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In day-to-day use, your Wi-Fi camera will be more for home monitoring than home security.
A DIY Wi-Fi camera can help provide some peace of mind, let you track household activity while you’re away, and, in the event of an actual break-in, it can alert you of the situation and possibly help end it sooner and catch the criminal.
For our initial thoughts on some of the new cameras we’ve tested, see the What to look forward to section.
The Logi Circle offers smart geofencing, free-for-life 24-hour cloud storage (plus longer storage plans for a fee), and good-enough image quality (including excellent dim and dark room performance).
A full update of this guide is coming soon, but after testing 14 more cameras, we think the Logitech Circle 2, the update to our current top pick, is the best option for most people.
It offers some of the best audio and video performance, works with more smart-home devices than any other camera we reviewed, and includes an easy-to-use app and decent geofencing.For some folks, this presents a highly scuzzy creepiness factor for both spy-ee and spy-er.Buying a Wi-Fi camera should be a household decision, with placement, usage, and viewing agreed on by everyone concerned.None of the indoor cameras reviewed in this guide will actually make your home more secure.A home security system, such as the ones The Wirecutter recommends here, or just some smart lighting, will do a better job of that.