Who knew Amazon's No. 1 best-selling security cam was just $26?

Rudie Obias
·3 min read

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Shoppers say this $26 cam is just as good as (way) pricier models. (Photo: Amazon)
Shoppers say this $26 cam is just as good as (way) pricier models. (Photo: Amazon)

If you’ve been shopping for smart security cameras for your home, you know just how expensive they can be (we’re looking at you, Nest Cam and Ring Stick Up Cam—which are $130 and $100—respectively, at Amazon). But don’t worry. They're not the only game in town.

You can grab a high-quality indoor smart security camera with unbeatable picture quality—and even live streaming—for a steal. In fact, many shoppers have done just that, making the Wyze HD Cam Amazon's No. 1 best-seller, with more than 78,500 flawless five-star reviews. And it's just $26. Amazing!

And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

HD picture quality

The Wyze camera gives you everything you need to feel secure. It detects motion, so it can record whenever it senses activity. HD live streaming offers a nice clear picture. The smart home cam even has night vision, so if you hear a scary thump downstairs, you can check your feed and see that it was just the dog.

“I was a Nest user, had purchased a few cams for me and did a full setup for my parents..,” says one of over 78,500 Wyze fans. “While browsing for other options...since Nest is very expensive, I came across Wyze and it has changed the game for me. After installing it (by the way very simple and easy), I realized how good it was and ended up buying six more (I gave away some)—that’s how impressed I was...Cannot rave enough about this device!”

The camera records video and audio on a microSD card (which can hold up to 32GB), and also saves to the cloud—so your footage is always there should you need to check it.

This $26 security cam offers live-streaming, night-vision and motion-detection. (Photo: Amazon)
This $26 security cam offers live-streaming, night-vision and motion-detection. (Photo: Amazon)

It's smart too!

More good news: The indoor smart-home camera works with Alexa or Google Assistant for hands-free navigation and voice commands. Thanks to sharing features, more than one family member can access video recordings and a live stream.

“I bought this to monitor my chickens when I’m not home,” wrote a delighted five-star shopper. “....Honestly, I could watch these birds all day now that I have this camera. They are far more entertaining than work!! The quality is phenomenal for such an affordable camera.”

Our advice? Snap it up before it sells out!

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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