CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras, and camcorders of 2014.
A tiny, point-and-shoot, full-HD video camera that's simple and fun to use, the Dimika Action Cam is a very good inexpensive option for situations in which you don't want to risk your more-expensive camera or smartphone.
An inexpensive option for capturing your exploits for YouTube, the Monoprice MHD Sport Wifi offers just enough value to make it an entry-level action cam worth considering.
The dual-camera Oregon Scientific ATC Chameleon is a good idea, but the execution and the overall feature set are lacking.
Long battery life, solid video quality, and a great all-in-one design make the Drift Ghost-S tough to beat.
A fun, flexible action cam, the iOn Air Pro 3 keeps things simple without sacrificing video or build quality, making it an excellent option for those who just want to go out and shoot -- in or out of the water.
The Monoprice MHD Action Camera is a very good value. You'll just have to be forgiving of its video quality.
With Wi-Fi, an LCD, and a waterproof body, as well as some nice accessories, the Drift HD Ghost uses its features to beat back the action cam competition.
With built-in Wi-Fi and a 2-inch LCD, this little 1080p HD POV camera gives you a couple ways to view your adventures.
CNET reporter Jay Greene, an avid skier, recently took two helmet cams up the mountain. See which one took his trophy for best job recording powdery pursuits: the GoPro HD Hero 2 Outdoor Edition or the Contour Roam.
Contour's top-of-the-line Contour+ camera will connect with LiveShell, a gadget made by Toyko-based Cerevo to let users stream their skiing and cycling adventures live online.