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ION DashCam

A 4 year old 3 megapixel Full HD video camera with average features
3MP Yes 110g CMOS Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date

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ION DashCam Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the ION DashCam number 501 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite small closest focusing distance
Freeze-resistant
Quite short battery life (max)
Very small shock proof up to

ION DashCam Video Reviews


ION DashCam In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

ION Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

ION camcorders have very good ratings on average and across all camcorders ION is one of the superior brands. 82% of those that bought a ION video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of camcorders is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m. The ION DashCam's closest focusing distance of only 0.0005m is in the smallest 3% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Freeze-Resistant

The ION DashCam is freeze-resistant, which is unusual. 95% of camcorders are not freeze-resistant.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max) of the ION DashCam of only 0.0833h is in the shortest 1% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.083h to 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 53h.

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Very Small Shock Proof Up to

The shock proof up to of video cameras range from 1m to 3m, and the average shock proof up to is 1.6m. The DashCam's shock proof up to of only 1m is fairly small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 7% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Auto Focus

The ION DashCam features auto focus. 89% of video cameras do not feature auto focus.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the ION DashCam of only 3MP is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 23% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DashCam has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the DashCam of only 0.5mm is in the shortest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 0.5mm, the longest is 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 780mm.

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Very Light

The lightest video camera is 50g weight, the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The ION DashCam's weight of only 110g is in the lightest 17% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The ION DashCam has a continuous shooting mode, which is unusual. 91% of video cameras do not have a continuous shooting mode.

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Full HD

Full HD

The DashCam is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the DashCam of 2.72" is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Features Photo Mode

The DashCam features photo mode, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature photo mode.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The ION DashCam supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

ION released the DashCam in July 2013.


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