Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Quality Video Cameras

1. Campark ACT74 Quality 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)
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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 Quality Video Camera. I was worried that it could be difficult to frame the shots.

Overall Score
4.3


(6398 Points)

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2. SNAPTAIN B07GPNZSMY Quality 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)

3. Holy Stone Quality Video Camera

User Ratings: 69 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Very solid."

Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. This arrived earlier than I expected from Holy Stone. I can press the button again and continue the flight. It will automatically return home if connection is lost. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this!

  • Holy Stone 2K GPS FPV RC Drone HS100 with HD Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home, Large Quadcopter with Adjustable Wide-Angle Camera, Follow Me, Altitude Hold, 18 Minutes Flight, Long Control Range
  • The Largest & Wind-Resistant: Large body and powerful motors keep drone hovering stably in wind. Headless Mode, Altitude Hold and One Key Takeoff and Landing for easier operation. Perfect for beginners. Size 19.2*19.2*6.5 IN
  • 2K Optimized 120° FOV FPV Wi-Fi Camera: 90° Adjustable angle, captures high-quality video and aerial photos. You can enjoy the Real-Time Viewing right from your remote control. Ideal selfie done, catching every moment of your vacation from a birds-eye perspective.
  • Easy to Assemble & Carry: The foldable propellers are pre-assembled. Just insert camera, landing gears and battery. Then, get it take off. Besides, the foldable propellers makes it easy to keep the drone or take it out.
  • GPS Assisted Flight: Provides you with accurate positioning details of your drone. Built in Return-to-Home (RTH) function for safer fly, the drone will automatically return to home precisely when its battery is low or the signal is weak when flying out of range, never worrying about losing the drone. Follow Me Mode: The drone will automatically follows and captures you wherever you move. Keeping you in the frame at all times, easier to get complex shots, provides hands-free flying and selfie
  • Flying Time Up to 18 Mins / Longer Control Distance: Capacity of 3500mAh high performance battery and reaching up to 1968FT control distance giving you a more extensive flight experience. BLADES ARE UNDER THE FOAM BOX
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Other than that."

I also added the remote protector and the screen protector. This is our first drone, never used one before. Wish I got a bit longer on the drone battery though. You have to charge the batteries with a laptop or computer. Without it the recordings would have cutouts and visible lag.

Overall Score
4.4


(2546 Points)

4. AKASO V50-Pro Quality Video Camera

User Ratings: 67 7

AKASO V50-Pro First Impressions

"It works fine."

The AKASO V50-Pro is very easy to use. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. I don't consider these as cons, just my observations. Overall, I think this a great Quality Video Camera. We are taking a cruise and want to capture the moment.

  • AKASO V50 Pro Native 4K30fps 20MP WiFi Action Camera with EIS Touch Screen 100 feet Waterproof Camera Support External Mic Remote Control Sports Camera with Helmet Accessories Kit
  • SUPERB IMAGE QUALITY: Featuring 4K/30fps and 20MP image, your AKASO V50 Pro action camera can capture every detail of your wonderful outdoor adventures and present an immersive footage of you and your world.
  • ELECTRONIC IMAGE STABILIZATION: Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) with 6-axis gyroscope detects position and motion changes. When the camera tilts, moves, shakes or experiences impact, this action camera can still produce stable videos.
  • OPTIONAL VIEW ANGLE: You can adjust the view angle of this action camera according to your needs between Super Wide, Wide, Medium and Narrow. This action camera also has the distortion calibration feature, which offers image distortion improvements.
  • BUILT-IN WIFI AND HDMI OUTPUT: Just download App(iSmart Pro+) on your phone or tablet and connect it to this action camera, you can share your wonderful moment on social media instantly. With HDMI Port allows you to connect it to TV.
  • FREE VALUABLE ACCESSORIES: This underwater camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1100mAh batteries, chargers and remote control wristband and lots of accessories kits. The kits fit most cameras even Gopro.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO V50-Pro
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AKASO V50-Pro Final Thoughts

"Win win."

Love the accessories and the bag. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. I am very happy that I did it. I think at this price range, this is a very good Quality Video Camera to have. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

Overall Score
4.4


(2427 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Quality Video Cameras

5. Crosstour CT7000 Quality 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)
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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)

6. GoPro CHDHA-301 Quality 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)

7. Holy Stone Quality Video Camera

User Ratings: 71 7

Holy Stone First Impressions

"I am happy I did."

It's all very simple and straight forward to assemble. It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. The Holy Stone is a great deal in this price range and quality. This is our first drone that uses GPS. Takes great photos and videos and is a lot of fun.

  • Holy Stone HS700D FPV Drone with 2K FHD Camera Live Video and GPS Return Home, RC Quadcopter for Adults Beginners with Brushless Motor, Follow Me, 5G WiFi Transmission, Modular Battery Advanced Selfie
  • 2K FHD 90°Adjustable Camera with 5G Transmission: The upgraded camera (2048*1152P) with 110°FOV (field of view) lens gives a panoramic view for recording your unforgettable moment. 5G transmission ensures fast and high-quality FPV real time video from 1640-2600FT away- ideals for selfie. Edit and share your new creations to social media with your drone app directly.
  • GPS Assisted Flight: With GPS location, the drone can hover stably and automatically return to Home precisely when its battery is low or the signal is lost. Shot with ease when the drone can follow you or fly in a circle along the path you set.
  • 22 Mins Max Flight Time: The High-capacity 2800mAh intelligent battery yields up to 22mins flight time. It also has low-power alert. You can immerse yourself in a substantial flight.
  • Brushless Motor: It is so quiet but very powerful when running. Working life is much more longer than brushed motors. Maintenance-free, which makes your flight more enjoyable. The upgraded quick-release propellers run with higher efficiency.
  • Simple Control: Quick launch by pressing one key; quick-Release propellers can be set up with no screws; stable flight while keeping its altitude locked; easy direction control with headless mode. You can focus on camera control and more complex shots. The 2.4ghz on the package means the remote controller frequency,the WIFI frequency of the item is 5ghz. Please read the Instruction Manual before operation. Most of concerns can be settled down.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Very solid."

But overall, I am very happy with the product. I think the Holy Stone app will take some getting used to. I liked it enough, so I'm buying another one. I went directly with the high speed. They made it right by sending a replacement.

Overall Score
4.4


(1990 Points)

8. Holy Stone Quality 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
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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)

9. GoPro CHDHX-601 Quality Video Camera

User Ratings: 68 11

GoPro CHDHX-601 First Impressions

"Great Quality Video Camera."

I'm looking forward to using this GoPro CHDHX-601. Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. It’s a bit on the heavy side but that’s not a deal breaker. Amazing video quality and from something so small. This little camera will amaze you.

  • GoPro HERO6 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos
  • Hero6 black automatically sends your footage to your phone where the app turns it into a quikstory an awesome edited video
  • With 4k60 and 1080p240 video, Hero6 black delivers 2x the performance compared to Hero5 black with an all new GP1 chip optimized for GoPro capture, Hero6 black delivers vastly improved image quality
  • With our most advanced video stabilization yet, Hero6 black captures super smooth footage, whether it’s handheld or mounted to your gear Hero6 black is waterproof to 33 feet (10 meter) without a housing
  • Now featuring touch zoom and an updated UI, the 2 inch display makes it easy to frame shots, change settings and play back footage
  • Featuring 5ghz wi fi, you can copy photos and videos over to your phone 3x faster than with Hero5 black; Note low or high temperature conditions may temporarily shorten the battery life or cause the camera to temporarily stop working properly
  • Batteries: 1 A batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDHX-601
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GoPro CHDHX-601 Final Thoughts

"I am so glad I did!"

Smart controller makes the flying experience that much better. The pictures are captured in the swimming pool. Just take out the micro-SDHC card and plug it into a reader. This action camera is amazing for the price! I was shocked at how small this unit is.

Overall Score
4.2


(1743 Points)

10. Holy Stone Quality Video Camera

User Ratings: 74 6

Holy Stone First Impressions

"Very well built."

Some reason the App doesn't work with a pixel 2 phone. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. The camera on this thing is awesome. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. This is an essential process for proper flight.

  • Holy Stone HS720 Foldable GPS Drone with 2K FHD Camera for Adults, Quadcopter with Brushless Motor, Auto Return Home, Follow Me, 26 Minutes Flight Time, Long Control Range, Includes Carrying Bag
  • 2K FHD Camera with Image Stabilization: The optimized full HD Camera built with Shock Absorption holder ensures shooting 2048 x 1152P high resolution images and videos without camera vibration. 5GHz FPV transmission and 90°adjustable lens enables you to see the word from different angle.
  • GPS Assisted Intelligent Flight: Never lose the drone. It returns automatically whenever battery is low, signal is lost or you press one key return. Also, it is so smart to fly at your will, following you automatically, flying along a path you set, or fly around a point in circles. You may focus on your photography and creation.
  • Configuration Upgrade: The intelligent battery works for 26 Mins for each charge; the long-life Brushless Motors have lower power consumption and give you a quieter flight; the foldable design and well-fitted carrying case make it easy to take the drone outdoor. PRODUCT SUPPORT AVAILABLE!
  • Simple Operation: Equipped Multi Sensors guarantee hovering with great stability and high quality pics taken under different flying environment; Optical Flow Positioning makes great effect when GPS signal is lost or weak. Functions, like one key start/stop, emergency stop, altitude hold and electric fence, keep it simple to control for even beginners.
  • Considerate Controller: The control range of 2.4GHz transmitter reaches to 3000 feet high range; battery level and GPS signal shown on the LED screen; a button to turn on or off the drone light is added; right hand throttle mode is available for left-hander. Remember to remove the scratch-proof film from the controller and the camera before use.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"Quality built."

The controls are easy to master and intuitive. This is a great Quality Video Camera for the price. Besides that though its a great little drone. Positively the best drone for inexperienced pilots. Seems well built and blades are well protected.

Overall Score
4.5


(1585 Points)

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