$20 WyzeCam Challenges Nest Cam- Check out how

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Yes, you read it right, the nest cam or previously known as Drop Cam’s existence is fading with the launch of various security gadgets with a lower price by companies like Logitech, Samsung etc.

So, first of all let’s know what Nest Cam was meant for. Nest cam was a camera designed for security purpose. Easy to operate security cam by just plugging off over Wi-Fi was widely popular back when it was launched. But here comes the launch of new Security camera, Wyze cam at a price of $20, that makes it a matter of discussion .So here are a few specifications of the camera for better exploration.

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Features and Specifications:

The camera provides livestream with 8X Digital Zoom. It provides infrared based night vision with an aperture of f2.0 and two 850 nm Infrared and a clarity up to 30 feet away even in total darkness. It has a unique and flexible design. With 3-axis rotation, the camera can point in any direction. Easy to set up, the camera doesn’t require screws rather just an adhesive tape along with a metal plate provided with the Wyze cam.

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Wyze Cam allows you to connect your smart phone with it and detect any motion or sound. It recognizes special patterns of smoke alerts and signals accordingly for proper reaction. It automatically records alert videos and uploads it to AWS cloud via end to end encryption and these videos are accessible over a span of 14 days without subscription.

One can connect SD card for continuous recording and it also has a microphone/speaker attached for a 2 way audio process that helps you communicate with your friends and relatives.

So, these were the general specifications. Let’s have a look at the technical specifications:

Technical Specifications:

The camera comes in white color with a height of 56mm (2.2 inches), width of 50 mm(1.97 inches) and depth of 50 mm(1.97 inches). It weighs 100 grams. It is mounted by magnetically and has power cable length of 6 feet. It has two ports- 1 Type-A USB and 1 micro USB. It requires a power supply of 5V/1A.

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It has a 110 degrees field of view and records video of H.264 encoding.Further, it requires an upload Wi-Fi speed of 1.0 Mbps for SD and 1.5 Mbps for HD.

It supports iOs 8.0 and Android 5.0 and above and is meant for indoor purpose only.


Questions regarding Profit and Loss :

So the major question that must be in the minds of people and you as a well could be how does company manages to provide a camera with a number of highly efficient features at such a low price and what profit are they getting .So,I would like to inform you that according to the Wyze labs they are earning a meagre or we can say no profit from this product.But the major aim of the venture as it appears to be is to increase the customer base and establish themselves as a brand .

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The Wyze Camera costs $20 through Wyze labs and $6 for shipping .With Prime Shipping on Amazon the price gets bumped to $30.


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So ,yes a good deal we can assume but assuring at this point is difficult as it might have some glitches being the first security product by the company.


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