There’s a flip-out display to help frame your shots.
It’s waterproof (to depths of 30 metres), shockproof, dust-proof, freeze-proof and crush-proof – it’s tough, in other words.
Some cameras restrict shooting speed at higher resolutions, making them most useful for timelapses, for instance.
Some cameras shoot at 240 fps, which means you can create super-slow motion effects.
Video, which goes to 1080P resolution, is good though not outstanding in low light.
For decent video you need to shoot at 30 frames per second (fps).In this regard, it’s no match for the Go Pro Hero5.There’s no viewfinder display – the smartphone app supplies that. Go Pro Hero5 Session: £249, Jessops Another from Go Pro, the Session is the tiniest Go Pro because it doesn’t have a display and fits in impressively small places. (It is worth noting that Jessops not only sells Go Pro, it has a dedicated course to make the most of it, too). Polaroid Cube : £99.99, Argos Unlike most rivals, the Cube uses wi-fi rather than Bluetooth to connect to your phone, which acts as a viewfinder.Action cameras are no great shakes when it comes to portrait, landscape or close-up photography.But for adrenalin-fuelled activities – cycling, canoeing, sky-diving, you name it – they’re unbeatable.