The best home security gadgets you can buy

You can never be too cautious when it comes to protecting your home. No matter how great your physical security is, you can never be certain that a break-in won't happen. That's where the best home security gadgets come in. Here are 13 of the most popular home security gadgets you can buy.

The best home security gadgets you can buy
HeimVision Assure B1: 2K Ultra HD camera and smart hub installed as an outdoor camera

Security is a big deal these days with the rise of the Internet of Things. As we become more and more connected through technology, we also become more vulnerable.

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But, with these new devices, we also get new security concerns—and we can’t rely on our router’s firewall to protect us anymore. Here are the best smart home security gadgets to keep your home secure.

ecobee SmartCamera Indoor Security Camera

You’ll always have a clear view of your home with the ecobee SmartCamera Indoor Security Camera. It gives you the full picture with a 180-degree field of view, auto pan, and zoom. And it’s pretty easy to manage using voice control with Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit.

ecobee SmartCamera indoor security camera product video

Netatmo Smart Indoor Siren

The Netatmo Smart Indoor Siren helps thwart intruders. Not only that, but it also has face recognition. So, if this home security gadget sees someone it doesn’t recognize in your absence, it immediately sounds a 110-decibel alarm to scare them away. Even better, family members, pets, and harmless movements can’t set off this alarm.

Xiaomi Mi 360° Home Security Camera 2K Pro

For a super-clear display, look no further than the Xiaomi Mi 360° Home Security Camera 2K Pro, which is another of the latest security gadgets your home would love to have. It’s been upgraded to 3 million pixels for clarity in every frame. And, with AI human detection, it recognizes human shapes and movements and sends you a notification when it detects any. The two-way talk feature lets you communicate with guests or warn potential thieves.

eufy Smart Lock Touch Door Fingerprint Scanner

Open your front door just like they did in Back to the Future with the eufy Smart Lock Touch Door Fingerprint Scanner. This is one of those latest home security gadgets that opens your door via your fingerprint, the eufy Security app, electronic keypad, or key. Then, the door locks automatically once it’s closed.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 is the latest home security offering from Ring. It boasts a few updates from the last model, including a feature called 3D Motion Detection. It lets you find the location and time a motion event began. The field of view is now a square shape, letting you see visitors from head to toe.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2
Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 on a front door

August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Smart Door Lock

The August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Smart Door Lock is another great product on our list of the latest home security gadgets. And it solves that problem of wondering if you locked the front door on your way out. Simply lock or unlock your front door via the app. It even lets you grant guest keys and let anyone in from anywhere.

August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Smart Door Lock
August Smart Lock Pro + Connect smart door lock on a door

Arlo Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell

Get 24-hour security at your door with the Arlo Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell. This wire-free, battery-operated video doorbell gives you a 180-degree field of view so you can see visitors. And the automatic or manual siren improves your safety at home.

SimpliSafe Home Security System

Want to affordably secure and monitor your home from afar? The SimpliSafe Home Security System does that for you. This system is versatile and easy to set up. It even keeps you protected from environmental threats like fires and floods. With or without a monthly contract, you get the flexibility to secure your home as you wish.

SimpliSafe Home Security System
SimpliSafe Home Security System in a home

Wyze Cam v3 Outdoor Security Camera

Keep your property secure at all times with the Wyze Cam v3 Outdoor Security Camera. It comes with a siren to warn intruders. And, with its IP65 weather- and dust-resistance rating, it can stay outside. Best of all, it has the most popular features from the previous version, including 24/7 recording, smoke alarms, and CO2 alerts, and more.

Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro Smart Surveillance System

The cool thing about the Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro Smart Surveillance System is its lurker detection. This feature sends you a notification if it detects someone around your property. But it can tell the difference between animals, passing cars, and humans. This is one of the latest home security gadgets you’ll want to add to your house.

Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro smart surveillance system in a video

Origin Hex Home Wave-Based Home Security System

For a complete home security setup, check out the Origin Hex Home Wave-Based Home Security System. It uses patented ambient sensing technology to give you more accuracy than typical security systems. The technology wraps around corners and sees through walls for a comprehensive home network.

Arlo Essential Series Home Security Cameras

More of the latest home security gadgets out there are the Arlo Essential Series Home Security Cameras. The cameras in this series offer 1,080p HD quality video, color night vision, two-way audio, and more.

Ring Alarm Second Generation Smart Home Security Device

For a great all-around starter kit, go for the Ring Alarm Second Generation Smart Home Security Device. It comes with everything you need to secure your apartment or small home. It’s easy to install on your own and provides affordable professional monitoring. And it even syncs with other Ring devices and smart locks.

Ring 5 piece alarm kit
Ring Alarm Second Generation smart home security device in a house

We hope you love the products on this list as much as we do. There are a ton of great new home security gadgets out there that are easy to use and make your home a safer place to be. Let us know which of these gadgets you plan on adding to your home security setup.

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Madhurima Nag is the Head of Content at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a parenting and STEM influencer and loves to voice her opinion on product marketing, innovation and gadgets (of course!) in general.
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