Ricoh WG-M2 [email protected] half price of Go Pro Black

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quadzilla started the topic in Monday, 7 Mar 2016 at 5:44pm

This little action cam will be available late April and may just jump to the top of the tree in this category?

Announced a couple of weeks ago, to come in 2 colurs...Shark Bait Silver and Orange

A variable angle of view up to 204 degrees,20m depth rated,shock proof @2m,and will tolerate down to 14 farenheit(but I wont be testing below around 18 celcius) 7different video effects,built in Wi Fi and free app

[email protected] bitrate 100Mbps [email protected] [email protected]

8mp stills in bursts of 8fps

1.5inch LCD

A few standard mounts but some adapters that are compatible with lots of the GP mounts

Some other excellent features

http://pentaxrumors.com/2016/02/22/ricoh-wg-m2-action-camera-with-4k-vid...

US$$$$ around 300, so 400 A$ i'll guess retail, but the deals will come

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quadzilla commented Monday, 7 Mar 2016 at 5:45pm
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Purplepills commented Monday, 14 Mar 2016 at 5:39pm

Doesn't have a LED screen but can pump out 60 fps/1080p for $119 ozzy dora from Kogan. (they were about $69 USD when dollar was strong)

https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/xiaomi-yi-action-camera-white/

http://www.engadget.com/2015/04/29/xiaomi-yi-camera-versus-gopro-hero/

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quadzilla commented Monday, 14 Mar 2016 at 6:41pm

yes, ive had GP 2 &3 silvers....and currently use an elcheapo too....

the ricoh does 4K and that definition is exceptional even on a 1080p display

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wellymon commented Monday, 14 Mar 2016 at 8:47pm

JoPro wickedness..

Yeewwwww.

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Purplepills commented Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016 at 4:43pm

$296.95 at B & H photo mmmmmmmm tempting ships 3rd May.

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quadzilla commented Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016 at 6:52pm

that's U$dollars + delivery....im estimating around 400 au$$ie

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trippergreenfeet commented Wednesday, 27 Apr 2016 at 9:16am

Other well priced cams in the same league as GP.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__1662__1376__Photography_Action_Cams-Action_Cameras.html

Note: prices show cheaper once signed up as a HK member.

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stevebarret commented Monday, 5 Dec 2016 at 6:37pm

The YI Technology (http://yitechnology.com/) 4k action camera would surely fit your budget. Available on different online store as well.