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 These are not your basic, outdated security lights; these systems are high tech, indoor/outdoor ready, weatherproofed and give you easy remote viewing access from your phone or device.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. 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.
3. Ring Floodlight HD Security Camera
Ring’s Floodlight Security Camera is a motion-activated HD camera with two-way talk, lights and a siren. It allows you to see, hear and speak to people on your property, shine the lights on all your blind spots and sound the siren on any suspicious activity – all from your phone, tablet and/or PC. With its Live View on-demand video and audio, you can also monitor your property in HD video and check-in on home at any time.
PROS: Ring Security works and connects with Alexa devices to launch on-demand video at the sound of your voice.
CONS: A fast, reliable internet service is ideal for this system to work properly.