Comparing Ring Video Doorbells

The chart below lists the features of the individual Ring Video Doorbell models along with recommendations (below the chart) as to which model might be best for you.

If you already own a Ring Video Doorbell and want to find accessories for it, click on this link to see what is available.

  Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) Ring Video Doorbell 3 Ring Video Doorbell 4 Ring Video Doorbell Pro Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 Ring Video Doorbell Elite Ring Video Doorbell Wired
 

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Dimensions 12.6 cm x 6.2 cm x 2.8 cm 12.8 cm x 6.2 cm x 2.8 cm 12.8 cm x 6.2 cm x 2.8 cm 11.4 cm x 4.6 cm x 2 cm 11.4 cm x 4.9 cm x 2.2 cm 11.9 cm x 7 cm x 5.5 cm 10.1 cm x 4.6 cm x 2.2 cm
Finishes Satin Nickel, Venetian Bronze Satin Nickel Satin Nickel Includes four Interchangeable Faceplates: Satin Nickel, Cream, Venetian, Black Satin Nickel Includes four Interchangeable Faceplates: Satin Nickel, Pearl White, Venetian, Satin Black Black
Video resolution 1080p HD 1080p HD  1080p HD 1080p HD 1536p HD 1080p HD  1080p HD
Live View
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Motion Detection
Customisable motion detection zones Customisable motion detection zones Customisable motion detection zones Customisable motion detection zones 3D Motion Detection with customisable motion detection zones Customisable motion detection zones Customisable motion detection zones
Motion detection angle 180 degrees (infrared heat detection) 180 degrees (infrared heat detection) 180 degrees (infrared heat detection) 160 degrees horizontal, 90 degrees vertical 150 degrees horizontal, 150 degrees vertical 160 degrees horizontal, 90 degrees vertical 155 degrees horizontal, 90 degrees vertical
Field of view 155 degrees horizontal, 90 degrees vertical 160 degrees horizontal, 84 degrees vertical 160 degrees horizontal, 84 degrees vertical 160 degrees horizontal, 90 degrees vertical 150 degrees horizontal, 150 degrees vertical (Enhanced Head-to-Toe HD+ Video) 160 degrees horizontal, 90 degrees vertical 155 degrees horizontal, 90 degrees vertical
Power options
Rechargeable battery (non-removable),  hardwired to existing doorbell, solar charger or connected to mains via Plug-In Adapter (2nd Gen)
Quick-release rechargeable battery, hardwired to existing doorbell, solar charger or connected to mains via Plug-In Adapter (2nd Gen)
Quick-release rechargeable battery, hardwired to existing doorbell, solar charger or connected to mains via Plug-In Adapter (2nd Gen)
Hardwired to existing doorbell or connected to mains via Plug-In Adapter (1st/2nd Gen)
Hardwired to existing doorbell or connected to mains via Plug-In Adapter (1st/2nd Gen)
 Power over Ethernet (cable included, supports 
 IEEE 802.3af (PoE) or 802.3at (PoE+))
Hardwired to existing doorbell or connected to mains via Plug-In Adapter (1st/2nd Gen)
Hardwiring instructions
Hardwire to existing doorbell system or transformer for continuous charging (8-24 VAC, 40VA max, 50/60Hz).
Do not use halogen or garden-lighting transformers. Do not use 3rd-party DC supplies. For more support in wiring and compatibility see ring.com/hardwired
Hardwire to existing doorbell system or transformer for continuous charging (8-24 VAC, 40VA max, 50/60Hz).
Do not use halogen or garden-lighting transformers. Do not use 3rd-party DC supplies. For more support in wiring and compatibility see ring.com/hardwired
Hardwire to existing doorbell system or transformer for continuous charging (8-24 VAC, 40VA max, 50/60Hz).
Do not use halogen or garden-lighting transformers. Do not use 3rd-party DC supplies. For more support in wiring and compatibility see ring.com/hardwired
Hardwire with DIN Rail Transformer 2nd Gen (24V DC, 0.42A, 10W) (not included) or existing doorbell system (16-24V AC, 10-40 VA, 50/60Hz).
Do not use halogen or garden-lighting transformers. Do not use 3rd-party DC supplies. For more support in wiring and compatibility see ring.com/hardwired
Hardwire with included DIN Rail Transformer 2nd Gen (24V DC, 0.42A, 10W) or existing doorbell system (16-24V AC, 10-40 VA, 50/60Hz).
Do not use halogen or garden-lighting transformers. Do not use 3rd-party DC supplies. For more support in wiring and compatibility see ring.com/hardwired
Hardwire to existing doorbell system for chime operation only (8-24 VAC, 40VA max, 50/60Hz). For more support in wiring and compatibility see ring.com/hardwired Hardwire with compatible doorbell system (8-24 VAC, 10-40VA, 50/60Hz), or DIN Rail Transformer 2nd Gen (24VDC, 0.42A, 10.0W). Doorbell chime must be bypassed. For more support in wiring and compatibility see ring.com/hardwired
Compatible with existing doorbell chime?
Can activate existing 8-24V AC chime if hardwired (otherwise, requires Ring Chime or Chime Pro for internal doorbell sound) Can activate existing 8-24V AC chime if hardwired (otherwise, requires Ring Chime or Chime Pro for internal doorbell sound) Can activate existing 8-24V AC chime if hardwired (otherwise, requires Ring Chime or Chime Pro for internal doorbell sound) Can activate 16-24V AC chime if hardwired using Pro Power Kit v2 (otherwise, requires Ring Chime or Chime Pro for internal doorbell sound) Can activate 16-24V AC chime if hardwired using Pro Power Kit v3 (otherwise, requires Ring Chime or Chime Pro for internal doorbell sound) Can activate existing 8-24 VAC chime if hardwired (otherwise, requires Ring Chime or Chime Pro for internal doorbell sound) Requires Ring Chime or Chime Pro for internal doorbell sound
Recommended bandwidth 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps
Compatible networks
2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n
2.4GHz & 5GHz
802.11 b/g/n

2.4GHz & 5GHz (channels 100 and above) 802.11 b/g/n

 2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11 b/g/n

2.4GHz & 5GHz (channels 100 and above) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 
2.4GHz & 5GHz 802.11 b/g/n 
 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n 
What's in the box?

Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen)

Mounting bracket

Micro USB charging cable

Installation tools and hardware

Quick Start Guide

Security Sticker

Ring Video Doorbell 3

Quick Release Battery Pack

Satin Nickel Faceplate

Corner Kit

Micro USB charging cable

Installation tools and hardware

Quick Start Guide

Security Sticker

Ring Video Doorbell 4

Quick Release Battery Pack

Satin Nickel Faceplate

(Coupon code for free Interchangeable Faceplate once set up)

Corner Kit

Micro USB charging cable

Installation tools and hardware

Quick Start Guide

Security Sticker

Ring Video Doorbell Pro

Plug-In Adapter (2nd Gen)

Four Interchangeable Faceplates

Installation tools and hardware

 Quick Start Guide

Security Sticker

Ring Doorbell Pro 2

Plug-In Adapter (2nd Gen)

Satin Nickel Faceplate

(Coupon code for free Interchangeable Faceplate once set up)

Corner Kit

Installation tools and hardware

Quick Start Guide

Security Sticker

 Ring Video Doorbell Elite

1 & 9.14 metre Ethernet cable

PoE injector

Four Interchangeable Faceplates

Installation tools and hardware

Quick Start Guide

Security Sticker

Ring Video Doorbell Wired

Installation tools and hardware

Quick Start Guide

Security Sticker

Customisable Motion Zones are now available with all battery-powered Ring devices, as well as hardwired devices. To find out more about Customisable Motion Zones for battery-powered devices, click here.

Recommendations: 

Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen): Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) is the next generation of the original Ring Video Doorbell. In addition to new video features such as near motion zone functionality, the 2nd Generation Video Doorbell boasts 1080p video, improved night vision, improved audio quality and near motion zone detection.

Ring Video Doorbell 3: An upgrade from the original Video Doorbell 2, with improved motion detection and dual-band (2.4 or 5GHz) wifi connectivity. Enable our Advanced Motion Detection and near motion zone features to adjust your motion detection area, receiving notifications only when you want and saving your battery life.

Ring Video Doorbell 4: Video Doorbell 4 is Ring’s newest battery video doorbell with features including all-new Colour Pre-Roll technology, 1080p HD video, two-way talk, Advanced Motion Detection and enhanced dual-band wifi. With Colour Pre-Roll, users can see even more of what’s happening outside their front door. With an additional four-second colour video preview of each motion event, the doorbell will automatically start recording before users even receive an alert.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro: Video Doorbell Pro is a hardwired solution that replaces traditional doorbells and connects to existing doorbell wiring. With an ultra-slim design, 1080HD video and advanced features, Video Doorbell Pro offers superior security with a simple setup.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2: Video Doorbell Pro 2 is a wired video doorbell that offers enhanced Head-to-Toe HD+ Video and other features such as Alexa Greetings (for Ring Protect subscribers), 3D Motion Detection, Audio+, and Bird's Eye View. With Ring’s premium Video Doorbell Pro 2, you can check in on your front door anytime, from anywhere, and can see and speak to visitors at your door in real-time using your Ring app or Alexa-enabled device.

Ring Video Doorbell Elite: The ideal solution for new houses and home builders, Video Doorbell Elite requires professional installation and connects to your network via an Ethernet cable. With Power over Ethernet, Elite gives your home professional-grade security, reliability and convenience.

Ring Video Doorbell Wired: Video Doorbell Wired is the smallest and most affordable smart doorbell. It is hardwired to your existing doorbell but has to bypass your internal doorbell with a jumper cable that's included in the box in order to work properly. If you'd like to have an internal doorbell sound, you can purchase a Ring Chime or Ring Chime Pro wifi extender.

Ring Door View Cam: Door View Cam is a smart video doorbell that allows everyone to enhance security around their home, and is designed for homes and flats with a compatible peephole. It offers a powerful array of features, including 1080p video Live View with night vision, two-way talk, motion and knock detection.

 

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