Arlo Technologies is launching its second-generation Essential cameras and doorbell, each available in 2K resolution, featuring USB-C connections for easy re-charging and a new quick set-up process via Bluetooth.

“Arlo prides itself in building trusted, lifelong customer relationships with innovative, award-winning security solutions that deliver an exceptional user experience,” Arlo vice president and managing director for Asia Pacific, Brad Little said.

“Our new second-generation Essential cameras and doorbell provide the best combination of technology and value Arlo has ever offered, adding to Arlo’s wide range of high-quality products and industry-leading AI software.”

The Essential Outdoor Camera (2nd Generation) features a 130-degree viewing angle, colour night vision and noise-cancelling audio, as well as an integrated siren and spotlight. It’s easy to install with a wire-free set-up and mount. RRP is $159 for a single camera kit.

The Essential Indoor Camera (2nd Generation) incorporates an automated privacy shield, 130-degree viewing angle, night vision, two-way talk and an integrated siren. To set up, simply plug in and connect to Wi-Fi. RRP is $129 for a single camera kit.

Video Doorbell (2nd Generation) allows users to answer the doorbell from their phone and have guests leave a voice message that can be listened to remotely. It features 180-degree field of view, night vision, two-way audio and an integrated siren. It’s certified to withstand heat, cold, rain and sun. RRP is $229.

The second-generation Essential cameras and doorbell are fully compatible with Arlo’s mobile app, Arlo Secure to manage all connected Arlo products, allowing users to monitor their entire home and take immediate action.

With a paid Arlo Secure plan, users receive advanced features including 30 days of rolling video history, customisable Smart Activity Zones for alerts and time-saving automations that can be programmed to trigger events such as geofencing, mode changes, schedules, alarms and more.

Accessories for the Arlo second-generation Essential Cameras and Doorbell, including a Solar Panel, Outdoor Charging Cable, and Protective Camera Covers, will also become available.