Samsung's Budgetline Megapixels

By Brian Rhodes, Published Sep 05, 2012, 08:00pm EDT (Info+)

Just a few months after introducing aggressively priced VGA IP cameras, Samsung is looking to do the same for megapixel. Is this pricing attractive enough to differntiate within the most competitive segment of video surveillance? In this note we take a look at Samsung's new offerings and compare them to other inexpensive MP cameras.

Overview

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Competitive **********

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Potential ******

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