Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action vs GoPro Hero 4

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Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action
GoPro Hero 4

Top Prices

Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £7.99
eBay
Standard delivery: £3.20
Currys
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (10 available)
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In stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
10x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is a 10x (digital) camcorder. That's 10x bigger than the GoPro Hero 4 (unknownx). 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.

4h longer battery life Edit
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is a 4h battery life camcorder. That's 4h longer than the GoPro Hero 4 (unknownh). 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.

4 Reasons For
£225 cheaper
The GoPro Hero 4 costs £24.90, whereas the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is £249.99.
Available from 53 shops
The more retailers stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
More popular
The GoPro Hero 4 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 218 by sales volume in our camcorders, but the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action ranks No. 18127.
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 610 user reviews, the GoPro Hero 4 has an average review score of 87%, but the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action has an average rating of 76% (based on 14 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
£225 more expensive
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is more expensive than the GoPro Hero 4 by £225.09.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action, however 54 sellers sell the GoPro Hero 4. 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.
Worse selling
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action ranks No. 18127 by sales volume, but the GoPro Hero 4 ranks No. 218.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action only has an average user rating of 76%, but the GoPro Hero 4 has an average user rating of 87% (based on 610 reviews).
1 Reason Against
Seven months older
The GoPro Hero 4 is older than the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action by seven months.

Awards

No awards found 12 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
ljudochbild.se: Best in Test
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
M3.idg.se: Recommended
mashable.com: Mashable Choice
PC Advisor.co.uk: Gold
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 49 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year 1 Year

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Movie Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 12MP

Lens System

Digital Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Manual

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

Viewfinder

Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Camera

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

Design

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

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Format
 MP4
BEST
 MP4
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++

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

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life
4h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Lithium-ion Rechargeable
Battery
 Lithium
BEST
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
171g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
52mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
105mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
33mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data GoPro Software
Cable Included
 USB
BEST
 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Focal Range
2.99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focus
 Manual focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Memory Size
2GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
USB 2.0 USB
Cable
USB ,Microphone extension Unknown - Click to provide data
The Windows Operating System
 The Windows operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Format
 AAC+
 AAC+
Mac Operating Systems
 Mac operating systems
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Out Port
 HDMI out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
33 x 52 x 105 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cable Included
 USB cable included
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Connector
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shock Proof
 Shock proof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Format
 MP4
 MP4
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
33 x 52 x 105 Unknown - Click to provide data
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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