While GoPro has the size and price advantage, Canon goes for a zoom lens and flexibility.
CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras, and camcorders of 2015.
The AX33 is a fully fledged 4K camcorder that's smaller and lighter than its predecessor. Check it out.
Traditional camcorders may not be selling as well as they used to, but Panasonic's still churning them out.
The HX-A1's size and price offer a decent option for buyers, but there are better choices.
Typical price: $299.00
The Panasonic HX-A1 is a compact action cam with night-vision as its standout feature.
All GoPro cameras are definitely not created equal. Here's a breakdown of each of the company's five models to select the right one for your needs.
A low-profile, weather-resistant full-HD action camera, the Drift Stealth 2 isn't without compromises, but makes up for them in size and usability.
At half the size of the company's Ghost-S model, the Stealth 2 is definitely less obtrusive. But the reduction in size costs you features.
This Kickstarter from startup Z is a 4K action camera with a Micro Four Thirds mount. And it's more than 300% funded.
The GoPro Hero+ LCD isn't exactly a bargain for its entry-level specs, but if you appreciate a streamlined feature set and its built-in touchscreen, it's worth the extra money over the very basic Hero.