Several action cameras have been doing the rounds and have impressed video enthusiasts with their feature set and capabilities. Here is a list of the top five action cameras of 2015:
- The Polaroid Cube includes a wide-angle lens providing a whopping 124° of coverage for getting bigger and better shots during adventures.
- It is splash-resistant and shockproof too. The Polaroid Cube can be mounted and features different attributes that are a must for an action camera – 1080p HD video, great wide-angle lens, and even a built-in battery that can record videos for a staggering 90 minutes.
- With a magnet on the bottom, you can get it attached on the helmet or the skateboard. Capture fantastic videos on the go!
Liquid Image EGO
The Liquid Image EGO is a full-featured WiFi-enabled mountable action camera available in high definition.
- It can shoot up to 1080P at 30fps and 720P at 60fps HD Video Mode. It can take pictures at 12 MP and also includes a Continuous Photo Mode. This action camera can shoot with a smart 135 degree wide angle camera lens. It needs a Class 6+ micro SDHC card and supports 32 GB space.
- It also includes a rechargeable Lithium Battery that lasts for about 1.5-2 hours while shooting HD videos. With its water resistant body, and a complete waterproofing set, it can withstand water up to 40m/130ft. The Ego also includes a Clear Protective Face Cover, a Mount Bracket, Adhesive Foam Pads, and a regular USB Cable.
Panasonic A100K Full HD Camcorder
Panasonic A100K is a full HD camcorder which supports live broadcast, fantastic Level Shots and an inbuilt Image Stabilizer. The camera is Waterproof, Dustproof, and can withstand tough conditions too.
- The wearable Panasonic A100k HD Video Camcorder is designed to capture and share videos, especially sports or live action events easily. It is even waterproof and dustproof.
- One can mount the camera through the Ear Hook for hands-free shooting without a helmet.
- The camera’s built-in Wi-Fi allows the user to broadcast live video with Full-HD recording thus helping one to upload and distribute videos on the web.
- Its level shot function corrects tilted images automatically, while the Image Stabilizer can clear out videos. It has excellent Low-Light Performance owing to brighter lens, BSI Sensor, and smart Image Processing features.
GoPro Hero 4 Session
Hero4 can help you highlight and tag your best moments and even lets users to use playback, edit or share videos.
- Hero4 Session features two sharp microphones which are perfect enough for windy conditions including good quality audio. The built in battery offers up to 2 hours of video recording on a full charge.
- Hero4 Session delivers great video quality with high-resolution 1080p60 video at a high frame rate and can capture 8MP single photos, time-lapse pics and even burst photos.
- It is highly durable and waterproof without the need for separate housing.
- GoPro also has an exclusive video mode to capture engaging footage.
- Protune on the other hand delivers minimally compressed, classic video optimized for professional productions.
MHD 2.0 Action Camera – 1080p
The MHD 2.0 Action Camera from Monoprice features high-definition 1920x1080p resolution with a staggering 24-bit color depth at 30 fps. It can capture 1280x960p resolution videos with 30 fps, 60 fps, at varied resolutions.
- The MHD 2.0 Action Camera is shockproof, dustproof and freeze proof and also includes a waterproof microphone for capturing the entire audio/video experience.
- A gyroscopic sensor helps avoid different mounting options.
- It also features an ultra-wide smashing 170° field of view for a better personal view of shots.
- The cap at the rear of the unit helps the user to switch and select resolution selection.
- It has a memory card slot and a mini-B USB port for dual purposes of charging and data synchronization.
- It also includes a mini HDMI® port for better video output to the television.
- It allows a maximum of 2.5 hours of continuous recording on a single charge.