UPDATED JUNE 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 HERO (2018)

  • FROM: $175
  • 8.0/10

GoPro HERO6 Black

  • FROM: $349
  • 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

GoPro HERO5 Black

  • FROM: $234
  • 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: $149
  • 8.0/10

YI 4K

  • FROM: $245
  • 8.0/10

YI Discovery

  • FROM: $59
  • 8.0/10

Xiaomi Yi

  • FROM: $81
  • 8.1/10

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

  • FROM: $499
  • 8.5/10

GoXtreme Vision 4K

  • FROM: $305
  • 7.0/10

GoPro HERO4 SILVER

  • FROM: $124
  • 7.7/10

What's good  

  • Video crisp and sharp with fine details on small screens
  • Touchscreen allows easy mode and setting changes
  • Compatible with Hero3/3+ accessories
  • Able to record 4K video

What's bad  

  • Battery life abysmally short at 1.5 hours
  • Noticeable artifacts and loss of detail on larger screens
  • No digital image stabilization

No questions for the moment.