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Review of Honeywell Wi-Fi Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat + Free App (Model: RTH8580WF)

Good
Rating
4.00 stars
198
Reviews
$109.83-$157.49
Price Range
Reviewed on: December 25, 2013
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Easy to install, use and program
  • Features 7 day programming with 4 program period/day
  • Large easy to view touch screen controls
  • Remote control through Wi-Fi for comfort
  • Packed with features and universally compatible
  • Helps in reducing power bills up to 33%
  • Easy to follow, detailed instructions
Cons
  • Remote control is dependent on Wi-Fi
  • Requires C-wire system

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Honeywell Wi-Fi Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat + Free App (Model: RTH8580WF). The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 4.00 stars, and the price range is $109.83-$157.49.

The Honeywell RTH8580WF Wi-Fi Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat + Free App helps in easy view and convenient control from anywhere anytime. It also keeps one alerted of temperature swings and make adjustments remotely. The Wi-Fi enabled thermostat allows remote access via smart phones, tabs or computer systems. It comes with a free app for Apple and Android devices and is Universally Compatible - meaning works with virtually any system type (C-wire required). The device features a large easy to read touch screen display and a 7 day programming with 4 program periods per day.

The device continuously pre-heat/cool homes as per the pre-programmed times with an energy savings of up to 33%. It is designed to download software updates and security through secured network by permanently and/or temporary hold. The device also provides the ability to view local weather from web portal or app. This thermostat is designed for intelligent alerts like high/low temperature notification of temperature swings and/or loss of Wi-Fi connection etc. Some other features include - filter change indicator; vacation programming feature; degree F or C temperature display and 12 or 24 hour clock display.

However, some users find the Wi-Fi programming a little difficult to set up, and if the connection is lost to the router, then nothing can be done on the thermostat remotely.

Overall, the Honeywell Wi-Fi Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat (Model:RTH8580WF) is highly recommended by users for its ease of installation and use, quality, reliability and versatility within affordable price range. 

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(5.00 stars)
11 Reviews
Easy to install Helps in reducing power billsRock solid reliable and versatileHelp from instruction, website, videos, customer care is available
Review Group #: 2
(3.00 stars)
13 Reviews
The thermostat works well Difficult with buggy Wi-Fi connectivityWi-Fi setup is little confusing/difficultIf Wi-Fi connection is lost, then nothing could be done remotely System is very simple
Review Group #: 3
(4.50 stars)
17 Reviews
The Wi-Fi programmable thermostat is easy to install and programDirections are super detailed and easy to followCan control from smart phone Actually works as advertised
Review Group #: 4
(4.50 stars)
24 Reviews
Needs a 5-wire system, works with 4-wire system tooThe system requires power from your heating/cooling systemClearly marked terminals on mounting plateThe install is simple or little less simple depending on how AC system is wiredDifficult instructions as per some

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