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Ring Video Doorbell 3 Home Security Camera

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Video quality

Video quality

Video quality mostly reflects footage shot in regular and low light, with audio quality and macro (close-up) capability also considered.

 /  5
Data security

Data security

A measure of how well the device and its service provider protect your data with respect to authentication, encryption, software updates, response to known vulnerabilities, etc. based on inspection of device features and analysis of network traffic, penetration testing, and publicly-available documentation.

 /  5
Data privacy

Data privacy

A measure of how the device and its service provider collect, share, and use your data, and the user’s ability to control the flow of their data. Analysis is based on evaluation of user interfaces and publicly-available material.

 /  5
Response time

Response time

The response time score is based on the elapsed time between motion occurring within the device's field of view and the ability to speak to the visitor.

 /  5
Smart IQ

Smart IQ

An accounting of smart features and functions associated with video doorbells.

 /  5

About

The Ring Video Doorbell 3 is part of the Home Security Cameras test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Video Doorbells models like the Video Doorbell 3 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Video quality Video quality mostly reflects footage shot in regular and low light, with audio quality and macro (close-up) capability also considered.

Data security A measure of how well the device and its service provider protect your data with respect to authentication, encryption, software updates, response to known vulnerabilities, etc. based on inspection of device features and analysis of network traffic, penetration testing, and publicly-available documentation.

Data privacy A measure of how the device and its service provider collect, share, and use your data, and the user’s ability to control the flow of their data. Analysis is based on evaluation of user interfaces and publicly-available material.

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