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This Netgear camera makes outdoor home security smart

Take a closer look at the Arlo Pro, Netgear's rechargeable $250/£300 indoor/outdoor home security camera.

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This is Netgear's Arlo Pro.

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It costs $250/£300.

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For your money, you get one indoor/outdoor Arlo Pro camera and a related Wi-Fi hub.

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The camera itself is very similar to the original Arlo camera, which Netgear still sells for $180/£135.

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The Arlo Pro streams live video in 720p HD.

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It will send you notifications when it detects activity -- and add the related clips to your event log.

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The Arlo Pro works with last-gen Arlo hubs.

If you don't already have an Arlo hub, you'll need to buy the new hub with the Pro.

This version has a built-in 100-decibel siren.

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