Amazon’s ring alarm security system has a new look and keeps the price of $ 200 – CNET


The ring alarm system has an updated design.


Ring has a version of the second generation of its alarm security kit. Like the original system, the five-part starter kit contains a hub, a keyboard, a door / window sensor, a motion sensor and a range extender – and works with the doorbells and cameras from Ring. And it still only costs $ 200.

You will notice subtle design differences between the original and new versions. According to Ring, “one-touch buttons” have been added to the keyboard to quickly contact law enforcement and other first responders. The Amazon Smart Home company In addition, both the door / window sensors and the motion sensors have been updated so that they are “smaller and easier to assemble” according to a ring blog post published on Thursday.

Add a Ring Protect Plus plan for $ 10 a month for a professional surveillance subscription. Like others DIY security tagsyou can cancel at any time without early termination fees. There is no contract with the system or the professional surveillance service.

While the system is designed for you to install, Ring works with some third-party installers to help you. Check if a professional installation is available in your area.

Ring’s partnerships with US law enforcement agencies have raised concerns for some privacy advocates. And had thousands of ring customers too disclose their personal information In December. This prompted it to do so Ring to require two-factor authentication and make it easier for users to access and make changes to their privacy and security settings. Yet, We have removed all ring products from the recommendation.

This is not Ring’s first product announcement this year. The company introduced in January an intelligent gate opener and a range of LED lamps and solar powered lights. Ring introduced two months later new doorbells and carillon accessories. And earlier this month, Dave discovered Zatz from Zatz Not Funny a potential product leak from another upcoming ring device called Doorbox.

The ring alarm system can now be pre-ordered and will be available from April 29th.

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