1080p or 720p security camera systems – what you need?

1080p security camera systemsNowadays, most of the people consider security is the most important part of their life. Because, crime is increasing everyday so security is most considerable part. Security camera is an advanced technique to protect your assets from crime in secure manner. There are lots of security cameras available in the market with higher resolution. There are two most common resolutions that are 720p and 1080p. When selecting high definition security cameras, one of the most essential questions is which one to prefer between 720p or 1080p security cameras. Both are the best resolution for security camera but there are some differences in 720p and 1080p. With the help of 720p or 1080p high definition security cameras differences you can choose best high resolution camera according to your needs.

720P Resolution

720P is HDTV broadcasting standards and also called half high-definition (HD). 720P resolution has a 1280×720 resolution that is 0.92 MP. The 720p security camera systems enhance in number of pixels almost 50% which resulting in considerably better image quality. Nowadays, analog HD technologies such as HD-TVI, HD-CVI that accept progressive scan CMOS picture sensor to send 720P resolution. 720p security cameras resolution can display in 16:9 broad screen HDTV equipment.

1080P Resolution

1080P is another HDTV broadcasting standard and also called full high-definition (HD). 1080P resolution has a 1920×1080 resolution that is 2.1MP with aspect ratio of 16:9.  The 1080p security camera systems images are 2 times bigger than 960h resolution and one times bigger than 720P resolution. Therefore, higher resolution cameras give much superior image quality than lower resolution cameras. Thus, the 1080p security cameras are higher resolutions cameras than 720p security cameras.

Common Features of 720P and 1080P

There are some common features in 720P and 1080P camera that are useful and helpful.

  • You can record 720P HD and 1080p HD video continuously for 15 days @ 30fps.
  • 720P and 1080P are smartphone friendly for both iPhone and Android devices.
  • 720p cameras provide iPhone devices app and Android devices app and 1080P cameras also provide iPhone devices app and Android devices app.
  • 720P and 1080P cameras are available in 4 Channel DVR and 8 Channel DVR.
  • 720P and 1080P provides 75 Degree Viewing Angle
  • You can connect up to 4 cameras at one time and manage in same time through 720P and 1080P DVR’s On-Screen Display.

Other than this, most of the people consider that no picture quality difference between 720p resolution and 1080p resolution. But, the major difference in the image quality is zoomed in position. Therefore, security experts suggest user to purchase the 1080P resolution security cameras that can allow you to capture high quality images and fit well in your HDTV equipment.


About Tom Smith

I am a security expert with many years experience in hdcvi consulting and personal security contracting. I have recommended many security camera systems to 100′s of individuals and businesses.
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