Editor's Choice - Our Favorite SHIMANO Action Cameras

1. Shimano CM-2000 Data Linked Wi-Fi Ultra HD Sports Action Camera Waterproof Camcorder, Black

SHIMANO CM-2000 First Impressions

"Pretty fast charge time."

Good and authentic after replacement. The value of all the parts is incredible. The quality is decent for the size. These are original SHIMANO CM-2000 batteries, and charger. My friends are impressed by my work with this SHIMANO Action Camera.

  • Shimano CM-2000 Data Linked Wi-Fi Ultra HD Sports Action Camera Waterproof Camcorder, Black
  • Easy Operating LCD Screen; GPS function on your smartphone to configure pre-set sensor values and automatically records
  • Rain and Dust resistant; waterproof and dust proof performance that does not require any box
  • Clearly Record Off road riding; Image stabilizer to reduce vibrations
  • Record beautiful scenery in the dusk; High definition recording with fast lens
  • Capture the most exciting scenes with automatic data- linked recording; Suitable design for riding with compact body shape is less resistant to air
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SHIMANO CM-2000
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SHIMANO CM-2000 Final Thoughts

"My only gripe is the stand."

Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. So I definitely like this SHIMANO Action Camera as well. It is small and takes awesome pictures! Overall an okay SHIMANO Action Camera that is probably more hype. All features are the same but this is way cheaper.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

2. COOAU 4K 20MP Wi-Fi Action Camera External Microphone Remote Control EIS Stabilization Underwater 40...

User Ratings: 79 6

COOAU CU-SPC06 First Impressions

"All in all, A+."

I am very happy that I did it. Love the accessories and the bag. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today.

  • COOAU 4K 20MP Wi-Fi Action Camera External Microphone Remote Control EIS Stabilization Underwater 40M Waterproof Sport Camera Time Lapse with 2X1200mAh Batteries and 20 Accessories
  • 【Ultra HD 4K 20MP Action Camera】- This action camera adopts the newest upgraded chip, 7 layers of optical glass lens which bring ultra HD 4K videos and 20MP photos. Featuring rich video resolution: 4K/30FPS(others only 25FPS), 2.7K/30FPS, 1080P/60FPS, 720P/120FPS and so on, the sport cam will definitely offer you all vivid and incredible footage.
  • 【EIS Stabilization and 40M Waterproof】- Smart anti-shake program is embedded in the chip. Therefore video fluency and stability are greatly improved when you do some extreme sports, such as parachute jumping, skiing, playing ball, etc. Made of upgraded durable material, the case improves the waterproof level from 30M to 40M. Just enjoy scenery in deeper underwater world.
  • 【Built-in and External Microphone】- Comes with external microphone which helps a lot in places where there is much noise or it is inconvenient to collect sound, such as skiing, cycling and so on. 170° wide angle enables the camera to record more while shooting scenery or important moments.
  • 【Remote Control plus Wi-Fi】- You are able to control your camera remotely from 10 meters away with the remote control. Red button for photo taking and gray button for video recording. You do not need to hold the camera in your hands any longer. After downloading the App LIVE DV on your smart phone (iOS/Android) or tablet, you can control the camera on your devices, including changing settings, taking pictures, recording videos and downloading files.
  • 【Various Functions to Meet your needs】- This camera almost covers all the functions that you need or you can imagine. For example, loop recording, time lapse recording, slow motion, self-timer, burst photo, screen saver, upside down, white balance and so on. We also have professional after sales team to serve you.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The COOAU CU-SPC06
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COOAU CU-SPC06 Final Thoughts

"Excellent!"

Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this COOAU CU-SPC06. The quality is decent for the size. All features are the same but this is way cheaper.

Overall Score
4.5


(830 Points)

3. Sports Camera Sports Video 4K WiFi Action Cam 12 MP Underwater Camcorder HD 1080P and 2 Batteries 17...

SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869468 First Impressions

"Excellent!"

So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. Very nice package of accessories. Very good customer service top notch.

  • Sports Camera Sports Video 4K WiFi Action Cam 12 MP Underwater Camcorder HD 1080P and 2 Batteries 170° Wide-Angle Yellow
  • ✔ Ultra 4k and 170°HD wide-angle lens action camera: For filming every moment of your life, Capture breath-taking moments and footage of every adventure. 170 degrees ultra wide angle lens for shooting broader vision. Back-illuminated sensor with low-light sensitive night vision for shooting night scene perfectly, Share your world in a fantastic resolution.
  • ✔ It can be up to a depth of 30 meters, You can have a seabed tour and surfing, free shot, bringing amazing movement and enjoyable shooting experience, No any burden when rock climbing, diving and other extreme sports, vehicle-mounted recording, take pictures underwater, From your bike, your car, or screwed onto a helmet, home security, etc
  • ✔ Longer Battery Life and warranty and with a full set of equipment: Action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 900mAh batteries, each 900mAh battery can record up to 90 minutes. Support external high speed SD card max to 32GB.
  • ✔ Built-In WIFI wireless module: Effective distance up to 3-5meters, Apply on your phone or tablet, easily record videos and take photos, Android or IOS devices all supported.
  • ✔ The sport camera comes with a full three-year warranty, If you have any problems, Please contact us and we will take care of it immediately.
  • Batteries: 900 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869468
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SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869468 Final Thoughts

"See the pics yourself."

This action camera is amazing for the price! Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. The SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869468 is very easy to use.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

4. EZVIZ One Action Camera HD 1080P 60FPS WiFi Enabled (Grey)

User Ratings: 55

EZVIZ One (Grey) First Impressions

"Win win."

Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Cost more than half the price of the drone. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase.

  • EZVIZ One Action Camera HD 1080P 60FPS WiFi Enabled (Grey)
  • VIDEO RECORDING 1080P/60FPS, 720P/120FPS, 480P/240FPS.
  • CAPTURE BURST PHOTO at 16MP 5PFS or 5MP at 30FPS.
  • LONG BATTERY LIFE with up to 3 hours recording time on 720p/30FPS, 2.33 hours for 1080p/30FPS.
  • DURABLE AND WATERPROOF housing up to 131 feet (40m) while enjoying smooth video recording from an integrated G-sensor for image auto-flipping.
  • CAPTURE MORE ACTION with a 152° wide viewing-angle.
  • CONTROL AND SHARE with Wi-Fi connectivity to the EZVIZ Sports App.
  • ADAPTABLE with 1/4" mount that fits most action camera mounting brackets and accessories. Device accepts up to a 64GB UHS-1 micro SD card.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The EZVIZ One (Grey)
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EZVIZ One (Grey) Final Thoughts

"Definitely a good buy."

The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! The new form factor and weight are fantastic! It is small and takes awesome pictures! Video stabilization is astonishing.

Overall Score
4.1


(7 Points)

5. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam
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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)

6. DJI OSMO Mobile Bundle - Handheld Stabilized Gimbal with 32GB Micro SD Card, Case, Wrist Strap and M...

User Ratings: 72

DJI FBA_OSMO First Impressions

"First off the quality."

I contacted DJI customer service and they were amazing. Amazing video quality and from something so small. The camera and screen protectors are absolutely amazing! All features are the same but this is way cheaper. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous!

  • DJI OSMO Mobile Bundle - Handheld Stabilized Gimbal with 32GB Micro SD Card, Case, Wrist Strap and Micro Fiber Koozam Cloth (Black)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI FBA_OSMO
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DJI FBA_OSMO Final Thoughts

"Daughter loved it."

Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. Video stabilization is astonishing. These are original DJI FBA_OSMO batteries, and charger. Video stabilization is astonishing. Great purchase and highly recommended.

Overall Score
4.7


(9 Points)

7. Brotherhood HD Sports Helmet Action Waterproof Camera As Go Professional Underwater Camcorder Kit - ...

Brotherhood First Impressions

"Can't wait to use it."

I'm looking forward to using this Brotherhood . It was quick and I had no issues. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Video stabilization is astonishing. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs.

  • Brotherhood HD Sports Helmet Action Waterproof Camera As Go Professional Underwater Camcorder Kit - DSP:NT96650 + 1.5" LPS-TFT LCD + Bonus Battery + 140° Wide Angle Lens White
  • Pro Action Sports Camera 720p HD Waterproof to 100 Feet 90 Degree Lens w LCD Mount For Handlebar Pole Helmet & More
  • About accessories: This camera come with all kind of brand new accessories,includeding Waterproof Case,Helmet Mount,Clip,Adhesive,Bandage, it's conveniente for you to mount the camera anywhere.With this accessories, you can take this digital camera with you to swimming, hunting,diving,skiing, and running.You will never miss the wonderful moment anymore.The accessories compatible with all the gopro camera(Waterproof case not included). Also the camera will works with gopro accessories
  • Other function:This camera including 5 settings:They are Video,Photo,Burst Photo,Time Lapse,and Settings.And this camera supports loop recording,which means when your SD card is full,it will delete previous recording to make room for more,you can turn off this function in the settings.Micro sd up to 32GB (Not included)
  • Supports TF card up to 32GB: 8 hours videos in 720p or 5 hours in 1080p HDMI, USB, AV video output, available for connecting computers, TVs and projectors
  • If you are the man like photograph,this will be your good mate,if you are the man like sports,this will be your good partner.If you are the man like photograph and sports,this camera will be your best choice!Do not miss this fantastic digital camera!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Brotherhood
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Brotherhood Final Thoughts

"I expected that."

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. The quality is decent for the size. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. More like I wanted plus more!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Crosstour Upgraded CT8500 4K 20MP Action Camera WiFi EIS Waterproof 40M with External Microphone and...

User Ratings: 88 2

Crosstour CT8500 First Impressions

"Thank you!"

More like I wanted plus more! The device itself is fabulous. The device itself is fabulous. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Crosstour Upgraded CT8500 4K 20MP Action Camera WiFi EIS Waterproof 40M with External Microphone and Remote Control
  • 4K 20MP Ultra HD Action Camera - Professional 4K/30fps video and 20MP image, your Cross tour action camera can capture every detail of your wonderful outdoor adventures and present an immersive footage of you and your world.
  • External Microphone & Remote Control - External 2.5mm Microphone(Included), help you to captures sound from all directions with crisp details. Remote control help control your camera wirelessly. Red button for photo taking and grey button for video recording.
  • 131 Feet(40m) Waterproof Camera - The waterproof case this camera comes with is made of IP68 material. you can dive up to 131ft. Perfect protection from rocks, dust and scratches. Fill yourself with joy of beauties in snow, rain or underwater( diving, skiing, surfing).
  • Multi-functional Skiing Camera - Anti-shake feature offers every you a favour to keep the footage stable and smooth while enjoying sports. Time-lapse and loop recording modes bring you more options.
  • Built-In WIFI & HDMI Sports Camera - Just download App(Live DV) 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.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour CT8500
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Crosstour CT8500 Final Thoughts

"This is my first Crosstour."

Overall, I think this a great SHIMANO Action Camera. It is small and takes awesome pictures! I am very happy that I did it. The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. This SHIMANO Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started!

Overall Score
4.8


(155 Points)

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

User Ratings: 69 11

DJI First Impressions

"The light."

Good and authentic after replacement. The quality and features were more than I expected. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • DJI OSMO Action Cam Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36FT/11M Waterproof 4K HDR-Video 12MP 145° Angle Black with Extra Battery
  • Dual Screens 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. This durable, versatile action camera is jam-packed with advanced technology that lets you spend less time worrying about equipment and more time living the action.
  • RockSteady After years of providing advanced, reliable stabilization technology to filmmakers around the globe, DJI has gone one step further. RockSteady combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • More Dynamic Detail 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. Osmo Action packs a high-quality punch with 4K/60fps at 100Mbps video. This ensures your footage always matches the intensity of the moment while maintaining sharp details.
  • 11m Waterproof, -10℃ Temperature Resistant 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. Versatile batteries perform well even in extremely cold environments with temperatures as low as -10℃.
  • 【Quick Switch button, Voice Control】 The Quick Switch button ensures modes and settings are easily and quickly accessible. It has multiple capabilities including options that let you flip between the front and back screen, change modes, and select custom settings. Five voice commands make essential functions like filming, capturing photos, and powering down the device effortless.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Really enjoyed the DJI ."

Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. DJI wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features.

Overall Score
4.2


(37 Points)

10. DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo & DJI Goggles (Flame Red)

User Ratings: 75 4

DJI First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. So I definitely like this SHIMANO Action Camera as well. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo & DJI Goggles (Flame Red)
  • DJI's top priority delivery channel,direct fulfill by DJI
  • Foldable & Portable; 32 MP Sphere Panoramas
  • 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera,21-Minute Flight Time
  • 3-Directional Environment Sensing,SmartCapture,Advanced Pilot Assistance System
  • Immersive FPV, a pair of 1920×1080 HD screens and a head tracking feature, enabling you to look at the world from above
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"You don't need it."

Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries.

Overall Score
4.4


(24 Points)

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