Hikvision 4K Camera Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Sep 09, 2016

Hikvision is the most common choice for low price entry level products but they are also competing with low light modelssmart CODECsWDR cameras, and more.

In this report, we focus on the growing 4K segment, testing the Hikvision DS-2CD4585F-IZH against 4K models from Axis, Avigilon, and Panasonic, to see how well they compete in full light:

And low light performance:

Plus we analyze bandwidth consumption, physical features, and more. See our full results inside.

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