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Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action Camcorder

£249.99
12MP 171g CMOS Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Owner reviews are average
Good product quality
Reasonably priced
14 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Two people agreed that the product was good value for money. Guvnor mentioned “What HD? Cheap digital cameras”. Chris mentioned in his review of the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action on Amazon “Really excellent quality item and great value for money”.

One customer thought the product was expensive. Harry Parkhill wrote “Although perhaps not the finest available (I'd go with the Sony Action Cam 2) it's actually nicer than GoPro's more expensive models” and scored this camcorder 8 stars.

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, people who bought this video camera rated it as 76%. 7 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Drift Innovation Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We calculated the average reviews for all Drift Innovation video cameras and also specifically for Drift Innovation big total megapixels video cameras and found that in both cases Drift Innovation had good reviews compared to other brands.


Power

Good Battery Life

One customer who bought it considered that it had a good battery life. Brianbt mentioned “Battery life is excellent” in their review of this camcorder and gave the product a score of 8 stars.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person mentioned that it had a good screen.


Design

Good Product Quality

Seven owners thought it was good quality. David Howells rated this camcorder 9 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Everyone that's seen the footage has commented on the brilliant quality”. David Howells also said “The quality is superb” in his review. David Howells also mentioned “Great quality action cam” in his review.

Robust

Two owners who reviewed it wrote that it was reliable. Brianbt said on Amazon two years ago “The ability to rotate the lens is a considerable benefit and allows the camera to be mounted in the most convenient place; the mounting has proved 100% reliable” in their Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action review and scored the product 7 stars. Phil G. said on Amazon “Ion-3 and gopro are far more reliable, nothing worse than going to watch your footage only to find it didn't record it all” in his Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action review.

One customer concluded that it was well made. Bikemad mentioned in their Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action review on Amazon “Excellent quality recordings, good quality construction” and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

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Easy to Use

Seven customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Three years ago David Burns mentioned in his Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action review on Amazon “I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - nice big screen and fast Wi Fi to use with the Drift App” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. David Burns also said “The buttons are fiddly to use with gloves and the remote seems to be a waste of time” in his review. David Burns also mentioned “It's too easy to use the remote to switch the camera to the wrong mode” in his review.

Nice Design

Five people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. David Burns gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “Nice looking camera” in his review of this camcorder. Harry Parkhill mentioned in his review of this camcorder “Still stylish” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Bikemad wrote “It doesn't come with one and will not record anything without it (So pretty damn useless out of the box as a camera!”.

Very Big Shock Proof Up to

The Drift Ghost-S Action has one of the biggest shock proof up to (2 meters) amongst big total megapixels video cameras of this age. The shock proof up to of video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this video camera range from 1.5m to 2m.

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Very Shallow Waterproof Up to

The average waterproof up to of big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder is 32m, and the waterproof up to range from 3m to 100m. At only 3 meters, the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action has a quite shallow waterproof up to compared to most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner said in their reviews that it was good structurally. One owner who reviewed it wrote that it was heavy and bulky. Brianbt mentioned on Amazon “I have used this in all type of weather including bright sunshine, fog, heavy rain, frosty mornings”.

Very Light

Across all the camcorders of a similar type and age to this camcorder the weights range from 59g to 3.8kg. The Drift Ghost-S Action is quite light (only 171 grams) compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this video camera.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This big total megapixels camcorder has been on the market since April 2017.


Battery

Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 4 hours, the Drift Ghost-S Action has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera. The battery life (max) of camcorders that were released more than two years ago range from 0.5h to 40h, and the average battery life (max) is 5.2h.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Brianbt mentioned two years ago “The instructions provided could be improved”.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Drift Ghost-S Action supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this camcorder also support HDMI.

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Has a Microphone in

The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action has a microphone in, as do most of the other video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this video camera.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Drift Ghost-S Action is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on video cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the video cameras of a similar type and age to this camcorder the digital zooms range from 2x to 1,500x. At only 10 times zoom factor, the Drift Ghost-S Action has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder range from 2.7mm to 730mm. At only 2.99 millimeters, the Drift Ghost-S Action has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the camcorders that came out more than two years ago the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.7mm to 92mm. At only 2.99 millimeters, the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Technical Details

Freeze-Resistant

The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action is freeze-resistant, as are most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to this camcorder.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Drift Ghost-S Action has a self-timer. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera also have a self-timer.

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Other Features

Has a Night Mode

The Drift Ghost-S Action has a night mode. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age do not have a night mode.

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Features Manual Focus

The Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action features manual focus, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Features USB Connectivity

The Drift Ghost-S Action features USB connectivity, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this video camera.

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Waterproof

The Drift Ghost-S Action is waterproof. Most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to this video camera also are waterproof.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The Drift Ghost-S Action has a wireless connection. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also have a wireless connection.

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Features Photo Mode

The Drift Ghost-S Action features photo mode. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago also feature photo mode.

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Networking

Features Wi-Fi

The Drift Ghost-S Action features wi-Fi, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 1.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.33m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.0152 meters, the Drift Innovation Drift Ghost-S Action has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this video camera.

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Camera

Very Small Minimum Illumination

At only 1 lux, the Drift Ghost-S Action has a fairly small minimum illumination compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera. The average minimum illumination of camcorders of this spec and age is 4.9lx, and the minimum illuminations range from 1lx to 17lx.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers drift innovation ghosts
Barcodes 04260406391744

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