Amazon’s Ring announces the Ring Video Doorbell 3 and Video Doorbell 3 Plus
Amazon’s Ring announced two new battery-powered doorbell video cameras today: the Ring Video Doorbell 3 and a new “plus” model, the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus. The Video Doorbell 3 costs $199.99, while the Video Doorbell 3 Plus costs $229.99, and they’ll both ship on April 8th. You can preorder them now.
The biggest new feature is a technology that’s exclusive to the Video Doorbell 3 Plus: you’ll be able to view the four seconds of footage before motion is detected (though that video is in black and white). Ring calls the feature “Pre-Roll.” The company’s wired doorbells have a similar feature, as does Arlo’s wired video doorbells, but it’s new to a Ring battery-powered doorbell and Ring says it “has only a minimal impact on battery…