Differences: SimpliSafe vs. CPI
Frequently Asked Questions About SimpliSafe and CPI
- SimpliSafe offers a number of packages based on your home security needs. The Foundation and Essentials packages are designed to meet basic home security needs with the essentials such as sensors and motion detection. On the other hand, the Knox, Barrington and Haven packages offer more for larger homes and those with environmental needs. You can also customize a package to cover your special home security and safety needs. CPI’s equipment packages can be easily customized to include specific pieces of equipment, but the basic three packages are the inTouch Essentials, and inTouch Essentials Plus, and the inTouch Edge. Depending on which tier you purchase, you can get other features like motion detectors, door/window sensors, outdoor camera, and the SmartHub.
SimpliSafe offers a standard monitoring plan for just $14.99 per month or an interactive plan for $24.99 per month. CPI’s professional monitoring plans start at $29.99 per month.
SimpliSafe’s professional monitoring is optional, and the cheaper monthly option. CPI requires professional monitoring.
SimpliSafe is the obvious choice for renters because of the month-to-month subscription options. With CPI, you could potentially be stuck in a contract for up to five years.