Outdoor home security cameras has come a long way, Ring has released a purpose-built camera for inside your home. The $59, Indoor Cam has many of the same features as Ring’s outdoor cameras, such as motion detection, two-way audio, and 1080p recording, but this Cam is less expensive. If you’re already a Ring customer, it’s an easy addition to your setup if you’re looking for a camera for inside your home that will integrate with the same app. It’s a Easy setup to Your cloud base services you’re already using. But if you’re not already a Ring customer, there are even less expensive options which work simply and as well for an indoor security camera.
The Indoor Cam’s, design is much smaller vs Ring’s Stick Up Cam. The Indoor Cam lacks battery or weather sealing vs the Stick up Cam; it must be plugged into an outlet to function, and it isn’t designed to be used outdoors at all. As a Plus, it takes up much less space on a shelf or mounted on a wall. The included base can be positioned on the bottom or at the back of the camera providing the same amount of mounting options as Ring’s other cameras.
The Indoor Cam can record 1080p video clips with audio, it also has infrared sensors for low-light video, and it has adjustable motion detection zones. It supports two-way audio so you can speak to someone facing the camera through the Ring app on your phone or Tablet, and the lens has a wide, 140-degree field of view. The night mode has both traditional black and white and color options. The Indoor Cam can be accessed through the Ring app at any time for a live feed, but it will also record clips when it detects a motion. This can be configured with adjustable sensitivity and range or disabled entirely. Similarly, the audio recording can be disabled.
Using the Indoor Cam is a lot easier than any other indoor home security camera you plug in to, set it up is easy just connect your WI-Fi network through the Ring app, and then access the video clips and live stream from your phone or table. Out of the box, the Indoor Cam will only offer live-streaming. To access recorded clips, you’ll need to pay for a Ring Protect plan, which starts at $3 per month and provides a rolling 60-day archive of recorded clips. If you’re already paying for Ring’s Protect Plus plan at $10 per month for other Ring cameras, you can add as many Indoor Cams to it as you like for no additional monthly charge.