To put it plainly, I was quite disappointed with the video quality of the POV.HD.
In assessing the real-world usability of the unit, I found that exposure, white balance and dynamic range were all problematic under mixed lighting conditions.
Under perfect lighting, video quality was reasonably good, but I found the results overly “crunchy” with sharpening enabled, and soft with it disabled. It might be expecting too much from a 1/2.7" sensor, but I’m after 1080p video without obvious digital limitations.
The lens has a tremendous amount of lens flare. Since the lens has such a wide angle of view, the flare is constantly intruding into the frame.
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