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Activeon CX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 247 reviews of Activeon CX. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and image quality. The size and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative opinions about the color.

usability, price, size, image quality, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Activeon CX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Activeon CX from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the color and image quality are generally positive. The durability and usability also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, durability, image quality, color


89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Activeon CX Action Camera (Onyx Black)Activeon CX Action Camera (Onyx Black)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Kris Maxx (

Activeon CX Action Camera [Review]


For some time now the action camera market has been dominated by GoPro. While that's no surprise, there are some competitors out there. One such is the Activeon line of affordable action cameras. I am familiar withe the GoPro line of products but for...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: andy (

does what it says on the box


for drone good

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Seanyboy (

Amazing budget friendly camera!


Bought this while it was on sale, not allowed to write how much I paid but it was cheap! To be honest I was expecting the image quality to be pretty poor, but boy was I wrong. It doesn't compare to the likes of a GoPro flagship, but for a tenth of the...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Matt (

Great helmet cam


I bought this to replace a £100 camera which it's waterproof case has broke so can't be used in rain it's a brill camera for price great picture and ease of use .it saves me getting wiped out on my scooter on way to work its great protection in the...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Jgt1971 (

Great product for the price!


Can't beatvthis product for the price. As good as GO-PRO..

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Andyj (

Great bit of kit.


The camera was brought as a helmet camera. The picture is very good. The camera was priced at a fair level and it's simple to use, the app is good .

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Tony (



This is a fantastic action camera really good, good time on the battery picture really good video really good I would have to say for the price what on offer from Argos fantastic

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Mrwiggymcwigface (

Sound quality awful


I've got a gopro silver 3 so quite old. So compared this camera to that.. The picture quality is actually quite good for such a cheap camera. Video does seem a bit jumpy during playback though. I don't think it can process speed very well so video...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Mick (



Forgot to take our GoPro on holiday and made a last minute decision to pop to Argos to find a similar item. Opted for the ActiveOn camera due to price and lots of decent reviews - certainly wasn't disappointed! I'd say that it's not far off being as...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: PJ (

Better than expected


I took a punt as it was on sale at the time & had low expectations. I am using it on a motorcycle & the picture quality & battery life are both far better than I was expecting.All in all I am very pleased with the purchase.

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery Capacity:1.1 / 1100
Battery life (max):2
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Video recording time:2


Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:5.08
Flip-out screen:N


Charging connector:Y
Colour of product:Black / Black, Gold
Playback modes:Next, Previous
Storage Media:Memory Card
Video recording:Y

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No

Image sensor

Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:14 / 4 / 5


LED indicators: Yes

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.4 - 2.4
Digital Zoom:4
Field of view (FOV) angle:170
Image stabilizer:Y


Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Protection features:Water Resistant / Waterproof
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof up to:60

Other features

USB port:Y

Packaging Content

Basic mount: Yes
Cables included:USB
Tripod mount:Y
Underwater case:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

Package depth:11
Package height:17
Package weight:370
Package width:11

Ports & interfaces

Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Mobile operating systems supported:Android, iOS

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Photo mode:Y / Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Maximum memory card size:32
Storage Media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Charging connector: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Playback modes:Next, Previous
USB port:1
Video recording: Yes


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:30 / 60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p / 480p, 720p, 960p, 1080p
Video formats supported:H.264, MOV
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.3 / 2.5
Height :4 / 4.1
Weight:49 / 60
Weight (including battery):70
Width:5.8 / 6