Smart Home Cameras: Price comparison in 2020

If you have felt the need to purchase a smart home camera but still weighing out on the available options, then you might get more insights here with the available options comparing the features with the price. Based on the understanding of your needs it should be easy to pick one of them. This article is all about Smart Home Camera Price Comparison for all the best alternatives we have.

Smart Home Camera Price Comparison

Smart Home Cameras range from a price point of around Rs.1500 to Rs. 25,000 with the cheapest one from Mi Home Security Camera Basic to the expensive one Arlo Pro 2. There may be others also in the market which may be priced still lower and higher than the ones mentioned in this article.

Let’s look at the different options with the key features, pricing, and availability options. These cameras are listed as per the pickings from the previous blog in this series.

1. Godrej EVE Smart Home Cameras

Godrej cameras are competitively priced with neither too cheap nor to highly-priced with a good mix of features with 3 categories and with variants along with it.

godrej eve series

Godrej EVE Cube

Key Features

Godrej EVE 1 MP CubeGodrej EVE 2 MP Cube
Smartphone ViewingSmartphone Viewing
720p High Definition video quality1080p High Definition video quality
HD clarity in complete darknessHD clarity in complete darkness
Built-in Mic & SpeakerBuilt-in Mic & Speaker
Wi-Fi enabledWi-Fi enabled
Built-in Mic &
Speaker for 2 way communication
Built-in Mic &
Speaker for 2 way communication
Mobile alerts on motion sensingMobile alerts on motion sensing
Supports 128 GB SD cardSupports 128 GB SD card
92-degree viewing angle105-degree viewing angle
Price: Rs. 4749/-Price: Rs. 6174/-
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Godrej EVE Mini

Key Features

Smartphone Viewing
960p High Definition video quality
HD clarity in complete darkness
Wide Viewing Angle
Wi-Fi enabled
Built-in Mic
Mobile Alert
Supports 64 GB SD card
115 degree wide viewing angle

Price: Rs. 6174/-

Godrej EVE PT

Key Features

Godrej EVE 1 MP PTGodrej EVE 2 MP PT
Smartphone ViewingSmartphone Viewing
720p High Definition video quality1080p High Definition video quality
HD clarity in complete darknessHD clarity in complete darkness
Built-in Mic & SpeakerBuilt-in Mic & Speaker
Wi-Fi enabledWi-Fi enabled
Built-in Mic &
Speaker for 2 way communication
Built-in Mic &
Speaker for 2 way communication
Pan (0 to 355 degree) –
Tilt (-10 to 90 degree) Function
Pan (0 to 355 degree) –
Tilt (-10 to 90 degree) Function
Mobile alerts on motion sensingMobile alerts on motion sensing
Supports 128 GB SD cardSupports 128 GB SD card
92-degree viewing angle105-degree viewing angle
Price: Rs. 7599/-Price: Rs. 9499/-
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2. Qubo: Smart Indoor Camera

Qubo being the latest entrant into this segment follows a different philosophy.

It has more features to offer than just being a smart home camera but tries to integrate the entertainment into the same device.

This makes it stand out from the rest and priced higher than its counterparts.

There are additional subscription benefits apart from the basic functionality if somebody needs more features and convenience.

Key Features

  • 3.2MP Camera with 1080p video recording
  • Ultra-wide 140-degree field of view
  • Built-in speaker and mic
  • 16 GB inbuilt storage,
  • Micro SD slot to support up to 128GB storage
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Zigbee
  • Hi-Fidelity Bluetooth speaker,
  • Activity Zones, Siren, Display

Additional Subscriptions Benefits

  • More Cloud Storage
  • Breakthrough AI Features
  • Multiple Access for the Entire Family
  • Phone Call in case of Emergency

Subscription Charges

  • Gold Plan – Rs. 99/- per month
  • Platinum Plan – Rs. 199/- per month

Price Rs. 12990/-

3. D-Link: Smart Home Cameras

D-Link is in this segment for quite some time and they have a decent offering with the mixed feature set integrated with Alexa. This is a low ranged segment and you may find it at cheaper prices then mentioned here.

Key Features

720p HD quality video
120-degree field of view
Cloud recording
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0
Works with Alexa, Alert notifications

Price: Rs.2995/-

4. Mi: Home Security Cameras

Mi has the most competitively priced smart home cameras. This makes it popular in this segment and is one of the most selling smart home cameras. It provides the basic set of features which will satisfy the needs of most buyers.

Key Features

Mi Home Security Camera 360°Mi Home Security Camera Basic
1080p FHD Picture1080p FHD Picture
360°All-round visionUltra-Wide 130 degrees angle lens
64 GB’s of storage64 GB’s of storage
Wi-Fi enabledWi-Fi enabled
Advanced video encoding technology
Install upright or inverted
AI-powered motion detection
Advanced video encoding technology
AI-powered motion detection
Price: Rs. 2699/-Price: Rs. 1799/-
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5. SmartThing Camera

SmartThing is the offering from Samsung with the sturdy build quality and good design. This one is priced at the higher end of the segment. With loads of features to offer and various integration options, it satisfies the needs of the specific target group of consumers who are looking out for something more.

Key Features

1080P HD Video
145-degree field of view
Cloud Storage
WiFi
Alerts, Activity Zones, senses motion (AI)

Rs. 10,260/-

6. Arlo Pro 2

Arlo Pro is a premium smart home camera, probably only one in the list which can operate in the battery and hence makes it very portable and can be installed anywhere indoor, outdoor.

With the sturdy build and loads of features, this is priced very much higher than the rest of the others.

Key Features

1080P HD Video
130-degree field of view
Cloud Storage
WiFi
Works with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant, IFTTT & Stringify
Battery operated, Weather-Resistant
Activity Zones, Sirens & Alerts

Rs.  24,999/-

7. Wyze Cams

Wyze Cams are somewhere in the mid segment with focus on the looks and the build quality. It has a decent set of features and integration with Alexa.

The price per features seems to be a worthy one in this smart home camera. It comes with the two variants with the difference in the capability with rotation of 360 degrees.

Key Features

Wyze Labs Indoor Wireless Smart Home CamerasWyze Labs Cam Pan 1080pIndoor Smart Home Camera
1080p FHD1080p FHD
110-degree field of view120º wide-angle lens, Rotates 360 degree
Micro SD cardMicro SD card
Wi-Fi enabledWi-Fi enabled
Live stream with 8x Digital ZoomLive stream with 8x Digital Zoom
Time LapseTime Lapse
Works with Alexa and Google AssistantWorks with Alexa and Google Assistant
Price: Rs. 6266/-Price: Rs. 8899/-
View on AmazonView on Amazon

Concluding Remarks

Here is the summery for the Smart Home Camera Price Comparison.

Mi Smart Home Cameras and D-Link Camera are the cheaper options available for the buyers. These offer basic features which most of the buyers will be satisfied with.

Then the mid-segment is occupied by the Godrej series of smart home cameras along with the Wyze cams. These offer little more functionality and add to user convenience.

The higher-end is comprised of the Qubo, Arlo, and the SmartThing cameras which will cater to the specific segment of the buyers who are looking out for something more.

Qubo stands out from the rest, with respect to fulfilling the needs of the smart home cameras integrating entertainment into it.

About Punith Salian

Punith Salian is creative, traveller, writer, thinker, an aspiring guitarist, an electronics geek and to some extent an athlete. He mostly likes to share his travel and childhood experience through blogs. Apart from this, he also blogs on technology and culture. He likes to reach out to people and connect with them through social media.

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