There’ve been plenty of pretenders to the Go-Pro action-camera throne – we’ve even mentioned one previously that we think took a pretty good swipe at the crown http://ebuzz.ie/say-hello-to-htcs-re-camera/ – but with Sony putting their mighty technical clout behind it, this could be the one that the Go-Pro lovers should take the most seriously.
Aptly named the 4K Action Camera, Sony’s new device shoots 4K (obviously) at 30fps, but it can be tinkered with to record 1080p at 120fs, as well as 720p at 240fps, both of which can then be rewatched in glorious slo-mo. The lens is equipped with a lovely 170 degree wide-angle view, while the built-in mic comes with wind and noise reduction.
The only issue? Currently priced at £359 (around €469), compared to the standard edition of the latest Go-Pro which comes in around £100 cheaper, will Sony have priced themselves out of the market? Only time will tell.