Circle 2

  • Jordan Cole, iReviews
  • August 02,2022
Advertising Disclosure: Many or all of the companies featured provide compensation to us. These commissions are how we maintain our free service for consumers. Compensation, along with hours of in-depth research, determines where & how companies appear on our site.

Smart devices are revolutionizing the way we monitor our homes. Whether we want real-time alerts when a UPS driver drops off our package or a 30-second streaming recap of the day’s activities with the Nanny, home security is easily catered to the homeowner’s preference.

 

Introducing Circle 2 by Logitech – a weatherproof modular home surveillance camera that keeps an eye on your home 24/7 with an intuitive companion app, four different mounting options, and 1080p HD image quality.

Intelligent Design

Weighing only 7.3 ounces and designed for both outdoor and indoor use, the Circle 2 is a highly versatile camera device. With four different mounting options, Logitech newest modular camera can be installed anywhere around the house without sticking out like a sore thumb. By changing the mounting accessories, you end up altering the smart camera’s abilities.

 

Here is a quick summary of each mount:

  • The Glass Window Mount – allows users to see outdoors without glare
  • The Plug Mount – provides 24/7 surveillance experience without worrying about battery power
  • The Weatherproof Extension – comes with an insulated cable to tackle harsh weather conditions
  • The Rechargeable Battery Pack – lasts three straight months on a single charge.

With the option of purchasing a wired or wireless system, the Circle 2 security camera allows homeowners to have a stress-free monitoring experience without having to replace batteries or rewire the house.

Technology

Logitech spared no expense with regard to image quality. With a max resolution of 1080p HD and the ability to capture night vision on a 180-degree wide-angle lens, you’ll never a moment. Backed by unlimited live surveillance streaming and storage options covering 14-days (basic plan) or 31 days (premium), homeowner’s can customize their motion zone preference.

 

When taking advantage of Logitech’s person detection technology, users can pre-program the UPS driver, the Nanny, family members and the frequent visitors of your home – seamlessly identifying the difference between an intruder and a house guest.

Companion App

As with most IoT devices, value isn’t added until you connect to the companion app. The same goes for the Circle 2. Backed by 24 hours of two-way encrypted cloud storage, Logitech’s smart app lets you analyze unlimited live streaming footage from the convenience of your smartphone. Here are some of the features that make Logitech’s Circle 2 a fantastic surveillance system:

  • The Advanced Event Filtering feature – a convenient way to not only identify but record relevant motion to seamlessly locate and replay clips that matter.
  • Smart Time-lapse Day Briefs – play/download a free 30-second recap of the day by allowing the app to “intelligently sort through footage.
  • Talk & Listen Feature – activates the two-way talk-and-listen feature to greet guests or warn intruders to get off your property.
  • Smart Location – allows Circle 2 to intelligently determine when to turn alerts on/off depending upon your location.

Connectivity

Logitech’s wireless Circle 2 links to Amazon Echo for use with Alexa. Whether you want to set up motion detection recognition profiles, initiate recordings at certain times, or notify the system of an upcoming vacation; Alexa’s voice recognition software allows you to control Circle 2 without needing to open the app.

About Logitech

Logitech offers computer accessories including keyboards, webcams, headsets, personal computers, and multimedia speakers.

PROS
  • Two Options: Wires & Wireless
  • Powerful Integrations (Alexa/HomeKit)
  • Weatherproof
  • Four Different Mounts (Can go anywhere)
  • 180-degree Wide Angle Lens
  • Night Vision
  • Available on Desktop, Mobile, Android TV
CONS
Jordan Cole, iReviews

By Jordan Cole, iReviews

Jordan Cole is a USC Masters student from upstate New York. The Syracuse University Alumni has worked with publishing firms, marketing departments, and communications specialists across the country.