Scout Alarm Review

Scout redefines DIY home security with basic and affordable options

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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
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Editors Rating:
7.0 /10

What We Like

What We Don't Like

  • 24/7 professional monitoring, 4G cellular backup, and power backup included only in paid plans
  • Lack of advanced security features such as two-way audio, local storage, and wider field-of-view angle
  • No outdoor camera

Bottom Line

Already have tons of smart home tech in your home? Scout will fit right in, integrating with Alexa, Google Assistant, Yale, Kwikset, Nest, LIFX, Hue, and IFTTT, to name a few.
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