Arlo’s range of wire-free Security cameras has been expanded with the new Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera which offers the benefits of the Essential Series devices, with a larger battery for potentially year-long battery life.

Featuring 1080p HD Video, along with the ability to chat via your phone through the phone to anyone in front of the camera using two-way audio.

All of that, without any wires, just a battery in the device, connected directly to your WiFi network, with no Arlo base-station required.

At just $279 the Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera becomes one of the most affordable and simple ways to add a camera to the front, back or inside of your home with simple instructions right out of the box – no professional installation required.

Brad Little from Arlo says “Our feature-packed Essential Series offers wire-free cameras that are as easy to install as they are affordable, providing families with a range of features so they can choose the solution that’s right for their home.”

“The Essential XL Spotlight camera highlights the collection, enabling continuous security and peace of mind with extended battery life. Perfect for installing in hard to access or busy locations, the Essential XL Spotlight camera offers homeowners up to 12 months of battery on a single charge for added convenience. Whether it’s serving as a standalone solution or complementing an existing Arlo ecosystem*.”  

Features of the Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera include:

  • Extended Battery Life: One year of battery life on one charge, perfect for high traffic locations or areas that are difficult to reach so you can charge less frequently*
  • Integrated Spotlight: Let’s you see what’s lurking in the dark with a bright spotlight to illuminate the area of activity; spotlight can be motion activated or manually turned on 
  • 2-Way Audio: Hear and speak to visitors clearly with superior audio quality  
  • Built-in Siren: Siren can be triggered automatically or manually from the app
  • Colour Night Vision: See colour even at night thanks to an integrated spotlight
  • Full High Definition Camera: Capture clear details in full high definition with the ability to record video in 1080p
  • Weather-Resistant: Designed to withstand heat, cold, rain or sun and can be used indoors or outdoors
  • Motion Detection and Alerts: Alerts sent directly to your phone when motion is detected 
  • 130° Viewing Angle: Keep an eye on more of what matters with a wider field-of-view
  • Platform Compatibility: Works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and IFTTT for easy interaction, automation and control

For users of an existing Arlo system, the Essential XL spotlight can be added to a compatible SmartHub.

More importantly, owners of this Essentially XL spotlight camera can add a more comprehensive smart camera solution from Arlo without much fuss. The Essential Series is a gateway to a larger security system for your home.

The Essential XL Spotlight Camera from Arlo goes on sale in November.