Axis Advances Its Best Overall Camera

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jun 17, 2014

While Chinese competitors rush to sell HD cameras at 1/5th to 1/10th the price of Axis, Axis continues to push up market.

Axis has announced the Q1615, its most feature rich camera yet.

In this note, we look at these features, prices, changes from current models, and how it competes with main stream rivals.

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