To stay secure in the busy world of today setting up of security cameras has become unavoidable. The world of technology has made it possible for us to keep an eye on our house even from a huge distance. when it is about the most affordable security camera available on the market Reolink Argus 2 is among the top ten security cameras that are reliable and provide you with the best security. Though the latest Reolink Argus 2 still retains the functions that were introduced in its predecessor, there are some new things added to it that make it even more popular among the security camera users.
If you look at the price of the products Reolink Argus 2 is the best security camera available in this price. the overall video quality is also good and the color night vision is also impressive. The device has the least software options and does not support the cloud storage that is very much in fashion for most of the devices of modern times. The two-way audio quality is not so good, there is one small problem with the camera that most of its users complain about and that is that with each alert the companion app of the camera temporarily shuts down the key interactive features of the camera.
About the design of Reolink Argus 2
The most pocket friendly security camera called Reolink Argus 2 is a smooth white ovoid that is compact in size as it is (7.8x 2.6×2.3 inches) in size and the approximate weight is 3.34 ounces. The front side is black in color and is (2×2.5 inches) in size and closely resembles a bit elongated space helmet.
The security camera is supplied with two bases. There is a free stand base that is 3.5 inches in height and 2.5 inches round base. It has a screw set ball joint that makes it easy to rotate and tilt in all desirable directions. There is a low-height mounting base that has two screw holes it is a magnetic half ball that is half inch in size, its sits on a 2×2.5 inches rectangle that has rounded corners. It assists in free motion of the camera.
The camera Reolink Argus 2 is not designed to record 24/7 videos and is especially used for the recording at security events. There is a rechargeable battery that runs for 180 days in standby mode but lasts only 16 hours if a video is being recorded or watched. The battery can be recharged separately as well as when it is attached to the camera. There is a 40 inch USB cord which can be plugged into the back. (the device used to connect the cord to a power outlet is not provided by the company). Reolink offers an affordable Solar Panel recharger which is necessary for outdoor use as it keeps you from botheration of changing the batteries after every few days.
The camera has a Micro SD card slot but no Micro SD card is included in the pack of the camera. Just below the black colored lens plate of the camera is situated the speaker while the microphone is provided in the middle of the plate right under the lens.
To make the device weather resistant all open slots and ports of the camera have rubberized covers that protect the camera from moisture and the camera can be used outdoors very easily. The camera is also covered with a white colored rubber skin that protects its entire openings buy completely covering it.
Video and Audio Quality
The Reolink Argus 2 security camera has 1/ 2.8 inch CMOS 2-megapixel camera that captures good quality video, it has the range of 130 degrees to capture the video. both indoor and outdoor videos have good colors and picture quality is also good.
The audio recording is also clear and easily understandable.