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Best Action Cameras In India (January 2022)

Action camera, a name that has made quite an impression in the global markets and is now among some first choices for the millennials. Everybody has their own reason to love these handy cameras but some of the most common reasons are their compact size, high picture quality, rugged design, and the best of them all, their mounting capabilities.

These modern cameras are not just capable of capturing stunning videos at 4K resolution, but even beyond that. These cameras are extremely portable that makes allow you to carry them wherever you want and record your adventure.

Today, we have fetched out a list of some of the best action cameras that you can buy in India right now. So let’s not waste more of our time and hop on to the first camera on our list, that comes from the all-time famous brand, GoPro.

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These are best action cameras in India that you buy right now

1

GoPro Hero 10

GoPro Hero 10
8.2

Sensor: CMOS, 23.6 MP
Max Video Output: 5.3K@60 FPS, 4K@120 FPS
Display Size: 2.27 Inch
Battery: 1720 mAh
Water Resistance: Yes
Warranty: 2 years

GoPro, a brand that is entirely known for its durable action cameras all across the globe. Their action cameras have been dominating the markets for more than a decade now and every action camera list stays incomplete without them. The GoPro Hero 10 is one of the latest released cameras of the brand which was launched in September this year globally and then it quickly topped the charts just like its predecessors.

Verdict

The GoPro Hero 10 is probably one of the best action cameras in the market and stays on top of lists of best action cameras just like its predecessors. This camera can shoot impressive 5K videos and that too with the stability of HyperSmooth 4.0.

Design
The GoPros are well known for their small boxy design which highly influences the whole action camera market. It features a hard plastic body with a button to record on the top and one on the left to turn it on/off and change modes. It has a flap on the right which can be opened up to reveal the battery compartment.

The new setup houses a 2.27-inch main LCD touchscreen with a 1.4-inch LCD display panel on the front. The new setup weighs about 153 grams making it an easy-to-carry device.

Camera & Features
The GoPro Hero 10 houses a 23MP CMOS camera sensor that can record videos at a peak resolution of 5.3K at 60 FPS. The camera has HyperSmooth 4.0 which helps it out in stabilizing the videos. It also shoots great slow-mo videos as it can shoot 1080P videos at a frame rate of 270 FPS.

The camera lens has a special coating that repels out any water traces left on it after its contact with water. GoPro Hero 10 has tools like Hindsight, TimeWarp 3.0, and 3D noise reduction that help out in taking some impressive shots.

Battery
The GoPro Hero 10 packs a 1720 mAh battery pack that can last for up to an hour when recording 4K videos at 60 FPS. You need to keep the flap on the right side open to charge the camera which could be a little bothersome but you can keep spare charged batteries that you simply replace when needed.

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  • Better stabilization
  • Improved UI
  • Powerful GP2 processor
  • New 4K/120p mode is fun
  • Front and back-facing displays
  • Hydrophobic lens coating
  • Improved lowlight performance
Don’t Like
  • Bit expensive
  • Mediocre battery life
  • Minor update from previous-gen

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2

INSTA360 ONE R

INSTA360 ONE R
7.7

Sensor: CMOS, 19MP MP
Max Video Output: 5K@30 FPS, 4K@60 FPS
Display Size: 2.27 Inch
Battery: 1720 mAh
Water Resistance: Yes
Warranty: 1 year

The Insta360 is my second choice on the list of best action cameras in India. The Insta360 One R has one of the most innovative and futuristic designs in the whole action camera market.

Design
The Insta360 One R features a modular design that allows it to be divided into three parts. At the bottom sits a battery pack that keeps all three parts together apart from powering the camera up.

The second part is the core control module with a 1.5-inch LCD touchscreen on the back of it. The core also has all the buttons and controls for the camera. This core can be switched to the front as well allowing it to be used for the selfie mode.

Now the third comes the camera module that Insta360 offers in different variants which can be chosen by the user as per their requirements.

Camera & Features
The camera is one of the most interesting highlights of the Insta360 One R. It comes with three different camera modules which can be switched anytime as per the requirements although they do come at a cost and you need to purchase them separately.

The first of these modules is called, One R 4K Wide Angle Mod, meanwhile the second one is called the Dual Lens 360 Mod. The third one is named the 1-inch Wide Angle Mod. The camera can shoot 5.3K videos at 30 FPS and you can shoot up to 5.7K at 30 FPS using the 360-degree camera Mod.

The camera uses FlowState technology that works similar to the GoPro’s HyperSmooth. The camera comes with a bunch of other accessories that can enhance your experience with the camera.

Battery
The Insta360 One R has an 1150 mAh battery pack that can power the camera up for up to 70 minutes while recording 4K videos @ 60 FPS. The battery pack is seated at the very bottom of the camera and can be charged directly by plugging in a USB Type C cable. Insta360 also sells separate battery packs and chargers which you can buy to extend its battery life.

Verdict
The Insta360 One R is one of the most compact and innovative action cameras in the market right now. Insta360 offers multiple compatible accessories with this camera allowing the user to choose the type of accessories they need.

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  • Innovative modular design, with multiple cameras in one
  • Amazing video resolution
  • The reversible screen is vlog-friendly
  • HyperSmooth 3.0 stabilization
  • Incredible features and modes.
  • Impressive in-camera stabilization
Don’t Like
  • Expensive
  • Small screen size
  • Clunky interface

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Insta360 ONE R Twin Edition

INSTA360 ONE R

Insta360 ONE R

3

GoPro Hero 9

GoPro Hero 9
8

Sensor: CMOS, 19MP
Max Video Output: 5K@30 FPS, 4K@60 FPS
Display Size: 1.4 inch
Battery: 1720 mAh
Water Resistance: Yes
Warranty: 2 years

GoPro updates its Hero lineup every year and adds up new features to it and releases under the same lineup. The GoPro Hero 9 is one of the cameras from the same lineup that was released last year in 2020 with some major changes.

Design
The GoPro Hero 9 follows a similar design pattern to its Hero lineup although it is a bit thicker and heavier when compared to its predecessors. It features a dual-display set-up with a 2.27-inch main touchscreen display and a 1.4-inch front-facing display.

It weighs around 158 grams is still portable enough to carry out easily. The camera can also shoot underwater to a depth of up to 10 meters.v

Camera & Features
GoPro has replaced the GoPro Hero 9’s camera after a long time with a 23.6 MP camera which used to be the traditional 12 MP camera since the GoPro Hero 3. This new camera sensor allows it to shoot 5K videos @ 30 FPS without any issues. Hero 9 also introduced HyperSmooth 3.0 which does a fabulous job of stabilizing the videos.

The Hero 9 also has TimeWarp 3.0 and can also shoot phenomenal slow-motion videos. The camera also features an HDR Photo mode and night photo modes. It has three built-in microphones for recording your audio and they do a great job of reducing the wind noise.

Battery
The GoPro Hero 9 comes packed with a 1720 mAh battery pack which is an improvement over its predecessor with a 1220 mAh battery. The battery is seated inside the compartment that can be revealed by pulling the lid up on the right side of the camera using a USB Type-C port to charge itself up.

Verdict
The GoPro Hero 9 is one of the best action cameras in the market right now that offers a good quality of videos and photographs and can be easily bought at a cheaper price than their latest camera, GoPro Hero 10.

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  • Good build quality
  • Longer battery life
  • A useful front-facing screen
  • Larger rear display
  • Incredible features and modes.
  • Image quality and stabilisation are excellent
Don’t Like
  • Average at night
  • Small screen size
  • Still no 4K/120p mode

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4

DJI Action 2

DJI Action 2
7

Sensor: 12MP
Max Video Output: 4K@120 FPS
Display Size: 1.6 Inch
Battery: 580 mAh
Water Resistance: Yes
Warranty: 1 year

DJI is another Chinese brand on our list that is commonly known for its camera-enabled drones that help in aerial photography and videography. DJI also deals with products like gimbals, action cameras, and more.

DJI Action 2 is another action camera that features a modular body design. This camera has one of the most compact bodies in the market and weighs only 56 grams making it extremely portable.

Design
The DJI Action 2 has a design that is both innovative and compact at the same time. Action 2 is a cube-shaped action camera and has a modular body design but it takes it to a whole another level as it can work without any other modules.

The main camera module has an inbuilt 32 GB inbuilt storage, a 580 mAh battery, and a 1.7-inch OLED touchscreen which allows it to go without any other accessories attached.

Although the main camera module has no ports at all so you need to attach it to the touch screen or the power module to charge it up. All these parts are magnetically connected to each other with two clips to ensure it stays at their place.

Camera & Features
The Action 2 has a 12MP camera sensor that is capable enough to record 4K videos @ 120 FPS. It uses Rocksteady 2.0 that does an impressive job of stabilizing the videos. The camera has features like Time Lapse, Slow Motion, and Horizon Steady.

The camera features in-built Wifi and Bluetooth for connectivity and supports voice controls as well. The main camera module is waterproof for up to 10 meters but you will need a waterproof case if you want to use it with the other additional accessories.

Battery
As mentioned above, the Action 2 is powered by an in-built 580 mAh battery pack that is enough to power it for about 70 minutes at 1080P @ 30FPS with stabilization off. When attached to the power or the front-facing display module, you will get an extra 1300 mAh battery pack which can make it last even longer.

Verdict
The DJI Action 2 is another modular camera but with a lot more compact design than the other action cameras available in the market. It features plenty of magnetic attachments that make it more fun to use.

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  • Premium, Compact design
  • Clever magnetic modular design
  • Effective digital stabilization
  • Up to 4K120 video
  • Good audio recording capability
  • Works as a webcam
Don’t Like
  • Image quality isn’t quite as crisp as GoPro
  • Add-on modules not waterproof
  • Low light performance

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5

DJI OSMO Action

DJI OSMO Action
6.9

Sensor: 12MP
Max Video Output: 4K@60 FPS, 1080P@240 FPS
Display Size: 2.25 inch
Battery: 1300 mAh
Water Resistance: Yes
Warranty: 1 year

Do you want to buy an action camera with GoPro-like looks and good picture quality but at a much lower cost? Worry not, DJI has got your back.

DJI Osmo Action is an action camera dressed up with GoPro-like looks with a dual-display setup and DJI’s own version of Hypersmooth, Rocksteady image stabilization.

Design
The DJI Osmo Action camera can be easily confused with a GoPro on the first look. It is built with a dual-toned body along with a rubbery band that runs at the top of the camera and offers a better grip on it. The top also has a LED indicator that lets you know about the recording status along with two buttons.

On the front, it has the camera lens placed right next to a 1.4-inch square screen that can be used when the camera is in selfie mode. The back of the camera has a 2.25-inch touchscreen.

The bottom has a battery pack that can be revealed by pulling two latches at both the bottom sides of the camera. The left side has a flap that hides all the ports of the camera and also makes it waterproof for up to 11 meters.

Camera & Features
The DJI Osmo Action packs a 12MP CMOS camera sensor that is capable of shooting 4K videos at 60 FPS. DJI has also packed its own Rocksteady image stabilization with this camera and it does an impressive job of stabilizing the videos.

The camera can also shoot slow-motion 1080P videos with a frame rate of 240 FPS. The Osmo Action has a field of view of 145-degrees and is packed with features like Hyperlapse & HDR mode. You can also alter the field of view in the settings. It has two built-in microphones for recording audio but you can also choose to plug in an external microphone.

Battery
The Osmo Action packs a 1300 mAh battery at its bottom. This battery pack takes about 90 minutes to fully charge itself up and can offer a backup of about 135 minutes when shooting 1080P videos at 30 FPS and the stabilization turned off.

Verdict
The DJI Osmo Action is an excellent action camera that looks very similar to a GoPro. It can easily record 4K videos and does an impressive job stabilizing them. This camera can also be easily mounted to any GoPro mount.

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  • Good video quality and stabilisation
  • Sturdy, waterproof design
  • Front-facing display
  • Waterproof without needing a case
  • 4K/60, 1080p/240
  • Low price
Don’t Like
  • No stabilisation in HDR mode
  • Official accessories not yet available
  • Mobile app needs work

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6

INSTA360 Go2

INSTA360 Go2
7

Sensor: 9.2MP
Max Video Output: 2K@50 FPS
Display Size: –
Battery: 1100 mAh
Water Resistance: Yes
Warranty: 1 year

Insta360 Go 2 is the second generation action camera of Insta360’s smallest action camera series. The Insta360 Go 2 is a tiny action camera that is small enough to be easily worn on your clothing.

Design
The Insta360 Go 2 is really a tiny device with a curved capsule-like design that is no bigger than a normal USB Pendrive. It comes along with a magnetic pendant that you can wear inside your clothing which will, in turn, allow you to stick it on your clothing without any issues.

The Go 2 has a well-built plastic body that weighs only 26.5 grams making it extremely lightweight. The tiny plastic body house a lens in the front along with a LED light and a button to start or stop the video recordings.

It has a charging case that looks similar to TWS earbud charging cases we easily get to see nowadays. The case does more than just charge the camera. It can be used as a controller for your camera and also act as a mini tripod stand.

This case also has a small monochrome display that can be used to change modes, check the battery levels, access settings, and more.

Camera & Features
The Insta360 Go 2 houses a 1/2.3 inch camera sensor and can shoot videos at a resolution of 1440P at 30 FPS. Although it does not stand against the rest of the cameras on our list, it surely is impressive for a camera of this size. It can also shoot images at a max resolution of 9MP.

It has modes like Video mode, Pro Video mode, Photo mode, HDR video mode, Timeshift, Timelapse, and Slow Motion which comes in very handy. The camera has an inbuilt storage of 32GB as there are no external memory slots on the camera.

Battery
The battery on the Insta360 Go 2 can last for about 30 minutes on the video mode which is very low when compared to the other cameras on the list but you cannot expect a big battery when the camera itself is of this size. Although you can plug it in the case and it can then give you a backup of about 150 minutes.

Verdict
The Insta360 Go 2 is probably the smallest action camera in the market and if you’re looking for a compact-sized action camera that you can carry anywhere without thinking twice, then this could be the best camera for you. Although it does lack 4K video recording capabilities and has a little less battery life when compared to the other cameras on the list, it can still record a good quality of 1080P videos.

This will be the end of our list of best action cameras that you can buy in India right now. Hope this list was enough to help you find out the best action camera that matches up to your needs.

If you have any queries or suggestions, feel free to drop them down in the comments below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Like
  • Very small
  • Plenty of mounting options
  • Takes good photos and videos for size
  • Easy one-button operation
  • Handy protective charger case with built-in tripod
  • HDR and image stabilization
Don’t Like
  • No screen for scene composition
  • Average battery life

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