Updated September 13, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

The 10 Best 4k Security Cameras

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This wiki has been updated 2 times since it was first published in December of 2018. Keeping an eye on your property is easier than ever, and the 4K security cameras on our list offer you the ability to do so in the highest resolution available. They let you clearly see important details, like faces and license plate numbers that can lead to the conviction of criminals, and we ranked them here by their image quality, night vision capabilities, durability, and ease of installation. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best 4k security camera on Amazon.

10. AmSecu 3.6mm Bullet POE

9. Swann SWNHD-886MSD-US

8. Goswift Ultra HD Weatherproof

7. Lorex IP Bullet LNB8921BW

6. Amcrest UltraHD Outdoor Bullet POE

5. Lorex IP Motorized Varifocal

4. Amcrest UltraHD Outdoor IP

3. Amcrest UltraHD Varifocal POE Dome

2. Lorex 8MP IP Audio Turret

1. Arlo Ultra Wireless

Editor's Notes

December 20, 2018:

Amcrest and Lorex currently create the widest variety of 4K options on the market, with solid offerings from either company. Nothing can quite match the image quality, extra features, and user interface of the Arlo system, however, even if it is quite a bit more expensive than the rest of the group.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on September 13, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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