Editor's Choice - Our Favorite 8mm Action Cameras

1. SJCAM Action Camera SJ4000 WiFi Wireless Chipset Novatek 96655 4x Digital Zoom Full HD 1080P Sport W...

User Ratings: 60 7

SJCAM SU1903 First Impressions

"First off the quality."

Good and authentic after replacement. For the price this is a great buy. If you have a SJCAM SU1903, then you need this case. Overall an okay 8mm Action Camera that is probably more hype. The quality and features were more than I expected.

  • SJCAM Action Camera SJ4000 WiFi Wireless Chipset Novatek 96655 4x Digital Zoom Full HD 1080P Sport Waterproof 30m Extra 2 BatterieS
  • ✔Chipset Novatek 96655,170 degree A+ grade HD wide angle. BACK-ILLUMINATED sensor with low-light sensitive night vision for shooting night scene perfectly, 170 degrees ultra wide angle lens for shooting broader vision. 4x Digital Zoom keeps you close to the action. High-definition digital motion video recording device
  • ✔The accessories contain two batteries, and there's another one inside the camera. Three pieces of battery, three times record time and three times enjoyment
  • ✔Ultra compact and lightweight design(59.2*41*29.8mm,58g).Comes with a waterproof case,IP68 waterproof up to 30m for capturing water action
  • ✔BUILT IN WI-FI wireless module: effective distance up to 3-5 meters, apply on your phone or tablet, easily record videos and take photos, upload and share every moment in a timely fashion
  • ✔Perfect for outdoor sports, extreme sports, water sports, home security, car DVR, and diving. 100% Customer satisfaction with service by Vivid View Accessories
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SJCAM SU1903
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SJCAM SU1903 Final Thoughts

"Can't wait to use it."

It can attach to his bike and scooter. Great purchase and highly recommended. Very good customer service top notch. It can attach to his bike and scooter. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles.

Overall Score
4.2


(240 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated 8mm Action Cameras

2. Nikon WP-AA1 Waterproof Case for KeyMission 170

User Ratings: 68

Nikon VHW00401 First Impressions

"My only gripe is the stand."

I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Has a lot to offer at a good price. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. It is easy to mount the Nikon on and it stays in place. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Nikon WP-AA1 Waterproof Case for KeyMission 170
  • Nikon WP-AA1 Waterproof Case - Nikon 90 Day Limited Warranty
  • Compatibility: Nikon KeyMission 170 Action Camera
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): Approx. 3.6 x 3.2 x 2.0" (90.2 x 80.3 x 48.8mm)
  • Weight: Approx. 4.7 oz (133g) excluding battery and camera
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon VHW00401
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Nikon VHW00401 Final Thoughts

"The light."

It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. This is a very well-made little camera.

Overall Score
4.5


(18 Points)

3. DJI 2170 Carbon Fiber Reinforced Folding Propeller for E2000 Tuned Propulsion System (2x Counter Clo...

DJI First Impressions

"My kids love using this!"

These are original DJI batteries, and charger. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. So I definitely like this 8mm Action Camera as well. The DJI is very easy to use. This feature alone is the reason I bought the DJI .

  • DJI 2170 Carbon Fiber Reinforced Folding Propeller for E2000 Tuned Propulsion System (2x Counter Clockwise Blade)
  • The 21-inch propeller is made of Ultra Carbon Pro, an advanced composite material, for lower rotational inertia in combination with high strength and stiffness. Their aerodynamic profile combined with optimized electro-magnetic design of the motor make the E2000 extremely energy efficient.
  • REQUIRES E2000 - 2170 Folding Propeller Adapter
  • In The Box: Blade (CCW) x 2; Screws pack x 1; Washers pack x 1 (Propeller Adapter NOT included)
  • Specification Diameter/Thread Pitch: 21 x 7.0 inch (533 x 178mm)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Great Buy!"

I think at this price range, this is a very good 8mm Action Camera to have. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! This 8mm Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! So I definitely like this 8mm Action Camera as well.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. DJI OSMO Action Cam Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36FT/11M Waterproof 4K HDR-Video 12MP 145° Angle...

User Ratings: 69 11

DJI First Impressions

"The light."

Good and authentic after replacement. The quality and features were more than I expected. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • DJI OSMO Action Cam Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36FT/11M Waterproof 4K HDR-Video 12MP 145° Angle Black with Extra Battery
  • Dual Screens 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. This durable, versatile action camera is jam-packed with advanced technology that lets you spend less time worrying about equipment and more time living the action.
  • RockSteady After years of providing advanced, reliable stabilization technology to filmmakers around the globe, DJI has gone one step further. RockSteady combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • More Dynamic Detail 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. Osmo Action packs a high-quality punch with 4K/60fps at 100Mbps video. This ensures your footage always matches the intensity of the moment while maintaining sharp details.
  • 11m Waterproof, -10℃ Temperature Resistant 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. Versatile batteries perform well even in extremely cold environments with temperatures as low as -10℃.
  • 【Quick Switch button, Voice Control】 The Quick Switch button ensures modes and settings are easily and quickly accessible. It has multiple capabilities including options that let you flip between the front and back screen, change modes, and select custom settings. Five voice commands make essential functions like filming, capturing photos, and powering down the device effortless.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Really enjoyed the DJI ."

Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. DJI wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features.

Overall Score
4.2


(37 Points)

5. Premium Carrying Case for DJI Mavic 1 Pro/Platinum (Not for Mavic 2),"Travel Edition Premium Waterpr...

User Ratings: 83

TOMcase XT300 Travel Edition XT300 Travel Edition First Impressions

"Love the layout."

And the image on the TOMcase XT300 Travel Edition XT300 Travel Edition itself is sharp and clear. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. First off I would like to commend TOMcase XT300 Travel Edition. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. For the price this is a great buy.

  • Premium Carrying Case for DJI Mavic 1 Pro/Platinum (Not for Mavic 2),"Travel Edition Premium Waterproof Outdoor Case IP67, Hardcase with Hardfoam Inlay for 5 Batteries and Plenty Accessories
  • Professional waterproof Outdoor Case. Following accessories fitting perfect in the hardfoam-inlay:
  • 1 pcs DJI Mavic Pro1 or Platinum Drone with Battery (does not fit for Mavic 2), Rotor Blades and Gimbal Cover. 1 pcs DJI Mavic standard Remote Control. 1 pcs DJI Mavic Pro RC Cable USB/Lightning Connector.
  • 4 pcs DJI Intelligent Batteries (1 in the Drone = 5 pcs in total). 1 pcs DJI Battery Charger with UK 3-pin Plug (avoids bending of the cable).
  • 1 pcs DJI Battery Charging Hub. 1 pcs DJI Car Charger (cutout can be used for 5th Battery). 4 Spare Rotor Blades. Cuttings for Micro SD Cards.
  • Smartphone or Ipad Mini can be stored behind the egg-foam under the lid. Outer dimension: 13x12x6. Weight: 3.98 lbs. Premium Quality Case and Hard foam - Made in Germany.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TOMcase XT300 Travel Edition XT300 Travel Edition
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TOMcase XT300 Travel Edition XT300 Travel Edition Final Thoughts

"Product is flawless."

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. First off I would like to commend TOMcase XT300 Travel Edition. Very nice package of accessories.

Overall Score
4.8


(130 Points)

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

User Ratings: 79

DJIParts First Impressions

"Thank you DJIParts!"

Overall an okay 8mm Action Camera that is probably more hype. Love the accessories and the bag. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I cannot say enough great things about this 8mm Action Camera.

  • OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Frame Accessories Compatible with DJI OSMO Action Camera (PGYTECH Action Camera Floating Hand Grip)
  • 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

"Thanks guys!"

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. This is enough for most use cases! I don't consider these as cons, just my observations.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

7. GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos wit...

GoPro First Impressions

"Sound is not great."

On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. And the image on the GoPro itself is sharp and clear. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I was shocked at how small this unit is. I think at this price range, this is a very good 8mm Action Camera to have.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos with Amazon.com $50 Gift Card as a Bookmark
  • 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 - 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
  • Gift card is also usable as a bookmark (6.5" x 2" x 0.1")
  • Gift Card has no fees and no expiration date
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Win win."

It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. DJI Zenmuse X5S Camera for DJI Inspire 2

User Ratings: 51

Epic SS-DJI-ZX5S First Impressions

"Easily worth the money."

On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. Great purchase and highly recommended.

  • DJI Zenmuse X5S Camera for DJI Inspire 2
  • Perfect Purchase for any Hobby
  • Great craftsmanship
  • Must Buy Item
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Epic SS-DJI-ZX5S
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Epic SS-DJI-ZX5S Final Thoughts

"This is the perfect setup."

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I especially like it simplified design. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

9. Sharper Image SVC355 HD Action Camera, with Waterproof Case.

Sharper Image First Impressions

"Fun camera for kids."

But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. Amazing video quality and from something so small. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

  • Sharper Image SVC355 HD Action Camera, with Waterproof Case.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sharper Image
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Sharper Image Final Thoughts

"Maybe several weeks."

Overall, I think this a great 8mm Action Camera. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. The quality is decent for the size. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. This is enough for most use cases!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. OSMO Pocket - 4K/60FPS Handheld 3-Axis Action Camera with128 GB Extreme microSD Card

User Ratings: 78 7

FS TFSTOYS First Impressions

"Battery life is not tested."

No need to spend hundreds on something else! Also, the customer service is very good! So I definitely like this 8mm Action Camera as well. Great purchase and highly recommended. This feature alone is the reason I bought the FS TFSTOYS .

  • OSMO Pocket - 4K/60FPS Handheld 3-Axis Action Camera with128 GB Extreme microSD Card
  • Small size, weighs 116g and can let you film up to 140 minutes
  • With a 1/2.3-inch sensor, Osmo Pocket can shoot 4K/60fps video at 100 Mbps and photos at 12MP with a pixel size of 1.55μm.
  • 1-inch integrated touch screen provides a high quality live view as well as the ability to toggle through the various shooting modes, adjust settings, review footage and gain access to a full suite of creative features like ActiveTrack, Motionlapse, Panorama and FPV mode.In Stock, arrive before Christmas!
  • Osmo Pocket includes a universal port which allows the users to connect the smartphone as well as a wide range of accessories.
  • In the bundle: DJI Osmo Pocket, Carrying Case, Smartphone Adapter (USB-C), Smartphone Adapter (Lightning), Power Cable, 128 gb Extreme SD card and TFSToys Cleaning Cloth.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FS TFSTOYS
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FS TFSTOYS Final Thoughts

"Thank you FS TFSTOYS!"

FS TFSTOYS wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. I cannot say enough great things about this 8mm Action Camera. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip!

Overall Score
4.5


(86 Points)

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