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ION SnapCam

We have collected and analysed 1 expert reviews and 28 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 50/100. The average review date is 11-11-2015. We have compared these reviews to 380399 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 80/100 = Very good. Last update: 25-11-2017.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for ION SnapCam


alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of ION SnapCam from The average user rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the reliability and portability. There are some mixed views about the image quality. Many are negative about the price and usability.

portability, reliability

usability, price

17% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: iON SnapCam Wearable HD Camera with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth - SilveriON SnapCam Wearable HD Camera with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth - Silver

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Joshua Goldman (

iOn takes on lifestyle cameras at CES 2015 with mini SnapCam


LAS VEGAS -- Camera maker iOn branched out last year from its line of action cams by getting into the home-security camera market with the iOn the Home. At the 2015 International CES, the company is moving into wearables.

More details about the new cameras can be found on the company's site.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: DeeTee2015 (

Difficult to set up using wifi of SnapCam


After charging the unit and then switching it on, my Ipad4 could not discover the SnapCam. I downloaded the ION app onto the IPad but could not configure the app because even the app only saw my router wifi but no wifi signal from the SnapCam. After a...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Mark (

Worst purchase ever


This camera was a complete waste of money, Trashy.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: GWBasicRUs (

Limited Use; Miserable Interface


Who, in this day and age, provides no PC interface for a $100 camera/video? iON! Controls are cryptic, networking is cryptic, seems to lose charge is you don't keep it plugged in, and clasp/attachment hardware is suspect. Wanted to use this as a...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Carl (

A very good start


This camera is a very good start. There are definitely some bugs but I feel most of the issues can be worked out it a firmware upgrade. For everything that is packed into this little package I think the other reviews are being way too harsh.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Frank (

Not practial


With camera mounted to your shirt or hat you are never sure if it is working or not.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Gordy327 (



took to Disney. worked out great. would definitely recommend.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: baseball15 (

question about video


how is this thing for videoing?? how long? sound??

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: technogeek33 (

great for body cam or POV pics/vids


Great product for body can but found vulnerability in WiFi connection and could not customize settings. Requires phone and app to configure and use most features. Lacks a computer-based config/management software package which could resolve many...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Alejandro (

Versatile & usable camera, but needs a quick fix


I am an avid outdoorsman & videographer, and I find this camera to be a useful one in my selection. It gives an interesting perspective to POV filming, and can be worn nearly anywhere. The app compatibility is probably the best part, because I...

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):2 / 2.5
Video recording time:2


Built-in Display: No
Flip-out screen:No / Yes


Audio recording formats:ADPCM
Colour of product:Black / Titanium
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
Splash proof:Y
Storage Media:Memory Card

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3.2
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:8


Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

Protection features:Splash proof

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Magnetic mount: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Photo mode: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Storage Media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Audio recording formats:ADPCM
Bluetooth: No
Colour of product:Black / Titanium
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Splash proof: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Full HD: No
HD type:HD-Ready
Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum Video Resolution:1280 x 720
Video formats supported:H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.5 / 4
Height :1.35 / 40
Width:4 / 40