YI Home Camera 3 vs. 2

YI Home Camera 3 vs. 2

So, what are the differences between the YI Home Camera 3 vs. 2? 

Well first off, YI Home Camera 3 provides us with more advanced motion & sound detection capabilities, as well as an impressive 6-month complimentary cloud-subscription plan to get you started.

While YI Home Camera 2 offers a better night vision and a wider angle field of view, where YI Home 3 lacks.

However, we still feel that YI Home 3 is the better model of the two based on its unbeatable technology updates.


The Short Version

YI Home Camera 3 = 1080p HD video resolution w/ 20 FPS, live-view on demand & night vision, record live-view, 107° wide-angle field of view, x4 digital zoom, powered by AC, comes with two-way talk, advanced motion detection, custom motion zone setting, person detection available, advanced sound detection, supports a 2.4GHz network, includes a 8-32G Micro SD card local storage, 6-month unlimited cloud storage included, operating temperature from 32°F to 113°F.

YI Home Camera 2 = Improved 1080p HD video resolution w/ 25 FPS, live-view on demand & advanced night vision, record live-view, 130° wide-angle field of view, 4x digital zoom, powered by AC, two-way talk, includes gesture recognition, custom motion zone & person detection setting available, basic sound detection, supports a 2.4GHz WiFi connection, local storage available with a 8-32G Micro SD card, no free cloud storage, operating temperature from 32°F to 113°F. 

Which one are you getting?

Sale YI 1080p Home Camera, Indoor IP Security Surveillance System with Night Vision for Home / Office / Nanny / Pet Monitor with iOS, Android App, Cloud Service Available - Works with Alexa
Sale YI 2pc Smart Security Camera 3, AI-Powered 1080p Home Camera System IP Cam with 24/7 Emergency Response, Human Detection, Sound Analystics, 2.4G Wi-Fi, App for Nanny Monitor - Works with Alexa

Last update on 2020-02-19 at 07:14 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

YI Home Camera 3 vs. 2 — Easy Comparison Chart

YI Home Camera 2 YI Home Camera 3
Operating Temperature32°F to 113°F32°F to 113°F
Local Storage8-32G Micro SD card8-32G Micro SD card
Zoom4x Digital Zoom4x Digital Zoom
Resolution1080p HD1080p HD
Video FormatH.264H.264
FPS2520
Live-View on DemandYesYes
Field of View130° Wide-Angle107° Wide Angle View
Record Live ViewYesYes
24/7 Emergency ResponseYesYes
Night Vision11 IR LEDs 8 IR LEDs
PowerACAC
Two-Way AudioYesYes
Motion DetectionYes
Yes, Advanced
Person DetectionYesYes
Custom Motion ZonesYesYes
Sound DetectionYesYes, Advanced
NetworkWiFi: 2.4 GHzWiFi: 2.4 GHz
Cloud StorageYI CloudComplimentary 6-month unlimited
Cloud storage 
ColorWhiteWhite

YI Home Camera 3 vs. 2 — What’s Different?

YI Home Camera 3

Motion Detection – Both YI Home 3 & 2 have the motion detection feature, however, YI Home 3 also comes with a smart human detection technology that eliminates false recordings which are normally caused by small animals or vehicles.

While YI Home 2 offers a high accuracy detection function which will alert us via a notification whenever anything is detected.

Night Vision – YI Home 2 comes out ahead in terms of its night vision capabilities since it boasts 11 high-power infrared LEDs that will allow you to see better in the dark.

While YI Home 2 includes only 8 IR LEDs.

Field of View – A decent field of view is a vital feature for any smart camera, which is why YI Home 2 impresses us with its 130° wide-angle view when compared to YI Home’s 3 107°, thus allowing you to monitor even more of your property.

Subscription – We also like the fact that YI Home 3 offers us a 6-month YI cloud storage which includes 24/7 live-view and a 24-hour recording back up, plus additional features after the plan is up.

You can then opt for the free Basic plan, which basically comes with 7-day video storage and alerts.

However, if you wish to share or download your footage, you’ll need to opt for the YI Home Premium Plan with varYIng prices of $9.99 per month for a 15-day loop to $19.99 per month for a 30-day loop. 

While YI Home 2 doesn’t offer a free 6-month plan to start off with.

Sound Detection – Lastly, YI Home 3 also comes with an advanced sound detection technology that will not only alert you when detecting a baby’s cry like YI Home 2, but it will also be able to identify other sounds such as glass breaking or the smoke alarm for an extra layer of security for your home.

Sale YI 1080p Home Camera, Indoor IP Security Surveillance System with Night Vision for Home / Office / Nanny / Pet Monitor with iOS, Android App, Cloud Service Available - Works with Alexa
Sale YI 2pc Smart Security Camera 3, AI-Powered 1080p Home Camera System IP Cam with 24/7 Emergency Response, Human Detection, Sound Analystics, 2.4G Wi-Fi, App for Nanny Monitor - Works with Alexa

Last update on 2020-02-19 at 07:14 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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