IP Camera Comparison Table

We compared the Axis, Canon, Hikvision, and Sony Dome IP cameras against their specifications and the other cameras in the test. We provided pros and cons that separate each camera from the rest. For the review of each camera go to the links on the left.

IP Camera Review

Models Resolution Specification Resolution Measured Manufacturer’s Specification for Minimum light level Minimum Light Measured at 0.1 lux Noise control at 0.1 lux light level Motion Detection Options and Adjustments Analytic Functions Setup Adjustments Ease of Setup Price Range
Axis P3367V 2592×1944 (Rating 5/5) Measured at 1920×1080 Color: 0.2 lux, F1.2, B/W: 0.04 lux, F1.2 (Rating 5/5) (Rating 5/5) Very low noise Many basic and advanced adjustments that allow fine tuning of motion including adjustments of object size, history (how long object stays in the window) and sensitivity that allows you to minimize false alarms. Loud Noise detection, camera tampering, Line crossing (trip wire) Many setup adjustments including remote zoom and focus lens make it easy to set up and adjust for challenging lighting conditions. (Rating 5/5) Easy to use menus and descriptions make it easy to find and adjust the settings. P3367V: $1159 P3367VE (outdoor): $1319
Canon VB-610VE 1920 x 1080 (Rating 4/5) Color: 0.3 lux at F1.2, BW: 0.015 lux at shutter speed of 1/30 sec. (Rating 4/5) (Rating 4/5) Some noise Many basic adjustments that provide fine tuning of motion detection that allows you to minimize false alarms. Removed object, left object, camera tampering, Loud noise Detection, Passing (tripwire) Many setup adjustments including pointing of the camera (pan and tilt), remote zoom and focus lens make it easy to set up and adjust for challenging lighting conditions. (Rating 2/5) This camera has very difficult and confusing setup controls that didn’t work with the latest IE browser VB-H610D: $1289 VB-H610VE (outdoor):Â $1569
Hikvision DS-2CD2112 1280 x 960 pixels (Rating 3/5) (This is a 1.2 megapixel camera) Color: 0.01 lux at F1.2, BW: 0 lux (with IR on) IR range about 25 m (Rating 3/5) (Rating 3/5) High noise Basic and simple adjustments N/A Basic adjustments (Rating 5/5) Simple menus and descriptions make it easy to find and adjust. DS-2CD2112-I (outdoor): $295
Sony SNC-VM630 1980 x 1020 (Rating 5/5) Color: 0.1 lux, F1.2, B/W: 0.07 lux, F1.2 (Rating 5/5) (Rating 4/5) Some noise Many basic and advanced adjustments that allow fine tuning of motion detection that allows you to minimize false alarms. Can create polygon for creating precise detection windows. Removed object, left object, Intrusion, Passing (trip wire), Face Detection Many setup adjustments including remote zoom and focus lens make it easy to set up and adjust for challenging lighting conditions. (Rating 5/5) Easy to use menus and descriptions make it easy to find and adjust all settings VM630 (indoor): $1798 VM631 (indoor Vandal): $1848 VM632R (outdoor): $2148