Amazon’s Ring has so many different video doorbells on the market that it’s hard to keep track of, but one of them is apparently getting a big shock with some brand new features: Ring Wi-Fi Video Doorbell Pro 2 has just leaked a list of Best Buy Canada, as discovered by ZatzIke not funny.
It appears to be a direct successor to the high-end Ring Video Doorbell Pro at the same CA $ 325 (about $ 250 US dollars), but also the first Ring to stream video resolution higher than 1080p, with a 1536p extended Head to Toe view “which” lets you clearly see who is at your door. “This means that Amazon captures the field of view and resolution that Arlos Video Doorbell introduced at the end of 201
As the owner of Ring Video Doorbell Pro, it had been a desirable feature: I had to turn my doorbell down with two different additional brackets so that I could actually see packages being delivered to my front porch. But I’m more fascinated by the mention of “3D motion detection”, which sounds like something a non-contact doorbell can use to tell when someone is standing right in front of it – and maybe cut down on false positive sums on my phone.
Here is the rest of Best Buy’s product description:
You will also notice that it comes with Alexa greetings – something Ring brought to the original Video Doorbell Pro just the other day. Note that unlike most other doorbells, the Pro models usually do not have replaceable batteries. you need to connect them to a powerful doorbell transformer, which you may not already have at home. In January, Ring also added a $ 60 wired model, which is the least expensive yet.
The Best Buy page suggests that it may be available on March 31st, but you should always take release dates on early product pages with a grain of salt.