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Best-Reviewed Home Security Cameras

All of these home cameras received four or more stars on Amazon, so check them out and decide which home camera is best for you.

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

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Ring Indoor Cam, Compact Plug-In HD

Connect this plug in HD camera with any of your other Ring or Alexa devices, and with the Ring app you can watch live. It has more than 40,000 reviews on Amazon with an average of 4.5 stars.

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Solar Powered 360° PTZ Wireless Outdoor Security Camera

This high tech outdoor security camera allows for two-way talk and can pan 355 degrees. It is solar or battery powered, meaning you won’t have an increase in your monthly electricity bill. This wire free camera is a great option.

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Amcrest ProHD 1080P WiFi Home Camera

This security camera is equipped with multiple features such as PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom), night vision and motion alerts. You can also use the app to receive text and email notifications whenever motion is detected by your camera. In addition, you can expect a one-year warranty and lifetime support from Amcrest.

“We’ve been using this for a month now, and so far everything has worked as advertised,” says one of the top reviews. “Setup was easy with the QR code. I opted for the seven-day storage option, and so far that’s been plenty. We’ve already caught one of the kids sneaking a boyfriend into the house while we were at work. Actually saw a little more than I wanted to when reviewing the clips. Our camera is hidden in a fake plant and if you don’t know it’s there you’ll never notice it.” If you’re concerned about home security, you should take a look at these 13 sneaky signs your house is being watched.

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Canary View Indoor 1080p HD Security Camera

See and hear what’s happening in your home day or night in high definition with the Canary security camera. The 1080P HD home camera offers a 147-degree wide-angle lens, automatic night vision and motion detection. To use the home camera, you’ll need a broadband internet connection via WiFi, iPhone or Android device, and a minimum 1Mbps upload speed per device.

“The best product I have ever invested in,” says a reviewer. “Ironically, I set up the camera and the next day, I was burglarized. Camera was on night mode, lights were off and it had PERFECT footage. I was able to get clear image of the people and I am hoping detectives capture them. The camera sits like a speaker and does not look like a camera at all. I was afraid to order something that may not work well but it has excellent image.”

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YI 4pc Home Camera

The YI Home Camera 1080p features four cameras delivering high definition videos of your home, allowing you to view every moment with crystal clear quality. This system also features baby crying detection technology that doubles as a state-of-the-art baby monitor, providing you alerts to your phone at the first cry of your baby.

“So far so good. Just set these up in my parents’ house as we have a lot of people coming through to care for my father,” says a reviewer. “The set up was crazy-easy! The images are awesome. They record 24/7 and you don’t have to get the cloud storage if you don’t want it. The cams record to MicroSD card (sold separate) and when you go back to review footage it shows the entire timeline along with markings where activity was present; making it super simple to find times where there was people in frame.”

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Dericam 1080P Home Security Camera

The Dericam 1080P Wireless Camera can provide you day and night surveillance. You can access and view via smartphone, PC, tablet and it’s compatible with different web browsers, such as IE, Chrome, Firefox and Safari and third-party software application such as Live Cams Pro, Tinycam and Blue Iris.

“I replaced 4 Foscams with 4 of these and I couldn’t be happier with the video I’m seeing…the color is great and the image is sharp and clear,” a reviewer says. “I bought just one to try them out and shortly bought the other 3. With the app you can talk to the other end and they can talk back to you if you choose. I also use Blue Iris for recording any movement which I have set up. It also emails and could send a notification in a text if you choose. For the price, at least try one like I did.”

Alexa Erickson
Alexa is an experienced lifestyle and news writer, currently working with Reader's Digest, Shape Magazine and various other publications. She loves writing about her travels, health, wellness, home decor, food and drink, fashion, beauty and scientific news. Follow her traveling adventures on Instagram: @living_by_lex, send her a message: [email protected] and check out her website:

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