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Sony Action Cam

from  $159.99+

    Sony Action Cam

    from  $159.99+
    from  $159.99+
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    77 Engadget Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    77

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

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    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).

    Engadget Review

    Sony's Action Cam is a confident entry into the sports camera market, that is only marred by some easily fixable blemishes.

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    Pros
    • Shoots good-quality videoGreat for slow-motionEasy to use
    Cons
    • Limited photo modePoor app functionality

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    73
     
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    User Reviews 4
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    Specs

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    Consumer
    Form factor
    Handheld
    Sensor type
    CMOS

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    77 Engadget Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    77

    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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    Engadget

    77
     

    User Reviews

    80
    tnt1130
    nice cam! i tried import from USA. compared other cams,hdras-15 is better! http://youtu.be/Lg0sonY1VCQread more
    60
    wj
    A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
    90
    Bigwillie78
    This Camera with the new 3.0 firmware blows the GPH3 out of the water in my...read more
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