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#1
alaScore 100

GoPro Hero6

That fancy GP1 processor has done more than just improved frame rates and image stabilisation...

31 expert reviews | 203 user reviews

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#2
alaScore 99

GoPro Hero5

Going on holiday is always the perfect time to test out an action camera such as the GoPro Hero 5...

40 expert reviews | 865 user reviews

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#3
alaScore 99

GoPro Hero 5 Session

The Hero 5 Session sees the return of the cubic form factor that GoPro debuted with last year's...

24 expert reviews | 237 user reviews

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#4
alaScore 98

GoPro Hero 4

The GoPro Hero 4 Black is an expensive action camera, but it's packed with shooting options and...

68 expert reviews | 11043 user reviews

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#5
alaScore 98

GoPro Hero7 Black

The action camera market has long been dominated by GoPro, but has it done enough with this new...

4 expert reviews

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#6
alaScore 98

Samsung Gear 360

Little ball of fun is perfect if you’ve bought into the Samsung VR ecosystem

64 expert reviews | 341 user reviews

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#7
alaScore 97

Sony FDR-X3000R

Sony has been producing SteadyShot-capable Handycam camcorders for some time now. Over the years...

25 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

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#8
alaScore 97

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

The VIRB Ultra 30 is the best action camera from Garmin yet, losing none of what made previous...

18 expert reviews | 42 user reviews

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#9
alaScore 97

TomTom Bandit

The TomTom Bandit is a well-made and feature-rich action camera, but it might not be enough to...

30 expert reviews | 301 user reviews

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#10
alaScore 97

GoPro Hero4 Session

The Hero4 Session is GoPro's smallest action camera ever and has been designed to be as...

43 expert reviews | 1159 user reviews

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#11
alaScore 96

DJI Osmo

A game-changing camera for amateur filmmakers requiring smooth, stable footage

24 expert reviews | 61 user reviews

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#12
alaScore 96

Sony FDR-X1000V

There is, though, also a dedicated computer-based editing suite, called Sony Action Cam Movie...

27 expert reviews | 401 user reviews

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#13
alaScore 96

Ricoh Theta V

Knowing this, as well as the wealth of potential that’s promised to arrive along with the plugins...

9 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

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#14
alaScore 96

GoPro Hero

GoPro’s entry-level model strips away a few too many features to make it compelling.

21 expert reviews | 2656 user reviews

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#15
alaScore 96

Garmin VIRB 360

As camera companies start climbing up the giant hill that’s 360-degree video, most get tripped up...

6 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

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#16
alaScore 96

Ricoh Theta S

The Ricoh Theta S provides decent 360 photos and acceptable 360 video for early adopters, but...

40 expert reviews | 544 user reviews

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#17
alaScore 95

Insta360 Nano S

It's doesn't give you the best image quality, but this pocketable iPhone-only 360-degree camera...

4 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

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#18
alaScore 95

YI 4K Action Camera

When it comes to action cameras, GoPro undeniably leads the pack. The company's cameras are so...

7 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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#19
alaScore 95

GoPro HERO5 Black

The ultimate action cam and an easy to fly drone with independently moving GoPro camera mount

8 expert reviews | 62 user reviews

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#20
alaScore 95

Sony FDR-X3000

There are some things to love about the Sony FDR-X3000. It delivers excellent, ultra-wide angle...

6 expert reviews | 28 user reviews

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#21
alaScore 95

Sony DSC-RX0

That, coupled with the tiny screen, fiddly buttons and ridiculous port flap cover severely...

9 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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#22
alaScore 94

DJI Osmo+

There is no such thing as the perfect all round video camera and, like every other device out...

2 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

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#23
alaScore 94

Sony HDR-AS50

Sony's Action Cam range is pretty diverse, ranging from the entry-level AS20 all the way up to...

20 expert reviews | 90 user reviews

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#24
alaScore 94

Olympus Tough TG-Tracker

The TG-Tracker's stylish and rugged design helps it stand out from the boxy action cam crowd, and...

23 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

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#25
alaScore 94

360Fly 4K Action Cam

The 360fly 4K is just all-around a better camera than the original, and its excellent mobile app...

10 expert reviews | 20 user reviews

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