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. Xtech CYCLING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Bla...

Xtech First Impressions

"Thank you!"

I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

  • Xtech CYCLING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Black, Hero 3+ Hero3+ and for Bike riding, Biking, Cycling, Racing, Dirt Bikes, Dirt Track Racing, Motorcycle Racing, Rallying, Uni-Cycling and other Similar Sports Activities Includes: BIKE MOUNT + Helmet Harness Mount + Chest Strap Mount + Head Strap Mount + 2 J-Hooks + Camera Wrist Mount + Selfie Stick Monopod Pole + 3 Flat Adhesive Stickers + MORE
  • Includes the Xtech GOPRO Hero CYCLING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Black, Hero 3+ Hero3+ and for Bike riding, Biking, Cycling, Racing, Dirt Bikes, Dirt Track Racing, Motorcycle Racing, Rallying, Uni-Cycling and other Similar Sports Activities.
  • Includes a BIKE MOUNT designed to be attached onto a Bike Handlebar or any similar object + a Camera Wrist Mount that attaches directly on the arm, a great accessory for hands free filming.
  • Includes an Adjustable Head Strap / Headstrap Mount Designed to fit all sizes + an Attachable Helmet Harness Mount designed to Attach onto a Helmet or a similar objects + 3 Curved Adhesive Stickers + Curved Surface Mounts + 3 Flat Adhesive Stickers + Flat Surface Mounts.
  • Chest Strap Mount that can be worn either directly over a body or over clothes + 2 J-Hooks + an Extendable 43” inch Selfie Stick Monopod Pole that conveniently fold back to 8” enabling to capture Extraordinary Photo and Videos in unique angles.
  • Includes Assorted Clips and Mounts + Remote Control Wrist Strap + Lens Cap Keeper + 2 Screen Protectors + Memory Card Wallet Holder + Mini Table Tripod + 7 Piece Deluxe Cleaning Kit + Ultra Fine HeroFiber Cleaning Cloth.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Xtech
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Xtech Final Thoughts

"Great 8k Action Camera."

This is a very well-made little camera. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. The value of all the parts is incredible. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. Has a lot to offer at a good price.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera w/ GoPro The Handler Floating Hand Grip and 32GB Memory Card

User Ratings: 70

K&M CHDHZ-201 First Impressions

"Great price!"

I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! This thing is solid as ever.

  • GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera w/ 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 MAX 360 Box Includes: GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera, GoPro Rechargeable Battery, GoPro Lens Caps (Pair), Curved Adhesive Mount, 2 x Protective Lens, USB Type-C Cable, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • GoPro MAX 360 Features: HERO mode + 360 mode, Max HyperSmooth, Premium 360 + stereo audio with 6 microphones, Shotgun-mic performance, Live streaming in 1080p, Fast-charging ready, Compatible with GoPro mounts + accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M CHDHZ-201
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K&M CHDHZ-201 Final Thoughts

"10/10 recommend."

But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. It was quick and I had no issues. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this K&M CHDHZ-201. First off I would like to commend K&M. I think at this price range, this is a very good 8k Action Camera to have.

Overall Score
4.7


(4 Points)

7. BOIFUN 4K 20MP Anti-Shake Underwater Action Sport Wi-Fi Camera with External Microphone Waterproof 4...

User Ratings: 80 4

BOIFUN SPC01 First Impressions

"It's just amazing!"

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. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. My friends are impressed by my work with this 8k Action Camera.

  • BOIFUN 4K 20MP Anti-Shake Underwater Action Sport Wi-Fi Camera with External Microphone Waterproof 40 Meters Remote Control and 20 Accessories (4k 20mp)
  • ULTRA HD 4K 20MP ACTION CAMERA and WIFI CONNECTION : Ultra HD 4K/30FPS and 20MP deliver high definition, crystal clear video and awesome quality image, which provide a highly reductive photographic experience for you. And Wi-Fi provides a seamless connection between your smart phone and BOIFUN action camera, then you can preview and download pictures videos on your phone, and share those wonderful moments to social media anytime .
  • EXTERNAL MICROPHONE and WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL : With the 2.5mm external microphone, action camera will capture your sound from all directions with crisp details easily. Then it could maintain the effect of Hi-Fi and noise reduction, which greatly enhance the audio quality. Equipped with a remote control , it’s possible to free your hands and record pictures or videos in the place where you can’t reach. Or just try different view to record your life.
  • EIS STABLIZATION ANTI-SHAKE and 40 METERS WATERPROOF : EIS(Electronic Image Stabilization) adopts Six-axis anti-shake technology to deliver steady and smooth videos, that ensures excellent experience in up to 4K/30fps resolution. Rugged waterproof camera case enables you to explore amazing underwater scenery. Therefor, please feel free to recording when you are cycling, travelling, hiking, jogging, swimming, surfing, fishing, skating, skinning, diving.
  • MORE FUNNY RECORD FUNCTIONS DESERVE to BE DISCOVERD : Besides 170 degree wide angle apply in car recording and large scene photographing. There are many interesting recording functions of BOIFUN action camera, such as time-lapse video, loop recording, slow motion, burst photo, and self timer . In this way, based on different shooting background, you can change different recording modes to make your pictures and video more funny.
  • LONGER BATTERY LIFE and 20 MOUNTING ACCESSORIES : 2X1200mAh batteries promise a longer shooting time. It is also convenient to provide a charging cable for camera charging. That means no need worry about missing out on your amazing moment! Because our batteries are rechargeable and replaceable. Beside, comes with 20 multifunctional universal accessories, BOIFUN enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, car, wrist, etc.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOIFUN SPC01
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BOIFUN SPC01 Final Thoughts

"This is the perfect setup."

The quality is decent for the size. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. This 8k Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! I cant give the BOIFUN SPC01 enough stars. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.6


(141 Points)

8. POV Case 3.0 Large black - suitable for GoPro HD Hero 4, 3+, 3, 2

User Ratings: 60 4

SP Gadgets 52040 First Impressions

"It earns 4 stars."

This action camera is amazing for the price! The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. These are original SP Gadgets 52040 batteries, and charger. First off I would like to commend SP Gadgets. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press.

  • POV Case 3.0 Large black - suitable for GoPro HD Hero 4, 3+, 3, 2
  • Compact and easy to use
  • Perfectly shaped compartments for your GoPro camera & accessories
  • Sleek and Lightweight
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SP Gadgets 52040
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SP Gadgets 52040 Final Thoughts

"Ordered spur of the moment."

Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape.

Overall Score
4.3


(1137 Points)

9. Case Logic MGC-101 Security Camera

User Ratings: 70

Case Logic MGC-101 First Impressions

"Did I mention."

This works well enough, except when I want to use it. First off I would like to commend Case Logic. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Case Logic MGC-101.

  • Case Logic MGC-101 Security Camera
  • Memento Action Cam Organizer Plus Case
  • Design that delivers high availability, scalability, and for maximum flexibility and price/performance
  • Manufactured In China
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Case Logic MGC-101
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Case Logic MGC-101 Final Thoughts

"Good picture quality."

This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. I'm looking forward to using this Case Logic MGC-101. I will be ordering several more for my personal use!

Overall Score
4.6


(15 Points)

10. TENKER K1 4K Action Camera , WIFI 12MP Waterproof Sport Camera 170 Degree Wide View Angle 2.4G Remot...

User Ratings: 68 12

TENKER K1 First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

I'm looking forward to using this TENKER K1. Has a lot to offer at a good price. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. This feature alone is the reason I bought the TENKER K1.

  • TENKER K1 4K Action Camera , WIFI 12MP Waterproof Sport Camera 170 Degree Wide View Angle 2.4G Remote Control 2 Rechargeable Underwater Cam Batteries and Kit of Accessories (Black)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TENKER K1
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TENKER K1 Final Thoughts

"It earns 4 stars."

Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. This is high quality and you can tell. I cannot say enough great things about this 8k Action Camera. Love the accessories and the bag. You can shoot your videos and frame them later.

Overall Score
4.2


(26 Points)

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