Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Bluetooth Action Cameras

1. GoPro CHDHC-101 Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 67 9

GoPro CHDHC-101 First Impressions

"The result was pretty good."

Great purchase and highly recommended. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. This is high quality and you can tell. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place.

  • GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled)
  • Records stunning, immersive 1080p60 and 720p60 video
  • Captures 8MP single, Time Lapse and Burst photos up to 5 fps
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enables connectivity to the GoPro App or Smart Remote to adjust modes and settings, control the camera remotely, and view and share your content
  • Durable and Waterproof to 131’ (40m), designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions
  • Compatible Devices-microSDHC, microSDXC, microSD, SDXC, SDHC
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHC-101
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GoPro CHDHC-101 Final Thoughts

"Very happy with this."

The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. This is a very well-made little camera. I was shocked at how small this unit is. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
4.2


(647 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Bluetooth Action Cameras

2. GoPro CHDHS-101 Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 64 9

GoPro CHDHS-101 First Impressions

"My only gripe is the stand."

It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. Love GoPro, and this mount works great too. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied.

  • GoPro HERO4 Session (Waterproof Camera, 8MP)
  • Smallest, lightest with built in Wi Fi and Bluetooth,HiLight Tag enables you to mark key moments while recording or playing back video
  • Durable and waterproof to 33 feet (10 meter), no housing needed
  • Easy one button control, power up and capture videos or photos with a single press
  • Professional quality up to 1440p30, 1080p60 and 720p100 video
  • 8MP photos with 12 fps Burst
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHS-101
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GoPro CHDHS-101 Final Thoughts

"Great Buy!"

I am very happy that I did it. This is high quality and you can tell. This is a very well-made little camera. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

Overall Score
4.2


(576 Points)

3. Xiaomi YDXJ01FM Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 59 3

Xiaomi YDXJ01FM First Impressions

"Go figure."

We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. The quality is decent for the size. The quality and features were more than I expected. Love the accessories and the bag. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead.

  • Xiaomi YDXJ01FM Mi 4K Action Camera, 2.4” Touchscreen WiFi Sports Camera with Sony Image Sensor, 145° Wide Angle 4K/30fps 1080P/100fps Video Raw Image, Black
  • 【Vivid Interpretation】Xiaomi Mi 4K Camera records 4k/30fps, 1080p/100fps, 720p/200fps video, and 8MP raw images with a build-in IMX317 image sensor( 1. 62um/single-pixel point) from Sony and Ambarella chip A12S75; Equipped with Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) can capture super-smooth footage at 4k/30fps, to ensure excellent experience in shooting fast-moving objects
  • 【Non-stop Shooting】High capacity 1450mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery records up to 120mins of 4K/30fps video with a single charge. Without the battery, use Mi Power Bank Pro 10000mAh to power up the camera via USB port. High performing cooling system prevents Mi 4K Action Camera of overheating and enables stable video recording
  • 【Intuitive Touchscreen】Built-in 2. 4” high responsive LCD touchscreen with 960x480 high resolution for easy setting, previewing and shooting. The touchscreen is made with Gorilla Glass Retina to resist scratches and daily impact
  • 【Instant Sharing】Built-in 4. 1 Bluetooth and high speed 5GHz/2. 4GHz WiFi support for wireless remote control and the Mi Home App for instant photo and video editing, sharing and live streaming to social media
  • 【Advanced Features】Flexible settings of ISO/WB/SHUTTER/EV/METER for 12MP raw file help you produce high-quality images even in low-light condition; Multi record/capture modes, including time-lapse, slow-motion, burst, etc, get more creative and fun
  • 【Package Include】Action Camera x 1, Battery x 1, USB Cable x 1, User Manual x 1. Please note: Micro-SD card, waterproof case and other accessories are not included. Recommended SD card: Kingston SDCA3 U3 32G, SanDisk Extreme PRO U3 32G, SanDisk Extreme U3 32G.
  • Lens Type: Extension-Tube
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Xiaomi YDXJ01FM
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Xiaomi YDXJ01FM Final Thoughts

"Did I mention."

The value of all the parts is incredible. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! This feature alone is the reason I bought the Xiaomi YDXJ01FM. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. If you have a Xiaomi YDXJ01FM, then you need this case.

Overall Score
4.3


(163 Points)

4. GoPro MAIN-92281 Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 80 5

GoPro MAIN-92281 First Impressions

"Not a scratch on it."

The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. The device itself is fabulous. The value of all the parts is incredible. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really.

  • GoPro Hero 4 Silver Edition 12MP Waterproof Sports & Action Camera Bundle with 2 Batteries
  • Built-in touch display for easy camera control, shot-framing and playback,Protune with SuperView delivers cinema-quality capture and advanced manual control for photos and video with the world's most immersive wide-angle field of view
  • Professional 1080p60 and 720p120 video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second. Video Supported: 4K15 / 2.7K30 / 1440p48 / 1080p60 / 960p100 / 720p120 fps
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support the GoPro App, Smart Remote and more
  • Improved camera control and built-in video trimming lets you create and save short video clips right on your camera
  • Includes an extra battery, dual battery charger and a 16GB Micro SD card
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro MAIN-92281
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GoPro MAIN-92281 Final Thoughts

"Conclusion."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. These are original GoPro MAIN-92281 batteries, and charger. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place. I am very happy that I did it. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize.

Overall Score
4.5


(88 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Bluetooth Action Cameras

5. DJI DJIOSMACTNDAB1 Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 72 5

DJI DJIOSMACTNDAB1 First Impressions

"It works fine."

The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I was shocked at how small this unit is. Has a lot to offer at a good price.

  • DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with Deluxe Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 128GB microSDXC Memory Card + Carrying Case + Suction Cup Mount + Floating Handle + Flexible Tripod + More
  • 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, Wide f/2.8 Lens; Up to 4K60 Video, 12MP Still Photos
  • Up to 3200 ISO, HDR Support; Wide Dynamic Range in 4K30; Records to microSD/SDXC/SDHC Cards
  • RockSteady Digital Video Stabilization; Time-Lapse, Hyperlapse, Slow-Motion Mode
  • Waterproof to 36' without a Housing; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Support; Touchscreen Displays on Front and Back
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJIOSMACTNDAB1
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DJI DJIOSMACTNDAB1 Final Thoughts

"Can't wait to use it."

This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. I especially like it simplified design. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. This is high quality and you can tell.

Overall Score
4.4


(65 Points)

6. Sony HDRAS300/W Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 64 9

Sony HDRAS300/W First Impressions

"Not a scratch on it."

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. This is enough for most use cases! The value of all the parts is incredible. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had.

  • Sony HDRAS300/W HD Recording, Action Cam Underwater Camcorder, White
  • Ultimate image stabilization from Balanced Optical SteadyShot Outstanding Full HD with ZEISS lens and Exmor R CMOS sensorCamera control / viewing w/ supplied LiveView Remote or smartphone
  • Splash-proof body or use incl. waterproof housing down to 197ft. Selectable viewing angle: Wide, Medium or Narrow and 3x zoomHigh quality 12MP still images and up to 10 fps in burst mode
  • Interval record at 8.3MP for stills and 4K time-lapse videoHigh Quality stereo sound with wind noise reductionBuilt-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, HDMI, USB and mic jack
  • Intuitive interface, 3x rec. lights and adjustable beep volume
  • Exposure Mode:Multi-segment
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDRAS300/W
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Sony HDRAS300/W Final Thoughts

"A very versatile Bluetooth Action Camera."

The new form factor and weight are fantastic! Has loads and loads of accessories. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print.

Overall Score
4.2


(48 Points)

7. K&M CPOS0000002001 Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 68 12

K&M CPOS0000002001 First Impressions

"Great little camera!"

This Bluetooth Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. So I definitely like this Bluetooth Action Camera as well. This accessory bundle for my K&M CPOS0000002001 has a ton of items. Video stabilization is astonishing.

  • DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with 38-in-1 Action Bundle
  • This K&M Bundle Includes All Standard DJI Accessories + Limited 1 Year Warranty
  • DJI Box Includes: DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera, Mounting Frame, 1300mAh Li-Ion Battery, Battery Case, USB Type-C Cable, Quick Release Base, Curved Adhesive Mount, Flat Adhesive Mount, Connector Screw, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Product Highlights: 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, Wide f/2.8 Lens, Up to 4K60 Video, 12MP Still Photos, Up to 3200 ISO, HDR Support, Wide Dynamic Range in 4K30, RockSteady Digital Video Stabilization, Time-Lapse, Hyperlapse, Slow-Motion Mode, Waterproof to 36' without a Housing, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Support, Touchscreen Displays on Front and Back, Records to microSD/SDXC/SDHC Cards
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M CPOS0000002001
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K&M CPOS0000002001 Final Thoughts

"Buy more batteries."

Has loads and loads of accessories. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. This accessory bundle for my K&M CPOS0000002001 has a ton of items.

Overall Score
4.2


(31 Points)

8. GoPro HERO8 Black Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 78

GoPro HERO8 Black First Impressions

"It looks brand new."

My friends are impressed by my work with this Bluetooth Action Camera. It can attach to his bike and scooter. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. This accessory bundle for my GoPro HERO8 Black has a ton of items. I will be ordering several more for my personal use!

  • GoPro HERO8 Black, Waterproof Digital Sports and Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K UHD Video 12MP Photos, Power Bundle with Dual Charger, 3 Extra Batteries, 128GB microSD Card, Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: GoPro HERO 8 Black Camera (CHDHX-801) | Rechargeable Battery (1220mAh) | Curved Adhesive Mount | Mounting Buckle | USB-C Cable | Thumb Screw| GoPro Dual Battery Charger (GPAJDBD001) | 3x GoPro Rechargeable Battery (GPAJBAT001) | SanDisk 128GB Extreme UHS-I Class 10 V30 U3 microSDXC Memory Card, SD Adapter | ProOptic Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
  • KEY FEATURES: 4K60 Video + 12MP Photos | HyperSmooth 2.0 Video Stabilization | TimeWarp 2.0 Time-Lapse Video | Night Time-Lapse Video | 1080p Live Streaming | SuperPhoto + Improved HDR | Foldable Mount Fingers | LiveBurst Image Capture | Digital Lenses (SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow) | Rugged + Waterproof 33ft (10M) | 8x Slo-Mo Video | 2-inch Intuitive Touch Screen | Face, Smile + Scene Detection | 3 Built-in Mics with Reduced Wind Noise | USB-C Charging | Wi-Fi + Bluetooth Enabled
  • The GoPro HERO8 Black features the HyperSmooth 2.0 Video Stabilization with gimbal like video that's insanely smooth (without the gimbal). A radical enhancement to HyperSmooth, HyperSmooth 2.0 now has multiple levels of stabilization, including Boost and game-changing in-app horizon leveling. It’s now easier to get the best view of whatever you’re doing with the Digital-Lenses feature. Tap through four lenses: Narrow, distortion-free Linear, Wide and SuperView.
  • TimeWarp 2.0 Video lets you capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Get that surreal TimeWarp effect you love now with automatic speed selection. Or just tap to speed it up or slow it down. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments. The SuperPhoto feature and Improved HDR lets you crank up the contrast, kill the blur and shred. The revamped algorithm delivers professional action shots with detail you never thought possible.
  • With LiveBurst mode it captures 1.5 seconds before and after you hit the shutter, so you can pick the perfect shot from 90 still images. Or, share a 3-second 4K video clip of amazing footage. With Voice Control, say one of the 16 preset commands and the camera will do the rest for you. | WARRANTY: GoPro Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited GoPro 1 Year USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro HERO8 Black
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GoPro HERO8 Black Final Thoughts

"Daughter loved it."

Very nice package of accessories. The value of all the parts is incredible. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. Video stabilization is astonishing. The quality is decent for the size.

Overall Score
4.5


(23 Points)

9. DJI Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 76 15

DJI First Impressions

"Fun camera for kids."

A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. Overall an okay Bluetooth Action Camera that is probably more hype. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. More like I wanted plus more!

  • DJI 2019 Osmo Pocket Gimbal with SanDisk Extreme 128GB microSDXC Memory Card Bundle
  • 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
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Christmas gift."

You can shoot your videos and frame them later. The value of all the parts is incredible. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. Cost more than half the price of the drone. I cant give the DJI enough stars.

Overall Score
4.3


(17 Points)

10. DJI Bluetooth Action Camera

User Ratings: 66

DJI First Impressions

"Cross your fingers."

I am very happy that I did it. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal with Must-Have Action Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card + Accessory Mount + Flexible Gripster Tripod + Suction Cup Mount + More
  • 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

"Now they are fantastic."

These are original DJI batteries, and charger. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. I got this DJI to record our trip’s adventure.

Overall Score
4.3


(16 Points)

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