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It seems like every time you switch on the news or scroll social media, there are reports of home invasions, burglaries and an increase in youth crime. It’s on the rise and now is the time to add a layer of protection to your home or business to safeguard your property and its occupants. The installation of a wireless security camera system is the solution.

This article looks at the latest wireless security cameras on the market today, as well as providing an overview of why security cameras are a smart choice. Discover more about security cameras with comparisons of the top systems available. Learn the pros and cons of each system so you can make an informed choice.

Why choose wireless security cameras for home or business protection?

Ultimately, the main benefit of installing security cameras is to act as a deterrent to thieves and vandals. If anyone is lurking around your property and they see cameras, in most instances they’ll move on in search of an easier target. If someone does happen to break into your home or business, the cameras will record the intrusion and police can use this footage to hopefully identify, apprehend and charge those responsible.

Other benefits of wireless systems are both cost and convenience. Wireless cameras are much cheaper to purchase and far easier to install. You can also take them with you when you move. Hard-wired security camera systems are far more costly and much more complicated to install or uninstall.

Now that you know some of the major advantages of wireless security cameras, let’s take a look at some of the top choices.

Ring Stick Up Cam Pro


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You can mount this camera on the wall or stand it on a tabletop. The awesome thing about this model is its wireless capabilities and total portability. Use it to monitor a baby in another room for several hours and then place it in a strategic location in the home to monitor your premises while you sleep. It even comes with HDR and colour night vision.

Designed for both indoor and outdoor use, the Ring Stick Up Cam Pro is at its best outdoors. The camera has 3d motion tracking, a feature called “Bird’s Eye View”, that tracks movement around the yard. There is even a two-way audio function so you can communicate from camera to camera.

There is cloud storage for camera footage available, but this only comes with a Ring subscription.



✅ Fantastic motion detection features

✅ Quality two-way audio

✅ Good battery life (6-12 months)

✅ Placement versatility

✅ Night vision

❌ Subscription required for cloud storage

❌ More expensive than other models



Average price

$270 per camera

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight

The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight is capable of full 2k video recording for crystal clear footage and also comes with colour night vision. However, this is not just a quality outdoor camera. It also doubles as a floodlight for twice the defence. This model illuminates your entire front or backyard like daylight when it senses motion.

Equipped with a 160 degree viewing angle, this Arlo model is ideal for monitoring or filming broad spaces.

Many people choose to place this camera and floodlight above the front door or above the garage. As the floodlight is motion activated, it keeps you safe as you approach the house, while also acting as a deterrent.


✅ Colour night vision

✅ 2k video recording

✅ Powerful floodlight

✅ 160 degree viewing angle

❌ The floodlight heavily drains the battery


Average price

$370-$400 per camera/floodlight

Eufy SoloCam

Eufy SoloCam

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Forget about battery life. The Eufy SoloCam, designed for outdoor use, comes with a handy solar panel that recharges the battery throughout the day. No more worrying about battery charging or replacement.

This camera also comes equipped with a 600 lumens powerful spotlight and motion detection. As soon as the sensor detects an intruder, the spotlight bathes the individual in bright light, quickly sending them on their way.

Powerful 2k resolution guarantees crisp, clear images, whether viewing live footage on your laptop or studying a video recording. Free object recognition also differentiates between humans and animals.


✅ Built-in powerful spotlight

✅ Object recognition

✅ 2k video resolution

✅ Solar charging

❌ Micro SD card required for recording

❌ Needs careful camera placement for solar charging

Average price

$200-$225 per camera/spotlight

Google Nest Indoor/Outdoor Cam

Designed to be very easy to use, the Google Nest Indoor/Outdoor Cam is simple to install and is for people who want to monitor their important belongings without much effort. As the name suggests, you can use this portable wireless camera both inside and outside for complete versatility. Simply set up the mount and use the mount’s magnetic connection to snap the camera on. Removing the camera for battery charging is quick and easy.

Equipped with night vision and two-way audio, the Google Nest Cam comes with 3 hours of free cloud storage and also works with Alexa and Google Assistant. It has an impressive 130 degree field of view.


✅ Night vision

✅ Quick setup

✅ Indoor and outdoor use

✅ 130 degree vision

❌ Short battery life (only 2-3 months)

Average price

$260 per camera

Blink Outdoor 4

Blink Outdoor

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If you’re looking for a wireless security camera with a long battery life, then the Blink Outdoor 4 is the camera for you. While battery life depends on frequency of use, you can get up to two years of power with this camera before it needs recharging. That’s impressive. It’s by far and away the longest battery life out of all the wireless cameras on today’s market.

Once again, this model comes with two-way audio for easy communication between the front and backyard. Infrared night vision and zone control are other distinctive features of note. It comes with Sync Module 2, which means you can connect the camera to Wi-Fi for local video storage, negating the need to sign up for a cloud storage subscription.


✅ Super long battery life

✅ Infrared night vision

✅ Zone control

✅ Local storage

✅ Two-way audio

✅ 143 degree views

❌ Limited to Amazon Alexa support

Average price

$150 per camera

Arlo Pro 5S 2K Security camera

The Arlo Pro 5S brings a lot of features and benefits to the table, so if you’re looking for a top-notch wireless security camera, this is the one for you.

For starters, low power mode uses less juice and extends the life of the battery between charges. The 2k resolution camera also has 12x zoom so you can get up close and personal with anything suspicious. Colour night vision means everything will be as clear as day even after dark.

As far as Smart Home compatibility goes, it supports Alexa, Samsung and Google Home. There is also a built-in spotlight and a siren to send those intruders scurrying for cover. You can also have a conversation via the two-way audio function.

There are paid options for cloud storage and professional monitoring. To stay off a plan, purchase the Arlo SmartHub for local video storage.


✅ 2k resolution

✅ Colour night vision

✅ 12x zoom function

✅ Smart Home compatibility

✅ 160 degree field of view

✅ Long battery life with low power mode

✅ Spotlight and siren built-in

❌ More expensive

❌ No Apple support


Average price

$375-$400 per camera

Wireless security camera installation

If you’re worried about crime and want to install quality wireless security cameras in your home or business, talk to us about security camera installation in Melbourne. We are your local experts and can even advise you on the best wireless cameras for your needs. Contact Computer Cures today for more information on our services.

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