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Lorex Video Camera Doorbell vs Arlo vs Ring Which One is Best Value

Lorex introduces Lorex doorbell (b451ajd) video camera doorbell with 2k resolution and color night vision. How does this Lorex video doorbell compare with Arlo doorbell and Ring doorbell Pro?

Lorex Doorbell

In addition to the Lorex floodlight security camera that you may have installed on your front yard, it’s a good idea to install a video camera doorbell to ensure security at the entrance to your house or just to greet and talk as needed to whoever is pressing the doorbell button.

Lorex provides home security solution starting from the outdoor of your property with floodlight camera or any other Lorex 8ch 4k kit with active deterrent cameras and Lorex b451ajd video doorbell as an additional layer of home security system.

Lorex video doorbell  camera
Lorex video doorbell camera

2k resolution

Lorex doorbell camera is designed with 2k (5MP) resolution, twice as high resolution as those video doorbell camera in general including Arlo doorbell or Ring doorbell pro. Its 2k resolution and 4: 3 aspect ratio ensure that someone standing at your door looks full picture. This 4:3 aspect ratio is still inferior to that offered by Arlo doorbell which provides a full image with 1: 1 aspect ratio.

Color night vision

Lorex doorbell camera at night gives you color night vision as long as there still appropriate ambient light around the doorbell, more over with the addition of Lorex LED light with its Nightlight features you can configure the LED light to turn on at programmable / pre-set schedule time.

When there is not enough light, the Lorex doorbell uses the built-in high power IR LEDs for B/W night vision with clear image like other doorbell in general including Ring doorbell and Arlo Pro doorbell.

Take a watch at the following video introduction:

Highlights

  • 2K QHD resolution clear video camera doorbell with color night vision
  • Wide 164 degree diagonal view angle with full picture 4:3 aspect ratio
  • Features HDR (High Dynamic Range) for challenging any lighting condition for best image balance
  • Human motion detection alerts with 5 seconds recording before event starts
  • Notifications sent to your mobile device when someone stands on your door
  • Two way communications with built-in speaker and microphone and works with Alexa
  • Local memory storage  micro SD card up to 256GB
  • Built-in siren with remote triggered as active deterrent doorbell
  • Connectivity is ready with dual band wireless ac, direct to your wireless network in home
  • Comes with two horizontal and vertical mounting bracket wedges

Lorex B451AJD video doorbell camera tagged with a bit lower price than Arlo doorbell, and almost the same price as Ring doorbell Pro (without Chime). How can this Lorex doorbell compete with Arlo and Ring doorbell?

Lorex doorbell vs Arlo vs Ring

All the three products are tagged with almost the same price, just ten or some bucks different in some online stores. The following two tables show their spec comparison tables.   

Arlo AVD2001 doorbell pro
Arlo AVD2001 doorbell pro

Resolution

The recording camera resolution plays an important role in producing detail image quality, the higher the resolution the better and the detail image quality. In terms of resolution, Lorex doorbell is superior to Arlo and Ring doorbell which their recording resolutions are only up to 2MP (1080p).

Color night vision

Lorex doorbell offers color night vision when there is still ambient light around, unless it switches to black and night vision with high power IR LEDs, bright night vision like normally other doorbell’s night vision in general.

Other features can be shown on the following tables below. Table 1 shows you spec comparison table between Lorex doorbell and Arlo doorbell pro.

Table 1 Lorex doorbell vs Arlo

Video doorbell modelLorex B451AJD DoorbellArlo AVD2001 doorbell wire-free
Camera resolution2K / 4.9 MP (2560*1920)  and color night vision2.3MP (1536 x 1536), 1.1MP (1080 x 1080),  0.5MP (720 x 720)
Zoom8x digital zoom12x digital zoom
Field of view angle164º diagonal180-degree diagonal
Aspect ratio view4: 31:1
Night visionNight Vision, high powered IR LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut FilterNight Vision, high powered IR LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut FIlter
AudioFull Duplex 2-way audio Built-in microphone with noise cancellationFull duplex 2-way audio, SIP audio/video call initiated at doorbell press, quick reply messages Built-in single microphone array
WeatherproofIP65 weatherproof ratedWeatherproof
SirenYes, with speakerYes, trigger manually by the app or automatically by motion detection
Connectivitydual band with wifi 802.11b/g/n/acSingle band wifi @2.4GHz
Works with AlexaYesWorks with Alexa, Google assistant and Smartthings
Motion detectionHuman motion detectionMotion detection 
Local storageMicro SD card up to 256GBN/A, you may connect to Arlo base station
Require existing doorbell wiringWired doorbell and chime with existing electrical wiring.You need to use existing chime and electrical wiring
Price (Mar 2021 in Amazon)$179.99$199.99

While table 2 below shows you spec comparison table between Lorex doorbell and Ring pro doorbell. See that Ring doesn’t come with siren, but Lorex does. And Lorex is ready with faster wifi-5 connectivity (wireless ac) network, while the other two (Arlo and Ring) only comes with wireless 802.11b/g/n.

Ring doorbell Pro with chime
Ring doorbell Pro with chime

Table 2 Lorex doorbell vs Ring Pro doorbell

Video doorbell modelLorex B451AJD Doorbell wire-freeRing Video Doorbell Pro and Ring Chime Pro
Camera resolution2K (2560*1920)  and color night vision2MP (1080p)  live video, live view, color night vision
Zoom8x digital zoomUnknown
Field of view angle164º diagonal160° horizontal, 90° vertical
Aspect ratio view4: 34:3
Night visionNight Vision, high powered IR LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut FilterColor night vision with ambient lights
AudioFull Duplex 2-way audio Built-in microphone with noise cancellationTwo-way audio with noise cancellation
WeatherproofIP65 weatherproof ratedYes, weatherproof even with snow
SirenYes, with speakerNo built-in siren
Connectivitydual band with wifi 802.11b/g/n/acConnectivity 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi connection @2.4GHz and 5.0GHz
Works with AlexaYesYes, Alexa
Motion detectionHuman motion detectionAdvanced Motion Detection with Customizable Motion Zones
Local storageMicro SD card up to 256GBNo local memory storage
Require existing doorbell wiringWired doorbell and chime with existing electrical wiring.Yes
Price (Mar 2021 in Amazon)$179.99$209.99 (doorbell with Chime Pro)

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