Our 10 Best Modular Action Cameras – Top Product Reviwed

To find the modular action cameras, we assembled a list of products, taking a close look at the factors that would make each great for a camping trip or other outdoor adventure, including each product’s overall size, weight, and durability. We compared the products to each other to find out which one was best.

It is important to know all about it to make an informed decision when buying a modular action cameras. This guide will help you understand how to choose a modular action cameras that will meet your needs.

10 modular action cameras: Editor Recommended

10 modular action cameras Review:

1. Shimoda Action X30 Water Resistant Camera Backpack Starter Kit – Fits DSLR, Mirrorless Cameras, Batteries & Lenses – Medium Mirrorless Core Unit Modular Camera Insert Included – Black

Features :

  • MULTIPLE ACCESS POINTS – Our Shimoda Action X30 Water Resistant Camera Backpack offers rear and side access options for all your camera gear. The side opening is ideal for quick, under-the-arm access without removing the camera bag, use the rear opening to access the bulk of your gear for less time-sensitive shooting situations.
  • ADJUSTABLE TORSO HEIGHT – The Shimoda Action X30 Water Resistant Camera Backpack has 3 height options with approximately 10 cm (4 in) of vertical adjustment. This means the same camera backpack can fit short or tall — male or female — torso heights, ensuring a custom fit for everyone.
  • MEDIUM MIRRORLESS CORE UNIT MODULAR CAMERA INSERT INCLUDED – Core Units provide smart, multifunctional, padded and shockproof protection for all your camera gear. A user can increase their layout options with two or more Core Units by stacking and shifting how they are placed in our camera pack.
  • EXPANDABLE ROLL-TOP – The Shimoda Action X30 Water Resistant Camera Backpack has a unique roll top feature that can expand with a volume range of 7 liters so the bag can be adjusted to your gear needs while maintaining a tight and compact fit.
  • SPORT-FRIENDLY DESIGN – With the Action X30, sport-specific features like a removable helmet holder, ski fastening straps, hydration routing and extra durable materials help protect the pack from abrasion, Action X packs are designed to perform seamlessly for photographers and filmmakers who like to be embedded in the action.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 19.7
Width 11.8
Length 6.3
Weight 5.07
Release Date 2020-01-01T00:00:01Z

2. DJI Osmo Action – 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black

Features :

  • Dual Screens: Osmo Action’s dual screens allow you to capture it all with the touch of a button. A vivid front screen lets you frame yourself effortlessly in any setting, while the back screen delivers a crystal-clear, hyper-responsive display. This durable, versatile action camera is jam-packed with advanced technology that lets you spend less time worrying about equipment and more time living the action.
  • The RockSteady technology combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • Action camera with 1/2.3″ CMOS Sensor, 12MP, wide-angle 145° that allows you to shoot 4K HDR videos.
  • 8x Slow Motion: Capture every epic move with jaw-dropping clarity and detail when you use 8x slow motion with 1080p resolution and 240fps. Time-lapse: Condense time and movement for stunning, easy-to-achieve results. Charging Time: 90 mins
  • 11m Waterproof, -10℃ Temperature Resistant Sporting a watertight seal and a hydrophobic coating on the back touchscreen, Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion. Versatile batteries perform well even in extremely cold environments with temperatures as low as -10℃.
  • What you get: DJI Osmo Action, Camera Frame, Flat Adhesive Mount, Curved Adhesive Mount, Quick-Release Base, Battery, Battery Case, Locking Screw, USB-C Cable
  • DJI Mimo App requires iOS 10.0, Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6, SE, Samsung Galaxy S10 plus, S10, S9 plus, S9 , S9 plus, S9, S8 plus, S7, S7 Edge, S6, S6 Edge, Note 8, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, P20, P10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10, Mate 9 Pro, Mate 9, Honor 10, Honor 9, Vivo NEX, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S, Mi 8, Mi 6, OnePlus 7, 6T, 5, Pixel 3 XL, 2 XL, 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.37795
Width 1.65354
Length 2.55906
Weight 0.275
Release Date 2019-05-15T00:00:01Z

3. AKASO EK7000 4K30FPS Action Camera Ultra HD Underwater Camera 170 Degree Wide Angle 98FT Waterproof Camera

Features :

  • 4K Ultra HD action camera. Professional 4K 30Fps & 2.7K 30Fps video with 16MP photos at up to 30 frames per second for incredible photos, which is 4 times the resolution of traditional HD cameras.
  • Wireless wrist remote control sports camera. With a wrist 2.4G remote, you can capture the world in an all-new way. Controlling the camera, framing shots or recording video is convenient. (THE REMOTE IS NOT WATERPROOF)
  • Longer battery life. AKASO EK7000 action camera comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries. Each battery can record up to 90 minutes. No more worry about the recording time for this Action camera.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi & HDMI, edit & share YOUR action in minutes. Just download App(AKASO GO) on your phone or tablet and connect with this action camera. Wi-Fi signal ranges up to 10 meters.
  • 100 Feet waterproof camera. AKASO EK7000 is designed to withstand extreme environments, together with durable waterproof case. With the accessories, transform it for indoor and outdoor activities.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.5
Width 2
Length 0.9
Weight 0.125
Release Date 2018-08-12T00:00:01Z

4. GoPro MAX — Waterproof 360 + Traditional Camera with Touch Screen Spherical 5.6K30 HD Video 16.6MP 360 Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization

Features :

  • Three Cameras in One: Maximize your creative freedom. With MAX you can shoot traditional Hero-style video and photos or capture immersive 360 footage. Vlog to the max with shotgun-mic performance and a front-facing screen
  • Max HyperSmooth: MAX gives you unbreakable stabilization by using 180-degree capture as the ultimate buffer
  • Live Streaming in 1080p: Shoot in HERO mode and share while you’re there. Live stream in 1080p on social, get Max HyperSmooth stabilization as you broadcast via the GoPro app and save footage to your SD card to check out later
  • Horizon Leveling: In HERO mode, game-changing horizon leveling gives you that silky-smooth cinematic look whether you’re getting sideways, flipping through the air or chasing your kids
  • PowerPano: Pano without the pan. Take incredible 270-degree distortion-free panoramic photos without having to scan the horizon. Take PowerPano selfies, action shots and vertical pics—all with a level horizon
  • Premium 360 plus Stereo Audio: Six mics capture true-to-life 360 audio and deliver the best stereo sound ever from a GoPro
  • Digital Lenses: Choose from four digital lenses in HERO mode to get the shot. Capture video and photos in Narrow, Linear, Wide and Max SuperView—our widest view yet
  • Max TimeWarp: Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while moving through an activity. In HERO mode, automatically adjust speed based on motion, scene detection and lighting. Slow down to real time—savoring moments—and then tap to speed it back up
  • Includes: GoPro MAX Camera, Rechargeable Battery, Curved Adhesive Mount, 2 Protective Lenses, 2 Lens Caps, Microfiber Bag, Mounting Buckle plus Thumb Screw, USB-C Cable, Carrying Case

Additional Info :

Color Black
Release Date 2021-05-01T00:00:01Z

5. MEKNIC Motorcycle Helmet Chin Strap Mount Compatible with GoPro Hero 11,10, 9, 8, 7, (2018), 6 5 4 3 Black,Session, AKASO,Campark,SJCAM,DJI OSMO Action,YI Action Camera etc (Black Chin Mount)

Features :

  • ✅This helmet chin mount for action cameras widely compatible with GoPro Hero 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Black Media Mod White Silver Session, Xiaomi Yi, SJCAM AKASO, Campark, Polaroid, adventure 360, Mi Sphere 360 camera, YI Lite, APEMAN, DJI OSMO ACTION and most of other action cameras.
  • ✅The lower end of the chin strap is made of a high-quality elastic band, and the double-layer elastic band makes the camera fixed more firmly. The precisely designed length makes the chin strap suitable for most helmets, such as AGV helmets.makes it lightweight and strongly fixed with your camera.
  • ✅You can adjust the shooting angle and direction according to your needs. This Full Face Helmet holder can mount your action camera at your chin position, provides unobstructed cycling POV shots, just like shooting from your own eye.
  • ✅Install a sports camera or driving recorder on the motorcycle helmet. The protrusion on the back of the chin mount motorcycle helmet effectively prevents the camera from sliding and ensures smooth shooting. Reduce vibration and record every moment of your ride perfectly.
  • ✅The unique sliding buckle design solves the problem of Helmet Chin Mount installation and minimizes the discomfort of use. There will no longer be extra straps slapping on the face while riding.

Additional Info :

Color Black Chin Mount

6. DJI Pocket 2 – Handheld 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with 4K Camera, 1/1.7” CMOS, 64MP Photo, Pocket-Sized, ActiveTrack 3.0, Glamour Effects, YouTube TikTok Video Vlog, for Android and iPhone, Black

Features :

  • POCKET-SIZED: DJI Pocket 2 weighs only 116 g and offers up to 140 minutes of battery life. It fits perfectly in the palm of your hand so that you can take it anywhere. DJI Pocket 2 turns on in a second so you can capture photos and videos in an instant.
  • MOTORIZED STABILIZATION: A 3-axis gimbal stabilizes the camera for smooth video on the move. This technology is also great for a crisp photo at any time. The gimbal keeps the camera steady, even for long-exposure shots and in low-light environments.
  • HIGH IMAGE QUALITY: An upgraded 1/1.7-inch sensor captures images with 64MP photo and 4K video. A sweeping 20mm f/1.8 lens provides a wide, vivid cinematic look.
  • ENHANCED AUDIO: Consisting of four microphones, DJI Matrix Stereo offers sound recording in different directions, as well as Audio Zoom and SoundTrack, which enhance audio based on the camera’s direction and focus.
  • GLAMOUR EFFECTS: Always share your best selfie with Glamour Effects. Boasting a 93° angle view, Pocket 2 allows for more flexible capture and perfectly-composed shots for social media.
  • AI EDITOR: AI Editor automatically combines your clips with transitions and music to create share-worthy content.
  • COMPATIBLE for MOST SMARTPHONES: The DJI Mimo App Requires iOS 11.0 and Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, SE 2020, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus, S20, S10, S9 Plus, S8, Note 9, Huawei P40 Pro, P40, P30 Pro, P20 Pro, P20, Mate 30 Pro, Mate 30, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 10 Pro, HONOR 30 Pro, 20, Mi 10 Ultra, 10 Pro, 10, 9, Redmi K30 Pro, Vivo X30 Pro, X30, X27, OPPO RENO 3 Pro, OnePlus 8, 7 Pro, Pixel 4XL, 3XL, 2, LG V40.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.1811
Width 1.499997
Length 4.909439
Weight 0.25794084654
Release Date 2020-11-01T00:00:01Z

7. QKOO Motorcycle Helmet Chin Mount Kit for GoPro Hero 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, Session, 3+, 3, 2, 1, Hero (2018), DJI Osmo Action, AKASO, SJCAM, Action Cameras

Features :

  • This chin mount is compatible with the helmet and precisely matches its style and curves
  • Mount that can hold most cameras in either an up or down orientation and with maximum possible angle adjustment for the widest range of shots and camera compatibility
  • Get high quality action shots that let your viewers ride along with you
  • Get the perfect camera angle on every ride
  • Package Includes: 1x Helmet Chin Mount; 2x Stickers; 1x Wrench; 1x Safety Tether

8. ZYCZWL 4K30FPS Action Camera Ultra HD Waterproof Camera 98FT 30M Underwater Cameras 170 Degree Wide Angle and Remote Control Sports Cameras with 2 Batteries and 32G SD Card & Helmet Accessories Kit…

Features :

  • 【4K/20MP】 This action camera uses a built-in 4K ultra HD camera that delivers sharp pictures and video resolution at a frame rate of 60 frames per second to capture your every great moment. The photo pixel can reach 20MP, the picture is not blurred, clearly reproduce the shooting scene, freeze motion shooting instant beautiful picture.
  • 【30M/98FT Waterproof Camera】 Put the camera in a waterproof box and secure it firmly. The waterproof shell can protect the camera from diving to a depth of 30 meters and record your wonderful shots in the underwater world. This underwater camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, snorkeling and motorboating.
  • 【32G SD card】We have a 32GB memory card for the sports camera, you do not need to buy an additional memory card. 32GB meets your daily photo and video shooting and storage needs. Because of our perfect supporting parts, this sports camera is more cost-effective.
  • 【Wi-Fi function】 Built-in WiFi and HDMI, anytime to share your wonderful dynamic. Just download and install our app (Go Track) on your phone or tablet, and you’ll be able to share your updates on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,and YouTube anytime you want. The detailed operation method is in the manual, you can refer to the attached manual.
  • 【Remote control】 Wireless wrist remote control motion camera. Wrist 2.4G remote control, when you are not convenient to operate the camera in some sports, you can control the camera by remote control to take pictures or video, more convenient.Note that the maximum remote control distance is 1M
  • 【Two batteries】 Built-in two 900mah lithium batteries, with 1-2 hours to fill the battery, can be used continuously for about 1H, long life to meet your activity needs. In addition, the battery safety factor is high, you can rest assured to use. We provide you with good service and protect your safety.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1
Width 1
Length 1

9. Taisioner Motorcycle Helmet Mount Chin Strap for GoPro AKASO or Other Action Camera Cycling Video Record Accessories ( Second Generation )

Features :

  • Compatible with GoPro HERO 3 HERO 4 HERO 5 HERO 6 HERO 7 HERO 8 HERO 9 HERO 10 HERO 11 Black White Silver Session,AKASO EK7000 Brave, DJI Osmo Action,Insta360,Campark,Polaroid, Mi Sphere 360 camera, YI Lite, APEMAN, and most kind of other action cameras.
  • Integration improve and lock design,you just need to buckle the clip and tighten the strap which is simple to tie up and off.
  • Our helmet strap mount could be used with the 3 way folding mount (in package) , that could provide more conveniently degree to get the video.
  • The direction and the angle can be adjusted to your needs, perfect camera angle for POV filming when you cycling by motorcycle or mountain bicycle.
  • PC with silicone material for the mount, makes it lightweight and strongly fixed with your camera,included the anti-slip function on your helmet.

Additional Info :

Color Black

10. WOLFANG GA100 Action Camera 4K 20MP Waterproof 40M Underwater Camera EIS Stabilization WiFi 170° Wide Angle Helmet Camera (External Microphone, Remote Control, 2 Batteries and Accessory Kit)

Features :

  • 🎬【4K UHD Video & 20MP Photo】WOLFANG GA100 vlog camera has 4K video resolution with 4K 30fps, 2.7K 30fps, 1080P 60fps, 1080P 30fps, 720P 120fps video options to capture all the details of your adventure. The photo resolution has options of 20MP/16MP/12MP/8MP, which can clearly freeze beautiful moments.
  • 🏊【40m Waterproof Camera】The waterproof housing of the GA100 underwater camera is sturdy and durable. With the waterproof case installed, you can easily explore the wonderful underwater world of 40 meters and enjoy the fun of swimming, surfing, sailing, snorkeling, diving and other water sports, can also be used in rainy and snowy weather.
  • 🎤【Dual Microphone & Plenty of Accessories】GA100 helmet cam comes with an external noise canceling microphone to capture clearer sounds in noisy environments. The included multi-function mounting accessories can meet the needs of different usage scenarios, such as bike, motorcycle, riding, snorkeling, diving, skiing, without buying additional accessories.
  • 🚴【EIS Image Stabilizer & Multi-Mode】GA100 gopro is equipped with the EIS Anti-shake function, which greatly improves video stability and smoothness, capturing the wonderful moments of sports easily. GA100 go pro has a variety of recording modes, such as selfie, continuous recording, timing recording, time lapse recording, loop recording, slow motion and auto mode, etc.
  • 🏂【WIFI Sharing & As Dashcam or Webcam】GA100 go pro camera can connect with smart phone via APP “Live DV”, transmit real-time videos and pictures to your social platform, and control the camera remotely via smart phone. Can be used as a webcam for video calls, online learning or conference calls, or as a dash cam to record driving conditions.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.9842519675
Width 1.6535433054
Length 2.362204722
Weight 0.09479877266

How To Choose Your modular action cameras

If you want to purchase products like the modular action cameras, you need to follow a buying guide. Some features need to tick your product before buying. Let’s take a look at them:

  • Price: Online purchase has been renowned for offering items at the best possible prices. As such places have networks with many dealers and manufacturers, sellers offer the best deals. Moreover, there are no intermediaries, which lessens the additional costs.
  • Reliability: As online stores portray customer reviews,  purchasing them boosts reliability. If faced with any defect, there is a scope for you to change. Some stores have excellent customer service, pushing you to buy from there.
  • Convenience: Who does not love convenience? Having everything as per your wish is something to die for. Buying a product from an online store is such. You do not have to worry about the time, the place, or the crowd. Everything happens when you want it and how you want it.
  • Functionality: Check out your modular action cameras functionality when you buy it. An easy way to do that would be to check the specs. Remember, the more vast the specs, the greater your product’s functionality.

What to look for when buying the modular action cameras?

The products in the market are manifold. The variety of products is so high that it may be confusing to choose the right one for you. This is why we have created this guide for you to help you pick the right modular action cameras easily.

1. The authenticity of the Online Shop Website 

I did mention earlier that shopping online is very convenient yet it’s tough to know whether the shop is genuine. Everyone can seem to create an online shop with a couple of photos and prices just to be seen as legitimate. To know whether it’s genuine, make sure to look for the following:

  • Contact Details — make sure to contact them first before buying to ensure that there would be someone to attend to you and you can understand further about their service.
  • Website Layout – browse and feel if the site looks professional. How’s the quality of the images and more, that you can potentially find from the content of the website itself.
  • Website Encryption — when buying from a secure website, you’ll always see the following in the address bar:

The padlock icon in the URL bar and the “s” in the “https://” means that your communication within the website and your computer are secured and encrypted online transactions.

2. Product Details 

There are many important factors that you always have to look at. Especially if it’s something, you’re going to wear or even consume. It can be material type, ingredients, benefits, sizes, etc. The more product details, the better.

3. Compare Prices of Similar Products 

If you’re not a frequent online shopper, you might find few items with good deals. But don’t let these deals trap you, do make sure to compare prices first of the similar products to other online shops. With so many online shops offering the same items, you’ll be shocked that some of them sell at a higher price than they are supposed to. There are so many websites out there that can help you check and compare prices.

4. Returns, Cancellations, and Refunds Policies 

It is a very important part to know when buying items online. It’s good to know how the company handles returns or cancellations of items and whether there would be any refunds in any case. Purchasing online will always be risky because we usually cannot verify the quality of the items. Therefore, having the knowledge if there would be a refund will be a great point to consider if the items won’t be the same as expected.

5. Shipping 

While online shopping has made it easier for us to purchase anything we want worldwide, sometimes it can also be tricky. Say the shipping, if we bought it locally – usually will only take a few days but if we bought it from the international shop – then likely we have to wait for more than weeks, which I believe we don’t have an issue with that especially if we’re informed for the estimated delivery date. But it’s a matter of what if they ship it to the wrong address or there would be a longer wait than expected. Another thing that we’re also particular with especially buying international items would be the shipping fee – most of us don’t mind buying more to get free shipping. And there are just some of the online shops’ techniques to encourage customers to buy more and think that we’re saving money for the shipping fee. Lastly not to forget to have the tracking number of monitoring the progress of the delivery of your item.

6. Secured Payment Method 

this is the most crucial part when purchasing online; sharing your credit/debit card details. Options to pay via credit card, debit card, and Paypal or other Third-Party payments are considered secure. Also, try not to make any online purchase when using public wi-fi or mobile apps connected to a public hotspot – it can be potentially easy for hackers to steal your information.

7. Be alert for Scams and Fraud 

This never-ending story through calls, emails, and even contacting us through social media for these people to try to steal our information. Be wary and do necessary actions if you think you’ve encountered these tactics. Don’t open any suspicious links, don’t easily provide your particulars over the phone, make sure to ask a couple of questions to verify whether the call is not a fraud/scam. Check the person’s identity through other social media accounts if he/she exists. If you experience scamming, make sure to call your bank and police if needed. And do check your bank statement often, especially if you frequently buy online.

8. Customer Reviews 

Finally, to check the reviews. How can we know that the reviews are not fake ones? Thanks to social media, these online shops nowadays have their social media accounts. That’s the best place to try to contact them and view more real/organic customer reviews. This is also perfect for reaching out to those who tagged the shop and understanding their experience. On that, you’ll have a more secure feeling before buying items online.

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