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ION S3000

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ION S3000

ION S3000

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An award winning and fully featured 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5MP 1" Jul 2013
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ION S3000 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the ION S3000 number 37 in water resistant camcorders and number 274 across all camcorders.
90
Reviews
20 Reviews + 1 Award
86
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. HP camcorders 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 2018.
Customers report superior product quality, excellent design and that it is fairly priced.
This ION camcorder has some great features:
Very light
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Waterproof

ION S3000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 20 user reviews this camcorder has an overall user rating of 71%. 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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ION Only Has Unexceptional Video Camera Reviews

On average ION camcorders have unexceptional ratings compared to other brands. 86% of those that bought a ION camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Four people who reviewed this camcorder thought it was good quality.

Users Report Nice Design

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

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

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the ION S3000 of 5MP is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 56% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The ION S3000's optical zoom of only 1x is smaller than 97% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have optical zooms of between 1x and 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Very Light

The ION S3000's weight of only 112g is lighter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lighter than 86% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8". The ION S3000's optical sensor size of 0.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 12% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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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 video cameras.

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Average Maximum Battery Life

The ION S3000's maximum battery life of 2.5h is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 51% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The ION S3000 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Waterproof

The ION S3000 is waterproof. 91% of video cameras are not waterproof.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

Video cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The ION S3000's minimum aperture number of 6 is higher than 98% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The ION S3000 has a continuous shooting mode. 93% of camcorders do not have a continuous shooting mode.

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Features Photo Mode

The ION S3000 features photo mode, unlike 80% of camcorders which do not feature photo mode.

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Full HD

Full HD

The ION S3000 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Very Shallow Waterproof Up to

The ION S3000's waterproof up to of only 3m is shallower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shallowest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have waterproof up to of between 1m and 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 16m.

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Features Auto Focus

The ION S3000 features auto focus, unlike 89% of camcorders which do not feature auto focus.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the ION S3000 of 6 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 22% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ion s3000b

Barcodes:

00756519765267, 00811233020556

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