Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Quality Action Cameras

1. 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 Quality Action Camera. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.3


(6398 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Quality Action Cameras

2. 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 Quality 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 Quality Action Camera to have. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

Overall Score
4.4


(2427 Points)

3. Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angl...

User Ratings: 71 6

Crosstour CT7000 First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

The quality is decent for the size. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Crosstour CT7000. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

  • Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angle Sports Camera with 2 Rechargeable 1050mAh Batteries and Mounting Accessory Kits (CT7000)
  • FULL HD VIDEO AND PHOTO RESOLUTION - 12MP 1080P ensures you capture high quality pictures and videos every time. The 170° wide-angle lens allows you to capture more of your surroundings.
  • 30 METERS WATERPROOF PERFORMANCE - With the solid and durable waterproof case, you can dive into water up to 98 feet / 30 meters. Perfect for water sports, such as swimming, diving, surfing and so on. You can explore the unknown underwater world.
  • WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL CONNECTION - With Wi Fi you can connect your phone to directly operate the camera and video options using the “iSmart DV” APP. Besides, you can download, delete and view files.
  • 1080P HD VIDEO LIVESTREAM WEBCAM - This 1080P webcam enables you to have video chat or living streaming at a angle you like. And the 170°wide-angle lens of the camera will gives you a wider field of vision.
  • 2” LCD AND MOUNTING ACCESSORY KITS - A 2” LCD screen allows you to view videos or pictures more clearly. 18 multifunctional accessories enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist, etc. Great companion to shoot the exciting moment.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour CT7000
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Crosstour CT7000 Final Thoughts

"Pretty fast charge time."

It was quick and I had no issues. The quality is decent for the size. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling.

Overall Score
4.4


(2181 Points)

4. GoPro Hero

User Ratings: 64 9

GoPro CHDHA-301 First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

The value of all the parts is incredible. This is enough for most use cases! This accessory bundle for my GoPro CHDHA-301 has a ton of items. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • GoPro Hero
  • Stunning video quality: record gorgeous 1080p30 and 720p60 video;diverse photo capture: capture 5mp single, time lapse and burst photos up to 5 fps built in microphone: record audio with the built in microphone
  • Durable + waterproof to 131 feet (40 meters): Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions
  • Compatible with all GoPro mounts: 60+ mounts and accessories GoPro software: view and share your content
  • External memory: suppots microsd cards up to 32gb (class 10 or uhs 1 required) sold separately
  • Video quality: record 1080p30 and 720p60 video, diverse photo capture: capture 5mp single, time lapse and burst photos up to 5 fps built in microphone: record audio with the built in microphone
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHA-301
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GoPro CHDHA-301 Final Thoughts

"It’s a total winner!"

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. More like I wanted plus more! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.2


(2097 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Quality Action Cameras

5. GoPro HERO6 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP...

User Ratings: 68 11

GoPro CHDHX-601 First Impressions

"Great Quality Action Camera."

I'm looking forward to using this GoPro CHDHX-601. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Amazing video quality and from something so small. This little camera will amaze you.

  • GoPro HERO6 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos
  • Hero6 black automatically sends your footage to your phone where the app turns it into a quikstory an awesome edited video
  • With 4k60 and 1080p240 video, Hero6 black delivers 2x the performance compared to Hero5 black with an all new GP1 chip optimized for GoPro capture, Hero6 black delivers vastly improved image quality
  • With our most advanced video stabilization yet, Hero6 black captures super smooth footage, whether it’s handheld or mounted to your gear Hero6 black is waterproof to 33 feet (10 meter) without a housing
  • Now featuring touch zoom and an updated UI, the 2 inch display makes it easy to frame shots, change settings and play back footage
  • Featuring 5ghz wi fi, you can copy photos and videos over to your phone 3x faster than with Hero5 black; Note low or high temperature conditions may temporarily shorten the battery life or cause the camera to temporarily stop working properly
  • Batteries: 1 A batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHX-601
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GoPro CHDHX-601 Final Thoughts

"I am so glad I did!"

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This action camera is amazing for the price! I was shocked at how small this unit is.

Overall Score
4.2


(1743 Points)

6. GoPro HERO Session Waterproof Digital Action Camera

User Ratings: 64 9

GoPro CHDHS-102 First Impressions

"So exciting!"

Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. I got this GoPro CHDHS-102 to record our trip’s adventure. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place. No need to spend hundreds on something else! There is no need for me to buy extra batteries.

  • GoPro HERO Session Waterproof Digital Action Camera
  • Simple, grab and go operation with a compact, waterproof design and weight of just 2.6 ounce (74 grams), Hero session is the perfect camera for first time GoPro users
  • Easy one button control press the button once to power on the camera and begin capturing video or photos automatically
  • Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions, Hero session is waterproof to 33 feet (10 meter), no housing needed
  • Additional GoPro Hero session features + benefits below on item page; Hero session camera Supports up to 128gb; For the best results we recommend formatting your microsd card regularly; Does not have lcd display
  • Stunning GoPro video quality records stunning 1440p30, 1080p60 and 720p100 video; powerful photo capture captures 8mp single photos, 10 fps burst photos and 0.5 to 60 second time lapse photos
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHS-102
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GoPro CHDHS-102 Final Thoughts

"I have a GoPro CHDHS-102."

GoPro CHDHS-102 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. If you have a GoPro CHDHS-102, then you need this case. Love the accessories and the bag. I just love this little camera! More than you'd likely use an action camera for really.

Overall Score
4.2


(1380 Points)

7. Lightdow LD4000 1080P HD Sports Action Camera Kit - 30 Meter Underwater Waterproof 1.5 Inch LCD Scre...

User Ratings: 56 12

Lightdow FBA_LD4000 First Impressions

"Killer deal!"

Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Lightdow FBA_LD4000. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

  • Lightdow LD4000 1080P HD Sports Action Camera Kit - 30 Meter Underwater Waterproof 1.5 Inch LCD Screen 170 Degree Wide Angle Rechargeable Battery and Mounting Accessories (Black)
  • NOVATEK Original Chip - NT96650 Solution, Better Vision, Better Quality.
  • Fast, Powerful Photo Capture: Captures high-quality 12MP photos at speeds of up to 30 fps.
  • Support 12 mega pixel shooting,Camera up to 1080p/30 and 720p/30, boasting an immersive 170°wide-angle lens.
  • Durable + Waterproof to 98' (30m): Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions. Wearable + Mountable: Enables immersive self-capture during your favorite activities.
  • Backed with Lightdow's 1 year hassel free return & replacement warranty for Quality-Related issues.
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lightdow FBA_LD4000
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Lightdow FBA_LD4000 Final Thoughts

"Awesome camera!"

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.0


(1378 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 Quality Action Camera as well.

Overall Score
4.4


(1246 Points)

9. Campark X30 Native 4K 60fps Action Camera 20MP with EIS Anti Shake Touch Screen WiFi Waterproof Came...

User Ratings: 60 8

Campark M5 First Impressions

"Can't wait to use it."

The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. For the price this is a great buy. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • Campark X30 Native 4K 60fps Action Camera 20MP with EIS Anti Shake Touch Screen WiFi Waterproof Camera 40m with 2 1350mAh Batteries, 1 Charger and Mounting Accessories
  • NATIVE 4K UHD VIDEO: Recording at professional 4K(3200x1800)/60fps, 4K(3840x2160)/30fps, 2.7K/30fps, 1080P/120fps, 720P/240fps, Campark X30 action camera captures high-quality ultra HD footages.
  • ANTI-SHAKING FUNCTION: Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) with 6-axis gyroscope detects position and motion changes, delivering steady and smooth videos even when shooting fast-moving and shaking objects.
  • WATERPROOF CAMERA UP TO 131FT: With the waterproof case, this underwater camera can dive up to 131ft (40M). The function of lens distortion correction can remove fisheye effect.
  • BUILT-IN WIFI AND TOUCH SCREEN: Download the app (DV King 4K) on your phone or tablet to control your sports camera and share your wonderful moments instantly. 2.0 inch Intuitive touch screen makes it easy to change settings and play back footage.
  • OPTIONAL VIEW ANGLE AND DUAL BATTERIES: View angle is adjustable among Wide/Middle/Narrow. This action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1350 mAh batteries, a charger and lots of accessories kits.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark M5
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Campark M5 Final Thoughts

"This cannot be disabled."

First off I would like to commend Campark. This is a very well-made little camera. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. This Quality Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started!

Overall Score
4.2


(1131 Points)

10. Victure AC800 4K Ultra HD Action Camera, PC Webcam, 40M Underwater 170° Wide-Angle Lens Sports Came...

User Ratings: 77 5

Victure AC800 First Impressions

"Excellent!"

Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Victure AC800. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. It is easy to mount the Victure on and it stays in place. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included.

  • Victure AC800 4K Ultra HD Action Camera, PC Webcam, 40M Underwater 170° Wide-Angle Lens Sports Camera, Extra Outlet Charger for 2 1050mAh Rechargeable Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit Included
  • 【Ultra HD 4K Video 20MP Photos】- Equipped with a new generation of NT96660 chips, Victure AC800 action camera can record 4K high-quality video and 20MP photos. This underwater camera has a 2-inch LCD screen, so you can capture and enjoy outstanding visual videos and images.
  • 【2 IN 1 CHARGER】- Equipped with an original charger, Victure AC800 sports camera enables you to save time by charging 2×1050mAh batteries at the same time. It has 2 rechargeable batteries of 1050mAh capable of recording up to 180 minutes, which will allow you to keep capture wonderful scenes all the time.
  • 【170° Wide-Angle Lens Time-Lapse】- The 170°wide-angle lens offers a wide field of view and catch more amazing moments of your surroundings. Creating a Time-Lapse movie in HD will be amazingly easy with this magic camera.
  • 【131 Feets 40Meter Waterproof】- Equipped with a latest designed waterproof case, the action cam housing allows taking photos and videos while diving shooting up to 40 meters, ideal for water sports such as surfing, diving, snorkeling, swimming, sailing, etc.
  • 【Built-in WiFi and HDMI】- With the feature of built-in WiFi and HDMI, you can transfer photos and videos to your phone or TV by WiFi easily. Editing your recording videos and share them with friends and families to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram will be really time-saving.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Victure AC800
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Victure AC800 Final Thoughts

"Good picture quality."

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. This feature alone is the reason I bought the Victure AC800. I cannot say enough great things about this Quality Action Camera. I cant give the Victure AC800 enough stars.

Overall Score
4.5


(714 Points)

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