Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Waterproof Camcorders

1. Insta360 ONE R 360 Degree Action Camera 5.7K Dual Lens Sports Video Adaptive Stabilization Waterproo...

User Ratings: 65 11

insta360 First Impressions

"We are so happy to have it."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. This unit is awesome and the price is great. Functions are straightforward. The videos and pictures are both very clear. He was pretty happy about the microphone.

  • Insta360 ONE R 360 Degree Action Camera 5.7K Dual Lens Sports Video Adaptive Stabilization Waterproof Voice Control (360 Edition)
  • 【SUPER 5.7K】 All pixels are not created equal. The Dual-Lens 360 Mod raises the bar with Super 5.7K resolution, leveraging H.265 encoding, advanced image processing and an AI-powered finishing algorithm to preserve detail and make your footage pop.
  • 【FlowState Stabilization】 FlowState achieves gimbal-like stabilization without the gimbal. Thanks to a new scene-detection algorithm, your footage stays clear and steady even in low light.
  • 【Invisible Selfie Stick】 ONE R's Invisible Selfie Stick feature lets you capture easy aerial angles and unique third-person perspectives with a flick of the wrist while using the Dual-Lens 360 Mod.
  • 【Super 5.7K】 All pixels are not created equal. The Dual-Lens 360 Mod raises the bar with Super 5.7K resolution, leveraging H.265 encoding, advanced image processing and an AI-powered finishing algorithm to preserve detail and make your footage pop.
  • 【Package List】360 Edition includes 1x Dual-Lens 360 Mod, 1x Core, 1x Battery Base, 1x Lens Cap and 1x Mounting Bracket.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The insta360
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insta360 Final Thoughts

"Very well presented."

The quality is great considering the price. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. The insta360 is very compact. Indoors it performed quite well. And it’s so easy to carry around.

Overall Score
4.2


(819 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Waterproof Camcorders

2. DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi ...

User Ratings: 70 9

DJI CP.OS.00000020.01 First Impressions

"So fun!"

Super easy to read instructions too! Its really worth every dollar I paid. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. I got these for my husband for Xmas. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

  • DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black
  • 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.
  • The RockSteady technology combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • Action camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 12MP, wide-angle 145° that allows you to shoot 4K HDR videos.
  • 8x Slow Motion: Capture every epic move with jaw-dropping clarity and detail when you use 8x slow motion with 1080p resolution and 240fps. Time-lapse: Condense time and movement for stunning, easy-to-achieve results.
  • 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℃.
  • What you get: DJI Osmo Action, Camera Frame, Flat Adhesive Mount, Curved Adhesive Mount, Quick-Release Base, Battery, Battery Case, Locking Screw, USB-C Cable
  • DJI Mimo App requires iOS 10.0, Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6, SE, Samsung Galaxy S10+, S10, S9+, S9 , S9+, S9, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, S6, S6 Edge, Note 8, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, P20, P10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10, Mate 9 Pro, Mate 9, Honor 10, Honor 9, Vivo NEX, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S, Mi 8, Mi 6, OnePlus 7, 6T, 5, Pixel 3 XL, 2 XL, 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.OS.00000020.01
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DJI CP.OS.00000020.01 Final Thoughts

"Love this camera!"

For this, we purchased this DJI CP.OS.00000020.01. Picture quality is outstanding. I do wish there was a time & date stamp. Able to get a great cinematic look. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

Overall Score
4.3


(773 Points)

3. Mavic 2 Pro with Extra Battery, Ultimate Bundle, Smartree Waterproof Hard Case, 4-Filter Set (CPL ND...

DJI First Impressions

"The DJI works great."

This was well worth the money. Seems well made, as expected for the price. So know your needs and pick the right Waterproof Camcorder. Very easy to hold in one hand. This was well worth the money.

  • Mavic 2 Pro with Extra Battery, Ultimate Bundle, Smartree Waterproof Hard Case, 4-Filter Set (CPL ND8 ND16 ND32), 128 GB Extreme MicroSD, Landing Pad, and More
  • Powered by Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, low noise propellers, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, SD card support up to 128GB
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Package includes: Mavic 2 Pro Aircraft Body, 2X Intelligent Flight Battery, Gimbal Protector, Remote Controller, 3x Propellers (Pair), Battery Charger, Power Cable, Communication Cable (USB3.0 Type-C), USB Adapter, Spare Control Sticks (Pair), RC Cable (Lightning connector), RC Cable (Standard Micro USB connector), RC Cable (USB Type-C connector)
  • Extra Dealer's Choice Accessories: Smatree WaterProof Hard Case for Mavic 2, Polares ND filters (CPL, ND8, ND16, ND32) for Mavic 2 Pro, 128GB SanDisk Extreme SD card, 75 CM Landing Pad, Signal Booster. Authorized Dealer, Full Manufacturer warranty
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

Super easy to read instructions too! The batteries come already charged. Good quality without damage at night. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Indoors it performed quite well.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

4. Waterproof Camera Underwater Camera Full HD 2.7K 48 MP Camera Selfie Dual Screens Point and Shoot Ca...

Kansing First Impressions

"I thank you so much."

The Kansing makes great quality video! Much better then other same style Waterproof Camcorder. Picks up good sound without the mic. The Kansing is small and lightweight. Super easy to read instructions too!

  • Waterproof Camera Underwater Camera Full HD 2.7K 48 MP Camera Selfie Dual Screens Point and Shoot Camera Selfie Dual Screen Waterproof Camera for Snorkeling
  • 2.7K & 48MP Waterproof Camera: 2.7K video resolution for high-definition video images sharing a realistic and delicate visual feast. Full-image captures of up to 48 million pixels for detailed, high-resolution photos and motion pictures. You also can shoot vivid pictures with flashlight in dark or dim environment.
  • 10 Ft Underwater Camera: 10-feet in depth waterproof without casing for one hour per time. It's really handy and portable digital camera, great for snorkeling, camping, swimming, diving and beaching while holiday trips. Our waterproof camera can help you to shoot the meaningful moment you want record in anytime and anywhere. Just enjoy your time.
  • Dual-Screen digital Camera: This dual screen underwater camera is equipped with 2.7 inch rear screen and 1.8 inch front screen. It's extremely easy to use and you won't be out of frame when taking selfie photos. It can also be mounted to a tripod (exclude in standard package) and comes with a wrist strap and drawstring bag.
  • Continuous Shooting & Recording While Charging: You can take multiple photos in a short time, capture more interesting pictures and provide more life materials for you. The waterproof camera for snorkeling supports the function of charging and recording. Even though you need to use the camera for a long time, you have no need to worry about no power.
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Any after-sale questions will be replied within 24 hours in working days. This underwater digital camera supports a micro SD card up to 128GB (need to be purchased separately) just shoot the moment without worry about memory capacity.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Kansing Final Thoughts

"It’s a good buy."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. I used to just take videos on my phone. Using it for filming kids sports. So many features, streamlined everything. The lanyard has been amazing.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Waterproof Camcorders

5. Kids Camera, Waterproof Digital High Definition Underwater Swimming Digital Action Camera Camcorder ...

User Ratings: 37

Yosoo First Impressions

"We'll see."

This was well worth the money. Very easy to hold in one hand. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. Good camera for what I’m using it for. I love it and definitely recommend to others.

  • Kids Camera, Waterproof Digital High Definition Underwater Swimming Digital Action Camera Camcorder for Children Boys Girls Gift Toys
  • 3-meter waterproof, full-color, 12-megapixel images, 1080P HD Video with audio record, 4 times digital zoom, ideal gift for your kids outdoor fun
  • This camera is high resolution digital underwater camera for kids.Design for kids, with cute, lightweight compact size, dustproof and durable design, intended to children of ages 3 to 14
  • 2.0inch TFT high definition screen for easy viewing and photo editing.USB connectivity for easy downloading your kids creations to your computer
  • It requires two AAA batteries (not included), accepts up to a 32GB memory card (TF card, the card is not included)
  • We provide a 6 months warranty for this Kids Camera.If you have any quality problem. We aim at "the best can be better" as operation tenet. Your satisfaction is our happiness
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Yosoo Final Thoughts

"Pretty good video camera."

It is also great as a gift for kids. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. I did exactly what the ad said. So many aspects about this camera. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
4.4


(3 Points)

6. ORDRO 4K 60FPS Hands-Free Camcorder Head Wearable Vlog Video Camera EP7 Built in 2-Axis Gimbal with ...

User Ratings: 49

ORDRO EP7 First Impressions

"Appreciate it."

The ORDRO EP7 is my favorite. The videos and pictures are both very clear. The ORDRO EP7 is very compact. The best part is the real-time imagery. Good camera for what I’m using it for.

  • ORDRO 4K 60FPS Hands-Free Camcorder Head Wearable Vlog Video Camera EP7 Built in 2-Axis Gimbal with 64G TF Card, Carrying Case
  • Sony 13MP CMOS Sensor/ 4K 60FPS video recording
  • IP65 life waterproof/ 2-axis Gimbal Anti-Shake
  • Portable and hands free design/ First view /Anti-misoperation design
  • Wi-Fi Connection/App&remote Control/2-3 hours battery life.
  • In the box: EP7 camera,64GB TF Card, remote control ,carrying case, USB cable,user manual
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO EP7
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ORDRO EP7 Final Thoughts

"The ORDRO EP7 works great."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. The ORDRO EP7 is small and lightweight. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. For this, we purchased this ORDRO EP7. Really great camera and easy to use.

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

7. Rear View Safety RVS-MV1 Video Camera (Black/White)

Rear View Safety RVS-MV1 First Impressions

"Well packaged."

Good quality without damage at night. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! The whole family enjoyed this purchase. I used to just take videos on my phone. This thing does everything it says it does.

  • Rear View Safety RVS-MV1 Video Camera (Black/White)
  • COMPACT DESIGN - This Backup Camera from Rear View Safety features a compact but rugged design. Made to fit flush against your vehicle, it is nearly invisible when installed and looks at home on vehicles of any size.
  • ULTRA WIDE VIEWING ANGLE - This backup camera from Rear View Safety boasts a 150° viewing angle, to make sure that you can see more than just directly behind your vehicle.
  • GREAT NIGHT VISION - This camera is designed to give you excellent, clear picture no matter the time of day or night.
  • COMPLETELY WATERPROOF - With an IP68 rating, this camera is completely waterproof and ready to brave the elements.
  • 1 YEAR WARRANTY - Rear View Safety backs their systems up with a full 1 year warranty, and are known in the industry for their excellent service.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Rear View Safety RVS-MV1
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Rear View Safety RVS-MV1 Final Thoughts

"Great picture and sound."

Functions are straightforward. Really great camera and easy to use. LCD display could be better. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

8. Contour ROAM Hands-Free Waterproof Camcorder + 16GB Ultra High Speed Memory & CountourROAM Waterproo...

Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

The image quality is amazing. Used this multiple times for church lectures. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Very easy to hold in one hand. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

  • Contour ROAM Hands-Free Waterproof Camcorder + 16GB Ultra High Speed Memory & CountourROAM Waterproof Case Watersport Edition
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB
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Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB Final Thoughts

"The video quality is great."

The phone/camera mount piece works great. More noticeable on the night vision set up. It is more for show than for use. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Wow this was such a great purchase!

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

9. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (5.4mm Semi Wide, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"Very good value as well!"

Well packed and worth the money. This unit is awesome and the price is great. The quality is great considering the price. I really appreciate with the extra battery. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (5.4mm Semi Wide, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"So fun!"

Very compact that it fits in my purse! This Contour works great for me. It has an camera and it does video. And the photo is acceptable also. I've tried many brands & models.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (6mm Semi Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"I did it on Mac."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. Every detail is well designed. An additional battery is included as backup. There are not any fancy professional features.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (6mm Semi Wide, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"It also looks very nice."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. It’s really time to buy this Contour . This is an amazing camera, it really is. Formatting the SD card was easy. What you get is quite a lot, really.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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