Review: Stay Safe with a High-Quality HD Night Vision Security Camera System

I had the opportunity to try Arlo Q 1080p HD Security Camera with Audio ($199.99) from Netgear. I liked the 1080p HD quality recording and Night Vision with Motion Alerts. I also liked two-way speaker and microphone.

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The purchase of an Arlo includes free cloud recording for a week and use of the well-designed interactive app. The cameras themselves sport a stylish design. If you want totally wireless, weatherproof cameras, you need the Arlo, Arlo Pro, or Arlo Go cameras.

Pros

  • 1080p HD quality recording
  • Night Vision with Motion Alerts
  • Two-way speaker and microphone
  • Free cloud recording for one week
  • Well-designed interactive app
  • Stylish design

Cons

  • For wireless, weatherproof purposes, you will need Arlo, Arlo Pro, or Arlo Go instead
  • Pricey

Final Verdict

If you want to safeguard your home, a set of Arlo cameras can do the job and you don't have to pay to store a week of activity. 

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP, About.com, BestAppEver.com, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.