Annke NC400 and NC800 security camera review: Nice mid-price cameras — but the desktop app needs to be updated

Annke makes solid external security cameras — but the CZ400 PTZ security camera I reviewed at the start of 2021 was really difficult to set up. Now the latest cameras in Annke’s line-up show that the brand has listened to feedback and has made some changes — but has it gone far enough?

The recently released Annke NC400 and NC800 bullet camera models use a feature that Annke calls NightChroma. This feature adds colour to night vision images improving the colour in its video image. There are a lot of other features added to these cameras too.

Annke NC800

Made from heavy-duty aluminium, the Annke NC800 is a 4K security camera  with a 2.8mm lens, horizontal field of view of 102 degrees and a vertical field of view of 52 degrees.

It will capture human and vehicle motion and will detect movement if someone crosses a pre-defined line. It uses a 1/1.2 inch STARVIS progressive scan CMOS and will record an image of up to 2688 x 1520 at up to 30fps.

It will detect objects at up to 0.0005 Lux and will detect objects up to 130ft. It also has an LED spotlight that invokes when something crosses into

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