Octave Multipod 5 In 1 Challenges Philips GoGear

Posted: Feb 10 2005, 1:28am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 3:28pm CDT, in News | Portable Devices


Octave Multipod 5 in 1 challenges Philips GoGear
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I4U Reader George P. points us to a new 5 in 1 USB Gadget from Ocatave the Multipod 5 in 1.

The Octave Multipod has 128MB storage and features video recorder (12min. of 640 x 480 pixels with 30fps), voice recorder, digital camera (640x480pixels, 320x240pixels), Web Cam and USB Storage functionality for $149.99. Here are some sample videos taken with the Multipod. The Gadgeteer actually reviewed the Multipod recently. The multipod sells at Octave.com for %149.99.

Philips has a similar USB camcorder on the market since a while. Formerly named Key019 it is now called Philips GoWear and sells for $214.94 on Amazon.com. The Philips GoGear also has 128MB storage but features a 2MP digital camera sensor allowing to take higher resolution photos. The Philips GoGear is also a MP3 Player. The Philips gadget also looks a bit better besides having better features. On the other hand its about $65 more expensive.

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