Editor's Choice - Our Favorite GoPro Action Cameras

1. GoPro GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro First Impressions

"Great pix."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. These are original GoPro batteries, and charger. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black with Headstrap Mount + Quick Clip (GoPro Official Mount) and Chesty (Chest Harness)(GoPro Official Mount)
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. Charger not included
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Additional GoPro HERO5 Black Features + Benefits below on item page. Time Lapse Photo Intervals: 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds
  • Head Strap is fully adjustable to fit all sizes
  • Head Strap can be worn over a helmet or directly on your head in a headlamp-like position
  • QuickClip allows you to attach your GoPro to a backwards baseball cap or other 3mm to 10mm thick object
  • Provides an ultra immersive perspective
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. I especially like it simplified design. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation.

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated GoPro Action Cameras

2. GoPro GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro First Impressions

"Did I mention."

But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. This is enough for most use cases! More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. Very good customer service top notch.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black w/ GoPro Chesty and GoPro Plus
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. Charger not included
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Provides an ultra immersive perspective
  • Perfect for skiing, cycling, motocross or paddle sports
  • You break it, we'll replace it - If you bust your GoPro we'll exchange it
  • Auto cloud backup - Save unlimited photos and up to 35 hours of video to your GoPro cloud account automatically.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"A very versatile GoPro Action Camera."

This little camera will amaze you. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I am very happy that I did it. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing!

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

3. GoPro GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro First Impressions

"Its Genius!"

I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. The value of all the parts is incredible.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black with Chesty (Chest Harness)
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. Charger not included
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Provides an ultra immersive perspective
  • Perfect for skiing, cycling, motocross or paddle sports
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Very happy with this."

This is a very well-made little camera. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. Good and authentic after replacement. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. And the image on the GoPro itself is sharp and clear.

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

4. GoPro CHDHX-502 GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro CHDHX-502 First Impressions

"The quality is unreal."

It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. I got this GoPro CHDHX-502 to record our trip’s adventure. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • GoPro Hero5 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos
  • Stunning 4k video and 12MP photos in single, burst and time lapse modes charger not included
  • Durable by design, Hero5 black is waterproof to 33 feet (10 meter) without a housing
  • Additional GoPro Hero5 black features + benefits below on item page time lapse photo intervals: 05, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds
  • Preview and playback your shots, change settings and trim your footage, all on your GoPro
  • Note: Check user manual on technical specification and instruction video available before use; audio format: wav
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHX-502
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GoPro CHDHX-502 Final Thoughts

"Not even close."

It can attach to his bike and scooter. The GoPro CHDHX-502 is very easy to use. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. This thing is solid as ever. If you have a GoPro CHDHX-502, then you need this case.

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling GoPro Action Cameras

5. GoPro GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro First Impressions

"Which brings up the point."

Amazing video quality and from something so small. If you have a GoPro , then you need this case. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! All features are the same but this is way cheaper. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black w/ Headstrap
  • 1 of GoPro HERO5 Black
  • 1 of GoPro Headstrap Mount + Quick Clip (GoPro Official Mount)
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Very well made rig."

The value of all the parts is incredible. Overall, I think this a great GoPro Action Camera. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This thing is solid as ever. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines.

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

6. GoPro CHDHX-301 GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 66 9

GoPro CHDHX-301 First Impressions

"Win win."

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. Very good customer service top notch. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. The whole outlook and vintage and nice.

  • GoPro HERO3: Black Edition
  • Versatile shooting modes for pros
  • More detail in brightly-lit areas
  • Wi-Fi built in
  • Lighter and smaller
  • Reduced fogging in the housing
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
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GoPro CHDHX-301 Final Thoughts

"The result was pretty good."

So I definitely like this GoPro Action Camera as well. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I got this GoPro CHDHX-301 to record our trip’s adventure. First off I would like to commend GoPro. Very good customer service top notch.

Overall Score
4.2


(2820 Points)

7. GoPro CHDHN-301 GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 66 9

GoPro CHDHN-301 First Impressions

"First off the quality."

I was shocked at how small this unit is. GoPro CHDHN-301 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. Has loads and loads of accessories. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. This is enough for most use cases!

  • GoPro HERO3: Silver Edition
  • Professional 1080p 30 fps, 960p 48 fps, and 720p 60 fps and WVGA 240 fps video capture
  • 11MP photo capture with 10 frames per second burst
  • Wi Fi built in, and compatible with Wi Fi remote (sold separatly) and GoPro App (free)
  • 197 Feet / 60 meter Waterproof Housing
  • Basic mounts and hardware included for attaching to helmets, gear, and more
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHN-301
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GoPro CHDHN-301 Final Thoughts

"It’s a total winner!"

The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. I especially like it simplified design. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Cost more than half the price of the drone.

Overall Score
4.2


(2820 Points)

8. GoPro CHDSX-301 GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 66 9

GoPro CHDSX-301 First Impressions

"I'm terribly impressed."

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Video stabilization is astonishing.

  • GoPro HERO3 Black: Surf Edition (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • The GoPro HERO3 Black: Surf Edition includes surf mounts in addition to the basic mounts and hardware included with the standard Black Edition Hero3 camera
  • The Black Edition features 1080p-60, 720p-120, WVGA-240, 960p-100 and 1440p-48 video modes while those desiring a cinematic look will appreciate the ultra-high resolution 2.7KP-30 fps and 4KP-15 fps (Protune only) video modes.
  • 3X Faster Photo Performance: The Black Edition features a 12MP burst capture at a staggering 30 frames per second
  • Wi-Fi built-in, and compatible with Wi-Fi remote (included) and GoPro App (free)
  • Built with waterproof housing to explore depths up to 60m (nearly 200 feet)
  • Weighing in at a scant 2.6 ounces
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDSX-301
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GoPro CHDSX-301 Final Thoughts

"Thank you!"

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! All features are the same but this is way cheaper. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this GoPro CHDSX-301.

Overall Score
4.2


(2820 Points)

9. GoPro CHDHA-301 GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 64 9

GoPro CHDHA-301 First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

The value of all the parts is incredible. This is enough for most use cases! This accessory bundle for my GoPro CHDHA-301 has a ton of items. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • GoPro Hero
  • Stunning video quality: record gorgeous 1080p30 and 720p60 video;diverse photo capture: capture 5mp single, time lapse and burst photos up to 5 fps built in microphone: record audio with the built in microphone
  • Durable + waterproof to 131 feet (40 meters): Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions
  • Compatible with all GoPro mounts: 60+ mounts and accessories GoPro software: view and share your content
  • External memory: suppots microsd cards up to 32gb (class 10 or uhs 1 required) sold separately
  • Video quality: record 1080p30 and 720p60 video, diverse photo capture: capture 5mp single, time lapse and burst photos up to 5 fps built in microphone: record audio with the built in microphone
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHA-301
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GoPro CHDHA-301 Final Thoughts

"It’s a total winner!"

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. More like I wanted plus more! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.2


(2097 Points)

10. GoPro CHDHN-302 GoPro Action Camera

User Ratings: 68 9

GoPro CHDHN-302 First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. So I definitely like this GoPro Action Camera as well. Good and authentic after replacement. This is enough for most use cases! It was quick and I had no issues.

  • GoPro HERO3+: Silver Edition
  • 15 Percent smaller and lighter housing (waterproof to 131 feet /40 meter)
  • 2x faster image processor enables 1080p60 and 720p120 fps video
  • Enhanced low light performance
  • 30 Percent longer battery life
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHN-302
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GoPro CHDHN-302 Final Thoughts

"Christmas gift."

Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I am very happy that I did it. When I do I'll post my findings here as well.

Overall Score
4.3


(1791 Points)

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