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Samsung SmartCam HD Pro

Samsung SmartCam HD Pro
alaScore 99

5 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Samsung SmartCam HD Pro review

 

The SmartCam HD Pro is Samsung's answer to the popular Dropcam home monitoring system. It's easy to use and easy to set up, and it delivers…

Easy to use, set up ; Nice image quality ; SD card storage

Low-quality audio ; Choppy video stream at times ; Top-heavy design

If you’ve got a pet or a young one that you’d like to have a live-feed of when you’re not at home, Samsung’s SmartCam HD Pro is a great option. The wide-angle lens captures a large chunk of the room than you might expect, and a built-in SD card slot...

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Samsung SmartCam HD Pro

 

Samsung continues to improve its SmartCam line in just about every way (except maybe size)—but not quite enough to overtake the design and features of the competition.

Excellent full motion video. Local storage on microSD card. Simple Wi-Fi Direct setup with free Android or iOS app. Ethernet setup option for desktops. 2.4 and 5GHz Wi-Fi supported. Excellent night vision

Lacks the home automation options of the competition. As big as a hockey puck. No online "DVR" recording. Desktop Web viewing requires extra browser plug-in

Samsung's newest SmartCam not only has a simpler name than the last version (HD Pro vs. "WiFi Home Security Camera"), it's vastly improved. It's easier to install, you get on-board storage (you supply the microSDXC card), there's better Wi-Fi support,...

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Review: Samsung SmartCam HD Pro

 

Internet camera looks good on paper, runs into problems in everyday use

Day/Night footage ; Easy setup ; Smartphone app

Network issues ; No off-camera storage ; Video quality out of network

Keeping an eye on the home while out and about these days is common practice. Internet cameras have become popular due to the ease of scanning for intruders or checking on the welfare of a child. Selecting the right model can be challenging, based on

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Samsung Smartcam HD Pro review

 

An HD security camera with something of an identity crisis

The quality of the images provided by the Smartcam HD Pro make it a cut above a standard security camera. This is more of a hybrid device, somewhere between a security camera and webcam. Colours are well-defined and images are crisp, even at a...

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