Vimtag P1 Premium Vs Amcrest ProHD

Following its success with Vimtag VT-361, Vimtag introduces new Vimtag P1 Premium and Vimtag M1 mini cube IP wireless PTZ camera. Vimtag M1 is designed in mini cube model, and the P1 is designed with dome style like other competing products available in the market today. What this product does and how comparison Vimtag vs Amcrest?

What this product does

Vimtag P1 is designed more stylist than the its predecessor Vimtag VT-361 (aka Fujikam FI-361) which so far becomes best seller in home security system category in Amazon up to today.


When you compare Vimtag P1 with its predecessor VT-361, you can find that there is no much differences, technical differences are image sensor is larger (1/3”) compared with VT-361 (1/4”), the wifi antenna is designed internally even though the wifi generation is the same (802.11b/g/n). The other thing is about the Night vision feature, P1 is designed with two infrared 940nm lamp while VT-361 comes with 12 IR LEDs. See also comparison between Amcrest and Vimtag camera.

The Vimtag P1 wireless PTZ camera is designed to be used indoor, not like truly outdoor PTZ HD Camera which is typically designed with large mega pixel image quality and multiple times optical zoom (generally 10x, 20x or 30x optical zoom) in addition of digital zoom.

See also various models of PTZ outdoor camera for businesses, and see also Foscam wireless outdoor PTZ camera.

Wifi camera

Vimtag P1 is designed with built-in wifi and internal antenna. You need to connect the camera to your existing wireless network at home with broadband internet services to allow you view the camera remotely or to play the recording footage stored in the cloud. Vimtag offers you free 60 days cloud storage.

This Vimtag P1 is an easy DIY camera with 3 steps installation, no complicated configuration like it was before. Just download the app as soon as you completed connecting the camera to the network and the power and then scan QR Code to login.

Main features

  • Ideal for home indoor monitoring including for nanny cam, pet monitoring, on the go home monitoring and more
  • Compact and strong housing with stylist model
  • HD 720p image and video quality @30 fps
  • 4x digital zoom and Night vision up to 10meters
  • Two way audio with built-in speaker
  • Vimtag Cloud storage box gives you 60 days free storage space, up to 4 cameras per box in addition of local SD Card storage up to 32GB internally
  • Real Plug and Play with QR Code scan
  • Night vision up to 10meters
  • Built-in wifi (802.11b/g/n) with internal antennas

vimtag p1 wireless ptz camera

Easy to install

To read more spec details with this Vimtag wireless PTZ IP camera product including the current price in Amazon:

Click here for Vimtag P1 spec details

Comparison Vimtag vs Amcrest

Vimtag is very popular with its home security camera products, on the other hand Amcrest offers various models of IP camera including the NVR system as well as analog HD camera and DVR system such as Amcrest Tribid HDCVI security camera system. Have a look at the following comparison table between Vimtag P1 and Amcrest IP2M-841. See also comparison Vimtag 361 vs Amcrest.

For small business system, you may also consider wireless security system with 4cameras such as Anran and Lorex, or you may also consider large scale security system with 16 channel DVR system to support your business environment.

Table 1 Vimtag P1 Vs Amcrest IP2M-841

  Vimtag P1 premium Amcrest IP2M-841
Resolution HD 720P(1280 x 720 pixels), 640 x 360 pixels, 320 x 180 pixels, 160 x 90 pixels Full HD 1080P(1920 x 1080) / 720P(1280 x 720) / VGA(640 x 480) /

QVGA(320 x 240)

Frame per rate 25fps 30 fps
Lens type Focal length 3.6mm f/2.0 Focal length 4mm f/2.2
PT 350 degree panning; up to 65 degree tilting fluid 360-degree pan/tilt visibility
Zoom 4x digital zoom Unspecified
Night vision Yes, 2x infrared 940nm lamp – distance up to 8 meters Yes, up to 10 meters
Audio Two way audio Two way audio
Compression H.264 H.264H /H.264B /H.264 / MJPEG
Storage Micro SD card up to 32GB, mini NVR and cloud storage Memory slot micro SD card, Amcrest NVR, Amcrest Cloud
QR Code scan Yes, free Vimtag app to scan Yes, scanned with free Amcrest View app with your mobile devices
Wifi 802.11b/g/n with built-in antenna 802.11b/g/n with external antenna
Ethernet 10/100Mbps 10/100Mbps
Price $60 $89

For some reasons, Vimtag P1 Premium is not so successful in the market and then Vimtag upgrade the product for better performance to become Vimtag P1 version 2. All the features are the same probably the firmware is updated to drive it to a much better performance.

Click here for the spec Vimtag P1 version 2.


Comparison between Vimtag vs Amcrest as shown in the comparison table you can find that Amcrest offers you favorable features than Vimtag P1 wireless PTZ camera. Amcrest offers you flexible 360 degree panning and tilting and higher image resolution (full HD 1080p).

Click here for Amcrest IP2M-841 Pro HD wireless PTZ camera  

Or you may consider newer version and higher resolution Amcrest – Click here for Amcrest IP3M-941 Pro HD wireless PTZ camera  

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