Night vision, 1080p HD video quality, motion detection. speaker and mic, cloud storage are smart features available in most smart security cameras. However, for outdoor surveillance, wide-angle view and digital zoom are important for wider coverage and detailed investigation.
For harsh outdoor conditions, weather-resistant construction is a must. Meanwhile, battery option is a welcomed choice for outdoor surveillance. With battery as the power source, it saves the trouble of cable installation as well as the risk of cable cutting by intruder.
To work with other smart home devices, they must be compatible with smart speakers or smart controllers. Otherwise, they’re not different from conventional security cameras.