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An HD security camera for just $60

Tend Secure's $60 Lynx Indoor camera has some neat features for a very low price.

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At $60, Tend Secure's Lynx Indoor is the least expensive security camera I've ever reviewed.

The Lynx is available in the UK; pricing converts to about £45.

It isn't sold in Australia (yet), but would be roughly AU$80 at the current exchange rate.

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It's a small, unassuming camera that you can place on a table or mount to a wall with the included hardware.

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The base isn't ideal for flat surface installations, though.

One side of the base is open, so the camera can shift unexpectedly.

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Design quirks aside, it's a pretty neat little camera.

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The Lynx offers 1080p HD live streaming, 7-day free event-based cloud storage -- and best of all -- facial recognition.

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Add pictures of friends and family in the related Tend Secure Android or iOS app and it will alert you when it sees (or thinks it sees) that person.

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