TOP 5: Best Action Camera 2020

choosing the best action camera can be

quite frustrating when you consider the

many options available on the market

well in this video we break down the top

five best action cameras on the market

this year based on price versus

performance and situations they will be

used in we'll be taking a look at

products in every budget range so

regardless of whether you've got a few

bucks to spare and want the best value

or are looking for the best of the best

we'll have an option for you so if

you're interested in finding out which

action camera will be the best for you

stay tuned as always all the links to

all the products mentioned in this video

will be in the description down below we

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with links to find the best price on

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products mentioned in this video are in

no exact order so be sure to stay tuned

till the end so you don't miss anything

number five on our list is GoPro Hero 5

session our choice for a great budget

action camera for action shooting on a

budget the GoPro Hero 5 session is more

than capable of filling the need it's

durable design is waterproof up to 33

feet or 10 meters without any housing

it offers voice control so you can

perform a variety of tasks like stopping

and start recording without using your


this action camera gives you the ability

to record breathtaking 4k video and even

take 10 megapixel photos in single burst

and time-lapse modes you also have the

option of recording Full HD 1080p video

at 60 frames per second but only about

an hour and a half's worth before it

needs a recharge the main problem here

is the lack of a swappable battery

meaning you'll have to recharge the hero

5 session each time before you can

record again it does sport advanced

video stabilization for smooth video

without any motion blur or Distortion we

really like the one-button recording

function of the Hero 5 session simple

straightforward and direct the built-in

Wi-Fi this device offers lets you

automatically upload your photos and

videos directly to the cloud for easy

viewing editing and sharing it also

includes built-in GPS capabilities to


your photos for a little extra file info

released in September of 2016 the hero 5

session is priced at around $200 but it

has more to offer than a lot of basic

newer models this is a great choice for

recording all of your adrenalin pumping

adventures without breaking the bank

number four on our list is DJI Osmo

action the DJI Osmo action is one of the

better GoPro competitors offering

excellent video quality at a modest

price point with a host of available

options for any shooting condition the

camera features a dual screen design

that lets you capture all of the action

with just the press of a button which is

perfect for shooting intended scenes or

turning it around for a selfie video the

back screen offers a clear and sharp

picture with excellent stabilization

technology even at high levels of

movement thanks to complex software

algorithms the Osmo action shoots

sixteen to nine 4k video at 60fps or

720p and 1080p at up to 240 FPS for

excellent slow motion playback

it also takes 12 megapixel photos quite

respectable for an action camera of this

caliber we really like the durable

design of this camera as well it is

waterproof up to a hundred meters and

resistant to temperatures as low as

negative 10 degrees Celsius it may not

be enough to capture a day at the ski

hill but it's enough for mild or winter

conditions the voice control feature

allows you to perform a variety of

actions when you are unable to use your

hands it also offers a custom mode which

allows you to choose your exposure

settings as well as store list and

select frequently use shooting modes the

Osmo action holds an advantage over the

GoPro Hero 5 session with its swappable

battery packs we recommend disabling

Wi-Fi for extra battery life if you're

out shooting but the 1300 mAh battery is

sufficient enough to last a decent

amount of time before requiring a

recharge even if it isn't meant for long

recording stretches we recommend the DJI

Osmo action for anyone looking for an

action camera with excellent video

quality and the ability to shoot longer

thanks to a swappable battery system

number three on our list is GoPro Hero

seven black the GoPro Hero seven Black

is now a slightly outdated model but

it's still a remarkably powerful

contender in the action camera wars and

one that deserves a second look due to

its reduced price tag the GoPro Hero 7

black uses hyper smooth video

stabilization technology to predict and

correct camera movement but

unfortunately it isn't available in 4k

mode or 1080p at higher frame rates like

120 to 240 a tad disappointing but not

altogether surprising for normal

shooting hyper smooth is absolutely

phenomenal the camera also takes

excellent 12 megapixel photos thanks to

the inclusion of the super photo feature

which determines the best HDR settings

depending on your environment the

quality of super photo shots is

surprisingly well balanced and tempered

compared to some HDR cameras which tend

to go overboard on color saturation and

contrast the time-warp video capture

feature allows you to record super

stabilized time-lapse videos you also

have the option to speed up the videos

30 times for longer events and

activities but it does so in a truly

unique way by increasing the level of

smoothness as you ramp up the speed

setting we are really impressed with the

very rugged design of this particular

action camera it is waterproof up to 33

feet or 10 meters making it great for

everything from kayaking to whitewater

rafting still it isn't advisable to

expose the hero 7 black to saltwater

voice control functionality of the Hero

7 black will let you start and stop

recording with a simple voice command

which is excellent depending on the

placement of your camera or its

connection to a selfie stick

live-streaming on Facebook and other

social media platforms is an option as

well the stream videos can be saved to

your SD card in high resolution the hero

7 black sports some incredible battery

life for an action camera lasting more

than a few hours when shooting in Time


the batteries are swappable as well

which is perfect for extended shooting

sessions vloggers and cinematographers

will appreciate the GoPro Hero 7 blacks

incredible resiliency functionality and


quality it's quite an affordable action

camera to boot making it an attractive

option that we definitely recommend if

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button number two on our list is ye 4k

our choice for a great budget action

camera for budget conscious action

shooters we present the Yi 4k which

offers excellent video quality and some

fantastic functions that offset a few

missing key features found in other

cameras on this list the Yi 4k can

record 4k video at up to 60 frames per

second 2.7 K video is 60 frames per

second 1080p video at 120 frames per

second or 720p video at 240 frames per

second it also shoots 12 megapixel

stills but unfortunately no raw mode is

available for discerning photographers

one of the biggest advantages of the Yi

4k is the 155 degree wide angle lens

even if it can sometimes create a

fisheye distortion effect there are also

a number of advanced features that you

can play around with including flexible

settings for shutter iso meter

Evie and WB the camera features an

intuitive 2.2 inch LCD touchscreen with

a responsive design and 640 by 360

resolution it also supports voice

commands for multiple tasks such as stop

start recording the touch screen is made

of Gorilla Glass making it scratch and

impact-resistant the built-in Bluetooth

and high-speed five gigahertz Wi-Fi

support makes it easy to upload and

share your photos and videos quickly it

also offers a Yi camera app for

smartphone pairing the 1200 mah battery

that the Yi 4k uses can be recharged and

lasts for up to 120 minutes when

recording video in 4k which is

surprisingly robust for such a demanding

resolution priced at around 130 dollars

the e 4k is a great budget action camera

that features a top-notch image sensor

and an easy to use design

it's an attractive premise for anyone

looking to invest in their first action

camera without sacrificing much in the

way of quality number one on our list is

GoPro Hero 8 black our choice for the

best overall action camera the GoPro

Hero 8 black has a great looking

streamline design that lets you slide it

right into your pockets with ease you

can swap mounts fast due to the folding

fingers this cameras unique level of

durability is highly impressive it uses

a lens that is twice as impact resistant

so breakage is not a major concern the

hyper smooth 2.0 technology the hero 8

black uses provides you with three

levels of stabilization you will be able

to choose from on high and boost

settings you will be able to capture

time-lapse videos for longer events with

image stabilization so there is no

shaking to ruin your footage the

time-warp feature automatically adjusts

speed based on motion lighting and scene

detection there is also the live burst

feature which lets you record moments

one-and-a-half seconds before and after

your shot you will be able to choose the

best single frame to get a great-looking

photo or a short video to share with

friends the hero eight black records 4k

video at 60fps but it's best suited to

outdoor conditions where it can properly

utilize its world-class image

stabilization to better affect indoor

shooting is spotty due to less

consistent lighting conditions and the

tendency for the hero 8 black to fall

prey to flickering from things like

fluorescent lighting it also shines

thanks to the time warp and hyper smooth

functions taken from the hero 7 this

combined with better HDR and a 100 Mbps

bitrate for 4k and 2.7 K makes the hero

8 black a winner in the video category

Photography is another matter with

quality that doesn't really match its

video capabilities and is mostly

comparable to mid-range smartphones it's

not a deal-breaker but the hero 8 black

is clearly no photographer's first pick

it does shoot in raw mode however

battery life is fairly consistent

topping out at 2 hours depending on what

mode you're shooting in and sports a

three hour charge time they are also


which is a definite plus for those

looking to shoot for extended periods of

time we were also happy with the

built-in foldable hinges that can mount

the camera to a wide assortment of

existing GoPro mounts this is a definite

plus that saves a step in the buying

process GoPro has updated the interior

forward-facing microphone for better

pickup as well which also handles voice

commands it's hard to top the GoPro Hero

eight black in terms of sheer

performance and functionality the image

stabilization alone is worth the price

of purchase to say nothing of the

secondary features packed into this

small action camera if versatility and

quality is what you're after this is the

camera we recommend alright guys that is

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