KEHAN C60 HD 1080P 60fps Mini Wi-Fi Action Camera Review

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The KEHAN C60 HD 1080P 60fps Mini Wi-Fi Action Camera was kindly provided to me by ESong-Digital free of charge in exchange for a fair and unbiased review on Amazon.co.uk. No additional compensation was given in exchange for posting this article on my blog.

The KEHAN C60 HD 1080P 60fps Mini Wi-Fi Action Camerais available in the UK from ESong-Digital Fulfilled by Amazon at a cost of £69.99 with free P&P. In the US the KEHAN C60 is available from ESongDigital Fulfilled by Amazon at a cost of $99.99 with free P&P. (Prices correct at time of posting).

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ACCESSORIES.

Each of the following are found inside the box individually wrapped in clear resealable plastic bags. (The descriptions are as noted within the instruction manual).

Waterproof case: This comes supplied with the camera installed and I will cover this more in depth later on.

 

Bicycle bracket (bike handlebar mount): This is a black plastic mount that has a gap in the centre, two quick release bolts and a universal GoPro style mount located on the top.

 

The gap for the handlebars can be set between 16mm and 22mm, and the jaws that clamp onto your handlebars are padded with a piece of silicone (this piece of silicone isn’t actually attached to the mount so take care not to lose it when removing the mount from your bike). For those that find the 22mm maximum adjustment is insufficient longer bolts are easily sourced to expand the mount further.

 

When the adaptor is mounted to your handlebars you will note that the GoPro mount on the top of the adaptor faces sideways (left to right) and not forwards. Rather than directly mounting your camera to the bike adapter you will need to first attach switch support 2 or 3 which will then change the mount orientation to facing forwards (or backwards).

 

This mount is also suitable for pretty much anything that is round, such as walking sticks, ski poles, wheelchairs, mobility scooters and of course other frame parts on your bike.

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Pedestal 1 (Base mount 1): This comes already attached to the waterproof case and it is a flush fitting clip attachment with a universal GoPro mount located towards the front of the clip. The Pedestal 1 or Pedestal 2 accessories are used to attach the camera to helmet, head, chest mounts etc.

 

Pedestal 2 (Base mount 2): This is similar to Pedestal 1 but the GoPro fitting is on the rear of the clip rather than at the front and the mount is also slightly raised, allowing for a greater degree of articulation of the camera (on the vertical plane). Curiously, in the manual both Pedestal 1 and Pedestal 2 are both illustrated as having quick release bolts, in truth, however, only Pedestal 1 comes supplied with one.

 

Back Clip: This description is actually a little misleading, this accessory includes two parts. The first is a small black plastic case/surround that holds the bare camera (without the waterproof case). At the top and bottom of the case there are 1/4″ brass mounting threads and on the rear is the retainer for the second part of the “clip” which is actually… a spring clip which can be used to mount the camera to a belt, open edge pocket or indeed anything else up to 9mm thick.

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Fixed base & Communicator (they mean adaptor): The underside of the Fixed Base is round and flat with a recessed 1/4″ brass thread and on the top  is a universal GoPro mount (without a quick release bolt). The Adaptor also has a round, flat base, but this has a protruding 1/4″ thread and at the top there is a universal GoPro mount. Also attached to the mounting thread on the underside is a plastic locking dial that is used to provide a secure fit to whatever the adaptor is attached to.

 

This locking dial allows you to use the Fixed base and Communicator as an adaptor with each GoPro mount independently facing any direction.  Simply screw the Communicator to the Fixed base clockwise and then turn the locking dial anticlockwise to tighten both components together, similar to how a flash is mounted to a DSLR.

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Switch support 1: This is a short straight (does not change the orientation of the camera when used) universal adapter with a quick release bolt on the female mount. There’s no point in measuring this as its the shortest possible adaptor that can be made with no extension.

 

This can be used to make the camera stand slightly proud and offer an improved degree of articulation and it can be used with other components to make a right angle adaptor as well.

 

Switch support 2: This is the same as “Switch support 1” except that the male and female connection face opposite directions (a right angle adapter). Again, this has no additional length and is just an adaptor without extension, useful for altering the facing of the camera.

 

Switch support 3: This is the same as “Switch support 2” except that it is longer offering a slight extension as well measuring 50mm long in comparison to the 35mm overall length of support 2.

 

Helmet Pedestal (base): There are two helmet mounts provided that are very near identical with the sole exception that one has a 1/4″ brass tripod mount in the centre and the other does not. Both have strap mounting points on the edges, use clip attachments such as Base 1 or Base 2 to attach the camera and both have pre attached 3M double sided sticky pads on the underside.

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To attach these mounts to your helmet ensure to use both the provided straps, sticky pads and also the use of a steel wire (provided) is also highly advised.

 

Bandage: The accessories listed within the manual as the “Bandage” are in fact 4  straps. The first two straps are 21.4cm long, 1.15cm wide lengths of canvas with a 15.5cm long patch of “hook” Velcro on one end and a 5.2cm long patch of “loop” Velcro on the reverse at the opposite end.

 

The other two straps measure 36cm long and 2.5cm wide and are made from plain nylon canvas. On one end of each of these straps is a plastic overlock buckle and the other end does not. These straps can be used individually or secured together to for a greater length. The straps are to be used in conjunction with the helmet base mounts to secure the camera to pretty much anything that you can find that will fit.

 

Ribbon: These are actually four 19.8cm long 3mm wide, non reusable nylon cable ties.

 

3M Mat: These are two 3M double sided sticky pads that are spares for the helmet mounts.

 

Wire cable: This is a 16cm long, 1mm diameter high tensile steel wire with a 15mm x 4.5mm long loop on each end. This is intended to be used in conjunction with the helmet mount as an additional layer of security for your camera (also useful with the bike mount).

 

Data cable: This is a USB A to 5 pin micro B cable used for data transfer and charging the battery when installed in the camera and it also enables the camera to be used as a webcam as well.

 

Manual: The manual is a small B&W illustrated booklet in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian with 11 pages per language. The information offered is sadly rather limited regarding camera settings and accessory use.

 

Cleaning cloth: This is a fairly run of the mill 13.5cm x 13.5cm glasses cleaning cloth with a serrated edge. (Not mentioned within the manual).

 

Shell: This is a replacement back panel for the waterproof case complete with silicone seal.

 

This particular action camera, sadly does not include a mains charger, carry/storage case or spare battery (there is one battery supplied already installed in the camera). Oddly the manual actually lists a “carry bag” as included in the contents, although there is defiantly none to be found included.

Overall the quality of the bundled accessories is similar in quality to the 10, 20, 50 in 1 GoPro accessory kits sold by any number of sellers on the web. Some of the quick release bolts don’t quite tighten up as well as they should and some of the male / female universal GoPro mounting sections are a little oversized or incorrectly spaced. They all work, but some are stiffer or looser than others.

 

SPECIFICATIONS.

LCD DISPLAY: 2″ LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicone) LCD.

 

CHIPSET: Allwinner V3.

IMAGE SENSOR: OV4689 CMOS (4MP native).

LENS: 170 degree, A+ high definition. (Additional information unavailable).

LANGUAGE OPTIONS: English (default), German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Japanese, Russian, Korean.

VIDEO RESOLUTION: 4K @ 15FPS, 2.7K @ 30FPS, 1080p @ 60FPS, 1080p @ 30FPS, 720P @ 120FPS, 720p @ 60FPS, 720p @ 30FPS.

Given that the Kehan C60 is advertised as a 1080p camera and that the OV4689 CMOS sensor it uses only outputs a maximum resolution of 4MP (2560 x 1440) I was rather surprised to find 4K recording options. Clearly some form of interpolation is used to obtain such an image, that said to be fair the quality isn’t that bad, although the 4K @ 15FPS is somewhat degraded due to ghosting.

VIDEO FORMAT: MP4, H.264.

VIDEO MODES: Options on offer are standard, time-lapse, slow motion and loop.

Time-lapse, This essentially takes a still image at preset intervals (0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 or 60 seconds) and forms the images into a video as prolifically used in wildlife / nature documentaries.

Loop Recording, This sets the camera to record in segments of a preset duration (2, 3 or 5 minutes). Then when the card is full it starts to overwrite the files with new ones starting with the oldest, which is useful for when in use as a bike or car cam. It should be noted that even when this is disabled the camera still records in 15 minute long segments and it never outputs to a single file if longer than this.

Slow motion, This effectively reduces the frame rate down by half slowing the recording by half, with options of 1080p @ 60FPS or 720p @ 90FPS. Personally, I find you can obtain far better results recording at full speed and making speed adjustments in post production.

PHOTO MODES: Options on offer are single shot, drama shot and auto.

Drama Shot,  This is a burst shot mode with options of either 3, 5 or 10 pictures per press of the shutter button. Timed,  This is a time delay single shot with options of 3, 5, 10 or 20 seconds. Auto, This is a continuous time delay shot with options of 3, 10, 15, 20 or 30 seconds (E.G when set to 3 seconds when the shutter button is pressed a picture will be taken every 3 seconds until the shutter button is pressed once more).

PHOTO RESOLUTION: 16MP, 12MP, 8MP, 5MP or 2MP. The manual states that the camera as a “16 mega pixel HD lens”, it should however be noted that the camera only has a 4MP native sensor and uses interpolation to obtain a higher resolution image.

STORAGE: The manual and packaging both advise that this camera supports up to 64GB MicroSD cards (it has no internal storage of its own). During my testing I used a 32GB SanDisk Ultra and a 64GB SanDisk Extreme Plus both of which worked and both being capable of recording 1080p 60FPS footage.

FREQUENCY: Automatic / 50Hz / 60Hz.

POWER SOURCE: USB, 5v, 1A.

BATTERY: 900mAh 3.33Wh 3.7v user replaceable Li-ion battery.

 

RECORDING TIME @ 1080p: The manual states “About 90 minutes”. When recording 1080p @ 60FPS I was able to record just over 105 minutes of continuous footage (in a low noise area) before the camera shut down.

CHARGING TIME: The manual states “About 2 hours”, which is actually overstated.

OPERATIONAL LIMITS: The manual claims the device has operating thermal limits of -10c to +55c or storage limits of -20c to +70c. Water resistant (while in case) to 30m.

ADDITIONAL – The Amazon product listing and manual state that this is a Kehan C60 camera and the Firmware of the camera also backs this up. If however, we look at the details tab of a photo taken with the camera in Windows it states that the camera is a Qlippie Q1. This is rather odd as the Qlippie Q1 is not a Go Pro style camera.

 

Based on first hand user experience alone, I have to admit this camera specifically the menu and settings on offer are very similar to the last action camera that I reviewed (a HDKing Q3H) and they have more than just a passing similarity.

 

BATTERY / CHARGERS & CHARGING.

The battery within the camera is a 3.7v Li-ion 900mAh 3.33Wh battery bearing no make or model number. The dimensions of the battery are 29.26mm wide, 32.94mm long and 10.83mm deep. This is the 4th GoPro clone that I have reviewed in my time and each and every one uses the same battery and they are readily available on the net for about £5 to £6 each.

To test how much footage the camera can record in one session the battery was fully charged and then the camera was set to record using the following settings…

Resolution: 1080p @ 60FPS, Exposure: 0/0, White Balance: Auto, WiFi: Off, Image Rotation: Off, Light Source Frequency: Auto, LED Indicator Light: On, Auto Screen Saver: 30s, Auto Shutdown: Off, Time Watermark: On. (These are basically the factory default settings).

Eventually, when the camera ran out of juice and switched itself off it had recorded 1 hour, 45 minutes and 33 seconds of video. Curiously, even though the camera had stopped recording and shut down indicating a flat battery, I was able to switch the camera back on again countless times with the display becoming active briefly before it shut down.

Even now as I try to kill the battery to run some timed charge and capacity tests I am struggling to completely drain the battery. I have so far managed to switch the camera back on at least another 30 times with the camera booting past the splash screen and then shutting down after about 2 seconds a trait common with every such clone that I have reviewed.

Charge testing
The following charge testing was conducted using a Samsung branded 2A wall charger as supplied with a Galaxy Tab S2 9.7″ tablet with readings taken from a Drok USB multimeter.

– Initial readings were 5.38v, 3.012w, 0.56A with 8mAh charged within the first 60 seconds.
– After 16 minutes the readings were 5.38v, 3.120w, 0.58A and 153Ah had been charged.
– After 51 minutes the readings were 5.36w, 2.233w, 0.51A and 501mAh had been charged.
– After 1 hour and 28 the battery had been fully charged with the multimeter showing that 629mAh had been charged.

As noted before the battery wasn’t truly dead before the charge test was started as simply the battery simply wouldn’t give up. As such you will see from the test I only managed to charge the battery by 629mAh, 271mAh less than the claimed size of the battery. Despite this it still managed to record 15 minutes more footage than claimed in the Amazon product listing.

 

CASE & WATERPROOF TESTING.

The first thing I did (and the first thing you should do before using the camera underwater and each subsequent time before you intend to use it under water) was to test the seal. To do this I removed the camera from the case stuffed it with tissues and weighed into down in a bucket of water (otherwise it floated) for about 15 minutes.

The seal on the case won’t last forever and eventually it will need to be replaced, especially if used regularly in strong direct sunlight. So by testing it before each time you plan to use it underwater you will improve the chances of finding fault before it has a chance to damage your camera. (This sort of stuff should be in the manual, but sadly it isn’t).

 

I am glad to say with this somewhat limited test (the only thing I can do short of a 60 mile round trip to the sea as I suspect trying to sneak the camera along to my local pool would result in porridge for breakfast) all was good and the paper towels were dry upon being removed.

The locking mechanism on the case for those that are unfamiliar will prove frustrating at first. To open the case, look at the top of the case and there is a small switch that has to be pulled with your fingernail to the right. While holding this to the right, you then have to lift the front edge of the flap up. This can be quite tricky to do standing up and is much easier sat down where you can push the case into your lap.

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The buttons on the case are metal sprung loaded plungers that activate the buttons on the camera within the case. When they are pushed and I am glad to report that all of the buttons on both the camera and case operate as intended without issue. Overall the quality of the case is good, although you will want to keep that glasses cleaning cloth handy as it is a bit of a fingerprint magnet.

 

THE CAMERA.

The front of the camera is plastic, unfortunately this is actually white plastic with the silver finish being a vinyl wrap applied to it. As such, over time, with wear and tear expect some of the white plastic beneath to become evident.

All four sides of the camera, however, are made from what appears to be ABS black plastic with a matt finish sporting a check / diamond pattern that should prove very durable and offer a reasonable grip when in use out of the waterproof case. As for the rear the camera well that is entirely covered by a thin piece of clear plastic with a black border around the display.

On the front of the camera to the right (with the front of the camera facing you), you will find a 14mm diameter wide angle lens, with a 10mm diameter power / mode button towards the right edge (information on the controls follows shortly).

 

On the top to the right is a 10mm diameter “OK” shutter button with a small LED indicator light just to the left, which lights up yellow when WiFi is enabled on the camera.

 

On the left side of the camera (when looking at the display on the rear) you will find an exposed MicroSD card slot, USB Micro B sync & charge port a mini HDMI out port and the microphone (which is pretty impressive as long as the camera isn’t in the waterproof case).

 

On the right side you will find arrow up and down buttons and a very small mono speaker which is quite harsh in the high range.

 

On the underside the only feature is the battery compartment cover which has a little switch that releases the cover for access. Be aware of such cameras that lack this switch as they are rather tricky to gain access to the battery without a decent length of finger nail.

 

On the back of the camera you will find the 2″ colour LCD display located centrally. This has a black glossy surround that covers the remainder of the rear of the camera and as previously noted, this has a clear plastic cover finishing it off along with another two indicator LEDs in the bottom left corner (recording and charging indicators).

 

CONTROLS.

Power button: Hold this down for about 2 seconds to turn the camera on or off. When the camera is on tapping this button cycles through the available modes.

When first switched on the camera is by default in standard video recording mode. Tapping the power button once takes you to the picture (photograph) taking mode, a second tap takes you to slow motion recording mode. A third tap takes you to the image / video browser and one final tap takes you to the settings menu.

OK button: In video recorder mode, tapping the OK button starts recording video and tapping it once more stops recording. In picture taking mode, pressing the OK button takes a picture. In the image / video browser mode, pressing the OK button will play any selected pre recorded file, when viewing pictures, however it does nothing and In the settings menu the OK button is used to select and confirm.

Up and Down buttons: When in video or picture taking modes hold these buttons down (tap does not work) to zoom in and out (the camera has 4x digital zoom and no optical zoom). When in the settings menu they are used for navigation and tapping the up arrow in most modes will enable the WiFi function. It should be noted that these buttons are rather clicky and when the buttons are used while recording video the camera acts like a drum amplifying the noise made quite significantly.

Sadly, when filming using the zoom function can be rather frustrating. To zoom you have to hold the up or down button to zoom in or out which makes doing so accurately impossible as you cannot simply tap the button despite that the zoom settings are in 1/10 increments.

The second problem is that even when the WiFi setting is disabled in the menu options the controls are not. As such, if you should accidentally tap the arrow up button while filming, it will cease recording and enable WiFi connection mode, which is very, very annoying.

 

SETTINGS MENU.

RECORDING RESOLUTION: 4K @ 15FPS, 2.7K @ 30FPS, 1080p @ 60FPS, 1080p @ 30FPS, 720P @ 120FPS, 720p @ 60FPS, 720p @ 30FPS.

4K @ 15FPS quite honestly is of little use and there is no need to use 720p as the battery will die long before even a 32GB card is filled when recording at 1080p. Quite honestly, unless you have a 2.7K or 4K monitor I would stick to using 1080p @ 60FPS.

 

RECORDING SOUND: On or Off.

This simply enables or disables the on board microphone.

 

TIME-LAPSE: Close (off), 0.5s, 1s, 2s, 5s, 10s, 30s or 60s.

When using the primary recording function and this mode is set to “close” (off) you get a normal continuous recording. If set to any other duration instead of a continuous recording the camera essentially takes a still at the selected interval and compiles the images into a time-lapse recording sadly without sound.

 

LOOP RECORDING: Close (off), 2 minutes, 3 minutes, 5 minutes.

This is similar to the loop recording on dash cams. What it does is record constantly, but in 2, 3 or 5 minute segments (with no gap between each file) reducing the need for memory card maintenance. This is especially useful for those using the camera as a dash or bike cam for the their daily commute.

SLOW MOTION: 1080p @ 60FPS or 720p @ 120FPS.

This setting affects the secondary slow motion recording mode only.

PHOTO RESOLUTION: 16MP, 12MP, 8MP, 5MP, 2MP.

This sets the quality of pictures taken, bearing in mind that the senor is 4MP native not 16MP.

 

TIMED: Close (off), 3s, 5s, 10s, 20s.

When set to off the shutter button takes a single image as soon as the button is pressed. If set to any of the available durations when the shutter button is pressed a countdown for the selected time begins before taking a single picture.

 

AUTO: Close (off), 3s, 10s, 15s, 20s, 30s.

This is similar to the “TIMED” function, however, rather than just taking one picture the timer recycles and the camera continues to take a picture every 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 30 seconds until the shutter button is pressed a second time to cancel the timer.

DRAMA SHOT: Close (off), 3P/S, 5P/S, 10P/S.

This sets how many pictures are taken when the shutter button is pressed in picture taking mode. (P/S means pictures per second).

EXPOSURE: -3, -2, -1, 0 (default), +1, +2, +3.

This is exposure compensation. If the images you are taking are too dark gradually increase the exposure till you find the perfect balance and if they are overexposed (too bright) then gradually reduce it.

 

WHITE BALANCE: Auto (default), Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent Light, Fluorescent Light.

Auto does an admirable job for those using the camera as a workhorse in a car or on a bike. If however you are trying to produce a high quality video it is worth making the effort to use the correct setting for your given situation.

WIFI: On or Off.

This doesn’t have to be manually enabled in the settings and can be activated during almost any mode by simply tapping the up navigation button. I will discuss this setting further shortly.

IMAGE ROTATION: On or Off.

This setting flips the screen (and lens) upside-down. Sometimes the only way to suitably mount the camera (due to the universal mount being at the bottom of the waterproof case) is to do so upside-down. When you have to do this you can flip the camera orientation in the settings so that it records the correct way and it also flips the screen display for you as well. Unfortunately, with the Kehan C60 this not only flips the screen and lens, but it also produces a recording that is back to front (mirror effect).

LIGHT SOURCE FREQUENCY: Auto (default), 50Hz, 60Hz.

If you find that lights flicker in your video try adjusting the frequency, in fairness the Auto setting does an excellent job.

LED INDICATOR LIGHT: On or Off.

This simply turns all of the indicator LED’s on the camera on or off (charge, WiFi and recording lights).

AUTO SCREENSAVER: Close (off), 10s, 20s, 30s (default).

This sets how long the display on the rear of the camera remain active when no buttons are being pressed (pressing any button when the screen is asleep wakes it back up). Unless its an issue set this to 10s as the display is by far the largest drain on the battery.

AUTO SHUTDOWN: Close (off), 1 minute, 3 minutes, 5 minutes (default).

This is a standby by shutdown timer. If set to 3 minutes, the camera will turn itself off after 3 minutes if there has been no button presses or pictures taken. It will not, however shutdown if the camera is currently recording, it will only turn off if nothing happens for 3 consecutive minutes.

TIME WATERMARK: On or Off.

LANGUAGE: English (default), German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Japanese, Russian, Korean.

 

DATE-TIME: Allows manual setting of the date and time. During my testing I sadly noted that the camera seems unable to retain such settings. On the 3rd day of filming the date and time were reset to that of the firmware and after subsequently setting the details correctly every 2 or 3 days, despite the battery never having been removed or run flat it reset the date and time once again to that of the firmware.

FORMAT: Wipes the installed MicroSD card, requiring double confirmation.

RESET TO FACTORY SETTINGS: Restores all settings to factory default.

FIRMWARE VERSION: This displays camera model (C60), Firmware version (C60-20151222), Date updated (20151222) and Manufacturer (KEHAN).

Sadly, there are some notable omissions within the settings that I have encountered with similar other cameras. Among those missing are face/smile/motion detection/recognition, which aids with maintaining correct focus, HDR, ISO, image sharpness and quality, anti shake and colour options (the camera only films in colour, other cameras I have tested have had settings for Sepia and B&W).

 

WIFI.

There are two uses for the WiFi feature of the camera. The first allows you to connect the camera with a laptop or desktop PC to enable wireless data transfer. With WiFi enabled on the camera the SSID and password for the camera are displayed on screen. Simply open up the network panel on your laptop or desktop and look for the cameras SSID and connect using the password shown on screen.

The second function allows the camera to be controlled using your smartphone or tablet (similar to the way the HP LC200W camera functions). This requires you to download an App called kehan c60&c70V1.7.5.apk (available for iOS and Android), sadly this App is neither on the iOS or Play stores and has to be downloaded using a QR code within the manual.

 

Once the App is installed enable WiFi on the camera and then load the App, locate the camera on the list of detected networks and enter the password shown on the display of the camera. After a short wait your mobile device will be connected to the camera and your mobile device will have full control over the camera.

 

Everything that can be done on the camera can be controlled via the App with a live feed from the camera being shown on the screen of your tablet or phone. You can take pictures or video and store the file either the camera or your mobile device. It is also possible to change any conceivable setting from your mobile device as well as being able to browse any files located on the memory card in the camera.

 

Testing of this App was conducted on a Note 10.1″ 2012 tablet and range is noted as limited and the App does on occasion crash on startup.

 

IN USE.

Some notes I would like to make from my time using the Kehan C60….

1. The camera can be used to take stills or video while it is on charge. You can even couple it to a power bank and the camera will keep recording until a 64GB MicroSD card is filled. (The battery does get very warm after 2 or 3 hours of constant use and this isn’t something I would advise doing often).

2. The lack of HDR and ISO settings on this camera, sadly, means that in low light (or even indoors at night in what appears to be a relatively well lit room) the image quality is poor and quite grainy.

 

3. When using the camera to take stills be aware it doesn’t have a flash so you will either need some steady hands, a tripod or a table unless you are outdoors on a bright clear day or the indoors with very bright studio level lighting.

4. The camera only offers a 4x optical zoom, the use of which has a very adverse effect on image quality even when the camera is tripod mounted for stability. A further problem is when trying to operate the zoom, to do this the navigation buttons have to be held down which makes for imprecise accurate adjustments. Should you try and tap the up button to zoom this stops any current recording and enables WiFi mode, which can be done very easily by accident and this is highly annoying.

 

5. Images taken at 16MP take up between 2.3MB and 3MB, the size of 1080p video files @ 60FPS average about 190MB to 240MB per minute. Curiously, even with loop recording mode disabled when recording normally footage is recorded in 15 minute long clips with no gap between one clip to the next.

6. Data transfer from the camera to a PC using the supplied cable is painfully slow even using a SanDisk Extreme Plus card (about 12.5MB/s) as it is only a USB 2.0 port on the camera, make sure to use an SD or USB adaptor its insurmountably faster.

7. The microphone on the camera is very good with a notable lack of hiss during playback, inside the waterproof case, however the only sounds it records are knocks and bumps to the case such as rain dripping on it and the zoom buttons being pressed.

8. While not really an issue, the 2″ display has some minor banding, on a DSLR or hand held camcorder this could obviously pose a problem, here however its just a sign of poor quality rather than a problem.

 

Thank you for taking the time to read this review, I hope it has been helpful to you. If you have any questions or comments regarding this review, please post a comment below and I will do my best to answer them.

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