Hi All, hope you read and found our previous two blog posts on the best Bluetooth speakers and the best Bluetooth & Wireless headsets in India helpful. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best wireless security cameras that you can buy. So, let’s dive in!
Nowadays, whether you are running a business, or whether you are at home, it’s always best to stay alert. However, it’s not possible for any of us to always be on the lookout and thus, this is where wireless security cameras become our best friend as they help keep an eye out for us.
Modern day technology has enabled us to take security issues into our own hands just with the click-of-a-button, but how does one choose the right WiFi security camera?
To clear all the confusion, I have drawn up this list of the best wireless security cameras for 2018, so that you can decide the best option according to your needs.
However, before we go ahead, we need to ask ourselves;
Best Wireless Security Cameras in India 2018 – India Overview Chart
|Picture||Security Cameras Name||Color||Weight||Rating (1-5)||Price|
|D3D Wireless HD IP – WIFI CCTV Indoor Security Camera||White||490 g||4.2||$$|
|Wizzit HD – WiFi Home Security Camera||White||472 g||3.3||$$|
|Trak Plug and Play – WiFi IP P2P CCTV Camera||White||200 g||5.0||$$|
|Saviour Wireless IP HD WiFi CCTV – Smart Home Monitoring & Security System||Black||748 g||5.0||$$$|
|M MHB Night Vision – WIFI Camera||White||150 g||4.9||$$|
|Exilient bFortified – Smart Wireless WiFi Camera SC-Q6-01||White||340 g||2.6||$$|
|Portronics POR-679 – SeeSaw WiFi IP Camera||Black||798 g||3.3||$$|
|D3D – Fisheye Vision 360° Panoramic IP Camera||White||200 g||3.3||$$|
|iBall – Home Security Smart HD Peep-hole Viewer – iB-VPV24A3||Green||830 g||4.7||$$|
|Xiaomi Mi 6 – Compatible Certified Captcha Wireless HD IP WiFi CCTV Indoor Security Camera||White||662 g||4.1||$$|
1. D3D Wireless HD IP – WIFI CCTV Indoor Security Camera
Topping the list is D3D’s Wireless HD indoor security camera.
Equipped with 360 – degree view control, you can rotate the camera horizontally and vertically at any angle from practically anywhere in the world using D3D’s specially designed mobile application.
The camera comes with an automatic infrared – LED illuminated night vision, covering a distance of approximately up to 10 meters.The camera is equipped with a MicroSD slot, supporting an expandable memory of up to 128GB so that no separate DVR needs to be installed.
All the images and videos get recorded on that SD card and can be accessed easily through the Mobile App or on a PC, even if the user is miles away from the place.
The inbuilt motion detectors of the camera are programmed to send alerts to the user’s phone when suspicious motion is detected.
D3D’s HD WiFi security camera sports a resolution of 720p (1280 x 720), VGA (640 x 360), and QVGA (320 x 180) which promises a high image and video quality to the buyer.
The camera comes with a 2-way audio monitoring system consisting of an inbuilt microphone and speaker so that you can communicate or conduct a video chat seamlessly with family and friends.
Worried about the cumbersome installation process? Think no more because the D3D security camera is extremely easy to setup and run. The basic requirement is plugging the device into a 5V AC power source and you are good to go.
The WiFi setup has the wireless standards IEEE 802.11 b/g, which can support a bandwidth range of 10-54 Mbps.
- Great image and video quality.
- 2-way audio monitoring.
- Motion detection.
- Easy to setup.
- Bit expensive.
2. Wizzit HD – WiFi Home Security Camera
Motivated by the different types of security needs of people, Wizzit came up with an option that is made for the masses. Wizzit’s HD WiFi Home Security Camera has a resolution of 1 megapixel 720p (1280 x 720) that promises you a clear image and video quality irrespective of day or night.
The camera comes equipped with 10 powerful IR – LEDs that enable night vision up to 26 feet. The motion detectors in the camera send instant email and notification alerts to the owner when suspicious motion is detected so that immediate action can be taken.
The MicroSD slot inbuilt in the camera has an expandable memory of up to 128GB and can store live recordings of motion detection events over a time span of 45 days within a space of 16GB.
This is a secure and cost-effective alternative to a separate DVR which most older CCTV camera versions require. The live feed gets transmitted to the mobile or PC, depending on the user’s preference and cannot be hacked easily.
The camera has a 2-way audio monitoring system that enables the user to communicate with the people near the range of the camera. It also has an inbuilt rotating motor, connected to the mobile application, so that the view can be rotated to any angle, even if the user is miles away from the location.
- Cost-effective method for security.
- Easy setup.
- Motion detection.
- Can be accessed on most internet browsers.
- Good image quality.
- Transmission may lag a bit at times.
- Sound output is not top-of-the-class.
3. Trak Plug and Play – WiFi IP P2P CCTV Camera
Trak Family Technology Solutions have come up with a true-to-the-sense plug and play security camera that meets the user’s surveillance needs at home or in the office. Setting up the device requires no technical experience.
Just plug it into the power source nearby a good WiFi connectivity, install the smartphone application and you can start monitoring right away. The camera uses WiFi to stream the videos directly to the smartphone application.
The Trak IP camera has an advanced Cloudlink P2P network transmission technology so that the user can remotely monitor the area under question at any time and from anywhere. The multiple user access facility enables several members of the family to access the footage simultaneously on their phones or PCs.
The 2-way audio output allows the user give instructions to people from the mobile phone even if they are travelling. The motion and sound detector system captures pictures of any suspicious movement or intruder and sends the photo alert to the smartphone so that immediate action can be taken.
The camera comes equipped with a night vision IR lens which produces clear videos even in low light conditions.
- Has P2P cloud link transmission technology for streaming live videos.
- Plug and play technology.
- 2-way audio output.
- Transmission may lag a bit.
- The range of night vision is limited.
4. Saviour Wireless IP HD – WiFi CCTV – Smart Home Monitoring & Security System
Just when we thought security cameras could not get any better, Saviour came up with an even better one. Its Wireless IP HD WiFi CCTV – Smart Home Monitoring & Security System comes equipped with smart sensors which can detect suspicious motion, theft, fire and gas leakage.
If there is a fire or gas leakage, the system has a loud siren generator which alerts people nearby the venue and sends the owner an alert on the phone so that immediate action can be taken. The anti-theft sensors inbuilt in the camera detects even the slightest form of intrusion and notifies the owner immediately.
Saviour provides a free smartphone application to control all cameras and sensors. No matter how many devices are installed, all of them can be monitored by a single application. This reduces the hassle of toggling between different applications.
The inbuilt sensors can detect intrusion up to 164 feet so that a wider range of space stays secured. The 2-way audio monitoring system allows the user to communicate with the people in the video coverage area.
The camera comes with a MicroSD slot which supports an expandable memory of 64-128GB so that all the live footage can be stored then and there. Built-in infrared LEDs permit a clear night vision of the entire coverage area.
- Anti-theft, fire and gas leakage sensors included.
- Easy to setup.
- Great night vision with a range of 355 Â°.
- Multiple devices can be monitored on a single application.
- Comparatively expensive.
5. M MHB Night Vision – WIFI Camera
M MHB’s WiFi camera provides a 720p (1280 x 720) resolution which captures high-quality pictures and videos. The 360° pan and 110° tilt enable the user to survey the entire coverage area from every nook and corner. The inbuilt memory card slot allows up to 32GB of live storage space for videos and pictures.
Setting up the camera is quite easy as M MHB has introduced QR scan technology in the device. Simply plug the device into the power source, scan the code on your phone app and you can start the surveillance then onwards.
The surveillance range is suited for homes, small businesses and workshops so that the user can communicate with the people in the coverage area by freely using the 2-way audio output.
The camera is programmed to conduct a self-check to see if it can function properly and reboots itself accordingly, which helps the device to stay safe from hacking. The automatic infrared lights enable a distinct night vision with high clarity pictures and motion detectors inform the owner about intrusion by sending an alert to the phone.
- Easy to setup, QR scan technology included.
- Self-check mechanism included.
- High-resolution picture quality.
- Easy surveillance over the phone.
- Comparatively highly-priced.
- Night vision features could have been better.
6. Exilient bFortified – Smart Wireless WiFi Camera SC-Q6-01
Exilient’s bFortified WiFi camera comes with a 1-megapixel picture clarity with a resolution of 720p and 30fps for those extra detailed images. The horizontal 355° pan and vertical 120° tilt allow the user to view the coverage area clearly using the 2x zoom feature.
The built-in memory slot in the camera can record footage of up to 64GB size, over a continuous time span of 30 days. This is a cost-effective feature because adding a DVR or DNR to the camera can be expensive and also takes up a lot of space.
bFortified security camera has a do-it-yourself-within-minutes installation process which requires no prior technical experience. The inbuilt motion and sound sensors in the camera can detect any suspicious sound or movement and alert the user automatically and the user can communicate using the 2-way audio output system included in the device.
The multiple-user option allows several members of the family to monitor the footage at a given time span and any number of cameras can be connected to the same mobile application to enable easy surveillance. Moreover, the IR night vision lights provide a good picture clarity even in low light conditions.
- 1-megapixel picture clarity with HD recording.
- Easy installation.
- Records continuous footage up to 64GB.
- Transmission may lag at times, so you need to keep a track of the recording on and off.
7. Portronics POR-679 – SeeSaw WiFi IP Camera
Portronics POR-679 SeeSawIP camera is equipped with a 1-megapixel camera that comes with a 1280 x 720p HD CMOS sensor and a very high-quality lens and can stream live footage at the rate of 30 frames per second.
The camera uses MPEG (Motion JPEG) and H.264 compression which provides a nearly seamless video quality and takes up comparatively less memory space. The camera has an adjustable 360° magnetic base so that it can be attached to any flat surface.
POR-679 SeeSaw records colour videos in good light conditions and black & white videos when the ambience is comparatively darker. The night vision feature provides a 120° clear view to the user.
The camera has an expandable memory slot of up to 64GB in which the live streaming is recorded and the footage can be accessed easily using the free Android or iOS mobile application.
The user can monitor the footage from multiple devices by simply pairing the devices to the camera once. Moreover, multiple users can view the footage from different devices through real-time sharing.
- HD CMOS sensor helps to detect movement swiftly.
- The new compression system saves up more space.
- The magnetic base enables easier setup.
- Access through multiple devices provides a better surveillance.
- After every few days, the memory card slot needs to be cleaned to make space for further recording.
8. D3D – Fisheye Vision 360° Panoramic IP Camera
D3D’s Fisheye Panoramic comes with a 1.3 megapixel, 1280 x 960p resolution camera along with a 1.44mm fisheye lens that can capture a wide view range and provides extremely high-quality videos. The fisheye lens has no blind spots and enables the user to view the entire room if the camera is positioned appropriately.
Equipped with P2P cloud monitoring function, accessing the camera footage in the mobile application is a very simple task. The microSD slot provides an expandable memory of up to 128GB so that live footage can be recorded at the rate of approximately 25fps continuously.
The night vision mechanism enables the user to keep a lookout for burglars even if no one is on the premises. The 2-way audio output mechanism permits for a free communication through the mobile application and can be used to contact the people around the coverage area seamlessly.
The device has an easy DIY setup for quick installation under 5 minutes. Still having trouble setting up or using the device? D3D has a solution for that too. Call up the helpline and the live product expert guides you regarding the installation and usage process.
- Panoramic 360-degree view.
- 1.3-megapixel 960p picture quality.
- Up to 128GB recording space.
- 25fps recording rate.
- At times the camera may not detect the memory card, which can be a bit of a problem.
- Bit expensive.
9. iBall – Home Security Smart HD Peep-hole Viewer – iB-VPV24A3
iBall’s peep-hole viewer comes with a 2-megapixel camera and provides 1920 x 1080p image resolution quality and the footage can be viewed in a 4.3-inch HD LCD touchscreen device. The motion sensor detectors hard-wired in the camera can detect an intrusion within a range of 2 meters and send signals to the user.
The camera comes with a MicroSD slot for expandable memory up to 32GB which stores the footage continuously with a standby time of approximately 1 month. 1-32 auto digital zoom allows the user to get a good look of the covered area, when in doubt. Night vision allows the user to keep an eye out for intruders while away from the house for a holiday.
- 2-megapixel camera.
- 1080p resolution picture quality.
- 1-month standby time.
- Access through the 4.3 inch LCD device is a drawback.
- Highly priced.
10. Xiaomi Mi 6 – Compatible Certified Captcha Wireless HD IP WiFi CCTV Indoor Security Camera
Xiaomi Mi has joined the security surveillance market with its Indoor Security Camera. It has a 720p resolution quality and the footage can be accessed on a smartphone. The user will be able to rotate the camera 360-degree from anywhere using the mobile application so that a complete view of the covered area is available at all times.
The camera comes equipped with 10 IR LED lights which assist in proper night vision to produce clear images even during low light conditions. The built-in motion detectors detect even the minute suspicious movement and send an alert to the user’s phone immediately.
The camera has an expandable memory slot where a MicroSD card can be inserted. This helps to records the footage continuous for a certain time span and does not require an additional DVR or DNR. The 2-way audio slot makes communication easier.
- Good night vision.
- 360-degree coverage.
- 720p image resolution.
- The video quality could have been better.
Sometimes, buying security solution products can be a big challenge if you don’t know what the best choice according to your needs is. The above list sums up all the top products of 2018 and gives you a clear idea of each product specifications so that you can pick the best camera. With this review list, I hope some of your doubts have been sorted out.
Stay safe and happy shopping!