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Recommended retail or typical retail price.
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Wired Must be hardwired to an existing powered doorbell with an AC power supply
Wired or battery allows you to use a rechargeable battery or hardwire to an existing powered doorbell
Battery offers a rechargeable battery option only for the smart doorbell main unit
The score is made up of a night, day and total darkness assessment of the video quality.
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Sound quality for both the person at the door and the householder.
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Support for Amazon Alexa by saying 'Hey Alexa' followed by a command.
Supports Google Home by saying 'OK Google' and the command.
Cloud storage allows you to view your video online at any time.
Shop Ethical rating
Shop Ethical rates the environmental and social impact of the company (not the product) using independent sources. This rating is not included in our total score. N/A means there is no rating for that company.
How easy it is to use the controller application.
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Privacy and security score
We look at the ability to reset the password, and any aspect that may compromise security.
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Ease of installing the app and creating an account, mounting the doorbell and registering it within the app. We also look for automation of software updates.
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Included in this review
- CHOICE Expert Rating
- Video score
- Sound score
- App score
- Installation score
- Recharge score
- Privacy and security score
- Good points
- Bad points
- Shop Ethical rating
- Weight (g)
- Battery type
- Angle of view
- Power doorbell
- Power chime
- Internal storage
- Storage security
- Cloud storage
- Recording app
- Chime tones
- App tones
- Activity zones
- AI human detection
- Camera light type
- Wi-Fi version
- Google Assistant
- Country of origin