TP-link Kasa KC200 Outdoor Camera vs Ezviz
TP-link introduces Kasa KC200 new wifi outdoor security camera comes with siren and works with Alexa. We’ll compare this product with similar one from Ezviz.
Seriously steps into the smart home products, TP-link introduces various models of smart home devices including Kasa smart wifi router as the wifi network router to support the smart home things, smart switch devices, and the Kasa camera including the indoor model TP-link Kasa KC120 and the product we’ll discussed here – the TP-link Kasa KC200 wifi outdoor security camera.
What this product does
This product is like other wifi outdoor camera in general, the weatherproof housing for harsh environment protection to keep delivering crisp image detail in 1080p resolution @30 fps real time rate, same resolution as its competing product Ezviz Ezguard wifi camera. For home usage this resolution is appropriate, for businesses you may select security system kits that support up to 4k resolution. See also top 5 8ch NVR system kits.
For indoor usage and higher resolution you may consider Amcrest ip4m-1051 which is double resolution as Kasa KC200.
Dual band AC
TP-link Kasa outdoor is equipped with dual band adapter with wireless ac (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) technology with wifi speeds of up to 433Mbps @5Ghz band ideal connecting to wireless ac router such as Netgear AC2200 router, Asus RT-AC86u or best connection is to TP-link Kasa smart wifi router.
Not many wifi cameras are designed to come with dual band wireless ac adapter, you can say Reolink RLC-422 or Reolink RLC-423ws which are still based on wireless 802.11a/b/g/n dual band wifi, or Amcrest ip2m-858w PTZ camera.
The competing product Ezviz ezguard camera is not a dual band camera but single 2.4Ghz band with wifi speed up to 135Mbps.
Super wide angle
The good thing with TP-link Kasa wifi outdoor camera is the super wide 130 degree view angle covering nearly the whole front view ideal for placement on the porch or backyard.
In addition, TP-link Kasa KC200 is easy for installation, placement with included magnetic base and mounting wall plate for easy mounting the camera to suit the best angle for best viewing result.
Motion & audio detection
With built-in Mic. and speaker you can make two way communication to the camera any time the motion and audio detection trigger the alerts. And the other feature you may like is the 80dB activated siren to drive away the intruders approaching your property. Ezviz ezguard is also featuring 80dB siren, however ezviz comes with activated strobe light in addition of siren.
Free cloud storage
TP-link Kasa KC200 doesn’t come with memory slot for local storage, however TP-link offers free two days cloud storage you can live view or playback the video footage in the last two days time. You can apply cloud storage plan options with reasonable price should you require longer retention.
Other spec details you click the product links below, and the list below shows you the highlights of TP-link Kasa KC200 outdoor camera.
- Full HD 1080p video resolution @30 fps real time
- fixed lens 3.21mm focal length with super wide 130 degree view angle
- 8x digital zoom @1080p
- Night vision range up to 30 ft(8m)
- Two way audio with built-in Mic. (up to 20 ft away) and speaker
- 80dB audio siren
- Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual band up to 433Mbps @5Ghz band; up to 150Mbps @2.4Ghz band
- Motion and audio detection
- IP65 weatherproof
- Works with Alexa
- Free 2-days cloud storage
To learn more spec and manufacturer’s description including current price and customer rating in Amazon.
TP-link Kasa vs Ezviz ezguard
Now to help you learn which one is suitable to meet your need the following spec comparison table shows the differences (if any) between TP-link Kasa outdoor and Ezviz wifi outdoor camera.
See that the resolution is the same, 1080p @30 fps. The field of view angle is different, TP-link offers super wide angle.
The night vision range is also much different, TP-link is only up to 30ft while Ezviz illuminates up to 98 ft.
Both cameras support activated siren, but Ezviz add strobe light as well.
Another feature difference between Kasa and Ezviz is the built-in wifi adapter, Kasa supports wireless ac dual band while Ezviz supports single band.
Table 1 TP-link Kasa vs Ezviz
|Model||TP-link Kasa KC200||Ezviz Ezguard|
|Recording resolution||1080p @30 fps real time||1080p @30 fps real time|
|Lens||3.21mm fixed lens with 8x digital zoom @1080p||2.8mm fixed lens|
|FoV||130 degree||103 degree|
|Night vision||Yes, range up to 30 ft(8m)||Yes, range up to 98 ft(30m)|
|Siren and strobe||Siren 80dB only||Siren 80dB and strobe light|
|Storage||2 days free cloud storage||Local microSD Card ~128GB|
|Connection||Dual band wireless 802.11ac ~433Mbps @5Ghz and ~150Mbps @2.4Ghz plus 10/100Mbps RJ45||Single band 802.11b/g/n ~135Mbps @2.4Ghz plus 1x 10/100Mbps RJ45|
|Outdoor||IP65 weatherproof||IP66-certified CTQ3W|
|Alerts||Motion and audio detection||Motion detection|
Now you can understand the differences between the two products, TP-link Kasa vs Ezviz. The price tagged is also much different.