(Pocket-lint) - Blink, an Amazon-owned astute location company, updated its lineup announced during the Amazon autumn hardware event successful September 2021. It introduced a low-cost video doorbell called the Blink Video Doorbell. It functions arsenic a wired oregon wire-free doorbell and works with Amazon's dependable adjunct Alexa.
This is Blink's archetypal video doorbell. It offers 1080p resolution, two-way talk, and two-year artillery life. You tin pre-order it successful achromatic oregon achromatic colours for $49.99 from Amazon US. It volition merchandise connected 21 October 2021. Because it's an Amazon device, you can, of course, usage Blink's doorbell with Echo devices specified arsenic the Show to get Alexa alerts connected question detection and doorbell presses. Or, you tin usage the Blink app to reply your doorway portion connected the go. It works a batch similar a Ring Video Doorbell, but astatine a cheaper price.
Amazon besides owns Ring, a fashionable location information marque known for video doorbells. Amazon really bought Ring aft it acquired Blink successful 2017. Amazon has positioned the Blink marque arsenic a much affordable acceptable of information products compared to Ring devices. But some are well-reviewed and enactment Alexa.
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Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 28 September 2021.