Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Viewfinder Action Cameras

1. ISAW Edge 4K Ultra HD / 1080P Full HD Action Camera with LCD View-Finder Built-in Wi-Fi + Free ISAW ...

ISAW First Impressions

"Good picture quality."

No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. So I definitely like this Viewfinder Action Camera as well. I am very happy that I did it. This feature alone is the reason I bought the ISAW .

  • ISAW Edge 4K Ultra HD / 1080P Full HD Action Camera with LCD View-Finder Built-in Wi-Fi + Free ISAW Viewer II App …
  • 170° Degree 7 x Elements Glass lens. Shoots video - Ultra HD 4K @ 10fps / Full HD 1080p @ 60fps
  • Sony Exmor 16MP Exmor image sensor / Time Lapse and Burst photos / Built-in Microphone to record crystal clear audio
  • Built in 1.5 inch LCD viewfinder / Built-in WiFi to stream your videos to ISAW Viewer II smartphone App
  • Durable & Waterproof to 131-Feet 40m in Waterproof housing (Waterproof Housing included). Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions.
  • Supports microSD cards up to 32GB (class 10 or UHS-1 required) Sold Separately.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ISAW
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ISAW Final Thoughts

"Buy more batteries."

Has loads and loads of accessories. It is easy to mount the ISAW on and it stays in place. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Love ISAW, and this mount works great too. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Viewfinder Action Cameras

2. Video Camera for Kids Digital Underwater Camera Recorder,Top Max 3M Waterproof Sport Action Camera C...

TOP-MAX 6598745 First Impressions

"Well this was a surprise."

It is easy to mount the TOP-MAX on and it stays in place. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. It is small and takes awesome pictures! I'm looking forward to using this TOP-MAX 6598745.

  • Video Camera for Kids Digital Underwater Camera Recorder,Top Max 3M Waterproof Sport Action Camera Camcorder Cam W/ 2.0'' LCD Screen,4X Digital Zoom,5MP CMOS for Sports Swimming Diving
  • ❤2.0" TFT LCD SCREEN❤---The 2.0" screen of kids toy camera acts as both a viewfinder and playback monitor,great for viewing details of what you're taking.Simple button design, easy for kids to figure out the operation of the camera.
  • ❤12MP 720P VIDEOS CAMERA❤---12M 720P kids electronic camcorder with high definition, 5 mega pixels,8 Megapixel digital zoom lens,4 x digital zoom in&zoom out offer take high-quality still images and video recordings(with voice).
  • ❤3M WATERPROOF CAMERA(9.8ft)❤---3M underwater sport action camera with triple protection, dust-proof,anti-shock and anti-fall provide more fun while swimming, diving and beaching.With a tripod hole, it can be attached to the bike, skateboard, helmet, etc.
  • ❤2*AAA BATTERIES POWER SOURCE❤---This waterproof camera for kids takes 2* AAA batteries which is covered by double protection and better to work with a 32GB TF Card(NOT INCLUDED).With a USB cable,you can send photos and videos to computer.
  • ❤PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR KIDS❤---Lightweight,easy to carry.Waterproof ,dustproof,and shatter resistant is perfect for children.Take it for sports,like swimming ,diving,biking ,climbing&running.Enjoy taking photo &video with this little action camera.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TOP-MAX 6598745
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TOP-MAX 6598745 Final Thoughts

"This cannot be disabled."

The TOP-MAX 6598745 is very easy to use. Very good customer service top notch. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. It is easy to mount the TOP-MAX on and it stays in place. Video stabilization is astonishing.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. 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 Viewfinder 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)

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

User Ratings: 83

Gurmoir First Impressions

"Amazing Viewfinder Action Camera!"

This is a very well-made little camera. Overall an okay Viewfinder 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)

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

Skyzone First Impressions

"I expected that."

This is high quality and you can tell. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

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

"I enjoyed using it."

Also, the customer service is very good! I accidentally ran 4 of the 1050 MaH through a dryer. I got this Skyzone to record our trip’s adventure. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. This is enough for most use cases!

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo & DJI Goggles (Flame Red)

User Ratings: 75 4

DJI First Impressions

"Great Buy!"

This works well enough, except when I want to use it. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. So I definitely like this Viewfinder Action Camera as well. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo & DJI Goggles (Flame Red)
  • DJI's top priority delivery channel,direct fulfill by DJI
  • Foldable & Portable; 32 MP Sphere Panoramas
  • 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera,21-Minute Flight Time
  • 3-Directional Environment Sensing,SmartCapture,Advanced Pilot Assistance System
  • Immersive FPV, a pair of 1920×1080 HD screens and a head tracking feature, enabling you to look at the world from above
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"You don't need it."

Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries.

Overall Score
4.4


(24 Points)

7. DJI OSMO Pocket Part 13 - Expansion Kit

User Ratings: 79 3

DJI CP.OS.00000005.01 First Impressions

"It is a great Viewfinder Action Camera."

I'll hear about that one with my critical family member. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. And the image on the DJI CP.OS.00000005.01 itself is sharp and clear. I'm looking forward to using this DJI CP.OS.00000005.01. This accessory bundle for my DJI CP.OS.00000005.01 has a ton of items.

  • DJI OSMO Pocket Part 13 - Expansion Kit
  • DJI OSMO pocket part 13 - expansion kit
  • Precise gimbal control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.OS.00000005.01
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DJI CP.OS.00000005.01 Final Thoughts

"Cross your fingers."

Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! I think at this price range, this is a very good Viewfinder Action Camera to have. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. If you have a DJI CP.OS.00000005.01, then you need this case.

Overall Score
4.6


(452 Points)

8. DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera Bundle –Includes: Bower Energizer Sidekick...

DJI DJIMAVIC2PROBB First Impressions

"Working good so far."

Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. This is high quality and you can tell. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. More than you'd likely use an action camera for really. But the misrepresentation of the angle will cost a star.

  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera Bundle –Includes: Bower Energizer Sidekick Bag for DJI Mavic Drones, 128GB MicroSD Memory Card, 4X Carbon Fiber Propellers, and More
  • Hasselblad L1D-20c Gimbal Camera: Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution (HNCS) technology, capture up to 20MP aerial images in stunning color detail with the 1" CMOS sensor; Extensive ISO range of 3200 to 12,800
  • Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Shots: With a single tap you can use your Mavic 2 Pro to capture stunning time-lapse shots in Hyperlapse mode, processing everything automatically and saving you time in post-processing.
  • Enhanced HDR Photos: With 14 EV the Mavic 2 Pro is designed to capture clear, ghost-free images by blending together a sequence of individual photos taken at varying exposures.
  • OcuSync 2.0 Video Transmission: The OcuSync 2.0 system is designed to provide a high-quality and stable video feed. OcuSync 2.0 delivers 1080p feeds to your controller from up to 5 miles away. Stream smoothly with dual-band, real-time auto-switching between 2.4 and 5.8 GHz bands. Footage Downloaded at up to 40 Mb/s latency as low as 120 ms.
  • Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing: To keep your Mavic 2 Pro safe and your footage pristine, DJI has covered all sides of the Mavic 2 with obstacle sensors: Forward Sensor, Downward Sensor, Left and Right Sensors, Backward Sensor, Upward Sensor.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI DJIMAVIC2PROBB
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DJI DJIMAVIC2PROBB Final Thoughts

"Conclusion."

I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. I'm looking forward to using this DJI DJIMAVIC2PROBB. Get a stainless steel tether. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. 4K Action Camera,Full HD Waterproof DV Camcorde, 2.0 Inch LCD 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with ...

User Ratings: 56 13

IAMWAY Z7768WTO First Impressions

"It recharges quick."

This is a very well-made little camera. This little camera will amaze you. Amazing video quality and from something so small. It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. This is a very well-made little camera.

  • 4K Action Camera,Full HD Waterproof DV Camcorde, 2.0 Inch LCD 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with Remote and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • IAMWAY Night vision action cam, with good night vision function, in the case of night or dim light can still get a wonderful vision .It can get more clear pictures than any other brand.
  • 30meters long WIFI distance: WIFI distance of up to 30 meters, aerial photography without Graphic transmitter, mobile phone real-time check aerial picture. After the mobile phone to connect sports camera WIFI, open the downloaded APP software, then the mobile phone and DV will connected synchronously, so the mobile phone acts as the DV monitor, and now you can operate and record by mobile phone, so convenient and easy .
  • Burst shooting/self-timer function: Same as professional digital camera, you can set the 3/5/10 burst shooting, set 2/5/10/20 seconds camera timer, and with a Selfie stick ,Self timer is available at anytime and anywhere.
  • Wireless remote control: The operation is more simple, when you self-timer, photo, ride, diving, skiing, Inconvenient to operate the action camera, you can use the remote control to take pictures, video or pause.
  • Motion detection function: when the objects move in front of the IAMWAY 4k wifi sports action camera,it will automatic video recording. If the figure is static will stop recording to save the space of SD card,but if the objects move fast will automatically start the video camera. You can also look it as home monitor.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The IAMWAY Z7768WTO
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IAMWAY Z7768WTO Final Thoughts

"The features are great."

It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. These are original IAMWAY Z7768WTO batteries, and charger. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. This action camera is amazing for the price!

Overall Score
4.0


(49 Points)

10. Bear Grylls WiFi Action Camera 14MP Full HD 1080P (BG-AC-1) with 2” Touch-Screen Display IP68 Wate...

User Ratings: 83 17

Bear Grylls BG-AC-1 First Impressions

"Product is flawless."

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! I'm looking forward to using this Bear Grylls BG-AC-1. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press.

  • Bear Grylls WiFi Action Camera 14MP Full HD 1080P (BG-AC-1) with 2” Touch-Screen Display IP68 Waterproof 30m Underwater 160° Wide-Angle Sports Camera with Full Accessory & Mount Kit.
  • BEAR GRYLLS TECHNOLOGY: The latest camera from the Bear Grylls Technology range. " This versatile camera gives you ultra-sharp, vivid footage with a proper wow factor. We’ve also thrown in all the kit, making it particularly great value for budget smart adventurers!" Bear Grylls.
  • SHOOT PROFESSIONAL VIDEO - High performance, true HD 1080p video at 60fps and high quality 14MP photos. With Digital Image Stabilisation (DIS) to keep footage in clear focus so you don’t lose image quality during those epic moments!
  • CERTIFIED IP68 DUSTPROOF AND WATERPROOF – The rugged certified IP6 Dustproof and IP8 Waterproof (30m/98ft) case keeps your camera safe and sealed from the elements so you can be sure you have equipment you rely on.
  • 2” TOUCH SCREEN DISPLAY - Features a super easy-to-use, built-in touch screen display that is fast and easy to navigate. The clear and simple menu controls make the camera easy to operate in any situation., so you'll never miss a shot in that critical moment.
  • BEAR GRYLLS APP IOS/ANDROID - Use the Bear Grylls app for iOS or Android to easily navigate your camera's settings, menus, watch and download your amazing footage while on-the-go or back at camp after a long day.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Bear Grylls BG-AC-1
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Bear Grylls BG-AC-1 Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

Overall an okay Viewfinder Action Camera that is probably more hype. Great camera, resolution, back screen, wrist controller! This is a very well-made little camera. The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. This little camera will amaze you.

Overall Score
4.3


(7 Points)

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