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ION DashCam WiFi

ION DashCam WiFi Camcorder

66.3g CMOS Jul 2013
Full HD Weight Sensor Type Image Stabiliser Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

Three ION DashCam WiFi reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Mike Nelson said in his review on Amazon “I should also say the crash "event" videos are only 240p and it only records for a mere 20 seconds! The picture quality is pretty good” but even so gave the product a score of 3 stars. Tellboy scored this camcorders 4 stars and said on Amazon a few weeks ago “With traffic stationery the quality is excellent and number plates easily visible” in their review of this camcorders. The Irish Grover mentioned on Amazon in the same month “I had not forgotten) I recorded same with MIO MiVue 518 a same time and quality was much better on the MIO” but in spite of that scored the product 2 stars.

Good Size

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Mike Nelson mentioned in his review of the ION DashCam WiFi in August this year “The camera is nice and compact”. This month Mrs. Bryony A. Shaw wrote on Amazon “This dashboard camera is compact and looks smart”.

One ION DashCam WiFi owner considered that the ION DashCam WiFi was tight. Robert Groom mentioned in his review of this camcorders on Amazon this month “It's long enough to run tight round the windscreen, down the door pillar” and scored the ION DashCam WiFi 4 stars.

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Easy to Use

Some ION DashCam WiFi reviewers who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to use. This year Mrs. Bryony A. Shaw wrote on Amazon “It can also be powered via a standard USB cable which might be handy if you need to replace the cable” in their ION DashCam WiFi review. The Irish Grover said on Amazon in August this year “Not have PC software (the only option is to use your mobile device (via wifi) or upload your video to an unaffiliated website such as www” in their review however only scored the product 40 out of 100.

Robust

One person said in their reviews that this camcorders was reliable. A few weeks ago Mike Nelson said in his review “Seems reliable 2”.

Nice Design

One person who purchased the ION DashCam WiFi considered that it was good looking. Mike Nelson wrote a few weeks ago “It only records for a mere 20 seconds! The picture quality is pretty good and matches the performance of the average ActionCam” in his review of this camcorders.

Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The DashCam WiFi has an HDMI port, which is unusual. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the DashCam WiFi do not have an HDMI port.

There are a number of alternative video cameras which also have an HDMI port that you might want to consider including the ION Air Pro Lite WiFi ActION[plb_2962214_price], or the Veho MUVI K-Series K1[plb_2962213_price].

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Unlike most of the other camcorders that were launched more than two years ago which do not have an image stabiliser, the ION DashCam WiFi has an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other camcorders with an image stabiliser currently available including cheaper camcorders such as the Vivitar DVR936[plb_2962203_price].

We compared all the other camcorders which also have an image stabiliser to this video camera and we think the ION Air Pro Lite WiFi ActION[plb_2962214_price], or the Veho MUVI K-Series K1[plb_2962213_price] is also worth considering.

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Full HD

Full HD

Unlike most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago which are not Full HD, the DashCam WiFi is Full HD.

Other Full HD camcorders currently available which you might want to consider include a cheaper camcorder such as the Vivitar DVR936[plb_2962203_price] or you might consider a higher rated camcorder such as the Transcend DrivePro 200[plb_2962204_price].

If you want a camcorder that is Full HD then you might also want to consider the ION Air Pro Lite WiFi ActION[plb_2962214_price].

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the DashCam WiFi, the ION DashCam WiFi has a built-in display.

We compared this video camera to all the other video cameras with a built-in display and we think the Vivitar DVR936[plb_2962203_price] which is cheaper; or the Transcend DrivePro 200[plb_2962204_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have a built-in display to this video camera and we think the Veho MUVI K-Series K1[plb_2962213_price] is also worth considering.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a cmos sensor type, which is typical of many video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Small

At only 30 millimeters, the DashCam WiFi is fairly small compared to most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the DashCam WiFi. Camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DashCam WiFi have depths of between 12mm and 520mm.

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Very Small

The smallest camcorder that has been on the market for around the same time as the DashCam WiFi is 26mm high, the biggest is 690mm, and the average height is 110mm. At only 50 millimeters, the ION DashCam WiFi is quite small compared to most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as the DashCam WiFi.

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Light

Camcorders that were launched more than two years ago have weights of between 59g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 880g. At only 66.3 grams, the ION DashCam WiFi is fairly light compared to most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

Camcorders with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Transcend DrivePro 200[plb_2962204_price] (84g) which also has a higher rating.

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9 Reasons Against

ION Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Whilst ION is one of the unexceptional video camera brands according to average reviews from experts and users, ION has ok reviews specifically within its camcorders range.

Poor Connectivity

Four ION DashCam WiFi reviewers who purchased the ION DashCam WiFi concluded that it did not have gps. Mike Nelson said on Amazon in August this year “The GPS information is not stored on the image, on the image when you view it displays in the bottom right corner the date in American format YYYY/MM/DD” in his review of this camcorders. Mike Nelson also mentioned “None of these will show the GPS information and I can't find a single program on line which is compatible with the embedded GPS data (it is stored in the”. This year Mrs. Bryony A. Shaw said in their review of this camcorders on Amazon “It also doesn't display your location or speed on the video, so I'm not sure what the GPS is used for”.

One ION DashCam WiFi reviewer mentioned that it was not wifi compatible. In August this year The Irish Grover said on Amazon “Selecting HD files for wifi transfer is so slow to load the file previews on the phone for selection that it is practicably unusable” in their ION DashCam WiFi review.

One person who bought the product considered that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Mrs. Bryony A. Shaw wrote on Amazon in August “The end of the cable that plugs into the camera is not USB.” in their review of the ION DashCam WiFi.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The DashCam WiFi does not have an interchangeable lens, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the DashCam WiFi also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not Waterproof

Most camcorders that were released more than two years ago are not waterproof. The ION DashCam WiFi is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

If you are looking for a video camera that is waterproof then you might also want to consider the ION Air Pro Lite WiFi ActION[plb_2962214_price].

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the DashCam WiFi, the DashCam WiFi does not have a night mode.

There are a number of alternative camcorders which also have a night mode that you might also want to look at including the Transcend DrivePro 200[plb_2962204_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Most camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the DashCam WiFi do not have a built-in projector. The DashCam WiFi is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in projector.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to the DashCam WiFi, the ION DashCam WiFi is not 3D compatible.

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Very Small Shock Proof Height

Similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the DashCam WiFi have shock proof heights of between 1m and 2m. At only 1 meter, the DashCam WiFi has a quite small shock proof height compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to the DashCam WiFi.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture

The minimum apertures of camcorders that came out more than two years ago range from 1.1 to 4, and the average minimum aperture is 2.3. The DashCam WiFi has a fairly high minimum aperture (2.8) compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to the DashCam WiFi.

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1 Other reason to consider the ION DashCam WiFi

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this ION video camera was released.

Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Type
Lens System
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabiliser
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Aperture Value
Storage
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Display
Viewfinder
Camera
3D Compatible
Design
Colour
Shock Proof Height
Video
Video Capturing Speed
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Mini HDMI Port
USB Connector Type
Networking
Battery
Battery Type
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Operating System
Interface
Cable
Aperture Range
Audio Recording Format
Other Features
Dimensions
USB 2.0 Connector
Video Compression Format
Freezeproof Up to
Projector
Built-In Projector
Technical Details
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Power Supply Type

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Product Identifiers

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