Xiaomi – (Xiao Yi) Small Ants Intelligent Camera (Dropcam Clone)


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TinyDeal – $41.76 USD

Model Ants Xiaoyi
Lens material All-glass lens
Camera angle

Horizontal viewing angle: 92.7 °

 Vertical Angle: 48.7 °

Diagonal Angle: 111.2 °

Body size: 54mm  54mm
Video frame rate 20fps (1280 × 720)
Local Storage Max. support up to Micro SD 32G and Xiaomi router
Cloud video local cloud (more secure)
Voice intercom Yes
Stream adaptive Yes
Support Agreement IPV4, UDP, TCP, HTTP, RTP / RTSP, DHCP, P2P
Color White
Package 1 x Ants Xiaoyi Smart Camera

The model is call Xiao Yi which means “small ants” I like how it supports micoSD 32gb but does it save to it or not still not sure. Also still unclear if you can record to DVR as the dropcam pro can but would have to pay monthly for 7 days.


$200 at Amazon

extra $100/year to store your video for 7 days in the cloud

Dropcam Dropcam
Dropcam Pro
Dropcam Pro
Field of View 107° 130°
Zoom 4x 8x
Night Vision Good Excellent
Audio Quality Solid Superior
Mobile and Web Apps
2-Way Talk
Intelligent Alerts
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz
Cloud Recording Optional Optional
Setup Computer Computer or iOS device*
Camera Color Silver Black
Video H.264 encoding, 720p HD
1280 x 720 at 30 frames/sec
H.264 encoding, 720p HD
1280 x 720 at 30 frames/sec


Price is cheaper might give it a try 😛


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