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The Global Action Camera Market size is expected to reach $8.9 billion by 2025, rising at a market growth of 18.3% CAGR during the forecast period. The action camera market has been estimated to experience significant growth in terms of extensive application in recording action sports and activities. The development of travel industry and a growing number of travelers and adventure sports enthusiasts will fuel market growth in the years to come. Action cameras are capable of withstanding harsher climates during adventures, like climbing, bicycling, snowboarding, trekking, and skiing. Advances in film-making and increased need for special effects are anticipated in the coming years to fuel product demand.

An action camera is more portable than a point and shoot or DSLR model. They can be placed anywhere, from a dash board to underwater, and can also be used to capture high quality videos and photos. Many action cameras are capable of recording high-quality 4k videos without any difficulty. They can also take excellent photos, due to their large sensors, which can be instantly transferred to a smartphone through WiFi. To record a comparable quality of videos, people usually carry a large sized camera, which is at least twice or thrice as expensive.

Based on Resolution Type, the market is segmented into Full HD, HD, Ultra HD and Others. Based on Distribution Channel, the market is segmented into Retail and Online. Due to changes in consumer trends and high reliability of aftermarket sales service, retail outlets accounted for the largest market share in 2018. The action cameras are increasingly being used to capture the actions and adventures of surfing, skateboarding, skiing, climbing, skydiving, bicycle racing, biking, and other sports, thereby, supporting the growth of the sports segment. Based on Application, the market is segmented into Sports, Recreational Activities, Emergency Services and Others.
Based on Regions, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific is likely to see steady growth as the demand for an action camera with advanced lens and resolution features increases. Increasing spending on leisure, rising disposable incomes, adventure and sports activities, and the vast popularity of social media channels are major factors that trigger the demand for these devices. In addition, the commercial availability of cameras varieties along with the increasing presence of retail channels and e-commerce also boosts regional demand over the forecast period.

The major strategies followed by the market participants are Product launches and Partnerships & Collaborations. Based on the Analysis presented in the Cardinal matrix, Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation are some of the forerunners in the Action Camera Market. The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Xiaomi Corporation, Garmin Ltd., GoPro, Inc., Nikon Metrology NV (Nikon Corporation), Olympus Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Sony Corporation, TomTom N.V., Drift Innovation Ltd., SJCAM Limited.


Scope of the Study

Market Segmentation:

By Resolution Type

  • Full HD
  • HD
  • Ultra HD
  • Others


By Distribution Channel

  • Retail
  • Online


By Application

  • Sports
  • Recreational Activities
  • Emergency Services
  • Others


By Geography

  • North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • ·Rest of North America
  • Europe
  • ·Germany
  • ·UK
  • ·France
  • ·Russia
  • ·Spain
  • ·Italy
  • ·Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • ·China
  • ·Japan
  • ·India
  • ·South Korea
  • ·Singapore
  • ·Malaysia
  • ·Rest of Asia Pacific
  • LAMEA
  • ·Brazil
  • ·Argentina
  • ·UAE
  • ·Saudi Arabia
  • ·South Africa
  • ·Nigeria
  • ·Rest of LAMEA


Companies Profiled

  • Xiaomi Corporation
  • Garmin Ltd.
  • GoPro, Inc.
  • Nikon Metrology NV (Nikon Corporation)
  • Olympus Corporation
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Sony Corporation
  • TomTom N.V.
  • Drift Innovation Ltd.
  • SJCAM Limited


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