Best Baby Monitors

Kids & Baby

Whether you are a first-time parent or just gave birth to your third, needless to say your baby’s safety and well-being is obviously your primary concern. Today, babies are generally put to sleep in their nursery which is away from their parents’ room. Seeing as how they take awhile to sleep soundly through the night, and given the impracticality of running back and forth from the room every 10 minutes because you imagined them stirring, baby monitors come quite handy. They alert you to your baby’s needs when you are not around and today they are a common device in households that have welcomed a baby or are hoping to in the future. As with most things in the market today, there are various brands of baby monitors of varying grades and capabilities so it can be understandably confusing. Naturally, you want the best for you and your baby so where do you start?

Philips AVENT SCD630/37


Product Info
  • Baby video monitor with FHSS technology for a secure private connection to your baby with a 3.5" color screen
  • Wall mountable with automatic infrared night vision
  • Comfort your little one with the talkback feature, a night light or lullabies, while monitoring the temperature in the...

Why we like it: If you are looking for a reliable baby monitor, look no further that the Philips AVENT SCD630/37. Although it does clock in at a pricier rate, its features are testimony as to why. To begin with, you not only have the option of keeping it next to you in bed (which most parents like to do), but you can also mount it onto the wall. Complete with infrared night vision for in-depth insight and clarity into your baby’s room, it also always you to keep tabs on room temperature. What is more, you can not only talk to your baby through it, you can sing their favourite lullabies to soothe them back to sleep if they are mildly stirring. With a 3.5” colour screen, upto 900+ feet range and sleek design, it really is a little miracle in its own right. To top it all off, it is also voice activated which means that if your baby cries, it automatically switches on. As it is also battery supported, do not worry in case of power outages.

Hello Baby


Why we like it: This simple and aptly named brand of baby monitors are quite powerful which is necessary when it comes to ensuring your baby is safe and sound at all times. With a capability to be expanded across 4 cameras, which allows you to keep tabs on more than one child. Along with an option that allows you to turn the screen off just having audio mode on, it also comes with 8 levels of alarms depending on the circumstances. Worried about whether your child is comfortable? You do not have to be with the Hello Baby baby monitor, as it comes not only with temperature monitoring features, but also warns you if there is an issue. Black and white night vision allows you to check on your baby throughout and has a range of up to 960 ft. Complete with a full year’s warranty, you can use it as much as you need.

Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitor with Interchangeable Optical Lens (Renewed)


Product Info
  • 2020 AWARD WINNER: Babylist Best Baby Monitors of 2020 *(awarded on January 8, 2020)
  • PERFECT SIZE & WEIGHT RATIO - no large batteries to power energy-hungry large screens. The DXR-8 is light-weight and...
  • FULL VIEWING CONTROL - The DXR-8 is a baby monitor with camera features such as pan/tilt/digital zoom and...

Why we like it: The Infant Optics DXR-8 is undoubtedly one of the best baby monitors on the market. It was a 2018 award winner for the Popular Mechanics Best Baby Monitor. It has an excellent size to weight ratio, with no large batteries to power energy-hungry large screens. This is a lightweight and portable baby monitor that you can truly take all throughout the house. Additionally, it allows for full viewing control. It has camera features such as pan, tilt, and zoom, along with an interchangeable lens. The DXR-8 has been refined and fine-tuned throughout years of feedback from real users.


Samsung SEW-3043W


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Why we like it: As a leader in the technology industry, Samsung needs no particular introduction. Their Samsung SEW-3043W baby monitor is more than well-equipped to take care of your baby when you are not around. The 5” HD touch-screen gives you Pan Angle and Tilt Angle facilities for better viewing and comes with up to 16 ft of night vision capabilities. The built-in microphone facilitates two-way talk, whilst pre-installed lullabies help calm baby down. As a tired mother, it is possible to fall asleep pretty much anywhere, which is when the feed-timer alerts come in handy reminding you of baby’s next feed. With a range of 900ft, it also has the ability to support up to 4 additional cameras. You never have to worry about what your baby is upto again day or night, as long as the Samsung SEW-3043W is set up. Long-lasting, high performance battery power makes sure it keeps the device powered right throughout.


VTech DM111


Product Info
  • Insert alkaline batteries (sold separately) into the parent unit and it will stay on while you move it to a new room....
  • DECT 6.0 provides crystal clear transmission, eliminating the annoying white noise you hear from analog monitors
  • 5-level sound indicator - graphic bars on the parent unit indicate the level of sound in your baby's room so you can...

Why we like it: The VTech DM111 is quite affordable and comes in two units. The Parent Unit which is the monitor with video, and the baby unit which is the audio monitor. You can also gauge the level of sound that is coming from your baby’s room with the 5 level sound monitor. Most convenient perhaps, is its belt clip which allows you to fix the parent monitor onto you which supports extended range. This means that you can always know your baby is doing just fine, even if you head a bit farther out. This baby monitor’s DECT 6.0 digital technology helps eliminate any interference that may occur with any other surrounding devices which means that any sound you hear will be clear and precise. Furthermore, this technology also incorporates an encrypted signal which means that anything your baby does will be accessible only by you. Fix it to your needs with the adjustable volume controls.

Hollyson Digital Security Baby Monitor


Product Info
  • NIGHT VISION & TEMPERATURE MONITORING - Keep an eye on baby all night with automatic night vision and temperature...
  • TWO WAY TALKBACK SYSTEM & LONG RANGE DIGITAL SIGANAL- Baby monitor transmission range up to 960ft, wherever you are in...
  • LONG BATTERY LIFE & REMOTE CONTROL LULLABIES - 8 Hours in Vox mode,No need to charge the battery for the monitor in the...

Why we like it: This baby monitor is considerably cheaper in cost than its aforementioned counterparts, yet pack in a host of facilities that makes it a primary contender in the market. The Hollyson Digital Security Baby Monitor is double-equipped with night vision of up to 15ft and temperature monitoring as well as a two way talkback setup. It functions up to a range of 960 ft, which means that even if you might be doing a spot of gardening in the yard, you will still be able to keep an eye. It is also made for tired parents as it comes with a set of built-in lullabies to help calm baby down. You can also easily set it up as installation is made as simple as possible; all you need to do is plug it in! With a high performance battery that lasts through the night, you can ensure you will be alerted to your baby’s needs.


Motorola MBP36S


Product Info
  • 2.4ghz Fhss Wireless Technology and lens F 2.5millimetre F 2.8
  • 3.5" color LCD parent monitor. Up to 200 meter range with out-of-range warning
  • Remote Pan, Tilt & Zoom; The superior wireless range of the MBP36S allows you to stay connected to your baby up to 590...

Why we like it: Although their rise to fame was with mobile phones, Motorola is also proficient in baby monitors. Their Motorola MBP36S baby monitoring device is sleek and compact, with 3.5” colour screen. 2.4 GHz FHSS wireless technology ensure no interference and supreme quality in connectivity. Two-way talkback, infrared night vision and ready-made lullabies are all incorporated into it as is remote pan, tilt and zoom facilities. As it is wireless, it makes life so much easier for sleep-deprived mothers who let alone plugging in the wire, may not be aware of the wire itself. Got more than one kid to keep an eye on? Switch screens as you flip back and forth from multiple cameras which you can fix to the main unit. Make sure your baby sleeps happily and restfully with temperature and sound level monitoring. Never run out of charge with the low-charge indicator and keep it running whenever you need it.

Summer Infant


Product Info
  • Durable Product
  • Talk back to baby

Why we like it: Worry about your baby no more with this 5” colour baby monitor, also integrated with monochrome night vision capabilities. It has a range of up to 600 ft, along with zoom facilities and complete privacy. What is more, if you are not sure whether baby is simply stirring or starting to work up something much bigger, the built-in LED lights will let you know the level of noise. It also feels as though you have eyes in every room, as it allows you to hook up 3 additional cameras to the main apparatus, with an 8-second rotational time between each room. You can also be assured of clear audio and video feedback with interference free connectivity. What is more, it will alert you if it is out of range to function properly and gives you the option of adjusting the volume and brightness according to your requirements. Want to mount it up? The wall anchor and security clips makes this a piece of cake.

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