Here’s our brief, straight-forward comparison between eufyCam vs. eufyCam E vs. eufyCam 2 vs. eufyCam 2 Pro vs. eufyCam 2C. If you have more questions about the products feel free to ask them in the comments section below. We’ll be more than happy to help you make the right choice for your home.
Without further ado let’s jump straight into the chart.
eufyCam vs. eufyCam E vs. eufyCam 2 vs. eufyCam 2C — Comparison Chart
|eufyCam 1||eufyCam E||eufyCam 2||eufyCam 2 Pro||eufyCam 2C|
|Video Quality||1080p||1080p||1080p||2K (2048 x 1080)||1080p|
|Improved Sony Sensor||No||No||Yes||Yes||No|
|Field of View||140-degree||140-degree||140-degree||140-degree||135-degree|
|Motion Zones||No (only adjustable sensitivity)||No (only adjustable sensitivity)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Battery Life||365 days||365 days||365 days||365 days||180 days|
|Homebase Storage||16GB Micro SD Card||16GB Micro SD Card||16GB EMMC, USB port (future feature)||16GB EMMC, USB port (future feature)||16GB EMMC, USB port (future feature)|
|Storage Expansion||Up to 128GB SD Card||Up to 128GB SD Card||USB storage expansion* *coming soon||USB storage expansion* *coming soon||USB storage expansion* *coming soon|
|Homebase Battery Backup||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
|Camera Mounts||Magnet and outdoor mounts||Magnet and outdoor mounts||Magnet and outdoor mounts||Magnet and outdoor mounts||Outdoor mount only|
|HomeKit Secure Video||No||No||Coming soon||Yes||Coming soon|
|Works with Amazon Alexa||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Works with Google Assistant||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dimensions||5.14″ L x 2.7″ W x 5.05″ H||3.4″ L x 2″ W x 3.2″ H||4.2″ L x 2.24″ W x 2.24″ H||4.2″ L x 2.24″ W x 2.24″ H||3.2″ L x 1.89″ W x 2.24″ H|
eufyCam vs. eufyCam E vs. eufyCam 2 vs. eufyCam 2C — Differences Explained
Differences #1: Video Quality – Unlike all other outdoor eufy cameras, the eufyCam 2 Pro offers 2K video quality which provides more details and makes the image more sharp and clear. The rest of the outdoor product line can only offer 1080p maximum, which is pretty good but not as good as 2K.
Differences #2: Improved Sony Sensor – The eufyCam 2 and 2 Pro are the only eufy cameras that offer an improved Sony Sensor which results in better night vision. However, even without the sony sensor, all other eufy cameras show good results recording at night.
Differences #3: Field of View – The wider the field of view, the more area you can capture with the eufy camera. Almost all eufy cameras feature the same field of view of 140 degrees, however, the eufyCam 2C has a 135-degree FoV. It’s a little bit less than other eufy cameras, although it’s still pretty good.
Differences #4: Motion Zones – Motion zones help reduce false motion notification. You can outline certain zones like a doorway or a window, and get notifications only when there’s motion within those zones.
It’s an absolutely necessary feature especially if you install the cameras facing the street. You really don’t want to be bothered every minute by a motion notification about a passerby. With motion zones activated, you’ll have notifications that actually matter.
Unfortunately, the eufyCam 1 and eufyCam E don’t offer motion zones. Instead, they offer adjustable sensitivity, which is ok but nearly not as good.
The eufyCam 2, 2 Pro, and eufyCam 2C, on the other hand, feature motion zones. So if you’re planning to face your cameras towards some unnecessary movement (like a street, or a big tree), then eufyCam 2 or 2C is the way to go.
Differences #5: Battery Life – All eufy cameras except for the eufyCam 2C offer a 365-day battery life. The eufyCam 2C offers half of that, 180 days only.
Differences #6: Weather Rating – eufy cameras offer come in two types of weather rating: IP67 and IP65.
The IP67 covers submersion in water whereas the IP65 covers water jets sprays.
eufyCam 1, eufyCam 2, 2 Pro, and 2C feature the IP67 whereas the eufyCam E can only offer IP65.
Differences #7: Facial Recognition – All eufy cams, except for the eufyCam E, can recognize humans.
Differences #8: Storage – All eufy cams offer local storage. The eufyCam 1 and eufyCam E use a 16GB MicroSD Card for primary local storage and in case you want to expand the local storage, you can use an SD Card of up to 128GB.
The eufyCam 2, 2 Pro, and eufyCam 2C, on the other hand, use 16GB eMMC internal storage, so you can securely store up to 3 months of recordings. And in case you want to expand, USB storage expansion is coming soon for the eufyCam 2 and 2C.
Differences #9: Homebase Battery Backup – In case of a power outage, the homebase will continue recording so no movement will go unnoticed. The battery can last up to 48 hours.
Only the eufyCam 1 and eufyCam E come with a homebase battery backup.
Differences #10: Spotlight LED – With a spotlight, you can shine some extra light on the coverage area. Spotlight LED is only available to the eufyCam 2C.
Differences #11: HomeKit – With HomeKit you can connect products from different manufacturers for simple control via one app or Siri. Right now HomeKit is only available on eufyCam 2, 2C, and 2 Pro connected to eufy HomeBase 2. Also, support for HomeKit Secure Video is already available too.
Differences #12: Anti-Theft Alarm – In the event that your eufyCam is being forcibly removed, a 100-decibel siren will sound to notify everyone in the nearby area. eufyCam 2C is the only eufy camera from the product line that doesn’t offer this feature.
Although, this feature does need some work to perform as promised.
Differences #13: Dimensions – eufyCam 1, 2, and 2 Pro have a rectangular shape whereas the eufyCam E and 2C have a more square shape which makes them more discrete.
Differences #14: Availability – All eufy cameras are available on Amazon or on the eufy website for direct purchase, whereas the eufyCam 2 Pro is only available at Best Buy stores.
Which eufyCam is Perfect For My House?
you don’t care about HomeKit, and will place your camera in a quiet area with minimum movement and good lighting during the night time (since the camera is lacking movement zones and a spotlight).
you want a good quality camera and you don’t really care about HomeKit or Facial Recognition.
you want a camera that will perform well no matter if it’s day or night. With its Improved Sony Sensor for night vision and HomeKit support, this camera is one of the best on the market. The only downfall is that it doesn’t have Homebase Battery Backup.
you’re looking for better video quality (2K), wide field of view to cover more area (140 degrees), and HomeKit support to control all your smart tech from one app or via Siri.
you plan to place it in a safe location, since it doesn’t have the anti-theft alarm. Other than that, this a good quality camera, with motion zones and 180-day battery life. Perfect for HomeKit fans.
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Last update on 2021-04-02 at 16:39 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API