WHAT Ezviz C4W Wi-Fi smart camera
WHAT IT DOES This camera is perfect for either outdoor or indoor use. It’s built with an IP67 rating so it’s dust and moisture resistant. Setup is user-friendly, working with the companion Ezviz app (iOS and Android). It must be connected to AC power
THE COST $79.99
AVAILABLE FROM ezvizlife.com
WHAT'S HOT The camera has dual antennas for a reliable and stable Wi-Fi connection. A 2.8-millimeter wide-angle lens can be controlled with the app for panning, zooming up to 8x, and taking still images. Video recordings are done in 1080p full-HD resolution, which were clear.
The recordings can be stored on microSD memory cards (not included) up to 256GB. An Ezviz NVR can be used for storage and a paid subscription for encrypted CloudPlay Services is available. Any of the three can be used; it’s your choice, or have the data saved to all three for added backup.
For the most part, the app, which can accommodate multiple Ezviz cameras, runs the show during setup and for general settings. Once it’s set up, the camera can be viewed and controlled worldwide. This includes live view, two-way audio, controlling the camera’s built-in light, setting up alerts, a siren alarm, and viewing recorded content.
Specific motion detection areas can be set up with the app along with setting sensitivity When someone enters the specific zone, the camera can be set to play sounds and flash the light along with sending a smartphone notification for instant viewing.
WHAT'S NOT Cloud storage is pricey.