Action Sports Cameras

Action Sports Cameras are unique, instead of your standard hand held camcorders these cameras are used in many different ways. These cameras are quite compact, hard wearing and easy to operate. However what makes them so popular are the wide range of activities and conditions that they can be used in. The quality of high definition videos that these cameras can take are outstanding. As well as the fact they are able to capture movement in great focus.

You would want to use this type of camera when taking part in extreme sports, hiking, water sports, travel and adventure. As you need equipment that can go along with you to different places, capable of capturing specific footage.

Popular Action Cameras To Choose From

AKASO EK7000 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle
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AKASO EK7000 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 170 Degree Wide Angle
  • 4K Ultra HD action camera. Professional 4K 25Fps & 2.7K 30Fps video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second for incredible photos, which is 4 times the resolution of traditional HD cameras.
  • Wireless wrist remote control sports camera. With a wrist 2.4G remote, you can capture the world in an all-new way. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video is convenient.
  • Longer battery life. AKASO EK7000 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries. Each battery can record up to 90 minutes. No more worry about the recording time for this Action camera.
AKASO Brave 4 4K 20MP WiFi Action Camera Ultra HD with EIS 30m Underwater Waterproof Camera Remote Control 5X Zoom Underwater Camcorder with 2 Batteries and Helmet Accessories Kit
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AKASO Brave 4 4K 20MP WiFi Action Camera Ultra HD with EIS 30m Underwater Waterproof Camera Remote Control 5X Zoom Underwater Camcorder with 2 Batteries and Helmet Accessories Kit
  • UPGRADE SERIES OF AKASO EK7000: Featuring 4K/24fps, 2K/30fps and 1080P/60FPS video resolution and 20MP photos, AKASO Brave 4 action camera enables you to take incredible photos and ultra HD videos, clearly recording the beauty and wonders in life!
  • OPTIONAL VIEW ANGLE AND ANTI-SHAKING: Adjust the view angle of this action camera according to your needs between 170°, 140°, 110°, and 70°. Built in smart gyroscope for anti-shaking and image stabilization to make your video much more smooth.
  • SPORTS CAMERA WITH WIFI AND HDMI: Sharing & editing videos from an action camera is easier with the free app. Just download the App on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Wi-Fi signal ranges up to 10 meters. With HDMI Port allows you to connect it with television.
Neewer G1 Ultra HD 4K Action Camera Kit Includes 98 ft Underwater Waterproof Camera 16MP 4K/30FPS 170 Degree Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam High-tech Sensor with Remote/Battery and 50-in-1 Accessory Kit
  • Description:

    (1) Action Camera:

    Item Type: G1 Ultra HD 4K Action Camera

    Video Resolution: 4K/30fps, 2.7K/30fps, 1080P/60fps, 1080P/30fps, 720P/120fps, 720P/60fps, 720P/30fpsPhoto Resolution: 16M/14M/12M/8M/5MVideo Format: MP4

    Photo Format: JPG

    Battery: 3.7V 900mAh Li-ion BatteryMemery Card: Micro SD Card Up to 64GB (NOT included)

    Frequency of Light: 50Hz/60Hz

    Interface: USB 2.0, HDMI

    Waterproof Distance: Up to 98 feet/30meters

    Wireless Distance: 10 meters

  • ACTION CAMERA: Professional 4K/30fps, 2.7K/30FPS, 1080P/60FPS, 1080P/30fps video and 16MP photo resolution created by high-tech sensor to capture exciting moment for you
  • WIFI SPORTS CAMERA: Just download the Ez iCam App on your iOS or Android phone and connect with this action camera. It lets you control your camera remotely. Share the picture and video on social media. iFi signal ranges up to 10 meters (15 meters on opening area
Dragon Touch 4K Action Camera 16MP Vision 3 Underwater Waterproof Camera PC Webcam 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with Remote 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
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Dragon Touch 4K Action Camera 16MP Vision 3 Underwater Waterproof Camera PC Webcam 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with Remote 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • 4K ACTION CAMERA with 4X ZOOM: Professional 4K/30FPS, 2.7K/30fps, 1080P/60FPS video and 16MP photo resolution enables you to capture exciting moment for you. This action camera also features zoom range from 1.0X to 4.0X.
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL: Put the remote control on your wrist while installing the sports PC web camera on your helmet, convenient to record moments in places you can't reach. Wireless range up to 10m(33ft), the remote is not waterproof.
  • WIFI ACTION CAMERA with 2" SCREEN: Save and share your sports action camera moments on the phone/tablet with App XDV, WiFi signal ranges up to 33 feet. 2'' screen allows you to preview the video in action camera.
Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 14MP PC Webcam Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angle Sports Camera with 2 Rechargeable 1050mAh Batteries and Mounting Accessory Kits
  • FULL HD VIDEO AND PHOTO RESOLUTION - 14MP 1080P ensures you capture high quality pictures and videos every time. The 170° wide-angle lens allows you to capture more of your surroundings.
  • SUPPORT PC WEB CAMERA FUNCTION - With the function of webcam, it enables you to have online meeting, chatting or other online activities. And the 170°wide-angle lens of the camera will gives you a wider field of vision.
  • 30 METERS WATERPROOF PERFORMANCE - With the solid and durable waterproof case, you can dive into water up to 98 feet / 30 meters. Perfect for water sports, such as swimming, diving, surfing and so on. You can explore the unknown underwater world.
GoPro - HERO7 Silver 4K Waterproof Action Camera - with 50 Piece Accessory Kit - Touch Screen 4K HD Video - 10MP Photos - Live Streaming Stabilization - Silver - Loaded Bundle
  • 1 x GoPro HERO7 Silver - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen, 4K HD Video, Live Streaming and Stabilization | 1 x 50 in 1 GoPro Accessory Kit | 1 x Microfiber Cloth
  • Record your adventures with this GoPro HERO7 Silver video camera. Durable and waterproof up to 33 feet, this tough camera goes anywhere you go and captures your exploits in stabilized 4K video. This GoPro HERO7 Silver features an intuitive touch screen for fast and easy adjustments and features voice recognition for hands-free operation.
  • Video Stabilization - The HERO7 Silver digitally stabilizes your video to remove camera shake so that your footage comes out smoother and steadier. Shoot Vertically - Flip the camera to the side and capture photos and videos in portrait orientation, perfect for Snapchat and Instagram. Voice Control - Control your HERO7 Silver hands-free with voice commands like "GoPro, take a photo" and "GoPro, start recording. 33' Waterproof - HERO7 Silver is waterproof down to 33' natively, without a housing
Campark ACT74 Action Camera 4K WiFi Waterproof Sports Camera 170 Degree Ultra Wide Angle Lens with 2 Pcs Rechargeable Batteries and Helmet Accessories Kits(Blue)
  • ◀Super 4K Recording +Sony sensor▶Campark 4k Sports Action Camera records video footage in 4K/30fps and takes photo at 16M. Campark Action cameras help you capture and share your world in a fantastic resolution.
  • ◀2 Inch HD Screen + 170°Ultra wide angle lens▶This Action Cam with 2 Inch HD Screen and 170 degree lens, you won't miss out on any background details and the support of 32GB on an Micro SD card will let you store all your photos and videos right on the camera.
  • ◀WIFI Remote Control▶Action cameras compatible with iOS and Android system.The sports camera allows you control camera via the phone in real time, What is more, instantly send pics and videos via email or share them on social media easily.
AKASO Brave 7 LE 4K30FPS 20MP WiFi Action Camera with Touch Screen Vlog Camera EIS 2.0 Remote Control 131 Feet Underwater Camera with 2X 1350mAh Batteries
  • BORN ALL-WEATHER ACTION CAMERA - Brave 7 LE action camera is weatherproof and distinct to unlock all the filming scenarios and ease your vlogging experience. Its IPX7 water-resistant design can protect the action camera from rain, snow and water splashing. Your underwater adventure can even down to 131FT/40M while equipped with the included waterproof housing.
  • CONVENIENT DUAL-DISPLAY - With innovate dual color screens design, you can change framing and monitoring views between back and front, especially the vivid front screen can satisfy your selfies need and 2-inch back touch screen makes it easy to use than ever.
  • SHOOT 4K VIDEO & 20MP PHOTO - This action camera can take hyper-quality 4K 30Fps video and 20MP photo, recording your adventure without missing any details!
GoPro HERO7 Silver - E-Commerce Packaging - Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 10MP Photos Live Streaming Stabilization
  • E-COMMERCE PACKAGING: GoPro HERO7 Silver Camera - This product is in manufacturer E-Commerce packing (see pictures). The product itself is identical to the one found in retail packaging & it is covered under full standard warranty
  • 4K30 VIDEO: Get stunning 4K video that's as amazing as the moment itself. You can also shoot time lapse videos to turn longer events into short, shareable moments
  • RUGGED & WATERPROOF: Share experiences you can't capture with your phone. HERO7 Silver is tough, tiny, totally waterproof and up for any adventure
VanTop Moment 3 4K Action Camera w/Gopro Compatible Carrying Case,Remote Control,16MP Sony Sensor,30M Waterproof Camera w/Gopro Compatible Accessories,2 Batteries,170° Ultra Wide Angle
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VanTop Moment 3 4K Action Camera w/Gopro Compatible Carrying Case,Remote Control,16MP Sony Sensor,30M Waterproof Camera w/Gopro Compatible Accessories,2 Batteries,170° Ultra Wide Angle
  • 【Stunning 4K Technique & Superb Sony Sensor】Optional 4K@30fps, 2.7K@30fps,1080P@60fps,720P@120fps resolutions, high sensitive Sony sensor with improved image focusing, processing speeds. Moment 3 action camera empowers you to capture any memorable moment without any compromise. Stunning 4K video and 16MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes.
  • 【Irresistible & Indispensable Accessories】Exclusively customized carrying case for the action camera and accessories: compatible with all Gopro cameras including Gopro HERO 7, Gopro HERO 6. Compact case to keep your action camera-Moment3 and accessories safe, protected and organized. Selected 21 gopro compatible accessories awaits your discovery. (SD Card excluded)
  • 【170°Ultra-Wide Lens & Multiple Modes】Discover a big big world your eyes can reach with the intergraded 170 degrees ultra-wide lens. Burst Shooting, loop recording makes it possible to find the perfect moment afterwards. Time-lapse and slow motion exceed human vision with surprising fun.

When looking to buy a camera there are a few important things to consider:

  • Resolution Nearly all the latest action cameras use 4K 1080p Video resolution. This is because this resolution allows for a smooth video, which means that action will be continuous and mainly uninterrupted. This means that you will hardly have to keep on pressing buttons so that it will continue to film. Along with video resolution you want to look for a still resolution of more than 14 MP. This is so when you are capturing still shots they will near enough be of the same quality of a bridge cameras. Cameras at the higher end of the market usually have 16 MP.
  • Size The whole point of these action cameras for sports are that they are compact and small. So when buying one make sure that you are aware of the weight. The lighter the equipment the easier it will be to take around and mount where needed. Weight ranges between 50g and 180g. The cameras that are of the highest quality and efficient usually weigh between 90g and 118g.
  • Battery life Battery life like any device is a must. What a shame to have a video cut short due to battery being short lasting. So when buying a Sports Action Camera look out for the ones that have a least 3 hours of battery life as these are the long lasting ones.
  • Action Sports Cameras Best Sellers And Buying Guide – front page Features The best part about these camera devices is their features. Unlike normal cameras these action cameras usually come with Bluetooth or WiFi connections. This is so it can transfer files to other devices and apps. Waterproof is another feature that is a must, if its not waterproof is it even worth it? some cameras are splash proof and some cameras can go up to 60M in water. So when buying a camera that says waterproof be sure to check the deepest distance it can go. Depending on how you want to function this camera , some of them come with a screen and some do not come with a screen. Not having a screen means you have to be prepared with another device such a a smart phone etc to be able to view what you are recording, so if you want life to be easier, it may be better off choosing one with an screen, preferably a touch screen. Some other features are also GPS, voice control, LED lights, compass and footage editors. so depending on how high market you want to be or if you want to just keep the functions simple will influence what features you want your Action sports camera to have.

All the above incorporated can mean you are looking at quite a range of prices. Budget models can be had for well under a hundred dollars now with high end models with the latest features costing several hundred dollars.

Along with looking out for the above, it is also important to look out for different mounting options. This is important especially when it comes to what activity you will be taking part in. Some different mounting types available are:

  • Helmet Mounts These mounts are good of you are climbing, hiking or biking. As they allow for the camera to sit at the front of your helmet in the center or one side enabling a good capture of video. This is also a cheap mount to find.
  • Handle Bar Mounts These are quite universal and adjustable, perfect for motorcycles or your everyday bike. These are designed to keep the camera in place securely.
  • Glove Mounts Glove mounts reduce the limitations that you have in place, they give you total flexibility and seamless rotations. Therefore the size of the action camera for this type of mount is very important , as it will only suit the smaller sized cameras due to the style of the mount.
  • Chest Mounts Chest mounts come in form as a harness placing the camera right in the middle of the chest. Again this mount is handy for skiing, mountain biking and similar activities. These mounts sometimes can get uncomfortable if worn for a long time, so take consideration if you are taking part in a lot of activity
  • Tripod Mounts These are your everyday tripod mounts but much more compact to be able to fit these small and compact devices. They can be place nearly anywhere and come with different adapter tools so that they can be used.