Abode's new Cam 2 offers color night vision at a super-cheap price

Standalone Cam 2 can be used indoors or outdoors

Abode Cam 2 offers color night vision
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The Abode Cam 2 has just broken cover; a brand new home security camera - for indoors or outdoors - that offers a wealth of features for a very reasonable price.

The Abode Cam 2 will cost just $34.99 when it goes on sale in April, but you can save yourself $5 by pre-ordering for $29.99 now.

For that budget price-tag you're getting a Full HD security camera, with color night vision, two-way audio, IP65 weatherproofing and a flexible mounting base so you can pretty much put it anywhere you can plug it in.

The night vision color skills are thanks to the Starlight sensor:

The night vision in color option of the new Abode Cam 2

The night vision in color option of the new Abode Cam 2

Compatible with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, you'll be able to stream the footage directly to smart display such as an Echo Show, and the good news is that you don't need an Abode system to make use of the new security camera; it can connect directly to your router.

See also: Abode's Outdoor Smart Camera doubles up as a video doorbell

However, should you pair it up with an Abode Gateway or Iota, the Cam 2 can be used within CUE, Abode's advanced automation engine, in order to create automations and trigger smart home and security scenes.

Abode's new Cam 2 offers color night vision at a super-cheap price

You'll get motion and person notifications without a premium plan but you will need to cough up for either an Abode Standard Plan or Pro Plan for cloud recording of clips.

Abode tells us that both pet and package detection will arrive later this year.

You can pre-order the Abode Cam 2 now, for $29.99. As mentioned, the price goes up to $34.99 when it's widely released next month.

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