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Z E1 4K Camera

Why bother with a GoPro, when you could have a movie-quality camera in your pocket? Introducing the Z E1, a pocket-sized camera with a Micro Four Thirds lens mount, Wi-Fi 802.11N, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and a 16-megapixel camera sensor capable of shooting 4K (4096 x 2160) video at 24 fps. That's not all, it's great for low-light situations, thanks to an advanced 3D noise filtration system using motion compensated temporal filtering (MCTF) technology. Continue reading for a video and more information on how to get your own for under $600.

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GoPro Hero4 Session

GoPro's all-new Hero4 Session can be submerged 33-feet underwater without a special housing, and it's no larger than an ice cube to boot. Recording is a simple one button press for capturing 8-megapixel photos as well as 1080p60, 720p100 or 1440p30 video. It features two microphones: one on the front of the camera and one on the back. When you're filming in windy conditions or during high-speed activities like motorsports, the camera automatically switches to the mic that's best-suited for capturing optimal audio. The accompanying GoPro app gives you complete control over your entire shooting experience. Get more info here. Continue reading for two videos previewing its features and recording quality.

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SJ4000 Action Cam

The SJ4000 Action Cam may cost less than half the price of a GoPro Hero Silver, at $65.99 shipped, but it's definitely no slouch. This CMOS camera that has a 170° field of view, and can record .MOV H.264 format video at 1920 x 1080p (30fps), 1280 x 720p (60fps), 848 x 640(60fps), and 648 x 480 (60fps). The still pictures it captures in Photo mode are just as impressive: 12MP, 10MP, 8MP, 5MP and 3MP photos in JPG format. Product page. Continue reading for an in-depth video review and additional information.

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Prynt Instant Camera Case

Prynt, the world's first instant camera case for smartphones, let you snap a photo or choose one from your favorite social network, and print it out in 30-seconds. Thanks to its modular design, Prynt is compatible several different types of phones, including the iPhone 5 / 5S / 5C / 6 and Galaxy S4 / S5. Simply swap out the dock depending on what phone you're trying to use. In the future, they will have docks for other phones so the printer will never need to be upgraded. Continue reading for the intro video and Kickstarter page.

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Holy Stone F182 Drone

Holy Stone's F182 Quadcopter Drone is just one of the many consumer grade flying devices you can pick up today for less than a Benjamin, and it's definitely no slouch. Offering 6-axis gyro control, with a 2.4-GHz transmitter and shock / vibration resistant design. Sure, the integrated camera won't win you any film festivals, but the captured video is more than enough to keep friends and family entertained, especially over exotic locations. We've rounded up three more cool, camera-equipped drones that you can pick up today for under $100. Product page. Continue reading to see them all.

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GoPro Hero 2014

The GoPro HERO is a great starter action cam, priced at just under $130, but for those who want to explore their options, we've rounded up five other alternatives for your viewing enjoyment. Don't let the low price fool you, the HERO features high-quality 1080p30 and 720p60 video recording options, as well as QuikCapture, which lets you power on the camera and start recording with the press of a single button, along with Burst Photo for capturing fast-action sequences at up to 5 frames per second. Product page. Continue reading for more.

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DSLR Camera Lens Mug

Caniam's 24-105 DSLR Camera Lens Coffee Mug is currently being offered for only $7.12 shipped, today only, originally priced at $56.99. It can hold up to 12 ounces (355 mL) of your favorite brew and the water-tight twist-off lid features a thumb slider to prevent spills. Product page. Continue reading for a another hands-on video overview and more information.

Notable features:
  • Food Grade Stailess Steel Interior Lining.

  • Open/Close Opening for Sipping while Lid is on so you can drink while traveling.

  • Realistic Rubber Grip.

  • Great Gift Idea.


[via Amazon]

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Syma X5C

Syma's X5C 2.4-GHz RC Quadcopter Drone is currently being offered for only $58.9 shipped, today only, originally priced at $399.99. The remote utilizes spread spectrum technology to enhance range, and it includes anti-interference technology for the most efficient power consumption while in use. Product page. Continue reading for an elevation test, more images and additional information.

Notable features:
  • The 6-axis system allows the quad to be hand launched.

  • 6-axis gyro quad-rotorcraft flight, strong stability, can be easily implemented for various flight movements, stronger wind resistance, easier to control.

  • 2.4 GHz technology adopted for anti-interference.even more than one quadcopter is flying at the same time they will not interfere with each other.

  • The quadcopter can fly both indoor and outdoor.Including 4CH digital proportional RC system. Rechargeable high performance battery.


[via Amazon]

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Gear Pro Camera

Gear-Pro's HD Action Cam is currently being offered for only $44.99 shipped, this week only, originally priced at $299.99. The compact, lightweight cam won't bog you down when you're racing down a hillside or squeezing through a birth canal. The included case protects the camera from any fluids you might encounter during a high-speed roar around the lake, or your own labor and delivery. Product page. Continue reading for more test footage and information.

Notable features:
  • Video Resolution: 720p (1280*720) Or VGA (640*480); AVI Format With Sound From Microphone

  • Choose Between Image Resolution: 5.0 MP (2592*1944), 3.0 MP (2048*1536) Or 1.3 MP (1280*960).

  • 2 Inch Touch Screen For Playback Video; Includes Shockproof And Waterproof Case.

  • Mounts Included: Suction Cup (Cars Or Boats), Handlebar (Bike, Motorcycle), Helmet, Waist Harness, Shield And Car Charger.


[via Amazon]

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Priced at a hefty $110000, the Phantom Flex4K camera one-ups its predecessors with the ability to shoot 4K resolution footage at 1,000FPS in 5 second bursts, 2,000FPS in 2k and 3,000FPS at 720p - "speeds that will net you almost three minutes of 4k video when played back at 24FPS". Continue reading for a video and more information.

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