Product Comparison: Moultrie A-20 vs Moultrie A-30

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General Specifications
About the Product
Everything you love about Moultrie’s best-selling A-5 is now even better—and smaller! This new model features a durable mini case, 12 megapixels for enhanced image resolution, a 50-foot detection range and a trigger speed of less than 1 second.
The A-30 is the spiritual successor to the wildly popular A-5 and A-20 game cameras that improves image quality for day and night with the Illumi-night image sensor.
Key Specs
Effective Megapixels
12 MP
12 MP
Video Resolution
640 x 480
1280 x 720
Motion Detection Range
50 ft.
70 ft.
Integrated Flash
12 LEDs 850nm long-range infrared
24 LEDs 850nm nighttime infrared
Flash Range
50 ft.
70 ft.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Moultrie A-20 Mini Game Camera
  • It reacts quickly and takes very high quality photos and videos.
  • Compact, easy to set up, provides clear pictures, is sensitive to even small animals.
  • The shutter speed of the A-20 compares with my cameras upwards of 100$.
  • Works well in photo or video mode as well as nighttime or daytime.
  • Picture quality is good and I have captured quite a bit of wildlife, along with 1 instance of some "questionable" people activity at night.
Moultrie A-30 Game Camera All Purpose Series
  • This camera works great in the dark of night and has excellent videos during the day.
  • This little camera takes very crisp daytime pictures and pretty descent black and whites at night.
  • The LEDs will illuminate up to 70 feet at night, so you can get some decent far off shots.
  • The picture quality was outstanding, and the small size is great.
  • Daytime pictures are pretty amazing, and the nighttime pictures have pretty good clarity.
Size & Weight
7.2 in.
5.5 in.
4.4 in.
3.5 in.
2 in.
2.5 in.
1 lbs.
1 lbs.
Number Of Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Compatibility
SD/SDHC Class 4 or higher
SD/SDHC Class 4 or higher
Wi-Fi Enabled
Integrated GPS
Other Interfaces
MicroUSB for Moultrie Mobile
MicroUSB for Moultrie Mobile
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Moultrie A-20 Mini Game Camera
  • It is easy to operate and best of all, it uses a regular size sd card.
  • I like the fact that it takes a the full size SD card, it makes it easier to install.
  • I like that you can download your photos and videos via a Micro-USB port and not have to unlock it and pull out your memory card.
  • We have a 32G memory card, and that holds a lot.
Moultrie A-30 Game Camera All Purpose Series
  • Use lithium batteries and a 32GB card and you can take months of photos or videos with this without ever going to the woods.
  • SD card which has to be purchased separately makes the images easy to look at on your computer.
  • Easy to set up and install. Photos easily retrievable from SD card.
  • This camera is also compatible with Moultrie Mobile system for wireless connectivity, which is really nice if you have a lot of cameras.
Display Type
LCD Screen
LCD Screen
Recording Formats
Water Resistant
Shock Resistant
Tripod/Monopod Mountable
Moultrie Mobile compatibility, Optional external power supply
Illumi-night Image Sensor, 850nm Infrared Flash Technology, Moultrie Mobile compatibility
What customers say about "Features"
Moultrie A-20 Mini Game Camera
  • I love that you can use one of several settings to control picture count and quality.
  • I've used it in cold and in rain with no problems.
  • It shows me what time deer are moving through certain areas, so it does its job.
  • Very small, but mounting is good and pictures are ok. For the price, it was exactly what i was looking for.
  • Has withstood several years of exposure. Used for hidden security camera in tree. Good service and reliability.
Moultrie A-30 Game Camera All Purpose Series
  • It is very easy to program, the directions are clear & the camera does not eat batteries.
  • The camera also appears to respond well to rain, snow, fog & single digit temps.
  • The strap that comes with it is long enough to go around bigger trees and it also has the option for a 1/4" bolt on mount.
  • It has holes on the back to use a 5/16" cable lock to secure it to the tree to prevent theft.
Battery Type
8 AA
8 AA
Battery Life
Up to 16,000 images
Up to 16000 images
What customers say about "Power"
Moultrie A-20 Mini Game Camera
  • The camera takes quite a few batteries, but they last for a long time (From August to October, they're still going strong).
  • We have had the same set of batteries in for 3 months and after hundreds of videos, it still shows 95% full on the batteries.
  • All the video features work well. The battery life is good.
  • Batteries last a long time in it too - records nearly 1,000 10-second vids before battery level gets too low.
  • This thing has held up in the rain quite well. Batteries last a long time too.
Moultrie A-30 Game Camera All Purpose Series
  • It is very easy on batteries which surprised me I’m used to c cell batteries.
  • These things are great on batteries and are simple to use.
  • With lithium batteries, I used one of these all winter and it took photos even in extreme cold.
  • The battery life on all Moultrie cameras are excellent if you use good batteries.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
2 year
2 year
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