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These 5 Sports POV Cameras Are Ideal For Capturing Your Most Extreme Exploits

Mountain Biking Daily Previews 5 Awesome Sports POV Cameras

Having amazing skills is awesome, but having an awesome camera to record your awesome skills is even better. There are hundreds of camera’s on the market, however, all of them do not provide the same quality. When you are out in the elements doing extreme sports you want a camera that provides you the best battery life, the best picture, and has the easiest settings. Here are the five best action sport video cameras on the market right now and why they are great for you.

The Sony AZ1 VR

Sony AZ1VR/W Action Camera Mini Kit with Live View Remote
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If you want versatile then this is the camera for you. To see what you are videoing you have a wrist remote with live view that enables you to mount your camera in hard to reach places and still be able to view what you are recording. This allows you to have more control over what you are recording. This camera is very simple to use, it can be mounted to your helmet, handlebars, or any other place you need to mount. With a remote that snaps to your wrist you have the easiest access to your controls. The set up between the remote and camera is simple. The battery life for this camera is acceptable, lasting up to 80 minutes. This camera record in 1080p60, has 120 frames per a second in slow motion in 720p, and is waterproof.

Drift Ghost-S

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The Drift Ghost-S is an awesome camera that has an awesome bullet shape that is waterproof. You have the benefits of a 2-inch LCD screen and wifi. You also have a wireless remote and better battery life than most action cameras. The best feature of the Drift Ghost-S is its amazing fast frame rates. This camera can record at 1080p25fps however it can go as high as 60fps. This camera also has awesome scene modes that allows you to get more natural colors. Navigation of the camera is not as simple as many camera, however, you can save up to three setting profiles to keep your settings for a particular event.

Muvi K-Series K2NPNG

Veho VCC-006-K2NPNG Muvi K-Series K2 NPNG 1080p Wi-Fi Handsfree Camcorder with 16MP Camera, Waterproof Case, Detachable Screen, 8GB Memory and Carry Case
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The Muvi K-Series K2NPNG is an amazing hands free camcorder that is compact and light. This camera records in high definitely 1080p60fps that offers amazing high quality video. This camera gives you amazing battery life and can record up to 4 hours. You also have wireless capabilities that allow remote recording, live views, and setting changes. The camera record 16 MP stills with photo bursts. This is great for time lapse videos or still photos. This camera also has a wide 140 degree lens to make sure you are able to capture great point of view footage.

Rollei Actioncam 400

Rollei ActionCam 400 Wi-Fi Black
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This camera may not be as small and sleek as other camera, however, the rubbery texture of this camera give you a lot of grip making it really great for diving. There are many accessories for mountain as well. It is also important not to worry about the camera being too bulky because it is light and will not be too heavy to mount. This camera has a great 2 inch LCD screen that shows a live view. This camera is capable of shooting 1080p30fps.

The Rollei Actioncam 400 also provides live view through the application, however, it does have a delay that can be problematic. The battery life when recording in 1080p30fps is one hour and fifteen minutes which doesn’t measure up to the battery life of other cameras.


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No matter what extreme sport you are trying whether it is paragliding, rafting, bungee jumping, parachuting, mountain biking, or beautiful hikes the GoPro HERO4 takes the lead in these rankings. It is a wonderful mini camera that is fully adapted to capture the memories of every action packed moment. It is ultra compact and very light making it very easy to mount wherever you need. This mini camera is very simple to start recording since there is only one button.

The GoPro HERO4 Session is able to shoot videos up to 1440p at 30 frames per second and has integrated intelligence to enhance every photo. This camera is waterproof up to 32 feet. This camera enables you to create slow motion video in high definition at 120 frames per second. The battery life is amazing with three hours of life when recording.

Choosing between these five camera is not easy, however, when assessing the benefits of each camera they each have their perks. The GoPro provides amazing wide views that captures everything around you. The Sony AZ1 VR has awesome live view capabilities that enable you to capture the perfect film every time. The Drift Ghost-S gives you multiple setting options that provide great recordings, while the Muvi K-Series K2NPNG provides an amazing battery life.

Then the Rollei Actioncam 400 is very affordable. However, our pick would be the GoPro Hero4. This camera offer amazing color technology with amazing battery life. You get all the benefits that you get from the other cameras, but you also get even more benefits that other cameras cannot offer. You will find the most ease in recording and have multiple setting options that other cameras can’t offer. With it’s lightweight, ease of set up, and long battery life you are guaranteed to record the best action-packed videos of your amazing skills. The GoPro Hero4 is definitely an investment that we suggest you make.

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