Apple has been developing the software behind the HomeKit doorbell over the years. The first being the introduction of HomeKit Secure Video, then adding HomePod doorbell chimes and recently package detection. However, despite this manufactures have been slow to bring smart doorbells to the market with only a handful available.
However, at CES 2022, Belkin announced the Wemo Smart video doorbell that will ship to the US market. The new smart video doorbell will join the Logitech Circle View as being the only real viable HomeKit Secure Video doorbell. Of course, we have other vanilla HomeKit doorbells with the Netatmo smart video doorbell, Arlo and Yobi.
Although the Wemo smart doorbell does not arrive until February or March of this year. I have been testing it on my door. In this review will take you through my thoughts on the design, setup and install. How it works in HomeKit Secure Video and its overall video performance.
Wemo Smart Video Doorbell Review – Key features
- Price $249.99
- 4MP sensor with a 178-degree field of view
- infrared night vision
- Motion detection, the sensor is exposed to HomeKit
- No onboard storage
- Works with HomeKit Secure Video
- Wi-Fi and supports both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz connections
The Wemo Smart Video Doorbell goes on sale for in the US between February and March priced at $249.99. Belkin has said it does not plan to sell the device in Europe or the UK.
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