Should You Buy the Blink XT Home Security Camera System?

We have received a lot of messages from people asking us if the Blink XT Home Security Camera System is worth the investment. In our series of reviews of security camera systems, the Blink XT Home Security Camera System gets a great review. Here are more details…

Blink XT Home Security Camera System Review

  • WEATHERPROOF FOR OUTDOOR OR INDOOR USE: Place and move your wireless Blink camera anywhere around your home both inside and out. Start off with a small system and expand to up to 10 cameras on one Blink Sync Module
  • MOTION DETECTOR: Built-in motion sensor alarm, when motion detector is triggered, Wi-Fi cameras will send an alert to your smartphone and record a short clip of the event to the cloud
  • BATTERY POWERED SECURITY SYSTEM: Wireless home camera with 2-year battery life, powered by 2 Lithium AA 1.5v non-rechargeable Lithium batteries (included), data is sent from IP cameras over Wi-Fi
  • SMART HOME VIDEO SECURITY WITH HD VIDEO: Simple self-install home monitoring in minutes; easy to control wireless cameras with the free Blink Home Monitor iOS or Android app (Requires iOS 10.3 or Android 5 Lollipop or higher)
  • FREE CLOUD STORAGE: Totally wire-free, with no monthly fees or service contract required

We liked the expandable nature of the system. So, you can start with one camera, and easily increase the reach of the system by adding more cameras at a later date. The motion detection technology we found to be very sound. Whenever a person walked on by, the system was able to pick up the movement 100% of the time. When it does this, the alerts generated to your phone is instantaneous.

We liked that there were no ongoing monthly fees, so this is a very cost effective option. This doesn’t come at the expense of reduced functionality. In fact, we found that the Blink XT Home Security Camera System performed a lot better than other monthly based systems.

We liked the night vision technology, and the images captured under darkness are very good. Some cameras that we have reviewed are poor in darkness, but we loved the Blink’s night vision capture.

Have you tried the Blink XT Home Security Camera System? Let us know what you thought of it and whether it was fit for purpose.

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