Editor's Choice - Our Favorite AVIPAS Camcorders

1. AV-1360 20x Full HD PTZ Camera with IP Streaming

AVIPAS AV-1360 First Impressions

"Awesome studio camera."

This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. First off this was an open box purchase. We travel out after I receive this AVIPAS AV-1360. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

  • AV-1360 20x Full HD PTZ Camera with IP Streaming
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AVIPAS AV-1360
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AVIPAS AV-1360 Final Thoughts

"But it works great."

Super easy to read instructions too! I will definitely use it more often. So far I am happy with this purchase. I love the audio options. I really like the features of the camera.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

2. Insta360 ONE R 360 Degree Action Camera 5.7K Dual Lens Sports Video Adaptive Stabilization Waterproo...

User Ratings: 65 11

insta360 First Impressions

"We are so happy to have it."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. This unit is awesome and the price is great. Functions are straightforward. The videos and pictures are both very clear. He was pretty happy about the microphone.

  • Insta360 ONE R 360 Degree Action Camera 5.7K Dual Lens Sports Video Adaptive Stabilization Waterproof Voice Control (360 Edition)
  • 【SUPER 5.7K】 All pixels are not created equal. The Dual-Lens 360 Mod raises the bar with Super 5.7K resolution, leveraging H.265 encoding, advanced image processing and an AI-powered finishing algorithm to preserve detail and make your footage pop.
  • 【FlowState Stabilization】 FlowState achieves gimbal-like stabilization without the gimbal. Thanks to a new scene-detection algorithm, your footage stays clear and steady even in low light.
  • 【Invisible Selfie Stick】 ONE R's Invisible Selfie Stick feature lets you capture easy aerial angles and unique third-person perspectives with a flick of the wrist while using the Dual-Lens 360 Mod.
  • 【Super 5.7K】 All pixels are not created equal. The Dual-Lens 360 Mod raises the bar with Super 5.7K resolution, leveraging H.265 encoding, advanced image processing and an AI-powered finishing algorithm to preserve detail and make your footage pop.
  • 【Package List】360 Edition includes 1x Dual-Lens 360 Mod, 1x Core, 1x Battery Base, 1x Lens Cap and 1x Mounting Bracket.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The insta360
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insta360 Final Thoughts

"Very well presented."

The quality is great considering the price. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. The insta360 is very compact. Indoors it performed quite well. And it’s so easy to carry around.

Overall Score
4.2


(819 Points)

3. Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black)

User Ratings: 64 11

Sony FDRAX53/B First Impressions

"Worth what I paid."

Very easy to hold in one hand. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! It keeps the frames still and colors vibrant. If you are also an amateur photographer. However I am glad I did purchase!

  • Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black)
  • 4K XAVC-S recording with 16.6MP, Exmor R sensor, B.O.SS stabilization
  • ZEISS lens(26.8mm) 20x optical zoom in 4K, 30x Clear Image Zoom in 4K
  • 3.0" LCD (Touch panel), EVF, Wi-Fi/NFC, manual ring, night shot, 4K Time-lapse capture
  • Built-in Zoom Microphone. Minimum Focus Distance- approx. 13/32 Inch (Wide), approx. 31 1/2 Inch (Tele), approx. 1 cm (Wide), approx. 80 cm (Tele). Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Still Image)- f=26.8-536.0 mm (16:9) f=32.8-656.0 mm (4:3).Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Video)- f=26.8-536.0 mm (16:9)2
  • In-the-box: Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV70/NP-FV70A) (1); AC Adaptor (1); Power Cord (1); Operating Guide(1); HDMI(micro) Cable (1); micro USB Cable (1)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony FDRAX53/B
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Sony FDRAX53/B Final Thoughts

"And guess what!"

Picture quality is outstanding. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. He was pretty happy about the microphone. The clarity of the video was amazing. Seems well made, as expected for the price.

Overall Score
4.1


(206 Points)

4. Sony PXW-X70 4K Upgrade License

User Ratings: 56

Sony CBKZ-X70FX First Impressions

"I like that!"

Well packed and worth the money. An additional battery is included as backup. Really great camera and easy to use. It has a microphone so the sound is better. Now I'm off to charge the battery!

  • Sony PXW-X70 4K Upgrade License
  • For Sony PXW-X70 camcorder
  • License to add 4K recording capability
  • 3840x2160 in 30p/25p/24p XAVC-L
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony CBKZ-X70FX
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Sony CBKZ-X70FX Final Thoughts

"An amazing device."

The material of the Sony CBKZ-X70FX seems really good. So know your needs and pick the right AVIPAS Camcorder. The quality is great considering the price. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. We travel out after I receive this Sony CBKZ-X70FX.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

5. Yiiena 2-inch Screen 16 Million Pixel Digital Camera Mini DV Camera Camcorders

Yiiena First Impressions

"Clear and work fast."

Now I'm off to charge the battery! I've tried many brands & models. The video it takes it pretty good. The quality is great considering the price. The price Also made this a great deal.

  • Yiiena 2-inch Screen 16 Million Pixel Digital Camera Mini DV Camera Camcorders
  • Package Content: 1 x Mini DV Camera
  • Display: 2inch TFT display (280 x 220 pixels), Extended memory: SD/MMC card (32MB~32GB)
  • Camera size: 94.6mm x 57.1mm x 40.5mm, Camera weight: 95g (without battery), Digital zoom: 16x digital zoom
  • The largest 16 million pixel digital camera. 2.0 inch TFT LCD screen. 4x digital zoom. LED flash
  • The camcorder is small and lightweight, portable for you to carry around
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Yiiena
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Yiiena Final Thoughts

"I like that!"

It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. It's the small things that count. Seems well made, as expected for the price. The batteries come already charged. I am still learning how to use it.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder 16GB (International Model)

eBasket HC-X1000 K1 First Impressions

"It is top quality."

I got these for my husband for Xmas. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! The camcorder is nice and compact. There are not any fancy professional features. I am so glad I chose this particular unit!

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder 16GB (International Model)
  • 4K DCI & UHD Video/ 8.8MP Stills
  • 1/2.3" MOS Sensor
  • 2 x Venus Image Processing Engines
  • Leica Dicomar 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings
  • Editor's Impressions Of The eBasket HC-X1000 K1
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eBasket HC-X1000 K1 Final Thoughts

"It’s a good buy."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. So far I am happy with this purchase. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Functions are straightforward. Used this multiple times for church lectures.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

7. Video Camera Camcorder, ElecRat 24MP HD Interpolation 1080P Digital Video Camera 18X Digital Zoom 3....

User Ratings: 86 14

ElecRat 2322K First Impressions

"Remember exposure setting."

The ElecRat 2322K makes great quality video! Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. It is inexpensive AVIPAS Camcorder. Used this multiple times for church lectures. This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Video Camera Camcorder, ElecRat 24MP HD Interpolation 1080P Digital Video Camera 18X Digital Zoom 3.0 HD Touch Screen Digital Camera Recorder
  • 【HD Video Camera】The ElecRat camera supports up to 24. 0 Mega Pixels, 18X Zoom, 1920*1080p, 3. 0 inches TFT LCD screen (16: 9), CMOS 3. 0 Mega Pixels. Support SD/SDHC card (32GB max, Our package does not include SD card).
  • 【Lightweight and compact camera】: The ElecRat camera has a slim design with a 2. 7K HD screen for easy carrying and storage. It combines photos, videos and playback with state-of-the-art materials and advanced technology to record the moments in your life. (The camera is designed for Amateurs, not for Professional Users).
  • 【Multifunctional Camcorder】:5. 0 mega pixels, 24. 0 mega pixels (Max), 18X Digital Zoom, high-class material and advanced technology make sure high-quality image. With LED light, Face Capture, Beauty Face, auto power off, DIS anti-shake, speaker, USB 2. 0, and HDMI output.
  • 【Multiple scene modes】: ElecRat camera with automatic night scene, portrait night scene, landscape, sports, party, beach and other scene modes, high sensitivity, ultra HD mode can switch the scene you want according to your actual needs, bring you the ultimate shooting Experience.
  • 【Support remote control function】: support Wi-Fi connection, download "smart DV" application in mobile phone to connect camera. Therefore, the phone can control the camera and download files from the camera, as well as take photos and shoot as a remote control.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ElecRat 2322K
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ElecRat 2322K Final Thoughts

"Thought they worked great!"

I am still learning how to use it. I will definitely use it more often. For this, we purchased this ElecRat 2322K. It did come with a memory card on top of it. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

Overall Score
4.4


(10 Points)

8. Power Vision PowerRay Wizard Underwater ROV Kit

PowerVision PRW10 First Impressions

"Uses it a lot."

Able to get a great cinematic look. I received the PowerVision PRW10 today. So many aspects about this camera. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. It's the small things that count.

  • Power Vision PowerRay Wizard Underwater ROV Kit
  • UPC: 852123007813
  • Weight: 16.000 lbs
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PowerVision PRW10 Final Thoughts

"It functions as expected."

The image stabilizer works very well. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. There is a zoom feature on the PowerVision PRW10. Video was taken when I got it. The lanyard has been amazing.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

9. Panasonic AG-HMC80 3MOS AVCCAM HD Shoulder-Mount Camcorder + Extended Life Battery + 32GB Memory Car...

Panasonic AG-HMC80 B6 First Impressions

"I like the Panasonic AG-HMC80 B6."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. Its really worth every dollar I paid. The Panasonic AG-HMC80 B6 is very compact. The clarity of the video was amazing. I like The light weight small size.

  • Panasonic AG-HMC80 3MOS AVCCAM HD Shoulder-Mount Camcorder + Extended Life Battery + 32GB Memory Card + Accessory Saver Bundle
  • Four professional AVCCAM HD recording modes: HA mode (approx.17 Mbps), HG mode (approx.13 Mbps), the extended recording HE mode (approx. 6 Mbps)
  • And the highest-quality PH mode (average 21 Mbps/Max 24Mbps)
  • Supports the following HD formats in PH mode at 60Hz:
  • 1080/60i, 1080/30p, 1080/24pN, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24pN; in HA, HG and HE modes, it records in 1080/60i
  • Records stunning 1920 x 1080 or 1280 x 720 AVCHD video with high sensitivity
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-HMC80 B6
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Panasonic AG-HMC80 B6 Final Thoughts

"The box looks good."

Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! I received the Panasonic AG-HMC80 B6 today. And the rocker zoom is awesome. But not an awful lot better. The best part is the real-time imagery.

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

10. ContourROAM Waterproof HD 1080P Hands-Free HD Camcorder Watersports Kit (1653)

Contour AX-S5YK-Y56E First Impressions

"An amazing device."

Wow this was such a great purchase! I did exactly what the ad said. We are very pleased with this product. Overall, decent product for this price. Must be turned on and off manually.

  • ContourROAM Waterproof HD 1080P Hands-Free HD Camcorder Watersports Kit (1653)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contour AX-S5YK-Y56E
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Contour AX-S5YK-Y56E Final Thoughts

"Back to this camcorder."

Used this multiple times for church lectures. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. He was pretty happy about the microphone. And it’s so easy to carry around.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

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