4mp vs 4K IP Camera Video Comparison (4mp vs 8mp)

Watch this video to see a comparison of video surveillance footage recorded with a 4mp IP camera vs 4K / 8mp IP camera. 4K is equivalent to 8 megapixel resolution.

  • 4k / 8mp = 3840 x 2160 pixels (width x height)
  • 4mp = 2560 x 1440 pixels (width x height)

4K IP Camera Resolution

4K IP Camera Resolution

Here is a still image captured with the IP-B8 4K IP camera. You can click on the image to see the full resolution.

4mp IP Camera Resolution

4mp IP Camera Snapshot

Here is a snapshot captured with the IP-A4BZ 4mp IP camera. Please click on the image to see the full sized image.

4mp vs 8mp at 200% Zoom

4mp vs 4k side-by-side

Here is a side-by-side comparison at 200% digital zoom. You can see that 4K ultra HD video resolution makes a big difference when compared to 4mp resolution. That is why CCTV Camera Pros highly recommends a 4K IP camera system.

IP Camera NVR

IP Camera NVR

To record the video surveillance footage, both cameras were connected to a Viewtron NVR.

Viewtron Security Camera Systems

You can learn more about our Viewtron products on these pages.

Questions / Comments

If you have any questions or I can help in any way, please email me at mike@cctvcamerapros.net.

Video Transcript

4 megapixel versus 4K security cameras. Good morning, everyone. Mike from CCTV Camera Pros here. In this video, I’m going to compare video surveillance footage recorded using a 4 megapixel IP camera to a 4K IP camera. Both of these cameras are from our Viewtron product line, and both of them are connected to the same Viewtron NVR. Let’s take a look.

First up is the video surveillance recorded with the 4 megapixel security camera. It’s highly recommended that you watch these videos on a 4K monitor and make sure that the YouTube player is playing the video in 4K resolution.

I’m going to pause the video here and digitally zoom in 200%.

Next, here’s the video surveillance recorded with the 4K security camera. Please note that 4K resolution is equivalent to 8 megapixel, so it’s twice the resolution of a 4 megapixel camera.

I’m going to pause the video here and digitally zoom in 200%.

Here’s a side by side comparison of the 200% zoom snapshots.

Guys, I hope this video has been helpful in helping you decide between a 4 megapixel and a 4K security camera. If you have any questions about anything you saw here or anything related to video surveillance equipment, you can email me directly anytime. I can be reached at mike@cctvcamerapros.net. If you want to learn more about our Viewtron IP cameras, we also have Viewtron AI cameras that are IP cameras. We have license plate recognition cameras, and we also sell coax B and C products, DVRs, and cameras under our Viewtron product line. You can learn about all of this and see a whole bunch of additional video demos at www.cctvcamerapros.com/viewtron.

Thank you for watching.