Welcome to a new entry in our ongoing Holiday Gift Guide! Last week we gave away a smart thermostat, this week we’ve got another great gadget for your home. Security cameras were once only for giant mansions and business, but nowadays anyone can afford one for their home. All you need is a smartphone to use these great security cameras. We’ve got 5 of the best for any budget!
Enter the giveaway below to win the D-Link Day & Night camera!
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Nest is one of the top names in home technology products. Not only do they have a great smart thermostat, but they also make smart security cameras. Nest has a camera for indoors and a camera for outdoors. You can monitor everything from your phone and be notified when intruders are snooping around. The outdoor model is weatherproof.
D-Link Day & Night
The D-Link Day & Night camera uses WiFi and mobile apps to let you monitor your home, indoors and out, during the night and day. The camera has 5 meters of illumination distance. You can get alerts when sound and motion are detected. It comes in white and black, packs of 2, and with a local recording hard drive.
Other Great Options
The Netgear Arlo is a system of security cameras. it records video in HD that can be viewed live on your phone or tablet. The cameras work indoor and outdoor, day and night. Magnetic mounts allow you to discreetly place the cameras wherever you want with no messy wires. You can get the Arlo in a pack of one, two, three, and even five.
The Samsung SmartCam records in 1080p with a 128-degree wide-angle camera. Video can be viewed in daylight and night with wide dynamic range. The camera has a micro SD card slot for local storage. It can also send notifications to mobile devices when motion and sound are detected. Plus, the two-way talk lets you use your voice.
Wansview WiFi IP camera
This Wansview 1080p camera is a best seller on Amazon. It has IR LED nigh vision up to 26 feet and can pan and tilt 340-degrees horizontally and 90 degrees vertically, so you can see exactly what you want. The mic and speaker allow you to hear and respond with your voice. Videos can be recorded to a micro SD card for later viewing.
Giveaway: D-Link Day & Night
We’re giving away our Best Value security camera, the D-Link Day & Night. This camera can do pretty much everything you would expect, but it comes at a much lower cost. You can win one from us and easily add a few more around the house without breaking the bank. Hit the button above to enter the giveaway!
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