This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
First Look: Liquid Image's little Ego does just enough
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

First Look: Liquid Image's little Ego does just enough

1:24 /

A small, simple 1080p action cam with built-in Wi-Fi, the Ego gets the job done.

Hey there, I'm Josh Goldman with CNET and this is a look at Liquid Image's Ego action cam. As you can see, it's pretty tiny compared to other cameras in the category and its feature set is equally small though it does just enough to make it interesting. It captures in 1080p at 30 frames per second or 720p at 60 frames per second. And it shoots stills, but that's about where the shooting options end. The battery is built-in, but good for up to about 2 hours and it records to microSD cards and you get microUSB and microHDMI ports. Only one mount is included, but it does have a tripod mount so you have a lot of options available elsewhere. It's only splash resistant, but it is shock proof and comes with a faceplate to protect it from debris. The one big extra that it does have is WiFi, so you can connect to iOS or Android devices to set-up your shots, view what's recorded and change the camera's settings. Video quality is good as long as you have plenty of light. Quality definitely drops off in low light, but otherwise it's a nice little camera if you're looking for something simple and small for shooting point-of-view movies. I'm Josh Goldman and that's the Liquid Image Ego.

New releases

All the latest iPhone 6 rumors
6:34 August 21, 2014
A reversible lightning cable, faster LTE, an NFC chip and more are the latest rumors surrounding the iPhone...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 040: Netflix on...
23:10 August 21, 2014
On today's show, Netflix engineers make browsing the service work with Oculus Rift, scientists create cyborg-like...
Play video
Lighting up the new Philips Hue...
2:42 August 21, 2014
These white-light only Hue LEDs are an affordable smart lighting entry point.
Play video
Windows 9 may be revealed next...
2:54 August 21, 2014
Microsoft is said to show off the next version of Windows in late September, wireless carriers battle for...
Play video
Verykool Spark review: A forgettable...
1:47 August 21, 2014
The sleek Verykool Spark has two SIM card slots, but is plagued by a poor camera.
Play video
2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL
7:19 August 21, 2014
The new 2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium competes in the toughest category with the likes of the Honda Accord,...
Play video
Mille Miglia 2014: A front-row...
13:10 August 21, 2014
XCAR drives nearly a thousand miles in a 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupé, following millions of dollars of metal...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 039: "Swarmies"...
18:06 August 20, 2014
On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out how NASA might use tiny robot swarms to search for resources on...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre