The Arlo Pro 4 is a 2K HDR spotlight security camera with a very wide 160° field of view. The longer -lasting battery gives 6-months typical use. The Arlo Pro 4 spotlight follows the Essential range in that it connects to the Arlo app via Wi-Fi. Or it can add more features by connecting to the Arlo SmartHub.
Arlo Pro 4 spotlight specifications
4MP 2560×1440 sensor. Captures 2K, 1080p or 720p (depends on Wi-Fi signal strength)
160° field of view with 130° PIR motion sensing
42 LUX@1M LED spotlight for colour night vision
IR LEDs for mono night vision
Removable XL battery for up to 6 months
5V/2A magnetic cable charging and 3.5hs charge (as per Ultra)
Solar panel compatible
Full-duplex audio (lag depends on signal strength) includes mics and speaker/siren
2.4Ghz Wi-Fi connect (no need for a base station)
IP rated weather resistant
Works with Google Assistant, Alexa, Samsung SmartThings, IFTTT and Apple Home kit
Price: single/two/four pack (no SmartHub) $369/699/1299
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Using it with a SmartHub adds increased placement flexibility; local video storage; cross-trigger of other Arlo connected cameras and lights; and longer battery life.
“The new Pro 4 features Wii-F or SmartHub connectivity. With Arlo Smart notifications via the Arlo app, we enable users to confidently monitor and manage their security.”
Brad Little, Vice President & Managing Director APAC
Arlo has a free essential use pack, but its subscription-based Arlo Smart adds considerable value.
It has a three-month Arlo Smart trial (details here). This provides extended 30-day rolling cloud storage of 2K HD video recordings. It has smarter, customisable notifications to detect people, vehicles, animals or packages. Via the Arlo app, users can easily view live streams and recordings, adjust their camera settings or access cloud recordings.