Top 10 Best Action Cameras Under $300

Action cameras help you to capture your action, hands free, in any conditions.

So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best action camera with a budget under $300, the list below will simplify your search.


1. GoPro HERO3: White Edition (under $277)
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.260 verified buyers – 4.4 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Video capture in 1080p 30fps, 960p 30 fpts, 720p 60 fps, and WVGA 60 fps
• Built in Wi-Fi compatible with the GoPro app for Smartphones/Tablets; as well as the Wi-Fi remote (available seperatly)
• Compatible with LCD Touch BacPac, and 2nd generation Battery Bacpac, as well as backward compatible with all older generation bacpacs
• 5 MP photos with 3 fps burst mode, and time lapse at .5, 2, 5, 10, 30, and 60 second intervals
• 131’/ 40m Waterproof Housing with integrated flat lense housing
• Dimensions: 2.4 x 2.3 x 1.6 inches, 2.56 ounces


2. GoPro Hero 3+ (under $268)
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.204 verified buyers – 4.4 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 15% smaller and lighter housing (waterproof to 131'/40m)
• 2x faster image processor enables 1080p60 and 720p120 fps video
• Enhanced low-light performance
• 30% longer battery life
• Dimensions: 3.9 x 3.9 x 9.7 inches, 1.4 pounds


3. GoPro Hero 5 (under $300)
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.202 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes
• Waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
• Preview and playback your shots, change settings and trim your footage, all on your GoPro.
• Battery can sustain 60-90 minutes of continuous 4K video recording
• Dimensions: 1.8 x 2.4 x 1.3 inches, 4.2 ounces


4. GoPro Hero 4 (under $264)
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.059 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Professional 4K30, 2.7K60 and 1080p120 video, 720p240 video for super slow-motion playback and 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second
• Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® support the GoPro App, Smart Remote and more
• Improved camera control and built-in video trimming lets you create and save short video clips right on your camera
• Protune™ with SuperView™ delivers cinema-quality capture and advanced manual control for photos and video with the world’s most immersive wide-angle field of view
• Night Photo and Night Lapse offer customizable exposure settings for nighttime shooting
• Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.8 x 1.5 inches, 5.3 ounces


5. YI (under $211)
Features:
• Reviewed by 669 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4K Action Camera With Selfie Stick
• 4K/30fps Video 12MP Raw Image with EIS, Live Stream, Voice Control
• Records 4K/30fps (100mbps), 2.7k/60fps, 1080p/120fps, 720p/240fps video, and 12MP raw image with build-in Sony IMX377 image sensor and Ambarella dual-core A9SE75; Equipped with advanced video stabilization (EIS) can capture super smooth footage at 2.7k/60fps.
• High capacity rechargeable lithium-ion battery records up to 120mins of 4K/30fps video with a single charge.
• Intuitive Touchscreen UI - Built-in 2.2” high responsive LCD touchscreen with 640 X 360 high resolution for easy setting, previewing and shooting.
• Newly released voice command makes shooting even easier than before. Touchscreen is made with Gorilla Glass Retina to resist scratches and daily impact.
• Built-in Bluetooth and high speed 5GHz/2.4GHz Wi-Fi support for wireless remote control and the YI Action App for instant photo and video editing, sharing and live streaming to social media.
• Always update to the latest firmware (1.8.25) to enjoy the extra features. Flexible settings of ISO/WB/SHUTTER/EV/METER for 12MP raw file help you produce high quality images even in low-light condition; Multi record/capture modes, including burst, slow-motion, timelapse, etc, get more creative and fun. Voice control is available with the latest firmware.
• Dimensions: 2.6 x 1.2 x 1.6 inches, 3.2 ounces


6. GoPro HERO+ (Wi-Fi Enabled) (under $269)
Features:
• Reviewed by 596 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Records stunning, immersive 1080p60 and 720p60 video
• Captures 8MP single, Time Lapse and Burst photos up to 5 fps
• Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enables connectivity to the GoPro App or Smart Remote to adjust modes and settings, control the camera remotely, and view and share your content
• Durable and Waterproof to 131’ (40m), designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions
• Compatible Devices-microSDHC, microSDXC, microSD, SDXC, SDHC
• Dimensions: 2 x 9.6 x 4 inches, 12.6 ounces


7. GoPro HERO4 Session (under $210)
Features:
• Reviewed by 535 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 8MP Waterproof Action Camera
• Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, HiLight Tag enables you to mark key moments while recording or playing back video
• Durable and waterproof to 33' (10m), no housing needed
• Easy one-button control, power up and capture videos or photos with a single press
• Professional quality up to 1440p30, 1080p60 and 720p100 video
• 12 fps Burst
• Dimensions: 1.5 x 1.4 x 1.5 inches, 2.56 ounces


8. GoPro HERO+ (under $281)
Features:
• Reviewed by 348 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Built-in Touch Display
• Records stunning, immersive 1080p60 and 720p60 video with built-in video trimming, SuperView, Auto Low Light, HI Light Tag and Quick Capture
• Captures 8MP single, Time Lapse and Burst photos up to 5 fps
• Built-In Wi-Fi + Bluetooth enables connectivity to the GoPro App or Smart Remote1 to adjust modes and settings, control the camera remotely, and view and share your content
• Durable + Waterproof to 131’ (40m), designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions
• Dimensions: 2.8 x 1.4 x 2.8 inches, 4.5 ounces


9. 360Fly (under $300)
Features:
• Reviewed by 181 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4K VR Action Camera
• Delivers everything you need to capture your entire surroundings in immersive, interactive 360 Degree 4K video from a single digital unit.
• Powerful 16-megapixel image sensor.
• Provides 4K video resolution 2880 x 2880 pixels up to 30fps.
• Provides professional video features. Includes time-lapse and front-facing modes as well as motion and audio activation.
• Dimensions: 2.4 x 2.4 x 2.4 inches, 8 ounces


10. Sony AS30V (under $253)
Features:
• Reviewed by 109 verified buyers – 3.6 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• High Definition POV Action Video Camera
• SteadyShot image stabilization reduces blur
• Built-in Wi-Fi and one touch NFC for remote control and viewing via smartphone1
• 6 video modes including 1080/60p HD and 4x slow motion
• Dimensions: 5 x 3.2 x 6.3 inches, 12.8 ounces



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