Blink vs Ring: which Amazon security camera system is best?

Blink vs Ring
(Image credit: Blink/Ring)

Blink vs Ring - choosing between two of the biggest names in home security cameras and video doorbells is not easy. And particularly so, as both companies are owned by Amazon.

It’s never been easier to build a camera system to protect your home, but never have there been so many genuinely different choices. The challenge facing you if you’re buying for the first time is epitomized by the fact that while Amazon has shipped tens of millions of digital assistants, there is only one Alexa. Nevertheless, Amazon has opted to take two approaches to home security: Blink and Ring.

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Header Cell - Column 0 BlinkRingRing Protect Pro
1 Device Monthly$3 / £2.50$3 / £2.50Row 0 - Cell 3
1 Device Yearly$10 / £8$10 / £8$20
Unlimited Monthly$30 / £24.99$30 / £24.99Row 2 - Cell 3
Unlimited Yearly$100 / £80$100 / £80$200

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook