What are the best action cameras?

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    #1GoPro HERO6 Black

    GoPro HERO6 Black
    GoPro HERO6 Black is an action camera capable of shooting 4K UHD videos in 60 frames per second and 1080p full HD in 240 fps. Waterproof and resistant, its perfect to record action and sports' best moments.
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    Samuel Aguilar
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I recently bought this and it has become a staple when I'm out spelunking or adventuring. I think it's great for active people on a budget. "
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    #2GoPro HERO4

    GoPro HERO4
    GoPro HERO4 is an action camera that allows you to capture high-resolution 4K30 and 2.7K60 video, as well as 1080p120 and 720p240 slow motion footage. It is waterproof up to 40 meters and is delivered with different mount accessories.
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    Doris Schmidt
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "I love this camera for it's adversity! It can go anywhere with me and it's durable as can be!"
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    #3GoPro HERO5

    GoPro HERO5

    GoPro HERO5 is a waterproof digital action camera which can take 4K videos and 12-megapixel photos in single, burst and time-lapse modes. And because of its durable design, this can be taken 10-meters underwater without a housing. 

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    Anthony Weber
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I strapped this camera to my handlebars in front of my mountain bike to record all my adventures. The video can get a little grainy depending on the lighting circumstances, but for such a tiny camera I'm not going to complain too much. Good buy."
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    #4GoPro HERO5 Session

    GoPro HERO5 Session
    GoPro HERO5 Session is a powerful and simple action camera equipped with pro-quality capture features. It allows you to record 4K videos and thanks to its connection features allows you to easily access, edit and share files on any device. Is delivered with mount accessories.
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    John Hunt
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Good action camera, simple yet efficient."
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    #5GoPro HERO4 Silver

    GoPro HERO4 Silver
    GoPro HERO4 Silver is an action camera which captures 1080p60 and 720p120 video and 12MP photos. It can take photos and videos underwater up to 40 meters and comes with mount accessories.
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    Victoria Brooks
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "It takes okay photos, but nothing spectacular. Lack of zoom is disappointing. Video is great, as is the underwater capability. I only gave it three stars because the outer case scratches EXTREMELY easily. I've had several sport-type underwater cameras over the years, and never had one that looked so bad after one week of use. I am a casual snorkeler, and it was in a case when not in use. There is no way a "sports" camera should look this bad after a week of light use."
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    #6GoPro HERO Session

    GoPro HERO Session
    GoPro HERO Session is an easy to use action camera ideal for the first-time GoPro user. Small, simple and waterproof, it allows you to record video by pressing a single button. Is delivered with different mount accessories.


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    David Garza
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "GoPro HERO Session is one of the best action cameras on the market. "
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    #7GoPro HERO+

    GoPro HERO+
    GoPro HERO+ is a powerful action camera that allows you to capture 1080p60 video and 8MP photos. It features WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, allowing you to control it remotely. It is waterproof up to 40 meters.
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    Arthur Reyes
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I love this camera so much. It not as bulky as other cameras, and it is also easy to use. I love to use this camera at family events. I can literally pop it into my wife's purse and not worry. It's also waterproof so a little water accident doesn't affect it. The price is also a bit reasonable."
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    #8YI 90003

    YI 90003

    YI 4K Action Camera allows you to shot and record all your adventures with high-quality resolution. It combines 4K30 video recording with an integrated Gorilla Glass touchscreen. Its battery life is up to two hours.

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    $115.41

    Michael Sullivan
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "If you want a great camera that can shoot 4k then YI 4K is for you. The pictures it takes of my at son's soccer games is great. "
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    #9Xiaomi Yi Action Camera

    Xiaomi Yi Action Camera

    The Xiaomi Yi action camera is built in WIFI which will allows you to easily and conveniently transfer photos and videos to your phone. It includes time-lapse photo and video, and a LED battery status indicator.

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    $69.99

    Olivia Hunt
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "This is a very easy to use Camera with WiFi making it very easy to share. It is also very easy to take great videos."
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    #10WeyTy WT100

    WeyTy WT100

    The WeyTy WT100 Action Camera captures your trips and sports activities in 4K Ultra HD with a 170º wide angle. Is waterproof up to 30 meters and has WiFi capability. The device is delivered with batteries, bicycle stands and other accessories.

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    $99.99

    Ralph Douglas
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "This camera looks good but the video it captures does not. It is very grainy and shakes very badly, it is not worth the money."
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    #11LeadEdge LE6000

    LeadEdge LE6000

    The LeadEdge LE6000 action camera captures video in 4K resolution with 30 frames per second. It includes a waterproof carrying case to shoot videos underwater, a remote control, and mount accessories to use with your bike, helmet and more.

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    Justin Grant
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "I do a lot of biking and like to record my (mis)adventures and share my total failure with the world. This is a great alternative to an expensive set up and has a standard mount hole that makes it easy to bring along whatever accessory I need for the day. You can't really do better for the price."
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    #12ODRVM OD7200

    ODRVM OD7200

    ODRVM OD7200 is a Wi-Fi action camera that features 1080p HD resolution. This waterproof action camera can record videos underwater for up to 98ft deep. It also features a 12-megapixel and a 170-degree angle.

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    Jonathan Pearson
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "I had been looking for an affordable camera that was suitable for the beach and water sports. This camera was the perfect solution as it offers HD resolution and is designed as an "action camera." It works up to 98 feet underwater which is very impressive."
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    #13Samsung Gear 360

    Samsung Gear 360

    Samsung Gear 360 is a 4K VR camera with 360-degree image and video capture. This camera is easy to hold with its slip-free grip and it comes with built-in social sharing apps. Samsung Gear 360 is designed for an underwater experience.

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    Doris Powell
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "I was very pleased with the quality of the camera - its easy to handle, takes very cool pictures and video (in fisheye, which can be viewed with the VR lens) and was very simple to set up. However, I don't think this camera is an "action cam." It is not very stabilized when filming video, especially while moving and its somewhat delicate. I have also noticed it scratches quite easily, almost right out of the box, which has been a topic of complaint among other customers, too. So its definitely not the camera I would want attached to my ski pole for an afternoon. But, if you're just looking for some great photos and a cool, customized VR experience, this camera is really nice. "
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    #14IPM 4K Action Camera

    IPM 4K Action Camera

    IPM 4K Action Camera features a 12-megapixel ultra HD camera and a Wi-Fi technology. This waterproof camera can be used up to 98-feet underwater, and it also supports up to 32GB of external memory using Micro SD card.

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    Donna Wells
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "The best action camera that I have found is the IPM 4K Action Camera. It shoots a beautiful picture and I love that I don't have to worry about it underwater. I have used it for the last 3 months and I haven't had anything that shoots underwater. "
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    #15GoPro Fusion

    GoPro Fusion

    GoPro Fusion is a camera that offers a fully spherical video and image capture. This camera is designed with voice-command technology, built-in Wifi and Bluetooth, and GPS app. GoPro Fusion is built for underwater experience as well.

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    Olivia Wheeler
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "You can capture incredible action with the GoPro Fusion camera. Loved by amateurs and filmmakers both for it's photography capacity, you can't go wrong with this gadget."
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    #16DBPOWER EX7000

    DBPOWER EX7000

    DBPOWER EX7000 Action camera records your adventures in 4K resolution, which has a two-inch LCD touchscreen and built-in WiFi function for wireless connectivity. Its 170º wide angle lens lets you capture vivid details of your best moments.

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    Peter Taylor
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "I love this review!!"
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    #17Nikon KeyMission 360

    Nikon KeyMission 360

    Nikon KeyMission 360 is an action camera designed for shooting 4K UHD images and videos with a full spherical field of view. This camera supports WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. Nikon KeyMission 360 is waterproof and shockproof.

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    Louis Russell
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "Nikon KeyMission 360 is a great solution for best action cameras because it is a action camera designed for shooting 4K UHD images and videos with a full spherical field of view. "
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    #18Vuze-1-YLW

    Vuze-1-YLW

    Vuze-1-YLW is a 3D photo and video camera that has 4K quality. This camera requires 1 lithium-ion battery and compatible with Android and iOS devices for easier connectivity. 

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    Kathleen Porter
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Check out the odd shape of this camera? Gotta wonder how it works right? Takes great action shots. Check it out!"

Summary

Best What are the best action cameras
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1GoPro HERO6 BlackElectronics 21 Paid
2GoPro HERO4Electronics 17 Paid
3GoPro HERO5Electronics 16 Paid
4GoPro HERO5 SessionElectronics 13 Paid
5GoPro HERO4 SilverElectronics 11 Paid
6GoPro HERO SessionElectronics 11 Paid
7GoPro HERO+Electronics 7 Paid
8YI 90003Electronics 7 Paid
9Xiaomi Yi Action CameraElectronics 5 Paid
10WeyTy WT100 Electronics 2 Paid
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