What are action cameras?
Action cameras are the rockstars of the video camera and camera worlds. Action cameras such as the DJI Osmo Action 4 Adventure Combo cam and GoPro Hero 11 5.3K HyperSmooth cam are built to be in the middle of the action, unlike a camcorder which simply shoots the action. JB’s range of action cameras includes regular action cams, as well as:
How do action cameras work?
Action cameras are designed to do exactly what their name suggests. They’re built to be taken anywhere or attached to anything and capture everything using the latest tech. Actions cameras are:
- Built to last. Designs that are waterproof, dustproof, and drop-proof.
- Reliable. All about lasting the distance with a big battery life.
- Full of tech. Big features and big technology such as 4K, fast frame rates, and first-class image quality.
- Simple to use. Easy Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectability, access, carrying, and sharing with the latest Androids and Apple, including iPhone 14.
JB’s range of action cameras also includes a heap of action camera accessories to give them even more flexibility, including:
What is the best action camera to buy?
Finding the right action camera for you means doing a little bit of homework, looking at your budget, and working out which action camera is perfect for the job you need. And the best place to start that homework is to look at the big brand action cameras online and instore at JB. Our big brands include:
- DJI. You’ll love the new DJI Osmo Action 4 Adventure Combo or DJI Osmo Action 4 Standard Combo
- GoPro. The new GoPro Hero11 Black, GoPro Hero9 Black, GoPro Max 360, and GoPro Hero8 Black, are full of features and the latest technology.
- Insta 360. The Insta360 One RS, Insta360 Go 2, and X3 are quality cameras.
- Aerodex. A full HD mini camera that’s great value.
- Zero-X. Full HD specs and 4K action cameras for top prices.
Are action cameras good for vlogging?
Today’s range of action cameras are good enough to do a whole heap of things. As well as all the action-packed activities inside, action cameras are also a great option for vlogging. You can take them with you on location or set them up for an easy-to-manage piece to camera. The DJI Action 4 Adventure Combo is one action camera that does this perfectly. It has a heap of features that are ideal for vlogging, including:
- 1/1.3″ Image Sensor
- 10-bit D-Log M Colour Performance
- 155° Ultra-Wide Angle
- 360º HorizonSteady
- RockSteady 3.0
- Colour Temperature Calibration
- Vivid Underwater
- Magnetic Quick-Release
- Native Vertical Shooting
- Dual Touchscreens
- Custom Modes & Quick Switch Buttons
Can action cameras take photos?
Most of the latest action cameras on the market today, including DJI and GoPro, have the option of easily switching between still and video camera modes. And with 4K video and 5K video, it’s easy to pull quality stills from your footage.
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