There are different purposes for wanting a hidden camera, the majority of it having to do with security. Depending on the reason, you should take into consideration the size of the camera, its ability to see in the dark, and the accessibility to its footage.

We have compiled here five of the best cameras that would be great for your home security or for simply monitoring individuals coming into your space.

1. Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera
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The Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera is great for your home security with a two-way audio, and its customizable motion detection. With its audio feature, you can talk to the person in front of the camera through the Blink app installed in your phone or tablet. For its motion detection, you can select specific activity zones so you receive alerts from these important areas.

2. Wyze Cam Indoor Wireless Camera
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The Wyze Cam Indoor Wireless Camera has night vision that allows you to see up to 30 feet in darkness as it has four infrared LEDs. You can also share access to your live stream and video recordings so that other family members or friends can help you monitor your home when you are away.

3. Ring Indoor Cam
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You can plug-in several of Ring Indoor Cam and connect them to the Ring app so you can monitor your entire home easily. It also offers a Ring Protect Basic Plan that allows you to record videos, which you could share with others, for up to 60 days.

4. ALPHA TECH's Spy Camera Charger
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ALPHA TECH's Spy Camera Charger is something you would want if your intention is not just to monitor possible intruders, but to do active spying. Disguised as a charger, it can just be dismissed by unsuspecting individuals. The device can record for up to two days.

5. Tekpluze Mini Spy Camera
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5. Tekpluze's Mini Spy Camera, even if it is not disguised as something else, is so small you can simply attach it to home items with its clip mount or have it inserted discretely in inconspicuous objects. It has six night vision infrared LED lights with these staying invisible even as the camera records what is happening in a pitch black environment.