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The Midland H5 FullHD Action Cam for Neat Shots on a Budget

If you feel like getting an action camera but you're not sure you're willing to spend the big bucks on getting the top-notch gadgets, the Midland H5 might be one of the solutions that are well worth checking out.
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Much better known for their CB units, Midland join the action camera foray and might just get a nice piece of the cake. Their H5 cam is priced quite competitively, and comes with a lot of accessories included in the box, so you can start shooting right away.

The Midland H5 arrives with a waterproof case that is said to keep your camera safe at depths of up to 30 meters (91 feet), with the main controls accessible even when inside this case and wearing gloves. This makes it quite useful in a lot of scenarios, including watersports, winter sports, motorsports and all. Adhesive baseplates, various mounts including tripod one can also be found in the box, alongside straps of all sorts, a lanyard and more.The camera is equipped with LCD and is WiFi-capable, and has its own app
Midland H5 has a 2" LCD in the back, and thanks to WiFi connectivity and a dedicated app (both Android and iOS), using it and finding the best angles is easy and intuitive.

The wide-angle lens "sees" at 140-degrees, but the lens is not rotating, so you should check your image before hitting that record button. 1080P(30fps), 720P(60fps), and 720P(30fps) footage is available, with photos up to 12 MP being possible.

It takes 3 to 5 hours to recharge the 900 mAh battery, but getting one or more batteries can save the day because the power pack is replaceable. Midland H5 accepts 32GB memory card and will provide 1.5 hours of footage.

Without being a spectacular device, the Midland H5 retails for €150 ($165), and it's far superior to the Chinese GPro knockoffs.

 
 
 
 
 

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