You cannot change the location of an ordinary security camera. Additionally, the installation and the cabling of these cameras are a difficult task and you can only monitor the activities via a dedicated screen.
The smart camera system is an excellent investment since you can plug and play the smart camera wherever you want. You can also monitor the activities from your smartphone if it is configured. Additionally, you can even have two-way communication using the smart camera.
While making a decision on which smart security camera is right for you, there are three main areas to think about.
Things to consider while buying the best smart home security camera systems
Will work as a baby or pet monitor:
Other than safeguarding your property, you also want to monitor your baby and pets. For that, you need to have a security camera with the following features
- Night Vision: Clear images in low light especially in case the camera is used as a baby monitor.
- Two-way communication: to listen in and talk to the people you are monitoring.
- Field of view: most security cameras are designed with a wide-angle lens, while baby/pet monitors are more of narrow range to focus on your baby/pet.