1080p video

Wide viewing angle

100% Wireless

Built-in Spotlight

Arlo Essential Spotlight camera attached to a door, Reddot winner 2021 UK

Connect and control with your favourite smart assistant.

Arlo Essential Spotlight camera attached to a tree in the rain, built to withstand rain, snow, cold and sun

Defy the elements

Built to withstand rain, snow, cold and sun for reliable protection.

A close up view of a mobile phone screen showing a delivery man at the front door

Two-way audio

Hear and speak to visitors using the built-in speaker and microphone via the Arlo app from wherever you are.

A visual effect shows the built-in siren of the Arlo Essential security camera

Built-in spotlight & siren

Deter intruders with the motion activated spotlight and built-in siren.

A person attempts to break into a house at night which is captured by the Arlo Essential Spotlight security camera

Colour night vision

Integrated spotlight for colour night vision or black and white.

A person looks at a picture of children playing in the garden  from his Arlo security camera on his mobile phone

Notifications to your phone

Connect to the Arlo app and receive instant alerts to your smartphone when motion is detected.

A woman easily installs and Arlo Essential spotlight camera on a wall

Simple installation

100% wire-free the Arlo Essential is simple to install in a range of locations.

Arlo Secure Subscription

Advanced Security Monitoring from just 2.99€ per month

An Arlo Secure subscription gives you access to market leading security features and secure cloud storage

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Still have questions?

Please visit our informative support section. Here you can find additional information for your products, tips & tricks as well as reach our lovely customer services team. Please also make use of the Arlo Community pages for additional help with your products.


  1. Based on usage of 4000 seconds per month, 30 seconds per stream, and day/night event splits 2:1. Will vary with device settings, use, activity captured and environmental factors.
  2. HomeKit compatibility for Arlo Essential requires connection to a compatible SmartHub or Base Station. Visit here for Smart Hub/Base Station compatibility.
  3. Arlo Essential Solar Panel sold separately.
  4. Included power cable can only be used indoors.
  5. All Arlo Essential cameras include 3 months of service; add-on cameras include 3 months of single-cam service. Arlo Smart service not available in certain countries. See www.arlo.com/ArloSmart for details
  6. Arlo Smart includes cloud recordings of video clips at 2K or lower resolution for 30 days. Renewal of an Arlo Smart subscription is required to maintain Arlo Smart features, including cloud storage.