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Contour ROAM2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 227 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. People are impressed by the durability and price. The portability and features also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the resolution and viewfinder. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, features, portability, price, durability

viewfinder, resolution

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Contour ROAM2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 227 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Contour ROAM2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Contour ROAM2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and durability. The image quality and usability also get good reviews.

portability, usability, image quality, durability, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Contour ROAM2 Action Camera-1080 pixelsContour ROAM2 ACTION CAM-1080 pixelsContour ROAM2 Action Camera-1080 pixels

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Contour ROAM2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 183 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 really like the durability and price. The portability and features also get good views, whereas many are negative about the resolution and viewfinder.

usability, features, portability, price, durability

reliability, viewfinder, resolution

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

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Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Nate Abbott (digitaltrends.com)

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.

Apr, 2013
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Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (goodgearguide.com.au)

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...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Chris Finnamore (expertreviews.co.uk)

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

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (pcadvisor.co.uk)

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...

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser: No
Smartphone Remote Control: No

Connectivity

HDMI: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB:Not Applicable
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

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

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
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