multi-camera security system


Key takeaways

  • The top three multi-camera security systems include those from Arlo, Eufy, and Ring.
  • Budget options for security cameras include Wyze, Reolink, and TP-Link.
  • Ring, Wyze, and SimpliSafe are the most renter-friendly options on our list.


If you’re looking to boost the physical security of your property, you may consider a multi-camera security system. Implementing a security camera system is ideal for all types of properties, from single-family homes and apartment buildings to small businesses and industrial facilities.

For that reason, we researched the best multi-camera security systems on the market so you don’t have to.

The 10 best multi-camera security systems include:

  1. Arlo Pro 5S
  2. eufyCam S330
  3. Ring Spotlight Cam Plus
  4. Wyze Cam v3
  5. Google Nest Cam
  6. SimpliSafe’s The Lighthouse
  7. Reolink RLC-1212A
  8. Swann CoreCam 2K Wireless Spotlight Camera
  9. Lorex 4K IP Wired Bullet Security Camera
  10. TP-Link Tapo C120


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1. Arlo Pro 5S

Cost: $249.99

The Arlo Pro 5S is a state-of-the-art HDR video camera that’s suitable for indoor and outdoor areas. Arlo has packed numerous features into this camera, making it an ideal solution for your property. Not to mention, it’s monitored and managed through the Arlo Secure mobile app, giving you peace of mind while away.

Most notably, the Arlo Pro 5S offers a 160° field of view that supports up to 2K resolution and color night vision. When motion is detected outside during low-light times, the camera activates its spotlight to capture more details, increasing security and safety.


  • Built-in dual-band WiFi
  • Wireless and wired connection options
  • Weatherproofing against heat, cold, rain, sun, etc
  • Compatible with the Arlo Home Security System
  • Built-in alarm
  • Supports two-way audio


  • Loaded with features suitable for all types of properties
  • Does not require the Arlo Base Station or SmartHub
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor areas at any time of day
  • Available in many different bundles


  • Pricey
  • Requires a subscription to benefit from all the features


2. eufyCam S330

Cost: $469.99

While the eufyCam S300 camera is the most expensive option on this list, it provides a powerful security camera solution that distinguishes family and friends from strangers using artificial intelligence. Not to mention, the camera captures video in 4K during the day and night, ensuring you get the most details possible.

The eufyCam S300 requires the proprietary HomeBase, which allows you to control all of your Eufy products from one place. The HomeBase acts as the bridge between cameras and the internet. Of course, you can also incorporate other Eufy camera models and video doorbells to create a complete solution.


  • Facial recognition identifies family members and notifies you of strangers
  • Local storage that can be expanded up to 16TB
  • Built-in solar panel charging
  • Receive daily security updates from the Eufy mobile app
  • 135° wide-angle camera and motion-sensing spotlight


  • No subscription is necessary to record and store footage
  • Long battery life
  • Stands up to all types of weather
  • Compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Works alongside all of Eufy’s other products


  • Expensive
  • Does not offer 24/7 recording
  • Requires a hub to operate cameras
  • Cannot purchase a single camera as they only come in bundles


3. Ring Spotlight Cam Plus

Cost: $169.99

Ring’s Spotlight Cam Plus is an affordable wireless camera that’s suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Its built-in spotlight helps brighten dark areas when motion is detected. Simultaneously, the camera will alert you of activity via the Ring mobile app. Even more, you can see and speak with individuals caught on your Ring camera using two-way audio.


  • Captures 1080p HD video
  • 140° wide-angle camera with color night vision
  • Remote-activated siren
  • Customizable motion detection and privacy zones
  • Home and away modes dictate when cameras record
  • Detail-rich push notifications


  • Quick installation process
  • Powered with a solar panel or directly wired (parts sold separately)
  • Customize how your cameras monitor areas by setting up detection and privacy zones
  • Saved footage lasts in the cloud for up to 180 days
  • Ring app includes community security alerts to keep you better informed and protected


  • Built-in siren must be manually activated
  • Does not integrate with Google or HomeKit
  • Limited to 2.4GHz WiFi
  • No local storage


4. Wyze Cam v3

Cost: $25.98

As the cheapest multi-camera security system on our list, the Wyze Cam v3 is one of the best-selling security cameras in the United States. Its affordability and capabilities are right out of the box, which makes it a popular choice among homeowners and renters. What’s more, this wired camera offers features similar to those on this list for a fraction of the price, such as color night vision, weatherproofing, and two-way audio.


  • IP65 weatherproofing against rain and dust
  • Works with Alexa and Google Assistant
  • 1080p color night vision
  • AI detection to identify people, packages, pets, and more
  • 24/7 continuous recording
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide alerts


  • Very affordable
  • Work indoors and outdoors
  • Offers the same features as other high-end cameras on this list
  • Many accessories to expand the camera’s functionality


  • Wired connection only
  • Requires Cam Plus subscription for unlimited storage
  • Only supports 2.GHz WiFi
  • Outdoor use requires a specialized adapter sold separately
  • MicroSD card is required (sold separately)


5. Google Nest Cam

Cost: $139.99

Google’s Nest Cam is a battery-powered security camera designed to integrate with smart homes, whether inside or out. The Nest Cam can distinguish between people, animals, and vehicles, customizing the alerts it sends when it detects motion. Regardless of where you install your Nest Cam, Google offers an indoor stand and an outdoor weatherproof cable to avoid having to recharge the battery.


  • IP54 weather-resistance rating
  • 1080p HD video with night vision
  • 130° wide-angle camera capable of six times digital zoom
  • Security alerts and customizable activity zones
  • Three-hour event history with capabilities to download them


  • Free smart alerts
  • Google Home integration
  • Suitable for indoors and outdoors


  • Not waterproof
  • Event recording history is only the past three hours
  • Requires a Nest Aware subscription for full functionality


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6. SimpliSafe’s The Lighthouse

Cost: $375.94

SimpliSafe is a comprehensive home security system offering 24/7 monitoring to keep you protected. While you can’t purchase cameras on their own, SimpliSafe does offer multiple packages to choose from, with The Lighthouse having an indoor and outdoor camera included. You can choose packages that already exist or build your own according to your home’s needs.


  • No contracts or phone lines are needed
  • 24/7 monitoring available
  • Offered in bundles, giving you a comprehensive multi-camera security system
  • Base station includes a backup battery in case of power outages
  • Keypad included with every bundle includes a panic button


  • Comprehensive security system suitable for homeowners and renters
  • Optional 24/7 monitoring in which agents can see and speak to intruders
  • Camera variety lets you receive the solution you need based on your property
  • No subscription is required to use your equipment
  • Two-way audio and spotlight features are included in select cameras
  • You can pay in full or in installments


  • Cameras are only sold in bundles
  • Bundles increase the cost significantly
  • Equipment may take up more space than expected


Cost: $87.99

The Reolink RLC-1212A is a smart PoE camera featuring a built-in spotlight. It records UHD footage with color night vision and enables two-way audio communication. Equipped with smart detection, it sends push notifications for people, pets, and vehicles detected in your entryway. Moreover, it supports 24/7, motion-triggered, and scheduled recording, with footage storable locally on an SD card of up to 256GB capacity.


  • Supports local storage with an SD card
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) wired connection
  • IP66-certified weatherproofing
  • Real-time alerts and live view remotely
  • Works with Alexa and Google Assistant


  • Affordable compared to other options on this list
  • Only requires a single wired connection
  • Supports time-lapse functions
  • Can be installed indoors or outdoors
  • No subscription necessary


  • SD cards sold separately
  • Wired connection only
  • Narrow field of view
  • 24/7 recording requires the Reolink NVR
  • Voice assistants cannot be used when using the Reolink NVR


8. Swann CoreCam 2K Wireless Spotlight Camera

Cost: $149.99

Swann’s CoreCam 2K Wireless Spotlight Camera is completely wire-free, boasting a battery life of up to three months. Unlike its counterparts, Swann provides you with a 32GB micro SD card for local storage, with cloud backups available when the local storage reaches capacity.


  • Motion spotlight and a built-in siren
  • Two-way audio
  • Heat and motion-sensing
  • Color night vision
  • IP66-rated weatherproofing


  • Free local storage with an included SD card
  • Compatible with Swann’s solar panel charger
  • Completely wireless with a decent battery life
  • Indoor and outdoor use
  • Works with Google Assistant and Alexa


  • Narrow field of view compared to other cameras
  • Only supports 2.4GHz WiFi
  • Only includes one day of free cloud storage
  • Subscription is required for additional cloud storage


9. Lorex 4K IP Wired Bullet Security Camera

Cost: $159.99

The Lorex IP Wired Bullet Security Camera records footage in 4K UHD without requiring a monthly subscription. Additionally, you can remotely view your cameras via the Lorex mobile app and engage in two-way audio communication with visitors or intruders. The app also enables customization of spotlight color and mode, including options like “Welcome” or “Panic.”


  • 4K resolution and color night vision booster
  • IP67-rated weatherproofing
  • 16.7 million different color options for spotlight LED
  • Smart alerts that detect faces, people, animals, vehicles, and packages
  • Motion detection spotlight with remote-activated siren


  • Built for indoor and outdoor use
  • Includes an SD card for expanded storage


  • Narrow field of view compared to other camera options
  • Alarm is only manually activated


Cost: $34.99

TP-Link’s Tapo C120 is a versatile indoor/outdoor WiFi camera with 24/7 monitoring capabilities and a crisp picture, capturing footage in 2K QHD clarity. Like other multi-camera security systems on this list, TP-Link has included spotlights that activate in low-light conditions. The camera’s AI detection technology helps identify objects and people, providing relevant push notifications directly to your phone.


  • IP66-rated weatherproofing
  • Invisible IR mode to prevent distractions
  • Two-way audio
  • Up to 512GB of SD local storage or 30-day cloud storage
  • Works with Alexa and Google Home
  • Customizable cross-line detection zones


  • Affordable camera with similar features as other high-end cameras
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Indoor and outdoor use
  • Large local storage and optional cloud storage
  • AI motion detection alerts


  • Small field of view compared to other options
  • No built-in siren
  • Wired connection only
  • Cloud storage requires a subscription
  • Only supports 2.4GHz WiFi


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