Best action cam: 7 models that are worth their price
These telecamerine have become our favorite traveling companions. It’s worth it to make us a small investment
Small and performing the action cam of the moment are the new traveling companions. Accompany you in extreme sports, including rock climbing and parachuting, underwater follow you when you want to get a selfie with a tropical fish or simply to capture a special moment. Here are the top 5 to be taken into consideration if you’re going to make a small investment.
CX Gold ACTIVEON. Elegant, technological and compact. It has the touch screen, the image stabilizer in full HD and take pictures in high resolution at 16 megapixels. It is simple, intuitive, and you can download and share images via social thanks to Wi-Fi. The lenses are made of real glass with an aperture F / 2.4 and a CMOS sensor, with which you can take pictures in high resolution 16 MP and record video in full HD at 60 frames per second. It has suitable arrangements for snow, for water, for diving or other extreme scenarios in addition to the fish-eye, time-lapse and slow-motion.
And then, you can change the ISO manually like a reflex. Easily connects to the tablet and smartphone with the app, and you can transfer and share your moments online in real time. The battery has a duration of 120 minutes and its glass waterproof case, sold together with the CX Gold, the cam is waterproof up to 60 meters and is protected from dust, snow and spills. The price is 269.99 EUR.
Hero4 GoPro. The Black version is more powerful because it allows you to turn the Silver 4K video at 30 fps, to capture the Hi-Fi sound and take pictures to 12MP. It has a touch screen user interface and more immediate than the previous versions, a Wi-Fi faster and bluetooth. From the display you can control color, sharpness, exposure and ISO. Night Photo Night Lapse and will instead make it possible to capture clear images and well-lit in the dark. The Black costs € 529.99, while the Silver 429.99 Euros, but does not record video in 4K (at 30 fps only 2.7k). It costs 529.99 Euros.
EVO4K Nilox. Films in 4K course, you can choose from three resolutions film, it has a removable back-screen with touch technology and two batteries included with 150 minutes of battery each. It does not have the Night mode, but the CMOS sensor. With its waterproof case you can go up to 100 meters deep as the GoPro. The image resolution is 16MP. It has no optical zoom, but the 10x digital zoom. It comes with Wi-Fi and using the app can share photos and video in real time. Price 329,99 euro.
DR X1000V Sony 4K. It equipped with Wi-Fi and GPS recording in 4K to 100 Mbps with professional standards and Exmor R CMOS sensor with low noise in dark scenes. The Carl Zeiss Tessar lens to 170 degrees is perfect for capturing sweeping landscapes and aerial scenes and dynamic. The advanced stabilizer SteadyShot eliminates vibrations and jolts, from motocross to aerial shots. As regards the audio instead, the Wind Noise Reduction allows users to record with minor background noise. The FDR-X1000V resists splashes class IPX4 not afraid humid conditions such as fog or light rain. For underwater shooting, in addition, the supplied case can be up to 10 m deep, while the door for optional dives can reach a depth of even 60 m. Finally, it is resistant to heat, dust and sand. 450 euro.
VirB XE Garmin. New action cam output with the model X. ‘compact, robust and connects to Bluetooth mode, ANT + and Wi-Fi. Thanks to G-Metrix uses sensors such as the GPS detector, the accelerometer and the gyroscope. E ‘designed for the hard of heart and sportsmen: you can analyze power on associating it to Vector pedals series, measuring altitude where you are during an aerobatic flight or relive races wearing the SportWatch Fenix 3. And the data of the activities such as speed, altitude, heart rate, acceleration, braking and angle are displayed directly on the display. And ‘waterproof to 50m without housing and has a microphone that works underwater. The movies are in HD (1080p / 60fps) with super slow-motion, stabilizer, zoom and wide-angle. The XE more sister includes the Pro Mode with the white balance control, sharpness, ISO setting, exposure, and electronic stabilization of gyroscopic detection. The battery lasts two hours and being so small the cam does not have a support screen. Price: 399,99 EUR.
MUVI K-2 Pro Veho. It’s the last camera of Muvi K-Series. Capture video in 4K at 15fps and take pictures 12MP. You can select different photography modes including timelapse photos and burst. She also has Wi-Fi and allows you to connect it to your smartphone or tablet. The Muvi K-Series application allows you to view and share your content directly on the company. The battery lasts up to 3 hours of recording. Among the accessories, in addition to the robust protective case, tripod Also, 3M adhesive pads and lanyard. The cost is € 349.95.
Clip2 of Narrative. And finally we turn to a lesser-known Swedish brand, but it produces a very small room, discreet and above all wearable. That’s why it’s called clips. Record Full HD 1080p at 30 fps, snaps 8-megapixel photos, integrated GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Sure, it has an internal memory of 8GB, but there is a system for accessing a cloud and its battery lasts 30 hours. It is available in black, white and red and can be ordered on the site to 229 Euros.