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Ring debuts battery video Doorbell Plus

Ring’s latest battery-powered Video Doorbell offers homeowners a battery life up to three times better than the first Ring Video Doorbell with new energy-saving features

Johannesburg, South Africa – May 17, 2023: Ring, whose mission is to make neighbourhoods safer, has announced the latest addition to its smart home security solutions, the Battery Video Doorbell Plus. With a 150×150 degree field of view, HD+ resolution, and a battery life that is up to three times better than the first Ring video doorbell, it delivers superior security and convenience for customers.

“We are excited to launch the Battery Video Doorbell Plus in the UAE, as it represents a significant advancement to our battery-powered family,” said Mohammad Meraj Hoda, Vice President – Emerging Markets, Ring. “We are enhancing what our devices can do to give our customers a crisp and clear view of everything that is happening at their front door, with the highest HD resolution of any Ring battery doorbell, along with colour night vision. We have incorporated this technology into our doorbell, which is one of our most popular products, to provide customers with a wide range of options for their home security systems. Ring is committed to providing homeowners with value, convenience, and peace of mind, keeping families connected wherever they are, and allowing them to protect what matters most.”

Battery Video Doorbell Plus offers a 150×150 degree field of view and 1536p HD+ resolution, providing customers with a Head-to-Toe view of visitors and HD video of what’s happening at the front door. Helpful features include Package Alerts that help customers monitor doorstep deliveries by sending notifications upon detecting a package in their designated package zone (available with a Ring Protect Basic or Plus subscription). Other features Ring users know and love are Customisable Motion Zones, Privacy Zones, Quick Replies, Live View and Two-Way Talk. It is also compatible with Alexa, enabling customers to see, hear, and communicate with visitors via their Echo or Fire TV device. Furthermore, it is equipped with a quick-release, rechargeable battery pack, and can be connected to a Ring Solar Panel for an uninterrupted power supply, or it can be hardwired into customers’ existing doorbells for trickle charging the battery pack.

Additionally, Battery Video Doorbell Plus can trigger video capture on indoor and outdoor Ring Security Cameras by linking devices via the Ring app. It also integrates with Ring Alarm, switching on and capturing video when the alarm is triggered.

With privacy being of utmost importance, Battery Video Doorbell Plus has enhanced privacy and security settings available to customise on the Ring app, including video End-to-End Encryption, that help to deliver on Ring’s commitment to privacy, security and user control.

Pricing and Availability

Ring products are officially available in South Africa through: TakealotBuilders WarehouseIncredible Connection , Hifi Corporation, Vodacom, LootCleaAccess and Leroy Merlin.The Battery Video Doorbell Plus is available for purchase starting at R3 499.

About Ring 

From the time Ring was established in 2013, Ring has been on a mission to make neighbourhoods safer, together for everyone. From the first-ever Video Doorbell, to the award-winning DIY Ring Alarm system, Ring’s smart home security product line offers users affordable whole-home and neighbourhood security. At Ring, we are committed to making security accessible and convenient for everyone—while working hard to bring communities together. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit With Ring, you’re always home.