The Arlo 720P Smart Security System is a 100% wirefree security camera system for indoor and outdoor surveillance. This system comes with a smart home base station and three HD cameras featuring motion alerts, night vision, and instant notifications.
No. of Cameras
Pros: Wireless, wide-angle viewing, instant notifications, HD video.
Cons: Motion detection is sluggish.
Bottomline: A weatherproof wireless surveillance system that is easy to install and allows you to monitor your property at all times, even while you're away.
Configurable up to 1280 x 720
Full color, CMOS, Auto-adaptive white/black balance and exposure
Yes (Adjustable sensitivity)
Yes (illuminates up to 25 ft., 850 nm LEDs, IR cut-off filter)
2.8 x 1.7 x 2.6 in (72 x 44 x 66 mm)
4.3 oz (123g)
Yes (email and push)
Four (4) Lithium CR123 Photo
Battery level indication
Focus range (ST)
Fixed focus (2 ft. to infinity)
14° to 122° F (-10° to 50°C)
Base Station Key Features:
Power, internet, camera, Smart home, USB
300+ ft. line of sight
500Mhz MIPS 74K Processor
128 MB flash, 128 MB RAM
2.2 x 8.5 x 6.5 in (55 x 215 x 165 mm)
11.3 oz (320 g)
32° to 122°F (0° to 50°C)
FCC, IC, CE, UL
Does the Arlo 720P HD Security Camera System have a warranty?
Yes. This product is backed by a Netgear limited one-year hardware warranty and 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from the purchase date, when bought from a Netgear authorized reseller.
What are the system requirements for this product?
It requires a high-speed internet connection (minimum 1 Mbps upstream recommended) and an available port on your router.
Where can I buy the Arlo 720P HD Security Camera System?
You can buy the Arlo 720P HD Security Camera System from Amazon.
Does the Arlo 720P HD Security Camera System work at night?
Yes. The Arlo 720P HD Security Camera System has integrated infrared lights, which turn on at night and illuminate up to 25 ft.
Can the Arlo 720P HD Security Camera System work in any weather?
Yes. The Arlo 720P HD Security Camera System is IP65 certified weather-resistant and operates in temperatures between 32°F and 122°F.
What’s included in the box?
- (3) Arlo smart security cameras.
- (1) Smart home base station with power adapter.
- (1) Ethernet cable.
- (3) Wall mounts.
- (3) Mounting screws.
- (12) Batteries.
- (1) Quick start guide.
- (1) Window decal.
- (7) Days of cloud recordings for up to 5 cameras.
What are some alternatives to the Arlo 720P HD Security Camera System?
Reviewed: Feb 27, 2018
So do the cameras need to be wireless or can they be wired? I have Arlo Cameras that work very well in a wireless environment. They integrate well with my Smarttings environment.
Reviewed: Jul 12, 2017
I have Nest and Arlo. I was all set to ditch my Nest Cams when I tried to switch from monitoring the Arlos on my computer to watching on my phone app and realized you can't switch between devices. Two devices cannot sign on at the same time from the same account. You just get an error message from the second device and no way to boot the first device. As far as I can tell, you would have to make a guest account for each device. Also, when viewing from a web browser, the Arlo's log themselves out fairly often compared to Nest, which never logs out once I set it to save the password. These are both reflective of tighter security from Netgear but I switch between 4 devices daily and it's inconvenient. That said, in every other way, I prefer Arlo.
Reviewed: Jul 12, 2017
My time to shine! The software has a bug for some people. You will get a notification saying something like "No internet connection." This will happen despite being able to see the camera working on the app. This message will happen 1-10 times a day and make an audible noise unless you mute the application. But if you mute it then what would be the point of having it? Arlo has had this problem for about a year and has not had any solution on how to fix it.