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. 2 x Rechargeable Action Camera Battery with USB Dual Battery Charger for 4K Action Camera

User Ratings: 51

ALOFOX First Impressions

"See the pics yourself."

Love the accessories and the bag. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. The device itself is fabulous. These are original ALOFOX batteries, and charger.

  • 2 x Rechargeable Action Camera Battery with USB Dual Battery Charger for 4K Action Camera
  • 【Two Standard Batteries】2 pcs Rechargeable 900mAh Batteries. fully compatible with ALOFOX action camera.
  • 【USB Dual Battery Charger】You can charge two batteries at a time.
  • 【Smart LED light】When the battery charge to display a red light, charged completely and turned to blue light
  • 【Enjoy Life】Your camera can always stay energized .You can enjoy the wonderful picture.
  • 【Included】Two batteries, One dual charger, One USB-Micro cord.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ALOFOX
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ALOFOX Final Thoughts

"Daughter loved it."

This little camera will amaze you. This feature alone is the reason I bought the ALOFOX . This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! When I do I'll post my findings here as well.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 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. 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)

7. DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with 64GB Basic Accessory Bundle - Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDX...

DJI DJIOSMACTNBAB2 First Impressions

"This is a great combo."

Love DJI, and this mount works great too. This is high quality and you can tell. For the price this is a great buy. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses.

  • DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with 64GB Basic Accessory Bundle - Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card (UHS-I / V30 / A1 / U3 / Class-10) + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • 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 DJIOSMACTNBAB2
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DJI DJIOSMACTNBAB2 Final Thoughts

"It worked great."

If you have a DJI DJIOSMACTNBAB2, then you need this case. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Andoer AN9000 WiFi Action Sports Camera 4K 16MP with 2 inch Touchscreen,170° Wide Angle Lens and Wa...

Andoer First Impressions

"I like the video capability."

It is easy to mount the Andoer on and it stays in place. First off I would like to commend Andoer. Very nice package of accessories. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller!

  • Andoer AN9000 WiFi Action Sports Camera 4K 16MP with 2 inch Touchscreen,170° Wide Angle Lens and Waterproof Case
  • Adopt for Allwinner V3 chipset and for Sony 179 CMOS sensor, high technology ensure excellent image quality and video smoothness.Support up to 16MP photography, with Timed / Auto/ Drama modes.
  • Enjoy more fun with Time Lapse/ Loop Recording/ Slow Motion shooting modes. Support 4K 25fps/ 1080P 60fps/ 720P 120fps stunning video recording, the image can be rotated.
  • 170° super wide angle HD lens offer a wider vision for group/more scene.The camera housing waterproof 40m, great for diving/swimming & etc water activities.
  • 2inch touchscreen for easy operation and real-time monitor; 4X digital zoom help to magnify scene from remote.Built-in WiFi, you can share photos with friends instantly.
  • Compact and small, with multiple mounting accessories and a portable hard case.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Andoer
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Andoer Final Thoughts

"I love this little guy!"

Also, the customer service is very good! I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

9. GoPro Hero 7 (Silver) Action Camera w/ 32GB Memory and Floating Grip Bundle

User Ratings: 78 7

K&M First Impressions

"Don't take chances."

This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Cost more than half the price of the drone. Overall, I think this a great Nikon Action Camera. If you have a K&M , then you need this case. This little camera will amaze you.

  • GoPro Hero 7 (Silver) Action Camera w/ 32GB Memory and Floating Grip Bundle
  • This Bundle Includes All Standard GoPro Accessories + Limited 1 Year Warranty
  • GoPro Box Includes: GoPro HERO7 Silver, The Frame for HERO7 Silver, Curved Adhesive Mount, Flat Adhesive Mount, Mounting Buckle, USB Type-C Cable, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Product Highlights: Record 4K30, 1440p60, and 1080p60 Video, Capture 10MP Photos at up to 15 fps, Built-In Video Stabilization, Vertical Portrait Mode for Social Media, 33' Waterproof without a Housing, Touch Zoom Framing via Intuitive 2" LCD, Voice Control, Time-Lapse Capture, Photo Timer for Individual/Group Selfies, GPS Performance Stickers & More
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M
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K&M Final Thoughts

"Daughter loved it."

And the image on the K&M itself is sharp and clear. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. I got this K&M to record our trip’s adventure. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included.

Overall Score
4.5


(762 Points)

10. Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angl...

User Ratings: 71 6

Crosstour CT7000 First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

The quality is decent for the size. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Crosstour CT7000. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

  • Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angle Sports Camera with 2 Rechargeable 1050mAh Batteries and Mounting Accessory Kits (CT7000)
  • FULL HD VIDEO AND PHOTO RESOLUTION - 12MP 1080P ensures you capture high quality pictures and videos every time. The 170° wide-angle lens allows you to capture more of your surroundings.
  • 30 METERS WATERPROOF PERFORMANCE - With the solid and durable waterproof case, you can dive into water up to 98 feet / 30 meters. Perfect for water sports, such as swimming, diving, surfing and so on. You can explore the unknown underwater world.
  • WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL CONNECTION - With Wi Fi you can connect your phone to directly operate the camera and video options using the “iSmart DV” APP. Besides, you can download, delete and view files.
  • 1080P HD VIDEO LIVESTREAM WEBCAM - This 1080P webcam enables you to have video chat or living streaming at a angle you like. And the 170°wide-angle lens of the camera will gives you a wider field of vision.
  • 2” LCD AND MOUNTING ACCESSORY KITS - A 2” LCD screen allows you to view videos or pictures more clearly. 18 multifunctional accessories enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist, etc. Great companion to shoot the exciting moment.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour CT7000
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Crosstour CT7000 Final Thoughts

"Pretty fast charge time."

It was quick and I had no issues. The quality is decent for the size. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling.

Overall Score
4.4


(2181 Points)

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