Ring Video Doorbell review: The gadget that makes crooks think you never leave home

Ring provides home security through a video peephole, letting you see who's at the door whether you're inside the house or 100 miles away.

At a Glance
  • Ring Video Doorbell

    TechHive Rating

    Ring provides home security through a video peephole, letting you see who's at the door whether you're inside the house or 100 miles away.

At a Glance
  • TechHive Rating

    Ring provides home security through a video peephole, letting you see who's at the door whether you're inside the house or 100 miles away.

    MSRP: $200

    Pros

    • Let's you view, and speak with, anyone who presses your doorbell.
    • Wide-angle video with night vision.
    • Motion-detection feature sends video alerts when anyone steps to your door.

    Cons

    • Bad lag times between doorbell presses and smartphone alerts.
    • Slow app performance.
    • No video-on-demand (yet).

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