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 Mavic Air Fly More Combo & DJI Goggles (Onyx Black)

User Ratings: 75 4

DJI First Impressions

"This cannot be disabled."

Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. This 8mm Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. The quality and features were more than I expected.

  • DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo & DJI Goggles (Onyx Black)
  • DJI's top priority delivery channel,direct fulfill by DJI
  • Foldable & Portable; 32 MP Sphere Panoramas
  • 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera,21-Minute Flight Time
  • 3-Directional Environment Sensing,SmartCapture,Advanced Pilot Assistance System
  • Immersive FPV, a pair of 1920×1080 HD screens and a head tracking feature, enabling you to look at the world from above
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Well this was a surprise."

Overall, I think this a great 8mm Action Camera. These are original DJI batteries, and charger. Has loads and loads of accessories. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries.

Overall Score
4.4


(24 Points)

5. GoPro Protective Housing (HERO7 Silver / HERO7 White) (GoPro Official Accessory)

User Ratings: 50

GoPro ABDIV-001 First Impressions

"Well done."

The value of all the parts is incredible. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. This thing is solid as ever.

  • GoPro Protective Housing (HERO7 Silver / HERO7 White) (GoPro Official Accessory)
  • Protects your GoPro from mud, dirt and debris during extreme activities
  • Waterproof down to 131ft (40m)—perfect for deep-water diving
  • Includes a Skeleton Backdoor for easy access to the camera’s touch screen and improved audio capture
  • ​A flat glass lens makes for sharp, high-quality images above and below water
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro ABDIV-001
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GoPro ABDIV-001 Final Thoughts

"Great little camera!"

The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I cannot say enough great things about this 8mm Action Camera. My friends are impressed by my work with this 8mm Action Camera. First off I would like to commend GoPro.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

6. AIRON Action Camera 4K 24 MP WiFi Underwater Camera Adjustable Wide Angle Waterproof Action Camera U...

User Ratings: 58

AIRON First Impressions

"Really enjoyed the AIRON ."

This is enough for most use cases! Great purchase and highly recommended. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I got this AIRON to record our trip’s adventure. I am very happy that I did it.

  • AIRON Action Camera 4K 24 MP WiFi Underwater Camera Adjustable Wide Angle Waterproof Action Camera USB Type C Charger
  • Ultra HD 4K 24 MP action camera and 2.0-inch HD screen, place your camera into the waterproof and dive below 40 meters.
  • Built-in WIFI to share wonderful pictures to social media in seconds .
  • Multiple functions: motion detection, Car mode, video lapse, slow motion, burst mode, axis gyroscope anti-shake etc.
  • Fisheye correction function, effectively improve the distortion angle, restore the image
  • Support up to 128G memory card. Dual channel stereo sound quality, listening to the clearest sound
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AIRON
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AIRON Final Thoughts

"And Wallah!"

I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

7. Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker...

Skyzone First Impressions

"I expected that."

This is high quality and you can tell. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker Fan LED for RC Racing Drone (SKY03O,Super Glossy Metallic Black Rose)
  • Our goggles is first goggles integrated with receiver and fully functional user interface, pilots just need install the antenna and plug the battery, easy to use, no need to purchase extra receiver and head track-er module, the user interface is easy use, no need take off the goggles to do all the setting.
  • SKY03S is the update version of Original sky03, we update the ergonomics, which fits pilots face perfectly, and we update the software off the goggles, pilots can calibrate the voltage readings of the goggles.
  • SKY03O is the OLED version of SKY03, with resolution of 1024*768 and OLED display, the vivid color and high contrast ratio, pilots can see more details, the new optical make the image crystal clear and no image distortion and blur edge.
  • - Support head tracking; Pan : 180°/120°/90°; Tilt: 120°/90°/60° - Adjustable 57.5 to 69.5mm wide ran-ge IPD. - RSSI Signal Inten-sity Indicator.  - Diversity 5.8Ghz receiving modules,total 48CH and 6 bands.
  • - Support  RF Normal, RF Racing, HDMI IN, AV IN and PLAYBACK modes.  - Built-in fan for defogging and dissipate the heat.  - With a display window for the LED light. The LED MODE can be set in the system menu.  - Support 2S~6S battery, more convenient in the field.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Skyzone
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Skyzone Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

Also, the customer service is very good! I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. I got this Skyzone to record our trip’s adventure. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. This is enough for most use cases!

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

8. 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)

9. SportPro 4K UHD WiFi Touch Screen Action Camera with Wireless Wrist Remote and Super Premium Accesso...

User Ratings: 65 13

AudioSnax First Impressions

"I am so glad I did!"

It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. I cannot say enough great things about this 8mm Action Camera. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. I'm looking forward to using this AudioSnax . But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print.

  • SportPro 4K UHD WiFi Touch Screen Action Camera with Wireless Wrist Remote and Super Premium Accessory Kit - Touch Screen and Wireless Wrist Remote - [email protected] Ultra HD - Extra Battery – Chest Strap
  • 4K UHD WITH TOUCH SCREEN & WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE - SportPro uses state of the art Touch Screen LCD Technology to give you ultimate control of you camera. No more fumbling around with buttons, just tap the screen to toggle between modes and set desired settings. It also features a 2.4ghz wireless remote so you can control the camera remotely from your wrist. SportPro is only compatible with class 10 rated memory cards which is not included.
  • SUPER PREMIUM ACCESSORY KIT: We include a super-premium accessory kit which includes a convenient shockproof carrying case, the wireless wrist remote, an extra high density lithium battery (2 total), a floating grip, adjustable chest strap, adjustable head strap and over 15 additional mounts, clips and tethers. You have everything you need right from in the box. This additional $40 value is included in the box.
  • FEATURE PACKED: A crystal clear Touch Screen LCD screen on the back. W 2.4ghz wireless wrist remote. Built in Wifi connectivity for live streaming. These are just some of the state of the art features built in to every SportPro
  • ADVANCED CAMERA TECHNOLOGY: A State of the art Sony 16 MP CMOS Sensor with 170 Degree Wide Angle HD Lens shoots at [email protected] Ultra HD resolution. SportPro captures stunning high quality images with brilliant clarity. Compare with competitors that cost 3x-4x as much.
  • 1 YEAR EXTENDED WARRANTY & U.S BASED CUSTOMER SUPPORT - We include an industry leading free 1 year warranty with every purchase and have a U.S based customer support staff to answer any questions. We also include a 100% money back guarantee; if you are dissatisfied for any reason simply return it for 100% refund with no questions asked.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AudioSnax
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AudioSnax Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

And the image on the AudioSnax itself is sharp and clear. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. This little camera will amaze you. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. I got this AudioSnax to record our trip’s adventure.

Overall Score
4.2


(171 Points)

10. Bear Grylls WiFi Action Camera 14MP Full HD 1080P (BG-AC-1) with 2” Touch-Screen Display IP68 Wate...

User Ratings: 83 17

Bear Grylls BG-AC-1 First Impressions

"Product is flawless."

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! I'm looking forward to using this Bear Grylls BG-AC-1. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press.

  • Bear Grylls WiFi Action Camera 14MP Full HD 1080P (BG-AC-1) with 2” Touch-Screen Display IP68 Waterproof 30m Underwater 160° Wide-Angle Sports Camera with Full Accessory & Mount Kit.
  • BEAR GRYLLS TECHNOLOGY: The latest camera from the Bear Grylls Technology range. " This versatile camera gives you ultra-sharp, vivid footage with a proper wow factor. We’ve also thrown in all the kit, making it particularly great value for budget smart adventurers!" Bear Grylls.
  • SHOOT PROFESSIONAL VIDEO - High performance, true HD 1080p video at 60fps and high quality 14MP photos. With Digital Image Stabilisation (DIS) to keep footage in clear focus so you don’t lose image quality during those epic moments!
  • CERTIFIED IP68 DUSTPROOF AND WATERPROOF – The rugged certified IP6 Dustproof and IP8 Waterproof (30m/98ft) case keeps your camera safe and sealed from the elements so you can be sure you have equipment you rely on.
  • 2” TOUCH SCREEN DISPLAY - Features a super easy-to-use, built-in touch screen display that is fast and easy to navigate. The clear and simple menu controls make the camera easy to operate in any situation., so you'll never miss a shot in that critical moment.
  • BEAR GRYLLS APP IOS/ANDROID - Use the Bear Grylls app for iOS or Android to easily navigate your camera's settings, menus, watch and download your amazing footage while on-the-go or back at camp after a long day.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Bear Grylls BG-AC-1
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Bear Grylls BG-AC-1 Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

Overall an okay 8mm Action Camera that is probably more hype. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! This is a very well-made little camera. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. This little camera will amaze you.

Overall Score
4.3


(7 Points)

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