So here’s the story: You pack your bags and get ready to head to Florida, leaving your grandma and the kids behind. After driving off in your car, you feel a bit uneasy not being able to do occasional check-ins to ensure everyone back at home is safe. You wish there was a device that allowed you to see what happens at home, even when you aren’t there.
Luckily there is! A WiFi camera is the device you need so that you can easily monitor your home when you aren’t there. WiFI cameras easily connect to your home network and most often come with an app which allows you to remotely view your home from your smartphone, tablet, or PC. With WiFi cameras, you can record what happens in your home and protect your family.
There are many different types of WiFi cameras available to purchase, but the issue is choosing the correct one for yourself. Many WiFi cameras come in different sizes, designs, and have different features and price tags. Not to worry, because we got you covered! Here is a list of some of the best WiFi cameras out there for you to choose from.
Amcrest IP2M-841 WiFi IP Camera
Why we like it: A sleek, WiFi camera that supports a 1080P image resolution for high quality images, supports two-way talk, and sends motion detection alerts.
If you’re like us, you want a sophisticated WiFi camera with a sharp, clean image and great features. Well we’re happy to tell you that the brand Amcrest has your back with this WiFi camera they’ve created. The Amcrest WiFi IP Camera is quite the force to be reckoned with and we’re happy to tell you why. The WiFI camera supports a crisp, full HD 1080P video at 30fps. Not only do you get clean images with this camera, it also has a commendable field of view with: A wide, 90 degree viewing angle, remote pan/tilt, intelligent digital zoom, and IR LED night vision in up to 32 feet of darkness. You’ll never have to worry about missing a single detail with this camera.
The WiFi camera supports two-way talk, intelligent motion alerts, email alerts and snapshots and even a few mobile and web apps for easy communication. The camera also features a Sony image sensor and Ambarella processor. This nifty WiFi camera makes setting up the WiFi quick and easy via iPhone or an Android Smartphone using the Amcrest View App (which is included). The app is what allows you to stream video and perform two-way audio directly from your smartphone, tablet, Mac or Windows PC. The camera is available in 1 of 3 classic colors which are black, silver, or white. If you like this product so far, be prepared to pay a rather pricey amount of $80. Besides that, this is a superb camera and we’re happy to recommend it.
Antaivision 1080P WiFi Wireless Security Camera
Why we like it: An intelligent, wireless WiFI camera that contains a full-view fisheye for panoramic shooting, motion detection, two-way audio, and night vision.
We arrive at the last WiFi camera on our list, which, according to the reviews, is quite a stellar product (with a 5 out of 5 star rating thus far). This WiFi camera, made by the brand Antaivision, is another high-grade camera (similar to Foscam and Amcrest) with its crisp image resolution and high-performing features. The Antaivision WiFi Wireless Security Camera can make the perfect surveillance system for your home and is versatile enough to be used as a baby or pet monitor or home invasion preventer. The WiFi camera features a premium 1080P image resolution and has a super-wide field of view with its fisheye-designed lens, that allows for a 180 degree panoramic view.
The WiFI camera supports two-way audio so that you can easily communicate with your loved ones. The camera is also equipped with infrared night vision and motion detection. With the camera’s motion detection, you will get alerts, informing you about every movement in your house. The motion sensors are able to feel when something is moving in the room and will let you know immediately while also storing the alerts on the micro SD card. The camera is also super easy to install and can stand on any surface, like a desk with its bracket, or be mounted onto a wall. The camera does comes at a costly amount of $73. However, for its superior features, we’re happy to recommend it.
Clever Dog Wireless Security WiFi Camera
Why we like it: This wireless WiFi camera comes with two-way audio, night vision, and motion detection and comes in a range of cool colors!
Looking for a high quality WiFi camera that is also attractive in design (that also doubles as a trendy baby monitor)? Look no further! The brand Clever Dog has designed a “clever” product (see what we did there?) that will surely satisfy your home monitoring needs. The Clever Dog Wireless Security WiFi Camera is a camera not only cool in design, but also cool in features. First off, this WiFi camera is very versatile and doubles as a surveillance camera and a baby monitor. More than that, this camera is equipped to send video and audio alerts to your smartphone or tablet, allowing you to stay connected to your family at home, no matter where you are via WiFi, 3G or 4G network.
This WiFi camera supports real time video and two-way audio. You can activate the audio by switching on the microphone via the camera’s accompanied app. The camera is equipped with motion detection and IR night vision, which allows the camera to have night visibility in up to 10m of darkness. The camera has a 720P image resolution and can store 7 days worth of footage with a Micro SD card (with a max of 32GB). Unfortunately, the camera does not come with a micro SD card. However, the camera is easy to setup and install and comes at a great price of $36. Best of all, you can select this camera in one of four cool colors which are: Blue, Gray, Orange, and Pink, making this product a great choice to consider!
Faleemi HD Pan/Tilt Wireless WiFi IP Camera
Why we like it: This WiFi camera is a #1 Best Seller and is packed with cool features such as two-way audio, night vision, and a super wide angle field of view.
We start off our list with a WiFi camera by the brand Faleemi. Faleemi shows us that it knows how to make a quality product with this WiFi camera that is a #1 Best Seller on Amazon. The Faleemi HD Wireless WiFi IP Camera is a best seller for a reason with its superb features. The WiFi camera is equipped with an image resolution of 1280 x 720 and supports 24/7 recording and playback via a micro SD card (Max 128GB of storage). You can set up the WiFi camera in one of two ways: 3 Step QR code setup via iPhone or Android Smartphone using the Faleemi App (free to download) or through the camera’s Special Smartlink Technology for quick WiFi setup.
This camera allows you to immediately stream video and bidirectional audio to your smartphone, tablet, Apple Mac or Windows PC. The WiFi camera is also nicely equipped with a super wide viewing angle and features remote-controllable pan/tilt (horizontal 270 degree and vertical 60 degree). The camera features IR LED for 24 hour monitoring and contains night vision up to 16 feet in darkness. You can easily stay connected to your loved ones at home with this camera’s two-way talk, intelligent motion alerts, and email alerts snapshot feature. Though the camera is affordably priced at $40, a few customers have said that installing the camera actually isn’t that easy. Nevertheless, this camera is backed by a full 1 year warranty and lifetime support, making it a worthy recommendation!
Foscam R2 1080P HD WiFi Security IP Camera
Why we like it: This WiFi camera is remotely accessible, equipped with a 1080P image resolution for pristine photos, and comes with enhanced two-way audio.
We keep the list going with our next WiFi camera that is too advanced for its own good! Similar to the WiFi camera by Amcrest we reviewed earlier, this WiFi camera by Foscam is a product not to be taken lightly for its superior features and sharp image. The Foscam R2 WiFi IP Camera is a camera that will keep you impressed: Here’s why. The WiFi camera features a pristine, 1080P image resolution for high quality footage. This nifty camera even has advanced WDR which intelligently corrects dark faces under heavy light, with its Ambarella chipset and LBR encoding to ensure a superior image.The camera also features a super wide 110° viewing angle, and full pan/tilt/zoom control.
The WiFi camera supports motion detection and alerts, and can send real-time push notifications to your phone with captured images while you’re away from home. This WiFi camera can see 24/7 with its high-intensity IR LEDs, allowing for super clear night vision in up to 26ft of darkness (impressive). The camera is equipped with a high quality, integrated microphone and speaker that reduces background noise and improves audio output. The camera is also remote controllable and comes in a sleek, compact design where you can place it discreetly in your home. What isn’t so discreet is this product’s bold price of $80. Still, for its premium features and solid design, this could be the product for you!
SamHity Wireless WIFI IP Camera
Why we like it: This wireless WiFi camera comes in a cool lightbulb design, features panoramic shooting and night vision, and is easy to operate.
We know what you’re thinking. You’re wondering, when are we finally going to talk about a WiFi camera with a cool, object-disguised design (No? Just us?)? Well, if you were thinking that, then we bring forth a WiFi camera by the brand SamHity that disguises their camera as a (*drumroll*) lightbulb! Yep, you heard that right! The SamHity Wireless WiFi IP Camera not only looks like a real lightbulb, it can light up like one too, and on top of that, it’s a pretty great camera. The WiFi camera is remote controllable, allowing users to access the camera through their mobile phone or tablet. The WiFi camera also has a commendable, 360 degree field of view on a vertical level.
The WiFi camera features three, highlight LED lights and comes with real-time alarm alerts. In addition to that, the WiFi camera is equipped with panoramic shooting, night vision, motion detection and an email alert feature. The camera features a high quality, 1080P image resolution and is very easy to set up. The camera backs up footage on a micro SD card (unfortunately not included) and is designed with a slot to simply place the micro SD card in. You can get the camera in one of two colors, pink or white, with each color also containing a few different features. The pink option will cost you a slightly pricey amount of $70, with the white option actually being more reasonably priced at about $50 (but for a lower image quality). Still, no matter the option you choose, this camera is a product worth considering.
Utalent Wireless IP Camera
Why we like it: A wireless WiFi camera that features motion detection, is remote controllable, and is easy to use with its plug and play function.
We move onto the next WiFi camera on our list, this time by the brand Utalent. If you’re looking for a no-nonsense WiFi camera, this is it. The Utalent Wireless IP Camera not only contains a solid, black-color design (sorry if you’re into fancy designs), it also contains some pretty solid features. The WiFi camera is easy to setup with its simple plug and play functionality. The camera features a One Key WiFi Configuration with Sonic Recognition Technology which allows setup to be quicker and easier. If you download the camera’s compatible iSmartViewPro app, you can easily view footage remotely viewing via your web browser, iOS/Android mobile device, Windows PC, or Mac.
The WiFi camera is equipped for two-way audio with its built-in speaker and microphone. Being remote accessible, you can control the camera via the app and view your room from whatever angle you want. The camera contains a wide viewing angle with a horizontal 340 degree pan and vertical 110 degree tilt. The camera supports IR night vision with its 11 IR LEDs, allowing the camera to still see clearly in up to 26 feet of darkness. The camera features motion detection and alerts, automatically detecting moving objects and sending notifications to your smartphone via email, app, and FTP. It has a built-in micro-SD slot; unfortunately no SD card is included. Still, for a great price of $40, this a product worth recommending!
Wansview Wireless Home Camera
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Why we like it: This wireless WiFi camera is also a #1 Best Seller and comes with night vision, a 120 degree viewing angle, and two-way audio.
Next up on our list is the brand Wansview and they’re WiFi Camera that is also a #1 Best Seller. The brand Wansview delivers a WiFi camera so solid in features, that your house will thank you. The WansView Wireless Home Camera contains a decent, 720P image resolution which is adequate to capture clear images and the video footage you desire. The WiFi camera also comes with an intelligent, IR-Cut switch to ensure quality imagery through the day and night time. This WiFI camera even has the ability to record through the night in up to 20 feet of pitch darkness with its four IR leds, so you won’t have to worry about missing out on a thing!
The WiFi camera is equipped with a built-in mic and speaker which allows for easy two-way audio communication right from your mobile phone, tablet, or PC. This WiFi camera features a multi-view design that enables you to view the entire room in which the camera is placed. The camera has a very wide, 120 degree field of view with an adjustable base. You can set up this WiFi camera via its accompanied “Wansview app.” The camera supports remote viewing with iOS/Android mobile devices, Windows PC, and even some third party app/software. As with the previous product, a few customers have said this product is actually a bit difficult to initially setup. Nevertheless, this product is comes at an affordable price of just $30, and we’re happy to recommend it!
YI Dome Camera Surveillance System
Why we like it: A WiFi camera that is Amazon’s Choice for a reason! This camera features advanced night vision and a built-in anti-noise filter for crystal clear two-way audio.
If you’re looking for an advanced WiFi camera that’s going to assure the safety of your home, then look no further! The brand YI delivers a WiFi camera that is intelligent and loaded with great features. The YI Dome Camera Surveillance System is labeled an Amazon’s Choice product for a reason. For starters, this WiFi camera is built with a 112° wide-angle glass lens combined with a 345° horizontal and 115° vertical rotation range for a complete 360° coverage. The camera also features advanced night vision with 8 built-in 940nm infrared LED beads which extend the viewing distance of the camera to 3 meters in pitch darkness without light pollution, so there is no harsh LED glare.
The camera has a 720P image resolution and features an advanced microphone with a built-in anti-noise filter for clear two-way audio. The camera has an “Intercom Mode,” where individuals can talk and listen at a time and “Hands-free Mode,” where both parties can talk and listen freely. With this camera, you can receive real-time Activity Alerts. The camera supports 10-second motion tracking recordings and even centers the moving object. You can bookmark your favorite camera positions (up to 8) and return to them at the tap of a button. The camera has an Auto-Cruise option which surveys the area 360° and it’s supported by YI Cloud to avoid the risk of losing footage from an SD card. The biggest complaint was the extension of the WiFi signal, with a few customers saying that could be improved. Still, being priced at an affordable $40, this is a solid product!
Zenmach Mini WiFi Camera
Why we like it: What’s not to like about a mini WiFi camera that’s super easy to set up (with its accompanying app), supports remote viewing, and has night vision and motion detection?!
We move onto the next product on our list that takes quality and cost-effectiveness into consideration. The Zenmach brand makes it known that you can still get a stellar camera at a great value. The ZenMach Mini WiFi Camera does just that with its great features and affordable price. The WiFi camera comes with HD 720p day and night vision. With its 720P HD image resolution, you will be sure to get the crystal clear images you are looking for. The camera is equipped for 24/7 monitoring so that you can rest assured that your home will be safe around the clock! The camera is also easy to set up in less than 5 minutes. Simply plug in the power supply, download the camera’s companion app Ismartviewpro, and follow the on-screen guide to set it up via your iPhone or Android device.
The WiFi camera’s live video can be watched remotely on the mobile app through practically any WiFi network or mobile 4G/3G network when you are away from home. The camera also supports two-way audio with its built-in speaker and noise-reduction microphone that ensures clear communication. The camera also features motion detection. In fact, when the camera detects motion, an alert with a snapshot will be sent directly to your email. The motion detection sensibility can be adjusted via the mobile app anytime. The product comes in two colors, black or white, though the white option is priced slightly higher. The black option costs an affordable $33, with the white option costing a still affordable $40, making this a solid option.