hope this isn't a repost because I searched and found squat
I'm looking for the right POV for this winter and have been doing some research. Right now, it looks like it's between the V.I.O. POV.1.5 and the ContourHD 1080p and the latter is winning.
The ContourHD 1080p
the V.I.O. POV.1.5
And here's a chart that was made by the people who produce the ContourHD, so it's got a few things missing such as durability, waterproofness, image stability, price, weight of camera only...
The GoPro looks retarded and I would never want that thing sticking off the top of my head. But speak up if there is a reason to consider it. I also know there are some other cheaper POV's out there but I don't like any of the quality I've seen come out of them so I'm not mentioning them.
As for cost.
The CountourHD 1080p is $330 and the VIO 1.5 can be found for $500-600 (Erik Roner posted a discount code on his facebook site though)
You can see where I am leaning. But I urge people to steer me another way if you can. The only place where the VIO 1.5 really takes the lead is on the fact that it is waterproof, not just water resistant. And it's got the remote. I don't like the wires, the lower video quality, or the huge cost difference. Yeah, it looks bomber, but so does the compact ContourHD.
Does anyone know how much the VIO 1.5 camera weighs? I know it's not 2lbs.
Also, if anyone finds any screaming deals on these or any other POV's worth considering, PLEASE share.