Combining everything great about the Hero4 cameras and then some, the GoPro Hero5 Black is a no-compromise capture device for the ordinary and extraordinary.
And it's actually black this time.
The Xiaomi Yi Action Cam's video quality and shooting options are well above those of other cameras in its class, but you'll need to bring your own accessories.
An action cam with a lot of features, excellent video quality and a more affordable price, the YI 4K is undeniably a good deal.
The ContourRoam finally matches the rugged construction and ultrawide field of view of the competition, while still excelling as a sports camera with its ease of use and low price.
The dual-camera Oregon Scientific ATC Chameleon is a good idea, but the execution and the overall feature set are lacking.
And yes, it's actually pocket-size.
The musician-friendly Sony HDR-MV1 records 1080p video and packs a pair of stereo mics that can record uncompressed linear PCM audio.
While not as rugged as its competition, the ContourHD features video quality and user-friendliness that is far better than any other helmet cam that we've tested.
The Panasonic PV-GS85 is a serviceable budget camcorder, but better choices are out there.
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.
Just drop Activeon's Solar X camera into its case, flip up the solar panels and you'll get up to 4 hours of additional battery life.
Complementing Google's Cardboard VR headset and YouTube's support for 360-degree VR video, filmmakers will have a camera array rig for virtual-reality video creation.
JVC's move to offer consumers a durable family camcorder is solid, but the quadproof Everio GZ-R10 on the whole comes up short.
The R1 Pro's video looks good, but the lack of telemetry information about speed and location limit this dashcam's output for litigation, and US insurance rules more generally lessen the need for this type of evidence.
The Revl Arc uses a motor and a team of sensors to make sure your video stays level while you shoot, and automatically edit clips when you're done.
If you're looking to shoot great HD video on the cheap, keep looking; the Canon Vixia HF R series delivers decent video at best, even for its modest price. But for a low-priced model with mic and headphone jacks, the HF R100 is a pretty good deal.
The Mini X definitely improves on the original with more advanced video features, better mics, and linear PCM audio recording.