Editor's Choice - Our Favorite The Tech Expert Action Cameras

1. 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 The Tech Expert 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 The Tech Expert 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)

2. APEMAN Action Camera 4K WiFi Webcam 16MP Ultra HD Underwater 30M Waterproof with Remote Control Spor...

User Ratings: 77 6

APEMAN A77NEW First Impressions

"It is a great The Tech Expert Action Camera."

It is easy to mount the APEMAN on and it stays in place. Love the accessories and the bag. I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great.

  • APEMAN Action Camera 4K WiFi Webcam 16MP Ultra HD Underwater 30M Waterproof with Remote Control Sports Camera
  • NATIVE 4K VIDEO and 16MP PHOTO: Impressive videos with 4K and photos with 16 MP in loop recording, time lapse, burst photo. Advanced Sensor to capture every exciting moment for you.
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL: Hands-free operation of the APEMAN A77 with 2.4G remote control. Put the remote control on your wrist while installing the sports camera on your helmet, convenient to record moments in places you can't reach.
  • BUILT-IN WIFI and HDMI OUTPUT: View photos and videos via preview and playback, change settings - all directly on the phone via App 'iSmart DV '. HDMI, USB and AV video output are available for connection to computers, televisions and projectors.
  • WATERPROOF 30M and 2 INCH LCD DISPLAY: With waterproof housing, enjoy water sports, such as swimming, diving, surfing and so on. You can explore the unknown underwater world.
  • MORE PRECIOUS CONTENT: Equipped with complete accessories for most action cameras. Dual improved1050mAh batteries to record up to 180 minutes totally.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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APEMAN A77NEW Final Thoughts

"Also great battery life."

This thing is solid as ever. More like I wanted plus more! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. So I definitely like this The Tech Expert Action Camera as well. It was quick and I had no issues.

Overall Score
4.5


(762 Points)

3. DJI OSMO Starters Bundle

User Ratings: 72 14

DJI First Impressions

"Great pix."

I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. Get a stainless steel tether. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. This action camera is amazing for the price!

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DJI Final Thoughts

"The features are great."

The DJI is very easy to use. I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. Overall an okay The Tech Expert Action Camera that is probably more hype.

Overall Score
4.3


(30 Points)

4. GoPro HERO3+: Silver Edition

User Ratings: 68 9

GoPro CHDHN-302 First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. So I definitely like this The Tech Expert Action Camera as well. Good and authentic after replacement. This is enough for most use cases! It was quick and I had no issues.

  • GoPro HERO3+: Silver Edition
  • 15 Percent smaller and lighter housing (waterproof to 131 feet /40 meter)
  • 2x faster image processor enables 1080p60 and 720p120 fps video
  • Enhanced low light performance
  • 30 Percent longer battery life
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
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GoPro CHDHN-302 Final Thoughts

"Christmas gift."

Just used the camera for the first time snorkeling today. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I am very happy that I did it. When I do I'll post my findings here as well.

Overall Score
4.3


(1791 Points)

5. Action Camera 4K 60fps 20MP WiFi Ultra HD 131ft Waterproof Underwater Camera with EIS 2.4G Remote Co...

User Ratings: 77 11

TOYAWORD OUTDOOR SPORT First Impressions

"Battery life is not tested."

Captures all my adventures when I need it to. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. Amazing video quality and from something so small.

  • Action Camera 4K 60fps 20MP WiFi Ultra HD 131ft Waterproof Underwater Camera with EIS 2.4G Remote Control 170° Wide Angle Sports Camera with 2 Batteries and Helmet Mounting Accessories Kits
  • 4K Full HD Waterproof Camera: Supports 4K 60fps video and 20MP image resolution enables you to capture and record wonderful moments with family and friends at any time, the cost-effective entry-level ordinary camera for outdoor sports lovers.
  • Anti-shaking & 170° Wide Angle: Built-in gyroscope for anti-shaking, video and image stabilization captures super smooth footage, whether the action cam is handheld or mounted. And 170° wide-angle lens allows you to shoot wider scenes and catch more amazing moment of your surroundings.
  • Remote Control & Instant Sharing: With a wrist 2.4G remote control, you can capture the world in an all-new way, controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video more conveniently. Compatible with Apple iOS and Android system, the sports action camera allows you control it via the “iSmart DV” APP on your smart phone in real time, sharing the beauty moments that you recorded instantly.
  • 131ft Waterproof Performance & Useful Accessories: The waterproof case design for up to 131 feet depth underwater world, ideal for water sports like snorkeling, swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Also comes with 2 rechargeable 1350 mAh batteries for 120min working time per battery. No more worry for power running out during the happy times with your family and friends in a short time. Multifunctional accessories enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist and so on.
  • Versatile & Compact: This 4K action camera features multiple functions including driving mode, loop recording, slow motion, burst, selfie timer, exposure and white balance, supporting external microphone for better sound recordings, great companion to shoot the exciting moment.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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TOYAWORD OUTDOOR SPORT Final Thoughts

"Its Genius!"

The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. Very nice package of accessories. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. More like I wanted plus more!

Overall Score
4.4


(13 Points)

6. GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera + Hero Style Video, 5.6K30 UHD Video 16.6MP Photos Power Bundle with...

GoPro First Impressions

"Upload your footage daily."

Also, the customer service is very good! Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. Very nice package of accessories. Love GoPro, and this mount works great too. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place.

  • GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera + Hero Style Video, 5.6K30 UHD Video 16.6MP Photos Power Bundle with Dual Charger, 2 Extra Battery, 32GB microSD Card, Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera (CHDHZ-201) | Rechargeable Battery | Curved Adhesive Mount | 2x Protective Lenses | 2x Lens Caps | Microfiber Bag | Mounting Buckle + Thumb Screw | USB-C Cable | GoPro Dual Battery Charger for Max (ACDBD-001) | 2x Extra Rechargeable Battery (1600mAh) ACBAT-001 | SanDisk 32GB Extreme microSDHC Class 10 U3 Memory Card | ProOptic Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
  • KEY FEATURES: Dual-lens 360 Degree Camera | 5.6K 30fps Video | Single Lens Hero Video | 16.6 MP Photos | Max HyperSmooth Stabilization | Max TimeWarp | Digital Lenses (Max SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow) | Reframe Footage from Your Phone | PowerPano 270-degree Panoramic Images | 6 Built-in 360 Microphones with Directional Audio | Horizon Leveling | Rugged and Waterproof up to 16-Feet (5m) | 1.7-inch Intuitive Touch Screen | 1080p Live Streaming | 2x Slo-Mo | Foldable Mount Fingers
  • The GoPro Max allows for shooting single-lens HERO-style video with unbreakable stabilization or capture immersive 360 video content. You can vlog to the max with shotgun-mic performance and a front-facing screen. Say hello to the new king of stabilization. Max HyperSmooth delivers the smoothest video ever from a GoPro, plus game-changing horizon leveling, when you want it.
  • PowerNano feature lets you capture unbelievable, distortion-free 270-degree panoramic shots with one click. Take PowerPano selfies, action shots and vertical pics, all with a level horizon. With six built-in microphones it combines to capture immersive 360 audio, directional audio for vlogging, wind-noise reduction and the best stereo sound ever from a GoPro.
  • WARRANTY: GoPro Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited GoPro 1 Year USA Warranty.
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Product is flawless."

Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. Amazing video quality and from something so small. This feature alone is the reason I bought the GoPro .

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos wit...

GoPro First Impressions

"Sound is not great."

On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. And the image on the GoPro itself is sharp and clear. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I was shocked at how small this unit is. I think at this price range, this is a very good The Tech Expert Action Camera to have.

  • GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos with Amazon.com $50 Gift Card as a Bookmark
  • HyperSmooth Video Stabilization - Get gimbal-like stabilization—without the gimbal. HERO7 Black predicts your movements and corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage
  • Time Warp Video - Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments
  • Gift card is also usable as a bookmark (6.5" x 2" x 0.1")
  • Gift Card has no fees and no expiration date
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"Win win."

It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. DBPOWER EX5000 Action Camera , 14MP 1080P HD WiFi Waterproof Sports Cam 2 Inch LCD Screen , 170 Degr...

User Ratings: 66 8

DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1 First Impressions

"This is great."

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. This The Tech Expert Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

  • DBPOWER EX5000 Action Camera , 14MP 1080P HD WiFi Waterproof Sports Cam 2 Inch LCD Screen , 170 Degree Wide Angle Lens , 98ft Underwater DV Camcorder With 16 Accessories Kits (A-Action camera)
  • REAL 1080P 30 FPS FULL-HD SPORTS CAMERA: Capture it all with this pocket-sized portable action camera that offers real 1080P HD 30 fps recording and 14-megapixel photos for awesome image quality. It can also record 720p 30 fps or WVGA or VGA. This camera guarantees you lifelike videos with high detail. Get creative and capture and share your world in high definition anywhere.
  • 2-INCH HD LCD DISPLAY & 170° ULTRA WIDE-ANGLE LENS: The 2" HD LCD screen allows you to playback your captured video, as well as offering a convenient and easy way to both frame and shoot your videos. The 170° ultra wide-angle lens will capture everything you could desire and more.
  • BUILT-IN WI-FI, APP & LONG OPERATING TIME: Sharing & editing videos and images taken on an action camera has never been easier with the free app (FinalCam). Download it to your smartphone or tablet then connect with this camera’s Wi-Fi. You can take full control of the camera through the app for ultimate versatility. 2 rechargeable 900mAh batteries, double recording time and double enjoyment. A fully charged battery can record for about 90 mins. (Actual recording time depends on selected functions)
  • WATERPROOF TO DEPTHS OF 30 METERS: The included durable waterproof case can endure depths of up to 30 meters. Place your DBPOWER action camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it. Then you can capture all your water sports action such as diving, swimming, rafting, surfing and snorkeling, etc.
  • MULTIPLE MOUNTS AND ACCESSORIES: Comes with a multitude of fascinating mounts and accessories, making the camera available to shoot many kinds of sports, such as cycling, motorcycling, driving, running, climbing, diving, skiing and snorkeling etc.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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DBPOWER ODBO0775FBA1 Final Thoughts

"My only gripe is the stand."

The value of all the parts is incredible. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. I think at this price range, this is a very good The Tech Expert Action Camera to have. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam!

Overall Score
4.3


(607 Points)

9. DJI 2019 Osmo Action with Dual Touch Display 4K HDR Waterproof Camera with Free Sandisk 128GB Memory...

DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS First Impressions

"Which brings up the point."

The quality and features were more than I expected. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! Has loads and loads of accessories. This little camera will amaze you. It's surprising how well it produces results electronically.

  • DJI 2019 Osmo Action with Dual Touch Display 4K HDR Waterproof Camera with Free Sandisk 128GB Memory Card Essential Bundle
  • 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.
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
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DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS Final Thoughts

"Cheers!"

I got this DJI DJIOSAC128GBESS to record our trip’s adventure. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. The device itself is fabulous. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool.

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5.0


(1 Points)

10. GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera with Touch Screen, 5.6K30 Video 16.6MP Photos Pro Bundle with Grip +...

GoPro First Impressions

"My only gripe is the stand."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. The quality is decent for the size. Get a stainless steel tether. Very good customer service top notch. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool.

  • GoPro MAX Waterproof 360 Camera with Touch Screen, 5.6K30 Video 16.6MP Photos Pro Bundle with Grip + Tripod, Dual Charger, Battery, 32GB microSD Card, Cleaning Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: GoPro MAX 360 Action Camera (CHDHZ-201) | Rechargeable Battery | Curved Adhesive Mount | 2x Protective Lenses | 2x Lens Caps | Microfiber Bag | Mounting Buckle + Thumb Screw | USB-C Cable | GoPro Grip + Tripod for MAX Action Camera (ASBHM-002) | GoPro Dual Battery Charger for Max (ACDBD-001) | Extra Rechargeable Battery (1600mAh) ACBAT-001 | SanDisk 32GB Extreme microSDHC Class 10 U3 Memory Card | ProOptic Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
  • KEY FEATURES: Dual-lens 360 Degree Camera | 5.6K 30fps Video | Single Lens Hero Video | 16.6 MP Photos | Max HyperSmooth Stabilization | Max TimeWarp | Digital Lenses (Max SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow) | Reframe Footage from Your Phone | PowerPano 270-degree Panoramic Images | 6 Built-in 360 Microphones with Directional Audio | Horizon Leveling | Rugged and Waterproof up to 16-Feet (5m) | 1.7-inch Intuitive Touch Screen | 1080p Live Streaming | 2x Slo-Mo | Foldable Mount Fingers
  • The GoPro Max allows for shooting single-lens HERO-style video with unbreakable stabilization or capture immersive 360 video content. You can vlog to the max with shotgun-mic performance and a front-facing screen. Say hello to the new king of stabilization. Max HyperSmooth delivers the smoothest video ever from a GoPro, plus game-changing horizon leveling, when you want it.
  • WARRANTY: GoPro Authorized Reseller. Includes a Limited GoPro 1 Year USA Warranty.
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GoPro Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

This is enough for most use cases! It was quick and I had no issues. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. I contacted GoPro customer service and they were amazing. I'm looking forward to using this GoPro .

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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