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iSmartAlarm's US-only Spot security camera costs just $99.

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It delivers prompt motion and sound alerts.

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It's also easy to set up via the related Android and iOS app.

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The bendy, magnetic base is a snap to install.

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And, the camera comes with a microSD card slot for folks who prefer local storage over a remote cloud server. (Spot also offers free 30-clip cloud storage on a rolling basis.)

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Spot can also tell the difference between a "standard" sound and a smoke or carbon monoxide detector -- and will issue a custom alert, as needed.

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The base is pretty flexible for optimal angling, although the plastic doesn't feel particularly durable.

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IFTTT integration is also in the works.

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iSmartAlarm can also create time-lapses of events throughout your day.

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The 720p high-definition resolution is pretty crisp.

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Rotate it to portrait view, and you can access more of the settings.

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Here's where you can customize the types of alerts you want to receive, as well as the sensitivity of the motion and sound sensors.

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