Paralenz Dive Action Camera Specs Features & Reviews

Camscore
89/100

Key Specs

Manufacturer
Price
$800
Release Date
2 years ago
Field of View
140 degrees
Adjustable FOV
 
Type of Image Stabilization
360
No
Sensor
 
Chipset
 
Best Shooting Mode
 

Photo Specs and Settings

Sensor Size
Photo Res
8.00mp
Photo Resolution
Shooting Modes
Burst rate
 
Photo Recording Formats
Exposure Modes
 
Optical Zoom
No
Optical Zoom Distance
 
Aperture
 
Minimum Focus Distance
20cm

Video Specs and Settings

Best Video Resolution
Highest Resolution with Image Stabilization
Video Resolutions with Stabilization
Fastest FPS
100fps
Recording Bitrate
 
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Adjust Aspect Ratio
 
Video Recording Options
 
Max ISO
 
360 Stitching
 

Physical

Material
Screen Size
 
Screen
No
Info Screen
No
Flip Screen
No
Weight
155grams
Weight with Housing
 
Shape
Size
Recording Lights
 
Flash
No
Storage Devices
Colours
Glasses
No

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
210 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
60minutes
Uptime Score
78/100
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Battery Range
Removable Battery
No

Action

Waterproof Depth
200metre
Drop Proof
Yes
Water Resistance with Housing
Waterproof Housing Required
No

Interface and Connections

Touch Screen
No
Peripherals
 
Connectivity
Memory Capacity
64gb
External Microphone
No
Phone App
Yes
Remote
No
Photo & Video Examples
 
Buying Options
New
Warranty
 
Warranty Length
 
Table of contents

Paralenz dive action camera dive cam specs, features and expert reviews.

Summary

A fantastic dive camera, aimed specifically at scuba diving, freediving and spearfishing. The camera doesn't have a screen but is very easy to handle and place on the side of your mask if you want a head POV. It has an easy to use interface even with thick diving gloves on and captures fantastic video footage for such a small device.

Reasons to buy

6 reasons to buy

  • Some Paralenz users have stated the dive camera is easy to use
  • Others say that even with thick diving gloves its can be controlled easily
  • That it's nice and compact in the hand
  • One user said that its easily added to the side of your mask
  • Some divers love the auto record feature at one metre deep
  • A few divers love that it auto corrects the colour, so you get color correction done underwater as its recording
Reasons not to buy

2 reasons NOT to buy

  • Some camera enthusiasts said that the camera is let down due to its lack of screen
  • A few users have stated that updating the firmware didn't work
First Look
Underwater Video Example
Action Video Example
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Replaced by
 
Gimbals That Fit This Camera

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Record Super Slow Motion Footage (120fps) in Real High Definition (1080p)?
Yes, this camera can record at 1080p and 100fps of super slow mo footage
Does This Camera Record Real 4K Video Footage?
Yes the Paralenz Dive Camera can record true 4K video footage

Mounting and Form

Camera Form
long tube cylinder action camera shape
cylinder tube form

This camera is a long tube shape, which means it is deep and harder to mount to specific things, like your chest, but easier to grip and mount to the side of things. Here you can see it next to a double A battery.

circular end action camera of a cylinderical shaped camera
cylinder tube front

This camera has a circular end and the lens takes up most of this space. Here it is next an AA battery.

cylinder tube side action camera shape
cylinder tube side

This is the side of the cylinder shaped action camera next to an AA battery with its lens at one end.

Mounting and Form

Although the GoPro 2 to 3 fin mount and quarter inch thread are the most common, the Paralenz comes with a T-Rail mount fitted to the camera of which you slide and lock in to place, T shaped metal mounts.

Because of this, you can mount the camera at any angle because it has t rails all around its body and it doesn't need a waterproof case to go underwater, so it is versatile, you will have to buy extra fittings to mount to other well known accessories.

Mount Type on Camera Body
Mounting Options

gun rail mount

action camera gun rail mount

Gun rail mounts on Amazon

Yes this action camera can fit on to a gun rail mount with its mounting options.

in your hand

Yes you can hold this camera nicely in your hand as it grips well with your fingers and palm around it and you won't get your fingers in the way like differently shaped action cameras.

selfie stick mount

action camera selfie stick mount

Selfie sticks on Amazon

Yes you can attach it to a selfie stick, or short hand stick to hold the camera in-hand.

straps mount

action camera reuseable tie straps diy mounting

Check price @ Amazon for reusable straps

Yes you can use velcro, rubber and other reusable straps to mount this action camera to a surface of your choice.