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. Spy Cameras Sport Action Camera 1080P HD Camcorder Hidden Mini Camera Small Portable Security Video ...

YAOAWE First Impressions

"Conclusion."

More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. It is small and takes awesome pictures! Very good customer service top notch.

  • Spy Cameras Sport Action Camera 1080P HD Camcorder Hidden Mini Camera Small Portable Security Video Recorder Outdoor Sports Camera Easy to Use for Indoor/Outdoor Video Recording
  • 【SMALL SPY CAM】Full length 2.4IN, width 0.39IN,Weighs only 0.03lb.Minimal and light mini camera,Easy to carry and hidden,Mini spy cam suitable for outdoor sports cycling records.Video audio recording,Static mini recorder at the conference - A variety of ways to use.
  • 【HD WIDE ANGLE VIDEO RECORDER】1920*1080P/1280*720P recording mode,It can switch pixels freely and is equipped with 110° wide-angle lens, which has advantages in video recording.
  • 【1080P/720P MODE RECORDING】2 video recording modes,1080P/720P - 30FPS recording mode is 1080P - Suitable for stable shooting history.60FPS recording mode is 720P - Suitable for outdoor sports video.
  • 【EASY TO USE】Please insert SD card before opening the motion camera,Open key function: boot,1080P recording mode,Shut down. Function key,720P recording mode
  • 【OUR SERVICE】12 Month. Please Don't Hesitate to Contact us. If you have any question, [email protected]
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The YAOAWE
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YAOAWE Final Thoughts

"Value for the money."

I'm looking forward to using this YAOAWE . This action camera is amazing for the price! Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. 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)

4. AimCam Pro 2i- Fully Loaded Kit (Camo / 16GB)

AimCam First Impressions

"Its Genius!"

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. The AimCam is very easy to use. Video stabilization is astonishing.

  • AimCam Pro 2i- Fully Loaded Kit (Camo / 16GB)
  • New Features- Vibration Feed When Operating / Take A 12MP Still Photo Via AimCam Buttons
  • SONY 8MP Fully Adjustable Micro Camera With Fast Iris Reponse
  • 1080P 30FPS / 720P 60FPS / FOV 62 Degrees for Human Eye Realist Capture
  • WiFi Enabled- Live Stream, Download, Control Your AimCam Via The AimCam APP
  • Z87+ Impact Resistant Lenses With 100% UV Protection
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AimCam
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AimCam Final Thoughts

"Battery life is not tested."

Has a lot to offer at a good price. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. The quality and features were more than I expected.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera w/ 32 GB Micro Memory Card

User Ratings: 78 7

K&M First Impressions

"Thank you!"

I think at this price range, this is a very good Cuddeback Action Camera to have. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. Video stabilization is astonishing. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera w/ 32 GB Micro Memory Card
  • This K&M Bundle Includes all Brand Name Accessories and Limited 1 Year Warranty
  • GoPro HERO7 Black Box Includes:Rechargeable Battery, The Frame for HERO7 Black, Curved Adhesive Mount, Flat Adhesive Mount, Mounting Buckle, USB-C Cable, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • GoPro HERO7 Black Features:4K60/50, 2.7K120/100 & 1080p240/200, 12MP Still Photos with Selectable HDR, HyperSmooth Video Stabilization, Direct Live Streaming to Facebook Live
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M
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K&M Final Thoughts

"Also great battery life."

I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. I just love this little camera! I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I am very happy that I did it.

Overall Score
4.5


(762 Points)

6. COOAU 4K 20MP Wi-Fi Action Camera External Microphone Remote Control EIS Stabilization Underwater 40...

User Ratings: 79 6

COOAU CU-SPC06 First Impressions

"All in all, A+."

I am very happy that I did it. Love the accessories and the bag. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today.

  • COOAU 4K 20MP Wi-Fi Action Camera External Microphone Remote Control EIS Stabilization Underwater 40M Waterproof Sport Camera Time Lapse with 2X1200mAh Batteries and 20 Accessories
  • 【Ultra HD 4K 20MP Action Camera】- This action camera adopts the newest upgraded chip, 7 layers of optical glass lens which bring ultra HD 4K videos and 20MP photos. Featuring rich video resolution: 4K/30FPS(others only 25FPS), 2.7K/30FPS, 1080P/60FPS, 720P/120FPS and so on, the sport cam will definitely offer you all vivid and incredible footage.
  • 【EIS Stabilization and 40M Waterproof】- Smart anti-shake program is embedded in the chip. Therefore video fluency and stability are greatly improved when you do some extreme sports, such as parachute jumping, skiing, playing ball, etc. Made of upgraded durable material, the case improves the waterproof level from 30M to 40M. Just enjoy scenery in deeper underwater world.
  • 【Built-in and External Microphone】- Comes with external microphone which helps a lot in places where there is much noise or it is inconvenient to collect sound, such as skiing, cycling and so on. 170° wide angle enables the camera to record more while shooting scenery or important moments.
  • 【Remote Control plus Wi-Fi】- You are able to control your camera remotely from 10 meters away with the remote control. Red button for photo taking and gray button for video recording. You do not need to hold the camera in your hands any longer. After downloading the App LIVE DV on your smart phone (iOS/Android) or tablet, you can control the camera on your devices, including changing settings, taking pictures, recording videos and downloading files.
  • 【Various Functions to Meet your needs】- This camera almost covers all the functions that you need or you can imagine. For example, loop recording, time lapse recording, slow motion, self-timer, burst photo, screen saver, upside down, white balance and so on. We also have professional after sales team to serve you.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The COOAU CU-SPC06
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COOAU CU-SPC06 Final Thoughts

"Excellent!"

Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this COOAU CU-SPC06. The quality is decent for the size. All features are the same but this is way cheaper.

Overall Score
4.5


(830 Points)

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

Skyzone First Impressions

"Ordered spur of the moment."

Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. Has a lot to offer at a good price. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. More like I wanted plus more!

  • Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker Fan LED for RC Racing Drone (SKY03S,White)
  • 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

"A very versatile Cuddeback Action Camera."

This action camera is amazing for the price! Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. Very good customer service top notch. So I definitely like this Cuddeback Action Camera as well.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

8. OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Frame Acce...

User Ratings: 79

DJIParts First Impressions

"Just a thought."

I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. Get a stainless steel tether.

  • OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Frame Accessories Compatible with DJI OSMO Action Camera (PGYTECH Osmo Action Hand and Wrist Strap)
  • DJI Osmo Action Camera Captures Every Adventure in Stunning 4K Detail, Mavic 2, incredibly smooth content with Osmo Pocket, or heart-racing footage with Osmo Action, DJI offers a full suite of products for your creative needs.
  • Accessories include a mounting frame, a USB Type-C cable, a quick release base, a flat adhesive mount, a curved adhesive mount, and a connector screw for connecting the mounting frame to a compatible action mount.
  • Dual microphones with noise reduction technology and dual speakers; can input audio with an external microphone using the USB Type-C input.
  • This pocket-sized camera somehow manages to fit not only one, but two displays on its tiny frame. The back 2.25" 16:9 display has a crisp 640 x 360 resolution that covers the entire back of the unit. The front 1.4" 320 x 320 square display sits right next to the lens and allows you to preview your image while you're in the action or taking selfies. Both displays feature touchscreen control, saving precious housing space from those pesky old-fashioned buttons
  • With SnapShot you'll never miss a moment of the action. Press the shutter button to power on and begin recording in under two seconds. Pressing the shutter button once when the camera is in sleep mode or powered off engages preset shooting modes.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJIParts
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DJIParts Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

I think at this price range, this is a very good Cuddeback Action Camera to have. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. This accessory bundle for my DJIParts has a ton of items.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

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

User Ratings: 65 6

GoPro First Impressions

"Well this was a surprise."

It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. My friends are impressed by my work with this Cuddeback Action Camera. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

  • GoPro MAX — Waterproof 360 + Traditional Camera with Touch Screen Spherical 5.6K30 HD Video 16.6MP 360 Photos 1080p with Spare GoPro Max Battery, Sandisk 64GB Memory Card, and Ritz Gear 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.
  • 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 GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"This is great."

And the image on the GoPro itself is sharp and clear. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. This action camera is amazing for the price! It can attach to his bike and scooter. This works well enough, except when I want to use it.

Overall Score
4.2


(23 Points)

10. USA Gear Action Cam Flexible Tripod Mount Stand with Bendable Wrapping Legs - Compatible with Garmin...

User Ratings: 81

USA Gear First Impressions

"Five Stars!"

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This thing is solid as ever. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Get a stainless steel tether.

  • USA Gear Action Cam Flexible Tripod Mount Stand with Bendable Wrapping Legs - Compatible with Garmin VIRB Ultra 30, Vivitar, REMALI 4K Ultra HD Sports Action Camera & More
  • FLEXIBLE TRIPOD MOUNT connects to your Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 , Vivitar Action Cameras & more
  • BENDABLE LEGS can be used to ensure stable shots on rough terrain, wrap around railings and fence posts, or even straightened out and used as a monopod-style hand grip
  • EASY 360-DEGREE ROTATION with the integrated ball-joint, while the locking quick-release plate means you'll always be ready to capture those epic handheld shots at a moment's notice
  • INCLUDES CONTOURED SMARTPHONE ADAPTER that is capable of safely securing phones between 2.0 and 3.4-inches wide
  • 3 YEAR MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY - the USA GEAR Action Mount Series combines value AND top-notch quality
  • Editor's Impressions Of The USA Gear
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USA Gear Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

It is small and takes awesome pictures! But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. No need to spend hundreds on something else! The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines.

Overall Score
4.8


(5 Points)

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