Keeping track of your baby can be stressful. Especially for new parents, there is a constant fear about leaving a baby alone in a room. Luckily, baby monitors exist to sooth the fears of new parents. In the past, these monitors were radio based, with static breaking up the sound of a baby’s cries. Now, unlike your mother’s monitors, new monitors allow you to watch your baby via camera. However, with something so important, you want to make sure that your monitor doesn’t fail when you need it most. What are the best video baby video monitors out there?

Infant Optics

best video baby monitors

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Main features:

  • Screen: 2.4″ full color TFT with super sensitive built-in microphone
  • Covering distance: up to 800 feet in open areas, or 150 feet in enclosed areas
  • Encryption technology: secure FHSS Data Encryption
  • Dimensions: 3x1x3 inches
  • Weight: 1 pound
  • Warranty: 1 year

Infant optics is the latest in baby monitor technology. This monitor is great for indoors and outdoors. It can send a signal up to 800 feet (outside) and 150 feet (inside). This is also one of the best video baby monitors for its size alone- weighing only one pound and at 3 inches in height and 1 inch in width, this will fit in any diaper bag or purse. The infant optics baby monitor is also great for nighttime and comes equipped with night vision. It can take batteries or be plugged into the wall.

In order to protect your privacy, this monitor will jump between different radio channels, which serves to confuse anyone who may try to spy on you or your child.

Motorola Wireless Baby Monitor

Main features:

  • Screen: 2.8″ color LCD Screen with Infrared Night Vision
  • Covering distance: up to 200 meter range with “out-of-range” warning
  • Room Temperature Monitor: Yes
  • Dimensions: 10.4×8.5×4.9 inches
  • Weight: 1 pound
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This is by far one of the most advanced baby monitors out there today. It has a 2.8-inch color screen on a device weighing only one pound. This video baby monitor comes with batteries included and the batteries last over three hours. The monitor comes with a remote control that allows you to zoom, tilt and pan in order to keep track of your infant.

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The parent monitor flashes a warning when you are within 200 meters of the end of its range. The high-tech camera is capable of infrared, night vision, and is also able to measure the temperature of the baby’s room. In order to help your baby sleep, this video monitor can also play up to five lullabies.

Samsung Video Baby Monitor With Night Vision

video baby monitor with night vision

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Main features:

  • Screen: 3.5″ full color LCD display
  • Resolution: VGA, 640×480 pixels
  • Night Vision: allows for low light viewing up to 15 feet
  • Covering distance: up to 900 feet
  • Dimensions: 4.5×11.2×9.5 inches
  • Weight: 1 pound

Sleek and modern, this baby monitor has a 3.5-inch color screen. You can control the camera from anywhere in the house using a remote control. As the name suggests, the monitor can pan or tilt as well as zoom.

Unlike old-fashioned monitors, this video monitor is two way, allowing you to soothe your baby from anywhere in the home. This baby monitor comes with a rechargeable battery as well as an option to plug it into the wall. The video monitor also comes with a stand or belt clip, allowing you to set it up where is best for you.

The advanced camera comes with a built in nightlight to help your baby sleep as well as night vision. The night vision is clear for up to fifteen feet away from your baby.