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Ring camera Black Friday deals: best buy Ring doorbells and security cameras

Ring camera Black Friday deals
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Home security cameras and doorbell cameras are selling like proverbial hotcakes at the moment, as more and more of us see the benefits of a fully-connected smart home. Ring are one of the biggest names in the market... but it is not always obvious where to get the best buy Ring security kit. With Black Friday deals a few weeks away, we are keeping tabs on the best prices of all the security cameras and video doorbells in the Ring smart home range.

If you are in the know, you might suspect that Amazon is always the best place to show for Ring doorbell cameras and security kit – because back in 2018 Amazon bought Ring for a billion bucks. But we as lots of retailers sell Ring security camera kit, the item you want may well turn out to be cheaper elsewhere... so that's where our best deals guide comes in. We'll help you choice the right device, and then guide you to the best price…

Guide to the Ring range

But we have often seen Ring security devices at better prices elsewhere - so you either have to shop around, or use our handy constantly-updated price comparison tables below! And with  very likely to be on offer from Amazon on 15-16 July on many of these devices, this will be a great time to get a good deal!

Furthermore, the difficulty comes from choosing which Ring doorbell video cameras and other Ring security kit you need to create your smart phone system – which allows you to keep an eye on what is going on at your home in HD live video wherever you are via a simple smartphone app. 

You also have the option to record the footage shot by these devices using Ring's cloud storage subscription service (from $3 / £2.50 a month for one device, or £8 / $10 per month for unlimited Ring devices), should you wish.

So let's start with trying to get you to the best buy Ring security kit for your needs: 

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Best buy Ring security - Ring Video Doorbell deals

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Ring Video Doorbell

Brilliant budget video doorbell option

Video resolution: 720p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Battery or wired | Color options: Nickel or bronze

Available in black or white
Night Vision
210 x 172 x 49mm
4.98 in. x 2.43 in. x 0.87 in.
Surface mounted
720p video

This is the cheapest member of the Ring family – and a perfect way to bring yourself into the smart home wifi security era. This surface mounted doorbell gives you a night vision enabed camera that shoots live HD video at more than acceptable 720p. It can work with existing doorbell wiring, or use its rechargeable battery. It communicates with your smartphone or tablets using your home's wifi - so you can hear and see when someone is at your door even before they ring, thanks to the built-in motion detectors.

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Ring Video Doorbell 2

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Battery or wired | Color options: Comes with two interchangeable faceplates - nickel and bronze

Interchangeable fascia
1080p video
Night Vision
Dual power

Offers the same set of features as the Ring Video Doorbell, but gives you an increased Full HD resolution of 1080p. The increased resolution is particularly useful if you are wanting to pay for one of the cloud-based video recording CCTV subscription services that Ring offers - allowing to review who was outside your property. Unlike the basic Video Doorbell - you get both bronze and nickel fascias in the box.

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Ring Video Doorbell Pro

The Ring doorbell that can be flush mounted

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Wired | Color options: Comes with four interchangeable faceplates - nickel, bronze, cream and black

Uses existing doorbell wiring
Slim design
20 x 114 x 47mm
2.4 or 5 GHz wifi

Very similar to the Video Doorbell and the Video Doorbell 2 - but this has a much slimmer profile, as there is not built-in battery. This means that this does need to be hard wired for power - but can use existing doorbell wiring if you have it. This model can also use the more recent 5 GHz wifi standard, as well as the more usula 2.4GHz standard. One other added bonus is that this model comes with four different fascia plates - giving you more options of matching the unit to the rest of your front door furniture. 

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Ring Video Doorbell Elite

Ethernet-connected video doorbell

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Ethernet | Color options: Comes with four interchangeable faceplates - nickel, bronze, cream and black

Uses wired Ethernet connection
120x50x70mm
Flush-mounted install (fits standard junction box)

This is the flagship model in the Ring doorbell range - and is the option who are serious about smart home. The key thing here is that the Elite wires into your home's Ethernet system to get connected to the internet and to mains power. There is a visual advantage to this version too - as this unit is flush mounted, with most of its workings fitting into a junction box (like most home's light switches and plug sockets).

Ring Door View Cam

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Ring Door View Cam

The one that replaces your door's peephole

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Battery | Color options: None

No drill needed
Door needs existing peephole
Door thickness needs to be 34-55mm

This is the latest addition to the Ring doorbell family, and it has been designed particularly to suit those who rent their properties. The Door View Cam replaces the optical peephole that you find on many front doors - giving you the traditional optical fisheye view, as well as the usual digital features of a Ring doorbell. And the caller doesn't need to ring the bell either, as the device also reacts to the door being knocked.

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Ring Indoor camera

The newest camera in the Ring range

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Mains | Color options: Black or white

Low cost
Sits on table or shelf
Can be wall or ceiling mounted
Indoor use only

Ring Indoor Cam is a new model in the security camera range - and unlike can NOT be used outdoors. Being an indoor, mains operated, model it becomes the lowest cost model around  - and will be available to buy before Black Friday. It features up to 1080p HD video, motion zones, night vision, two-way talk, and motion-activated recording. The device also includes privacy features that enable users to disable motion and audio recording right from the app, and an indicator light that displays whenever the camera is recording.

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Ring Stick Up Cam Battery

The go-anywhere wifi security camera

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Battery | Color options: Black or white

Indoor or outdoor use
Optional solar panel available
Get alerts when motion detected

This wifi security camera can be mounted to a wall or ceiling - or can just sit on a shelf somewhere. This is a battery-powered version, so you'll need to be prepared to remember to charge the pack regularly (or use the optional solar panel if you are using outdoors). With a built-in speaker and mic, it is all set up for two-way communication. A good choice for keeping an eye on the kids or pets.

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Ring Stick Up Cam Wired

Security camera that runs of the mains or ethernet

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Wired | Color options: Black or white

Wifi or Ethernet
Indoor or outdoor use
Get alerts when motion detected

The wired version of the Stickup Cam offers the same benefits as the Stickup Cam Battery - with the obvious difference is that the device is less dependent on you with power. Electrical current is supplied either through a micro USB socket, or using an Ethernet cable (making it a good choice for a fully-fledged smart home installation).

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Ring Spotlight Cam Battery

Easy-to-install outdoor security camera

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Battery | Color options: Black or white

For outdoor use
Remote activated siren
Optional solar panel 
Motion activated spotlights

Great option for a porch or a back door, this outdoor security light will not only switch on when it detects someone outside, but also send an alert to your phone, and showing you what is going on. It has two fixed LED lights, and there is a siren that you can switch on manually from the app. 

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Ring Spotlight Cam Wired

Mains powered outdoor smart security light

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Battery | Color options: Black or white

Remote activated siren
For outdoor use
Motion activated spotlights

The mains powered version of the Ring Spotlight Cam Battery

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Ring Floodlight Cam

Serious floodlit security for your property

Video resolution: 1080p HD | Night Vision: Yes | Power: Wired | Color options: Black or white

Remote activated siren
Motion activated spotlights

This outdoor mains-powered option comes with a dual-bulb flood light and siren included. As such it is all-in-one security and burglary prevention system, the Ring Floodlight Cam has a 149° field of view. Unlike with the Spotlight Cam the 3,000K LED floodlights can be angled to the areas you want the light to cover – and a 110-decibel alarm for scaring away any intruders.

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Ring Chime deals

Ring Chime

Here the doorbell in every room

Video resolution: N/A | Night Vision: N/A | Power: Mains socket | Color options: none

Here the doorbell, even if your mobile phone is out of charage - or in a different room

This optional accessory for your Ring video doorbell is a plug-in ringer - so you can be sure you here when you have a visitor, even in remote rooms of your home. Offers a choice or ring tones, volume control, and a Do not Disturb mode.

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Ring Chime Pro

Remote ringer that also extends your wifi coverage

Video resolution: N/A | Night Vision: N/A | Power: Mains socket | Color options: none

Here your doorbell in a remote room in your home that is out of reach of wifi coverage

Similar to the Chime, but this has the added benefit of extending the wifi coverage too. It plugs into a spare mains socket in the room you want to hear the doorbell in – whether this is an upstairs bedroom, den, or workshop.

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Ring Solar Panel

Sun power for your Ring security cam

Video resolution: N/A | Night Vision: N/A | Power: Solar | Color options: White or black

Green power solution
Good for inaccessible locations
Only works with two Ring models

This solar panel ensures your batteries charge themselves - and are suitable for use with either the Ring Spotlight Cam Battery or the Ring Stick Up Cam Battery. Particularly useful for when installing a security camera in a less-than-accessible mounting points, or for properties that remain unoccupied for long periods.

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