Outdoor home security cameras protect and monitor your home with advantages such as night vision, loud sirens and motion detection capabilities all the while allowing you to see and capture your footage in high definition. These are not your basic, outdated security lights; these systems are high tech, indoor/outdoor ready, weatherproofed and give you easy remote viewing access from your phone or device.
Some of the best outdoor security cameras are listed below. Depending on your household needs, there is a camera for everyone; it is just a matter of choosing which featured amenities are most important.
If you already have the Ring Doorbell, then maybe the Ring Floodlight Cam is the next logical addition to your security arsenal. Or maybe you prefer a completely wireless, night vision-enabled, siren blasting setup that works with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant to help control your camera with a simple voice command. Whichever system you go with, security cameras have never been more important — or accessible — so pick up a couple to keep your home and property safe.
1. Arlo Pro Wireless Home Security Camera System
The Arlo Pro Home Security System is a 100% wire-free indoor/outdoor security camera with rechargeable batteries, motion detection and sound activated alerts. Also included is two-way audio, a 100+ decibel siren, and seven days of free cloud HD video recordings. This home security system is meant to cover every angle of your home to help keep you safe and feeling protected.
PROS: These cameras are equipped with night vision, allowing you to see in the dark.
CONS: This system is designed to record clips lasting 10-120 seconds. If you require continuous recording, another option might be better.
2. eufy Security 2 cam kit
This economical two camera kit comes from Eufy, Anker’s home tech-focused sub-brand. The kit includes two cameras that rely on local storage, allowing you to operate it with no monthly fee for cloud storage. The camera also has smart features built in, and you can set up detection zones for the camera to focus on the areas in front of your home, without distractions from the street.
Pros: Local storage that’s remotely accessible, eliminating the need for costly cloud services.
Cons: Can have issues with range depending on placement and the size of your property.
3. ZOSI 8CH Security Camera System
The ZOSI 1080P Security Cameras give you a crisp, sharp image day or night, with 65 feet of night vision. It is made from aluminum weatherproof housing that can withstand the toughest of outdoor conditions and allows you to use them indoors and outdoors. You also have the choice of local view which requires no network and allows you to connect the system to a monitor to enjoy multiple-cam views on screen or remote viewing via the ZOSI Smart App.
PROS: This camera gives you the option of blocking out select areas on each camera for recording purposes. This is to grant privacy in certain situations.
CONS: An external monitor is needed in order to view taped footage.