Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Bear Grylls Action Cameras

1. 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 Bear Grylls 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)

2. 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 Bear Grylls 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)

3. OhO sunshine THB588F OHO Video Sunglasses, 32GB Ultra HD Outdoor Sports Action Camera with Built in ...

User Ratings: 58

OhO sunshine 3216564641 First Impressions

"Love the layout."

Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. The quality and features were more than I expected. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize.

  • OhO sunshine THB588F OHO Video Sunglasses, 32GB Ultra HD Outdoor Sports Action Camera with Built in 16MP Camera and Polarized UV400 Lens, Compatiable with Prescription Lens (1920x1080)
  • Ultra HD 1080P video recording: video sunglasses is recording Ultra full HD resolution video with audio and shooting 16M Pixel photo By 16G supplying memory card
  • Video outdoor sport: camera sunglasses is comfortable to wear and widely used when cycling, hunting, fishing, police, traveling and living, etc. to record every memorable moment in life
  • Safety lenses: us safety lens standard ANSI/ISEA Z87. 1-2015 impact resistant for eye and Face Protection, 100% UV protection polarized lens with FDA audited, interchangeable lens for action sporting camera sunglasses
  • Video recording time: video recording camera is recording for 50-60 minutes around with safety built-in MSDS, Un38. 3 Certificated rechargeable battery
  • Video storage: come with 16G micro SD card, you can insert maximum 32GB micro SD card
  • max_focal_length: 1.0
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The OhO sunshine 3216564641
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OhO sunshine 3216564641 Final Thoughts

"Now they are fantastic."

So I definitely like this Bear Grylls Action Camera as well. I'm looking forward to using this OhO sunshine 3216564641. The value of all the parts is incredible. Great purchase and highly recommended. Captures all my adventures when I need it to.

Overall Score
4.4


(21 Points)

4. VVHOOY Float Handle Grip Adjustable Selfie Stick Monopod Car Suction Cup Mount Holder Compatible wit...

User Ratings: 87 13

VVHOOY 8595745577 First Impressions

"Thanks guys!"

The VVHOOY 8595745577 is very easy to use. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • VVHOOY Float Handle Grip Adjustable Selfie Stick Monopod Car Suction Cup Mount Holder Compatible with AKASO Brave 4/5/V50 Native 4K/Campark X15 X20/Crosstour Waterproof Action Camera Accessories
  • 【Great Action Camera Bundle Gift】:Get started with your camera in style with basic accessories kit. Give a complete gift including all necessary accessories. A must have for all action sports camera Lovers - Endless uses and application.
  • 【Extendable Handheld Selfie Stick Mount + Adapter + Long Screw Bolt】: Adjustable ball head and thumb screw locks for multiple angle shooting with 180 degree position,can adjust size from 22cm to 108cm.(8.66x42inch)
  • 【Windshield Suction Cup Mount + Adapter + Long Screw Bolt】:Hold the action camera steady, easy to attach and remove. With the swivel mount, can be adjusted up to 270 Degrees.(Keep the contact surface clean and flat, like car window, glassware, porcelain tile etc. it's not recommended for car dashboard and body)
  • 【Floating Hand Grip Stick Mount + Screw】:Designed to underwater sports,keep your camera with a waterproof shell (not included)easy to float on the water. Bright yellow in the water and can easily be found,Great for use during surfing,snorkeling, swimming, and boating.
  • 【Compatible With】:AKASO EK7000/Brave 4/5/Brave 6/V50 Native 4K Ultra HD/Crosstour/Campark ACT74 ACT76 X15 X20 X30/Victure/APEMAN a79 a80/Dragon Touch 4K/VanTop Moment/COOAU/JEEMAK/Geekam 1080P and 4K Waterproof Camera and most of GOPRO Style Action Camera
  • Editor's Impressions Of The VVHOOY 8595745577
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VVHOOY 8595745577 Final Thoughts

"It works fine."

I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. Cost more than half the price of the drone. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

Overall Score
4.5


(9 Points)

5. Genustech Cage for GoPro Hero 8 Black Action Camera, Aluminum Alloy Case

User Ratings: 62

Genustech First Impressions

"Win win."

Very nice package of accessories. This thing is solid as ever. Love the accessories and the bag. More like I wanted plus more! Overall, I think this a great Bear Grylls Action Camera.

  • Genustech Cage for GoPro Hero 8 Black Action Camera, Aluminum Alloy Case
  • Specially designed for GoPro HERO 8 Black, it is made by aluminium alloy material, durable and light weight.
  • Allows you to connect cables and popping out SD card Easily
  • At the bottom of the cage, there is a 1/4 screw hole that compatible with tripod
  • Standard Cold Shoe Mount on top, Can Mount Microphone or Led Light on It for Vlog Video Shooting.
  • Perfect for skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking, motocross, climbing, and other action sports.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Genustech
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Genustech Final Thoughts

"Definitely a good buy."

The quality and features were more than I expected. Love the accessories and the bag. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. Very nice package of accessories. Love Genustech, and this mount works great too.

Overall Score
4.2


(3 Points)

6. GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/GoPro Smart Remote and 32GB Memory Card

K&M CHDHX-801 First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

Amazing video quality and from something so small. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. This thing is solid as ever. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. The device itself is fabulous.

  • GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/GoPro Smart Remote and 32GB Memory Card
  • This K&M Bundle Includes All Standard GoPro Accessories + Limited 1-Year Warranty (through Manufacturer)
  • GoPro HERO 8 Box Includes: GoPro HERO8 Black, Rechargeable Battery, Curved Adhesive Mount, Mounting Buckle, Thumbscrew, USB-C Cable, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • GoPro Hero 8 Features: HyperSmooth 2.0 Video Stabilization, TimeWarp 2.0 Stabilized Time-Lapse Video, Live streaming in 1080p, RAW in all Photo modes, Night lapse video
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M CHDHX-801
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K&M CHDHX-801 Final Thoughts

"So far so good."

Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. It was quick and I had no issues. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. You can shoot your videos and frame them later.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

7. 360RIZE 360Helios 3 360 Plug-n-Play Rig for Blackmagic

360Rize 3R 360HELIOS-3 First Impressions

"Go figure."

I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller!

  • 360RIZE 360Helios 3 360 Plug-n-Play Rig for Blackmagic
  • Capture cinematic 360 video
  • Minimalist form - optimal Lens positions
  • Switch between landscape/portrait modes
  • Capturing full 360 x 180 Degree video
  • Cameras are sold separately.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The 360Rize 3R 360HELIOS-3
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360Rize 3R 360HELIOS-3 Final Thoughts

"Thanks guys!"

Love the accessories and the bag. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. I am very happy that I did it. I just love this little camera! This is a very well-made little camera.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Bower Xtreme Action Series Action Mount 6-in-1 Sports Bundle for GoPro

BOWER XAS-ASB1 First Impressions

"Now they are fantastic."

We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. All features are the same but this is way cheaper.

  • Bower Xtreme Action Series Action Mount 6-in-1 Sports Bundle for GoPro
  • 6-in-1 Bundle for GoPro Hero Digital Cameras
  • Helmet Mount, Tether, Suction Cup Mount, Monopole and Handlebar/Pole/Seat post Mount
  • Sturdy Medium Storage Case 8" x 6.5"
  • 1-Year Manufacturer Limited Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOWER XAS-ASB1
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BOWER XAS-ASB1 Final Thoughts

"My son loves this."

The value of all the parts is incredible. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Love the accessories and the bag. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. Has loads and loads of accessories.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 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.
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Sharper Image Final Thoughts

"Maybe several weeks."

Overall, I think this a great Bear Grylls 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. Dragon Touch Native 4K30fps Action Camera with Touch Screen EIS Remote Control Vista 5 WiFi 100 feet...

User Ratings: 65 8

Dragon Touch Vista 5 First Impressions

"Definitely a good buy."

I may have to pick up a second one at this price! I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments.

  • Dragon Touch Native 4K30fps Action Camera with Touch Screen EIS Remote Control Vista 5 WiFi 100 feet Waterproof Sports Camera 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • [Native 4K/30FPS action camera] Vista 5 action camera supports zoom which ranges from 1.0X to 4.0X. And it equipped with native 4K/30FPS video and ultra HD photo resolution to capture exciting moment for you.
  • [EIS Functions] Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) detects position and motion changes. Distortion calibration function delivers fairly rich colors and flucid motions, still produce stable videos whenever the action camera tilts, moves, shakes or experiences impact.
  • [170°Adjustable angles] The view angle of this action camera can be set 170°,140°,110°,70°. It is set to 170° as standard. It depends on you to choose different angles.
  • [100fts Waterproof Camera] Dragon Touch Vista 5 waterproof camera is waterproof to 100ft (30m) with case, which allows you to dive as deep as 30 meters. It is suitable to the pro and amateur and it is ideal for extreme sports such as surfing, swimming, snorkeling, diving and so on.
  • [WIFI Connection & Remote Control] Share & edit videos and images easily. Just download App (RoadCam) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Wireless remote control frees your hands to control this action camera when hiking, cycling or self recording.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dragon Touch Vista 5
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Dragon Touch Vista 5 Final Thoughts

"Excellent!"

This works well enough, except when I want to use it. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. The value of all the parts is incredible. This Bear Grylls Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started!

Overall Score
4.4


(41 Points)

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