There are few bigger names when it comes to producing imaging devices than Bushnell. They make some of the world’s best scouting scopes, binoculars, and monocular devices. That’s why it peaked our curiosity when we heard they were now making a wireless trail camera model. We decided to take a closer look at it and see if it works as well as their regular trail camera models do.
Taking a quick look at the Bushnell 119599C2 Aggressor Wireless Trail Camera
Here is a brief overview of this trail cam’s best features and what might be considered drawbacks for some users:
- 14 Megapixel still photo resolution
- 1280x720P HD video
- 48 Invisible Black LEDs with 60′ flash range
- 4” LCD display screen
- Super-fast 0.3 trigger speed
- Sends images to the smartphone, email, web or Facebook
- Battery life is just average
- ‘Field scan’ option needs improvement
You can hook this camera up to AT&T’s 3G service so you never have to go to your trail camera’s location again to retrieve the photos it takes. As long as you have a decent cell signal and some data minutes on your plan you can send images to your smartphone, email, web address or Facebook. It’s really that simple to get the photos from this trail camera in less than a minute after it takes them.
Performance and Versatility
Even without its nice wireless capability, this is an excellent game camera. It features both really high-quality photo and video resolution. The 14-megapixel photo resolution it has is higher than most trail cameras in its class. It also takes very good 720P HD video in short bursts. There are several different modes you can shoot photos in with it too. You won’t miss any animals that come into this cameras are either thanks to its very quick 0.3-second trigger speed.
Its nighttime photo taking capability is enhanced by its 48 Invisible Black LEDs that can capture animals that trip its motion sensor within 60′ at night. Although the nighttime photos it takes are only in black and white you still get crystal clear 14 MP resolution.
The Bushnell 119599C2 Aggressor Wireless Trail Camera also has a really nice 2.4” viewing screen built right into it. That makes it great to use as a game camera even in areas where you cannot get s cellular signal.
Ease of use, Battery Life and Construction
This camera is fairly easy to setup compared to most well-known wireless trail cameras. It even comes with an included sim card so it can almost be used right out of the box.
Battery life, as with most cellular trail cameras, is certainly not the best so you want to be careful how often and how many photos you send using its wireless capability.
Its construction is very solid. This game camera is 100% waterproof and built using space-age plastics that don’t dent or crack.
Warranty and Possible Drawbacks
The warranty that comes with the Bushnell 119599C2 Aggressor Wireless Trail Camera is a standard 2-year warranty. It’s what most trail cam manufacturers are using for a warranty these days so nothing special here.
There are some drawbacks that this game camera has too. We have already mentioned it’s just adequate battery life. It has a ‘field scan’ option which is supposed to let you monitor a large area on a set photo time basis but it does not work that great.
Summing Up Our Thoughts
As we expected Bushnell has made a wireless trail camera that seems to be a step above many we have seen. It has a very flexible photo sending capability and the game camera portion itself works very well too. With its HD video capability and 14 MP photo resolution, you will be able to figure out exactly what type of game is hanging out in the area you have placed this trail cam. When you factor in such other features as 0.3-second trigger speed and excellent nighttime photo taking capability, it makes this trail camera well-worth considering if you are looking to buy a new game camera.