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. VSYSTO Motorcycle Dash cam Recorder Camera Dual Lens 1080P,Front and Rear with 3” LCD Screen Recor...

User Ratings: 56 13

VSYSTO First Impressions

"Fun gift!"

Very good customer service top notch. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. I especially like it simplified design. These are original VSYSTO batteries, and charger. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller!

  • VSYSTO Motorcycle Dash cam Recorder Camera Dual Lens 1080P,Front and Rear with 3” LCD Screen Recording Camera Support Waterproof & WiFi & Controller and Super Night Vision
  • 1. DUAL CHANNELS SEPARATED CAMERA. Special design with front and back camera. Updated on one helmet camera, two view cameras are both 1080*1080P. 2 meters camera extension cable suits any style motorcycle wonderful motorcycle dash cam.
  • 2. WATERPROOF UPDATED – The dash cam host is waterproof (IP65). Also, front and rear cameras are IP67 water resistant. IMX323 chip makes it same as motorbike action camera. The functions of this motorcycle dual dash camera will not be influenced in rainy day or bad weather based on high quality craftsmanship and materials.
  • 3. 140°SUPER WIDE-ANGLE LENS: 140°super wide angle and 6-layer full glass lenses. This updated one can provide you with widely and clearly visual scene during driving or cycling. BUILT-IN WIFI MODULE: Built-in WiFi allows you to easily connect your camera to review and download the recorded footage wirelessly on your mobile device.
  • 4. MANUAL EVENT RECORDING+LOOP RECORDING: Press the emergency button of wired remote to manually activate emergency recording mode. EXMOR R-CMOS sensor, captures footage in FULL HD 1080P at 30fps. And will keep continuously recording as 1/2/3/5 minutes (set on menu or APP) clips by overwriting the oldest files.
  • 5. EXTRA ACCESSORIES+WARRANTY: 3M bracket is packed together. You can fix dash cam on your motorcycle’s handle which looks like motorcycle sport camera. And one year warranty is promised. If there are problems during set up or use, please feel free contact with our support team.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The VSYSTO
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VSYSTO Final Thoughts

"Really enjoyed the VSYSTO ."

This action camera is amazing for the price! The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. So I definitely like this insta360 Action Camera as well. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing!

Overall Score
4.1


(20 Points)

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

Skyzone First Impressions

"Well done."

This accessory bundle for my Skyzone has a ton of items. Video stabilization is astonishing. I'm looking forward to using this Skyzone . I cannot say enough great things about this insta360 Action Camera. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs.

  • Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker Fan LED for RC Racing Drone (SKY03S,red)
  • 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

"Sound is not great."

I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

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. DJI 2X 1480 mAh Intelligent Flight Battery for Spark Drone

User Ratings: 83 6

DJI 43222-5656 First Impressions

"Maybe several weeks."

I think at this price range, this is a very good insta360 Action Camera to have. I think at this price range, this is a very good insta360 Action Camera to have. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. Overall an okay insta360 Action Camera that is probably more hype. So I definitely like this insta360 Action Camera as well.

  • DJI 2X 1480 mAh Intelligent Flight Battery for Spark Drone
  • This bundle includes 2 DJI Intelligent Flight Battery for Spark Drone
  • The Spark Intelligent Flight Battery has a capacity of 1480 mAh and a voltage of 11. 4 V. It enables 16 minutes of flight on a single charge.
  • 12 intelligent protection functions help deliver safe flight. Additionally, Spark's battery estimates remaining flight time, letting you know when to land in real-time.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI 43222-5656
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DJI 43222-5656 Final Thoughts

"Upload your footage daily."

The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

Overall Score
4.6


(148 Points)

8. Crosstour Action Camera Underwater Cam WiFi 1080P Full HD 12MP Waterproof 30m 2" LCD 170 Degree Wide...

User Ratings: 81 3

Crosstour CT8500 First Impressions

"Product is flawless."

Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. This is high quality and you can tell. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. Great purchase and highly recommended. Great purchase and highly recommended.

  • Crosstour Action Camera Underwater Cam WiFi 1080P Full HD 12MP Waterproof 30m 2" LCD 170 Degree Wide-Angle Sports Camera with 2 Rechargeable 1050mAh Batteries and Mounting Accessory Kits (Black)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour CT8500
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Crosstour CT8500 Final Thoughts

"Plus it has has self time."

Overall, I think this a great insta360 Action Camera. The device itself is fabulous. Overall an okay insta360 Action Camera that is probably more hype. I just love this little camera! Very good customer service top notch.

Overall Score
4.6


(1468 Points)

9. DJI Osmo Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated 4K Camera, Comes DJI Osmo Shield(2 Years Wt...

User Ratings: 81 2

DJI First Impressions

"It earns 4 stars."

More like I wanted plus more! The value of all the parts is incredible. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. This accessory bundle for my DJI has a ton of items. This is a very well-made little camera.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated 4K Camera, Comes DJI Osmo Shield(2 Years Wty), 128GB Extreme Micro SD, Attachable to Android(USB Type C), iPhone
  • Sold by DJI Authorized Dealer VanCityUAV, comes DJI Osmo Shield (2 Years Warranty), SanDisk 128GB Extreme Micro SD, VanCityUAV Cleaning Kit
  • DJI Osmo Shield Extends Your Osmo Pocket Warranty from 1 year to 2 Years
  • Gimbal Camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, Up to 4K Video at 60 fps, up to 100 Mb/s
  • Compact 4.1 oz, 4.8" High Design, 12MP JPEG or DNG Raw Still Photos
  • ***Minimum Requirements: iOS 10.0: iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone se Android 5.0: Samsung Note 8, Samsung S9+, Samsung S9, Samsung S8+, Samsung S8, HUAWEI P20, HUAWEI P10, HUAWEI, mate 10 Pro, HUAWEI mate 10, Huawei mate 9 Pro, honor 10, Honor 9, vivo NEX, Mi mix 2S, Mi 8, Mi6, one plus 5T, Google Pixel 2XL, Google Pixel 2.***
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Maybe several weeks."

DJI wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. The DJI is very easy to use. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. Very good customer service top notch.

Overall Score
4.7


(152 Points)

10. 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)

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