Panasonic OEM Dahua Camera Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on May 03, 2017

Panasonic is now OEMing a series of cameras from Dahua, known for their backdoor, various other problems and their rapid expansion of direct sales against companies like Panasonic.

We bought one of the new Panasonic Dahua cameras and tested it.

In this report, we share our test findings, including the extensive steps Panasonic took to hide the OEMing on the product and the relative performance of Panasonic to Dahua cameras.

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