Ezviz BC1 Battery Powered security camera launched with a better spec than the Eufy 2C with colour night vision, 365-day battery & human detection

Last year I reviewed the Ezviz C3A battery-powered security camera. It was good, just not as good as the Eufy 2C or Eufy 2. Now Ezviz is back with what appears to be a very well specced camera that is highly competitive against the rest of the market. Ezviz BC1 Features The new Ezviz BC1 … Read more

Reolink RLC-510WA Review – An affordable 5MP Wi-Fi security camera with person/vehicle detection

The Reolink RLC-510WA was announced back in March. Similar to most of the recent Reolink launches, the main feature upgrade here is the new smart object detection for people and vehicles, allowing you to minimise notifications and make it easier to find recorded events. The RLC-410W would be the likely camera this replaces, so you … Read more

Reolink Prime Day Deals – 25-30% off, including RLC-820A & RLC-810A 4K PoE CCTV Camera +Reolink Go 4G camera

Amazon Prime day for 2021 will run from the 21st of June until the 22nd. It is a great time to pick up certain products. Amazon regularly discounts all the tech from companies they own, including Ring security products and Echo devices. Many other companies get in on the action too. Reolink will have at … Read more

Ring Video Doorbell 4 Review – Better than expected compared to the Video Doorbell 3 Plus

The Ring Video Doorbell 4 was announced last month and is now available to buy. On paper, it only offers incremental changes from last year, so existing users won’t feel the need to upgrade. The headline change is the rollout of colour pre-roll from the black and white on the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus. … Read more

Reolink Argus 2E Review – The cheapest battery-powered outdoor Wi-Fi camera on the market

Following on from the review of the flagship Reolink Argus 3 Pro, I have also been testing the most affordable option in the range, the Reolink Argus 2E. Priced at around £65 with no need for a home base, this is one of the cheapest brand name options on the market. Specification Video Resolution: 1080p … Read more

Annke C800 Zoom Review: 4K 8MP & 4x optical zoom for business surveillance that is an affordable alternative to Hikvision

The Annke C800 Zoom is a slight departure from my regular POE camera reviews as I would regard it as a more business orientated camera ideal for providing surveillance for SMBs. Annke C800 Zoom Specification & Features Image Sensor:1/2.5″ Sony STARVIS IMX274 Image Sensor              Video Resolution: 8MP (3840 X [email protected]/15 fps) Video Compression: H.265+/H.265/H.264+/H.264 Lens: … Read more

Reolink Argus 3 Pro Review – A great alternative vs Eufy 2C & Arlo Pro 3

The new Argus 3 Pro sits at the top of the range for the wireless cameras from Reolink. Compared to the Argus 3, you now get 2K video, and this is the first wireless camera from the brand to offer person/vehicle detection. Specification Image Sensor: 1/3″ CMOS Sensor Video Resolution: 2560 x 1440 (4.0 Megapixels) … Read more

Reolink RLC-811A Review – A 4K PoE camera with person detection spotlight, colour night vision & 5x optical zoom

Following on from my Reolink RLC-511WA review, I have been using the RLC-811A, which is the 4K POE model. It follows the same pattern as the previous model; this has a 5X optical zoom lens (not PTZ) with a built-in spotlight which will enable night-time colour video. It also includes the AI object detection we … Read more

EZVIZ C8C Smart Pan/Tilt Outdoor Colour Night Vision Camera with AI launched for £109.99

Home surveillance tech is getting scarily advanced, Ezviz is one of the companies at the forefront of this technology. I am a huge fan of both colour night vision and AI object detection. Now, these have been combined with a PTZ camera to offer AI automatic tracking of anyone that enters your property. This model … Read more

Reolink RLC-511WA Review – A 5MP wireless security camera with spotlight & person/vehicle detection

Having reviewed a lot of the Reolink cameras, I have now got to the point where I am reviewing upgraded models from the existing range. I previously reviewed the Reolink RLC-511W in September, it was an impressive camera, and at around £80, it was a bargain. The 4X optical zoom it offered was quite unique; … Read more

Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 vs Doorbell Pro vs Doorbell 3 Plus Compared – Ring’s new wired smart doorbell is their best yet

The smart video doorbell market has been getting increasingly competitive in the past year. Ring may dominate the market, but we have seen impressive launches from Arlo and Eufy that are just as good if not better than some of the Ring products (depending on your requirements). Ring has not been resting on their laurels, … Read more

EZVIZ LC1C Full HD Wi-Fi floodlight camera upgrades previous LC1 with human detection PIR and starlight colour night vision

I previously reviewed the Ezviz LC1 in 2019, at the time it was one of the only floodlight cameras on the market, and I found it to be a superb camera as long as you are willing to commit to the Ezviz system. Hikvision have been trickling down their advanced object detection and low light … Read more

Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire Free Review – A superb Ring Video Doorbell alternative

The Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free was announced at the start of this year and will be made available across the usual online channels from the 2nd of February. While the security camera market is saturated, there are not many good battery-powered video doorbells, so the new Arlo Essential is a welcome addition to the … Read more

Reolink RLC-822A 4K Security Camera Review – 3x zoom & wide angle make this superior vs RLC-820A & RLC-810A

Reolink is quickly padding out their smart detection camera product line-up. I have previously reviewed: 5MP Reolink RLC-510A 4K Reolink RLC-810A 12MP Reolink RLC-1220A The new Reolink RLC-822A is a 4K dome camera with the addition of 3x optical zoom. This additional feature incurs a small premium of £10 compared to the two other 4K … Read more

Annke NC400 IP Security Camera Review – A cheap 4MP True Full Colour Night Vision PoE Bullet IP Security Camera

Recently I have reviewed a lot of the superb Reolink cameras camera, which I think are a range of cameras that offer some of the best performance for your money on the market. In the past, I reviewed the Annke 4K POE camera and was quite impressed with it, at the time it offered a … Read more

Arlo Wire-Free Video Doorbell vs Ring Video Doorbell 3 vs Eufy Wireless Doorbell – Which is the best battery powered video doorbell?

I am a big fan of video doorbells, in a period of time where the vast majority of my shopping is done online, I get packages daily as well as regular pickups due to the nature of my work. Thanks to COVID-19, delivery people have changed the way they work, so it is less likely … Read more