Smart doorbell camera offers lots of functionality for your home and family

A smart doorbell camera offers lots of functionality for your home and family. You can speak to someone outside your home before deciding to open the door, tell the mailman what to do with your parcel if you’re not home, or monitor your porch if someone is lurking around at night. But with so many different options out there, how do you choose the best doorbell camera for your home? Let’s look at some of the best and most popular brands to consider.


Whether you’re looking for simple or sophisticated, Nest has a solution to suit your home. They offer both wired and battery-powered doorbell cameras with a range of features available, and starting from just $179. You can pair your Nest doorbell camera with your speakers and other smart Nest products for an easy way to turn your home into a smart home.

With Nest’s facial recognition technology, it can learn the difference between a stranger’s face and the face of a friend or family member at your door, so it can alert you appropriately.


Ring has lots of great smart home security to offer, from doorbells to cameras to alarms, all easily controlled through the Ring app on your smartphone. Browse their wide range of doorbell cameras to find one with the features and functionalities to suit you.

Like Nest, you can choose between wired and battery doorbells, depending on whether you have the wiring in place already or are looking for a convenient way to install a doorbell anywhere. The Ring app will send you a notification if someone rings your doorbell or if movement is detected outside your door, allowing you to respond from wherever you are. The Ring Video Doorbell Pro and Video Doorbell Elite have some great features to help boost your home security and convenience.


Arlo has a range of smart doorbells available for your home, whether you want audio, video, or both when interacting with visitors. Arlo’s Video Doorbell Wire-Free is a standout, with 180-degree viewing capability through your smartphone, and convenient rechargeable batteries with up to 6 months’ battery life on one charge.

Arlo’s handy features include night vision, 2-way audio, HD video, and motion detection so you can be alerted of someone outside your home even if they don’t ring the bell. You can even communicate using pre-recorded messages if you’re not going to be home. And engage with all of Arlo’s smart features using your smartphone or home assistant.

If you need help selecting a doorbell camera or other security equipment for your home, then contact Carolina Alarm for our advice and installation services to help you get your home security system up and running across Winston Salem, Kernersville, High Point, Greensboro, and Mooresville.