and-glass Nest.

Manufacturer’s Description

Smart features, customizable touchscreen, and simple setup, plus Wi-Fi remote access. Control from anywhere. Simple setup. Easy-to-read customizable color touchscreen. Smart Response temperature timing.

Manufacturer’s Website

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat (model RTH9580WF)