FOXEER LEGEND 3: 4k/30 Ambarella A12S75 / Sony IMX117 1/2.3 Inch 12MP - ANY GOOD FOR DASHCAM?

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    OK, I received f/w 1.3 with "slow motion function and enhanced low light function", so I took it out the box once more (probably going to sell it... PM me for details) and then made some screenshots from night recordings right of my appartment (with low light function ON), and compared it with my JooVuu X, cause that's the best one I have for night recordings until now.

    I need to mention the video's in 1080/30 - 4K30 show a LOT of MOTION BLURR, the 1080/60 is fluent but way too dark.


    Foxeer L3 1080p/30

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    Foxeer L3 1080p/60

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    Foxeer L3 4K/30

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    Joovuu X 1080p/30

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    Video's with V1.2 firmware:

    (The EIS, electronic image stabilasation, is working nicely... but only 1080p!)







     
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    hey thanks for the videos

    how would you say your opinion of this camera overall for action camera use?

    do you feel that firmware support is tolerable -- in terms of fixing bugs or image quality, as opposed to adding features?

    thanks
     
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    Well, from what you can read in this thread, is that the LOW LIGHT performance is under par. It should do much better, considering the hardware, so having said that, the camera itself has good potential, hardwarewise, and everything works ok, let alone a few details, like time/date stamp doesn't work flawlessly, but those are just f/w bugs.

    From my experience with L2, Foxeer does try to come up with bugfixes quickly, but this camera is more complex, it has Ambarella components, and from what I've heared, Ambarella does not share information very easy, not even with guys like Foxeer. Don't know why, but Amarella equipped camera's seem more difficult to get things completely right.

    Anyway, Foxeer is not deaf to its customers, but don't expect wonderworks in the support area .....
     
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    Appreciate the response.

    I think I will pick up the Box. I was apprehensive because of situation re RunCam and GoPro, but I don't believe Foxeer has any offices in USA so I don't think anything will come of it.
     
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    viofo Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    It seems not so good compared to other Ambarella cameras, but is from same develop team, I thought the lens is not same.
     
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    might just be really convincing marketing, but supposedly they spent a lot of time and energy on the lens.
     
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