Hive Active Heating 2 review
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Hive, the smart thermostat from British Gas, has upped its game in the style stakes with the Hive Active Heating 2, offering a sleek square design and different colour options to suit your taste. It's not just the aesthetics that have been updated though, so do the extra features make this smart thermostat a Best Buy? Find out in our full review.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- What's it great at?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
- Child lockYes
- Operating systemsAndroid, Apple
- Height100 cm
- Width100 cm
- Depth49 cm
- Display size-
- Wired or wireless
- Frost protection
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- 59%Lowest score
- 65%Average score
- 72%Highest score
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