New Arrival Tapo C420S2 2K QHD, Battery-Powered, Full-Color Night Vision, Indoor/Outdoor
TP-Link Launches Tapo C420S2 2K QHD, Battery-Powered, Full-Color Night Vision, Indoor/Outdoor
Official Press Release from TP-Link: Press Release
Product Page: Tapo C420S2 Product Page
The First Battery Powered Cameras for the Tapo Line have been released for the United States on November 16th! The Tapo C420S2 is our first wire-free camera that offers 2K crystal clear views, more flexible placement, and highly-optimized night vision experiences.
2K QHD x 20 fps Brings Crystal Views
2K QHD (2560 × 1440px) provides noticeably sharper stream images than 1080P, with more subtle details. The 20-frame rate is supported for a clearer live-streaming experience.
Wire-Free and Battery-Powered Design
Free from worries about degraded Wi-Fi signal or complex cabling. With a long-range low-power wireless protocol and powered by batteries, the cameras can be placed just about anywhere indoor or out.
180-Day Battery Life* Power Saving Mode
Rechargeable battery that can last up to 3 months with the low-power protocol.
Set the camera in to power-saving mode in Tapo APP when battery runs low.
Full-Color Night Vision with a Starlight Sensor
Reveal high-fidelity details and color at night with the starlight sensor.
IP65 Water & Dust Resistant
Offers excellent dustproof and good waterproof performance for outdoor scenarios.
Note: 180-Day Battery Life* Battery life of up to 180 days is based on TP-Link’s laboratory testing triggering 10-20 events per day. Actual battery life may vary based on device settings, use, and environmental factors.
Where to Buy
The Tapo C420S2 Smart Wire-Free Security Camera System (2-Camera System) has an MSRP of $199.99 and is available through the TP-Link website and on Amazon.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does a wire-free camera system connect to the router and transmit data?
Tapo cameras work with a Tapo H200 hub that bridges the cameras and the router via Tapo’s Sub-GHz low-power wireless protocol. The hub is wired to the router via an Ethernet connection.
Q: How do wire-free security cameras get power?
Tapo C420s are powered by the included Tapo A100 batteries.
Q: How many cameras can be connected to one Tapo H200 at most?
Up to 4 cameras can be connected to one Tapo H200 hub.
Q: How is Tapo wire-free camera different from the Tapo wireless cameras?
The main difference is that Tapo wire-free camera system is powered by batteries without considering getting a nearby power outlet.
The wire-free cameras do not support RTSP streaming to avoid quick battery drain.
Installation and Configurations Videos:
2K QHD-Now with 1.7 times more pixels than 1080p, providing clearer videos and photos.
180-Day Battery Life*-The rechargeable and removable battery with a low-power protocol extends your usage.
Full-Color Night Vision-Reveal high-fidelity details and color at night with the starlight sensor.
Smart AI Detection and Notification-Smart AI identifies people, pets, and cars, notifying users as needed.
Wire-Free Placement-No wires means you can place the cameras almost anywhere inside or outside-whatever works for you!
Light and Sound Alarm-Triggers sound and light as an alarm when motion is detected.
Two-Way Audio-Enables communication through a built-in microphone and speaker.
Flexible Storage Choices-Save recorded videos on the hub-installed microSD card† (up to 256 GB) or by using Tapo Care cloud storage services** .
Water & Dust Resistant-Offers excellent waterproof and dustproof performance for outdoor scenarios.