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If you’ve been shopping for smart-home security cameras, you know just how expensive they can be (we’re looking at you, Nest Cam and Ring Stick Up Cam). But don’t worry — they're not the only games in town. You can grab a top-notch smart-home cam with unbeatable picture quality — and even color night vision and live streaming — for a steal. In fact, many shoppers have done just that, making the new Wyze HD Cam v3 a best seller on Walmart at just $35. In fact, it's earned nearly 1,700 five stars from Walmart reviewers.
The Wyze Cam v3 beats the previous version by a long shot. It features night vision in full color, instead of murky gray and green. Shared a satisfied shopper: "These V3 are amazing! Night vision is unbelievably clear and bright. We have a very dark area in our back but you would never know it if you're using Wyze V3!"
It has a wider viewing angle than the previous version to capture more action, plus it's weatherproof, so it's now suitable for outdoor use. The camera detects motion and records whenever it senses activity. And HD live streaming ensures an incredibly clear picture.
Another five-star reviewer shares, "I had a couple incidents of suspicious activity around my home that my V2 cameras caught. But they were unable to get great colored footage of the individuals details. I decided to upgrade to the V3 camera for 2 of the 7 cameras I have around my home. I was SO impressed that I have upgraded all of my cameras to the V3s! They have crisp, clear night vision, are just as easy to install and setup as the V2 (if not easier), and the wider black face really cut down on glare. It blends in better, too, so the cams aren’t as noticeable from the street."
Safe and sound
The camera records video and audio on a microSD card (which can hold up to 32GB), and also saves to the Cloud — so your footage is always there should you need to check it.
More good news: The v3 works with Alexa or Google Assistant for hands-free navigation and voice commands. Thanks to sharing features, more than one family member can access video recordings and a live stream. Another five-star reviewer calls this camera "the one worth buying."
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.