A tour of the beautiful alternative cameras to GoPro
If you are a lover of nature and you like to play with snow or go to the beach, do sports activities or simply like to save your experiences through high quality videos, the camera options that we present below are excellent. The Campark action camera does not have the same impact as the GoPro Hero 5, but it will do an excellent job. With the ability to record 4K videos at 30 frames per second, this inexpensive alternative to the GoPro is ideal for outdoor adventures, both on land and water. With a Wi-Fi remote control, this sports camera also allows you to control it using your smartphone in real time. In addition, you can instantly send images and videos by email or upload them to social networks, all from the palm of your hand. The Kidizoom of Vtech, very suitable for children, not to mention how nice it will be for your wallet. This action camera is easy to use, captures video and photos, and is also loaded with preprogrammed filters and editing effects. The Kidizoom comes with a waterproof casing up to 6 feet, perfect to take to the pool or the beach, along with a bicycle stand and a flat adhesive holder, although it does not work very well in low light.
The Intova Dub is specially designed for adventures in the lake, the ocean or the pool, all thanks to a waterproof casing that resists to depths of up to 200 feet. Better yet, this same shell floats, so if you let it fall in the water it will stay safe and it will be easy to recover. The Dub records Full HD video with a 1080p resolution with its 108 degree lens, and features a 1.5-inch LCD screen. Its internal battery lasts up to two hours before needing a recharge, and its threaded mounting hole is compatible with standard brackets and accessories on the market. This excellent wearable camera is from the famous company Yi Technology, which, in recent years, has become a strong competitor of GoPro. Recently, the company managed to beat GoPro in a contract it signed with Google for a virtual reality project. This action camera is capable of recording 4K video at 30 frames per second or 1080p at 120 fps for real HD video quality. It has a 155-degree wide-angle lens that captures all the action, and also a 2.19-inch full-color touch screen that shows everything as it happens. In addition, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity allows synchronization with your mobile device so you can manage the footage with the Yi Action app.
If you want a cheaper alternative to Sony, the Ion Air Pro 3 camera can be a perfect choice, since it has similar recording characteristics and capabilities. With this camera you can record 1080p video at 60 frames per second and take 12MP photos. In addition, it has a stabilization of eight G-sensor points so that your images do not come out blurry. The Air Pro 3 model is water resistant, capable of supporting depths of up to 15 meters and has an impressive battery that lasts 2 hours, surpassing many other portable cameras. If you want to record videos to use with virtual reality lenses, one of the best and most economical options on the market is the Samsung Gear 360 camera. Although it is not exactly like a GoPro Hero, this camera has a unique wide-angle lens, capable of recording clear videos in 4K and 360 degrees or take pictures of fixed landscapes at 180 degrees with its impressive 30-megapixel image sensor. The Gear 360 VR is about the size of a tennis ball, making it easy to take anywhere. The included tripod works as a support to take static videos.