Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus is a premium battery-powered doorbell with advanced security features including improved motion detection, with added near motion zone, and Pre-Roll technology.
This smart wireless doorbell offers motion detection, support for Amazon Alexa voice commands, and IFTTT applets, and unlike the Ring Video Doorbell 2, it features the company’s Pre-Roll buffering technology that captures four seconds of video before a motion event.
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus captures video at 1080p resolution, and its new camera still has the 160-degree field of view of its predecessor. It also supports both 2.4 and 5GHz Wi-Fi bands.
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus Key Specs
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- 1080p HD Video & Two-Way Talk
- Two-way audio with noise cancellation
- Real-time notifications
- Night Vision
- Rechargeable, Quick-Release Battery Pack
- Works with Alexa
- Advanced Motion Detection with adjustable motion zones
- Dual-Band 2.4GHz & 5GHz Connectivity
At first glance, Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus looks identical to the Video Doorbell 2. It sports a rectangular- double color plastic body.
It has a portable finishing with a dimension of 5.1 in. x 2.4 in. x 1.1 in, thus, making it perfect for mounting in the smallest space on your doorstep.
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus has a dual-color case that conserves the battery. The top section host a camera and a microphone, while the bottom section holds the doorbell button, which is surrounded by an LED ring that flashes blue when the button is pressed.
The bottom edge holds a speaker used for two-way communication and to sound the doorbell chime. There is also the company logo inscribed below the doorbell button.
The back panel contains two wire terminals should you decide to use existing doorbell wire for power.
Video Doorbell camera captures video at FHD 1080p resolution. Its new camera still has the 160-degree field of view of its predecessor and uses four infrared LEDs for black-and-white night video. There is also a High dynamic range (HDR) for daytime recordings.
Furthermore, Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus has motion sensors that use one or multiple technologies to detect movement in an area. The motion detection is to sense an intruder and send an alert to your control panel, which alerts your monitoring center. Its sensors work when you’re not home.
Thanks to the Ring’s Pre-Roll buffering technology you can even program this security system to capture and save four seconds of video footage leading up to motion detection via the security camera.
It also has a built-in microphone and speakers with noise cancellation to allow you to listen and respond to those at your front door. It uses infrared LEDs to capture black-and-white night video.
In addition, this Video Doorbell has Night vision technology that allows the camera to see in low-light conditions. This helps you feel safe knowing you can see a visitor at night in full-color HD video. The 3 Plus’ night vision, which was black and white uses its infrared LED sensors. You can also Live View the camera at any time all thanks to the cloud storage.
This doorbell supports Alexa’s voice commands that allow you to view a video on a compatible device and will interact with other smart devices using IFTTT applets, but it lacks support for Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant. However, you can link it to your other Ring devices to have it trigger them when it detects motion.
One of the setbacks of this doorbell is the lack of MicroSD card, however, it supports the use of cloud storage. This storage option attracts the payment of $3 a month for the Protect Basic plan, which gave us 60 days of cloud storage.
Furthermore, the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus uses the same mobile app (for Android and iOS) as every other Ring device. Once installed, you can control and download videos as well as receive notifications.
Above all, to power this Ring video doorbell there are options of wireless and powered by batteries or hardwired into our existing doorbell setup. For wireless option, it uses a non-removable rechargeable battery that is rated to last 6 to 12 months between charges.
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus Price and Availability
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus price starts at $229.99. You can buy this Doorbell at reputable online stores, leading retail chains.
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus Specs
Here are a few specs of the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus:
- Average install time: 5 minutes
- Dimensions: 5.1 in. x 2.4 in. x 1.1 in. (128 mm x 62 mm x 28 mm)
- Colors: Satin Nickel
- Video: 1080p HD Video, Live View, Night Vision
- Field of view: 160° horizontal, 84° vertical
- Motion detection: Advanced Motion Detection with adjustable motion zones.
- Audio: Two-way audio with noise cancellation
- Power: Built-in rechargeable battery or Wired
- Internet requirements: High-speed internet
- Connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n wifi connection @ 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz
- Operating conditions: -5°F to 120°F (-20°C to 48°C), water-resistant
- Warranty: 1-year limited warranty
- In the Box: Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus, rechargeable battery pack, corner mount, USB charging cable, mounting bracket, installation tools and hardware, user manual, and security sticker.
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