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Wyze announces (delays) a new subscription service for its security cameras & # 39; s

Wyze has announced a new subscription service for its home security cameras, although it has delayed launch due to unspecified "critical issues." Subscribers to Wyze & # 39; s $ 1.49 per month instead of limiting users to 12 seconds of recording every five minutes. Complete Motion Capture service record as long as the camera can detect movement.

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The launch of the new subscription makes Wyze's cameras much more competitive with those of Nest, Arlo and Ring, which have been offering subscription services with cloud recording for a while. However, Wyze's prices are cheaper than those of its competitors. Ring and Arlo & # 39; s plans start with around $ 3 per month per device, or $ 10 for multiple devices, while Nest's subscription covers all of your devices for $ 6 per month from next year.


Currently, the Wyze & # 39; s cameras stop storing footage after 12 seconds.
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But with the subscription, the camera continues to store & # 39; s footage in the cloud as long as motion is detected.
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The Wyze subscription can be more expensive if you have a lot of cameras, but otherwise it's probably the cheapest option, especially considering that the Wyze cameras start at just $ 20.

Both the Wyze Cam v2 and Wyze Cam Pan & # 39; s are compatible with the new subscription, keeping your clips in the cloud for up to 14 days. Wyze also offers a free 14-day trial for you to try the service. If you do not opt ​​for the subscription service, the Wyze & # 39; s cameras can record continuously on a local microSD card.