Editor's Choice - Our Favorite SP Gadgets Action Cameras

1. POV Case 3.0 Small black - suitable for GoPro HD Hero 4, 3+, 3, 2

User Ratings: 60 4

SP Gadgets 52030 First Impressions

"But it is all good."

But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. For the price this is a great buy. Overall, I think this a great SP Gadgets Action Camera. No need to spend hundreds on something else! If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another.

  • POV Case 3.0 Small black - suitable for GoPro HD Hero 4, 3+, 3, 2
  • Compact and easy to use
  • Perfectly shaped compartments for your GoPro camera & accessories
  • Sleek and Lightweight
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SP Gadgets 52030
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SP Gadgets 52030 Final Thoughts

"Everything is great."

We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. My friends are impressed by my work with this SP Gadgets Action Camera. This is enough for most use cases!

Overall Score
4.3


(1137 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated SP Gadgets Action Cameras

2. POV Case 3.0 Large black - suitable for GoPro HD Hero 4, 3+, 3, 2

User Ratings: 60 4

SP Gadgets 52040 First Impressions

"It earns 4 stars."

This action camera is amazing for the price! The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. These are original SP Gadgets 52040 batteries, and charger. First off I would like to commend SP Gadgets. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press.

  • POV Case 3.0 Large black - suitable for GoPro HD Hero 4, 3+, 3, 2
  • Compact and easy to use
  • Perfectly shaped compartments for your GoPro camera & accessories
  • Sleek and Lightweight
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SP Gadgets 52040
  • Video Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Video Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

SP Gadgets 52040 Final Thoughts

"Ordered spur of the moment."

Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. Feels very fragile, cheap and lightweight. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape.

Overall Score
4.3


(1137 Points)

3. SP Gadgets POV Case 3.0 for GoPro (Small, Blue)

User Ratings: 60 4

SP Gadgets 52031 First Impressions

"Five Stars!"

But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. Amazing video quality and from something so small. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. Love the accessories and the bag.

  • SP Gadgets POV Case 3.0 for GoPro (Small, Blue)
  • Compatible with HERO, HERO2, HERO3, HERO3+ and HERO4 cameras
  • Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.7 x 2.7 in
  • Waterproof: no
  • Recommended Use: travel, storage
  • Material: [case] nylon, [padding] foam, [lining] velour
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SP Gadgets 52031
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SP Gadgets 52031 Final Thoughts

"Cheers!"

I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. This action camera is amazing for the price! A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star.

Overall Score
4.3


(1137 Points)

4. Viview G40A Sports Video Camera Glasses - Outdoor - [email protected]/[email protected] IP55 Waterproof w/OTG Fu...

ViView G40D-ArmyGreen First Impressions

"Buy more batteries."

Has a lot to offer at a good price. Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Great purchase and highly recommended. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize.

  • Viview G40A Sports Video Camera Glasses - Outdoor - [email protected]/[email protected] IP55 Waterproof w/OTG Function & Adjustable Lens- (Forest Green)
  • FHD VIDEO RECORDING: Viview G40D-ArmyGreen-Sunglasses FHD 1920×[email protected] video camera glasses, recording the beautiful things in life
  • 100% EFFECTIVEBLCKING UV: Real Full HD 1080P with Wide Angle Mini Camera Video for Outdoor Sports, and see objects more clearly (protects your eyes from the harmful UV rays).
  • EXTERNAL 64G TF CARD : It support TF Cards with storage space of up to 64GB. And the videos you’ve recorded on the TF Card can be watched on smartphones, computers and other electronic devices.
  • FREE YOUR HANDS: Smart video camera glasses with electric Image stabilization ,remote control, free your hands, Bring you a whole new technology experience
  • FUN FOR OUTDOOR: It makes Excelvan HD perfect for outdoor activities, such as driving, fishing, cycling, climbing and more.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ViView G40D-ArmyGreen
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ViView G40D-ArmyGreen Final Thoughts

"You don't need it."

Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. If you have a ViView G40D-ArmyGreen, then you need this case. I cant give the ViView G40D-ArmyGreen enough stars. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! There is no need for me to buy extra batteries.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

5. Xtech CYCLING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Bla...

Xtech First Impressions

"Thank you!"

I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

  • Xtech CYCLING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Black, Hero 3+ Hero3+ and for Bike riding, Biking, Cycling, Racing, Dirt Bikes, Dirt Track Racing, Motorcycle Racing, Rallying, Uni-Cycling and other Similar Sports Activities Includes: BIKE MOUNT + Helmet Harness Mount + Chest Strap Mount + Head Strap Mount + 2 J-Hooks + Camera Wrist Mount + Selfie Stick Monopod Pole + 3 Flat Adhesive Stickers + MORE
  • Includes the Xtech GOPRO Hero CYCLING ACCESSORIES Kit for GoPro Hero 4 3+ 3 2 1 Hero4 Hero3 Hero2, Hero 4 Silver, Hero 4 Black, Hero 3+ Hero3+ and for Bike riding, Biking, Cycling, Racing, Dirt Bikes, Dirt Track Racing, Motorcycle Racing, Rallying, Uni-Cycling and other Similar Sports Activities.
  • Includes a BIKE MOUNT designed to be attached onto a Bike Handlebar or any similar object + a Camera Wrist Mount that attaches directly on the arm, a great accessory for hands free filming.
  • Includes an Adjustable Head Strap / Headstrap Mount Designed to fit all sizes + 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.
  • Chest Strap Mount that can be worn either directly over a body or over clothes + 2 J-Hooks + 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 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.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Xtech
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Xtech Final Thoughts

"Great SP Gadgets Action Camera."

This is a very well-made little camera. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. The value of all the parts is incredible. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead. Has a lot to offer at a good price.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Sport and Action Camera Touch Screen 1080P HD 4K WiFi Underwater 30M Cam with 170 Wide Angle Rech...

User Ratings: 61

SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869057 First Impressions

"You don't need it."

Cost more than half the price of the drone. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! This little camera will amaze you.

  • Sport and Action Camera Touch Screen 1080P HD 4K WiFi Underwater 30M Cam with 170 Wide Angle Rechargeable Battery DV Black
  • ✔Multiple shooting modes - 4k,2k,1080P,720P,VGA. Record your movements clearly. Plus a 170-degree wide-angle design. The scope of shooting is wider and the picture is wider
  • ✔Built-in 2.45 inch touch screen. Waterproof up to 98 feet underwater. Equipped with waterproof shell and can be directly touch screen waterproof shell. operating more convenient!
  • ✔1000mAH removable rechargeable battery. Absolutely no need to worry shooting time. Long-lasting battery life. And the camera supports up to 64GMicro SD
  • ✔Scan the two-dimensional code of the manual, you can download APP. Use the phone to connect WIFI. via the mobile phone controls the camera. The camera has anti-shake technology, shooting more stable
  • ✔Equipped with a full set of accessories. The tilting, rotating, flip - out screen lets you shoot over your head knee level or even self - portraits. And we promise 3 years warranty. So you do not have the worry about the quality
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869057
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SOUTHSTARDIGITAL 869057 Final Thoughts

"Buy more batteries."

This is enough for most use cases! Very good customer service top notch. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

Overall Score
4.2


(4 Points)

7. 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)

8. Gurmoir 15in1 Action Camera Kit with Waterproof Case for Gopro Hero 8 Black Action Camera Only. Full...

User Ratings: 83

Gurmoir First Impressions

"Sound is not great."

If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. This accessory bundle for my Gurmoir has a ton of items. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

  • Gurmoir 15in1 Action Camera Kit with Waterproof Case for Gopro Hero 8 Black Action Camera Only. Full Essential Outdoor Travel Climbing Hiking Action Camera Accessories for Gopro Hero 8 (AT08)
  • 【Compatible with Gopro Hero 8 Black Action Cameras Only】Works with Gopro Hero 8 Black Action Cameras Only.
  • 【with Waterproof Housing Case and 1 Pack Screen Protector Set for Gopro Hero 8 Black】The waterproof housing case have a waterproof rubber ring around for excellent full sealed effect. It can provide great waterproof protection to your GoPro and extra protection against dust, scratches and shocks and more. meet your diving underwater waterproof and other protection needs.screen protector set can protect your camera screen and lens from high impact drops, scratches, dust, water, oil and more.
  • 【Portable Mini Tripod Stand (Length:8cm) with Adjustable Chest Strap】The mini tripod stand can used with adapter to mount the camera on it,the universal 1/4 inch screw allows to attach it to any monopod or other kits which have 1/4 inch screw hole.with chest strap.You can wear most Action cameras on your chest strap,.fully-adjustable design fits all sizes,idea kit for skiing, kayaking, biking, motocross, equestrian and other action sports
  • 【Medium Size Storage Case】 Length 22cm wide: 17cm high: 6.9cm, material: EVA, Storage, Protect, and organize your Gopro accessory. recommend for traveling and home storage
  • 【DIY Your Kit ,Meet Different Using Requirement】 DIY your kit,meet your different sports needs,the kit allows you to create exciting moments. you can take it whenever you climbing, riding bicycle,skiing, kayaking, biking, motocross, equestrian and other action sports.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Gurmoir
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Gurmoir Final Thoughts

"This is my first Gurmoir."

It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. This SP Gadgets Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! Has a lot to offer at a good price. This is high quality and you can tell. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries.

Overall Score
4.8


(8 Points)

9. Jeemak 4K WiFi Action Camera 16MP Waterproof Camcorder with Remote Control Accessories Kit

User Ratings: 64 10

JEEMAK ACT74R First Impressions

"It is fantastic."

We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. More like I wanted plus more! Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another.

  • Jeemak 4K WiFi Action Camera 16MP Waterproof Camcorder with Remote Control Accessories Kit
  • 【4K Ultra HD Video & 16MP Photo】JEEMAK Action Cam features rich video resolution options,including the 4K/30fps,2.7K/30fps and 1080P/60fps for your choice.16MP photo works better than traditional HD cameras.It helps capture much clearer videos and pictures, providing a different shooting experience.
  • 【Wrist 2.4G Remote Control & Build In WIFI】Featuring a wrist 2.4G wireless remote control,framing shots or recording video are convenient,just need press the button of the remote control.Download the free app (XDV) on the smart phone to share your happiness to social medias.
  • 【30m(98feet) Waterproof Camera】With the provided durable waterproof shell,this camera can go as deep as 30m(98feet) underwater.Perfect for various water sports like snorkeling, surfing, drifting, swimming,diving etc.
  • 【Various Photo &Video Recording Mode】Support Loop Recording,Driving mode,Timed photo and Automatic photo.By choosing a time interval, you can appreciate and record a process of the changes, like sunrise and sunset, flowers bloom, tide ebb, etc.
  • 【Powerful Batteries Life & Full pack Accessories】2 rechargeable batteries included in the package! Never run out of battery life again! Double your recording time and enjoyment now!. With tons of accessories for you to attach the camera to helmets, bike, surfboards, cars and other objects easily.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JEEMAK ACT74R
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JEEMAK ACT74R Final Thoughts

"As far as durability."

This thing is solid as ever. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. I was skeptical at best, but decided to go ahead.

Overall Score
4.2


(544 Points)

10. ULANZI V2 Multifunctional Vlogging Case w Cold Shoe Mount for Microphone LED Video Light,Wire Connec...

User Ratings: 69 8

ULANZI V2 Case First Impressions

"This is a great combo."

It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. This is a very well-made little camera. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size.

  • ULANZI V2 Multifunctional Vlogging Case w Cold Shoe Mount for Microphone LED Video Light,Wire Connectable Frame Housing Shell Mount Cage for Gopro Hero 7 6 5 Action Camera Video Vlog Creator Setup
  • 【Reserved Microphone Adapter Place】Specially Designed Microphone Adapter Position,perfectly solved the Gopro audio problem, so you can use Gopro Vlogging.
  • 【Easy to install】Lightweight Case for GoPro HERO 7 6 5. Portable to take out, could be mounted on bicycles, handrack, helmet, chest belt, etc
  • 【Video and Vlog Creator Case】Preferred case accessory used by pro photographers & video makers on YouTube,the hot shoe mount on the top of this case to mount flash, GPS locator, video light, microphone, etc.
  • 【Cold Shoe Mount on Top】With Cold Shoe Mount on Top, you can mount microphone or led video light on it,necessary for Gopro Video Shooting.
  • 【Super Lightweight】The Gopro Vlog Case was made of high quality ABS material, it is super lightweigt and portable.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ULANZI V2 Case
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ULANZI V2 Case Final Thoughts

"We love this camera!"

You can shoot your videos and frame them later. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it.

Overall Score
4.4


(239 Points)

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