1. Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

    Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

    Garmin goes 4K

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  2. Go Pro

    GoPro Hero 4 Black

    GoPro maintains its position as king of the action cameras – for now

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  3. Panasonic HC-V770

    Panasonic HC-V770

    Offers a wealth of features and great image quality – but no 4K

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  4. 4GEE Action Cam
  5. JVC Everio GZ-RX515BE

    JVC Everio GZ-RX515BE

    An update to JVC's Quad Pro range, but only with some minor tweaks.

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  6. JVC HD Everio GZ-RX110BE

    JVC HD Everio GZ-RX110BE

    Action-camera ruggedness and Wi-Fi connectivity combined with camcorder design

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  7. Panasonic HX-A500E

    Panasonic HX-A500E

    The first action camera we have tested that can shoot 4K at 25fps

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  8. JVC HD Everio GZ-R10SE

    JVC HD Everio GZ-R10SE

    A very good regular camcorder with action camcorder ruggedness

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  9. Panasonic HC-V550

    Panasonic HC-V550

    A useful camcorder with a huge 90x zoom

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  10. Garmin VIRB Elite

    Garmin VIRB Elite

    A top quality action cam with some interesting excercise tracking features

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  11. GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition

    GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition

    GoPro's latest upgrade improves image quality and battery life

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  12. Canon LEGRIA HF R46

    Canon LEGRIA HF R46

    A very attractive HD camcorder with built-in Wi-Fi for around £300

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  13. JVC HD Everio GZ-VX815BEK

    JVC HD Everio GZ-VX815BEK

    A small camcorder with big camcorder quality

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  14. GoPro Hero3 Black Edition

    GoPro Hero3 Black Edition

    GoPro's flagship extreme sports camcorder is highly impressive.

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  15. Panasonic HC-V520

    Panasonic HC-V520

    Pansonic's latest camcorder has improved image quality, a long zoom, WiFi and NFC.

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