Look no further because Ring now has a $59.99 wired video doorbell. The new Ring Video Doorbell Wired looks a little different compared to its siblings, thanks to its slimmer profile.
While wiring up a doorbell may seem like a challenge for some, one of the benefits of a wired doorbell camera is that you won’t have to be concerned with changing out the batteries. Instead, wired doorbells are constantly supplied with power.
Here’s a closer look at some of the tech specs this device has to offer.
Once you’ve installed the doorbell camera, you’re ready to test it out. In the Ring app, you’ll be able to see a live video feed when you’re ready. You’ll also be able to get activity alerts on your phone.
One thing to keep in mind, though, is that if you want to hear an audio notification whenever someone’s at your door, you’ll need to purchase the Ring Chime or use a compatible Alexa device.
Additionally, the Ring Doorbell Wired features two-way talk, night vision, custom privacy settings, and advanced motion detection. You don’t have to purchase a Ring Protect subscription plan to use the doorbell, but a subscription will enable additional features like video saving and sharing, person only mode, and rich notifications that include a photo whenever activity is detected near the doorbell.
The Ring Doorbell Wired costs $59.99, allowing you to save about an additional $40 compared to the new 2020 Ring Video Doorbell. Most doorbells by the brand range between $100 and $400, depending on the model. But, we’re definitely happy to see a more affordable Ring doorbell option on the market.
If you’re in the market for a video doorbell, here are some alternatives to the Ring.
1. Eufy Security Wi-Fi Video Doorbell
Set your own motion zones, get facial snapshots, and more with the eufy Security Video Doorbell. This doorbell camera delivers clear, 2K video and has military grade AES 256-bit encryption. Choose from one of the fun ringtones and get alerts whenever activity is detected around your door.
Stand-out features include
2K video resolution
Multiple ringtone options
Local storage with no monthly fees
2. Arlo essential
Get a better view with the Arlo Essential Video Doorbell, featuring a 1:1 aspect ratio and 180° field of view. This video doorbell also boasts HD and HDR video for clarity and has a built-in siren for deterrence. The Foresight feature with the Arlo Essential Video Doorbell allows you to see moments before the doorbell picks up activity so you can get a better understanding of events around your door.
Stand-out features include
HD and HDR video
Ultra wide 180° field of view
3. Lorex 1080p Wi-Fi Video Doorbell
Get 2K high definition video, person-detection, custom messages, and more with this video doorbell by Lorex. A very wide 164° field of view will allow you to see more areas around your home, and a built-in night light feature can be set to turn on whenever motion is detected for deterrence. Additionally, there are no monthly fees for video storage, as you’ll be able to store them locally on the included WD Purple microSD card.
We’d say that for the price, features, and reviews we’ve seen, this doorbell camera is worth considering. You’re still getting access to two-way talk, night vision, alerts, and additional features with the Ring Protect subscriptions. The only downside is that you will need the Ring Chime or a compatible Alexa device for audible alerts. All-in-all, when it comes to front-door security, we’d say this is one product you don’t want to sleep on.
Ring is a popular brand in security camera products, including video doorbells, outdoor cameras, outdoor lighting, and more. Started by Jamie Siminoff, Ring is now an Amazon brand serving customers in the home security sector.
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