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Arlo Video Doorbell (AVD1001B)

Arlo Video Doorbell  (AVD1001B)
alaScore 90

10 reviews

Nov, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Arlo Video Doorbell (AVD1001B). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Arlo Video Doorbell (AVD1001B) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Alina Bradford (

Arlo Video Doorbell Review: Nothing fishy about this camera


The Arlo Video Doorbell is a slim, no-fuss smart video doorbell. It has a video camera you can use to catch porch pirates, motion detection, and more.

No fish-eye look to video ; Sleek design ; Intelligent A.I. ; Works with Alexa

Requires wiring for a doorbell ; Its button doesn't look like a button

Mar, 2020

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Arlo's $150 Video Doorbell is still an excellent doorbell at a reasonable price.


Arlo's $150 Video Doorbell is still an excellent doorbell at a reasonable price.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (

Arlo Video Doorbell Review


Best known for its excellent wireless outdoor home security cameras, the Arlo Video Doorbell ($149.99) is the company's first smart doorbell. It lets you see who is at your door using your phone or an Alexa smart display, and it will alert you when the...

Sharp high-res HDR video. Wide viewing angle. Works with Alexa voice commands and other Arlo devices. No hub required. Easy to install.

Requires wiring. Somewhat bulky. Doesn't support IFTTT or Google Assistant. Recorded video and smart notifications require subscription.

The Arlo Video Doorbell lets you see who is at your door from your phone in stunning HD video, but it lacks some of the features that you get with competing devices.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Jason D'Aprile (

Arlo Video Doorbell review: Finally! A doorbell that can tell cats from people


The Arlo Video Doorbell is our new top pick, displacing the Nest Hello in the hardwired category.

Motion sensing can distinguish between people and animals at your door ; High-quality video capture, day and night ; Customizable motion-detection zones ; Onboard siren and 911 connectivity

Subscription required to realize its complete feature set ; Requires hardwired power ; No Google Assistant support ; Slight lag in two-way audio

Most Arlo Video Doorbell buyers will replace an existing doorbell, because it depends on power from a transformer and low-voltage wiring. Arlo provides an optional angled mounting plate if you’re installing the doorbell on a slanted surface. You’ll...

Expert review by : Eric Zeman Eric Zeman (

Arlo Video Doorbell review: Higher quality video on the cheap


The Arlo Video Doorbell is a more affordable choice when compared to select products from Ring. Moreover, it offers superior 2K or 4K video capture, which provides unprecedented levels of detail. On the downside, it requires an existing powered...

Good video quality ; Easy to install ; Solid app ; Affordable plans

Requires wired power ; Security pin may easily get lost

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Mike Prospero (

Arlo Video Doorbell review


Arlo, which makes some of the best home security cameras, has turned its attention to your front door. The Arlo Video Doorbell takes many of the best features from the company's other devices — a comprehensive app, great video and audio quality — and...

Great video quality Clear audio Person, package, animal detection Feature-packed app

Requires subscription for most features Wired only No HomeKit support at present

The Arlo video doorbell has nearly all the features you'd want in a video doorbell, and it costs less than the competition.

May, 2020

Expert review by : Andrew O'Hara (

Review: Arlo Video Doorbell excels where it needs to but lacks HomeKit


Arlo, known for its wire-free whole-home cameras, has finally released a video version of its smart doorbell. With the smart doorbell space becoming ever-more crowded, we wanted to see how the Arlo Video Doorbell stacks up.

Feb, 2020

Expert review by : Richard Purvis (

Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free review


Because one day people might start coming to see you again

Dead easy to install ; Clear and intuitive app ; Super-wide field of view ; Video doorbells are the future

Image quality isn’t great ; Motion alerts aren’t context-smart ; No activity zones without a subscription

Like having an eagle-eyed bouncer at your front door 24/7

Feb, 2021

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