Ring Doorbell 3
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Information
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 is the next generation of Ring Video Doorbells. In addition to new video features such as Near Zone functionality, the Video Doorbell 3 boasts dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wifi connectivity, improved energy efficiency, better screw strength and advanced motion detection.
This article will cover commonly asked questions about the Ring Video Doorbell 3.
What is the Ring Video Doorbell 3?
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 is the next generation of Ring Video Doorbells and the start of enhanced security around your entire property. With Ring Video Doorbell 3, you’ll always be connected to your home, so you can watch over your property and answer the door from anywhere.
See who’s at your door, prevent crime and protect your home – all from your phone, tablet or PC.
What are the features of Ring Video Doorbell 3?
1080p HD Video.
Advanced Motion Detection*
2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dual-band connectivity.
Near motion zone motion capability**
Easily removable face plate.
Improved screw strength.
1-year warranty on parts, lifetime theft protection.
Works with iOS and Android.
Available in two fashionable finishes (included in the box).
Does not require connection to a wired doorbell.
*Ring is always working toward improving your home security experience. Beginning October 2020, we’ve begun releasing a new feature for battery-powered devices called Customizable
Motion Zones. Customizable Motion Zones have been a standard feature on wired Ring devices for some time, but they will soon be an option for Ring neighbors using battery-powered devices.
What's the difference between the Ring Video Doorbell 3 and previous generations of video doorbell?
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 has all the same great features of the Ring Video Doorbell and Ring Video Doorbell 2. The difference is it adds a number of new features on top of them. These include:
Dual band wifi that work on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks.
1080p HD video with night vision.
Two-way talk with noise cancellation.
What comes in the box?
Ring Video Doorbell 3
Quick-Release Rechargeable Battery Pack
Satin Nickel faceplate
Installation hardware and tools
USB charging cable
User manual & quick-start guide
What are the specs of the Ring Video Doorbell 3?
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus
Camera Resolution1080p HD
Field of View160 degrees horizontal
Connectivity2.4GHz or 5GHz Wireless 802.11 B/G/N
Connection SpeedHigh Speed Internet
Audio SpecsTwo way audio with noise cancellation
System RequirementsiOS 9.3x or later, Android 5.0 or later
Size5.1 in. x 2.4 in. x 1.1 in. (128 mm x 62 mm x 28 mm)
Rechargeable, Quick release battery pack
Compatibility & Usage
Is the Ring Video Doorbell 3 usable with the mounting brackets, solar mounts, charging cables, and wedge/corner pieces from earlier generations of the Ring Video Doorbell?
The Video Doorbell 3 can use the charging cable(s) from earlier generations of Video Doorbells. Mounting brackets and wedge/corner-pieces from earlier Video Doorbells are not compatible with the Ring Video Doorbell 3, but new accessories will be provided in the Video Doorbell 3 box. Solar mounts are not optimized for the Video Doorbell 3.
A separate Video Doorbell (1st generation) converter accessory is available now to make the Video Doorbell 3 compatible with your Video Doorbell (1st generation) mounting holes, so new drilling is not required.
Is the Ring Video Doorbell 3 weather resistant?
Yes. The Ring Video Doorbell 3 is weather resistant.
Can the Ring Video Doorbell 3 withstand hot or cold temperatures?
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 is rated for temperatures ranging from -5 degrees F to 120 degrees F.
What Wifi networks is Ring Video Doorbell 3 compatible with?
Ring Video Doorbell 3 is compatible with b/g/n Wifi networks operating on 2.4 GHz or 5.0 GHz frequencies.
What is the recommended Internet speed for Ring Video Doorbell?
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 requires a minimum speed of 2 Mbps upload and download at the mounting location of the Ring device.
Data Usage and Recording Plans
Does the Ring Video Doorbell 3 use cellular data all the time or just when it's activated?
Ring Video Doorbell 3 will only use cellular data when it's activated by an event, recording an event, or when you access Live View via the Ring app. If the Video Doorbell 3 doesn’t detect motion or isn’t activated with the app, it won’t use your data.
Does the Ring Video Doorbell 3 keep footage for later review?
It can, however, this requires a subscription to Ring Protect Plan, an optional service that allows you to view, save, and share video.