Wyze Cam 1080p HD

Compare the Wyze Cam 1080p HD to the Logitech Circle 2, the Arlo Q, and more security cameras, see pricing, features, specs, and buyer opinions.

Updated on March 31st, 2020

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The Wyze Cam is a high definition security camera for indoor use. The camera can capture video in any lighting (night or day) and is able to detect motion for enhanced security in your home or office.

Updates:

Updated 2nd of March 2020

We reviewed pricing, which has slightly decreased (was $25.98, now $19.99) and made it easier to compare the Wyze Cam to our top choices, Netgear's Arlo Q and Logitech Circle 2.

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Motion detection.

Night vision.

Live stream direct to your phone.

Pros and Cons:

Pros

  • Very affordable.
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
  • Can send push notifications to your phone.
  • 14 days free cloud storage.

Cons

  • Cannot be used outdoors.
  • Motion-triggered recording limited to 12 seconds.
  • Some users report connection issues.

Review:

The Wyze Cam is one of the most affordable security cameras on the market and offers a respectable set of features. The camera is suitable for indoor surveillance, is incredibly easy to set up, and offers useful features, like local and cloud storage options, integrations with Alexa and Google Assistant, and sound detection. Overall, the camera presents excellent value for money.

Highlights:

  • 14 days of free cloud storage and microSD card slot for local storage.
  • Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT integration.
  • Offers time-lapse recording.

Shortcomings:

  • Only records 12 seconds after motion is detected.

Reputation:

The Wyze cam has a 4.3-star rating on Amazon. Reviewers generally agree that it presents excellent value for money, is very easy to set up, and provides good image quality. Some users raised concerns regarding data security and reported connection issues.

Key Features:

Feature

Description

Image Resolution

1080p

View Field

110°

Placement

Indoor

Storage

Cloud, Free for 14 days (saved motion and sound-triggered alert videos, rolling and in perpetuity)

Power

Cord

Smart Home Compatibility

Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT

Night Vision

Yes (up to 30 ft.)

Tilt

Yes

Pan

Yes

Zoom

Yes

Audio

2-way

Notifications

Push

App

Mobile (App Store and Google Play)

Motion Detection

Yes

Streaming

Yes

Other Features

Pan Scan (automatically scans its surroundings by rotating to up to four custom waypoints, pausing for 10 seconds at each waypoint before moving on to the next one), Motion Tagging (highlights motion in both live stream and playback modes), Motion and Sound Detection (records a 12-second video that is securely stored in the AWS cloud when the camera detects motion or sounds), Smart Sound Recognition (recognizes the unique tonal patterns of smoke alarms and CO monitors to alert you to these specific emergencies), Time Lapse (create custom time-lapse videos by setting the time frame and intervals and save them locally to a microSD card—sold separately)

Pricing:

Model

List Price

Wyze Cam V2

$19.99

Wyze Cam Black

$19.99

Wyze Cam Pan

$29.99

Price Comparison:

Wyze Cam vs. Arlo Q
Wyze Cam vs. Arlo Q:

Compared to the Arlo Q, the Wyze Cam offers a greater night vision range and more free cloud storage but has a smaller viewing angle, fewer integrations, and lower video quality. Another benefit the Arlo Q offers is the ability to adjust how long (up to 2 min) the camera should record after motion is detected. The Wyze Cam only records 12-second clips.

Wyze Cam vs. Arlo Q Comparison:

Feature

Wyze Cam 1080p HD

Arlo Q

Image Resolution

Up to 1080p

Up to 1080p

Night Vision

Yes (up to 30 ft.)

Yes (up to 25 ft.)

Video Quality (Frame Rate)

15 fps (day time); 10 fps (night vision)

30 fps

View Field

110°

130°

Detection Features

Motion and sound detection

Motion and audio detection

Audio

2-way

2-way

Placement

Indoor

Indoor

Storage

Cloud, Free for 14 days

Cloud, Free for 7 days

Data Security

AES 128-bit encryption; https transfer protocol

AES 128-bit encryption; Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Motion/Sound-triggered Recording

12 second clips

Can be set to record from 10 to 120 seconds long or until motion stops, up to 300 seconds (5 minutes).

Remote viewing and notifications

Yes

Yes

Smart Home Compatibility

Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT

Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT, Stringify

Connection

Wifi (2.4GHz; does not support 5GHz)

High speed internet, Wifi (2.4GHz & 5GHz)

Price

$19.99

$199.99

Wyze Cam vs. Logitech Circle 2
Wyze Cam vs. Logitech Circle 2:

The Wyze Cam is far more affordable than the Logitech Circle 2, but also offers less flexibility and features. The Logitech Circle 2 is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use (vs. indoor only) and applies stronger data security measures, has a far wider viewing angle, and records at a higher frame rate than the Wyze Cam.

Wyze Cam vs. Logitech Circle 2 Comparison:

Features

Wyze Cam 1080p HD

Logitech Circle 2

Image Resolution

Up to 1080p

Up to 1080p

Night Vision

Yes (up to 30 ft.)

Yes (up to 15 ft.)

Video Quality (Frame Rate)

15 fps (day time); 10 fps (night vision)

30 fps

View Field

110°

180°

Detection Features

Motion and sound detection

Motion and sound detection

Audio

2-way

2-way

Placement

Indoor

Indoor / Outdoor

Storage

Cloud, Free for 14 days

Cloud, free for 1 day

Data Security

AES 128-bit encryption; https transfer protocol

Fully encrypted with TLS / AES 256-bit / HTTPS; each camera is secured digitally by a unique identification process and coded to only talk to your secure cloud.

Motion/Sound-triggered Recording

12 second clips

10 - 60 second clips

Smart Home Compatibility

Alexa, Google Assitant, IFTTT

Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, Logitech POP

Remote Viewing and Notifications

Yes

Yes

Connection

Wifi (2.4GHz; does not support 5GHz)

Wifi (2.4GHz or 5.0GHz)

Price

$19.99

$179.99

FAQs:

How much does the Wyze Cam 1080p HD indoor wireless cost?

The Wyze Cam 1080p HD indoor wireless's list price is $19.99.

Where can I buy the Wyze Cam?

You can buy the Wyze Cam directly through Wyze or via Amazon.

What features does the Wyze Cam 1080p HD indoor wireless have?

  • 1080p HD video.
  • Two-way audio.
  • Motion & sound detection.
  • Night vision.
  • Works with Alexa and WiFi.

Where can I find Wyze Cam 1080p HD review information?

The Wyze Cam 1080p HD has been reviewed on Amazon more than 1,500 times and gets 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.

What is the resolution of the Wyze Cam?

The Wyze Cam has a resolution of up to 1920 x 1080.