Editor's Choice - Our Favorite HD Video Cameras

1. Neewer 10094630 HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 70 5

Neewer 10094630 First Impressions

"Pretty fast charge time."

Overall an okay HD 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 HD Video Cameras

2. Neewer 90094640 HD 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. AKASO EK7000 HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 69 7

AKASO EK7000 First Impressions

"This cannot be disabled."

This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. I'll list the pros vs cons to summarize. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Cost more than half the price of the drone. More like I wanted plus more!

  • 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.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi & HDMI, edit & share YOUR action in minutes. Just download App(smart DV) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Wi-Fi signal ranges up to 10 meters.
  • 100 Feet waterproof camera. AKASO EK7000 is designed to withstand extreme environments, together with durable waterproof case. With the accessories, transform it for indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO EK7000
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AKASO EK7000 Final Thoughts

"We love this camera!"

I got this AKASO EK7000 to record our trip’s adventure. Good and authentic after replacement. I got this AKASO EK7000 to record our trip’s adventure. I especially like it simplified design. This little camera will amaze you.

Overall Score
4.4


(11146 Points)

4. Campark ACT74-Blue HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 61 8

Campark ACT74-Blue First Impressions

"Fun gift!"

Very good customer service top notch. And it’s not so much the video quality, but rather the size. The Campark ACT74-Blue is very easy to use. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! It was quick and I had no issues.

  • 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.
  • ◀Waterproof up to 30m(98Feet) depth▶The waterproof case design for underwater world.Waterproof up to 30 meters.Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc.
  • ◀Dual Recharger Batteries + Mounting Accessories Kits▶Increased Long Battery Life up to 180 minutes (Dual Rechargeable Lithium Batteries) shooting time.Come along with tons of free accessories. multifunctional accessories enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist, etc.
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark ACT74-Blue
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Campark ACT74-Blue Final Thoughts

"Now they are fantastic."

I may have to pick up a second one at this price! This is enough for most use cases! Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. Overall an okay HD Video Camera that is probably more hype.

Overall Score
4.3


(6399 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling HD Video Cameras

5. Campark ACT74-black+BF513 HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 61 8

Campark ACT74-black+BF513 First Impressions

"I expected that."

Comes with lots of accessories and 2 batteries. The new form factor and weight are fantastic! There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. All features are the same but this is way cheaper. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this Campark ACT74-black+BF513.

  • Campark ACT74 Action Camera 4K Ultra HD WiFi Underwater Waterproof Camera 16MP 170° Adjustable Wide Angle Lens with 2 Rechargeable Batteries and Multiple Accessories Kits
  • Super 4K Action Camera: Campark 4K sports action camera records video footage in 4K/30fps and takes photo at 16M, help you capture and share your world in a fantastic resolution.
  • 170 Degree Optional Wide Angle Lens: This gopro type camera features 2 inch HD screen and 170 adjustable angle lens, giving you a different visual experience. You won't miss out on any background details.
  • Wi-fi Remote Control: The sports camera allows you control camera via the phone in real time, instantly share pics and videos on social media.(Compatible with iOS and Android System)
  • Waterproof up to 30M(100FT) Depth: With the included waterproof case, this underwater camera allows you to dive up to 30M (100ft) in depth. Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc.
  • Accessories Kits with Two Batteries: Comes with dual rechargeable batteries and multifunctional accessories (most are compatible with gopro cameras), enable you to mount your camera to helmet, bicycles, wrist, etc.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark ACT74-black+BF513
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Campark ACT74-black+BF513 Final Thoughts

"I love this little guy!"

This is high quality and you can tell. I am very happy that I did it. The number of mounts included is simply ridiculous! Exposed well, good sharpness levels and color saturation. The device itself is fabulous.

Overall Score
4.3


(6399 Points)

6. Campark ACT74 HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 61 8

Campark ACT74 First Impressions

"Thank you Campark!"

I was able to get it to power on and STAY POWERED ON! I cant give the Campark ACT74 enough stars. If amazon gets these back in stock, I expect to get another. The camera can be used while inside a waterproof case. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it.

  • Campark ACT74 Action Camera 4K 30fps WiFi Ultra HD Waterproof Sports Action Cam,Free Mounting Accessories 2 Rechargeable Batteries Bikes Motorbike Snorkeling(Silver)
  • 【2-inch HD Display + Sony Sensor】Portable and easily to shoot or view real time video or picture.HDMI output. Excellent 170° wide angle fish-eye lens offer a wide field of view and can take much more stunning scenes of your world.
  • 【4K Ultra HD videos+16MP photos】Dynamic capture outstanding visual quality videos and pictures. makes moving image more smooth and greatly reduces ghosting.Built in Time lapse,Slow motion,Loop recording,Can be used as a security cam, dash cam. DVR. Allows to set ISO Sensitivity, Exposure Compensation, White Balance, Image Sharpness etc to get high quality images. Much clearer than the ordinary 12MP lens.
  • 【100 Feet(30m) Waterproof】with waterproof case, ideal for outdoor activities, like swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Perfect for water sports lover.
  • 【A lots of Accessories】Compatible for brand camera and market mainstream action camera.Attached to helmets, bike, surfboards, belt, arm band and other objects easily with Lots of accessories, mountable design for shooting the thrill of extreme activities.
  • 【Long Battery Life】Up to 240 minutes (Dual Rechargeable Lithium Batteries) shooting time,More Safe Guarantee with Campark: 45 days money back and 12-month warranty and professional after-sale service within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark ACT74
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Campark ACT74 Final Thoughts

"Now they are fantastic."

Video stabilization is astonishing. I cant give the Campark ACT74 enough stars. A wonderful assortment of accessories were included. I cannot say enough great things about this HD Video Camera. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.3


(6398 Points)

7. SNAPTAIN B07GPNZSMY HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 72 4

SNAPTAIN B07GPNZSMY First Impressions

"As Expected!"

Easy to fly, fast and the most important durable! Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. I am liking drones and have a few different ones now. They made it right by sending a replacement.

  • SNAPTAIN S5C WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD Camera, Voice Control, Gesture Control RC Quadcopter for Beginners with Altitude Hold, Gravity Sensor, RTF One Key Take Off/Landing, Compatible w/VR Headset
  • ✈USER-FRIENDLY✈ SNAPTAIN S5C drone is user-friendly. Simply press one button, it will take off, land or return to your command. Smart voice control, headless mode, and the fascinating 360° Flips & Rolls come handy even for the drone newbies.
  • ✈FARTHER & CLEARER✈ The SNAPTAIN S5C provides video transmission within a range of up to 80m. Edit and upload instantly your videos on Social Media by iPhone or a 720p video transmission signal up to a scale of 80m, allowing you to fly farther. Edit HD footage and directly upload it to social media from your iPhone or iPad. The video clips are automatically saved to the Micro SD card.
  • ✈POWERFUL & SAFE✈ Protective Propeller Guards to ensure a safe flight. High quality ABS material to free your worries of a sudden shock or drop. Best choice with enough fun for beginners.
  • ✈STEADY & TRACKABLE✈ Altitude-Hold function ensures a steady hover in the air at a certain altitude. Great aerial pictures and videos are feasible thanks to this function. Trajectory Flight function is the newest technology that by drawing a flight course on the touch screen on your smartphone, the drone will fly accordingly. Pure fun awaits.
  • ✈GRAVITY CONTROL✈ A built-in G-sensor is designed to allow controlling the drone by adjusting the vertical and horizontal position of your smartphone via the Snaptain Era App downloadable on iOS and Android App market.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 10 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SNAPTAIN B07GPNZSMY
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SNAPTAIN B07GPNZSMY Final Thoughts

"Hovers good."

Didn’t unplug in the middle of the flights. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. The controls have zero noticeable lag. Picture and video quality better than expected.

Overall Score
4.5


(4439 Points)

8. Crosstour Crosstour HD 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)

9. AKASO Brave4 HD 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)

10. Campark ACT76 HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 63 7

Campark ACT76 First Impressions

"It looks brand new."

I contacted Campark customer service and they were amazing. It is easy to mount the Campark on and it stays in place. Video stabilization is astonishing. Campark ACT76 wow is it nice when you come from a hero black. No need to spend hundreds on something else!

  • Campark Action Camera 4K WiFi Ultra HD Sports Cam Underwater Waterproof 30M 170°Wide-Angle Lens with Remote Control 2 Recharge Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit
  • 【4K 16MP ACTION CAMERA】 ACT76 Campark Action Camera delivers ultra HD videos with  Professional 4K 30FPS resolution. Capture 16MP photo with advanced sony sensor.With a wide angle 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.
  • 【Wireless Remote Control】2.4GHz remote control within 8M range. WiFi connect via APP(XDV), control the WiFi action cam or download files on phone. Red button for photo taking and gray button for video recording. Quite convenient for you to take photos or record videos in places you can't reach.
  • 【Built-in Wi-Fi Sports Cam】With Wi-Fi connected, the camera is completely under your control in "XDV" APP. You can see what is displaying in camera without delay. Resolution setting, video recording, files deleting can be all realized. You are able to share your happiness to social medias.
  • 【30M Underwater Camera 】Adhering to the concept of environmental friendliness,this waterproof action cam case comes with is made of IP68 material.In addition to the waterproof case to take a photo underwater 98 feet deep, you will get helmet mount kit,4 zip ties, 3 straps, one bicycle mount and more. Perfect protection from rocks, dust and scratches. Ideal for water sports like swimming, drifting, surfing etc. Take you to have a nice travel underwater world.
  • 【Longer battery life】Campark ACT76 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries.Please choose 5V/1A charger(no charger in package )The sports camera can last recording for 90 minutes when WIFI is turned on.No more worry about the recording time for this Action camera.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Campark ACT76
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Campark ACT76 Final Thoughts

"Well this was a surprise."

You can shoot your videos and frame them later. On the motorcycle helmet, forget that 3M sticky tape. I'm looking forward to using this Campark ACT76. It came with travel case and at least 25 different attachments. This feature alone is the reason I bought the Campark ACT76.

Overall Score
4.3


(3078 Points)

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