Editor's Choice - Our Favorite SmilePowo Action Cameras

1. 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.
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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)

2. DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Camera with 64GB SD Card Supports 4K Video

User Ratings: 66 9

DJI First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

It is small and takes awesome pictures! Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! Great purchase and highly recommended. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Overall an okay SmilePowo Action Camera that is probably more hype.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Camera with 64GB SD Card Supports 4K Video
  • Osmo Pocket does not include any SD cards in the box. Additional 64GB microSD Card with Adapter included (UHS 3; High-performance for 4K UHD video recording; Brand May Vary)
  • Additional 3.5mm Adapter allows the user to plug in an external 3.5mm microphone into Osmo Pocket for higher-quality sound recording.
  • Lightweight and Portable: As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory. 3-Axis Mechanical Gimbal: The Osmo Pocket camera is equipped with a remarkable 3-axis stabilized gimbal and a new algorithm that ensures a control accuracy of ±0.005° and maximum control speed of 120°/s.
  • Amazingly Powerful Performance: Osmo Pocket snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° 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 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • DJI Mimo: Osmo Pocket is meant for anyone with a story to tell, which is why we developed DJI Mimo. This dedicated app expands your imagination with editing tools and opens the door to a community that inspires your own visual storytelling.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Pretty fast charge time."

The quality is decent for the size. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this DJI . I cannot say enough great things about this SmilePowo Action Camera. The device itself is fabulous. The device itself is fabulous.

Overall Score
4.4


(16 Points)

3. Xtech SKI / SKIING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero ...

Xtech First Impressions

"Upload your footage daily."

I contacted Xtech customer service and they were amazing. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well.

  • Xtech SKI / SKIING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Black, Hero 3+ Hero3+ Hero 3 Silver, Hero 3 Black and for Skiing, Ski-Bobbing, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Rollerblading, Skating, Ice Skating, Roller Skating and other Similar Sports Activities Includes: Head Strap Mount + Selfie Stick Monopod Pole + Helmet Harness Mount + Chest Strap Mount + Camera Wrist Mount +MORE
  • Includes the Xtech GOPRO Hero SKI / SKIING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Black, Hero 3+ Hero3+ Hero 3 Silver, Hero 3 Black and for Skiing, Ski-Bobbing, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Rollerblading, Skating, Ice Skating, Roller Skating and other Similar Sports Activities.
  • Includes an Adjustable HEAD STRAP / Headstrap Mount Designed to fit all sizes + Chest Strap Mount that can be worn either directly over a body or over clothes + 2 J-Hooks.
  • Includes an Extendable 43” inch Selfie Stick Monopod Pole that conveniently fold back to 8” enabling to capture Extraordinary Photo and Videos in unique angles.
  • Includes an Attachable Helmet Harness Mount designed to Attach onto a Helmet or a similar objects + 3 Curved Adhesive Stickers + Curved Surface Mounts + 3 Flat Adhesive Stickers + Flat Surface Mounts.Camera Wrist Mount that attaches directly on the arm, a great accessory for hands free filming.
  • Includes Assorted Clips and Mounts + Remote Control Wrist Strap + Lens Cap Keeper + 2 Screen Protectors + Memory Card Wallet Holder + Mini Table Tripod + 7 Piece Deluxe Cleaning Kit + Ultra Fine HeroFiber Cleaning Cloth.
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Xtech Final Thoughts

"It earns 4 stars."

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. It can attach to his bike and scooter. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

4. Proscan Action Camera Underwater Waterproof 30M Camera with 2" LCD Wide Angle View 720P HD Sports Ac...

User Ratings: 32

PROSCAN pac2000 First Impressions

"Definitely a good buy."

These are original PROSCAN pac2000 batteries, and charger. If you have a PROSCAN pac2000, then you need this case. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. PROSCAN pac2000 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black.

  • Proscan Action Camera Underwater Waterproof 30M Camera with 2" LCD Wide Angle View 720P HD Sports Action Camera
  • 30 frames per second for nice images. Provide more resolution to capture fantastic moments, nice choice for beginner.
  • 【2” LCD & 30m Depth Waterproof】MountDog underwater camera with the larger screen allows you to shoot wider scenes and catch more amazing moment. With waterproof case, you can enjoy water sports, such as swimming, diving, surfing, snorkeling and so on.
  •  0.3 MEGA PIXELS CMOS SENSOR
  •  MICRO SD CARD(UP TO 32GB)
  •  DEFAULT RESOLUTION: 5.0MEGA PIXELS(2592X1944)
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PROSCAN pac2000 Final Thoughts

"Great SmilePowo Action Camera."

Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Overall an okay SmilePowo Action Camera that is probably more hype.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

5. Garmin Dash Cam 55 Wide-Angle Lens and Car GPS Location Data Driving Recorder Bundle with 64GB Memor...

User Ratings: 65 8

Garmin 010-01750-10 64GB Bundle First Impressions

"It’s worth it."

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Get a stainless steel tether. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. This SmilePowo Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! The pictures are captured in the swimming pool.

  • Garmin Dash Cam 55 Wide-Angle Lens and Car GPS Location Data Driving Recorder Bundle with 64GB Memory Card, Point and Shoot Field Bag Camera Case and Universal Screen Cleaner for LED TVs
  • Garmin Dash Cam 55
  • 64GB Ultra MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • Universal Screen Cleaning
  • Ultra-Compact Carrying Case
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Garmin 010-01750-10 64GB Bundle
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Garmin 010-01750-10 64GB Bundle Final Thoughts

"It earns 4 stars."

This is enough for most use cases! Very nice package of accessories. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. For the price this is a great buy. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize.

Overall Score
4.2


(46 Points)

6. GoPro HERO+ Action Camera (Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Enabled, 1080p Movie, 8MP Photo, Waterproof ...

GoPro CHDHC-101 First Impressions

"This is great."

So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! GoPro CHDHC-101 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. Amazing video quality and from something so small. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous!

  • GoPro HERO+ Action Camera (Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Enabled, 1080p Movie, 8MP Photo, Waterproof to 131’)
  • GoPro action camcorder takes crystal-clear video in a broad range of environments
  • Ideal for the amateur photographer or entry-level professional alike
  • Movie resolution: 1080p, Photo resolution: 8MP
  • 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
  • Waterproof action camcorder resists moisture at depths of up to 131' (40m)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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GoPro CHDHC-101 Final Thoughts

"Thank you!"

It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

7. REC-MOUNTS Picatinny Rail Mount Type1 for Sony Action cam FDR-X1000V HDR-AZ1 HDR-AS100V HDR-AS30V HD...

REC-MOUNTS REC-35LCNA2 First Impressions

"Maybe several weeks."

I contacted REC-MOUNTS customer service and they were amazing. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. It can attach to his bike and scooter. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked.

  • REC-MOUNTS Picatinny Rail Mount Type1 for Sony Action cam FDR-X1000V HDR-AZ1 HDR-AS100V HDR-AS30V HDR-AS200V [REC-B35-S-CN]
  • for Sony Action cam FDR-X1000V HDR-AS200V HDR-AZ1 HDR-AS100V HDR-AS30V HDR-AS20 or 1/4 UNC 20 Camera
  • for Left and right Type (Model number REC-B35-L-CN)       Up and down(high and low)Type (Model numberREC-B35-S-CN)
  • Material Aluminum(REC-B35) Adapter GP-CN-A2 (Aluminum&Razin)
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REC-MOUNTS REC-35LCNA2 Final Thoughts

"Very well made rig."

I was shocked at how small this unit is. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. It was quick and I had no issues. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Govision Pro1 Ultra HD Video Camera Sunglasses | Water Resistant Sunglasses Camera | 15MP Camera Gla...

GoVision GVGK004040 First Impressions

"It works fine."

I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. More like I wanted plus more! I don't consider these as cons, just my observations.

  • Govision Pro1 Ultra HD Video Camera Sunglasses | Water Resistant Sunglasses Camera | 15MP Camera Glasses | Wide Angle View, Unisex Design, Stylish, Water Resistant and Lightweight Frame | Titanium
  • ULTRA HD 720P VIDEO RECORDING: Amazing 720P Ultra Full HD Resolution Video with Audio, Very Comfortable to Wear and Widely Used When Cycling, Hunting, Fishing, Police, Traveling and Living, Perfect for Fast Action Shots and Recording
  • WATERPROOF FEATURE: GoVision Video Recording Camera Sunglasses is Water Protection Sunglasses,Available for all Kinds Water Sports Including Surfing, Water Moto Bike or Raining Weather etc.
  • Hands free Ultra HD Video Recording
  • Auto Focus / Light Adjustment
  • One Touch Operation
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GoVision GVGK004040 Final Thoughts

"This is my first GoVision."

No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Overall, I think this a great SmilePowo Action Camera.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

9. SJCAM Portable Carry Case for Camera, Soft Padded Camera Case/Bag, Anti-Shock Bag for SJCAM, Canon, ...

SJCAM Case-L- B First Impressions

"This cannot be disabled."

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. For the price this is a great buy. If you have a SJCAM Case-L- B, then you need this case.

  • SJCAM Portable Carry Case for Camera, Soft Padded Camera Case/Bag, Anti-Shock Bag for SJCAM, Canon, Go pro, Pentax, Hero, Panasonic & More, with Extra Dust-Proof Bag (Large Size of Camera Case)
  • Keeps your Camera and accessories safe, protected, and organized; Perfectly suitable for taking out like camping, climbing, hiking, etc.
  • Made of high quality EVA material, light weight & durable.
  • Outside Dimensions: 23*16*6cm; 6.9"(L) X 4.9"(D) X 1.8"(H).
  • Large Size of Original SJCAM sport camera case, suitable for SJCAM, Nikon, Canon, Go pro, Sony, Pentax, Hero, Olympus, Panasonic, Samsung & More Brand’s Action / Digital camera.
  • Multiple Accessory Pockets: Organize extra batteries, memory cards, lens caps, cables or other small accessories. With a extra Dust-proof Bag.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SJCAM Case-L- B
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SJCAM Case-L- B Final Thoughts

"So I got the camera."

We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! This SmilePowo Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! It is small and takes awesome pictures! It is small and takes awesome pictures!

Overall Score
5.0


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10. VTech Kidizoom Action Cam Case

User Ratings: 74 3

VTech 80-242900 First Impressions

"I just received my VTech 80-242900."

The value of all the parts is incredible. This works well enough, except when I want to use it. This is a very well-made little camera. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling.

  • VTech Kidizoom Action Cam Case
  • Take your Kidizoom Action Cam and accessories with you everywhere in this durable underwater camera carrying case
  • The outdoor adventure camera case has padded spaces to hold the camera and several action cam mounts
  • Zipper pockets for kids camera accessories and bike mount; camera for kids case is handy for holding USB cable, memory cards and more
  • Camera case has a handle and adjustable strap so you can safely take your camera everywhere; the case strap is detachable
  • Intended for boys and girls ages 4 to 9 years; Action Cam and mounts sold separately
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VTech 80-242900 Final Thoughts

"Now they are fantastic."

This SmilePowo Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! This accessory bundle for my VTech 80-242900 has a ton of items. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. The value of all the parts is incredible.

Overall Score
4.5


(78 Points)

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