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Drift Innovation HD170

alaTest has collected and analyzed 139 reviews of Drift Innovation HD170. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The size and durability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the battery and portability, while the image quality and price get mixed opinions.

usability, durability, size, design, reliability

portability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Drift Innovation HD170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 139 reviews)

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Drift Innovation HD170

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Drift Innovation HD170 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. There are some negative reviews about the price and portability.

portability, price

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Drift Innovation HD170

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Drift Innovation HD170 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and design, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the portability and price. Comments are divided on the usability.

durability, design, reliability

price, portability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Drift Innovation HD170 helmet cam review

 

What's this, another way to capture for posterity the extremeness of our helmet-requiring pastimes? Yes indeed, a new player has entered the increasingly crowd...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Ben Coxworth (gizmag.com)

Gizmag video review – Drift Innovation HD-170 actioncam vs. GoPro HERO HD

 

If you'd like to know more about any of the cameras in this piece, check out my earlier articles on the HD-170, the HERO HD, and the ATC9K.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Helmet Cam

 

GoPro: Wins in any hostile conditions or vehicle mounted uses. Better low light without changing modes. Drift: Wins as my day to day helmet cam riding into work.

Very light, accepts an external mic, has a psudo-viewfinder, etc. I have a GoPro Hero HD as well and tested it side by side. The GoPro generally has a better picture, but the Drift is very good for the price (at around $179.99). I have found that I...

Bigger than it needs to be. I took it a part when I got it, checked out the guts, and traced some circuits (looking to add my own normal 3.5m jack to the case). It looks like they could make the body of the camera much smaller by just repackaging and...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Drift HD170

 

good

no bad

May, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Drift HD170

 

Easy to use Well made Plenty of features

Bulkier than some competitors LCD easily scratched Battery can't be replaced by user

Apr, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Drift HD170

 

Simple usage, multiple mounting solutions, good image, good recording time

little bit big in size (but I knew that)

Apr, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Drift HD170

 

Ever thing you want in one box and a handy remote.

Could have had some sort of video editing software included.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Drift HD170

 

Very easy to use. Easy menu setup. Just love the remote. LCD screen is really cool. Adjustable lens. Absolutely brilliant. Lots of accesosries Good build quality

Its not "super" image quality, but its really good. Suction cup really needs to be in the package, and not an accessory

Feb, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Drift HD170

 

Very easy to use ; Easy menu setup ; Just love the remote ; LCD screen is really cool ; Adjustable lens. Absolutely brilliant ; Lots of accesosries ; Good build quality

Its not "super" image quality, but its really good ; Suction cup really needs to be in the package, and not an accessory

Feb, 2012

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