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. VVHOOY 9 in 1 Universal Action Camera Accessory Bundle Kit Compatible with Gopro Hero 8/7/6/5/AKASO ...

User Ratings: 73 6

VVHOOY YT-CB-9 First Impressions

"Can't wait to use it."

When I do I'll post my findings here as well. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! Love the accessories and the bag. Amazing video quality and from something so small. I especially like it simplified design.

  • VVHOOY 9 in 1 Universal Action Camera Accessory Bundle Kit Compatible with Gopro Hero 8/7/6/5/AKASO EK7000/Brave 4/5/6/V50/APEMAN/Crosstour/Victure/Campark ACT74 Waterproof Action Camera
  • 【Universal Action Camera Accessories Bundle Kit】-Compatible With GOPRO HERO 8,7,Hero 6/5,AKASO EK7000/Brave 4/5/V50 pro/Crosstour/DBPOWER/Dragon Touch/SOOCOO/GEEKAM/Victure AC700 AC900/EKEN H9R/Lightdow LD4000 LD6000/APEMAN/Wimius/Zonko/Campark X20/X30/ACT74/ACT76/JEEMAK/DROGRACE WP350 WP200, and other gopro-style camera etc
  • 【Extendable Selfie Stick+Tripod mount adapter+Long Screw】-Work with all compact point and digital cameras that has self-timer and tripod. Adjustable Ball-head allow you to easily adjust angle, extends your reach when taking photos. Perfect for skiing, cycling,skating,surfing and other sports activities use
  • 【Action Camera Chest Harness Strap Mount+J-Hook Buckle】- Helps your Action Camera to have a shooting and recording steadily on the chest. Used in bicycle and auto-cycle riding,skiing boating, fishing,hiking,etc.
  • 【Handheld Floating Grip Mount+Long Screw】-Designed to keep your camera with a waterproof shell (not included)easy to float on the water.Bright yellow in the water and can easily be found,Great for use during surfing, snorkeling, swimming, and boating.
  • 【Camera Windshield Mount+Adapter+Long Screw Bolt】- The windshield suction cup mount hold the Camera steady,easy to attach and remove.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The VVHOOY YT-CB-9
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VVHOOY YT-CB-9 Final Thoughts

"This is the perfect setup."

Love VVHOOY, and this mount works great too. These are original VVHOOY YT-CB-9 batteries, and charger. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. Cost more than half the price of the drone. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses.

Overall Score
4.5


(32 Points)

5. Shotgun Camera,Action Video Camcorder 1080P HD Recording for Shot, Helmet Cam, Sports DV, US Stock F...

User Ratings: 52

Ablebro First Impressions

"The quality is unreal."

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Has loads and loads of accessories. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. First off I would like to commend Ablebro. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker.

  • Shotgun Camera,Action Video Camcorder 1080P HD Recording for Shot, Helmet Cam, Sports DV, US Stock Fast Delivery
  • 【Fit for most of Gun】Gun barrel outer diameter smaller then 35mm/1inch: rifle,shotgun,paintball gun,airsoft, crossbows etc. such as Gun Gauge...12, 20, 28 and .410.
  • 【2 Batteries long working time】Ultra small size can be installed easily,light weight camera 90 gram ,Gun clip 88 gram, convenient for photography and carry with.Built-in vibrating motor, shake to remind you the working status.Built-in high sensitivity microphone for sound pick up.
  • 【Waterproof with 1080P video】170 degree wide angle matching with high resolution lens,The videos the camera produces are .avi files.One button control,It is POV camera(point of view), has no Zoom,Support TF card memory extend to 32GB, recommend high speed CLASS 10 or above,(TF card not included)
  • 【High quality with Alloy case】Multi-use for outdoor activities, Such as riding,running,skiting,surfing,skiing,diving,hunting,clay shoot,skeet shooting and trap shooting etc. Record your wonderful actions and splendid moments.
  • 【US Local Stock】Accessories included:Gun clip Mount;helmet strap mount;Handlebar Mount;snap ring;USB Charging Cable;hanging rope;User Manual
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ablebro
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Ablebro Final Thoughts

"Love the layout."

The quality and features were more than I expected. Very nice package of accessories. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! I will be ordering several more for my personal use!

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

6. DJI OSMO Action Camera Bundle with Micro SD Card, Tempered Glass Screen Protectors, Carrying Case, a...

User Ratings: 63

DJI First Impressions

"I expected that."

I think at this price range, this is a very good insta360 Action Camera to have. This is a very well-made little camera. Great purchase and highly recommended. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it.

  • DJI OSMO Action Camera Bundle with Micro SD Card, Tempered Glass Screen Protectors, Carrying Case, and Must Have Accessories (55 Items)
  • Osmo Action's dual screens allow you to capture it all with the touch of a button. A vivid front screen lets you frame yourself effortlessly in any setting, while the back screen delivers a crystal-clear, hyper-responsive display.
  • RockSteady stablization technology combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion.
  • More dynamic detail HDR 4K/60fps video recording capability, speed up to 100 Mb/s bit rate records.
  • Sold By DJI Authorized Dealer! Includes all accessories you will ever need for your DJI OSMO Action Camera.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Loving this purchase!"

More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. Love the accessories and the bag.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

7. GoPro HERO7 Black + 32GB Memory Card + Hard Case + Card Reader + Chest Strap Mount + Head Strap Moun...

User Ratings: 66 6

Shutter Stop First Impressions

"But it is all good."

The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. Shutter Stop wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. This accessory bundle for my Shutter Stop has a ton of items. If you have a Shutter Stop , then you need this case.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black + 32GB Memory Card + Hard Case + Card Reader + Chest Strap Mount + Head Strap Mount + Flexible Tripod + Extendable Monopod + Floating Handle + Hero 7 Best Value Bundle
  • Supports 4K60, 2.7K120, 1080p240 Video
  • Capture 12MP Photos at 30fps
  • HyperSmooth Video Stabilization
  • Direct Live Streaming to Facebook Live
  • Waterproof to 33' without a Housing
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Shutter Stop
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Shutter Stop Final Thoughts

"And Wallah!"

More like I wanted plus more! Has loads and loads of accessories. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. I was shocked at how small this unit is. Also, the customer service is very good!

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

8. VVHOOY 3x1350mAh Rechargeable Action Camera Battery and Charger Compatible with AKASO EK7000/Brave 4...

User Ratings: 78 4

VVHOOY VV-VTBATTERY-1350 First Impressions

"Really enjoyed the VVHOOY VV-VTBATTERY-1350."

Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. I especially like it simplified design. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I'm looking forward to using this VVHOOY VV-VTBATTERY-1350.

  • VVHOOY 3x1350mAh Rechargeable Action Camera Battery and Charger Compatible with AKASO EK7000/Brave 4/Dragon Touch Vision 3 4K/DBPOWER EX5000/Crosstour/Lightdow/Victure/Campark ACT74/APEMAN/EKEN/ODRVM
  • 【Item included】:3x1350mAh Replacement Battery+Dual Port Charger+USB Cable,A Great Gift and Must Kit Accessories for Your Sports Action Camera Recording,Make Sure you Never Miss Any Important Moment
  • 【Powerful & Longer Working Time】: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery Pack-3.7V, 1350mAh 4.995Wh with safety, longer battery life
  • 【Smart Indicator Charger】:Two Independent Smart LED light indicated RED when charging and GREEN when completed
  • 【Upgraded version Battery】: This item comes with 3 rechargeable 1350mAh batteries. Huge Capacity .Each 1350mAh battery can record up 120 minutes,30% extra power than a 1050mAh battery. The battery style is round,it can fit with more style of action camera than those square battery .You will no more worry about the recording time for this action camera
  • 【Wide Compatibility】:This 1350mah Action Camera Batteries Pack and Dual Charger Compatible with AKASO EK7000/Brave 4/FITFORT/Campark ACT74/DBPOWER EX5000/N5S/APEMAN/Victure/Crosstour/TENKER/Lightdow LD4000 LD6000/ICONNTECHS IT/EKEN H9R/Dragon Touch Vision/SOOCOO/Yuntab/TEC.BEAN/AOKON/GEEKAM/JEEMAK/Davola/BOIFUN/Mospro Sports Action Cam and more.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The VVHOOY VV-VTBATTERY-1350
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VVHOOY VV-VTBATTERY-1350 Final Thoughts

"It works fine."

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. VVHOOY VV-VTBATTERY-1350 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. This is a very well-made little camera. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Amazing video quality and from something so small.

Overall Score
4.5


(26 Points)

9. GoPro HERO Session Waterproof Digital Action Camera

User Ratings: 64 9

GoPro CHDHS-102 First Impressions

"So exciting!"

Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. I got this GoPro CHDHS-102 to record our trip’s adventure. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place. No need to spend hundreds on something else! There is no need for me to buy extra batteries.

  • GoPro HERO Session Waterproof Digital Action Camera
  • Simple, grab and go operation with a compact, waterproof design and weight of just 2.6 ounce (74 grams), Hero session is the perfect camera for first time GoPro users
  • Easy one button control press the button once to power on the camera and begin capturing video or photos automatically
  • Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions, Hero session is waterproof to 33 feet (10 meter), no housing needed
  • Additional GoPro Hero session features + benefits below on item page; Hero session camera Supports up to 128gb; For the best results we recommend formatting your microsd card regularly; Does not have lcd display
  • Stunning GoPro video quality records stunning 1440p30, 1080p60 and 720p100 video; powerful photo capture captures 8mp single photos, 10 fps burst photos and 0.5 to 60 second time lapse photos
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHS-102
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GoPro CHDHS-102 Final Thoughts

"I have a GoPro CHDHS-102."

GoPro CHDHS-102 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. If you have a GoPro CHDHS-102, then you need this case. Love the accessories and the bag. I just love this little camera! More than you'd likely use an action camera for really.

Overall Score
4.2


(1380 Points)

10. 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)

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