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Ring's Upgraded Video Doorbell Is Down to $60 (Normally $100)

If you're looking for a cheap video doorbell, Ring's excellent starter model is on deep discount for President's Day.

Tyler Lacoma Editor / Home Security
For more than 10 years Tyler has used his experience in smart home tech to craft how-to guides, explainers, and recommendations for technology of all kinds. From using his home in beautiful Bend, OR as a testing zone for the latest security products to digging into the nuts and bolts of the best data privacy guidelines, Tyler has experience in all aspects of protecting your home and belongings. With a BA in Writing from George Fox and certification in Technical Writing from Oregon State University, he's ready to get you the details you need to make the best decisions for your home. On off hours, you can find Tyler exploring the Cascade trails, finding the latest brew in town with some friends, or trying a new recipe in the kitchen!
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A woman uses a small screwdriver to install a Ring Video Doorbell on white trim.

The Ring video doorbell comes with a battery but can be hardwired into your doorbell wiring, too.


Video doorbells offer a simple and useful entry point into smart home security -- but you usually have to pay more than $100 to get there. For President's Day 2024, though, Ring is offering a very-limited-time deal: 40% off its 2nd-gen Ring video doorbell, now available for $60.

A video doorbell is an all-in-one security camera made for your front door (or nearby). Models like this Ring doorbell include motion detection, app alerts through the Ring app and privacy zones you can set so the camera doesn't keep catching you mowing the lawn.

Two more things we like about this discounted model: You have options for a rechargeable battery (easy to use when the doorbell is always within reach) or a wired connection where your old doorbell used to be. Also, it works very well with Amazon Alexa, including the ability to show footage through an Echo Show or a Fire TV (sorry Google users, Amazon is keeping this one locked down).

A smartphone in someone's hand showing a landscape view of the Ring Doorbell live view with a woman waving on the screen.

Ring's app supports live views for free, but video storage will cost extra.


We rarely see the price of the Ring video doorbell drop this low, which makes the Ring a great current pick if you don't have any security cams and want something for your front door that doesn't break the bank. Keep in mind that you won't be able to record and share any captured video without a Ring Protect plan, but you can still get alerts and live views for free.