Comparing Ring Video Doorbells

 

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

 

  Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) Ring Video Doorbell 3  Ring Video Doorbell Elite  Ring Video Doorbell Pro Ring Door View Cam  Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus
 

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Advanced Motion Detection Customisable motion zones and Near motion zone capability* Customisable motion zones and Near motion zone capability* Customisable motion detection zones Customisable motion detection zones Adjustable Motion Zones* Customisable motion zones and Near motion zone capability*
Compatible Networks 2.4 GHz 802.11 b/g/n
802.11b/g/n Dual-Band Wifi connection @ 2.4GHz & 5GHz
802.11b/g/n Dual-Band Wifi connection @ 2.4GHz & 5GHz

802.11b/g/n Dual-Band Wifi connection @ 2.4GHz & 5GHz
2.4 GHz 802.11 b/g/n
802.11b/g/n Dual-Band Wifi connection @ 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Compatible Transformers 8-24 VAC (40VA max) and 50/60Hz, DC, halogen, and garden-lighting transformers not compatible 8-24 VAC (40VA max) and 50/60Hz, DC, halogen, and garden-lighting transformers not compatible
Can't be powered, but can activate an existing 8-24VAC chime
16-24VAC (Transformer included, 40VA max) and 50/60Hz, DC, halogen, and garden-lighting transformers not compatible
Cannot be run off a transformer 8-24 VAC (40VA max) and 50/60Hz, DC, halogen, and garden-lighting transformers not compatible
Dimensions

 

6.2cm x 12.65cm x 2.8cm

(2.4 in. x 4.98 in x 1.10 in)

12.83 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.74 cm

(5.05 in. x 2.5 in. x 1.08 in.)

 

11.94 cm x 6.98 cm x 5.51 cm

(4.80 in. x 2.75 in. x 2.17 in.)

 

11.43 cm x 4.67 cm x 2.03 cm

(4.5 in. x 1.85 in. x 0.80 in.)

 

4.7 cm x 9.73 cm x 1.98 cm

(1.85 in. x 3.83 in. x 0.78 in.)

 

12.83 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.74 cm

(5.05 in. x 2.5 in. x 1.08 in.)

 

Field of view 155 degrees horizontal 160 degrees horizontal 160 degrees horizontal 160 degrees horizontal 155 degrees horizontal 160 degrees horizontal
Finishes Venetian Bronze,  Satin Nickel Includes two faceplates: Satin Nickel, Venetian Includes four faceplates: Satin Nickel, Pearl White, Venetian, Satin Black Includes four faceplates: Satin Nickel, Satin Black, Dark Bronze, Satin White Black with Satin Nickel trim Includes two faceplates: Satin Nickel, Venetian
Live View Available Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Motion Detection Angle 180 degrees (infrared heat detection) 180 degrees (infrared heat detection) 160 degrees (camera) Analyses camera view and generates motion alerts within user-set motion zones. 160 degrees (camera) Analyses camera view and generates motion alerts within user-set motion zones. 130 degrees (infrared heat detection) 180 degrees (infrared heat detection)
Operating Temperature

-20.5 to 48.5 degrees C (-5 to 120 degrees F) Weather resistant

 

-20.5 to 48.5 degrees C (-5 to 120 degrees F) Weather resistant

 

-20.5 to 48.5 degrees C (-5 to 120 degrees F) Weather resistant

 

-20.5 to 48.5 degrees C (-5 to 120 degrees F) Weather resistant

 

-20.5 to 48.5 degrees C (-5 to 120 degrees F) Weather resistant

 

-20.5 to 48.5 degrees C (-5 to 120 degrees F) Weather resistant

 
Power Options Rechargeable battery or can be hardwired to an existing doorbell Quick-release Rechargeable battery or can be hardwired to an existing doorbell  Power over Ethernet (cable included, supports 
 IEEE 802.3af (PoE) or 802.3at (PoE+)
Hardwired to existing doorbell wiring. Quick-release Rechargeable battery Quick-release Rechargeable battery or can be hardwired to an existing doorbell
Recommended Bandwidth 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps 2mbps
Video Resolution 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD
What's in the box?

Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation).

Installation hardware and tools.

Micro-USB charging cable

Mounting bracket

User manual & quick-start guide

Security Sticker

Ring Video Doorbell 3 

Rechargeable, Quick-release battery pack

Satin nickel and Venetian bronze faceplates

Installation hardware and tools

Wedge and corner pieces

Micro-USB charging cable

Mounting bracket

User manual & quick-start guide

Security Sticker

 Ring Video Doorbell Elite

1 & 15 metre Ethernet cable

PoE injector

Screwdriver

Flexible Security Bit

Security Screws

AC power adapter

Drill bit

Flathead screw bit

Welcome packet

Installation booklet

Four interchangeable faceplates

Ring Video Doorbell Pro

Screwdriver

Four interchangeable faceplates

Optional Wiring and connectors

Drill bit

Pro Power Kit

Installation screws & anchors

Quick setup & installation guide

Door View Cam

Rechargable battery pack

Installation tools

Installation hardware

Quick setup & installation guide

Spare flex cable

Security sticker 

Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus

Rechargeable, Quick-release battery pack

Satin nickel and Venetian bronze faceplates

Installation hardware and tools

Wedge and corner pieces

Micro-USB charging cable

Mounting bracket

User manual & quick-start guide

Security Sticker

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*Ring is always working toward improving your home security experience. Beginning October 2020, we’ve begun releasing a new feature for battery-powered devices called Customisable 

Motion Zones. Customisable Motion Zones have been a standard feature on wired Ring devices for some time, but they will soon be an option for Ring neighbors using battery-powered devices.

To find out more about Customisable Motion Zones for Ring battery-powered devices, click here.

Recommendations: 

Ring Video Doorbell: The original Video Doorbell is the perfect solution for any home and any budget. Armed with HD video, two-way talk and instant mobile alerts, you can answer the door and monitor your home from anywhere.

Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation): The Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation) is the next generation of the original Ring Video Doorbell. In addition to new video features such as Near Zone functionality, the 2nd Gen 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 Ring Video Doorbell 2, with improved motion detection and dual-band (2.4 or 5.0 GHz) Wi-Fi connectivity. Enable our new 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 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 Pro: Ring 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 Door View Cam: The Ring 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.The Ring Door View Cam offers a powerful array of features, including 1080p video Live View with night vision, two-way talk, motion and knock detection.

Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus: The Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus is the next generation of Ring Video Doorbells. In addition to new video features such as Near Zone functionality, the Video Doorbell 3 boasts dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wifi connectivity, improved energy efficiency, pre-roll event recording and advanced motion detection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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