5 Year Warranty Hikvision And Dahua - New Norm For Surveillance Cameras?

Both Hikvision and Dahua now are offering 5 year warranty to dealers (Dahua just added this now, Hikvision has had it for a while).

In the past 3 years has been the norm (with a handful of exceptions).

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Other thing I wonder - what is the cost of adding a 4th and 5th year warranty? The risk that cameras start breaking in years 4 and 5 are certainly higher than 2 and 3. So it is a value to buyers but certainly a cost to manufacturers? Anyone have any stats about their cameras failing in years 4 and 5?

Related: IP Camera Failure Rates

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