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Sony Action Cam

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

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Review

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

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

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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70
Average Critic Score

Design and form factor

77
 

Video recording quality

71
 

Ease of use

84
 

Battery life

80
 

Portability

83
 

Audio recording quality

73
 

Durability

80
 

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80
 

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65
 
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