Essential XL

Straightforward security - 365 days a year

Home security you can control from your smartphone. 100% wire-
free and weather resistant, install in minutes for no-fuss protection.

12 months battery life 1

Wire-free, no cords or wiring hassles

Clear Details in Full HD2

Record video in 1080p

Weather Resistant

Withstands heat, cold, rain or sun

Motion Alerts

Receive alerts on your phone

Integrated Spotlight

See in colour at night

Connect and control with your favourite smart assistant

Smart Hub required.

365 Days battery charge

Spend less time recharging with 12 months of battery life on one charge.

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Simple installation

Set up your camera in a few easy steps thanks to its 100% wireless design. Connect directly to wifi - no base station required.

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Weather-resistant design

Designed to withstand heat, cold, rain and sun.

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2-way audio

Hear and speak to visitors in real time with high quality audio via the Arlo app or using your smart assistant.

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Deter intruders with built-in siren

Set the siren to sound automatically during an event or trigger it remotely from the app.

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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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See in colour, even at night

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

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Motion detection alerts

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

Get more from your security camera with an Arlo service plan

Because we know you’ll love the extra intelligence that an Arlo service plan brings to your cameras, we’ve included a 3-month free trial


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  • Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera



Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera

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What's included:

  • 1 x Arlo Essential XL Camera
  • 1x Wall Mount & Screw Kit
  • 1x Battery Charging Cabel
  • 1x 1x Quick Start Guide

Technical Specifications

Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera

  • Resolution


  • Format


  • Field of view

    130° diagonal

  • Night Vision

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

  • Zoom

    12x digital zoom

  • Audio

    Full Duplex 2 way Audio

  • Range

    Up to 300 feet line of sight*

  • Motion Detection

    Single Motion Sensor, 110° horizontal

  • Night Vision

    high powered infrared LEDs (850nm) with IR cut filter

  • Wireless

    Wire-Free motion detection, adjustable upto 23 feet

  • Notification

    Automatic email alerts and push notifications

  • Operating Temperature

    -4° F to 113° F (-20° C to 45° C)

  • Microphone

    Single Microphone with noise and echo cancellation

  • Battery Life

    1 Year on one charge*


  • Regulatory

    FCC, IC, CE

Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions

    4.58 x 2.03 x 3.05 in (116.3 x 51.6 x 77.4 mm)

  • Weight

    0.83 lb (375g)


  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 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.