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Contour+ Camcorder Review

The Contour+ is a compact, rugged, mountable camcorder.

$225.00 at Amazon
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Introduction

The Contour+ is not an ordinary camcorder. It's a compact, rugged, mountable camcorder that can record HD video at a variety of different resolutions, or take continuous 5-megapixel still photos. There's no LCD or visual display, so to adjust controls or settings on the Contour+ you'll need to use the roundabout method of hooking the camcorder up to a computer and using Contour's free software, or you can link the camcorder to your mobile device using Bluetooth (and Contour's mobile app).

The Contour+ has an MSRP of $499, and that price includes 3 mounts, a 2GB MicroSD card, an HDMI cable, and a 3.5mm external mic cable. Contour sells additional mount camcorders as well—like the ContourGPS and the ContourHD—at lower prices, but the Contour+ is the current flagship model from the company.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color Performance
  4. Low Light Performance
  5. Motion Performance
  6. Sharpness Performance
  7. Ease of Use
  8. Handling
  9. Controls
  10. Recording Options
  11. Hardware
  12. Other Features
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  16. Conclusion
  17. Photo Gallery