Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Epic Action Cameras

1. DJI Zenmuse X5S Camera for DJI Inspire 2

User Ratings: 51

Epic SS-DJI-ZX5S First Impressions

"Easily worth the money."

On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. Great purchase and highly recommended.

  • DJI Zenmuse X5S Camera for DJI Inspire 2
  • Perfect Purchase for any Hobby
  • Great craftsmanship
  • Must Buy Item
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Epic SS-DJI-ZX5S
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Epic SS-DJI-ZX5S Final Thoughts

"This is the perfect setup."

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I especially like it simplified design. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

2. Campark Action Camera 4K WiFi Ultra HD Sports Cam Underwater Waterproof 30M 170°Wide-Angle Lens wit...

User Ratings: 63 7

Campark ACT76 First Impressions

"It looks brand new."

I contacted Campark customer service and they were amazing. It is easy to mount the Campark on and it stays in place. Video stabilization is astonishing. Campark ACT76 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Campark Action Camera 4K WiFi Ultra HD Sports Cam Underwater Waterproof 30M 170°Wide-Angle Lens with Remote Control 2 Recharge Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • 【4K 16MP ACTION CAMERA】 ACT76 Campark Action Camera delivers ultra HD videos with  Professional 4K 30FPS resolution. Capture 16MP photo with advanced sony sensor.With a wide angle 170 degree lens, you won’t miss out on any background details and the support of 32GB on an Micro SD card will let you store all your photos and videos right on the camera.
  • 【Wireless Remote Control】2.4GHz remote control within 8M range. WiFi connect via APP(XDV), control the WiFi action cam or download files on phone. Red button for photo taking and gray button for video recording. Quite convenient for you to take photos or record videos in places you can't reach.
  • 【Built-in Wi-Fi Sports Cam】With Wi-Fi connected, the camera is completely under your control in "XDV" APP. You can see what is displaying in camera without delay. Resolution setting, video recording, files deleting can be all realized. You are able to share your happiness to social medias.
  • 【30M Underwater Camera 】Adhering to the concept of environmental friendliness,this waterproof action cam case comes with is made of IP68 material.In addition to the waterproof case to take a photo underwater 98 feet deep, you will get helmet mount kit,4 zip ties, 3 straps, one bicycle mount and more. Perfect protection from rocks, dust and scratches. Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Take you to have a nice travel underwater world.
  • 【Longer battery life】Campark ACT76 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries.Please choose 5V/1A charger(no charger in package )The sports camera can last recording for 90 minutes when WIFI is turned on.No more worry about the recording time for this Action camera.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark ACT76
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Campark ACT76 Final Thoughts

"Well this was a surprise."

You can shoot your videos and frame them later. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I'm looking forward to using this Campark ACT76. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. This feature alone is the reason I bought the Campark ACT76.

Overall Score
4.3


(3078 Points)

3. OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof HDR-Video Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount ...

User Ratings: 79

DJIParts First Impressions

"I love this little guy!"

The quality is decent for the size. This is a very well-made little camera. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. It is small and takes awesome pictures! And the image on the DJIParts itself is sharp and clear.

  • OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof HDR-Video Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Kit Frame Kit Accessories Compatible with DJI OSMO Action Camera (DJI Genuine Camera Frame Kit)
  • 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.
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DJIParts Final Thoughts

"And Wallah!"

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Video stabilization is astonishing.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

4. Brotherhood HD Sports Helmet Action Waterproof Camera As Go Professional Underwater Camcorder Kit - ...

Brotherhood First Impressions

"Can't wait to use it."

I'm looking forward to using this Brotherhood . It was quick and I had no issues. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Video stabilization is astonishing. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs.

  • Brotherhood HD Sports Helmet Action Waterproof Camera As Go Professional Underwater Camcorder Kit - DSP:NT96650 + 1.5" LPS-TFT LCD + Bonus Battery + 140° Wide Angle Lens White
  • Pro Action Sports Camera 720p HD Waterproof to 100 Feet 90 Degree Lens w LCD Mount For Handlebar Pole Helmet & More
  • About accessories: This camera come with all kind of brand new accessories,includeding Waterproof Case,Helmet Mount,Clip,Adhesive,Bandage, it's conveniente for you to mount the camera anywhere.With this accessories, you can take this digital camera with you to swimming, hunting,diving,skiing, and running.You will never miss the wonderful moment anymore.The accessories compatible with all the gopro camera(Waterproof case not included). Also the camera will works with gopro accessories
  • Other function:This camera including 5 settings:They are Video,Photo,Burst Photo,Time Lapse,and Settings.And this camera supports loop recording,which means when your SD card is full,it will delete previous recording to make room for more,you can turn off this function in the settings.Micro sd up to 32GB (Not included)
  • Supports TF card up to 32GB: 8 hours videos in 720p or 5 hours in 1080p HDMI, USB, AV video output, available for connecting computers, TVs and projectors
  • If you are the man like photograph,this will be your good mate,if you are the man like sports,this will be your good partner.If you are the man like photograph and sports,this camera will be your best choice!Do not miss this fantastic digital camera!
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Brotherhood Final Thoughts

"I expected that."

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. The quality is decent for the size. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. More like I wanted plus more!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Video Camera for Kids Digital Underwater Camera Recorder,Top Max 3M Waterproof Sport Action Camera C...

TOP-MAX 6598745 First Impressions

"Well this was a surprise."

It is easy to mount the TOP-MAX on and it stays in place. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. It is small and takes awesome pictures! I'm looking forward to using this TOP-MAX 6598745.

  • Video Camera for Kids Digital Underwater Camera Recorder,Top Max 3M Waterproof Sport Action Camera Camcorder Cam W/ 2.0'' LCD Screen,4X Digital Zoom,5MP CMOS for Sports Swimming Diving
  • ❤2.0" TFT LCD SCREEN❤---The 2.0" screen of kids toy camera acts as both a viewfinder and playback monitor,great for viewing details of what you're taking.Simple button design, easy for kids to figure out the operation of the camera.
  • ❤12MP 720P VIDEOS CAMERA❤---12M 720P kids electronic camcorder with high definition, 5 mega pixels,8 Megapixel digital zoom lens,4 x digital zoom in&zoom out offer take high-quality still images and video recordings(with voice).
  • ❤3M WATERPROOF CAMERA(9.8ft)❤---3M underwater sport action camera with triple protection, dust-proof,anti-shock and anti-fall provide more fun while swimming, diving and beaching.With a tripod hole, it can be attached to the bike, skateboard, helmet, etc.
  • ❤2*AAA BATTERIES POWER SOURCE❤---This waterproof camera for kids takes 2* AAA batteries which is covered by double protection and better to work with a 32GB TF Card(NOT INCLUDED).With a USB cable,you can send photos and videos to computer.
  • ❤PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR KIDS❤---Lightweight,easy to carry.Waterproof ,dustproof,and shatter resistant is perfect for children.Take it for sports,like swimming ,diving,biking ,climbing&running.Enjoy taking photo &video with this little action camera.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TOP-MAX 6598745
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TOP-MAX 6598745 Final Thoughts

"This cannot be disabled."

The TOP-MAX 6598745 is very easy to use. Very good customer service top notch. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. It is easy to mount the TOP-MAX on and it stays in place. Video stabilization is astonishing.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Xtech SKI / SKIING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero ...

Xtech First Impressions

"Upload your footage daily."

I contacted Xtech customer service and they were amazing. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well.

  • Xtech SKI / SKIING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Black, Hero 3+ Hero3+ Hero 3 Silver, Hero 3 Black and for Skiing, Ski-Bobbing, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Rollerblading, Skating, Ice Skating, Roller Skating and other Similar Sports Activities Includes: Head Strap Mount + Selfie Stick Monopod Pole + Helmet Harness Mount + Chest Strap Mount + Camera Wrist Mount +MORE
  • Includes the Xtech GOPRO Hero SKI / SKIING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Black, Hero 3+ Hero3+ Hero 3 Silver, Hero 3 Black and for Skiing, Ski-Bobbing, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Rollerblading, Skating, Ice Skating, Roller Skating and other Similar Sports Activities.
  • Includes an Adjustable HEAD STRAP / Headstrap Mount Designed to fit all sizes + Chest Strap Mount that can be worn either directly over a body or over clothes + 2 J-Hooks.
  • Includes an Extendable 43” inch Selfie Stick Monopod Pole that conveniently fold back to 8” enabling to capture Extraordinary Photo and Videos in unique angles.
  • Includes an Attachable Helmet Harness Mount designed to Attach onto a Helmet or a similar objects + 3 Curved Adhesive Stickers + Curved Surface Mounts + 3 Flat Adhesive Stickers + Flat Surface Mounts.Camera Wrist Mount that attaches directly on the arm, a great accessory for hands free filming.
  • Includes Assorted Clips and Mounts + Remote Control Wrist Strap + Lens Cap Keeper + 2 Screen Protectors + Memory Card Wallet Holder + Mini Table Tripod + 7 Piece Deluxe Cleaning Kit + Ultra Fine HeroFiber Cleaning Cloth.
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Xtech Final Thoughts

"It earns 4 stars."

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. It can attach to his bike and scooter. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

7. GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera w/GoPro Dual Lithium-Ion Battery Charger with 1 x Battery and 32GB Memor...

K&M CHDHZ-201 First Impressions

"Good picture quality."

The device itself is fabulous. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. Good and authentic after replacement. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera w/GoPro Dual Lithium-Ion Battery Charger with 1 x Battery and 32GB Memory Card
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K&M CHDHZ-201 Final Thoughts

"My kids love using this!"

This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. It is small and takes awesome pictures! This works well enough, except when I want to use it. This Epic Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started!

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

8. GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/Extra Battery, 32GB Memory Card and GoPro Tripod Mounts with Mini ...

User Ratings: 75

K&M CHDHX-801 First Impressions

"Great decision!"

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller!

  • GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/Extra Battery, 32GB Memory Card and GoPro Tripod Mounts with Mini Tripod
  • 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

"Pretty fast charge time."

But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. Also, the customer service is very good! Great purchase and highly recommended. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. The whole outlook and vintage and nice.

Overall Score
4.7


(6 Points)

9. Campark X15 4K Action Camera with Touch Screen EIS Anti-Shake WiFi Waterproof Cam 30m Underwater wit...

User Ratings: 68 3

Campark X15-1 First Impressions

"Go figure."

This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Video stabilization is astonishing. The Campark X15-1 is very easy to use. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries.

  • Campark X15 4K Action Camera with Touch Screen EIS Anti-Shake WiFi Waterproof Cam 30m Underwater with Mount Accessory Kits, Compatible with GoPro
  • 【Upgrade 4K Action Camera】Campark X15 ultra HD action camera records movies at professional 4K(25fps), 2.7K(30fps), 1080P(60fps/30fps), 720P(120fps/60fps) and captures 16MP photos.
  • 【Humanized Touch Screen】2 inch IPS touch screen is a new upgraded humanized mode compared to button mode, which has beautiful and intuitive UI design. It shows settings, pictures and videos clearly, easy to shoot and playback footage, also brings you visual enjoyment.
  • 【Electronic Image Stabilizer & WiFi】The advanced electronic image stabilizer (EIS) makes it an excellent choice of shooting when you need to move, and makes the video smooth and clear which is ideal for all kinds of outdoor activities like skiing, surfing, cycling, etc. With the built-in wifi, you can remote control the action camera with your smart phone simplely.
  • 【30m Underwater Camera】With the included waterproof case, you can dive up to 30 meters (98ft) deep. The brilliant underwater moment can be recorded timely.
  • 【Valuable Accessories & Warranty】This sports camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries and lots of accessories for you to attach the camera to helmets, bike, surfboards, etc. The accessory kits are also available for gopro. Campark offers a 45 day money back guarantee and an industry-leading 3-year warranty and professional after-sale service with a guaranteed response within 24 hours. ( Micro SD card is not included.)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark X15-1
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Campark X15-1 Final Thoughts

"Buy with confidence!"

I was shocked at how small this unit is. My friends are impressed by my work with this Epic Action Camera. I cannot say enough great things about this Epic Action Camera. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. If you have a Campark X15-1, then you need this case.

Overall Score
4.5


(269 Points)

10. Indigi WiFi Enabled 4K Full HD Waterproof Sports Action Camera Camcorder [ 1.5" LCD + Wide Angle Len...

inDigi ActionCam-01BK-Wifi-DE01 First Impressions

"Great pix."

I just love this little camera! So I definitely like this Epic Action Camera as well. I cant give the inDigi ActionCam-01BK-Wifi-DE01 enough stars. The value of all the parts is incredible. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • Indigi WiFi Enabled 4K Full HD Waterproof Sports Action Camera Camcorder [ 1.5" LCD + Wide Angle Lens + Mounts Included + 4K 1080p 720p Recordings & 12MP Camera ]
  • HD 1080P H.264 Video Recording | Image Sensor: 12Mega Pixels CMOS-Sensor | Super Wide Angle Lens: 170 degree
  • WIFI connection feature, you can remote control camera and preview in real time through your smartphone
  • Water resistance: up to 30 meters | LCD: 1.5" LCD panel | Micro SD card: up to Max 32GB(not included)
  • Default resolution: Video:1080P(1920*1080) / Picture:12M(4000x3000) | Image/Video file format: Video format:MOV / Image format:JPG
  • Dimension: 59.3 x 29.3 x 41.1 mm (LxWxH)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The inDigi ActionCam-01BK-Wifi-DE01
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inDigi ActionCam-01BK-Wifi-DE01 Final Thoughts

"Five Stars!"

The value of all the parts is incredible. It can attach to his bike and scooter. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. And the image on the inDigi ActionCam-01BK-Wifi-DE01 itself is sharp and clear. Very good customer service top notch.

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5.0


(2 Points)

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