ION the Game ActION vs Polaroid ID1880

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ION The Game ActION
Polaroid iD1880

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Longer battery life Edit
The ION the Game ActION is a 3h battery life camcorder. That's 2h longer than the Polaroid iD1880 (1h). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

44mm smaller Edit
The ION the Game ActION has a width of 66mm, however the Polaroid iD1880 is a 110mm wide camcorder (44mm bigger).
6 Reasons For
Bigger digital zoom Edit
Polaroid iD1880 is 4x (digital), but the ION the Game ActION is only a unknownx (digital) camcorder (4x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Vastly larger screen size Edit
The Polaroid iD1880 is a 2.7" screen size camcorder. That's 2.7" larger than the ION the Game ActION (2.7"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

67g lighter Edit
The Polaroid iD1880 has a weight of 90g, however the ION the Game ActION is a 157g weight camcorder (67g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Smaller Edit
The Polaroid iD1880 is a 50mm high camcorder. That's 35mm smaller than the ION the Game ActION (50mm).
91% smaller Edit
The Polaroid iD1880 has a depth of 20mm. That's 18.1mm smaller than the ION the Game ActION (20mm).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Heavier Edit
The ION the Game ActION is a 157g weight camcorder. That's 67g heavier than the Polaroid iD1880 (90g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

A lot bigger Edit
The ION the Game ActION is an 85mm high camcorder, whereas the Polaroid iD1880 is a 50mm high camcorder (35mm smaller).
18.1mm bigger Edit
The ION the Game ActION has a depth of 38.1mm, however the Polaroid iD1880 is a 20mm deep camcorder (18.1mm smaller).
Less retailers
Only 1 seller sell the ION the Game ActION, whereas 3 sellers sell the Polaroid iD1880. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
2 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter battery life Edit
The Polaroid iD1880 has a battery life of 1h, but the ION the Game ActION is a 3h battery life camcorder (2h longer). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

40% bigger Edit
The Polaroid iD1880 has a width of 110mm. That's 44mm bigger than the ION the Game ActION (110mm).

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Date Released

41 months Ago 41 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year 1 Year

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 58mm
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 58mm
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 58
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 58

Storage

Memory Card Slot
1 1
Memory Card
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSD (Transflash)

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1m
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait
 Beach
 Night
 Night portrait
 Portrait

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Flash

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
Built-In Light
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in light

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/2 - 1,1/4000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/2 - 1,1/4000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.7"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.7"
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
BEST
 action cam
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Illumination
1.4lx Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Blue
 Black
 Blue
Waterproof Depth
3m Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
Video Format
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Continuous Shooting Mode
 Continuous shooting mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
HDMI Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life
3h
BEST
1h
Battery Type
Rechargeable 1200 mAh Lithium-Ion
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
157g 90g
BEST
Height
85mm 50mm
BEST
Depth
38.1mm 20mm
BEST
Width
66mm
BEST
110mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
Pouch Included
 Pouch included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wrist Strap Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wrist strap included

Other Features

Operating System
Windows & Mac Windows & Mac
Lens Focal Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 58
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
 Auto focus
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
 Photo mode
Spotlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Spotlight
A/V Cable Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Interface
USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Cable
USB USB ,AV
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8,5.1
The Windows Operating System
 The Windows operating system
 The Windows operating system
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
AV Cable
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Recording Format
 AAC+
 AAC+
Mac Operating Systems
 Mac operating systems
 Mac operating systems
Other Features
Yes - iON App Unknown - Click to provide data
Protective Pouch
 Protective pouch
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
 USB port
HDMI Out Port
 HDMI out port
 HDMI out port
Dimensions
66 x 85 x 38.1 110 x 50 x 20
USB Cable Included
 USB cable included
 USB cable included
USB 2.0 Connector
1 1
Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shock Proof
 Shock proof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Format
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.86cm
Wireless Connection
 Wireless connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Touch Panel
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch panel
Dimensions (WxHxD)
66 x 85 x 38.1 110 x 50 x 20
Freeze-Resistant
 Freeze-resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/2 - 1,1/4000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In WiFi
 Built-in WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
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