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The best Chinese action cameras, ranking

The best Chinese action cameras, ranking


  •  It doesn't matter if you are cycling, skiing down a mountainside or gardening, the action camera will capture and save all the important and interesting moments of life.


There are so many action cameras out there and it can be difficult to choose the best option in terms of cost and features among this variety. In addition, the products of famous European manufacturers can be too expensive, and overpaying exclusively for the brand is not very good. And here the Celestial Empire comes to the rescue, which supplies many excellent and inexpensive Chinese action cameras. The rating will allow you to choose a model that fully meets your needs.

  •  The cost in rubles was converted at the time of publication of the material.

5. H9 Ultra HD 4K Action Camera

  •  The top 5 Chinese action cameras open with a stylish and completely waterproof (up to 30 meters) model. Videos can be recorded in resolutions up to 4K (4096 x 2160 pixels). You can shoot time-lapse videos, consisting of a series of photos with different intervals (from 2 to 60 seconds). A nice bonus: the package comes with a huge number of accessories.

  •  Disadvantages: Many users complain about crackling or squeaking when recording video with WiFi turned on at the same time.

4. Elephone Explorer Pro 4K 12MP WiFi Action Camera

  •  Price – $ 79.99 (5178 rubles).

  •  The world's first action camera with voice broadcasting. With built-in WiFi, you can connect your device to the free wireless control app on your phone or iPad, wirelessly control and share wonderful moments anytime, anywhere. The wide viewing angle (170 degrees) provides excellent visibility, allowing you to shoot more realistic scenes. Videos can be shot in 4K resolution. The recording quality is amazing even in a poorly lit room. The waterproof case has a double security system so that it is impossible to accidentally open the camera underwater.

  •  Cons: as one of the reviews says: if you want to record sound, it's better to scream.

3.Original SJCAM M20

  •  Price – $ 91.99 (5955 rubles).

  •  One of the best Chinese action cameras can record video in various resolutions. The maximum is 4K (using the so-called 2,5K interpolation method). It connects to a smartphone for remote functions. The viewing angle is adjustable from 70 to 166 degrees. Thanks to its miniature size, the SJCAM M20 will easily fit even in a lady's purse.

  •  Additional options: there is support for an external remote control D / U. Thanks to this, you can place the camera on the helmet and not be afraid to shift the desired angle by feeling for the buttons.

2. Elephone Elecam 360 WiFi Action Camera Dual Lens

  •  Price – $ 123.99 (8026 rubles).

  •  The rating of Chinese action cameras continues with a model with a recording resolution of 960P, equipped with two wide-angle lenses. They allow you to shoot a 360-degree panorama. The proprietary Elephone Elecam 360 control app (in the App Store and Google Play) allows you to directly send the captured video to WeChat or YouTube.

1. SJCAM SJ5000X 4K Sport Action Camera

  •  Price – $ 110.99 (7185 rubles).

  •  The best action camera of 2016 from China in terms of price and quality. The first of its "commodities" has acquired a two-inch LCD display with support for recording format 2K and 4K @ 24fps (interpolated). The viewing angle of the lens can be adjusted. The camera also has a Gyro Anti-Shake stabilization sensor.

  •  There were some drawbacks: in dim lighting, strong noises, the real video frame rate will not exceed 60fps. In bright light, everything is in order – 120fps, as stated by the manufacturer.