Arlo cameras

Arlo is taking home security up a notch with new cameras and doorbells. It’s easier than ever to create your own wire-free home security setup. Indoors, outdoors, and even from your doorbell, Arlo has cameras to monitor every area around your home. Plus, with Arlo Secure, you’ll be able to store footage in the cloud and only get the alerts that matter to you. Let’s take a closer look at the new Arlo cameras and doorbells. These are available for preorder now, and arriving in stores on Oct 13th.   

Arlo Pro 5S

Arlo Pro 5S Wire-Free 2K Security Camera – 3 Pack

The latest addition to the Pro series is the new Arlo Pro 5S 2K Security Camera – 3 Pack. It features 2K video with HDR, a 160-degree viewing angle, and an integrated spotlight. The Pro 5S also features tri-band connectivity. It operates off dual-band Wi-Fi and Arlo SecureLink technology, This proprietary technology allows the Pro S5 to operate on the lowest power band when in sleep mode. This significantly improves battery life. The Pro 5S has up to 30% longer battery life than the Pro 4. 

Tri-band connectivity also provides a more extended Wi-Fi range and reduces RF interference. It pairs with other SecureLink devices for continuous connectivity, even during power and internet outages.  

Arlo Doorbell

Arlo Wired 2K Wi-Fi Video Doorbell (2nd Generation) 

The new Arlo Wired 2K Video Doorbell provides the ultimate protection for your front door. It provides head-to-toe coverage with a wide 180-degree field of view. It allows users to receive video calls on their smartphone anytime their doorbell is pressed. Guests or delivery drivers can leave voice messages that you can remotely listen to at your earliest convenience.  The Video Doorbell 2K features night vision and an integrated siren that can be triggered automatically, or manually from the Arlo app. It’s also weather resistant to withstand heat, cold, rain, or sun. 

Arlo Indoor 2K

Arlo Essential Wireless Indoor 2K Security Camera 

The new Arlo Essential Indoor 2K Camera lets you stay connected to what’s happening inside your home. An automated privacy shield activates inside the Arlo Secure App. A white shield covers the camera lens. With a 130-degree viewing angle and two-way talk, remotely hear and speak to visitors or pets from your smartphone. The Essential Indoor Camera even has a dedicated pet mode to keep track of your pets remotely. The integrated siren deters would-be burglars or unauthorized persons, letting them know they are being monitored. 

Arlo Essential

Arlo Essential XL Wire-Free 2K Security Camera

The Arlo Essential XL 2K security camera provides four times the battery life of the standard Essential Outdoor Camera. It’s perfect for people looking for a maintenance-free, weather-resistant security solution. The Essential XL Outdoor provides a wide 130-degree viewing angle with 2K HDR video and 12x optical zoom. Colour night vision, a built-in siren, and an integrated spotlight deter unwanted visitors. It also has noise-canceling audio to hear and speak to visitors with two-way audio. Pet owners can customize the Essential XL so pets do not trigger unnecessary alters.  

Arlo Essential

Arlo Essential 2K Security Camera – 4 Pack

The Arlo Essential 2K Security Camera – 4 pack is perfect for people setting up a new home security setup. Designed for both indoor and outdoor monitoring wire-free, the Arlo Essential comes with rechargeable batteries. This camera pack delivers 2K HDR video, colour night vision, and two-way audio capability. Any motion detection triggers a notification. From there, users can live stream for real-time monitoring. An integrated siren and spotlight deter unwanted visitors. 

New advancements with the second-generation Essential cameras

The new second-generation Essential cameras and doorbells make DIY home security affordable. Each device features USB-C connections for charging and Bluetooth for setup. They integrate with third-party smart home platforms such as Google Assistant, IFTTT, and Amazon Alexa. Users can view smart security footage on Smart Displays for easy viewing. Accessories for the Arlo second-generation Essential cameras and doorbells include a solar panel, outdoor charging cable, and protective camera covers.

Arlo Secure

New Arlo cameras are compatible with Arlo Secure

The new Essential cameras integrate with Arlo Secure, a subscription service for cloud recording. Arlo Secure lets users record and store video in Arlo’s secure cloud storage for 30 days. An easy-to-use app interface manages all connected Arlo products from one place. Users can remotely monitor their entire home, and immediately take action from their smartphone. 

Arlo Secure subscriptions include customizable Smart Activity Zones, and smart alerts that identify people, vehicles, animals, and packages. It includes advanced features including 24/7 professional monitoring from live security experts and one-tap direct dispatch for police, fire, or medical help. Emergency Response provides real-time status updates via SMS or phone call while emergency personnel are on the way. This gives homeowners, parents, and pet owners peace of mind knowing help is literally at their fingertips.

When are the new Arlo products coming to Best Buy?

The new Arlo products are available for pre-order now. They will be available at Best Buy on October 13th. Be sure to visit the Best Buy Blog for upcoming reviews on all these products. If you are new to smart home security, read this buying guide. It tells you everything you need to know to pick the right camera for your needs. Remember, wireless security requires a strong reliable Wi-Fi network. This networking buying guide will help you choose the best Wi-Fi networking gear for wireless security cameras. 

You can find a list of all the Arlo products available at Best Buy here

Andy Baryer
Andy Baryer aka “Handy Andy” is a technology journalist, gadget reviewer, and DIY/how-to content creator. Known as the handyman of tech, Andy enjoys fixing poor wireless networks, building smart homes, and cooking with the latest kitchen gadgets. He’s a competitive whistler, a budding woodworker, and loves gardening in his home-built smart garden.


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