If you’re looking for a non-WiFi baby monitor, security is probably your number one priority, and you’ve come to the right page. I have reviewed the best non-wifi baby monitors you can find in the market in 2022 with a comparison of secure and hack-proof video baby monitors that function without wifi.

Why get a non-wifi baby monitor?

Baby monitors that function without WiFi can relay videos and audio to the parent unit/screen without a WiFi connection. Unlike wifi baby monitors that have a 3 to 10 seconds video lag, non-wifi video monitors do not have a delay in video and audio transmissions and can stream 24/7. Another reason we recommend non-wifi monitors is that non-wifi transmission technologies such as FHSS and DECT cannot be easily hacked. The only downside is that there isn’t a non-wifi baby monitor with an app simply because they do not relay videos and audio signals to smartphones. You can read more on Wifi vs non-wifi baby monitors here.

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Features to look for in a baby monitor without wifi:

As you do your research on non-wifi baby monitors, you should note some key and helpful considerations to have when picking your most ideal baby monitor. I did very little research back in 2017 when I first purchased our first baby monitor and I ended up throwing our purchase barely 3 months after purchase. To avoid making the wrong purchase, you should seriously consider the following so you don’t end up throwing your new purchase 3 months down the line as I did:

Battery life – Get a baby monitor with a battery that can last for at least 8 hours. You won’t want to wake up to charge the battery in the middle of the night. Battery life is determined by the battery storage capacity of the baby monitor you get, usually written as mAh and our top choice below(VAVA) has a 4,500 mAh battery capacity and the third choice Eufy has (5200mAh) and Infant Optics Pro has 2800 mAh. I don’t recommend getting a monitor with a battery capacity below 2,000 mAh. Those with voice-activation features (VOX) are great as they are mostly on ‘sleep-mode’ with the screen off until it ‘detects’ the sound of your baby, perhaps crying and this extends battery life.

There are 5 more things to consider which you can find at the bottom of this page under the buying guide.

Our Top Pick: Vava Baby Monitor

In this 2022 update, VAVA Baby Monitor is our overall best non-wifi baby monitor that you can rely on for 100% guaranteed security while enjoying super high-quality images and videos on its large 5-inch IPS display screen. It’s the only monitor in this list with an In-Plane Switching (IPS) display. IPS gives you a wider viewing angle and increases the color accuracy resulting in better picture reproduction giving you outstanding color images and videos of your baby which are better than LCD screens. The high-resolution 720p HD images and videos are not the only thing you’ll like on this video monitor. You can mount and remotely control the camera in your baby’s nursery and you won’t have to worry about the battery as it gives you 24 hours of battery life, almost three times that of DXR 8 Pro, thanks to its large-capacity battery of 4500 mAh.

Before going through the reviews, below is a comparison table listing our best non-wifi baby monitors:

Below is a Comparison Table of Best Baby Monitors Without Wifi

Best Non-wifi Baby Monitors

Monitor Brand NameImageNon-wifi RangeNon-Wifi Tech?Average Rating
Screen SizeVoice-
AlarmWarrantyQuality of
You can
Remotely Pan,
Tilt & Zoom
Pan and TiltLullabiesZoomBattery LifeInterchangeable
Read ReviewCheck Price
Infant Optics DXR 8 ProInfant Optics DXR-8...1000 ft. (4.8/5)
by 3,368 customers
5 inchesYesYes24 monthsHDNoYes270°(pan)/ 110°(tilt)No6x8 - 10 hoursYesJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
Infant Optics DXR 8
Buy on Amazon
Infant Optics DXR-8...700 ft. (4.5/5) by
48,830 customers
3.5 inchesNoNo12 monthsNon-HDNoYes270°(pan)/ 110°(tilt)No2x6 hoursYesJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
VAVA Baby Monitor
(Vava was banned from
Amazon for offering $35 gift cards in
exchange for positive reviews)
No products found.900 ft.4.7/5 by 5700+
before it was removed
5-inchesNoYes12 monthsHDNoYes270° Pan/ 108° TiltNo2x & 4x20+ hoursYesJump to ReviewLink to VAVA website
Eufy Spaceview Baby Monitor
Buy on Amazon
eufy Security Video...1000 ft. by
5 inchesNoNo12 monthsHDYesNo330°Pan/ 85° Tilt ManuallyYes2x12+ hoursYesJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
Dr. Meter Baby Monitor
Buy on Amazon
Baby Monitor with...1000 ft.4.4/5 by 370+5 inchesYesYes12 monthsHDNoYes360° Pan/ 90° TiltYes2x6 hoursNoJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
Bonoch Baby Monitor
Buy on Amazon
Baby Monitor bonoch...1000 ft.4.6/5 by 440+5 inchesYesYes12 monthsHDNoYes355° Pan/ 120° TiltYes2X & 4X20+ hoursNoJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
Hellobaby 3.2-Inch Monitor
Buy on Amazon
HelloBaby Video Baby...960 ft. by
3,928 customers
3.2 inchesYesNone12 monthsNon-HDNoYes355° Pan/ 120° TiltYes2x3 hoursNoJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
Motorola Comfort75
Buy on Amazon
Motorola Comfort75...1000 ft.4.3/5 by 970+5 inchesNoYes12 months720p HDNoYesNot listedYes2X & 4X4 hoursNoJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
VTech VM919HD
Buy on Amazon
[Upgraded] VTech...1000 ft. by
865 customers
7 inchesYesNo12 months720p HDNoYes270° pan/100° tiltYes4X10 hoursYesJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
GoodBaby Baby Monitor
Buy on Amazon
Baby Monitor with...960 ft. by
7,519 customers
3.5 inchesYesYes12 months720p HDNoYes355° pan/90° tiltYes2X5 hoursNoJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
Anmeate Video Baby Monitor
Buy on Amazon
Video Baby Monitor...960 ft. by
18,631 customers
2.4 inchesYesYes12 monthsNon-HDNoNo360° pan/60° tilt manuallyYes2X8 - 10 hoursNoJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon
Hellobaby 5-inch Baby Monitor
Buy on Amazon
Hello Baby Monitor,...1000 ft. by
515 customers
5 inchesYesNo12 monthsHDNoYes355° pan/120° tilt manuallyYes2X7 - 9 hoursNoJump to ReviewBuy on Amazon

Best Baby Monitors Without Wifi Reviews in 2022

#1. Vava Baby Monitor – Best Value for Money, Packed with Features

Vava Baby Monitor is the overall best HD non-WiFi video baby monitor in 2022 that you can get and expect the most value for your money. We ranked it top ahead of Infant Optics and Eufy Spaceview because its battery life is more than double that of Infant Optics and has super cool quality videos and images with its advanced IPS-display screen. All other monitors either use a VGA display or LCD display.

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Feature/NameVava Baby Monitor
TechnologyNon-Wifi, FHSS technology using 2.4 GHz frequency
Screen Size5-inches, IPS display
Range480ft – 900ft range
Camera resolution720p HD
CamerasComes with one camera but supports up to 4 cameras
Battery lifeUp to 24 hours on eco-mode
Warranty period12 months

Talking of value, this monitor has all you would need in a modern, well-designed monitor with a super large-capacity battery of 4,500 mAh that can last for up to 24 hours on eco-mode! The transmission of this monitor is 100% secure as it utilizes 2.4 GHz secure and hack-proof FHSS technology that is known to be hack-proof and you can count on it to guarantee advanced security for the baby.

In addition to superior security and long battery life, Vava also has a large-screen display, 5-inches diagonally, and its display is IPS which is better than the regular LCD displays you’ll find in other brands.

This monitor was released to the market in April 2019 and 15 months later, 5,600 parents had reviewed and rated it very highly, 4.7/5, making it one of the best-rated baby products on Amazon. It was also Amazon’s Choice Product but has since been removed from Amazon. This monitor does not rely on Wifi and uses a to transmit signals from the camera to the dedicated 5-inch screen.

Vava is a great monitor for anyone looking for a security monitor with the most value for the money to monitor infants without relying on Wifi. The only downside is that you cannot connect it to your phone or receive signals outside its range of up to 900 ft.

Vava baby monitor was released a year ago and anyone who has used it talks very highly of it because of the unique features that make it stand out from traditional non-connected monitors.

red dot award to Vava baby monitor
Red Dot Award

The 5-inch IPS display screen displays 3x more detail than traditional monitors and can see the best color in all angles, better than the traditional LCD display. All other monitors on this list have an LCD display.

Below are some other features great about this no-wifi monitor;


It is very well designed and you may actually mistake it for wifi baby monitors that are usually known for having better designs than non-wifi monitors. It won the Red Dot Design awards in late 2019. The award recognized “latest technology with the current knowledge about the child’s needs expressed in an innovative design

Display & Zoom

As mentioned above, Vava has an IPS-display screen that is very easy to use with the screen clearly indicating a high-resolution image or video of your baby. Vava’s 5-inch IPS display is better than the Infant Optics’ 3.5-inch display that uses a 640 x 480 video graphics display (VGA). VGA is a technology introduced by IBM in 1987. Yes, in 1987. In comparison, horizontal IPS display was developed in 2007, 20 years later after VGA!

However, Vava is almost matched by Infant Optic DXR 8 Pro’s LCD display that also relays 720p resolution images and videos

Vava’s super clear and high-quality display also shows signal strength, zoom level, night vision activation, time, room temperature, battery life, alarm, mute, and talk-back activation.

The camera has a wide 270 degrees pan and up to 110 degrees tilt and allows you to zoom up to 4x.

Battery Life
If you use the stand-by mode, Vava can give you up to 24 hours of battery life, thanks to its built-in 4,500 mAh power supply. With the display mode, you can count on it to last for 12 hours, which is 4 to 6 hours better than Infant Optics’ battery life. Infant Optics DXR 8 uses 2 AA alkaline batteries ( translates to about 2,500 mAh, 2,000 mAh less than Vava’s power storage capacity). The new Infant Optics’ battery closely matches Vava’s.
Excellent Night Vision
87% of all reviews that Vava has received are straight 5-star ratings. When we analyzed what parents had to say about it, the night vision feature stands out. Parents have great things to say about its black and night images at night. Here is one parent’s review:

…… this monitor had even clearer night vision pictures than our daily use home monitor. So much better!! We actually ended up switching our home monitor to the cottage and brought this monitor home

Greimer8, Jan 20, 2020.

Like most monitors in this list, Vava is a FHSS baby monitor and is impossible to hack. The signal will not fall in the wrong hands and your baby’s safety and security will not be compromised.

Infant Optics DXR 8 ProVava Baby Monitor
Infant Optics DXR-8...Image not available
Similarities: 720p HD images, remote pan, tilt, and zoom, interchangeable lens, 5-inch screen, alarm/feeding reminding timer, supports up to 4 cameras, non-wifi with FHSS technology
& no lullabies
Similarities: 720p HD images, remote pan, tilt, and zoom, interchangeable lens, 5-inch screen, alarm/feeding reminding timer, supports up to 4 cameras, non-wifi with FHSS technology & no lullabies
Differences: Voice-activated, longer range of 1000 ft., up to 6x zoom, 24 months warranty, 8-10 hours battery life, reliable customer support (award-winning), improved 1000mW speaker, noise-reduction feature, Pan: 270° Tilt:110°, available on AmazonDifferences: Not voice-activated, max range of 900 ft., 2x and 4x zoom, 12 months warranty, longer battery life of up 24 hours, regular speaker, lacking noise-reduction feature, Pan: 270° Tilt:108°, not available on Amazon
Rated 4.8/5 by 2,700+ customersWas rated 4.7/5 by 5,700+ customers before they pulled it our of Amazon
Buy on AmazonCheck Price on Vava’s website

It is also very easy to mount as it has a hole to mount to the wall. No need for additional hardware. You can read our full review of the Vava monitor here.

The main disadvantage we found with this monitor is that it doesn’t have split-screen viewing. The split-screen viewing feature makes it easy to monitor two kids or twins in two separate rooms or in separate cribs. However, it supports up to 4 cameras and the camera feeds switches every 15 seconds.

Read full comparison of VAVA vs Infant Optics DXR 8 vs DXR 8 Pro Vs Eufy and more here.

Vava Baby Monitor Pros and Cons

  • 1. It’s one of the few non-wifi monitors that gives your high-definition images and videos, 720p HD. Also, unlike wifi monitors, the videos relay is real-time with no delays at all.
  • 2. It has large power storage, 4500 mAh batteries and can last up to 24 hours when on eco mode
  • 3. Its USB-C charger gives you a quick charge, faster than any other on this list.
  • 4. Vava has a bigger screen of 5 inches with IPS (better display than LCD). The screen is bigger than Infant Optics 3.5-inch and at par with Heimvisiona and Eufy’s 5-inch screens
  • 5. It is made of premium material compared to other baby monitors on this list. It cannot easily break in case you drop it
  • 6. It is hack-proof as it uses FHSS technology and does not require the internet to relay images and videos.
  • 1. Its cable cord is short
  • 2. Currently, Vava does not have a replacement for the handheld/screen unit like Infant Optics DXR 8
  • 3. While it supports up to 4 cameras, it does not support split-screen viewing.
  • 4. It does not have VOX mode feature

#2. Infant Optics DXR 8 and Infant Optics DXR Pro

Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro is another no-wifi baby monitor that relies on FHSS technology giving you a 100% guarantee that its audio and video signals cannot be hijacked by hackers. Similar to Vava, Infant Optics DXR 8 and Pro have interchangeable lens. If you want a baby monitor with a super long warranty of 2 years, and superior features such as voice-activation, large zoom of up to 6x, and is fronted by a reputable brand with more than 1 million in sales, then your best non-wifi baby monitor to go for is Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro. I have dealt with their customer service more than once and can honestly say you’ll be happy getting this monitor. I have written a separate piece on their outstanding customer support.

Infant Optics claimed to have spent 2 years developing and improving this new model with new unique features such as the patent-pending Active Noise Reduction technology which has significantly improved sound quality.

This latest release by Infant Optics has significant improvements from the earlier model including an alarm timer, improved speaker, longer range, VOX feature, larger 5-inch screen,  and higher battery capacity. Infant Optics also has several replaceable parts including replacement monitors, replacement/add-on cameras, and a separate backup battery pack.

Below are the features of this video monitor;

Security & Safety
DXR 8 Pro uses secure 2.4 GHz FHSS transmission technology which is hack-proof and guarantees you that the signal will not be hijacked by hackers. Since it is not wifi-enabled, it does not connect to smartphone apps but the upside is that it is more secure compared to wifi-connected monitors.
Video Quality & Resolution
This video baby monitor provides ultra-clear 1280 by 720p HD video resolution on its large 5″ LCD screen. This monitor also gives you full viewing control with the ability to remotely pan, tilt and zoom feature using buttons on the parent unit. The older DXR 8 model has Visual Graphics Array 480 p format which is not high resolution.
Improved Range & Connection
The new DXR 8 Pro has a better reception range which was extended by 50% more than the older DXR-8 video baby monitor model. DXR 8 Pro has a long signal transmission range of up to 1000 ft. which is more than the average of about 700 to 800 ft. The older model had a range of 700 ft and poor connectivity issues between the transmitter and the receivers. In the new model, the transmission issues and pairing failures have been minimized.

Below are images of the new Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro.

Remote pan, tilt, zoom with the ability to change lenses
You can remotely pan horizontally 135 degrees from either side (total of 270 degrees) and 110 degrees horizontally. You can get a wide-angle lens for about $10 to give up to 170 degrees pan (a total of 340 degrees horizontal pan). In fact, you can even change lenses, thanks to its ability to interchange lenses to give you a customizable capture of your baby and nursery. The zoom lens included with the monitor gives you up to 6x magnification. The new and the old model of DXR 8 have similar pan, tilt, zoom and interchangeable lens features.
Improved Powerful Speaker
The 1000mW speaker provides louder volume and crisper sound playback than other baby monitors on this list that use regular speakers.
Long Warranty Period
Infant Optics Pro comes with a manufacturer’s 1-year warranty, which can be extended to 2 years for free when you register the warranty on their website. No other monitor on this last gives such long warranty period and gives you an indication that they are confident it will last up to 24 months. To take advantage of the additional 12 months, you need to register the warranty immediately within seven days of purchase.
Sound-activated LED Bars
Another feature that was lacking in the old model is the sound-activated LED bar which lets you keep track of your baby’s sound level without necessarily listening to the crying or waking up your partner who may be asleep. You can switch off the screen and audio and monitor the sound levels using the LED bar. The more the bars, the louder the noise/crying coming from your baby. If you are deaf and cannot hear the crying of your baby, you can rely on the LED bars to guide you on the noise level coming from your baby’s room.
Two-way talk
Two-way talk: Another great feature you’ll get with this video monitor is the ability to talk or lull your baby to sleep with a press of a button on the parent unit.
Expandable and ideal for monitoring twins or multiple kids
This unit is also great for big families or families with more than one kid as it allows you to connect up to 4 cameras. However, I should also speak for the likes of my small family as we have equally used and like the older and now the new DXR 8 model. To monitor more than one kids, you can switch between camera feed in one room to another using the pre-set time (the lowest being 10 secs switch time between cameras but can be up to a minute). Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro does not have the split-screen viewing mode that other models such as Moonybaby or Babysense have.

Since you can pair up to 4 cameras, you can buy additional cameras on Amazon for about $99. If your monitor has any issues and needs to be replaced after the warranty period, you can get the monitor-only unit on Amazon here.

With the video on throughout, the battery can last for 8 hours but on normal usage where you have it on stand-by mode, it can last for up to 10 hours. It uses a 2,800 mAh lithium-ion battery which can be replaced or can get an additional one as a backup. An additional one goes for about $20 on Amazon here. It comes with adapters to charge both the monitor and the camera but they also provide an extra USB cable for charging the monitor using a USB port or a power bank.

Alarm feature & Voice Activation(VOX)
DXR 8 Pro has an alarm setting that gives you the option to choose from a 1/2/3/4/5/6 hour timer.
This new model is also our favorite because we are big fans of voice-activated monitors that go on stand-by or ‘sleep mode’ where it stops transmitting videos when the baby is not making any noise or asleep. It only starts transmitting when the noise level reaches a certain threshold which you can set. The older DXR 8 model does not have this VOX feature and glad they included it in the DXR 8 Pro model.

The table below has more differences between the original Infant Optics DXR 8 and Infant Optics DX8 Pro:

Infant Optics DXR 8 (Original)Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro
Infant Optics DXR-8...Infant Optics DXR-8...
The range is 700 ftHas an extended range of up to1000 ft.
Does not have a feeding alarm functionThere are 1/2/3/4/5/6 hour timer alarm options
800mW speaker1000 mW speaker
Does not have a background-noise reduction feature, ANRIt has a special feature to reduce background noise for crisp audio called Active Noise Reduction Technology (ANR)
Up to 2X zoom with optical zoom and digital zoom used togetherUp to 6X zoom with optical and digital zoom used together
3.5-inch display with low-quality 480p VGA  formatLarge 5 inch 720p HD display/screen
12 months warranty12 months default warranty but another 12 months is available upon registration of warranty (total of 24 months)
Supports up to 4 cameras. Add-on cams are available on Amazon here.Supports up to 4 cameras. Add-on cameras are available on Amazon here.
It does not have VOX modeIt has VOX mode
Battery life of 6 hoursDecent battery life of 8 to 10 hours
Buy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

The table below has details of the older Infant Optics DXR 8

NameInfant Optics DXR-8 and Infant Optics DXR-8 Pro
Image of Infant Optics DXR 8
$165.99  in stock
15 new from $164.90
9 used from $84.29
Free shipping
as of May 21, 2022 1:01 am
Release DateInfant Optics DXR-8 was initially released in 2013 but a renewed model was released in January 2015 and in 2017. Infant Optics DXR-8 Pro was released in 2020
Sales to DateOver 1,000,000 units sold according to their website
Why parents love it100% secure, reliable audio and video, incredible camera, long-range, expandable as it can support up to four cameras
Features of Infant Optics DXR 8700 ft. range, 3.5-inch dedicated parent unit, does not use wifi, does not connect to phone, uses FHSS transmission technology, durable for up to 3 years, night vision, 8 infrared LED lights, parent unit uses batteries that last up to 8 hours, non-HD video but clear images, interchangeable lens, support up to 4 cameras, has a replacement screen.
DXR-8 Pro has 5-inch display and displays in 720p HD resolution
Current StandingBest Selling Baby Monitor in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. It is still leading in sales in 2021
Warranty12 months for Infant Optics DXR 8 and 24 months for Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro
Cost of Infant Optics DXR 8Check Price
Cost of Infant Optics DXR 8 ProCheck Price

The older DXR 8 is also secure as it uses FHSS transmission technology which is hackproof and does not rely on Wifi. More than 48,000 parents have trusted this model since its release in 2015 (with an upgrade in 2917). Many parents have consistently given high ratings partly because of Infant Optics’ excellent customer support which is known to offer replacements for parts that have surpassed their warranty period.

Both DXR 8 and DXR 8 Pro have superior interchangeable lens functionality that allows you to switch from a normal lens to a wide-angle lens. Infant Optics was the first brand to introduce interchangeable lenses to baby monitors and while its screen size of 3.5-inches isn’t the biggest, it is decent. If you want a larger screen, you can choose the 5-inch Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro.

Alongside is some image of the older Infant Optics DXR 8

infant Optics ratings and best selling on amazon

Read full comparison of Infant Optics Pro vs regular here

Genexus LLC, the parent company of Infant Optics, is based in a California-based company owned by Genexus LLC.

Infant Optics DXR 8 has been wildly successful since its launch, selling over 1,000,000 units to date (according to Helium10 data). In the review, we also explain why Infant Optics, a Genexus-owned company has been regarded as the best baby monitor company in the world. Over the past few years, Infant Optics DXR-8 has won 5 major awards. The awards have recognized Infant Optics DXR 8’s reliability as a durable baby monitor that is 100% secure.

This wifi-free baby monitor has been the undisputable best-selling baby monitor brand since 2017 and perhaps all-times best-selling. As you can see from the graph below showing its sales, it ships over 400 units per day and that has been improving.

Infant Optics DXR 8 (Old Model) pros and Cons

  • 1. It gives you quality videos of your baby despite its VGA display (non-HD).
  • 2. It supports up to 4 cameras and you can replace the camera or the handheld/screen unit
  • 3. It has an interchangeable camera lens with a wide-angle, giving you the widest viewing angle
  • 4. It is hack-proof as it uses FHSS technology in the 2.4 GHz frequency band
  • 5. Extremely easy to use
  • 6. Very durable – You can count on it for at least 2 years, although it has a one year warranty
  • 7. It has an ‘Audio-only mode’ which means you can turn off the screen while the sound remains on
  • 1. It does not support split-screen viewing if you want to use two cameras
  • 2. The display is not high definition, VGA resolution

You can check its price on Amazon

It can also support up to 4 cameras at once and is great for parents looking to monitor more than one baby. You can mount up to 4 cameras in different rooms and stream it on the 3.5-inch screen, one camera feed at a time. To view multiple feeds, you can put the monitor on scan mode and Infant Optics will scan automatically from one cam feed to another.

The Infant Optics Pro model has better brightness, sharper focus, and allows you to view the display from multiple angles in its larger 5-inch screen. Another significant and distinct feature that you’ll like on this model is its 6x zoom functionality which complements the monitor’s interchangeable lens.

Infant Optics DXR-8 PRO is more expensive compared to Infant Optics DXR-8 by over $30 but with all its improvements, it is totally worth it. Like several other well-designed baby monitors, Infant Optics DXR-8 PRO gives you the ability to remotely control the camera in your baby’s nursery for better viewing. You can move the camera sideways (pan) or upwards (from floor to ceiling – tilt) to give you better viewing angles of your baby in the nursery. Infant Optics Pro also supports up to 4 cameras and you can get it on Amazon using the link below:

Another great feature you’ll really like in this new model is the noise reduction feature which filters sound from fans, air purifiers, humidifiers, air conditioners, static and more. For better sound quality, Infant Optics also improved the sound speakers by doubling the audio power. The 1000mW speaker gives you louder sound output and crisper sound playback.

Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro Pros and Cons

  • 1. A large 5-inch screen that displays in HD, 720p HD
  • 2. Improved zoom feature, 6x optical and digital zoom, better than VAVA and older Infant Optics’ 4x
  • 3. Secure transmission thanks to its FHSS technology
  • 4. It has a noise-reduction feature and improved speakers to give you and the baby crisp sound quality – No other monitor has this Active Noise Reduction feature
  • 5. Better transmission range compared to the older Infant Optics DXR 8 – They claim to have fixed connection issues experienced in the older model.
  • 6. Improved night vision
  • 7. Unlike Vava and Eufy Spaceview that give you low-battery warning alerts once before it dies, Infant Optics DXR-8 Pro gives you alerts until you plug it into power.
  • 8. It is Voice-activated online VAVA and the older Infant Optics DXR 8.
  • 9. Comes with 1 year warranty, extendable for another 2 years upon warranty registration. That’s 24 months!
  • 10. It has VOX mode which is lacking in the older version
  • 1. More expensive compared to the earlier model, Infant Optics DXR 8
  • 2. It does not have split-screen viewing for monitoring twins on the same screen

You can read our full review of Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro here.

#3. Eufy SpaceView S Baby Monitor – Best No Wifi Monitor with Long Battery Life

Eufy Spaceview baby monitor is another secure, hackproof FHSS non-wifi baby monitor that comes with a large 5-inch screen, and long battery life with voice-activation (VOX) features – unlike VAVA and the older Infant Optics DXR 8 which don’t have VOX feature. The original Eufy Spaceview but the upgrade eufy Spaceview Pro has improved battery.

Eufy gives you sharp 720p resolution images and videos of your baby and can also use it as a crib soother as it comes has 5 relaxing lullabies that will help put your little one to sleep. This feature is unique to Eufy as Vava and Infant Optics don’t have lullabies.

It is important to note that Eufy Spaceview has four models, two models that use 2900mAh and 2 models that use 5200 mAh battery capacities, and worth noting that the 5200 mAh models have a bigger battery capacity compared to VAVA’s 4500 mAh-capacity batteries.

The cheapest Eufy monitor of all the four which goes for $129 is my favorite below are the features that make it stand out;

  • Eufy Spaceview has a super-wide pan of 330 degrees and 110 degrees tilt.
  • This monitor has a great sleek design that your baby will love having in the nursery.
  • Very good long range of up to 1000 ft.
  • It comes with a large 5-inch screen that displays in 720p HD resolution.
  • It has a large 5200 mAh capacity battery which lasts for 12 hours with continous monitoring and can last for up to 30 hours of monitoring in regular usage scenarios.
  • It has an improved thermometer accurately monitors room temperature and notifies you when it goes above or below the set limit.
  • It is a travel-friendly video monitor as it is very easy to install
  • It is voice-activated and you can customize the noise detection preferences and receive instant notifications when your baby is in need. You can also change the VOX settings to suit your needs.

Both VAVA and Eufy have large-screen displays but Eufy is voice-activated and Eufy’s 2 models have a relatively bigger battery capacity of 5200 mAh compared to VAVA’s 4500 mAh. More details on Vava vs Eufy here. VAVA, however, has a bigger zoom of 2x and 4x compared to Eufy’s 1.5x and 2x. Eufy automatically turns on night vision mode and has a 2-way talk feature and temperature sensors. Some models of the Eufy baby monitors have alarm features.

Comparisons of different models:

The cheapest eufy Spaceview baby monitor which sells for about $129 comes with a wall-mount but does not have a crib mount and is missing the wide-angle lens and alarm clock feature. If you want the Eufy model with a wide-angle lens and alarm feature, get this model going for about $170.

We reviewed Eufy Spaceview S and detailed reasons why Eufy may overtake Infant Optics DXR 8 as the preferred and most recommended baby monitor that does not require an internet connection.

As you can see from the graph below, its demand has been growing since its release less than a year ago:

Below Eufy Spaceview Baby Monitors with 5200 mAh Battery Capacities

eufy Security Video and Audio Baby Monitoreufy Security, SpaceView Pro
eufy Security Video...eufy Security,...
Similarities: 5200 mAh (12 hours) battery, 5-inch screen, 720p HD resolution, 2-Way Audio, Night Vision, Lullaby Player, 1000 ft Range, Pan: 330° Tilt:110°Similarities: 5200 mAh battery(12 hours), 5-inch screen, 720p HD resolution, 2-Way Audio, Night Vision, Lullaby Player, 1000 ft Range; Pan: 330° Tilt:110°
Differences: Comes with a wall mount, no crib mount, and does not come with a wide-angle lensDifferences: Wide Angle Lens Not Included, alarm feature included and comes with only a wall mount – no crib mount
Price: $129Price: $169
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Eufy baby monitor is one of the best-rated baby monitors that does not rely on the internet guaranteeing 100% security. In fact, if you are looking for a secure and portable baby monitor for travel, I personally recommend Eufy baby monitor. It takes less than 2 minutes to fully mount the Eufy baby monitor.

The camera is powered by AC power and the parent unit relies on rechargeable batteries.

The camera provides you with a 110 degrees view from ceiling to floor and you can pan the camera remotely for up to 330 degrees, giving you a whole view of the baby’s nursery.

Like Vava and Infant Optics, Eufy Spaceview can support up to 4 cameras and its add-on camera costs almost the same as its peers. Eufy Spaceview does not have split-screen viewing like Babysense and MoonyBaby, our favorite split-screen monitors.

Eufy Spaceview Non-Wifi Baby Monitor – Quick Glance

NameEufy Spaceview Baby Monitor
ManufacturerEufy Life, a subsidiary of Anker Electronics
Released to marketSeptember 2018
Key Features1000 ft. range, 5-inch color display/screen, HD videos (720p), supports up to 4 cameras, no split-screen viewing, wide-angle, zoom and default lenses, screen uses batteries, excellent night vision, infrared LED lights (manually turned on), does not connect to internet or phone, uses FHSS technology and is hack-proof.
Why some parents don't love it muchNo smartphone app (since it is non-wifi), Lacks recording capabilities. Has lullabies but lack motion detection feature
Powered byAC (Electricity) for camera and 5200 mAh rechargeable batteries for parent unit
Why parents like itGreat picture quality, 5 inch HD display, mechanical pan and tilt, hack-proof.
MotherhoodHQ Rating9.4/10

Below is a table comparison of Eufy Spaceview and Infant Optics:

Eufy Spaceview Baby MonitorInfant Optics DXR 8Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro
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Wider room coverage with 330 degrees pan and 110 degrees tiltCoverage of 270 degrees pan and 110 degrees tiltCoverage of 270 degrees pan and 108 degrees tilt
Has a lullaby player with 5 lullabiesNo lullaby playerNo lullaby player
Large 5200 mAh battery that lasts for up to 12 hours in normal usage situationA battery that lasts for 6 hoursA battery that lasts for 8 to 10 hours
It is voice-activatedIt is not voice-activatedIt is voice-activated
720 p HD resolution images and videos on a 5-inch screenVGA display (low-resolution images) on a 3.5-inch screen720 p HD resolution images and videos on a 5-inch screen
1000 ft. range700 ft. range1000 ft. range
Up to 2X zoom Up to 4X zoom Up to 6X zoom 
12 months warranty12 months warranty24 months warranty
No ANRNo ANRHas Active Noise Reduction Technology (ANR)
Uses regular speakerUses regular speakerHas improved 1000 mW speaker
Other features: 2-way talk, night vision, supports up to 4 cameras, has a temperature sensorOther features: 2-way talk, night vision, supports up to 4 cameras, has temperature sensorOther features: 2-way talk, night vision, supports up to 4 cameras, has temperature sensor

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You can read our full review of Eufy Spaceview and Eufy Spaceview S here which has a further comparison of Eufy Vs Infant Optics.

eufy Spaceview Spaceview Pro

It has a 720p HD display and two-way audio which you can use to talk to your baby directly. With its 5-inch LCD screen, you can see your baby clearly from anywhere in the room. The pan/tilt camera allows you to remotely move the camera to get the best view for monitoring your baby’s activity.

eufy Security Spaceview Pro is another secure FHSS baby monitor that does not rely on wifi. Its connection is limited to a shorter range of 700 ft. compared to Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro’s range of 1000 ft.

It has a pan range of 330° and a tilt range of 110° which can be remotely controlled from the parent unit. The pan is wider than DXR 8 Pro’s pan of 270 degrees.

The night vision feature makes it easy to check on your sleeping child without turning on the lights or waking them up. This camera features an automatic infrared night vision mode that will switch on in very low light or dark environments so you can see what your child is up to.

It also features a two-way talkback intercom that will let you talk to your baby and comfort them without going into their room.

Aside from security, and other features above, you’ll really appreciate the high-capacity battery that lasts for 12 hours with display mode on or 30 hours in default sleep mode. Infant Optics Pro’s battery only lasts for about 10 hours on the audio mode and 6 hours when the video is turned on throughout.

For both eufy Spaceview Pro and Infant Optics Pro, you’ll have to purchase a crib mount as the options they come with are wall-mount options.

The range for both models is fairly decent but the design of eufy Spaceview Pro is more appealing. It is shaped like a triangle and does not need a stand. Also, it doesn’t need an antenna sticking out to maintain range – which is important as both antenna and kick-stand can break off.

The main downside with eufy is its lack of a light indicator for notification. You have to be looking at the screen where there is a sound-level indicator to know that your baby is making some noise or crying. Infant Optics Pro has light indicators as well as sound and screen indicators.

Another downside is that you may need to update the firmware occasionally. For example, if you get an additional camera, you need to update both to the same firmware.

Eufy Spaceview Pros and Cons

  • 1. Great HD images and videos, challenging wifi baby monitors
  • 2. A modest range
  • 3. Great mechaninical pan and tilt
  • 4. Can support up to 4 cameras
  • 5. Large 5-inch screen
  • 6. It has lullabies – a feature missing in Infant Optics
  • 7. Long battery life
  • 8. It is voice-activated
  • 9. High-quality night vision images and videos
  • 1. It does not record and there is no playback
  • 2. It does not have split-screen viewing
  • 3. Does not connect to phone/internet

#4. Anmeate Video Baby Monitor: Budget-friendly Option

Anmeate video baby monitor is known for simply being a ‘baby monitor with camera and audio’ which does not rely on the internet and is inexpensive going for less than $100. Unlike other brands such as Babysense or Infant Optics, Anmeate video baby monitor has excelled with its simplicity.

There are two models of Anmeate, one with a 2.4-inch screen and another with a 3.5-inch screen with the only difference being the screen size and about $20 price difference.

Anmeate 2.4-inch Video Baby MonitorAnmeate 3.5-inch Video Baby Monitor
Video Baby Monitor...Baby Monitor with...
Rated 4.5/5 by over 16,000 reviews on AmazonRated 4.6/5 by over 2,500 reviews on Amazon
Uses secure 2.4 GHz FHSS transmission that does not rely on Wifi for 100% security and privacyUses secure 2.4 GHz FHSS transmission that does not rely on Wifi for 100% security and privacy
960 ft. range, 2-way talk, Eco-mode/VOX mode, lullabies, room temperature monitor,960 ft. range, 2-way talk, Eco-mode/VOX mode, lullabies, room temperature monitor,
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As of this update in early 2022, Anmeate 2.4-inch screen baby monitor is selling for less than $50, which is significantly cheaper than other video monitors on this list.

The table below shows all the features of Anmeate Video Baby Monitor

NameAnmeate Video Baby Monitor
Released To Market7/30/2018
Key Features2.4 and 3.5-inch-screen option, night vision, temperature sensor, 960ft. range, 4 soothing lullabies, 2-way talkback intercom, 2X zoom, 8-hour battery life on eco-mode, portable parent unit & is sound activated (VOX)
Why It Made It To 10BabyGear ListVery cheap with all the basic features and functionalities you'd want on a baby monitor. Also supports up to 4 cameras.
Cost of AnmeatePrice of Anmeate Video Baby Monitor

Below is an image of Anmeate 3.5-inch video baby monitor:

Anmeate gives a three-month guarantee allowing you to return it within the period if you do not like it, a very rare offer from several Amazon sellers. It currently goes for less than half the price of the top 3 non-wifi baby monitors on this list.

Anmeate has a comparatively smaller screen size that’s only 2.4 inches diagonal, similar to Babysense’s LCD screen but you can get the larger SM35 option if you prefer a larger screen. It has a long-range connection of up to 960 feet, 8 LED lights for night vision, and two-way communication features. You can talk to your child using the baby monitor and can even play any of its 4 soothing lullabies.

While Anmeate is a great baby monitor, and have praised it for being very affordable and reliable, it doesn’t have the features that other monitors such as Babysense have. For example, it doesn’t have an interchangeable lens that Babysense and Infant Optics have.

Anmeate Baby Monitor Pros and Cons

  • 1. It is very easy to install
  • 2. It has a modest battery life of 6 to 7 hours (950mAh).
  • 3. It has 4 soothing lullabies, a feature that other expensive monitors in this list do not have
  • 4. It has fairly accurate temperature sensors
  • 5. It has a 2-way talk communication
  • 6. It is relatively cheaper compared to the first three non-wifi monitors on this list.
  • 1. Anmeate’s buttons do not have backlight and not the easiest to use in the dark.
  • 2. It has static noise that’s loud even when the volume is turned down

#5. Hellobaby Video Baby Monitor Without Wifi (HB65): Has Lullabies & VOX Mode

Hellobaby HB65 is the most pocket-friendly baby monitor that does not rely on wifi and perhaps the oldest video baby monitor model that made our list of best non-wifi baby monitors in 2022. Like other monitors on this list, Hellobaby uses secure FHSS technology to transmit audio and visual signals. It does not have a smartphone app.

Hellobaby’s first brand, HB24 was originally released to the market in 2012 and it gained great reception from parents mostly because of its low prices. The initial HB24 model has a 2.4-inch screen, a zoom feature, 2-way communication, room temperature display, and is expandable. With all these features, you get the most value for your money.

The latest brand of Hellobaby, the Hellobaby HB65 was released in February 2019 and is my favorite because of its enhanced features, especially the pan and tilt. Some of the features we liked about HB65 and what made it rank higher were features that earlier models had but have been enhanced with HB65.

Below are the main reasons I like Hellobaby HB65:

  • Zoom, Pan and Tilt Feature: HB65 has zoom, pan, and tilt, a feature that was not available in earlier models such as Hellobaby HB24, HB25, HB28, and HB32. This makes Hellobaby HB65 an equal to Infant Optics, Eufy Spaceview, Motorola MBP36XL, UU Infant and even wifi monitors such as Miku and Arlo.
  • Expandability – Although they come with one camera, all Hellobaby brands including our favorite, HB32 supports up to 4 cameras. This makes Hellobaby ideal for monitoring babies in multiple rooms.
  • Lullabies – If you are looking for a dependable baby monitor with lullabies to soothe your baby to sleep, Hellobaby has 8 decent pre-programmed lullabies. Despite its low price, Hellobaby offers lullabies unlike other baby monitors in this list such as Infant Optics DXR 8 which does not have lullabies.
  • Two-way communication: Hellobaby has a speaker installed in the camera to enable you to talk to your baby when you need to. In this case, you won’t just have to hear and watch your baby, you can talk to the baby if you want to.

Hellobaby HB65’s design is incredibly great compared to earlier models that looked similar to UU Infant and Anmeate video baby monitors. Below is a picture of Hellobaby HB65.

The table below shows the summary of Hellobaby HB65 features

Transmission TechnologyFHSS
Screen Size3.2 Inches
Camera Adjustability355 degrees pan and 120 degrees tilt
FeaturesVOX, Temperature Sensor, Night vision,
2-way talk-back, support up to 4 cameras,
2x zoom, battery life of 8 hours,
allows audio-only mode
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Comparable to:Hellobaby HB32 Released in Feb 2019
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The baby monitor scored very well in battery life. It has a battery life of up to 12 hours and mainly because of its excellent VOX feature. Hellobaby is a voice-activated baby monitor, which means it can go to sleep when the baby is breathing normally and broadcasts sound and signals when the baby makes noise such as crying. This is made possible by the VOX feature which saves the power it consumes.

Hellobaby also uses the spread spectrum, the FHSS, a hack-proof technology used by most high-quality monitors to secure digital localized communication between the transmitting unit and the receiving unit/parent unit.

We mentioned earlier when we started this review of Hellobaby HB65 that parents have been impressed and have termed Hellobaby as the most pocket-friendly baby monitor that gives you value for your money. When you purchase Hellobaby HB65, it comes with one camera but you can get Hellobaby extra camera for almost half the cost of Infant Optics or Eufy Spaceview’s extra cameras. It can support up to 4 cameras. With additional cameras, Hellobaby supports full-screen viewing and not split-screen viewing. This is one of the few cons of Hellobaby. You can read our full review of Hellobaby

Hellobaby 5-inch Video Baby Monitor

Hellobaby 5-inch Baby Monitor is perfect for parents who want to stay connected to their little one without risking security or worrying about data plans.

This video baby monitor is the newest model by Hellobaby, just released this past year – 2021. It uses secure 2.4 GHz FHSS technology that is hackproof and does not require the internet to operate, which makes it a perfect choice for parents who want to keep an eye on their baby while they are home.

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This monitor has remote PTZ. Using the parent unit, you can remotely control the camera by rotating up to 355° in horizontal and 120° vertical gives giving you a full view of the crib.

The monitor also features a room temperature sensor so you will know how warm or cold the environment is.

This is a portable, high-definition video monitor with remote pan/tilt/zoom and night vision. It features a 5″ display screen, two-way talkback, temperature sensor, and 8 lullabies to help you soothe your baby to sleep. The camera has a long-range of up to 1000ft.

This monitor also includes the ability to remotely turn on lullabies or white noise via the parent unit as well as view and control the temperature via the parent unit.

It also has a long battery life of up to 9 hours.

Hellobaby Pros and Cons

  • 1. Inexpensive compared to others on this list
  • 2. Clear night vision
  • 3. Two VOX settings, the low setting allows us to have a noise machine in the nursery without it activating the monitor but will pick up the baby crying.
  • 4. The hello baby monitor can turn on lullaby music from the parent unit, allows us to turn it on for the baby without having to go into the room.
  • 5. The battery life of the parent unit is decent.
  • 6. The temperature reading on display lets us know if we need to turn down ac.
  • 1. If you get the parent unit too close to the camera, a loud feedback noise is emitted.

#6. Babysense Video Baby Monitor with Split-Screen (2.4, 3.5 and 5-inch Options)

Babysense Video Baby Monitor is the best split-screen non-wifi baby monitor in this 2022 review. Babysense has a number of brands including the older 2.4-inch LCD screen (non-split screen), 4.3-inch LCD screen, and the latest 5-inch LCD screen. Both 4.3-inch and 5-inch monitors have split-screen viewing features.

Babysense’s latest brand is among the few top-rated non-wifi baby monitors with two cameras and a split-screen viewing feature making it excellent for monitoring twins or more than one baby in two different rooms.

Oldest Babysense Video Baby Monitor Brand (best-selling)

One of the oldest brands of Babysense has a 2.4-inch screen LCD screen with other cool features such as;

Features of 2.4-ich LCD Baby Monitor:
2.4GHz FHSS transmission that is hackproof
Decent long range of 900 ft.
Two-Way Talk-Back Communication
VOX mode features
2x Digital Zoom
Alarm / Timer Setting
Image Pan / Tilt in Zoom In mode
Room Temperature Display
Supports up To 4 Cameras
Parent Unit Has Built-in Support Stand
Screen size4.3 Inches
Battery life10 hours
Range960 ft.

In fact, Babysense’s best-selling brand is this $60 model with a single camera, shown alongside.

This cheap brand is currently the 16th best-seller on Amazon’s top 100 best-selling baby monitors.

4.3-inch upgraded Babysense video baby monitor

Babysense upgraded 4.3-inch model is one of our best split-screen non-wifi baby monitors with 2x digital zoom, 360 degrees manual pan, and 90 degrees pan.

Though the sales of Babysense are close to a quarter of Infant Optic DXR 8’s sales, Babysense is backed by Hisense, a manufacturer that has been in the baby monitor space since 1991. Infant Optics and Babysense both come with interchangeable lenses, a feature that Infant Optics introduced into baby monitors in 2011.

Hisense is an ISO-certified company that uses FHSS technology to secure your baby guaranteeing you 100% privacy and arguably the best baby monitor for remote viewing.

Our recommended brand of Babysense non-Wifi baby monitor is one with a 4.3-inch screen and supports split-screen viewing. Below is the image of Babysense Split-screen baby monitor with a 4.3-inch screen:

Below are the features that make it stand out:

  • 4.3-inch screen
  • Uses 2.4 GHz FHSS technology that cannot be hacked.
  • The large-screen allows split-screen viewing making it ideal for monitoring twins or babies in separate rooms using one screen.
  • Has 2-way talkback technology that allows you to sing a lullaby to your child for a calm sleeps session
  • has a manual pan of up to 360 degrees and a Tilt of up to 90 degrees
  • Has an Auto Infrared Night Vision that allows you to watch your baby even in darkness

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Babysense Pros and Cons

  • The baby monitor alerts you when the batteries are low or when you are out of range
  • The baby monitor is easy to use
  • You can sue the monitors away from the baby’s room upto 960ft
  • You can watch two angles of the baby’s room simultaneously on the parent unit because of its split-screen function
  • It is more affordable compared to similar baby monitors
  • The zoom feature is very grainy, especially at night, which makes it hard for you to check the breathing patterns of the baby.

5-inch Babysense Video Baby Monitor

The latest 5-inch Babysense non-wifi video baby monitor is at the top of our list of best split-screen baby monitors. While it does not come cheap (costs about $200), it is packed with features. It comes with two HD cameras and supports 2-way talk and you’ll appreciate the upgraded 4000mAh Battery that will last the entire night. It also comes with a large LCD screen of 5-inches diagonal and you can remotely pan and title the camera using the parent unit. The range is 960ft. and is voice-activated. It also has a built-in adjustable night light.

Babysense video baby monitor has been on the market since March 2017 and its price has fairly been uniform. When you purchase Babysense, you get a box with one parent unit, one baby unit, 2 power adapters, a user manual, and a built-in Li-ion battery.

Great Features of Original Babysense Video Baby Monitor

  • Long-range of 960 ft. – This is range is longer than several other non-wifi baby monitors such as Infant Optics which has less 700 ft. range and Eufy baby monitor which has 460 ft. range.
  • Zoom: 2x Digital Zoom
  • Temperature Sensor: Temperature monitoring which is considered more accurate compared to Infant Optics wrong temperate recordings
  • Two-way talkback
  • Portable
  • Expandable – Can support up to 4 cameras. Babysense video baby monitor does not have a split-screen feature but allows you to toggle from one camera feed to another. You can set it so it toggles between the cameras in a 10 seconds rotation span.
  • VOX mode which enables it to save power and limit EMF radiations of Babysense video baby monitor
  • 2.4 GHz FHSS transmission technology which is secure making Babysense video baby monitor unhackable.
  • Lullabies and white noise make it easy to get your baby to sleep. This feature is absent in out top two baby monitors above, Infant Optics and Eufy Spaceview. You can check out all our top baby monitors with lullabies as well.
  • Auto-infrared night vision. Unlike Eufy Spaceview, the Babysense video baby monitor’s night vision is automatic and does not need to be manually adjusted.
NameBabysense Video Baby Monitor
MotherhoodHQ Rating9/10
Screen size3.5 inches
Full FeaturesEco mode, infrared night vision, lullabies, two-way talk back, 2X digital zoom, temperature monitoring, expandable up to 4 cameras, long range - up to 900 ft.
Non Wifi TechnologySpread Spectrum, FHSS
ManufacturerHisense Ltd company
Why parents like BabysenseBudget friendly, accurate temperature monitoring,

Babysense Video Baby Monitor with Two Digital Cameras

Six months after the release of Babysense video baby monitor, Hisense released a similar model of a baby monitor with two cameras. The model hit the market in September 2017 and you get the Babysense video baby monitor with two cameras. You can check the price of the two-camera Babysense on Amazon here.

1. It has great sound quality and for its price, the image and video quality is excellent!
2. It has lullabies, unlike other monitors in this list
3. Great three-level Eco feature (sound-only feature limits radiation and increases the battery life)
1. A number of parents have complained that it is not very durable.
2. Relatively smaller screen size

Babysense is currently our top non-wifi baby monitor for monitoring twins. It is affordable and reliable and I personally recommend parents with more than one baby to consider Babysense Video Baby Monitor with two digital cameras.

#7. DBPower Video Baby Monitor with Recording

DBPower video baby monitor is our best non-wifi baby monitor with a recording feature using a local 32 TF micro-sd card (not included but costs less than $10 on Amazon). This video baby monitor did not originally appear on this list but we added it following an update where it edged out Motorola MBP36XL.

It is among the few non-wifi monitors that allow you to record videos of your baby and play them back later. Its recording is sound-activated and does so automatically like most wifi monitors. Both brands, the 4.3-inch and 3.5-inch screen video monitors of DBPower have this recording feature.

DBPower also meets our minimum requirement as a hack-proof baby monitor that uses FHSS technology to assure you and your baby 100% privacy.

The 4.3-inch and 3.5-inch DBPower video baby monitors are currently among the top-rated non-wifi baby monitors on Amazon.

Below are some of the features we really like about this video baby monitor:

  • Comes with a large 4.3-inch and 3.5-inch screens only comparable to Motorola MBP36XL, Vava, and Eufy Spaceview, the large-screen non-wifi baby monitors in this list.
  • It has a super long warranty of 2 years which is considerably long considering that some baby monitors brands such as VTech offer a short warranty period, as low as 3 months.
  • It has remote pan and tilt capability which essentially means you can control the camera positioning using the parent unit of DBPower baby monitor. The camera’s field of view allows it to capture 270 degrees of the baby’s room horizontally (pan) and up to 110 degrees vertically (tilt).
  • Automatic night vision mode with excellent night vision images. DBPower has a low-light sensor that detects when it is nighttime and activates infrared LED light to illuminate your baby. Its night vision range is 15 ft and unlike the Eufy Spaceview baby monitor, you don’t have to switch it on or off.
  • It has long-range transmission of up to 1000 ft outdoors and about 120 ft. indoors.

DBPower Pros and Cons

  • 1. It is very easy to set up and comes with an easy-to-follow manual
  • 2. It includes a room-temperature sensor and indicator
  • 3. It is more affordable compared to other products on this list
  • 4. It has sound-activated and recording which is very unique and less common with non-wifi monitors.
  • 5. Two-way voice communication.
  • 6. It supports SD card recording and playback, feature lacking in most monitors on this list
  • 7. Great quality of the image
  • 1. The screen is very bright at night
  • 2. Motion detection easily activates
  • 3. DBPower does not have split-screen viewing like the Babysense video monitor above
  • 4. You cannot turn off the screen and use it as an audio-only monitor

You can read our full review of DBPower video baby monitor and can check its current price of 3.5-inch monitor on Amazon here and a 4.3-inch DBPower baby monitor here.

#8. Dr. Meter Video Baby Monitor

Dr. Meter non-Wi-Fi baby monitor was introduced to the market in late 2019 but we were not aware of it until just this month. The company behind this brand is  Shenzhen Thousandshores Technology Corporation which trades as Dr. Meter and is foreign. You’ll really appreciate the security features of this FHSS baby monitor which managed to combine all useful features into one high-quality product that will make monitoring your baby a pleasant experience.

This monitor has it all from high-quality resolution, reliable signal, temperature monitoring, and even small helpful features like lullabies and feeding alerts! And the best thing is it’s going for less than $100! Check out the full list of features you will get with this baby monitor.

Key features

  • 5 inch 720p HD resolution
  • 2X zoom
  • Remote Pan/Tilt/Zoom
  • Two way talk
  • Sound activation mode
  • Temperature sensors
  • VOX mode with five levels of sound sensitivities
  • 1000 ft transmission range
  • Automatic night vision with infrared lights
  • 5 lullabies
  • Feeding alarms
  • 2100mAH battery that lasts up to 6 hours in continuous video
  • Multiple camera support to up to four cameras
  • Very easy to use with helpful shortcuts on the parent unit menu
  • Very wide pan of 355° and decent tilt of 120°
  • Quality images and videos on its 5-inch screen
  • It is voice-activated
  • It has sound-indicator lights making it ideal for parents with hearing impairment
  • It is hack-proof as it utilises 2.4 GHz FHSS technology
  • Relatively shorter battery life of about 5 hours
  • The volume is quite low.

#9. UU Infant Baby Monitor

UU Infant Baby Monitor made it to our top reviews of non-wifi baby monitors of 2022. UU Infant is one of the best-rated baby monitors without wifi and as of this post update in 2022, UU Infant is no longer available on Amazon despite it being among the best-selling baby monitors on Amazon for a long time. UU Infant baby monitor has been in the market for less than one year having been released in August 2018 as an upgrade of the older UU Infant baby monitor hat was released in 2017. UU Infant baby monitor was one of the first products to be released by UU Infant company which was also founded in2017.

This baby monitor is a favorite for several parents and below are some great things about this monitor:

  • It uses reliable FHSS baby monitor and you can be guaranteed of 100% security.
  • It is very suitable for use when traveling as its batteries can last up to 10 hours and is very light and easy to travel with.
  • It can support up to 4 cameras despite being almost $100 cheaper than Infant Optics DXR 8 and perhaps $150 more than Eufy Spaceview S baby monitors in this list. As of this update in September, it is retailing at $65 but you can check its price today here.

Like other baby monitors above, UU Infant uses FHSS, a technology that has been regarded as hack-proof as it does not rely on the internet to transmit its signals. It has the downside that it does not have a smartphone app but its dedicated 3.5 inch LCD display can stay connected to the baby unit for up to 960 ft. In addition, the camera can be manually rotated 180 degrees horizontal and 120 degrees vertical. You can read the full review of UU Infant here

#10. LBtech Video Baby Monitor – Best 2 Camera Non-Wifi Baby Monitor

LBtech Video Baby Monitor is another good non-wifi baby monitor with 2 cameras. It comes with dual cameras and was released to the market in March 2019. LBtech is manufactured by LB Technology Company Ltd, a small Chinese manufacturer based in Guangdong  Provide, China. It manufactures door phones, IP video cams, and baby monitors at a significantly lower cost compared to its peers.

The LBtech video baby monitor comes with 2 cameras but add-on cameras can be purchased as it supports up to 4 cameras. The silver-color brand shown alongside is currently the best-selling model of LBtech and has been rated very highly by over 1000 customers on Amazon.

An additional camera costs less than $50. While it does not support an app like other non-wifi baby monitors, LBtech video baby monitor uses 2.4 GHz FHSS transmission technology which guarantees 100% privacy and security of your baby. 

The green model, also called JLB7tech was released later and has similar features to the silver model above with a slightly different camera design.

LBtech Video Baby Monitor - Among the top non wifi video baby monitors of 2022 MotherhoodHQ List
LBtech Video Baby Monitor (link to Amazon)

In August 2020, LBtech Video baby monitor was the 22nd best-selling baby monitor on Amazon and as you can see from the graph below, it has consistently increased its sales volumes. As per Helium10 Data, it ships out over 2,400 units per month on Amazon. 

Here are the features that enabled LBtech video baby monitor to feature in 10BabyGear’s list of top non-wifi baby monitors:

  • Large screen with 4.3 inches in diagonal 
  • Automatic night vision 
  • Two-way intercom
  • Temperature sensors
  • Voice-activated to save power and reduce EMF emissions
  • 2X zoom. 
  • Expandable – This baby monitor supports up to 4 cameras but the video feed from each camera bounces off the screen at certain intervals and does not support split-screen viewing like the Motorola video baby monitor in this list. 


  • Very affordable
  • Comes with 2 cameras
  • Secure transmission with FHSS technology
  • Decent long range of up to 1000 ft
  • Large screen 4.3-inch screen


  • Does not connect to the app
  • No timer/alarm or clock
  •  Bright power light
  • No remote pan and tilt – have to manually pan or tilt
  • Cases of temperature being wrong by a few degrees.

You can check the price of LBtech video baby monitor on Amazon here

#11. Campark Video Baby Monitor

Campark video baby monitor is another inexpensive non-wifi baby monitor you can pick to use in monitoring your baby. Since its release to the market in March 2019, Campark has seen tremendous growth. It is priced very competitively.

Campark video baby monitor comes with a high-quality 2.4-inch display, similar to Anmeate’s display. It relies on FHSS technology to transmit the signal from the baby unit to the parent unit. The Campark video baby monitor’s camera is similar to that of Infant Optics as it has 5 infrared LED lights for night vision.

The monitor is voice-activated which makes its batteries last longer for up to 5 hours when fully charged. The graph below shows the sales chart for the last few months. The upward sales trend is indicative of great positive approval of the product by thousands of parents who rely on Campark, a Chinese electronics manufacturer.

Below is a table with a quick preview of Campark Video Baby Monitor.

Screen Size2.4 inches
Two Way TalkYes
Voice ActivatedYes
Night vision range23 meters
Range1000 ft.

You can read our post with detailed review and user manual of Campark baby monitor.

#12. Motorola Baby Monitor without Wifi: Motorola Comfort75

Motorola Comfort75, a product of Binatone Global is a Motorola baby monitor without wifi that made it to our list of reliable, top non-wifi baby monitors of 2022. This is the only Motorola branded non-WiFi baby monitor that has made it to this 2022 list.

You can comfortably view your baby on its large 5-inch LCD screen, which does very well compared to Infant Optics’ 3.5-inch screen. Eufy Spaceview is the only other large-screen non-wifi baby monitor. The feed from the camera is displayed on the large screen, the 5-inch screen.

  •  It features a 2x digital zoom
  • A decent range of 1000 ft.
  • Two-Way Intercom
  • Temperature sensors
  • Night vision
  • Remote pan
  • igh-sensitivity microphones that can catch the slightest sounds

This Motorola non-wifi baby monitor is currently number 42nd best-selling baby monitor on Amazon.

#13. VTech VM819 & VM919: VTech Baby Monitors Without Wifi

VTech VM819 video baby monitor is another reliable monitor brand by VTech that features a best-in-class battery life and range and is totally secure as it does not rely on wifi.

This VTech’s non-WiFi baby monitor (brand, VM819) was released to the market in 2021 and in 2022, over 1200 parents have reviewed and given it an average rating of 4.6 on Amazon which is pretty decent. Below are some other features that make this VTech brand stand out;

  • Like other secure video baby monitors on this list, VM819 transfers its signals using secured local 2.4GHz channel with FHSS technology. As a parent, you can rest assured that you’re the only one who can hear and see your baby with no possibility of it getting hacked.
  • Its battery can support up to 19 hours of video streaming on a single charge, letting you monitor your baby throughout the night easily.
  • It has a decent range of up to 1000 ft.
  • It has a 2.8-inch LCD screen
  • Similar to Eufy baby monitor, it has 2 calming melodies and 2 sets of ambient sound, including white noise and a trickling stream
  • It has 2-Way Talk feature
  • It is voice-activated
  • Its camera has built-in temperature sensor and will send you alerts if the temperature is out of the set range.
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If you want a larger screen non-wifi monitor by VTech, you can go for VTech VM919 which has a 7-inch LCD screen and true-color HD display.

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  • [2022 Upgraded Model with up to 15 Hrs Battery Life] - With New 5000mAh rechargeable battery you can get up to 15 hours of video streaming allowing you to easily monitor your baby throughout the night on one charge with the industry's best battery life
  • [7 inch True-Color HD Wide Angle Display] Check in on your little one on the industry's largest 7" parent unit in 720p High Definition; The wide-angle lens with IR-Cut auto filter, delivers 110 degrees wide angle & true-to-life colors
  • [Pan Tilt & Zoom with 4x Zoom] Fully remote Pan & Tilt achieved 360-degree panoramic viewing, with camera pans up to 270-degree side to side, tilts 100-degree up & down;  The camera zooms up to 4 times using the parent unit; Use a damp cloth for cleaning
  • [HD Night Vision, VOX Control, Auto-On Screen & Sound Indicators] Keep an eye on your baby in night with HD Night-Vision; You can keep monitoring with screen off mode as it picks up any sound over your VOX settings to trigger ON the screen
  • [Long Range, 2-Way Talk, Lullabies] With up to 1,000 feet of range stay connected with your baby from anywhere in home; Comfort your baby with the intercom, or play them lullabies to lull your baby back to sleep (5 calming melodies, 4 ambient sounds)

#14. Bonoch Baby Monitor

Bonoch Baby Monitor is currently one of the highest-rated non-wifi baby monitors that we are adding to this 2022 list. This monitor relies on 2.4 GHz FHSS transmission technology that gives you a 100% guarantee that the signal is entirely private and that no one else can listen or watch your baby. It also features a large 5-inch color screen and we like it most because of its large-capacity 4,000 mAh battery that can last up to 24 hours.

You’ll also appreciate the remote pan, tilt, and zoom feature. You can remotelypan 355 degrees from left to right and tilt 120 degrees up and down so that you can see the entire room and every corner.

It also has very helpful sensors that can detect significant changes in ababy’s room temperatures to avoid becoming too cold or hot. It also has a 2-way talk feature and lets you talk and listen to your baby. It also has a feature that enables you to set reminder alarms for feeding, naps, or even diaper checks.

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  • HD 720p big screen with 4x zoom - The large 5'' HD 720p resolution color screen coupled with a sharp picture with 10 times more details than ordinary 240p display baby monitors, allowing you to keep an eye on your baby more clearly. Need a closer look? The bonoch baby monitor 2x to 4x zoom capabilities let you see your baby up-close. (*Note:It is recommended to remove the scratch-resistant protective film of the screen before use.)
  • No wifi or app-simply plug and play
  • Crisp, clear image quality with 720p high definition screen
  • Impressive zooming capabilities, up to 4X digital zoom
  • Clear night vision, with no red dot or red light from the camera to disturb your baby
  • Allows you to add more cameras to monitor multiple rooms
  • Has eight built-in lullabies to help soothe the baby to sleep
  • Alarm timer lets you set reminder for feedings, diaper checks, naps
  • Very good battery life for all day and night monitoring
  • Decent transmission range with steady signal reception
  • Great pricing
  • Buttons are not easy to use at night, would be better if they lit up in darkness

#15. Summer Baby Pixel Zoom HD Video Baby Monitor

Among the best baby monitors without wifi on our list is Summer Baby Pixel Zoom HD Video Baby Monitor. This baby monitor provides secure hack-proof transmission between the 5-inch parent unit and the camera. You’ll enjoy the quality 720p HD video or image resolution from this baby monitor.

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There are some features that you’ll really like. For example, you can remotely control the camera and its automated night vision which enables you to view the baby during low-light conditions (at night). Another unique feature of this baby monitor is the SleepZone Boundary feature that notifies you when the baby moves or rolls out of a specific area in bed.

This baby monitor also gives you up to six zoom options and is expandable as it can support up to 4 cameras. Its range of connection is up to 800 ft. and has a voice-activation feature.

Display size: 5.”
Maximum range: 800 feet
Power: n/a
Transmission: Wireless technology
Two-way audio: Yes
Mounting: Freestanding
Zoom: Yes


  1. Large 5-inch display
  2. Remote-controlled camera or remote steering
  3. Night vision for night-time viewing
  4. SleepZone Boundary feature that is not common with other baby monitors in this list
  5. Expandable camera
  6. HD videos and images


  1. Relatively expensive

#16. Motorola Comfort75-2 Video Baby Monitor

If you are looking for a baby monitor no wifi, Motorola Comfort 75-2 Video Baby Monitor is another great option you can choose from. While this monitor relies on a wireless connection, it does not rely on wifi and is not prone to hackers.

Like all non-wifi baby monitors, this baby monitor does not connect to your iPhone or any smartphone as it does not have an app. However, this trusted brand will give you a secure connection and other features such as an in-built temperature sensor that alerts you when the temperature is above the normal range. This baby monitor has a large-screen 5-inch screen and allows you to remotely control the camera for optimal view of the baby.

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The 75-2 model comes with 2 cameras and both cameras have an automatic night vision feature that enables you to view your baby at night.

Display size: 5”
Maximum range: 1000 feet
Power: n/a
Transmission: Wireless technology
Two-way audio: Yes
Mounting: Freestanding
Zoom: Yes

  • Large-screen
  • 2-way talk intercom
  • Long range
  • Sensitive sound sensor
  • Limited zoom function

#17. Panasonic Video Baby Monitor: Longest Range

Our top long-range non-wifi baby monitor is the Panasonic Long-Range Baby Monitor, which has 50% more connection range than its closest competitor on this list.

When it comes to the reliable connection of radio devices, you need to trust the Panasonic brand. Unlike other monitors on this list that use FHSS transmission technology utilizing 2.4 GHz frequency band, DECT uses the less-crowded 1.9 GHz frequency with limited interference. The DECT technology was designed to be used in cordless telephone systems and after its successful launch in Europe in the 90s, Panasonic has utilized it in its traditional cordless phones it is known for and now for baby monitors.

Why DECT has a better connection range:

DECT which stands for Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications has a data compression algorithm that allows for more data to be sent in the same time slot than FHSS. Secondly, due to using time-division multiple access(TDMA), it can have more than one call on the same frequency without interfering with each other. In our testing, we found that this resulted in fewer signal dropouts and a more stable connection between the parent unit and the camera.

The benefit of having a long-range monitor:

For parents who have large homes or live in apartments with many walls, a long-range monitor is essential as you are more likely to experience signal dropouts if the range isn’t sufficient. A longer-range also means you can take the parent unit with you around the house and not have to worry about losing connection with the camera.

Other features of The Panasonic KX-HN4101W Long Range Video Baby Monitor:

The 3.5” LCD display provides clear audio and video, and the rechargeable battery provides up to 13 hrs standby / 5 hrs use. The Remote Pan, Tilt and Zoom feature gives you a clear view of your baby, and the smart alerts appear if baby wakes, cries or if room temperature changes outside preset range. When privacy matters most, the Video and Audio is transmitted through secure DECT technology ensuring no one else can eavesdrop.

Panasonic’s video baby monitor with 2-way sound lets you listen and talk to baby from another room. It also provides a wide, 130° field of view so you can keep tabs on your little one even when the camera is placed out of sight. You can also play soothing sounds like white noise or lullabies to calm your baby.

The portable system packs neatly into a weekend bag and sets up in minutes, without the need for WiFi. The additional cameras (sold separately) allow you to expand your monitoring system as needed and it supports up to 4 cameras but not on split-screen mode like the Babysense reviewed above.


  1. Uses secure hackproof DECT technology that provides a clearer, more stable connection for a long-range of up to 1500 ft.
  2. It comes with a 3.5” LCD display which provides clear audio and video
  3. You can remote Pan, Tilt and Zoom to get a clear view of your baby
  4. It has smart alert features, not common with other no-wifi monitors on this list. Its smart motion sensor alerts you when the baby is awake or crying.
  5. It has a 2-way sound lets you listen and talk to the baby from another room
  6. It packs neatly into a weekend bag and sets up in minutes and is a great portable monitor that doesn’t require an internet connection


  1. Buggy- A lot of issues with camera adjustment, powering on, charging issues. This is the reason we didn’t rank this monitor higher despite having a better range compared to Eufy, VAVA, Infant Optics, Babysense and Hellobaby.

List of The Top No Wifi Baby Monitors in 2022

  1. Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro – Editors’ Choice and overall best pick
  2. Eufy Spaceview Baby Monitor – Best design & rich in features
  3. Bonoch – Best non-wifi baby monitor with VOX
  4. HelloBaby Video Baby Monitor: Best for Night vision
  5. VTech VM919HD: Best for Large Screen
  6. Anmeate Baby Monitor: Most Affordable Baby Monitor without Wifi
  7. Babysense 4.3′ Video Baby Monitor – Best Non-wifi Monitor with Split-screen
  8. Panasonic Video Baby Monitor: Best Non-wifi Monitor with Longest Range
  9. VAVA Baby Monitor – Best for Display (IPS)
  10. LBtech – Best 2-camera monitor without Wifi
  11. OOTDAY Baby Monitor – Best Recording non-wifi Baby Monitor
  12. Motorola Comfort75: Best No-wifi monitor with 2-way talk

Buying Guide for the Best Non-Wifi Baby Monitors

How We Ranked Our Best Non-Wifi Video Baby Monitors

Analysis of User Feedback

We analyzed over 40,000 reviews from verified customers with the help of our automation tool.

To get a good understanding of each feature or functionality, we entered the feature/functionality we’re looking to analyze and the bot will run through thousands of reviews and return results that touch on a feature we’re investigating such as ‘Infant Optics night vision’.

This way, we are collecting insights from thousands of customers to come up with the best ranking factors in the market ideal for all kinds of families.

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From the tests and analysis of customer feedback, we learned a ton about what customers are looking for in a non-wifi baby monitor: Secure transmission and less interference.

From our extensive expertise reviewing several baby monitors on this site, we also settled on the following additional 6 features to rank all the best non-wifi baby monitors you can find in the market.

Battery Life - 4 to 15 hours
As you choose a baby monitor, check the battery storage capacity as measured in mAh. A few baby monitors have large 2,500+ mAh battery storage capacities, almost double the average battery storage capacities of most baby monitors. To summarize, go for baby monitors with at least 2,000 mAh or that can last for up to 8 hours

In addition to battery storage capacity, I also recommend picking baby monitors that have advance low-battery alerts.

FYI – You should also note that most camera units of non-wifi baby monitors rely on AC power but a few of them also have batteries. On the other hand, most parent units/receivers rely on rechargeable batteries.

Transmission Range - 400 ft to 1500 ft
The range of a baby monitor will determine how far the parent unit of the baby monitor may be placed away from the camera in the baby’s nursery.
A short-range non-wifi baby monitor may limit how far you’ll be able to get connected if you live in a large house. In 2022, there are several options that transmit audio and visual signals above 700 ft. and I highly recommend those. If you want the longest-range baby monitor, check our review of Panasonic Long-Range Baby Monitor
Security from Hackers
I highly recommend you to go for FHSS transmission non-wifi baby monitors that are safe and secure.
Price - $60 to $199
There are inexpensive baby monitors that you can get for as low as $60 but they may not have all the features you are looking in your ideal baby monitor. For example, the cheaper non-wifi baby monitors may not come with mounting or with remote camera movement.
On the other hand, modern baby monitors without wifi such as Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro costs almost $200 but is packed with features including large-screen display, remote pan/tilt/zoom, and mounting
Screen and Video Quality- VGA display vs LCD HD
In 2022, there is a growing number of large-screen baby monitors with high-quality LCD display. If you prefer high-quality images and videos, pick any of our highly-rated large-screen non-wifi baby monitors that use LCD or IPS display.
Sound Quality - Audio Power and 'Sound-only' mode
You should go for baby monitors with high-quality sound output. If you have any hearing impairment, go for those that give you sound and light alerts. You may also prefer to turn off the camera and just listen to audio and it’s important to get a monitor that has a ‘sound-only’ mode.

What are non-wifi baby monitors?

Non-wifi baby monitors are wireless baby monitors (digital or analog) that allow you to remotely monitor your baby using a technology that does not rely on the internet.

Thanks to other communication technologies called FHSS and DECT, not all video baby monitors require WiFi to transmit visual or audio signals from the camera to the parent unit.

In this updated 2022 list, I am biased towards FHSS baby monitors as their technology assures you 100% privacy and guarantees the security of your baby. You wouldn’t want some creep talking to your baby, right? Not sure that’s what doctors meant when they wrote about the importance of a mother’s voice to the baby. Yes, baby monitors can be hacked but not the digital non-wifi baby monitors. Hackers are unable to hack digital non-wifi baby monitors because they use FHSS which stands for Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS). All our top 10 non-WiFi baby monitors in 2019 employ this technology. We’ll go into detail about FHSS and DECT when we answer the question of non-wifi baby monitor hacking and safety.

Are Non-Wifi Baby Monitors Safe?

Non-WiFi monitors are wireless devices that are hack-proof but not entirely safe. First, they transmit signals using radio frequency that creates an electromagnetic field and emits radiations.

The use of radio frequencies means that the baby monitor forms an electromagnetic field that emits microwave radiation that can be harmful when exposed to your baby for an extended period. The non-wifi baby monitors also emit infrared radiation that can have adverse long-term effects. Both microwave and infrared radiations are non-ionizing.

Can a Non-wifi baby monitor be hacked?

It is not impossible to hack a non-wifi baby monitor, but it is VERY difficult to hack a non-WiFi baby monitor mostly because of the technology it uses. Non-Wifi baby monitors that the DECT and FHSS spread spectrum technologies.

FHSS stands for Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum, a technology that uses 2.4 GHz frequency to transmit sound and video signals. When the digital signals are in transit, they hop from one sub-frequency to another at a speed of 400 milliseconds.

The channels or sub-frequencies in which data is transmitted are also encrypted with ‘access parameters’ throughout the transfer period, making it hard for hackers to get access to the signal. We have a more detailed page on FHSS technology and FHSS baby monitors which can give you more information about the origin in 1941 and how it has changed secure baby monitor communication.

A few secure non-wifi baby monitors use DECT technology. DECT stands for Digital Enhanced Communication Technology. Unlike FHSS, which uses the 2.4GHz frequency, DECT uses a 1.9GHz band that has less interference. The 2.4 GHz frequency is used by several devices, including your phone, microwave, cordless phones and has a lot of interference. The DECT is however safe and unhackable like the FHSS technology used by our best non-wifi baby monitors.

Difference Between Non-WiFi and Wifi Baby Monitors(WiFi Vs Non-WiFi)

The biggest difference between WiFi baby monitors and Non-WiFi monitors is their transmission range. WiFi baby monitors can transmit audio and video signals from the camera to the parent unit which is usually the smartphone app anywhere in the world where there is an internet connection. It is not limited by distance as it uses a 2.4 GHz or a 5 GHz Wifi network.

On the other hand, non-WiFi baby monitors can only transmit the signals to the parent unit within a range of up to 1000 ft of the camera unit. While you can use your non-WiFi baby monitor when traveling, it’s range is limited and does not utilize a smartphone mobile app.

The table below has more details that differentiate between Non-Wifi and WiFi baby monitors.

WiFi Baby MonitorNon-WiFi Baby Monitor
Requires Wi-Fi, either 2.4 GHz Wifi or 5 GHz WifiDoes not require Wi-Fi
Can easily be hacked if it does not have robust security protocolsVery difficult to hack as most of them use frequency hopping spectrum (FHSS)
Longer time delay- up to 10 seconds
Unnoticeable time delay
Unlimited monitoring distance as long as you have internet connectionLimited monitoring distance of up to 1500 ft.
Most of them can record video and audio clips to the cloud or locally. Read our reviews of baby monitors with recording featureA few non-wifi baby monitor brands such as DBPower have a recording feature but most of them do not record.
Uses two frequency bands, 2.4 GHz or 5 GHzUses either 1.9 GHz (DECT) or 2.4 GHz (FHSS)
Uses smartphone's screen as the displayUses a dedicated screen that measures 2.4 inches to 5 inches
It comes with a smartphone appDoes not come with a smartphone app as they are not connected to the internet.
Have better quality videos and images, some having 1080p HD and even 2k resolutionMost non-wifi monitors have low quality images and videos as they utilize Video Graphic Array (VGA). However, recent models such as Infant Optics DXR 8 Pro and Eufy Spaceview Baby Monitor have 720p HD resolution
Some can integrate with smart home ecosystems such as Google Home, Alexa Home or Apple HomekitThey do not integrate with smart homes

Top Non-Wifi Baby Monitors for Twins

If you are in the market for a non-wifi baby monitor for your twins, you need to consider a few critical aspects of what makes a baby monitor best suited to monitor twins. If you currently have a baby monitor, check whether it is possible to expand it by purchasing an add-on camera for your current non-wifi video baby monitor. Most baby monitor brands are expandable support up to 4 cameras. The best non-wifi baby monitor you can get for twins is the Babysense 4.3″ Split Screen but you won’t go wrong with Summer Baby Pixel Zoom for your twins as well.

If your current baby monitor does not support more cameras and is impossible to monitor multiple kids with it, consider buying one that is expandable. Of course, you can buy two monitors to monitor your twins but I highly discourage this option. In purchasing an expandable camera, you should consider the following:

  1. An expandable baby monitor that can support more than one camera: A few baby monitors in the top 10 list of non-wifi baby monitors are expandable and most parents would jump on the opportunity since it enables them to purchase an additional camera and monitor the twins using one parent unit. An add-on camera has become a very popular option for parents but you need to also know that the cost of the additional camera can range from $30 to over $100.
  2. Split-screen Options – Some baby monitors that relay several sets of video feeds from separate cameras allow a parent to view all the videos on the screen without the need to toggle from one to another. Most split screen baby monitors for twins are expensive from those baby monitors that require you to toggle from one screen to another manually. Split-screen options are the best as you can monitor your twins by watching one screen. My favorite split-screen non-wifi baby monitor ideal for monitoring twins is Motorola MBP36XL, our 8th best non-wifi baby monitor of 2022. First, it has a large 5 inch LCD camera and can support up to 4 cameras. The video feed from the separate rooms your baby may be sleeping can be viewed on the 5-inch split-screen.
  3. Quality of Video from Add-on Cameras – Some cameras have one quality video feeds while the rest are very low quality. Infant Optics, our top non-wifi baby monitor in 2022 has low-quality images from the add-on camera. The camera feed from the add-one cameras are poor and not comparable to the feed from the original camera.
  4. Battery life – The best non-wifi baby monitors for twins should have a long battery life, guaranteeing extended use. The best one in this group has 12 hours of battery life because it uses VOX features which ensures minimal use when the baby is not crying. My personal favorite non-wifi baby monitor for twins which has long battery life and can support up to four cameras is Hellobaby. It can go for 12 hours when VOX mode is turned on and can do 8 hours when the screen is on. It also comes with features that allow you to lull your baby with lullabies or with your voice (2-way talk feature). In addition, it also has a replacement monitor, just like Infant Optics replacement monitor.

You can read more about our best dual camera split screen baby monitors ideal for twins.

Best Long Range Non-Wifi Baby Monitor 2022

When deciding on a baby monitor to purchase, it is very important to note that the range of a baby monitor is critical as the reception of the baby signal depends on it. Several brands of baby monitors only indicate the outdoor range of a baby monitor and not the indoor range.

The outdoor range is the distance that the signal can be transmitted in a straight line without obstructions. Our best baby monitors on the list transmit up to 1000 ft. However, the indoor range is more important and you mostly use the baby monitor in the house.

The indoor range could range from 30 ft. to 200 ft and it is important to read the reviews by parents who’ve used the particular brand of non-wifi baby monitor you want to purchase. Our best long-range non-wifi monitor of 2022 is the Panasonic long range baby monitor.

Non-wifi Baby Monitor Security Cameras

Your non-wifi security camera can be turned into a non-wifi baby monitor. Several options of non-wifi baby monitors, especially the quality ones go for at least $150. On the other hand, you can purchase a non-wifi security camera for as low as a fifth of the amount. My personal favorite which has thousands of positive reviews is the Wyze Cam Security camera

Mounting Top Non-Wifi Monitors – Infant Optics, Eufy Spaceview, and Hellobaby

Time needed: 10 minutes.

This is a step-by-step process on how to mount some of our top non-wifi baby monitors of 2022, specifically Infant Optics, eufy Spaceview, and Hellobaby. The steps will guide you on how to mount the cameras on the wall and on a flat surface.

  1. Purchase Mounting EquipmentThe first step to mount your Infant Optics or eufy Spaceview or Hellobaby is to get the mounting equipment that would enable you to mount the camera on the wall, a flat surface, or on the crib. My personal favorite for Infant Optics is the adjustable wall mount which sells on Amazon (You can check today’s price)
    If you prefer a non-adjustable mount for any of our top non-wifi baby monitors of 2022 such as Infant Optics, you can pick this fixed wall mount on Amazon which sells for the same price as the adjustable wall mount shown below.
  2. Secure the mounting equipment you purchased on the wall or on the cribThe adjustable wall mount for infant Optics is really easy to install. You just attach your camera to the mount and adjust it to the desired angle. If you opted for the fixed wall mount (see it here on Amazon), which is not adjustable, you should use your two screws that come with your wall mount

You can read more on how and where to mount your DXR 8, Eufy, UU Infant, Babysense, Hellobaby and others

Frequently Asked Questions of Non-Wifi Baby Monitors

Can Non-Wifi Baby Monitors Be Hacked?

It is possible to hack a non-wifi baby monitor but it’s very difficult. You would need to be within the physical location of the baby monitor and you’ll need to get access to the radio frequency transferring the sound or visual signal. Several non-wifi baby monitors use FHSS which uses a sequence that allows signals to hop from one sub-frequency to another using a pseudo-random sequence making it almost impossible to get access to the signal. Simply put, it is almost impossible to hack a non-wifi baby monitor

Is there a Motorola non-wifi baby monitor

Motorola is a FHSS baby monitor and does not use Wifi.
Motorola MBP36XL is a non-wifi baby monitor that uses the 2.4 GHz FHSS technology. It has a 5-inch color display unit and can support up to 4 cameras in a range of up to 1000 ft.

How does a non-wifi baby monitor works?

Non-wifi baby monitors generate their own signal and send it from the transmitter unit to the receiver/parent unit instead of depending on Wifi or internet connectivity. A non-wifi baby monitor uses radio frequency, similar to the wifi baby monitors but their connectivity is localized. Analog baby monitors use lower radio frequency, 49 MHz or 900 MHz while other digital non-wifi baby monitors use higher frequency from 900 MHz to 5 GHz. L

Does owlet work without wifi?

You can use Owlet without Wifi as Owlet uses either or both Bluetooth and Wifi to send you notifications when the vital signs are out of pre-set ranges. When you don’t have Wifi connection, you can connect the base station to Bluetooth and you’ll receive color prompts when temperature, heart rate or oxygen levels are above or below the acceptable range.

Can you use zoom without wifi?

If you are using a non-wifi video monitor, you can zoom in up to 6 times if using brands such as Infant Optics Pro without requiring any internet connection. If you are using a connected monitor such as iBaby M8, you’ll need to be connected to use features such as zoom, pan and tilt.

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