5 Top Rated Action Cameras:
Either you already own one or you are interested in buying one it’s very important to be able to identify some of the best action cameras. Lately, action cameras have became very popular as more and more people use them to take unique shots of their sports/adventures. What do we look when searching for a good action camera? Which ones do really worth the high price tag?
There are a ton of new brands coming recently out in the market trying to compete the most-advanced and successful action camera companies. We all know that the leading brand is GoPro. We all are fans of it. However there are many more brands which are able to compete even beat Gopro. Let’s jump straight into it.
The first on the list wouldn’t be anything else than Gopro Hero 4 Silver Edition. It’s integrated LCD live-view touchscreen makes it beat the hero 4 black which comes with higher specifications but not such an option. So the Hero 4 features 4k-15fps, 2k-30fps, 1080p-60fps and so on. Built-in Wi-Fi is available. Still pictures at 13 MP with adjustable ISO and Shutter Speed.
Rating: Excellent! (4.4 OUT OF 5)
Next on the list is Sony 4K Action Camera which also is capable of shooting 4k footage. Featuring SteadyShot(TM) image stabilization being ideal for bike riding and aerial shots. Comes with Ultra-Wide 170° FOV Lens and it’s housing makes it waterproof up to 33′. Moreover built-in Wi-Fi is available for Remote Monitoring and Control.
Rating: Great! (4.2 OUT OF 5)
Comes with built-in GPS and external sensors makes the device capable of recording data like location, G force, Speed, Hear-Rate, Elevation and many more. This feature kicks the device all the way up to the top. 240fps shooting for slow-motion video is also available. Garmin Virb XE up to 50meters without even a housing!
Rating: Very Good! (3.6 OUT OF 5)
Another great camera which comes with built-in sensors (Speed, G-force, Altitude, Rotation, Heartbeat). Video recording up to 4K and 16 MP still pictures. The best part about this one is that it comes with a Go-Pro Mount Adapter which makes the camera compatible with ALL Gopro mounts. Moreover TomTom Bandit it’s waterproof without the need of a housing.
Last on the top-five list we have Drift HD Ghost-S. An entry-level action camcorder which features a Full HD 1080p Video at 60 fps and 12 MP still pictures. 2″ LCD Screen with Gorilla Glass is integrated on the model with a 300-degree rotatable lens. Wi-Fi is supported and can be connected to any smartphone using the “Drift App”. The camera is waterproof up to 3-meters without any housing.