Ideal for smaller spaces without sacrificing on video quality, reliability and outdoor durability, Arlo Essential is the must-have protection for every home and family.

  • 1080p video recording
  • Integrated Spotlight
  • Connects directly to Wi-Fi
  • Arlo Smart Trial Included


Watch over your home with powerful, affordable security.

  • Stay connected to your home from anywhere with live video and audio.
  • Record videos in full high definition.
  • Designed to work indoors and out.
  • Works with Apple HomeKit1, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant.


Always be aware and react faster with tools to take immediate action.

  • Receive smarter alerts with Object Detection.
  • Reduce unwanted notifications with Activity Zones.2
  • Quickly respond with Intelligent Alerts.
    • Immediately dial 9113, phone a friend or sound the alarm from your phone.
  • Look back at past events with Video History.


Never miss a thing with a high-definition picture.

Capture clear details with 1080p video recording, and see more of your property thanks to the wide 130 degree viewing angle.


See who's there in color, even at night.

Capture the full picture in low light with color night vision, and use the integrated spotlight to identify unique details.


Specs and Dimensions


  • 1080p


  • H264

Field of View

  • 130° diagonal

Night Vision

  • Color Night Vision, high powered Infrared LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut Filter


  • 12x digital zoom


  • Full Duplex 2 way Audio


  • Up to 300 feet line of sight

Motion Detection

  • Single Motion Sensor, 110 degree horizontal


  • Wire-Free motion detection, adjustable up to 23 feet


Automatic email alerts and push notifications

Operating Temperature

  • -4° F to 113° F (-20° C to 45° C)


  • Single Microphone with noise and echo cancellation


  • 3.5 x 2.0 x 3.0 in (89 x 52 x 78.4 mm)


  • 0.72lb (331g)


  • FCC, IC, CE

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