Editor's Choice - Our Favorite 1080p Video Cameras

1. Neewer 10094630 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 70 5

Neewer 10094630 First Impressions

"Pretty fast charge time."

Overall an okay 1080p Video Camera that is probably more hype. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. No need to spend hundreds on something else! No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Neewer G2 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera with Touch Screen Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 4K/30FPS EIS 170 Degree Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with Remote/Battery and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: (1) G2 Action Camera; (1) Waterproof Housing; (1) 2.4G Remote Control; (1) Proctive Frame; (1) Protective Backdoor; (1) Bicycle Handlebar/Pole Mount Kit; (2) Screw Mount Set; (2) Tripod Mount Adapter; (2) Fastening Strap; (2) Bandage Tether Strap; (1) Lens Cleaning Cloth; (1) J-hook Mount; (4) Ribbon; (1) Wire Cable; (2) Adhesive Mount; (2) 3M Adhesive Pad; (1) USB Cable; (1) Li-ion Battery; (1) User Manual
  • TOUCH SCREEN 4K ACTION CAMERA WITH 2 INCH SCREEN: Professional 4K(3840*2160)30FPS, 2.7K(2560* 1440)30FPS, 1080P(1920*1080)60FPS, 720P(1280*720)120FPS and 12MP photo resolution created by high-tech sensor to capture exciting moment for you; 2-inch sensitive touchscreen offers a better operation experience for the end users
  • WIFI ACTION 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; WiFi signal ranges up to 33 feet
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL: Put the remote control on your wrist while installing the sports camera on your helmet, convenient to record moments in places you can't reach. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video is convenient. Wireless range up to 33feet, the remote is NOT waterproof
  • 98FT WATERPROOF CAMERA WITH MULTIPLE MODES: Place your camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it, you can dive below 30 meters. Time Lapse (1s/2s/5s/10s/30s/60s), Slow motion, Burst Mode for Continuous Shooting(3 photos/1s, 5 photos/1s, 10 photos/1s, 15 photos/1s), Loop Recording, Exposure; You can bring it to more applicable conditions beyond your expectation
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Neewer 10094630
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Neewer 10094630 Final Thoughts

"You don't need it."

This feature alone is the reason I bought the Neewer 10094630. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. The value of all the parts is incredible.

Overall Score
4.4


(12273 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated 1080p Video Cameras

2. Neewer 90094640 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 70 5

Neewer 90094640 First Impressions

"Definitely a good buy."

It makes nice, clear videos and works perfectly for my needs. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. I just love this little camera! The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size.

  • Neewer G2 4K WiFi Sports Action Camera with Touch Screen Ultra HD Waterproof DV Camcorder 12MP 4K/30FPS EIS 170 Degree Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with Remote/Battery and 50-in-1 Accessories Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: (1) G2 Action Camera; (1) Waterproof Housing; (1) 2.4G Remote Control; (1) Proctive Frame; (1) Backdoor; (1) Bicycle Handlebar Kit; (2) Screw Mount Set; (2) Tripod Mount Adapter; (2) Fastening Strap; (2) Bandage Tether Strap; (1) Lens Cleaning Cloth; (1) J-hook Mount; (4) Ribbon; (1) Wire Cable; (2) Adhesive Mount; (2) 3M Adhesive Pad; (1) USB Cable; (1) Li-ion Battery; (1) User Manual; (1)50-in-1 Accessory Kit
  • TOUCH SCREEN 4K ACTION CAMERA WITH 2 INCH SCREEN: Professional 4K(3840*2160)30FPS, 2.7K(2560* 1440)30FPS, 1080P(1920*1080)60FPS, 720P(1280*720)120FPS and 12MP photo resolution created by high-tech sensor to capture exciting moment for you; 2-inch sensitive touchscreen offers a better operation experience for the end users
  • WIFI ACTION 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; WiFi signal ranges up to 33 feet; Place your camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it, you can dive below 98 feet
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL: Put the remote control on your wrist while installing the sports camera on your helmet, convenient to record moments in places you can't reach. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video is convenient. Wireless range up to 33feet, the remote is NOT waterproof
  • 50-in-1 ACTION CAMERA ACCESSORY: This kit includes many mounts, straps, and harnesses, your camera will be safe when you are having fun. You can take it whenever you are in diving, swimming, driving car, climbing, and riding bicycle, etc.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Neewer 90094640
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Neewer 90094640 Final Thoughts

"As far as durability."

Approx 65 minutes in freezing temps. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Get a stainless steel tether. When I do I'll post my findings here as well. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another.

Overall Score
4.4


(12273 Points)

3. Crosstour Crosstour 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 67 10

Crosstour Crosstour First Impressions

"Did I mention."

I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. It is small and takes awesome pictures! I may have to pick up a second one at this price! The quality and features were more than I expected. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

  • Crosstour Action Camera 4K 20MP WiFi Underwater 40M with Remote Control IP68 Waterproof Case
  • 4K 20MP ACTION CAMERA - Crosstour Ultra HD 4K camera features rich video resolution options, including professional 4K(30fps), 2.7K(30fps) and 1080P(60fps). 4K video and 20MP photo resolution ensure better and vivider videos and photos.
  • WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL - You could totally control your camera through the wireless remote control with a red button for photo taking and gray button for video recording. A very convenient option for taking photos or videos on selfie sticks.
  • 40M UNDERWATER CAMERA - The waterproof IP68 material case (included) means you can dive up to 131ft with the camera. The case also offers protection when you are recording in the snow, rain or underwater( diving, skiing, surfing).
  • BUILT-IN Wi-Fi SPORTS CAMERA - With Wi-Fi connected, the camera is completely under your control in "DV KING 4K" APP. Resolution setting, video recording, files deleting can be all realized. You are able to share your happy moment to social medias.
  • MULTIFUNCTIONAL MOUNTING ACCESSORIES - Accessories pack included with two 1050mAh batteries, remote control, various mounting kits and strap with a fixed base. The accessories are suitable for GoPro cameras as well.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour Crosstour
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Crosstour Crosstour Final Thoughts

"Now they are fantastic."

The videos have a good quality in both picture and sound. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment. This action camera is amazing for the price! This is high quality and you can tell. Very nice package of accessories.

Overall Score
4.3


(4310 Points)

4. AKASO Brave4 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 71 5

AKASO Brave4 First Impressions

"It worked great."

It also has a bigger battery than the other cameras I've tried. I cant give the AKASO Brave4 enough stars. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • 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.
  • 100FT WATERPROOF CAMERA AND 2'' IPS SCREEN: Place your action camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it, then you can dive below 30 meters. This underwater camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, etc. 2'' IPS screen allows you to preview the video in action camera.
  • FREE VALUABLE ACCESSORIES: This underwater camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries, remote control wristband and 19 accessories kit, the kits are available for most kinds of camera even Gopro. Each battery can record up to 90 minutes. The remote wristband is not waterproof.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO Brave4
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AKASO Brave4 Final Thoughts

"I enjoyed using it."

The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. Get a stainless steel tether. Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. The whole outlook and vintage and nice. This accessory bundle for my AKASO Brave4 has a ton of items.

Overall Score
4.5


(3968 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling 1080p Video Cameras

5. Dragon Touch Vision 3 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 66 7

Dragon Touch Vision 3 First Impressions

"The light."

Overall an okay 1080p Video Camera that is probably more hype. It was quick and I had no issues. This feature alone is the reason I bought the Dragon Touch Vision 3. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well.

  • Dragon Touch 4K Action Camera 16MP Vision 3 Underwater Waterproof Camera 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 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.
  • 100FT WATERPROOF CAMERA with FREE ACCESSORIES: Place your camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it, you can dive below 30 meters. This underwater camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, etc. This underwater camera also comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries, charger and accessories which available for most action camera even Gopro.
  • VERSATILE BUT COMPACT: This action camera features multiple functions including driving mode, image rotation, time-lapse, loop recording, slow motion, dramashot, exposure and white balance. Bringing this sports camera to more applicable conditions beyond your expectation. This action camera is not Mac compatible.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Dragon Touch Vision 3
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Dragon Touch Vision 3 Final Thoughts

"So exciting!"

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots. There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. Very good customer service top notch.

Overall Score
4.3


(3618 Points)

6. GoPro CHDHN-301 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 66 9

GoPro CHDHN-301 First Impressions

"First off the quality."

I was shocked at how small this unit is. GoPro CHDHN-301 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. Has loads and loads of accessories. The picture quality is outstanding with a stable picture. This is enough for most use cases!

  • GoPro HERO3: Silver Edition
  • Professional 1080p 30 fps, 960p 48 fps, and 720p 60 fps and WVGA 240 fps video capture
  • 11MP photo capture with 10 frames per second burst
  • Wi Fi built in, and compatible with Wi Fi remote (sold separatly) and GoPro App (free)
  • 197 Feet / 60 meter Waterproof Housing
  • Basic mounts and hardware included for attaching to helmets, gear, and more
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHN-301
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GoPro CHDHN-301 Final Thoughts

"It’s a total winner!"

The batteries seem to last a decent amount of time. I especially like it simplified design. Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Cost more than half the price of the drone.

Overall Score
4.2


(2820 Points)

7. GoPro CHDSX-301 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 66 9

GoPro CHDSX-301 First Impressions

"I'm terribly impressed."

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Video stabilization is astonishing.

  • GoPro HERO3 Black: Surf Edition (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • The GoPro HERO3 Black: Surf Edition includes surf mounts in addition to the basic mounts and hardware included with the standard Black Edition Hero3 camera
  • The Black Edition features 1080p-60, 720p-120, WVGA-240, 960p-100 and 1440p-48 video modes while those desiring a cinematic look will appreciate the ultra-high resolution 2.7KP-30 fps and 4KP-15 fps (Protune only) video modes.
  • 3X Faster Photo Performance: The Black Edition features a 12MP burst capture at a staggering 30 frames per second
  • Wi-Fi built-in, and compatible with Wi-Fi remote (included) and GoPro App (free)
  • Built with waterproof housing to explore depths up to 60m (nearly 200 feet)
  • Weighing in at a scant 2.6 ounces
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDSX-301
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GoPro CHDSX-301 Final Thoughts

"Thank you!"

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! All features are the same but this is way cheaper. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this GoPro CHDSX-301.

Overall Score
4.2


(2820 Points)

8. Crosstour CT7000 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 71 6

Crosstour CT7000 First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

The quality is decent for the size. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! I race motorcycles, both road race track and dirt scrambles. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Crosstour CT7000. I took this camera to Greece with me and it was great.

  • Crosstour Action Camera 1080P Full HD Wi-Fi 12MP Waterproof Cam 2" LCD 30m Underwater 170°Wide-Angle Sports Camera with 2 Rechargeable 1050mAh Batteries and Mounting Accessory Kits (CT7000)
  • FULL HD VIDEO AND PHOTO RESOLUTION - 12MP 1080P ensures you capture high quality pictures and videos every time. The 170° wide-angle lens allows you to capture more of your surroundings.
  • 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.
  • WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL CONNECTION - With Wi Fi you can connect your phone to directly operate the camera and video options using the “iSmart DV” APP. Besides, you can download, delete and view files.
  • 1080P HD VIDEO LIVESTREAM WEBCAM - This 1080P webcam enables you to have video chat or living streaming at a angle you like. And the 170°wide-angle lens of the camera will gives you a wider field of vision.
  • 2” LCD AND MOUNTING ACCESSORY KITS - A 2” LCD screen allows you to view videos or pictures more clearly. 18 multifunctional accessories enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist, etc. Great companion to shoot the exciting moment.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour CT7000
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Crosstour CT7000 Final Thoughts

"Pretty fast charge time."

It was quick and I had no issues. The quality is decent for the size. But for action/close filming/pictures-can't beat it. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Just took this to Jamaica for 10 days of snorkeling.

Overall Score
4.4


(2181 Points)

9. GoPro CHDHA-301 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 64 9

GoPro CHDHA-301 First Impressions

"Loving this purchase!"

The value of all the parts is incredible. This is enough for most use cases! This accessory bundle for my GoPro CHDHA-301 has a ton of items. This is such a versatile and fun camera to use. I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON!

  • GoPro Hero
  • Stunning video quality: record gorgeous 1080p30 and 720p60 video;diverse photo capture: capture 5mp single, time lapse and burst photos up to 5 fps built in microphone: record audio with the built in microphone
  • Durable + waterproof to 131 feet (40 meters): Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions
  • Compatible with all GoPro mounts: 60+ mounts and accessories GoPro software: view and share your content
  • External memory: suppots microsd cards up to 32gb (class 10 or uhs 1 required) sold separately
  • Video quality: record 1080p30 and 720p60 video, diverse photo capture: capture 5mp single, time lapse and burst photos up to 5 fps built in microphone: record audio with the built in microphone
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHA-301
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GoPro CHDHA-301 Final Thoughts

"It’s a total winner!"

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. More like I wanted plus more! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.2


(2097 Points)

10. Holy Stone 1080p Video Camera

User Ratings: 66 8

Holy Stone First Impressions

"LOTS OF FUN!"

I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. Very durable for a beginner to crash lots of times. Not Only Can You Learn On The Holy Stone .

  • Holy Stone F181W 1080P WiFi FPV Drone with Wide-Angle HD Camera Live Video RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, Gravity Sensor Function, RTF and Easy to Fly for Beginner & Kids, 2 Batteries Included
  • 1080P 120° FOV HD Wifi CAMERA: Equipped with the newest adjustable 1080P 120° Wide-angle HD Wifi Camera, which allows you to take high-res pictures & video during flight. You may control the camera by Gestures (Paper--Video & Scissor--Photo).
  • FPV REAL-TIME TRANSMITTION: With the built-in WiFi module, you can see exactly what your camera sees with a live video on your mobile device by installing the APP. You can also use Voice Control and Trajectory Flight when the App is on.
  • AUTOMATIC ALTITUDE HOLD: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hovering at the current height. Easy for you to shoot quality images or videos.
  • EASY SAFE AND FUN TO PLAY FOR BEGINNERS: Built-in the latest 6-axis flight control systems offer strong stability, easily implement various flight movements, stronger wind resistance; Headless mode eliminates need to adjust aircraft position before flight & improves learning curve.
  • DOUBLE FLIGHT TIME: Includes 2 strong powerful 3.7V 750 mAh LiPo batteries to extend the fun to 20 Minutes! FAA Registration NOT Required.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Holy Stone
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Thanks, Holy Stone!"

I plan to research other drone accessories built by Holy Stone. To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. Really pleased with the Holy Stone performance. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. This is our first drone, never used one before.

Overall Score
4.3


(1947 Points)

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