Arlo, security camera company launched by Netgear, has announced its debut 4K security camera: Arlo Ultra. In addition to searching for the resolution and offering HDR recording, the wireless camera also includes a built-in spotlight that you previously had to purchase separately, so it can pick up color at night with an improved 180 degree field of view over last year's Arlo 2 Pro.
4K security cameras are still a rarity in 2018. The Nest Cam IQ, also available as an outdoor variant like the Arlo Ultra, has a 4K sensor, but the current is 1080p. The higher resolution of Arlo Ultra will make it easier to see finer details like license plates by unwanted visitors, although the Arlo's announcement marks that you have to pay an additional subscription fee if you want to save your security clips at their maximum resolution in the cloud. (Otherwise, a microSD card slot is available for local recording.)
price. Aside from the resolution increase, Arlo Ultra appears to be very similar to Arlo 2 Pro, which we tried last year, with extra smart person detection and 91
What Arlo does not mention is whether any improvements have been made in the service to reduce the widespread outbreaks it experienced earlier this year and last year. It's not good for a connected security camera, especially if you're one of those paying extra charges to get the camera for continuous registration.
Arlo Ultra will cost $ 399.99 when it begins shipping in the first quarter of 2019. This award includes a single camera and base station, as well as a free one-year subscription to Arlo Smart Premier, which will cost $ 119.88 for each year then .