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. DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal with Must-Have Action Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB mic...

User Ratings: 66

DJI First Impressions

"Cross your fingers."

I am very happy that I did it. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal with Must-Have Action Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card + Accessory Mount + Flexible Gripster Tripod + Suction Cup Mount + More
  • Gimbal Camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor; Compact 4.1 oz, 4.8" High Design
  • Up to 4K Video at 60 fps, up to 100 Mb/s; 12MP JPEG or DNG Raw Still Photos
  • Includes Lightning & USB Type-C Adapters; Connects to Smartphone as Larger Display
  • Optional Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Monitoring; POV, ActiveTrack & FaceTrack Modes
  • Standard Time-Lapse & Motionlapse; NightShot & Panoramic Modes
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Now they are fantastic."

These are original DJI batteries, and charger. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. I got this DJI to record our trip’s adventure.

Overall Score
4.3


(16 Points)

5. DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Starter Bundle with Tripod...

DJI Osmo Pocket First Impressions

"Easily worth the money."

The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. These are original DJI Osmo Pocket batteries, and charger. First off I would like to commend DJI. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Starter Bundle with Tripod, PolarPro Mount, Cradle, 64GB microSD Card, Case, Cloth
  • KIT INCLUDES: DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld Gimbal Camcorder | USB-C Adapter | Lightning (iOS) Smartphone Adapter | Charging Cable | Cover | Polar Pro Tripod Mount for Osmo Pocket | FotoPro UFO 2 Flexible Tripod | Froggi 1/4" Cup Support + Adapter Multifunctional Expanding Switch Connection | SanDisk 64GB Extreme UHS-I U3 microSD Card | PGYTECH Carrying Case | Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • KEY FEATURES: 4K Ultra HD Recording at 60fps | 1/2.3-Inch Sensor | 1.55 Mu m Pixel Size | 140 Minute Max Battery Life | Compact, 3-Axis Mechanical Gimbal | T-Type Cooling System | FPV Mode | ActiveTrack Facial Tracking | 3x3 Panorama Photos | Motionlapse | Nightshot | Still Images at 12 Megapixels | Single-Handed Design | H x W x D 4.8” x 1.10” x 1.5” (121.9 x 28.6 x 36.9mm) | Weighs only 4.10oz (116g)
  • Osmo Pocket transforms all your life's moments into wonderful images. It snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80 deg. 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 Mu m for footage worth sharing every time. Osmo Pocket uses a small 3-axis mechanical handheld gimbal. It precisely adjusts for your movements in real time turning your video captures into a movie-like scene.
  • Osmo Pocket includes a Universal Port is the door to further creativity. This multifunctional expansion interface connects Osmo Pocket to your smartphone, as well as an ever-growing suite of accessories that sets you free to film in any way. For perfectly quiet performance, Osmo Pocket takes advantage of a fan-less, passive cooling solution that dissipates heat evenly, ensuring long-term performance and stability.
  • DJI Mimo editing suite was designed for all types of users to enhance their content with a professional touch. My Story lets you set the tone of your video with templates, filters, music and watermark stickers in a single tap. WARRANTY: DJI Authorized Reseller. Includes a DJI 1 Year Warranty (6 Months on Battery)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Osmo Pocket
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DJI Osmo Pocket Final Thoughts

"This is great."

Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. I contacted DJI customer service and they were amazing. These are original DJI Osmo Pocket batteries, and charger. These are original DJI Osmo Pocket batteries, and charger.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. APEMAN A79 4K Action Camera 20MP WiFi External Microphone Remote Control Underwater 40M Waterproof S...

User Ratings: 71 5

APEMAN A79 First Impressions

"Battery life is not tested."

I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. Has a lot to offer at a good price. I am very happy that I did it. Overall an okay Nikon Action Camera that is probably more hype. The APEMAN A79 is very easy to use.

  • APEMAN A79 4K Action Camera 20MP WiFi External Microphone Remote Control Underwater 40M Waterproof Sports Cam for Yutube/Vlog Videos, PC Webcam
  • 4K 20MP ACTION CAMERA: APEMAN A79 Action Camera delivers ultra HD videos with 4K 30FPS resolution. Capture 20MP photo with EIS/ISO and advanced sensor. Enables you to store up every snow-covered landscape in skiing.
  • EXTERNAL MICROPHONE & USEFUL ACCESSORIES: The sports camera supports external microphone (included in accessories) for better sound recordings. Multiple mounting kits allows you shooting when biking, motorcycling, swimming, diving, snorkeling
  • REMOTE CONTROL & INSTANT SHARING: 2.4G remote control within 10M range. WiFi connect via APP, control the action cam or download files on phone. USB and HD out port for transmitting and playing files on PC or TV
  • 40M WATERPROOF UNDERWATER CAMERA: An improved waterproof case guarantees the cam underwater 40M, protects the cam for daily use
  • MULTI-RECORDING MODES: Time lapse Videos, Still Pictures, Slow Motion, Burst, Selfie Timer, Loop Recordings and Auto Mode
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The APEMAN A79
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APEMAN A79 Final Thoughts

"Everything is great."

The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. Overall an okay Nikon Action Camera that is probably more hype. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included.

Overall Score
4.4


(963 Points)

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

User Ratings: 77 9

DJI 1 First Impressions

"Now they are fantastic."

This accessory bundle for my DJI 1 has a ton of items. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Amazing video quality and from something so small. Has a lot to offer at a good price.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro (20 MP Hasselblad Camera) with Smart Controller and Fly More Kit Ultimate Bundle (3 Batteries, ND Filters, 128 GB Extreme Card, Charging Hub and More)
  • Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • The DJI Smart Controller is designed to maximize your outdoor aerial experience with its ultra-bright screen, intuitive controls, and portable size.
  • Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, low noise propellers, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, SD card support up to 128GB
  • Mavic 2 Pro Aircraft, Mavic 2 Smart Controller, 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries (total), Shoulder Bag (Doesn't Fit with Smart Controller), Charging Hub and Car Charger,Gimbal Protector, 5 pairs Propellers (total), Battery Charger, Power Cable, Communication Cable (USB3.0 Type-C),Spare Control Sticks (Pair)
  • Extra Accessories: Unique Design Hard Case for Mavic 2 Pro with Smart Controller, One Set of Dronemanhub ND Filters (ND 8, 16,32 and CPL),128 GB SanDisk Extreme microSD card, Sandisk adapter, 75 cm Landing Pad, SunlyLife Landing Gear, Anti-Scratch Tempered Glass and Lanyard Neck Strap for Smart Controller, and TFSTOYs Propeller Bag
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI 1
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DJI 1 Final Thoughts

"First off the quality."

If you have a DJI 1, then you need this case. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! My friends are impressed by my work with this Nikon Action Camera. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

Overall Score
4.4


(40 Points)

8. OhO Motorcycle Goggles, 4K WiFi Adjusted Action Camera Goggles UV ATV Off Road Dirt Bike Goggles

User Ratings: 48

OhO sunshine S6 WIFI SILVER First Impressions

"It is a great Nikon Action Camera."

This is high quality and you can tell. I got this OhO sunshine S6 WIFI SILVER to record our trip’s adventure. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

  • OhO Motorcycle Goggles, 4K WiFi Adjusted Action Camera Goggles UV ATV Off Road Dirt Bike Goggles
  • WiFi 4K LIVE STREAMING FEATURE: Live Streaming Video from Goggles to Mobile Phone by APP (Android & iOS). You Can Playback or Download Videos & Photos from Goggles to Your Mobile Phone, and Share with Social Media. OhO Goggles Capture Ultra HD Crisp and Clear Photos and Videos. Come with 32GB Micro SD Card, Support Maximum 128GB Memory
  • TWO BUTTONS OPERATION: One Button for Video Recording with Audio, One Button for Photo Taking or WiFi Live Streaming with LED Indicator Light inside the frame. The Battery in Goggles and Spare Battery is All Changeable and Rechargeable.
  • IMPACT RESISTANT FRAME: The Goggle Collection is Driven by Adventure. And That is Why We Have Developed a Line That is Designed to Go Beyond Everyday Boundaries. In The Harshest Conditions, When Everything is on The Line, We Know that Having a Trusted, Quality and Durable Goggle is Paramount.
  • HELMET COMPATIBLE: Very Comfortable to Wear and Compatible with Helmet, a Double Beading Layer of Silicon Coats Each and Every Goggle Strap to Ensure that Beanie or Helmet, Your Goggle will Stay Exactly where You Place It
  • FULL UV PROTECTION : All OhO Lenses Go Through a State-of-the-art Infusion to Ensure Your Vision is Never Compromised. Anti-Fog Molecules are Permanently Infused into the Lens Material so OhO Goggles Last Longer against the Elements. You Can't Wipe it off - Even if you try
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The OhO sunshine S6 WIFI SILVER
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OhO sunshine S6 WIFI SILVER Final Thoughts

"It is waaay undersized."

More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. This thing is solid as ever. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. When I do I'll post my findings here as well.

Overall Score
4.3


(38 Points)

9. Atomos Accessory Kit for Shogun Ninja Inferno & Flame

User Ratings: 89

Atomos ATOMACCKT1 First Impressions

"10/10 recommend."

It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. The device itself is fabulous. I think at this price range, this is a very good Nikon Action Camera to have.

  • Atomos Accessory Kit for Shogun Ninja Inferno & Flame
  • HPRC Hard Flight Case
  • 2.5mm Female to Dual 2.5mm Male Control Cable
  • 2 x NP-F750 5200mAh Batteries
  • Fast Charger
  • USB 3.0 Docking Station
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Atomos ATOMACCKT1
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Atomos ATOMACCKT1 Final Thoughts

"I expected that."

I cannot say enough great things about this Nikon Action Camera. So I definitely like this Nikon Action Camera as well. The quality and features were more than I expected. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Good and authentic after replacement.

Overall Score
4.9


(12 Points)

10. Xtech Camera ACCESSORIES KIT for GoPro HERO4 Hero 4, Hero3+ Hero 3+, HERO3 Hero 3, HERO2 Hero 2, HD ...

Xtech First Impressions

"This cannot be disabled."

No need to spend hundreds on something else! The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. It is easy to mount the Xtech on and it stays in place. I was shocked at how small this unit is. Has a lot to offer at a good price.

  • Xtech Camera ACCESSORIES KIT for GoPro HERO4 Hero 4, Hero3+ Hero 3+, HERO3 Hero 3, HERO2 Hero 2, HD Motorsports HERO, Surf Hero, GoPro Hero Naked, GoPro Hero 960, GoPro Hero HD 1080p, GoPro Hero2 Outdoor Edition Digital Cameras Includes: Medium size Custom Camera CASE + Hermetically Sealed Floating Bobber + GoPro Head Mount for Tripod and Monopods + 3 Flat Adhesive Surface Stickers and Mounts + 3 Curved Adhesive Stickers and Mounts + Helmet Front Mount + MORE
  • GoPro HERO Camera ACCESSORIES KIT includes the Essential Accessories that enable Capturing Extraordinary Photos and Videos with a GoPro HERO4 Hero 4, Hero3+ Hero 3+, HERO3 Hero 3, HERO2 Hero 2, HD Motorsports HERO, Surf Hero, GoPro Hero Naked, GoPro Hero 960, GoPro Hero HD 1080p, GoPro Hero2 Outdoor Edition Digital Camera.
  • Includes a Medium size Custom Fitted Camera Case with removable foam interior boxes designed to Customly shape the Case interior according to the desired content, the Case comfortably fits the GoPro Camera plus Commonly used Camera Accessories.
  • Includes a Hermetically FLoating Sealed Bobber, a great Accessory that enable capturing Extraordinary Photos and Videos Above and Underwater, The Floating Bobber is designed with Yellow color for easy spotting while in or above water.
  • Includes an Adjustable Helmet Mount designed to Attach onto a Helmet or a similar object, plus 3 Flat Adhesive Surface Stickers with Flat surface Mounts and a 3 Curved Adhesive Stickers with Curved Surface Mounts, The Adhesive can easily be removed with by heating object such as a Hair Dryer.
  • Includes a Remote control wrist strap a great Accessory for Filming while in motion + a Mini Adjustable Table Tripod, Lens Cap Keeper + 2 Screen Protectors and a Memory Card Wallet Case holder + a Deluxe Cleaning Kit and a HeroFiber Ultra gentle cleaning cloth designed for cleaning electronics and accessories.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Xtech
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Xtech Final Thoughts

"Go figure."

Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! Video stabilization is astonishing. Xtech wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. This Nikon Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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