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Engadget score

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Avg. critic rating

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9.7
7.0

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Avg. user rating

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7.8
8.3
10
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Price

General

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Type

Consumer
Consumer
Consumer
Consumer
Consumer

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Form factor

Handheld
Sports mount
Sports mount
Handheld
Sports mount

Sensor

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Sensor type

3CMOS

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Image sensor size

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Minimum illumination

Video format

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Native resolution

1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080, 1280 x 720, Other
1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080, 1280 x 720, Other
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720

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Framerates supported (max resolution)

30p
60p, 30p, 24p
30p
60p

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Video codec support

h.264 / AVC
h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4

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3D support

No
Yes
No

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Lens type

Shooting

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Focus

Autofocus

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Autofocus features

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Shutter speed

Imaging

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White balance modes

Automatic, Cloudy, Custom / white set

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Exposure modes

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Exposure metering

Still photography

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Still image support

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

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Resolution (effective)

5 megapixels
10 megapixels
5 megapixels
20.4 megapixels

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Image format support

JPEG
JPEG
JPEG

Flash

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Flash

No
No
Internal
No

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Lighting modes

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Lighting range

Other features

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In-camera editing

No

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Remote control

No

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Screen transitions

No

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Speaker

Yes
Yes
No

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Tripod mount

Yes
Yes

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Water resistant

Up to 131 feet
Up to 197 feet
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Location support

No

Media

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Media type

Memory card
Memory card
Memory card
Memory card
Internal storage (4 GB, Flash), Memory card

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Memory card support

SD (SDHC)
microSD (microSDHC)
microSD
SD (SDXC, SDHC)
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Recording time

Viewfinder

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Viewfinder type

LCD
LCD, Optical
LCD

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Screen size

2.3 inches

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Screen resolution

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Screen type

LCD (Color)
LCD (Active, Color, Backlit)

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Touchscreen

No
Capacitive [finger]
No

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Articulating display

Yes
No

Optics

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Zoom

5x (optical)
4x (digital)
12x (optical)
40x (digital)

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Image stabilization

Digital

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Aperture

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Focal length

2.84 - 34.1 mm

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Focus distance (min)

Audio and microphone

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Microphone type

Built-in
Built-in, External
Built-in, External
Built-in, External

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Microphone inputs

3.5mm stereo
3.5mm stereo

Connections

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Video outputs

HDMI, RCA / composite
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Video inputs

Component

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USB

2.0
2.0 (Mini-USB port)
2.0 (USB charging)
2.0

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FireWire / 1394

No
No
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WiFi

Yes
No

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WiFi encryption

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WiFi type

Power

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Battery size

Rechargeable
Rechargeable
Rechargeable

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Battery type

Li-ion
Li-ion (Removable, 1180 mAh capacity)
Li-ion

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Recording time

60 mins
120 mins

Size and Weight

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Height

2.83 inches

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Width

2.64 inches

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Depth

5.91 inches

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Weight

5.82 ounces
2.6 ounces
14.71 ounces

Pricing and Availability

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Availability

Available
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Discontinued (US)

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Released (US)

October 1, 2013
November, 2012
February, 2013
March, 2014

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Announced (US)

October 1, 2013
October 16, 2012
January 7, 2013
January 6, 2014

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Original price

$299 USD
$199.99 USD
$999 USD
$220 USD

Colors

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Colors

Black
Blue
Red
Silver
Silver
Black
Black

General Info

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Mfr. warranty

Environmental

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