LG has added one more device to its Friend ecosystem – Action CAM which is the first action camera to be available globally with LTE connectivity built-in. It allows users to stream directly to sites such as YouTube Live without a smartphone. LG Action CAM will launch in South Korea next month followed by key markets worldwide including North America and Europe. LG has not disclosed the price of this camera which will be announced at the time of launch in respective markets.
In addition to its live streaming feature, LG Action CAM will offer remote access functionality via 3G and LTE which will enable the device to be used as a CCTV camera for home monitoring or as an automobile dash camera. Action CAM users can download recorded images and videos on their paired smartphones, as stated by LG.
With a rating of IP67, the LG Action CAM is completely protected from dust, sand and can be immersed in up to one meter of water for up to 30 minutes. A completely waterproof case (available in the third quarter) will enable the camera to participate in more vigorous activities such as surfing and scuba diving. With the optional mount, the LG Action CAM can capture smooth videos while attached to helmets, bicycles, cars and other fast moving objects. With 1,400mAh battery, the camera boasts an industry-leading Full HD recording time of up to four hours as per LG.
Camera: 1/2.3-inch 12.3MP / 1.55 x 1.55?pixels
Connectivity: LTE / 3G / Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n / USB Type-C 2.0 / Bluetooth 4.1
Video Recording: UHD 30fps / FHD 60fps / HD 120fps
Video Live Streaming: HD 30fps
Memory: 2GB RAM / 4GB ROM (OS only) / microSD (up to 2TB)
Size: 35 x 35 x 77.9mm
Others: IP67 / GPS / Accelerometer / Gyroscope
Color: Light Gray