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iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP

ISmart Alarm ICamera KEEP Webcam

Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product hitechlegion.com Gold Award
1280 X 720 Stand Dec 2015
Built-In Microphone Maximum Video Resolution Motion Detector Mounting Type Release Date
HD resolution, motion and audio detection, and on-demand streaming video control - the iCamera KEEP provides comprehensive home visibility with free video capture and storage. - Streaming... More
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11 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this iSmart Alarm webcam. The reviewer at Digitaltrends.com conluded that they would endorse this webcam and gave it a "Recommended Product" award and it received a Hitechlegion.com "Gold Award".

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.co.uk and CNET.com.au this webcam has an overall expert rating of 73%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this iSmart Alarm webcam on average 90%.

Good Product Quality

A number of iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Kartikeya Roy gave it an excellent review score and wrote on Amazon “The sticky pads supplied are of good quality however you have to be mindful to stick them on a cleam” in their iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP review. Marcoscu wrote in their review of this webcam “The image quality is first rate”. Uptheowls said in October this year “Great item and good quality would defiantly buy from again” in their review of this webcam.

Nice Design

Three iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Marcoscu gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said “Packaging, as with all iSmart items, is clearly of the highest importance as it arrived elaborately in a sturdy Apple style box as did the parent alarm system” in their review of this webcam. In October this year Sabster mentioned on Amazon “It's pretty awesome, consistent feed, hasn't dropped in weeks” in their review of the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP. Expert website Digitaltrends.com said “You can feel pretty confident that should the worst happen, you'll know about it” in their review of this webcam.

One person who reviewed this webcam reckoned that it was smooth. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of this webcam “Setup is easy, video monitoring is smooth, night vision worked as promised”.

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Good Brand

ISmart Alarm has good average ratings for its webcams as well as across its entire webcam range.

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Robust

One customer who bought it concluded that it was reliable. Last year expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote “Its sensors and camera are reliable” in their review of this webcam. One customer wrote that the product was well made. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “The iCamera Keep is a very solid security camera.” in their review.

One iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP reviewer who bought it said that it was strong and durable.

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Easy to Use

Some iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP owners who reviewed the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP agreed that it was easy to setup. Jerzy Opocki rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Perfect product, Apple quality, easy to set up” in their iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP review. In October this year Mute_posting said on Amazon “Was "as new" Easy to set up” in their review of this webcam.

One customer said in their reviews that this webcam was easy to use. Digitaltrends.com said “Easy to use” in their review of this webcam and scored the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP 4 stars.

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Good Picture Quality

One customer reckoned that the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP produced a good quality image.

Has a Motion Detector

Unlike most of the other similar spec webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the iCamera KEEP which do not have a motion detector, the iCamera KEEP has a motion detector.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The iCamera KEEP has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams that have been available for a comparable time to the iCamera KEEP also have a built-in microphone.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A few iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP reviewers who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good battery life. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Battery not good” in their review of the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP. Marcoscu wrote on Amazon “If you do encounter any issues as I did when one of my other sensors stopped working (battery was dead) you will find the iSmart support to be very good” in their review of this webcam.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP owner who reviewed this webcam mentioned that it was not heavy and bulky. Last year Marcoscu mentioned on Amazon “The camera looks great, manufactured from gloss white plastic with a heavy duty brushed aluminium wall mount supplied”.

Poor Connectivity

One iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP owner who bought the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP thought it did not have network functionality. Chris Tian said on Amazon “First I was getting a network error.”.

Not USB Powered

Most webcams that were released more than a year ago are not USB powered. The iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP is no exception to this as it too is not USB powered.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The iCamera KEEP does not feature face tracking. Most of the other webcams that have been available for more than a year also do not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatibility

Like most of the other webcams that have been around for a similar time to the iCamera KEEP, the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP is not mac compatibility.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many webcams of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

The iCamera KEEP does not have a zoom capability. Most of the other webcams of a similar age and spec to the iCamera KEEP also do not have a zoom capability.

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Not Full HD

Like most of the other similar spec webcams that came out around the same time as the iCamera KEEP, the iCamera KEEP is not full HD.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to the iCamera KEEP, the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP does not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

Like most of the other webcams that have been available for more than a year, the iCamera KEEP does not have a snapshot button.

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2 Other reasons to consider the iSmart Alarm iCamera KEEP

Released Over a Year Ago

This iSmart Alarm webcam has been on the market for over a year.

Wi-Fi Interface

This webcam has a Wi-Fi interface, which is typical of many webcams that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Performance
Maximum Video Resolution
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Power Consumption (typical)
Operating Voltage
Minimum Illumination
Diagonal Field of View
Normal Focusing Range
Motion Detector
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour of Product
Interface
Pan Range
Tilt Angle
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Manual

2 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product hitechlegion.com Gold Award

Expert Reviews

(5)

The iSmartAlarm system works really well. Its sensors and camera are reliable, and you can feel pretty confident that should the worst happen, you'll know about it. The automatic video recording,...

Digitaltrends.com

Reliable
Customizable
Expandable
Easy to use
The iCamera Keep works with existing iSmartAlarm systems, or as a standalone device, and is a strong upgrade from the original iCamera, which was too glitchy for us to recommend
Can't delete videos
Not compatible with Zigbee or ZWave
The app isn't always intuitive
The iCamera Keep's video storage options aren't ready at launch, which means the camera can't yet record video automatically during a breakin
27 January 2015

At $150, the iCamera Keep is a very solid security camera, but we can't give it our full-throated recommendation until iSmartAlarm rolls out full video recording capabilities...

26 January 2015

At $150, the iCamera Keep is a very solid security camera, but we can't give it our full-throated recommendation until iSmartAlarm rolls out full video recording capabilities.

26 January 2015

At $150, the iCamera Keep is a very solid security camera, but we can't give it our full-throated recommendation until iSmartAlarm rolls out full video recording capabilities...

3 January 2015

We reviewed the iCamera Keep as a stand-alone Wi-Fi security camera and found that it generally worked very well for basic monitoring needs. There are several areas that I used to judge the...

Hitechlegion.com

User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 8 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Good price to add this to the rest of the system, just pull out the plastic tape and add it via the app and your away.... all my windows and doors are now covered with these, just waiting for... Read more…

Reviewed 3 July 2016 by Uptheowls
(Verified Purchase)

Great item and good quality would defiantly buy from again. 5*...

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by Jerzy opocki
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect product , Apple quality, easy to set up . Love the tilt and pan options.

Reviewed 20 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Spot on, easy to install, is the original product...

Reviewed 13 April 2016 by Mute_posting
(Verified Purchase)

Bought from Amazon warehouse, package was both unopened and undamaged and was "as new" Easy to set up but unfortunately not perfect for what I wanted - sat on windowsill looking "out"? great... Read more…

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