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AKASO V50 Pro SE 4K 60fps Touch Screen WiFi Action Camera EIS 39m Waterproof Camera Adjustable View Angle Remote Control Sports Camera with Helmet Accessories Kit

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.5
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Camera
 403
action, gopro, videos, price, akaso
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Great camera and a great value.  ...  "
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" ...  Great camera and the accessories are really helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  This action cam in perfect. ... Pictures 20MP a plus.  ...  "
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" ...  With 100 dollar, you get a decent action camera with decent pictures (search at youtube to find a comparison between akaso and GoPro).  ...  "
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" ...  I never had an action camera before, I am surprised how tiny this camera is.  ...  "
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" ...   This camera is amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  I have watched a lof vedio about action camera.  ...  "
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" ...  You simply cannot go wrong with this camera.  ...  "
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Price
 195
camera, money, action, pro, beat
+95%
-5%
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" ...  I researched a lot on youtube before deciding on this one because of all the features, accesories and the price.  ...  "
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" ...  -so much accessories for the price (very nice!)  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  It really is a great camera for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Its pretty decent for its price.  ...  "
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" ...  That said, I can deal with those kinds of issues, especially given the price. ... The camera has features that I never would have expected at this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty good value for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  I did a lot of research online and this was by far the best camera for the money!  ...  "
Water Resistance
 155
underwater, water, waterproof, water proof, diving
+85%
-15%
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" ...  She loves using it and she is excited to make some new videos going down the water slide soon. ... I like that it’s waterproof so she can use it everywhere.  ...  "
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" ...  I do not have any experience with the camera under water but the case has the tightest seal I have seen on an action cam.  ...  "
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" ...  This camera was great we took it on our Hawaii trip it preformed great under water, on land and on our helicopter ride over the Island.  ...  "
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" ...  Also has a waterproof case which is awesome!!  ...  "
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" ...  The underwater case works and the outdoor video looks good.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with basic starter kit and waterproof case.  ...  "
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" ...  The accessories included allow for many diverse uses including water sports.  ...  "
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" ...  Waterproof housing came in handy when swimming in the Atlantic Ocean and ATVing in the mud!  ...  "
Picture Quality
 124
video, pictures, image, videos, quality is great
+93%
-7%
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" ...  The picture and sound quality are both good.  ...  "
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" ...  So far I have had a positive experience with this camera, good picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great once I figured out the correct for picture vs video.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture Quality: Two thumbs up!  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality and image stabilization is excellent for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is awesome and touch screen is really nice!  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is very good, but at 2.7K and 4k there seems to be oversharpening of the image, especially in bright light.  ...  "
Resolution
 95
30fps, native 4k, image stabilization, 1080, video
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Video was taken at 4k 30fps EIS on, images are 20mp.  ...  "
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" ...  4k looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  I have recorded video in 4K 30 FPS and in 1080P 60fps and get great quality and resolution in both.  ...  "
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" ...  It gave me outstanding 4k footage and even with the case on, it captured the audio well.  ...  "
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" ...  Moreover, certain features like automatic low light detection can't be enabled in 4K resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice high resolution and image stabilization.  ...  "
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" ...  One for its price and two for the 4k/30 fps.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Akaso for awesome 4K camera at the best price!  ...  "
Battery Life
 94
batteries, battery life, 2 batteries, charger, accessories
+72%
-28%
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" ...  I enjoy have the dual battery's given I'll be recording for long durations.  ...  "
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" ...  But its nice that they give you 2 batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a load of accessories, an extra battery and charger.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had it happen on other lithium batteries so no major ding there.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with a lot of accessories and 2 batteries and a extra back cover.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with 2 batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery lasts a good while and it is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit came with two batteries. ... I emailed customer service and they responded within a day that they would send me a new battery.  ...  "
For Travel
 92
vacation, upcoming, underwater, snorkeling, bought this camera
+90%
-10%
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" ...  I used this camera a lot on my two week trip to Central America and Mexico .  ...  "
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" ...  I gave this as a Christmas gift and after they came back from vacation, they showed me the pictures and we looked into the quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent for vacations!  ...  "
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" ...  I've been wanting a camera like this for vacations, taking videos of my garden, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this camera a week before leaving on my dream vacation to Italy with the expectation to have high quality recording of my trip.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this for vacations and videos for my 1yr old son to capture every moment and it has been great thus far and very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased this for an upcoming Caribbean trip primarily for snorkeling/scuba.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been using AKASO V50 pro for my every trip.  ...  "
Video Playback
 80
videos, youtube, watching, quality is great, quality is excellent
+93%
-8%
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" ...  Video Quality: Two thumbs up! ... Pretty neat videos!  ...  "
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" ...  Excelentes fotos y buenos videos.  ...  "
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" ...  It captured great quality video.  ...  "
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" ...  Takes great video.  ...  "
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" ...  Video quality is excellent way better than I thought it would of been .  ...  "
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" ...  The video quality is extremely satisfying and absolutely impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  I went bike riding and I got some really good videos.  ...  "
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" ...  The video quality is fantastic, at any resolution.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 76
easy, menus, navigate, intuitive, accessories
+97%
-3%
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" ...  It is a very good action camara, it includes a lot of accessories and is very simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Small and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It's not overly complicated to use or navigate menus.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It is SO easy to use right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use right away  ...  "
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" ...  I played around with the camera before I gave it to him and it's fairly easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very simple to use.  ...  "
Build Quality
 60
waterproof case, material, latch, accessories, latch broke
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Looking through all of the attachments and products it comes with, the material seems very sturdy and high quality.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is well designed offering a good camera and build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The texture of the camera itself is very smooth, the materials are very good quality and with the right card you will get a lot of fun.  ...  "
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" ...  Opening the case the first time went smooth and easy but closing it broke the latch laterally before even pushing down on the latch to secure the camera.  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality is great and it feels "solid".  ...  "
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" ...  It feels like a quality unit and plenty of accessories were included.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is good quality and super clear but the case and specially the locking latch are very cheep and broke after a few days of using it  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise, the build quality seems to be very good.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 51
screen, touchscreen, responsive, easy to use, touch screen
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Working good with big touch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen menu is intuitive and the app for an iPhone works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Touch screen works well, microphone isn't too shabby either.  ...  "
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" ...  It does have an easy to use TOUCH SCREEN on the back that after using a few times is easy and explanatory to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen is easy to use, image quality is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  I received v50 pro yesterday, I just like how easy it is to use the touch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen works well and I have had no trouble navigating the menu and changing settings.  ...  "
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" ...  The touchscreen is fast and responsive, which is part of the reason I picked this, definitely recommend!  ...  "
Fit
 51
mounts, accessories, gopro, helmet, broke
+67%
-33%
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" ...  My phone doesn't have a lot of space, but this is nice if you want to upload a clip or photo to Facebook or other social media.  ...  "
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" ...  It is compatible with mounts from gopro, so I was able to use accessories I already had.  ...  "
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" ...  Helmets are generally round so at least one of the mounts should be curved. ... I had to purchase a go pro curved mount. ... Very happy with this purchase despite having to the curved mount.  ...  "
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" ...  Much easier to read than the small fold out they include with the camera. ... But considering the fact I don’t plan to shoot at night, the V50 pro fits my needs exactly.  ...  "
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" ...  But the best is the EIS, I use it mountain biking with the chest mount, and it's sweet.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tested the case with a paper towel inside and we had no leakage.  ...  "
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" ...  With the watch I suggest putting some strong tape over the back of it to stop anything from getting inside .  ...  "
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" ...  The only accessory i recommend it to buy a floating high visibility grip with a lanyard and maybe a selfie stick too.  ...  "
Software Platform
 47
update, firmware, download, wifi, terrible
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Hooking it up to the app seemed to be easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm still figuring out how to use everything but ve had no problems with the equipment, app, or accessories.  ...  "
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" ...  I ended up getting a 128GB Samsung evo select.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone app works well too.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks grainy through the app, but on the computer it is nice and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  When I used an used another compatible app and it worked fine.  ...  "
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" ...  From browsing the available action cams at the time, it seemed to be the newest and most feature rich.  ...  "
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" ...  One other note, the software seems very stable.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 46
touch, responsive, display, touch screen, akaso
+63%
-37%
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" ...  The touch screen works well and I have had no trouble navigating the menu and changing settings.  ...  "
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" ...  You are able to hear it beep underwater, which is good because you can't always see the screen (depending on light and glare) to know if it is recording or not.  ...  "
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" ...  Update - AKASO was quick to respond and informed me there are two screen protectors on the camera screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm considering cutting down a phone screen protector and applying it to the screen - we'll see.  ...  "
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" ...  I found it easiest to face the LCD screen toward me and then push with my finger nail to remove and insert the card. ... Icons appear white when off, dark when on.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen controls are buttery smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes I just want to preview them on a big screen without having to transfer them.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen menu is intuitive and the app for an iPhone works very well.  ...  "
Charging
 46
battery, 2 batteries, charging, batteries, accessories
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Charged both batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  The set up was easy once I charged the batteries (that's right, it comes with two!  ...  "
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" ...  Charged the two batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  I contacted the mfg, and after a few email messages trying to describe the issue, I received two new batteries and a charger.  ...  "
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" ...  works great love the touch screen and tons of accessories that come with it along with 2 batteries and a charger.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how there are two batteries as well as a charging dock.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with many attachment accessories, under water case, two batteries and charger.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like that it came with 2 batteries, a charging block that will charge them both at the same time and a cord.  ...  "
Remote
 42
control, watch, wrist, waterproof, rf
+79%
-21%
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" ...  I was also happy with the functionality of the remote watch.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using it attached to a motorcycle, nice to be able to switch from stills to video via the included watch-style remote.  ...  "
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" ...  Forgot to mention the watch remote control, it is a winner!  ...  "
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" ...  Remote control simplicity  ...  "
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" ...  I would give it five stars but I can't get the remote to work.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love the wireless remote it comes with!  ...  "
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" ...  Just allow yourself time to make sure the unit and remote work well.  ...  "
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" ...  After reading simple manual, we got the remote watch and the phone app synced up too.  ...  "
Apps
 41
file, wifi, terrible, download, seems to work
+61%
-39%
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" ...  It connected to my phone very easy with the iPhone app.  ...  "
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" ...  The app allows control of the camera and instant downloads of the media to your smart phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm still figuring out how to use everything but ve had no problems with the equipment, app, or accessories.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone app that is recommended for this camera.  ...  "
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" ...  One word of caution would be when deleting a file as soon as you confirm yes it automatically brings up the next file.  ...  "
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" ...  this application allows users to see what the camera sees, on the device with the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Was able to download the video straight to phone as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen menu is intuitive and the app for an iPhone works very well.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 41
stopped working, months, couple of months, couple, replacement
+49%
-51%
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" ...  I'm not willing to write it off because sometimes you get a dud .  ...  "
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" ...  I used the camera once underwater and then it stopped working.  ...  "
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" ...  After three hours of use, it freezes and it is not working anymore  ...  "
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" ...  I bought the Akaso V50 Pro and it stopped working after a month.  ...  "
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" ...  I had this camera for 4 months and it stopped working after using it 4 times.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit freezes after a few minutes of being on.  ...  "
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" ...  SECOND EDIT: Touchscreen not functioning at all now.  ...  "
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" ...  While I am fully aware and understand that I might just have gotten a lemon, it appears I am not the only one with this issue. ... - it never worked! ... Until these issues are addressed, I cannot recommend it to others.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 39
audio, terrible, picture, action cameras, wind noise
+82%
-18%
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" ...  The "Stereo" sound recording is a bonus and the sound is crystal clear. ... And of course, as almost all action cameras, when it's in the waterproof casing, the sound is muffled.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a good picture quality has a good set of starting accessories and has the option of external sound microphone.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is acceptable.  ...  "
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" ...  It would be nicer if sound was always on with the option to turn off.  ...  "
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" ...  I really love this camera’s picture and sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer the audio from the V50.  ...  "
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" ...  There are a lot of action cameras at lower prices around $30-$50 which might sound like a great deal however honestly most of them have bad image quality or they don't work well.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen works awesome, the 1080p video quality is great, and the sound quality is amazing.  ...  "
Marketplace
 36
seller, pictures, replacement, picture, image
+86%
-14%
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" ...  the few photos I took looked nice as well.  ...  "
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" ...  (See the photos attached) ... Please see the photo I attached.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture equality is good, alot better than i was expecting.  ...  "
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" ...  I have messaged the seller and hopefully I will be able to update my review based with a better star rating if they make this right before my trip .  ...  "
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" ...  EIS works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for reading this!  ...  "
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" ...  The seller made every good faith effort to make it right.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll never write a review on an item I never used whether purchased her or some other seller. ... Full Amazon retail was paid.  ...  "
Video Recording
 35
recording, 4k, camera, footage, v50 pro
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It captured great quality video.  ...  "
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" ...  Tested the image stabilization feature: No issues viewing video while in motion.  ...  "
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" ...  Video quality is good filming 1080p.  ...  "
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" ...  Video quality: 1080p 60fps ( 6.8/10 )  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this camera for my daughter to use as an action camera and to record other videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Satisfied video recording.  ...  "
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" ...  Good video quality.  ...  "
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" ...  the video footage is very good, especially the image stabilization.  ...  "
Storage
 32
sd, 64gb, 128gb, microsd, micro sd card
+81%
-19%
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" ...  BTW: It was able to address/use my 128GB memory card.  ...  "
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" ...  I placed my micro sd card in it and I was able to snap pictures, but I couldn't record.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a SanDisk Pixtor 32gb UHS-I card in mine, and it gives me about 65min of video recording at 4K.  ...  "
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" ...  Akaso recommends using up to a 64gb card but I was able to use a Lexar 128gb without issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Be sure to get high speed sd  ...  "
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" ...  Charger and Batteries or 32GB Micro SD Card for completing this review.  ...  "
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" ...  We like that the WiFi connection and your memory card are separate storage.  ...  "
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" ...  I also purchased a Samsung 128GB SD card since I saw that the 64 GB card was recommended figuring more memory is better.  ...  "
Color
 31
color, colors, white, images, contrast
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Picture is bright and contrast is very well balanced.  ...  "
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" ...  I Love the videos and Photos I took, it really adds alot of color and the frame rate is amazing, best camera quality yet, Its amazing and so Intrested  ...  "
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" ...  Color and sound were great.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear good colors white balancing, contrast is a little high but still looks good and you can play with the exposure and ISO. ... At night the image is not as clear and looks softer and muddy.  ...  "
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" ...  The image color quality also seems to be more true in my opinion.  ...  "
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" ...  the pictures it produces are fine, and perfectly adequate for a downsized Facebook or Instagram post, but shows large, mottled pixels in full-size, and is certainly no match for the 12MP sensor on my Note 8 (not to mention my Sony travel zoom camera).  ...  "
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" ...  The image quality looks decent, and the audio is quite OK, too.  ...  "
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" ...  Motion is captured very nicely and the colors look really good.  ...  "
Features
 30
price, mode, started using, settings, thoroughly
+93%
-7%
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" ...  We love that it has so many extra features.  ...  "
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" ...  We dived with it in Jamaica and the diving mode is amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  I liked what I saw in every mode.  ...  "
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" ...  Enough about features .  ...  "
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" ...  Compared to your new camera, yeah it lacks features but is definitely usable. ... We read the new AKASO features and we did a quick comparison. ... I will however list what my new friend considers the better and best features. ... After looking at all the features on paper and having the majority of them explained to me, we actually started using it. ... For the price this camera sure offers a lot of features.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the timelapse features.  ...  "
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" ...  All the features are enough for the average user at a fraction of the cost of a gopro6/7.  ...  "
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" ...  Has all the features I want.  ...  "
Controls
 27
button, menus, navigate, menu, touchscreen
+52%
-48%
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" ...  Audio is nice and the navigation menus on the touch-screen is pretty intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  This camera is easy to use once you figure out the mode buttons (I would think the red button would take a pic /vid but the blue button actually does that).  ...  "
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" ...  The touchscreen responses in a decent manner and it is also possible to control the camera with the buttons which is really useful if you are using the waterproof case.  ...  "
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" ...  The menu is easy to navigate and there are a lot of options you can adjust.  ...  "
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" ...  The V50 has two external buttons for much easier menu navigation when it's inside its waterproof case.  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality is good, and the menus are intuitive and functional.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera touch screen and hard buttons are very responsive and easy to navigate.  ...  "
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" ...  I found it very easy to configure and operate once I figured out the the power button is used to navigate the menus.  ...  "
Lens
 27
lens cap, image stabilization, fish eye, distortion, angles
+74%
-26%
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" ...  The wide angle shots are great, and video quality is superb.  ...  "
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" ...  The distortion correction feature compensates for the fish eye lens, allowing for normal pictures taken.  ...  "
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" ...  Luckily there is no damage on camera screen and lens.  ...  "
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" ...  As a photographer using the big cameras and lenses I can pack lightly for my trip to Barbados which still has a band on drones. ... The Akasa v50 pro is built tuff with exceptional lens quality.  ...  "
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" ...  And you don't have to deal with the fish-angle lens of a GoPro.  ...  "
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" ...  On high resolution the picture quality was nice but the fish eye lens was apparent in the edges of the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  The fish eye distortion (common in 170 degree cameras) can be corrected with less than a 10% (5%< on each side) loss of horizontal resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a budding 11-yr old YouTuber that has been using our nice Canon DSLR to vlog.  ...  "
Size
 26
size, compact, easy to use, pocket, light
+100%
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" ...  Just perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  Small size easily fits in a pocket.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very light and small making it easy to carry around.  ...  "
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" ...  He was happy with the size, not too much bulk for travel.  ...  "
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" ...  I take it everywhere I can.  ...  "
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" ...  The best thing about the camera is its size and portability. ... Without the bulky case, you can slide it in and out of your pocket to capture some nice video without it being too obvious or cumbersome.  ...  "
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" ...  small, yet powerful  ...  "
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" ...  First off, I was amazed at the size.  ...  "
Night Photography
 24
night, lighting, light, shooting, low
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Doesn't perform well under low light conditions.  ...  "
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" ...  *Takes really good pictures and video in moderate to bright light outdoors.  ...  "
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" ...  The image quality is good during daylight. ... At night the image is not as clear and looks softer and muddy.  ...  "
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" ...  NIGHT LIGHT SHOT IN THE SNOW!  ...  "
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" ...  Even the larger HD handheld cameras from Canon have a hard time producing quality video at night.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera performs well is good lighting  ...  "
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" ...  Scene Mode: Manual / Outdoor / Indoor / Portrait / Landscape / Night ... Does night scene mode have anything to do with the automatic low light detection feature? ... Moreover, certain features like automatic low light detection can't be enabled in 4K resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is very good, but at 2.7K and 4k there seems to be oversharpening of the image, especially in bright light.  ...  "
Setup
 22
setup, instructions, set, easy to setup, camera
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The setup was also pretty easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up and filming within 10 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Was quite easy to setup off the box and so far very user-friendly.  ...  "
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" ...  I found it very easy to configure and operate once I figured out the the power button is used to navigate the menus.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions to get going and the settings on the camera are all very user friendly and it is easy to started quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and no instructions needed.  ...  "
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" ...  The setting was easy enough.  ...  "
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" ...  I found this camera very easy to setup even without downloading the user manual.  ...  "
Returns
 22
return, sent, returning, refund, week
+32%
-68%
comment
" ...  Now the returning window is also closed and I am stuck with this piece of junk.  ...  "
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" ...  returned the pro version and sold the non-pro, since it was over 30 days .  ...  "
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" ...  Added one star because they sent a replacement.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Guess I'll be returning it and buying a go pro.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am kindly asking for a refund as the replacement isn't working  ...  "
comment
" ...  Returning this item.  ...  "
comment
" ...  guess i have to return it .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Will be returning.  ...  "
Zoom
 22
image, camera, zoom, electronic image stabilization, feature
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  However, it's a really fine camera with a very good stabilization.  ...  "
comment
" ...  love ability Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) as I purchased a gimbal for GoPro video recording to get a stable video, and hope the EIS helps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The image stabilization is good its one of the better ones.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Found the image stabilization to be incredible for a camera in this price range.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The V50 Pro's image quality and EIS stabilization are fantastic!  ...  "
comment
" ...  The image stabilization is spot on and perfect for those moments you need clarity.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A very important feature Stabilization.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There are different settings for the camera view that you can adjust so i suppose that is what you get for zoom.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 21
wifi, connect, iphone, connecting, sync
+76%
-24%
comment
" ...  when you are ready to connect the devices you must click on the WiFi icon on your camera and it will say "waiting for connection" then go onto your IOS or android device, and then go into settings>WiFI and select the network that says "AKASO_V50Pro_******.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Whereas the Yi Lite can have it always on in the background, and you can connect your phone without having to take it out of the housing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Similar to what you can get with a phone.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No problems camera to phones then to Apple TV  ...  "
comment
" ...  It connected to my phone very easy with the iPhone app.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Hooked the camera via wireless to my phone, worked great. ... Be sure you pair to your phones wireless first, then add the camera in the app.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Was able to download the video straight to phone as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It looks nice on my laptop.  ...  "
Delivery
 19
received, delivery, arrived, fast, days
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  Everything was in perfect condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I received the item today and I’m already in love with it!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Came with everything it was supposed to and in great condition!!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I just received the product yesterday and i tested it all day long today.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The second order is very new and in good condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The delivery is fast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Arrived quickly and in perfect condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Much to my surprise it was delivered exactly in 7 days!  ...  "
For Kids
 17
son, kids, loves, christmas, v50
+94%
-6%
comment
" ...  Perfect for my son.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The kids really liked using it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I ordered this for my 15-year-old son for Christmas. ... We're already planning on buying a few more because my other kids want one as well, and at less than $200, it's affordable!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought the Akaso V50 PRO Action Camera for my 12 year old son.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We got this for our son for his 14th birthday.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought this for my son for his 12th birthday.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We bought this AKASO V50 Pro Native 4K for our 10 year old son for Christmas and he loves it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought it for my husband, he loves it!  ...  "
Product As Described
 17
picture, image, advertised, video, expecting
+88%
-12%
comment
" ...  It arrived as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Surprised with the quality of the camera and the quality of the image.  ...  "
comment
" ...  the few photos I took looked nice as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  EIS works as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I highly recommend it for pictures.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I expected better quality pictures.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice color and video images.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have used this a few times so far, but I am impressed with the quality of the picture.  ...  "
Wifi
 17
camera, wi fi, connection, app, connect
+47%
-53%
comment
" ...  After conecting wifi on the camera, I can’t turn off wifi. ... I need to take battery out of camera to turn off wifi.  ...  "
comment
" ...  After the first use when I tried to use the camera WiFi to link to my mobile device it froze in the welcome screen, heated up, and could only be powered down by removing the batteries.  ...  "
comment
" ...  some people have had problems with the Wi-Fi connection to the app, and it’s working fine for me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is impossible to use it while the phone is connected to the camera through WiFi.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Doesn't connect to wifi .  ...  "
Comfort
 17
hand, wrist, strap, holding, feels good
+76%
-24%
comment
" ...  The camera itself feels good on the hand.  ...  "
comment
" ...  ( Both on, and off road ) It's easy to control while riding, if I use my bare fingers.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The Akaso V50 pro was the one that beat all others hands down.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm glad I did that instead of buying a floating handle because holding it in my hand only required one hand for operation, instead of two.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I purchased a nice headband for 6 dollars that works well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This camera's housing is rubberized and smooth to the touch which helps keep a nice grip when hand holding.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It looks good, feels good in the hand.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As for the camera itself it is well made and sturdy the rubber soft grip makes it more secure in your hand whilst holding it. ... The amount of accesories you get is amazing although a stick down rubber base would of been nice so that you can stick it to a shiny flat surface safely.  ...  "
Overall performance
 16
fast, card, videos, v50, speed
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  I am using a 128GB card without problems.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Slow mo and time lapes also works amazing!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Super fast start up time when powering on/off  ...  "
comment
" ...     V50 Pro’s EIS performance is very satisfactory.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was rock solid.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The touchscreen is fast and responsive, which is part of the reason I picked this, definitely recommend!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Takes great videos and is very smooth with the EIS on.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But, then I ran across the Akaso V50 Pro.  ...  "
As Gift
 13
christmas, v50 pro, son, present, husband
+100%
comment
" ...  I got my husband the Akashi V50 Pro Native for Christmas and he absolutely loves it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Purchased the V50 Pro as a Christmas gift for our 12 YO.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love the camera that I received for Christmas!  ...  "
comment
" ...  This unit was purchased as a gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought this for my husband as a christmas present.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I spent a lot of time checking reviews and picking this gift for my bf.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My son got this as a Christmas gift, and he loves it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  bought for boyfriend for christmas.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 13
screen protector, touch screen, bubbles, akaso, touchscreen
+15%
-85%
comment
" ...  EDIT: Touchscreen cracked after a few hours of use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I do not know what happened, but I tried to make it work but whenever I turn it on, the screen is frozen on the home screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm not getting anything from the screen when I turn it on.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only issue I have noticed with the actual camera is a couple bubbles under the rear touch screen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The non-pro is better about the sun glare, but both are unacceptable: there is horrific glare even if the sun is outside of the fram  ...  "
comment
" ...  The case was also cracked.  ...  "
comment
" ...  the only thing I have to say that's not perfect is that the screen protector on the back seemed to have covered a speck of dust or something, so I am permanently stuck with a bubble. ... That said, they didn't HAVE to include a screen protector on it .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Now it gets stuck on the Akaso screen every time I turn it.  ...  "
Memory
 12
memory, 64 gb, 128gb, formatted, 64gb
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  I am using a 128gb SD and it works great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, buy extra memory cards as my 64GB filled quickly, especially with video.  ...  "
comment
" ...  100MB Read, 60 MB Write.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I ordered the Samsung 64 GB MicroSDXC Evo cards that are working great with the camera.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We like that the WiFi connection and your memory card are separate storage.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The 32 GB was too small for my needs so I upgraded and managed to get a 128 GB card formatted (and it works fine).  ...  "
comment
" ...  128GB Micro SD works perfect with it!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is NOT my memory card, I'm running a U3 Samsung EVO 128GB card (see's all the space and formatted fine, speeds when transferring to and from card are 100MB+ sustained).  ...  "
Firmware
 11
update, akaso, latest firmware, august, release
+45%
-55%
comment
" ...  An online chat with Akaso resulted in a firmware update that bricked the camera.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This was on the last August 2018 firmware, FYI.  ...  "
comment
" ...  -No centralized location to download firmware with instructions and details of what it supposedly fixes or improves.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The only issues I have found with the camera is the firmware seems to be a bit buggy sometimes when I turned the camera on it would start shooting video without me pushing the record trigger other times it would not. ... I am not sure if a firmware reload would fix this or if the next firmware release would.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This new camera has the new firmware installed, currently ending in JT3_07172018, and works much better.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I would suggest to Akaso to publicly post firmware updates, any calibration files, and software on website.  ...  "
Design
 10
design, well, material, look, size
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  I do love the size of this and look forward to using it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very elegant design - not your typical box of soap.  ...  "
comment
" ...  quite slim body.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The look of the Akaso is sleek and discrete. ... it just simply looks great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It looks good, feels good in the hand.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Looks and feels pretty durable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  looks very "GoPro-ish"  ...  "
For Fun
 9
use, good, camera, take, quality
+100%
comment
" ...  So that is too bad, but it is definitely fun to have a durable camera to play with in bad weather and it fits in your pocket so, you can take it anywhere.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought this in preparation for spring and summer activities so I haven't used it much for outdoor fun.  ...  "
comment
" ...  very fun and good quality camera for the price.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It has so many bonus features and will be so much fun to take with me when I go to fun places or do fun things.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The little handles it comes with as well makes it very fun and convenient to use  ...  "
comment
" ...  Looks good in the pool and look forward to have fun with my family.  ...  "
Storage
 9
lots of accessories, comes, takes, quality, fridge
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  It came with lots of accessories.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is a high quality item and comes with many accessories right out of the box  ...  "
comment
" ...  It also comes with lots of great accessories.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good accessories pack (really more than I need)  ...  "
comment
" ...  It feels like a quality unit and plenty of accessories were included.  ...  "
Ports
 8
port, hdmi, micro hdmi, via, usb3
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...         If you connect a USB external battery, you can be more long time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I was able to transfer the photos to my laptop by either using a chip reader or data cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great pictures and HDMI connectivity to my TV.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like that I can use the HDMI output to see my video/pictures right away.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The micro HDMI out is a big bonus.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The HDMI input is also handy if you have a mic.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I purchased a motor wheelchair with so many bells and whistles including a USB3 port which quickly became four with the addition of a hub. ... It even has a USB3 port which I expanded to 4 with hub.  ...  "
Lagging
 7
record, lag, start, slow, slight
+43%
-57%
comment
" ...  No way to reset it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is buggy and slow.  ...  "
comment
" ...  From the very beginning the camera started acting, it used to freeze while recording, so I could not tell whether it was still recording or not. ... It constantly freezes and crashes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  There is also a slight delay on the camera when pushing the button and record or going through the menu that can get annoying.  ...  "
Capacity
 6
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I have only tested it inside my house and directly outside.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My apartment Manager of the complex I live in makes regular welfare checks to make sure the tenants are safe.  ...  "
comment
" ...  All in all this really was a great purchase for our family.  ...  "
comment
" ...  - Must be in a well lit area  ...  "
Codecs
 6
video files, software, mp4, mov, video
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I also hate the .mov file format I wish it was mp4 instead.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And it doesn't save RAW files or record MP4. ... You only get rather poor quality JPG and not very good MOV files.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The audio cuts off or skips when using the H265 codec in iMovie.  ...  "
Microphone
 6
sound, audio, start, recorded, record
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The video is of very good quality and the audio recording is sensitive.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Solid for recording.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The "Stereo" sound recording is a bonus and the sound is crystal clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I also purchased AKASO external microphone to have better sound quality on my recordings.  ...  "
User Manual
 5
user, camera, things, mean, little
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  Theres no user manual in box to explain how things work.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been unable to get a user manual for this camera.  ...  "
For Running
 5
riding, well, use, ride, bike
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Use it primarily while riding my motorcycles.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also wore during a bike ride and had great results as well.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have it mounted on front of my motorcycle helmet for dual sport riding.  ...  "
Noise Cancellation
 5
reduction, wind noise, quality, good, audio
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  The sound is a bit muted, but that's okay as it helps keep the engine noise down.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The noise reduction works good if I ride below 40 MPH.  ...  "
comment
" ...   The quality of video and photo are more nitide, that includes imagen stabilizer and noise reduction improvement the experience.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The audio capture is really good and there is "some wind noise" picked up, but at a really low level.  ...  "
Packing
 5
quality, good
+100%
comment
" ...  the packaging seems to not have a very good quality control.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very good packaging.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Packaging is impressive and very go Pro like.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The packaging was pretty nice.  ...  "
Refresh Rate
 5
60, 4k 30, 30
+100%
comment
" ...  For me, 1080 60 fps is enough.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The frame rate is a true 30 fps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  30 fps is good but many wish it was 60 fps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  One for its price and two for the 4k/30 fps.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No problem with 4K 30 fps setting ... By the way even at 1080p at 60 fps video quality is great too.  ...  "
Wash Programs
 4
modes, mode, several, one
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Several settings and several attachments come with it!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Settings you can set are numerous.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I took day time test videos in all the following modes.  ...  "
Gaming
 4
game, softball, record, used, soccer
+100%
comment
" ...  On his bike helmet, catching the sunrise, his brothers soccer games, you name it!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use this camera to record High school Softball games.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I take this for airsoft games.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My solution is to start recording baseball games 9 minutes early (sigh). ... I'm not doing that, but I guess that's how the game is played.  ...  "
Device Stand
 4
purchase, lot, extra, curved, accessories
+100%
comment
" ...  Came really fast and so many extra mounts .  ...  "
comment
" ...  It had an extra mount #5, and an extra quick reference guide.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I comes with a lot of mounting accessories.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I had to purchase a go pro curved mount. ... Very happy with this purchase despite having to the curved mount.  ...  "
Cables
 4
wire, mic, external, cable, usb
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Pretty disappointed, I even tried a different external Mic with a GoPro cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Their own external mic is terrible with a tiny short cord, no way to extend, poor or no shielding on the wire because use of wifi or the RF remote will create terrible interference  ...  "
Band
 4
wrist, head, chest, camera, accessories
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  This little camera is great for filming a airsoft or nerf war and you can strap it on to your helmet which is a + in my book.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love my camera, the only thing I don't like is the wrist watch as pictured.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It comes with a ton of accessories that make it wonderfully easy to use, including a wrist band that lets you take pics and videos.  ...  "
Other
 3
akaso, cameras
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I do not know how I missed that the Akaso V50 Pro uses a Panasonic sensor.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The AKASO has Gyro stabilization the cheapy no.  ...  "
Accuracy
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  The touchscreen is responsive and accurate.  ...  "
comment
" ...  All these reviews that I had read were accurate!  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
good, defective, condition, would, received
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Received the product in good condition.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The second order is very new and in good condition.  ...  "
Viewing Angles
 3
angle, setting, super
+100%
comment
" ...  the wide angle is great to catch all the action.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The wide angle setting is super wide. ... I did not use the wide angle setting but nice to know that it was there.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Loved the wide angle!  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
clean, bubbles
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Touch screen works great and accurate, the screen tends to stay with fingerprints if hands are dirty.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So far a great product will be using this for a YouTube channel very clean and clear  ...  "
Camera Features
 3
image, feature, electronic image stabilization, electronic
+100%
comment
" ...  Electronic Image Stabilization .  ...  "
comment
" ...  I own a SJ and other Akaso, I’m very satisfied with the number of features this camera offers, electronic Image Stabilization, variable view angle, touch screen, remote control, and a very descent image quality.  ...  "
comment
" ...  A very important feature Stabilization.  ...  "
Network
 3
feet, connect
-100%
comment
" ...  And the connection did crash one time for me.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Doesn't connect to wifi .  ...  "

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