August Unveils New August View Doorbell Camera [Video]

August Unveils New August View Doorbell Camera [Video]

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August has unveiled August View, a new wire-free doorbell camera that can deliver video to your smartphone and pair with August Smart Locks.

View pairs with August Smart Locks, so customers can not only see and speak to visitors, but also let them in, directly from their phone. Videos and customer data from all August products are stored securely in the August Cloud, where they are protected by two layers of required authentication and GDPR-compliant privacy policies. The August Cloud and August App securely protect the front door for more than 1.5 million users.

“The doorbell camera has always played a key role within our suite of products dedicated to securing front doors across the country,” said Jason Johnson, CEO and co-founder of August. “With the new August View, we’re providing an advanced secure solution that is high-performing, highly customizable and offers features that our customers have been asking for.”

August Unveils New August View Doorbell Camera [Video]

August View features a slim wire-free design that is powered by a swappable, rechargeable battery. Its sensor provides a 1440p resolution (33% more pixels than 1080p).

Other features include:
● Instant motion alerts anytime someone approaches the doorstep
● On-demand live video streaming
● Minimal fisheye distortion to provide the most realistic view of your doorstep of any battery-powered doorbell
● Zoomable video to identify package thieves and unwanted visitors
● Review of cloud-stored videos for up to 15 or 30 days with our Gold and Platinum subscription plans

August Unveils New August View Doorbell Camera [Video]

August View is ready to use out of the box and includes the video doorbell, wireless chime, rechargeable battery, Micro-USB cable, and free August app. Users can customize the doorbell to complement their home and door hardware with a choice of eight different faceplates: 4 metal faceplates (satin nickel, oil-rubbed bronze, satin brass, midnight gray) and 4 colored faceplates (black - out of the box, red, blue, and white).

Pricing and Availability:
The August View will be available for purchase on August.com and select national retailers beginning on March 28, 2019 for $229.99 MSRP. Unfortunately, there is no indication that the doorbell camera will support Apple HomeKit.

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