Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in camcorders.

GoPro Hero6 Black review

With faster frame rates and superior stabilization, GoPro again secures its spot at the front of the pack. We take a look at the new action camera to beat in our GoPro Hero6 Black review. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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GoPro Hero4 Silver Review

  • Great video and photo quality
  • Simple yet sophisticated
  • Vivid touchscreen
  • Highly stable Wi-Fi
  • Limited battery life
  • Some issues with pixelation
  • Can’t handle bright, direct light
Our Score 8

Polaroid Cube Review

  • Easy to use
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Inexpensive
  • Easily mounted to anything metal
  • No conventional mount included
  • Video quality less than some phones
Our Score 7

Garmin Virb 360 Review

  • Image stabilization
  • G-Matrix sensors and data overlays
  • Simple, intuitive controls
  • Voice commands
  • Fewer stitching errors than the competition
  • Pricey
  • Four mics are prone to wind noise
  • Short battery life
  • Live-streaming only available on iOS
Our Score 8

GoPro Hero 4 Black Review

  • Great picture quality at 4K resolution
  • Ability to capture high frame rates
  • 12-megapixel photos at burst speeds of 30 fps
  • More image control
  • Battery life is inadequate
  • No preview screen
  • Difficult to make menu changes without app
Our Score 8

GoPro Hero4 Session Review

  • Small and lightweight, unobtrusive
  • Rugged without housing
  • Dual mics deliver good sound
  • Very good video and photo quality
  • Compatible with existing GoPro mounts
  • No 2K or 4K video
  • Limited resolution, settings options
  • Settings changes require smartphone app
Our Score 7.5

GoPro Hero5 Session Review

  • Great design
  • Fast, responsive app
  • Digital image stabilization
  • 4K resolution
  • Waterproof to 33 feet without a case
  • Aggressive wind cancelling lowers audio quality
  • 4K difference not always noticeable
  • No removable battery
Our Score 7

Samsung Gear 360 (2017) Review

  • Easy to use
  • iPhone support
  • Quick, painless pairing
  • Live-streaming
  • Improved app user experience
  • Image quality could be better
  • Small battery
  • Android support still limited to Samsung phones
Our Score 7

Insta360 Air Review

  • Compact and lightweight
  • No charging needed
  • Cheap to buy
  • 360-degree live video streaming
  • Easy to use
  • Low resolution
  • Some connection problems depending on device
  • Low live video quality
Our Score 7