Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action vs ION S3000

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Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action
ION S3000

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Currys
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (10 available)
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In stock, only 3 left!

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Longer battery life Edit
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is a 4h battery life camcorder. That's 1.5h longer than the ION S3000 (2.5h). 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.

Vastly smaller Edit
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action has a height of 52mm, however the ION S3000 is a 96.3mm high camcorder (44.3mm bigger).
Smaller Edit
Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is 33mm wide, but the ION S3000 is a 40mm wide camcorder (7mm bigger).
User reviews are better
Based on 14 user reviews, the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action has an average review score of 76%, but the ION S3000 has an average rating of 71% (based on 14 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Image stabiliser Edit
The ION S3000 has an image stabiliser, but the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action does not have an image stabiliser. Read more

Image stabiliser is a system, either software (not good) or hardware (good) driven that smooths out the movement of the camera when used in a handheld mode. The Z7 has a hardware image stabiliser.

Lighter Edit
The ION S3000 is a 112g weight camcorder. That's 59g lighter than the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action (112g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

2x smaller Edit
The ION S3000 has a depth of 45.8mm, however the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is a 105mm deep camcorder (59.2mm bigger).
£186 cheaper
The ION S3000 costs £185.99 less than the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have an image stabiliser Edit
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action does not have an image stabiliser, however the ION S3000 has an image stabiliser. Read more

Image stabiliser is a system, either software (not good) or hardware (good) driven that smooths out the movement of the camera when used in a handheld mode. The Z7 has a hardware image stabiliser.

Heavier Edit
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is a 171g weight camcorder. That's 59g heavier than the ION S3000 (112g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

59.2mm bigger Edit
Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is 105mm deep, but the ION S3000 is a 45.8mm deep camcorder (59.2mm smaller).
£186 more expensive
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is more expensive than the ION S3000 by £185.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action, however 2 stores sell the ION S3000. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
4 Reasons Against
Shorter battery life Edit
The ION S3000 is a 2.5h battery life camcorder. That's 1.5h shorter than the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action (2.5h). 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.

A lot bigger Edit
The ION S3000 is a 96.3mm high camcorder, whereas the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is a 52mm high camcorder (44.3mm smaller).
18% bigger Edit
The ION S3000 has a width of 40mm, however the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is a 33mm wide camcorder (7mm smaller).
Lower user review Score
The ION S3000's average user rating is only 71%, however the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action's is 76% (based on 14 reviews).

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
BEST
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
2.99mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
2.99mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
2.99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
2.99 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Card Slot
1 1
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.02m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Sunny
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Sunny

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/8192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/8192 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 action cam
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Minimum Illumination
1lx Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer
3,5,10 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Red
 Black
 Red
Shock Proof Height
2m Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof Depth
3m 3m

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

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

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 ADPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
 ADPCM
 PCM
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in Port
 Microphone in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life
4h
BEST
2.5h
Battery Type
Lithium-ion Rechargeable
Battery
 Lithium
BEST
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
171g 112g
BEST
Height
52mm
BEST
96.3mm
Depth
105mm 45.8mm
BEST
Width
33mm
BEST
40mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Night Mode
 Night mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
Windows & Mac Windows & Mac
Lens Focal Range
2.99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus
Manual Focus
 Manual focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
 Photo mode
Internal Memory Size
2GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
USB 2.0 Mini USB
Cable
USB ,Microphone extension Short USB
The Windows Operating System
 The Windows operating system
 The Windows operating system
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Format
 AAC+
 PCM
 ADPCM
 AAC+
 PCM
 ADPCM
Mac Operating Systems
 Mac operating systems
 Mac operating systems
Other Features
Yes,Drift App Unknown - Click to provide data
Smooth Slow Record
 Smooth slow record
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
15.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
 USB port
HDMI Out Port
 HDMI out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
33 x 52 x 105 40 x 96.3 x 45.8
USB Cable Included
 USB cable included
 USB cable included
USB 2.0 Connector
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof
 Waterproof
 Waterproof
Shock Proof
 Shock proof
 Shock proof
Video Compression Format
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
Freezeproof Up to
-10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Connection
 Wireless connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
 Built-in projector

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
33 x 52 x 105 40 x 96.3 x 45.8
Freeze-Resistant
 Freeze-resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/8192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In WiFi
 Built-in WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dust-Resistant
 Dust-resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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