Honeywell has launched the Lyric T5 Wi-Fi Thermostat – a new addition to the company’s Lyric family of products. The new Lyric T5 Wi-Fi thermostat is the latest of Honeywell’s home products to have Apple HomeKit compatibility for simple, secure control using voice with Siri, or the new Apple Home app in iOS 10.

The Lyric T5 is designed to deliver comfort when you’re home and savings when you’re away, with a sleek, minimalist design and smart features. The T5 is also compatible with Amazon Alexa-enabled devices and Lyric T5 is compatible with iOS and Android devices. Using the location of the smartphone via geofencing technology, the Lyric T5 saves money by going into energy saving mode when someone leaves, and detects when the first person returns to start making the home comfortable ahead of his or her geofencing can be customized to a distance of miles away or just around the corner from the home, or customers can set up the Lyric T5 with a more traditional seven-day schedule. The Lyric T5 also features smart alerts for extreme temperatures or humidity inside the home, filter change reminders, and Honeywell Lyric T5 Thermostat Features Also Include:

  • Classic styling: The glossy black, touch-sensitive display with dark gray trim adds a subtle look to a home’s décor
  • Lyric app (V3): Adjusting home comfort – and settings – is possible from nearly anywhere (or simply make changes right on the thermostat itself)
  • Fits a home as it grows: With support for other Honeywell Lyric products, Apple HomeKit with Siri, Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, Stringify, and more, the Lyric T5 fits into a home’s technology ecosystem as it evolves
  • Auto changeover: The Lyric T5 can be set to determine if the home’s system should be in heating or cooling mode to provide maximum comfort
  • Smart response: Able to learn a home’s heating and cooling cycles, the Lyric T5 can then adapt to bring the home to the optimized temperature at the requested time
  • Smart alerts: The Lyric T5 can send reminders about filter changes, warn of extreme temperatures inside the home, and more
  • HomeKit support: Easily and securely control the Lyric T5 across Apple devices in iOS 10 using the new Home app, Siri voice control, and quick actions in Control Center. Set scenes, which enable multiple accessories to work in combination, all with a single command

The Honeywell Lyric T5 Wi-Fi Thermostat will hit retail in October 2016 with a retail price of $149 (~£114 – €132).