TP-Link Launches Tapo C420S2 2K QHD, Battery-Powered, Full-Color Night Vision, Indoor/Outdoor Security Camera

IRVINE, Calif – Nov 16, 2022 – Tapo®, a TP-Link brand and global provider of smart home products, today announced the Tapo Smart Wire-Free Security Camera System (Tapo C420S2). The Tapo C420S2 is the brand’s most advanced indoor/outdoor home security camera to-date and is fully compatible with Google Home and Alexa. Top-of-the-line features include 2K QHD resolution, 180 days of battery power*, full-color night vision, weatherproofing for outdoor usage and included AI detection at an industry leading price of $199.99 (2-Camera System).


Easy Wire-Free and Weatherproof Installation Anywhere It’s Needed.


A rechargeable and removable battery allows users to install the Tapo C420 easily in both indoor and outdoor environments thanks to industry standard weatherproof certification, providing superior coverage for improved home security. The included Tapo Smart Hub emits a low-power wireless protocol and, with TP-Link Patented Sub-1G Communication, provides more border coverage than traditional Wi-Fi coverage, conserving power for up to 180 days of use.


2K QHD Ultra-Clear Resolution & Free AI Detection


Crystal-clear 2K QHD/4MP resolution allows users to capture more detail, keep an eye on family and pets and protect their home. Unlike other common brands, the Tapo C420S2 provides users with the most up-to-date AI technology at no additional cost or subscription. Combined, the stellar resolution and AI features allow users to accurately identify and detect humans, pets, vehicles, and packages, and instantly provide notifications when a person steps onto monitored property or custom Activity Zones.


Full-Color Night Vision with Built-In Starlight Sensor & F/1.6 Aperture


Dual integrated spotlights enable users to see everything that happens at night in vivid color and, thanks to the 850nm IR Sensor, view up to 49 feet in the dark. The highly sensitive Starlight Sensor and F/1.6 aperture allows the Tapo C420S2 to capture pristine images, even in low-light conditions, placing the Tapo C420S2 a step above typical cameras for home security.


Two-Way Audio & Built-In Alarm Make for Perfect Front Door Placement


With crisp two-way audio, user can hold clear conversations with anyone in view. Additionally, a built-in siren and light alarm can help ward off intruders, making the Tapo C420S2 the perfect front door camera.


Free Local Storage Up to 265GB or Cloud Storage Capabilities


Users may save footage continuously on a microSD** card up to 256GB (not included) at no additional cost, or subscribe to Tapo Care for cloud storage, which saves 30-days of video history with additional benefits such as motion detection with snapshots, manual clip recording and video sharing.


Pricing & Availability

  • 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.


About TP-Link

Founded in 1996, TP-Link is a global provider of reliable networking devices and accessories, involved in all aspects of everyday life. The company is consistently ranked top provider of WLAN products, supplying distribution to more than 170 countries and serving hundreds of millions of people worldwide.


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*. 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.

**. microSD card needs to be purchased separately.