Arlo Essential | Affordable 1080p HD Security Camera | Arlo
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See the essential details, day or night.

Capture clear details in full high definition and see in color at night. Set your wire-free camera up in just a few simple steps and keep an eye on your home from anywhere.

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100% Wire-Free
No power cords or wiring hassles
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Clear Details in Full HD
Record video in 1080p
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Weather Resistant
Withstands heat, cold, rain or sun
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Motion Alerts
Receive alerts on your phone
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Integrated Spotlight
See in color at night

Complete Connected Home Security System

Works with Amazon Alexa IFTTT Icon Google Assistant Icon
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Capture clear details in full high definition

Record video in 1080p, and see more of the picture with a 130° viewing angle.

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Weather-resistant security

Designed to withstand heat, cold, rain, and sun.

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Get alerts when motion is detected

Take quick action and view live video, sound the siren, or call a friend directly from your phone.

See in color,
even at night

Ward off intruders and view unique details in color with the integrated spotlight.

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Quickly install

Set up your wire-free camera in just a few easy steps.

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Hear and speak
to visitors

Tap a button in the Arlo app to use 2-way audio.

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Deter intruders
with built-in siren

Trigger your siren automatically, or manually from the Arlo app.

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Multiple power options

Power your camera with the optional Solar Panel1, or recharge it with the included cable2.

3-month Arlo Smart trial included

Personalized notifications keep you informed of events that matter so you can take quick action—from phoning a friend to sound an alarm, or calling emergency services.

Total compatibility for complete home security

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See the essential details, day or night.

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Technical Specifications

Camera

  • Resolution

    1080p

  • Format

    H264

  • Field of view

    130° diagonal

  • Night Vision

    Illuminates up to 25 feet, Dual 850nm LEDs

  • Zoom

    12x digital zoom

  • Audio

    Speaker and Microphone

  • Range

    Up to 300 feet line of sight*

  • Motion Detection

    Single Motion Sensor, 110 degree horizontal

  • Night Vision

    high powered Infrared LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut Filter

  • Wireless

    Wire-Free motion detection, adjustable up to 23 feet

  • Notifications

    Automatic email alerts and push notifications

  • Operating temperature

    -4° F to 113° F (-20° C to 45° C)

Certifications

  • Regulatory

    FCC, IC, CE

Dimensions & Weight

  • Camera

    3.5 x 2.0 x 3.0 in (89 x 52 x 78.4 mm) - .72lb (331g)

Warranty

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