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ACTIVEON Solar XG

ACTIVEON Solar XG
81
Reviews
6 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
80
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 270g, 14MP video camera, good for shooting underwater. It is waterproof and Full HD, has an image stabilizer and supports HDMI.
Features We Love:
Big total megapixels (14MP)
Large optical sensor size (1/1.3")
Image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Waterproof
14MP
1x
OPTICAL ZOOM
270g
FULL
HD
RESOLU-
TION
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the ACTIVEON Solar XG number 23 in water resistant camcorders, number 31 in best selling camcorders and number 74 across all camcorders.

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82
Reviews
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Features
80
Value for Money
74
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 53%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available.
It has some great features:
Big total megapixels
6 shots per second image quality
5600mAh battery type
1 USB 2.0 / 1 mini B type battery capacity
5v/ 2.1 A in/out port
270g input
113 (w) x 62 (d) x 33.5 (h) mm weight
Yes waterproof depth rate

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Average Review Score

2.7 stars (6 reviews)

50%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the ACTIVEON Solar XG?

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Some Customers Thought This Camcorder Was Fairly Priced
  • ... Walmart's return policy, no questions asked. Hopefully a decent low cost action camera would be available soon...
    Mgb - Walmart.com 3 Jan 2018
  • ... really good but the actual functionality did not deliver. I bought this as a low cost option to Go Pro and there are many on the market, but seeing this ...
    Mgb - Walmart.com 3 Jan 2018
  • Two People Thought the ACTIVEON Solar XG Was Well Designed
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    One Owner Thought it Had Great Video Quality
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big total megapixels
    Large optical sensor size
    Has an image stabilizer
    Supports HDMI
    Waterproof
    Full HD
    Very deep waterproof (up to)
    ok weight
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution
    Tiny optical zoom
    Big Total Megapixels

    Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The Solar XG's total megapixels of 14MP is bigger than 83% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Large Optical Sensor Size

    The optical sensor size of the ACTIVEON Solar XG of 0.769" is very large compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 92% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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    Tiny Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the Solar XG of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 15% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 78x, and the average optical zoom is 18x.

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    The weight of the ACTIVEON Solar XG of 270g is ok compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 42% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Resolution

    This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras. §.

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    Has an Image Stabilizer

    The ACTIVEON Solar XG has an image stabilizer. 61% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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    Supports HDMI
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    The Solar XG supports HDMI, as do 64% of camcorders.

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    Waterproof

    The Solar XG is waterproof, unlike 88% of camcorders which are not waterproof.

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    Full HD
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    The ACTIVEON Solar XG is Full HD, as are 60% of camcorders.

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    Very Deep Waterproof (Up To)

    Across all the camcorders the waterproof (up to) range from 1m to 100m, and the average waterproof (up to) is 13m. The Solar XG's waterproof (up to) of 60m is in the deepest 2% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A camcorder with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the ACTIVEON Solar XG, and ranked it:

    High-End
    This camcorder has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money
    Retro Technology - 044 - Handy Cam
    ACTIVEON Solar XG
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £64.99 it is cheaper than 94% of video cameras.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Some customers thought this camcorder was fairly priced
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    ACTIVEON Solar XG Release Date

    October 2015

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the ACTIVEON Solar XG

    QWhat is the optical zoom of the ACTIVEON Solar XG?
    AThe ACTIVEON Solar XG has an optical zoom of 1 times zoom factor.
    QWhat is the weight of the ACTIVEON Solar XG?
    AThe ACTIVEON Solar XG is a 270 grams camcorder.
    QWhat is the total megapixels of the ACTIVEON Solar XG?
    AThe ACTIVEON Solar XG is a 14 megapixels camcorder.
    QWhat is the max video resolution of the ACTIVEON Solar XG?
    AThe ACTIVEON Solar XG has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD).
    QDoes the ACTIVEON Solar XG have an image stabilizer?
    AYes, the ACTIVEON Solar XG has an image stabilizer.
    QIs the ACTIVEON Solar XG Full HD?
    AYes, the ACTIVEON Solar XG is Full HD.
    QWhat HD types does the ACTIVEON Solar XG have?
    AThe ACTIVEON Solar XG is a full HD camcorder.
    QWhat is the optical sensor size of the ACTIVEON Solar XG?
    AThe ACTIVEON Solar XG has an optical sensor size of 1/1.3 inch.
    QWhat is the sensor type of the ACTIVEON Solar XG?
    AThe ACTIVEON Solar XG has a cmos sensor type.
    QWhat camcorder types does the ACTIVEON Solar XG have?
    AThe ACTIVEON Solar XG is an action cam camcorder.
    QDoes the ACTIVEON Solar XG support HDMI?
    AYes, the ACTIVEON Solar XG supports HDMI.
    QIs the ACTIVEON Solar XG waterproof?
    AYes, the ACTIVEON Solar XG is waterproof.
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    ACTIVEON Solar XG Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Total Megapixels
    Max Video Resolution
    Lens System
    Image Stabilizer
    Wide Angle Lens System
    Video
    Full HD
    HD Type
    Image Sensor
    Optical Sensor Size
    Sensor Type
    Focusing
    Focus Adjustment
    Camera
    Camcorder Type
    Design
    Waterproof (Up To)
    Ports & Interfaces
    HDMI
    Other Features
    Waterproof
    Other Features
    Accessories Included

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    activeon xca10w, xca10w xca10w

    Barcodes

     08809353501422

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