Aqara Video Doorbell G4 is battery powered and HomeKit Safe Video licensed

The Aqara Video Doorbell G4 has simply gone reside; a price range battery-powered good video doorbell that, amongst different issues, boasts Apple HomeKit Safe Video certification.

The Chinese language model states meaning the G4 is “one of many few battery-powered video doorbells in the marketplace that assist Apple’s HomeKit Safe Video” however, by our depend, it is the one battery-powered video doorbell in the marketplace that assist Apple’s HomeKit Safe Video.

The one different doorbells inside the usual are the Logitech Circle View and the Robin ProLine – each of that are hard-wired fashions.

Not solely is the Aqara Video Doorbell G4 HSV-compliant, it’s also suitable with each Google Dwelling and Amazon Alexa.

With these two voice assistants synced up, you might be additionally capable of stream footage out of your doorbell to your good show, resembling an Echo Present or a Nest Hub.

Borrowing the AI-driven face recognition from the Aqara Digital camera Hub G3, this 1080p HD doorbell additionally affords pre-recorded voice responses for if you’re not capable of reply, and may act as a movement sensor and siren in an Aqara good safety system.

Aqara has been one of many huge gamers within the early days of Matter and, whereas the Video Doorbell G4 is not but Matter good dwelling suitable, we’re advised will probably be by way of a OTA replace later this yr.

Obtainable in both grey or blacjk, the G4 could be wired-in, do you have to want, however we’re promised 6 AA batteries will maintain it alive for round 4 months.

In addition to the iCloud storage choices that HomeKit Safe Video affords, the Video Doorbell G4 may retailer video in Aqara’s cloud (free for 7 days’ of clips) and there is additionally native storage on board, as properly; a microSD card (as much as 512 GB) could be housed within the indoor chime repeater.

It prices $119.99 / £119.99 and is available through Amazon now with a 15% discount. Use USCAVDG4 to save lots of 15% within the US and Canada, EUDOORBELLG4 is the code for the UK and Europe.