Editor's Choice - Our Favorite insta360 Action Cameras

1. Insta360 ONE R Sports Video Adaptive Action Camera 4K Wide Angle Interchangeable Lens Stabilization ...

User Ratings: 65 11

insta360 First Impressions

"Win win."

These are original insta360 batteries, and charger. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. No need to spend hundreds on something else! It has a one year warranty that I hope applies.

  • Insta360 ONE R Sports Video Adaptive Action Camera 4K Wide Angle Interchangeable Lens Stabilization IPX8 Waterproof Voice Control Reversible Touch Display (4K Edition)
  • 【Wide Angle Capture】ONE R 4K Edition, 4K 60fps wide-angle shooter.
  • 【FlowState Stabilization】FlowState achieves gimbal-like stabilization without the gimbal. Thanks to a new scene-detection algorithm, your footage stays clear and steady even in low light.
  • 【IPX8 Waterproof】ONE R is IPX8 waterproof to 16.7ft (5m). *Whether you're poolside or on a rainy-day ride, ONE R can handle it. *NOTE: ONE R is waterproof after being fully assembled and installed in the included Mounting Bracket.
  • 【Voice Control】When ONE R is out of reach, just give a shout to start shooting with voice commands. "Take a Photo" or "Start recording"
  • 【Package List】 Insta360 ONE R 4K Edition includes 1x 4K Wide Angle Mod, 1x Core, 1x Battery Base and 1x Mounting Bracket.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The insta360
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insta360 Final Thoughts

"10/10 recommend."

It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. Love the accessories and the bag. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better.

Overall Score
4.2


(816 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated insta360 Action Cameras

2. Insta360 ONE R 360 Degree Action Camera 4K Wide Angle 5.7K Dual Lens Interchangeable Sports Video Ad...

User Ratings: 65 11

insta360 First Impressions

"Win win."

This is high quality and you can tell. I got this insta360 to record our trip’s adventure. This action camera is amazing for the price! More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. insta360 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black.

  • Insta360 ONE R 360 Degree Action Camera 4K Wide Angle 5.7K Dual Lens Interchangeable Sports Video Adaptive Stabilization Waterproof Voice Control Reversible Touch Display (Twin Edition)
  • 【5.7K 360 + 4K WIDE】 ONE R Twin Edition transforms on the fly from a 360 cam to a 4K 60fps wide-angle shooter. You'll always have the right tool to capture the action.
  • 【FlowState Stabilization】 FlowState achieves gimbal-like stabilization without the gimbal. Thanks to a new scene-detection algorithm, your footage stays clear and steady even in low light.
  • 【SUPER 5.7K】 All pixels are not created equal. The Dual-Lens 360 Mod raises the bar with Super 5.7K resolution, leveraging H.265 encoding, advanced image processing and an AI-powered finishing algorithm to preserve detail and make your footage pop.
  • 【IPX8 WATERPROOF】 ONE R is IPX8 waterproof to 5m (16.4ft). Whether you're poolside or on a rainy-day ride, ONE R can handle it. !!! NOTE: ONE R is waterproof after being fully assembled and installed in the included Mounting Bracket.
  • 【PACKAGE LIST】 Twin Edition includes 1x 4K Wide Angle Mod, 1x Dual-Lens 360 Mod, 1x Core, 1x Battery Base, 1x Lens Cap and 1x Mounting Bracket.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The insta360
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insta360 Final Thoughts

"Can't wait to use it."

I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. The insta360 is very easy to use. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. Good and authentic after replacement.

Overall Score
4.2


(816 Points)

3. Insta360 ONE R Twin Edition Dual Lenses Sports Action Camera Supports FlowState Stabilization Hyperl...

insta360 First Impressions

"Killer deal!"

I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. Has a lot to offer at a good price. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member.

  • Insta360 ONE R Twin Edition Dual Lenses Sports Action Camera Supports FlowState Stabilization Hyperlapse Voice Control Slow Motion Night Shot HDR Photo Video + Insta360 Invisible Selfie Stick
  • Two Way to Shoot(5.7K 360°Lens+ 4K Wide Lens): ONE R Twin Edition transforms on the fly from a 360° cam to a 4K 60fps wide-angle shooter. You'll always have the right tool to capture the action.
  • FlowState Stabilization & Point to Track: FlowState can achieve gimbal-like stabilization without the gimbal; Point to Track + Deep Track, always lock your tracking subject in center-frame.
  • HDR Photo + Video & Color Plus: The ONE R supports HDR capture for photo and video. Highlights, shadows and everything in between come across just as you see them. Color Plus automatically color grades your footage. Vibrant, bright and stunning visuals with a single tap.
  • Night Shot & Starlapse Mode: After dark, turn on Night Shot to capture photos that stay natural, clear and vibrant; Starlapse mode automatically adjusts exposure settings to capture brilliant sweeping.
  • 5M(16.4ft) Body Waterproof: IPX8 body waterproof to 5M(16.4ft), whether you are poolside or on a rainy-day ride, ONE R can handle it. Comes with a Invisible Selfie Stick: Let you capture easy aerial angles and unique third-person perspectives with a flick of the wrist while using the dual-lens 360 mod.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The insta360
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insta360 Final Thoughts

"Battery life is not tested."

I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. It was quick and I had no issues. I was shocked at how small this unit is. Very good customer service top notch. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. BRINNO Empower TLC2000 TIME Lapse Camera 2020 Updated Firmware and ATH1000 Weather Resistant Housing...

User Ratings: 64 6

Brinno First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. Love Brinno, and this mount works great too. Good and authentic after replacement. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! The device itself is fabulous.

  • BRINNO Empower TLC2000 TIME Lapse Camera 2020 Updated Firmware and ATH1000 Weather Resistant Housing Bundle-Step Video & Motion Capture Mode in HDR & FHD, Weatherproofing in Outdoor Environments
  • PROFESSIONAL GRADE: The TLC2000 with ATH1000 Weather Resistant Housing will capture the perfect shot or chronicling your activities or next home school project. The freedom &flexibility to capture any shot, anytime while working from home in quarantine.
  • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE SETUP: Our time lapse camera meets your needs! Select days of the week and specific hours you want to record, ensuring you don’t miss a thing while in self-isolation. It auto-edits frames into video, aiding productivity and security.
  • INCREDIBLE IMAGE QUALITY: A CS-mount interface, the pocket camera is compatible with Brinno BCS zoom-in lenses! A built-in 2” LCD screen, the TLC2000 precisely frames subjects at any angle capture every detail. Capture fun activities while quarantined
  • LONG-LASTING BATTERY: In self-isolation, our HDR camera is ideal for long, short term projects! A proprietary power control system allows the 2 AA batteries to last for weeks or even months. Use it inside or outdoors, day or night, for full convenience.
  • 2020 UPDATED FIRMWARE: Never miss a shot – Brinno is a full-service company that provides customers with regular firmware. We know you'll love our camera as much as we do, that is why we include a 30-day money-back guarantee and a limited 1-yr warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Brinno
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Brinno Final Thoughts

"Sound is not great."

It can attach to his bike and scooter. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. Very nice package of accessories. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

Overall Score
4.2


(51 Points)

5. POVO Action Camera 4K Sports Cam Wifi Helmet Cam Wide Angle Sensor DV Camcorder Underwater Camcorder...

User Ratings: 52 9

POVO First Impressions

"Very happy with this."

No need to spend hundreds on something else! It is small and takes awesome pictures! Very nice package of accessories. The POVO is very easy to use. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

  • POVO Action Camera 4K Sports Cam Wifi Helmet Cam Wide Angle Sensor DV Camcorder Underwater Camcorder with Remote Control & 3 Batteries & Waterproof Case & Mounting Accessories Kits
  • ★Super 4K HD Recording - This professional action camera provides professional 4K 30fps, 2.7K 30fps, 1080p 60/30fps, 720p 120fps Video and 12MP photos. enables you to capture exciting photos moments and ultra HD videos.
  • ★Wireless Control - This action camera is compatible with iOS and android system, allows you control the camera via your cellphone in real time. And the included wristband remote control can let you control the camera while installing it on your helmet. Remote control range up to 33 feet.
  • ★100FT Watterproof - This underwater camera comes with a waterproof case for underwater shooting .Waterproof rating is IP68, can be used underwater at 30 meters deep. Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc.
  • ★3 PCS Rechargable Batteries- This sports camera also comes with 3 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries, charging base and charging cable are included, and each b attery can upports up to 90 minutes recording.
  • ★Variety of Accessories - Multifunctional accessories enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist, etc. And the kits are available for most kinds of camera even Gopro. Any quality issues please feel free to contact with us.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The POVO
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POVO Final Thoughts

"Fun camera for kids."

First off I would like to commend POVO. Amazing video quality and from something so small. Also, the customer service is very good! First off I would like to commend POVO. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

Overall Score
4.1


(80 Points)

6. GoPro HERO7 Black - Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos Live ...

User Ratings: 73 4

GoPro HERO7 Black First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. This accessory bundle for my GoPro HERO7 Black has a ton of items. The device itself is fabulous. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I especially like it simplified design.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black - Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos Live Streaming, Bundle With 2 Extra GoPro Batteries + 128GB SD Card + Cleaning Cloth
  • KIT INCLUDES: GoPro HERO7 Black Camera (CHDHX-701) | Rechargeable Battery | Mounting Frame | Curved Adhesive Mount | Flat Adhesive Mount | Mounting Buckle | USB-C Cable | Thumb Screw| 2x GoPro Rechargeable Battery for HERO7/6/5 (AABAT-001) | SanDisk 128GB Extreme Micro SDHC Memory Card (SDSQXA1-128G-AN6MA) | Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • HyperSmooth Video Stabilization: Get gimbal-like stabilization-without the gimbal. HERO7 Black predicts your movements and corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage. - Rugged + Waterproof: Share experiences you can't capture with your phone. HERO7 Black is rugged, waterproof without a housing to 33ft (10m) and up for any adventure.
  • Voice Control: Stay in the moment. Control your HERO7 Black hands free with Voice commands like "GoPro, take a photo" and "GoPro, start recording." SuperPhoto: Get the best photos automatically. With SuperPhoto, HERO7 Black intelligently applies HDR, local tone mapping or noise reduction to optimize your shots. Live Streaming: Share your story as you live it with video streaming to Facebook Live. You can save your streamed videos to your SD card
  • Time warp video Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments. 4K60 Video+12MP Photos HERO7 Black shoots stunning 4K60 video and 12MP photos that are as awesome as the moments themselves. 8x SloMo Video With ultra high frame rate 1080p240 video, you can slow things down by up to 8x to relive funny, interesting or epic moments in all their glory
  • Intuitive Touch Screen: If you have a smartphone, using HERO7 Black will feel familiar. Three main capture modes with streamlined settings make navigating easy. - Face, Smile + Scene Detection: HERO7 Black knows when you face the camera, smile and more. The GoPro app uses those details to handpick your best shots and create amazing videos. | WARRANTY: GoPro Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited GoPro 1 Year USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro HERO7 Black
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GoPro HERO7 Black Final Thoughts

"All in all, A+."

Overall an okay insta360 Action Camera that is probably more hype. Overall, I think this a great insta360 Action Camera. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. I was shocked at how small this unit is. The whole outlook and vintage and nice.

Overall Score
4.4


(39 Points)

7. Victure AC600 4K WiFi Action Camera, 16MP Underwater Waterproof Camera, 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sports...

User Ratings: 72 8

Victure AC700 First Impressions

"I expected that."

The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. The Victure AC700 is very easy to use. Also, the customer service is very good! Good and authentic after replacement. I was shocked at how small this unit is.

  • Victure AC600 4K WiFi Action Camera, 16MP Underwater Waterproof Camera, 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sports Video Camera with 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • High-Resolution and170°Wide-Angle: Victure AC600 action camera features pleasing 4K 2.7K 1080P 720P video and 16MP stills images, 2-inch screen, and 170°wide angle lens, can vividly record your precious moments with friends, kids, and pets.
  • Built-in Wifi and HDMI Connection: Victure waterproof ski camera is compatible with IOS and Android system. Download the iSmart DV App on your phone or tablet, you can watch the streaming in real-time via the app and edit videos easily to post online.
  • Adjustable Exposure Value and Multiple Functions: Victure underwater camcorder supports exposure value from -2 to +2 so that you can adjust the brightness/darkness under specific conditions. Multi-functions are available with the 4k action camera like 180°Rotation, burst photo, looping video, time-lapse.
  • 30 Meters Waterproof Performance: Victure sports camera has a newly designed waterproof case. Place your action camera into the case and close it securely. you can dive up to 98 feet 30 meters underwater. This diving camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, diving, snorkeling, surfing, etc.
  • 2PCS Batteries and Abundant Mounting Accessories: Equipped with two pieces rechargeable 1050mAh batteries, one battery can record up to 90 minutes. If any problem, please feel free to email us. We are ready to offer you a satisfactory solution at any time.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Victure AC700
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Victure AC700 Final Thoughts

"I expected that."

Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. Cost more than half the price of the drone.

Overall Score
4.3


(353 Points)

8. GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera Essential Bundle - Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card ...

GoPro CHDHZ-201 First Impressions

"It’s worth it."

This insta360 Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead.

  • GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera Essential Bundle - Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card + Selfie Stick + Protective Carrying Case + Flexible Gripster Tripod Floating “Bobber” Handle + More
  • Video: HERO Mode 1440p60 / 1080p60; Spherical Video: 6K30 Source / 5.6K30 Stitched (Supports 4992 x 2496 360° Video)
  • Photo: 18MP Source / 16.6MP Stitched 360 Photo / 5.5MP HERO Photo (Resolution Up to 5760 x 2880)
  • MAX HyperSmooth Digital Stabilization; MAX TimeWarp Stabilized Time-Lapse Video
  • HERO Mode 2x Slo-Mo; Live Streaming (1080p); Max SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow, & PowerPano
  • Waterproof Up to 16’ Without Housing; Wide 8.9mm Focal Length; GPS, Wi-Fi, & Bluetooth
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHZ-201
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GoPro CHDHZ-201 Final Thoughts

"Plus it has has self time."

Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Love GoPro, and this mount works great too. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I especially like it simplified design. The value of all the parts is incredible.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

9. DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera Starters Bundle

User Ratings: 66 8

DJI First Impressions

"You can hook it on and go."

The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera Starters Bundle
  • Lightweight and Portable: As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory.
  • 3-Axis Mechanical Gimbal: The Osmo Pocket camera is equipped with a remarkable 3-axis stabilized gimbal and a new algorithm that ensures a control accuracy of ±0.005° and maximum control speed of 120°/s.
  • Amazingly Powerful Performance: Osmo Pocket snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° FOV, and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100Mbps and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • DJI Mimo: Osmo Pocket is meant for anyone with a story to tell, which is why we developed DJI Mimo. This dedicated app expands your imagination with editing tools and opens the door to a community that inspires your own visual storytelling.
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Can't wait to use it."

Overall, I think this a great insta360 Action Camera. This action camera is amazing for the price! But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I am very happy that I did it.

Overall Score
4.3


(33 Points)

10. AKASO 4K Wi-Fi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle LCD ...

User Ratings: 66 8

AKASO EK7000 First Impressions

"It just what he wanted!"

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. This is high quality and you can tell. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. Very nice package of accessories.

  • AKASO 4K Wi-Fi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle LCD Screen/Remote, Royal Blue (EK7000BL)
  • 4K Ultra HD Action Camera. Professional 4K 25fps & 2.7K 30fps video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second for incredible photos, which is 4 times the resolution of traditional HD cameras. Capture and share your world in a fantastic resolution.
  • Wireless Wrist Remote Control Sports Camera. Featuring a wrist 2.4G wireless RF Remote Control, you can capture your world in an all-new way. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video are now ultra convenient-just press the button of the Remote Control. No more looking to your Sports Camera to start and stop recordings or snap photos. Full control your Sports Camera with the remote.
  • Longer Battery Life. AKASO EK7000 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries. Each 1050mAh battery can record up to 90 minutes. You will no more worry about the recording time for this action camera.
  • Built-In WIFI & HDMI, edit & share your action in minutes. Just download App(iSmart DV) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Then operate or review the images or videos via Android or iOS devices. WiFi signal ranges up to 10 meters.
  • 100 Feet(30m) waterproof camera. AKASO EK7000 is designed to withstand extreme environments. Equipped with IP68 waterproof case,durable waterproof to 100 Feet (30m).Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Come along with tons of free accessories, you can transform it to fit various indoor and outdoor extreme activities
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO EK7000
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AKASO EK7000 Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. The value of all the parts is incredible. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

Overall Score
4.3


(1360 Points)

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