UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2018

Action Camera Reviews

Looking for the best Action Camera? We read the reviews so you don't have to.
Compare action cams curated by our editor's & community to find the one that's best for you.


GoPro HERO7 Black

  • FROM: $529
  • 9.2/10

GoPro HERO (2018)

  • FROM: $231
  • 7.9/10

What's good  

  • Price
  • Durable, waterproof design
  • Compatible with many existing GoPro accessories
  • Removable battery
  • Easy to use
  • Good audio quality

What's bad  

  • Weak image stabilization
  • Limited resolution and frame rate options
  • No exposure controls
  • No RAW capture

GoPro HERO5 Black

  • FROM: $292
  • 8.9/10

What's good  

  • Tons of features
  • Stellar video quality
  • Voice and touchscreen controls
  • Rugged design
  • Endless accessory options

What's bad  

  • Battery life

GoPro HERO5 Session

  • FROM: $218
  • 8.0/10

YI 4K

  • 8.0/10

GoPro HERO6 Black

  • FROM: $459
  • 8.4/10

What's good  

  • Image stabilization for 4K videos
  • Sharper and more colorful videos out of the box
  • More controls over ISO, shutter speed, etc.
  • Linear zoom option great for framing shots better

What's bad  

  • Poor battery life
  • HEVC file format not universally supported
  • Colors sometimes too saturated

Xiaomi Yi

  • 8.1/10

GoPro HERO7 Silver

  • FROM: $399
  • N/A

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

  • FROM: $579
  • 8.5/10

GoXtreme Vision 4K

  • FROM: $460
  • 7.0/10

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