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Old 30 November 2013, 03:47   #1
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Seen these today, not sure on the quality when compared to a Pro but at that price..............
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I've no idea about this one but there are dozens of decent action cameras on the market just as good as GoPro and much cheaper. I think GoPro have priced themselves out of what is a very competitive market. I mean, how much of a mug do you have to be to buy an action camera for £250 only to find you need to download software before you can use it? They must be laughing all the way to the bank along with Apple and Landrover.
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It's on charge does seam to be good value,, tho
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That look like really great value, as long as it delivers.......
Make sure you let us know how it goes!!!

Is It too late to add to my Christmas list???? Hmmmm
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That look like really great value, as long as it delivers.......
Make sure you let us know how it goes!!!

Is It too late to add to my Christmas list???? Hmmmm
Had some fast still shots and a short film last night in the car. Does what it says on the box

3 year warrantie got to be worth the price
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I've no idea about this one but there are dozens of decent action cameras on the market just as good as GoPro and much cheaper. I think GoPro have priced themselves out of what is a very competitive market. I mean, how much of a mug do you have to be to buy an action camera for £250 only to find you need to download software before you can use it? They must be laughing all the way to the bank along with Apple and Landrover.
The software is free and they keep coming out top in the tests - they are the market leaders and like Apple a lot of other products are designed with their cameras in mind, having said that more and more competitors are offering cameras that are just as good if you don't want everything a GoPro offers.

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The software is free and they keep coming out top in the tests - they are the market leaders and like Apple a lot of other products are designed with their cameras in mind, having said that more and more competitors are offering cameras that are just as good if you don't want everything a GoPro offers.

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If they're the market leaders, how come my phone camera shoots 4K video at 30pfs?
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That look like really great value, as long as it delivers....... Make sure you let us know how it goes!!! Is It too late to add to my Christmas list???? Hmmmm
Too late to add to my Christmas list!! So I've just bought one!!
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Too late to add to my Christmas list!! So I've just bought one!! ance:
Personally thinks its good value had a mess with it today does film well. Long time harsh use and dodgy weather will confirm value and durability tho,,,
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Couldn't resist it, been fancying a gopro but just couldn't swallow the price for something il use a few times a year. This little camera will do.

I've got to be honest I made a bit of a tube of myself whilst looking for it, I went to Aldi in Elgin then in Inverness, both said they would be in on Thursday with the rest of the skiing stuff, I then checked this thread whilst in Aldi's and noticed it was a Lidl offer! Doh.

Aldi must have a similar thing arriving in store on Thursday.
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Couldn't resist it, been fancying a gopro but just couldn't swallow the price for something il use a few times a year. This little camera will do.

I've got to be honest I made a bit of a tube of myself whilst looking for it, I went to Aldi in Elgin then in Inverness, both said they would be in on Thursday with the rest of the skiing stuff, I then checked this thread whilst in Aldi's and noticed it was a Lidl offer! Doh.

Aldi must have a similar thing arriving in store on Thursday.
The stress of going shopping, eh!

You're far better off pouring a glass of something at least 10 years old and then perusing the good ol' tinterweb at your leisure; always avoiding anything for sale containing the word 'project' in the description, of course.
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The stress of going shopping, eh!

You're far better off pouring a glass of something at least 10 years old and then perusing the good ol' tinterweb at your leisure; always avoiding anything for sale containing the word 'project' in the description, of course.
Whisky, Internet and Paypal are a very expensive combo.

You wouldn't believe some of the shite I've bought whilst under the influence.
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Bought a similar thing the other week off flea-bay.called sj 1000 ,1080p hd sports camera.came with a box full of clamps and bracket and two batteries.i no nothing about camera's but thought it was worth a try on the boat for £60..just realised someone going to come on and tell me I've bought a box of crap
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If they're the market leaders, how come my phone camera shoots 4K video at 30pfs?
I think you need to have a look at what else it will do - if everyone was prepared to use their phones for filming action sports there wouldn't be a market at all!
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Tidy bit of kit, used it a bit today, playback seems a little "laggy". Maybe it's my old laptop?


3M pads are mega sticky, they won't be coming off in a hurry.

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3M pads are mega sticky, they won't be coming off in a hurry.

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Streamed fine on my I pad and huge every day puta,, things them is a quality bit of kit to be honest
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I think you need to have a look at what else it will do - if everyone was prepared to use their phones for filming action sports there wouldn't be a market at all!
I don't think there's anything a GoPro can do that my camera phone can't. So long as your phone is insured, it's in a waterproof case and you've backed up your SIM then what's preventing you using it on the boat?
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I don't think there's anything a GoPro can do that my camera phone can't. So long as your phone is insured, it's in a waterproof case and you've backed up your SIM then what's preventing you using it on the boat?
Okay Mr next time your out in the rough or what ever why don't you take some film with your phone then we can compare it with others
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its also worth remembering that 'hd' and '1080' and '30fps' are only half the story - a lot is actually down the the quality of the light sensor inside the camera. i am keen on cheaper cameras as theyre less risk financially if they get lost or broken, but dont go thinking theyre the same as a gopro. good enough yes, but certainly not the same.
whatever happened to the drift hd camera eh tony?
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