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Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action

A classic 12 megapixel Full HD camcorder with average features
12MP Yes 171g CMOS Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date

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Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action number 247 across all camcorders.
78
14 Reviews
58
Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 76%, based on 14 reviews. Panasonic video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report product quality, design and is easy to use.
This Drift Innovation camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long battery life (max)
Supports HDMI
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Very shallow waterproof up to

Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action Video Reviews


Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Average

On average, people who bought this video camera rated it as 76 out of 100. Over 71% of reviewers gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Product Quality

Seven customers who bought this camcorder thought it was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action was good looking.

  • Whilst the design and styling on the camera are pretty good, Drift seem to prioritise this over all…
    DAVID BURNS (Amazon) - September 2014
  • Whilst the design and styling on the camera are pretty good, Drift seem to prioritise this over all else…
    DAVID BURNS (Amazon) - September 2014
  • Nice looking camera…
    DAVID BURNS (Amazon) - September 2014
  • Still stylish…
  • It doesn't come with one and will not record anything without it (So pretty damn useless out of the box as a camera!
    BikeMad (Amazon) - April 2016

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Three customers who purchased this camcorder thought it was easy to use.

  • The buttons are fiddly to use with gloves and the remote seems to be a waste of time…
    DAVID BURNS (Amazon) - September 2014
  • It's too easy to use the remote to switch the camera to the wrong mode…
    DAVID BURNS (Amazon) - September 2014
  • Fantastic camera and very easy to use my only gripe would be the battery life…

Very Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Drift Innovation video cameras and also specifically for Drift Innovation camcorders and found that in both cases Drift Innovation had very good reviews compared to other manufacturers.


Features

Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of all camcorders is 53h, with the shortest being 0.083h and the longest being 8,700h. The battery life (max) of the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action of 4h is quite long compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 18% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Drift Ghost-S Action supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 780mm. The Drift Ghost-S Action's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 2.99mm is fairly short compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 6% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Drift Ghost-S Action features wi-Fi. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Shallow Waterproof Up to

Camcorders have waterproof up to of between 1m and 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 16m. The waterproof up to of the Drift Ghost-S Action of only 3m is in the shallowest 14% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action of 12MP is quite big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 23% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 8.2MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 210MP.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action of 171g is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Photo Mode

The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action features photo mode. 76% of camcorders do not feature photo mode.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Drift Ghost-S Action of only 10x is in the smallest 22% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of camcorders is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 440x.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Drift Ghost-S Action has a self-timer, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The Drift Ghost-S Action has a wireless connection. 87% of video cameras do not have a wireless connection.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Drift Ghost-S Action is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Has a Night Mode

The Drift Ghost-S Action has a night mode, unlike 94% of camcorders which do not have a night mode.

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Has a Microphone in

The Drift Ghost-S Action has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Freeze-Resistant

The Drift Ghost-S Action is freeze-resistant, unlike 95% of camcorders which are not freeze-resistant.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all camcorders is 29mm, with the shortest being 1.8mm and the longest being 110mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action of only 2.99mm is in the shortest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Features Manual Focus

The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action features manual focus, unlike 88% of camcorders which do not feature manual focus.

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Waterproof

The Drift Ghost-S Action is waterproof, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders are not waterproof.

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Quite Big Shock Proof Up to

The shock proof up to of the Drift Ghost-S Action of 2m is fairly big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 21% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average shock proof up to of all camcorders is 1.6m, with the smallest being 1m and the biggest being 3m.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since July 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers drift innovation ghosts
Barcodes 04260406391744

Other Popular Comparisons With The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action

2x smaller minimum illumination
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Shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
110g heavier
30% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Moderately Lower user review Score
55.01mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Bigger total megapixels
3h shorter battery life (max)

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