Wyze’s new $30 doorbell camera takes on Ring and other video doorbell makers

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Wyze adds a doorbell and a thermostat to its growing lineup.


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Wyze makes a variety of affordable connected home devices, including the $20 Wyze Cam Indoor the $8 Wyze Bulb and others. Its products aren’t particularly revolutionary, but it tends to offer a lot of the same features and performance as competitors for significantly less money. The startup is continuing that trend with two new smart home product announcements: the Wyze Video Doorbell and the Wyze Thermostat. 

Wyze’s Video Doorbell costs $30 — by far the least expensive one I’ve ever come across — and is available for preorder now. The company hasn’t provided pricing for the thermostat yet, but expect something similarly affordable. The Wyze Thermostat will be available for preorder starting Oct. 6. 

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