Ring Video Doorbell (2020) is an affordable and easy to install home- security system with improved 1080p video, audio privacy, detection, privacy zones, and crisper night vision. This Video Doorbell lets you stay conveniently connected to home, no matter where you are, all thanks to the Alexa support. It allows you to interact with other smart devices using IFTTT applets.
Where to Buy Ring Video Doorbell (2020)
The Ring Video Doorbell (2020) allows you to receive mobile notifications when anyone presses your doorbell or triggers your built-in motion sensors. It has quality cameras that let you capture the widest field of view of 180 degrees, as well as, speakers and noise-canceling microphones, which cut down on the background noise from the street.
Ring Video Doorbell (2020) Key Specs
- 1080p HD video with two-way talk, Live View, Night Vision
- Two-way audio with noise cancellation
- Real-time notifications
- Built-in rechargeable battery
- Works with Alexa
- Advanced Motion Detection with adjustable motion zones
- 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi connection @ 2.4 GHz
At first glance, the Ring Video Doorbell (2020) sports a rectangular-shaped silver and black plastic body. This is the same design used by the original, the Video Doorbell 2, and the Video Doorbell 3 Plus.
It measures a dimension of 126.5 x 62 x 28 mm and comes with a new mounting bracket in the box to enable mount it on your doorstep with ease.
The black top section of the device contains a camera and a microphone, while the silver bottom section holds the doorbell button, which is surrounded by an LED ring that flashes blue when the button is pressed. The bottom edge holds a speaker used for two-way communication and to sound the doorbell chime.
Above all, there is a USB charging port, two wiring terminals, and a Setup button located on the back panel.
The Ring Video Doorbell (2020) camera has been improved to offer quality video. This video doorbell features 1920 x 1080 video, night vision functionality for visibility at night and in low-light conditions, and a 160° field of view.
It has adjustable motion sensors that allow you to select the setting you desire for your home from the comfort of your mobile device via the free Ring app. A built-in microphone and speakers with noise cancellation allow you to listen and respond to those at your front door. It uses infrared LEDs to capture black-and-white night video.
The devices have a night vision feature that allows you to see through the camera in low light conditions. By using infrared light, the camera can create a black and white image that is then beamed to the Live View in your app.
By turning the color night vision feature on, the camera will use whatever ambient light is available to try and create a “false color” image in your Live View. This lets you get a better sense of what’s happening in the image by creating a false sense of color depth.
The Ring Video Doorbell (2020) works with Alexa voice commands and supports IFTTT applets that allow it to interact with third-party smart home devices.
It also works with select Keikset, Schlage, and Yale smart locks, allowing you to lock and unlock your door from within the Ring app. However, it lacks support for Google Assistant voice commands and doesn’t work with Apple’s HomeKit platform.
Furthermore, the doorbell comes with a storage capacity that allows you to save important footage. However, these footages are stored in cloud storage, because, the doorbell lacks slots for micro-SD cards.
Although Ring offers a 30-day trial of Ring Protect on this video doorbell, users will have to make payment for the Ring Protect Plus plan which costs only $10 a month.
The Ring Video Doorbell (2020) uses the same mobile app (for Android and iOS) as all other Ring devices which are to be installed on your smartphone to control the panel.
The Dashboard has Disarmed, Home, and Away buttons along the top coupled with buttons that allows you to enable or disable the Doorbell’s Motion Detection and Live View feature depending on the armed mode.
Below these buttons are the Neighbors button that let you access Ring’s Neighbors feature, which lets you know of any criminal activities in your neighborhood, and the History button to view a timeline of motion events from all your Ring devices,
Furthermore, there are buttons to view live videos from your Ring doorbell. It allows you to forward, reverse, pause, and share the videos when necessary.
Above all, to power the Ring video doorbells there are options of wireless and powered by batteries or hardwired into our existing doorbell setup. For wireless option, it uses a non-removable rechargeable battery that is rated to last 6 to 12 months between charges.
Ring Video Doorbell (2020) Price and Availability
The Ring Video Doorbell (2020) price starts at $99.99. You can buy this Doorbell at reputable online stores, leading retail chains.
Ring Video Doorbell (2020) Specs
Here are a few specs of the Ring Video Doorbell (2020):
- Average install time: 5 minutes
- Dimensions: 4.98 in. x 2.44 in. x 1.10 in. (126.5mm x 62mm x 28mm)
- Colors: Satin Nickel, Venetian Bronze
- Video: 1080p HD Video, Live View, Night Vision
- Field of view: 155° horizontal, 90° vertical
- Motion detection: Advanced Motion Detection with adjustable motion zones.
- Audio: Two-way audio with noise cancellation
- Power: Built-in rechargeable battery or Wired
- Internet requirements: High-speed internet
- Connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n wifi connection @ 2.4 GHz
- Operating conditions: -5°F to 120°F (-20°C to 48°C), water-resistant
- Warranty: 1-year limited warranty
- In the Box: Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation), micro USB charging cable, mounting bracket (only compatible with Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation)), user manual, security sticker, and installation tools and hardware