Tagged: Action cam

Hands-on review: Elephone EleCam 4K action camera fits right inside your budget

Review Elephone EleCam 4K Action Camera_5

So, it’s time for another hands-on review. This time, it is the Elephone EleCam 4K Action Camera that we get our hands onto, it is great for shooting all your action videos right from surfing, underwater adventures to scaling mountains on the dirt trails. This waterproof action camera has 170-degree FOV (Field Of View) which is enough to capture all your fun filled activities without missing out on things going in the peripheral vision. Much like the human eye, which has a similar FOV at 160-degree. The camera records in 4K which is great since ultra-HD has become standard shooting resolution these days.

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GoPro Hero5 Black and Session with voice control and cloud connectivity

GoPro HERO5_Black

It was a long time coming, and the GoPro Hero5 Black is finally announced. Alongside, GoPro has announced another action camera, this one called the Hero5 Session. Let’s discuss the two separately. First the much anticipated Hero5 Black. The next league in action cameras, this comes with a built-in GPS and takes voice commands; yes you can talk your GoPro to taking pictures and doing a whole lot of other things. Further, it supports a 2-inch touchscreen, and its 12MP camera can film in 4K at 30fps. There is also support for electronic image stabilization, and 1080p shooting at 120 frames per second. Read More…

LG Action CAM streams live to the internet via built-in 4G LTE


Action cameras are available dime a dozen. Choosing one from another comes down to additional features. To complement that active lifestyle of adventurers who want to live stream their action to peeps, LG has introduced Action CAM with a first of its kind feature. Action CAM is world’s first and only action camera with built-in 4G LTE connectivity. The Action CAM allows users to connect it directly to a video streaming site (without a smartphone) and stream live action. Read More…

Frodo strap-on camera lets you shoot, edit and share videos on the fly

NexGear Frodo Cam

Undoubtedly GoPro has action camera market captured like no other cam. But that does not mean another camera alternative cannot give the GoPro a run for its money. To present a claim, India-based NexGear has developed Frodo,  the world’s most intelligent adventure camera which makes capturing, editing and sharing videos real easy and quick. The strap on camera has a super fast boot-to-shoot time of 0.7 seconds, and it can be strapped onto anything from a wrist to bike handle and from forehead to a tree. Frodo cam is ready to capture the unexpected with just a press of a button and can record up to an hour-and-a-half of HD video on a single full charge. Read More…

Sub-$100 Xiaomi Yi action camera is Chinese OEM’s first device to land in US


If you’re in the States and wanted to own one of the inexpensive gadgets from Xiaomi; you’re in luck as Xiaomi brings its first product (not a phone) to US – a low-cost, high performance Xiaomi Yi action camera available through Amazon.  Launched at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Xiaomi Yi action camera may not be as effective as the high-end GoPros, but to give you a sense of its performance – the camera pits well against the rather expensive basic GoPro cams, and costs as little as $99.95. Read More…

Panasonic HX-A1 action camcorder records in pitch dark conditions

Panasonic HX-A1 action camera

Panasonic HX-A1 action camera

The rage for action cameras is ever growing in this adventure crazy world, where every moment is a special one, and needs to be captured preemptively. Joining the bandwagon of exponentially growing action camera market is Panasonic HX-A1 wearable POV action camcorder that is compact and light-weight. It is light-weight weighing in at just 45 grams and made from durable, robust structure that protects from dust and water. This makes it ideal for extreme outdoor activities like rafting, skiing or snowboarding.
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Kodak PixPro SP360 action camera for when you want to capture all directions

Kodak PixPro SP360 action camera

GoPro has travelled length and breadth of action photography. There is hardly a camera that captures surroundings like the GoPro, but taking us (photography buffs) to the angles that no GoPro has been able to pull off is the newly released Kodak PixPro SP360 action camera. Taking us beyond the regular front-facing cameras, this cube-shaped black and yellow camera lets you capture HD videos and images in full 360-degrees. Read More…

Is Real time video sharing iON Air Pro Wi-Fi camera Go Pro’s biggest nemesis?

iON Air Pro Wi-Fi camera

What could get better than Go Pro camera that can shoot person’s eye view videos and photos of action sports and other creative activities that one can never afford to miss? Probably the ability to share it instantly over a WiFi connection on Facebook or twitter in even better quality. iON Air Pro 3 Wi-Fi is one such powerful camera that records video in 1080P (1920 x 1080) resolution at 30fps/60fps and still shots at 12 megapixel quality courtesy its wide angle lens having field of view up to 160 degrees. iON Air Pro 3 Wi-Fi comes with iON Android and iOS app that seamlessly connects to your iON Wi-Fi PODZ that facilitates all the Wi-Fi connectivity. You get around 8GB of secure storage space on iONCloud so that you can access your videos and images directly on tablet or smartphone.
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FANs Cam gives audience ‘players eye view’ of sports action in real time

FANs Cam

What else can be better than watching what you favorite sports player is watching in real time, for example all Robin Van Persie fans would for an option like that. Well, two National Cheng Kung University students have designed FANs Cam for that exact craving and have won Red Dot Award (Design concept) for this feat. Sheng-hung Lee and Wai-Yeh Chan have made this camera specifically for sports where either the coaches can analyze the players performance or an average fan can get the live feed of player’s view in case they are in the stadium and unable to see the action clearly. This lightweight and waterproof miniature camera works by simply providing the feed to the user who scans the back of the ticket with QR code on it using a smartphone and then immediately gets the live feed of what the player is upto.
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Video Head helmet with action camera shoots POV footage of high octane action sports

Whether you are skateboarding on the streets, skating indoors, cycling in the treacherous tracks, BMXing you way to glory performing unbelievable stunts or taking the plunge off the cliff for a free-fall; all these exhilarating adrenaline rush inducing sports exponentially increase the thrill if shot from the performer’s eye perspective. There is no dearth of accessories that come with hefty price tags to capture action sports videos that go viral in matter of days and make one popular among the masses. And amongst all these products the newest offering by C-Preme is the Video Head Helmets takes the helmet integrated camera technology to newer heights. Unlike other helmet camera products that we have seen in the past this one integrates the four directional lens and all the electronics within the helmet itself so that it doesn’t get tangled with anything while high octane action is taking place.
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