The best of both worlds:
Iota home security kit
The Abode Iota home security kit includes everything you need to start securing your home. This handy kit consists of a door and window sensor, wallet and very important key that houses a built-in camera, a siren and a spare battery. In addition, the Abode kit allows you to do DIY completely, or you can approach professional monitoring for a small monthly fee.
$ 300 on Amazon
Aqara Smart Hub, wireless smart bridge for alarm system
The Aqara Smart Hub lays the groundwork for DIY, HomeKit security without a subscription with a built-in siren, color LED light and Zigbee radio. With the Aqara hub, you can pair up to 32 Aqara accessories, such as door and window sensors, motion sensors, and more in seconds. In addition, because it runs on Zigbee, it offers ultra-fast response times and incredible reliability.
$ 50 on Amazon
Honeywell Lyric Controller
Honeywell's Lyric Controller combines classic wall-mounted security with a modern 7-inch color touchscreen, HomeKit and a built-in camera. Lyric Controller works with various professional monitoring services, allowing you to look for the best package for your home. However, if you want to get a free subscription, you'll need to activate it with a provider to activate HomeKit - but you can anytime to cancel later.
$ 271 on Amazon
Abode Smart Security Kit
Like Iota, the Abode smart security kit gives you a great start with professional monitoring or DIY security, by grouping multiple accessories into one accessible package. This kit includes Abode Gateway with backup battery, a mini door and window sensor, a key and a motion sensor. Unlike Iota, the Gateway in this package does not have a built-in camera and Wi-Fi connectivity.
$ 249 at the Home