Vacation season is upon us, and while you're on a beach somewhere, you need to know things back home are safe and secure. Fortunately, the picks in our roundup of the week's best security deals will give you peace of mind, even when you're sunbathing. Score simple setups with single cameras, extensive systems for larger areas, and more.
Zmodo 720p Wireless Security Camera
Lowest By: $5
Expiration: June 6
This Zmodo 720p wireless security camera is a super affordable solution for smaller areas. It supports micro SD storage up to 64GB, good for recording up to a week's worth of video. Get motion detector alerts whenever the sensor is triggered, and control the camera from anywhere via the free app or online. It features 350° pan and 85° tilt, automatic IR for night vision, and 2-way audio.
Over 300 verified purchases at Amazon give this camera decent reviews. Most complaints focus on the WiFi connection and frustrations with the associated app.
Netgear Arlo Pro HD 1-Camera Security System
Lowest By: $49
Expiration: May 10
Quickly and easily set up an extra layer of home security with this Netgear Arlo Pro security system. It's completely wire free and comes with one indoor/outdoor wireless camera that provides HD-quality recordings and live streams. CNET gives it a solid rating of 7.8, and praises it for its week-long free cloud storage and extensive battery life. Features include a 130° viewing angle, smart siren, 2-way audio, infrared night vision, motion detection, free cloud storage, and USB.
Of note, Amazon charges the same. Newegg has it for $201.99 plus $2.99 for shipping, and Best Buy via eBay offers it for $204.99 with free shipping.
Enklov 1080p Wireless IP Security Camera
Lowest By: $12
Expiration: May 31
Step beyond home security and use this handy little Enklov 1080p wireless IP night vision security camera to keep a close watch on your pets, your kids, and even your nanny. Check in with remote, real-time streaming video via your smartphone, tablet, or computer. It supports up to 64GB of video storage and features remote pan and tilt, recording at 30fps, two-way audio, and night vision up to 49 feet.
LaView 4-Channel 720p 1TB Surveillance System
Store: Home Depot
Lowest By: $98
Expiration: May 26
If you need something a little beefier for your home security, this LaView 4-channel 720p 1TB indoor/outdoor day/night surveillance system is ideal. It's made with weather-resistant housing and allows cameras to work in a range of temperatures from -40°F to 140°F. Create recording schedules and record movements in customizable areas with email notifications. It features two 720p cameras, four channels (plus one bonus channel via remote viewing), 1TB hard drive, motion recording, smart search, and night vision up to 65 feet.
Amcrest 4-Ch. 1TB Surveillance System
Price: $211.22 via pickup discount
Shipping: In-store pickup
Lowest By: $19
Record up to 360 nonstop hours of footage with this Amcrest 4-channel 1TB security surveillance system. Alternatively, you can opt to record even longer if you set up motion-triggered or scheduled recordings. View the results remotely from the Amcrest app or in your browser. It comes with two 60-ft. and two 100-ft. Siamese cables. It includes two bullet cameras, two dome cameras, and a 1TB hard drive.
Of note, Amazon charges the same.