Lorex B451ajd Video Camera Doorbell vs Arlo
Lorex introduces Lorex 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?
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 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:
- 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.
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 model||Lorex B451AJD Doorbell||Arlo AVD2001 doorbell wire-free|
|Camera resolution||2K / 4.9 MP (2560*1920) and color night vision||2.3MP (1536 x 1536), 1.1MP (1080 x 1080), 0.5MP (720 x 720)|
|Zoom||8x digital zoom||12x digital zoom|
|Field of view angle||164º diagonal||180-degree diagonal|
|Aspect ratio view||4: 3||1:1|
|Night vision||Night Vision, high powered IR LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut Filter||Night Vision, high powered IR LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut FIlter|
|Audio||Full Duplex 2-way audio Built-in microphone with noise cancellation||Full duplex 2-way audio, SIP audio/video call initiated at doorbell press, quick reply messages Built-in single microphone array|
|Weatherproof||IP65 weatherproof rated||Weatherproof|
|Siren||Yes, with speaker||Yes, trigger manually by the app or automatically by motion detection|
|Connectivity||dual band with wifi 802.11b/g/n/ac||Single band wifi @2.4GHz|
|Works with Alexa||Yes||Works with Alexa, Google assistant and Smartthings|
|Motion detection||Human motion detection||Motion detection|
|Local storage||Micro SD card up to 256GB||N/A, you may connect to Arlo base station|
|Require existing doorbell wiring||Wired 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.
Table 2 Lorex doorbell vs Ring Pro doorbell
|Video doorbell model||Lorex B451AJD Doorbell wire-free||Ring Video Doorbell Pro and Ring Chime Pro|
|Camera resolution||2K (2560*1920) and color night vision||2MP (1080p) live video, live view, color night vision|
|Zoom||8x digital zoom||Unknown|
|Field of view angle||164º diagonal||160° horizontal, 90° vertical|
|Aspect ratio view||4: 3||4:3|
|Night vision||Night Vision, high powered IR LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut Filter||Color night vision with ambient lights|
|Audio||Full Duplex 2-way audio Built-in microphone with noise cancellation||Two-way audio with noise cancellation|
|Weatherproof||IP65 weatherproof rated||Yes, weatherproof even with snow|
|Siren||Yes, with speaker||No built-in siren|
|Connectivity||dual band with wifi 802.11b/g/n/ac||Connectivity 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi connection @2.4GHz and 5.0GHz|
|Works with Alexa||Yes||Yes, Alexa|
|Motion detection||Human motion detection||Advanced Motion Detection with Customizable Motion Zones|
|Local storage||Micro SD card up to 256GB||No local memory storage|
|Require existing doorbell wiring||Wired 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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