Arlo Pro 4 details announced: Australian availability and pricing


Taking a break from their flow of Essential series products, Arlo has announced the latest edition to their popular high-end Pro series. The Arlo Pro 4 is now being prepped for an Australia launch, designed specifically to focus more on an easier DIY setup, with features including 2K HDR video quality and a handy 160-degree field of view.

The dominate internet-connected security camera brand has been highly regarded for its Pro series, which hit a new milestone last year with the exceptional Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera. The Arlo Pro 4 looks to continue that success, offering a wire-free spotlight camera in the same vein with some significant improvements.

The Pro 4 features an integrated spotlight for clearer, more accurate colour night vision, which should look really great combined with that 160-degree field of view. Unlike those before it, the Pro 4 won’t need an existing Arlo base nearby as it can connected directly to Wi-Fi, upping convenience and making set-up much easier either as a standalone security camera or as part of the existing Arlo ecosystem.

As with all Arlo’s products, the best way to experience the Arlo Pro 4 would be in conjunction with subscription-based service Arlo Smart, which provides extended 30-day rolling cloud storage of 2K HF video recording as well as a more comprehensive suite of customisation options through the accompanying Arlo app. This includes being able to distinguish more precisely between people, vehicles, animals, and packages.

A full list of features for the Arlo Pro 4 are as follows.

  • 2K Video with HDR: See a crystal-clear picture in every detail through Arlo Pro 4’s high-performance lenses
  • 160-Degree Viewing Angle: See a wide field of view to keep an eye on what matters most
  • Integrated Spotlight: Light up the night and ward off unwelcome guests with an integrated spotlight
  • Built-In Smart Siren: Trigger your siren remotely or automatically during an event
  • Colour Night Vision: See what’s lurking with colour night vision allowing you to see video in colour rather than traditional black and white
  • Two-Way Audio: Listen and speak to visitors with crystal clear, full two-way audio that reduces wind and noise
  • Direct to Wi-Fi: Connects directly to Wi-Fi for simple setup allowing it to function as a standalone home security solution without the need for a separate Base Station
  • Wire-Free and Weather-Resistant: Wire-free setup and a magnetic mount enables easy installation, while a weather-resistant design allows Pro 4 to be placed indoors and outdoors
  • Rechargeable Battery: Rechargeable, removable battery lasts up to six months on one charge**
  • Magnetic Charging Cable: Quickly charge camera and easily snap connecting cable into place
  • Platform Compatibility: Works with Apple HomeKit,*** Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant,
  • Samsung SmartThings and IFTTT for easy interaction, automation and control
  • SmartHub/Base Station Optional: Enable local storage recording, cross-trigger other cameras in the ecosystem and enhance camera range and battery life by connecting a compatible Arlo SmartHub or Base Station (VMB4000, VMB4540, VMB4500, VMB5000)

The Pro 4 will be available in Australia this month starting from $369 for a single cam, $699 for a two-camera kit, and $1,299 for a four-camera kit.

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Chris Singh

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