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.
  • 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)

2. 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)
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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.

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5.0


(3 Points)

3. Dragon Touch Kids Action Camera 1080P Waterproof Camcorder Video Sports Cam Underwater with Remote f...

User Ratings: 63 13

Dragon Touch SY0044 First Impressions

"Upload your footage daily."

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I especially like it simplified design. This feature alone is the reason I bought the Dragon Touch SY0044. Cost more than half the price of the drone. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another.

  • Dragon Touch Kids Action Camera 1080P Waterproof Camcorder Video Sports Cam Underwater with Remote for Children Holiday Learn Camera Toy Vision 1
  • 1080P action camera for kids: this kids camera is versatile to capture all the adventures for your kids. With the waterproof case, No worries for underwater sports up to 98 feet. Kids could take it to swim or snorkeling and record their adventures in 1080P.
  • Included mounts transform the action camera to be used in all the sports kids love. Attach the camera to bikes, skateboards, helmets, and more. For water sports, just install the waterproof case.
  • Kids camera with remote (splash proof only, not waterproof). kids can control the action camera with the included remote. More convenient when the camera is mounted on somewhere without reach.
  • Sports camera with 2 inch LCD screen: Featuring a 2 inch LCD display and the ability to take videos, photos, and real time view on what has been taken on the underwater camera.
  • Long battery life: This waterproof camera comes with a 900 mash battery, with continuous photo-taking and recording time of up to 4 hours. Best gifts for kids age 7+
  • Batteries: 11 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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Dragon Touch SY0044 Final Thoughts

"The result was pretty good."

This SmilePowo Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! I was shocked at how small this unit is. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

Overall Score
4.1


(125 Points)

4. Panasonic 4K video camera WX970M wipe takes lightweight 447g Brown HC-WX970M-T - International Versi...

User Ratings: 51

Panasonic HC-WX970M-T First Impressions

"Buy more batteries."

But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. More like I wanted plus more! For the price this is a great buy. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

  • Panasonic 4K video camera WX970M wipe takes lightweight 447g Brown HC-WX970M-T - International Version (No Warranty)
  • Dimensions: Height 7.3 × width 6.5 × depth 16.1cm (included battery when mounted) / body weight / when using mass: about 362g / about 447g (battery: when using the supplied battery pack)
  • Accessories 1: Battery pack (VW-VQT380-K), AC adapter, DC cable, HDMI micro cable, USB connection cable, shoe adapter, lens hood
  • Power (AC adapter): AC100V-240V (50 / 60Hz)
  • ※ Japanese manual included (product LCD monitor English / Japanese switchable)
  • Japanese manual URL (PDF): http://dl-ctlg.panasonic.com/jp/manual/hc/hc_w870m_wx970m.pdf
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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Panasonic HC-WX970M-T Final Thoughts

"Thank you Panasonic!"

First off I would like to commend Panasonic. Has loads and loads of accessories. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. I got this Panasonic HC-WX970M-T to record our trip’s adventure.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

5. GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Accessory Adventure Kit

GoPro First Impressions

"Upload your footage daily."

I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. I cannot say enough great things about this SmilePowo Action Camera. Overall, I think this a great SmilePowo Action Camera. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Accessory Adventure Kit
  • ​Hyper smooth video stabilization - get gimbal‑like stabilization-without the gimbal. Hero7 Black predicts your movements and corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage. ​
  • ​Rugged + waterproof - share experiences you can’t capture with your phone. Hero7 Black is rugged, waterproof without a housing to 33ft (10M) and up for any adventure.
  • Get a deal on three must-have mounts for capturing your adventures
  • The handlebars (floating hand grip) is great for handheld shots in and out of the water
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"First off the quality."

The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. Love GoPro, and this mount works great too. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. GoPro Hero5 Black (E-Commerce Packaging)

User Ratings: 72 10

GoPro CHDHX501 First Impressions

"The light."

I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. And the image on the GoPro CHDHX501 itself is sharp and clear. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Amazing video quality and from something so small.

  • GoPro Hero5 Black (E-Commerce Packaging)
  • This product is in manufacturer E-Commerce packing (see pictures). The product itself is identical to the one found in retail packaging & it is covered under full standard warranty
  • Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes
  • Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
  • Additional GoPro HERO5 Black Features + Benefits below on item page
  • Preview and playback your shots, change settings and trim your footage, all on your GoPro
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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GoPro CHDHX501 Final Thoughts

"It is always in focus."

I will be ordering several more for my personal use! There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
4.3


(1304 Points)

7. GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera Essential Bundle - Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card ...

GoPro CHDHZ-201 First Impressions

"It’s worth it."

This SmilePowo Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead.

  • GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera Essential Bundle - Includes: SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card + Selfie Stick + Protective Carrying Case + Flexible Gripster Tripod Floating “Bobber” Handle + More
  • Video: HERO Mode 1440p60 / 1080p60; Spherical Video: 6K30 Source / 5.6K30 Stitched (Supports 4992 x 2496 360° Video)
  • Photo: 18MP Source / 16.6MP Stitched 360 Photo / 5.5MP HERO Photo (Resolution Up to 5760 x 2880)
  • MAX HyperSmooth Digital Stabilization; MAX TimeWarp Stabilized Time-Lapse Video
  • HERO Mode 2x Slo-Mo; Live Streaming (1080p); Max SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow, & PowerPano
  • Waterproof Up to 16’ Without Housing; Wide 8.9mm Focal Length; GPS, Wi-Fi, & Bluetooth
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GoPro CHDHZ-201 Final Thoughts

"Plus it has has self time."

Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. Love GoPro, and this mount works great too. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I especially like it simplified design. The value of all the parts is incredible.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

8. 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)
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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)

9. 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 SmilePowo 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 SmilePowo 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)

10. Insta360 ONE R Twin Edition Dual Lenses Sports Action Camera Supports FlowState Stabilization Hyperl...

insta360 First Impressions

"Killer deal!"

I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. Has a lot to offer at a good price. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member.

  • Insta360 ONE R Twin Edition Dual Lenses Sports Action Camera Supports FlowState Stabilization Hyperlapse Voice Control Slow Motion Night Shot HDR Photo Video + Insta360 Invisible Selfie Stick
  • Two Way to Shoot(5.7K 360°Lens+ 4K Wide Lens): ONE R Twin Edition transforms on the fly from a 360° cam to a 4K 60fps wide-angle shooter. You'll always have the right tool to capture the action.
  • FlowState Stabilization & Point to Track: FlowState can achieve gimbal-like stabilization without the gimbal; Point to Track + Deep Track, always lock your tracking subject in center-frame.
  • HDR Photo + Video & Color Plus: The ONE R supports HDR capture for photo and video. Highlights, shadows and everything in between come across just as you see them. Color Plus automatically color grades your footage. Vibrant, bright and stunning visuals with a single tap.
  • Night Shot & Starlapse Mode: After dark, turn on Night Shot to capture photos that stay natural, clear and vibrant; Starlapse mode automatically adjusts exposure settings to capture brilliant sweeping.
  • 5M(16.4ft) Body Waterproof: IPX8 body waterproof to 5M(16.4ft), whether you are poolside or on a rainy-day ride, ONE R can handle it. Comes with a Invisible Selfie Stick: Let you capture easy aerial angles and unique third-person perspectives with a flick of the wrist while using the dual-lens 360 mod.
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insta360 Final Thoughts

"Battery life is not tested."

I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. It was quick and I had no issues. I was shocked at how small this unit is. Very good customer service top notch. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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