Chances are you’ve never heard of Camojojo. That’s okay. I hadn’t either before they reached out to me several weeks ago about testing their Trace cellular trail camera.

But I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the quality and features of the camera, and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it to anyone looking to purchase a new cellular trail cam, as long as they have AT&T service in their area. 

Let’s take a look at the specifications, features, and pros and cons of the camera to see if it’s right for you.

Product image of the Camojojo Trace trail camera and solar panel.

The Bottom Line

For those of you who just want the bottom line, the Camojojo Trace is a great little trail camera with lots of nice features and a reasonable data plan. I’ve been more impressed with it than my Tactacam Reveal X 2.0 and Spypoint Flex G36.

Obviously, I can’t comment on how long it will last or customer support, as I’ve only had the camera a short time. I will keep this article updated as I continue using and testing the camera.

* If you decide to buy one, use promo code GOSOUTDOOR for a 5% discount.


Photo quality5MP
Video resolution1080P
Trigger Speed0.2 seconds
Detection Range65 feet
Flash Range65 feet
MemoryBuilt in memory – no SD card needed
Batteries12AA (lithium recommended)
Flash44 LEDs
Cellular CarrierATT
Warranty2 year
CaseIP66 waterproof
Retail price$119.99

Camera Setup

Product image of the Camojojo Trace with the front door open.

Setting up the Camojojo Trace was a very simple five-step process, and should only take you a few minutes to get up and running. 

  1. Install batteries and power up the camera
  2. Download the app on your smartphone using the QR code in the Quick Start guide.
  3. Add your camera to the app by NFC or scanning the QR code inside your camera.
  4. Find your camera in the app and make any changes to the settings you want.
  5. Start using your new camera!

Camojojo Data Plans

Camojojo’s data plans are pretty similar to all the major trail camera manufacturers. 

Here’s a look at their full lineup of data options:

Plan# PhotosCost
Basic300 photos or videos/month
365 days of storage
$54.99 annually$4.99/month
Elite1000 photos or videos/month365 days cloud storage10 HD per month10 min live stream per month$7.99/month$84.99 annually
PremiereUnlimited photos/videos365 days cloud storage20 HD per month20 min live stream per month$11.99/month$119.99 annually
HD Package100 HD items/month$4.99/month
Live Stream Package60 min live stream$7.99/month

Camojojo does offer a 7-day free trial with unlimited photos and videos along with seven days of cloud storage.

Camera Settings

The Camojojo camera offers a variety of settings to tailor its performance to your needs. It allows you to operate the camera in one of three modes:

  1. Auto Mode: In auto mode, the camera will send photos/videos to your mobile phone instantly after a trigger, and you can request HD photos/videos, change the settings of the camera and live stream within 10 minutes of the last trigger.
  2. Eco Mode: This is the power saving mode to extend battery life. The camera will collectively send photos/videos to your mobile phone at midnight every day, and new camera settings will take effect at midnight. 
  3. Boost Mode: This is the camera’s high performance mode. In boost mode, the camera will send photos/videos to your mobile phone instantly after a trigger, and you can request HD photos/videos, change the settings of the camera, and live stream anytime. This mode consumes the most power.
Screenshot of the Camojojo app settings.

Aside from those three key modes, the camera has settings similar to what you would expect, including image and video size, multi-shot modes, sensor sensitivity, sensor delay, flash power, and time lapse settings. 


Image and Video Quality

One of the things that stood out to me about the Camojojo camera was the quality of the photos and videos. Even the photos delivered in realtime through the app are really good. The videos aren’t the highest quality, but I was impressed just by the fact that the camera sends you videos via the app without having to request them. 

If you really want a high quality image or video, you can always request an HD version. Those are exceptional quality. Don’t let the lower 5MP photo rating fool you. The photos are as good, if not better, than most cameras that advertise 30+ MP images. 

Trigger Speed

The Trace advertises a 0.2 second trigger speed, and I have no doubt that is accurate. Deer were often captured in the front portion of the frame, indicating a quick trigger speed. I didn’t have any issues with getting blank photos or photos with just the back half of the deer as it walks out of the photo.

Buck feeding at night.

Sensor and Flash Range

The sensor and flash range of the Trace is 65 feet, and it seemed to hold up to that spec, catching deer at a variety of distances during my testing. That’s not as good as the 100-foot range of the Tactacam Reveal X 2.0 or the Spypoint Flex G36, but still plenty good for most applications.

I think it’s worth noting that I didn’t have any issues with blank photos or false triggers. The sensor seems to capture movement well without being so overly sensitive that you get a bunch of photos with no animals due to vegetation movement or sun and shade (an issue I had with the Tactacam Flex G36). 

Battery Life

Product image of the Camojojo solar panel.

Unfortunately, I can’t yet comment on the battery life of the Camojojo Trace because I have the company’s solar panel that powers the camera. My battery life remains at 100% a few weeks and several hundred photos and videos after deployment. 

In the future, I will remove the solar panel and do a real-world battery test. I will note that several Amazon buyers complained of short battery life, so I highly recommend the solar panel if you’re going to pull the trigger on a Camojojo camera.      

The Camojojo App

The Camojojo app is pretty good. In addition to viewing photos and videos and changing camera settings, the app provides customer support, a social feature to share your photos and view other users’ photos, mapping to view the location of your camera, and statistics about your photos, including timing, weather data, and more.

What I Like About the Camojojo

  • Great price point for the features offered
  • Good image and video quality
  • Fast trigger speed
  • Cool, low profile antennae

Additionally, the Camojojo offers a couple of cool features you typically only find on higher priced cellular cameras: 

  • An internal 32GB memory card that you don’t have to worry about switching out or replacing
  • The camera is GPS-enabled, so you can track the location of the camera
  • The ability to live stream your camera on demand (this is awesome!)
  • An adjustable mounting base that allows you to easily set the angle of your camera on the tree (every trail camera should come with one of these!)

What I Don’t Like About the Camojojo

  • Battery life is reportedly not great, although I can’t say one way or the other yet
  • Only available for AT&T at the moment

Final Thoughts

I’m not going to lie, I didn’t have high expectations for the Camojojo Trace. I had never heard of the company, and knew it was based in China. But I was pleasantly surprised. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the Trace to someone who looking for a good AT&T cellular trail cameras in the $100-150 price range. 

If you’re going to pick up a Camojojo, though, I would highly recommend the solar panel. It will save you a fortune in AA batteries in the long run and eliminate the issue of poor battery life.

* If you decide to buy one, use promo code GOSOUTDOOR for a 5% discount.

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