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 Phantom 3 Part #73 Camera(Sta) for P3 Standard(Sold by Authorized US Dealer-Ship from USA)

User Ratings: 72 10

DJI First Impressions

"I loved it."

Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. So I definitely like this Nikon Action Camera as well.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Part #73 Camera(Sta) for P3 Standard(Sold by Authorized US Dealer-Ship from USA)
  • This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, and may arrive in a generic box
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Fun camera for kids."

The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. Overall, I think this a great Nikon Action Camera.

Overall Score
4.2


(22 Points)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo & DJI Goggles (Onyx Black)

User Ratings: 75 4

DJI First Impressions

"This cannot be disabled."

Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. This Nikon Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. The quality and features were more than I expected.

  • DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo & DJI Goggles (Onyx Black)
  • DJI's top priority delivery channel,direct fulfill by DJI
  • Foldable & Portable; 32 MP Sphere Panoramas
  • 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera,21-Minute Flight Time
  • 3-Directional Environment Sensing,SmartCapture,Advanced Pilot Assistance System
  • Immersive FPV, a pair of 1920×1080 HD screens and a head tracking feature, enabling you to look at the world from above
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Well this was a surprise."

Overall, I think this a great Nikon Action Camera. These are original DJI batteries, and charger. Has loads and loads of accessories. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries.

Overall Score
4.4


(24 Points)

8. 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)

9. Campark Action Camera 4K WiFi Ultra HD Sports Cam Underwater Waterproof 30M 170°Wide-Angle Lens wit...

User Ratings: 63 7

Campark ACT76 First Impressions

"It looks brand new."

I contacted Campark customer service and they were amazing. It is easy to mount the Campark on and it stays in place. Video stabilization is astonishing. Campark ACT76 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Campark Action Camera 4K WiFi Ultra HD Sports Cam Underwater Waterproof 30M 170°Wide-Angle Lens with Remote Control 2 Recharge Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • 【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 ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark ACT76
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Campark ACT76 Final Thoughts

"Well this was a surprise."

You can shoot your videos and frame them later. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I'm looking forward to using this Campark ACT76. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. This feature alone is the reason I bought the Campark ACT76.

Overall Score
4.3


(3078 Points)

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

Skyzone First Impressions

"Cross your fingers."

Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. Very good customer service top notch. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. This is high quality and you can tell.

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

"First off the quality."

This is enough for most use cases! My friends are impressed by my work with this Nikon Action Camera. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

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