Next Gen 5MP / 6MP Camera Shootout - Axis vs Dahua vs Hanwha vs Hikvision

By: Ethan Ace, Published on Feb 28, 2018

Many manufacturers have released new generation 5MP / 6MP cameras that tout super low light, WDR and other features historically typical in 1080p but not 5MP / 6MP. In our recent series of tests we tested four of these models from major manufacturers against their own comparable 1080p version:

Now, in this shootout, we put them head to head and report on how they compare. Inside we report on: 

  • IR performance
  • Color low light performance
  • WDR performance
  • Full light image quality
  • Price comparison
  • Physical comparison
  • Advanced features

**** ************* **** ******** new generation *** / *** cameras **** **** ***** low *****, *** *** other ******** ************ ******* in ***** *** *** 5MP / ***. ** our ****** ****** ** tests ** ****** **** of ***** ****** **** major ************* ******* ***** own ********** ***** *******:

***, ** **** ********, we *** **** **** to **** *** ****** on *** **** *******. Inside ** ****** **: 

  • ** ***********
  • ***** *** ***** ***********
  • *** ***********
  • **** ***** ***** *******
  • ***** **********
  • ******** **********
  • ******** ********

[***************]

*******

***** ** *** *****, there *** ***** *** takeaways **** **** ********:

  • *** **** ***** ********* best ** *** ****** tested, ******** **** ******** features **** ******, *** consumed **** *********, *** was **** ********* ** ******* hundred *******
  • *** ****** ***-***** *** solid, *** ***** ********** than **** ** *** light *** ***, *** at * **** **** reasonable *****.
  • *** ***** ******* ********* poorly ** *** *****, with *** ******** ********* and ****** ** *****, but ********* **** ** WDR ****** ******, *** was *********** **** ********* than ***** ****** ******.
  • *******, *** ********* **** ********* **** slightly ****** **** *** Dahua ****** ** *** light (** *** ***** mode) *** ********* ***** in **** *** ****** due ** *** **** of **** *** (***** in ***** ******* ******).

Camera ********* *****

** ********* ****** *** this ****, ** ***** the **** ** ** date ***/*** ****** *********. **** that ********* **** ******** digital *** ****, ** Hikvision **** *** **** a ***+ **** *** model ** ***** ****** end ***** ******/* ****** cameras ** ***** ******* or ***** *******. ********* has * *** ********* true *** ***** ** their ***** **** *.*** series, *****-**********-***, *** **** ** not *** ******** ** North ******* *** *** positioned ** * ********** to ****' * ****** domes ** ******'* ******* X domes ** **** **** as **** **** */*, audio, ***** ** *******, and ***** **** *** features. 

**** **** ********** ****** in ******* ******, **** manufacturers ******** ********* *-*** resolutions ** ***** ************* ******:

  • **** *****-***: *** **:*, 3072x1728
  • ***** *******: *** *:*, 2592x1944
  • ****** ***-*****: *** *:*, 2592x1944
  • ********* **-********-***: *** (*:*), 3072x2048

********** ***** ** **** width *** ******* *** testing, ** **** *********** in *********** ****** *** same ***** ** ****, including ********* *** *** to ***** ****** ***********. 

Vs. ********, *****

**** ************'* ** ****** *** ********'* *** ************* *** ******** ** this ****, ** **** *** 2-3 ***** *** ** of **** ****. ** will **** *** *** generation *** ****** ******** improved *** *****, ***, or ** *********** ** they ****** ** ********.

Price **********

******* ** ******* ** this **** ****** ******, from * **** ** ~$1,200 *** (**** *****-***) to * *** ** ~$300 (***** *******). *******, Dahua *** ********* ****** advanced ******** ***** ** the **** *** ****** cameras, **** ** ******* image *************, ******** ******, shock *********, ** ***** analytics, *** *** ********* 4565 ******** **** ******* WDR.

IR *********** *** *****

** *** ***** **** IR ** (~*.**** *** below), *** **** *****-*** provides **** ****** ****** than *** ***** ****** in **** ****, **** clearer ******* ******* *** text *** ** ******* brighter *****. *** ****** XNV-8080R ******** **** ****** facial ******* ** *** subject *** ********** **** that ** *** **** camera, ***** **** ***** details *** ******* **** are ******* ** *** Dahua *** ********* *******.

** ****** ********, *** Axis ****** ***** ******** clearer ******, **** *** subject ********* ** *** on ***** *******, ********** the ***** *******.

Axis **** **** ** ********, ****** *** ** *****

*** **** *****-*** ******** the **** **** ** coverage ** **** ******, with * ****** ******** in ******* ** *** edge ** *** ***** of **** ******** ** the ******.

*******, *** ******* *** very ***** *********** ** the ***** ** *** Dahua, ******, *** ********* models, *** ********* ** see, ***** *****.

Color *** ***** ***********

******* ***** *** ***** performance (~*-***) ********, *** Q3517-LVE *** ***-***** ******* similarly, **** ************ ******* in **** *** ******* subject *******. *******, ** in *** ** *** light *****, *** ***** and ********* ****** ******* worst, **** ******* ******* details *** ****** ***** overexposure ** *** **** chart.

******* **** ******* ** other ******, ** ****, shown ***** ** **' distance, **** *** **** and ****** ******* ***** best.

Exterior **** *** ***********

** ****** *** *********** starting ** ** **** door ***** **** ******* variance (~**** ****** ******** to ~*,***** *******), **** the ******* ****** ** adjust ** ***** ****** in *****.

** **** *****, *** Axis *****-*** **** ******* displays *** ******* ** all ******, **** ***** images ** *** ******* and ********** ** ** first ***** *** **** (below). *** ***** ******* provides ******* ** **** point, ** ****, *** both ****** *** ********* overexpose *** **** *** the **********. **** **** the ********* **** ** **** **** *** ******, using ******* *** ****, while *** ****** *** multiple *********.

 

**** ****** *** ****, the ***** *** ***** models ******* ****** ****** details **** ******.

*** ***** *** **** to see *** ***** ******* perform ** ******, ** have ******** ******** .*** **** ** clips **** **** ** this *****.

Warehouse **** *** ***********

** **** ****** *** performance ** * **** challenging *****, * ********* with **** ******** ****, varying **** ~**** ****** to **,***** *******.

** **** *****, *** Axis *** ***** ******* provide *** **** ******* of *** *******, **** Hanwha *****, *** ******** less ********. *** ******* WDR ********* ****** ***** performs *****.

 

Full *****

** * **** *** outdoor *****, *** ******* provide ******* ******* ******* details ** ***** ***** (~50-60PPF), **** *** ********* 4565 ********** ******** ******* detail ** *** **** chart.

******** *********** *** ******* ** longer ******, **** *** cameras ********** ******* *******.

Axis ****** **** *******/***** ******* **** *******

** ******* ******, *** Axis ***** *** *** largest, *-*" ****** **** the ****** *** ********* models, ******* **** *** outdoor *****. ** ********, the ***** ******* *** much ******* **** *******, closer ** ****** ******** size. *** **** ******* are ***** **** ** side *****:

Physical / ************ ***********

***** **** ****, ******** features ** *** ****** domes **** *******, **** these *** ***********:

  • ****/****** *** ********: **** **** *** ****** include ********** ***** ** the **** ***** *** mounting ** ******** ********** boxes, *.*., ******, ******, octagon, ***., ***** ***** in *** **** ***. Box ******** ******** ********** parts **** ***** ***** and *********.

  • ****** ********* ******:*** ****** ** *** Hanwha ***-***** *** ********* to ****** *** *****, requiring ***** ** ****** it ***** * ***** ring ** *** **** of *** ******, ******* of *** ***** ** was ******* ** ***** models.

  • ***** ** */* ** audio:*******, *** ***** ******* did *** ******* */* or *****, ***** ***** models *** ******** ****.

Axis/Hanwha ******** ******** / *****/********* *****

************, *** ***** *** ********* cameras ****** ******** ******** found ** *** **** and ****** ******, **** as ********** ***** *************, leveling ******, ***** *********, or ***** *********. *** our ***** ** **************-******** ******* ** ********* of ***** ********.

**** **** *** ****** include **** **** ** analytics, ********* ********* *** crossline ** * *******. We **** *** ****** these ********* ** ******* models/firmwares *** **** ** do ** ** ******** tests.

H.265 *******

** ******* ******, **** the ***** *** ****** models ********.***, **** ******* *** Milestone ********** ***** ******* for ****. ***** *** Network ***** (*** ****/********) also ********* *** ****** camera's *.*** ******, *** not *****.

Axis ****** *********

*** **** *****-*** *** the ****** ******** ** cameras ****** ** *** scenes ** * ******* margin, ***** ****, **** than **** *** ******* of ********* *.*** (**** closest) ** **** ***** and ***-*** **/* ***** than ***** *** ******'* H.265 ******* ** *** light. **** **** *** ******* increased ** *** ***** except *** ***** *******, which ********* *** ** its ****, ******** ****** with ** **.

********

*** ********* ******** ******** were **** *** **** test:

  • **** *****-***: *.**.*.*
  • ***** *******: *.***.****.**.* ***** date ****-**-**
  • ****** ***-*****:*.*********
  • ********* **-*******-***: *.*.**

Test **********

*** ********* *********** **** made ** ******* ** this ****:

  • ******* **** *** *** to */*** ******* ** faster. **** **** ******* to *** **** *******. 
  • ******* **** *** *** to *** **********, ** FPS.
  • *********** *************** ** ************ ** 28-30(***** ** ********** ***** codec ******* ***********).

Comments (44)

** *****, * ********* in *** **** ****** too, **** ** *** the ********* ***** ** test.

**** *** *** ****** it **** *** ********* model, * **** ***** test * ***!

*'** **** **** ** response **** *** ***** thread *** ************ ****:

********, ** ******** *** 4565 ******* ** ** the ****** ***/*** ***** available ** ***'* ****** end ****. ** ** *** put **** ** ******* Axis * ****** *** Hanwha's ******* *, ** would ** ******* *** opposite ********* ********* *** we ***** ******** **** a ***** ****** ****** ******* others' **** ***. 

*** *** ******, *** 4565 still ***** * ***** "***" badge ** *********'* ** ****:

** **** ** *** *** ****:

******* *** * **** series ** ***** ****** out ** ****. ** exists *** ** ****** as ***. **** ********* releases ********* *** ** the **** ***, ** will ****** ******* ** to ***********.

**** ***** ****, ** may **** ** *** 2755 ** **** ******* in *** ********, ** there's ********.

***** * ********** **** you *** ******, ** my ** *********** ***** list *** ***** ** flagged ***. ***** *** advice ** *** *** partners *** ****** ****** ordering. ***** ***** ******* is *** *** **** way ** **** ***. Also, *** **/**/******** ******** differ ** ******* *******.

*** ***** ***** *** largest **** *********** ** the would ** **** ** keep *** ******* ******* with ******* ******* *** not **** * **** out ** ************ ********* camera ** ********* ******* and ******* *** **** market ********. 

***** **********. ****** ******** completely *** *********/******, ** go **** *** ****** line. **’* * ****** of ******** 

****** #**** *** ********* should ******** **** ** IPVM ******* ** ******** their **** ** *** sand *** ********** **** IPVM **** *** *****.

***, **** ******* ****, though, *** ****** *****, ** Jonathan's ***** ** *******, then ********* ** ************** publicly ********* **** **** is * '***' ******* while ********** ******* ** as ***. ******* ****** to ******* ********* ** 'new' ** ** ** really '*** ** ****' is ** ***** ** trust.

****, * ********** ***** to **** ******* ********* you ****. **** **** being ****...

**** ******* ** ********* Vote. *** ** **** remotely "*********?" *** * mark *** ********* **** Funny? ** ******* *** is ****** ** **** Hik * ******, **** only ******** *** **** out ** **, *** pushes ** **** ** the ****** * **** trusted **** *** **** 10+ *****. * **** reliable **** *******, *** manufacturer ******** *** ********** tools, ********** ***** ***'** waited **** ** ********* or **** ** * call **** **** ** RSM. ** *** ************* websites ***** *******, ** in *** **** ********** dated/incorrect, **** *** *** trust?

**** ******* ** ********* Vote. *** ** **** remotely "*********?"

********* *** ********* ********? :)

** ******* *** ** trying ** **** *** a ******, **** **** confuses *** **** *** of **, *** ****** me **** ** *** brands * **** ******* over *** **** **+ years.

* *****. **'* **** the********** *** ********. *****'* * ****** ** get ****** *** ***** and *** ** **** things *** ** ********. But *** **** ************* and ****** ****** *** downside ** **** '**** fast *** ***** ******' approach ** ****.

***** *** ******* *****! 

** **** ***'** ****** is...you *** **** *** pay ***? :)

** *** ***********, ***** you *** *** ******** comparison, **** ** **** helpful.

** ***** ********** ** how *** *** ******* of *** ***** ** already ** **' *** more... ** * *** that ***** **** ** the outdoor ***** **' ** nothing.

** * ******* ********* here?

**, ***'** *** ****** missing ********. **** ** we **** ** **** all ***** ******* ** to ***** ********* *** (40-50° *** *** *** of ** ****), ***'* get ~**-** ***, *** you'd **** ** ******* at ****** **** *** FOV. 

*** ****'* ******* ***** 5MP ******. ** *** drop ** *****, ***'** going ** **** **** to ~** *** ** 50' **** *** **** FOV. 

**** ** ***** ******* like *** ***** ********** ****, ***., ****** **** practical, *** ***** *** tradeoffs ** *****, **** those ******** ** $****+, not ********* * **** or * *******.

*** ******* ** ** field ** **** ***** the ***** **** ******* can ******* ******* ******* of ********* *** ** able ** ********* *** intruder.
***** ***** ***** ** that ** *** ***** of ***'+ *****'* *** way ***** ******* *** even *********.

***** ***** ***** ** that ** *** ***** of ***'+ *****'* *** way ***** ******* *** even *********.

** *** ****** **** video ********* ******* *** claiming ***'+, **** *** likely ******** **** ******** FoVs. *** *******, **** a **° *** ** 200', *** **** ** 35', ****** ** ************* possible ** *** ******* at **** ********.

* **** ** *** different ***** ** ******* combined **** *** *******. If *** ******** ****** for **, *** *** cower ***** ***** **** a *** ******* *** still *** **** ******* in *** *******.

* ********* *** **** into ***** *********. **** of ***** ******* ****** products *** ***** **** areas, *** *** ******* field ** ******* **** several ******* ***** ** you *** ** ***** accurate **** ************* *******. Some ** *** ******** is **** ********* **** ethernet ********** *** ** supported ** ******* *** products.

*** ******** **** ******* budgets, * **** **** good ********** **** ***** HX ******. *** ******** connections * **** **** Inovonics. ***** ************ **** inside *** ******* ******* Optex *********.

*'* **** ***** *** good ********* **** ***** vendors ** ****. **** wanted ** ***** **** of ** **********. 

*****,
*** ****** **** *** fence ******* * ****** too, **** ******* ****** coverage **** ****** **** per ****.
**** *** *** *** cover *** ***** ********* and *** **** ******** lines ******* ****** ** line ** *****, ********** or ******* ***** ***** alarms.

* ***** *** ***-*********-**/******* **** *** *.***.*******.**.* ******** ******* (build ****: ****/**/**) ***** have **** * ****** apples ** ****** **********.

*********, **** *** ****, I'd **** ** ***, "Can * **** * rematch?"

*** ***** ** **** that ****** *** * 0.3lx ******* ************ ******. The *** *********, ** mediocre ** ** ***, has * *.** ******. Now, ******* ************ ******* aren't **********, *** ****'* a **** *****. 

********, ***** *** **************** ***** *********** ***** *** ********* models.

** ******** ******** *** highest *** *** ***** was, ******** ********* *** WDR ***** *********. *** N52BM3Z ** ****** ** pro ******, *** *** low ***, ** ** made **** ***** *** things **********.

*** **** ******** **** you ******** ** ** in * ******** ************ (privately ** ******) ******* the ***** **** *** clearly ***** *** *** Lite ****** ** **** in *** *** *********. Pro/Eco ***** ******* ***** also ******* ****** *********** & ********* **** ********* which ** ******* *** present ** **** ********.

*'* ** ********* **** this ******** ******* *** overreported ** ***** ** actual *** ***** *********** and ** *** **** Starlight ** * *** series ****** ***** ** the ******** ******** *** the **** ***** ** no ******** *** **** the ******* *** ******* anywhere ***** ** **********, especially ** ***.

** ****: ******-**** ** *** a **** *** ****** chipset. *** **** ** the *** ****** ** this ******* ********** **** HX5X3X-Rhea ******* *** ***** contain *** **** *** series ******* ***.

** * ******* ***, I ** ******** * big ***** *** *** rolling **** ***** *** bus *** ********* *** product ** **** ***, but * **** ** actual *** ****** ******* comparison ** ******* ** bringing * **** ****** camera ** * *** series ********.

** ****, **** **** tests ****, * *** almost ********* **** *** model * ******** **** perform ****** ** *** light **** *** ***** they **** **** ********* blast *****.

*'* ** ********* **** this ******** ******* *** overreported ** ***** ** actual *** ***** *********** and ** *** **** Starlight ** * *** series ******

**** ******** ** **** than *** ****** **** performance.  ** ********* ******* everything **** **** ** these ********* ******, **** to ** ****** *** attempts ** *********.  **** selling *** ******'* ************ is *********** ** ** book.

***, *** *** ******* of *** ***** *********. Hence, *'* ****** ** the *** * ********* is **** ** **** a **** ********** ***** quality ****** ******** ******** scenarios.

******, **'** ***** ** test ******* *******. ***** is ******* ******* ** new ***** ******* *** new *****.

*** ***** ** ** clear, *** ***** ****** we ****** (*** ***) was **** *********** ** Dahua ** * ***** release **** ***** -***** *** ******** * Cost-effective *** ** ****** with ********* **********:

** *** ********** ********* the *** ***** ** published *** ****. ** this ** *** * good ******, **** ***** corporate ****** **-******** **** they *** ********* ********.

** ****, * **** for * **** **** your **** *** **** with *********. *** ***** for **** **** ******** on *****'* ****. *******, I'd ***** ****** *** a **** ****** ** apples ********** **** *** exact ***** **** * believe ***** ** ** to *** ****** *** same ** ***** *** feature ***** ** ******* to **** *****'* ********* team **** ******* ** that **** ***** ******* disproved.

***** *** ****** *** mass ******* * ***** product **** ** ******* on ************. **'* **** it **** ****** ** in ******* ******* ** with *** ***** **** it ***** ***** *** hastily ****** *** ** underperforming ******* **** **** one.

** *** ******* ******** only, ** ****.

** **** ** * rematch **** ** ****** contender ** *** *** and ** ****** ***** BS, *'* **** *** 6MP ***** * ******** to ** ****** ** place ** *** ********* they ******* ******** **** they ******* ** *** slapped ***.

** ***** ****** ***** for **** ** **** a ****** "*********" ***** sensor **** ** ******** SoC **** **** *** component ***** ********** *** entire ******* ** ******** benefit ** *** ***** place.

** **** ****, ** are ***** ** **** additional *******. * ********** think *** ******** ** 5MP+ ** ***********.

**** ***** **** **** you ***:

** **** ** * rematch **** ** ****** contender ** *** *** and ** ****** ***** BS, *'* **** *** 6MP ***** * ******** to ** ****** ** place ** *** ********* they ******* ******** **** they ******* ** *** slapped ***.

*'* ********* **** ***** it ***** *** ***** it's ** "****** *********" where *** *** ********* was ***. **'* * smaller ******, *** ****** resolution, *** * **** worse ******* ************ ****, and *** **** *** spec (*****). *** **** spec ***** ***** ****** ** paper ** ** ***** (50m ******* ** ***), which *** ** *** not ****. 

***** *********/******* ********** ****** aside, **** ***** *****'* seem **** * ****** choice ** **.

*** **** ***** ** my ***** **** **** my ******* **** *** stated ***** ** *** 5MP ***** *** *** to ** ******* ******* I ******* **** ** a **** ****** ****** in "***" ****** *************. 

***** ****, * ********** *** ***** one **** ******* *** attempting ** ********* *********** settings ** ********** **.

**** ************'* ** ****** ***********'* *** ************* *** ******** ** this ****, ** **** are *-* ***** *** as ** **** ****. We **** **** *** new ********** *** ****** claiming ******** *** *****, WDR, ** ** *********** if **** ****** ** released.

*****: * ***** ***** that *** "*****" **********, as * *****, ** the ***** *** ********* is **** ****** ***** better **** ***** *** units *** ***** ****.

******: * ***** ** interested ** ****** * True *** ***** **** where *** ** ** not ****** ** ** all! * **** *** have * ****** ***** at **' *** **' feet, *** **** ** not ****** **** *** and **** *** ******** still ****. **** ** it ** * ******* distance *** *** *** results **** ******** ** the ***** *** *********. Better *** **** *** motion ** *** ****, then ** ***** *** who *** **** *** light ******* ***. 

*****: ***** ** ****** interested ** **** * Sony *** ****** ****** against all of them. Even at 1080p I suspect it will have a far better image than these 4 units. 

** *** **** *** to ****, *** ** know * **** ** there! * **** ***** a ***** *** **** me ** ****.

[**** ****: ****** ** a ***** ********]

****** *** *** *******. We *** *** **** the ***** *** ********* was **** ****** *** this ****, ** *** the ****** ******** ********** IR *** **** ***. It *** ** *********** in ***-** *** *****, but **** *** **** one ******* ** *** test. 

****, "**** *** *****" in **** ***** ********** IR. *** **** ******** of ****** ************* *** shipping ********** ** ****** from **** *** ** low ***. *** *********** ** *********** *** using ****. ** **** ******** **** scenes **** ** ** on ** ***** ********* in *** ****, *** feedback *** **** **** were *** ***** ****** as *** ** **** world ************. 

** **** * **** of *** **** ***** ****. ** ********* ****** well, *** ***'* ****** relevant ** **** ******** test. ** ******* *** individual *************' ***** ******* vs. *** ** ********** test *******, *** **** was ***** ** ****** show *********** *********** ******* 5MP/6MP *******.

*** ******* **** "**** low *****" ***** **** you **** ** **** IR ** ********** *** misleading. ***** ** **** just ** ***** */* cameras **** ** *****. There *** ******* **** prove ** ** *** needed ** **** ********* at ***** **** ** far ****** **** *** IR *** **** ****. This ** **** ** counter *******.  

*****, **** *** ** know *** * **** bring ******* ** **** difference.

 

*****, ** **** *******.** ****** *** *** starlight **** ** **** out. **'* ** *** shelf ****** **. 

**'* **** ** *** believe ** ** **********, but ** ** *** misleading ** ***** ***** that **** ***** *** looking ** ********** **, not ***** *** *****. 

*** *** ***** **** the ***-***** ** *** best ***-** ***-**** *** 5MP ****** ********* ** you'd ****, *** ** still ***'* **** ** a ***** ********** ** a **** ** ******* that ** ******* ***** features, ***** ** **** this **.

* **** ***** *** term "*** *****" **** on * *** ******* when * ***** ******* using *********** *****/** **** from ****. **** **** arrived **** ***** ***, it *** ** ***** experience **** ********* *** light ****** *******, ***** ** *** time *** ***** **********. Cameras **** **** **** capable ******** ** *****/***** much ******* ***** *** Lightfinders ******** * ***** color ***** ** **** scenes. ** **, ********* "*** Light" *********** ***** ***** color ****** ** **** low *****, *** ********* B/W ****** **** ** ghosting ** ****** ******* speeds. True ***/***** ******* ** IR *** ****** *** the **** ******* ** see **, ** ******* to ********** ***/*****. *** * wouldn't *** ** **** to *** **** "**** Low *****." 

* ***** **** ** see * ******** ************ geared ** *** **** image ** **** *** light ** *****, ** this ***** **** ** really ***** *** *********** of * ******. *** cam *** ***** *** scene **** ** *** produce ** ***** ** B/W, *** *********** ******** detail ** ***** ** tough. *** *** ***** color ****** ***** *** a ***** ******** *** this ********, *** *** scene ***** ***** ****** well ***. 

** ** *****, *'* not ****** **** **** IR ******* *** ** "true *** *****" *******. I'm ****** **** **** most ****** **** *** low ***** ******* ***** days, ** ** *** first **-**. ***** ** niche ** **********.

** *** ***** ** set ** * ***** low ***** ********.* **** *** ** a ********** *** *********** here, **** **** ** comment, ***. ******!

***** *** ***, *** I ********** *****. ********** Day/Night, ********** *** ******* cams, ***** ** *** taken ****** *** ****. Very *** ** *** projects ******* ******* ***, and ******* ******** ** night, ** ** ** essential. ***** *** ** RayTec *** ******* **********, and ********* ************ ********* when *** *** *** isn't ******. **** * Raytec ********* 

*** ***** ** **** the *** **** ***** & *****?

** ********** *** *****, but *** **** **** more ** ****** *** upcoming **** ****, ** we **** ***. ** may **** *** *****, but not **** ****, ** we **** ****** *** 5MP * ****** ***********,*** *****-***.

* ** **** ****** to ****** *** ***** cam ** ****** ******* the ***** *** *****, other **** *** ******* 5MP **. *** *****.  Specifically, * ****** *** much *********** **'** *** in *** ***** ************ at ***?  *********** ** person/license ***** ** ** a ****, *** *** night.  *'* **** ********* if *** **-***** ** and ** ** *** same ******* *** ***?  Finally, *** ***** ** what ** ****** ** be ******** ** *** newer **** *** **** and **** **** **** be ********?

******, -****

****’* *** ********? 

****** **** *** ***** to ********. 

** **’* *** ******** I’d ** **** *** P1367 *** *** **** that **** *** *** right ****** ** ******. There *** ** ************ if *** **** * low ***** *********. 

****** *** *** ********.  I'm ****** ** ***** separate ** ************ - seems **** *** **** of * ****.  * do **** ** ******* and **** *** ***** however.

******** ** ***** **' (person ** ** ********** gate) ** **-**' (***/******* plate **).  

******. -****

 

* ***** *** *** the *****-***

*** **** *** **** advantages:

*. */*.*" ****

*. .***** @ ***** color, .** *&*

*. *** **

*. **-******* & ********** IS

*. ****** *** ***** temp. ********* **********

*** ** **** ****** provide ******** ****** ** target.

*'* *** **** **** the **** ** **** the *** ****** **. the ***, *** *** Q35 ***** ****** ** me.

-****

[**** ****: ***** ********]

** *** *** ********* low ****** *.**** */*.*" Omnivision ****** ****** (*****) with **** ** **** expensive, */*.*" *** **** sensor ******, **** *** almost ** ****** ***** size? 

***. 

**** ****? ***** */*.*" 4K ******* ** **** Full *****? 

*** ******* *** ******** for ******** ******* ******** above, ** *** ****** and ********. 

** ******** *** ******* tier *** ** *** cameras *********, ********* ***** low *****/********* ***** *********. Dahua *** ******** ******** email newsletters just ***** ** *** test ********* ********:

**** *** *** ******* camera ****** ****** **********, Starlight ********** **** **************** *********** ** *** light **********

** *** ******** ** another***** ****** *** **** ** testing, ** ****.

** **'* *** * competitive ******, ***** ****** reconsider ***** *********. 

*****, ** *** ***** USA's ********* ******** *** website **** ******* ** was * *** ****** with *********! **** ** NOT ** ***** ****. It's **** **** ***** that ***** **** ******* when *** ************ ********* and * ******** ***** your **** ** *** fire.

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

Last Chance - Register Now - October 2019 IP Networking Course on Oct 10, 2019
Last Chance - Register Now - Fall 2019 IP Networking Course. The course starts next week. This is the only networking course designed...
Avigilon H5A Analytic Cameras Tested on Oct 07, 2019
Avigilon has released its H5A analytic cameras, claiming to "detect more objects with greater accuracy even in crowded scenes." We tested the...
Hikvision ColorVu is Smart Marketing on Oct 03, 2019
Hikvision ColorVu (see IPVM test results) is smart marketing, a lesson to be learned by competitors and a rising trend. Inside this note, we...
'Bunker Busting' Wireless Access Startup: Sure-Fi Profile on Oct 03, 2019
An access startup is claiming its 'bunker busting' wireless Wiegand radios can punch through 'any obstruction'. We examine their offering,...
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) Guide on Oct 01, 2019
Understanding wide dynamic range (WDR) is critical to capturing high quality images in demanding conditions. However, with no real standards, any...
Vivotek 4K S-Series Camera Tested on Sep 30, 2019
Vivotek's highest-end S-series camera claims "Supreme Night Visibility", "Smart IR II", "Smart Stream II", "WDR Pro for unparalleled visibility in...
Directory of 70 Video Surveillance Startups on Sep 18, 2019
This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2019...
Uniview Prime Series 4K Camera Tested on Sep 18, 2019
Is the new Uniview 'Prime' better than the more expensive existing Uniview 'Pro'? In August, IPVM tested Uniview 4K 'Pro' but members advocated...
Panasonic 4K Camera Tested (WV-S2570L) on Sep 13, 2019
Panasonic has released their latest generation 4K dome, the WV-S2570L, claiming "Extreme image quality allows evidence to be captured even under...
Commend ID5 Intercom Tested on Sep 12, 2019
Commend touts the new ID5 intercom as 'timelessly elegant' and the slim body, glass front touchscreen indeed looks better than common, but ugly,...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Altronix Claims Tango 'Eliminates Electricians' on Oct 15, 2019
Power supply provider Altronix claims its new Tango power supply 'eliminates the need for an electrician, dedicated conduit and wire runs'. In...
Hikvision Dissolves North American Business Unit, Splits Canada and USA on Oct 15, 2019
Hikvision has dissolved its North American Business Unit, splitting up US and Canada operations as the PRC-government owned manufacturer faces...
Camera Focusing Tutorial on Oct 14, 2019
Camera focus is fundamental to quality imaging. Mistakes can significantly reduce details, making cameras less effective. In this guide, we...
"UL Has Blood On Their Hands" Alleges The Interceptor / Keith Jentoft on Oct 14, 2019
"UL has blood on their hands" alleges Keith Jentoft of "The Interceptor Project". We examined The Interceptor in-depth last year, see: The...
Access Control Course Fall 2019 - Save $50 Last Chance on Oct 14, 2019
Register Now - Fall 2019 Access Control Course. Save $50 through October 10th. Thursday, October 17th is the last day to register. IPVM offers...
Axis HD Analog Encoder Tested on Oct 11, 2019
Two years after declaring "Everything is IP", Axis has released their first HD analog encoder, the P7304, with support for AHD, CVI, TVI, and SD...
Dahua Celebrates PRC 70th Wearing Communist Party Hammer and Sickle on Oct 11, 2019
Dahua celebrated the PRC's 70th anniversary with a video of various Dahua employees wearing China Communist Party hammer and sickle pins as shown...
Last Chance - Register Now - October 2019 IP Networking Course on Oct 10, 2019
Last Chance - Register Now - Fall 2019 IP Networking Course. The course starts next week. This is the only networking course designed...
Network Optix NxWitness 4.0 Tested on Oct 10, 2019
Network Optix released Nx Witness 4.0, proclaiming new features like a deep learning analytics metadata SDK, increased H.265 support, and UX...
HID Fingerprint Reader Tested on Oct 09, 2019
HID has released their first access reader to use Lumidigm optical sensors, that touts it 'works with anyone, anytime, anywhere'. We bought and...