CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras, and camcorders of 2014.
As long as you respect its limitations and keep the camera steady, the Polaroid XS100i is a good easy-to-use budget-friendly option for dabbling in hands-free video.
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.
The gnarly Toshiba Camileo X-Sports action camera hits the slopes in HD this winter to rival GoPro.
Built-in image stabilization and high bitrate recording make this Sony's best Action Cam yet, but there are still a few usability quirks remaining.
The dual-camera Oregon Scientific ATC Chameleon is a good idea, but the execution and the overall feature set are lacking.
It's a one-trick pony, but it's also an inexpensive way to get two different angles on the action.
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.
The new app from video editing company Muvee helps you make your GoPro action videos look great on the go.
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