In Focus

Best home security cameras

Use the latest smart tech to keep an eye on your property

1

Blink Outdoor Smart Security Camera System 

Blink Outdoor Smart Security Camera System 

While the quality of their footage is not as high as some here, Amazon’s Blink cameras are simple to set up and work alongside the Alexa assistant. 

2

Hive View Indoor Security Camera 

Hive View Indoor Security Camera 

This glossy cube-shaped indoor camera can be attached magnetically to its brushed metal stand, or detached for an hour of battery life. It has a clear picture, can send notifications, and can be scheduled to look out for faces or sounds. 

3

Arlo Pro 3

Arlo Pro 3 

The weatherproof Arlo Pro 3 offers excellent 2K HDR video, colour night vision, a siren and a 160° viewing angle. The hub comes with at least two cameras. 

4

Google Nest Cam IQ Indoor Security Camera 

Google Nest Cam IQ Indoor Security Camera 

This stylish camera has a facial recognition system, so it can send a notification if it sees someone it doesn’t recognise. A similar outdoor version is available.

5

Ring Stick Up Cam 

Ring Stick Up Cam 

This battery-powered camera lasts a little over a month between charges. It is weather-resistant, has motion detection alerts and you can get live video and audio any time. To keep recordings, you need a £2.50 a month subscription. 

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