I’ve always loved how I could use my Android smartphone for almost anything. It is so flexible that you can use an inspection device like an Endoscope work through your Android phone. You can inspect small spaces like drain pipes, air conditioners, among others without a sweat and it’s easily installed and connected through your device’s OTG USB port and its Wi-Fi.
Here, I’ve gathered a list of the best Endoscopes that work well with your Android smartphone. Feel free to see what does well with yours and if it doesn’t, there are still more to explore.
Without any further ado, let’s get down to it!
Best Endoscopes for Android Phones
There many Endoscopes sold in the market. Among them, these are the ones I saw were better.
Depstech Wireless Endoscope
This one is the best seller product in 2018. There many reasons why this particular product was chosen as the one that would save you all the trouble while you do an inspection at home and work.
This newest type of Endoscope, unlike any other Endoscope in the market, is wireless and you don’t have to carry an extra adapter or cable to do the job. It produces its own Wi-Fi that your Android smartphone can connect to. Meanwhile, it works perfectly with Android 2.5+ and iOS 6.0+ smartphone.
The advantage of using this is you can connect to as many as two or more Android phones to get a clear view of your work. All you have to do is install the app called “WIFI VIEW” from the Google Play Store. Tap the button below to be re-directed there.
Once you have completed this step up, go to your “Network Settings” and tap “Wi-Fi” to connect with it.
Please note: when modifying the Wi-Fi password on WIFI VIEW app, it can only accept either numbers or letters, any special characters are unacceptable, like & or punctuation marks.
This Android Endoscope has a waterproof camera with a diameter of 8.5mm and a cable that stretches to a length of 11.5ft or 3 meters. It is suitable for all kinds of conditions such as damp and wet areas and can display clear images from low light and dark places.
With its thin diameter and long cable, it can easily fit through small cracks and holes where your hands and eyes can’t reach. Its camera is armed with a semi-bendable cable which can bend easily in any confined place.
This product has a second generation camera chip at 30fps which is a great advantage over other products at 10fps in the same marketplace and provides image or record video at around 1600x1200p resolution. It is also equipped with a 6 adjustable blue LED light on its camera tip to improve the lighting in dark or low light areas. Hence, better image quality.
Aside from the Depstech wireless Endoscope, this product is also the best choice in the market. It uses the latest technology and it supports a number of smartphone devices. Let’s not waste any time and look at its great features;
This BlueFire Endoscope uses the latest Advanced Wi-Fi technology and it’s widely compatible once you connect to its own Wi-Fi. First of all, you must download a free app called “WIFI VIEW” from your Google Play Store.
This is the same app we used for the Depstech wireless Endoscope, simply follow the procedures I provided there. After you connect your Android device with the borescope Wi-Fi, you will be able to see the live picture on the WIFI VIEW screen.
Unlike other traditional Endoscopes in the market, this WIFI endoscope can support iPhones above IOS 6/ iPads and Android Phones above 4.4 or Samsung smartphones/ tablets. It also supports 2-4 cell phones or iPad/tablet simultaneously.
This Endoscope, please note, cannot support video recording for IOS system lower than 8.0 and the other thing is, please don’t reset the Wi-Fi password by yourself, otherwise the Endoscope will be useless.
Just as the Depstech, it has a waterproof camera but with a diameter of 8mm, which is in a good way smaller than it. This 10-meter-long BlueFire Endoscope has a semi-rigid cable which can allow you to control the direction of the camera particularly in confined small spaces where it’s hard to see.
It comes with a 2 megapixels CMOS HD camera for HD videos and pictures, it even has 6 adjustable LED lights around the camera so you can see clearly through the dark spaces. Its picture is very clear and precise with 3 adjustable resolutions of 320×240, 640×480, and 1280×720 and you can easily switch between them.
Please note that it’s normal for the camera to turn hot especially when the LED is at its brightest, however, this will not affect the lifespan of this Endoscope.
It is the newest upgraded version of endoscopes sold in the market, which has the smallest size camera without sacrificing camera performance. This inspection camera can be used for the following; pipeline maintenance, vent pipe, engine automotive, sewer detection, air-conditioning, parts assembly, lifespan, construction sites, etc.
This Wireless Endoscope widely works for most Android/ IOS devices (Above Android 2.3 & IOS above 6.0). Just install the app “HD WIFI” from Google Play Store for easy operation.
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Similar to other apk App for Endoscopes, connect your Android device to its Wi-Fi to view images and record videos.
The camera head meets with IP67 waterproof level, can do underwater inspection work. Its diameter is 5.5mm, which means that it beats the Depstech Wireless and BlueFire in terms of size and can fit inside the most confined places that the others can’t go.
Its cable is only 16ft or 4 meters which is a meter longer than the Depstech Wireless Endoscope, despite that it can still do the job its meant to perform. It also has a semi-rigid cable that can easily control the camera’s direction.
It has a few practical tools like a magnet, a hook that helps to get objects in hard-to-reach places. The mirror helps you to view different angles of the place.
It is equipped with 6 pieces of adjustable blue LED lights on the camera tip. The 6500K daylight 1080P Endoscope provides a wonderful smooth image and HD video coverage in low light and dark places which is like seeing a film. With these adjustable resolutions of 1080, 1280×720, 640×480 to choose between for a sharp full screen experience.
This Android Endoscope can perform various application at home and work such as car repair and maintenance, science education and outdoor exploration, inspection of hard to reach items.
This Wi-Fi Android Endoscope supports Android above 2.3 and iPhone IOS system above 6.0. It is perfect for an Android and an iPhone user. Similar to the first and second Endoscopes, you must download an app called “WIFI VIEW” from the Google Play Store to work. Once installed, turn on the THZY Endoscope. Finally, connect your phone to the Endoscope.
It has an IP67 camera that works in water, but don’t submerge it more than 25 minutes and no deeper than 3.3Ft. It has a camera head of 8mm in diameter and a 10-meter chord or 3.5 that is semi-flexible.
It also has 6 LED that greatly reduces image overexposure. Its camera features 2 Megapixels HD, with 3 adjustable resolutions 320×240, 640×480, 1280×720.
Depstech USB Endoscope
This is the only USB Endoscope on this list that supports plug and play. With its wide compatibility it can support Android Type C smartphones or Android micro USB smartphones.
This new USB-C Endoscope can work with any Type-C port Android 4.4+ smartphone/tablet. For Android users, two software can be downloaded from Google Play Store: Depstech Camera and CameraFi APP to work.
Click the button below to download Depstech Camera app.
Click here to download CameraFi APP.
It is armed with a semi-rigid cable that can bend and hold its shape while viewing in confined places. It is also very vital to positioning the camera in different angles. Its IP67 waterproof camera is suitable for underwater inspection and damp or wet places.
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It has 8 adjustable LED lights on the camera tip compared to the 6 adjustable LED lights on other cameras, providing better image quality in different environments. It has a super high vision 2 megapixel CMOS sensor camera that can capture clear images and quality videos with a resolution of 1280×720.
From this list, it was hard for me to decide which one was the best. The first four were easy to set up since you only have to download and install the app.
However, the Depstech USB Endoscope only supported Android phones that either had a type C or micro USB port which some of the old Android versions lack.
The KYZEE impressed us with the smallest diameter of 5.5mm compared to the others in the market which means that it can be used for inspection in any kind of place. Despite its limitation in terms of compatibility, this Depstech USB Endoscope provided a clear view of images and video recordings in very low light and dark areas.
Aside from KYZEE, the rest can support and Android OS smartphone as low as 2.3 plus. Overall, the Depstech Wireless Endoscope is great for an Android user because it is compatible to a smartphone with an OS of 2.5 above, which is fairly good and it still provides a good image quality with its adjustable resolution and 6 LED lights on the camera.
Did you manage to find the Endoscope that works for your Android smartphone? If you found another that works even better, please let us know about it in the comment section below!