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Everyone has a checklist when shopping for a security camera. Amcrest and Reolink have some of the best security cameras on the market. Continue reading for a detailed comparison of different security camera models from these brands.

People who have valuable possessions at home resort to security cameras for 24/7 security. The best security cameras have zero blind-spots with real-time video streaming.

Night vision, online streaming, motion detection, face recognition, and 24/7 surveillance technology are some of the most useful features of such surveillance and security devices. Security cameras typically send alerts via text or email so that you always know what’s happening at home.

We’ve compared each model based on Resolution and Field of View, Power & Installation Options, Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio, and Footage Storage and Streaming.

Indoor IP Camera Head to Head

Indoor IP Camera – Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera vs Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera is our winner. This Indoor IP security camera stands out for its solid internal and cloud storage, ultra HD video resolution, motion, and audio alert.

Model(s): 1920TVL

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera is a Full HD, ceiling mounted security camera. Upon detecting motion, it can zoom in to confirm a security breach. It can communicate through the Amcrest View app and can relay videos to an off-line location using Amazon AWS.

Pros

  • You can talk and listen using the Two Way Communication feature
  • 12 IR LEDs ensure crystal clear night vision (32 Feet range)

Cons

  • Does not support a 64 GB Card
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Reolink E1 Pro 4MP Super HD Indoor WiFi Camera, Dual-Band 2.4ghz/5ghz, Pan/Tilt Baby Monitor Camera with Cloud Storage, Night Vision

Model(s): E1 Pro

Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera can capture videos at a 1440p resolution. It has a Pan & Tilt feature with a 355 degrees’ horizontal, and 50 degrees’ vertical rotation capacity. Furthermore, it comes with built-in speakers and a microphone.

Pros

  • The default frame rate is 15fps, which is further extendable to 20fps
  • Supports every popular OS
  • Can serve as a Baby Monitor, a Nanny Camera, or a Room Monitor

Cons

  • Some users have complained about the length of the power cable
  • Not compatible with 2.4 frequency Wi-Fi

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera
9.2
Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera
9.4

When it comes to Resolution and Field of View, Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera has the maximum resolution capabilities of 1920x1280p at 30fps. On the other hand, Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera is capable of recording crisp videos at a 2560×1440 resolution. 

Moreover, 12 Infrared LEDs enable the Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera to record clear videos at night, covering a range of 32 Feet. The Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera can cover 40 Feet.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera
9.6
Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera
9.3

Both models have easy installation and power options. IP Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera can be connected to a Wi-Fi network either wirelessly or using a cable. Setting up the speaker, the mic, and the motion sensors is also super easy. 

The Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera can be set up without help from an expert. Connecting to the NVR and enabling software updates is also easy.

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera
9.5
Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera
9.2

Night vision is of utmost importance for Indoor IPs. Luckily both models have good night vision features, with slight differences in their range. The IP Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera has a range of 32ft, and Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera has a range of 40ft.

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

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera
9.7
Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera
9.3

As far as video footage storage and streaming are concerned, both models come with both hard-drive and cloud storage features. Also, you get access to Cloud Storage free for 7 days with both.

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera comes with a default 32GB card that can store 17-hours of video footage.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi CameraReolink Wireless 4MP Camera
Internal Storage32GB64GB
Night Vision Range32 Feet40 Feet
Video ResolutionFull HD 1080p2560×1440 (4 Megapixels)
Alert typeMotion & Sound DetectionMotion Only
Viewing Angle90 degrees87.5 degrees
Maximal Frame Rate 30 fps20fps
Pan/Tilt Angle360° Pan & 90° Tilt.Horizontal: 355°; Vertical: 50°
Image Sensor Sony Exmor IMX3231/2.7″ CMOS Sensor
Sources: Amcrest, Reolink

The Verdict

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera is our winner. This Indoor IP security camera stands out for its solid internal and cloud storage, ultra HD video resolution, motion, and audio alert.

Model(s): 1920TVL

Amcrest ProHD Wi-Fi Camera is a Full HD, ceiling mounted security camera. Upon detecting motion, it can zoom in to confirm a security breach. It can communicate through the Amcrest View app and can relay videos to an off-line location using Amazon AWS.

Pros

  • You can talk and listen using the Two Way Communication feature
  • 12 IR LEDs ensure crystal clear night vision (32 Feet range)

Cons

  • Does not support a 64 GB Card
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Reolink E1 Pro 4MP Super HD Indoor WiFi Camera, Dual-Band 2.4ghz/5ghz, Pan/Tilt Baby Monitor Camera with Cloud Storage, Night Vision

Model(s): E1 Pro

Reolink Wireless 4MP Camera can capture videos at a 1440p resolution. It has a Pan & Tilt feature with a 355 degrees’ horizontal, and 50 degrees’ vertical rotation capacity. Furthermore, it comes with built-in speakers and a microphone.

Pros

  • The default frame rate is 15fps, which is further extendable to 20fps
  • Supports every popular OS
  • Can serve as a Baby Monitor, a Nanny Camera, or a Room Monitor

Cons

  • Some users have complained about the length of the power cable
  • Not compatible with 2.4 frequency Wi-Fi

Bullet Camera Head to Head

Bullet Camera – Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera vs Reolink 5MP Bullet Camera

The Amcrest 4K POE Camera is the best bullet security camera but lags behind the Reolink 5MP PoE Camera in one area: resolution and field of view. However, on all of the other focus areas, the Amcrest 4K POE Camera beats its Reolink counterpart.

9.5

Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera

4K Resolution

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

Amcrest 4K POE Camera captures 4K (8-Megapixel) resolution videos at 30fps. People love it as it offers tons of features at a reasonable price. After you get an Amcrest Cloud Storage, you can store videos at a remote location hosted by Amazon AWS.

Pros

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

Cons

  • The video camera is not movable using a remote app
9.4

Reolink 5MP Bullet Camera

Audio Recording
vs

Reolink RLC-410-5MP PoE Camera Outdoor/Indoor IP Security Video Surveillance- 5MP IR Night Vision Motion Detection Audio Support SD Card Slot

Model(s): RLC-410-5MP

The Reolink 5MP PoE Camera is a super HD camera that can capture videos at 5MP. Its 18 infrared LED lights enable it to see 65-100ft in front even in the dark.

Pros

  • The default frame rate is 30fps
  • Prioritize zones for motion detection

Cons

  • Some users have complained about buggy firmware updates

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest 4K POE Camera
9.2
Reolink 5MP PoE Camera
9.4

When it comes to Resolution and Field of View, the Amcrest 4K POE 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, Reolink 5MP PoE Camera is capable of recording crisp videos at a 5 MP (2560*1920) resolution. This camera comes with 18 infrared LED lights.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest 4K POE Camera
9.7
Reolink 5MP PoE Camera
9.6

You will face no trouble setting up the Amcrest 4K POE Camera with Blue Iris. After you plug in the PoE (Power Over Ethernet) injector, your camera is all set and good to go.

Moreover, as it is only 1.31 pounds, it is super easy to set up.
Similar to its Amcrest counterpart, Reolink 5MP PoE Camera also requires only one PoE wire.

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest 4K POE Camera
9.5
Reolink 5MP PoE Camera
9.4

For many, especially those who live in a bad neighborhood, security during the night is most important. The Amcrest 4K POE Camera can cover up to 164 Feet at night. On the other hand, the Reolink 5MP PoE Camera can cover only 100 Feet distance at night, using its 18pcs Infrared LEDs and 1/2.7″ CMOS Sensor.

Both these models come with motion alerts. You can schedule its motion detection and adjust sensibility. You get a push notification once motion is detected.

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest 4K POE Camera
9.5
Reolink 5MP PoE Camera
9.3

Both models come with both hard-drive and cloud storage features. The Amcrest 4K POE 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 Reolink 5MP PoE Camera offers cloud storage and an internal 3TB HDD storage.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest 4K POE CameraReolink 5MP PoE Camera
Night Vision Range164 Feet100 Feet
Video Resolution4K (8-Megapixel)5 MP (2560*1920)
Alert typeMotion DetectionMotion Only
Mounting TypeCeiling MountOptional
Viewing Angle111 degrees80 degrees
Frame Rate30 fps25 fps 
Item Dimensions6.9 x 2.7 x 2.7 inches.7.32 x 2.64 x 2.64 inches
IR LEDs 2 built-in IR LEDs18 infrared LEDs
Sources: Amcrest, Reolink

The Verdict

The Amcrest 4K POE Camera is the best bullet security camera but lags behind the Reolink 5MP PoE Camera in one area: resolution and field of view. However, on all of the other focus areas, the Amcrest 4K POE Camera beats its Reolink counterpart.

9.5

Amcrest 4K Bullet Camera

4K Resolution

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

Amcrest 4K POE Camera captures 4K (8-Megapixel) resolution videos at 30fps. People love it as it offers tons of features at a reasonable price. After you get an Amcrest Cloud Storage, you can store videos at a remote location hosted by Amazon AWS.

Pros

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

Cons

  • The video camera is not movable using a remote app
9.4

Reolink 5MP Bullet Camera

Audio Recording
vs

Reolink RLC-410-5MP PoE Camera Outdoor/Indoor IP Security Video Surveillance- 5MP IR Night Vision Motion Detection Audio Support SD Card Slot

Model(s): RLC-410-5MP

The Reolink 5MP PoE Camera is a super HD camera that can capture videos at 5MP. Its 18 infrared LED lights enable it to see 65-100ft in front even in the dark.

Pros

  • The default frame rate is 30fps
  • Prioritize zones for motion detection

Cons

  • Some users have complained about buggy firmware updates

Dome Camera Head to Head

Dome Camera – Amcrest 4K Dome Camera vs Reolink Dome 5MP Camera

The Amcrest 4K POE Camera is undoubtedly the best dome security camera. The Reolink PoE 5MP Camera beats it in terms of video resolution and field of view. But it lags behind Amcrest in terms of ease of setup, audio and video detection, and storage.

9.5

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-2493EB

The Amcrest 4K POE IP Camera has a resolution of 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160). This model stands out because of its 16x Digital Zoom. It is a heavy-duty security camera that works fine in adverse climates.

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
9.3

Reolink Dome 5MP Camera

5MP Resolution
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Model(s): RLC-422

The Reolink PoE 5MP Camera is an ideal outdoor camera as it can withstand adverse climate as well as accidental impact with any external object. You can access the video footage from anywhere using the Reolink App.

Pros

  • 24pcs infrared LEDs
  • Requires only one cable for power and video transmission

Cons

  • Does not have a built-in mic

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera
9.4
Reolink 5MP Dome Camera
9.2

The Amcrest 4K POE 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, whereas the Reolink PoE Turret 5MP Super HD Camera covers 100 Feet in front of it. The Reolink PoE 5MP Camera can record at a 5 MP resolution.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera
9.3
Reolink 5MP Dome Camera
9.3

Both Amcrest 4K POE Camera (1.4 pounds) and Reolink PoE 5MP Camera (1.65 pounds) are very light-weight 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 configuration while setting them up.  

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera
9.5
Reolink 5MP Dome Camera
9.2

The Amcrest 4K Dome Camera covers 98 Feet, whereas the Reolink PoE 5MP Camera covers 100 Feet at night. 

However, 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. It also comes with two-way audio, whereas the Reolink PoE 5MP Camera lacks this feature.

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera
9.7
Reolink 5MP Dome Camera
9.3

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

The Reolink PoE 5MP Camera only supports Micro SD card and Reolink PoE NVR, whereas the Amcrest 4K POE Camera is compatible with MicroSD, Amcrest Cloud, Amcrest Surveillance Pro (PC & MAC), Amcrest NVRs, Synology & QNAP NAS, FTP, Blue Iris. Furthermore, the Amcrest 4K POE Camera can live stream footage from 16 cameras simultaneously.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest 4K Dome CameraReolink 5MP Dome Camera
Internal Storage128gb micro SD64GB
Night Vision Range98 Feet100 Feet
Video Resolution4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160)5 MP
Alert typeMotion DetectionMotion Detection
Mounting TypeCeiling MountCeiling Mount
Item DimensionsN/A5.51 x 5.51 x 5.51 inches
Free Cloud StorageOnly available in premium subscription Only available in premium subscription 
Image Sensor Sony IMX274 Starvis image sensorN/A
Sources: Amcrest, Reolink

The Verdict

The Amcrest 4K POE Camera is undoubtedly the best dome security camera. The Reolink PoE 5MP Camera beats it in terms of video resolution and field of view. But it lags behind Amcrest in terms of ease of setup, audio and video detection, and storage.

9.5

Amcrest 4K Dome Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-2493EB

The Amcrest 4K POE IP Camera has a resolution of 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160). This model stands out because of its 16x Digital Zoom. It is a heavy-duty security camera that works fine in adverse climates.

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
9.3

Reolink Dome 5MP Camera

5MP Resolution
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Model(s): RLC-422

The Reolink PoE 5MP Camera is an ideal outdoor camera as it can withstand adverse climate as well as accidental impact with any external object. You can access the video footage from anywhere using the Reolink App.

Pros

  • 24pcs infrared LEDs
  • Requires only one cable for power and video transmission

Cons

  • Does not have a built-in mic

Turret Camera Head to Head

Turret Camera – Amcrest 4K Turret Camera vs Reolink 5MP Turret Camera

Both the Amcrest 4K Outdoor PoE Camera and the Reolink 5MP PoE Security Camera are easy to setup.

However, the Amcrest 4K Outdoor PoE Camera is the winner as it has ultra-HD video resolution, night vision, great field of view, and versatile video storage.

9.5

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-T2499EW

The Amcrest 4K Outdoor 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.

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
9.2

Reolink 5MP Turret Camera

3X Optical Zoom
vs

Reolink RLC-522 5MP PoE security camera 3X optical zoom, 24/7 or motion recording, IP66 weatherproof, real-time motion alarms, audio recording

Model(s): RLC-522

The Reolink 5MP PoE Camera can capture videos at a 2560x1920p 5MP resolution. 18pcs of infrared LEDs enable it to cover a lot of space (100 ft.) You can control 8 such cameras at once using the Reolink App.

Pros

  • Works perfectly in temperatures ranging from -10°C to +55°C
  • 3D dynamic noise reduction technology

Cons

  • Does not support H.265 Wi-Fi

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera
9.6
Reolink 5MP Turret Camera
9.2

The Amcrest 4K Outdoor Camera can capture videos at a 4K (8-Megapixel / 3840×2160) resolution. On the other hand, the Reolink 5MP PoE Camera can capture videos at a 2560x1920p 5MP resolution. 

Moreover, the Amcrest 4K Outdoor Camera can cover 164 Feet, whereas the Reolink 5MP PoE Camera can cover only 100 Feet.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera
9.3
Reolink 5MP Turret Camera
9.3

Both models come with PoE (Power over Ethernet) for power and data transfer. The Amcrest 4K Outdoor Camera and Reolink 5MP PoE Camera are easy to set up and require no help from an expert during installation.

You only need to connect the ethernet cable to the DIN port and connect the cameras to the PoE injector using the other cable.

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera
9.4
Reolink 5MP Turret Camera
9.2

The Amcrest 4K Outdoor Camera can cover 164 Feet, whereas the Reolink 5MP PoE Camera can cover 100 Feet at night. 

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.

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera
9.7
Reolink 5MP Turret Camera
9.3

The Amcrest 4K Outdoor Camera comes with 128 GB of internal storage capacity. The Reolink 5MP PoE Camera can support only 64GB SD cards. 

Both models give you the chance to access recorded videos via a smartphone. The Amcrest 4K Outdoor Camera stands out as it comes with Dual H. 265/H. 246 compression for maximum encryption.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest 4K Turret CameraReolink 5MP Turret Camera
Internal Storage128GB Class10 MicroSD Card64GB
Night Vision Range164ft100 Feet
Video Resolution4K (3840 x 2160)2560×1920 (5.0 Megapixels) 
Alert typeMotion DetectionMotion Detection
Viewing Angle112 degreesWide-angle viewing of horizontal 80° and vertical 58°.
Frame Rate15 fps 30 fps 
Item Dimensions8.00 x 6.00 x 6.00 inches5.51 x 5.51 x 5.51 inches
Zoom16x Digital Zoom3X Optical Zoom
Sources: Amcrest, Reolink

The Verdict

Both the Amcrest 4K Outdoor PoE Camera and the Reolink 5MP PoE Security Camera are easy to setup.

However, the Amcrest 4K Outdoor PoE Camera is the winner as it has ultra-HD video resolution, night vision, great field of view, and versatile video storage.

9.5

Amcrest 4K Turret Camera

4K Resolution

Model(s): IP8M-T2499EW

The Amcrest 4K Outdoor 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.

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
9.2

Reolink 5MP Turret Camera

3X Optical Zoo
vs

Reolink RLC-522 5MP PoE security camera 3X optical zoom, 24/7 or motion recording, IP66 weatherproof, real-time motion alarms, audio recording

Model(s): RLC-522

The Reolink 5MP PoE Camera can capture videos at a 2560x1920p 5MP resolution. 18pcs of infrared LEDs enable it to cover a lot of space (100 ft.) You can control 8 such cameras at once using the Reolink App.

Pros

  • Works perfectly in temperatures ranging from -10°C to +55°C
  • 3D dynamic noise reduction technology

Cons

  • Does not support H.265 Wi-Fi

PTZ Camera Head to Head

PTZ Camera – Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera vs Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera

After reviewing the best PTZ security cameras, here is the verdict. Both the cameras are easy to setup. But Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera easily takes the winner 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 360° pan and 90° tilt capacity. On top of that, you get a 25x Optical Zoom feature.

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
9.2

Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera

HD resolution
vs

Reolink RLC-423 5MP High Speed Dome PoE Security IP Camera 4X Optical Zoom Waterproof Night Vison

Model(s): RLC-423

The Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera can record videos at a 2560×1920 Super HD resolution, something that makes it the best HD security camera. You can play captured videos on your phone or TV by using simple voice commands.

Pros

  • Automated clockwise monitoring
  • 190ft IR night vision

Cons

  • Does not have a built-in microphone

Resolution and Field of View

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera
9.4
Reolink PTZ 5MP 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 Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera can record videos at 560×1920 Super HD resolution. It can cover 190ft at night.

Power & Installation Options

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera
9.3
Reolink PTZ 5MP 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. Similarly, the Reolink app is also very easy to setup. Both models are equipped to detect motion and send alerts via text, email, or push notification.

Night Vision, Motion Detection & Audio

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera
9.5
Reolink PTZ 5MP 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 Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera gets coverage for only 190ft at night.

The Amcrest WiFi Outdoor PTZ Camera comes with two-way- audio. To record audio on its Reolink counterpart, you need to buy microphones separately.

Footage Storage and Streaming

Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera
9.4
Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera
9.3

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

On the other hand, the Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera supports Micro SD cards with up to 64GB capacity. With a 16GB card, you can record 1080 motion events. And with a 32GB card, you can record 2160 motion events.

Technical Comparison

Amcrest WiFi PTZ CameraReolink PTZ 5MP Camera
Night Vision Range329 Feet190ft
Video Resolution1080p5 MP
Viewing Angle2.4° to 59.2°wide viewing angle (31°~87°)
Frame Rate30 fps30fps
Free Cloud StorageOnly Available with Cloud Subscription.Only Available with Cloud Subscription.
Pan/Tilt Angle360° pan and 90° tilt360˚ pan, 90˚ tilt
Image SensorSony Starvis 1/3” progressive image sensor1/2.9″ CMOS Sensor
Zoom25x Optical4x optical zoom
Sources: Amcrest, Reolink

The Verdict

After reviewing the best PTZ security cameras, here is the verdict. Both the cameras are easy to setup. But Amcrest WiFi PTZ Camera easily takes the winner 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 360° pan and 90° tilt capacity. On top of that, you get a 25x Optical Zoom feature.

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
9.2

Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera

HD resolution
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Reolink RLC-423 5MP High Speed Dome PoE Security IP Camera 4X Optical Zoom Waterproof Night Vison

Model(s): RLC-423

The Reolink PTZ 5MP Camera can record videos at a 2560×1920 Super HD resolution, something that makes it the best HD security camera. You can play captured videos on your phone or TV by using simple voice commands.

Pros

  • Automated clockwise monitoring
  • 190ft IR night vision

Cons

  • Does not have a built-in microphone

Sources

https://amcrest.com
https://reolink.com

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