SimpliSafe vs Scout Alarm

We compare package, add-on equipment and monitoring costs from Scout and SimpliSafe, two popular smart home security companies.

SimpliSafe vs. Scout
By Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
Best Installation
Editors Rating:
9.8 /10
  • Monthly subscription plans
  • Fast and easy DIY installation
  • Reliable professional monitoring
  • Professional monitoring costs $17.99 or $27.99 a month
  • Camera recording on five cameras costs as little as $9.99 a month
  • Packages range from $230 to $490
Best Professional Monitoring
Editors Rating:
7.0 /10
  • No long-term contracts
  • Award-winning monitoring
  • 60-day money-back guarantee