Do you want to keep your home safe and secure? And if you are looking for newest, best and budget friendly home surveillance camera, then here it is for you! Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera. This has been launched recently in China market and this camera looks beautiful with its compact size and white color. If you need to buy this camera, you need to know more about this camera. I am sure this Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP CameraÂ review helps you to understand more about this product as the unique features, pros and cons are listed below.
Table of Contents
- (Buying Guide) Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera Review
- Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera Features & Specifications:
- General Specs:
- System & Hardware –
- Network Features:
- Operating System Support –
- Audio –
- Signal Strength –
- Tilting Controls –
- Storage Capacity –
- Audio / Video Format –
- Night Vision Support –
- Environmental Features:
- Power Specification –
- Package Weight –
- In-box Accessories:
- Price –
(Buying Guide) Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera Review
As you all know Xiaomi always introduces the best products in the market and again they have proved the best with this product launch. With its 1080P Wii IP camera pan tilt version, Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP CameraÂ enables 360 degree panorama viewing angle. The built-in 8pcs 940nm IR-cut LEDs gives youÂ clear picture of images even at night and the additional TF slot gives you enough space for storage along with good looking and integrated appearance.
At a Glance:
|1080P Resolution||Helps to shoot high-quality and smooth video.|
|Pan / Tilt Control with Dual Motors||Enables 360 degree panorama viewing angle|
|Two-way Audio||Equipped with internal microphone and speaker|
|Separate Antenna||EnablesÂ strong wireless signal|
|Built-in 8pcs 940nm IR-cut LEDs||Enables Night vision and captures clear images up to 9 meters.|
Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera Features & Specifications:
First specification in this model that we are going to see is its MiJia Pan-tilt version along with its zoom facility.Â This gives you the rotational monitoring of the camera providing wide range in the horizontal and vertical directions via APP control.
- APP language supports English and Chinese.
- The shape of the camera is small and compact.
- But the IP camera performance enables the best features like Interphone, Motion Detection, Night Vision, and Remote Control.
- Motion detection helps in capturing the images not only in daylight but also at night even up to 9 meters distance.
- Other special technical features include infrared, Wi-Fi connection, HD, compatible operating systems for Android, iOS and Micro USB for excellent storage.
- You can also download Mi App from Google play or store which enables two way audio.
System & Hardware –
Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera gives you the mobile access for Android version 4.0 and above and also for iOS version 7.0 and above. It has the latest storage facility with Micro SD card up to 64 GB. APP supports Chinese and English languages. Yet in few fonts it has default Chinese and asks for the change of language.
A Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP CameraÂ review is not complete without mentioning the network features it supports. All major protocols like HTTP, P2P, UDP and DHCP are supported so this Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera is surely an IP camera. The Wi-Fi range is 100 metre at max. The Wi-Fi rating supported is Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.
Operating System Support –
On the support for OS, it does have support for both Android and iOS. With the â€œMi Homeâ€ app you can control and monitor most of the Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera functionalities.
When talking about audio support most surveillance cameras donâ€™t have audio support and are purely meant for video surveillance. Well this is a big limitation in many scenarios where monitoring the footage would have suggested that audio would have helped to crack the case. The Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera has dual audio which means it has both microphone and speaker.
Signal Strength –
The signal strength is pretty good in Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera. A feature that you might seldom see in other cameras in this range is given here. There is an additional antenna to boost up the signal strength.
Tilting Controls –
The Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera as per the specification can pan all around the 360 degrees. The tilt controls are provided with dual motors and are pretty easy and seamlessly controlled with both in-app controls and remote control. Though the pan-tilt horizontal angle is 360 degrees the pan-tilt vertical angle is limited to 96 degrees. The maximum monitoring angle is 110 degrees which is kind of expected for a typical surveillance camera.
Storage Capacity –
The camera has a TF-card support which can enable one to store content up to 64 GB size. That is a pretty decent range for a surveillance camera like Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera. You need to make sure you roll-over the storage so that you donâ€™t lose / overwrite any surveillance footage.
Audio / Video Format –
The audio and video formats supported here are MPEG-4 and the resolution is HD (1080 P).Â Furthermore you would surely get pretty good and high quality footages with the recordings from Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera.
Night Vision Support –
This probably is one of the best features of Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera.Â It has 8pcs 940nm LEDs to facilitate night-vision support for the camera. The Infrared range is about 9 metres.
Mostly, the environment best suited for Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera is indoors as this is no water proof camera. The operating temperature as per the camera specification is 10- 50 degree Celsius.
Power Specification –
In addition to the power aspect of this camera, it purely runs on power supply and there is neither a battery nor an UPS option to make it operate during power cuts. This is critical to remember and the best is to provide a backup power supply to this camera. The working voltage is 5V and 2A.
Package Weight –
The Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera is pretty compact and light-weight. Furthermore, here are some dimensional specifications of this device.
- The Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera weight around 0.2390 kg
- The whole package weight is around 0.4110 kg
- The Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera dimensions are (L x W x H): 11.80 x 7.80 x 7.80 cm / 4.65 x 3.07 x 3.07 inches
- The camera case dimensions are (L x W x H): 16.50 x 9.00 x 10.50 cm / 6.5 x 3.54 x 4.13 inches
Apart from the Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera following are few accessories you get with the product.
- Power Adapter
- USB Cable
- Wall Bracket
- 2 Screws and 2 Screw caps
- A manual
The price of Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera is just under $50 USD. Which makes it relatively more value for the money, and makes things even better.
Because of the above specifications and aspects of Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera. You would have got a fair idea of what Xiaomi Mijia Smart IP Camera offers. Let us weigh the pros and cons against each other and take a final call.
Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera Pros & Cons
- Night Vision
- 1080p Support
- HD Resolution
Finally, having a close look at the features that Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP Camera boasts makes you realize how good this camera is, and its low pricing seems like a good reason to buy and use this camera. You hardly get these many features with this pricing under a big brand.