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Contour ROAM

alaTest has collected and analyzed 836 reviews of Contour ROAM. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the control panel and design are overall positive. The size and durability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the reliability and portability.

usability, durability, size, design, control panel

price, portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Contour ROAM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Contour ROAM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Contour ROAM from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ContourROAM Waterproof HD Action CameraContourROAM Waterproof HD Action Camera

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Contour ROAM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 708 user reviews of Contour ROAM from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ContourROAM Hands-free HD Camcorder (Newest Model)ContourROAM Hands-free HD Camcorder (Newest Model)

Dec, 2016

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Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Contour ROAM video camera

 

This cheap waterproof video camera is a great tool for all-weather fun

Low price ; Good image quality ; Waterproof to 1 metre

Alignment is a guessing game ; Changing exposure settings requires a computer

Contour's cheapest camera is also its most versatile -- it's waterproof to a depth of one metre. This should make it great for all-weather sports (think surfing, skiing, whitewater rafting) where other Contour models or competing sports cameras require...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Alexandra Savvides (cnet.com.au)

Contour Roam

 

The Contour Roam will suit action adventurers who just want to point and shoot. Adjusting settings on the fly is next to impossible, so if tweaking's your deal, look elsewhere.

Easy to start recording ; Rugged and waterproof design

All settings have to be tweaked via computer, no on-board switches ; Laser is rather weak and hard to see in bright situations

The Contour Roam will suit action adventurers who just want to point and shoot. Adjusting settings on the fly is next to impossible, so if tweaking's your deal, look elsewhere. The Roam is available for AU$299.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Alexandra Savvides (cnet.com.au)

ContourRoam

 

Contour takes its latest compact action video camera out for a Roam.

The Roam can also film in full 1080p HD, although it does miss out on the GPS like the ContourGPS and Contour+. It also has a 170-degree rotating lens. Mounting the camera is done via the tripod thread or optional mounts that can be purchased as...

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Autofocus: No
Built-in Flash: No
Changeable Lens: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser: No
Integrated GPS Module:No / Yes
Smartphone Remote Control: No
Touchscreen: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
HDMI:No / Yes
HDMI Interface:No / Yes
Near Field Communication: No
PictBridge: No
USB:Not Applicable
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Action camera / Compact Camera
Resolution:Full HD
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: No
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: No
XD Card: No

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
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