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. APEMAN 4K Action Camera WiFi 20MP Waterproof Underwater Cam Ultra 170 Angel 2 Inch LCD Display /2 Re...

User Ratings: 53 8

APEMAN A80 First Impressions

"And Wallah!"

I'm looking forward to using this APEMAN A80. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! These are original APEMAN A80 batteries, and charger. This feature alone is the reason I bought the APEMAN A80. It is easy to mount the APEMAN on and it stays in place.

  • APEMAN 4K Action Camera WiFi 20MP Waterproof Underwater Cam Ultra 170 Angel 2 Inch LCD Display /2 Rechargeable Batteries/30M Waterproof Case/Carrying Bag/Full Accessories Kits
  • Brand New in box. The product ships with all relevant accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The APEMAN A80
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APEMAN A80 Final Thoughts

"10/10 recommend."

This action camera is amazing for the price! I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! I especially like it simplified design.

Overall Score
4.0


(291 Points)

5. Viview G40A Sports Video Camera Glasses - Outdoor - [email protected]/[email protected] IP55 Waterproof w/OTG Fu...

ViView G40D-ArmyGreen First Impressions

"Buy more batteries."

Has a lot to offer at a good price. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Great purchase and highly recommended. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize.

  • Viview G40A Sports Video Camera Glasses - Outdoor - [email protected]/[email protected] IP55 Waterproof w/OTG Function & Adjustable Lens- (Forest Green)
  • FHD VIDEO RECORDING: Viview G40D-ArmyGreen-Sunglasses FHD 1920×[email protected] video camera glasses, recording the beautiful things in life
  • 100% EFFECTIVEBLCKING UV: Real Full HD 1080P with Wide Angle Mini Camera Video for Outdoor Sports, and see objects more clearly (protects your eyes from the harmful UV rays).
  • EXTERNAL 64G TF CARD : It support TF Cards with storage space of up to 64GB. And the videos you’ve recorded on the TF Card can be watched on smartphones, computers and other electronic devices.
  • FREE YOUR HANDS: Smart video camera glasses with electric Image stabilization ,remote control, free your hands, Bring you a whole new technology experience
  • FUN FOR OUTDOOR: It makes Excelvan HD perfect for outdoor activities, such as driving, fishing, cycling, climbing and more.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ViView G40D-ArmyGreen
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ViView G40D-ArmyGreen Final Thoughts

"You don't need it."

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. If you have a ViView G40D-ArmyGreen, then you need this case. I cant give the ViView G40D-ArmyGreen enough stars. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! There is no need for me to buy extra batteries.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. DJI Phantom 4 Battery PRO Bundle, 2 Phantom 4 Batteries, Phantom 4 Charger with Cable, Phantom 4 Pro...

DJI First Impressions

"You can hook it on and go."

Captures all my adventures when I need it to. Cost more than half the price of the drone. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. Has loads and loads of accessories. It can attach to his bike and scooter.

  • DJI Phantom 4 Battery PRO Bundle, 2 Phantom 4 Batteries, Phantom 4 Charger with Cable, Phantom 4 Propeller Guards, CAMRISE USB Reader, CAMRISE Lanyard and 32GB MICROSD Card
  • DJI PHANTOM 4 BATTERY PRO BUNDLE
  • INCLUDES: 2 PHANTOM 4 BATTERIES, PHANTOM 4 CHARGER WITH CABLE, PHANTOM 4 PROPELLER GUARDS, CAMRISE USB READER, CAMRISE LANYARD AND 32GB MICROSD CARD
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Awesome camera!"

I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. Video stabilization is astonishing. This thing is solid as ever.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

7. WASPcam Camo Edition 9906 Action-Sports Camera, Camo

User Ratings: 85

Cobra 9906 First Impressions

"It's just amazing!"

But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I contacted Cobra customer service and they were amazing. So I definitely like this Nikon Action Camera as well.

  • WASPcam Camo Edition 9906 Action-Sports Camera, Camo
  • Brand: Cobra Electronics Corporation
  • Part Number: 9906
  • Wi-Fi Action Camera Camo
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Cobra 9906
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Cobra 9906 Final Thoughts

"Product is flawless."

So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! I am very happy that I did it. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

Overall Score
4.9


(9 Points)

8. DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with Deluxe Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 128GB microSDXC...

User Ratings: 72 5

DJI DJIOSMACTNDAB1 First Impressions

"It works fine."

The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I was shocked at how small this unit is. Has a lot to offer at a good price.

  • DJI Osmo Action 4K Camera with Deluxe Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 128GB microSDXC Memory Card + Carrying Case + Suction Cup Mount + Floating Handle + Flexible Tripod + More
  • 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, Wide f/2.8 Lens; Up to 4K60 Video, 12MP Still Photos
  • Up to 3200 ISO, HDR Support; Wide Dynamic Range in 4K30; Records to microSD/SDXC/SDHC Cards
  • RockSteady Digital Video Stabilization; Time-Lapse, Hyperlapse, Slow-Motion Mode
  • Waterproof to 36' without a Housing; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Support; Touchscreen Displays on Front and Back
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJIOSMACTNDAB1
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DJI DJIOSMACTNDAB1 Final Thoughts

"Can't wait to use it."

This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. I especially like it simplified design. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. This is high quality and you can tell.

Overall Score
4.4


(65 Points)

9. GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera w/ 32 GB Micro Memory Card

User Ratings: 78 7

K&M First Impressions

"Thank you!"

I think at this price range, this is a very good Nikon Action Camera to have. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. Video stabilization is astonishing. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera w/ 32 GB Micro Memory Card
  • This K&M Bundle Includes all Brand Name Accessories and Limited 1 Year Warranty
  • GoPro HERO7 Black Box Includes:Rechargeable Battery, The Frame for HERO7 Black, Curved Adhesive Mount, Flat Adhesive Mount, Mounting Buckle, USB-C Cable, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • GoPro HERO7 Black Features:4K60/50, 2.7K120/100 & 1080p240/200, 12MP Still Photos with Selectable HDR, HyperSmooth Video Stabilization, Direct Live Streaming to Facebook Live
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M
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K&M Final Thoughts

"Also great battery life."

I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. I just love this little camera! I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I am very happy that I did it.

Overall Score
4.5


(762 Points)

10. Vsysto Motorcycle Camera Front/Rear 2 Channels Lens Dash cam for Sports Bike/Motorcycle DVR Recordin...

User Ratings: 64

VSYSTO M2F First Impressions

"Cross your fingers."

Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

  • Vsysto Motorcycle Camera Front/Rear 2 Channels Lens Dash cam for Sports Bike/Motorcycle DVR Recording System with Full HD Front and Rear View Wide Angle 3.0'' LCD (1080P IMX323/waterproof case)
  • Motorcycle Dash Cam System: With Sony IMX323 Chip,Front and Rear both 1080P Resolution.150 Degree Wide Angle.3 inch Big LCD Screen. Great Night Vision for Motorcycle Rider. How to figure true 1080P: Playing Videos on Your Phone or Computer,Compare the Resolution. Small Screen can’t Express Well.
  • Without Charging All the Time. Professional Motorcycle Dash Camera is Power Supplied by Motorcycle Engine Directly.Customers do not need charge. Not worry about battery anymore.
  • Dual Super Lenses Motorcycle Security Camera: 7-full glass lenses, dual fish eyes camera and this's our best super camera now. Special designed for motorcycle/motorbike. Recording road situation well. Recording accident proof. Protecting Riders’ Safe
  • Loop Recording,G-sensor,Built-in Wifi,APP Share. Equipped with VSYSTO motorcycle Dash cam. With F1.8 large aperture to capture 30% more light and provide you with super night vision. You can share videos and pictures anytime.
  • We Provide Custom Service (custom opening screen picture),It is great gift for friends and families. What’s more, In some area, it is lawbreaking to take helmet camera when riding.
  • Batteries: 1 CR5 batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The VSYSTO M2F
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VSYSTO M2F Final Thoughts

"Ordered spur of the moment."

I cannot say enough great things about this Nikon Action Camera. It was quick and I had no issues. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. VSYSTO M2F wow is it nice when you come from a hero black.

Overall Score
4.3


(27 Points)

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