Google’s home security camera lineup was recently expanded, adding a new Nest Doorbell, an indoor camera and two Nest Cam models that are designed for outdoor use. And now we’re taking a deep dive on the $179 Nest Cam (indoor or outdoor, battery) and the $279 Nest Cam with Floodlight. They start with a battery-powered Nest Cam that can be placed virtually anywhere, and the latter pairs it with a bright floodlight that’s capable of lighting up your driveway whenever motion is detected.
And even though the Nest Cam and Nest Cam with Floodlight appear to be different, they’re a lot more alike than you’d think.
A security camera that can be put anywhere
The battery-powered Nest Cam is extremely versatile since it can be used almost anywhere and provides a clear, crisp view. You’ll just pay a premium at $179.
A smart upgrade for your standard floodlight
With two bright LEDs and the same clear camera as the standard Nest Cam, the Nest Cam with Floodlight is an easy way to monitor the exterior of your home. Options from Ring are worth a look as well and undercut the Nest.
Who this is for: If you’re already invested in the Nest Cam ecosystem and want to expand your coverage with the…