GoPro may be the queen of the sector, yes, but it is not the only one; Here are the (other) 10 best action cameras in the current panorama
The action chambers have become a category with many fans – increasingly more – and we can find in the market today an infinity of proposals. Some of them have been recently presented; Others, although they have been in the shop for some time, are still a sales success.
There is no doubt that the model par excellence is the GoPro Hero5, but it is not alone, it has more “company”. Here are the top 10 action cameras you can find on the market today and they fight from you to you with the absolute queen:
With a waterproof body (up to 10 m depth) and strokes (from 2 m in height), this camera is capable of capturing live shots and videos in 4K wide-angleUHD 170 ° dynamic format. In addition, it offers versatile shooting modes, such as Slow Motion, Hyperlapse Video and Time-lapse Video, and boasts simple operation and compatibility with the SnapBridge 360/170 app, which enables remote shooting and video editing.Nikon KeyMission 170: Electric VR Function
The Nikon KeyMission 170 is priced at 399 euros .
Nikon offers us another model to record with one hand: the KeyMission 80 . Ultra-slim and very sturdy, it features a small NIKKOR lens with a unique design, a second camera with an effective 4.9 Mp and an LCD screen that allows you to easily selfish.They also highlight their various shooting / recording modes (such as Video time-lapse and Route Shot) and their compatibility with the SnapBridge app, which allows connection to a smartphone or tablet.
The Nikon KeyMission 80 is priced at 299 euros .
More information on the Nikon website
Sony FDR-X3000R: With Live-View Controller
Sony’s latest Action Cam integrates Balanced Optical SteadyShot (BOSS) image stabilization, even in high-speed 4K recording modes, and a new 8.2M Exmor R CMOS sensor with 16: 9 aspect ratio.
In addition, it has a BIONZ X processor that enables full pixel reading without pixel grouping and a new ZEISS Tessar wide-angle lens.Thanks to the included casing, it supports dives of 60 m.
The Sony FDR-X3000R is priced at 600 euros .
More information on the Sony website
Garmin VIRB Ultra 30: Voice Control
In addition to recording on Ultra HD 4K / 30 fps and the 1.75 “touchscreen, the new VIRB stands out for integrating three-axis image stabilization, data overlay and voice control function, which Allows you to start and stop recording, take pictures and mark the moments you want to remember. It includes GPS, microphone of high sensitivity and a housing that resists 40 m of depth.
The Garmin Virb Ultra 30 is priced at 430 euros .
More information on the Garmin website .
Nilox EVO 360+: 360º Images
We are facing a camcorder with two 220 ° wide-angle lenses located on each side that allow, by combining the images of both, take photos and videos in real 360 ° . It is equipped with WiFi connection and is able to capture every detail around it in Full HD at 30 fps and with a photographic resolution that reaches 4.5 Mp.
The Nilox EVO 360+ is priced at 300 euros .
Also available is the EVO 360 (200 euros) , with a wide angle lens of 220 ° and 8 Mp resolution.
More information on the Nilox website .
LG LTE Action Camera: Live Broadcast
It comes equipped with a 12.3 Mp sensor capable ofrecording in UHD at 30 fps , Full HD at 60 fps and HD at 120 fps. Includes IP67 protection, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor, 2GB of RAM, GPS, USB 2.0 type C, Bluetooth 4.1 and WiFi n. In addition, its LTE connectivity allows live broadcast (HD at 30 fps) using platforms such as YouTube Live.
Unfortunately, at the moment, it is only for sale in South Korea. Check price .
More information on LG’s global website .
Olympus TG-Tracker: Five sensors
It has a removable grip, an oblong lens, 4K videorecording, 5-axis image stabilization and a flip-top LCD. In addition, thanks to its multiple sensors, the Olympus action camera is capable of recording altitude / depth, air / water temperature, acceleration, orientation, latitude and longitude.
The Olympus TG-Tracker starts at €369 .
More information on the Olympus
Ricoh WG-M2: Seven Effect Modes
Ricoh’s proposal allows you to record 4K to 30p videos with a bit rate of 100 Mbps and has a 204-degree wide-angle lens, SR (Shake Reduction) image stabilizer, WiFi connectivity and time-lapse capability.It is submersible for 2 hours at 20 m depth.
The Ricoh WG-M2 is priced at 299 euros .
More information on the icoh website
TomTom Bandit Action Cam: Quick and secure mounting
In addition to including various integrated motion sensors, the Bandit Action Cam is able to dive to a depth of 40 m. Both the 16 MP photos and the 4K (30p) videos that capture this camera can be instantly edited thanks to the Bandit app (iOS and Android).
The TomTom Bandit Action Cam starts at 299 euros .
More information on the TmTom website
Energy Sport Cam Extreme: Ultralight and compact
Thanks to its submersible housing, the Energy Sistem proposal supports dives of up to 60 m depth . With a weight of 77 grams, it has a wide-angle lens of 162º and records Full HD 1080p video. Despite being the most economic model of this showcase, it comes with an accessory kit included and is compatible with a remote control (optional).
The Energy Sport Cam Extreme is priced at 96 euros .
More information on the Energy Sistem website .
Revl Arc: Slow Motion
It integrates a Sony sensor capable of taking 12 Mp photos and recording 4K video at 30 fps, Full HD at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps. It also has a 1,200 mAh battery with 90 minutes of autonomy, gyroscope, accelerometer, altimeter and a complex stabilization system that uses magnetic technology to balance the image. At just 170g in weight, it offers a viewing angle of 145º and supports 128GB MicroSD cards.
The Revl Arc can only be purchased in Spain through the Internet. It is priced at $399.
More information on the Revl website .
And how not to … The GoPro Hero5 Black
The latest model of the GoPro family is more ergonomic and more resistant (in fact, it does not need a housing to submerge 10 meters). In addition, it has a touch screen color 2 inches in the back, while on the front we find the two-tone screen that characterizes the Hero.
Its most important features are complemented by the integrated GPS and the possibility of voice control thanks to a microphone that records ambient sound and understands voice commands .