Compare Blue by ADT and Vivint
Blue by ADT gives consumers a simple and affordable DIY security package with the high-quality equipment that ADT is known for. With smart device compatibility, self-monitoring and no long-term contracts, Blue by ADT meets the growing demand for completely accessible home security. On the other hand, Vivint appreciates that many consumers want to completely customize their home security packages. Professional installation and monitoring services also give Vivint’s customers peace of mind. Not sure which one is best for you? We narrowed down the key factors to help you choose.
Summary: Blue by ADT vs. Vivint
Starting package cost
Starting professional monitoring cost
|Self and Professional||Professional|
|1 year||Lifetime equipment warranty|
Camera recording and storage
Smart home compatibility
Frequently Asked Questions About Blue by ADT and Vivint
Vivint does not offer an equipment package. You can pick and choose from their product line up until you spend the minimum requirement of $600 on equipment. Blue by ADT offers security systems and standalone cameras.
Blue by ADT’s professional monitoring costs $20 per month and Vivint monitoring starts at $40 per month with an optional $5 charge for video monitoring (paid per month and per security camera).
Blue by ADT allows either self-monitoring or professional monitoring, whereas Vivint only provides professional monitoring.
Because their equipment plugs into a normal wall outlet or runs off of battery power, Blue by ADT can easily be moved and re-installed in a new home. Vivint’s equipment requires professional installation, which makes it less convenient for renters. It also requires a contract.