Action cameras these days are one of the most preferred ones when it comes to portability and compactness over a DSLR. The device is easy to carry along and can be mounted as well as one of the best gadgets to shoot high-quality videos and photos. Many of them are capable of recording 4k videos in top-notch quality without any hassle. Also, these are cheaper than a large-sized camera and some of them are small enough to fit into the palm of your hand. Action cameras come in handy to record extreme sports like surfing and skiing, as well as to capture sporting action from different angles. So if you were planning to get one for yourself check out the options to buy some of the best action cameras in India.
GoPro Hero 9
This is the most recent and updated variant of the action camera by Go Pro. The HERO9 Black features a new sensor that delivers 5K video and 20-megapixel photos, next-generation HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilization with in-camera horizon leveling. In addition to this, you get a new 1.4-inch front-facing display with live preview and status modes as well as a larger 2.27-inch rear display with touch zoom and a Max Lens Mod accessory that brings Max HyperSmooth video stabilization and Max SuperView ultra-wide-angle photo and video to HERO9 Black. Moreover, it also supports voice control with 14 commands in 11 languages + 6 accents along with 3 microphones with advanced wind-noise reduction.
Price: Rs 49,500(coming soon)
GoPro Hero8 also retains its same traditional body design while some might notice the changes also. This one has a 12-megapixel sensor and is capable of recording 4K videos and slow motion, allowing 8x slow-motion movies and comes integrated with HyperSmooth 2.0 stabilisation technology which is available in 1080 at 60fps and then turns to standard stabilisation at 120fps. There is no stabilisation at 240fps.
Price: Rs 29,880
Aviable via both Amazon and Flipkart
GoPro Hero7 Black
HERO7 Black can capture videos in 4K at 60FPS (frames per second), and take 12MP photos. This automatically adjusts its white balance, enables HDR (high dynamic range), and applies noise reduction. The action camera has two modes- TimeWarp and Slo-Mo, that will let you speed video up by 30X to create a time-lapse, or slow it down by up to 8X. Also has a 720P (HD) Livestream to Facebook live.
Price: Rs 30,500
Dji Osmo Action
This is also one of the best action cameras other than GoPro. Dji Osmo Action has dual screens and perfect for framing any kind of situation as this will ensure shake-free footage. It delivers impressive image stabilization and a nice 4K video quality that can even beat GoPro. The front screen is useful for outdoor vlogging though this might not have 5K video mode if you only need to shoot in 4K then you should definitely go for this one.
Price: Rs 26,999
YI 4K Action Camera
This is one of the most affordable options on our list. It is portable and has a 2.19″ LCD touchscreen with 640 x 360 high resolution. This has a 12MP (f/2.8) Sony IMX377 sensor with a 155-degree wide-angle lens and 6-axis EIS that is capable of recording 4K/30fps (60mbps), 1080p/120fps, 720p/240fps video.
Price: Rs 9,990
SJCAM SJ6 Legend Dual Screen
The SJ6 Legend features a 16MP (f/2.5) sensor with a 166-degree wide-angle lens that will let you record 4K videos and 24fps (interpolation) and 2K videos at 30fps. This one has a 2.0” screen and a smaller front display.
Price: Rs 10,778
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