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. AimCam Pro 2i- Fully Loaded Kit (Camo / 16GB)

AimCam First Impressions

"Its Genius!"

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. The AimCam is very easy to use. Video stabilization is astonishing.

  • AimCam Pro 2i- Fully Loaded Kit (Camo / 16GB)
  • New Features- Vibration Feed When Operating / Take A 12MP Still Photo Via AimCam Buttons
  • SONY 8MP Fully Adjustable Micro Camera With Fast Iris Reponse
  • 1080P 30FPS / 720P 60FPS / FOV 62 Degrees for Human Eye Realist Capture
  • WiFi Enabled- Live Stream, Download, Control Your AimCam Via The AimCam APP
  • Z87+ Impact Resistant Lenses With 100% UV Protection
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AimCam
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AimCam Final Thoughts

"Battery life is not tested."

Has a lot to offer at a good price. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. The quality and features were more than I expected.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker...

Skyzone First Impressions

"Win win."

More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied.

  • Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker Fan LED for RC Racing Drone (SKY03S,Camouflage)
  • Our goggles is first goggles integrated with receiver and fully functional user interface, pilots just need install the antenna and plug the battery, easy to use, no need to purchase extra receiver and head track-er module, the user interface is easy use, no need take off the goggles to do all the setting.
  • SKY03S is the update version of Original sky03, we update the ergonomics, which fits pilots face perfectly, and we update the software off the goggles, pilots can calibrate the voltage readings of the goggles.
  • SKY03O is the OLED version of SKY03, with resolution of 1024*768 and OLED display, the vivid color and high contrast ratio, pilots can see more details, the new optical make the image crystal clear and no image distortion and blur edge.
  • - Support head tracking; Pan : 180°/120°/90°; Tilt: 120°/90°/60° - Adjustable 57.5 to 69.5mm wide ran-ge IPD. - RSSI Signal Inten-sity Indicator.  - Diversity 5.8Ghz receiving modules,total 48CH and 6 bands.
  • - Support  RF Normal, RF Racing, HDMI IN, AV IN and PLAYBACK modes.  - Built-in fan for defogging and dissipate the heat.  - With a display window for the LED light. The LED MODE can be set in the system menu.  - Support 2S~6S battery, more convenient in the field.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Skyzone
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Skyzone Final Thoughts

"Very well made rig."

Overall an okay insta360 Action Camera that is probably more hype. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Skyzone . So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! This is enough for most use cases!

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. GoPro HERO5 Black w/ $60 Amazon Gift Card

GoPro First Impressions

"Thanks guys!"

This action camera is amazing for the price! Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black w/ $60 Amazon Gift Card
  • GoPro HERO5 Black
  • Amazon.com $60 Gift Card in a Greeting Card
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Additional GoPro HERO5 Black Features + Benefits below on item page
  • Preview and playback your shots, change settings and trim your footage, all on your GoPro
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Overall, I think this a great insta360 Action Camera. I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. Video stabilization is astonishing. I especially like it simplified design.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. Lightdow LD4000 1080P HD Sports Action Camera Kit - 30 Meter Underwater Waterproof 1.5 Inch LCD Scre...

User Ratings: 56 12

Lightdow FBA_LD4000 First Impressions

"Killer deal!"

Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Lightdow FBA_LD4000. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

  • Lightdow LD4000 1080P HD Sports Action Camera Kit - 30 Meter Underwater Waterproof 1.5 Inch LCD Screen 170 Degree Wide Angle Rechargeable Battery and Mounting Accessories (Black)
  • NOVATEK Original Chip - NT96650 Solution, Better Vision, Better Quality.
  • Fast, Powerful Photo Capture: Captures high-quality 12MP photos at speeds of up to 30 fps.
  • Support 12 mega pixel shooting,Camera up to 1080p/30 and 720p/30, boasting an immersive 170°wide-angle lens.
  • Durable + Waterproof to 98' (30m): Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions. Wearable + Mountable: Enables immersive self-capture during your favorite activities.
  • Backed with Lightdow's 1 year hassel free return & replacement warranty for Quality-Related issues.
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lightdow FBA_LD4000
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Lightdow FBA_LD4000 Final Thoughts

"Awesome camera!"

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.0


(1378 Points)

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

User Ratings: 79

DJIParts First Impressions

"Which brings up the point."

The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. I got this DJIParts to record our trip’s adventure. I'm looking forward to using this DJIParts . I just love this little camera!

  • 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 Battery Charging 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

"This is the perfect setup."

Great purchase and highly recommended. Video stabilization is astonishing. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. I think at this price range, this is a very good insta360 Action Camera to have. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

9. GoPro Hero7 Silver Bundle with GoPro Float Handle, 64GB Memory Card and Ritz Camera Memory Card Read...

User Ratings: 62

GoPro First Impressions

"Cheers!"

It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. I may have to pick up a second one at this price!

  • GoPro Hero7 Silver Bundle with GoPro Float Handle, 64GB Memory Card and Ritz Camera Memory Card Reader
  • 4k 30 video get stunning 4k video that's as amazing as the moment itself; You can also shoot time lapse videos to turn longer events into short, shareable moments
  • Rugged + waterproof : Share experiences you can't capture with your phone; Hero7 silver is tough, tiny, totally water proof and up for any adventure
  • Intuitive: touch screen with a touch screen and simple, streamlined capture modes, it's easy to jump right in and get great shots; just swipe and tap
  • Voice control : Stay in the moment; control your Hero7 silver hands free with voice commands like "GoPro, take a photo" and "GoPro, start recording
  • GoPro Hero 7 Silver Camera has Full US Warranty and Manufacturer-Supplied Accessories. Bundle Includes: Ritz Gear Extreme 64GB MicroSD, GoPro Handler Mount, Ritz Gear Card Reader and Cleaning Cloth
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"I love this little guy!"

I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. No need to spend hundreds on something else! I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another.

Overall Score
4.2


(10 Points)

10. GoPro Hero 7 (Silver) Action Camera with GoPro Adventure Kit Essential Bundle

User Ratings: 78 7

K&M BUNDLECHDHX501002 First Impressions

"Conclusion."

A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. Overall, I think this a great insta360 Action Camera. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. You can shoot your videos and frame them later.

  • GoPro Hero 7 (Silver) Action Camera with GoPro Adventure Kit Essential Bundle
  • 1. This Bundle Includes GoPro Official Accessories + Limited 1 Year Warranty
  • 2. Product Highlights: Record 4K30, 1440p60, and 1080p60 Video, Capture 10MP Photos at up to 15 fps, Built-In Video Stabilization, Vertical Portrait Mode for Social Media, 33' Waterproof without a Housing, Touch Zoom Framing via Intuitive 2" LCD, Voice Control, Time-Lapse Capture, Photo Timer for Individual/Group Selfies, GPS Performance Stickers & More
  • 3. GoPro Box Includes: GoPro HERO7 Silver, The Frame for HERO7 Silver, Curved Adhesive Mount, Flat Adhesive Mount, Mounting Buckle, USB Type-C Cable, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • 4. GoPro Adventure Kit Includes: The Handler Floating Handgrip, Head Strap and QuickClip & Customizable Compact Case
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M BUNDLECHDHX501002
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K&M BUNDLECHDHX501002 Final Thoughts

"Thank you K&M!"

Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. Video stabilization is astonishing. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. The device itself is fabulous.

Overall Score
4.5


(762 Points)

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