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Arlo Essential

Video Doorbell Wire-Free

Complete picture. Total protection.

The Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free captures what traditional video doorbells can’t. With more clarity, wider viewing angle, and rechargeable battery, security has never been easier.

Rechargeable icon
Wire-Free install anywhere
Rechargeable battery with 6 months of battery life on one charge
Diagonal Viewing Angle icon
See more at your front door
180° Diagonal Viewing Angle
HD Icon
Capture more vivid details
HD Video with HDR
WiFi Icon
Set up easily
Connects directly to Wi-Fi
Person running icon
Get instant phone alerts
Smart Motion Detection

Complete Connected Home Security System

Works with Amazon Alexa Google Assistant Icon IFTTT Icon Works with SmartThings

A command center that
puts powerful knowledge at
the center of it all.

Object Detection
Be better informed by detecting the
difference between a person, package,
vehicle or animal.
Object Detection
Custom zones
Draw your own detection zones to only
get alerts that matter and avoid
unnecessary notifications.
Custom zones
Emergency Services
Act quicker by dialing 911, phoning a
friend or sounding the alarm from your
phone’s locked screen.
Emergency Services
Video Playback
Look back at what you missed with
30-days of crystal clear video history
you can easily share.
Video Playback

See what other doorbells can't

Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free is designed to help you see a person from head to toe, or spot a package on the ground.

180 degree viewing angle of delivery man at front door

Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free

180° diagonal viewing angle
Front door-optimized 1:1 aspect ratio

Reduced viewing angle of delivery man at front door

Traditional Video Doorbell

Reduced Viewing Angle
16:9 Aspect Ratio

Wifi Doorbell
Keep setup fast and easy

Connects directly to your home’s Wi-Fi network for wire-free installation.

Never miss a visitor

Never miss a visitor

Receive a video call when your doorbell is pressed so you can see and speak to visitors.

Hear messages from your visitors

Hear messages from your visitors

Guests can leave a voice message if you’re unable to answer the door, letting you listen remotely at your convenience.

See who’s there, even at night

See who’s there, even at night

Night vision helps you get a clear picture of who’s at your door when it’s dark.

Reliable Security,
no matter the

Certified to withstand
heat, cold, rain and sun.

Video Doorbell Wire-Free charging options
More power options for easier charging

Install without wires using the long-lasting rechargeable battery, or hardwire to existing wiring for continuous charging.

Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free mounted on wall
Quickly deter unwanted guests

Trigger the built-in siren automatically, or manually from the Arlo app.

Shop Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free

A smarter way to see who’s at your door.

Shop Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free

A smarter way to see who’s at your door.

Total compatibility for complete home security

Technical Specifications

Video Doorbell

  • Max Video Resolution

    1536x1536 resolution

  • Video Modes

    1536x1536, 1080x1080, 720x720, 1:1 ratio

  • All Video Features

    HDR, SIP video call at doorbell push

  • Max Lens Field of View

    180-degree diagonal

  • Spotlight


  • Motion Detection

    Single Motion Sensor, 110 degree horizontal

  • Night Vision

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

  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Outdoor UV & Weather resistant

  • Digital Zoom


  • Microphone

    Single Microphone Array

  • Audio

    Full Duplex 2-way audio, SIP audio/video call initiated at doorbell press, quick reply messages

  • Operating Temperature

    -20 to 45 degree Celsius

Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions

    1.85 x 5.63 x 1.45 in (47 x 143 x 37 mm)

  • Weight

    0.55lb (249g) with battery & 0.25lb (113g) without battery

Installation Requirements:

  • High-Speed Internet Connection.


  • Hardwiring requirements: Voltage between 8V AC and 24V AC and existing doorbell and chime electrical wiring, for continuous battery charging.