Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Cuddeback Action Cameras

1. Cuddeback (2) CuddeLink J Series Networked Long Range IR Trail Cameras with 16GB Cards and Focus USB...

Cuddeback First Impressions

"Really enjoyed the Cuddeback ."

I especially like it simplified design. The value of all the parts is incredible. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. It is small and takes awesome pictures!

  • Cuddeback (2) CuddeLink J Series Networked Long Range IR Trail Cameras with 16GB Cards and Focus USB Reader
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: 2 x Cuddeback CuddeLink J Series 20MP Long Range IR Trail Camera, 2 x SanDisk Ultra 16GB Class 10 SD Memory Card, and Focus USB 2.0 Card Reader
  • 1/4 SECOND TRIGGER: It features an industry leading ¼ second trigger speed that captures the deer that so many other cameras would miss
  • 20MP IMAGES: 20MP images with stunning daylight color and black/white night images
  • CUDDELINK COMPATIBLE: Cuddeback CuddeLink J Series Long Range IR Trail Camera is compatible with Cuddeback’s wireless mesh network called CuddeLink
  • SUPER-FAST RECOVERY SPEED: Add Super-Fast Recovery Speed that is ready for the next picture within 1 second of taking the first, and the result is Cuddeback can capture 2 photos before many cameras can capture the first
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Cuddeback
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Cuddeback Final Thoughts

"Ordered spur of the moment."

I contacted Cuddeback customer service and they were amazing. I cant give the Cuddeback enough stars. This thing is solid as ever. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. The quality and features were more than I expected.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

2. GoPro MAX — Waterproof 360 + Traditional Camera with Touch Screen Spherical 5.6K30 HD Video 16.6MP...

User Ratings: 88

Ritz Gear max First Impressions

"My son loves this."

I cannot say enough great things about this Cuddeback Action Camera. I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. The quality and features were more than I expected. Love Ritz Gear, and this mount works great too. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another.

  • GoPro MAX — Waterproof 360 + Traditional Camera with Touch Screen Spherical 5.6K30 HD Video 16.6MP 360 Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization with Lexar 128GB and Ritz Gear Memory Card Reader
  • Three Cameras in One: Maximize your creative freedom. With MAX you can shoot traditional HERO-style video and photos or capture immersive 360 footage. Vlog to the max with shotgun-mic performance and a front-facing screen.
  • Max Hyper Smooth: max gives you unbreakable stabilization by using 180 degrees Capture as the ultimate buffer.
  • Horizon leveling: in Hero mode, game-changing horizon leveling gives you that silky-smooth cinematic look Whether you're getting sideways, flipping through the air or chasing your kids.
  • PowerPivot: Pane without the pan. Take incredible 270 degrees distortion-free panoramic photos without having to scan the horizon. Take PowerPivot selfies, action shots and vertical pics-all with a level horizon.
  • Premium 360 + stereo audio: six mics capture true-to-life 360 audio and deliver the best stereo sound Ever From a GoPro.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ritz Gear max
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Ritz Gear max Final Thoughts

"This is my first Ritz Gear."

Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. These are original Ritz Gear max batteries, and charger. It can attach to his bike and scooter. It can attach to his bike and scooter. This accessory bundle for my Ritz Gear max has a ton of items.

Overall Score
4.9


(12 Points)

3. Crosstour Upgraded CT8500 4K 20MP Action Camera WiFi EIS Waterproof 40M with External Microphone and...

User Ratings: 88 2

Crosstour CT8500 First Impressions

"Thank you!"

More like I wanted plus more! The device itself is fabulous. The device itself is fabulous. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Crosstour Upgraded CT8500 4K 20MP Action Camera WiFi EIS Waterproof 40M with External Microphone and Remote Control
  • 4K 20MP Ultra HD Action Camera - Professional 4K/30fps video and 20MP image, your Cross tour action camera can capture every detail of your wonderful outdoor adventures and present an immersive footage of you and your world.
  • External Microphone & Remote Control - External 2.5mm Microphone(Included), help you to captures sound from all directions with crisp details. Remote control help control your camera wirelessly. Red button for photo taking and grey button for video recording.
  • 131 Feet(40m) Waterproof Camera - The waterproof case this camera comes with is made of IP68 material. you can dive up to 131ft. Perfect protection from rocks, dust and scratches. Fill yourself with joy of beauties in snow, rain or underwater( diving, skiing, surfing).
  • Multi-functional Skiing Camera - Anti-shake feature offers every you a favour to keep the footage stable and smooth while enjoying sports. Time-lapse and loop recording modes bring you more options.
  • Built-In WIFI & HDMI Sports Camera - Just download App(Live DV) on your phone or tablet and connect it to this action camera, you can share your wonderful moment on social media instantly. With HDMI Port allows you to connect it to TV.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour CT8500
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Crosstour CT8500 Final Thoughts

"This is my first Crosstour."

Overall, I think this a great Cuddeback Action Camera. It is small and takes awesome pictures! I am very happy that I did it. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. This Cuddeback Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started!

Overall Score
4.8


(155 Points)

4. Campark Action Camera X20 4K 20MP Touch Screen Waterproof Video Cam Underwater Camcorder EIS, Dual S...

User Ratings: 65 6

Campark FBA_ACT73R+BF513/FBA First Impressions

"Well this was a surprise."

So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. The quality is decent for the size. Very good customer service top notch. I just love this little camera!

  • Campark Action Camera X20 4K 20MP Touch Screen Waterproof Video Cam Underwater Camcorder EIS, Dual Screen, Remote Control
  • 【4K/20MP & SONY Sensor】 This sport camera records Ultra HD videos in professional 4K resolution and 20MP high quality photos of all your adventures. With built-in SONY sensor, this Campark X20 Action Camera will definitively give you the highest enjoyment.
  • 【UPGARDE Waterproof and IMPRESSIVE Image Stabilizer】 With the waterproof case, you can dive up to 30 meters (98ft) deep, and built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) makes it an excellent choice to shoot fast-moving objects, ideal for outdoor activities. Let your Campark X20 action camera take care of stabilizing your footage.
  • 【Built-in Wifi and 2.4G Remote Control】Download and install APP “CamKing” on your smart phone or tablet, it allows you to share photos and videos with your family and friends whenever and wherever you are. And with the 2.4G remote control, easy to control your action camera when skiing, cycling, swimming, drafting, etc.
  • 【2.0 Inch Touch Screen & 0.96’’ Vice Screen】Quickly switch between modes, take the perfect shot and check out your footage, you will have a wonderful experience with the touch screen. Vice screen for you easy to know the camera status (mode/battery level/lasting time) when recording.
  • 【Various Photo and Video Modes】 Awesome modes like time lapse, motion detection, car mode, underwater mode and loop recording will satisfy you in all aspects. (Carry case is not included.)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark FBA_ACT73R+BF513/FBA
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Campark FBA_ACT73R+BF513/FBA Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

The device itself is fabulous. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! More like I wanted plus more! There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. So I definitely like this Cuddeback Action Camera as well.

Overall Score
4.4


(1246 Points)

5. DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with 64GB Basic Accessory Bundle - Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDX...

DJI DJIOSMACTNBAB2 First Impressions

"This is a great combo."

Love DJI, and this mount works great too. This is high quality and you can tell. For the price this is a great buy. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses.

  • DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with 64GB Basic Accessory Bundle - Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card (UHS-I / V30 / A1 / U3 / Class-10) + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Dual Screens: Whether you want to record your world from behind a lens or be the star of the show, Osmo Action's dual screens allow you to capture it all with the touch of a button. A vivid front screen lets you frame yourself effortlessly in any setting, while the back screen delivers a crystal-clear, hyper-responsive display.
  • RockSteady, Made to Move: RockSteady combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • More Dynamic Detail with HDR Video: Dramatically enhance the dynamic range of your footage when recording with HDR video. This shooting mode delivers natural transitions between light and dark areas, capturing rich details that are often lost in environments with complex lighting.
  • 11 M Waterproof: Sporting a watertight seal and a hydrophobic coating on the back touchscreen, Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion.
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJIOSMACTNBAB2
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DJI DJIOSMACTNBAB2 Final Thoughts

"It worked great."

If you have a DJI DJIOSMACTNBAB2, then you need this case. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera Bundle –Includes: Bower Energizer Sidekick...

DJI DJIMAVIC2PROBB First Impressions

"Working good so far."

Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. This is high quality and you can tell. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera Bundle –Includes: Bower Energizer Sidekick Bag for DJI Mavic Drones, 128GB MicroSD Memory Card, 4X Carbon Fiber Propellers, and More
  • Hasselblad L1D-20c Gimbal Camera: Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution (HNCS) technology, capture up to 20MP aerial images in stunning color detail with the 1" CMOS sensor; Extensive ISO range of 3200 to 12,800
  • Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Shots: With a single tap you can use your Mavic 2 Pro to capture stunning time-lapse shots in Hyperlapse mode, processing everything automatically and saving you time in post-processing.
  • Enhanced HDR Photos: With 14 EV the Mavic 2 Pro is designed to capture clear, ghost-free images by blending together a sequence of individual photos taken at varying exposures.
  • OcuSync 2.0 Video Transmission: The OcuSync 2.0 system is designed to provide a high-quality and stable video feed. OcuSync 2.0 delivers 1080p feeds to your controller from up to 5 miles away. Stream smoothly with dual-band, real-time auto-switching between 2.4 and 5.8 GHz bands. Footage Downloaded at up to 40 Mb/s latency as low as 120 ms.
  • Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing: To keep your Mavic 2 Pro safe and your footage pristine, DJI has covered all sides of the Mavic 2 with obstacle sensors: Forward Sensor, Downward Sensor, Left and Right Sensors, Backward Sensor, Upward Sensor.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJIMAVIC2PROBB
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DJI DJIMAVIC2PROBB Final Thoughts

"Conclusion."

I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. I'm looking forward to using this DJI DJIMAVIC2PROBB. Get a stainless steel tether. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. Dragon Touch 4K EIS Action Camera 16MP Vision 4 Support External Mic Underwater Camera Remote Contro...

User Ratings: 63 8

Dragon Touch SY0092 First Impressions

"Cross your fingers."

More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. Also, the customer service is very good! Overall an okay Cuddeback Action Camera that is probably more hype. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. I am very happy that I did it.

  • Dragon Touch 4K EIS Action Camera 16MP Vision 4 Support External Mic Underwater Camera Remote Control WiFi Sports Camera with 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • SUPERB IMAGE STABLIZATION: Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) delivers spectacularly smooth and steady videos in up to 4K/30fps resolution, ensuring excellent experience in shooting fast-moving objects.
  • WRIST 2.4G REMOTE CONTROL: Put the remote on your wrist while installing the sports camera on your helmet, convenient to record moments in places you can't reach. Wireless range up to 10m(33ft).Remote is not waterproof.
  • 100FT UNDERWATER CAMERA: Equipped with the waterproof case, you can deep dive below 30 meters. This underwater camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, etc.
  • 4K ACTION CAMERA WITH ZOOM: Professional 4K/30FPS, 2.7K/30fps, 1080P/60FPS video and 16MP photo resolution enables you to capture exciting moment.
  • VERSATILE FEATURES: This action camera features multiple functions including car mode,upside down, time lapse video,time lapse photo, loop recording, slow motion and burst photo.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dragon Touch SY0092
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Dragon Touch SY0092 Final Thoughts

"I loved it."

The new form factor and weight are fantastic! It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. I got this Dragon Touch SY0092 to record our trip’s adventure. These are original Dragon Touch SY0092 batteries, and charger.

Overall Score
4.3


(415 Points)

8. Mevo Plus Live Event Camera by Livestream, Black - with Mevo Boost by Livestream, Microfiber Cloth

MEVO Plus Live First Impressions

"Killer deal!"

It can attach to his bike and scooter. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. Love the accessories and the bag. Amazing video quality and from something so small.

  • Mevo Plus Live Event Camera by Livestream, Black - with Mevo Boost by Livestream, Microfiber Cloth
  • Mevo Plus Camera - Mevo Mount - 16GB Micro SD Card and Adapter - Power Adapter - 10' USB Cable - Mevo 1 Year Warranty - Mevo Boost by Livestream - Microfiber Cloth
  • Stream to Livestream, Facebook, YouTube, Periscope and Twitter in up to Full HD 1080p from virtually anywhere over Wi-Fi or LTE.
  • Your mobile device is now your personal video editing suite - zoom, pan and cut with Ease, all from a single camera and app. Available for Android (6 or higher) and iOS (9.3 or higher).
  • New - 802.11ac Wi-Fi chip with 2x2 MIMO antennas delivers faster data transmission speeds, stronger Wi-Fi performance and increased range.
  • 150 deg all-glass Lens and Sony 4K / 12MP CMOS sensor enables recording in stunning 4K or streaming in up to full 1080P HD.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The MEVO Plus Live
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MEVO Plus Live Final Thoughts

"Sound is not great."

The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. For the price this is a great buy. The device itself is fabulous. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. AEE Shadow Action Camera 4K 1080P HD 16MP with Touch Screen, 140° Wide Angle Lens with 4X Digital Z...

User Ratings: 48

AEE Technology AEE SHADOW 1 First Impressions

"This is my first AEE Technology."

Captures all my adventures when I need it to. It is easy to mount the AEE Technology on and it stays in place. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous!

  • AEE Shadow Action Camera 4K 1080P HD 16MP with Touch Screen, 140° Wide Angle Lens with 4X Digital Zoom, 40m Portable Underwater Waterproof Sports Camera, Mounting Accessories Kit
  • 【4K Ultra HD action camera】AEE sports action camera provide 140°wide angle lens with 4K digital zoom,1080P/60 video & 12M/16M photo resolution, bring you high quality image and video. And with Burst mode, you can get 8 photos in one second.Time Lapse photo Mode we also built in action camera.
  • 【Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth】Built-in WiFi and wireless blutetooth function. Using your action camera can seamlessly connect to your smart phone and tablet, giving you the opportunity to share your pictures and videos directly to social media, daily Volg shooting.The user's manual indicate how to connect and use the function.
  • 【Rugged waterproof camera】AEE underwater waterproof sports camera with upgraded protector case, this underwater camera can deep dive up to 100 feet, ready to capture all details of your adventures. Ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, snorkeling, etc.
  • 【Other Feature You Should Know 】High-quality matte black texture and lightweight body design,it's convenient for shooting when you hiking/ biking/ skiing/ bungee and so on. Intuitive 1.8” LCD touch screen display shows everything crystal clearly and brightly, easy to change settings, switch shooting modes, preview and playback footage. Built-in HD output port, you can playback the picture and video in the TV(via HDMI cable).
  • 【Accessories Kit and After Service】 1 x Quick-Release Mout, 2 x Flat adhesive mount,1 x rechargable 1050mAh battery and so on. We have good after serivice,3 months money back and 1 year warranty if you have any problem about us.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AEE Technology AEE SHADOW 1
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AEE Technology AEE SHADOW 1 Final Thoughts

"Great decision!"

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. This is a very well-made little camera. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. I cannot say enough great things about this Cuddeback Action Camera. I may have to pick up a second one at this price!

Overall Score
4.2


(5 Points)

10. 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)

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