Hanwha Announces 32MP Camera + AI Line

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich, Published on Sep 10, 2019

In the first rise in maximum megapixel resolution in 5 years, Hanwha has announced a 32MP / 8K camera directly competing with Avigilon's H4 30MP / 7K camera.

Hanwha has also announced AI-powered additions to the P Series, claiming person, vehicle, and face detection.

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In this note, we look at these new releases, how they compare to competitors, and how they impact Hanwha's outlook for 2020.

UPDATE: See test results of both product lines:

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