Lorex LNZ44P4B 2K PTZ Camera vs Amcrest vs Reolink

Lorex introduces new model of dome PTZ camera – Lorex LNZ44P4B with 2K resolution PTZ Camera. How good is spec comparison between Lorex vs Amcrest vs Reolink?

Lorex LNZ44P4B

Lorex LNZ44P4B is a motorized zoom PTZ camera like other PTZ outdoor camera in general. It comes with high resolution 2k (4mp) varifocal lens with 4x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom providing you field of view angle ranging between 104°(wide angle) ~33° (Tele angle).

For businesses or homes demand when 1080p resolution is not detail enough, Lnz44p4b is appropriate to view long distance object with 4x optical zoom and even you can add all the way zoom in with 16x digital zoom.

How good is the performance? The performance of motor, zoom, focus and pan is pretty fast for homes or businesses, and you’ll find it much better than 8mp camera without PTZ feature like bullet cameras.

Lorex LNZ44p4B 4mp PTZ Camera

Highlights

  • High resolution 2k (4MP) PTZ camera @30 fps
  • Varifocal lens 2.7mm ~ 11mm with zoom module f1.6 ~ f2.8 Scan progressive CMOS
  • Field of view range 104°(wide angle) ~33° (Tele angle)
  • 4x Optical zoom and 16x digital zoom
  • Color night vision (CNV)
  • Panning Horizontal ~0°~355°; Tilting vertical 0°~90°
  • Pan/Tilt Speed: Manual Speed — Max 100°/Sec Pan; Max 60°/Sec Tilt;
  • POE supports (802.3af); 12V DC (Optional)
  • IP66 weatherproof and IK10 vandal resistant with solid metal housing

Cons

  • No IR LEDs, need ambient lights for color night vision
  • No audio
  • No local memory storage

Lorex LNZ44P4B is tagged with price around $259.99 the first time it was released to the market such as in Amazon.

Click here to learn more detail Lorex lnz44p4b 2k PTZ camera

Lorex vs Amcrest vs Reolink

Now, this product will compete with few models in the market with products at the same class such as Amcrest ip4m-105553ew 4mp PTZ camera with 12x optical zoom and Reolink RLC-423 5mp PTZ camera.

Amcrest ip4m-1053 4mp PTZ Camera (~389)

See also comparison between Lorex Lnz44p12 and Amcrest ip4m-1053 PTZ speed dome camera and Reolink RLC-423ws vs Foscam vs GW Security PTZ camera.  

Let’s see few differences between the three products, Lorex vs Amcrest and Lorex vs Reolink.

Resolution

Reolink RLK-320 is slightly higher resolution than the other two products. However, the frame rate is only @20 fps while Lorex and Amcrest offer 4MP @30 fps real time.

Should you require higher PTZ camera you may consider 4k resolution PTZ outdoor camera such as USG or Samsung.

Reolink RLC423 POE PTZ camera with 4x optical zoom

Zoom

All the three products are designed with optical zoom. Optical zoom offers very sharp image detail compared with digital zoom (software-based zoom). Amcrest vs Lorex is different optical zoom factor, while Lorex vs Reolink offer the same optical zoom. In addition, Lorex and Amcrest offer the same 16x digital zoom.

Night vision

Lorex lnz44p4b doesn’t come with IR LEDs for night vision but it supports color night vision in ambient light. On the other hand both Amcrest and Reolink come with IR LEDs for night vision.

See the two spec comparison table below, table 1 shows you spec comparison for Lorex vs Amcrest and table 2 represents Lorex vs Reolink spec comparison.

Table 1 Lorex vs Amcrest PTZ outdoor camera

Model Lorex Lnz44p4b Amcrest ip4m-1053
Resolution 4MP (2688×1520) @30 4MP (2688×1520) @30/60 fps
Lens 1/3” CMOS 2.7mm ~ 11mm 5.3mm ~ 64.0 mm 4mp with latest 1/3″ 4mp CMOS image sensor & Ambarella Chipset S3L55M
Field of view angle 104°(wide angle) ~33° (Tele angle) 58.2° (wide angle) ~4.8° (Tele angle)
Zoom 4x optical motorized zoom and 16x digital zoom 12x optical motorized zoom and 16x digital zoom
Night vision Color Night Vision (CNV) with ambient light, no IR LEDs 6pcs IR LEDs with starlight technology range up to 328ft (100m)
Panning and Tilting speed 100° per second panning and Tilting 0~355° panning and ~90° tilting 0°~360° Pan (Endless); ~90° Tilt; speed unspecified
Audio / Alarm N/A Audio Interface: 1/1 channel In/Out; Alarm: 2/1 channel In/Out
Storage N/A Micro SD card up to 128GB
POE PoE (802.3af); 12V DC (Optional) PoE (802.3at); 12V DC (Optional)
Housing IP66 weatherproof and IK10 vandal resistant IP66 weatherproof with metal housing
Price $256.00 $399.99

Table 2 Lorex vs Reolink PTZ outdoor camera

Model Lorex Lnz44p4b Reolink RLC-423
Resolution 4MP (2688×1520) @30 5.0MP (3072×1728) @20 fps
Lens 1/3” CMOS 2.7mm ~ 11mm ½.9” CMOS sensor f=2.7~12.0mm
Field of view angle 104°(wide angle) ~33° (Tele angle) 98°(wide angle) ~33° (Tele angle)
Zoom 4x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom 4x optical zoom
Night vision Color Night Vision (CNV) with ambient light, no IR LEDs 6pcs IR LEDs range up to 190 ft (60m)   
Panning and Tilting speed 100° per second panning and Tilting 0~355° panning and ~90° tilting 2.5~180° per second panning and 1.5~90° Tilting; 360° endless panning and ~90° tilting
Audio N/A Audio in jack
Storage N/A N/A
POE PoE (802.3af); 12V DC (Optional) 48V PoE (802.3af); or 12V DC (Optional)
Housing IP66 weatherproof and IK10 vandal resistant IP66 weatherproof
Price $256.00 $249.99

To learn more specification’s detail click the following product links including link to shop in Amazon.

Related products

For home security you may add video doorbell camera such as Ring, NetVue or UskeyVision. See various models of doorbell video camera. Or you may also consider Reolink Argus Pro outdoor camera

To support your large home or businesses you may consider surveillance kits such as  Amcrest 16 Channel DVR Camera System Kit or Hikvision vs Amcrest 16 Channel Security Camera System kit with few cameras.

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