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. WearNow G7 Pro Ultra HD 4K Action Camera 16MP Vision 131 feet Underwater Waterproof Camera 170 Degre...

User Ratings: 64

WearNow First Impressions

"Easily worth the money."

WearNow wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. It is small and takes awesome pictures! Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. So I definitely like this Nano Action Camera as well. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles.

  • WearNow G7 Pro Ultra HD 4K Action Camera 16MP Vision 131 feet Underwater Waterproof Camera 170 Degree Wide Angle WiFi Sports Camera with Remote Control and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • 4K Ultra HD Action Camera: Built in high-end image sensor, featuring 16MP stunning color images and up to 4K/30fps ,2.7K/30fps ultra HD videos, this G7 pro action camera capture and save every wonderful moment in crisp detail and unparalleled clarity.
  • Wireless Wrist Remote Control Sports Camera: Support WiFi and equipped with 2.4G wrist remote control,you can capture the world in an all-new way,edit and share your action in minutes via the free APP.
  • Underwater Waterproof Camera Up to 131ft: Equipped the improved waterproof case, this underwater camera can deep dive up to 131 feet(40m), ready to capture and share all details of your adventures. Ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, snorkeling, etc.The remote wristband is not waterproof.
  • 170 Degree Wide-angle Lens And 2 Inch LCD Screen: With 170 degree wide-angle lens achieves to capture a wider scene and without letting you miss the more fantastic moments of your surroundings. 2 Inch large screen shows your photos or videos more clearly.
  • High Capacity Battery & Multifunctional Accessories Kit: This underwater camera comes with 900mAh battery with long battery life up to 90 minutes,remote control wristband and 19 accessories kit. Bringing this sport camera to more applicable conditions beyond your expectation.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The WearNow
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WearNow Final Thoughts

"Everything is great."

I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. Overall, I think this a great Nano Action Camera. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member.

Overall Score
4.6


(6 Points)

7. 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.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SJCAM
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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)

8. Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis 4k Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, A...

User Ratings: 88

DJI First Impressions

"Great decision!"

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. Love DJI, and this mount works great too. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs.

  • Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis 4k Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, Android, iPhone, with Extra 64GB Extreme MicroSD Card and More
  • 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.
  • In the bundle: DJI Osmo Pocket, Carrying Case, Smartphone Adapter (USB-C), Smartphone Adapter (Lightning), Power Cable. Plus dealer's choice accessories: 64gb Extreme SD card and CLT Gear Cleaning Cloth.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Conclusion."

A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. It was quick and I had no issues. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater.

Overall Score
4.9


(12 Points)

9. APEMAN Action Camera 4K WiFi Webcam 16MP Ultra HD Underwater 30M Waterproof with Remote Control Spor...

User Ratings: 77 6

APEMAN A77NEW First Impressions

"It is a great Nano Action Camera."

It is easy to mount the APEMAN on and it stays in place. Love the accessories and the bag. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

  • APEMAN Action Camera 4K WiFi Webcam 16MP Ultra HD Underwater 30M Waterproof with Remote Control Sports Camera
  • NATIVE 4K VIDEO and 16MP PHOTO: Impressive videos with 4K and photos with 16 MP in loop recording, time lapse, burst photo. Advanced Sensor to capture every exciting moment for you.
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL: Hands-free operation of the APEMAN A77 with 2.4G 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.
  • BUILT-IN WIFI and HDMI OUTPUT: View photos and videos via preview and playback, change settings - all directly on the phone via App 'iSmart DV '. HDMI, USB and AV video output are available for connection to computers, televisions and projectors.
  • WATERPROOF 30M and 2 INCH LCD DISPLAY: With waterproof housing, enjoy water sports, such as swimming, diving, surfing and so on. You can explore the unknown underwater world.
  • MORE PRECIOUS CONTENT: Equipped with complete accessories for most action cameras. Dual improved1050mAh batteries to record up to 180 minutes totally.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The APEMAN A77NEW
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APEMAN A77NEW Final Thoughts

"Also great battery life."

This thing is solid as ever. More like I wanted plus more! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. So I definitely like this Nano Action Camera as well. It was quick and I had no issues.

Overall Score
4.5


(762 Points)

10. Swann Swvid-sportm-gl Atom Hd 1080p Action Sports Camera

Swann SWVID-SPORTM-GL First Impressions

"This is my first Swann."

Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! This Nano Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started!

  • Swann Swvid-sportm-gl Atom Hd 1080p Action Sports Camera
  • Record action videos by strapping the camera to your head, arms, legs, bike, board, gear, rigging or shoes
  • Capture ultra-wide angle, FULL HD 1080p video at the push of a button
  • Includes durable waterproof case for extreme adventure-seekers
  • Record Time: Up to 1.5 Hours per charge
  • Easy charge via USB - you can even playback footage while charging the camera!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Swann SWVID-SPORTM-GL
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Swann SWVID-SPORTM-GL Final Thoughts

"This is a great combo."

But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller!

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

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