Editor's Choice - Our Favorite 8k Action Cameras

1. RUNME R2 Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof Camcorder 12MP Wi-Fi Camera 170-Degree Wide-Angle ...

User Ratings: 55

runme 4335045547 First Impressions

"Cross your fingers."

The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. This little camera will amaze you.

  • RUNME R2 Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof Camcorder 12MP Wi-Fi Camera 170-Degree Wide-Angle 2.4G Remote Control Plus 1050mAh Rechargeable Battery
  • 4K ULTRA HD ACTION CAMERA: High-quality, professional 4K/25fps, 2.7K/30fps, 1080p/30fps and 1080p/60fps video recording with 12-megapixel photos; up to 30 frames per second for incredible photos. Images captured natively by an OV4689 image sensor.
  • BUILT-IN WI-FI & HDMI CONNECTIVITY: Edit and share your action shots in minutes. Just download the iSmart DV application from Google Play or the App Store to your smartphone or tablet to easily edit and share your creations. Wi-Fi signal ranges up to 10 meters.
  • LONGER BATTERY LIFE: The Runme R2 action camera comes with 1 rechargeable 1050mAh battery. Each battery can record up to 90 minutes @ 1080p, so you don’t have to worry about missing a shot.
  • WATERPROOF TO DEPTHS OF 30M: The Runme R2 waterproof case is included in the package. It allows you to use the camera up to depths of 30m/98 ft. so you can capture all of your underwater adventures.
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL SPORTS CAMERA: Simply turn on Wi-Fi and gently press the wrist remote control button to capture your world in a whole new way. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video more convenient than ever before.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The runme 4335045547
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runme 4335045547 Final Thoughts

"Buy with confidence!"

The runme 4335045547 is very easy to use. First off I would like to commend runme. Love the accessories and the bag. Video stabilization is astonishing. All features are the same but this is way cheaper.

Overall Score
4.3


(45 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated 8k Action Cameras

2. OhO sunshine Ski Goggles, S6 Model, 4K 24MP Adjusted Action Camera, Anti-Fog Snowboard Goggles with ...

User Ratings: 48

OhO sunshine S6-Multicolor-w/o First Impressions

"Go figure."

OhO sunshine S6-Multicolor-w/o wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. I think at this price range, this is a very good 8k Action Camera to have. It was quick and I had no issues. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. I just love this little camera!

  • OhO sunshine Ski Goggles, S6 Model, 4K 24MP Adjusted Action Camera, Anti-Fog Snowboard Goggles with UV400 Protection Dual Ski Lens, Low Temperature Working Battery
  • 4K ULTRA HD VIDEO RECORDING: Amazing 4K Ultra Full HD Resolution Video with Audio, and Crisp Photo, Waterproof Feature and Perfect for Extreme Speed Sports Video Recording,Come with 32GB Micro SD Card, Support Maximum 128GB Memory
  • TWO BUTTONS OPERATION: One Button for Video Recording with Audio, One Button for Photo Taking with LED Indicator Light inside the frame. The Battery in Goggles and Spare Battery is All Changeable and Rechargeable.
  • IMPACT RESISTANT FRAME: The Goggle Collection is Driven by Adventure. And That is Why We Have Developed a Line That is Designed to Go Beyond Everyday Boundaries. In The Harshest Conditions, When Everything is on The Line, We Know that Having a Trusted, Quality and Durable Goggle is Paramount.
  • HELMET COMPATIBLE: Very Comfortable to Wear and Compatible with Helmet, a Double Beading Layer of Silicon Coats Each and Every Goggle Strap to Ensure that Beanie or Helmet, Your Goggle will Stay Exactly where You Place It
  • VERY CLEAR ANTI-FOG LENS: All OhO Lenses Go Through a State-of-the-art Infusion to Ensure Your Vision is Never Compromised. Anti-Fog Molecules are Permanently Infused into the Lens Material so OhO Goggles Last Longer against the Elements. You Can't Wipe it off - Even if you try
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The OhO sunshine S6-Multicolor-w/o
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OhO sunshine S6-Multicolor-w/o Final Thoughts

"It earns 4 stars."

It is easy to mount the OhO sunshine on and it stays in place. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! I just love this little camera!

Overall Score
4.3


(38 Points)

3. 1+1Ultra Hd 4K WiFi Action Camera 1080p 60fps 2.0 Inch Screen 170°a+ Real-time FPV Quadcopter Drone...

User Ratings: 62

GVision First Impressions

"I love this little guy!"

More like I wanted plus more! Very good customer service top notch. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • 1+1Ultra Hd 4K WiFi Action Camera 1080p 60fps 2.0 Inch Screen 170°a+ Real-time FPV Quadcopter Drone Sports Wrist Remote Control Sport Waterproof Camera
  • [email protected] [email protected] 1080p 60fps 720p 120fps Timelapse video& Slow motion &loopse record let you can take more interest videos with out any editing. Build in Wifi and Wrist control let you have more options to selfie~
  • HDMI out you can play back on you TV directly(HDMI Line inclued) .AV out can use on drone(Line include,you can see at the last photo)
  • This kit comes with the bare mounts and accessories to get you started. It has multiple buckle mounts, extensions, thumbscrews, adhesives, tripod mount and even a handlebar mount.Ten miter waterproof wrist control let you have more options to control the camera.
  • FPV and Build-in Wifi Camera :Achieve real-time FPV by connecting with IOS or Android via wifi real-time video transmission .Built-in WiFi connection that connects very easily to your pohone app.
  • Micro USB 2.0/micro Hdmi Support 32g Tf Card with 1050mah Rechargeable Battery
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GVision
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GVision Final Thoughts

"You don't need it."

I just love this little camera! I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. For the price this is a great buy. The quality and features were more than I expected.

Overall Score
4.6


(5 Points)

4. Vuze 3D 360 Spherical VR 4K Camera (Red) - Bundle with Benro A38FD 4 Section Aluminum Monopod, 64GB ...

Vuze VUZE 3D 360 First Impressions

"I like the video capability."

Captures all my adventures when I need it to. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Amazing video quality and from something so small. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! Has a lot to offer at a good price.

  • Vuze 3D 360 Spherical VR 4K Camera (Red) - Bundle with Benro A38FD 4 Section Aluminum Monopod, 64GB MicroSDXC Card, Card Reader
  • Vuze VR Camera - Small Handle - Mini VR Glasses - Hardshell Case - Charger with USB Input - USB Cable - Charger Adapter - Lens Cleaning Cloth - User Manual - Vuze 1 Year Warranty - Benro A38TD 4 Section Aluminum Monopod - 64GB MicroSDXC Card - Card Reader
  • Capture 3D 360 video footage with a single push of a button.
  • Create VR experiences with the supplied Humaneyes VR studio software.
  • Relive and share your creation in 3D or 2D using goggles or online via Youtube, Facebook, etc.
  • 4K Stereoscopic 3D Photo and Video Simple one touch operation Auto-stitch VR technology Open industry format
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Vuze VUZE 3D 360
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Vuze VUZE 3D 360 Final Thoughts

"I like the video capability."

This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! These are original Vuze VUZE 3D 360 batteries, and charger.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

5. Flip Filters FLIP4 Single Filter Kit with DIVE Filter for GoPro Hero4, Hero3+ and Hero3 Cameras

User Ratings: 69

Backscatter Flip4single First Impressions

"Very happy with this."

There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Backscatter Flip4single. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. Very nice package of accessories. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment.

  • Flip Filters FLIP4 Single Filter Kit with DIVE Filter for GoPro Hero4, Hero3+ and Hero3 Cameras
  • Perfect Underwater Color - Includes our DIVE filter, our best all around filter for typical dive profiles
  • Machined Aluminum Frame - Fits both the Standard & Dive housings for GoPro 3, 3+ & 4
  • Fumble-Free FLIP Design - Filters flip and lock in both open and closed positions with a touch of a finger
  • Simple and Rugged Camp-on Design - Use the included hex key to clamp your filter rock solid
  • Unobstructed view of front & back LCD displays - Minimalist design keeps your eyes focus on capturing great images
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Backscatter Flip4single
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Backscatter Flip4single Final Thoughts

"I loved it."

But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies.

Overall Score
4.7


(11 Points)

6. Lightdow LD4000 1080P HD Sports Action Camera Kit - 30 Meter Underwater Waterproof 1.5 Inch LCD Scre...

User Ratings: 56 12

Lightdow FBA_LD4000 First Impressions

"Killer deal!"

Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Lightdow FBA_LD4000. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

  • Lightdow LD4000 1080P HD Sports Action Camera Kit - 30 Meter Underwater Waterproof 1.5 Inch LCD Screen 170 Degree Wide Angle Rechargeable Battery and Mounting Accessories (Black)
  • NOVATEK Original Chip - NT96650 Solution, Better Vision, Better Quality.
  • Fast, Powerful Photo Capture: Captures high-quality 12MP photos at speeds of up to 30 fps.
  • Support 12 mega pixel shooting,Camera up to 1080p/30 and 720p/30, boasting an immersive 170°wide-angle lens.
  • Durable + Waterproof to 98' (30m): Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions. Wearable + Mountable: Enables immersive self-capture during your favorite activities.
  • Backed with Lightdow's 1 year hassel free return & replacement warranty for Quality-Related issues.
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lightdow FBA_LD4000
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Lightdow FBA_LD4000 Final Thoughts

"Awesome camera!"

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.0


(1378 Points)

7. DJI 2019 Osmo Action with Dual Touch Display 4K HDR Waterproof Camera with Free Sandisk 128GB Memory...

DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS First Impressions

"Which brings up the point."

The quality and features were more than I expected. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! Has loads and loads of accessories. This little camera will amaze you. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

  • DJI 2019 Osmo Action with Dual Touch Display 4K HDR Waterproof Camera with Free Sandisk 128GB Memory Card Essential Bundle
  • Dual Screens: Whether you want to record your world from behind a lens or be the star of the show, Osmo Action's dual screens allow you to capture it all with the touch of a button. A vivid front screen lets you frame yourself effortlessly in any setting, while the back screen delivers a crystal-clear, hyper-responsive display.
  • RockSteady, Made to Move: RockSteady combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • More Dynamic Detail with HDR Video: Dramatically enhance the dynamic range of your footage when recording with HDR video. This shooting mode delivers natural transitions between light and dark areas, capturing rich details that are often lost in environments with complex lighting.
  • 11 M Waterproof: Sporting a watertight seal and a hydrophobic coating on the back touchscreen, Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion.
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS
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DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS Final Thoughts

"Cheers!"

I got this DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS to record our trip’s adventure. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. The device itself is fabulous. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. DJI OSMO Starters Bundle

User Ratings: 72 14

DJI First Impressions

"Great pix."

I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. Get a stainless steel tether. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. This action camera is amazing for the price!

  • DJI OSMO Starters Bundle
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DJI Final Thoughts

"The features are great."

The DJI is very easy to use. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. Overall an okay 8k Action Camera that is probably more hype.

Overall Score
4.3


(30 Points)

9. Dragon Touch 4K Action Camera 16MP Vision 3 Underwater Waterproof Camera 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sport...

User Ratings: 66 7

Dragon Touch Vision 3 First Impressions

"The light."

Overall an okay 8k Action Camera that is probably more hype. It was quick and I had no issues. This feature alone is the reason I bought the Dragon Touch Vision 3. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well.

  • Dragon Touch 4K Action Camera 16MP Vision 3 Underwater Waterproof Camera 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with Remote 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • 4K ACTION CAMERA with 4X ZOOM: Professional 4K/30FPS, 2.7K/30fps, 1080P/60FPS video and 16MP photo resolution enables you to capture exciting moment for you. This action camera also features zoom range from 1.0X to 4.0X.
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL: Put the remote control on your wrist while installing the sports camera on your helmet, convenient to record moments in places you can't reach. Wireless range up to 10m(33ft), the remote is not waterproof.
  • WIFI ACTION CAMERA with 2" SCREEN: Save and share your sports action camera moments on the phone/tablet with App XDV, WiFi signal ranges up to 33 feet. 2'' screen allows you to preview the video in action camera.
  • 100FT WATERPROOF CAMERA with FREE ACCESSORIES: Place your camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it, you can dive below 30 meters. This underwater camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, etc. This underwater camera also comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries, charger and accessories which available for most action camera even Gopro.
  • VERSATILE BUT COMPACT: This action camera features multiple functions including driving mode, image rotation, time-lapse, loop recording, slow motion, dramashot, exposure and white balance. Bringing this sports camera to more applicable conditions beyond your expectation. This action camera is not Mac compatible.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dragon Touch Vision 3
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Dragon Touch Vision 3 Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Very good customer service top notch.

Overall Score
4.3


(3618 Points)

10. GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/Extra Battery and GoPro The Handler Floating Hand Grip and 32GB Me...

User Ratings: 80 6

K&M CHDHX-801 First Impressions

"Great price!"

I cannot say enough great things about this 8k Action Camera. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are.

  • GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/Extra Battery and GoPro The Handler Floating Hand Grip and 32GB Memory Card
  • This K&M Bundle Includes All Standard GoPro Accessories + Limited 1-Year Warranty (through Manufacturer)
  • GoPro HERO 8 Box Includes: GoPro HERO8 Black, Rechargeable Battery, Curved Adhesive Mount, Mounting Buckle, Thumbscrew, USB-C Cable, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • GoPro Hero 8 Features: HyperSmooth 2.0 Video Stabilization, TimeWarp 2.0 Stabilized Time-Lapse Video, Live streaming in 1080p, RAW in all Photo modes, Night lapse video
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M CHDHX-801
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K&M CHDHX-801 Final Thoughts

"Killer deal!"

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. The value of all the parts is incredible. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! More like I wanted plus more! The whole outlook and vintage and nice.

Overall Score
4.5


(26 Points)

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