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Contour+2 Adventure Cam Review

Better performance, better design, and better value than the original Contour+.

6.3 score Tested by Experts
  • The Contour Contour+2 is better than 55% of the camcorders we tested.
  • It is better than 85% of the ultra compact camcorders we have tested.
  • This graph shows the Contour Contour+2's score compared to other camcorders we tested. Learn more.
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Introduction

When we reviewed the original Contour+ last year, adventure cams were a relatively new phenomenon. Now they're everywhere, and, by some accounts, they're the fastest growing camcorder market in the US. Enter the Contour+2, Contour's new flagship camcorder that is both better and cheaper than its predecessor. It still costs $399, which is more than you'll pay for most GoPro adventure cams, but that price includes a waterproof case, a couple of adhesive mounts, a 4GB memory card, and a robust camcorder that is capable of doing some really cool stuff.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Performance
  5. Color Performance
  6. Low Light Performance
  7. Motion Performance
  8. Sharpness Performance
  9. Sample Videos
  10. Usability
  11. Ease of Use
  12. Handling
  13. Controls
  14. Features
  15. Recording Options
  16. Hardware
  17. Rugged Design
  18. Other Features
  19. Contour Contour+ Comparison
  20. GoPro HD Hero2 Comparison
  21. Sony Action Cam HDR-AS15 Comparison
  22. Conclusion
  23. Photo Gallery

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