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YI Dome Camera
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Price $70 List
$33.99 at Amazon
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Pros Inexpensive, can pan nearly 360 degreesGreat video quality, smooth real time viewing, field leading monitoring services available, great facial recognitionGreat video quality and real time viewing, user friendly app, inexpensive subscriptionGreat video quality, smooth real-time viewing, field leading monitoring services availableGreat Video quality, good real time viewing, relatively inexpensive
Cons Relatively poor video quality, real time viewing can get pixelatedVery limited without a subscriptionVery few services offered without a subscriptionVery limited without a subscriptionNo scheduling
Bottom Line Great if you want to save some cash and don't mind somewhat reduced video qualityThe best choice if you want high quality video in conjunction with impressive facial recognitionUseless without a subscription, but for $3/month becomes a top-tier modelPerfect for looking in on pets, and a good monitoring camera if you pay for a subscriptionA great camera that rivals the Nest, and really shines for those that want to use the Amazon Key service
Rating Categories YI Dome Camera Nest Cam IQ Ring Stick Up Cam... Nest Cam Indoor Amazon Cloud Cam
Monitoring Performance (30%)
5
8
7
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7
Video Quality (30%)
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App Ease Of Use (25%)
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Real Time Viewing (15%)
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Specs YI Dome Camera Nest Cam IQ Ring Stick Up Cam... Nest Cam Indoor Amazon Cloud Cam
Maximum Resolution 720p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p
Power Source Wall Outlet Wall Outlet Wall Outlet Wall Outlet Wall Outlet
Mounting surface, walls surface, walls surface, walls surface, walls surface, walls
Static Field of View (degrees) 112 130 116 130 120
Free Features Activity alerts, 6-second Activity Alert videos stored in YI Cloud for 7 days Activity alerts, 3 hour video history, two way audio Motion alerts, live viewing, two-way audio Activity alerts, 3 hour video history, two way audio Activity alerts, 24 hour history of activity clips
Paid Subscription Features Standard- 15 days motion detected video for up to 5 cameras

Premium- 15 days CVR for 1 camera
5-Day- 5-day video history, 24/7 continuous recording, intelligent alerts, clips and timelapses, activity zones

10-Day- 10 day video history, 24/7 continuous recording, intelligent alerts, clips and timelapses, activity zones

30-Day- 30 day video history, 24/7 continuous recording, intelligent alerts, clips and timelapses, activity zones
Basic- 60-day video event history, video sharing
Plus- Ring Alarm professional monitoring, 60-day video event history, video sharing
5-Day- 5-day video history, 24/7 continuous recording, intelligent alerts, clips and timelapses, activity zones

10-Day- 10 day video history, 24/7 continuous recording, intelligent alerts, clips and timelapses, activity zones

30-Day- 30 day video history, 24/7 continuous recording, intelligent alerts, clips and timelapses, activity zones
Basic- unlimited clip downloads, person alerts, motion zones, 7 day history, supports up to 3 cameras
Extended- basic plus 14 day history and supports up to 5 cameras
Pro- basic plus 30 days of history and supports up to 10 cameras
Monthly Cost (one camera) $10- Standard

$10- Premium

$15- Standard for 30 days

$20- Premium for 30 days
$5- 5 Day

$10- 10 Day

$30- 30 day

$3- Basic
$10- Plus
$5- 5 Day

$10- 10 Day

$30- 30 day
$7- Basic

$10- Extended

$20- Pro
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