Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Nikon Action Cameras

1. Nikon COOLPIX AW100 16 MP CMOS Waterproof Digital Camera with GPS and Full HD 1080p Video (Camouflag...

User Ratings: 70 8

Nikon 26363 First Impressions

"It is always in focus."

It can attach to his bike and scooter. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. Cost more than half the price of the drone. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. Nikon 26363 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black.

  • Nikon COOLPIX AW100 16 MP CMOS Waterproof Digital Camera with GPS and Full HD 1080p Video (Camouflage) (OLD MODEL)
  • Water-proof, Shock-proof, Freeze-proof: ruggedly built for reliable and comfortable outdoor operation. Water-proof to a depth of 33 feet.
  • Shockproof if dropped from 5 ft, operating temperature down to 14 degrees F
  • 16 effective megapixel CMOS sensor ideal for low light shooting and fast operation
  • GPS and e-Compass functions
  • Points of Interest (locations, landmarks, etc.) and location information (latitude and longitude) can be added to your photos
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 26363
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Nikon 26363 Final Thoughts

"Great little camera!"

And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. My friends are impressed by my work with this Nikon Action Camera. Overall an okay Nikon Action Camera that is probably more hype.

Overall Score
4.3


(1101 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Nikon Action Cameras

2. Nikon COOLPIX AW100 16 MP CMOS Waterproof Digital Camera with GPS and Full HD 1080p Video (Orange) (...

User Ratings: 70 8

Nikon 26293 First Impressions

"I enjoyed using it."

First off I would like to commend Nikon. Good and authentic after replacement. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker.

  • Nikon COOLPIX AW100 16 MP CMOS Waterproof Digital Camera with GPS and Full HD 1080p Video (Orange) (OLD MODEL)
  • Water-proof, Shock-proof, Freeze-proof: ruggedly built for reliable and comfortable outdoor operation. Water-proof to a depth of 33 feet;3 inch LCD display
  • 16 effective megapixel CMOS sensor ideal for low light shooting and fast operation,Zoom: Optical: 5x, Digital: 4x
  • Full HD (1080p) movie with stereo sound and movie-record button that enables one-touch recording (HDMI mini connector equipped)
  • Aperture: f/3.9 to f/4.8,Lens Focal Length : 5.0-25.0mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 28-140mm lens in 35mm (135) format)
  • Points of Interest (locations, landmarks, etc.) and location information (latitude and longitude) can be added to your photos
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 26293
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Nikon 26293 Final Thoughts

"So I got the camera."

This is enough for most use cases! The new form factor and weight are fantastic! The quality is decent for the size. Overall, I think this a great Nikon Action Camera. Overall an okay Nikon Action Camera that is probably more hype.

Overall Score
4.3


(1101 Points)

3. Nikon WP-AA1 Waterproof Case for KeyMission 170

User Ratings: 68

Nikon VHW00401 First Impressions

"My only gripe is the stand."

I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Has a lot to offer at a good price. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. It is easy to mount the Nikon on and it stays in place. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Nikon WP-AA1 Waterproof Case for KeyMission 170
  • Nikon WP-AA1 Waterproof Case - Nikon 90 Day Limited Warranty
  • Compatibility: Nikon KeyMission 170 Action Camera
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): Approx. 3.6 x 3.2 x 2.0" (90.2 x 80.3 x 48.8mm)
  • Weight: Approx. 4.7 oz (133g) excluding battery and camera
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon VHW00401
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Nikon VHW00401 Final Thoughts

"The light."

It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. This is a very well-made little camera.

Overall Score
4.5


(18 Points)

4. VVHOOY 9 in 1 Universal Action Camera Accessory Bundle Kit Compatible with Gopro Hero 8/7/6/5/AKASO ...

User Ratings: 73 6

VVHOOY YT-CB-9 First Impressions

"Can't wait to use it."

When I do I'll post my findings here as well. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! Love the accessories and the bag. Amazing video quality and from something so small. I especially like it simplified design.

  • VVHOOY 9 in 1 Universal Action Camera Accessory Bundle Kit Compatible with Gopro Hero 8/7/6/5/AKASO EK7000/Brave 4/5/6/V50/APEMAN/Crosstour/Victure/Campark ACT74 Waterproof Action Camera
  • 【Universal Action Camera Accessories Bundle Kit】-Compatible With GOPRO HERO 8,7,Hero 6/5,AKASO EK7000/Brave 4/5/V50 pro/Crosstour/DBPOWER/Dragon Touch/SOOCOO/GEEKAM/Victure AC700 AC900/EKEN H9R/Lightdow LD4000 LD6000/APEMAN/Wimius/Zonko/Campark X20/X30/ACT74/ACT76/JEEMAK/DROGRACE WP350 WP200, and other gopro-style camera etc
  • 【Extendable Selfie Stick+Tripod mount adapter+Long Screw】-Work with all compact point and digital cameras that has self-timer and tripod. Adjustable Ball-head allow you to easily adjust angle, extends your reach when taking photos. Perfect for skiing, cycling,skating,surfing and other sports activities use
  • 【Action Camera Chest Harness Strap Mount+J-Hook Buckle】- Helps your Action Camera to have a shooting and recording steadily on the chest. Used in bicycle and auto-cycle riding,skiing boating, fishing,hiking,etc.
  • 【Handheld Floating Grip Mount+Long Screw】-Designed to keep your camera with a waterproof shell (not included)easy to float on the water.Bright yellow in the water and can easily be found,Great for use during surfing, snorkeling, swimming, and boating.
  • 【Camera Windshield Mount+Adapter+Long Screw Bolt】- The windshield suction cup mount hold the Camera steady,easy to attach and remove.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The VVHOOY YT-CB-9
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VVHOOY YT-CB-9 Final Thoughts

"This is the perfect setup."

Love VVHOOY, and this mount works great too. These are original VVHOOY YT-CB-9 batteries, and charger. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. Cost more than half the price of the drone. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses.

Overall Score
4.5


(32 Points)

5. Waterproof Action Camera, Underwater Waterproof Camera HD 1080P Sport Action Camera DVR Cam DV Video...

PPgejGEK SJ4000X First Impressions

"It's just amazing!"

The quality is decent for the size. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. These are original PPgejGEK SJ4000X batteries, and charger. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star.

  • Waterproof Action Camera, Underwater Waterproof Camera HD 1080P Sport Action Camera DVR Cam DV Video Camcorder with a Waterproof Casing and Camera Holder, 140°A+ HD Wide-Angle Lens (Black)
  • ☞ 100 Feet(30m) waterproof camera, With a waterproof casing,allow you to film 30 meters under water scene.Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Come along with tons of free accessories, you can transform it to fit various indoor and outdoor extreme activities
  • ☞ HD 1080P High definition screen that displays and replays fascinating videos recorded. HD screen display for convenient videos and image playback. Video Resolution: 1080P, 720P, WVGA
  • ☞ Supports multiple photo shooting modes:Single shot & Snapper. Shooting Mode : Single Shot / Self-timer (2s / 5s / 10s / Continuous Shooting) - Image Resolution: 10M / 5M / 3M / 2M / 1M
  • ☞ Detachble battery for easy replacement and help extend product lifespan. Super lightweight,small in size. Comes with lots of accessories, suitable for various situations, skiing, swimming, riding, etc.
  • ☞ Guarantee & Service: We offer you 100% risk-free satisfaction guarantee to let you buy with confidence.If for any reason you are not fully satisfied, contact us for the first time, we will do everything we can help. Including returns and exchanges.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PPgejGEK SJ4000X
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PPgejGEK SJ4000X Final Thoughts

"We love this camera!"

Very good customer service top notch. It can attach to his bike and scooter. The PPgejGEK SJ4000X is very easy to use. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. This is enough for most use cases!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. 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 Nikon 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 Nikon Action Camera as well. It was quick and I had no issues.

Overall Score
4.5


(762 Points)

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

Skyzone First Impressions

"Also great battery life."

For the price this is a great buy. Very good customer service top notch. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase.

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

"10/10 recommend."

The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

8. Shimano CM-2000 Data Linked Wi-Fi Ultra HD Sports Action Camera Waterproof Camcorder, Black

SHIMANO CM-2000 First Impressions

"Pretty fast charge time."

Good and authentic after replacement. The value of all the parts is incredible. The quality is decent for the size. These are original SHIMANO CM-2000 batteries, and charger. My friends are impressed by my work with this Nikon Action Camera.

  • Shimano CM-2000 Data Linked Wi-Fi Ultra HD Sports Action Camera Waterproof Camcorder, Black
  • Easy Operating LCD Screen; GPS function on your smartphone to configure pre-set sensor values and automatically records
  • Rain and Dust resistant; waterproof and dust proof performance that does not require any box
  • Clearly Record Off road riding; Image stabilizer to reduce vibrations
  • Record beautiful scenery in the dusk; High definition recording with fast lens
  • Capture the most exciting scenes with automatic data- linked recording; Suitable design for riding with compact body shape is less resistant to air
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SHIMANO CM-2000
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SHIMANO CM-2000 Final Thoughts

"My only gripe is the stand."

Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. So I definitely like this Nikon Action Camera as well. It is small and takes awesome pictures! Overall an okay Nikon Action Camera that is probably more hype. All features are the same but this is way cheaper.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

9. SHISHUO 4K WiFi Action Camera - 2 Inch Touch Screen Waterproof Sports Cam 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle...

User Ratings: 59

SHISHUO 3216565414 First Impressions

"First off the quality."

I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. The new form factor and weight are fantastic!

  • SHISHUO 4K WiFi Action Camera - 2 Inch Touch Screen Waterproof Sports Cam 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle and Accessories Kits (16 GB Micro SD Card included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SHISHUO 3216565414
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SHISHUO 3216565414 Final Thoughts

"It’s a total winner!"

This feature alone is the reason I bought the SHISHUO 3216565414. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. This accessory bundle for my SHISHUO 3216565414 has a ton of items. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

10. Action Camera 4K Smyidel 16MP Ultra HD WiFi Sport Camera 170° Wide View Angle Underwater Waterproof...

User Ratings: 42

Smyidel First Impressions

"It earns 4 stars."

Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Good and authentic after replacement. I think at this price range, this is a very good Nikon Action Camera to have. I am very happy that I did it. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines.

  • Action Camera 4K Smyidel 16MP Ultra HD WiFi Sport Camera 170° Wide View Angle Underwater Waterproof 30M 2.0 Inch LCD Screen with Remote Control and Mounting Accessories Kits Black
  • 【4K/30fps Ultra HD Resolution】 It delivers 1080p quality video and is lightweight and compact for increased portability when filming high-intensity activities. Super 4K Recording Save commentary using the built-in microphone. 1080P/30FPS video and 16MP photo resolution enables you to capture exciting moment for you.
  • 【Built -In WIFI 】 Before using WIFI function, please install"XDV" APP program on the smart phone.you can preview the shooting screen on the APP. Remote video,camera,file playback/download.delete and share. built-in Wi-Fi, allowing you to connect to the smart phone, tablet, computer and more to your friends, family or followers .
  • 【100FT Waterproof Camera】 Place your camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it, you can dive below 30 meters. This underwater camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, etc. 170° ultra-wide field of view allows to capture wider and see more, freely choose narrow, medium or ultra-wide view to suit any shooting conditions.
  • 【Wireless Wrist 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. Wireless range up to 10m(33ft), the remote is not waterproof. 900mAh batteries support recording 120mins under 1080p resolution
  • 【Warranty】 Smyidel 4k Wifi Action/Sport Camera can add up to 64GB Micro SD Card, easy for you to choose the extra storage capacity. We offer 12 months warranty, 30 days free return. Any questions about the product, please feel free to contact us.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Smyidel
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Smyidel Final Thoughts

"So I got the camera."

I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. This thing is solid as ever. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. I cant give the Smyidel enough stars.

Overall Score
4.1


(3 Points)

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