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HTC teases action cam launch on October 8th (update: and it looks like this)

HTC teases action cam launch on October 8th (update: and it looks like this)
Jon Fingas
Jon Fingas|@jonfingas|September 24, 2014 5:19 PM

Those claims that HTC is making an action camera just got much more concrete. The company has posted both a RECamera teaser site and a video (below) which not-so-subtly hint that the adventure-oriented shooter should launch on October 8th, the same day as HTC's "Double Exposure" media event. While there aren't many giveaways in the clip, it shows both a swimming pool dive and a wide-angle lens -- this is undoubtedly a waterproof device meant to take on the likes of GoPro. There's nothing here to confirm rumors that the camera will have a 16-megapixel sensor and wireless networking, but you'll only have to wait a couple of weeks to get the full scoop.

Update: And one enterprising Redditor's found pictures of the device -- which looks like... a... periscope? The image's source has now been taken down. Darn.

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HTC teases action cam launch on October 8th (update: and it looks like this)