SimpliSafe Doorbell

See who’s at your front door and interact with visitors remotely using the SimpliSafe Doorbell camera.

SimpliSafe Doorbell

SimpliSafe Doorbell Product Overview

You won’t have to get up and peep through your blinds – or even be home at all – to see who’s knocking at your door with the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro. If you’re not a current SimpliSafe customer, you can purchase the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro as a standalone product for $169.99. For access to video recording, you have two options: you can purchase a SimpliSafe home security system and choose either the Interactive or Pro Superior monitoring plans that range from $14.99/mo. – $24.90/mo., or purchase a SimpliSafe camera subscription from $4.99/mo. – $9.99/mo. With either option, you’ll have access to your recordings for up to 30 days. During that period, you can choose to download any footage you’d like to save or share.

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Pros & Cons of the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro

The SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro is great if you want to monitor your front door and help to prevent intruders. If you don’t mind replacing your current doorbell and paying more for video storage, then this product is a good option.

Pros

  • 1080p HD video capture for clear footage
  • Two-way audio and video communication for interaction with visitors
  • Motion alerts even if a visitor doesn’t ring the doorbell

Cons

  • Wired design requires a pre-existing doorbell setup
  • Must purchase a security system with a monitoring plan or a camera subscription for footage storage
  • Higher cost for footage storage up to 30 days

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SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro Features

Ability to monitor your front door day or night

With the SimpliSafe mobile app, you can check in on your front door during the day or night. The SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro is designed with a 162° field of vision and night vision that allows you to see footage even in low-light conditions.

See & talk to visitors (and scare away intruders)

One of this doorbell camera’s greatest features is the ability to not only see but also communicate with your visitors. Using the SimpliSafe app, you can speak with a delivery person if you’re away from home and even warn an intruder no matter where you are.

Get notifications even when nobody rings or knocks

When a visitor doesn’t ring or knock, you’ll still be notified with mobile alerts so you can view the feed and see what’s happening yourself. With advanced motion sensing capabilities, this device picks up on any activity nearby. Dual-sensor design helps to ensure you only get notifications for things that matter, like whenever a person is on the doorstep, rather than a car passing by in the street.

SimpliSafe Doorbell FAQs

Will the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro replace my current doorbell?

Yes, you will need an existing doorbell setup at your home, and the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro will replace your current one.

How do I install the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro?

SimpliSafe offers a manual that can help step you through the installation process.

Do I need to buy a SimpliSafe home security system to use the video doorbell?

No, you do not have to buy a SimpliSafe home security system to use the video doorbell.

Can I install more than one SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro for my home?

Yes, you can purchase and install more than one video doorbell for your home.

How can I get access to unlimited video recording?

Get access to unlimited video recording by purchasing a SimpliSafe camera subscription which ranges from $4.99/mo. – $9.99/mo. If you only want unlimited recording for one camera, the subscription will cost $4.99/mo. If you plan to purchase and monitor more than one video doorbell camera, the subscription will cost $9.99/mo. As a second option, you can also access unlimited video recording by buying a SimpliSafe home security system and monitoring plan. Choose either the Interactive or Pro Superior monitoring plans for unlimited recordings.

Similar Products to the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro

1. ADT Video Doorbell

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The ADT video doorbell wireless connects to your home to offer real-time footage outside of your home. The doorbell is perfect for outdoors with weather resistance and multiple brackets for easy mounting to any home. Enjoy two-way audio with noise cancellation and clear 720p HD video to see and speak with visitors clearly.

Stand-out features include

  • Receive smartphone notifications when someone is at your door using the ADT Pulse® mobile app
  • Speak with guests through the video doorbell using two-way audio and your smartphone using the ADT Pulse® app
  • Wide-view angle for a 180-degree view of who’s at your door

2. Nest Hello Video Doorbell

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The Nest Hello is a Wi-Fi-enabled video doorbell that allows you to see and speak to visitors using your smartphone and the doorbell’s built-in microphone and speaker. You’ll be able to generate pre-recorded messages to share with visitors when you’re unable to answer the door and use two-way audio to welcome your family home when you’re on the go using the Nest mobile app. The Nest Hello video doorbell even includes Familiar Face recognition when the doorbell detects familiar friends.

Stand-out features include

  • Includes a 4:3 HD video view for a clear view of who’s at your door
  • Send pre-recorded responses if you’re unavailable
  • Uses motion and sound detection to spot visitors
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3. Ring Video Doorbell 2

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This smart electronic is growing popular with built-in technology to keep your home safe and secure. Features including two-way audio, 1080p HD real-time video footage and motion-detected mobile alerts keep you in the know of who’s at your door even when you’re away.

Stand-out features include

  • Sends instant mobile notifications when the doorbell’s motion detector senses a visitor within range
  • Uses a built-in microphone and speaker to see and speak with visitors from your smartphone
  • Pairs with Amazon’s Alexa voice commands to see real-time video hands-free from your mobile device

Jalesa Campbell

Written by your home security specialist

Jalesa Campbell