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    Arlo Pro 3 VMC4040P Wireless Security Camera
    Pro 3 VMC4040P
    The Arlo Pro 3 VMC4040P has 2K video resolution, has Excellent 160 degree field of view, can be used indoors or outdoors, facial recognition, works with Amazon Alexa, works with Google Assistant, and works with Apple HomeKit.
    Description
    The Arlo Pro 3 VMC4040P has 2K video resolution, has Excellent 160 degree field of view, can be used indoors or outdoors, facial recognition, works with Amazon Alexa, works with Google Assistant, and works with Apple HomeKit.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Video quality

    Video quality

    Video quality includes image clarity, color accuracy, and contrast in bright, dim, and no light situations. It's based mainly on the judgments of a panel who viewed images captured by a mobile device.

     /  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
    Smart IQ

    Smart IQ

    An accounting of smart features and functions associated with wireless security cameras. This does not take into account features that require monthly fees.

     /  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 a notification being received.

     /  5

    About

    The Arlo Pro 3 VMC4040P is part of the Home Security Cameras test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Wireless Security Cameras models like the Pro 3 VMC4040P are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Video quality Video quality includes image clarity, color accuracy, and contrast in bright, dim, and no light situations. It's based mainly on the judgments of a panel who viewed images captured by a mobile device.

    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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