Amcrest IP4m-1051 vs Foscam R4 4mp Home Wifi Cameras

In additions of business cameras, Amcrest introduces new wifi home cameras with higher resolution. Amcrest ip4m-1051 is new release 2k resolution camera following its success in 1080p resolution model (ip2m-841). How specs are different between Amcrest ip4m-1051 and Foscam R4?

What this product does

Like the previous model (ip2m-841), Amcrest ip4m-1051 is a wifi home camera with panning and tilting capabilities in addition of digital zooming. It is capable of panning endless 360 degree horizontally and up to 90 degree tilting vertically.




 

Highlight

  • Wireless PTZ home camera
  • 2k (4.0mp) resolution @20 fps with Ambarella Processor & 4-Megapixel Image Sensor
  • Super wide 120 degree view angle
  • 360 endless panning and 90 degree tilting with intelligent digital zooming capabilities
  • Night vision range up to 32ft (10m)
  • Two way audio with built-in Mic. and speaker
  • microSD card up to 128GB, free 4 hours Amcrest cloud storage, NVR
  • Dual band wifi adapter (802.11a/b/g/n) and 10/100Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet port
  • Smart motion detection with advanced zone detection

This product is used for home indoor, should you require business grade PTZ camera you may consider Amcrest ip2m-858 PTZ camera or Lorex Lnz44p12 PTZ camera. Amcrest ip4m-1051 is specifically designed for indoor home or small offices.

To learn more details follow the product link at the end of article, and following paragraphs describe the main features and spec comparison between Amcrest ip4m-1051 vs Foscam R4.

Amcrest ip4m-1051 4mp wifi dual band camera (~$110.00)

2k resolution

Amcrest ip2m-841 used to be a best seller in wireless home camera and the resolution is only 1080p @20 fps (frame per second). What makes different between the previous ip2m-841 and this product ip4m-1051?

Technically there are couples of differences, the resolution is double and the wifi adapter is dual band either you connect to 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz band which is ready for the emerging dual band wifi powered by wireless ac-based router.

The competing product Foscam R4 is also 2k resolution and is slightly faster in frame rate which is 25 fps.

Super wide view angle

120 degree field of view angle is capable of covering front view, moreover the camera is controllable for panning endless 360 degree covering the whole area to monitor. Foscam R4 offers 67 degree field of view angle in addition of 300 degree panning capability, nearly half the field of view angle the ip4m-1051 is offered.

foscam r4 4mp camera

Foscam R4 4MP Wireless PTZ Camera (~$90.00)

Dual band

Today, the emerging wifi technology is the latest wireless ac (wave 2) a dual or three band wifi network which is mostly applied to today’s wireless routers or mesh wifi routers such as Asus Lyra, Linksys Velop or Goggle mesh wifi routers.

Amcrest ip4m-1051 is designed with built-in dual band wifi adapter (802.11a/b/g/n) which is compatible connecting to today’s wifi ac-based routers.

Table 1 below represents spec comparison table between Amcrest and Foscam, not all spec and feature details are listed.

Table 1 Amcrest vs Foscam

Model Amcrest ip4m-1051 Foscam R4
Recording Resolution 2k(4mp) @20 fps (2688×1520) 2560×1440 (4.0Mp) @25 fps
FOV 120 degree super wide angle 67 degree
Night vision 12pcs IR LEDs range up to 32 ft (10m) 13pcs IR LEDs range up to 26 ft(8m)
PT Z 360 degree panning endless, ~ 90 degree tilting and digital zooming 300 degree panning, 100 degree tilting
Audio Two way audio with built-in speaker & Mic. Two way audio with built-in speaker & Mic.
Alerts Smart motion detection and advanced zone detection Motion detection
Storage microSD Card ~128GB; 4 hours free Amcrest cloud; NVR; FTP microSD Card ~128GB; Foscam cloud service; NVR
Connectivity Dual band 802.11a/b/g/n; RJ-45 (10/100Mbps) Single band 802.11b/g/n
Price (Nov 2018) $119.99 $89.99

 

To learn more spec details including current price and rating in Amazon click the product link below.

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You may also like Ezviz ezguard wifi camera with siren and strobe for your yard or porch, the siren and strobe is activated instead of auto motion detection.

For outdoor POE camera you may also like new Reolink RLC-511 or Amcrest or Foscam 4mp outdoor POE camera purchase surveillance kits – see top five 8 channel NVR system kits.




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