Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Panasonic Action Cameras

1. Panasonic 4K video camera WX970M wipe takes lightweight 447g Brown HC-WX970M-T - International Versi...

User Ratings: 51

Panasonic HC-WX970M-T First Impressions

"Buy more batteries."

But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. More like I wanted plus more! For the price this is a great buy. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

  • Panasonic 4K video camera WX970M wipe takes lightweight 447g Brown HC-WX970M-T - International Version (No Warranty)
  • Dimensions: Height 7.3 × width 6.5 × depth 16.1cm (included battery when mounted) / body weight / when using mass: about 362g / about 447g (battery: when using the supplied battery pack)
  • Accessories 1: Battery pack (VW-VQT380-K), AC adapter, DC cable, HDMI micro cable, USB connection cable, shoe adapter, lens hood
  • Power (AC adapter): AC100V-240V (50 / 60Hz)
  • ※ Japanese manual included (product LCD monitor English / Japanese switchable)
  • Japanese manual URL (PDF): http://dl-ctlg.panasonic.com/jp/manual/hc/hc_w870m_wx970m.pdf
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-WX970M-T
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Panasonic HC-WX970M-T Final Thoughts

"Thank you Panasonic!"

First off I would like to commend Panasonic. Has loads and loads of accessories. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. I got this Panasonic HC-WX970M-T to record our trip’s adventure.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

2. DJI 2170 Carbon Fiber Reinforced Folding Propeller for E2000 Tuned Propulsion System (2x Counter Clo...

DJI First Impressions

"My kids love using this!"

These are original DJI batteries, and charger. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. So I definitely like this Panasonic Action Camera as well. The DJI is very easy to use. This feature alone is the reason I bought the DJI .

  • DJI 2170 Carbon Fiber Reinforced Folding Propeller for E2000 Tuned Propulsion System (2x Counter Clockwise Blade)
  • The 21-inch propeller is made of Ultra Carbon Pro, an advanced composite material, for lower rotational inertia in combination with high strength and stiffness. Their aerodynamic profile combined with optimized electro-magnetic design of the motor make the E2000 extremely energy efficient.
  • REQUIRES E2000 - 2170 Folding Propeller Adapter
  • In The Box: Blade (CCW) x 2; Screws pack x 1; Washers pack x 1 (Propeller Adapter NOT included)
  • Specification Diameter/Thread Pitch: 21 x 7.0 inch (533 x 178mm)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Great Buy!"

I think at this price range, this is a very good Panasonic Action Camera to have. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! This Panasonic Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! So I definitely like this Panasonic Action Camera as well.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. DJI Osmo Pocket - 4K/60FPS Handheld 3-Axis Action Camera with 64 GB Extreme microSD Card Ultimate Bu...

User Ratings: 78 7

FS TFSTOYS First Impressions

"Working good so far."

On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I cannot say enough great things about this Panasonic Action Camera. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket - 4K/60FPS Handheld 3-Axis Action Camera with 64 GB Extreme microSD Card Ultimate Bundle
  • Small size, weighs 116g and can let you film up to 140 minutes
  • With a 1/2.3-inch sensor, Osmo Pocket can shoot 4K/60fps video at 100 Mbps and photos at 12MP with a pixel size of 1.55μm.
  • 1-inch integrated touch screen provides a high quality live view as well as the ability to toggle through the various shooting modes, adjust settings, review footage and gain access to a full suite of creative features like ActiveTrack, Motionlapse, Panorama and FPV mode.In Stock, arrive before Christmas!
  • Osmo Pocket includes a universal port which allows the users to connect the smartphone as well as a wide range of accessories.
  • In the bundle: DJI Osmo Pocket with full DJI accessories, extra large hard case, extreme 64gb Memory card, Phone Adapter, mini Tripod, Osmo Pocket Holder et al
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FS TFSTOYS
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FS TFSTOYS Final Thoughts

"I expected that."

If you have a FS TFSTOYS , then you need this case. I cant give the FS TFSTOYS enough stars. I contacted FS TFSTOYS customer service and they were amazing. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. This accessory bundle for my FS TFSTOYS has a ton of items.

Overall Score
4.5


(86 Points)

4. Sport Action Video Camera Eyeglasses CBINHUANG Full HD 1080P WiFi IP Security Camera with Motion Det...

C.B.H CBINHUANG 3216565604 First Impressions

"Christmas gift."

These are original C.B.H CBINHUANG 3216565604 batteries, and charger. Has loads and loads of accessories. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. And the image on the C.B.H CBINHUANG 3216565604 itself is sharp and clear. I may have to pick up a second one at this price!

  • Sport Action Video Camera Eyeglasses CBINHUANG Full HD 1080P WiFi IP Security Camera with Motion Detection Alerts, App Live Video Viewing
  • Wifi Sport Action video camera it is fashion sports sunglasses people wore every day. With indicator lights inside, Supports both P2P and Wifi Connection and Loop video recorded.
  • Supports both P2P and Wifi Connection, let you enjoy stunning clear HD 1080P Live Video on your smartphone Android/iOS devices anywhere anytime. Support only 2.4G network.
  • Once motion is detected, CBHCAM Wifi Action Video Camera will send you push alerts notifications together with snapshots, telling you what matters most.
  • Sport wireless Camera Sunglasses, Full HD 1080P Nanny Camera supports Live video viewing and monitor. Adjust the resolution to get the best quality of videos and images is Easy
  • Wi-Fi IP portable action video Camera:You can share the video what you viewing to your friend when you outside , anywhere, anytime by your iPhone, iPad or Android device. Video camera with Micro SD Card slot Max support 128GB (not include )
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The C.B.H CBINHUANG 3216565604
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C.B.H CBINHUANG 3216565604 Final Thoughts

"Very happy with this."

We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Very nice package of accessories. It is easy to mount the C.B.H CBINHUANG on and it stays in place. Very nice package of accessories. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

5. DJI 2019 Osmo Action with Dual Touch Display 4K HDR Waterproof Camera with Free Sandisk 128GB Memory...

DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS First Impressions

"Which brings up the point."

The quality and features were more than I expected. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! Has loads and loads of accessories. This little camera will amaze you. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

  • DJI 2019 Osmo Action with Dual Touch Display 4K HDR Waterproof Camera with Free Sandisk 128GB Memory Card Essential Bundle
  • 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 DJIOSAC128GBESS
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DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS Final Thoughts

"Cheers!"

I got this DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS to record our trip’s adventure. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. The device itself is fabulous. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera HDR Video UAV with Fly More Kit, Platinum Bu...

DJI First Impressions

"This is the perfect setup."

Love the accessories and the bag. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. This accessory bundle for my DJI has a ton of items. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing!

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera HDR Video UAV with Fly More Kit, Platinum Bundle, Ipad Holder, Extreme microSDXC Card, Drone Case, Landing Gear and Signal Booster
  • Latest Flagship Drone: Powered by Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • Better Flying Experience: 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
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Mavic 2 Pro Aircraft, 3 Intelligent Flight Batteries, Shoulder Bag, Charging Hub and Car Charger,Gimbal Protector, Remote Controller, 3x Propellers (Pair), Battery Charger, Power Cable, Communication Cable (USB3.0 Type-C), USB Adapter, Spare Control Sticks (Pair), RC Cable (Lightning connector), RC Cable (Standard Micro USB connector), RC Cable (USB Type-C connector)
  • Extra Dealer's Choice Accessories: Tablet holder, 64GB SD card, Drone Hard Case, Landing Gear and Signal booster extender. Authorized Dealer, Full Manufacturer warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Fun camera for kids."

Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! Love the accessories and the bag. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. BlackVue DR900S-2CH with 32GB Micro SD Card with Power Magic Pro Hardwiring Kit Included | WiFi GPS ...

User Ratings: 57

Blackvue BV-KIT110 First Impressions

"It is always in focus."

The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. Good and authentic after replacement. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. Get a stainless steel tether.

  • BlackVue DR900S-2CH with 32GB Micro SD Card with Power Magic Pro Hardwiring Kit Included | WiFi GPS 4K Recording with Parking Mode
  • ✔ 4K Ultra High Definition Capture - 4x the Resolution of 1080p
  • ✔ Improved H. 265 Compression Codec - With this new compression, the DR900 is able to have it’s 4K video the same file size as a similar camera recording 1080P using H. 264 compression
  • ✔ Built-In GPS And Dual Band Wi-Fi - Change Settings and Review Video on the Fly! Simply connect to your Android or iOS device
  • ✔ Built-In Impact And Motion Detection - Lock in Event Recordings in case of an accident or event, without the fear of them being overwritten by Loop Recording. Parking mode, together with Motion Detection
  • Power Consumption - Avg. 380 mA (4.56 W at 12 V, when GPS is On and Wi-Fi is Off).Avg. 360 mA (4.32 W at 12 V, when GPS and Wi-Fi are Off)
  • ✔ BlackVue Over The Cloud Compatible - View Your Videos Anywhere in the World over the Internet (Hotspot required)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackvue BV-KIT110
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Blackvue BV-KIT110 Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. Very nice package of accessories. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

Overall Score
4.3


(7 Points)

8. MOTA Pro Live-5000 FPV Drone – One Touch Landing and Take Off Feature, HD Video with Live Stream B...

User Ratings: 50

MOTA PROLIVE-5 First Impressions

"Product is flawless."

I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. These are original MOTA PROLIVE-5 batteries, and charger. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker.

  • MOTA Pro Live-5000 FPV Drone – One Touch Landing and Take Off Feature, HD Video with Live Stream Bullet Points
  • All-new 6 rotor Y-Axis build, Pro Live-5000 functions include advanced One-Touch take-off and landing technology, live stream function reimagines service industries like surveillance, remote inspection, specialized training in outdoor sports and more
  • Mobile Integration – Our Pro Live-5000’s uses radio to stream, allowing for a seamless transition for businesses to begin using drones, adds to its reputation as a cost effective power quadcopter capable of streamlining industrial labor
  • Smaller than a piece of paper - Get a better view of tight spaces such as pipelines or ceiling areas of corporate offices. Industrial grade 360 mAh Lithium Battery gives this drone 6-7 mins of flight with video, and with a control range of up to 100 feet
  • Remote inspection using drones promotes safety and increases productivity. Personal trainers can help his or her trainee get a better idea of how to improve form. Coaches can take advantage of the bird’s eye views of team plays and perfect strategies
  • Package includes one rechargeable, manufacturer does not sell individual batteries, although there may be 3rd party batteries available. We recommend a pre-flight check as prompted through the manual to ensure proper flight. Camera view corners may be obstructed by propellers
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The MOTA PROLIVE-5
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MOTA PROLIVE-5 Final Thoughts

"Value for the money."

Get a stainless steel tether. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! Has loads and loads of accessories.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

9. DJI OSMO Action Camera with DJI Care Refresh, Comes 128GB Extreme Micro SD, with 2 Displays, 11m Wat...

User Ratings: 70 9

DJI AC001 First Impressions

"So exciting!"

The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. First off I would like to commend DJI. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. It can attach to his bike and scooter.

  • DJI OSMO Action Camera with DJI Care Refresh, Comes 128GB Extreme Micro SD, with 2 Displays, 11m Waterproof, 4K HDR Video, 12MP 145 Degree Angle (Black), with 128GB + Care Refresh (AC001)
  • Come with SanDisk 128GB extreme micro SD with adapter and DJI refresh care
  • DJI OSMO camera Dual screens technology comes with 1. 4" Front 300Ppi screen and2. 25" Back 325Ppi screen
  • RockSteady stabilization technology combines EIS with complex algorithms deliver stable and shake-free footage
  • Osmo action camera comes 11M waterproof, 8x slow motion under 1080P and 240Fps
  • Dynamic detail HDR 4K/60Fps video recording capability, speed up to 100 MB/s bit rate records
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI AC001
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DJI AC001 Final Thoughts

"Five Stars!"

This is high quality and you can tell. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! I cannot say enough great things about this Panasonic Action Camera. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. Love the accessories and the bag.

Overall Score
4.3


(771 Points)

10. POVO Action Camera 4K Sports Cam Wifi Helmet Cam Wide Angle Sensor DV Camcorder Underwater Camcorder...

User Ratings: 52 9

POVO First Impressions

"Very happy with this."

No need to spend hundreds on something else! It is small and takes awesome pictures! Very nice package of accessories. The POVO is very easy to use. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

  • POVO Action Camera 4K Sports Cam Wifi Helmet Cam Wide Angle Sensor DV Camcorder Underwater Camcorder with Remote Control & 3 Batteries & Waterproof Case & Mounting Accessories Kits
  • ★Super 4K HD Recording - This professional action camera provides professional 4K 30fps, 2.7K 30fps, 1080p 60/30fps, 720p 120fps Video and 12MP photos. enables you to capture exciting photos moments and ultra HD videos.
  • ★Wireless Control - This action camera is compatible with iOS and android system, allows you control the camera via your cellphone in real time. And the included wristband remote control can let you control the camera while installing it on your helmet. Remote control range up to 33 feet.
  • ★100FT Watterproof - This underwater camera comes with a waterproof case for underwater shooting .Waterproof rating is IP68, can be used underwater at 30 meters deep. Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc.
  • ★3 PCS Rechargable Batteries- This sports camera also comes with 3 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries, charging base and charging cable are included, and each b attery can upports up to 90 minutes recording.
  • ★Variety of Accessories - Multifunctional accessories enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist, etc. And the kits are available for most kinds of camera even Gopro. Any quality issues please feel free to contact with us.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The POVO
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POVO Final Thoughts

"Fun camera for kids."

First off I would like to commend POVO. Amazing video quality and from something so small. Also, the customer service is very good! First off I would like to commend POVO. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

Overall Score
4.1


(80 Points)

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