Spartan GoCam M 4G/LTE (Cellular) Review

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Spartan GoCam M 4G/LTE Review

Model # GC-M4Gb2 | Spartan Gocam Owner's Manual

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The Spartan Gocam M is a cellular trail camera that automatically selects the best carrier in your area. This camera scores well in picture quality, battery life, and case design, but struggles with usability. -TCP Staff

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Picture Quality:84/100

Mpxl Rating | Video Resolution

Battery Life:3.9 Months

Resting Power(on) | Daytime Power Consumption | Nighttime Power Consumption

Trigger Speed & Detection:75/100

Picture Trigger & Recovery Speed | Video Trigger & Recovery Speed | Detection Range

Quality of Design:82/100

Dimensions | Battery Type | External Battery Jack

Spartan Gocam M Cellular Trail Camera Review


  • Good picture quality
  • Solid case design
  • Almost 4 months of battery life
  • Improved trigger and recovery times
  • Automatically selects the best cellular carrier


  • Only takes up to a 32 GB card


      Picture Quality: 84/100

      Photo resolution: 8 mpxl

      Video resolution: 1024x576

      Flash Type: No Glow IR

      SD Card: Up to 32GB



      Battery Life: 70/100

      Picture & Video Resting Power (on): 0.49 mW (power save on)

      Picture Daytime/Nighttime Power Consumption: 45.6 Ws | 43.7 Ws

      If this camera took 15-day pictures and 15-night pictures every 24 hours, it would last 3.9 months on a set of lithium batteries. This is pretty good battery life for a cell camera.

      Detection Circuit: 75/100

      Picture Trigger & Recovery Speed: 0.54 s. / 44.6 s.

      Detection Range & Angle: 70 ft. | 44.6° (42.3° F.O.V)

      The trigger and recovery times are very respectable for a cell camera. This is more than capable of capturing a fast moving animal.

      The detection range is 70 feet, which is good. The detection zone is large enough to cover a big area, allowing you to monitor open areas whether you are using the camera for security or wildlife.

      Quality of Design: 82/100

      Dimensions: 6" x 5" x 3.25" w/o antenna

      Battery Type: 12 AA Batteries

      External Battery Jack: 6-Volt

      Camera Setup:

      1. Download The Spartan Camera Management App.
      2. Click Register to create an account, or Login if you have an existing account.
      3. Check your email and click the activation link. (If registering a new account)
      4. Return to the app. Login, and click the + located in the upper left corner.
      5. Either scan the camera's MEID/IMEI barcode by tapping the icon on the right, or manually type the MEID/IMEI numbers.
      6. You will then be prompted to purchase your data service. If you already purchase your data, please click YES.
      7. Follow the instructions on the screen to locate your registration code for the camera. Input the code and click Add.


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          Case Design

          The camera's case design is solid and works well. The latch is big and beefy and manipulates easily even in cold weather. The functionality of the screen, viewer, and settings operate quickly and intuitively. This is one of the stronger aspects of this camera.


          The vast majority of consumer-grade trail cameras are inexpensive, imported devices exposed to harsh conditions 24/7/365.  Most manufacturers only offer a one-year warranty. Through our 2-year warranty program we've tracked the warranty rate for all manufacturers. We do not publish this data but durability on Spartan trail cameras is great. Spartan will have their own 2-year warranty on all their cameras.


          All test results are achieved through the use of proprietary equipment used exclusively by Trailcampro.  Any re-publication of this data without prior written consent is strictly prohibited by law. COPYRIGHT TRAILCAMPRO, L.L.C. 2023, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 


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