Wyze's Cam Pan is a remarkably full-featured security camera, especially considering its low price.
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 Ring Spotlight Cam's easy setup and solid performance make it a favorite among today's outdoor cameras with built-in lights.
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.
The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is expensive, but it might be worth it if you want a durable, weatherproof camera with facial recognition.
Plenty of competing DIY cameras offer more features minus SimpliSafe's monthly fees. Skip SimpliCam.
The Ring Stick Up Cam's flexible power sources give it real appeal, but other standalone DIY cameras offer more for less.
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 Canary Flex isn't perfect, but its adaptability, simple app interface and excellent design make it a great choice for anyone who needs a lot of flexibility in their home security setup.
Samsung needs to improve its app interface and introduce at least one smart-home partner to broaden the overpriced SmartCam PT's appeal.
The Samsung SmartCam HD Pro is a very good IP camera, but Dropcam Pro still has it beat in terms of durability, app design, and overall video quality.
The Nest Cam IQ is a solid camera that costs a little too much to readily recommend to most home security DIYers.
I wish this camera-floodlight had more robust Alexa and Google Assistant integrations, but it's a decent choice if you want to easily link your outdoor lighting to a live streaming HD security camera.
Ezviz needs to improve the Mini 360 Plus' auto-panning feature before I can widely recommend it.
A voice assistant, security cam and touchscreen rolled into one, WooHoo wants to be the center of your connected home.
iSmartAlarm offers up a new security camera on Indiegogo -- the "motion tracking" iCamera Keep Pro.
The LG Smart Security suits a niche market -- renters interested in professional monitoring. Everyone else should keep looking.