Before you go and spend $200 for a single Nest Cam, there’s something you need to know: you can get seven home security cameras that are just as good for even less than you’d spend on a single camera from Nest. The Wyze Cam 1080p HD Indoor Wireless Smart Home Camera has all the features of a Nest Cam and more, since it also works with Alexa in addition to Google Assistant. And at $26 a pop, you can cover your entire home for less than you’d spend on one security camera from Nest!
Here’s the scoop from the product page:
- New! (July 2019): Get notified when a person is detected and filter your event videos with people using on-device AI person detection. Available immediately, all Wyze Cam v2 owners can update their camera’s firmware to enjoy this new feature at no additional cost.
- 1080P Full HD live stream direct to your smartphone day or night with night vision (up to 30 feet away). works with 2. 4GHz Wi-Fi networks (does not support 5GHz Wi-Fi)
- Motion tagging technology detects and outlines motion in both live stream and playback video modes. Operating system supports iOS 8. 0 android 5. 0 or later. Night vision has four infrared LEDs 850 Nm with IR cut filter and illuminates up to 29. 6 feet.
- Get alerted instantly – Wyze Cam automatically records a 12-second Event Video when it detects motion or sounds. Turn on push notifications to stay on top of things without having to constantly monitor the app.
- Free, rolling 14-day cloud storage – Event Videos are securely uploaded to the AWS cloud via end-to-end encryption and are accessible for 14 days — no subscription or monthly fees required. Use the Wyze app (iOS android) to manage and share multiple cameras.
- Continuous recording with local storage – Wyze Cam supports local storage of recordings to a micro SD card (sold separately). Play back videos with your Wyze app to solve life’s mysteries.
- Magnetic base, 6-foot power cable and included adhesive metal plate let you mount your Wyze Cam anywhere – no screws required. Image sensor type: CMOS sensor
- Works with Alexa and Google Assistant: ask your voice assistant to show your front door, kids room, or anywhere else you have your Wyze Cam, smart sound recognition – Wyze Cam recognizes the unique sounds of smoke alarms and CO monitors and alerts you to these specific emergencies. Field of view: 114 degrees
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