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. OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Frame Acce...

User Ratings: 79

DJIParts First Impressions

"Just a thought."

I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. Get a stainless steel tether.

  • OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Frame Accessories Compatible with DJI OSMO Action Camera (PGYTECH Osmo Action Hand and Wrist Strap)
  • DJI Osmo Action Camera Captures Every Adventure in Stunning 4K Detail, Mavic 2, incredibly smooth content with Osmo Pocket, or heart-racing footage with Osmo Action, DJI offers a full suite of products for your creative needs.
  • Accessories include a mounting frame, a USB Type-C cable, a quick release base, a flat adhesive mount, a curved adhesive mount, and a connector screw for connecting the mounting frame to a compatible action mount.
  • Dual microphones with noise reduction technology and dual speakers; can input audio with an external microphone using the USB Type-C input.
  • This pocket-sized camera somehow manages to fit not only one, but two displays on its tiny frame. The back 2.25" 16:9 display has a crisp 640 x 360 resolution that covers the entire back of the unit. The front 1.4" 320 x 320 square display sits right next to the lens and allows you to preview your image while you're in the action or taking selfies. Both displays feature touchscreen control, saving precious housing space from those pesky old-fashioned buttons
  • With SnapShot you'll never miss a moment of the action. Press the shutter button to power on and begin recording in under two seconds. Pressing the shutter button once when the camera is in sleep mode or powered off engages preset shooting modes.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJIParts
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DJIParts Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

I think at this price range, this is a very good Nikon Action Camera to have. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. This accessory bundle for my DJIParts has a ton of items.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

5. Campark 4K Action Camera 16MP WiFi 30M Underwater Cam 170° Wide Angle with Remote 2 Batteries and M...

User Ratings: 63 7

Campark ACT67-32GB First Impressions

"Conclusion."

Also, the customer service is very good! The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Campark ACT67-32GB. I cant give the Campark ACT67-32GB enough stars.

  • Campark 4K Action Camera 16MP WiFi 30M Underwater Cam 170° Wide Angle with Remote 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit (32GB Memory Card Included)
  • 【4K 16MP ACTION CAMERA】 ACT76 Campark Action Camera delivers ultra HD videos with  Professional 4K 30FPS resolution. Capture 16MP photo with advanced sony sensor.With a wide angle 170 degree lens, you won’t miss out on any background details and the support of 32GB on an Micro SD card will let you store all your photos and videos right on the camera.
  • 【Wireless Remote Control】2.4GHz remote control within 8M range. WiFi connect via APP(XDV), control the WiFi action cam or download files on phone. Red button for photo taking and gray button for video recording. Quite convenient for you to take photos or record videos in places you can't reach.
  • 【Built-in Wi-Fi Sports Cam】With Wi-Fi connected, the camera is completely under your control in "XDV" APP. You can see what is displaying in camera without delay. Resolution setting, video recording, files deleting can be all realized. You are able to share your happiness to social medias.
  • 【30M Underwater Camera 】Adhering to the concept of environmental friendliness,this waterproof action cam case comes with is made of IP68 material.In addition to the waterproof case to take a photo underwater 98 feet deep, you will get helmet mount kit,4 zip ties, 3 straps, one bicycle mount and more. Perfect protection from rocks, dust and scratches. Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Take you to have a nice travel underwater world.
  • 【Longer battery life】Campark ACT76 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries.Please choose 5V/1A charger(no charger in package )The sports camera can last recording for 90 minutes when WIFI is turned on.No more worry about the recording time for this Action camera.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark ACT67-32GB
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Campark ACT67-32GB Final Thoughts

"Buy more batteries."

I may have to pick up a second one at this price! The whole outlook and vintage and nice. And the image on the Campark ACT67-32GB itself is sharp and clear. For the price this is a great buy. Very nice package of accessories.

Overall Score
4.3


(3078 Points)

6. Campark X30 Native 4K 60fps Action Camera 20MP with EIS Anti Shake Touch Screen WiFi Waterproof Came...

User Ratings: 60 8

Campark M5 First Impressions

"Can't wait to use it."

The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. For the price this is a great buy. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • Campark X30 Native 4K 60fps Action Camera 20MP with EIS Anti Shake Touch Screen WiFi Waterproof Camera 40m with 2 1350mAh Batteries, 1 Charger and Mounting Accessories
  • NATIVE 4K UHD VIDEO: Recording at professional 4K(3200x1800)/60fps, 4K(3840x2160)/30fps, 2.7K/30fps, 1080P/120fps, 720P/240fps, Campark X30 action camera captures high-quality ultra HD footages.
  • ANTI-SHAKING FUNCTION: Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) with 6-axis gyroscope detects position and motion changes, delivering steady and smooth videos even when shooting fast-moving and shaking objects.
  • WATERPROOF CAMERA UP TO 131FT: With the waterproof case, this underwater camera can dive up to 131ft (40M). The function of lens distortion correction can remove fisheye effect.
  • BUILT-IN WIFI AND TOUCH SCREEN: Download the app (DV King 4K) on your phone or tablet to control your sports camera and share your wonderful moments instantly. 2.0 inch Intuitive touch screen makes it easy to change settings and play back footage.
  • OPTIONAL VIEW ANGLE AND DUAL BATTERIES: View angle is adjustable among Wide/Middle/Narrow. This action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1350 mAh batteries, a charger and lots of accessories kits.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark M5
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Campark M5 Final Thoughts

"This cannot be disabled."

First off I would like to commend Campark. This is a very well-made little camera. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. This Nikon Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started!

Overall Score
4.2


(1131 Points)

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

Skyzone First Impressions

"Thank you Skyzone!"

I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. This thing is solid as ever.

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

"Buy with confidence!"

The Skyzone is very easy to use. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. I'm looking forward to using this Skyzone . Very good customer service top notch. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

8. AEE Silver 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera, Ultra HD 133 Feet Waterproof DV Camcorder with Touch Screen...

User Ratings: 70

AEE Technology AEE Silver First Impressions

"Good picture quality."

This action camera is amazing for the price! I am very happy that I did it. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. It is easy to mount the AEE Technology on and it stays in place. I got this AEE Technology AEE Silver to record our trip’s adventure.

  • AEE Silver 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera, Ultra HD 133 Feet Waterproof DV Camcorder with Touch Screen, 16MP Image Resolution, 140 Degree Wide Angle Lens with 4X Digital Zoom
  • 4K Action Camera with 4X Zoom: Sleek design couples with advanced sensors and electronics for excellent experiences in shooting fast-moving objects, create professional 4K 10fps vivid videos and 16MP incredible photos. Digital zoom ranges from 1X to 4X.
  • Bigger 1.8” LCD Touch Screen: Intuitive usage, big display shows everything crystal clearly and brightly, easy to change settings, switch shooting modes, preview and playback footage, etc.
  • Long Battery Life: Rechargeable 1050mAh battery can record up to 95 minutes, enough recording time for your action.
  • 133 Feet Waterproof: Design with durable waterproof case for withstand extreme environments, transform it for indoor and outdoor activities with sufficient accessories.
  • Easy to Share and Edit Photo and Video: Built-in WiFi, built-in Bluetooth and micro HDMI/USA/SD Card ports for sharing and editing your action in minutes. Just download App (AEE ZONE) on smartphone or Tablet PC to connect the action camera via Wi-Fi signal(ranges up to 33 feet).
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AEE Technology AEE Silver
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AEE Technology AEE Silver Final Thoughts

"All in all, A+."

It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. Very nice package of accessories. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

Overall Score
4.7


(4 Points)

9. DJI Osmo Action 4K HDR Waterproof Camera Essentials Bundle

User Ratings: 58

DJI DJIOSACESS First Impressions

"Pretty fast charge time."

I cant give the DJI DJIOSACESS enough stars. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! This little camera will amaze you. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. The value of all the parts is incredible.

  • DJI Osmo Action 4K HDR Waterproof Camera Essentials Bundle
  • Dual Screens: Whether you want to record your world from behind a lens or be the star of the show, Osmo Action's dual screens allow you to capture it all with the touch of a button. A vivid front screen lets you frame yourself effortlessly in any setting, while the back screen delivers a crystal-clear, hyper-responsive display.
  • RockSteady, Made to Move: RockSteady combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • More Dynamic Detail with HDR Video: Dramatically enhance the dynamic range of your footage when recording with HDR video. This shooting mode delivers natural transitions between light and dark areas, capturing rich details that are often lost in environments with complex lighting.
  • 11 M Waterproof: Sporting a watertight seal and a hydrophobic coating on the back touchscreen, Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion.
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJIOSACESS
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DJI DJIOSACESS Final Thoughts

"I have a DJI DJIOSACESS."

Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. This is a very well-made little camera. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. It is small and takes awesome pictures! I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good.

Overall Score
4.2


(6 Points)

10. 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)

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