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75 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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The RE is a fun personal camera that's easy to use for travel, concerts, the beach and other events. But its camera is merely average for $200, and you'll be forced to choose between the convenience of the RE and the image quality of your current smartphone.

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Pros
  • Fun to use, inspires creativity
  • Small, lightweight form factor
  • Great for using one-handed
  • Waterproof
  • Can use it without your phone around
Cons
  • Camera quality is okay, but not better than most flagships
  • A little pricey
  • No HDR, flash, viewfinder or manual controls
  • iOS app offers subpar user experience
  • So-so battery life
  • Wide-angle shots can look odd

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Type
Consumer
Form factor
Handheld
Media type
Memory card
Recording time
4031
Sensor type
CMOS
Type
Form factor
Media type
Recording time
Sensor type
Consumer
Handheld
Memory card
4031
CMOS

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75 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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