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. TEGRAX Action Camera 2" Screen Full HD 1080P 170 Degree Wide Angle 30 Meters Waterproof housing

User Ratings: 69

TegraX First Impressions

"Love the layout."

I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! This action camera is amazing for the price!

  • TEGRAX Action Camera 2" Screen Full HD 1080P 170 Degree Wide Angle 30 Meters Waterproof housing
  • Video : 1920*1080 pixels 30 fps ; 1280*720 pixels 60 fps
  • Battery : 2 x 900 mAh
  • Wide Angel Lens 170 degrees
  • Input/Output : Micro SD/HDMI
  • Waterproof up to 30 meters ; Storage : Micro SD Card ( not included )
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TegraX
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TegraX Final Thoughts

"Win win."

This accessory bundle for my TegraX has a ton of items. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. And the image on the TegraX itself is sharp and clear. I contacted TegraX customer service and they were amazing. Captures all my adventures when I need it to.

Overall Score
4.7


(3 Points)

6. GoPro HERO7 Black + PNY Elite-X 32GB microSDHC UHS-I, U3 + 2 Total Rechargeable Batteries - Waterpro...

User Ratings: 74 7

GoPro CHDXX-701 First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

GoPro CHDXX-701 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. I just love this little camera! Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I especially like it simplified design. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black + PNY Elite-X 32GB microSDHC UHS-I, U3 + 2 Total Rechargeable Batteries - Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos Live Streaming Stabilization
  • BUNDLE: GoPro HERO7 Black Camera + 2 Total Rechargeable Batteries for HERO7 Black + PNY Elite-X 32GB microSDHC Card with Adapter-UHS-I, U3
  • 4K60 VIDEO AND 12MP PHOTOS: Awesome as the moments themselves. 8x Sol-Mo Video - With ultra high frame rate 1080p240 video, you can slow things down by up to 8x to relive funny, interesting or epic moments in all their glory
  • HYPERSMOOTH VIDEO STABILIZATION: Get gimbal-like stabilization—without the gimbal. HERO7 Black predicts your movements and corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage
  • TIME WARP VIDEO + SUPER PHOTO: Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments. Get the best photos automatically. With Super Photo, HERO7 Black intelligently applies HDR, local tone mapping or noise reduction to optimize your shots.
  • RUGGED + WATERPROOF: Share experiences you can’t capture with your phone. HERO7 Black is rugged, waterproof without a housing to 33ft (10m) and up for any adventure
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDXX-701
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GoPro CHDXX-701 Final Thoughts

"Definitely a good buy."

If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. I just love this little camera! This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied.

Overall Score
4.4


(379 Points)

7. OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Frame Acce...

User Ratings: 79

DJIParts First Impressions

"Now they are fantastic."

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today.

  • OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Frame Accessories Compatible with DJI OSMO Action Camera (PGYTECH Hand Grip & Tripod Extension Pole)
  • DJI Osmo Action Camera Captures Every Adventure in Stunning 4K Detail, Mavic 2, incredibly smooth content with Osmo Pocket, or heart-racing footage with Osmo Action, DJI offers a full suite of products for your creative needs.
  • Accessories include a mounting frame, a USB Type-C cable, a quick release base, a flat adhesive mount, a curved adhesive mount, and a connector screw for connecting the mounting frame to a compatible action mount.
  • Dual microphones with noise reduction technology and dual speakers; can input audio with an external microphone using the USB Type-C input.
  • This pocket-sized camera somehow manages to fit not only one, but two displays on its tiny frame. The back 2.25" 16:9 display has a crisp 640 x 360 resolution that covers the entire back of the unit. The front 1.4" 320 x 320 square display sits right next to the lens and allows you to preview your image while you're in the action or taking selfies. Both displays feature touchscreen control, saving precious housing space from those pesky old-fashioned buttons
  • With SnapShot you'll never miss a moment of the action. Press the shutter button to power on and begin recording in under two seconds. Pressing the shutter button once when the camera is in sleep mode or powered off engages preset shooting modes.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJIParts
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DJIParts Final Thoughts

"This cannot be disabled."

Great purchase and highly recommended. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. Cost more than half the price of the drone. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip!

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

8. Dragon Touch Vista 5 Action Camera Native 4K 20MP Ultra HD Touch Screen EIS 4X Zoom Remote Control W...

User Ratings: 70 8

Dragon Touch Vista 5-New First Impressions

"It recharges quick."

On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it.

  • Dragon Touch Vista 5 Action Camera Native 4K 20MP Ultra HD Touch Screen EIS 4X Zoom Remote Control WiFi Waterproof Camera Support External Mic 2x 1350mAh Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit (Black)
  • NATIVE 4K 20MP ACTION CAMERA: This action camera takes higher-quality ultra HD 4K video and 20MP sharp photo, helping you capture each wonderful moment with higher clarity.
  • OUTSTANDING IMAGE STABILIZATION: Cutting-edge technology such as the EIS(Electronic Image Stabilization) technology built in this action camera ensures the best capture of your life with stabilized footage of up to 4K/30fps. More possibilities for you to snap the moment in your adventures and life journeys.
  • SUPPORT EXTERNAL MICROPHONE: This action camera supports external microphone which captures sound from all directions with crisp details. External microphone is not included.
  • 2 INCH TOUCH SCREEN: Touch screen makes the action camera easier to change settings, switch shooting modes, preview and playback footage. Built-in WiFi, just download App (RoadCam) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Wireless remote control frees your hands to control this action camera when hiking, cycling or self recording.
  • 100 FEET WATERPROOF CAMERA: Dragon Touch Vista 5 waterproof camera is waterproof to 100ft (30m) with case, which allows you to dive as deep as 30 meters. It is suitable to the pro and amateur and it is ideal for extreme sports such as surfing, swimming, snorkeling, diving and so on.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dragon Touch Vista 5-New
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Dragon Touch Vista 5-New Final Thoughts

"It's just amazing!"

This thing is solid as ever. It is easy to mount the Dragon Touch on and it stays in place. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Get a stainless steel tether. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it.

Overall Score
4.3


(60 Points)

9. DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, ...

User Ratings: 89

DJI Osmo Pocket First Impressions

"Thank you DJI!"

Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. The DJI Osmo Pocket is very easy to use. These are original DJI Osmo Pocket batteries, and charger. The quality is decent for the size. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, Android (USB-C), iPhone with Osmo Pocket Expansion Kit
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Osmo Pocket
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DJI Osmo Pocket Final Thoughts

"Well this was a surprise."

I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. I especially like it simplified design. This action camera is amazing for the price! I'm looking forward to using this DJI Osmo Pocket. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
4.9


(8 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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