81

conclusion:We like it

81

Contour's latest helmet-cam for action sports enthusiasts "records better video than its predecessor, with the new camcorder showing significant improvement in low light recording," according to CamcorderInfo, which also likes the Contour+ 2's "rotatable lens, the laser sight level, and the durable body design that makes the camcorder mountable without having to put it in a waterproof case." Engadget also likes the new model, highlighting its "fully waterproof case, better wireless viewing and control from mobile devices over Bluetooth, easy video sharing" and lower price. While some might prefer the less expensive GoPro Hero3, CamcorderInfo sees Contour's model as a good alternative thanks to its "unique and useful features that aren’t found elsewhere in the market."

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Critic reviews

7.7
5 reviews
  • Video recording quality
    8.1
  • Audio recording quality
    6.0
  • Recording capacity
  • Battery life
    6.0
  • Durability
    6.8
  • Portability
    8.0
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    8.9

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User reviews

9.0
2 reviews
  • Video recording quality
    9.0
  • Audio recording quality
    8.0
  • Recording capacity
    10
  • Battery life
    8.0
  • Durability
    9.0
  • Portability
    10
  • Ease of use
    10
  • Design and form factor
    9.0
9.0
CNET Sep 7, 2012

The Contour+2 combines the best features of the entire Contour camera line into one simple, powerful flagship model.

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7.0
Gizmodo Oct 4, 2012

The Contour+2 is not a bad product. Yes, we had a couple of problems, but it still offers great image quality in a versatile device.

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7.0
CNET AU Oct 26, 2012

The Contour+2 is ideal for action adventurers who want a helmet camera with a simple recording control. For other applications, the Contour+2 presents a frustrating user experience, which is disappointing, given its premium price.

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7.0
Reviewed.com Camcorders Oct 18, 2012

If you’re a Contour enthusiast who simply wants to know whether the Contour+2 is better than the original Contour+, then our answer for you is simple: Yes it is. By a huge margin. The Contour+2 performs better, is easier to use, and costs less than the Contour+.

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9.0
michaelmcnally michaelmcnally

I use this guy for skiing and biking. Works as advertised. The video quality and wide angle view are fantastic. I like the blue tooth connection to control it. I wish I could stream video from the camera to my iphone to the network so I could share live video with friends. The only beef I have...

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9.0
srogers srogers

Has worked great for me - downside is that Contour is in receivership, so the future of the cameras is uncertain.

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