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Arlo Essential Spotlight

Arlo Essential Spotlight
alaScore 89

9 reviews

Jun, 2023

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Arlo Essential Spotlight. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the price.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Arlo Essential Spotlight is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : John R. Delaney (

Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera Review


The Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera is a 1080p outdoor security camera that features color night vision, a built-in siren, a spotlight, and embedded Wi-Fi. The camera doesn't require a hub, it's a cinch to install, and it delivers sharp video. It's...

Sharp 1080p video Color night vision Voice control Supports IFTTT applets Intelligent motion alerts Doesn't require a hub

Recorded video and other features require a subscription Non-removable battery

The Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera is a wireless outdoor security cam that offers color night vision and uses a bright spotlight and a loud siren to ward off intruders.

Oct, 2020

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Arlo Essential Spotlight review


A truly essential smart security camera

Jan, 2023

Expert review by : Tyler Bernath (

Arlo Essential Wire-Free Security Camera Review


Essential Camera is your entry-level to the Arlo ecosystem and a great way to improve home security without spending too much.

Oct, 2021

Expert review by : Carrie Marshall (

Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera review: a cheaper, more flexible security camera


The Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera isn't Arlo's best camera, but it's good value

Feb, 2021

Expert review by : Ray Shaw (

Review: Arlo Essential Spotlight 1080p camera – focus on quality for a lower price


The Arlo Essential Spotlight 1080p camera is its lowest cost Gen 2 security camera. It is tempting to compare it to other Gen 2 cameras like the Arlo Pro Arlo Essential Spotlight 1080p

Class-leading 1080p colour day and night images;Does not need a smart hub (only Wi-Fi);Affordable for an Arlo

You need a paid Arlo Security cloud subscription to make the most of it;Non-removable battery and unscrew the camera to charge

Aug, 2020

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