Top 5 Best Action Cameras Under $200

Looking for a good action camera can be a daunting task especially if your budget is under $200.

So to make things easier for you, we have built a list of 5 best action camera priced under $200 that have received hundred to thousand of positive reviews from users, as listed below:

1. GoPro HERO Session (under $146)
GoPro HERO Session is perfect for the first-time GoPro user, or as a second camera.

It`s very simple and easy to use with only one-button control to take stunning 1080p60 video, 8MP photos.

Pros:
• Easy to use.
• Dual microphones.
• Colorful and sharp video quality.

Cons:
• Doesn`t float.
• No live-recording preview.
• Sound quality can be better.

GoPro HERO Session Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.107 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• High-resolution of 1440 pixels per inch delivers sharp, professional video
• Frame rates up to 100 frames per second create smooth slow-motion playback
• Capture 8MP photos or set time lapse at Intervals of 0.5 to 60 seconds and shoot a burst of up to 10 frames per second
• Waterproof to 33ft (10M) without a housing
• A single press of the shutter button powers the camera on and starts recording automatically
• Also available in assorted options
• Dimensions: 1.4 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches; 2.56 ounces
           

2. YI (under $105)
YI 4K Action Camera presents an immersive footage of you and your world. It does everything the GoPro can do for half the cost!

Pros:
• Easy to use.
• High quality 4K videos.
• The touchscreen is bright and clear with no dead pixels and responds to touch commands quickly.

Cons:
• No mounts/waterproof included.
• Fiddly one-button control makes underwater use difficult.

YI Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 846 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4K Action and Sports Camera
• Superb Image Quality – 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.
• Long Battery Life – high capacity rechargeable lithium-ion battery records up to 120mins of 4K/30fps video with a single charge. High performing cooling system prevents YI 4K Action Camera of overheating and enables stable video recording.
• 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.
• Instant Sharing -- 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.
• Advanced Features – 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.
• Also available in assorted options
• Dimensions: 2.6 x 1.7 x 1.2 inches; 3.36 ounces
           

3. AKASO V50 Pro Native (under $120)
AKASO V50 Pro Native record fast-moving action in clear and crisp quality.

It delivers steady and smooth videos in up to 4K/30fps resolution, ensures excellent experience in shooting fast-moving objects.

Pros:
• Easy to use.
• Support for narrow shooting.
• Excellent video quality (shoots very smooth in 4K).

Cons:
• WiFi is a bit iffy.
• Buggy smartphone app.
• Doesn`t include a memory card.

AKASO V50 Pro Native Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 762 verified buyers – 4.3 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4K/30fps 20MP WiFi Action Camera with EIS Touch Screen
• Adjustable View Angle
• 30m Waterproof
• Support External Mic Remote Control Sports Camera with Helmet Accessories Kit
• Built-in Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) with 6-axis gyroscope detects position and motion changes. When the camera tilts, moves, shakes or experiences impact, this action camera can still produce stable videos.
• Just download App (iSmart Pro+) on your phone or tablet and connect it to this action camera, you can share your wonderful moment on social media instantly. With HDMI Port allows you to connect it to TV.
• Comes with 2 rechargeable 1100mAh batteries, chargers and remote control wristband and lots of accessories kits. The kits fit most cameras even Gopro.
• Dimensions: 2.4 x 0.9 x 1.6 inches; 2.88 ounces
           

4. MOSPRO FT7500 (under $140)
MOSPRO FT7500 allows you to capture every stunning view, edit, and share your action in minutes to Facebook or twitter.

Pros:
• Easy to use.
• The buttons are tactile and snappy, and the finish is very nice.

Cons:
• Phone app is not bad, but it crashed several times.

Features:
• Reviewed by 446 verified buyers – 4.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4K 12 MP Ultra HD Waterproof Action Camera
• 170 Degree Wide Angle
• 2.4G Remote Control
• 2Pcs 1050mAh Batteries
• 19 Mounting Kits
• Smart App Syncs with Fitness Apps
• 11 Essential Measurements - Scale shows body weight, data including Weight, BMI, Body Fat Percentage stores to app. You can weigh yourself anytime WITHOUT your phone
• Free Friendly App - Download Feelfit app for FREE in Apple App/Google Play
• Auto calibration, high precision sensors measure in increments of 0.2 lb./0.05 kg with 396lbs/180kg capacity
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 9.7 x 3.9 x 3.9 inches; 1.5 pounds
           

5. GoPro Hero+ (under $150)
GoPro Hero+ delivers 1080p60 video and 8MP photos while the LCD touch display lets you preview your shot to frame the scene perfectly.

Pros:
• Easy to use.
• Rugged design.
• Awesome clear picture.

Cons:
• Clunky interface.
• Front LCD not backlit.
• Camera doesnt include all back doors.

GoPro Hero+ Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 304 verified buyers – 3.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 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 Remote 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: 6.4 x 4.1 x 4.2 inches; 4.5 ounces
           

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