Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Nano Action Cameras

1. RunCam Split 3 Nano FPV Camera FOV 165 Degree DC 5-20V M12 Lens 1080P HD Recording WDR NTSC PAL Swit...

User Ratings: 86

RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS First Impressions

"So I got the camera."

I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. No need to spend hundreds on something else! I'm looking forward to using this RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui.

  • RunCam Split 3 Nano FPV Camera FOV 165 Degree DC 5-20V M12 Lens 1080P HD Recording WDR NTSC PAL Switchable for FPV Racing Drone Black
  • New features: Stronger flexible ribbon cable and Optimize TV-OUT interference to reduce ripple.High Definition Display: 1080P/60fps HD recording & WDR FPV camera.
  • Wide Angle View: M12 Lens, FOV 160°beyond the wide angle for recording more wide and beautiful scenes.
  • FPV aspect ratio 16:9/4:3 switchable; PAL / NTSC switchable,Wide voltage (5-20V) Anti-drop SD card .
  • Image Sensor: Ultra light weight (10.5g) Low latency TV-OUT (40ms).
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS
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RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS Final Thoughts

"Cheers!"

This little camera will amaze you. This feature alone is the reason I bought the RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS. If you have a RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS, then you need this case. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.9


(9 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Nano Action Cameras

2. Nano Dash Cam Car Recorder Camera Kit Pocket-Sized | Wi-Fi connectivity | Full HD 1080p Resolution w...

User Ratings: 60

Global Teck Worldwide RSC-NANO-B First Impressions

"Thank you!"

Good and authentic after replacement. For the price this is a great buy. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. More like I wanted plus more!

  • Nano Dash Cam Car Recorder Camera Kit Pocket-Sized | Wi-Fi connectivity | Full HD 1080p Resolution with Sony Exmor Image Sensor | 16GB SD Card Included | #RSC-Nano-B
  • ✅ DASH CAM BUNDLE INCLUDES: RSC Labs NANO Pocket-sized Dash Cam Kit with Full HD 1080p Resolution | Sony Exmor Image Sensor | Wi-Fi connectivity | 16GB SD Card Included
  • ✅ KEY DASH CAM FEATURES: Sony EXMOR Built-in Super Capacitor 1080p Full HD -30 Frames/Second (1920x1080) Control Via Wifi
  • ✅ GENERAL DASH CAM FEATURES: Connectivity Wifi and USB 2.0 Power Input 5V 0.5A
  • ✅ KIT INCLUDES: Nano Dash Camera, Car Power Adapter, Car Power Cable, Suction Cup Mount, Adhesive Tape Mount, USB Cable, Cable Clips, 16GB SD Card
  • ✅ OPTIMAL VIEWING EXPERIENCE: Use the app to enjoy the best viewing experience. Download the app update the dash cam before using to get the latest firmware and best viewing experience. App available for Android and iPhones.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Global Teck Worldwide RSC-NANO-B
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Global Teck Worldwide RSC-NANO-B Final Thoughts

"It is waaay undersized."

A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. This feature alone is the reason I bought the Global Teck Worldwide RSC-NANO-B. Good and authentic after replacement. I'm looking forward to using this Global Teck Worldwide RSC-NANO-B. I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

3. GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera + Hero Style Video with Touch Screen, Spherical 5.6K30 UHD Video 16....

GoPro MAX First Impressions

"Its Genius!"

Love GoPro, and this mount works great too. Amazing video quality and from something so small. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. My friends are impressed by my work with this Nano Action Camera. I was shocked at how small this unit is.

  • GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera + Hero Style Video with Touch Screen, Spherical 5.6K30 UHD Video 16.6MP 360 Photos 1080p Live Streaming Basic Bundle with 64GB microSD Card, Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera (CHDHZ-201) | Rechargeable Battery | Curved Adhesive Mount | 2x Protective Lenses | 2x Lens Caps | Microfiber Bag | Mounting Buckle + Thumb Screw | USB-C Cable | SanDisk 64GB Extreme UHS-I Class 10 V30 U3 microSDXC Memory Card with SD Adapter | ProOptic Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
  • KEY FEATURES: Dual-lens 360 Degree Camera | 5.6K 30fps Video | Single Lens Hero Video | 16.6 MP Photos | Max HyperSmooth Stabilization | Max TimeWarp | Digital Lenses (Max SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow) | Reframe Footage from Your Phone | PowerPano 270-degree Panoramic Images | 6 Built-in 360 Microphones with Directional Audio | Horizon Leveling | Rugged and Waterproof up to 16-Feet (5m) | 1.7-inch Intuitive Touch Screen | 1080p Live Streaming | 2x Slo-Mo | Foldable Mount Fingers
  • The GoPro Max allows for shooting single-lens HERO-style video with unbreakable stabilization or capture immersive 360 video content. You can vlog to the max with shotgun-mic performance and a front-facing screen. Say hello to the new king of stabilization. Max HyperSmooth delivers the smoothest video ever from a GoPro, plus game-changing horizon leveling, when you want it.
  • PowerNano feature lets you capture unbelievable, distortion-free 270-degree panoramic shots with one click. Take PowerPano selfies, action shots and vertical pics, all with a level horizon. With six built-in microphones it combines to capture immersive 360 audio, directional audio for vlogging, wind-noise reduction and the best stereo sound ever from a GoPro.
  • WARRANTY: GoPro Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited GoPro 1 Year USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro MAX
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GoPro MAX Final Thoughts

"All in all, A+."

Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. This is a very well-made little camera. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera 5.6K30 UHD Video 16.6MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Travel Bundle wi...

GoPro First Impressions

"Also great battery life."

It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place. This action camera is amazing for the price! We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

  • GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera 5.6K30 UHD Video 16.6MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Travel Bundle with Grip + Tripod, 32GB microSD Card, Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera (CHDHZ-201) | Rechargeable Battery | Curved Adhesive Mount | 2x Protective Lenses | 2x Lens Caps | Microfiber Bag | Mounting Buckle + Thumb Screw | USB-C Cable | GoPro Grip + Tripod for MAX Action Camera (ASBHM-002) | SanDisk 32GB Extreme microSDHC Class 10 U3 Memory Card | ProOptic Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
  • KEY FEATURES: Dual-lens 360 Degree Camera | 5.6K 30fps Video | Single Lens Hero Video | 16.6 MP Photos | Max HyperSmooth Stabilization | Max TimeWarp | Digital Lenses (Max SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow) | Reframe Footage from Your Phone | PowerPano 270-degree Panoramic Images | 6 Built-in 360 Microphones with Directional Audio | Horizon Leveling | Rugged and Waterproof up to 16-Feet (5m) | 1.7-inch Intuitive Touch Screen | 1080p Live Streaming | 2x Slo-Mo | Foldable Mount Fingers
  • The GoPro Max allows for shooting single-lens HERO-style video with unbreakable stabilization or capture immersive 360 video content. You can vlog to the max with shotgun-mic performance and a front-facing screen. Say hello to the new king of stabilization. Max HyperSmooth delivers the smoothest video ever from a GoPro, plus game-changing horizon leveling, when you want it.
  • PowerNano feature lets you capture unbelievable, distortion-free 270-degree panoramic shots with one click. Take PowerPano selfies, action shots and vertical pics, all with a level horizon. With six built-in microphones it combines to capture immersive 360 audio, directional audio for vlogging, wind-noise reduction and the best stereo sound ever from a GoPro.
  • WARRANTY: GoPro Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited GoPro 1 Year USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"As far as durability."

I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Overall, I think this a great Nano Action Camera. I cannot say enough great things about this Nano Action Camera. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. Love the accessories and the bag.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Nano Action Cameras

5. GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera + Hero Style Video, 5.6K30 UHD Video 16.6MP Photos Power Bundle with...

GoPro First Impressions

"Upload your footage daily."

Also, the customer service is very good! Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. Very nice package of accessories. Love GoPro, and this mount works great too. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place.

  • GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera + Hero Style Video, 5.6K30 UHD Video 16.6MP Photos Power Bundle with Dual Charger, 2 Extra Battery, 32GB microSD Card, Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera (CHDHZ-201) | Rechargeable Battery | Curved Adhesive Mount | 2x Protective Lenses | 2x Lens Caps | Microfiber Bag | Mounting Buckle + Thumb Screw | USB-C Cable | GoPro Dual Battery Charger for Max (ACDBD-001) | 2x Extra Rechargeable Battery (1600mAh) ACBAT-001 | SanDisk 32GB Extreme microSDHC Class 10 U3 Memory Card | ProOptic Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
  • KEY FEATURES: Dual-lens 360 Degree Camera | 5.6K 30fps Video | Single Lens Hero Video | 16.6 MP Photos | Max HyperSmooth Stabilization | Max TimeWarp | Digital Lenses (Max SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow) | Reframe Footage from Your Phone | PowerPano 270-degree Panoramic Images | 6 Built-in 360 Microphones with Directional Audio | Horizon Leveling | Rugged and Waterproof up to 16-Feet (5m) | 1.7-inch Intuitive Touch Screen | 1080p Live Streaming | 2x Slo-Mo | Foldable Mount Fingers
  • The GoPro Max allows for shooting single-lens HERO-style video with unbreakable stabilization or capture immersive 360 video content. You can vlog to the max with shotgun-mic performance and a front-facing screen. Say hello to the new king of stabilization. Max HyperSmooth delivers the smoothest video ever from a GoPro, plus game-changing horizon leveling, when you want it.
  • PowerNano feature lets you capture unbelievable, distortion-free 270-degree panoramic shots with one click. Take PowerPano selfies, action shots and vertical pics, all with a level horizon. With six built-in microphones it combines to capture immersive 360 audio, directional audio for vlogging, wind-noise reduction and the best stereo sound ever from a GoPro.
  • WARRANTY: GoPro Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited GoPro 1 Year USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Product is flawless."

Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. Amazing video quality and from something so small. This feature alone is the reason I bought the GoPro .

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. AIRON Action Camera 4K 24 MP WiFi Underwater Camera Adjustable Wide Angle Waterproof Action Camera U...

User Ratings: 58

AIRON First Impressions

"Really enjoyed the AIRON ."

This is enough for most use cases! Great purchase and highly recommended. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I got this AIRON to record our trip’s adventure. I am very happy that I did it.

  • AIRON Action Camera 4K 24 MP WiFi Underwater Camera Adjustable Wide Angle Waterproof Action Camera USB Type C Charger
  • Ultra HD 4K 24 MP action camera and 2.0-inch HD screen, place your camera into the waterproof and dive below 40 meters.
  • Built-in WIFI to share wonderful pictures to social media in seconds .
  • Multiple functions: motion detection, Car mode, video lapse, slow motion, burst mode, axis gyroscope anti-shake etc.
  • Fisheye correction function, effectively improve the distortion angle, restore the image
  • Support up to 128G memory card. Dual channel stereo sound quality, listening to the clearest sound
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AIRON
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AIRON Final Thoughts

"And Wallah!"

I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

7. IXROAD Action Camera 4K 24MP WiFi Gyro Anti-Shake Sports Cam Underwater 40M with Touch Screen Remote...

IXROAD GS500 First Impressions

"This is great."

Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I think at this price range, this is a very good Nano Action Camera to have. Good and authentic after replacement. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines.

  • IXROAD Action Camera 4K 24MP WiFi Gyro Anti-Shake Sports Cam Underwater 40M with Touch Screen Remote Control Waterproof Case 2 Batteries 1350mAh and Helmet Accessories Kit
  • Sony Sensor & Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS): IXROAD GS500 Action Camera delivers 4K/24fps, 2K/30fps, 1080P/60fps, 720P/120fps videos and 24MP photos, capturing every moment with crisp detail and unparalleled clarity. The built-in gyroscope anti-shake technology will predict your movements and correct camera shake, so the fluency and stability of the video will be greatly improved. The default setting is OFF, please turn on if need
  • Wi-Fi Connection & Remote Control: You do not need to hold the action camera in your hands any longer. After downloading app (YKJ) on your smart phone (iOS/Android) or tablet, you can fully control the camera with your devices, including changing settings, taking pictures, recording videos and downloading files. The 2.4G wireless remote control makes it easier to control your action camera during skiing, cycling, selfie and other sports
  • Underwater 40M & Built-in Diving Mode: With self-designed waterproof case, this waterproof camera can dive to 130 feet(40M), ready for your underwater adventures. No need to add extra filters, just turn on the diving mode, the waterproof camera will filter the underwater red light to restore the real underwater world
  • Touch Screen & Various Functions: 2.0" IPS touch screen shows everything clearly and brightly, and you can easily operate the sports camera by simply swiping your finger on the screen. This sports camera almost covers all the functions that you need or you can imagine. For example, 8x Zoom, Optional View Angle, WDR, Motion Detection, Night Mode, Fisheye Correction, Loop Recording, Time Lapse Recording, Slow Motion Recording, Auto Snapshots, Self-timer, Burst Photo and so on
  • Two 1350mAh Batteries & Valuable Accessories: Equipped with two 1350mAh rechargeable batteries, it significantly extends the working time of the action camera. Meanwhile come with tons of accessories for you to attach the action camera to helmet, motorbike, bike, snowboard and other objects easily. We also have professional after sales team to serve you. Any doubt or questions, please feel free to contact us
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The IXROAD GS500
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IXROAD GS500 Final Thoughts

"Ordered spur of the moment."

Overall, I think this a great Nano Action Camera. This feature alone is the reason I bought the IXROAD GS500. I cannot say enough great things about this Nano Action Camera. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. It is small and takes awesome pictures!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. DJI Mavic 2 Pro (20 MP Hasselblad Camera) with Smart Controller and Fly More Kit Ultimate Bundle (3 ...

User Ratings: 75 12

DJI First Impressions

"Well this was a surprise."

Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. If you have a DJI , then you need this case. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro (20 MP Hasselblad Camera) with Smart Controller and Fly More Kit Ultimate Bundle (3 Batteries, 4 ND Filters, 128 GB Extreme Card, Charging Hub and More) (RefreshCarewithHardCase)
  • Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • Smart Controller is designed to maximize your outdoor aerial experience with its ultra-bright screen, intuitive controls, and portable size.
  • DJI Care Refresh: Provides two replacement units for a small additional charge in one year and covers kinds of accidents, such as water damage and collisions, giving you peace of mind.
  • Mavic 2 Pro Aircraft with Smart Controller , 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries (one on the drone), Shoulder Bag (Doesn't Fit with Smart Controller), Charging Hub and Car Charger, Gimbal Protector, total 5 Pairs Propellers, Battery Charger and more
  • Ultimate Accessories: Smatree Waterproof Case (fits Smart Controller), 128GB Extreme Card, One Set of ND Filters, 75 cm Landing Pad, Smart Controller screen protector and Shoulder Strap and propellers bags
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Daughter loved it."

Get a stainless steel tether. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. This is a very well-made little camera.

Overall Score
4.4


(11 Points)

9. 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)

10. GoPro Hero 4 Silver Edition 12MP Waterproof Sports & Action Camera Bundle with 2 Batteries

User Ratings: 80 5

GoPro MAIN-92281 First Impressions

"Not a scratch on it."

The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. The device itself is fabulous. The value of all the parts is incredible. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really.

  • GoPro Hero 4 Silver Edition 12MP Waterproof Sports & Action Camera Bundle with 2 Batteries
  • Built-in touch display for easy camera control, shot-framing and playback,Protune with SuperView delivers cinema-quality capture and advanced manual control for photos and video with the world's most immersive wide-angle field of view
  • Professional 1080p60 and 720p120 video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second. Video Supported: 4K15 / 2.7K30 / 1440p48 / 1080p60 / 960p100 / 720p120 fps
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support the GoPro App, Smart Remote and more
  • Improved camera control and built-in video trimming lets you create and save short video clips right on your camera
  • Includes an extra battery, dual battery charger and a 16GB Micro SD card
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro MAIN-92281
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GoPro MAIN-92281 Final Thoughts

"Conclusion."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. These are original GoPro MAIN-92281 batteries, and charger. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place. I am very happy that I did it. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize.

Overall Score
4.5


(88 Points)

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