Cameras Reviews and News


POV Action Cam Shootout – Which Camera Is The Best?

Laugh all you want, but Photo-John’s new helmet is the ultimate POV action cam test rig and this shootout is the ultimate POV camera test.

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JVC Adixxion POV Camera Video Intro

The JVC Adixxion HD POV camcorder might not get as much attention as some of the other POV cameras. However, it’s got a different design and some cool features that set it apart from the others. We got one in for review but before we put it through the paces, I thought I should make […]

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First Look: Sony Action Cam POV Camera Video & Photos

First look unboxing intro video, photos and more! The win is a real camera manufacturer is now here to put the focus on the actual equipment and not just lifestyle.

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Review: Drift HD Ghost POV Camera

An incredible amount of technology, features and software crammed into an easy to use 11MP video camera, with a superb remote control, a long lived battery and useful LCD screen.

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REPLAY XD Introduces XD1080 ReView Full HD Display

Here’s our review of the Replay XD 1080 POV Camera http://reviews.mtbr.com/replay-xd-1080-review. Announced this week are some accessories to complement this flexible system. Replay XD has been sort of quiet lately, but with the new release of the ReView HD video monitor, dive housing, RePower 2200 and 2400 battery packs, and the RePower Rapid XD charger, […]

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Replay XD announces the XD720 POV camera

The POV sport camera companies have been on a roll lately, with the GoPro HERO3 series, the Drift Innovations HD Ghost and the Contour+2 and ROAM 2. Now Replay XD stakes their claim with the new XD720. The XD720 is a simple plain jane video camera that just does the 720p resolution at 30fps and […]

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Drift Innovation Drift HD Ghost Delivers Features Users Want

Do you sometimes feel that GoPro has a monopoly on the POV Camera market? They seem to have a lions share of the market because of their superior brand and and marketing power.

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GoPro HERO3 POV Camera

GoPro has been on a roll lately. They just released their long awaited Wi-Fi app for iOS, and now they announced a whole new line of the HERO cameras, dubbed the HERO3. The HERO3 comes in three incarnations, the top of the line Black Edition, the middle of the road Silver Editor and the entry […]

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GoPro Announces New Hero3

Smaller, Lighter, More Powerful with Built-in Wi-Fi Camera Available in Three Editions In the world of on-bike and on-trail video recording, GoPro is a perennial favorite amongst mountain bikers and has been for several years. They are the industry leader and continue to lead by releasing high-quality cameras with innovative real-world features. Their latest version […]

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JVC ADIXXION GC-XA1

The POV sport camera companies, such as GorPro, Drift Innovations, Contour and Replay have had the market to themselves, but the big boy’s, including JVC and Sony are stepping into fold. JVC had their new ADIXXION GC-XA1 video camera on display at Interbike, and the featured laden 5MP camera has integrated Wi-Fi, a waterproof and […]

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Sony Action Cam

The POV sport camera companies, such as GorPro, Drift Innovations, Contour and Replay have had the market to themselves, but the big boy’s, including JVC and Sony are stepping into fold. Sony had their new Action Cam video cameras on display at the show, and the camera comes in two models, the HDR-AS15 with built-in Wi-Fi, […]

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Contour Contour+2 Video Camera

Contour is here with their latest! And it’s a good thing there’s someone competing with the GoPro domination as consumers will suffer with overpaying for product and lack of features if there’s no competition. The biggest benefit of Contour is it feels like a real camera. It’s an electronic device that has a machined case, […]

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Replay XD 1080 Review

The POV sports camera has gotten to be very competitive and highly innovative, with all of the companies, including GoPro, Replay, Drift Innovation and Contour, trying to outdo each other.  A few large camera companies, including JVC and Sony are also entering the market, so things are about to get very interesting. The XD1080 is […]

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EPIC Carbine HD

1080P Camera with Nano Technology (San Diego, CA) July 2012 – EPIC Cameras expands its line of wearable adventure cameras with the new EPIC Carbine HD. With the ability to record in stunning 1920×1080 High definition, the EPIC Carbine HD captures all the action with sharp, high-definition video and crisp, clear audio. The EPIC Carbine […]

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JVC Unveils Adixxion Camcorder

New JVC Adixxion Camcorder Ready for Action GC-XA1 action cam is water/shock/dust/freeze-proof A new “action camera” announced today by JVC offers unmatched versatility right out of the box, with standard features that have JVC’s new GC-XA1 ADIXXION camcorder ready to capture the fun in most any situation. Quick Facts JVC GC-XA1 Adixxion action cam – […]

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GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac and Remote Available Now

GoPro® Celebrates Launch of Wi-Fi BacPac™ and Wi-Fi Remote with Short Film: “New York City” World Renowned Skateboarder, Ryan Sheckler, Captures Personal “Streets of New York” Experience with 50 Wi-Fi Enabled GoPro Cameras Half Moon Bay, CA (June 4, 2012) /PRNewswire/ — GoPro, maker of the world’s most versatile cameras and producer of some of […]

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Review: GoPro HD HERO2

The new GoPro HD HERO2 has quite a few excellent features on top of its already outstanding functionality, the most prominent being the 11 megapixel sensor, which is accompanied by a sharper glass lens, both of which result in photos and videos with increased clarity and sharpness, and more vibrant and realistic colors. The UI […]

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POV Camera Shootout – GoPro, Drift, Contour

GoPro Hero HD Vs Drift Stealth FX Until recently, if you wanted to make a movie of your mountain bike excursions you had to either advance to professional level where people paid you to put your skills on video, or shell out big bucks for a high end unit by the likes of Sony, Nikon […]

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Contour+ Camera Review

The Contour+ is a small, light and compact video camera, that is easy to use and includes the capability to do GPS Video Mapping. It has an excellent usage factor, combining a mechanical start/stop recording slider, loud and distinct indicator beeps for mode changes, a 270° rotatable lens and uses a Bluetooth connection to a […]

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Best Mountain Bike Gifts: POV Cameras

Welcome to the Mtbr Holiday Gift Guide! In this economy, money is tight so you will want to be sure that you spend wisely. Our suggestions below are designed to save you time and let you know everything you need to about the different products on the market vying for your hard earned cash. Below […]

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Review: GoPro HD HERO 2

GoPro released the new HD HERO2 on Monday, but I got to spend some quality time with the camera over the past couple weeks, and I am pretty impressed. The HD HERO2 has quite a few new features, the most prominent being the addition of an 11 megapixel sensor and a wholly upgraded user interface […]

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GoPro Launches HD HERO2 Camera

GoPro Launches HD HERO2 Camera Announces Wi-Fi Remote Control and Video Streaming 2x More Powerful in Every Way, The HD HERO2 Democratizes Professional Image Capture and Broadcast with Support for Remote Control and Live Video Streaming from Virtually Anywhere to the Web Half Moon Bay, CA (October 24, 2011) – GoPro today announced the release […]

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Drift HD Camera: Smaller and Smarter

Smaller and Smarter: Drift Unveils New Drift HD Point of View Camera 07.26.2011– Point of view cameras are one of today’s hottest commodities in countless markets and demographics. The growth trend has invigorated camera technology advancements, recorded the most extreme events in history and firmly established bragging rights in action sports communities. Drift, an innovative […]

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Replay XD1080 Video Camera

Replay XD1080 Full HD is Now Smaller & Lighter Replay XD Unveils the New XD1080 HD Action Video Camera, Packed with Pro-Shooter Features & Easy to Use Controls in a Bulletproof Body Newbury Park, Calif. (July, 2011) – Full HD is now Smaller, Lighter and Smarter. Introducing the all-new, radically different Replay XD1080. Starting with […]

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GoPro Launches 3D HERO System

GoPro Launches 3D HERO® System; World’s Smallest 1080p 3D Camera. Professional Quality at a Consumer Price. Innovative Modular Design Enables Consumers to Combine two 1080p HD HERO Cameras to Create Professional Quality 3D Camera System. April 4, 2011 – Half Moon Bay, Calif. – GoPro, the world’s leading activity camera company, today announced the availability […]

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