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eufy Security eufyCam 2 Wireless Home Security Add on Camera Requires HomeBase 2 365 Day Battery Life HomeKit Compatibility HD 1080p No Monthly Fee

Last Updated: July 28, 2020 (Refresh Now)
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Camera
 17
cameras, eufycam 2, security, outdoor, eufy
+71%
-29%
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" ...  The Eufycam 2 was my first outdoor camera from this company.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome quality wireless camera.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great outdoor wireless security camera! ... Well-made and solid cameras. ... I started with purchasing two eufyCam 2C two camera packages (which by the way are awesome). ... I highly recommend the eufyCam 2 Wireless Camera.  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend this camera to you  ...  "
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" ...  Other camera is still at 4/4.  ...  "
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" ...  The Eufycam 2 is a top of the line security camera for this type of cameras. ... Is it perfect no but there is no perfect camera.  ...  "
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" ...  Especially with the battery camera.  ...  "
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" ...  I just added 2 more cameras.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 15
life, camera, year, long, wired
+73%
-27%
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" ...  So far battery life holding up to 365 day claim.  ...  "
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" ...  We purchased the EufyCam 2C and loved it, so we purchased the EufyCam 2 for longer battery life for garage.  ...  "
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" ...  This camera is very nice and it seems like a battery life will be long but not a year-long.  ...  "
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" ...  I have installed it with a Homebase 2 and battery Doorbell. ... Sensitivity to motion is keen and adjustable to save battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  The main reason to buy eufycam 2 is the long lasting battery and its compatibility to homekit.  ...  "
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" ...  - Battery life up to one year  ...  "
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" ...  The battery of this camera is built-in, which is very convenient to use.  ...  "
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" ...  -awesome battery life  ...  "
Setup
 10
easy, install, easy to install, works, eufy
+100%
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" ...  It is easy to install, modify configuration and access stored videos. ... I acquired the Eufy security cameras because they are easy to install and configure, do not require any special wiring and because they work!  ...  "
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" ...  I have 3 wireless and doorbell setup.  ...  "
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" ...  - Easy install & setup ... - Online video for setup  ...  "
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" ...  Installation is pretty easy and user-friendly, overall. ... And I'll admit that this was my first "project" using a drill to install the mounts.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy install.  ...  "
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" ...  Setting up is quite easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to Install and it works just as eufy says.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 9
works, user, setup, install, eufy
+100%
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" ...  - Easy install & setup ... - Multi-user access  ...  "
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" ...  Installation is pretty easy and user-friendly, overall.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy install.  ...  "
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" ...  Great camera, easy set up and works with my already existing Eufy Cam2 system.  ...  "
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" ...  The fix is simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Setting up is quite easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to Install and it works just as eufy says.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 8
failures, days, two, time, things
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Had it for 2 months without problems.  ...  "
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" ...  If you order one now you can have it hooked up in just a few days.  ...  "
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" ...  I knew nothing a year ago researched and liked the products.  ...  "
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" ...  It keeps it for 7 days but that is enough if there was a problem.  ...  "
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" ...  It has 4 weeks.  ...  "
Other
 7
motion detection, camera, eufy, entire, detects
+43%
-57%
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" ...  The motion detection is sometimes too sensitive but I rather that.  ...  "
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" ...  But overall Eufy motion sensing is a huge problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Let me get the worst out of the way first: camera motion activation is unreliable. ... Interestingly, Homekit's motion detection doesn't always seem to pair up with the eufy app's, for reasons I can't entirely explain.  ...  "
Software Platform
 5
yet, update, software, setup, homekit
+20%
-80%
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" ...  Then I have to close every app on my phone and try again, and sometimes it will work then.  ...  "
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" ...  They break things with updates and then updates are not quick enough for the amount of issues.  ...  "
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" ...  As of now, support for Homekit's secure video feature is not yet enabled, but it's supposed to be on the way. ... two-factor authentication isn't available yet, which is disconcerting.  ...  "
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" ...  They do State at some point in time they will (allegedly) have a software update, but they said there is not one on the horizon they can tell me of any timeframe And they no longer make this camera for the earlier system, they say you can use the big fat sandwich shaped camera with the old system.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 5
picture, image
+100%
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" ...  Picture quality is superb, both day and night.  ...  "
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" ...  It produces a good image.  ...  "
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" ...  I lost the spotlight but the image quality makes up for it.  ...  "
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" ...  I was a tad concerned with picture quality but the support staff immediately replaced the camera without me requesting they do so.  ...  "
Network
 5
network, range, home, shows, house
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Visual security around the perimeter of my house.  ...  "
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" ...  - 220+ foot unobstructed range (in my tests) ... I get 220 feet range with the signal at 2 bars through one brick wall with the Homebase 2 just inside next to my bed. ... The range will go down if other walls like sheds are in the way.  ...  "
Memory
 3
cloud, subscription, fee
+100%
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" ...  Like idea no subscription but do have to pay cloud memory storage at small fee less 3 bucks per camera.  ...  "
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" ...  - Cloud recording storage available at a nominal fee but is not necessary or required if you plug in a thumb drive to Homebase 2.  ...  "
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" ...  As a result, eufy has no additional subscription fees for cloud storage.  ...  "
Lagging
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  The Eufycam 2 cameras will randomly stop recording.  ...  "
Door
 3
door, feet, away
+33%
-67%
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" ...  That works out okay because of the proximity of that camera to my door and doorbell (but it never triggers on humans walking up the path 20 feet away nor in the driveway 30 feet away).  ...  "
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" ...  My goal with these cameras is to have advance warning when someone is approaching my front door  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
prompt, know, image, customer
+100%
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" ...  It produces a good image.  ...  "
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" ...  - Prompt and caring customer support (I know, I had to use to get a tax refund which was prompt!)  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  -nice build quality  ...  "
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" ...  Mounting is easy as well if you have a wood surface to secure the camera into.  ...  "

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