That is very true. I wish Wyze would do this but, this most likely won’t happen for a while.
Wyze you should start working on a new camera with an upgraded camera I would start on a 4K Camera. The reason I say this is because 1080p is getting old. If you start working on a 2K Camera and release it in 2 years it will probably be behind time. Please work on a V3 Camera that can be plugged in or battery operated. PIR sensor and can record 24/7 if plugged in. Also Indoor or Outdoor please!! You will be releasing your Outdoor Camera soon but I am almost 100% sure it will be 1080p. If you want to get ahead of everyone else we need 4K. I LOVE what you guys are doing!! Thank you so much and keep up the good work!!
you should work for Wyze!!
Like I said a year ago, Sony had available a 4K sensor (read camera) that the actual cost for anyone to buy was $1-5 depending on who you bought it from. A bulk order would have gotten $1 or less per sensor. The Wyze cam already will use sd cards larger than most people will put in (I’ve used a 256GB card). Trouble most people have is they are buying a U1 card and expecting the performance of a U3 card. It is true that the compression is a problem. The new problem is that as more and more people add devices around you, the already overcrowded 2.4GHz space is now crowded to the point that a camera, that is 20ft from my high end router, drops connection many times a day and is now considered unreliable (wyze cam pan). Any resolution, regardless of framerates and compression is useless if it’s disconnected from your home network while it is in your home.
ye, but why would you need anyone’s license plate? LOL
Wake up Wyze!!
4k resolution would require a stronger data connection. Currently I have my cams all set to 360p so multiview works. Please go vote for Ethernet Support so we can have stable video feeds.
WyzeCam Ethernet Data Support
Because of a hit and run
Ye. I was being sarcastic.
Lol got it didn’t finish reading the second part of your sentence.
Yeah POE would be amazing. But then they’d need some sort of internal circuitry to drop the 48v to 5v. Still would be awesome. I imagine theres some PoE to micro usb power bricks… and a 2 second google search later:
But this is big and klunky, and only solves the power issue, not network connectivity. Would be great to have PoE so network and power is all taken care of.
Hi there, yes please I too would like to buy a 4K wyze cam. Particularly a new V3 of your Wyze cam would be appreciated, so that I can upgrade my V2s.
I’m already actively considering 4k PoE wired cameras with local storage. 1080p is not adequate anymore. 4K resolution blows away 1080p.
I’m totally fine to do hardwiring in my residence to get higher res for this upgrade if needed.
The technology to transfer 4K or even 8K is already widely available in the form of Wifi 6 (wireless) or gigabit ethernet (wired). Hence, what needs to happen here now is Wyze focusing in continuous development of their cameras to be a top player instead of catching up with the market a couple of years later. Naturally, I would expect that a Wyze 4K camera would have solved the audio-video sync issues at playback, the current impossibility to access the SD card remotely to download any file, and enhanced audio recording as the current audio quality of the V2 cams is less than poor.
Why don’t you come out with a 4K version of your cameras? The more detail the better, especially when used for home security!
I too am happy with the 1080 P but now I need 4K the police can not do face recognition on the suspect that stole my car because 1080p is too grainy. 1080 is great to alert us that people are around 4k is great to record the details so the police can catch the bad guys.
POE or ethernet. I don’t mind a little bigger size to have the RJ45 port at the back.
Haha PoE means Power over Ethernet.
You can have ethernet without PoE, but can’t have PoE without ethernet. Honestly if they were going to cram an RJ45 in there (I’ve opened them, they are PACKED), it would definitely need to be bigger. Probably significantly, especially since they’d also need to add more capacitors and voltage regulators to go from 48v, which is what PoE runs, to 5v. Would still be fantastic, so a single cable from a PoE switch could handle data and power. It would be more flexible IMO as well since you can run PoE for 100m (can be even farther with inline PoE injectors / repeaters) and wouldn’t need something like a power brick and an outlet somewhere nearby the camera, or a built in battery.
Yes but those technologies are far more expensive. Remember Wyze’s mission is to bring these products to us at an affordable price. The processing & storage required for 4K and 8K is significantly higher than 1080p (by an order of magnitude and more), and therefore literally every component would need to be replaced with a far more powerful (and therefore more expensive) component, from the camera sensors, to the processor, to the wifi chip itself and / or the addition of ethernet. Basically they’d need an entire new SoC.
The cheapest 4K camera module I can find alone costs as much as a wyze cam outdoor with base station:
And an 8K camera module is $275:
I agree that this would be awesome, but something I’d much rather see before all that is a timeline in the app, not this list of event videos that is near impossible to find the event you need, having to click each one individually, scroll through, back out, next one… very very tedious.
Don’t know others’ personal budget,
if Wyze can have a 4k PoE based cam for like $50-$60 I’ll consider it (hopefully a bit better price when on sale).
Wyze Cam v3 is already $35 now on Amazon (non-sale price).
PoE removes the need for the micro USB power connection.
Another idea is to be able to do local HD recording for PoE connection, then I don’t need the SD card slot that should free up some space and data is more secure.
Wze doesn’t have a flat rate Plus subscription for multi-cams that’s one thing I’m looking for before I’d want to switch over.
Wyze cam that’s 4k quality with the color night vision
It wpuld be great to see a wyze camera with 4k quality to help reduce grain and low night quality and have a smoother viewing experience!