Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Generic Action Cameras

1. Generic new WIFI Sports Action Camera 1.5" TFT 12.0 MP 2/3 CMOS Helmet Camera 1080P Full HD Waterpro...

Generic First Impressions

"It is waaay undersized."

I just love this little camera! And the image on the Generic itself is sharp and clear. Generic wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. The value of all the parts is incredible. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it.

  • Generic new WIFI Sports Action Camera 1.5" TFT 12.0 MP 2/3 CMOS Helmet Camera 1080P Full HD Waterproof/ShockproofOutdoor Sports Digital Video Camera -Silver
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Generic Final Thoughts

"It’s a total winner!"

I think at this price range, this is a very good Generic Action Camera to have. I got this Generic to record our trip’s adventure. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. I got this Generic to record our trip’s adventure. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

2. DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with Deluxe Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 128GB microSDXC...

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)

3. Action Camera, 12MP 1080P 2 Inch LCD Screen, Waterproof Sports Cam 120 Degree Wide Angle Lens, 30m S...

Aznze IYM001 First Impressions

"It looks brand new."

I contacted Aznze customer service and they were amazing. I am very happy that I did it. More like I wanted plus more! Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. Very good customer service top notch.

  • Action Camera, 12MP 1080P 2 Inch LCD Screen, Waterproof Sports Cam 120 Degree Wide Angle Lens, 30m Sport Camera DV Camcorder with with 2 Rechargeable Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit 2
  • Real 1080P 30 fps full-HD sports camera: capture it all with this pocket-sized portable action camera that offers real 1080P HD 30 fps recording and 14-megapixel photos for awesome image quality. It can also record 720P 30 fps or WVGA or VGA. This camera you lifelike videos with high detail. Get creative and capture and share your world in high definition anywhere.
  • 2-Inch HD LCD display & 140° Ultra wide-angle Lens: The 2" Hd LCD screen allows you to playback your captured video, as well as offering a convenient and easy way to both frame and shoot your videos. The 140° Ultra wide-angle Lens will capture everything you could desire and more.
  • Waterproof to depths of 30 meters: The included durable waterproof case can endure depths of up to 30 meters. Place your DBPOWER action camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it. Then you can capture all your water sports action such as diving, swimming, rafting, surfing and snorkeling, etc.
  • Multiple mounts and accessories: Comes with a multitude of fascinating mounts and accessories, making the camera available to shoot many kinds of sports, such as cycling, Motorcycling, driving, running, climbing, diving, skiing and snorkeling etc.
  • More safe with frelop: 30 days money back and 12-month and professional after-sale service within 24 hours.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Aznze IYM001
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Aznze IYM001 Final Thoughts

"Very well made rig."

Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I was shocked at how small this unit is. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. OhO Motorcycle Goggles, 4K WiFi Adjusted Action Camera Goggles UV ATV Off Road Dirt Bike Goggles

User Ratings: 48

OhO sunshine S6 WIFI SILVER First Impressions

"It is a great Generic Action Camera."

This is high quality and you can tell. I got this OhO sunshine S6 WIFI SILVER to record our trip’s adventure. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

  • OhO Motorcycle Goggles, 4K WiFi Adjusted Action Camera Goggles UV ATV Off Road Dirt Bike Goggles
  • WiFi 4K LIVE STREAMING FEATURE: Live Streaming Video from Goggles to Mobile Phone by APP (Android & iOS). You Can Playback or Download Videos & Photos from Goggles to Your Mobile Phone, and Share with Social Media. OhO Goggles Capture Ultra HD Crisp and Clear Photos and Videos. Come with 32GB Micro SD Card, Support Maximum 128GB Memory
  • TWO BUTTONS OPERATION: One Button for Video Recording with Audio, One Button for Photo Taking or WiFi Live Streaming with LED Indicator Light inside the frame. The Battery in Goggles and Spare Battery is All Changeable and Rechargeable.
  • IMPACT RESISTANT FRAME: The Goggle Collection is Driven by Adventure. And That is Why We Have Developed a Line That is Designed to Go Beyond Everyday Boundaries. In The Harshest Conditions, When Everything is on The Line, We Know that Having a Trusted, Quality and Durable Goggle is Paramount.
  • HELMET COMPATIBLE: Very Comfortable to Wear and Compatible with Helmet, a Double Beading Layer of Silicon Coats Each and Every Goggle Strap to Ensure that Beanie or Helmet, Your Goggle will Stay Exactly where You Place It
  • FULL UV PROTECTION : All OhO Lenses Go Through a State-of-the-art Infusion to Ensure Your Vision is Never Compromised. Anti-Fog Molecules are Permanently Infused into the Lens Material so OhO Goggles Last Longer against the Elements. You Can't Wipe it off - Even if you try
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The OhO sunshine S6 WIFI SILVER
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OhO sunshine S6 WIFI SILVER Final Thoughts

"It is waaay undersized."

More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. This thing is solid as ever. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. When I do I'll post my findings here as well.

Overall Score
4.3


(38 Points)

5. FHD 1080P Helmet Sports Action Camera WiFi Bike Motorcycle Front and Rear Dual Lens Dash Cams Waterp...

Elikliv First Impressions

"This cannot be disabled."

Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. No need to spend hundreds on something else! Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

  • FHD 1080P Helmet Sports Action Camera WiFi Bike Motorcycle Front and Rear Dual Lens Dash Cams Waterproof 140° Wide Angle for Outdoor Skiing Riding Hiking
  • 1. Dual Channel Camera: All-in-one portable dual channel motorcycle dashcam, easy DIY installation
  • 2. 1600mAh battery: 2.5 working hours for dual channel recording, intelligent energy-saving system, when the machine stays static for 3 minutes it will auto-off to save power.
  • 3. Dual FHD 1080P: SONY IMX307 sensor and FHD 1080P resolution
  • 4. Optional Remote Controller: can lock the file/take photos to save the important files.
  • 5. WIFI Connection: Review video on mobile-phone via WIFI
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Elikliv
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Elikliv Final Thoughts

"It just what he wanted!"

The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. Also, the customer service is very good! More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. DJI OSMO Action Ultimate Bundle – Dual Touch Display Waterproof Digital Action Camera with 4K HD V...

User Ratings: 62 9

FS TFSTOYS First Impressions

"So far so good."

Also, the customer service is very good! I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • DJI OSMO Action Ultimate Bundle – Dual Touch Display Waterproof Digital Action Camera with 4K HD Video 12MP Photos Live Streaming Stabilization (Premium Accessories and 128 GB Memory Card Included)
  • Front-facing display with RockSteady stabilization, making it much easier to capture selfie videos.
  • 12-megapixel camera capable of 4K 60 fps video at 100 Mbps or 240 fps video at 1080
  • water-resistant at depths of up to 36', making it a perfect underwater companion
  • Crisp 2.25" touchscreen display on back with 640 x 360 resolution; additional 320 x 320 resolution display on front.
  • OSMO Action with Extra SanDisk Extreme 128 GB Card, with premium quality accessories for OSMO Action
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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FS TFSTOYS Final Thoughts

"I am so glad I did!"

I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! No need to spend hundreds on something else! Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. All features are the same but this is way cheaper.

Overall Score
4.2


(29 Points)

7. Ghost Hunting Full Spectrum Night Vision GhostPro Waterproof Action Camera HD 720p 5mp

GhostPro 8595694244 First Impressions

"Upload your footage daily."

I think at this price range, this is a very good Generic Action Camera to have. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! Great purchase and highly recommended. This is enough for most use cases! Get a stainless steel tether.

  • Ghost Hunting Full Spectrum Night Vision GhostPro Waterproof Action Camera HD 720p 5mp
  • HD 720P Video Recording
  • 5MP Digital Still Images
  • Waterproof Housing
  • Dash Cam Mount
  • Full Spectrum Night Vision (Illuminator Not Included)
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GhostPro 8595694244 Final Thoughts

"You can hook it on and go."

I got this GhostPro 8595694244 to record our trip’s adventure. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. First off I would like to commend GhostPro. This is a very well-made little camera. I cannot say enough great things about this Generic Action Camera.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

8. GoPro HERO4 Session (Waterproof Camera, 8MP)

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)

9. DJI OSMO Action Cam Digital Camera Bundle with 2 Displays 36FT/11M Waterproof 4K HDR-Video 12MP 145...

DJI Osmo Action First Impressions

"The quality is unreal."

No need to spend hundreds on something else! So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! First off I would like to commend DJI. Cost more than half the price of the drone. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight.

  • DJI OSMO Action Cam Digital Camera Bundle with 2 Displays 36FT/11M Waterproof 4K HDR-Video 12MP 145° Angle, 128gb Micro SD Card, Card Reader, Must Have Accessories
  • Sold By DJI Authorized Dealer. Come with SanDisk 128GB Extreme Micro SD, VanCityUAV Cleaning Kit
  • DJI Osmo Camera Dual screens comes with 1. 4" front 300 pip screen and2. 25" back 325 pip screen
  • DJI Osmo Camera Dual screens comes with 1. 4" front 300 pip screen and2. 25" back 325 pip screen
  • Rocksteady stabilization technology combines EIS with complex algorithms deliver stable
  • Osmo Action Camera Comes 11m Waterproof, 8x Slow Motion under 1080p and 240fps. 2.5 inches, 1.6 inches, 1.3 inches
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Osmo Action
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DJI Osmo Action Final Thoughts

"Very well made rig."

This feature alone is the reason I bought the DJI Osmo Action. Amazing video quality and from something so small. Has a lot to offer at a good price. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam!

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

10. ISAW Edge 4K Ultra HD / 1080P Full HD Action Camera with LCD View-Finder Built-in Wi-Fi + Free ISAW ...

ISAW First Impressions

"Good picture quality."

No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. So I definitely like this Generic Action Camera as well. I am very happy that I did it. This feature alone is the reason I bought the ISAW .

  • ISAW Edge 4K Ultra HD / 1080P Full HD Action Camera with LCD View-Finder Built-in Wi-Fi + Free ISAW Viewer II App …
  • 170° Degree 7 x Elements Glass lens. Shoots video - Ultra HD 4K @ 10fps / Full HD 1080p @ 60fps
  • Sony Exmor 16MP Exmor image sensor / Time Lapse and Burst photos / Built-in Microphone to record crystal clear audio
  • Built in 1.5 inch LCD viewfinder / Built-in WiFi to stream your videos to ISAW Viewer II smartphone App
  • Durable & Waterproof to 131-Feet 40m in Waterproof housing (Waterproof Housing included). Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions.
  • Supports microSD cards up to 32GB (class 10 or UHS-1 required) Sold Separately.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ISAW
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ISAW Final Thoughts

"Buy more batteries."

Has loads and loads of accessories. It is easy to mount the ISAW on and it stays in place. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Love ISAW, and this mount works great too. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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