In the era of everything connected, surveillance cameras are part of the overall device of home automation. Efficiency is logically greater, with smarter systems for better household safety. Varied models, prices too, all to meet different needs and requirements.

According to the latest report of the National Observatory of Delinquency and Criminal Response published late 2017, burglaries and attempted burglaries are decreasing in France. And this, for the second year in a row. To a certain extent, we must see the positive impact of safety devices that are more accessible and more effective.The outdoor or indoor surveillance cameras incorporate sensors that allow, among other things: motion detection, sound detection, face recognition and are also capable of triggering alarms. Several criteria must be taken into account to make the right choice.

Everyone does not have the same requirements, but the most common ground for the majority of people includes ease of installation and use, definition and image quality, but also. Here is our selection of 4 of the best surveillance cameras available in 2018.

Netgear Arlo Q Plus

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The cameraArlo Q Plus is an improved version of the Arlo Q. This camera has a capacity of 4 megapixels, capable of shooting videos in Full HD definition and offering a digital zoom with magnification up to 8 times. It connects on the WiFi network is mains powered or via the Ethernet capable. Its network port is indeed PoE ( Power Over Ethernet ) compatible .

Netgear offers a cloud offering to store records in an unlimited way, but they remain accessible for just a week. Sufficient time to view them, or even recover them. And thanks to the microSD port, it is also possible to record directly locally. The Netgear Arlo Q Plus is not equipped with an alarm, but has a microphone to pick up the voices and surrounding noises, as well as a speaker. It can be attached outdoors and indoors.

  • Definition : 1920 x 1080 px Full HD
  • Power supply : wired
  • Angle of vision : 130 °
  • Night vision : yes
  • Connection : WiFi
  • Microphone and Speaker : yes
  • Alarm : no
  • Compatibility : Android and iOS
  • Price: 233 euros

Netgear Arlo Pro 2

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The Netgear Arlo Pro 2 is one gram one step above that of the Q Plus camera and the Netgear Arlo Pro which it takes over. It is also more expensive. Its sensor is capable of shooting in Full HD 1080p. The camera can be powered by a rechargeable battery of 2440 mAh (range 4 to 6 months depending on the manufacturer), mains or via its micro-USB port. It is IP65 certified, resistant to splashing water and can therefore be installed both indoors and outdoors.

The Netgear Arlo Pro 2 is accompanied by a station that is among others capable of triggering a 100 dB alarm in case of detection of noises or movements. It is also equipped with a microphone and a speaker and is compatible with the connected speaker Amazon Alexa.

  • Definition : 1920 x 1080 px Full HD
  • Power supply : wired or battery powered
  • Angle of vision : 130 °
  • Night vision : yes
  • Connection : WiFi
  • Microphone and Speaker : yes
  • Alarm : yes
  • Compatibility : Android and iOS
  • Price : 619 euros

Reolink Argus 2

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Reolink Argus 2 is a fully wireless security camera that promises 1080p image capture, motion detection, night vision, a two-way speaker system and a built-in alarm. It is IP 65 certified, weather resistant. Its battery can hold up to 6 less. A notification is sent as soon as it begins to approach a critical level. The Reolink Argus 2 also has a microSD card slot for your local recordings.

  • Definition : 1920 x 1080 px Full HD
  • Power supply : wired or battery powered
  • Angle of vision : 130 °
  • Night vision : yes
  • Connection : WiFi
  • Microphone and Speaker : yes
  • Alarm : yes
  • Compatibility : Android and iOS
  • Price : 149 euros

Bosh Camera 360 °

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The German brand of home appliances does not miss the turn at all connected and offers its Smart Home concept with intelligent equipment. Its product range includes several cameras including the Bosch Camera 360 °, an indoor surveillance camera. As its name suggests, its lens turns 360. It is equipped with a Full HD sensor capable of filming day and night.

the lens of the camera is motorized and automatically follows the individual in the field. The manufacturer also offers a free cloud storage offer. The device also has a micrsD slot.

  • Definition : 1920 x 1080 px Full HD
  • Power supply : wired
  • Viewing angle : 120 ° with sweep (360 °)
  • Night vision : yes
  • Connection : WiFi
  • Microphone and Speaker : yes
  • Alarm : no
  • Compatibility : Android and iOS
  • Price : 207 euros