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Ezviz Updates 360 Degree Smart CCTV Camera to 4MP 2K Sensor

Ezviz, the Chinese home security brand, has just released the C6N 4MP and C6N 3MP: upgraded versions of their 2MP C6N home security camera. The device can now record in 2K resolution, compared to the 1080p resolution of the original C6N camera.

We’ve covered some Ezviz products before, including the C3X which uses two lenses for color night vision, and the battery-powered BC1 which can last up to a year on a single charge. When it comes to indoor cameras, we talked about the budget C1C camera and even gave away units of the C6N this past holiday season.

Specifications and Features

The biggest change to the C6N is the image quality. For the 4MP version, they increased the recording capabilities from 1920 × 1080 pixels at 15fps to 2560 × 1440 pixels at 20fps. The new 3MP version on the other hand is almost identical to the 4MP, but offering only 2304 × 1296 pixels at 20fps.

Ezviz also promises up to 4x digital zoom for newer models. Everything else about the camera has remained pretty much the same. Compared to Xiaomi’s Mi 360 2K Pro home security camera which offers the same resolution, the new C6N has the upper hand with its 4MP compared to the 3MP sensor of the Mi 360.

It maintains the same spherical design and offers a full 360-degree field of view using motorized pan and tilt so the camera doesn’t have blind spots. When the lights are off, the C6N 4MP and 3MP use infrared lights to see up to 10 meters in the dark.

Like any other home security camera, you can view the live images from anywhere, but this device also supports two-way communication. The camera does not have a screen, but you can use the app to chat. They also included “smart tracking” which can detect a moving object and automatically track its movement while alerting you with a real-time image.

For storage, the C6N 4MP and C6N 3MP use a microSD card with up to 256 GB of storage. If that’s not enough for you, they also offer end-to-end encrypted cloud storage. The device is powered via Micro USB and uses 2.4 GHz WiFi to connect to the internet. Compared to the H.264 compression algorithm of the C6N, the C6N 4MP and 3MP use an H.265 algorithm which would provide better video quality with half the bandwidth and storage. In the box you get the camera, the base, a screw kit, a 3m power cable, a drilling jig and a power adapter.

Pricing and availability

You can get a 3MP or 4MP version of the C6N from the official Ezviz Lazada and Shopee stores. It also comes with a 2 year warranty. Here are the prices on Lazada for the available storage options. They seem to be a bit more expensive on Shopee.

C6N 3MP (no SD) – RM169
C6N 3MP (32 GB) – RM189
C6N 3MP (64 GB) – RM199
C6N 3MP (128 GB) – RM222
C6N 3MP (256 GB) – RM289

C6N 4MP (no SD) – RM179
C6N 4MP (32 GB) – RM199
C6N 4MP (64 GB) – RM209
C6N 4MP (128 GB) – RM233
C6N 4MP (256 GB) – RM303

Upgrading from 3MP to 4MP only costs an additional RM10, but you get slightly better resolution with the 4MP model. If you want a budget option, the base 3MP model still offers 2K resolution video, but I think the additional RM10 is worth it for full 1440p quality.

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