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Petcube Play Pet Camera Review

Our Final Verdict

We give Petcube Play Pet Camera a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

 

Editor Rating: 4.5/5
Durability: 4.5/5
Video Quality: 4.5/5
Features: 4.5/5
OS Requirements: 4.0/5
Price: 4.0/5

Review Summary

Owning a pet in today’s world has never been easier, from dog-walking apps to doggy daycares that can watch your pup as you work. However, there are going to be times when your dog is home alone without your supervision. While crating is an option, dogs shouldn’t be left in a crate for long hours at a time. That’s where the PetCube Play 2 comes to the rescue. With features like a high-def, real-time camera, and microphones that allow you to speak to your dog, the Petcube Play 2 is a must-have device for dog owners to watch their precious pooches from their phones. It even has Alexa built right into the camera, allowing pet owners to have hands-free control over the camera.

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Petcube Play Pet Camera – A Quick Look

Petcube Play 2 Play Wi-Fi Pet Camera

Pros
  • High-quality camera with night vision
  • Built-in Alexa controls
  • Voice-activated laser pointer
  • Updated speakers for 2-way audio
  • 90-day video memory
Cons
  • Requires latest iOS and Android OS systems
  • On the expensive side

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 3.6 x 3.2 x 3.6 inches
  • Camera: 1080p HD 160° ultra-wide-angle view with 4x digital zoom and automatic night vision
  • Laser: Pet-safe 3R class laser
  • System requirements: iOS 10.3.3 and higher or Android 7.1.2 and higher
  • Security: TLS Protocol data transmission and secured cloud storage
  • Warranty: 1-year limited warranty

1080p HD Ultra-Wide-Angle View Camera

The Petcube Play 2 features a cutting-edge camera that allows you to zoom in, take pictures, have a wide view of the room, and even see your pet at night with high-quality night vision built-in. The camera quality is noticeable from the first version of the Petcube Play, so it’s worth upgrading if you have the first model.

Voice-Activated Laser Pointer

With the built-in Alexa feature, you can easily ask your Petcube Play 2 to turn on the laser pointer to entertain your pet. The laser is safe for humans and dogs if it hits the eye, so you don’t have to worry about your dog getting injured or going blind. The laser will provide endless entertainment while you’re at work, so your pet doesn’t have to be bored all day.

2-Way Audio & Speaker System

The Petcube Play 2 has an updated 4-way speaker system and 2-way audio, so you can hear and talk to your dog from your phone. Every pet loves the sound of its owner’s voice, so this is a great feature to help calm your dog if they’re anxious when you’re gone. It also allows you to reward your dog for being good while you’re not home!

using Petcube Play 2 Play Wi-Fi Pet Camera

What We Would Add: Treat Dispenser

While we highly recommend the Petcube Play 2, one feature that would slam it out of the park is a treat dispenser. Adding a feature to dispense treats or food would be great so that you can treat your dog while you’re away.

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FAQ

How good is the warranty that comes with this model?

The Petcube Play 2 comes with a one-year limited warranty. It’s comparable to other pet cameras on the market, covering the main manufacturing and software defects that may arise.

How durable is Petcube Play 2?

Durability is crucial with any pet product, so the Petcube Play 2 is purposely designed for durability in case Fido gets too curious. As with any electronic device, it’s important to keep it out of reach from your pets, but it can handle a tumble if it does happen.

Is the laser safe for my pet?

Yes! The laser that the Petcube Play 2 comes with is safe for you and your pet, even if they look directly at the laser. That being said, contact your veterinarian ASAP if your pet seems to be having vision or eye problems.

What the Users Say

Most users love the Petcube Play 2, especially for its Alexa compatibility. Many reviews call this the best pet camera in the industry. A few complained about user interface issues with the iOS.

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Conclusion

The Petcube Play 2 is a multi-function pet camera that may be the very thing you need for your home, especially if your dog is alone as you work. Not only does it allow you to talk to your pet, but it has a fun laser to give your dog hours of entertainment. With fully updated technology and features that are customizable to your needs, this pet camera will give you the security and comfort of knowing your pet is safe. If you’re looking for a high-quality camera that can record, let you talk to your dog, and help break your pet’s boredom, the Petcube Play 2 will exceed your expectations.