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eufy Security eufyCam E Wireless Home Security Camera System 365 Day Battery Life HD 1080p IP65 Weatherproof Night Vision Compatible with Amazon Alexa 1 Cam Kit No Monthly Fee

Last Updated: June 4, 2019 (Refresh Now)
6.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
56
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
18
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Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
16384 GB
MEMORY
Yes
VIDEO
Micro SD
SD CARD TYPE

Review Summary - 38 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Setup
 18
easy, eufy, install, took, simple
+94%
-6%
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" ...   Full disclosure - I did have some issues post setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The user manual is only a few paragraphs long but does an excellent job explaining the product and setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was quick and easy although placement of the base could be an issue for some as it is hardwired cat 5 connection (not wifi).  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras look great and setup was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The installation of the Eufy was simple and effortless.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install if you have the correct drill (15/64).  ...  "
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" ...  The setup was super easy and only took me a few minutes to connect the base station and camera to the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup: The setup was fast and easy.  ...  "
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Apps
 13
also, notifications, eufy, progress, may
+85%
-15%
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" ...  I enjoy being able to check on the camera from the app anytime.  ...  "
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" ...  My Iphone X continues to receive notifications from other apps without problem.  ...  "
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" ...  I have an Android phone, downloaded the free app and had the camera sync'd to my phone in under ten minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  I also upgraded the internal memory to 128GB and the app alerted me right after swapping the cards that I had to format the new card and walked me through the steps.  ...  "
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" ...  The app is really easy to use, and I'm still making adjustments to the sensitivity settings (who knew that there were so many Possums in my neighborhood!  ...  "
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" ...  Installed the app on my phone, registered an account and then followed the steps on the app, adding the homebase and 2 cameras. ... After setting up, I can monitor all my cameras live by using eufySecurity app.  ...  "
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" ...  The whole App/device installation progress is also quick, it took me less than 5 mins to set up the whole system, I can now check my porch - outside and also my living room in the app at the same time when I’m away.  ...  "
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" ...  (Maybe an integrated app in the future?)  ...  "
Camera
 13
cameras, system, work, recommend, good
+69%
-31%
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" ...  I have my cameras on: 1) a tree ... The field of view really helps reduce the number of cameras needed. ... No issues with camera quality in good or bad weather.  ...  "
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" ...  Great camera very clear picture, has many settings so you can set it just how you want it!  ...  "
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" ...  I have three cameras placed around the property.  ...  "
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" ...  make this is a very compelling camera system and one I would highly recommend looking into.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these new cameras.  ...  "
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" ...  After I had the cameras for a week, it has truly exceeded my expectation!!!  ...  "
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" ...  this unfortunate event had forced me to shop for security cameras––again.  ...  "
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" ...  My package only has 2 cameras, so i am planning to buy more cameras and sensors to add to the system. ... Overall, I am impressed by this camera system.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 12
setup, install, intuitive, eufy, cameras
+92%
-8%
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" ...  The installation was almost too easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install if you have the correct drill (15/64).  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was very easy. ... But for the eufyCam E, it is pretty easy. ... It allows easy relocation and angle adjustments.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup: The setup was fast and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras look great and setup was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  And like that it is all wireless and easy to install!  ...  "
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" ...  This Eufy Security Camera system is exceptionally easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Adding the cameras was ease and intuitive.  ...  "
Software Platform
 11
eufy, google, also, software, notifications
+82%
-18%
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" ...  The app is good, not as good as on the Ring.  ...  "
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" ...  If you already have a Eufy Home account, you can actually use the same login credentials for this. ... (Maybe an integrated app in the future?)  ...  "
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" ...  I realize the eufy app functionality is still a work in progress and I am looking forward to any new features that may roll out (door sensor triggers eufy cam?  ...  "
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" ...  I have an Android phone, downloaded the free app and had the camera sync'd to my phone in under ten minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  I also upgraded the internal memory to 128GB and the app alerted me right after swapping the cards that I had to format the new card and walked me through the steps.  ...  "
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" ...  It already works with Alexa. ... Google assistant will be supported in Q1.  ...  "
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" ...  My Iphone X continues to receive notifications from other apps without problem.  ...  "
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" ...  The mobile app is good as well, and works with Android and Apple.  ...  "
Battery Life
 10
life, battery life, option, backup, year
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The battery life and portability make these standouts. ... the batteries are still nearly fully charged after just 2 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Update 1: Been about a month since i installed and the camera battery still reads full.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like how long the battery lasts for.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ll have to see if the 1 year battery life is accurate but that’ll take time.  ...  "
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" ...  battery so far so good.  ...  "
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" ...  The original kickstarter version had a backup battery and AI for things like face detection. ... I really like the promise of long battery life between charges.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm also curious to see how this year long battery works.  ...  "
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" ...  The most attractive feature for me is the 1 year battery life.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 8
stopped, week, push, months, kickstarter
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Fast forward to just over 2 months later.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought my EufyCam system through Kickstarter and set it up with minimal issues.  ...  "
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" ...  It's only been a week so far, but I'm really impressed with how well this is working thus far.  ...  "
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" ...  UPDATE AFTER COMMUNICATION WITH THE MANUFACTURER: ... I've always been a fan of Anker products mainly because of quality and reliabality.  ...  "
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" ...  Anyways, I've been a long-time user of their robovacs (still running strong after a year and a half!)  ...  "
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" ...   The first time i heard about eufyCam was about a few months ago, they did a crowd funding on kickstarter.  ...  "
Night Photography
 7
image, vision, quality, clear, modes
+100%
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" ...  Image quality to superb doing the day and acceptable at night.  ...  "
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" ...  The night vision is very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Night time video was wonderful and enabled clear views of the night.  ...  "
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" ...  ), but the 1080p image is getting the job done in both day and nighttime modes.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the night vision most, I’ve had other cameras before, none of them is as clear as the eufyCam!  ...  "
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" ...  Image quality is really excellent in both day and night modes.  ...  "
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" ...  The image is crystal clear and even at the night, the low-light picture quality is still great.  ...  "
Memory
 6
cloud, local, soon, card, allows
+100%
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" ...  Bought this system because it allows you to have local storage which was a huge plus for me. ... There's also the option to sign up for cloud storage which is nice if I ever wanted it.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the ability to have local storage and no cloud fee required.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the Local storage.  ...  "
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" ...  The images are clear, and the storage is expandable up to 128 MB.  ...  "
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" ...  This means that staying with the 16GB memory card that ships with the unit should be more than enough for now.  ...  "
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" ...  They are also rolling out Cloud storage and AI very soon.  ...  "
Storage
 6
sd, storage, put, free, could
+67%
-33%
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" ...  but love the app and like that I could put a 128gb sd card in it.  ...  "
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" ...  This means that staying with the 16GB memory card that ships with the unit should be more than enough for now.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the free storage with no subscription required, and there is one SD card included, so thoughtful.  ...  "
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" ...  eufyCam E doesn’t require any monthly fees to use, and it comes with a FREE 16GB microSD card which have been already inserted into the HomeBase.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 6
picture, night, image, modes, good
+100%
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" ...  The daytime clarity is good and clear as to be expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Image quality to superb doing the day and acceptable at night.  ...  "
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" ...  The great picture quality, long wireless range, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is of great quality during the daytime.  ...  "
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" ...  Image quality is really excellent in both day and night modes.  ...  "
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" ...  The image is crystal clear and even at the night, the low-light picture quality is still great.  ...  "
Capacity
 4
window, signal, get, connection, able
+50%
-50%
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" ...  I have a 2100 sqft house so I'm not looking for anything extreme.  ...  "
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" ...  The signal passes through the window and then outside for roughly 40 feet.  ...  "
Overall performance
 4
quality, build
+75%
-25%
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" ...  After some initial issues setting up the homebase, the system now is up and running and fully meeting my expectations.  ...  "
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" ...  streaming is fast.  ...  "
Door
 4
front, one, issue, home, garage
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I placed one above my front door and one above my garage.  ...  "
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" ...  It sends me instant notification when someone’s at my door which makes me feel at ease when I’m not home.  ...  "
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" ...  That helps in a situation I want to talk to anyone quickly at the door.  ...  "
Network
 4
cameras, router, homebase, wifi, range
+50%
-50%
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" ...  However, when I tried to move my cameras to the mounting locations there was little to no signal registering from the Homebase. ... I checked for wifi congestion and was able to clearly see the Homebase signal on my analyzer with no competing signals on the channel but it was still insufficient to maintain a good connection with the cameras. ... I have a 2100 sqft house so I'm not looking for anything extreme.  ...  "
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" ...  The cameras use the wifi signal from the home base and not the router which produces a weak signal. ... The signal passes through the window and then outside for roughly 40 feet. ... The wifi signal would have to pass through a partial wall, glass door and window. ... The signal to that camera was nonexistent.  ...  "
Resolution
 3
+100%
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" ...  1080p looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  I choose eufyCam because of the long battery life, free local storage and 1080P FHD.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent 140° wide angle views and 1080p resolution.  ...  "
Wifi
 3
internet, connection, camera, still, router
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I bought this camera because the ad said that it doesn't require wifi/internet. ... I read other comments about people using this camera in the mountains or other places that don't have internet/wifi. ... There is no way to use this camera without internet/wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  I checked for wifi congestion and was able to clearly see the Homebase signal on my analyzer with no competing signals on the channel but it was still insufficient to maintain a good connection with the cameras. ... There are talks of them coming out with a proprietary wifi extender but until that hits the market these are worthless and sitting in a box to return.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 3
systems
+100%
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" ...  I read about other wireless camera systems and this seems like the norm for wireless systems.  ...  "
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" ...  Wireless cam is so .  ...  "
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" ...  It already works with Alexa.  ...  "
Fit
 3
mounts, mount, also, cameras, camera
+100%
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" ...  I opted to use the indoor magnetic mounts for outdoors, as they are very strong and easy to adjust.  ...  "
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" ...  probably won't be shipping them back to take this offer since I'm assuming the magnetic problem will be the same and I've already mounted my cameras.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
USB:  Yes 
Camera
Video:  Yes 
Memory
Memory:  16384 GB
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
16384 GB
MEMORY
Yes
VIDEO
Micro SD
SD CARD TYPE