GoPro alternatives: Top 5 affordable action cameras available in India


Whether you are trekking in a rain forest, diving into a lake, or riding in the mountains, you will surely need a good action camera to capture the thrilling moments. And while GoPro makes some of the best action cameras, affording one might break your bank. Here, we have picked five great GoPro alternatives that can meet your requirements without leaving you broke.

Option #1

YI 4K Action Camera kit: Priced at Rs. 10,999

YI 4K Action Camera kit: Priced at Rs. 10,999

This ultra-portable YI 4K action camera sports a 12MP (f/2.8) Sony IMX377 sensor with 155-degree wide-angle lens and 6-axis EIS. You can record upto 4K videos at 30fps. Further, while missing out on waterproofing (cases available as optional), the camera offers a touchscreen display, dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. In the kit combo, you also get a free selfie stick and Bluetooth remote.


Option #2

SJCAM SJ6 Legend Dual Screen kit: Priced at Rs. 9,499

The SJ6 Legend comes with a 16MP (f/2.5) sensor with a 166-degree wide-angle lens. The action camera is capable of recording 4K videos and 24fps (interpolation) and 2K videos at 30fps. On the rear, there is a 2-inch main screen and smaller front display to see recording time. In the package, you get several accessories including a waterproof case, helmet mount, and bicycle stand.

Option #3

Noise Play Vlog Edition: Priced at Rs. 6,499

Noise Play Vlog Edition: Priced at Rs. 6,499

The Noise Play Vlog Edition comes with a 16MP camera which offers 4K video recording at 30fps with EIS and built-in 3-axis gyroscope. It is upto 30m waterproof (which includes housing) and offers a battery life of upto 150 minutes as well as support for an external microphone.

With built-in Wi-Fi, you can connect the camera with your phone to view and edit photos.

Option #4

Pluto Plus action camera: Priced at Rs. 5,999

The Pluto Plus compact action camera is a pocket-friendly substitute to GoPro. It offers a 20MP sensor that is capable of recording upto 4K videos at 30fps and offers modes such as loop, time-lapse and slow-motion recording. The camera supports upto 128GB of micro-SD storage as well as an external microphone.

Notably, the kit includes a bunch of accessories including a waterproof case.

Option #5

Noise Play SE: Priced at Rs. 3,699

Noise Play SE: Priced at Rs. 3,699

As part of a lightning deal, the Noise Play SE action camera is available at Rs. 3,699. The compact camera features a 16MP Sony sensor and 170-degree super-wide angle lens. It can record 4k videos at 30fps and 720p slow-motion videos at 120fps. The Noise Play SE offers a recording time of 150 minutes (at 1080p) and supports upto 64GB micro-SD cards.