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If surveillance cameras with electricity and internet connection are too unsafe for you because criminals could cut their connections, then this is it eufy Security 4G Starlight maybe something for you. The outdoor surveillance camera not only has a battery that lasts up to three months on a single charge. It can also send pictures and warnings via cellphone. You will receive notifications relevant to the security of your home on your smartphone, even if the power has been cut or the router has been deactivated. Combined with a eufyCam Solar Panel even the charging of the battery runs automatically and away from the mains.
The outdoor wireless surveillance camera can be installed without a power connection or LAN cable. This also makes it possible to use it in more remote regions, in a spacious garden, at the holiday home and so on. With protection class IP67, the eufy Security 4G Starlight is protected against the ingress of dust and water. It reliably records during the day and, thanks to the LED light, also at night with 2K resolution and a field of view of 120°.
The internal memory is 8 GB, a cloud connection is not necessary. There are warnings about intruders via 3G or 4G mobile communications on the smartphone or tablet. In addition to mobile communications, the camera has GPS. In addition, as you can see in the picture above, there is a two-way audio function. This way you can hear what's going on and report back to the intruders as well. The whole thing works all year round; the camera can withstand temperatures from -20°C to 50°C.
In addition to the camera, you also need a data tariff and an associated nano-SIM card to transfer recordings via the mobile network. There is more information on the Amazon product page linked above. Among other things, there is a note that the eufy Security 4G Starlight outdoor surveillance camera works with SIM cards from these providers:
If you're not worried about your electricity or internet being cut off, or if you don't primarily want to catch criminals but rather animals in the act, then there are other outdoor security cameras out there. Jens tested one of these outdoor cameras last year – you can find the test report here: Imou Bullet 2E in the test - a smart WLAN surveillance camera for outdoor use.
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.
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