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Action cameras are dedicated camera systems which are designed to record a fast action, sports, and stunts while being attached to the person performing the stunt or mounted on a vehicle, board or drone.

The best thing about these cameras is that they are capable of recording in-camera 4K videos which is something that even not many proper DSLR cameras can achieve at this point.

Plus, the unwieldy nature of DSLRs and mirrorless systems means these cameras are rarely suitable for action sports and stunts. Especially, where the camera has to be worn by the performer or be exposed to tough terrain or the elements.

A majority of these cameras come with either a waterproof housing or the built-in capability to resist water. The action camera segment was dominated by GoPro recently.

Off late a handful of Chinese manufacturers have started to chip away GoPro’s stranglehold in the market by launching their own cameras.

For example, you can read our SJ Cam SJ7 Star review, our the latest Hawkeye Firefly 8SE action camera review or other GoPro alternatives).

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SJCam SJ7 Star

A Review of the SJCam SJ7 Star Action Camera

In-depth review of the SJCam SJ7 Star Action Camera (provided by GearBest.com). Find out all the pros and cons of this low cost action camera from China. Reviewed by photographers in with actual video samples.

F23 ODRVM Sports Camera Review

ODRVM 4K Action Camera Review

We reviewed the ODRVM 4K action camera and are surprised by the features you get under $70: 2 inch screen, 4k, waterproof casing, HDMI functionality, WIFI and more.

GoPro Hero5 Black vs GoPro Hero4 Black and GoPro HD...What's new?

GoPro Hero vs Hero 4 vs Hero 5

Nick Woodman’s venture to create a dedicated entry level camera for action and sports enthusiasts worked out better than he would have probably envisioned. GoPro is now synonymous with the phrase ‘action photography’. It has completely redesigned the specs of what should be a true-blue action camera. A number of new competitors have come up,

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