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Contour ROAM 2

Contour Roam review

With regards to the quality and portability of the HD action cameras, it is among the best on list, the weight of the Contour Roam 2 is very small and it comes with some amazing features and can be said to be among the finest portable action cameras you can find in the market. The size is about 2.4 inches high and 1.3 inches wide with a length of about 3.9 inches and weighing 5 ounces. If you need something unique from the sturdy black you can go for the contour roam 2 and you can get it n different colors.

contour roam review

The boxing really does not have a premium look as compared with the GoPro but it has a more cheaper and flimsy version. However, it doesn’t have a packaging that is has flashy and beautiful like other cameras. But this small model has a very great efficiency and performance. It has a special designed and a unique shape that is for the camera to be streamlined and not disturb with the filming. 

Contour Roam has a battery lifespan of about 2.5 to 3 hours when fully charge, based on the settings and also conditions. Constant power can be provided to the camera in case you want to record for a longer time by making use of the Contour brand wall charger. We sincerely would have loved to see a better battery life because as 2 and a half hours is not enough when shooting in an extreme conditions.

contour roam review

The camera can be easily operated when compared to its competitors’, it does not have an too much buttons and different controls. It has a rectangular area on top of the camera that is used as on/off switch. When you slide it to the front, the camera comes on and begin to shoot the video. When taken backward, the camera will go off. It has a simple and effective functionalities, which implies that it can be turned on and off without going through any stress or fumble around.

The camera’s back is also very simple. The “Status” button is used to activate the Laser Line for about 15 seconds and shows the battery and memory level at that moment. The Laser Line is a great feature that allows you to ensure you get great aligned shot.

The Contour Roam 2 can shoot in a number of settings.

Full HD » 1080p (1920 x 1080) @ 30/25fps

Tall HD » 960p (1280 x 960) @ 30/25fps

Action HD » 720p (1280 x 720) @ 60/50 or 30/25fps

Arguably one features that is the best is the that it is waterproof without housing, the Roam 2 is waterproof to 3.3 feet and also you can get a cheap housing that is great for dives of up to 196 feet.


PROS:

  • Lightweight
  • Waterproof without housing
  • Tripod mount for mounting options

CONS:

  • You can make all the needed changes through a desktop
  • Battery life is poor


Review Score
With regards to the quality and portability of the HD action cameras, it is among the best on list, the weight of the Contour Roam 2 is very small and it comes with some amazing features and can be said to be among the finest portable action cameras you can find in the market. The size is about 2.4 inches high and 1.3 inches wide with a length of about 3.9 inches and weighing 5 ounces. If you need something unique from the sturdy black you can go for the contour roam 2 and you can get it n ...
7 Total Score

Design
5
Performance
7
Durability
7
Portability
9
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