Arlo Technologies, Inc., one of the leading  internet-connected camera brands, has announced the all-new Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free which brings the award-winning features of its popular Wired Video Doorbell to an easy-to-install, wire-free, battery-powered design. Arlo’s latest front-entry solution – which joins a  robust ecosystem of home security products and services – captures what conventional video  doorbells can’t. An industry-leading, 180-degree viewing angle with a square, 1:1 aspect ratio ensures users can see packages on the ground or visitors from head-to-toe on their mobile  devices. HD video resolution combined with direct-to-mobile video calls, clear, two-way audio and  personalised alerts, allow users to quickly reply to guests or take action. Able to connect directly  to WiFi, the latest solution can be powered by its rechargeable battery1 or be hardwired for  continuous charging2. With a RRP of S$329, the Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free will be rolling at major retailers including Harvey Norman, Challenger and the official Arlo store on  Lazada Singapore and Shopee Singapore from 16 February 2021 onwards. 

“In today’s world, having a smart video doorbell at your front door is more valuable than ever,”  said Brad Little, Vice President & Managing Director APAC. “Unlike other video doorbells that can  lag in response time, our new Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free leverages the latest hardware  and software advancements for swift, comprehensive monitoring. Industry-leading picture and  audio quality combined with our AI-based subscription service, Arlo Smart, enable complete front  door protection. Users can receive smart notifications and secure, simple access via the Arlo App,  allowing them to quickly and easily live stream or respond to guests.” 

Direct-to-mobile video calls, clear, two-way audio and pre-recorded quick-reply messages all  enable convenient, in-the-moment communication with visitors. Traditionally, video doorbells  require users to take multiple steps to view and respond to guests once receiving a notification,  causing delays where a user could easily miss their visitor. The Arlo Essential Video Doorbell 

Wire-Free solves this problem by sending a live, HD video call right to the user’s smartphone  once the doorbell is pressed, enabling them to quickly take action by deploying a response. 

Features of the all-new Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free include:  

  • 180° Viewing Angle: Optimised for the front door with a 1:1 aspect ratio so you can see  a person from head to toe or a package on the ground 
  • Direct-to-Mobile Video Call: Calls your phone directly so you never miss a visitor
  • Multiple Powering Options: Install without wires using the rechargeable battery1, or  hardwire to existing wiring for continuous charging2 
  • Motion Detection and Alerts: Receive alerts when motion is detected
  • Angle Mount: Easily adjust viewing angle to fully and clearly see visitors
  • 2-Way Audio: Hear what matters with clear, noise-cancelling audio 
  • More Ways to Answer: Quick Reply Messages enable users to play pre-recorded  messages for instant response to guests
  • Visitor Messaging: Guests can leave you a voice message if you’re unable to answer  the door, and you can listen remotely at your convenience 
  • HD Video with HDR: Capture vivid detail in bright and dark areas with HDR
  • Night Vision: See who’s at your door at night, even without a light on
  • Weather Resistant: Designed to withstand heat, cold, rain or sun 
  • Platform Compatibility: Works with Alexa, Google Assistant and IFTTT for easy  interaction, automation, and control 
  • Direct to WiFi: Connects directly to WiFi for simple setup allowing it to function as a  standalone home security solution without the need for a separate base station
  • Built-In Smart Siren: Trigger your siren automatically or manually from the Arlo app  during an event 
  • Silent Mode: Temporarily disable incoming calls, Arlo Chime melodies, and/or  traditional chime rings  
  • Notifications that Matter: Get alerts when your Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free  spots people, vehicles, animals or a package with Arlo Smart via an included three month trial with rolling 30-day cloud recordings 

The purchase of an Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free unlocks a complimentary three month trial to Arlo’s AI subscription-based service, Arlo Smart. Users will receive access to 30- days of rolling HD video recordings to store and view video clips. Notification settings can be  adjusted, enabling Arlo Smart subscribers to fully customise their experience to spot people,  vehicles, animals or packages3. Controlled entirely through the Arlo app, users can easily view  live streams and recordings, adjust their camera settings or access cloud recordings. 

For more information on the full range of Arlo smart home security products and services, visit

1 Rechargeable battery lasts from three to six months on one charge 

2 If choosing to hardwire, users will need existing electrical/doorbell wiring with voltage between 8V AC  and 24V AC 

3 Personalised alerts made available through the complimentary three-month Arlo Smart trial subscription

Mark Ko

Mark Ko

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