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. Sports Camera Sports Video 4K WiFi Action Cam 12 MP Underwater Camcorder HD 1080P and 2 Batteries 17...

SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869468 First Impressions

"Excellent!"

So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. Very nice package of accessories. Very good customer service top notch.

  • Sports Camera Sports Video 4K WiFi Action Cam 12 MP Underwater Camcorder HD 1080P and 2 Batteries 170° Wide-Angle Yellow
  • ✔ Ultra 4k and 170°HD wide-angle lens action camera: For filming every moment of your life, Capture breath-taking moments and footage of every adventure. 170 degrees ultra wide angle lens for shooting broader vision. Back-illuminated sensor with low-light sensitive night vision for shooting night scene perfectly, Share your world in a fantastic resolution.
  • ✔ It can be up to a depth of 30 meters, You can have a seabed tour and surfing, free shot, bringing amazing movement and enjoyable shooting experience, No any burden when rock climbing, diving and other extreme sports, vehicle-mounted recording, take pictures underwater, From your bike, your car, or screwed onto a helmet, home security, etc
  • ✔ Longer Battery Life and warranty and with a full set of equipment: Action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 900mAh batteries, each 900mAh battery can record up to 90 minutes. Support external high speed SD card max to 32GB.
  • ✔ Built-In WIFI wireless module: Effective distance up to 3-5meters, Apply on your phone or tablet, easily record videos and take photos, Android or IOS devices all supported.
  • ✔ The sport camera comes with a full three-year warranty, If you have any problems, Please contact us and we will take care of it immediately.
  • Batteries: 900 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869468
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SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869468 Final Thoughts

"See the pics yourself."

This action camera is amazing for the price! Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. The SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869468 is very easy to use.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

5. DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal with Carrying Case Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 32G...

DJI First Impressions

"It works fine."

Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Cost more than half the price of the drone. The quality is decent for the size. I will be ordering several more for my personal use!

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal with Carrying Case Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 32GB microSDHC Memory Card + Carrying Case for OSMO Pocket + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Gimbal Camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor; Compact 4.1 oz, 4.8" High Design
  • Up to 4K Video at 60 fps, up to 100 Mb/s; 12MP JPEG or DNG Raw Still Photos
  • Includes Lightning & USB Type-C Adapters; Connects to Smartphone as Larger Display
  • Optional Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Monitoring; POV, ActiveTrack & FaceTrack Modes
  • Standard Time-Lapse & Motionlapse; NightShot & Panoramic Modes
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"This cannot be disabled."

Video stabilization is astonishing. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. Love the accessories and the bag. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! I am very happy that I did it.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. WONNIE 4K Sports Action Camera Ultra HD WiFi Remote Control, 30m Waterproof Camera 170°Wide-Angle S...

User Ratings: 61 16

WONNIE USACMA-001 First Impressions

"Great 8mm Action Camera."

This accessory bundle for my WONNIE USACMA-001 has a ton of items. It is small and takes awesome pictures! This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller!

  • WONNIE 4K Sports Action Camera Ultra HD WiFi Remote Control, 30m Waterproof Camera 170°Wide-Angle Shooting with 2 Pcs Rechargeable Batteries and Accessories Sets
  • 【4K Ultra HD Action Camera】Portable and easily to shoot or view real time video or picture, with 1600 Pixels, Which will help you capture and share your world in a fantastic resolution.
  • 【Wifi Connection】Sport Camera with wireless control, Suport 2.4G remote. Convenient to control the camera, fram shots or record video.
  • 【Mulit-Angle Field of View】 Excellent 170°wide angle, the angle can be adjusted to 170° ,152°,90°.So you can take more unique picture or record video as a wide angle.
  • 【Longer Battery Life】 Wonnie action camera comes with 2 1050mAh batteries. Each battery can record up to 120 minutes. No more worry about the recording time for this action camera.
  • 【Accessories & Function】Compatible for brand camera and market mainstream action camera. Attached to helmets, bike, surfboards, belt, arm band and other objects easily with Lots of accessories, mountable design for shooting the thrill of extreme activities. Any problem feel free to contact us and we will reply you within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The WONNIE USACMA-001
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WONNIE USACMA-001 Final Thoughts

"Can't wait to use it."

This is enough for most use cases! Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. More like I wanted plus more! This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps.

Overall Score
4.0


(46 Points)

7. SHISHUO 4K WiFi Action Camera - 2 Inch Touch Screen Waterproof Sports Cam 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle...

User Ratings: 59

SHISHUO 3216565414 First Impressions

"First off the quality."

I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. The new form factor and weight are fantastic!

  • SHISHUO 4K WiFi Action Camera - 2 Inch Touch Screen Waterproof Sports Cam 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle and Accessories Kits (16 GB Micro SD Card included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SHISHUO 3216565414
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SHISHUO 3216565414 Final Thoughts

"It’s a total winner!"

This feature alone is the reason I bought the SHISHUO 3216565414. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. This accessory bundle for my SHISHUO 3216565414 has a ton of items. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

8. 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)

9. VEHO MUVI KX-1 4K Wi-Fi Sports Action Camera Action Camera w/ 12PC Starter Kit (VCC-008-KX1-NPNG)

Circuit City circuitcity021136 First Impressions

"Great decision!"

I got this Circuit City circuitcity021136 to record our trip’s adventure. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. I think at this price range, this is a very good 8mm Action Camera to have. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations.

  • VEHO MUVI KX-1 4K Wi-Fi Sports Action Camera Action Camera w/ 12PC Starter Kit (VCC-008-KX1-NPNG)
  • RESOLUTIONS AND FRAME RATES - The K SERIES The KX-1 4K has a 4k @ 10fps, 2.7k @ 15fps, 1440P @ 30fps, 1080P @ 60fps / 30fps, 720P @ 120fps/60fps and [email protected] Recording Modes are Video and Audio, Video Only, Audio Only, Slow Motion, Auto Record, Interval Record, Video + Photo
  • STILL PHOTOS - For photos the Muvi KX-1 captures high quality 12MP resolution photos and has a selection of photo modes for you to capture images the way you choose, including time lapse, high speed photo burst and 180° rollover mode. The built-in G-sensor auto-start will set your Muvi K-2 Pro to start recording on a change of gravity.
  • LENS - With its f/2.5 f stop, the KX-1 camera can help ensure it captures most of what is happening in front of the lens from 50 to 140 degrees
  • Wi-Fi - The Muvi KX-1 has built-in Wi-Fi with a range of up to 60 metres, which allows you to connect and pair with your smartphone or tablet with the free iOS or Android app. The Muvi K-Series app allows you to live view, record and even share your content straight onto social media.
  • LCD - Included in Muvi KX-1 bundle is the new Muvi K-Series smart LCD touch screen that features a better and clearer display, allowing you to frame your shot, preview videos, photos and navigate the menu to change settings and preferences with ease.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Circuit City circuitcity021136
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Circuit City circuitcity021136 Final Thoughts

"I am so glad I did!"

Good and authentic after replacement. For the price this is a great buy. Cost more than half the price of the drone. Amazing video quality and from something so small. It is easy to mount the Circuit City on and it stays in place.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. DJI Osmo Universal Mount Bundle, Fully stabilized 4K, 12Mp Camera with DJI Universal Mount, Lanyard ...

CAMRISE DJI Osmo Universal Mount bundle First Impressions

"Go figure."

I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. I think at this price range, this is a very good 8mm Action Camera to have. This action camera is amazing for the price!

  • DJI Osmo Universal Mount Bundle, Fully stabilized 4K, 12Mp Camera with DJI Universal Mount, Lanyard and USB Reader
  • DJI Osmo Universal Mount Bundle includes: DJI Osmo, 4K Camera, Universal Mount, Lanyard and usb reader-Fully stabilized 4K, 12Mp camera optimized for ground use
  • Tripod-free long exposures
  • Remote camera control
  • Ergonomic, secure grip
  • Also available: Suite of accessories including bike & car mount, tripod, extension stick and phone mount 6-hour standby time 1 hour of video shooting
  • Editor's Impressions Of The CAMRISE DJI Osmo Universal Mount bundle
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CAMRISE DJI Osmo Universal Mount bundle Final Thoughts

"I have a CAMRISE DJI Osmo Universal Mount bundle."

I was shocked at how small this unit is. I was shocked at how small this unit is. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! I got this CAMRISE DJI Osmo Universal Mount bundle to record our trip’s adventure. Love CAMRISE, and this mount works great too.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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