The first ever 4K HD camera with a built in media server, letting you edit video without having to download it first. The TomTom Bandit.
TomTom, a Dutch company best known for its dashboard GPS navigation systems, announced last month that it’s making an action camera, and trying to eat a bit of GoPro’s fame in the process. This tiny device comes with a punch and definitely makes GoPro stand on its toes. The TomTom Bandit, which costs £300/$399), can capture 1080p video at up to 60fps and 4K at 15fps, as well as 16MP photos. You’ve also got a range of modes like burst and time-lapse to choose from. Here are a couple more features that you can get form the Bandit:
SHARE IT WHILE IT’S HOT
Upload your story while you’re still on the mountain.
JUST SHAKE TO EDIT
Shake your phone for a ready-to-share edit of your highlights.
TAG IT AS IT HAPPENS
Use the remote or camera to mark your own highlights as you record them.
CUT RIGHT TO THE ACTION
In-camera sensors mark big moments, so you can find them again easily.
The TomTom Bandit also offers some things that GoPro doesn’t:
– Built-in GPS
– The capability of pairing with a heart-rate sensor
– An auto-editing app
All-in-all, TomTom had made a very strong and smart move into the action video market with this device. It was well-thought out and designed placing itself within the ranks of the current action video cameras that is in the market.
The TomTom Bandit proved to be more than just another fish in the sea of action cameras. It’s user friendly interface and easy editing software make it an excellent choice for anybody that wants a hassle free way to get their day of adrenaline up on social media for the world to see. -MPORA.com