Editor's Choice - Our Favorite RunCam Action Cameras

1. RunCam Swift 2 600TVL FPV Camera Mini 2.1mm for Racing Drone FPV Drones 165 Degree 5-36V for Multico...

User Ratings: 76

RunCam First Impressions

"Well done."

Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Has loads and loads of accessories. I contacted RunCam customer service and they were amazing. I cant give the RunCam enough stars.

  • RunCam Swift 2 600TVL FPV Camera Mini 2.1mm for Racing Drone FPV Drones 165 Degree 5-36V for Multicopter Orange Swift2 with 1 PCS RGB LED BAR
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RunCam Final Thoughts

"Not even close."

This is high quality and you can tell. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. This is enough for most use cases! It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. These are original RunCam batteries, and charger.

Overall Score
4.3


(10 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated RunCam Action Cameras

2. RunCam Split 3 Nano FPV Camera FOV 165 Degree DC 5-20V M12 Lens 1080P HD Recording WDR NTSC PAL Swit...

User Ratings: 86

RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS First Impressions

"So I got the camera."

I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. No need to spend hundreds on something else! I'm looking forward to using this RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui.

  • RunCam Split 3 Nano FPV Camera FOV 165 Degree DC 5-20V M12 Lens 1080P HD Recording WDR NTSC PAL Switchable for FPV Racing Drone Black
  • New features: Stronger flexible ribbon cable and Optimize TV-OUT interference to reduce ripple.High Definition Display: 1080P/60fps HD recording & WDR FPV camera.
  • Wide Angle View: M12 Lens, FOV 160°beyond the wide angle for recording more wide and beautiful scenes.
  • FPV aspect ratio 16:9/4:3 switchable; PAL / NTSC switchable,Wide voltage (5-20V) Anti-drop SD card .
  • Image Sensor: Ultra light weight (10.5g) Low latency TV-OUT (40ms).
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS
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RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS Final Thoughts

"Cheers!"

This little camera will amaze you. This feature alone is the reason I bought the RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS. If you have a RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS, then you need this case. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.9


(9 Points)

3. RunCam Swift Mini 2 Mr. Steele Edition FPV Camera Black

RunCam First Impressions

"So I chose this one."

I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. It was quick and I had no issues. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. Has a lot to offer at a good price.

  • RunCam Swift Mini 2 Mr. Steele Edition FPV Camera Black
  • The RunCam Swift Mini 2 comes equipped with an integrated OSD and 5 One Touch Scene Settings.
  • Internally, the Swift Mini 2 is just as equipped as its predecessor, but now comes with an OSD and five preset image settings to fit any lighting condition you are flying in.
  • In addition to the five presets, it comes preloaded with Mr. Steele own personal settings as well as being in a sleek black color. It comes with a 2.5mm
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RunCam Final Thoughts

"The light."

Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. The device itself is fabulous. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. Good and authentic after replacement. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. AIRON Action Camera 4K 24 MP WiFi Underwater Camera Adjustable Wide Angle Waterproof Action Camera U...

User Ratings: 58

AIRON First Impressions

"Really enjoyed the AIRON ."

This is enough for most use cases! Great purchase and highly recommended. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I got this AIRON to record our trip’s adventure. I am very happy that I did it.

  • AIRON Action Camera 4K 24 MP WiFi Underwater Camera Adjustable Wide Angle Waterproof Action Camera USB Type C Charger
  • Ultra HD 4K 24 MP action camera and 2.0-inch HD screen, place your camera into the waterproof and dive below 40 meters.
  • Built-in WIFI to share wonderful pictures to social media in seconds .
  • Multiple functions: motion detection, Car mode, video lapse, slow motion, burst mode, axis gyroscope anti-shake etc.
  • Fisheye correction function, effectively improve the distortion angle, restore the image
  • Support up to 128G memory card. Dual channel stereo sound quality, listening to the clearest sound
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AIRON
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AIRON Final Thoughts

"And Wallah!"

I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

5. SmilePowo 42-in-1 Action Camera Accessorries Kit Mount for GoPro Hero 8 Max 7 6 5 4 3 3+ 2 1 Black G...

User Ratings: 71 4

SmilePowo 4332104005 First Impressions

"Did I mention."

First off I would like to commend SmilePowo. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing!

  • SmilePowo 42-in-1 Action Camera Accessorries Kit Mount for GoPro Hero 8 Max 7 6 5 4 3 3+ 2 1 Black GoPro 2018 Session Fusion Silver Insta360 DJI AKASO APEMAN YI Campark SJCAM XIAOMI (Carrying Case)
  • 【Perfect for Vlog, skiing, cycling, canoe and more other high speed sports activities】: Wrist strap (with 360 degree power clips), car suction cup mount, head strap, chest mount, tripod, selfie and floating handle grip can freindly connect your sport action camera like GoPro Hero 8 7 6 5 4 3/3+ 2 1 Black, GoPro Max Black, 2018 Session Fusion Silver White and more. The GoPro accessory kits can make it easier to capture immersive video and photo, and protect your camera stabler and safer.
  • 【360°Rotating Wrist Strap + Car Suction Cup Mount】: wrist strap features 360°rotation helps you adjust your capture angle. Car suction can help you attach your action camera to cars, boats, motorcycles and more to record your self-driving journey.
  • 【Chest Strap + Head Strap】: Fully adjustable to fit a wide range of body types,stably capturing hands-free footage with sports cameras. Get the first point of view videos and photos and enable you breath well during heavy activities and look around the world from the angle of your beating heart.
  • 【Lightweight Mini Tripod + 180 Degree Selfie Stick】: The mini tripod is compatible with smartphones, for maximum convenience. You can use it as a flexible tripod, or phone stand for reading, watching videos, or during long phone calls or video calls. The selfie stick helps you take perfect pictures every time and everywhere for self-timer, group shots and travel, but not recommended for extreme sports.
  • 【Floating Handle Grip + Floating Block + Large EVA Shockproof Carry Bag】: Floating handle grip and yellow block make it much easier to view the underwater scenery leisurely and never worry about losing your camera. Bright colors help you locate your camera quickly. The large black case can store all accessories, foam padding with pre-cut slots to hold your gear in place, keeps your GoPro and accessories safe, protected, and organized.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SmilePowo 4332104005
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SmilePowo 4332104005 Final Thoughts

"My only gripe is the stand."

The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case.

Overall Score
4.4


(1709 Points)

6. LETSCOM 4k60fps WiFi Action Camera Touch Screen Sports Cam 16MP Underwater Waterproof Video Recorder...

LETSCOM Q6H First Impressions

"Great decision!"

My friends are impressed by my work with this RunCam Action Camera. This action camera is amazing for the price! This is enough for most use cases! Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. Good and authentic after replacement.

  • LETSCOM 4k60fps WiFi Action Camera Touch Screen Sports Cam 16MP Underwater Waterproof Video Recorder, 170° Ultra Wide Angle,HD Travel Vlog Camera with Helmet Accessories
  • Ultra High Resolution: Shoots 4K/60FPS, 4K/30FPS, 2.7K/30FPS, 1080P/120FPS ultra HD video and 16MP high resolutions photo, delivering sharp and clear images. The intergrated distortion correction offers an extra option, recording video without fish-eye effect.
  • 2'' Touch Screen & Wi-Fi Connectivity: Operate your action camera and switch functions more convenient with the built-in touch screen. Wireless connectivity allows you to directly save photos and videos to your phone(via "DV KING 4K" App) and share your amazing moments online at real time.
  • IP68 Waterproof: The supplied IP68 waterproof case supports you to dive deep into the ocean up to 100ft with this sport camera, explore and capture more amazing moment of the mysterious underwater world with 170° wide angle lens.
  • Accessories Kits with Two Batteries: Comes with multifunctional accessories enable you to mount this action sports camera to helmets, bicycles, wrist, etc. 2 rechargable 1050mAh batteries extend your recording time up to 180 minutes (90 minutes for each). No worries for outdoor recording.
  • Featured Functions: slow motion, loop recording,time-lapse, burst shot, auto shoot, timer, exposure/white balance adjustment, Image rotation, HDMI output etc different modes and functions support you to discover and record the world on your own way.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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LETSCOM Q6H Final Thoughts

"Maybe several weeks."

And the image on the LETSCOM Q6H itself is sharp and clear. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. Very nice package of accessories. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had.

Overall Score
5.0


(15 Points)

7. DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Starter Bundle with Tripod...

DJI Osmo Pocket First Impressions

"Easily worth the money."

The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. These are original DJI Osmo Pocket batteries, and charger. First off I would like to commend DJI. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Starter Bundle with Tripod, PolarPro Mount, Cradle, 64GB microSD Card, Case, Cloth
  • KIT INCLUDES: DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld Gimbal Camcorder | USB-C Adapter | Lightning (iOS) Smartphone Adapter | Charging Cable | Cover | Polar Pro Tripod Mount for Osmo Pocket | FotoPro UFO 2 Flexible Tripod | Froggi 1/4" Cup Support + Adapter Multifunctional Expanding Switch Connection | SanDisk 64GB Extreme UHS-I U3 microSD Card | PGYTECH Carrying Case | Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • KEY FEATURES: 4K Ultra HD Recording at 60fps | 1/2.3-Inch Sensor | 1.55 Mu m Pixel Size | 140 Minute Max Battery Life | Compact, 3-Axis Mechanical Gimbal | T-Type Cooling System | FPV Mode | ActiveTrack Facial Tracking | 3x3 Panorama Photos | Motionlapse | Nightshot | Still Images at 12 Megapixels | Single-Handed Design | H x W x D 4.8” x 1.10” x 1.5” (121.9 x 28.6 x 36.9mm) | Weighs only 4.10oz (116g)
  • Osmo Pocket transforms all your life's moments into wonderful images. It snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80 deg. FOV and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100Mbps and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 Mu m for footage worth sharing every time. Osmo Pocket uses a small 3-axis mechanical handheld gimbal. It precisely adjusts for your movements in real time turning your video captures into a movie-like scene.
  • Osmo Pocket includes a Universal Port is the door to further creativity. This multifunctional expansion interface connects Osmo Pocket to your smartphone, as well as an ever-growing suite of accessories that sets you free to film in any way. For perfectly quiet performance, Osmo Pocket takes advantage of a fan-less, passive cooling solution that dissipates heat evenly, ensuring long-term performance and stability.
  • DJI Mimo editing suite was designed for all types of users to enhance their content with a professional touch. My Story lets you set the tone of your video with templates, filters, music and watermark stickers in a single tap. WARRANTY: DJI Authorized Reseller. Includes a DJI 1 Year Warranty (6 Months on Battery)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI Osmo Pocket
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DJI Osmo Pocket Final Thoughts

"This is great."

Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. I contacted DJI customer service and they were amazing. These are original DJI Osmo Pocket batteries, and charger. These are original DJI Osmo Pocket batteries, and charger.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Viview G40 Sports Video Camera Glasses - Outdoor - [email protected]/[email protected] IP55 Waterproof w/OTG Fun...

ViView G40B First Impressions

"It is always in focus."

The quality is decent for the size. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. Great purchase and highly recommended.

  • Viview G40 Sports Video Camera Glasses - Outdoor - [email protected]/[email protected] IP55 Waterproof w/OTG Function & Adjustable Lens- Four Colors (Carbon Black)
  • FHD VIDEO RECORDING: Viview G40D-ArmyGreen-Sunglasses FHD 1920×[email protected] video camera glasses, recording the beautiful things in life
  • 100% EFFECTIVEBLCKING UV: Real Full HD 1080P with Wide Angle Mini Camera Video for Outdoor Sports, and see objects more clearly (protects your eyes from the harmful UV rays).
  • EXTERNAL 64G TF CARD : It support TF Cards with storage space of up to 64GB. And the videos you’ve recorded on the TF Card can be watched on smartphones, computers and other electronic devices.
  • FREE YOUR HANDS: Smart video camera glasses with electric Image stabilization ,remote control, free your hands, Bring you a whole new technology experience
  • FUN FOR OUTDOOR: It makes Excelvan HD perfect for outdoor activities, such as driving, fishing, cycling, climbing and more.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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ViView G40B Final Thoughts

"Buy more batteries."

For the price this is a great buy. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. I just love this little camera! And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. I may have to pick up a second one at this price!

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

9. RunCam Swift 2 600TVL FPV Camera Mini 2.1mm for Racing Drone FPV Drones 165 Degree 5-36V for Multico...

User Ratings: 76

RunCam First Impressions

"Well done."

Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Has loads and loads of accessories. I contacted RunCam customer service and they were amazing. I cant give the RunCam enough stars.

  • RunCam Swift 2 600TVL FPV Camera Mini 2.1mm for Racing Drone FPV Drones 165 Degree 5-36V for Multicopter Orange Swift2 with 1 PCS RGB LED BAR
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam
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RunCam Final Thoughts

"Not even close."

This is high quality and you can tell. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. This is enough for most use cases! It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. These are original RunCam batteries, and charger.

Overall Score
4.3


(10 Points)

10. DJI OSMO Action 4K HDR Waterproof Action Camera with 2 Displays with Lowepro Dashpoint Hardshell Cas...

User Ratings: 64

The Tech Expert First Impressions

"I love this little guy!"

And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! I think at this price range, this is a very good RunCam Action Camera to have. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui.

  • DJI OSMO Action 4K HDR Waterproof Action Camera with 2 Displays with Lowepro Dashpoint Hardshell Case, Sandisk 64GB microSD Card Deluxe Kit
  • 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.
  • ALSO INCLUDED: LOWEPRO AVC II 60 Hardshell Action Case, Sandisk 64GB microSD Memory Card, 2-in-1 Card Reader and Cleaning Cloth. In the box: Osmo Action, Camera Frame, Flat Adhesive Mount, Quick-Release Base, Battery, Battery Case, Locking Screw, USB-C Cable
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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The Tech Expert Final Thoughts

"Upload your footage daily."

I'm looking forward to using this The Tech Expert . So I definitely like this RunCam Action Camera as well. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. The value of all the parts is incredible.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

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