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These are the best deals on Ring Video Doorbells for October 2020

Ring video doorbell prices edged downward a bit this week. Several of the best current deals are bundles that include one of the Ring video doorbell and either an Echo Dot smart speaker or an Echo Show smart display. Hint: the very best deal this week is the $190 bundle for a Ring VD Pro and Show 5 for just $190. Video doorbells help you keep your distance and stay informed about who’s at your front door — regardless of your location anywhere in the world. The Ring Video Doorbell 2  inventory at Amazon appears to be depleted and that model is no longer in production, replaced by the VDB 3.

The best Ring doorbell deals today

  • Ring Peephole Cam – Smart video doorbell$130, was $200
  • Certified Refurbished Ring Video Doorbell Pro$160, was $250
  • Ring Video Doorbell Pro with Echo Show 5$335, was $340
  • Ring Video Doorbell Pro with Echo Dot (3rd Gen)$290
  • Ring Video Doorbell Pro with Echo Show 8$355, was $379

The top Ring video doorbell deals

Ring Peephole with Chime (Satin Nickel) and Echo Show 5 (Charcoal)

$230 $250
Expires soon
Upgrade your door's peephole with a video doorbell that enables you to see, hear, and speak to visitors from your tablet, phone, or the included Echo Show 5.

Certified Refurbished Ring Video Doorbell 2

$140 $179
Expires soon
Save on a Ring Video Doorbell 2 that been refurbished, tested, and certified to look and work like new.

Ring Peephole Cam - Smart video doorbell

$130 $199
Expires soon
Easy installation with existing door peephole. Battery-operated with HD video, two-way talk, and smartphone alerts.

All-new Ring Video Doorbell 3 with Echo Dot

$210 $250
Expires soon
Bundled deal with a Ring Video Doorbell 3 and an Echo Dot (3rd Gen). Compared to VDB 2, the VDB 3 has improved detection, privacy zones, audio privacy, and dual-band Wi-Fi.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro with Echo Show 5 (Charcoal)

$250 $339
Expires soon
See who's at the front door or talk to the delivery guy without lifting a finger. This bundle includes an Echo Show 5 for hands-free control of the doorbell and your entire Echo ecosystem.

Certified Refurbished Ring Video Doorbell Satin Nickel

$90 $100
Expires soon
This certified refurbished Ring Video Doorbell looks and functions like a brand new unit. Includes motion detection and 2-way talk.

Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen)

$100
Expires soon
The second-generation Ring Video Doorbell features 1080 HD video with improved night vision, adjustable motion detection zones, and an audio privacy mode.

Ring Peephole Cam with Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

$160 $249
Expires soon
Bundle includes Ring Peephole Cam and a third-generation Echo Dot. See, hear, and speak to visitors from your phone, tablet, or PC.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro and Chime Pro Bundle + Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

$330 $350
Expires soon
Perfect for arming your entryway with security. See, hear, and speak to whoever is at your front door through the Ring app. The Echo Dot lets you control your Alexa-enabled ecosystem, hands-free.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro with Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

$280 $299
Expires soon
Use the Ring app to see, hear, and speak to people at your visitors or use the included Echo dot to have Alexa answer the door.

Certified Refurbished Ring Video Doorbell Pro

$120 $179
Expires soon
Tested and certified to look and function like a brand new unit, the Ring Video Door Pro monitors your door with 1080 HD video and night vision. Supports dual-band Wi-Fi for the best connection.

Certified Refurbished Ring Video Doorbell Pro

$120 $250
Expires soon
Save on a Ring Video Doorbell Pro that been refurbished, tested, and certified to look and work like new.

How do you choose a video doorbell?

Ring has seven video doorbells in its lineup. Four current models, the Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell 2, Ring Video Doorbell Pro, and Video Doorbell Elite install outside an entry door, usually on or adjacent to the door frame, held in place by a security bracket. The fifth model, the Ring Peephole Cam, as its name denotes, installs using an existing entry door peephole, through which the unit’s outside and inside components connect.

Two new models, the Ring Video Doorbell 3 and Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus are available now for preorder for $200 and $230, respectively. The new models will be released on April 8, 2020. The Ring Video Doorbell 3 upgrades (and appear to have replaced) the Video Doorbell 2 with improved motion detection, privacy zones, audio privacy, and dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity. The Video Doorbell 3 Plus adds the Pre-Roll feature, an extra four seconds of black and white video prior to the regular video being triggered by motion detection or a doorbell press.

The various Ring Video Doorbell models range in list price from $100 for the Video Doorbell to $500 for the Video Doorbell Elite. The five models differ in video camera resolution and field of view, dimensions (smaller costs more), Wi-Fi connectivity, and whether they require power from batteries, hardwiring, or Power over Ethernet. All five models support on-demand video two-way talk, and motion-activated alerts and all work with Amazon Alexa.

Advanced features in the more expensive models, the Video Doorbell Pro ($249 list) and Video Doorbell Elite ($499), include dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi connectivity and advanced motion detection for customized motion zones in the camera’s field of view.

You can use the Ring app or specific Alexa-enabled display devices and screens to view live video and talk with callers. If you want to see video clips stored in the cloud, you’ll need a subscription to Ring Protect. Subscriptions start at $3 a month after a 30-day free trial period.

It helps to talk with friends or acquaintances who use Ring Video Doorbells to learn from their experiences. You can also read reviews on Digital Trends and Amazon customer reviews. Most customers will be well-served by the Ring Video Doorbell 2 or Ring Video Doorbell Pro, although the other models also get the job done and could be considered, depending on how tight or fat your wallet is currently.

Another factor to consider when selecting a Ring Video Doorbell is your full smart home configuration, current and planned for the future. If you decide to spring the $500 for the Ring Video Doorbell Elite, which is also the only model for which Ring recommends professional installation and an additional cost, that takes $200 to $300 from your budget that could have purchased Ring or other brand security lights, additional indoor or outdoor cameras, or perhaps an extra smart display you can dedicate for use with your home security devices.

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