Arlo Essential Indoor Camera – Automated Privacy Shield for Added Peace of Mind


The all-new Arlo Essential Indoor Camera comes with unique feature like automated privacy shield and for those who want superior video surveillance and security. If you are worried about what’s happening at home while you are away, Arlo Essential Indoor Camera will give you the peace of mind, providing you an all rounded complete surveillance of your home, extending Arlo’s commitment to user privacy by delivering unparalleled peace of mind.

Its automated privacy shield function is very useful, empowering you to block the camera when you are not using it especially when you are having a private moment. The motion, auto detection won’t start till the shield is opened by you via the Arlo app. Only when you have set the shield to open, it will start to record and the live stream will begin, or when the camera is placed in arm mode then it will start recording. This unique feature is a considerate design that will enable users to have a peace of mind as you will have a clear idea of whether the camera is recording or not when needed. You have the flexibility to decide when you want to record. 

Here’s Arlo Essential Indoor Camera Overview at a glance: 

Arlo has engineered the new Essential Indoor Camera with image-based motion and sound detection sensors to seamlessly trigger recording when the camera is armed. Coming with high definition 1080p video quality, a 130-degree diagonal field-of-view, and enhanced night vision. It enables us to see clear and high quality images, allows us to record important details whether it is day or night. Sound quality wise, the camera has a built-in microphone and speaker, complete with advanced, full-duplex audio for clearer, more natural remote conversations. For added peace of mind and security, there is a built-in siren that can be activated quickly automatically or manually from the Arlo app upon motion or audio detection. 

Front and back view of Arlo Essential Indoor Camera at a glance:

The Arlo Essential Indoor Camera is recognised as a 2021 CES Innovation Award Honoree and recipient of a 2021 TWICE Picks Award,  available in white, the indoor camera features a versatile, integrated swivel mount that enables users to angle and mount the device on walls or place on any surface to capture the desired vantage point.

In addition, Arlo’s AI and CV service, Arlo Smart, compliments the hardware to deliver total protection. Users receive a complimentary three-month Arlo Smart trial included with their Essential Indoor Camera purchase. Arlo Smart provides extended 30-day rolling cloud storage of 1080p HD video recordings for added peace of mind. Smarter, customisable notifications enable users to detect people and animals inside the home. Controlled entirely through the Arlo app, users can easily view live streams and recordings, adjust their camera settings or access cloud recordings.

Overall, we find that the Arlo Essential Indoor Camera is an all-rounder and fully equipped device to use if you want to keep an eye indoors especially when you are not at home or to check on your kids. It is easy to use and control, comes with automated privacy shield that will cover the camera lens when you need privacy. With its powerful and efficient functions, you can easily monitor your house and have a peace of mind. 

Arlo Essential Indoor Camera at RRP of S$199, is available at major retailers including Harvey Norman, Challenger, Best Denki, Amazon, and the official Arlo store on Lazada Singapore and Shopee Singapore. For more information on the full range of Arlo smart home security products and services, visit

All images credit to Arlo Essential Indoor Camera


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