Top 10 Best Action Cams 2022 – Review & Buying Guide

The review includes detailed performance information and recommendations for your goals and budget. Taking that into consideration, We offer you a complete review and buying guide for the best action cams . Here are the top 10 best action cams of 2022:
Rank Product Name Score
1
VEMONT Action Camera 1080P 12MP Sports Camera Full HD 2.0 Inch Action Cam 30m/98ft Underwater Waterproof Snorkel surf Camera with Wide-Angle Lens and Mounting Accessories Kit
VEMONT Action Camera 1080P 12MP Sports Camera Full HD 2.0 Inch Action Cam 30m/98ft Underwater Waterproof Snorkel surf Camera with Wide-Angle Lens and Mounting Accessories Kit
9.76
2
DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black
DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black
9.2
3
Polaroid Sport Action Camera 720p 12.1mp, Waterproof Camcorder Video Camera with Built in Rechargeable Battery and Mounting Accessories, Action Cam for Vlogging, Sports, Traveling
Polaroid Sport Action Camera 720p 12.1mp, Waterproof Camcorder Video Camera with Built in Rechargeable Battery and Mounting Accessories, Action Cam for Vlogging, Sports, Traveling
10
4
Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam with Explorer Accessory Pack
Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam with Explorer Accessory Pack
9.36
5
Kodak PIXPRO SP1 Action Cam with Explorer Pack 14 MP Water/Shock/Freeze/Dust Proof, Full HD 1080p Video, Digital Camera and 1.5
Kodak PIXPRO SP1 Action Cam with Explorer Pack 14 MP Water/Shock/Freeze/Dust Proof, Full HD 1080p Video, Digital Camera and 1.5" LCD Screen (Yellow)
9.36
6
WOLFANG GA100 Action Camera 4K 20MP Waterproof 40M Underwater Camera EIS Stabilization WiFi 170° Wide Angle Helmet Camera (External Microphone, Remote Control, 2 Batteries and Accessory Kit)
WOLFANG GA100 Action Camera 4K 20MP Waterproof 40M Underwater Camera EIS Stabilization WiFi 170° Wide Angle Helmet Camera (External Microphone, Remote Control, 2 Batteries and Accessory Kit)
10
7
Spider Mountain: A Novel (Cam Richter Book 2)
Spider Mountain: A Novel (Cam Richter Book 2)
0
8
Buyers Products B2159C Cam Action Door Lock Kit
Buyers Products B2159C Cam Action Door Lock Kit
9.36
9
Knee Deep (Cam Derringer)
Knee Deep (Cam Derringer)
9.36
10
TEKCAM Chest Harness Mount Adjustable Chest Strap Belt with J Hook Compatible with Gopro Hero 10 9 8 7 6/AKASO/Dragon Touch/Vemont/Remali Capature Cam Action Camera Accessories
TEKCAM Chest Harness Mount Adjustable Chest Strap Belt with J Hook Compatible with Gopro Hero 10 9 8 7 6/AKASO/Dragon Touch/Vemont/Remali Capature Cam Action Camera Accessories
9.7

Top 10 Action Cams of 2022

VEMONT 3216565043

1
VEMONT Action Camera 1080P 12MP Sports Camera Full HD 2.0 Inch Action Cam 30m/98ft Underwater Waterproof Snorkel surf Camera with Wide-Angle Lens and Mounting Accessories Kit

by VEMONT

9.76/10

VEMONT Action Camera 1080P 12MP Sports Camera Full HD 2.0 Inch Action Cam 30m/98ft Underwater Waterproof Snorkel surf Camera with Wide-Angle Lens and Mounting Accessories Kit

Color Black
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand VEMONT
Rating 9.76/10

Features

  • 【Full HD 1080P】vemont beginner and kids sports camera with 2*zoom wide-angle lens, 1080P video up to 30 fps ensures that you can easily capture every moment.
  • 【Waterproof Case】High-quality waterproof case, this underwater camera can dive to 30m/98ft. Help you to record real water sports moments.
  • 【Free accessory pack】vemont sports camera with mounting accessories can be easily mounted on helmets, bicycles, surfboards, cars and other objects. You can get more fun from your favorite sports.
  • 【Long-life rechargeable battery】vemont action camera comes with a 900mAh removable rechargeable battery, which can be easily replaced, and the maximum continuous recording time is up to 90 minutes. Make sure you don't miss any wonderful moments.
  • 【2 inch LCD screen】Real-time display of the 2 inch LCD screen, convenient to capture every moment. We provide 1 year warranty and lifetime technical support, good customer service will reply email in the shortest time.

DJI CP.OS.00000020.01

2
DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black

by DJI

9.2/10

DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black

Color Black
Prime Status No
Warranty Standard Warranty
Brand DJI
Rating 9.2/10

Features

  • Dual Screens: Osmo Action’s dual screens allow you to capture it all with the touch of a button. A vivid front screen lets you frame yourself effortlessly in any setting, while the back screen delivers a crystal-clear, hyper-responsive display. This durable, versatile action camera is jam-packed with advanced technology that lets you spend less time worrying about equipment and more time living the action.
  • The RockSteady technology combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • Action camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 12MP, wide-angle 145° that allows you to shoot 4K HDR videos.
  • 8x Slow Motion: Capture every epic move with jaw-dropping clarity and detail when you use 8x slow motion with 1080p resolution and 240fps. Time-lapse: Condense time and movement for stunning, easy-to-achieve results. Charging Time: 90 mins
  • 11m Waterproof, -10℃ Temperature Resistant Sporting a watertight seal and a hydrophobic coating on the back touchscreen, Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion. Versatile batteries perform well even in extremely cold environments with temperatures as low as -10℃.
  • What you get: DJI Osmo Action, Camera Frame, Flat Adhesive Mount, Curved Adhesive Mount, Quick-Release Base, Battery, Battery Case, Locking Screw, USB-C Cable
  • DJI Mimo App requires iOS 10.0, Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6, SE, Samsung Galaxy S10 plus, S10, S9 plus, S9 , S9 plus, S9, S8 plus, S7, S7 Edge, S6, S6 Edge, Note 8, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, P20, P10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10, Mate 9 Pro, Mate 9, Honor 10, Honor 9, Vivo NEX, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S, Mi 8, Mi 6, OnePlus 7, 6T, 5, Pixel 3 XL, 2 XL, 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2

Sakar ID757

3
Polaroid Sport Action Camera 720p 12.1mp, Waterproof Camcorder Video Camera with Built in Rechargeable Battery and Mounting Accessories, Action Cam for Vlogging, Sports, Traveling

by Sakar

10/10

Polaroid Sport Action Camera 720p 12.1mp, Waterproof Camcorder Video Camera with Built in Rechargeable Battery and Mounting Accessories, Action Cam for Vlogging, Sports, Traveling

Color Red (720p)
Prime Status Yes
Warranty Manufacturer
Brand Sakar
Rating 10/10

Features

  • Clear and crisp recordings: Our action camera for sports uses a 12.1mp camera to deliver recordings at 30fps in 720P to make sure you can record videos and take photos that are clear in any situation making it ideal for recording any action or adventure you have in mind
  • Compact and easy to use: We use a compact design which coupled with the lightweight and sturdy build allow you to take the sports polaroid camera with you anywhere you go; It comfortably fits in the palm of your hand to give you more control when shooting
  • Get the right shots: Thanks to the magnetic base coupled with the included mounting hardware for helmets and bicycles, our digital polaroid camera can be used as a dash cam and a camcorder to provide just the right fit for playing sports, recording action scenes, and much more
  • Waterproof and weather resistant: Our waterproof camera for sports is compact, durable, and weather-resistant so you can safely use it any almost any conditions; It’s waterproof, dustproof, freezeproof, and shockproof to make sure it can keep up with your active lifestyle
  • Built-in rechargeable battery: This sports action cam for vlogging is made with a USB rechargeable battery that you can charge at home or on the go through any USB power outlet making it the perfect companion for all your trips and travels

KODAK SP360 with Explorer Accessory Pack (YL3)

4
Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam with Explorer Accessory Pack

by KODAK

9.36/10

Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam with Explorer Accessory Pack

Color Yellow
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand KODAK
Rating 9.36/10

Features

  • Advanced MOS sensor with 16 million image pixels gives you more speed, quality and clarity than a traditional CCD or CMOS sensor with multiple Viewing Modes: Ring, Dome, Front Degree/Rear 180 Degree, 360 Degree Panorama, Globe.
  • Capture all the high speed action with 1080p full-HD video or full-res images in 10fps with a push of a button. Switch the movie setting to time-lapse or loop recording for cool and fun detail.
  • 2m Shockproof / -10 Degree Freeze proof / Dustproof / Splash Resistant.
  • With Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, set the SP360 where you want it and take your phone with you to call the shots anytime with the PIXPRO Remote Viewer App on your iOS/Android device. Available at the App Store/Google Play.
  • Including Explorer Accessory Pack: (1) Standard Housing, (1) Bar Mount, (1) Vented Helmet Strap for Top Facing, (1) Vented Helmet Strap for Front Facing, (1) Flat Adhesive Mount, (1) Curved Adhesive Mount, (2) Extended Arms, (1) Quick Clip

KODAK SP1 with Explorer Pack

5
Kodak PIXPRO SP1 Action Cam with Explorer Pack 14 MP Water/Shock/Freeze/Dust Proof, Full HD 1080p Video, Digital Camera and 1.5

by KODAK

9.36/10

Kodak PIXPRO SP1 Action Cam with Explorer Pack 14 MP Water/Shock/Freeze/Dust Proof, Full HD 1080p Video, Digital Camera and 1.5" LCD Screen (Yellow)

Color Yellow
Prime Status Yes
Warranty One (1) year limited manaufacturer warranty
Brand KODAK
Rating 9.36/10

Features

  • Advanced CMOS sensor with 14 million image pixels gives you more speed, quality and clarity than a traditional CCD sensor.
  • Waterproof to 32ft/10m, shockproof to 6.5ft/2m, freeze proof to 14F/-10C and dustproof.
  • Capture all the high speed action with 1080p full-HD video or full-res images in 10fps with a push of a button. Switch the setting to High Speed Movie in 120 fps for time-lapse videos in slo-mo with more cool and fun detail.
  • Capture and playback pictures and videos from the built-in 1.5" LCD or control remotely from the PIXPRO Remote Viewer App on your iOS/Android device via wireless connection for more flexibility. Available at the App Store/Google Play.
  • Electronic image stabilization (EIS) automatically adjusts to compensate for any unintentional camera movements reducing blurry shots and video.

WOLFANG GA100

6
WOLFANG GA100 Action Camera 4K 20MP Waterproof 40M Underwater Camera EIS Stabilization WiFi 170° Wide Angle Helmet Camera (External Microphone, Remote Control, 2 Batteries and Accessory Kit)

by WOLFANG

10/10

WOLFANG GA100 Action Camera 4K 20MP Waterproof 40M Underwater Camera EIS Stabilization WiFi 170° Wide Angle Helmet Camera (External Microphone, Remote Control, 2 Batteries and Accessory Kit)

Color -
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand WOLFANG
Rating 10/10

Features

  • 🎬【4K UHD Video & 20MP Photo】WOLFANG GA100 vlog camera has 4K video resolution with 4K 30fps, 2.7K 30fps, 1080P 60fps, 1080P 30fps, 720P 120fps video options to capture all the details of your adventure. The photo resolution has options of 20MP/16MP/12MP/8MP, which can clearly freeze beautiful moments.
  • 🏊【40m Waterproof Camera】The waterproof housing of the GA100 underwater camera is sturdy and durable. With the waterproof case installed, you can easily explore the wonderful underwater world of 40 meters and enjoy the fun of swimming, surfing, sailing, snorkeling, diving and other water sports, can also be used in rainy and snowy weather.
  • 🎤【Dual Microphone & Plenty of Accessories】GA100 helmet cam comes with an external noise canceling microphone to capture clearer sounds in noisy environments. The included multi-function mounting accessories can meet the needs of different usage scenarios, such as bike, motorcycle, riding, snorkeling, diving, skiing, without buying additional accessories.
  • 🚴【EIS Image Stabilizer & Multi-Mode】GA100 gopro is equipped with the EIS Anti-shake function, which greatly improves video stability and smoothness, capturing the wonderful moments of sports easily. GA100 go pro has a variety of recording modes, such as selfie, continuous recording, timing recording, time lapse recording, loop recording, slow motion and auto mode, etc.
  • 🏂【WIFI Sharing & As Dashcam or Webcam】GA100 go pro camera can connect with smart phone via APP "Live DV", transmit real-time videos and pictures to your social platform, and control the camera remotely via smart phone. Can be used as a webcam for video calls, online learning or conference calls, or as a dash cam to record driving conditions.

7
Spider Mountain: A Novel (Cam Richter Book 2)

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0/10

Spider Mountain: A Novel (Cam Richter Book 2)

Color -
Prime Status No
Warranty -
Brand
Rating 0/10

Buyers Products B2159C

8
Buyers Products B2159C Cam Action Door Lock Kit

by Buyers Products

9.36/10

Buyers Products B2159C Cam Action Door Lock Kit

Color Gray
Prime Status Yes
Warranty Manufacturer Warranty
Brand Buyers Products
Rating 9.36/10

Features

  • Sold as kit only
  • For use with 3/4" pipe
  • More Than Just Parts: From snow and ice equipment to toolboxes, hydraulics, towing, truck and trailer hardware to our innovative lighting products-it's amazing what Buyers Products can do for your truck
  • We Do Things The Right Way: We design products like we're building them for ourselves, because we are; Our teams are staffed with engineers and experts who know how to make a product exceptional
  • Durable and Dependable: Founded in 1946, Buyers Products has become a leader in the truck equipment industry though our commitment to customer care, innovation, and value across our range of products

9
Knee Deep (Cam Derringer)

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9.36/10

Knee Deep (Cam Derringer)

Color -
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand
Rating 9.36/10

TEKCAM GPAC-02

10
TEKCAM Chest Harness Mount Adjustable Chest Strap Belt with J Hook Compatible with Gopro Hero 10 9 8 7 6/AKASO/Dragon Touch/Vemont/Remali Capature Cam Action Camera Accessories

by TEKCAM

9.7/10

TEKCAM Chest Harness Mount Adjustable Chest Strap Belt with J Hook Compatible with Gopro Hero 10 9 8 7 6/AKASO/Dragon Touch/Vemont/Remali Capature Cam Action Camera Accessories

Color Adjustable Chest Mount
Prime Status Yes
Warranty -
Brand TEKCAM
Rating 9.7/10

Features

  • Lets you wear action camera on your chest. This strap is a must accessory and can be used by boaters, skiers, horseback riders, skydivers and so on
  • Comfortable, fully-adjustable design fits all shapes and sizes, including over large jackets.
  • Lets you capture your knees & skis on the slopes, or your bike frame & handlebars.
  • Fully adjustable to fit a wide range of adult sizes. Chest circumference: 25-67 inches / Shoulder strap length: 18-54 inches
  • Package: 1x Chest Belt Strap+1x Aluminum Thumbscrew +1x J-Hook. NOTE: The screw in this product is made of metal,please wipe your parts after water sports to prevent rust.

Best action cams brands

  • VEMONT
  • DJI
  • Sakar
  • KODAK
  • WOLFANG
  • Buyers Products

Buying Guide

Ease of Use

You should always consider if the you are intending to buy is easy to use and user-friendly. This will help in making an appropriate choice depending on whether you will be able to use it easily or if you need assistance. You may also refer to the ease of use from the reviews of the users, which gives a fair idea. 

Do you actually need the ?

Before you buy anything, you should ask yourself whether you actually need the This seems like a no-brainer, but it is an important question to consider nonetheless. If you are buying something just because it is on sale or because you think it will be fun to have, then you are probably wasting your money.

What are your priorities?

When you are looking to buy a , it is important to know what your priorities are. What features are most important to you? What is your budget? Answering these questions will help you narrow down your choices and find the right product for you.

Durability

​​Find out what the is made of. This will help you determine if the quality is worth the price. If you are looking for a durable item, make sure it is made of high-quality materials. This is important for two reasons. First, you want to make sure that you are getting a quality product. Second, if you have any allergies, you will want to know what the product is made of before you purchase it. 

What Is Your Budget?

The price tag is, of course, one of the most important deciding factors while buying a new . To begin with, calculate an estimate of how much you want to spend. This is a long-term investment, so the budget should take that into consideration. The first thing you want to do is figure out what your budget is. This will help narrow down your options and make the shopping process easier.

Do you look for a Warranty?

When looking into warranties, find out how long it lasts and what is covered. If a product is new, there may be a different warranty than if it were used. It is important to know what is included in the warranty and for how long it lasts. 

What is the Return Policy?

The return policy should also be known before making the purchase. It is common for stores to have a return policy, but there are also policies set by the manufacturers. When looking at products, it is important to check if they are covered by a return policy. This way, if the product does not meet your expectations, you can return it without any hassle.  Knowing these policies can save buyers a lot of time and money.  

Know the Shipping Time?

When looking at that will be shipped, inquire about the shipping company that will be used. Find out an estimated time of arrival and if there are any extra fees associated with shipping. These fees can add up, so it is important to be aware of them ahead of time. By taking the time to do research before making a purchase, buyers can save themselves time and money in the long run.

Check the competitors

Find out who else sells the product and at what price. This will give you an idea of how much you should be paying for the item. 

Do your research

When looking into quality, find reviews of the from other users. Checking to see how long the is expected to last is also important. Take some time to read online reviews. This can give you a good idea of quality and value. Once you have all of this information, you can start shopping around for the perfect product!

For example, if a has a short lifespan, it may not be worth the investment. If a is difficult to use, it may not be worth the time and effort it takes to learn how to use it properly. Asking these questions before making a purchase can save buyers time and money in the long run.

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