Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Canon Video Camcorders

1. Canon ZR830 MiniDV Camcorder with 35x Optical Zoom (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

User Ratings: 35

Canon Video 1879B001 First Impressions

"Quite easy to follow."

Functions are straightforward. The Canon Video 1879B001 is small and lightweight. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Good quality without damage at night. An additional battery is included as backup.

  • Canon ZR830 MiniDV Camcorder with 35x Optical Zoom (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • Genuine Canon Optics with 35x optical zoom/1000x digital zoom
  • DIGIC DV image processor; image stabilization
  • 2.7-inch widescreen LCD monitor; widescreen HR recording
  • Still image recording
  • Smooth zoom control; level shot control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon Video 1879B001
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Canon Video 1879B001 Final Thoughts

"But it works great."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. The material of the Canon Video 1879B001 seems really good. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. I love it and definitely recommend to others. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
4.0


(38 Points)

2. ORDRO 4K Camcorder Ultra HD Wi-Fi Video Camera with Telescope

User Ratings: 49

ORDRO First Impressions

"Has a remote control!"

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Very easy to hold in one hand. The lanyard has been amazing. This was well worth the money. But not an awful lot better.

  • ORDRO 4K Camcorder Ultra HD Wi-Fi Video Camera with Telescope
  • Sony 24MP CMOS Sensor/4K 3840X2160 24FPS
  • 3.1"IPS Screen/30X Digital Zoom/IR remote controlled
  • Infrared Night Vision/ WI-FI Connection/Time Lapse Shooting
  • Portable Design/Recording While Charging/Support 128GB Memory Card
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO
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ORDRO Final Thoughts

"Uses it a lot."

It did come with a memory card on top of it. Super easy to read instructions too! 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. The image quality is amazing.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 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. Camcorder Video Camera 4K 48MP WiFi YouTube Camera Night Vision Camcorder Blogging Camera 16x Digita...

User Ratings: 78 5

SEREE First Impressions

"Overall, I really like it!"

The phone/camera mount piece works great. We are very pleased with this product. The quality is great considering the price. The clarity of the video was amazing. It is more for show than for use.

  • Camcorder Video Camera 4K 48MP WiFi YouTube Camera Night Vision Camcorder Blogging Camera 16x Digital Camera Vlog Video Camera Camcorder with Lens Hoods
  • ☻4K Video camera for youtube:☻ This HD video camera comes with IR night vision, external micphone, remote control easy operation, pause while recording. With 270 degree rotation 3.0" HD Touch Screen and 16x digital zoom, this camcorder also can records video resolutions at 4K Ultra HD, shoot pictures at 30.0M, which is a surprisingly capable budget youtube equipment that can do more than you might think, perfect for your Youtube vlogging. To help you become a good youtuber.
  • ☻Video Camcorder with Microphone: ☻ This vlog camera with flip screen supports storage up to 128GB high speed class 10 SD/SDHC card (the sd card is not included) and high quality external stereo microphone input (the microphone is included, you don't need to buy separately). An external stereo microphone can make sure that you’re filming with good audio quality whether you’re standing in front or behind the camera. It's a great blogging camera for Youtube videos.
  • ☻4K WiFi Camcorder with Night Vision:☻ Anyone likes dealing with cables and connection issues? No one does. Transfer your videos wirelessly, without the maze of cords. This 4K WIFI camera delivers clear images at 48 MP and crisp video at 4K/30FPS. It also has an incredible night vision so taking video at night is still nice and clear. Buy for the WIFI, enjoy for the awesome image capturing abilities and camcorder night vision.
  • ☻Webcam and Other Features for Recording and Taking Photos: ☻ This 4K camera camcorder supports webcam function, you can use the camcorder live on YouTube. And this blogging camera supports time-lapse recording / photography, motion detection, slow motion recording and contiuous shooting. It also supports external UV lens or wide angel lens (external lens are not included) to enable you to create wonderful recordings / pictures for filming youtube videos.
  • ☻Other Features:☻ It supports standard tripod, micro SD and SD card, (both purchased separately).The camera is equipped with two 1,500mah lithium batteries that allow video recording while charging.The vlog camcorder has a hood that filters out unwanted stray light and prevents lens halos from external light.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SEREE Final Thoughts

"Well packaged."

Able to get a great cinematic look. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. The SEREE is small and lightweight. Great seller and very fast shipping! There is a zoom feature on the SEREE .

Overall Score
4.4


(28 Points)

5. ORDRO EP6 Hands Free Camcorder Wearable Video Camera with 64G TF Card, Black

ORDRO EP6 First Impressions

"I really appreciate that."

If you are also an amateur photographer. So many aspects about this camera. The image quality is amazing. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. I haven’t had one in so long.

  • ORDRO EP6 Hands Free Camcorder Wearable Video Camera with 64G TF Card, Black
  • The new head-mounted design releases hands and is light and flexible without the need for hand-held operation during recording.
  • High sensitivity 18MP SONY CMOS Sensor:Support recording 4k/1080P high definition image quality
  • Wifi Connection:Control and upload recorded videos with exclusive apps and watch videos in real time
  • Stable battery life/90°shooting angle:Up to 1000 mAh of battery capacity for up to 2.5 hours of video recording.120 degree recording angle ensures undistorted field of view.
  • 64GB TF Card& mini size remote control included
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO EP6
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ORDRO EP6 Final Thoughts

"The video is great."

So many features, streamlined everything. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! It’s really time to buy this ORDRO EP6. If you are also an amateur photographer. Great seller and very fast shipping!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Seree Camcorder Video Camera 2.7K WiFi Vlogging Camera Night Vision Digital Camera with Microphone V...

User Ratings: 71 14

SEREE First Impressions

"Takes super video."

The material of the SEREE seems really good. Really like the clarity of the picture. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Functions are straightforward. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere.

  • Seree Camcorder Video Camera 2.7K WiFi Vlogging Camera Night Vision Digital Camera with Microphone Vlog Blogging Video Camera for YouTube
  • 【2.7K Video Camera for Youtube】This video camera comes with various features like Wifi, IR night vision, remote control, external microphone, time lapse, slow motion, pause/photo while recording, webcam and 3" 270° flip touch screen. It equipped with 16x digital zoom and can record video resolutions at 2.7k/2688x1520(30FPS), shoot pictures at 24.0M, which is a surprisingly capable budget camera that can do more than you might think, perfect for your Youtube videos and daily recording.
  • 【Webcam and WIFI Camcorder】This camcorder supports webcam function, you can use the camcorder live on YouTube. Also it supports wireless transmission function. Built-in Wifi function make for awesome connectivity, the camera app makes it convenient to modify and edit your video footage also it can automatically upload your videos and make vlogging much easier. With Wi-Fi connected, the camera is completely under your control you can see what is displaying in camera without any delay.
  • 【Camcorder with Night vision】This vlogging camera has an incredible night vision so taking video at night is still nice and clear. It supports pausing the recording when you require and to continue recording again by pressing the "Photo" key on both the camera and the remote controller provided. You can also press the "Mode" button to shoot pictures while recording. Besides, it supports recording while charging. You don't need to worry about the battery power off with the charger connected.
  • 【Slow Motion & Time Lapse】Bonus! More features equipped for this vlogging camera. You can easily shoot birds in flight with the slow motion feature. You can capture the magic world around you in action with time lapse function. No more guest-guessing! You can even detect any movement by your gate with the motion detection function on. This vlog camera also supports max 128GB SD card and tripod (both not included).
  • 【What You Get】2.7K Seree camcorder x 1, external microphone x 1, remote control x1, NP-40 Lithium battery x2, HDMI cable x 1, Adapter x1, USB cable x1, Camera bag x 1, User manual x1.Lens Hoods x 1 . The vlog camcorder has a hood that filters out unwanted stray light and prevents lens halos from external light.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SEREE Final Thoughts

"Update next week."

This little camera meets all those needs! The mic isn't great, but it'll work. And it’s so easy to carry around. There is a zoom feature on the SEREE . It's the small things that count.

Overall Score
4.3


(10 Points)

7. Sony HDR-CX440/B Full HD Video Handycam Camcorder w/Sony 16GB SD Card Bundle

User Ratings: 64 4

Sony HDR-CX440 First Impressions

"I like it so much."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. Overall it is a decent Canon Video Camcorder for the price. The best part is the real-time imagery. Its really worth every dollar I paid. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

  • Sony HDR-CX440/B Full HD Video Handycam Camcorder w/Sony 16GB SD Card Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony CX405 Handycam 1080p Full HD Camcorder with Exmor R CMOS Sensor (Black), SanDisk 32GB Ultra UHS-I microSDHC Memory Card, Battery for Sony NP-BX1 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, DSC-RX100, HDR-AS10, HDR-AS15, and Focus Camera Deluxe SLR Soft Photo and Video Medium Case with Shoulder Strap and 2 Dividers
  • CODECS: he Sony HDR-CX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder delivers XAVC S format cinema-like HD video in 1920x1080 24p/60p at up to 50Mbps and high quality 9.2MP still images. For video compression this camcorder employs MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, while linear PCM is responsible for audio compressio
  • DISPLAY: The Sony HDR-CX440 HD Handycam simplifies the recording process with a 2.7-inch (16:9) Clear Photo LCD (230K) display that delivers sharp, bright, vivid images even outdoors. It also allows you to easily adjust the settings to best represent the scene
  • OPTICAL STEADYSHOT IMAGE STABILIZATION: The 26.8mm wide-angle lens ensures that you get everything you want into one shot and is perfect for capturing large landscapes. Unlike most digital zooms that use the electronic cropping technique to get closer to the subject, the Sony HDR-CX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder lets you get amazingly close with 30x optical zoom and 60x Clear Image digital zoom
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Guarantee
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDR-CX440
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Sony HDR-CX440 Final Thoughts

"It suits me perfectly."

Very crystal clear picture and sounds. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. Very easy to hold in one hand. It’s really time to buy this Sony HDR-CX440.

Overall Score
4.3


(202 Points)

8. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (12mm Narrow, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"The remote is great."

I received the Contour today. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. We are very pleased with this product. For this price, the Contour is awesome. And the rocker zoom is awesome.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (12mm Narrow, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"I noticed two problems."

The price Also made this a great deal. The quality is great considering the price. It keeps the frames still and colors vibrant. I love it and definitely recommend to others. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Ca...

User Ratings: 61 11

Kenuo First Impressions

"Love this camera!"

Overall this Canon Video Camcorder is a great buy. The Kenuo is small and lightweight. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. So far I am happy with this purchase. It's the small things that count.

  • Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Cameras Webcam for For Youtube, 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen Camcorder Recorder with Microphone,Lens Hood
  • ►Ultra HD 1080P WIFI Video Camera Webcam for YouTube◄ - The WIFI video camera is supports FHD1920x1080 (30FPS), 26 million pixels and 24M image resolution.Great 360°moveble webcam for YouTube or Instagram Livestream to share amazing moments to your family and friends.In addition, downloading the app on Google Play on your phone or tablet and connect it to your camera, then you can operate the camera or view photos and videos from your Android or iOS device. So interesting and convenient.
  • ►External Microphone&Remote Control◄ - The camcorder with a rechargeable external microphone which uses XY stereo pickup technology to effectively reduce background and wind noise, make sounds clarity.The hot shoe mount for installing more accessories, not only external microphone but also fill-light(Not included). It also comes with a IR remote control and you can take photos and videos by yourself within 10m distance.The 1/4 inch screw at the bottom fits most camera tripods(Not included).
  • ►IR Night Vision & Lens Hood◄ - The camcorder has IR LED light for night vision to shooting. It can be deliver a clear and bright picture (black and white) even in the dark of scenes without visible light or low light(within 5m). The camera comes with lens hood shields light source to prevent glare and lens flare. It comes with two rechargeable Li-ion batteries for long time shooting and supports recording while charging.Don't need to worry about out of power when you have a long recording!
  • ►IPS Touch Screen & Pause Funtion◄ - The compact and lightweigh digital camera with 3.0 Inch 270 ° IPS flip touch screen.Make it easier and save your time to operate it on the menu.The "PAUSE" function allow you can choose to pause and continue to recording with different time and scene in one video,recording in the same file without open a new one file. The camcorder can support up to 128GB SD card(Not include). let put the camcorder into the storage bag and start your journey.
  • ►Multifunctional Function&Quality Assurance◄ - The camcorder also have features as time-lapse photography, slow motion, motion monitoring, 16x digital zoom, anti-shake, face recognition, time-lapse photo, self-timer, smile capture and more. Multi-function camcorder makes you more professional to create great videos and pictures. Kenuo Team will provide excellent after-sales service. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Kenuo Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

The Kenuo is small and lightweight. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. The price Also made this a great deal.

Overall Score
4.0


(21 Points)

10. Panasonic AG-UX180 4K Premium Professional Camcorder (AG-UX180) Studio Starter Bundle

User Ratings: 60

Panasonic AG-UX180PJ First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

Much better then other same style Canon Video Camcorder. I haven’t had to change the date. I am still learning how to use it. There are not any fancy professional features. I haven’t had one in so long.

  • Panasonic AG-UX180 4K Premium Professional Camcorder (AG-UX180) Studio Starter Bundle
  • Panasonic AG-UX180 4K Premium Professional Camcorder AG-UX180PJ | 67mm Wide Angle Lens with Pouch and Lens Caps | 67mm Telephoto HD Lens | Professional 3 Piece Filter Kit, 67mm | 67mm Close Up Filter Set, Diopters +1 +2 +4 +10 | Professional 160 LED Video Light Studio Series | Dual-Channel VHF Wireless Handheld & Lavalier/Headset Microphone System | Carrying Case | Deluxe Cleaning Kit | USB SDHC Card Reader | Memory Card Wallet | 32GB SDHC Class 10 UHS-1 600X Flash Memory Card
  • 1.0" Type CMOS Sensor - 4K 24P, UHD 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
  • FHD Slow Motion Recording at 120 FPS - UHD/FHD Dual Codec Recording
  • 16-Axis Color Correction Function - 8.8 to 176mm 20x Optical Zoom with OIS
  • 3 x Manual Lens Control Rings - IR Night Shooting
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-UX180PJ
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Panasonic AG-UX180PJ Final Thoughts

"The Panasonic AG-UX180PJ works great."

Great Canon Video Camcorder and meets my needs. Formatting the SD card was easy. I haven’t had to change the date. I will definitely use it more often. Over all, good quality for the price.

Overall Score
4.6


(2 Points)

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