1. IFA 2013: Toshiba Camileo X-Sports
The rugged casing on this action cam is waterproof for up to 60 metres and shockproof from 1.5 metres, ensuring you can push it to the limit without it damaging. There’s a wrist-worn remote for easy control, Wi-Fi for quick video upload and the ability to film in 1080p 60fps thanks to the wide angle lens and high performance 12MP CMOS sensor.
Release: Q4 2013
Next IFA 2013: Sony Action Cam HDR-AS30V
Some of the best action cameras for skiing, snowboarding, surfing and pretty much anything else extreme that deserves to be caught on camera
There’s really no point jumping out of a plane, hurtling down a snowy mountain or doing something similarly adrenaline-fuelled if you don’t have anyway to prove it. The birth of the action camera means you can record your own extreme antics in high definition and then get it uploaded to YouTube or Facebook to show off your skills.
Whether you simply want to record your mountain biking at the weekend or looking for something that you can take out into the water, we’ve picked 10 action cameras that warrant your attention.