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ION DashCam

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ION DashCam

£142.80
£34.96 £108 cheaper than 53 days ago
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A good spec but 4 year old 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, representing only middle of the road value for money
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3MP 110g Jul 2013
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ION DashCam Review

With very good features, we have ranked the ION DashCam number 209 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very light
Has an image stabilizer
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Very small total megapixels
Very small optical zoom

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ION DashCam In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

ION Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Camcorders

We calculated the average ratings for all ION video cameras and found that ION had unexceptional ratings compared to other manufacturers. 86% of those that bought a ION video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £108 (76%)

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera was released in July 2013.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The ION DashCam's total megapixels of only 3MP is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 24% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Video cameras have optical zooms of between 1x and 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The optical zoom of the DashCam of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is smaller than 76% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

The weight of the DashCam of only 110g is lighter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is lighter than 88% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all video cameras is 580g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The ION DashCam has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The DashCam supports HDMI. 69% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the video cameras the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the DashCam of only 2.72" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 33% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Features Photo Mode

The ION DashCam features photo mode, unlike 79% of video cameras which do not feature photo mode.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The DashCam has a continuous shooting mode, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a continuous shooting mode.

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Full HD

Full HD

The DashCam is Full HD. 70% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Very Small Shock Proof Up to

The DashCam's shock proof up to of only 1m is smaller than 92% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Video cameras have shock proof up to of between 1m and 3m, and the average shock proof up to is 1.6m.

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Smaller Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The DashCam's closest focusing distance of only 0.0005m is very small compared to most other video cameras. It is smaller than 99% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest closest focusing distance of video cameras is 0.0005m, the biggest is 1.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.18m.

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Freeze-Resistant

The DashCam is freeze-resistant. 96% of video cameras are not freeze-resistant.

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Features Auto Focus

The DashCam features auto focus, which is unusual. 89% of video cameras do not feature auto focus.

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