Skybell Smart Bell

SkyBell

A smart Wi-Fi video doorbell that allows you to see who is at your door from a smartphone. When a visitor presses the button, SkyBell sends an alert to your Smart Phone that allows you to See, Hear and Speak to your visitor from select iOS® and Android® devices.  Perfect when you are not home and are waiting for a package.   Couple with a Smart Lock and be secure with your packages inside the front door.

Price:
Hardware:  $199 (Shipping now)
Installation:
Monthly Service:

Specs:

  • WiFi
  • SkyBell requires full time, direct power from a low-voltage transformer (12-36 VAC or 12 VDC) and connection to a wired, analog doorbell chime)
  • Video/Still Camera & 2 way audio
  • Motion sensor & Infrared vision for camera

AppsAndroid (3/5 204 reviews), Apple (3/5 141 reviews)
Reviews
Amazon 3.5/5 (192 Customers), CNET 3.5/5, BestBuy 3.9/5 (39 reviews)

 
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  1. Sky bell 2.0 Review

    Avoid this product unless you want an expensive $200 door chime

    I bought this back in August of this year. At first it was working ok, then it went downhill after about 1.5 months. I didn’t change anything.

    1. The time it takes to answer the alert on the phone until I can actually see the video ranges from 5 sec to 15 seconds. Most of the time if I can even see the video, its of the people walking away (at lease 6 feet from the camera)
    2. If the video works (which is right now 20% of the time),the video is not constant and freezes. I can turn the video on from my phone and then walk outside and it doesn’t even update. I checked all the wireless settings. 2.4GHz, 20MHz, Ookla shows my speed at 50 Mbps constant connection. I can FaceTime with family just fine without interruptions. Even in the recorded video, it freezes and its streaky.
    3. I went through Skybell support and checked EVERYTHING wth them. I even showed them my speed test screen shots and shared all the router settings. They didn’t know what to do and blamed it on my spotty connection. It’s only spotty on the Skybell. For all my other devices it works fine. I asked to be able to return it for a refund and they said to take it back to the place where I bought it. Best Buy only has a 14 day return policy.

    Conclusion: I’m left with a $200 door bell chime, not a video doorbell.

    STAY AWAY FROM SKYBELL!!!!!

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