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iON SnapCam

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of iON SnapCam. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability. The portability is also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the image quality. The price and usability get critical reviews.

portability, reliability

usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the iON SnapCam is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 29 reviews)

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Consumer review ( review summary for iON SnapCam


alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of iON SnapCam from The average user rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the reliability. The portability is also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the image quality. Many are critical about the price and usability.

portability, reliability

usability, price

17% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: iON SnapCam Wearable HD Camera with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth - SilveriON SnapCam Wearable HD Camera with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth - Silver

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

iOn takes on lifestyle cameras at CES 2015 with mini SnapCam


LAS VEGAS -- Camera maker iOn branched out last year from its line of action cams by getting into the home-security camera market with the iOn the Home. At the 2015 International CES, the company is moving into wearables.

More details about the new cameras can be found on the company's site.

Jan, 2015

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Difficult to set up using wifi of SnapCam


After charging the unit and then switching it on, my Ipad4 could not discover the SnapCam. I downloaded the ION app onto the IPad but could not configure the app because even the app only saw my router wifi but no wifi signal from the SnapCam. After a...

Dec, 2015

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Worst purchase ever


This camera was a complete waste of money, Trashy.

Dec, 2015

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Limited Use; Miserable Interface


Who, in this day and age, provides no PC interface for a $100 camera/video? iON! Controls are cryptic, networking is cryptic, seems to lose charge is you don't keep it plugged in, and clasp/attachment hardware is suspect. Wanted to use this as a...

Dec, 2015

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A very good start


This camera is a very good start. There are definitely some bugs but I feel most of the issues can be worked out it a firmware upgrade. For everything that is packed into this little package I think the other reviews are being way too harsh.

Nov, 2015

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Not practial


With camera mounted to your shirt or hat you are never sure if it is working or not.

Nov, 2015

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took to Disney. worked out great. would definitely recommend.

Nov, 2015

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question about video


how is this thing for videoing?? how long? sound??

Nov, 2015

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great for body cam or POV pics/vids


Great product for body can but found vulnerability in WiFi connection and could not customize settings. Requires phone and app to configure and use most features. Lacks a computer-based config/management software package which could resolve many...

Nov, 2015

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Versatile & usable camera, but needs a quick fix


I am an avid outdoorsman & videographer, and I find this camera to be a useful one in my selection. It gives an interesting perspective to POV filming, and can be worn nearly anywhere. The app compatibility is probably the best part, because I...

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):2 / 2.5
Video recording time:2


Built-in display: No
Flip-out screen:N / Y


Audio recording formats:ADPCM
Bluetooth:N / No
Color of product:Black / Titanium
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / No
Splash proof: Yes
Storage media:Memory Card

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):N

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 3.2
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:8


Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational Conditions

Protection features:Splash proof

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Magnetic mount:Y

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Photo mode: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Storage media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Audio recording formats:ADPCM
Bluetooth: No
Color of product:Black / Titanium
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Splash proof: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Full HD: No
HD type:HD-Ready
Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum video resolution:1280 x 720
Video compression format:H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:H.264,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.531 / 1.57
Height:0.531 / 1.57