Post-Christmas deal: Amazon's No. 1 best-selling security camera is just $20 right now

Rudie Obias
·3 min read

Yahoo Life is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change.

Shoppers say this $20 cam is just as good as (way) pricier models. (Photo: Amazon)
Shoppers say this $20 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 lookin’ at you, Nest Cam and Ring Stick Up Cam, which are $125 and $100, respectively, at Amazon). But don’t worry. This is not the only game in town.

You can snag a high-quality indoor smart security camera with unbeatable picture quality—and even live streaming—for a steal. In fact, many happy Amazon shoppers have done just that, making the Wyze HD Cam a top seller, with tens of thousands of rave reviews. Right now, the Wyze HD Cam is currently on sale for just $20. 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.)

About Wyze HD Cam

This Wyze camera can give you everything you need to feel secure. It detects motion, so it can record whenever it senses activity. It also has HD live streaming with a nice clear picture. This 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.

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

This top-rated security cam has live-streaming, night-vision and motion-detection, and is on sale for just 20 bucks. (Photo: Amazon)
This top-rated security cam has live-streaming, night-vision and motion-detection, and is on sale for just 20 bucks. (Photo: Amazon)

“I was a Nest user, had purchased a few cams for me and did a full setup for my parents...,” says one of 66,000 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!”Huh. We hadn’t even thought to give these away, but when you think about it, this little pair of Wyze cameras makes a great gift—and is priced right, at just $40.

More good news: This indoor smart-home camera works with Alexa or Google Assistant for hands-free navigation and voice commands. It also has sharing features, which means 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.”

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

Read More from Yahoo Life:

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.

Want daily pop culture news delivered to your inbox? Sign up here for Yahoo Entertainment & Life's newsletter.