Chinese maker Xiaomi introduced its new pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera and is priced at RMB 149 (around Rs 1,500). This new budget camera extends its home security essential product portfolio and will be limited to China markets for now. From 15th September the corporation will begin shipping camera in China. Xiaomi is not known for making MIJIA products accessible outside the nation.
The new MIJIA PTZ camera reaches crossways as an upgrade to the formerly introducved HD (720p) PTZ camera for RMB 199 (aroundRs 1900). It can record in Full HD (1080p) and is priced cheaper than its predecessor. The new camera characteristics a radical design changes from the preceding one and has a rectangular frame which rotates 360 degrees above its circular base.
Talking about the features, it has sensor with f/2.3 aperture, a viewing angle of 120-degrees viewing angle and can also rotate up to 93-degree vertically. It has six 940 nanometer infra red LED emitters for night vision and has an 18-step gray-scale restoration marks that develops sharper and adequately lit images captured in low-light or night time.
The smart MIJIA PTZ camera is multi-purpose and be used as a webcam. Customers can use the PiP mode in the camera’s app to concurrently view surveillance images whereas performing other tasks on their smartphones.
The smart camera can be related mutually with Android and iOS devices. The camera supports WiFi and USB port and uses microSD card or USB flash drives up to 32GB for storage space. The camera can be connected to a cloud server or network attached storage space device and uses a power source of a DC 5V/2A via a port at the rear.