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An extensive Amcrest vs Lorex security camera head to head! Amcrest and Lorex have some of the best security cameras on the market. 

We dive into each product, comparing models based on Resolution and Field of View, Power & Installation Options, Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio, and Footage Storage and Streaming.

When it comes to home security, your front door, driveway, backyard, and side entrances are equally vulnerable to a possible breach. That is why the best security cameras emphasize on having zero blind-spots with real-time video streaming. Moreover, they also come with night vision, motion detection, face recognition, and 24/7 surveillance technology.

Indoor IP Camera Head to Head

Indoor IP Camera – Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera vs Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera

Model(s): 1920TVL

The Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera is a Full HD, ceiling mounted security camera. It can zoom in to confirm a security breach. Moreover, this IP security camera supports multiple devices. Furthermore, it can inform users about a security breach via the Amcrest View app. It can store videos to an off-site location using Amazon AWS servers.

Pros

  • Wide 90° viewing angle
  • Night Vision Range (32 Feet)

Cons

  • Does not support a 64 GB Card
9.3

Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera

Person Detection
vs

Model(s): W261AQC-E

The Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera features advanced person detection technology. This enables it to stop it from sending false alerts.
This security camera can capture videos at a 1080p resolution. For wider coverage, it has a 135° field of view. By default, you get a 16GB card with this model, even if it comes with extendable internal storage. When you need more storage space, you can easily upgrade to a 256GB card.

Pros

  • Comes with a two-way talk feature
  • Pan-Tilt and Digital Zoom

Cons

  • Re-login required to view captured footage

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera
9.3
Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera
9.4

In terms of Resolution and Field of View, the Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera has the maximum resolution capabilities of 1920x1280p at 30fps. Falling short by a little margin, the Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera can record videos at a 1080p resolution.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera
9.6
Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera
9.3

There are two ways you can connect your IP Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera, either via a Wi-Fi network or using a cable. Setting up the speaker, the mic, and the motion sensors is also super easy. 

On the other hand, you can connect your Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera with the mobile app by scanning a QR code.

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera
9.2
Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera
9.2

Both models have good night vision features, with slight differences in their range. The IP Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera has a range of 32ft, whereas the Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera has a range of only 33 Feet.

Both models come with Motion Detection technology. Also, they both have the Two-Way-Audio feature.

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera
9.5
Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera
9.3

The Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera comes with both hard-drive and cloud storage options. Also, with this model, you get access to Cloud Storage free for a week.

The Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera comes with a default 32GB card. On the other hand, the Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera only has a local storage option. It supports a maximum 256GB SD Card.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP CameraLorex HD Smart Indoor Camera
Internal Storage32GB16-256GB
Night Vision Range32 Feet33 Feet
Video ResolutionFull HD 1080p1080p
Alert typeMotion & Sound DetectionMotion Only
Viewing Angle90 degrees135 degrees
Maximal Frame Rate30 fpsN/A
Pan/Tilt Angle360° Pan & 90° Tilt.N/A
AudioTwo-Way AudioTwo-Way Audio
Sources: amcrest.com, lorextechnology.com

The Verdict

Coming first in 3 of the comparison areas, the Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera is the winner. This Indoor IP security camera stands out for its solid internal and cloud storage, ultra HD video resolution, motion, and audio alert.

On the other hand, the Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera Pro beats its Amcrest counterpart in one area, which is night vision, but it takes the fall in all other areas.

Model(s): 1920TVL

The Amcrest ProHD Indoor IP Camera is a Full HD, ceiling mounted security camera. It can zoom in to confirm a security breach. Moreover, this IP security camera supports multiple devices. Furthermore, it can inform users about a security breach via the Amcrest View app. It can store videos to an off-site location using Amazon AWS servers.

Pros

  • Wide 90° viewing angle
  • Night Vision Range (32 Feet)

Cons

  • Does not support a 64 GB Card
9.3

Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera

Person Detection
vs

Model(s): W261AQC-E

The Lorex HD Smart Indoor Camera features advanced person detection technology. This enables it to stop it from sending false alerts.
This security camera can capture videos at a 1080p resolution. For wider coverage, it has a 135° field of view. By default, you get a 16GB card with this model, even if it comes with extendable internal storage. When you need more storage space, you can easily upgrade to a 256GB card.

Pros

  • Comes with a two-way talk feature
  • Pan-Tilt and Digital Zoom

Cons

  • Re-login required to view captured footage

Bullet Camera Head to Head

Bullet Camera – Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera vs Lorex 4K Bullet Camera

Verdict Paragraph

9.5

Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-2597EB-28MM

The Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera gives an ultra-HD video quality. It can capture 4K (8-Megapixel) resolution videos at 30fps. A 2.8mm Wide Lens enables a wide 111° Viewing Angle.

With Amcrest Cloud Storage, you can store videos at a remote location hosted by Amazon AWS. Furthermore, this model is programmed to receive regular firmware updates from a secure SSL/HTTPS server.

Pros

  • Features a heavy-duty metal weatherproof IP67 housing.
  • Dual H.265/H.264 compression allows for maximum encryption.
  • Can operate in adverse temperatures. (-22°F ~ +140°F).

Cons

  • The video camera is not movable using a remote app.
9.8

Lorex 4K Bullet Camera

4X Optical Zoom
vs

Model(s): LNB8963BW

The Lorex 4K Bullet Camera is a top pick from Lorex’s IP security cameras. It can capture footage at a 4K Ultra HD resolution with a pixel ratio of 3840 × 2160.
It comes with a motorized varifocal lens that allows it a solid 4X optical zoom. Moreover, a total of 8,294,400 pixels per frame, ensures it renders the highest quality video every time.

Pros

  • Can withstand snowstorms, and downpours.
  • Houses a corrosion-resistant aluminum body.

Cons

  • More expensive than other similar models.

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera
9.3
Lorex 4K Bullet Camera
9.4

When it comes to Resolution and Field of View, the Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera has the maximum resolution capacity of 4K or (8-Megapixel), capturing videos at 30fps. Moreover, it is equipped with the low-light image sensor – Starlight 1/1.8″ CMOS. 

On the other hand, the Lorex 4K Bullet Camera can record videos at a 4K resolution. This mode from Lorex is capable of capturing 4× more pixels than other 1080p security cameras.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera
9.7
Lorex 4K Bullet Camera
9.6

Connecting the Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera with Blue Iris is very easy. After you plug in the PoE (Power Over Ethernet) injector, your security camera is good to go. Moreover, as it is only 1.31 pounds, it is super easy to set up.

Similar to its Amcrest counterpart, the Lorex 4K Bullet Camera also uses only one PoE cable for both power and data transmission. You will get a 30m (100 feet) CAT5e cable with the package.

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera
9.5
Lorex 4K Bullet Camera
9.4

The Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera can cover up to 164 Feet at night. The Lorex 4K Bullet Camera beats its Amcrest counterpart by covering a whopping 250ft. However, it does not come with any LEDs.Both these models come with motion alerts. You can schedule their motion detection and adjust sensibility. You get a push notification once motion is detected.

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera
9.5
Lorex 4K Bullet Camera
9.4

The Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera can stream its captured footage using the Amcrest App or via Amcrest Surveillance Pro software on a laptop. It is also compatible with Amcrest NVRs, Synology and QNAP NAS, FTP, Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome.
On the other hand, the Lorex 4K Bullet Camera comes with H.265 for compressing video files before storing them. This technology ensures minimal storage is used for storing purposes. However, it does not come with an SD card slot.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest 4K Bullet CameraLorex 4K Bullet Camera
Night Vision Range164 Feet250 Feet
Video Resolution4K (8-Megapixel)4K
Alert typeMotion DetectionMotion Only
Mounting TypeCeiling MountWall Mount, Ceiling Mount
Viewing Angle111 degreesN/A
Frame Rate30 fps60fps
Item Dimensions6.9 x 2.7 x 2.7 inches.18.00 x 8.00 x 8.00 inches
IR LEDs2 built-in IR LEDsNone
Sources: amcrest.com, lorextechnology.com

The Verdict

The Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera lags behind its Lorex counterpart in 2 areas: resolution and field of view. However, the Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera beats the Lorex 4K Bullet Camera on all of the other focus areas.

9.5

Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-2597EB-28MM

The Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera gives an ultra-HD video quality. It can capture 4K (8-Megapixel) resolution videos at 30fps. A 2.8mm Wide Lens enables a wide 111° Viewing Angle.

With Amcrest Cloud Storage, you can store videos at a remote location hosted by Amazon AWS. Furthermore, this model is programmed to receive regular firmware updates from a secure SSL/HTTPS server.

Pros

  • Features a heavy-duty metal weatherproof IP67 housing.
  • Dual H.265/H.264 compression allows for maximum encryption.
  • Can operate in adverse temperatures. (-22°F ~ +140°F).

Cons

  • The video camera is not movable using a remote app.
9.8

Lorex 4K Bullet Camera

4X Optical Zoom
vs

Model(s): LNB8963BW

The Lorex 4K Bullet Camera is a top pick from Lorex’s IP security cameras. It can capture footage at a 4K Ultra HD resolution with a pixel ratio of 3840 × 2160.
It comes with a motorized varifocal lens that allows it a solid 4X optical zoom. Moreover, a total of 8,294,400 pixels per frame, ensures it renders the highest quality video every time.

Pros

  • Can withstand snowstorms, and downpours.
  • Houses a corrosion-resistant aluminum body.

Cons

  • More expensive than other similar models.

Dome Camera Head to Head

Dome Camera – Amcrest 4K Dome Camera vs Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera

9.4

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-2493EB

The Amcrest 4K Dome Camera has a resolution of 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160). You can capture the smallest of details using its 16x Digital Zoom.

It is a heavy-duty security camera that works fine in adverse climate thanks to its metal weatherproof IP67 housing & IK10 Vandal Resistant Dome. You can store footage at a remote location via Amcrest Cloud.

Pros

  • View up to 16 cameras at one time with a Multi-View feature.
  • You can create up to 4 motion detection zones.
  • Dual H.265/H.246 compression allows for maximum encryption.

Cons

  • The camera needs to be rotated manually.
9.2

Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera

Digital + Optical Zoom
vs

Model(s): LNZ44P4B

The Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera is suited for both indoors & outdoors, day & night. It can record videos at a 4MP resolution. Unlike most models, it comes with both Digital (16x) and Optical (4x) Zoom.

If you have a big area to cover, this might be the best model for you as it comes with a viewing angle of 355 degrees, and 90 degrees’ pan & tilt.

Pros

  • Comes with Color Night Vision (CNV) technology
  • Packed with features at a reasonable price

Cons

  • Only works with NVRs

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera
9.4
Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera
9.2

The Amcrest 4K Dome Camera can record at an ultra-high quality 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160) resolution. Moreover, it also records crisp videos at night by using its Sony IMX274 Starvis image sensor and Ambarella S3LM chipset. 

It can cover 98 Feet. Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera can record videos at 4MP resolution.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera
9.3
Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera
9.3

Both Amcrest 4K Dome Camera (1.4 pounds), and Lorex camera (4.69 pounds) are very lightweight and easy to install. 

They require only one PoE (Power over Ethernet) cable for power and data transfer. This way, you do not have to worry about system configuration while setting them up. 

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera
9.4
Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera
9.2

The Amcrest 4K Dome Camera covers 98 Feet, whereas the Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera does not come with a built-in LED. To make up for its lack of light source, this model uses Color Night Vision (CNV) technology for capturing clear video at low-light.

You can set up four different zones for motion detection on the Amcrest 4K POE IP Camera. Furthermore, you can also adjust the sensitivity of the selected zones.

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera
9.6
Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera
9.3

Along with motion detection, footage storage and streaming are also important for any security camera.  

The Amcrest 4K Dome Camera is compatible with MicroSD, Amcrest Cloud, Amcrest Surveillance Pro (PC & MAC), Amcrest NVRs, Synology & QNAP NAS, FTP, Blue Iris. Furthermore, the Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera can live stream footage from 16 cameras simultaneously. On the other hand, the Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera only works with NVR.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera
Internal Storage128gb micro SDSupports only NVR
Night Vision Range98 FeetN/A
Video Resolution4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160)4MP
Alert typeMotion DetectionMotion Detection
Mounting TypeCeiling MountWall Mount, Ceiling Mount
Item DimensionsN/A14.4 x 7.1 x 7 inches
Free Cloud StorageOnly available in premium subscriptionN/A
Image SensorSony IMX274 Starvis image sensor4MP image sensor
Sources: amcrest.com, lorextechnology.com

The Verdict

The Amcrest 4K Dome Camera is undoubtedly the best dome security camera. Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera comes with a 5 MP video resolution. But it lags behind Amcrest in terms of ease of setup, audio and video detection, and storage.

9.4

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-2493EB

The Amcrest 4K Dome Camera has a resolution of 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160). You can capture the smallest of details using its 16x Digital Zoom.

It is a heavy-duty security camera that works fine in adverse climate thanks to its metal weatherproof IP67 housing & IK10 Vandal Resistant Dome. You can store footage at a remote location via Amcrest Cloud.

Pros

  • View up to 16 cameras at one time with a Multi-View feature.
  • You can create up to 4 motion detection zones.
  • Dual H.265/H.246 compression allows for maximum encryption.

Cons

  • The camera needs to be rotated manually.
9.2

Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera

Digital + Optical Zoom
vs

Model(s): LNZ44P4B

The Lorex PTZ Network Dome Camera is suited for both indoors & outdoors, day & night. It can record videos at a 4MP resolution. Unlike most models, it comes with both Digital (16x) and Optical (4x) Zoom.

If you have a big area to cover, this might be the best model for you as it comes with a viewing angle of 355 degrees, and 90 degrees’ pan & tilt.

Pros

  • Comes with Color Night Vision (CNV) technology
  • Packed with features at a reasonable price

Cons

  • Only works with NVRs

Turret Camera Head to Head

Turret Camera – Amcrest 4K Turret Camera vs Lorex 8MP Turret Camera

9.3

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-T2499EW

The Amcrest 4K Turret Camera can capture videos at a 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160) resolution. You can review captured footage using the Amcrest App or the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software for PC.

Its infrared LED and CMOS 1/2. 5” 8MP progressive image sensor chip enables it to capture sharp videos even at night. Along with viewing videos, you can also listen to the audio.

Pros

  • Dual H. 265/H. 246 compression allows for maximum encryption
  • Super-wide 112° viewing angle

Cons

  • The package doesn’t come with a power cord
9.4

Lorex 8MP Turret Camera

Weatherproof
vs

Model(s): LNE8950A

The Lorex 8MP Turret Camera can record 4K resolution video at 15 fps. It comes with a 128GB SD Card. To save memory, it saves all captured footage at MP4 format and uses H.265 compression.
People love it for its black color. Due to the color, it is inconspicuous, and hard for intruders to detect.

Pros

  • Captures video at 15 fps
  • Comes with a 200 (mAh) battery

Cons

  • Loses shutter & gain tweaks upon power outage

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera
9.4
Lorex 8MP Turret Camera
9.4

The Amcrest 4K Turret Camera can capture videos at a 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160) resolution. On the other hand, the Lorex 8MP Turret Camera can capture 4K video at 15fps.

Moreover, the Amcrest 4K Turret Camera can cover 164 Feet, whereas the Lorex 8MP Turret Camera can cover 200 feet at night.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera
9.4
Lorex 8MP Turret Camera
9.4

The Amcrest 4K Turret Camera is easy to set up and requires no help from an expert during installation. It requires only one PoE (Power over Ethernet) for power and data transfer. You only need to connect the Ethernet cable to the DIN port and connect the camera to the PoE injector using the other cable. 

On the other hand, the Lorex 8MP Turret Camera (3.14 pounds) is a surface mount camera. The Lorex 8MP Turret Camera also requires a lot of wirework. 

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera
9.3
Lorex 8MP Turret Camera
9.5

Both models feature smart motion detection. You can specify certain zones for motion detection, schedule the detection, and set their sensibility level. However, neither of the models can detect audio. Moreover, both come with one-way audio. You can hear a sound, but cannot speak to who’s outside.

The Amcrest 4K Turret Camera can cover 164 Feet, the Lorex 8MP Turret Camera can cover 200 feet at night.

To ensure the smallest of details, the Lorex 8MP Turret Camera comes with the Digital Zoom feature. You can zoom in on a number plate or a face in the shadows without fearing the video quality will blur.   

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera
9.4
Lorex 8MP Turret Camera
9.3

The Amcrest 4K Turret Camera comes with 128 GB of internal storage capacity. Lorex 8MP Turret Camera does not have SD card slots. You need to rely on an NVR for storing video. 

Both models give you the chance to access recorded videos via a smartphone. Moreover, both of them come with Dual H. 265/H. 246 compression for maximum encryption. This also increases the video storage and bandwidth capacity of this camera.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest 4K Turret CameraLorex 8MP Turret Camera
Internal Storage128GB Class10 MicroSD Card128GB
Night Vision Range164ft200 Feet
Video Resolution4K (3840 x 2160)4K
Alert typeMotion DetectionMotion Detection
Viewing Angle112 degrees113 degrees
Frame Rate15 fps15 fps
Item Dimensions8.00 x 6.00 x 6.00 inches14 x 10 x 8 inches
Zoom16x Digital ZoomN/A
Sources: amcrest.com, lorextechnology.com

The Verdict

Both the Amcrest 4K Turret Camera and the Lorex 8MP Turret Camera are easy to set up.

However, the Lorex 8MP Turret Camera is the winner as it has ultra-HD video resolution, night vision, great field of view, and versatile video storage.

9.3

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-T2499EW

The Amcrest 4K Turret Camera can capture videos at a 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160) resolution. You can review captured footage using the Amcrest App or the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software for PC.

Its infrared LED and CMOS 1/2. 5” 8MP progressive image sensor chip enables it to capture sharp videos even at night. Along with viewing videos, you can also listen to the audio.

Pros

  • Dual H. 265/H. 246 compression allows for maximum encryption
  • Super-wide 112° viewing angle

Cons

  • The package doesn’t come with a power cord
9.4

Lorex 8MP Turret Camera

Weatherproof
vs

Model(s): LNE8950A

The Lorex 8MP Turret Camera can record 4K resolution video at 15 fps. It comes with a 128GB SD Card. To save memory, it saves all captured footage at MP4 format and uses H.265 compression.
People love it for its black color. Due to the color, it is inconspicuous, and hard for intruders to detect.

Pros

  • Captures video at 15 fps
  • Comes with a 200 (mAh) battery

Cons

  • Loses shutter & gain tweaks upon power outage

PTZ Camera Head to Head

PTZ Camera – Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera vs Lorex PTZ IP Camera

9.4

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera

1080P Video

Model(s): IP2M-858W

The Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera captures 1080P videos at 30fps, making it the best Wi-Fi security camera.

It comes with a 360° pan and 90° tilt capacity. On top of that, you get a 25x Optical Zoom feature. Furthermore, it stays protected from rain thanks to its IP66 weatherproof metal housing.

Pros

  • Supports 25x Optical, and 16x Digital Zoom
  • Enhanced Night Vision when the BLC mode is enabled

Cons

  • You need to buy the screws and anchors separately
9.3

Lorex PTZ IP Camera

12× Optical Zoom
vs

Model(s): LNZ44P12B

The Lorex PTZ IP Camera can capture footage at a 2K resolution. Thanks to its advanced LEDs, this camera can capture crisp video even at night, covering 200 feet area.

The ability to move its lens in any direction and a 12x optical zoom feature makes it ideal for big areas. With this, you will have no blind spots.

Pros

  • Comes with a 360° panning rotation
  • Has a weatherproof metal exterior

Cons

  • More expensive than other similar models

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera
9.4
Lorex PTZ IP Camera
9.2

The Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera records 1080P videos at 30fps. Moreover, its Sony STARVIS IMX290 image sensor and Ambarella S3LM chipset enable it to produce crisp and sharp videos even at night. These advanced features give this camera a 328 Feet view sight.

On the other hand, the Lorex PTZ IP Camera can record videos at 2K resolution. This is almost double what most other 1080P Security Cameras offer.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera
9.3
Lorex PTZ IP Camera
9.3

Both these models come with all the necessary screws and bolts for installation. Setting up their software to a network is also easy. 

You can access recorded footage using the Amcrest View App. Setting up the app is very simple and takes only a few steps. 

The Lorex PTZ IP Camera is also a wall mount camera. To cover more land, you should mount this device on a high place. You can control the Lorex PTZ IP Camera using its app, however using a console to control it is way easier.

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera
9.5
Lorex PTZ IP Camera
9.2

The Sony Starvis 1/3” progressive image sensor and built-in IR LEDs enable the Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera to record videos even at night. This camera can cover 329 feet in front. On the other hand, the Lorex PTZ IP Camera also comes with IR LED lights that can respond to you zooming in or out by switching from flood to spot mode.

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera
9.4
Lorex PTZ IP Camera
9.3

The Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera supports storage using MicroSD Card, Amcrest NVR, Amcrest Cloud, FTP, NAS. This ensures continuous, uninterrupted video recording.

On the other hand, with the Lorex’s other models, you need a separate NVR for storing video. People use NVRs that range from 2-3 TB with this model.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest WiFi PTZ CameraLorex PTZ IP Camera
Night Vision Range328 Feet330 Feet
Video Resolution1920×10802592×1520
Viewing Angle360°360°
Frame Rate30 fpsN/A
Free Cloud StorageOnly Available with Cloud SubscriptionN/A
Pan/Tilt Angle360° pan and 90° tilt360° panning, -15° ~ 90° tiltN/A
Image SensorSony Starvis 1/3” progressive image sensorN/A
Zoom25x Optical12x Optical
Sources: amcrest.com, lorextechnology.com

The Verdict

After reviewing the best PTZ security cameras, here is the verdict. Both the Armcrest and Lorex PTZ cameras are easy to set up. But Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera takes the winners place because of its audio support and versatile storage options.

9.4

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera

1080P Video

Model(s): IP2M-858W

The Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera captures 1080P videos at 30fps, making it the best Wi-Fi security camera.

It comes with a 360° pan and 90° tilt capacity. On top of that, you get a 25x Optical Zoom feature. Furthermore, it stays protected from rain thanks to its IP66 weatherproof metal housing.

Pros

  • Supports 25x Optical, and 16x Digital Zoom
  • Enhanced Night Vision when the BLC mode is enabled

Cons

  • You need to buy the screws and anchors separately
9.3

Lorex PTZ IP Camera

12× Optical Zoom
vs

Model(s): LNZ44P12B

The Lorex PTZ IP Camera can capture footage at a 2K resolution. Thanks to its advanced LEDs, this camera can capture crisp video even at night, covering 200 feet area.

The ability to move its lens in any direction and a 12x optical zoom feature makes it ideal for big areas. With this, you will have no blind spots.

Pros

  • Comes with a 360° panning rotation
  • Has a weatherproof metal exterior

Cons

  • More expensive than other similar models

Sources

lorextechnology.com
amcrest.com

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