UPDATED MAY 2018

Action Camera Reviews

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Compare action cams curated by our editor's & community to find the one that's best for you.


What's good  

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

What's bad  

  • Battery life

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

YI Discovery

  • 8.0/10



YI 4K

  • 8.0/10

Xiaomi Yi

  • 8.1/10

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



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