Browning Defender Wireless Pro Scout Cellular Trail Camera Review

Browning Defender Wireless Pro Scout Cellular Trail Camera

Sometimes it feels like you need to be ready to make a compromise when you are looking to make the step up to a cellular trail camera. Some cameras don’t record or transmit videos. Other cameras struggle in low-light conditions. Still, other cameras require long term a subscription to get a good price on a … Read more

SPYPOINT LINK-DARK & LINK-DARK-V Cellular Trail Camera Review

SPYPOINT LINK-DARK Cellular Trail Camera

Trail cameras are a great way to monitor game animals and to check your property, but they can present you with some headaches when deciding where to set them up. The first struggle is that they are not always in a convenient location and it can take a lot of time and money to check … Read more

SPYPOINT LINK-S & LINK-S-V Cellular Trail Camera Review

SPYPOINT-Link-S Cellular Trail Camera Review

If you are an avid hunter or simply an avid trail camera user, you may have noticed a few trends in the world of trail cameras. One of these trends is the use of cellular technology and another is the use of external power supplies, specifically solar panels. Cellular trail cameras allow you to see … Read more



Hunters appreciate trail cameras because they allow you the opportunity to monitor the activity and behavior of game animals without having to worry about disturbing the deer or other game animals with your presence and human scent. The problem with most trail cameras is that at some point you will still need to go out … Read more

Moultrie Mobile XA7000i & XV7000i Cellular Trail Camera Review

Moultrie Mobile 7000i Cellular Trail Camera

Cellular trail cameras can cost a lot of money and sometimes they don’t have everything that you need. Either it doesn’t have a feature you are looking for, a certain spec or specs are subpar, the cellular plan can be too expensive, or the app is poor and in some cases nonexistent. Luckily for us, … Read more

SPYPOINT Link-Micro Review


SPYPOINT Link-MicroIf you are familiar with trail cameras you already know that they can be expensive. Then if you want something like a cellular trail camera the price can sometimes be out of reach for people who are on a budget or for people who need to buy multiple cellular trail cameras. Then to make matters worse, cellular trail cameras are often large and are easily spotted by people who might steal or vandalize the camera.

In addition to the price of the camera, you also need to purchase a data plan in order to have the images sent to you. If you have multiple cameras or have a camera placed in an area with a lot of activity the price of sending all those images can add up as well.

If you are a budget-conscious buyer who is looking for an affordable cellular trail camera the super-compact SPYPOINT Link-Micro might be a good option for you.

SPYPOINT Link-Micro (Smallest Cellular Trail Camera on The Market!)
  • TECHNOLOGY: SMALLEST cellular trail camera in the market! Powered by only 8 AA batteries and MicroSD card. Smaller than your hand! BUCK TRACKER - AI Image Recognition. Mobile app & web app capable with photo viewing on smartphone & computer
  • CELLULAR: 4G Photo transmission, works with major cellular providers nationwide, see Coverage Maps for performance. Preactivated SIM, mobile app capable, simple and fully configuration with app. Data plans available
  • PICTURE QUALITY: 10 MP, 4 Power LEDs, up to 80' Flash and Detection Range, 0.5s Trigger Speed, color photos by day, infrared by night, Multi-Shot and Continuous Modes
  • POWER: 16GB MicroSD memory card (not included), 8 AA batteries (not included), 12V jack Network 4G (HSPA+)

So Is It Possible to Find a Good Compact Cellular Trail Camera on a Budget?

Making an affordable cellular trail camera is exactly what SPYPOINT was trying to do when they made the Link-Mirco. They already have some terrific full-featured cellular trail camera options available, but this was their attempt to make a more compact entry-level model that could still meet peoples’ needs.

They went about trying to achieve this goal by doing 3 different things.

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