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. GoPro HERO5 Black with Headstrap Mount + Quick Clip (GoPro Official Mount) and Chesty (Chest Harness...

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro First Impressions

"Great pix."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. These are original GoPro batteries, and charger. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black with Headstrap Mount + Quick Clip (GoPro Official Mount) and Chesty (Chest Harness)(GoPro Official Mount)
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. Charger not included
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Additional GoPro HERO5 Black Features + Benefits below on item page. Time Lapse Photo Intervals: 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds
  • Head Strap is fully adjustable to fit all sizes
  • Head Strap can be worn over a helmet or directly on your head in a headlamp-like position
  • QuickClip allows you to attach your GoPro to a backwards baseball cap or other 3mm to 10mm thick object
  • Provides an ultra immersive perspective
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. I especially like it simplified design. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation.

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

5. Coleman Bravo CX10WP 1080p HD Helmet and Action Camera with Mounts and Waterproof Housing (Silver)

Coleman CX10WP First Impressions

"Everything is great."

Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. I cannot say enough great things about this 8mm Action Camera. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam!

  • Coleman Bravo CX10WP 1080p HD Helmet and Action Camera with Mounts and Waterproof Housing (Silver)
  • Features 170 Degree Ultra Wide Angle Lens
  • 1080p Full HD video resolution at 30fps, 960p at 30fps and 720p at 60fps
  • Waterproof to 200 ft. with included case
  • Includes camera, waterproof case, swivel tip, lens cap, Velcro strap, anti-fog inserts, secure tether, curved adhesive mount, flat adhesive mount, handlebar/bike mount, T-tip adapter, instruction manual, image editing software, 1 year warranty
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Coleman CX10WP
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Coleman CX10WP Final Thoughts

"Thank you Thank you!"

The Coleman CX10WP is very easy to use. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. GoPro HERO5 Black w/ GoPro Chesty and GoPro Plus

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro First Impressions

"Did I mention."

But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. This is enough for most use cases! More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. Very good customer service top notch.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black w/ GoPro Chesty and GoPro Plus
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. Charger not included
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Provides an ultra immersive perspective
  • Perfect for skiing, cycling, motocross or paddle sports
  • You break it, we'll replace it - If you bust your GoPro we'll exchange it
  • Auto cloud backup - Save unlimited photos and up to 35 hours of video to your GoPro cloud account automatically.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"A very versatile 8mm Action Camera."

This little camera will amaze you. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I am very happy that I did it. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing!

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

7. GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera w/GoPro Adventure Kit and 32GB Memory Card

User Ratings: 89 11

K&M CHDHZ-201 First Impressions

"It is waaay undersized."

The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. Overall an okay 8mm Action Camera that is probably more hype. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. I got this K&M CHDHZ-201 to record our trip’s adventure. The device itself is fabulous.

  • GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera w/GoPro Adventure Kit and 32GB Memory Card
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M CHDHZ-201
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K&M CHDHZ-201 Final Thoughts

"I loved it."

Very nice package of accessories. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. The quality is decent for the size. I especially like it simplified design.

Overall Score
4.5


(17 Points)

8. 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)

9. 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 8mm 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 8mm 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)

10. Sunglasses Camera, KAMRE Full HD 1080P Mini Video Camera with UV Protection Polarized Lens, A

User Ratings: 61 3

KAMRE 8595731333 First Impressions

"Great little camera!"

Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. Cost more than half the price of the drone. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer.

  • Sunglasses Camera, KAMRE Full HD 1080P Mini Video Camera with UV Protection Polarized Lens, A
  • STYLISH SUNGLASSES CAMERA: Not only does it look fashion and protect your eyes from harmful UV rays, but also it can record amazing HD video with clear audio. Leaving your hands free to record what you see. Comfortable to wear and widely used when cycling, hunting, fishing, traveling and living.
  • FULL HD 1080P: Record video at 1920*1080 resolutions with 65 degree wide angle. Support Max 32GB Micro sd card (Not included). Built-in 450mAh lithium battery, work about 1.5 hours after full charged. Stunning high-definition video and audio help you record every wonderful moment in your life!
  • ONE-KEY OPERATION: Simplicity camera with only one button control. Automatic video recording after camera is turned on. The indicator light on the inner left arm flashes when recording, always on when standby. It is so user-friendly control that everyone could operate.
  • EASY TO SET: Compatible with Windows and Mac. Function settings are made by modifying the "SportDV.txt" file that is automatically generated in the memory card after use once. Change the settings you want on computer, and then save. If you are still confused, please feel free to contact me.
  • A COOL SUNGLASS: Stylish and elegant design, high-quality rubber material, more durable than ABS plastic, perfect combination between HD Camera and Polarized Sunglasses. A great companion for your daily life! Great for yourself or as a gift for your friends and family! You won't be disappointed!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KAMRE 8595731333
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KAMRE 8595731333 Final Thoughts

"Amazing 8mm Action Camera!"

A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. It was quick and I had no issues. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound.

Overall Score
4.4


(82 Points)

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