Editor's Choice - Our Favorite PHOTO4LESS Action Cameras

1. GoPro HERO7 Black Digital Action Camera with 4K HD Video 12MP Photos, SanDisk 32GB Micro SD Card, Ha...

User Ratings: 78 4

PHOTO4LESS CHDHX-701 First Impressions

"Don't take chances."

I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. Cost more than half the price of the drone. I'm looking forward to using this PHOTO4LESS CHDHX-701. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black Digital Action Camera with 4K HD Video 12MP Photos, SanDisk 32GB Micro SD Card, Hard Case - Gopro Hero 7 Accessory Bundle
  • This GoPro hero 7 Bundle with a Top Value Accessories Kit includes:
  • GoPro hero7: Hyper smooth video stabilization,waterproof without a housing to 33ft (10M),Voice control, 12MP, 4K, 60 fps.
  • SanDisk Extreme 32GB micro SD Card with Adapter - Medium Hard Case,with removeable foam is the perfect way to transport your GoPro cameras without worrying about damage.
  • Gopro Hero 7 Acsessories Kit: Be prepared for all adventures with this kit which includes, Photo4Less Spike Mount (Brown) Head Strap Mount, Chest Strap Mount,Floating Handle.
  • Flexible Tripod, Handheld Extendable Monopod, Tripod Mount, J-Hook Buckle Mount, Hi-Speed SD USB Card Reader.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PHOTO4LESS CHDHX-701
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PHOTO4LESS CHDHX-701 Final Thoughts

"It recharges quick."

The quality and features were more than I expected. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

Overall Score
4.5


(151 Points)

2. Gear Pro Ryder Action Camera, Hi-Resolution Full 1080p HD Video, 16 MegaPixel Images, Fold-Out 1.5''...

User Ratings: 54

Gear Pro GDV786GOR First Impressions

"I expected that."

I am very happy that I did it. Good and authentic after replacement. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. The quality and features were more than I expected. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

  • Gear Pro Ryder Action Camera, Hi-Resolution Full 1080p HD Video, 16 MegaPixel Images, Fold-Out 1.5'' LCD Display, with Waterproof Case and Helmet Camera, Orange
  • Records HD Video and Snaps Hi-Res Pictures - 1.5'' Fold-Out LCD Display Screen - GPS Navigation Tracking Software with Integrated Google Maps - Instantly Playback Images & Video - Anti Shaking Function for Image Stabilization - 360° Degree Adjustable and Rotating Camera Lens for Horizontal, Vertical, Angled Mounting - Wirelessly Snap Pics & Record Video via Remote Control - HDMI Mini Connector Port (Connects to HDTVs) - Take Pictures While Recording Video - Waterproof Case Safe in Depths up to 99' Feet - Easy Touch Button Controls - Easily Save and Transfer Files to PC - Built-in Rechargeable Battery - Up to 2 Hour Battery Life - Micro SD Card Slot Reader - Preview Media Files Instantly on the Display Screen - Charges via USB Port or Wall Charger (Included).
  • Built-in Speaker & Microphone for Recording Audio - Invertible Screen Display for Upside-Down Mounting/Recording - Up to 4X Digital Zoom Function - Included Gear Pro Ryder GPS Software - Exposure Value, White Balance, Light Frequency Settings Adjustments - LCD Displays Remaining Pictures & Record Time Available - Includes IR Remote: Wirelessly Snap Pics & Record Video - Universal Screw-Threading & Multi-Mount Options - Built-in G-Sensor Activates Video Recording Upon Accident/Collision - Multi-Language Support: English, Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Czech, Portuguese.
  • The Gear Pro Ryder GPS Software - Integrated Google Maps for GPS Navigation - Map Displays Traveled Route During Your Recording - Graph Display of Speed and Distance Traveled - Video Playback and Control Interface.
  • Snap Pictures: Capture Images in 5 or 16 Mega Pixels - 16MP (Pixels: 4618 x 3464) - 5MP (Pixels: 2592 x 1944) - High, Normal, Low Quality Selectable - Time Lapse (Automatic Photo) Timer Function - Auto Photo Taking: Choose Between 3, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds - Image File Format: .jpg. - Record Video: Video Capture in 1080p, 720p or VGA - 1080p (1920 x 1080) @ 30FPS - 720p (1280 x 720) @ 60FPS - VGA (640 x 480) @ 120FPS - Motion Detection Recording Ability - Anti Shaking Image Stabilization Assistance - Switchable Video Recording Modes: Normal and Loop - Loop Recording Length: 2 or 5 minutes - Video File Format: .mov
  • Technical Specs: Image Sensor: 5 CMOS Mega - Wide Angle Lens: F=2.4 (f=3.2mm) - 160° (1080p) - 170° (720p & VGA) - Battery: Lithium 1200mAh Li-Polymer - Infrared (IR) Remote Control Operation - Supports Micro SD Cards up to 32GB - Light Frequency Options: 50Hz, 60Hz - G Sensor Sensitivity Selectable: 4G or 8G - Date Stamp: On/Off - Camera Weight: 3.35 oz - Camera Dimensions (L x W x H): 3.85'' x 1.77'' x 1.37'' - Accessories Included: Waterproof Case, Helmet/Goggle Belt, 3M Adhesive Pads, USB and HDMI Cables, AC Wall Charger, Velcro Strap.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Gear Pro GDV786GOR
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Gear Pro GDV786GOR Final Thoughts

"Great pix."

Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I'm looking forward to using this Gear Pro GDV786GOR. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize.

Overall Score
4.1


(2 Points)

3. GoPro HERO7 Hero 7 Black with Accessory Bundle - Includes: Underwater Housing, 2X Spare Batteries, S...

User Ratings: 64 8

Fumfie CHDHX-701 First Impressions

"Working good so far."

Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. I just love this little camera! The device itself is fabulous. This accessory bundle for my Fumfie CHDHX-701 has a ton of items. I will be ordering several more for my personal use!

  • GoPro HERO7 Hero 7 Black with Accessory Bundle - Includes: Underwater Housing, 2X Spare Batteries, SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card, Travel Case & More
  • 4K60/50, 2.7K120/100 & 1080p240/200; 12MP Still Photos with Selectable HDR
  • HyperSmooth Video Stabilization; Direct Live Streaming to Facebook Live
  • TimeWarp Stabilized Time-Lapse Video; Waterproof to 33' without a Housing
  • Vertical Portrait Mode for Social Media; Intuitive, Smartphone-Like Touchscreen
  • Face, Smile & Scene Detection; 16-Command Voice Control
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fumfie CHDHX-701
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Fumfie CHDHX-701 Final Thoughts

"The features are great."

Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. I contacted Fumfie customer service and they were amazing. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
4.3


(18 Points)

4. GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled)

User Ratings: 67 9

GoPro CHDHC-101 First Impressions

"The result was pretty good."

Great purchase and highly recommended. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. This is high quality and you can tell. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place.

  • GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled)
  • Records stunning, immersive 1080p60 and 720p60 video
  • Captures 8MP single, Time Lapse and Burst photos up to 5 fps
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enables connectivity to the GoPro App or Smart Remote to adjust modes and settings, control the camera remotely, and view and share your content
  • Durable and Waterproof to 131’ (40m), designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions
  • Compatible Devices-microSDHC, microSDXC, microSD, SDXC, SDHC
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHC-101
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GoPro CHDHC-101 Final Thoughts

"Very happy with this."

The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. This is a very well-made little camera. I was shocked at how small this unit is. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
4.2


(647 Points)

5. GoPro HERO3: White Edition - (197'/ 60m Waterproof Housing)

User Ratings: 66 7

GoPro CHDHE-301 First Impressions

"You don't need it."

I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. Video stabilization is astonishing. I am very happy that I did it. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I was shocked at how small this unit is.

  • GoPro HERO3: White Edition - (197'/ 60m Waterproof Housing)
  • Professional quality video capture in 1080p 30fps, 960p 30 fpts, 720p 60 fps, and WVGA 60 fps
  • Built in Wi-Fi compatible with the GoPro app for Smartphones/Tablets; as well as the Wi-Fi remote (available seperatly)
  • 5 MP photos with 3 fps burst mode, and time lapse at .5, 2, 5, 10, 30, and 60 second intervals
  • 197’/ 60m Waterproof Housing with integrated flat lense housing
  • Compatible with LCD Touch BacPac, and 2nd generation Battery Bacpac, as well as backward compatible with all older generation bacpacs
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHE-301
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GoPro CHDHE-301 Final Thoughts

"Daughter loved it."

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. This accessory bundle for my GoPro CHDHE-301 has a ton of items. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

Overall Score
4.3


(690 Points)

6. Sport and Action Camera Touch Screen 1080P HD 4K WiFi Underwater 30M Cam with 170 Wide Angle Rech...

User Ratings: 61

SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869057 First Impressions

"You don't need it."

Cost more than half the price of the drone. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! This little camera will amaze you.

  • Sport and Action Camera Touch Screen 1080P HD 4K WiFi Underwater 30M Cam with 170 Wide Angle Rechargeable Battery DV Black
  • ✔Multiple shooting modes - 4k,2k,1080P,720P,VGA. Record your movements clearly. Plus a 170-degree wide-angle design. The scope of shooting is wider and the picture is wider
  • ✔Built-in 2.45 inch touch screen. Waterproof up to 98 feet underwater. Equipped with waterproof shell and can be directly touch screen waterproof shell. operating more convenient!
  • ✔1000mAH removable rechargeable battery. Absolutely no need to worry shooting time. Long-lasting battery life. And the camera supports up to 64GMicro SD
  • ✔Scan the two-dimensional code of the manual, you can download APP. Use the phone to connect WIFI. via the mobile phone controls the camera. The camera has anti-shake technology, shooting more stable
  • ✔Equipped with a full set of accessories. The tilting, rotating, flip - out screen lets you shoot over your head knee level or even self - portraits. And we promise 3 years warranty. So you do not have the worry about the quality
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869057
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SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869057 Final Thoughts

"Buy more batteries."

This is enough for most use cases! Very good customer service top notch. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

Overall Score
4.2


(4 Points)

7. 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
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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)

8. DJI OSMO Pocket Part 13 - Expansion Kit

User Ratings: 79 3

DJI CP.OS.00000005.01 First Impressions

"It is a great PHOTO4LESS Action Camera."

I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. And the image on the DJI CP.OS.00000005.01 itself is sharp and clear. I'm looking forward to using this DJI CP.OS.00000005.01. This accessory bundle for my DJI CP.OS.00000005.01 has a ton of items.

  • DJI OSMO Pocket Part 13 - Expansion Kit
  • DJI OSMO pocket part 13 - expansion kit
  • Precise gimbal control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.OS.00000005.01
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DJI CP.OS.00000005.01 Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! I think at this price range, this is a very good PHOTO4LESS Action Camera to have. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. If you have a DJI CP.OS.00000005.01, then you need this case.

Overall Score
4.6


(452 Points)

9. DJI OSMO Action Camera Bundle with Micro SD Card, Tempered Glass Screen Protectors, Carrying Case, a...

User Ratings: 63

DJI First Impressions

"I expected that."

I think at this price range, this is a very good PHOTO4LESS Action Camera to have. This is a very well-made little camera. Great purchase and highly recommended. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it.

  • DJI OSMO Action Camera Bundle with Micro SD Card, Tempered Glass Screen Protectors, Carrying Case, and Must Have Accessories (55 Items)
  • 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 stablization technology combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion.
  • More dynamic detail HDR 4K/60fps video recording capability, speed up to 100 Mb/s bit rate records.
  • Sold By DJI Authorized Dealer! Includes all accessories you will ever need for your DJI OSMO Action Camera.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Loving this purchase!"

More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. Love the accessories and the bag.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

10. GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos wit...

GoPro First Impressions

"Sound is not great."

On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. And the image on the GoPro itself is sharp and clear. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I was shocked at how small this unit is. I think at this price range, this is a very good PHOTO4LESS Action Camera to have.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos with Amazon.com $50 Gift Card as a Bookmark
  • HyperSmooth Video Stabilization - Get gimbal-like stabilization—without the gimbal. HERO7 Black predicts your movements and corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage
  • Time Warp Video - Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments
  • Gift card is also usable as a bookmark (6.5" x 2" x 0.1")
  • Gift Card has no fees and no expiration date
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Win win."

It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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