Xiaomi is hosting the Mi Festival event today (3rd April 2020) and is hosting the launch conference for various new products. Among the various gadgets being released, a pair of Mi Smart PTZ cameras have also been announced.
The two new cameras include the Xiaomi Mi Smart Camera PTZ and the PTZ Pro variant. The cameras are a part of the Chinese tech giant’s smart home appliances and essentially serve as security cameras in the users’ homes. Meaning, they can be used to monitor your house remotely or even inform you of illegal entry in the worst case scenario.
Xiaomi Mi Smart Camera PTZ
Starting with the Mi Smart Camera PTZ, it features a 3 megapixel camera with a f/1.4 aperture. The device supports low light recording and the video is captured with full colors as well. A notable aspect of this version is that it supports 2K recording. In other words, it can capture videos in higher fidelity, which allows for more details being captured. The device features a 6P lens and can offer a 360 degree field of view, since it is capable of rotating.
Arriving at the Xiaomi Mi Smart Camera PTZ Pro, this is the higher end version in the series. A notable inclusion in this version is that it has more Bluetooth gateway functions and also supports Dual band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz + 5GHz). It also features the same 3 megapixel camera with AI human detection and a 360 degree field of view via a panorama sweep.
The Standard Mi Smart Camera PTZ is priced at 199 Yuan, which roughly translates to about 28 US Dollars. On the other hand, the Mi Smart Camera PTZ Pro will be sold for 249 Yuan (or roughly 35 US Dollars). The security cameras are currently available for pre booking and can be found on Xiaomi’s official website in China.