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#1
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GoPro Hero8 Black (2019)

The best GoPro yet, but others offer better value

17 expert reviews

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#2
alaScore 99

GoPro Max / Hero Max (2019)

The GoPro Max may be the action camera makers second 360 effort, but don't think of it as a...

13 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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#3
alaScore 99

GoPro Hero7 Black (2018)

It's only a relatively small step forward from its predecessor, but the Hero 7 Black's excellent...

40 expert reviews | 54 user reviews

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#4
alaScore 98

DJI Osmo Pocket

A charming, unique little camera that mostly overcomes the limitations of its tiny size to...

21 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

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#5
alaScore 98

DJI Osmo+

A great product gets even better – and a whole lot cheaper too

14 expert reviews | 21 user reviews

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#6
alaScore 98

DJI Osmo Action

The DJI Osmo Action is epic, but can it out-gun the GoPro Hero 7 or Hero 8 Black? We hit the dirt...

18 expert reviews | 24 user reviews

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#7
alaScore 97

Insta360 Nano S

How will Insta360's first non-360 camera stack up against it's rivals?

7 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

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#8
alaScore 97

GoPro Hero5 Black (2016)

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

45 expert reviews | 778 user reviews

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#9
alaScore 97

Ring Floodlight Cam

The Ring Floodlight Cam is one of the best outdoor security cameras we've seen. It records great...

13 expert reviews | 23 user reviews

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#10
alaScore 97

Insta360 One X

With image stabilization and cinematic slow-mo editing tools, this new 360-degree camera is a one...

11 expert reviews

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#11
alaScore 96

GoPro Hero6 Black (2017)

Higher frame rates and 5Ghz Wi-Fi ensure more options and faster uploads. Is that enough?

34 expert reviews | 116 user reviews

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#12
alaScore 96

YI 4K+ Action Camera

The original Yi 4K Action Camera was a GoPro Hero 4 Black rival that cost you considerably less...

6 expert reviews

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#13
alaScore 96

GoPro Hero5 Session (2016)

It clearly has limitations compared with the Hero 5 Black, but the adorable Session packs one...

21 expert reviews | 233 user reviews

#14
alaScore 96

Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

Bought this as I'd hoped it was compatible with my Samsung Galaxy A3 2017. Alas it is not...

35 expert reviews | 383 user reviews

#15
alaScore 96

GoPro Hero (2018)

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

15 expert reviews | 20 user reviews

#16
alaScore 96

Insta360 ONE R

The Insta360 One R is a modular action camera, and while GoPro came up with a modular system for...

6 expert reviews

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#17
alaScore 95

GoPro Fusion (2017)

The GoPro Fusion’s headline OverCapture mode lets you get some really creative video from your VR...

19 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

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#18
alaScore 95

Garmin Dash Cam 55

Compact and simple to use, but with high-quality video, automatic incident detection, and even...

5 expert reviews | 54 user reviews

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#19
alaScore 95

GoPro Hero4 Black (2014)

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

46 expert reviews | 2377 user reviews

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#20
alaScore 95

TomTom Bandit

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

30 expert reviews | 298 user reviews

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#21
alaScore 95

GoPro Hero4 Session (2014)

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

47 expert reviews | 1102 user reviews

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#22
alaScore 95

Nextbase In-Car Cam 612GW

For the most part, the 612GW is a fantastic dash cam. The touchscreen and extra-detailed 2160p...

3 expert reviews

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#23
alaScore 95

Samsung Gear 360 (2016)

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

64 expert reviews | 340 user reviews

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#24
alaScore 95

Garmin Virb 360

Rugged exterior, waterproof up to 10 meters, hi-res 5.7K/30 fps recording, in-camera stitching...

11 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

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#25
alaScore 95

Insta360 Go

Ultimately, the Insta360 GO is an interesting product but it feels like it could do with a Pro...

4 expert reviews

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