Is Shimano CM-1000 Sport Camera better than Go Pro?
Action sports camera category dominated by Go-Pro is going to face some stiff competition now as Shimano Sport Camera with its feature intensive credentials will definitely impress the buyers. Shimano CM-1000 Sport Camera is a high definition video camera that shoots videos at 2528 x 1422 resolution through its 1/3.8” back illuminated CMOS sensor. The camera integrates with Shimano’s Di2 groupset which provides wireless data on gearshift and cyclists. It has WiFi connectivity options, weighs 86 grams and runs on a 3.7v 950mAh battery that lasts 2 hours on one charge.
This first person shooting video camera is a pro when it comes to action sports like cycling, racing, water-sports etc. due to its waterproof and dust-proof qualities. The camera is also weather proof as it can operate in temperatures as low as -10 degree Celsius and soaring up to 40 degrees.
Compatibility with ANT+ means that it can provide in-depth data like speed, cadence, power and heart rate for analyzing the performance data to improve individual’s skills. The Lens aperture of F2.0, focal distance 1.05 and angle of view ranging from 180-135 degree means that you’ll be able to capture a wide frame of the action.
To prevent the camera from any physical damage a lens cover, adhesive mount and strap mounted helmet mount is also provided for added safety. Shimano CM-1000 Sport Camera is expected to ship in the month of May and the pricing is not revealed yet by Shimano. But it is surely going to provide Go Pro a run for its money.