Reolink Review: Argus Go vs Pro vs 2 vs 3 vs PT vs RLC-423 vs RLC-410, Doorbell, Outdoor, Solar, & Discounts

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Reolink iOS app on screen (caption: Reolink Camera Review)Reolink has an extensive line of stand-alone security cameras, many of which we review on Safe Smart Living. There are lots to choose from, so we compare their best sellers and give you a glimpse into the best (and worst) of Reolink cameras and camera systems.

Article Overview

Reolink Review

Reolink

8.4
Camera View & Visibility 9.0
Audio 9.0
Remote Viewing/Streaming 9.5
Price 6.5
Recording Options 9.0
Tech Support 7.5

Pros

  • Sturdy equipment
  • Variety of camera options
  • PIR motion sensors
  • 7 days of free cloud storage
  • Easy to install
  • No base station required

Cons

  • Various customer complaints about setup, performance, and tech support
  • No noise cancelling audio feature
  • Most WiFi cameras only supported on 2.4 GHz connection

Reolink CameraKey Features

  • 2-year limited warranty
  • Variety of accessories available, like mounts, chargers, and silicone skins
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Free cloud recording for 7 days
  • User-friendly App/Client
  • 24/7 recording or set your own recording schedule
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Home
  • Solar panel chargers available for Argus 2, Argus 3, Argus Pro, Argus PT, Argus Eco, Reolink Go, Reolink Go PT

Comparison Table

Reolink has a lot of battery-powered, WiFi, cellular, and PoE (Power over Ethernet) camera options. Our experts compare their best sellers in this comprehensive table.

Reolink Go Reolink Go PT Reolink Argus Pro Reolink Argus PT Reolink Argus 2 Reolink Argus 3 Reolink E1 Zoom Reolink RLC-423 Reolink RLC-410W
Reolink Go Reolink Go PT Reolink Argus Pro Reolink Argus PT Reolink Argus 2 Reolink Argus 3 Reolink E1 Reolink RLC-423 Reolink RLC-410
Price For 1 Camera (Unless Otherwise Noted) Check Amazon for availability Check Amazon for availability
Price Includes Solar Panel
Check Amazon for availability
Price Is For Two Cameras
Check Amazon for availability Check Amazon for availability $67.36 Check Amazon for availability $64.99
Outdoor Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Video Resolution 1080p Full HD 1080p Full HD 1080p Full HD 1080p Full HD 1080p Full HD 1080p Full HD 5 MP 5 MP 4 MP
Viewing Angle 110° 105° 130° 105° 130° 120° Horizontal: 48° – 98° ; Vertical: 37° – 75° 31° – 87° 80°
Night Vision Starlight Night Vision Starlight Night Vision Starlight Night Vision Starlight Night Vision Starlight Night Vision Color Night Vision High Quality Night Vision Up To 40ft High Quality Night Vision Up To 190ft High Quality Night Vision Up To 100ft
Pan/Tilt 355° Pan & 140° Tilt 355° Pan & 140° Tilt 355° Pan & 50° Tilt 360° Pan & 90° Tilt
Zoom 6x Digital Zoom 6x Digital Zoom 6x Digital Zoom 6x Digital Zoom 6x Digital Zoom 6x Digital Zoom 3X Optical Zoom 4X Optical Zoom 6x Digital Zoom
PIR Motion Sensor Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
2-Way Audio Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Wire-Free Or Wired Wire-Free Wire-Free Wire-Free Wire-Free Wire-Free Wire-Free Wired Wired Wired
Siren Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Weatherproof Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Operating Temperature 14° to 131° F 14° to 131° F 14° to 131° F 14° to 131° F 14° to 131° F 14° to 131° F 14° to 131° F 14° to 131° F 14° to 131° F
Local Storage MicroSD Card up to 64 MB 16GB Micro SD card Included MicroSD Card up to 64 MB MicroSD Card up to 64 MB MicroSD Card up to 64 MB MicroSD Card up to 64 MB MicroSD Card up to 64 MB MicroSD Card up to 64 MB MicroSD Card up to 64 MB
Cloud Storage Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
NVR Recording Checkmark Checkmark
WiFi, Cellular Or PoE Connection 4G LTE or 3G 4G LTE or 3G 2.4GHz WiFi 2.4GHz WiFi 2.4GHz WiFi 2.4GHz WiFi 2.4GHz and 5GHz dual-band WiFi PoE 2.4GHz and 5GHz dual-band WiFi
Solar Panel Charger Available Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Integrated Spotlight Checkmark Infrared LEDs Infrared LEDs

POE Camera Systems

Reolink 8CH 5MP PoEReolink also has a line of power over ethernet (PoE) cameras that connect to a Reolink NVR recording system. We review their 8CH 5MP PoE Home Security Camera System in our article about CCTV security camera systems. Find out how it stacks up to the competition!

To explore more options, you can look at their PoE cameras and PoE Camera Surveillance Systems on Amazon.

Cloud Subscriptions

Reolink offers cloud subscriptions for the Reolink Go, Reolink Go PT, Reolink Lumus, Argus Pro, Argus 2, and Argus 3 cameras. Depending on the number of cameras you have and how much storage you need, you can find a plan to fit your needs. Click here to view all subscription options and to have our reader discounts applied.

Plan Basic Standard Premier Business
Monthly Price Free $4.99 $9.99 $14.99
Video History 7 days 30 days 30 days 60 days
Number Of Cameras Supported 1 5 10 20
Storage 1GB 30GB 80GB 150GB

Reolink App And Client

Android App | iOS App | Client For Mac | Client For Windows

Reolink Camera ios app on iphoneReolink has an app and software to help you manage your cameras and keep an eye on your home or business. The Reolink app is available for Android and iOS, and the Reolink Client software is available for download on Mac or Windows. You also have the option to access your cameras through IE 10, IE 11, Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers without downloading software.

All of the options available allow you to enjoy the following:

  • Smart motion alerts: Text and email alerts sent from the camera to the app or through email.
  • Multi-cam live view: View live camera feed from multiple cameras simultaneously.
  • Easy playback: Intuitive timeline design allows you to find the videos you’re looking for quickly and simply.
  • Motion zones: Set up detection areas and adjust motion sensitivity to meet your specific needs.
  • Record scheduling: Set up recordings for specific times.
  • Multi-channel sharing: Easily share videos on Facebook, Twitter, or the Reolink official site.

Security Solutions For Every Angle

This two-minute video from Reolink shows you their variety of camera options and where you might want to place them.

Understand What You Need Before You Buy

Reolink gives you lots of great options if your goal is to monitor your home using security cameras. But if you are looking for more information about motion detection and the opportunity to have a monitoring plan, you may want to explore home security systems.

Buying security cameras is a big decision. You may need to learn more about security cameras to determine your exact needs. Our experts have written a comprehensive guide to security cameras that can help teach you everything you ever wanted to know about security cameras. This guide will walk you through lots of information that can help you make the right decision.

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