The best home security gadgets—April 2021 edition

Your home is your sanctuary, and no one should get in uninvited. So keeping your home and family safe has to be a priority. Luckily, there are some great home security gadgets out there. Check out this roundup to see what we mean.

The best home security gadgets—April 2021 edition
Ring Always Home Cam security drone in an indoor setup

It’s always a good time to think about home security. Whether you’re looking to beef up your current setup or want to go for a new one entirely, the products on this best home security gadgets roundup have you covered. From a whole-home system to a camera that doubles as a floodlight, these are some of our favorite home security gadgets this month.

Related: Arlo vs. Ring—which home security system should you buy?

Concerned about privacy? Some of the indoor cameras below offer monitoring features that are easy to activate and deactivate. Or maybe you want a smart doorbell that opens with your fingerprint? With these gadgets, it’s easier than ever to sit back and relax at home.

Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro

Thwart intruders in their tracks with the Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro, the first item on our best home security gadgets roundup. This advanced home security camera uses ultrabright LED floodlights and keeps your home secure with 3D motion detection. The Bird’s Eye View lets you monitor everything from above, and the two-way talk feature lets them know you’re watching.

Nooie Cam Indoor Security Camera

Every home security setup needs an indoor camera, and the Nooie Cam Indoor Security Camera is a great one. It works with Alexa and Google Assistant. And, with 1,080p Full HD livestreaming, it can keep an eye on everything as it happens. The night vision capability even lets you use it as a baby monitor.

Hex Home DIY Security System

For a comprehensive home security system, look no further than the Hex Home DIY Security System. Its patented technology wraps around corners and sees through walls for complete coverage. But you can adjust the sensitivity levels to ignore things like a pet or robot vacuum.

Hex Home DIY security system in a video

Nooie Smart Cam Doorbell

The Nooie Smart Cam Doorbell adds style and security to your front door. It comes with an antitheft locking mechanism, alarm siren, two-way talk audio, and more. Live view even lets you see who’s at the door in real time.

Porch Pod Delivery Safes

Since you’re getting more deliveries than ever, why not protect them with the Porch Pod Delivery Safes? These gadgets accept deliveries from major carriers and provide a protected, waterproof area for your packages.

Vivint Ping Indoor Security Camera

The Vivint Ping Indoor Security Camera made our best home security gadgets roundup because it lets you check in on your home from anywhere. It’s like having your own 24/7 security guard since it captures footage when motion triggers it. It also lets you chat with family members or pets right through the camera.

Kangaroo Motion + Entry Sensor Home Security Device

The Kangaroo Motion + Entry Sensor Home Security Device makes it easy to keep tabs on your home’s doors, windows, and hallways. Just place one on your door for a notification anytime someone opens it. Best of all, its peel-and-stick setup means you don’t even have to take out any tools to set it up.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 is what you want for a high-quality smart doorbell. It lets you see and hear like never before thanks to the boosted HD+ video and crisp audio quality. With Alexa Greetings, this doorbell can even speak to visitors and accept deliveries when you can’t get to the door.

Arlo Essential Indoor Camera

Another great indoor camera is the Arlo Essential Indoor Camera. The cool thing about this home security device is that you can easily stop it from recording and detecting motion and audio. And it won’t start again until you open the shield on the Arlo App.

Arlo Essential Indoor Camera in a video

Netatmo Smart Indoor Siren

The Netatmo Smart Indoor Siren is the gadget you want if there’s an intruder in your house. When the camera sees someone it doesn’t recognize, it sets off a 110-decibel alarm, making it one of the best home security gadgets of April.

ecobee SmartCamera Indoor Security Camera

See what’s going on at home with the ecobee SmartCamera Indoor Security Camera. It’s compatible with Alexa and Apple HomeKit so that you can manage it via voice control. An eight-core processor analyzes your footage locally, and it even comes with a baby monitor mode.

ecobee SmartCamera indoor security camera in a video

HeimVision Assure B1 2K Ultra HD Camera and Smart Hub

If you’re looking for one home security gadget that ticks all the boxes, go for the HeimVision Assure B1 2K Ultra HD Camera and Smart Hub. It connects up to four wireless cameras to its base station, so it covers every corner. And the human face detection can tell the difference between an intruder and the neighborhood cat.

LOCKLY Vision Doorbell Camera Smart Lock

The LOCKLY Vision Doorbell Camera Smart Lock made our best home security gadgets roundup because it gives you so many ways to access your front door: app control, 3D fingerprint reader, online or offline access code, voice command, and more. It even has a camera for real-time streaming.

LOCKLY Vision doorbell camera smart lock
LOCKLY Vision Doorbell Camera Smart Lock on a front door

Cync Indoor Smart Camera

The Cync Indoor Smart Camera is another great way to protect your home and ensure your privacy. That’s because it’s easy to turn off both the camera and microphone when you’re at home. Plus, all its content stores on the SD drive, so it never leaves your home.

Arlo Ultra 2 Spotlight Security Camera

Feel safer indoors and while you’re away with the Arlo Ultra 2 Spotlight Security Camera. It has auto-zoom and tracking features that take the lead on monitoring your home. Best of all, it automatically adjusts to movement to track irregular activity in an instant.

As you can see, there are plenty of great home security gadgets for April 2021. From whole-home systems to indoor cameras that can protect your privacy, these devices offer some pretty high-tech ways to protect your home. Which of these gadgets would you like to own? Let us know in the comments.

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