Protect America vs SimpliSafe

We compare Protect America, a more traditional security system, to SimpliSafe, which has quickly become one of the most popular systems available online.

Protect America vs. SimpliSafe
By Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
Winner
Best DIY Installation
Editors Rating:
9.8 /10
  • Monthly subscription plans
  • Fast and easy DIY installation
  • Reliable professional monitoring
  • Professional monitoring costs $17.99 or $27.99 a month
  • Camera recording on five cameras costs as little as $9.99 a month
  • Packages range from $200 to $500
Best Smart Home Features
Editors Rating:
8.2 /10
  • Wireless, do-it-yourself installation
  • Smart home features and integrations
  • Low-cost professional monitoring plans