Apple's HomeKit is great for privacy and putting everything under one roof, so if you want the same for security, then you need a HomeKit Secure Video camera. HomeKit Secure Video includes 10 days of free, private, recording using an existing iCloud storage plan, A.I. image analysis to filter out nuisance HomeKit notifications, and quick and easy access through the Home app. Plus, in iOS 14, these cameras gain powerful Face Recognition and Activity Zone features. Here is our list of all the HomeKit Secure Video cameras and doorbells that you can buy today.
- It's Flexible: Logitech Circle View
- Good as gold: Netatmo Smart Indoor Security Camera
- Most convenient: eufyCam 2
- A step up: eufyCam 2 Pro 2K
- Lights on: eufyCam 2C
- Budget-friendly: eufyCam Indoor Cam 2K
- 360-degrees: eufyCam Indoor Cam Pan 2K
- Stick it up: Eve Cam
- Ring them in: Robin ProLine Video Doorbell
- Compact, but capable: Robin ProLine Compact
- Local storage: ONVIS C3 Security Camera
Logitech's Circle View provides up to 1080p video recording and includes a built-in microphone for speaking with those around your home. This wired camera connects directly to Apple's Home app without requiring a separate app or account, allowing it to be set up in just a few minutes. The Circle View also works both indoors and out, making it one of the most flexible options.
The Netatmo Smart Indoor Security Camera is more than just your average camera. The gold exterior of the camera makes it a conversation piece within the home and does not look like a traditional security camera. Netatmo's camera can provide motion-based alerts with recordings, and it can also pick up on alarms throughout the home, such as a security system or smoke detector.
The eufyCam 2 is a completely wireless camera option suitable for indoor and outdoor usage. A large rechargeable battery offers incredible battery life capable of going an entire year between charges. The base model eufyCam 2 system includes two 1080p cameras that support IR night vision, two-way audio, and a tamper alarm to keep them safe when outside.
Although it may look similar to the eufyCam 2, the upgraded Best Buy exclusive Pro model beefs up the visuals with 2K resolution. Even with the fancy imagery, the two camera Pro 2K system retains the impressive 365-day battery life, complete with two-way audio and night vision that can shed light on things up to 25 feet away.
Just like the eufyCam 2 and 2K Pro, the 2C camera keeps it wire-free with a built-in rechargeable battery but comes in a smaller form factor. This camera also includes an integrated spotlight, which adds the ability to view in color at night. The spotlight does come with a cost, though, as it only gets six months of battery life between charges.
eufy's Indoor Cam 2K is the most affordable option around for HomeKit Secure Video. Don't let the low price fool you, though; this camera produces high definition 2K visuals along with security staples such as two-way audio, motion zones, and even local storage via a micro-SD card. The only downside? It is meant for indoor use only.
For just a few more dollars that eufy's low-cost Indoor Cam 2K, eufy's other indoor camera adds support for panning and tilting. While panning and titling are only available through the eufy Security app, this motorized 360-degree camera can provide a much better view inside of the home, and a fantastic tracking feature can follow around subjects in view.
Eve has been on team HomeKit for quite a while, so it is no surprise that its first camera supports HomeKit Secure Video right out of the box. This 1080p camera has a flexible stand that can rotate 360-degrees and allow for pivoting it up and down. This indoor camera's stand also sports a magnetic base that can stick to lots of surfaces without mounting hardware.
While it is built primarily for the European market, the ProLine Video Doorbell is the only doorbell option around for HomeKit currently. This industrial looking doorbell stores video in iCloud through HomeKit Secure Video, and lets you know when your visitors arrive through notifications. It even includes a customized name placard that lets your guests know that they are at the right home.
Robin's latest video doorbell is a smaller version of the HomeKit compatible original, and it comes in three different colors. Like with the larger model, this European option keeps an eye on the front door with HomeKit Secure Video, using your iCloud storage to safeguard recorded footage. Despite its smaller size and price, it still manages to include the slick name placard.
The affordable ONVIS C3 Security Camera supports both local and cloud storage options with a micro-SD slot and HomeKit Secure Video. The C3 is an indoor-only camera, but it is one of the few cameras that offer HDR to go along with the high definition 1080p imagery. An on-board microphone and speaker for two-audio and IR night vision round out an impressive list of features for the price.
Adding a HomeKit Secure Video enabled camera is a great way to keep tabs on what is most important to you. Several cameras are available on the market already, including indoor, outdoor, wired, or wire-free, so there is an option for just about everyone.
Logitech's Circle View is our favorite HomeKit Secure Video capable camera, thanks to its crisp 1080p imagery, built-in microphone, and easy setup without yet another app to download. This camera's sleek design works great indoors, and weather resistance keeps you on top of the action outside of your home.
Looking for an outdoor wireless solution? The eufyCam 2C is a unique option that combines a floodlight with a high-resolution camera. Best of all, because it is wireless, it is powered by an internal battery that can last up to six months on a single charge.
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