Ring Rolls Out Second Generation Doorbell

Santa Monica-based Ring, the immensely popular developer of the Ring Video Doorbell, has just rolled out its second generation product, the company announced this morning. According to Ring, its new, improved device includes 1080p HD video recording, a removable, rechargeable battery, improved night vision, and interchangable faceplates, in addition to all of its existing features. Ring's doorbells have become very popular with consumers, eager to know what is going on at their front door, and who are hoping to reduce the possibility of crime when they're not home. The new version of the Ring doorbell costs $199. Ring said the device is available today at Best Buy, Home Depot, and other retail locations, plus online. Ring's doorbell connects to a user's smartphone, on iOS or Android, and lets users talk to people on their doorsteep, monitor video, and much more.