Blue by ADT vs. Nest
The Blue by ADT and Nest brands are both fairly fresh on the home security scene, offering smart solutions for residents who want to keep an eye on their properties. Both companies have advanced tech, including facial recognition, 1080p HD camera video and home automation integrations. To help you decide which is best for you, we’ve detailed their differences below.
The Winner: Nest
Blue by ADT
Monitoring starts at
|$19.99/mo.||$19.00/mo. - with a three year contract|
|No contract||No contract|
Trial period/ refunds
|30 days||30 days|
|DIY||DIY with professional option|
|1 year||2 years on most products|
Frequently Asked Questions about Blue by ADT and Nest
Blue by ADT offers cameras for $199.99 each and an outdoor camera bundle for $449.97. Nest cameras start at $199, and the Nest Secure alarm system costs $399.
Blue by ADT’s service costs $19.99/mo. with no contract. Nest’s costs $19/mo. with a three-year contract with Brinks, or $29.99 for a month to month plan.
You can self-monitor with both Blue by ADT and Nest. Professional monitoring is not required.
Yes. Neither Blue by ADT or Nest’s products require much handy work to install. Nest even has the option for noninvasive magnet mounting.