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The 10 best holiday security camera deals

The holiday shopping season is officially upon us, making it a great time to snag deals on home security cameras from brands like Blink, Eufy, Arlo, and more.
Written by Jada Jones, Associate Editor
Blink Outdoor 4 3-pack | Save $108
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Blink Outdoor 4 3-pack
Save $108
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Eufy Mini Indoor Camera | Save $9
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Eufy Mini Indoor Camera
Save $9
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Netvue Wireless Pet Camera | Save $14
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Netvue Wireless Pet Camera
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Arlo Pro 4 3-pack | Save $300
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Arlo Pro 4 3-pack
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Ensuring your home is safe at all times is a priority for many homeowners, parents, and guardians. You want to know that when you leave for work or sleep soundly at night, your furry friends, older parents, or young kids are safe and sound.

Having a reliable security camera can help ease some of the anxiety you might have when leaving your loved ones or valued possessions at home for a few hours out of the day. Still, privacy and security are a concern, as you don't want bad actors or wandering eyes in your safe space. But home security isn't cheap, and quality pieces can be expensive -- making the holiday shopping season a great time to shop for essential home security items on your or a loved one's wish list. 

Also: The 110 best holiday deals: Apple products, TVs, laptops, and more

If you're looking for security cameras and devices that also come with some extra savings, ZDNET rounded up the best security camera deals still live from retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart

Best holiday security camera deals

  • Current price: $162
  • Original price: $270

This whole-home outdoor bundle is on sale and offers three wireless Blink Outdoor 4 cameras with two-way audio, HD live view, and enhanced motion detection. The set is Alexa-compatible and has a two-year battery life. 

  • Current price: $50
  • Original price: $59

The Eufy Mini Indoor camera can pan and tilt so that you can keep an eye on your home's most important areas. This camera includes on-device AI human detection technology to identify humans in the camera frame and deliver the most important notifications to your phone.

Most importantly, once you're home, you can turn on a privacy mode that turns the camera off and changes its angle to face away from the people in your house.

  • Current price: $26
  • Original price: $40

The Netvue pet camera is a wireless indoor camera with two-way audio and can rotate 360 degrees to capture all the movements of your furry friend. With the companion app, you can receive real-time motion alerts to ensure your pets are safe at home.

  • Current price: $300
  • Original price: $600

This 3-pack Arlo Pro 4 camera bundle can serve as indoor or outdoor cameras, depending on your home security needs. These cameras are wireless and can withstand temperatures between -5 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit. 

How did we choose these holiday deals?

ZDNET only writes about deals we want to buy -- devices and products we desire, need, or would recommend. Our experts looked for deals that were at least 20% off (or are hardly ever on sale), using established price comparison tools and trackers to determine whether the deal is actually on sale and how frequently it drops. 

We also looked over customer reviews to find out what matters to real people who already own and use the deals we're recommending. Our recommendations may also be based on our own testing -- in addition to extensive research and comparison shopping. The goal is to deliver the most accurate advice to help you shop smarter. 

What is the best security camera?

Our experts at ZDNET have tested many security cameras and found that the best security camera is the Ring Indoor Cam (2nd generation). This camera is praised for its stable connectivity, privacy cover, and excellent price.

If you want to know more about ZDNET's top picks for security cameras, you can peruse our list of the best security cameras. 

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