The Arlo Pro is an even smarter DIY cam than Netgear's first-gen Arlo, but competitors are closing in fast with innovative designs and updated apps.
Nest Cam Outdoor is up there with Netgear's Arlo as a highly recommendable DIY outdoor camera -- you'll just have to decide if you'd rather deal with Nest's power cord or Arlo's batteries.
The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is expensive, but it might be worth it if you want a durable, weatherproof camera with facial recognition.
Given that Nest Cam and Dropcam Pro are pretty similar, it doesn't make a lot of sense for existing users to replace their Pro. But, budding DIYers searching for a high-res live streaming camera really can't beat Nest Cam.
The Logitech Circle 2 is versatile, responsive and easy to use, but you should only buy this wired model if you don't mind keeping your cam close to a wall outlet.
Ezviz needs to improve the Mini 360 Plus' auto-panning feature before I can widely recommend it.
The Canary View is a decent, affordable system if you want something basic, but it's missing too many features to be a strong all-in-one security device.
The Nest Cam IQ is a solid camera that costs a little too much to readily recommend to most home security DIYers.
The Link-U 4G LTE Smartcam is a clever concept poorly executed. Don't buy it.
D-Link's Network Cam functions as a cheap option for checking in on your home, but without consistent or useful alerts, it's a poor choice for smart-home security.
Extra features make Withings Home an attractive webcam or baby monitor, but its inability to store footage and a trigger-happy motion sensor maker it much less useful as a security camera.
The Oomi Cube wants to be the center of your connected home. It brings plenty of features to the table to convince you.
Belkin's NetCam HD+ is a fantastic option for budget-minded DIY security enthusiasts, but you'll need to pay the monthly fee to get the most from this entry-level IP camera.
The Netatmo Presence will monitor specific zones for people, cars, and animals to keep a diligent eye out while minimizing false alarms.
Ring ushers in a new era with its Ring Stick Up Cam -- a $199 outdoor camera with all sorts of smart features.
Samsung needs to improve its app interface and introduce at least one smart-home partner to broaden the overpriced SmartCam PT's appeal.
D-Link seems to be channeling Belkin WeMo with its new $120 Wi-Fi camera and optional bundled accessories.
Reolink's Argus may have a funny name, but this simple, affordable outdoor cam does a pretty good job protecting your yard.