Arlo & Lorex Overview
Both Arlo and Lorex are companies that provide DIY home security solutions for customers. Whether you’re looking for a simple security camera, one with deterrence features, or a full system, both providers can help. As a few differentiating aspects to be aware of, Arlo is more family-centric with products geared towards securing homes, while Lorex straddles the fence with options for homes and businesses with a technical slant. Check out our head-to-head comparison below as we go through some of their key features.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arlo and Lorex
Arlo has a range of camera systems you can purchase through their website and Amazon. You can purchase a system with one camera or four cameras. The Arlo base station with these systems are designed to connect certain Arlo cameras to your Wi-Fi. With Arlo, you can also purchase standalone cameras.
Lorex has an extensive range of camera systems varying by design and functionality. You’ll find DVR, NVR, and wire-free systems. You can also purchase standalone cameras.
Neither Arlo nor Lorex have professional monitoring options. You’ll be responsible for monitoring your cameras.
You can, however, purchase a camera subscription with Arlo for 2K or 4K recording,30-day video history, package detection, and additional features.
We would recommend Arlo for renters. Arlo is more affordable, and their systems are simple to set up and move if needed.