LG unveiled a GoPro competitor with built-in LTE connectivity to stream your action straight to the internet.
LG unveiled the first action camera to be available globally with LTE connectivity built-in, allowing for users to stream directly to sites such as YouTube Live without a smartphone. The LG Action CAM LTE, will launch in South Korea next month followed by key markets worldwide including North America and Europe. This new member of the LG friends family does not need the G5 to connect to the net from anywere there is a cellular network. That is pretty cool.
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In addition to its live streaming feature, LG Action CAM LTE 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 a automobile dash camera. Action CAM LTE users can download recorded images and videos on their paired smartphones.
With a rating of IP67, the LG Action CAM LTE 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 wetter activities such as surfing and scuba diving.
With the optional mount, the LG Action CAM LTE can capture smooth videos while attached to helmets, bicycles, cars and other fast moving objects. With a generous 1,400mAh battery the camera boasts an industry-leading Full HD recording time of up to four hours.
“We are committed to expanding the LG Playground ecosystem with both modules and standalone accessories and Action CAMLTE is one of many more that we plan to announce this year,” said Juno Cho, LG Electronics and Mobile Communications Company president. “Action CAMLTE is an example of the kind of innovation we will be bringing to market, devices that offer features unavailable in other competing products.”
- 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
- Weight: 95g
- Battery: 1,400mAh
- Others: IP67 / GPS / Accelerometer / Gyroscope
- Color: Light Gray
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Prices, specifications and carrier details will be announced locally at the time of launch.