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TomTom Bandit

TomTom Bandit
alaScore 98

160 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 160 reviews of TomTom Bandit. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and design. The durability and price are also appreciated, whereas views are divided on the portability.

usability, price, durability, design, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the TomTom Bandit is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for TomTom Bandit

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of TomTom Bandit from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the battery and portability are generally positive. The durability and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, durability, portability, battery

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom Bandit Premium Pack Action CameraTomTom Bandit Premium Pack Action Camera

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for TomTom Bandit

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of TomTom Bandit from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality. The design is also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the reliability. There are some critical opinions about the portability.

usability, design, image quality

portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom Bandit Action CameraTomTom Bandit Action Camera

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: (t3.com)

TomTom Bandit: can the satnav maker beat GoPro at its own game?

 

The satnav giant is aiming to shake up the action-camera market with its striking and feature-packed machine

Easy to use ; Fast app streaming ; Create-a-Story feature

Record and stop not together ; Waterproofing needs Dive Lens ; 4K frame rate is poor

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Ali Jennings (techradar.com)

TomTom Bandit review

 

The Bandit doesn't just shoot great video clips, it turns them into action movies too

GoPro mount option ; Easy to use ; Quick video edit and upload

Heavier than some rivals ; Needs separate lens cover for waterproofing ; Bullet shape makes some mount options tricky

Built in motion sensors, GPS, manual tagging and easy operation are only the start of this ground breaking action camera. The shake-to-edit feature cuts out the pain of editing and lets you upload your movies quickly and without fuss.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

TomTom Bandit review: Capture action the easy way - Pocket-lint

 

TomTom is diversifying and the Bandit sees the Dutch navigation company move into action cameras. We've seen TomTom lend its name to sat nav and sports

Waterproof out of the box (with a caveat), innovative mounting system, slick app that offers highlights, zero edit options

Regular lens cover traps moisture, low-light performance isn’t great, fairly bulky design

When it comes to action cameras there are a lot of options. GoPro is the dominant force in the market, with a wide range of products to suit the needs of many. The TomTom Bandit sits somewhere close to the GoPro Hero4 Session in terms of tech specs and...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: James Morris (trustedreviews.com)

TomTom Bandit

 

The Bandit is TomTom's first foray into the action-camera market. This may seem like a strange departure for a sat-nav company, but Garmin released its own take on the genre with the VIRB about 18 months ago. Both companies also focus on GPS devices...

Robust and attractive design ; LCD panel makes configuration easy ; Comprehensive remote control via smartphone app

4K only available at 15 frames/sec ; No professional-grade video data rate options

The TomTom Bandit is a well-made and feature-rich action camera, but it might not be enough to tempt you away from the latest GoPro.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Jools Whitehorn (stuff.tv)

TomTom Bandit review

 

To test the toughest action cams you need the toughest of tests...

The Bandit’s headline feature is its focus on editing and sharing your footage straight from your smartphone.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

TomTom Bandit review:

 

At this point, the action-camera market is pretty crowded. So what do you do if you want to get noticed? Well, other than coming in at a really low price , you go after user pain points. Perhaps the biggest one for most people is what to do with all...

TomTom's Bandit action camera uses built-in sensors to tag all the potential highlights in your clips to make editing easier. Its mobile app lets you quickly create a highlight reel just by shaking your smartphone. Charging and video/photo transfers...

Though video quality is very good from the Bandit, you'll get better results for your $400 from GoPro's Hero4 Silver or Sony's Action Cam X1000V. Mounting plate doesn't securely lock. GPS and other sensor information is only used for tagging. No...

The TomTom Bandit ably addresses several pain points with other action cams thanks to its quick mobile editing, versatile mounting system and removable battery.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Joshua Goldman (cnet.com.au)

TomTom's Bandit camera takes you from shoot to share in a shake

 

At this point, the action-camera market is pretty crowded. So what do you do if you want to get noticed? Well, other than coming in at a really low price, you go after user pain points. Perhaps the biggest one for most people is what to do with all the...

TomTom's Bandit action camera uses built-in sensors to tag all the potential highlights in your clips to make editing easier. Its mobile app lets you quickly create a highlight reel just by shaking your smartphone. Charging and video/photo transfers...

Though video quality is very good from the Bandit, you'll get better results for your $400 from GoPro's Hero4 Silver or Sony's Action Cam X1000V. Mounting plate doesn't securely lock. GPS and other sensor information is only used for tagging. No...

The TomTom Bandit ably addresses several pain points with other action cams thanks to its quick mobile editing, versatile mounting system and removable battery.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Andy Walker: Gearburn Editor (gearburn.com)

TomTom Bandit review: solid camera, marvellous app

 

We get our hands on the TomTom Bandit for a little bit longer this time.

: You know, it’s not often that a gadget comes along and rips up the rule book, but the TomTom Bandit does exactly that. It’s a beautiful mesh of hardware and software, and should serve its user adequately, especially for those who absolutely hate...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Dazza (argos.co.uk)

average camera

 

" The camera looks great and works fine just havingto use a additional unit for use as a screen lets it down a lil apart from that a good tool "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: Dmc (argos.co.uk)

To rom bandit

 

" Great piece of kit. Great images ,battery not bad at a bit under 3 hours max pic great easy enough to use and sound is ok "

Jul, 2016
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Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1.9
Battery life (max):3

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD

Image sensor

Total MegaPixels:16

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

Protection features:Water Resistant

Packaging Content

Basic mount: Yes
Helmet mount: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Photo mode: Yes

Storage

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

Technical Details

Bluetooth: Yes
Colour of product:Black, Red, White
International Protection (IP) code:IPX7
Languages support:DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA
Wide angle lens system: Yes

Video

Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:120
Maximum Video Resolution:4096 x 2160
Supported video modes:720p, 1080p
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1080,1280 x 720

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.4
Height :5.2
Weight:190
Width:3.8