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The best Amazon security camera deals right now: Get a Ring or Blink on sale

If you're improving your home, don't pass on home security. ZDNET gathered the best deals on Amazon's Ring and Blink security cameras to help you stay safe for less.
Written by Maria Diaz, Staff Writer on
Reviewed by Amy Lieu

Times are tight for many Americans, so extra savings are a welcome sight. If you're in the market for a new video doorbell or a set of security cameras for your home, Ring and Blink are two brands you can't go wrong with. Add in some extra savings from Amazon, and you'll be set to secure your home for less.

Though both Ring and Blink offer subscription services, they're very different brands of security cameras and devices. Ring is known for selling some of the most popular video doorbells, but its devices require a paid membership to get the most out of them. Blink is a more affordable line of security cameras, and it can be used with a paid subscription, or you can purchase a separate Sync Module 2 and USB flash drive to use local storage and bypass monthly fees.

The best Ring and Blink deals available

The top deals are below, but we've listed additional Amazon deals worth checking out lower on the page. As deals come and go, we'll continue to update this page with the latest and best sales.

  • Current Price: $170
  • Original Price: $200

This is a great time to get a discounted Ring Spotlight Cam Plus. This 1080p battery-powered camera fits seamlessly into your Ring ecosystem, to watch either your indoor or outdoor space with an easy wireless installation. 

Also: The best video doorbells: Ring, Nest, Arlo, Logitech, and Eufy compared

  • Current Price: $80
  • Original Price: $90

This wired Ring video doorbell features a discounted price in combination with the Chime, as this doorbell won't sound on your existing chime. This doorbell is installed using your home's existing wiring and features 1080p resolution, two-way talk, motion detection, night vision, and seamless integration with Alexa.

Also: What are the best cheap video doorbells, and are subscriptions required?

  • Current price: $80
  • Original price: $110

The Ring Solar Steplight is the perfect device to round out your Ring ecosystem. It's a small, 50-lumen, solar-powered light that detects motion and adjusts brightness automatically, making it a great safety addition to outdoor pathways and steps. 

The starter kit includes two Ring Solar Steplights and a Ring Bridge, which connects to the lights to enable smart capabilities. You can control the lights and customize settings from the Ring app on your smartphone, no matter where you are. Each bridge can handle up to 50 Ring smart lights. 

Also: What are the best security cameras for protecting your home? Our top picks

  • Current Price: $150
  • Original Price: $200

This simpler starter kit from Ring Alarm is a great way to get you started with a sophisticated home security and alarm system for only $150. This 5-piece is especially suitable for an apartment or condo but is expandable by adding extra Ring Alarm devices. This set includes a base station, keypad, contact sensor, motion sensor, and range extender.

  • Current Price: $200
  • Original Price: $260

The Ring Spotlight Cam Plus was just released in 2022 as a compact and powerful outdoor security camera. The Ring device can deter unwanted visitors in a matter of seconds. It features two spotlight LEDs on each side of the camera lens, and the bulbs illuminate surroundings when motion is detected.

It records wide-angle, 1080p HD resolution video, and features two-way talk, real-time notifications, and color night vision.

Best Ring and Blink deals not on Amazon

Target, Walmart, Best Buy, and other retailers are running competing sales at the same time as Amazon is on its products. ZDNET is keeping an eye on those sales and will include the top Ring and Blink deals from them as they come up.

How did we choose these Amazon Ring and Blink deals?

ZDNET does the legwork by looking for the best deals on your favorite devices so that you don't have to. We take extensive care in checking which products have the best prices but also which ones are most worthy of your hard-earned money. 

The quality of the product, our personal experience with it, and price history are all characteristics that go into determining which deals are worth sharing with you. 

How much is the monthly charge for the Ring doorbell?

The monthly subscription plan to use Ring is called the Ring Protect Plan, which ranges from $3.99 a month for one camera and basic features up to $20 a month for all Ring devices in your home, plus professional monitoring. 

You can skip the monthly subscription but will be limited to getting instant alerts, access to live streams, and two-way talk, all with no video recording to look back on. 

Here's how the different Ring Protect Plans stack up:

Ring Protect PlanBasicPlusPro
Monthly price$3.99$10$20
CamerasOne doorbell or cameraAll Ring devicesAll Ring devices
Video stored for up to 180 days
Save & share videos
Snapshot capture
Person Alerts
Extended warranties on all devices
24/7 professional monitoring

Alexa Guard Plus

Ring Edge with local storage

Is there a monthly fee for the Blink doorbell?

Blink works similarly to Ring regarding subscriptions, except they give you a local storage option to skip the monthly fee. 

The Blink Subscription plan costs $3 a month per device or $10 a month for unlimited Blink devices. Or you can buy the Sync Module 2 and use a USB flash drive to save your clips to it and avoid paying for a subscription.

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