Arlo Go Cellular Cloud Camera Tested

Author: John Scanlan, Published on May 23, 2017

Totally wireless surveillance cameras are growing but almost all typically depend on a hub and local Internet access.

However, many outdoor scenarios will be too distant or difficult to depend on such requirements. In such scenarios, integrated cellular would increase flexibility and freedom of deployment

Now, Netgear's Arlo has released the Arlo Go, a totally wire free 4G/LTE battery powered camera.

We bought an tested the Arlo Go to see how well it worked, if cellular connectivity had issues, and how its detection/cloud recording compared to the original Arlo.

We also bought two of the "skins" offered by Arlo for making the Go more covert, shown attached below, making it much less obtrusive mounted in a tree:

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