Top 10 Best Security Camera Review 2019

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Best Security Camera Review.

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Security cam ratings: 

#1.) Arlo Pro 2 Review
#2.) Blink XT Review
#3.) Ring Stick-Up Cam Review
#4.) Nest Indoor Camera Review
#5.) Ring Floodlight Cam Review
#6.) Panasonic HomeHawk Review
#7.) Nest Outdoor Camera
#8.) Ring Doorbell Camera Review
#9.) Canary Flex Security Camera
#10.) Ring Alarm System Review
Notable — Ring Doorbell Camera (Elite)

** FYI: links go to Amazon (had the lowest prices)


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#1 Pick: Arlo Pro 2 Review

Arlo Pro Home Security Camera System

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Arlo Pro 2 Security System comes w/ 3 cameras.

Specialized cameras are weatherproof — use as indoor or outdoor video monitoring!

Using the mobile app you can watch a realtime video on your phone or tablet. (saves videos for 7-days in the Cloud)

Really cool feature is the 3-second look-back — if an alert is triggered, you can quickly look back to see what triggered it.

Buyers love that Arlo Pro is easy to install + love the HD video quality.

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#2.) Blink XT Review

Blink Home Security System

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The Blink XT connects via WiFi + runs on batteries. (lasts 2-yrs on AA batteries)

Option to purchase 1-10 cams — you can easily organize them using the Blink app. (i.e. “outdoor cameras” or “upstairs cameras”)

Security cameras perform in any weather: cold, hot, windy or wet (they’re waterproof!)

Using the mobile app you can stream realtime video in HD quality.

You can also set alerts for motion or other changes — If triggered you’ll get an alert on your phone.

Blink XT security cameras are moderately priced easy to install.

Buyers love the night vision feature and user-friendly app.

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#3.) Ring Stick-Up Cam Review

Ring Night Vision Security Camera

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The Ring Stick-Up Cam very popular + affordable.

Using the mobile app, you can watch a live video stream.

It includes a motion detection sensors — if tripped, you get an alert on your phone (through the app).

Ring Stick-Up also comes w/ night-vision.

Good option as deck or pool-side smart camera.

Security System connects via WiFi + includes a battery (in case of electricity outage).

Buyers say they love the motion detector: garages, basements, backyards + offices!

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#4.) Nest Indoor Camera Review

nest home security camera with app

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Nest home security camera is a top seller online.

You’re able to watch realtime video using the Nest App — quality is 1080p HD (very crisp!) + 24 hour continuous recording (for 10-30 days).

Security camera gives 130° view + includes motion detection (and sends an alert to your phone).

It easily connects to your WiFi — Buyers confirm that it takes 3-5 mins to install.

Nest is a favorite among parents.

Many user have a notification for when their kids get home from school.

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#5.) Ring Floodlight Cam Review

Ring Camera Motion Detector

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Ring Floodlight Camera is motion-activated w/ excellent HD video quality.

Security system is triggered by motion or someone who rings your doorbell — when it rings, you’re notified on your phone (using the Ring App).

Also features 2-way audio system letting you communicate w/ your invited (or uninvited) guest through your phone.

Features include siren alarm and floodlight.

Buyers found this system affordable, convenient + easy to install.

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#6.) Panasonic HomeHawk Review

Panasonic HomeHawk Camera

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Panasonic HomeHawk is a security camera system connected via WiFi.

It comes w/ full-color night vision + 2-way audio.

The camera has a wider spectrum than most at 172° — perfect for large rooms, home offices, or as a garage security camera.

HomeHawk is a newer model, but so far has gotten excellent buyer reviews!

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#7.) Nest Outdoor Camera Review

Nest Home Security Camera

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Nest’s Outdoor Cameras are connected via WiFi + provide 1080p HD video.

The mounted security camera has a 130º field-of-view. There’s also 4X zoom using the Nest App and a new night-vision feature.

Also includes 2-way audio — lots of buyers use it to tell their dog to back come inside (random, I know!)

There’s also a monthly subscription option (fairly inexpensive!) which gives you 24/7 recording + realtime alerts.

As outdoor security cameras, they’re very durable waterproof and withstand strong winds.

Nest outdoor security cam is very popular + lots of positive buyer reviews.

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#8.) Ring Doorbell Camera Review

Ring Camera Doorbell Pro

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The Ring Doorbell is the security camera that put them on the map.

It was actually pitched on Shark Tank (season 5).

** Updated: I found the video on youtube!  Shark Tank, Ring Doorbell Cam Pitch >>

Ring Doorbell Cam is the perfect solution for monitoring visitors or delivery packages.

It also includes a 2-way talk audio — easily communicate w/ guests or a delivery man (or suspicious visitors).

Doorbell runs on existing power from the doorbell wiring, so you don’t need to charge it or change the batteries.

Buyers say it’s very easy to install and good video quality.

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#9.) Canary Security Review

Canary Flex Security Camera

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Canary Flex HD Security Camera comes w/ 3 cameras.

It detects when people visible + can be programmed for specific alerts (i.e. when a door is opened).

Pre-programmed numbers — call the police or emergency services by pressing 1-button.

Camera system is weatherproof and can be plugged in or run wire-free.

It comes w/ 2-way talk feature means you can talk to people inside your home or on your doorstep through your smartphone.

Buyers find it user-friendly and like that the settings can be adjusted to satisfy their needs.

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#10.) Ring Alarm System Review

Ring Home Security System

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Ring Home Security System is very popular online.

It comes w/ Mobile App functionality giving you realtime alerts + a log of activity

Personally I think it’s the best security system for parents — see a log of activity and scheduling alerts (i.e. get a message when your kids are home from school)

⭐⭐ Best Security System w/ Monthly Plan ⭐⭐

Ring Security System is a 5-piece kit: motion detector, range extender, base station, contact sensor + keypad

Personally, I love the optional home protection plan — it costs $10/month for 24/7 home monitoring (cancel any time.)

According to reviews, buyers found it easy to install + love the affordable monthly plan

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Notable — Ring Doorbell Camera (Elite)

Ring Elite Video Camera

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Ring Video Doorbell Elite has a live-camera feed — it’s an upgraded version of w/ 1080 HD video quality.

Elite model comes w/ 2-way talk system which connects to your WiFi. — controlled through your computer or smartphone.

Buyers love the HD video quality and live streaming (via mobile app).

More expensive than others, but has positive reviews + latest smart security features.

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