action camera Stories May 6

expiredShoot 5.7K footage w/ Garmin’s high-end VIRB 360-degree Camera: $560 (Reg. $800)

Amazon is offering the Garmin VIRB 360 Camera for $559.99 shipped. Matched at Best Buy. That’s $240 off the going rate found at retailers like Dell and is the best price we’ve tracked. With support for 5.7K footage, this camera is a high-end option that’s ready to churn out top-notch video. Users can expect smooth footage thanks to built-in spherical stabilization. If you’re planning to spend time trekking outdoors this year, grab Garmin’s camera and record video that everyone will be sure to love. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

action camera Stories April 19

expiredGoPro HERO7 Black delivers 4K60 footage, voice control, more: $293 (Reg. up to $400)

ProElectronics Distributing via Rakuten is offering the GoPro HERO7 Black for $293.21 shipped when coupon code PRO51 has been applied during checkout. Note: You will need to be logged in to a free Rakuten account to use this code. Regularly fetching $400, recently you’ve been able to nab this model for $350 at retailers like Amazon. Using today’s coupon you’ll be able to pay even less and get yours at easily one of the best prices we’ve seen. Not only can it shoot top notch 4K video at 60 frames per second, neat effects like Time Warp can be added, allowing you to speed up footage by 30x. This makes it a great option for recording time-lapses. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 65% of reviewers.

action camera Stories March 26

With smartphones satisfying many folk’s photography needs these days, companies that develop dedicated cameras are being forced more than ever to ship new products with compelling features and designs. Sony is one of these companies and despite growing pressures, its latest release shows it is far from throwing in the towel.

Being touted as the ‘world’s smallest and lightest’ premium ultra-compact camera, the Sony RX0 II is a truly impressive piece of tech. Its tiny form-factor sports a 15.3 megapixel sensor that’s capable of shooting 4K video. A rugged external shell contributes to water, dust, shock, and crushproof ratings.

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action camera Stories December 13, 2018

expiredGoPro Fusion captures 5.2K video and ships with a free Joby tripod: $449 ($525+ value)

B&H offers the GoPro Fusion 5.2K Action Camera for $449 shipped when you clip the on-page coupon. Better yet, you’ll also get a free Joby GorillaPod Action Tripod with purchase ($22 value). Today’s deal is $150 off the original price, down $50 from Amazon and other retailers’ holiday price, and the best we’ve tracked. GoPro Fusion delivers a unique take on action cameras. It captures 5.2K and 3K spherical video and 18MP images. The rugged body is rated for up to 16-feet of water at a time. Rated 4/5 stars.

action camera Stories November 1, 2018

expiredCapture it all on GoPro’s latest HERO7 Silver action camera + 32GB SD card: $240 (Reg. $300)

GoPro offers its recently-announced HERO7 Silver 4K Action Camera for $239.99 shipped with a bonus 32GB microSD Card when you use code SILVER30 at checkout. Regularly $300, this is a new all-time low that we’ve tracked and the first major drop that we’ve seen. The HERO7 Silver shares many similarities with its big brother, the HERO7 Black, including 4K recording, built-in GPS, built-in waterproofing, and more. Ratings are thin here, but GoPro is a trusted brand at Amazon. You can learn more in our announcement coverage.

action camera Stories September 6, 2018

expiredNeewer’s G1 4K Action Camera is a budget-friendly alternative to GoPro at $24

MoonLakeUSA (97% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering the Neewer G1 4K/12MP Action Camera for $23.99 Prime shipped when you use code XHDYBY5P at checkout. Regularly up to $40, this is a new all-time low that we’ve tracked and is the best available. Whether you have a few last-minute trips planned this summer or want to capture stunning clips on fall vacations, this action camera can save you hundreds over GoPro’s pricier alternatives. Rated 4.2/5 stars from over 1,200 Amazon shoppers.

action camera Stories October 19, 2017

YI’s 1080P action camera drops to $50 on Amazon (Reg. $70)

YI Technology via Amazon has its YI 88001 16MP 1080P Action Camera on sale for $49.99 shipped when you use coupon code D4Y4G625 at checkout. Normally priced at $70, this is the lowest price we can find on this camera. This is a great entry into action cameras without breaking the bank. Rated 4/5 stars from over 500 customers.

action camera Stories July 30, 2017

GoPro HERO5 4K Action Camera $320 (Reg. $400), Session $239

Update: Amazon now offers the GoPro HERO5 Black 4K Action Camera for $319.99 shipped. Also at Walmart.

Amazon offers the GoPro HERO5 Session 4K Action Camera for $239.20 shipped. Also at Walmart. That’s good for nearly $60 off the regular price, down $40 from Best Buy and an Amazon all-time low. Rated 3.9/5 stars. Learn more in our announcement coverage.

action camera Stories April 19, 2017

expiredGoPro HERO Session w/ Handler + 16GB microSD card: $160

B&H offers the GoPro HERO Session bundled with a Floating Hand Grip and 16GB SanDisk microSDHC card for $159.99 shipped. Today’s deal has a value upwards of $250 and is $20 less than our previous mention. The GoPro HERO Session is rated 4.2/5 stars at Amazon where the camera alone goes for $175.

action camera Stories October 6, 2016

expiredGrab the new GoPro HERO5 Session Action Camera for 20% off: $240 shipped (Reg. $300)

Update (10/6 11:45am): The HERO5 Black is now sold out, but you can still grab the smaller Session for $240 shipped (Reg. $300).

While we’ve already told you about the fashion deals at L.L.Bean as a part of its 20% off promotion, there is one more surprise deal that we wanted to mention. You can pick up the recently announced GoPro HERO5 Black Action Camera for $319.99 shipped when promo code SAVE20 is applied during checkout. That’s $80 or 20% off the regular price and the first discount that we’ve seen since it was announced last monthNote: it is currently slated to ship on October 12th.

The new GoPro HERO5 Black features an all-in-one design that is waterproof to 33-feet and includes a new built-in LCD display. It also has voice-control, advanced video stabilization, and the ability to capture 4K video plus 12MP still images. Early reviews are solid much like the rest of GoPro’s lineup at Amazon.

GoPro’s new HERO5 Session is also available for $240 shipped (Reg. $300) when the same code is applied.

Be sure to grab some accessories with your savings to outfit the new HERO5.

action camera Stories May 25, 2016

We’ve moved passed the days when GoPro was the only name in action camera equipment. Now, the market is littered with cost-effective and high-end options. Extreme athletes and YouTube stars are looking for other ways to capture their adventures. Manufacturers have taken note and are now churning out new products that are designed to take a beating. Olympus is the latest with its Stylus Tough TG-Tracker Action Camera that has every bell and whistle you might imagine. More below.

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action camera Stories April 18, 2016

Best Buy is offering those with .edu email addresses an additional 15% off the GoPro Hero4 Silver Edition 1080p Action Camcorder bundled with a Chest Mount Harness, Head Strap and QuickClip, and Shutterfly 8×8″ Photo Book for $280.49 shipped (or $330 w/o the .edu coupon). That’s $15 less than our mention from last week (without all the extras) and the lowest offer we’ve seen.

This GoPro has up to 1080p video recording, up to 12-megapixel photos at 30 fps, a waterproof housing (up to 131 feet), Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. It’s one of the best-selling action cameras at Amazon where it has collected a 4.5/5 star rating from over 1,500 customers. expand full story

action camera Stories April 12, 2016

expiredGoPro HERO4 Silver Action Camera: $297 shipped (Reg. $330+)

Groupon offers the GoPro HERO4 Silver Action Camera for $329.99. Applying coupon code SURPRISE drops the final price to $296.99 shipped. For comparison, that’s good for $103 off the original MSRP, down $33 from Amazon, $3 less than our previous mention and the best price available.

GoPro’s HERO4 Silver features a built-in touch display that allows users to adjust settings and frame shots. Additionally, it is capable of capturing 1080p video and 12MP still photos. There is also Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with the GoPro app or a smart remote. This is one of the best-selling action cameras at Amazon where it has collected a 4.5/5 star rating from over 1,500 customers.

Swing by our roundup of the best GoPro accessories available to complete your setup.

action camera Stories February 26, 2016

expiredGrab the best-selling GoPro HERO4 Silver Action Camera for $299 shipped (Reg. $330+), more

Electronics Valley (99.5% positive from 24,000+) via eBay offers the GoPro HERO4 Silver Action Camera for $299 shipped. For a price comparison, this action camera originally retailed for $400 but typically goes for around $330 now. Today’s deal is $1 less than our previous mention and the lowest price available by $31.

This best-selling action camera is rated 4.5/5 stars by 1,372 Amazon reviewers. GoPro’s HERO4 Silver features a built-in touch display that allows users to adjust settings and frame shots, it can also play back videos and photos as well. Plus it can capture 1080p video and 12MP still photos. Additionally, it has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with the GoPro app or a smart remote.

Looking for a complete setup? AllNewShop via eBay offers the GoPro HERO4 Black + 64GB microSD card, 2 batteries and 30 accessories for $500 shipped. Meanwhile, B&H has the HERO4 Silver with the first generation remote and wrist housing for $330 shipped.

With your savings, grab some accessories for your new GoPro like this starter kit for $12 Prime shipped. Grab an extra battery for $13 Prime shipped.

action camera Stories January 20, 2016

Lecia makes some of the most visually appealing products on the market today. From its military-inspired cameras to those ultra-sexy binoculars, you know each release is going to be a show-stopper. Today, Leica has released a new rugged and waterproof camera that still manages to look great. While it technically fits in the same category as GoPro, don’t expect similar styling…or price. The Leica X-U is a whole different animal that blends design and functionality into a unique package.

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action camera Stories January 7, 2016

Action cameras have surged onto the scene in the last few years. GoPro has set the standard with top-of-the-line features and a whole slew of options for nearly every product category. One area that remains a concern is battery life. As cameras have become Wi-Fi-enabled and are now shooting at higher resolutions, recording time has suffered along the way. The best options on the market top out at around 90 minutes to two hours.

That’s where the Activeon Solar X comes in. While the built-in battery provides a standard two hours of run-time, the add-on X Station solar panels can provide an additional four hours of recording. Need more than six hours? There is an answer for that as well…

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action camera Stories January 5, 2016

Digital camera darling Nikon is throwing its hat into a new product category this year. For the first time, Nikon will be manufacturing an action camera. Upon first glance, it’s obvious that this isn’t a typical GoPro competitor. The Keymission 360 Action Camera has two lenses and is capable of shooting 4K video. Nikon must feel that there is a market for not only action cameras, but one that can shoot 360-degrees of footage. So where does it fit in an already crowded product category filled with haves and have nots?

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action camera Stories December 15, 2015

Action cameras are amongst the hottest holiday gifts this year as GoPro prices have steadily fallen and the market has been flooded with competitors. It’s no surprise that a product category once dominated by one brand is seeing its prices get undercut every day as more third-party brands get involved. The popularity and rise of crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter are also playing a large role in this shift.

A new action camera has recently launched with an eye on finding a spot amongst a sea of competitors. The YoCam uses a compact design and a laundry list of features to standout amongst the crowd. Its campaign page proudly proclaims that this product integrates the “functions of GoPro, DropCam, Lifelogging Camera, Selfie Camera, Dash Cam and more.” That’s high praise for a product that just passed its initial funding goal.

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