4 Most Popular Video Doorbells
Video Doorbells are a great deterrent to home break-ins and there are plenty of choices for smart video doorbells on the market.
Here are four of the most popular to help you in your search for the right one for you.
- Ring Video Doorbell 2
This has improved video recording to HD 1080p so you can see the package thief or your awesome delivery person in high definition. The motion detection zones can be set up easily using an app and the upgraded camera’s night-vision mode, using an RGBIR sensor, captures higher-quality images from greater distances. Ring 2 can be wired or battery operated and comes with a quick-release rechargeable battery so you can charge your doorbell without removing the device. This is a strong selling point for the Ring 2 over its first model.
- The Ring Video Doorbell Pro
This video doorbell is hardwired-only. It has crisp 1080p HD video resolution and motion zones that you can customize to suit your needs. Ring even includes all four interchangeable faceplates with your purchase. For a small fee, Ring offers cloud storage service so you can save and review past video clips.
- Hello Nest’s
- August Doorbell Cam Pro
This is a second-generation model video doorbell with 1,280×960-pixel high-definition (HD) resolution and on-demand live streaming capabilities. Motion-activated August HindSight captures footage from the time a person approaches to when they leave. Doorbell Cam Pro works with August’s Smart Lock Pro and related accessories. August offers an optional video recording subscription so you can replay video footage for up to 30 days.
- Skybell HD Doorbell
This one provides 1080p full HD video streaming and its motion sensor can detect movement up to 8 feet away and start recording. Photo Snapping takes a picture of your guest or intruders which is a great safety feature and the Multiple User feature lets you setup your doorbell with multiple devices and users. Skybell HD easily integrates with the Kevo Smart Door Lock so you will be able to lock or unlock your door using the Skybell app. Skybell provides free video storage so you will have them for future references.
While there are many security camera systems on the market that can be purchased at affordable prices and operated remotely, many people are opting for video doorbell systems as a way to conveniently secure their homes without spending a lot of money. The right video doorbell will do more than alert you of a visitor at your front door, it will act as a home monitoring system so you will feel more secure and in control.