Arlo Essential | Affordable 1080p HD Security Camera | Arlo

See the essential details, day or night.

Capture clear details in full high definition and see in colour 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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6 month battery life1
Wire-free, no 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 colour at night

Connect and control with your favourite smart assistant

Works with Apple HomeKit 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.

Arlo Essential Spotlight mounted on a wall.

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 colour,
even at night

Ward off intruders and view unique details in colour 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 Panel3, or recharge it with the included cable4.

3-month Arlo Secure trial included 4

Personalised notifications keep you informed of events that matter so you can take quick action—from phoning a friend to sound an alarm.

Total compatibility for complete home security

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Technical Specifications


  • Resolution


  • Format


  • Field of view

    130° diagonal

  • Night Vision

    Illuminates up to 25 m, 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)


  • 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)


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