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 7 Best Outdoor Action Cameras

Planning for your next hiking, climbing, water sports, or underwater escapades? Are you a travel blogger or vlogger, a filmmaker, or an outdoor junkie who happens to love taking pictures? I’m sure you’re excited to record what’s going to happen on your upcoming trip. You can use your smartphone in taking shots, but what if you’re in high and steep areas of the mountain, or you are water-rafting or have to go under the sea, or in any rough situations? What if you want to protect your beloved, expensive phone but don’t want to miss capturing the breathtaking view or the fun and exciting moments of your trip? You can turn to the next outdoor camera gear to help you snap photos and record videos: the action camera.

If you’re in for buying an action camera for your outdoor adventures, then you have to pick the best one. How do you know which one to invest from a plethora of choices out there? You would want to consider their price, ease of setup and use, image and video quality, camera features, connectivity, durability, and availability of accessories.

To make your choice easier, here are our recommended 7 best outdoor action cameras that you can purchase now for your next adventure.

AKASO Brave 4 4K Action Camera

Compliments Complaints
  • It is waterproof and submersible 
  • Has plenty of accessories 
  • Buttons are easy to push even on a case 
  • Photo and video qualities can be adjusted 
  • Can be connected to Wi-Fi
  • Audio quality not that good 
  • The battery does not last long 
  • Too many complicated functions

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Crosstour CT7000 12MP Action Camera

Compliments Complaints
  • Functions easy to operate even underwater 
  • It is very affordable 
  • Good picture quality even in low light 
  • Still works even after several drops 
  • Includes 2 battery packs
  • Hard to connect to Wi-Fi 
  • Sound quality not that good 
  • Not that easy to use

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TENKER K1 4K Action Camera

Compliments Complaints
  • Cheaper than other brands 
  • Camera functionalities easy to use 
  • Comes with a load of accessories 
  • Video quality looks clean 
  • Setup is straightforward
  • Has poor sound quality 
  • Some photos look grainy 
  • Poor low light quality

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COOAU 4K 20MP Action Camera

Compliments Complaints
  • The video quality is crystal clear 
  • Instructional guide for the camera included 
  • Has wireless remote control 
  • The menu is easy to navigate 
  • Can upload photos and videos directly to the cloud
  • The battery does not last long 
  • Audio is quite weak 
  • Almost impossible to see under sunlight

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Dragon Touch Vision 3 4K Action Camera

Compliments Complaints
  • Night vision capture images very well 
  • Includes a lot of accessories 
  • It is easy to use 
  • The waterproof case seems sturdy 
  • It charges quickly
  • Frame rate is low 
  • Poor battery life 
  • The shorter range for remote

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APEMAN A80 4K Action Camera

Compliments Complaints
  • Clear shots even underwater 
  • Camera case seals well 
  • Includes a couple of accessories 
  • It is easy to operate 
  • Connecting to Wi-Fi works well
  • Date and time resets when the battery is replaced 
  • Poor sound quality 
  • Battery life not decent

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GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera

Compliments Complaints
  • Has good camera quality
  • The image stabilization is awesome 
  • Accessories that come with it are great
  • It is easy to use 
  • Features are of the top line
  • It is too expensive 
  • Battery drains fast 
  • Heats up quickly

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