Home security: ADT vs Ring

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ADT and Ring are both well-known security system providers. But, which offers the best combination of price, performance and protection? While Ring security focuses on advanced wireless technology and DIY setup, ADT Security offers professional monitoring and installation. 

In our Ring vs ADT review, we’ll break down what matters — from plans to pricing to customer service and ease of installation — to help you find your best-fit security solution.

ADT

ADT provides years of home security experience for peace of mind.

Pros:

Customizable security packages and equipmentSix-month money-back guaranteeSame-day or next-day service for installation and repairs

Cons:

Requires a security contractCancellation feeLower-than-average BBB customer service ratingsRing

Ring is a modern alternative for home monitoring for a new generation.

Pros:

High-performance security equipmentEasy DIY installationLower than average prices for professional monitoring

Cons:

The basic plan offers no professional monitoringTechnology isn’t always intuitiveOccasional sensor glitches

Monitoring Options

Monitoring Prices starting at

Installation Options 

ADT

Professional monitoring

$36.99/month

Professional

Ring

Professional or self-monitored

$3/month

DIY

PlansADT

ADT home security offers three plans: Essentials, Total

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