Snap up this Arlo video doorbell for its lowest price ever

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The best video doorbells mean you can converse with anyone on your threshold, even if you’re not at home - so you’ll never miss a delivery again. However, they can be a costly purchase, so a good video doorbell deal is always welcome.

In the UK, Amazon has slashed 44% off the price of the Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free, reducing it to £99.99 from £179.99. It’s the lowest price we’ve ever seen for this battery-powered doorbell camera, beating the savings we saw on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. (Not in the UK? Scroll down for the best video doorbell deals in your region.)   

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Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free: £179.99

Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free: £179.99 £99.99 at Amazon
Amazon has knocked £80 off the cost of this video doorbell, which lets you see the full length of someone on your doorstep due to its 1:1 aspect ratio. This is the lowest price we’ve seen this smart doorbell go for, but it won’t last for long, so we suggest you grab this video doorbell deal now.

As the name suggests, the Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free is powered by a rechargeable battery, rather than needing existing mains wiring for a doorbell, making it ideal for anyone that doesn’t feel comfortable with DIY or is renting a property. 

The doorbell (which is also available in a wired version, although this is currently only discounted by 11% to £159.99) will alert you when its pressed or motion is detected, so you can log in and view a live feed from the camera.

The video is displayed in a 1:1 format so you can see the person at your threshold from head-to-toe, while a built-in speaker and microphone let you converse with them too.

The Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free also records video at a resolution of 1536p, so if you miss the alert you can review the footage at a later date - although you will need to subscribe to the Arlo Secure plan, with prices starting at £2.79 per month, to enable this. 

The Arlo Secure plan also ensures the source of motion, such as a person, vehicle, or animal, is identified on the smartphone notification. It even lets you create activity zones so you’re only alerted about motion in these areas, reducing the number of unwanted notifications you receive. 

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Carrie-Ann Skinner

Carrie-Ann Skinner was formerly Homes Editor at TechRadar, and has more than two decades of experience in both online and print journalism, with 13 years of that spent covering all-things tech. Carrie specializes in smart home devices such as smart plugs and smart lights, as well as large and small appliances including vacuum cleaners, air fryers, stand mixers, and coffee machines. Carrie is now a copy editor at PWC.