Top 10 Best Action Cameras Under $500

Action cameras help you record videos or take photos hands-free even to places that are impossible to reach.

So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best action camera priced under $500, the list below will simplify your search.

1. Veho MUVI (under $320)
• Reviewed by 643 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• HD Mini Handsfree ActionCam with Waterproof Case and 8 GB Memory
• 170 degree wide angle lens to capture all of the footage all of the time
• 5 MP HD video image resolution up to 1920 x 1080 at 30fps
• Universal mounting options inclosing flat mount, helmet side mount, body clip, helmet strap, velcro fixings; up to 8 MP Stills with continuous photos to allow time-lapse videos
• Standard tripod Mount to use with VCC-A019-MP monopod and tripod
• Includes waterproof case, helmet front, remote control and 8 gb memory
• Dimensions: 3 x 0.8 x 2 inches; 2.88 ounces

2. GoPro HERO6 (under $397)
• Reviewed by 545 verified buyers – 3.9 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4K Action Camera
• Automatically sends your footage to your phone where the app turns it into a QuikStory-an awesome edited video
• 4K60 and 1080p240 video, delivers 2x better performance than HERO5
• Waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing
• Touch zoom and an updated UI, the 2-inch display makes it easy to frame shots, change settings and play back footage
• 5GHz Wi-Fi, you can copy photos and videos over to your phone 3x faster than HERO5
• Dimensions: 1.8 x 2.4 x 1.3 inches; 4.2 ounces

3. Rylo (under $498)
• Reviewed by 217 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 360° 4K Video Camera
• Includes 16GB SD Card and Everyday Case
• Breakthrough stabilization and horizon leveling makes your videos look like they were shot on a professional stabilization rig.
• FrontBack: put yourself in the action with a picture-in-picture that shows your facial expression as you capture a moment.
• Points: Control the camera's perspective, after-the-fact, by tapping on specific points of interest in your video. Rylo magically produces a fluidly smooth video that connects each of your points.
• Create moving time-lapse videos by speeding up Rylo' s stabilized video. Control how fast you want your video to play (up to 16x normal speed) and make professional-looking time-lapse.
• Dimensions: 2.9 x 1.7 x 1.4 inches; 3.84 ounces

4. 360fly (under $322)
• Reviewed by 192 verified buyers – 3.3 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 360° 4K VR Capable Action Video Camera
• 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.
• Eight glass element ultra-fisheye lens. Allows to capture your life in immersive, interactive 360° video.
• Gyroscope, non-assisted GPS and Live Stream via mobile app
• Dimensions: 2.4 x 2.4 x 2.4 inches; 6.6 ounces

5. Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 (under $400)
• Reviewed by 133 verified buyers – 3.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• ULTRA HD VIDEO - Crystal clear 4K/30fps footage, 1080p/120fps, or slow motion capability at 720p/240fps
• G-METRIX - Built-in GPS and external sensors with connectivity to Garmin devices to capture performance data like speed, elevation, heart rate and G-force
• LCD COLOR TOUCHSCREEN - 1.75-inch display is easy to operate; fully functional in and out of waterproof case
• VOICE CONTROL - Shoot hands-free by using voice commands to start/stop recording, take a photo or tag footage
• 3-AXIS IMAGE STABILIZ3-AXIS IMAGE STABILIZATION - Captures steady footage up to 1080p/60fps
• Dimensions: 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.6 inches; 3.2 ounces

6. GooKit (under $301)
• Reviewed by 75 verified buyers – 4.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• WiFi 12MP Full HD 1080P 2.0inch 170 Degree Digital Waterproof Sports Action Camera
• Waterproof up to 98 ft
• Video recording formats are 1080p 30fps or 720p 60fps. It can also take photos in the resolution of 12-8-5-2 MP options
• Time lapse and burst (up to 3 photos) modes
• Dimensions: 2.3 x 1 x 1.6 inches; 2.08 ounces

7. Sony HDRAS50R/B (under $319)
• Reviewed by 56 verified buyers – 3.9 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Full HD Action Cam + Live View Remote
• Full HD with XAVC-S, 11.1MP, Exmor R sensor, Optical Steady Shot
• ZEISS Lens, Wi-Fi/NFC/Bluetooth, Multi camera control
• 60m waterproof housing, LVR3 included
• Dimensions: 5 x 4.5 x 7.9 inches; 1.25 pounds

8. Kodak PIXPRO SP360 4K Dual Pro (under $399)
• Reviewed by 55 verified buyers – 3.3 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• YouTube & Facebook Compatible For 360 Degree Videos
• 4K Equivalent VR Video
• 235 Degree FOV / Ultra Wide Lens
• Control Wirelessly with iOS/ANDROID Smart Device APP
• PIXPRO 360 Stitch Software Included (For Mac and PC)
• Dimensions: 2.1 x 1.9 x 2 inches; 3.68 ounces

9. MADV Madventure (under $310)
• Reviewed by 36 verified buyers – 3.9 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 360° Camera, 4K Video, 24MP Photo, Waterproof, Selfie-Stick and Tripod Included
• Compatible with Virtual Reality headsets so you can jump back into the moment you captured.
• Choose between multiple shooting modes like panoramic, mirror ball, flat, and little planet.
• IP67 rating protects the MADV360 against dust and water and can be submersed 1 meter for up to thirty minutes.
• Connect to your Android or Apple devices with the free app and view your surroundings before snapping a shot. With the app you can control manual exposure (up to 32 seconds and perfect for dark settings), aperture, shutter, & ISO.
• 6-axis EIS corrects for movement in multiple directions - even while skiing, skydiving, bungee jumping, or other high-speed movements.
• Dual 190 degree wide-angle lenses automatically stitch together photos that are ready to share in an instant.
• Dimensions: 3.1 x 0.9 x 2.6 inches; 3.84 ounces

10. YI (under $400)
• Reviewed by 27 verified buyers – 3.4 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Panoramic Camera with Electronic Image Stabilization
• 5.7K Resolution: records 360 videos in up to 5.7K resolution at 30 frames per second with the 'Auto-Stitch' option in the app or in the in-camera menu turned off, ready to stitch in the accompanying YI 360 Studio (Windows).
• 4K/30fps in-camera stitching, shoot then share complete 4K 360 videos and pictures without the need of post-processing.
• Live stream 360° videos in up to 4K resolution with the built-in 2.4GHz & 5GHz Wi-Fi (5GHz recommended).
• Dual-lens camera, each lens is 220° with an aperture of f/2.0 and together provide complete 360° coverage, with clear vibrant images and zero blind spots; Built-in Advanced Electronic Image Stabilization(EIS) keeps your footage stable.
• Use the accompanying YI 360 App (iOS & Android) to effortlessly connect to your smartphone, where you can view in 4 different modes, download and share to social media, instantly.
• Includes: battery, USB Type-C cable,mini tripod, protective bag, & user manual.
• Dimensions: 4 x 2.1 x 1.2 inches; 5.9 ounces

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