- 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.
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.