Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Sony Action Cameras

1. Sony HDR-AS100VR POV Action Video Camera with Live View Remote (White)

User Ratings: 66 5

Sony HDRAS100VR/W First Impressions

"Not a scratch on it."

A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. This is enough for most use cases! This feature alone is the reason I bought the Sony HDRAS100VR/W. I contacted Sony customer service and they were amazing. If you have a Sony HDRAS100VR/W, then you need this case.

  • Sony HDR-AS100VR POV Action Video Camera with Live View Remote (White)
  • Advanced image stabilization adjusts to vibration
  • New splash proof body with tripod mount
  • View and control via smartphone/ Live View Remote1
  • Shoot pro quality video in XAVC-S 60p(50 Mbps)
  • Plot location and display telemetry with built-in GPS
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDRAS100VR/W
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Sony HDRAS100VR/W Final Thoughts

"My kids love using this!"

This accessory bundle for my Sony HDRAS100VR/W has a ton of items. Overall, I think this a great Sony Action Camera. I cant give the Sony HDRAS100VR/W enough stars. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps.

Overall Score
4.3


(388 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Sony Action Cameras

2. Sony HDRAZ1VR/W Action Camera Mini Kit with Live View Remote

User Ratings: 46 6

Sony HDRAZ1VR/W First Impressions

"Now they are fantastic."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. Cost more than half the price of the drone. The Sony HDRAZ1VR/W is very easy to use. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied.

  • Sony HDRAZ1VR/W Action Camera Mini Kit with Live View Remote
  • Sony's smallest splash-proof Action Cam
  • SteadyShot image stabilization conquers bumps and blur
  • Control ActionCam via phone or up to 5 w/ Live-View Remote
  • 5 video modes (1080/60p @50Mbps HD and 2x slow motion)
  • Built-In stereo mic for quality sound recording
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDRAZ1VR/W
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Sony HDRAZ1VR/W Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

These are original Sony HDRAZ1VR/W batteries, and charger. It is small and takes awesome pictures! Has loads and loads of accessories. Overall, I think this a great Sony Action Camera. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails.

Overall Score
4.1


(119 Points)

3. Sony HDRAS300/W HD Recording, Action Cam Underwater Camcorder, White

User Ratings: 64 9

Sony HDRAS300/W First Impressions

"Not a scratch on it."

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. This is enough for most use cases! The value of all the parts is incredible. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had.

  • Sony HDRAS300/W HD Recording, Action Cam Underwater Camcorder, White
  • Ultimate image stabilization from Balanced Optical SteadyShot Outstanding Full HD with ZEISS lens and Exmor R CMOS sensorCamera control / viewing w/ supplied LiveView Remote or smartphone
  • Splash-proof body or use incl. waterproof housing down to 197ft. Selectable viewing angle: Wide, Medium or Narrow and 3x zoomHigh quality 12MP still images and up to 10 fps in burst mode
  • Interval record at 8.3MP for stills and 4K time-lapse videoHigh Quality stereo sound with wind noise reductionBuilt-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, HDMI, USB and mic jack
  • Intuitive interface, 3x rec. lights and adjustable beep volume
  • Exposure Mode:Multi-segment
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDRAS300/W
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Sony HDRAS300/W Final Thoughts

"A very versatile Sony Action Camera."

The new form factor and weight are fantastic! Has loads and loads of accessories. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print.

Overall Score
4.2


(48 Points)

4. Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM Hand-Held Camcorder, 1" Exmor R CMOS Sensor, 12x Optical Zoom, Bundle with 62mm F...

Sony PXW-X70 First Impressions

"Great price!"

Love the accessories and the bag. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well.

  • Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM Hand-Held Camcorder, 1" Exmor R CMOS Sensor, 12x Optical Zoom, Bundle with 62mm Filter Kit, Spare Battery, 32GB SDHC U3 Card, Cleaning Kit, Card Reader, Memory Wallet
  • Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM XAVC HD422 Hand-Held Camcorder - XLR Handle Unit - Lens Hood - Lens Cap - Eyecup - Accessory Shoe Kit - USB Cable - NP-FV70 Rechargeable Battery Pack - AC-L200D AC Adapter - AC Power Cord - RMT-845 Wireless Remote Commander - CR2025 Battery - Sony 1Year Limited Warranty - 62mm Filter Kit - Spare Battery - 32GB SDHC U3 Card - Cleaning Kit - Card Reader, Memory Wallet
  • 1.0" type Exmor R CMOS sensor for a wide range of shooting conditions
  • High sensitivity and high resolution
  • Compact body
  • Optical 12x ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens with lens ring
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony PXW-X70
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Sony PXW-X70 Final Thoughts

"Don't take chances."

The value of all the parts is incredible. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. No need to spend hundreds on something else! When I do I'll post my findings here as well.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

5. Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker...

Skyzone First Impressions

"Also great battery life."

For the price this is a great buy. Very good customer service top notch. This is a great investment for all kinds of uses. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase.

  • Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker Fan LED for RC Racing Drone (SKY03O,Vagary Ice Blue)
  • Our goggles is first goggles integrated with receiver and fully functional user interface, pilots just need install the antenna and plug the battery, easy to use, no need to purchase extra receiver and head track-er module, the user interface is easy use, no need take off the goggles to do all the setting.
  • SKY03S is the update version of Original sky03, we update the ergonomics, which fits pilots face perfectly, and we update the software off the goggles, pilots can calibrate the voltage readings of the goggles.
  • SKY03O is the OLED version of SKY03, with resolution of 1024*768 and OLED display, the vivid color and high contrast ratio, pilots can see more details, the new optical make the image crystal clear and no image distortion and blur edge.
  • - Support head tracking; Pan : 180°/120°/90°; Tilt: 120°/90°/60° - Adjustable 57.5 to 69.5mm wide ran-ge IPD. - RSSI Signal Inten-sity Indicator.  - Diversity 5.8Ghz receiving modules,total 48CH and 6 bands.
  • - Support  RF Normal, RF Racing, HDMI IN, AV IN and PLAYBACK modes.  - Built-in fan for defogging and dissipate the heat.  - With a display window for the LED light. The LED MODE can be set in the system menu.  - Support 2S~6S battery, more convenient in the field.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Skyzone
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Skyzone Final Thoughts

"10/10 recommend."

The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/Extra Battery and GoPro The Handler Floating Hand Grip and 32GB Me...

User Ratings: 80 6

K&M CHDHX-801 First Impressions

"Great price!"

I cannot say enough great things about this Sony Action Camera. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are.

  • GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/Extra Battery and GoPro The Handler Floating Hand Grip and 32GB Memory Card
  • This K&M Bundle Includes All Standard GoPro Accessories + Limited 1-Year Warranty (through Manufacturer)
  • GoPro HERO 8 Box Includes: GoPro HERO8 Black, Rechargeable Battery, Curved Adhesive Mount, Mounting Buckle, Thumbscrew, USB-C Cable, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • GoPro Hero 8 Features: HyperSmooth 2.0 Video Stabilization, TimeWarp 2.0 Stabilized Time-Lapse Video, Live streaming in 1080p, RAW in all Photo modes, Night lapse video
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M CHDHX-801
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K&M CHDHX-801 Final Thoughts

"Killer deal!"

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. The value of all the parts is incredible. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! More like I wanted plus more! The whole outlook and vintage and nice.

Overall Score
4.5


(26 Points)

7. 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)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dragon Touch SY0044
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Dragon Touch SY0044 Final Thoughts

"The result was pretty good."

This Sony 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)

8. GoPro MAX 360 Sports Action Camera + SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC + Top Value Bundle!

GoPro HERO MAX First Impressions

"So I got the camera."

This is enough for most use cases! It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. Great purchase and highly recommended. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies.

  • GoPro MAX 360 Sports Action Camera + SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC + Top Value Bundle!
  • EXCLUSIVE BUNDLE: This bundle Includes everything you need to start capturing your adventures and family events with high quality video/images with the newly upgraded Hero camera.
  • FEATURES: Supports 4992 x 2496 360° Video - Photo Resolution up to 5760 x 2880 - Wide 8.9mm Focal Length - HyperSmooth Digital Stabilization
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera- SanDisk Extreme 64GB microSDXC Memory Card with SD Adapter - Hard Case (Medium) - Hand-held Monopod with Gopro Mount - Chest strap mount - Floating Handle - Brown Spike Mount - Gripster Flexible Tripod Small - Head strap mount - J-Hook Buckle Mount - GoPro Tripod Mount - Hi-Speed SD USB Card Reader
  • SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE – Shop with a peace of mind knowing that your purchase includes a 30 days money back guarantee and is fully backed by Photo4less exceptional Customer Service.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro HERO MAX
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GoPro HERO MAX Final Thoughts

"Product is flawless."

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. No need to spend hundreds on something else! I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this GoPro HERO MAX. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

9. NeuTab Xtrem 4K Action Camera, Dual 2 Inch LCD Screen 16 MP Sony Image Sensor 170 Wide-Angle Lens Sp...

User Ratings: 55 7

NeuTab DV First Impressions

"Ordered spur of the moment."

I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! If you have a NeuTab DV, then you need this case. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller!

  • NeuTab Xtrem 4K Action Camera, Dual 2 Inch LCD Screen 16 MP Sony Image Sensor 170 Wide-Angle Lens Sports Camera 100 FT Waterproof Case Included in Accessories Kit (Limited time Offer)
  • Only high quality would tell the real story: 4K High Resolution Video & 16M HD Pictures: Professional video recording and photo shooting, it gives you incredible and splendid footages and pictures.
  • Edit and post easily and freely: Built-in WiFi & HDMI Output easily and freely. Download the free app on your smart phone or tablet, connect with NeuTab action camera, then you can take full control of the camera. Save and Post the video/picture to Facebook, Instagram etc.
  • In the water or On the Snow: 100 Feet with the water-resistant case, it allows you to take pictures or video while diving, cycling, gliding, zip-lining, skateboarding or skiing. All you need is having fun and let the camera capture the moments of adventures.
  • Long working time with short charging time: you don’t have to worry the recording time, and it can record up to 60 minute. You won’t lose the chance to capture the special moments.
  • Stable functionalities with excellent features: 170°ultra wide angle, 2.0" LCD screen, HDMI output, time-lapse recording, loop recording, SD card slot, help you to share your life to others effortlessly.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The NeuTab DV
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NeuTab DV Final Thoughts

"I loved it."

The quality and features were more than I expected. This is high quality and you can tell. The quality is decent for the size. No need to spend hundreds on something else! Love NeuTab, and this mount works great too.

Overall Score
4.2


(303 Points)

10. SJCAM WiFi Underwater Camera Diving Action Cam with High-end Chips and Sensors,Sports Camcorder with...

SJCAM SJ4000-WiFi- CBB First Impressions

"It earns 4 stars."

I cannot say enough great things about this Sony Action Camera. I just love this little camera! It was quick and I had no issues. I'm looking forward to using this SJCAM SJ4000-WiFi- CBB. The SJCAM SJ4000-WiFi- CBB is very easy to use.

  • SJCAM WiFi Underwater Camera Diving Action Cam with High-end Chips and Sensors,Sports Camcorder with Dual Charger, Extra Battery, Bag (SJ4000-WiFi +Charger+Battery+Bag, Black)
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SJCAM SJ4000-WiFi- CBB
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SJCAM SJ4000-WiFi- CBB Final Thoughts

"Pretty fast charge time."

I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. I cannot say enough great things about this Sony Action Camera. Very good customer service top notch. This is enough for most use cases!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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