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Ring Video Doorbell vs. Nest Hello: Which Cyber Monday deal is better?

Safeguarding your package from porch thieves can be a full-time job on its own, but you don’t need to constantly peek through the blinds to check for yourself thanks to today’s video doorbells. Two of the best options come to us courtesy of Ring and Google. The Ring Video Doorbell 2 and Nest Hello Doorbell ultimately helps homeowners to see who’s at their front door at any given time, giving them peace of mind that their packages won’t be poached.

Cyber Monday is here, and you may be tinkering the idea of upgrading your old doorbell for either of these hi-tech models. We’ve been scouring the web for the best deals related to the latest models of each video doorbell, but don’t count out some of the older models because there are some serious discounts on them as well.

The best Ring Video Doorbell deals

  • Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Show 5 — $139 ($150 off)
  • Ring Video Doorbell Pro and an Echo Show 5 — $179 ($160 off)
  • Ring Video Doorbell and Echo Dot — $80 ($70 off)

The best Google Nest Doorbell deals

  • Google Nest Hello Smart Wi-Fi Video Doorbell — $150 ($80 off)
  • Nest Hello Smart with Security Cam Bundle — $519 ($137 off)

Why you should buy one of these

When it comes to video quality and features, it’s the Google Nest Doorbell that’s superior. Crisp and sharp video, combined with smart functions such as person alerts, package tracking, and HDR makes the Nest Hello an outstanding package! Sure, you can pick it up at the discounted price of $150 by itself, but there are few bundle deals that are available for it. Google’s products don’t typically get discounted heavily as much, but you won’t be disappointed by its exceptional performance.

Meanwhile, there are several Cyber Monday deals going on right now for Ring’s Video Doorbell. Out of the bunch, the best one is the Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Show 5 bundle at $139. Not only is the price cheaper than just the sole Cyber Monday deal for the Google Nest Hello, but you’re also getting the Echo Show 5 — allowing users to leverage Alexa in answering the doorbell and showing them who’s at their front door through the Echo Show 5. Besides answering doorbell rings, the Echo Show 5 is a smart display that’s good at controlling other gadgets in the home with Alexa’s help, while playing some tunes like any other smart speaker. Without question, this is the best deal, so don’t wait too long to snag it!

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