Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Outdoor Action Cameras

1. AKASO EK7000 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angl...

User Ratings: 69 7

AKASO EK7000 First Impressions

"This cannot be disabled."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Cost more than half the price of the drone. More like I wanted plus more!

  • AKASO EK7000 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle
  • 4K Ultra HD action camera. Professional 4K 25Fps & 2.7K 30Fps video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second for incredible photos, which is 4 times the resolution of traditional HD cameras.
  • Wireless wrist remote control sports camera. With a wrist 2.4G remote, you can capture the world in an all-new way. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video is convenient.
  • Longer battery life. AKASO EK7000 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries. Each battery can record up to 90 minutes. No more worry about the recording time for this Action camera.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi & HDMI, edit & share YOUR action in minutes. Just download App(smart DV) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Wi-Fi signal ranges up to 10 meters.
  • 100 Feet waterproof camera. AKASO EK7000 is designed to withstand extreme environments, together with durable waterproof case. With the accessories, transform it for indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO EK7000
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AKASO EK7000 Final Thoughts

"We love this camera!"

I got this AKASO EK7000 to record our trip’s adventure. Good and authentic after replacement. I got this AKASO EK7000 to record our trip’s adventure. I especially like it simplified design. This little camera will amaze you.

Overall Score
4.4


(11146 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Outdoor Action Cameras

2. Campark ACT74 Action Camera 4K 30fps WiFi Ultra HD Waterproof Sports Action Cam,Free Mounting Access...

User Ratings: 61 8

Campark ACT74 First Impressions

"Thank you Campark!"

I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! I cant give the Campark ACT74 enough stars. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it.

  • Campark ACT74 Action Camera 4K 30fps WiFi Ultra HD Waterproof Sports Action Cam,Free Mounting Accessories 2 Rechargeable Batteries Bikes Motorbike Snorkeling(Silver)
  • 【2-inch HD Display + Sony Sensor】Portable and easily to shoot or view real time video or picture.HDMI output. Excellent 170° wide angle fish-eye lens offer a wide field of view and can take much more stunning scenes of your world.
  • 【4K Ultra HD videos+16MP photos】Dynamic capture outstanding visual quality videos and pictures. makes moving image more smooth and greatly reduces ghosting.Built in Time lapse,Slow motion,Loop recording,Can be used as a security cam, dash cam. DVR. Allows to set ISO Sensitivity, Exposure Compensation, White Balance, Image Sharpness etc to get high quality images. Much clearer than the ordinary 12MP lens.
  • 【100 Feet(30m) Waterproof】with waterproof case, ideal for outdoor activities, like swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Perfect for water sports lover.
  • 【A lots of Accessories】Compatible for brand camera and market mainstream action camera.Attached to helmets, bike, surfboards, belt, arm band and other objects easily with Lots of accessories, mountable design for shooting the thrill of extreme activities.
  • 【Long Battery Life】Up to 240 minutes (Dual Rechargeable Lithium Batteries) shooting time,More Safe Guarantee with Campark: 45 days money back and 12-month warranty and professional after-sale service within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark ACT74
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Campark ACT74 Final Thoughts

"Now they are fantastic."

Video stabilization is astonishing. I cant give the Campark ACT74 enough stars. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I cannot say enough great things about this Outdoor Action Camera. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.3


(6398 Points)

3. AKASO V50 Pro Native 4K30fps 20MP WiFi Action Camera with EIS Touch Screen 100 feet Waterproof Camer...

User Ratings: 67 7

AKASO V50-Pro First Impressions

"It works fine."

The AKASO V50-Pro is very easy to use. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. Overall, I think this a great Outdoor Action Camera. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment.

  • AKASO V50 Pro Native 4K30fps 20MP WiFi Action Camera with EIS Touch Screen 100 feet Waterproof Camera Support External Mic Remote Control Sports Camera with Helmet Accessories Kit
  • SUPERB IMAGE QUALITY: Featuring 4K/30fps and 20MP image, your AKASO V50 Pro action camera can capture every detail of your wonderful outdoor adventures and present an immersive footage of you and your world.
  • ELECTRONIC IMAGE STABILIZATION: Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) with 6-axis gyroscope detects position and motion changes. When the camera tilts, moves, shakes or experiences impact, this action camera can still produce stable videos.
  • OPTIONAL VIEW ANGLE: You can adjust the view angle of this action camera according to your needs between Super Wide, Wide, Medium and Narrow. This action camera also has the distortion calibration feature, which offers image distortion improvements.
  • BUILT-IN WIFI AND HDMI OUTPUT: Just download App(iSmart Pro+) on your phone or tablet and connect it to this action camera, you can share your wonderful moment on social media instantly. With HDMI Port allows you to connect it to TV.
  • FREE VALUABLE ACCESSORIES: This underwater camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1100mAh batteries, chargers and remote control wristband and lots of accessories kits. The kits fit most cameras even Gopro.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO V50-Pro
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AKASO V50-Pro Final Thoughts

"Win win."

Love the accessories and the bag. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. I am very happy that I did it. I think at this price range, this is a very good Outdoor Action Camera to have. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

Overall Score
4.4


(2427 Points)

4. Victure AC900 4K 30fps Action Camera 20MP WiFi Touch Screen 30M Underwater Recording Camera Image St...

User Ratings: 80 5

Victure AC900 First Impressions

"My only gripe is the stand."

The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. Love the accessories and the bag. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! The value of all the parts is incredible.

  • Victure AC900 4K 30fps Action Camera 20MP WiFi Touch Screen 30M Underwater Recording Camera Image Stabilization Sports Cam with 2 1350mAh Rechargeable Batteries and Helmet Accessories Kit Included
  • 【4K Video 20MP Photo Resolution】- Victure AC900 action camera supports 4K, 2.7K, 1080P, and 720P videos, and has 20MP photo resolution. This helps you capture wonderful moments with your family and friends, and you can enjoy the crystal clear video when playback.
  • 【2-Inch Touch Screen Built-in WiFi】- With a 2-inch full HD touch screen, you can adjust the settings freely and record every memorable moment easily while doing sports. The action cam is compatible with both the Android and iOS systems. Simply download the YKJ app or FN Cam to your phone or tablet, you can view and share the video and pictures.
  • 【2*1350mAh Batteries Abuntant Mounting Accessories】- Equipped with two pieces of rechargeable 1350mAh batteries, the camera can record at least 2hrs. Also, the sports camera comes with a kit of accessories, so that you can freely enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities.
  • 【30 Meters Waterproof Adjustable Wide Angle】- Come with a waterproof case designed for the underwater world, you can dive below 98 feet 30 meters. It is ideal for water sports, including swimming, drifting, surfing, diving, etc. Adjustable up to170° wide-angle lens allows you to choose the best viewing angle according to your needs.
  • 【Adjustable Exposure Value Multiple Functions】- Support exposure value from +2.0 to -2.0, you can adjust the brightness or darkness in some specific conditions. It also supports multiple functions, such as anti-shake, 180° rotation, loop recording, burst photos, slow motion, time-lapse and so on.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Victure AC900
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Victure AC900 Final Thoughts

"Buy with confidence!"

When I do I'll post my findings here as well. It is easy to mount the Victure on and it stays in place. If you have a Victure AC900, then you need this case. It is small and takes awesome pictures! Captures all my adventures when I need it to.

Overall Score
4.6


(1673 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Outdoor Action Cameras

5. AKASO 4K Wi-Fi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle LCD ...

User Ratings: 66 8

AKASO EK7000 First Impressions

"It just what he wanted!"

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. This is high quality and you can tell. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. Very nice package of accessories.

  • AKASO 4K Wi-Fi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle LCD Screen/Remote, Royal Blue (EK7000BL)
  • 4K Ultra HD Action Camera. Professional 4K 25fps & 2.7K 30fps video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second for incredible photos, which is 4 times the resolution of traditional HD cameras. Capture and share your world in a fantastic resolution.
  • Wireless Wrist Remote Control Sports Camera. Featuring a wrist 2.4G wireless RF Remote Control, you can capture your world in an all-new way. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video are now ultra convenient-just press the button of the Remote Control. No more looking to your Sports Camera to start and stop recordings or snap photos. Full control your Sports Camera with the remote.
  • Longer Battery Life. AKASO EK7000 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries. Each 1050mAh battery can record up to 90 minutes. You will no more worry about the recording time for this action camera.
  • Built-In WIFI & HDMI, edit & share your action in minutes. Just download App(iSmart DV) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Then operate or review the images or videos via Android or iOS devices. WiFi signal ranges up to 10 meters.
  • 100 Feet(30m) waterproof camera. AKASO EK7000 is designed to withstand extreme environments. Equipped with IP68 waterproof case,durable waterproof to 100 Feet (30m).Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Come along with tons of free accessories, you can transform it to fit various indoor and outdoor extreme activities
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO EK7000
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AKASO EK7000 Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. The value of all the parts is incredible. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

Overall Score
4.3


(1360 Points)

6. AKASO EK7000 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angl...

User Ratings: 62 8

AKASO EK7000SL First Impressions

"Fun camera for kids."

Great purchase and highly recommended. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included.

  • AKASO EK7000 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle 2 inch LCD Screen/2.4G Remote Control/2 Rechargeable Batteries/19 Mounting Kits-Silver
  • 4K Ultra HD action Camera. Professional 4K 25Fps & 2.7K 30Fps video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second for incredible photos, which is 4 times the resolution of traditional HD cameras.
  • Wireless wrist remote control sports camera. With a wrist 2.4G remote, you can capture the world in an all-new way. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video is convenient.
  • Longer battery life. AKASO EK7000 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries. Each battery can record up to 90 minutes. No more worry about the recording time for this Action camera.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi & HDMI, edit & share YOUR action in minutes. Just download App(smart DV) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Wi-Fi signal ranges up to 10 meters.
  • 100 Feet waterproof camera. AKASO EK7000 is designed to withstand extreme environments, together with durable waterproof case. With the accessories, transform it for indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO EK7000SL
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AKASO EK7000SL Final Thoughts

"Value for the money."

Very good customer service top notch. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. This is enough for most use cases! More like I wanted plus more! I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.2


(1302 Points)

7. Campark X20 4K Action Camera 20MP with EIS Touch Screen Remote Control Waterproof Camera 30M 170° A...

User Ratings: 65 6

Campark X20 First Impressions

"This is my first Campark."

I got this Campark X20 to record our trip’s adventure. This is enough for most use cases! Has a lot to offer at a good price. The device itself is fabulous. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it.

  • Campark X20 4K Action Camera 20MP with EIS Touch Screen Remote Control Waterproof Camera 30M 170° Adjustable View Angle 2 Batteries and Accessories Kit Compatible with GoPro
  • 4K HD & 2.0" TOUCH SCREEN: Featuring 4K/24fps, 2K/30fps and 1080P/60fps video resolutions, the Campark X20 action camera records ultra HD videos and incredible photos; A 2.0" touch screen lets you quickly switch between modes to take the perfect shot and check your footage, while the 0.96" vice screen makes it easy to check camera status (mode/battery level/video length) while recording.
  • ANTI-SHAKING & ADJUSTABLE VIEWING ANGLE: Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) makes the X20 sports camera an excellent choice for recording fast-moving objects and outdoor activities, while you control the shot with wide (170°), middle or narrow angles.
  • SPORTS CAMERA WITH WIFI & REMOTE CONTROL: Edit and share your videos on your smartphone with the free “CamKing” app; The Campark X20 gives you a WIFI range up to 10 meters and the 2.4G wrist remote control makes it easy to control the camera while skiing, cycling, swimming, drafting, or any outdoor activity imaginable.
  • 100FT WATERPROOF CAMERA WITH VALUABLE ACCESSORIES: Included waterproof case keeps the 4K camera safe in water up to 100 feet; Included in the package is 2 batteries, remote control wristband, and an accessory kit comparable with a GoPro.
  • PERFECT GIFT FOR EVERYONE: The strong, small and lightweight Campark X20 is perfect for any occasion, making it easy to capture all the important moments with family and friends; The X20 comes with a 45-day refund policy,12-month warranty within 24 months, and professional after-sales service. Buy with confidence!
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark X20
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Campark X20 Final Thoughts

"Very well made rig."

Get a stainless steel tether. It was quick and I had no issues. Very good customer service top notch. Cost more than half the price of the drone. If you have a Campark X20, then you need this case.

Overall Score
4.4


(1246 Points)

8. Campark Action Camera X20 4K 20MP Touch Screen Waterproof Video Cam Underwater Camcorder EIS, Dual S...

User Ratings: 65 6

Campark FBA_ACT73R+BF513/FBA First Impressions

"Well this was a surprise."

So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. The quality is decent for the size. Very good customer service top notch. I just love this little camera!

  • Campark Action Camera X20 4K 20MP Touch Screen Waterproof Video Cam Underwater Camcorder EIS, Dual Screen, Remote Control
  • 【4K/20MP & SONY Sensor】 This sport camera records Ultra HD videos in professional 4K resolution and 20MP high quality photos of all your adventures. With built-in SONY sensor, this Campark X20 Action Camera will definitively give you the highest enjoyment.
  • 【UPGARDE Waterproof and IMPRESSIVE Image Stabilizer】 With the waterproof case, you can dive up to 30 meters (98ft) deep, and built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) makes it an excellent choice to shoot fast-moving objects, ideal for outdoor activities. Let your Campark X20 action camera take care of stabilizing your footage.
  • 【Built-in Wifi and 2.4G Remote Control】Download and install APP “CamKing” on your smart phone or tablet, it allows you to share photos and videos with your family and friends whenever and wherever you are. And with the 2.4G remote control, easy to control your action camera when skiing, cycling, swimming, drafting, etc.
  • 【2.0 Inch Touch Screen & 0.96’’ Vice Screen】Quickly switch between modes, take the perfect shot and check out your footage, you will have a wonderful experience with the touch screen. Vice screen for you easy to know the camera status (mode/battery level/lasting time) when recording.
  • 【Various Photo and Video Modes】 Awesome modes like time lapse, motion detection, car mode, underwater mode and loop recording will satisfy you in all aspects. (Carry case is not included.)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark FBA_ACT73R+BF513/FBA
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Campark FBA_ACT73R+BF513/FBA Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

The device itself is fabulous. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! More like I wanted plus more! There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. So I definitely like this Outdoor Action Camera as well.

Overall Score
4.4


(1246 Points)

9. 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 Outdoor Action Camera. Overall an okay Outdoor Action Camera that is probably more hype.

Overall Score
4.3


(1101 Points)

10. 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 Outdoor Action Camera. Overall an okay Outdoor Action Camera that is probably more hype.

Overall Score
4.3


(1101 Points)

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