Pivothead Durango (Glacier Blue) comparison

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Pivothead Durango (Glacier Blue)

Pivothead Durango (Glacier Blue)
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GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition
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Kodak Playsport (Black)

Kodak Playsport (Black)
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Canon Vixia HF G10 (Black)

Canon Vixia HF G10 (Black)
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Price $299 at 1 store $349 at 1 store $389 to $399 at 6 stores $259 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.8 (3.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 1 review 4.0 stars out of 9 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 3.5 stars out of 63 reviews 5.0 stars out of 2 reviews
Release date June 20, 2012 March 15, 2011 December 09, 2013 January 07, 2010 March 15, 2011
The Bottom Line Pivothead's pricey Durango video-recording eyewear is a fast, easy way to shoot Web-friendly POV movies. Typical for their price class, the no-frills Sony Handycam HDR-CX130, CX160, and XR160 produce generally subpar HD video, but if you're not picky you'll probably be fine. The CX130 is the best buy of the three, as long as you go cheap on the memory card. Like the Hero3, the GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition's strongest attributes are its excellent video quality and impressive list of shooting options. If that's what matters most to you, this is the action cam to get. The Kodak Playsport is an excellent minicamcorder that can take some rough treatment and capture solid HD video. While it's got a great shooter feature set and good video quality, the Canon Vixia HF G10 still feels a bit expensive for what it offers.

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Lens aperture Info unavailable F/1.8-3.4
Info unavailable F/2.8
F/1.8-2.8
Media type Internal flash memory
Flash card
Info unavailable Flash card
Flash card
Optical zoom Info unavailable 30 x
Info unavailable Info unavailable 10 x
Optical sensor type Info unavailable Exmor R CMOS
Info unavailable Info unavailable HD CMOS Pro
Video input type Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Camcorder
Digital zoom Info unavailable 350 x
Info unavailable Info unavailable 200 x
Battery technology Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Lithium ion
Info unavailable
Weight Info unavailable 8.8 oz
Info unavailable Info unavailable 19.2 oz
Image stabilizer Info unavailable Optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
Info unavailable Electronic
Optical (Dynamic SuperRange)
Manual focus Info unavailable Manual
Automatic
Info unavailable Focus free
Manual
Automatic
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