Editor's Choice - Our Favorite SHANREN Action Cameras

1. Shanren Pocket Time Lapse Camera, Full HD Wi-Fi Mini Camera, Magnet/Clip/Viscose/Sucker Buckle Best ...

SHANREN First Impressions

"My kids love using this!"

I'm looking forward to using this SHANREN . A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. This is a very well-made little camera. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture.

  • Shanren Pocket Time Lapse Camera, Full HD Wi-Fi Mini Camera, Magnet/Clip/Viscose/Sucker Buckle Best for Traveling, Cycling and Party
  • 【Producing time lapse and videos without a tripod】Pocket Mini Camera helps you record videos and take photos like never before, release your hands, it comes with a flexible Magnet/Clip/ Viscose/Sucker buckles allowing you to position it easily. Whether standing still for a stationary time lapse, or moving through your world for a hyper lapse, you can create smooth videos easily without a tripod. capture a beautiful sunset, traffic flow, Stream of people, crazy party and your lovely pets.
  • 【High Quality Videos and Photos】Pocket records beautiful Full HD video, takes high quality 8MP photos in the day or even in a dark environment, Control your Pocket with Shanren a tap of your finger. Smart shooting modes can be controlled and triggered by remote control from the Shanren video app on your smartphone. Four shooting modes: Camera, Video, Time Lapse, Short Video. Multiple Filters available. Supports up to 32GB micro SD card (not included).
  • 【Multi-function sport camera】: Waterproof case bundle available for Cycling, Skiing and Diving, Pocket is the lightest camera, weighs only 20 grams. Battery life up to 60 minutes continuous video recording. An integrated microphone allows onboard audio recording It’s the best choice to put it on your handlebar.
  • 【Perfect Vision】Bringing you highly stabilized imaging with all the benefits of a SONY sensor. 120° wide angle lens, capturing images as it goes while staying completely level.
  • 【Accessories】The basic package have 4 kinds of buckles includes: Magnet/Clip/ Viscose/Sucker Buckle, Waterproof case bundle available for Cycling, Skiing and Diving, there is waterproof case get 30% off on the accessory bundle when you buy together at check out.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SHANREN
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SHANREN Final Thoughts

"It is always in focus."

This accessory bundle for my SHANREN has a ton of items. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this SHANREN . It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. This feature alone is the reason I bought the SHANREN . And the image on the SHANREN itself is sharp and clear.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

2. USA Gear Action Cam Flexible Tripod Mount Stand with Bendable Wrapping Legs - Compatible with Garmin...

User Ratings: 81

USA Gear First Impressions

"Five Stars!"

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This thing is solid as ever. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Get a stainless steel tether.

  • USA Gear Action Cam Flexible Tripod Mount Stand with Bendable Wrapping Legs - Compatible with Garmin VIRB Ultra 30, Vivitar, REMALI 4K Ultra HD Sports Action Camera & More
  • FLEXIBLE TRIPOD MOUNT connects to your Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 , Vivitar Action Cameras & more
  • BENDABLE LEGS can be used to ensure stable shots on rough terrain, wrap around railings and fence posts, or even straightened out and used as a monopod-style hand grip
  • EASY 360-DEGREE ROTATION with the integrated ball-joint, while the locking quick-release plate means you'll always be ready to capture those epic handheld shots at a moment's notice
  • INCLUDES CONTOURED SMARTPHONE ADAPTER that is capable of safely securing phones between 2.0 and 3.4-inches wide
  • 3 YEAR MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY - the USA GEAR Action Mount Series combines value AND top-notch quality
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USA Gear Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

It is small and takes awesome pictures! But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. No need to spend hundreds on something else! The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines.

Overall Score
4.8


(5 Points)

3. GoPro HERO5 Black with Chesty (Chest Harness)

User Ratings: 69 12

GoPro First Impressions

"Its Genius!"

I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. The value of all the parts is incredible.

  • GoPro HERO5 Black with Chesty (Chest Harness)
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. Charger not included
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Provides an ultra immersive perspective
  • Perfect for skiing, cycling, motocross or paddle sports
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Very happy with this."

This is a very well-made little camera. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. Good and authentic after replacement. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. And the image on the GoPro itself is sharp and clear.

Overall Score
4.2


(3045 Points)

4. DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal with Carrying Case Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 32G...

DJI First Impressions

"It works fine."

Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Cost more than half the price of the drone. The quality is decent for the size. I will be ordering several more for my personal use!

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal with Carrying Case Starter Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme 32GB microSDHC Memory Card + Carrying Case for OSMO Pocket + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Gimbal Camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor; Compact 4.1 oz, 4.8" High Design
  • Up to 4K Video at 60 fps, up to 100 Mb/s; 12MP JPEG or DNG Raw Still Photos
  • Includes Lightning & USB Type-C Adapters; Connects to Smartphone as Larger Display
  • Optional Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Monitoring; POV, ActiveTrack & FaceTrack Modes
  • Standard Time-Lapse & Motionlapse; NightShot & Panoramic Modes
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"This cannot be disabled."

Video stabilization is astonishing. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. Love the accessories and the bag. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! I am very happy that I did it.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Studyset Firefly Q6 4K HD FPV Aerial Camcorder 120 Wide Angle Action Camera for ZMR250 QAV250 210 QA...

Studyset First Impressions

"Product is flawless."

Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. No need to spend hundreds on something else! It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize.

  • Studyset Firefly Q6 4K HD FPV Aerial Camcorder 120 Wide Angle Action Camera for ZMR250 QAV250 210 QAV180 Racing Drone
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Studyset Final Thoughts

"Its Genius!"

My friends are impressed by my work with this SHANREN Action Camera. Very nice package of accessories. Love Studyset, and this mount works great too. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

6. BOIFUN 4K 20MP Anti-Shake Underwater Action Sport Wi-Fi Camera with External Microphone Waterproof 4...

User Ratings: 80 4

BOIFUN SPC01 First Impressions

"It's just amazing!"

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. My friends are impressed by my work with this SHANREN Action Camera.

  • BOIFUN 4K 20MP Anti-Shake Underwater Action Sport Wi-Fi Camera with External Microphone Waterproof 40 Meters Remote Control and 20 Accessories (4k 20mp)
  • ULTRA HD 4K 20MP ACTION CAMERA and WIFI CONNECTION : Ultra HD 4K/30FPS and 20MP deliver high definition, crystal clear video and awesome quality image, which provide a highly reductive photographic experience for you. And Wi-Fi provides a seamless connection between your smart phone and BOIFUN action camera, then you can preview and download pictures videos on your phone, and share those wonderful moments to social media anytime .
  • EXTERNAL MICROPHONE and WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL : With the 2.5mm external microphone, action camera will capture your sound from all directions with crisp details easily. Then it could maintain the effect of Hi-Fi and noise reduction, which greatly enhance the audio quality. Equipped with a remote control , it’s possible to free your hands and record pictures or videos in the place where you can’t reach. Or just try different view to record your life.
  • EIS STABLIZATION ANTI-SHAKE and 40 METERS WATERPROOF : EIS(Electronic Image Stabilization) adopts Six-axis anti-shake technology to deliver steady and smooth videos, that ensures excellent experience in up to 4K/30fps resolution. Rugged waterproof camera case enables you to explore amazing underwater scenery. Therefor, please feel free to recording when you are cycling, travelling, hiking, jogging, swimming, surfing, fishing, skating, skinning, diving.
  • MORE FUNNY RECORD FUNCTIONS DESERVE to BE DISCOVERD : Besides 170 degree wide angle apply in car recording and large scene photographing. There are many interesting recording functions of BOIFUN action camera, such as time-lapse video, loop recording, slow motion, burst photo, and self timer . In this way, based on different shooting background, you can change different recording modes to make your pictures and video more funny.
  • LONGER BATTERY LIFE and 20 MOUNTING ACCESSORIES : 2X1200mAh batteries promise a longer shooting time. It is also convenient to provide a charging cable for camera charging. That means no need worry about missing out on your amazing moment! Because our batteries are rechargeable and replaceable. Beside, comes with 20 multifunctional universal accessories, BOIFUN enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, car, wrist, etc.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOIFUN SPC01
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BOIFUN SPC01 Final Thoughts

"This is the perfect setup."

The quality is decent for the size. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. This SHANREN Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! I cant give the BOIFUN SPC01 enough stars. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.6


(141 Points)

7. GoPro HERO8 Black Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Liv...

User Ratings: 79 6

GoPro AMZGOPCHDHX801D First Impressions

"I'm terribly impressed."

The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. More like I wanted plus more! I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today.

  • GoPro HERO8 Black Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live with Accessory Bundle + 2 Extra GoPro USA Batteries + Sandisk 64GB MicroSDHC U3 + Ritz Gear Reader
  • Streamlined design - The reimagined shape is more pocketable, and folding fingers at the base let you swap mounts quickly. A new side door makes changing batteries even faster, and the lens is now 2x more impact resistant.
  • HERO8 Black Mods - Vloggers, pro filmmakers and aspiring creators can do more than ever imagined—with quick-loading accessories like flashes, microphones, LCD screens and more. Just add the optional Media Mod to up yourcapture game.
  • Time Warp 2. 0 - Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move through an activity. And now, Time Warp automatically adjusts speed based on motion, scene detection and lighting. You can even slow down the effect to real time—savoring interesting moments—and then tap to speed it back up.
  • Hyper Smooth 2. 0 - Smooth just got smoother. Now HERO8 Black has three levels of stabilization—On, High and Boost—so you can pick the best option for whatever you do. Get the widest views possible, or boost it up to the smoothest video ever offered in a HERO camera. Plus, Hyper Smooth works with all resolutions and frame rates, and features in-app horizon leveling.
  • Live Burst - Record the moments 1. 5 seconds before and after your shot, so you can choose the best single frame for the perfect photo—or an awesome shareable video.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro AMZGOPCHDHX801D
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GoPro AMZGOPCHDHX801D Final Thoughts

"Love the layout."

Love GoPro, and this mount works great too. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. It can attach to his bike and scooter. For the price this is a great buy. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous!

Overall Score
4.5


(142 Points)

8. ISAW Edge 4K Ultra HD / 1080P Full HD Action Camera with LCD View-Finder Built-in Wi-Fi + Free ISAW ...

ISAW First Impressions

"Good picture quality."

No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. So I definitely like this SHANREN Action Camera as well. I am very happy that I did it. This feature alone is the reason I bought the ISAW .

  • ISAW Edge 4K Ultra HD / 1080P Full HD Action Camera with LCD View-Finder Built-in Wi-Fi + Free ISAW Viewer II App …
  • 170° Degree 7 x Elements Glass lens. Shoots video - Ultra HD 4K @ 10fps / Full HD 1080p @ 60fps
  • Sony Exmor 16MP Exmor image sensor / Time Lapse and Burst photos / Built-in Microphone to record crystal clear audio
  • Built in 1.5 inch LCD viewfinder / Built-in WiFi to stream your videos to ISAW Viewer II smartphone App
  • Durable & Waterproof to 131-Feet 40m in Waterproof housing (Waterproof Housing included). Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions.
  • Supports microSD cards up to 32GB (class 10 or UHS-1 required) Sold Separately.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
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ISAW Final Thoughts

"Buy more batteries."

Has loads and loads of accessories. It is easy to mount the ISAW on and it stays in place. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Love ISAW, and this mount works great too. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. DJI OSMO Action Cam Digital Camera Bundle with 2 Displays 36FT/11M Waterproof 4K HDR-Video 12MP 145...

DJI Osmo Action First Impressions

"The quality is unreal."

No need to spend hundreds on something else! So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! First off I would like to commend DJI. Cost more than half the price of the drone. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight.

  • DJI OSMO Action Cam Digital Camera Bundle with 2 Displays 36FT/11M Waterproof 4K HDR-Video 12MP 145° Angle, 128gb Micro SD Card, Card Reader, Must Have Accessories
  • Sold By DJI Authorized Dealer. Come with SanDisk 128GB Extreme Micro SD, VanCityUAV Cleaning Kit
  • DJI Osmo Camera Dual screens comes with 1. 4" front 300 pip screen and2. 25" back 325 pip screen
  • DJI Osmo Camera Dual screens comes with 1. 4" front 300 pip screen and2. 25" back 325 pip screen
  • Rocksteady stabilization technology combines EIS with complex algorithms deliver stable
  • Osmo Action Camera Comes 11m Waterproof, 8x Slow Motion under 1080p and 240fps. 2.5 inches, 1.6 inches, 1.3 inches
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DJI Osmo Action Final Thoughts

"Very well made rig."

This feature alone is the reason I bought the DJI Osmo Action. Amazing video quality and from something so small. Has a lot to offer at a good price. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam!

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

10. 50 in 1 Basic Common Action Camera Outdoor Sports Accessories Kit for Gopro Hero 8/7/6/fusion/5/Sess...

User Ratings: 73 2

kitspeed First Impressions

"Easily worth the money."

Amazing video quality and from something so small. Love the accessories and the bag. Video stabilization is astonishing. Overall, I think this a great SHANREN Action Camera. First off I would like to commend kitspeed.

  • 50 in 1 Basic Common Action Camera Outdoor Sports Accessories Kit for Gopro Hero 8/7/6/fusion/5/Session/4/3/2/HD/HERO+ SJ4000/5000/6000/Xiaomi Yi/AKASO/APEMAN/DBPOWER/Sony Sports DV and More
  • 【Head Strap Mount】 Features of the Head Strap Mount Fully adjustable to fit all sizes, the Head Strap is compatible with all GoPro cameras and great for keeping the footage clear while you shred .
  • 【Chest Strap Mount】Lets you wear all GoPro cameras (except Digital HERO 5 Wrist Camera) on your chest Comfortable, fully-adjustable design fits all shapes and sizes, including over large jackets Perfect mount for skiing, kayaking, biking, motocross, equestrian and other action sports Lets you capture your knees & skis on the slopes, or your bike frame & handlebars Easy way to share the filming with your friends.
  • 【360 Degree Rotation Glove-Style Mount】Creative Glove Style,As the camera is on your wrist, you can adjust the recording angle more conveniently.
  • 【 Floating Hand Grip】Whether you are deep sea diving, snorkelling, scuba diving, swimming, surfing or engaging in other water sports activities, it is the best choice of floating hand grip for you.. If you are not underwater you might even want to use the watertight compartment to keep a little something hidden and dry.
  • 【More accessories】The kit parts number up to 50, just like our main image described. Meet your different sports needs. It’s compatible with most of the action cameras like Gopro Hero 8/7/6/5/4/MAX, Apeman, DBPOWER and more.
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kitspeed Final Thoughts

"I just received my kitspeed ."

Has a lot to offer at a good price. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles.

Overall Score
4.6


(89 Points)

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