Samsung's Budgetline Megapixels

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Sep 05, 2012

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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