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Secure your home or office from intruders with a reliable outdoor security camera. Even if your area has a low crime rate, there is no assurance that burglars will never target you. Throw complacency out of the window and set up a security system that will give you peace of mind 24/7.

As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure so we have listed seven of the best outdoor security cameras you should install inside and outside your home.

1. Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera
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The small Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security cameras could record videos up to 1080p, and lets you see even in the dark with its infrared HD night vision. It has a two-way audio you could use to talk to people near the camera through a Blink app that can be easily installed on your smartphone or tablet.

2. HeimVision Wireless Security Camera System
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The HeimVision HM241 1080P Wireless Security Camera can record 1080p videos and has a 2.0 megapixel bullet cameras that are dust-tight and waterproof. Its night vision allows you to see as far as 65 ft., and it automatically sends you notifications through email when it captures motion in your set detection zone.

3. Amcrest Outdoor Camera
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The Amcrest Outdoor Camera offers high-quality 4K video resolution with its 8-megapixel camera. It also utilizes the Sony Starvis image sensor and Ambarella S3LM chipset, enhancing images in low light. The camera has a 112-degree viewing angle, covering more space under monitoring. It also sends you motion alerts and gives you the option of a remote video storage subscription.

4. Arlo Pro 2 - Wireless Home Security Camera System
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The Arlo Pro 2 - Wireless Home Security Camera System is equipped with a 100-decibel siren that can either be set up to go off when motion or sound is detected or can be remotely controlled. You can keep up to seven days of motion and audio-triggered recordings for free with its local storage and free cloud recordings.

5. Ring Floodlight Cam
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The Ring Floodlight Cam comes with two high-beam LED motion-sensing smart lights. The 140-degree camera is capable of 1080p video recording with infrared night vision and Live View. It is also equipped with a two-way audio system, allowing you to talk to visitors or warn burglars. You can customize its privacy zones, allowing you to monitor areas that are most important to you.

6. ZUMIMALL Solar Powered Wireless Home Security System
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ZUMIMALL's Wireless Home Security System has a built-in rechargeable 6000mAh battery that is solar-powered. You can also adjust its detection areas and working time to only get alerts that are relevant. Its night vision allows you to see up to 33 ft. in the dark.

7. VAVA Cam PRO Security Camera
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VAVA Cam PRO Security Camera allows you to store 8GB worth of videos in a micro SD card, but also offers the option of connecting to an Amazon Cloud Storage that has an encryption standard similar to banks. The IP66 waterproofed camera is capable of capturing videos in 1080p Full HD resolution.