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ION the Game ActION Camcorder

$244.99
5MP 1/2 157g Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
ION has good reviews for its video cameras
Full HD
Supports HDMI
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Reviews

ION Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

ION is one of the better rated camcorder brands according to average user and expert reviews, and ION also has good reviews for its medium total megapixels camcorders.


Video

Full HD

Full HD

Like most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the The Game ActION, the The Game ActION is Full HD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other Full HD video cameras currently available including the Sony HDR-CX400E ($297.99) which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The The Game ActION supports HDMI. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to the The Game ActION also support HDMI.

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Other Features

Waterproof

Unlike most of the other comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to the The Game ActION which are not waterproof, the The Game ActION is waterproof.

We compared this video camera to all the other waterproof video cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the JVC GZ-R15 is also worth considering.

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Camera

Very Small Minimum Illumination

With a minimum illumination of only 1.4 lux, the ION The Game ActION has a fairly small minimum illumination compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and spec. The average minimum illumination of medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago is 4.2lx, and the minimum illuminations range from 0.3lx to 15lx.

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Design

Very Shallow Waterproof Up to

The ION The Game ActION has one of the shallower waterproof up to (only 3 meters) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age. Across all the similar spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years the waterproof up to range from 3m to 16m.

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Price

Price Has Gone Up by 22% (22%)

There was a cheaper price of $190.50 on eBay 67 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 67% chance that the price will go up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 33% chance that the price will actually go back down. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when ION released the The Game ActION.


Battery

Average Battery Life (max)

At 3 hours, the ION The Game ActION has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared this camcorder to all the other 3h battery life camcorders and we think the Veho Muvi HD NPNG ($209.95) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 157 grams, the ION The Game ActION has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.5" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Sony HDR-AS200 vs ION The Game ActION

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Sony HDR-AZ1 vs ION The Game ActION

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Vastly Bigger Minimum Illumination
50% Shorter Battery Life

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