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Contour Roam2

Contour Roam2
alaScore 91

221 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 221 reviews of Contour Roam2. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and durability. The portability and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, portability, durability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Contour Roam2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Contour Roam2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Contour Roam2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Contour ROAM2 ACTION CAM-1080 pixels

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Amazon.com review summary for Contour Roam2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 182 user reviews of Contour Roam2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and durability. The portability and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, portability, durability, design

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Contour ROAM2 Waterproof Video Camera (Blue)Contour ROAM2 Waterproof Video Camera (Red)Contour ROAM2 Waterproof Video Camera (Green)

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Contour Roam2 Review

 

When you're about to take off on that downhill on your snowboard or mountain bike, the last thing you would want to fool around with is the POV cam that's attached. Contour's Roam2 is designed to be dead easy to operate – just aim and shoot. The camera...

Simple and no-nonsense use ; Rotating lens with laser leveling ; Solid construction ; Automatic exposure and white balance settings performs well

Settings must be changed while plugged into computer ; Lacks manual control ; Included mounts are adhesive based

For basic POV filming the ROAM2 passes the test, although there isn’t any standout feature to set it apart from the rapidly expanding choices for compact, mountable video cameras.

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Contour ROAM 2 action camera

 

This tough little video recorder is a good low-budget option

Wide field of view in 720p ; 60fps recording option ; Rugged construction

Widest edges of video aren’t sharp ; Internal mic could be better ; Battery not removable

As an all-weather, easy-to-use action camera, the Contour ROAM 2 is a great little piece of technology. It’s got some useful enhancements from the original ROAM, and is far cheaper than the high-end Contour+2. It captures good, but not great, video and...

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Contour Roam2 review

 

We like the design of the Roam2 and it's fairly good value, but we're not keen on plugging it into a computer to change settings and video quality isn't the best we've seen

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Contour ROAM 2 review

 

The ROAM 2 is visually similar to the aforementioned ROAM and its grandaddy, the Contour+ — it's a bullet-shaped design, with an ABC plastic chassis surrounded by brushed aluminium.

As an all-weather, easy-to-use action camera, the Contour ROAM 2 is a great little piece of technology. It’s got some useful enhancements from the original ROAM, and is far cheaper than the high-end Contour+2. It captures good, but not great, video and...

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Built-in Flash: No
Changeable Lens: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser: No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
PictBridge: No
USB:Not Applicable
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Chip Type:Unknown
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Action camera
Resolution:Full HD

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: No
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: No
XD Card: No

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode: No
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Shutter Priority: No
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