Blue by ADT vs. SimpliSafe
Blue by ADT and SimpliSafe are both popular home security brands. Blue is known for its smart cameras that offer useful features such as facial recognition and two-way talk. SimpliSafe, on the other hand, has built its reputation on simple yet effective home security systems. Each brand has its own strengths that may appeal to different buyers.
Summary: Blue by ADT vs. Nest
Blue by ADT
Monitoring starts at
|No contract||No contract|
Trial period/ refunds
|30 days||60 days|
|DIY||DIY with professional option|
Guarantees or Refunds
|1 year||3 years|
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue by ADT and SimpliSafe
Blue by ADT’s various cameras cost $199.99 each. There is an outdoor camera bundle for $449.97. SimpliSafe has equipment bundles starting at $229, as well as custom options.
Blue by ADT’s plan is $19.99/mo. SimpliSafe has a basic plan for $14.99/mo., and an upgraded plan for $24.99/mo.
Blue by ADT permits self-monitoring. Without a monitoring plan, SimpliSafe’s system only has a local alarm.
Yes. Blue by ADT and SimpliSafe’s product installations are fairly minimal. Much of SimpliSafe’s equipment requires no handy work at all. Since they’re both contract-free they’re perfect for renters.