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|Professional monitoring starts at||$10/mo.||$38.99/mo.|
|Installation (Professional or DIY)||DIY||Professional|
|Trial Period||30-day limited trial period||No trial period|
|Total Safety Score||8.4||7.8|
Frequently Asked Questions about Vivint and Ring
Do Vivint and Ring provide professional installation?
Vivint requires professional installation, which could cost anywhere between $50 and $200. Ring security systems are designed to be self-installed. Ring does not offer professional installation as an option.
Do Vivint and Ring require a contract?
You can use Vivint Home Security contract-free if you pay for the equipment upfront. If you finance equipment, the service contract matches the length of your financing agreement. With Ring, there are no contracts. Ring has monitoring plans that you can pay for monthly or annually, and you can cancel at any time.
What professional monitoring options do Vivint and Ring have?
Vivint professional monitoring ranges from $38.99/mo. to $39.99/mo. plus an additional $5 per month for every camera that needs monitoring. Alarm monitoring is required, camera monitoring is optional. Ring provides professional monitoring through the Protect Plus plan that costs $10/mo. or $100/yr.