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ION S3000 Review
|3 Reviews + 1 Award|
Why Has it Scored 72?
It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This ION camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
ION S3000 In-Depth Analysis
Average Total Megapixels
The total megapixels of the ION S3000 of 5MP is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 56% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.
Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom
The ION S3000's optical zoom of only 1x is smaller than 97% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have optical zooms of between 1x and 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.
The ION S3000's weight of only 112g is lighter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lighter than 86% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.
Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size
The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8". The ION S3000's optical sensor size of 0.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 12% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution
This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.
Average Maximum Battery Life
The ION S3000's maximum battery life of 2.5h is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 51% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The ION S3000 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.
Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number
Video cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The ION S3000's minimum aperture number of 6 is higher than 98% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Has a Continuous Shooting Mode
The ION S3000 has a continuous shooting mode. 93% of camcorders do not have a continuous shooting mode.
Features Photo Mode
The ION S3000 features photo mode, unlike 80% of camcorders which do not feature photo mode.
The ION S3000 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.
Very Shallow Waterproof Up to
The ION S3000's waterproof up to of only 3m is shallower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shallowest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have waterproof up to of between 1m and 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 16m.
Features Auto Focus
The ION S3000 features auto focus, unlike 89% of camcorders which do not feature auto focus.
Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number
Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the ION S3000 of 6 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 22% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
The ION S3000 is waterproof. 91% of video cameras are not waterproof.