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The best Amazon security camera deals right now: Ring and Blink sales

Doing home improvements? Don't pass on security. ZDNET gathered the best deals on Amazon's Ring and Blink security cameras for you to stay safe for less.
Written by Maria Diaz, Staff Writer
Reviewed by Amy Lieu
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Extra savings are always a welcome sight, especially where new tech is concerned. 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 spring 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 makes much more affordable security cameras, and, while it offers a paid subscription service, you can also purchase a separate Sync Module 2 and USB flash drive to use for local storage and bypass monthly fees.

The best Ring and Blink deals

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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

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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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