The Best and Worst Action Sports Headcams Around in 2013

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POV off: The Action Camera Buyer’s Guide

GoPro have set the standard in action cameras since their launch in 2004. The Hero 3+ is their latest edition and it’s packed full of features – including the first 4K resolution video in the industry. There’s little doubt this is at the head of it’s field, but is it value for money? You decide.

Price: €499.95

Max Resolution: 4Kp 
Weight: 74g/136g (with housing)
Battery Life: 2hrs

Selling Points

  • 4 x the Wifi connection speed of previous models
  • 12MP still photography at 30fps
  • High resolution and high frame rates – up to 1440p@48fps, 4Kp@15fps or 1080p@60fps
  • ‘Superview’ wide angle
  • App with full remote controll and Live view
  • Improved audio
  • Auto low-light modes
  • 720p @120 fps for slowmo
  • Remote included with black edition

What’s The Downside?

  • Battery life is average
  • You probably won’t be able to afford more than one…

The End Result:

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