Ring Video Doorbell 4 goes live alongside new Floodlight Cam Wired

Features include 3D motion detection, bird’s eye view and color pre-roll video

Ring 4 goes live with Floodlight Cam Wired
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Smart home security company Ring has unveiled a new outdoor security camera, the Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro, as well as its latest doorbell the Ring Video Doorbell 4, with both products now available to pre-order.

The Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro is billed as the Amazon-owned company’s “most advanced outdoor security camera yet”, building on the features of the original Ring Floodlight Cam.

It uses 3D motion detection, powered by radar, to allow homeowners to select distance thresholds around their property, activating the camera if the threshold is crossed.

The bird’s eye view feature provides an aerial map of motion events, showing the routes visitors take across the property from the moment the threshold is crossed.

Of course, none of this matters much if you’re not alerted to events, so anxious homeowners will be reassured to hear about the 110dB siren that’s also included.

The camera is designed to be hardwired into your home and connected to Wi-Fi, meaning you can check in from anywhere with a phone or Alexa-enabled device, see and speak with visitors in realtime, and benefit from the color night vision and enhanced audio.

In addition, Ring has launched the Ring Video Doorbell 4, which builds upon the Ring 3’s pre-roll feature by adding color to the mix. Ring’s pre-roll tech means owners will see an extra four seconds of colour video before the motion detector is triggered.

The Doorbell 4 also comes with improved battery life, and previous popular features including Customizable Motion Zones, Advanced Motion Detection and Quick Replies.

Looks wise, it’s much of a muchness to the previous generation battery doorbells from the Amazon brand; i.e. nowhere near as slick as the new Ring Pro 2.

We’re told the previous generation Ring 3 and Ring 3 Plus models will stick around for now.

Pricing for the new Ring kit, which is all available to pre-order now, is as follows:

  • Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro: $249.99/219, shipping from 6 May 2021
  • Ring Video Doorbell 4: $199.99/179, shipping from 28 April 2021

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