When talking about action cameras, GoPro is arguably one of the first names to pop in your head. Their brand has been established to be synonymous to outdoor adventures and recording tough activities, but, for those that are on a tight budget, there are other sports cameras available in the Philippines that are cheaper yet good or even better. Below are 4 best cheaper alternatives to GoPro.
An entry from the Chinese company Xiaomi is its Yi Sport Camera. The Sony Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor is coupled with a 155-degree wide-angle lens and has an algorithm that minimizes digital noise when shooting in low light areas. You can grab one for only Php4,879.
Cherry Mobile Explorer
The Cherry Mobile Explorer is ideal yet cheap entry-level action cam ideal for casual users. Boast with a 12-megapixel camera with 170° wide-angle lens, 2-inch LCD display, and Wi-Fi connectivity for only Php3,999.
CD-R King Action Camcorder
Even CD-R King has its own version of an action cam. The package includes a waterproof shell so you can go swimming with it. Features a 5-megapixel sensor, 120-degree wide-angle view and LED action indicator. It also has HDMI port for hooking it up straight to a bigger screen and 900mAh keeps the device alive for only Php3,380.
One of the most budget-friendly sports cameras available in the market right now is the SJ4000. Boast a 12 Mega Pixels CMOS Sensor and can record to 1080P which means having the higher recording resolution is definitely a big plus. It is available online for only Php2,799 for non-Wi-Fi variant and Php3,499 if you want a wireless connection.