Editor's Choice - Our Favorite High Definition Action Cameras

1. DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1 High Definition Action Camera

User Ratings: 66 8

DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1 First Impressions

"This is great."

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. This High Definition Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

  • DBPOWER EX5000 Action Camera , 14MP 1080P HD WiFi Waterproof Sports Cam 2 Inch LCD Screen , 170 Degree Wide Angle Lens , 98ft Underwater DV Camcorder With 16 Accessories Kits (A-Action camera)
  • 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 guarantees you lifelike videos with high detail. Get creative and capture and share your world in high definition anywhere.
  • 2-INCH HD LCD DISPLAY & 170° 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 170° ultra wide-angle lens will capture everything you could desire and more.
  • BUILT-IN WI-FI, APP & LONG OPERATING TIME: Sharing & editing videos and images taken on an action camera has never been easier with the free app (FinalCam). Download it to your smartphone or tablet then connect with this camera’s Wi-Fi. You can take full control of the camera through the app for ultimate versatility. 2 rechargeable 900mAh batteries, double recording time and double enjoyment. A fully charged battery can record for about 90 mins. (Actual recording time depends on selected functions)
  • 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.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1
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DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1 Final Thoughts

"My only gripe is the stand."

The value of all the parts is incredible. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. I think at this price range, this is a very good High Definition Action Camera to have. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam!

Overall Score
4.3


(607 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated High Definition Action Cameras

2. JEEMAK M3 High Definition Action Camera

User Ratings: 63 5

JEEMAK M3 First Impressions

"Great High Definition Action Camera."

Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I especially like it simplified design. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. It was quick and I had no issues.

  • Jeemak 4K WiFi Action Camera 16MP Waterproof Camcorder with Remote Control Accessories Kit Suitable for GoPro
  • 【4K Ultra HD Video Resolution & Sony sensor】JEEMAK 4K Action Camera Take Videos with 4K/30FPS, 2K/30fps, 1080P/30FPS video and 16MP photo resolution, capture high quality pictures and videos.
  • 【Touchscreen HD LCD Display & 170°Ultra Wide Angel Lens】 Built-in 2.0 inch High Definition LCD touchscreen for easy preview and shooting. Combined with a 170° wide-angle lens bringing you more details.
  • 【Wrist Remote Control & Build in WiFi】Features remote control, easy to control the waterproof camera when hiking,cycling or self recording. allow you preview photo/video in real-time, playback, download and share it to facebook, youtube, instagram through phone App.
  • 【2 Rechargeable Batteries & Mounting Accessories Kit】With 2 rechargeable batteries, double recording time and double fun.Come with tons of accessories for you to attach the camera to helmets, bike, surfboards and other base mount easily.The hard waterproof case waterproof up to 30 meters, ideal for outdoor activities like swimming, water skiing, surfing,diving, etc.
  • 【Reliable After Sale Guarantee】Purchase JEEMAK action camera,we provide professional and reliable after-sale service.No reasons money back within 45 days,12-months warranty and professional after-sale service within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JEEMAK M3
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JEEMAK M3 Final Thoughts

"Product is flawless."

It can attach to his bike and scooter. It was quick and I had no issues. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. The JEEMAK M3 is very easy to use. Amazing video quality and from something so small.

Overall Score
4.3


(369 Points)

3. BOIFUN SPC01 High Definition Action Camera

User Ratings: 80 4

BOIFUN SPC01 First Impressions

"It's just amazing!"

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. My friends are impressed by my work with this High Definition Action Camera.

  • BOIFUN 4K 20MP Anti-Shake Underwater Action Sport Wi-Fi Camera with External Microphone Waterproof 40 Meters Remote Control and 20 Accessories (4k 20mp)
  • ULTRA HD 4K 20MP ACTION CAMERA and WIFI CONNECTION : Ultra HD 4K/30FPS and 20MP deliver high definition, crystal clear video and awesome quality image, which provide a highly reductive photographic experience for you. And Wi-Fi provides a seamless connection between your smart phone and BOIFUN action camera, then you can preview and download pictures videos on your phone, and share those wonderful moments to social media anytime .
  • EXTERNAL MICROPHONE and WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL : With the 2.5mm external microphone, action camera will capture your sound from all directions with crisp details easily. Then it could maintain the effect of Hi-Fi and noise reduction, which greatly enhance the audio quality. Equipped with a remote control , it’s possible to free your hands and record pictures or videos in the place where you can’t reach. Or just try different view to record your life.
  • EIS STABLIZATION ANTI-SHAKE and 40 METERS WATERPROOF : EIS(Electronic Image Stabilization) adopts Six-axis anti-shake technology to deliver steady and smooth videos, that ensures excellent experience in up to 4K/30fps resolution. Rugged waterproof camera case enables you to explore amazing underwater scenery. Therefor, please feel free to recording when you are cycling, travelling, hiking, jogging, swimming, surfing, fishing, skating, skinning, diving.
  • MORE FUNNY RECORD FUNCTIONS DESERVE to BE DISCOVERD : Besides 170 degree wide angle apply in car recording and large scene photographing. There are many interesting recording functions of BOIFUN action camera, such as time-lapse video, loop recording, slow motion, burst photo, and self timer . In this way, based on different shooting background, you can change different recording modes to make your pictures and video more funny.
  • LONGER BATTERY LIFE and 20 MOUNTING ACCESSORIES : 2X1200mAh batteries promise a longer shooting time. It is also convenient to provide a charging cable for camera charging. That means no need worry about missing out on your amazing moment! Because our batteries are rechargeable and replaceable. Beside, comes with 20 multifunctional universal accessories, BOIFUN enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, car, wrist, etc.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOIFUN SPC01
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BOIFUN SPC01 Final Thoughts

"This is the perfect setup."

The quality is decent for the size. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. This High Definition Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! I cant give the BOIFUN SPC01 enough stars. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.6


(141 Points)

4. RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS High Definition Action Camera

User Ratings: 86

RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS First Impressions

"So I got the camera."

I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. No need to spend hundreds on something else! I'm looking forward to using this RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui.

  • RunCam Split 3 Nano FPV Camera FOV 165 Degree DC 5-20V M12 Lens 1080P HD Recording WDR NTSC PAL Switchable for FPV Racing Drone Black
  • New features: Stronger flexible ribbon cable and Optimize TV-OUT interference to reduce ripple.High Definition Display: 1080P/60fps HD recording & WDR FPV camera.
  • Wide Angle View: M12 Lens, FOV 160°beyond the wide angle for recording more wide and beautiful scenes.
  • FPV aspect ratio 16:9/4:3 switchable; PAL / NTSC switchable,Wide voltage (5-20V) Anti-drop SD card .
  • Image Sensor: Ultra light weight (10.5g) Low latency TV-OUT (40ms).
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS
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RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS Final Thoughts

"Cheers!"

This little camera will amaze you. This feature alone is the reason I bought the RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS. If you have a RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS, then you need this case. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.9


(9 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling High Definition Action Cameras

5. Blackvue BV-KIT110 High Definition Action Camera

User Ratings: 57

Blackvue BV-KIT110 First Impressions

"It is always in focus."

The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. Good and authentic after replacement. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. Get a stainless steel tether.

  • BlackVue DR900S-2CH with 32GB Micro SD Card with Power Magic Pro Hardwiring Kit Included | WiFi GPS 4K Recording with Parking Mode
  • ✔ 4K Ultra High Definition Capture - 4x the Resolution of 1080p
  • ✔ Improved H. 265 Compression Codec - With this new compression, the DR900 is able to have it’s 4K video the same file size as a similar camera recording 1080P using H. 264 compression
  • ✔ Built-In GPS And Dual Band Wi-Fi - Change Settings and Review Video on the Fly! Simply connect to your Android or iOS device
  • ✔ Built-In Impact And Motion Detection - Lock in Event Recordings in case of an accident or event, without the fear of them being overwritten by Loop Recording. Parking mode, together with Motion Detection
  • Power Consumption - Avg. 380 mA (4.56 W at 12 V, when GPS is On and Wi-Fi is Off).Avg. 360 mA (4.32 W at 12 V, when GPS and Wi-Fi are Off)
  • ✔ BlackVue Over The Cloud Compatible - View Your Videos Anywhere in the World over the Internet (Hotspot required)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackvue BV-KIT110
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Blackvue BV-KIT110 Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. Very nice package of accessories. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

Overall Score
4.3


(7 Points)

6. InBestOne High Definition Action Camera

User Ratings: 47

InBestOne First Impressions

"Ordered spur of the moment."

No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. The new form factor and weight are fantastic!

  • InBestOne Waterproof Housing Case for GoPro Hero 8 Black
  • Specially Designed for GoPro Hero 8 Black: Upgraded quality and professional design, fully fit for GoPro Hero 8 Black.
  • 196ft Waterproof Depth & Superior Shockproof Thick Shell: With high strength shell, this GoPro case waterproof up to 196ft/60M. Protect your GoPro action camera for extreme sport like surfing, diving, snorkeling, skiing, drifting, skydiving cycling, etc.
  • High Definition Rear Cover & Flat Glass Lens: Transparent rear cover and flat glass lens with high transmittance of this GoPro Hero 8 waterproof case allow you to see high definition picture from GoPro underwater.
  • Easy to Install, Updated lens size design, It's no need to remove cover lens before camera is put into the Gopro hero 8 waterproof housing, this design protects your camera lens better.
  • We provide 12 months warranty. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. If you have any problem regarding our product, please feel free to contact us and we will sort things out for you within 24 hours.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The InBestOne
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InBestOne Final Thoughts

"Which brings up the point."

I was shocked at how small this unit is. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. First off I would like to commend InBestOne.

Overall Score
4.3


(6 Points)

7. Matego Matego-X2H High Definition Action Camera

Matego Matego-X2H First Impressions

"It just what he wanted!"

It is small and takes awesome pictures! Matego Matego-X2H wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. It was quick and I had no issues. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater.

  • Matego Native 4K WiFi EIS Action Camera with 16MP Image Stabilization 170° Wide Angle Helmet Action Cam Waterproof Sport Camcorder 98ft Underwater Cameras for Diving Snorkeling,Accessories Kit
  • 【Real 4k Action Camera】Mageto X7+ 4k ESI anti-shake sport action camera with 6-DOF (degrees of freedom) image stabilization highest support record in ultra-clear 4K(3840x2160)/30fps resolution video, as well as 2.7K, 1080P, 720P and VGA(up to 240fps in VGA). Capture beautiful still images up to 16MP. this high definition action cam which provides incredibly smooth video footage and shoot pretty decent still images, making the captured scene more real and natural.
  • 【WiFi Action Cam With App Control】The Sport Video Camera with built-in WiFi, easily connect your action camera to your Android or iOS phone APP via a WiFi signal that ranges up to 30 feet. You can control camera functions, as well as review videos and photos you have taken and share them directly to your social media channels, such as Facebook & YouTube. provides remote operation of basic camera functions (up to 30 ft) and the ability to share videos and images directly from the camera.
  • 【30M Waterproof Action Camcorder】This Sport Camera comes with a waterproof case, Max waterproof depth is 98 feet, this underwater video camera Capture underwater happy video and pictures of outdoor watersport with kids and friends and film all of the action while your skiing, surfing, riding your motorcycle/bicycle. enjoy the happy hours that outdoor action camera bring to you.Comes with rechargeable 1000mAh batteries which can record up to 90 minutes in 1080P mode w/ WiFi turned off.
  • 【Time-Lapse&Loop Recording】This sport camera supports Burst Mode,photo Timer,Loop Recording,Time stamp, Time-Lapse and Motion Detection.can be dash camera when switching it to Loop Recording, It also records video automatically if anything moving around when the Motion Detection function turned on. The TIME LAPSE function makes it possible to shoot a sequence of pictures (such as a flower opening, fading of sunset and sunrise in a short time) automatically under pre-set conditions.
  • 【Camcorders For Sports 】With 2 inch screen and with the help of the Hi-Silicon Chipset & Sony Exmore Image Sensor,allow you operate camera functions/adjustments and review Native 4K Ultra Clear Recorded Video footage directly, 170°wide angle sport camera provide wider vision for you.Lets you shoot larger scenes and capture more incredible moments.It supports max 32G TF card(Not Included),please choose Brand Class 10 card and format your card before using.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Matego Matego-X2H
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Matego Matego-X2H Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

My friends are impressed by my work with this High Definition Action Camera. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. This accessory bundle for my Matego Matego-X2H has a ton of items.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

8. Aznze IYM001 High Definition Action Camera

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)

9. SHIMANO CM-2000 High Definition Action Camera

SHIMANO CM-2000 First Impressions

"Pretty fast charge time."

Good and authentic after replacement. The value of all the parts is incredible. The quality is decent for the size. These are original SHIMANO CM-2000 batteries, and charger. My friends are impressed by my work with this High Definition Action Camera.

  • Shimano CM-2000 Data Linked Wi-Fi Ultra HD Sports Action Camera Waterproof Camcorder, Black
  • Easy Operating LCD Screen; GPS function on your smartphone to configure pre-set sensor values and automatically records
  • Rain and Dust resistant; waterproof and dust proof performance that does not require any box
  • Clearly Record Off road riding; Image stabilizer to reduce vibrations
  • Record beautiful scenery in the dusk; High definition recording with fast lens
  • Capture the most exciting scenes with automatic data- linked recording; Suitable design for riding with compact body shape is less resistant to air
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SHIMANO CM-2000
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SHIMANO CM-2000 Final Thoughts

"My only gripe is the stand."

Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. So I definitely like this High Definition Action Camera as well. It is small and takes awesome pictures! Overall an okay High Definition Action Camera that is probably more hype. All features are the same but this is way cheaper.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

10. TOP-MAX 6598745 High Definition Action Camera

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)

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