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It will additionally send you an alert on your phone if you're away from home. The Nest Protect can also be connected with a number of other smart home devices and performs a monthly self checkup to ensure that it's working properly. It's more expensive than other smart smoke detectors, but it's a worthwhile investment. Credit: Philips/TP Link/NestUsually, smoke detectors aren’t known as improving the aesthetic value of your room, but the Nest Protect is the better looking one from the bunch. The detector features a rectangular case, with rounded corners and on the the front, the device is covered by lots of puncture holes, with a solid circular button in the middle which is surrounded by a small canal to make way for the LED light to break through it looks surprisingly similar to a speaker. Turn the device around and you can see four narrow, but fairly long ventilation holes on the edges, four holes for ceiling mounting, a battery door and a micro USB connector in case the smoke detector needs servicing.