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. OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof HDR-Video Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount ...

User Ratings: 79

DJIParts First Impressions

"I love this little guy!"

The quality is decent for the size. This is a very well-made little camera. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. It is small and takes awesome pictures! And the image on the DJIParts itself is sharp and clear.

  • OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof HDR-Video Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Kit Frame Kit Accessories Compatible with DJI OSMO Action Camera (DJI Genuine Camera Frame Kit)
  • DJI Osmo Action Camera Captures Every Adventure in Stunning 4K Detail, Mavic 2, incredibly smooth content with Osmo Pocket, or heart-racing footage with Osmo Action, DJI offers a full suite of products for your creative needs.
  • Accessories include a mounting frame, a USB Type-C cable, a quick release base, a flat adhesive mount, a curved adhesive mount, and a connector screw for connecting the mounting frame to a compatible action mount.
  • Dual microphones with noise reduction technology and dual speakers; can input audio with an external microphone using the USB Type-C input.
  • This pocket-sized camera somehow manages to fit not only one, but two displays on its tiny frame. The back 2.25" 16:9 display has a crisp 640 x 360 resolution that covers the entire back of the unit. The front 1.4" 320 x 320 square display sits right next to the lens and allows you to preview your image while you're in the action or taking selfies. Both displays feature touchscreen control, saving precious housing space from those pesky old-fashioned buttons
  • With SnapShot you'll never miss a moment of the action. Press the shutter button to power on and begin recording in under two seconds. Pressing the shutter button once when the camera is in sleep mode or powered off engages preset shooting modes.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJIParts
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DJIParts Final Thoughts

"And Wallah!"

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Video stabilization is astonishing.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

5. SmilePowo 42-in-1 Action Camera Accessorries Kit Mount for GoPro Hero 8 Max 7 6 5 4 3 3+ 2 1 Black G...

User Ratings: 71 4

SmilePowo 4332104005 First Impressions

"Did I mention."

First off I would like to commend SmilePowo. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing!

  • SmilePowo 42-in-1 Action Camera Accessorries Kit Mount for GoPro Hero 8 Max 7 6 5 4 3 3+ 2 1 Black GoPro 2018 Session Fusion Silver Insta360 DJI AKASO APEMAN YI Campark SJCAM XIAOMI (Carrying Case)
  • 【Perfect for Vlog, skiing, cycling, canoe and more other high speed sports activities】: Wrist strap (with 360 degree power clips), car suction cup mount, head strap, chest mount, tripod, selfie and floating handle grip can freindly connect your sport action camera like GoPro Hero 8 7 6 5 4 3/3+ 2 1 Black, GoPro Max Black, 2018 Session Fusion Silver White and more. The GoPro accessory kits can make it easier to capture immersive video and photo, and protect your camera stabler and safer.
  • 【360°Rotating Wrist Strap + Car Suction Cup Mount】: wrist strap features 360°rotation helps you adjust your capture angle. Car suction can help you attach your action camera to cars, boats, motorcycles and more to record your self-driving journey.
  • 【Chest Strap + Head Strap】: Fully adjustable to fit a wide range of body types,stably capturing hands-free footage with sports cameras. Get the first point of view videos and photos and enable you breath well during heavy activities and look around the world from the angle of your beating heart.
  • 【Lightweight Mini Tripod + 180 Degree Selfie Stick】: The mini tripod is compatible with smartphones, for maximum convenience. You can use it as a flexible tripod, or phone stand for reading, watching videos, or during long phone calls or video calls. The selfie stick helps you take perfect pictures every time and everywhere for self-timer, group shots and travel, but not recommended for extreme sports.
  • 【Floating Handle Grip + Floating Block + Large EVA Shockproof Carry Bag】: Floating handle grip and yellow block make it much easier to view the underwater scenery leisurely and never worry about losing your camera. Bright colors help you locate your camera quickly. The large black case can store all accessories, foam padding with pre-cut slots to hold your gear in place, keeps your GoPro and accessories safe, protected, and organized.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SmilePowo 4332104005
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SmilePowo 4332104005 Final Thoughts

"My only gripe is the stand."

The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case.

Overall Score
4.4


(1709 Points)

6. Neewer G2 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera with Touch Screen Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 4K/30...

User Ratings: 70 5

Neewer 10094630 First Impressions

"Pretty fast charge time."

Overall an okay insta360 Action Camera that is probably more hype. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. No need to spend hundreds on something else! No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Neewer G2 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera with Touch Screen Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 4K/30FPS EIS 170 Degree Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with Remote/Battery and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: (1) G2 Action Camera; (1) Waterproof Housing; (1) 2.4G Remote Control; (1) Proctive Frame; (1) Protective Backdoor; (1) Bicycle Handlebar/Pole Mount Kit; (2) Screw Mount Set; (2) Tripod Mount Adapter; (2) Fastening Strap; (2) Bandage Tether Strap; (1) Lens Cleaning Cloth; (1) J-hook Mount; (4) Ribbon; (1) Wire Cable; (2) Adhesive Mount; (2) 3M Adhesive Pad; (1) USB Cable; (1) Li-ion Battery; (1) User Manual
  • TOUCH SCREEN 4K ACTION CAMERA WITH 2 INCH SCREEN: Professional 4K(3840*2160)30FPS, 2.7K(2560* 1440)30FPS, 1080P(1920*1080)60FPS, 720P(1280*720)120FPS and 12MP photo resolution created by high-tech sensor to capture exciting moment for you; 2-inch sensitive touchscreen offers a better operation experience for the end users
  • WIFI ACTION CAMERA: Just download the EZ iCam App on your iOS or Android phone and connect with this action camera. It lets you control your camera remotely. Share the picture and video on social media; WiFi signal ranges up to 33 feet
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL: Put the remote control on your wrist while installing the sports camera on your helmet, convenient to record moments in places you can't reach. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video is convenient. Wireless range up to 33feet, the remote is NOT waterproof
  • 98FT WATERPROOF CAMERA WITH MULTIPLE MODES: Place your camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it, you can dive below 30 meters. Time Lapse (1s/2s/5s/10s/30s/60s), Slow motion, Burst Mode for Continuous Shooting(3 photos/1s, 5 photos/1s, 10 photos/1s, 15 photos/1s), Loop Recording, Exposure; You can bring it to more applicable conditions beyond your expectation
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Neewer 10094630
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Neewer 10094630 Final Thoughts

"You don't need it."

This feature alone is the reason I bought the Neewer 10094630. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. The value of all the parts is incredible.

Overall Score
4.4


(12273 Points)

7. Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angl...

User Ratings: 71 6

Crosstour CT7000 First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

The quality is decent for the size. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Crosstour CT7000. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

  • Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angle Sports Camera with 2 Rechargeable 1050mAh Batteries and Mounting Accessory Kits (CT7000)
  • FULL HD VIDEO AND PHOTO RESOLUTION - 12MP 1080P ensures you capture high quality pictures and videos every time. The 170° wide-angle lens allows you to capture more of your surroundings.
  • 30 METERS WATERPROOF PERFORMANCE - With the solid and durable waterproof case, you can dive into water up to 98 feet / 30 meters. Perfect for water sports, such as swimming, diving, surfing and so on. You can explore the unknown underwater world.
  • WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL CONNECTION - With Wi Fi you can connect your phone to directly operate the camera and video options using the “iSmart DV” APP. Besides, you can download, delete and view files.
  • 1080P HD VIDEO LIVESTREAM WEBCAM - This 1080P webcam enables you to have video chat or living streaming at a angle you like. And the 170°wide-angle lens of the camera will gives you a wider field of vision.
  • 2” LCD AND MOUNTING ACCESSORY KITS - A 2” LCD screen allows you to view videos or pictures more clearly. 18 multifunctional accessories enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist, etc. Great companion to shoot the exciting moment.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour CT7000
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Crosstour CT7000 Final Thoughts

"Pretty fast charge time."

It was quick and I had no issues. The quality is decent for the size. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling.

Overall Score
4.4


(2181 Points)

8. Super Comwinn Sports Accessories Kit for GoPro Hero 4/3+ / 3/2 / 1 / SJ4000 / SJ5000 / SJ6000 (37 It...

User Ratings: 58

COMWINN First Impressions

"The result was pretty good."

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. The quality and features were more than I expected. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! This little camera will amaze you.

  • Super Comwinn Sports Accessories Kit for GoPro Hero 4/3+ / 3/2 / 1 / SJ4000 / SJ5000 / SJ6000 (37 Items)
  • Chest Belt Strap Mount + J-Hook Buckle. It allows you to install the gopro camera on your chest. The length of the strap can be adjusted to the best to make you comfortable. No need to worry about the firming problem. When the camera is fixed well, you are free to do anything. Any awesome pictures won't be missed.
  • Monopod Handhold Mount. It is a fashion to share your moments with extendable handle monopod. It can be elongated and shortened easily (8 to 37in).It is only 8 inches when it is reduced to the shortest length. Easy to carry in your pocket or bag .No matter where you are (park, party etc), it will help you adjust the distance and height to take pictures of yourself, especially group photo.
  • Car Suction Cup Mount Holder + Tripod Mount Adapter. The car suction cup mount holder is an universal gadgets.You can adjust the GoPro to different angles by rotating the adapter's position. It records the scene inside or outside the car easily when you are driving a car.
  • Bike Handlebar Holder Mount + Three-way Adjustable Pivot Arm(Without Surface Quick Release Buckle).By turning the screw, you can achieve the effect of adjusting the size of the interface. No matter what size of your bike or motorcycle's handlebar is, it can be easily and securely installed on your bike or motorcycle handlebar.
  • Wrist Strap Mount. By adjusting the three-way adjustable pivot arm, you can adjust your gopro camera to any angles through the combination to enjoy all good pictures freely and easily.
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COMWINN Final Thoughts

"The result was pretty good."

Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. Love the accessories and the bag. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

9. DJI Phantom 3 Part #73 Camera(Sta) for P3 Standard(Sold by Authorized US Dealer-Ship from USA)

User Ratings: 72 10

DJI First Impressions

"I loved it."

Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. So I definitely like this insta360 Action Camera as well.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Part #73 Camera(Sta) for P3 Standard(Sold by Authorized US Dealer-Ship from USA)
  • This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, and may arrive in a generic box
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Fun camera for kids."

The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. Overall, I think this a great insta360 Action Camera.

Overall Score
4.2


(22 Points)

10. Andoer AN9000R WiFi Action Sports Camera 4K 16MP 2 inch Touchscreen 170° Wide Angle Lens with Remot...

Andoer First Impressions

"I enjoyed using it."

It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Very good customer service top notch. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs.

  • Andoer AN9000R WiFi Action Sports Camera 4K 16MP 2 inch Touchscreen 170° Wide Angle Lens with Remote Control and Waterproof Hard Case
  • Adopt for Allwinner V3 chipset and for Sony 179 CMOS sensor, high technology ensure excellent image quality and video smoothness.Support 4K 25fps/ 1080P 60fps/ 720P 120fps stunning video recording, the image can be rotated.
  • Enjoy more fun with Time Lapse/ Loop Recording/ Slow Motion shooting modes. Support up to 16MP photography, with Timed / Auto/ Drama modes.
  • 170° super wide angle HD lens offer a wider vision for group/more scene.2inch touchscreen for easy operation and real-time monitor; 4X digital zoom help to magnify scene from remote.
  • Comes with a wearable remote control, effective distance 10m/32.8ft.The camera housing waterproof 40m, great for diving/swimming & etc water activities.
  • Compact and small, with multiple mounting accessories and a portable hard case.Built-in WiFi, you can share photos with friends instantly.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Andoer Final Thoughts

"Thank you!"

Video stabilization is astonishing. This accessory bundle for my Andoer has a ton of items. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. Amazing video quality and from something so small. This is a very well-made little camera.

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5.0


(3 Points)

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