Installing a security camera to your front door is a great way to easily know if somebody’s out there or if there’s a delivery waiting for you. If you find it a little too over the top, however, going for a video doorbell is a nice alternative. Ring’s and are some of the best options on the market, and they’re discounted on Amazon right now for as much as 52% off. Add extra security to your doorstep by taking advantage of these Cyber Week deals.
— up to 52% off
The Ring Video Doorbell 2 operates on a battery, but it can also be hooked up to an existing doorbell wiring. The included rechargeable battery pack connects to a power source via a mini USB cable, but you’ll need to find your own power adapter. Ring estimates a single full charge to take a few hours and will last between six months and a year.
Setting up the doorbell can be easily done with any iOS or Android device. When someone pressed the doorbell button, it will send a real-time notification to your phone and will activate a shrill chime from its speaker. It will also begin recording a Full HD 1080p video when the motion detector senses a movement. You can easily adjust the sensitivity level to tweak motion zones and minimize false alerts. Alerts can also be disabled or scheduled.
With versatile configuration, simple installation, and convenient app control, the Ring Video Doorbell 2 is definitely a great first line of defense in your home. Don’t miss the chance to score this smart video doorbell for only $129 instead of its usual $199 price tag. You can also get it bundled with an Echo Show 5 for a massive 52% off, or at a discounted price of $139.
— $229, was $339
With the Video Doorbell Pro, Ring expands upon the functionalities of the original Video Doorbell to deliver a more premium performance. It’s 20% slimmer than the Video Doorbell 2, but the tradeoff for this more compact design is that it requires an existing doorbell wiring to operate. It also looks less like an intercom and will blend in nicely next to your front door.
When it comes to imaging capacities, the Pro model is a beast. Its Full HD 1080p camera has a 160 x 100-degree field of view which is enough to cover an entire entryway. Images look crisp even within 10 feet of the lens, whether it be for daytime or nighttime. When it detects activity, you’ll be able to receive notifications on your smartphone. There are settings available which let you select preferences for receiving push notifications for motion detection or when someone rings the doorbell. You can also set up motion zones, allowing the camera to ignore certain spots and focus on designated areas of the field of view.
A true smart doorbell, the Video Doorbell Pro works with Alexa. Users can activate a skill which displays the camera image on a compatible Alexa-enabled display such as a Fire TV or Echo Show. For times when you can’t go to the door, you can easily answer via the Echo Show.
Incorporate a stylish and functional virtual welcome mat into your home by purchasing the Ring Video Doorbell Pro bundle. It’s only $229 on Amazon for Cyber Week.
Looking for more? Visit our curated deals page for the latest and most exciting discounts on smart home and security devices.
Digital Trends may earn commission on products purchased through our links, which supports the work we do for our readers.
- Ring Video Doorbell 3 down to $140 at Amazon for Black Friday
- Save big on Amazon Kindle, Fire TV Stick, Ring Video Doorbell 3 today
- These are the best deals on Ring Video Doorbells for November 2020
- These 4 smart home products will put your home on autopilot this holiday season
- Best Buy Amazon 2-Day Sale: 8 deals you can’t afford to miss