Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Lightdow Action Cameras

1. 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)

2. GoPro HERO5 Black with Headstrap Mount + Quick Clip (GoPro Official Mount) and Chesty (Chest Harness...

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro First Impressions

"Great pix."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. These are original GoPro batteries, and charger. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black with Headstrap Mount + Quick Clip (GoPro Official Mount) and Chesty (Chest Harness)(GoPro Official Mount)
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. Charger not included
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Additional GoPro HERO5 Black Features + Benefits below on item page. Time Lapse Photo Intervals: 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds
  • Head Strap is fully adjustable to fit all sizes
  • Head Strap can be worn over a helmet or directly on your head in a headlamp-like position
  • QuickClip allows you to attach your GoPro to a backwards baseball cap or other 3mm to 10mm thick object
  • Provides an ultra immersive perspective
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. I especially like it simplified design. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation.

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

3. Original SJCAM SJ4000 Air 4K Wi-Fi Action Camera 16MP Waterproof DV Camcorder 170 Degree Wide Angle ...

User Ratings: 66

SJCAM First Impressions

"Sound is not great."

I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. This is a very well-made little camera. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater.

  • Original SJCAM SJ4000 Air 4K Wi-Fi Action Camera 16MP Waterproof DV Camcorder 170 Degree Wide Angle LCD with 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • 【100% 4K HD Action Camera】: Provides 4K/30FPS, 2.7K/30FPS, 1080P/60FPS, 1080P/30FPS and 720P/120FPS Video Resolution. 16MP Image Resolution & 170 Super Wide Angle Lens Delivers Skip-Free HD Video and Accurately Capture Every Epic View And Exciting Moment For You.
  • Comes with a waterproof case and is waterproof up to 30 m. You can take video or photos controlled by an iPad above water with the connection to the SJCAM app. Also comes with a camera back door that can be interchanged with the waterproof backdoor if you would like better audio but a bit more protection for your camera.
  • Built-In WiFi wireless module: effective distance up to 3-5meters, apply on your phone or tablet, easily record videos and take photoes, upload and share every moments timely.
  • Long Battery Life: This Action Cam comes with 2 rechargeable batteries(One in camera,one in the box). Never run out of battery life again! Perfect for your outdoor activity and applications to extreme sports, outdoor activity, bicycle, car DVR, diving, web camera ect.
  • SJ4000 AIR is from SJCAM. You can verify the security code on the SJCAM website. You can also contact the customer service staff at SJCAM's official website. They will answer your questions about this product. SJ4000AIR is not compatible with "SJCAMZONE" for technical reasons. It can only use "sportcam". It is already on the box.You can scan and download.
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SJCAM Final Thoughts

"Can't wait to use it."

I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. I cant give the SJCAM enough stars. It is easy to mount the SJCAM on and it stays in place. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture.

Overall Score
4.5


(11 Points)

4. Matego Native 4K WiFi EIS Action Camera with 16MP Image Stabilization 170° Wide Angle Helmet Action...

Matego Matego-X2H First Impressions

"It just what he wanted!"

It is small and takes awesome pictures! Matego Matego-X2H wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. It was quick and I had no issues. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater.

  • Matego Native 4K WiFi EIS Action Camera with 16MP Image Stabilization 170° Wide Angle Helmet Action Cam Waterproof Sport Camcorder 98ft Underwater Cameras for Diving Snorkeling,Accessories Kit
  • 【Real 4k Action Camera】Mageto X7+ 4k ESI anti-shake sport action camera with 6-DOF (degrees of freedom) image stabilization highest support record in ultra-clear 4K(3840x2160)/30fps resolution video, as well as 2.7K, 1080P, 720P and VGA(up to 240fps in VGA). Capture beautiful still images up to 16MP. this high definition action cam which provides incredibly smooth video footage and shoot pretty decent still images, making the captured scene more real and natural.
  • 【WiFi Action Cam With App Control】The Sport Video Camera with built-in WiFi, easily connect your action camera to your Android or iOS phone APP via a WiFi signal that ranges up to 30 feet. You can control camera functions, as well as review videos and photos you have taken and share them directly to your social media channels, such as Facebook & YouTube. provides remote operation of basic camera functions (up to 30 ft) and the ability to share videos and images directly from the camera.
  • 【30M Waterproof Action Camcorder】This Sport Camera comes with a waterproof case, Max waterproof depth is 98 feet, this underwater video camera Capture underwater happy video and pictures of outdoor watersport with kids and friends and film all of the action while your skiing, surfing, riding your motorcycle/bicycle. enjoy the happy hours that outdoor action camera bring to you.Comes with rechargeable 1000mAh batteries which can record up to 90 minutes in 1080P mode w/ WiFi turned off.
  • 【Time-Lapse&Loop Recording】This sport camera supports Burst Mode,photo Timer,Loop Recording,Time stamp, Time-Lapse and Motion Detection.can be dash camera when switching it to Loop Recording, It also records video automatically if anything moving around when the Motion Detection function turned on. The TIME LAPSE function makes it possible to shoot a sequence of pictures (such as a flower opening, fading of sunset and sunrise in a short time) automatically under pre-set conditions.
  • 【Camcorders For Sports 】With 2 inch screen and with the help of the Hi-Silicon Chipset & Sony Exmore Image Sensor,allow you operate camera functions/adjustments and review Native 4K Ultra Clear Recorded Video footage directly, 170°wide angle sport camera provide wider vision for you.Lets you shoot larger scenes and capture more incredible moments.It supports max 32G TF card(Not Included),please choose Brand Class 10 card and format your card before using.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Matego Matego-X2H
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Matego Matego-X2H Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

My friends are impressed by my work with this Lightdow Action Camera. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. This accessory bundle for my Matego Matego-X2H has a ton of items.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

5. Cvivid Lenses Front Cover Faceplate Front Board Panel Frame Housing Repair Replacement Part for GoPr...

Cvivid Lenses First Impressions

"You don't need it."

But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. I especially like it simplified design. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling.

  • Cvivid Lenses Front Cover Faceplate Front Board Panel Frame Housing Repair Replacement Part for GoPro Hero 5 Black Hero 6
  • Same build quality as original GoPro hero 5/6 black faceplate
  • Replace old/damage front cover and give your GoPro a new refreshing look
  • Fit perfectly for GoPro Hero 5/6 Black
  • Premium quality replacement part
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Cvivid Lenses
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Cvivid Lenses Final Thoughts

"See the pics yourself."

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. More like I wanted plus more!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. RD 32 HD Camera Lens 720P 30 fps Waterproof Sport Action Camera

SUNOAD alus-901743-CES-00111 First Impressions

"I am so glad I did!"

The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • RD 32 HD Camera Lens 720P 30 fps Waterproof Sport Action Camera
  • + Free SUNOAD Cleaning Cloth
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SUNOAD alus-901743-CES-00111
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SUNOAD alus-901743-CES-00111 Final Thoughts

"I love this little guy!"

I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this SUNOAD alus-901743-CES-00111. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. The quality and features were more than I expected. The whole outlook and vintage and nice.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

7. DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Camera with 64GB SD Card Supports 4K Video

User Ratings: 66 9

DJI First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

It is small and takes awesome pictures! Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! Great purchase and highly recommended. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Overall an okay Lightdow Action Camera that is probably more hype.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Camera with 64GB SD Card Supports 4K Video
  • Osmo Pocket does not include any SD cards in the box. Additional 64GB microSD Card with Adapter included (UHS 3; High-performance for 4K UHD video recording; Brand May Vary)
  • Additional 3.5mm Adapter allows the user to plug in an external 3.5mm microphone into Osmo Pocket for higher-quality sound recording.
  • 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.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Pretty fast charge time."

The quality is decent for the size. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this DJI . I cannot say enough great things about this Lightdow Action Camera. The device itself is fabulous. The device itself is fabulous.

Overall Score
4.4


(16 Points)

8. DRIVE PROOF TOUCH SCREEN CAR CAMERA

User Ratings: 50

KJB First Impressions

"Very good!"

The quality is decent for the size. My friends are impressed by my work with this Lightdow Action Camera. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member.

  • DRIVE PROOF TOUCH SCREEN CAR CAMERA
  • Two 720P HD Video Cameras
  • Touch Screen 4.3in LCD Monitor
  • Motion Activation
  • Automatic shutdown to keep from depleting battery
  • Playback on your computer or the LCD screen
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KJB
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KJB Final Thoughts

"The light."

I will be ordering several more for my personal use! I contacted KJB customer service and they were amazing. The value of all the parts is incredible. It is small and takes awesome pictures! Get a stainless steel tether.

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

9. REC-MOUNTS Picatinny Rail Mount Type1 for Sony Action cam FDR-X1000V HDR-AZ1 HDR-AS100V HDR-AS30V HD...

REC-MOUNTS REC-35LCNA2 First Impressions

"Maybe several weeks."

I contacted REC-MOUNTS customer service and they were amazing. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. It can attach to his bike and scooter. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

  • REC-MOUNTS Picatinny Rail Mount Type1 for Sony Action cam FDR-X1000V HDR-AZ1 HDR-AS100V HDR-AS30V HDR-AS200V [REC-B35-S-CN]
  • for Sony Action cam FDR-X1000V HDR-AS200V HDR-AZ1 HDR-AS100V HDR-AS30V HDR-AS20 or 1/4 UNC 20 Camera
  • for Left and right Type (Model number REC-B35-L-CN)       Up and down(high and low)Type (Model numberREC-B35-S-CN)
  • Material Aluminum(REC-B35) Adapter GP-CN-A2 (Aluminum&Razin)
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  • Editor's Impressions Of The REC-MOUNTS REC-35LCNA2
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REC-MOUNTS REC-35LCNA2 Final Thoughts

"Very well made rig."

I was shocked at how small this unit is. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. It was quick and I had no issues. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. DJI Osmo Pocket - 4K/60FPS Handheld 3-Axis Action Camera with 64 GB Extreme microSD Card Ultimate Bu...

User Ratings: 78 7

FS TFSTOYS First Impressions

"Working good so far."

On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I cannot say enough great things about this Lightdow Action Camera. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket - 4K/60FPS Handheld 3-Axis Action Camera with 64 GB Extreme microSD Card Ultimate Bundle
  • Small size, weighs 116g and can let you film up to 140 minutes
  • With a 1/2.3-inch sensor, Osmo Pocket can shoot 4K/60fps video at 100 Mbps and photos at 12MP with a pixel size of 1.55μm.
  • 1-inch integrated touch screen provides a high quality live view as well as the ability to toggle through the various shooting modes, adjust settings, review footage and gain access to a full suite of creative features like ActiveTrack, Motionlapse, Panorama and FPV mode.In Stock, arrive before Christmas!
  • Osmo Pocket includes a universal port which allows the users to connect the smartphone as well as a wide range of accessories.
  • In the bundle: DJI Osmo Pocket with full DJI accessories, extra large hard case, extreme 64gb Memory card, Phone Adapter, mini Tripod, Osmo Pocket Holder et al
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FS TFSTOYS
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FS TFSTOYS Final Thoughts

"I expected that."

If you have a FS TFSTOYS , then you need this case. I cant give the FS TFSTOYS enough stars. I contacted FS TFSTOYS customer service and they were amazing. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. This accessory bundle for my FS TFSTOYS has a ton of items.

Overall Score
4.5


(86 Points)

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