Arlo Essential 1080p FHD Wire-Free Security Camera - VMC2030

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Arlo Essential 1080p FHD Wire-Free Security Camera - VMC2030

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Arlo Essential captures video in 1080p resolution, with an integrated spotlight and color night vision. Wire-free and weather resistant, Arlo Essential works indoors or out. Set it up yourself in just a few easy steps and clearly see who’s there, even at night. Get notifications on your smartphone when your camera spots people, vehicles, animals or packages, and view recorded video clips directly from your phone, with an included trial of Arlo Secure*. Speak to visitors with clear, two-way audio. Easily recharge your camera using the included power cable (battery not removeable).

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Smarter Security. Trusted by Millions.

Capture clearer details

See images in full high definition with 1080p video.

Coverage for every corner

Fast, easy, wire-free set up increases flexibility for the perfect view.

Protection year-round

Designed to withstand heat, cold, rain, or sun.

Smarter alerts, quicker action

Receive motion notifications and react quickly from your phone.

See more at night

See important features, like faces and license plates in full color, at night, with color night vision.

Respond quickly

Hear and speak to visitors with clear, 2-way audio.

6 months of battery life

Spend less time recharging with 6 months of battery life on one charge.

Ward off unwanted guests

Trigger your siren automatically, or manually from the Arlo App.

The Arlo Difference

Arlo Secure

Arlo Secure gives you greater control over how you manage and view events that happen around your home, so you can react faster when it matters most. Includes 3 month trial with your purchase of Arlo Essential Camera.

Arlo Privacy Pledge

At Arlo, we’re as passionate about protecting your privacy as we are about safeguarding your home and family. We do not sell your data and are committed to supporting industry standards for data protection designed to keep your personal information private and in your control.

Specifications (Camera)





Field of view

130° diagonal

Night Vision   

Illuminates up to 25 feet, Dual 850nm LEDs


12x digital zoom


Speaker and Microphone


Up to 300 feet line of sight*

Motion Detection

Single Motion Sensor, 110 degree horizontal

Night Vision

High powered Infrared LEDs (850nm) with IR Cut Filter


Wire-Free motion detection, adjustable up to 23 feet


Automatic email alerts and push notifications

Operating temperature

-4° F to 113° F (-20° C to 45° C)



Dimensions & Weight (Camera)

3.5 x 2.0 x 3.0 in (89 x 52 x 78.4 mm) - .72lb (331g)


1 year warranty

Package Contents

(1) Arlo Essential Camera

(1) Wall Mount & Screw Kits

(1) Charging Cable

(1) Quick Start Guide