The camera hides in the power outlet, disguising itself as an alarm clock and other secret cameras that can be easily purchased in China.
Sales of spy cameras continue to grow in Shenzhen, which is considered a technological paradise of China, according to CCTV. Reporters found many suppliers of secret cameras, which were disguised as ballpoint pens, lighters, alarm clocks or other items.
A stealth camera is made in the form of a power outlet, with double-sided tape for easy mounting on the wall. This device has a camera integrated jack, below the SD memory card slot and a charging port. This camera also allows you to connect to a smartphone to watch real-time video.
According to AbacusNews, camouflage camera models can be purchased at technology stores in Shenzhen. Even street vendors advertised positioning devices, camera sneaks or tools to cheat when playing cards.
Secret camera models can also be found on some Chinese online shopping sites. In addition, this product is also available on social networks, including Douyin, Chinese version of TikTok application.
A series of sneaky videos released in China recently showed the popularity of this device in a billion-dollar country. It also aligns the privacy alarm and everyone’s safety.
In May, a user of AirBnB room service and a technology specialist, found the camera hidden in the Wi-Fi transmitter. In June, another camera was discovered in Uniqlo’s locker room in Shenzhen. Police Zhengzhou also arrested a hotel manager because 80% of the rooms here have cameras.