The information in this guide will give you the knowledge you need to find the security camera or cameras that will help you keep your home and your family safer.
The simplest way to think about the types of security cameras is to break them down into two groups: indoor cameras and outdoor cameras.
This is the primary advantage of a monitored system in the first place.
With 1536p resolution, it tops any camera we reviewed in this guide. It lacks the sound capabilities of other cameras, and it's a stationary camera, which could make installation more difficult, but for pure visual quality, you can’t beat this camera.
Frontpoint makes our spotlight for the great reputation its home security systems have among customers.
The system has both indoor and outdoor camera options and also has pan and tilt capabilities on its indoor cameras. But, for anyone who needs a little help, Frontpoint offers installation tutorials for all its for all its components.
It also gets strong customer reviews on Amazon with an average rating of four stars from over 4,700 ratings.
While the Nest Cam is one of the more expensive stand-alone home security cameras, it makes our spotlight for high resolution and its seamless integration with the rest of the Nest home automation suite.
If you’re just looking for the lowest-priced home surveillance possible, this is the camera we recommend.