K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera 34/100

MSRP: $79.99 Manufacturer: K&F Concept

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Intro

The K&F Concept 4K 48MP WiFi Trail Camera, designed for wildlife monitoring, includes WiFi and Bluetooth for remote operation within a 10-meter range. It records 4K .avi videos at 10fps (frames per second) using H.264 encoding and captures 48MP still photos. The camera is equipped with 34 940nm infrared no-glow LEDs. The camera has a 0.2-second trigger speed, a 90-degree wide-angle lens, a 120-degree detection angle, and provides up to 80-foot triggering distance. It is IP66 waterproof rated and comes with a strap, camera mounting equipment, eight AA batteries, and a 64GB SD card.

Camera picture: Front View - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Front View
Camera picture: Side View - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Side View
Camera picture: Latch View - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Latch View
Camera picture: Side View - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Side View
Camera picture: Back View - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Back View
Camera picture: Mount View - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Mount View
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Open Camera
Camera picture: Memory Card is Included - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Memory Card is Included
Camera picture: Battery Slot - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Battery Slot
Camera picture: Batteries are Included - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Batteries are Included
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Accessories
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New in Box
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Box Back
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Box Side
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Box - Stickers

Pros

  • Batteries & Memory Card Included
  • Adjustable Mount
  • WiFi Connection

Cons

  • Slow Trigger
  • Poor Image Quality
  • Not Lockable

Camera Setup

The setup of the K&F Concept 4K 48MP WiFi Trail Camera is straightforward. The camera comes with a pre-installed 64GB memory card and includes batteries. The intuitive user interface features a well-lit display with clearly marked and user-friendly buttons. 

Camera setup picture: Mounted - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Mounted
Camera setup picture: Mounted on a Tree - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Mounted on a Tree
Camera setup picture: Setup Menu - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Setup Menu
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None
Camera setup picture: Setup - VVideo Resolution - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Setup - VVideo Resolution
Camera setup picture: Shot Lag - 2 Seconds Mininum - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Shot Lag - 2 Seconds Mininum
Camera setup picture: Picture Resolution - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Picture Resolution
Camera setup picture: Endless Capture - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Endless Capture
Camera setup picture: Sound Recording - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Sound Recording
Camera setup picture: WiFi Settings - K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
WiFi Settings

Camera Ratings


Detection Range: 8/20

In a two-camera test for the K&F Concept game camera, the detection range was inconsistent, and most triggering occurred when animals were very close to the camera. 


Speed: 3/10

The trigger speed is also unpredictable. This issue is compounded by a mismatch between the camera's 90-degree lens and a 120-degree detection angle, leading to premature triggering before animals enter the frame. This discrepancy suggests a potential design compromise to offset slower trigger response times. 

Slow Trigger
Mule Deer at Night

Accuracy: 5/10

As mentioned above, there have been frequent occurrences of the camera activating outside its visual field. Another issue is that nightime images are so poorly lit that we can't tell if an animal is in the picture, as the videos are too dark.  


Battery Life: 4/10


Daylight Images: 5/10

Daytime images are of acceptable quality. The colors are realistic with good saturation. We have noticed the lens will fog up easily on rainy days. 

Mule Deer Buck
Mule Deer
Elk Cows
Elk
Mule Deer
Mule Deer

Lowlight Images: 3/10

Lowlight images are incredibly grainy and out of focus. 

Coyote

Night Images: 2/10

The K&F Concept game camera's nighttime images are poorly lit at night, leading to grainy and underexposed footage. The lighting is concentrated but insufficient in the center of the image, with the edges remaining completely dark. To assess the video quality accurately, original video files have been added to the 'Originals' section. This is in addition to the sample footage that is somewhat improved by video editing software. It is recommended to download and assess these files to completely understand the camera's nighttime performance. 

Mountain Lion
Bobcat
Mule Deer
Mule Deer
Coyote

Design: 4/20

The K&F Concept game camera features a design that allows it to blend into its surroundings, and the front design is quite different from most trail cams. The arrangement of LED diodes in a circular pattern around the lens may contribute to the round-shaped flash output and the under-lit corners and edges.

The camera's locking latches are small but adequate. The adjustable mount is made of plastic, feels flimsy, and does not provide stable support, especially when the camera is angled downwards. The camera lacks a Python cable lock feature, raising questions about the effectiveness of the provided padlock option for the camera compartment, given the ease of removing the entire unit.


Verdict: 34/100

The K&F Concept 4K 48MP WiFi Trail Camera, while easy to set up and featuring WiFi connectivity, exhibits significant performance issues. Its inconsistent detection range, often only activating for close-range subjects, is a considerable drawback.

The camera's trigger speed is unpredictable, and the mismatch between its lens and detection angle leads to premature triggering and missing crucial shots. Nighttime and lowlight images are severely compromised by poor lighting and graininess.

Although unique and blending well with the environment, the design is undermined by its unstable and insecure mounting. Considering these critical flaws, the camera is not recommended, especially for tasks like detailed wildlife monitoring or professional photography.


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Specs

Official specs from the manufacturer.
Name:
K&F Concept Wifi Trail Camera
Manufacturer:
K&F Concept
Model:
KF35 127S1/CG14
Model Year:
2023
Series:
K&F Concept
Flash Type:
No-Glow IR
Max Pixels:
48
Max Video:
4000p
No. of Sensors:
1
Detection Range:
80 ft
Flash Range:
65 ft
Field of View:
90 degrees
Trigger Speed:
0.20 second
Min Delay:
2 seconds
Max Delay:
60 minutes
Max Card Size:
128 GB
Cellular/Mobile:
No
WiFi:
Yes
Bluetooth:
No
Live View:
No
MSRP:
$79.99
Warranty:
12 months
Country of Origin:
China

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