Editor's Choice - Our Favorite USA Gear Action Cameras

1. USA Gear Action Cam Flexible Tripod Mount Stand with Bendable Wrapping Legs - Compatible with Garmin...

User Ratings: 81

USA Gear First Impressions

"Five Stars!"

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This thing is solid as ever. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Get a stainless steel tether.

  • USA Gear Action Cam Flexible Tripod Mount Stand with Bendable Wrapping Legs - Compatible with Garmin VIRB Ultra 30, Vivitar, REMALI 4K Ultra HD Sports Action Camera & More
  • FLEXIBLE TRIPOD MOUNT connects to your Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 , Vivitar Action Cameras & more
  • BENDABLE LEGS can be used to ensure stable shots on rough terrain, wrap around railings and fence posts, or even straightened out and used as a monopod-style hand grip
  • EASY 360-DEGREE ROTATION with the integrated ball-joint, while the locking quick-release plate means you'll always be ready to capture those epic handheld shots at a moment's notice
  • INCLUDES CONTOURED SMARTPHONE ADAPTER that is capable of safely securing phones between 2.0 and 3.4-inches wide
  • 3 YEAR MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY - the USA GEAR Action Mount Series combines value AND top-notch quality
  • Editor's Impressions Of The USA Gear
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USA Gear Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

It is small and takes awesome pictures! But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. No need to spend hundreds on something else! The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines.

Overall Score
4.8


(5 Points)

2. GoPro Hero8 Black Holiday Bundle - Includes Hero8 Black Camera plus Shorty, Head Strap, 32GB SD Card...

User Ratings: 85 4

GoPro CHDRB-801 First Impressions

"Love the layout."

It is easy to mount the GoPro on and it stays in place. My friends are impressed by my work with this USA Gear Action Camera. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. Here's a few underwater pictures from my trip! This works well enough, except when I want to use it.

  • GoPro Hero8 Black Holiday Bundle - Includes Hero8 Black Camera plus Shorty, Head Strap, 32GB SD Card, and 2 Rechargeable Batteries
  • Streamlined design: The reimagined shape is more pocketable, and folding fingers at the base let you swap mounts quickly. A new side door makes changing batteries even faster, and the lens is now 2x more impact resistant.
  • HyperSmooth 2. 0: Smooth just got smoother. Now Hero8 Black has three levels of stabilization—On, High and Boost—so you can pick the best option for whatever you do. Get the widest views possible, or boost it up to the smoothest video ever offered in a Hero camera. Plus, HyperSmooth 2. 0 works with all resolutions and frame rates, and features in-app horizon leveling.
  • TimeWarp 2.0: Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move through an activity. And now, TimeWarp 2.0 automatically adjusts speed based on motion, scene detection and lighting. You can even slow down the effect to real time—savoring interesting moments—and then tap to speed it back up.
  • LiveBurst: Record the moments 1.5 seconds before and after your shot, so you can choose the best single frame for the perfect photo—or an awesome shareable video.
  • What's in the bundle: GoPro HERO8 camera, Shorty, head strap, 32GB SD card, and 2 rechargeable batteries.
  • Video Capture Resolution: 4K Uhd 2160P
  • Lens Type: Fisheye
  • Batteries: 1 A batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDRB-801
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GoPro CHDRB-801 Final Thoughts

"You don't need it."

I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. This USA Gear Action Camera is great it even has Accessories to get you started! Cost more than half the price of the drone. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast.

Overall Score
4.7


(624 Points)

3. Gurmoir 18in1 Action Camera Accessories Outdoor Climbing Hiking Universal Action Camera Kit for GoPr...

User Ratings: 83

Gurmoir First Impressions

"Amazing USA Gear Action Camera!"

This is a very well-made little camera. Overall an okay USA Gear Action Camera that is probably more hype. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. This is high quality and you can tell. Love Gurmoir, and this mount works great too.

  • Gurmoir 18in1 Action Camera Accessories Outdoor Climbing Hiking Universal Action Camera Kit for GoPro Hero 8/Max/7/6/5/4Session5/4/AKASO/DJI Osmo Action/SJCAM/APEMAN and More Action Cameras(AT09)
  • 【Strong Compatibility. Compatible with Gopro and Other Action Cameras】Work with GoPro Hero 8/Hero 7/ Hero 6/Hero 5 Session 5, Hero 5, Hero 4, Hero 3, Hero 2, DJI Osmo Action,SJCAM, YI, 4K,AKASO and More Action Cameras
  • 【Twist-lock High-end Golden Color Monopod Selfie Stick Shows Different and Unique】Extendable selfie stick tripod has a beautiful outlook.You can pull the selfie stick to any length you needed (extend length range:25cm~89cm),then twist to lock and use It.convenient to twist-lock or extend. with 4 extendable sections.You can use it as a camera hand grip for static or close-up shots when fully extended or as a longer mount pole to capture excellent point view footage
  • 【Portable Mini Tripod Stand (Length:14cm) 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
  • 【Wrist Strap with Medium Size Storage Case】You can mount your Gopro or action Camera to your arm and wrist, it allows for hands-free recording with your action camera, and for both of your hands using,perfect for capturing video and pictures in multiple sports, such as biking, skydiving, surfing, scuba diving etc.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

"Buy with confidence!"

Very good customer service top notch. The quality and features were more than I expected. This thing is solid as ever. The device itself is fabulous. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

Overall Score
4.8


(8 Points)

4. Bodhi Floaty Case, Orange for GoPro Hero 7, Hero 6, Hero 5 Black and Hero 2018

User Ratings: 66 10

Bodhi Floaty GP192c First Impressions

"Five Stars!"

There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. I got this Bodhi Floaty GP192c to record our trip’s adventure. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

  • Bodhi Floaty Case, Orange for GoPro Hero 7, Hero 6, Hero 5 Black and Hero 2018
  • NEVER LOSE YOUR MEMORIES OR CAMERA - This ultra-floaty, hard-rubber case will prevent your camera from sinking like a rock. It's bright orange color makes it easy to find on the surface of the water. This will help keep your priceless memories and expensive new GoPro, in your possession, as well as help from ruining your day, vacation or honeymoon.
  • VIEWABLE SCREEN - The Bodhi Floaty allows you to see and touch the display in the water. Since you can frame and review your shots, your photos and videos will come out looking amazing!
  • MOST VERSITLE FLOATY - Works great with mounts, harnesses, poles and grips. No trade-offs or bad use-cases. Unlike floaty backdoors, it works great with Headstrap and Chesty mounts and does block your LCD. Floating grips and poles leave you unprotected when your camera is mounted on your body, a surfboard, kayak, jet ski, etc. We would never do that to you ;)
  • GREAT AUDIO - The Bodhi Floaty takes full advantage of the HERO5 Black's three mic system. Your footage will sound great
  • EASY TO PUT ON - Fits around your camera like a smartphone case, and can be quickly put on or removed. No need to hassle with attaching it to a backdoor. No need to put adhesive on your GoPro Housing or trust those adhesives to stick. Does not rely on velcro because thats a terrible idea (unless you want to lose your GoPro)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Bodhi Floaty GP192c
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Bodhi Floaty GP192c Final Thoughts

"All in all, A+."

I will be ordering several more for my personal use! Has loads and loads of accessories. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use.

Overall Score
4.2


(194 Points)

5. TechComm AT43W 4K 16MP Sony IMX078 Cmos Waterproof Action Camera

TechComm AT43W First Impressions

"So far so good."

It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. Good and authentic after replacement. This thing is solid as ever.

  • TechComm AT43W 4K 16MP Sony IMX078 Cmos Waterproof Action Camera
  • 4k ultra HD action camera takes incredible photos and videos: 4 times the resolution of a traditional HD cameras
  • Longer battery life: Our action camera comes with rechargeable 1050mah battery, which can record up to 90 minutes
  • Built-in Wi-Fi & hdmi: Edit & share your action in minutes, just download the app (I smart dv) on your phone or tablet
  • Safely waterproof for up to 100 feet (30m): TechComm at43w is designed to withstand extreme environments
  • 170 degree wide view angle: Allows you to take breathtaking pictures and videos of your unforgettable experiences
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TechComm AT43W
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TechComm AT43W Final Thoughts

"Good picture quality."

This little camera will amaze you. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! The new form factor and weight are fantastic! I'll hear about that one with my critical family member.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof HDR-Video Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount ...

User Ratings: 79

DJIParts First Impressions

"Which brings up the point."

The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. I got this DJIParts to record our trip’s adventure. I'm looking forward to using this DJIParts . I just love this little camera!

  • OSMO Action Camera 4K HD Video Cam Digital Waterproof HDR-Video Battery Charging Kit Adhesive Mount Kit Frame Kit Accessories Compatible with DJI OSMO Action Camera (DJI Genuine Battery Charging Kit)
  • DJI Osmo Action Camera Captures Every Adventure in Stunning 4K Detail, Mavic 2, incredibly smooth content with Osmo Pocket, or heart-racing footage with Osmo Action, DJI offers a full suite of products for your creative needs.
  • Accessories include a mounting frame, a USB Type-C cable, a quick release base, a flat adhesive mount, a curved adhesive mount, and a connector screw for connecting the mounting frame to a compatible action mount.
  • Dual microphones with noise reduction technology and dual speakers; can input audio with an external microphone using the USB Type-C input.
  • This pocket-sized camera somehow manages to fit not only one, but two displays on its tiny frame. The back 2.25" 16:9 display has a crisp 640 x 360 resolution that covers the entire back of the unit. The front 1.4" 320 x 320 square display sits right next to the lens and allows you to preview your image while you're in the action or taking selfies. Both displays feature touchscreen control, saving precious housing space from those pesky old-fashioned buttons
  • With SnapShot you'll never miss a moment of the action. Press the shutter button to power on and begin recording in under two seconds. Pressing the shutter button once when the camera is in sleep mode or powered off engages preset shooting modes.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJIParts
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DJIParts Final Thoughts

"This is the perfect setup."

Great purchase and highly recommended. Video stabilization is astonishing. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. I think at this price range, this is a very good USA Gear Action Camera to have. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

7. MELIFE i3 4K WiFi Action Camera UHD 4K 24FPS 14MP Waterproof Helmet Camera with Remote Control

MELIFE i3 First Impressions

"Value for the money."

Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. I just love this little camera! I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it.

  • MELIFE i3 4K WiFi Action Camera UHD 4K 24FPS 14MP Waterproof Helmet Camera with Remote Control
  • Built-in 3-Axis Gyroscope sports camera to take more steady videos
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  • WIFI & HDMI: Built in Wifi for wireless connectivity with all your smart devices. Connect to your iOS or Android devices directly. HDMI port also built in for direct conection to any port
  • 2.4G RF Wrist Remote Control, you can easily control camera when use it as the bike/motorcycle/motorbike/firefighter/cycle helmet camera
  • 30M Waterproof housing included in standard package, capture your underwater video
  • Editor's Impressions Of The MELIFE i3
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MELIFE i3 Final Thoughts

"I expected that."

I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. But the quality difference gets lost in the fine print. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. Amazing video quality and from something so small.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

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

Skyzone First Impressions

"Well done."

This accessory bundle for my Skyzone has a ton of items. Video stabilization is astonishing. I'm looking forward to using this Skyzone . I cannot say enough great things about this USA Gear Action Camera. It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs.

  • Skyzone SKY03O OLED /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI with Head Tracker Fan LED for RC Racing Drone (SKY03S,red)
  • 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

"Sound is not great."

I tried an 128G SD card and it worked. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

9. Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angl...

User Ratings: 72 6

Crosstour CT7000 First Impressions

"I'm terribly impressed."

Also, the customer service is very good! It is small and takes awesome pictures! Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. I cannot say enough great things about this USA Gear Action Camera.

  • Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angle Sports Camera with 2 Rechargeable 1050mAh Batteries and Mounting Accessory Kits (CT7000-U)
  • Great Companion of Your Daily - 1080P Full HD video resolution and built-in microphone vividly record your precious memories with friends, kids and pets. Whether in the air, on land or in the water.
  • Most Suitable Sports Camera - With bonus mounting accessories included, you can install the camera easily on your bicycle, drone, ski board helmet. Also it's compatible with most Gopro accessories.
  • Simply Process Videos and Photos - You can directly playback videos or delete unsatisfactory files on the 2-inch-screen camera, don’t need to worry about the full memory of micro SD card during your trip.
  • Share Your Beautiful Footage - Control it in “iSmart DV” app on your phone via Wi-Fi, freely download your beautiful footages and share on your Facebook, Twitter or Youtube. You can also stream real-time video through micro HDMI port.
  • Amazing Multi-role Camera - The small cam can be used as a car camera with looping video function and also a webcam for live or video chatting via the USB cable included.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour CT7000
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Crosstour CT7000 Final Thoughts

"A very versatile USA Gear Action Camera."

The whole outlook and vintage and nice. I am very happy that I did it. More like I wanted plus more! Love Crosstour, and this mount works great too. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
4.5


(305 Points)

10. WASPcam Camo Edition 9906 Action-Sports Camera, Camo

User Ratings: 85

Cobra 9906 First Impressions

"It's just amazing!"

But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I contacted Cobra customer service and they were amazing. So I definitely like this USA Gear Action Camera as well.

  • WASPcam Camo Edition 9906 Action-Sports Camera, Camo
  • Brand: Cobra Electronics Corporation
  • Part Number: 9906
  • Wi-Fi Action Camera Camo
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Cobra 9906
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Cobra 9906 Final Thoughts

"Product is flawless."

So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! I am very happy that I did it. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

Overall Score
4.9


(9 Points)

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