Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Crosstour Camcorders

1. Crosstour Action Camera CT8000-A

Crosstour First Impressions

"I got camera for my mom."

Good camera for what I’m using it for. And the photo is acceptable also. So many features, streamlined everything. Its really worth every dollar I paid. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

  • Crosstour Action Camera CT8000-A
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Crosstour Final Thoughts

"This Crosstour is great."

Great Crosstour Camcorder and meets my needs. That is not the case with the Crosstour . Super easy to read instructions too! I am still learning how to use it. The zoom did not really impress me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

2. Panasonic PV-L501 VHS-C Camcorder (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

User Ratings: 50

Panasonic PVL501 First Impressions

"Please see the photos."

I really like the features of the camera. I haven’t had one in so long. Works and looks much better than expected. However I am glad I did purchase! The quality is great considering the price.

  • Panasonic PV-L501 VHS-C Camcorder (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • VHS-C camcorder
  • 20x optical and 150x digital zoom with digital image stabilization
  • 2.5 inch color LCD moniter and EVF
  • Autolight for low-light shooting situations
  • Integrated motion sensor
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required.
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Panasonic PVL501 Final Thoughts

"Materials feel premium."

Very compact that it fits in my purse! Wow this was such a great purchase! Well packed and worth the money. I like The light weight small size. This thing does everything it says it does.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

3. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (25mm Narrow, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"Instructions are decent."

Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. Picture quality is outstanding. Formatting the SD card was easy. That is not the case with the Contour . The Contour is small and lightweight.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (25mm Narrow, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"It was a hit!"

Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. I love it and definitely recommend to others. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. This was well worth the money. Formatting the SD card was easy.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (6mm Semi Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"I did it on Mac."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. Every detail is well designed. An additional battery is included as backup. There are not any fancy professional features.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (6mm Semi Wide, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"It also looks very nice."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. It’s really time to buy this Contour . This is an amazing camera, it really is. Formatting the SD card was easy. What you get is quite a lot, really.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Video Camera 4k Camcorder, ORDRO 1080P 60FPS Vlog Camera 3.1’’ IPS IR Night Vision WiFi Camcorde...

ORDRO AC3TOP First Impressions

"Record our good life."

Overall this Crosstour Camcorder is a great buy. Formatting the SD card was easy. I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. This is designed to be simple and easy to use.

  • Video Camera 4k Camcorder, ORDRO 1080P 60FPS Vlog Camera 3.1’’ IPS IR Night Vision WiFi Camcorder with Microphone, Wide Angle Lens, LED Fill Light, Handheld Holder and Storage case, 64GB SD Card
  • 4K Ultra HD Camcorder: With 4K 3840x2160(24FPS) video resolution and 13MP Sony COMS sensor, ORDRO AC3 4k camcorder takes the details of the picture to a new level and records high quality and vivid videos. 3.1 IPS capacitive touch screen brings you accurate color and layering for high definition motion image. Also, this 4k video camera supports recording while charging.
  • IR Night Vision Function: Turn on the IR infrared night vision function. After the infrared wave is reflected by the object, it is sensed by 13MP Sony CMOS sensor. With the 4K ultra high definition image system, it can be 4K ultra clear image even in the environment of 0 illuminance.(IR image is black and white)
  • Wifi Connection: ORDRO App “VF Cam” changes your smart phone into a real-time remote to control the camcorder. When you finish recording, it is also very easy to download the recorded videos to your smart phone and share to Ins and Facebook.
  • External Microphone and Wide Angle Lens: External microphone accurately picks up the sound, eliminate the noise and NCR noise reduction during recording, bringing you purer sound quality. Wide angle lens captures wider view for image, also, you could split up the macro lens for close up shots such as plants and animals, etc.
  • What You Get: an ORDRO AC3 4K Camcorder, a 64GB SD card,a Storage Box, a Microphone, a LED light, a 72mm Wide Angle Lens, a Lens Hood, a Lens Cover, a Remote Control, a Battery Charger, 2 Lithium Batteries, a Camera Bag Strap, a Card Reader, a Micro USB Cable, a USB Cable, an HDMI Cable, an English User Manual. ORDRO offers ONE YEAR Warranty and friendly customer service. Please be feel to contact us if you have any questions.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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ORDRO AC3TOP Final Thoughts

"Good product."

It has an camera and it does video. It is also great as a gift for kids. Indoors it performed quite well. The batteries come already charged. For this price, the ORDRO AC3TOP is awesome.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Panasonic HDC-SD20 HD Flash Camcorder (Red)

User Ratings: 50

Panasonic HDC-SD20-R First Impressions

"Crisp clean pics."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. And the rocker zoom is awesome. The price Also made this a great deal. Great seller and very fast shipping!

  • Panasonic HDC-SD20 HD Flash Camcorder (Red)
  • Capture Full HD video; 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • Record directly so SD memory cards
  • 16x Leica Dicomar lens with Optical Image Stabilization
  • 9 lux low-light performance with built in video light
  • 2.7-inch touch-panel LCD
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Panasonic HDC-SD20-R Final Thoughts

"The camera feels good."

This is a fantastic camera for the price. So many features, streamlined everything. It has a microphone so the sound is better. Still, it's worth knowing about. He was pretty happy about the microphone.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

7. Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder

User Ratings: 61 6

Sony HXRMC2500 First Impressions

"I like it so much."

It has a microphone so the sound is better. Indoors it performed quite well. Overall this Crosstour Camcorder is a great buy. Wow this was such a great purchase! This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder
  • Wide angle 26.8mm professional quality Sony G Lens technology provides exceptional image fidelity, 12x zoom: 2.9mm to 34.8mm provides wide angle of view
  • 1/4" back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor offers exceptional low-light sensitivity, Quick AF system improves precise auto focus even in low light situations
  • Built-in 32GB solid state flash drive can store up to three hours of HD video recorded in PS mode
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F); Storage Temperature: -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Sony HXRMC2500 Final Thoughts

"The camera feels good."

I like The light weight small size. Picture quality is outstanding. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! For this price, the Sony HXRMC2500 is awesome. So far I am happy with this purchase.

Overall Score
4.1


(25 Points)

8. Video Camera Camcorder, CamKing 2.7K 18X HD Ultra-Thin Digital Video Camera with 3.0 Inch HD Touch S...

User Ratings: 67 13

CamKing DV520 First Impressions

"It’s a good buy."

It's the small things that count. The image quality is amazing. It has an camera and it does video. The batteries come already charged. I did exactly what the ad said.

  • Video Camera Camcorder, CamKing 2.7K 18X HD Ultra-Thin Digital Video Camera with 3.0 Inch HD Touch Screen Digital Zoom Camera Recorder
  • Lightweight and compact camera The CamKing 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 This is the best choice for your own use and gift(The camera is designed for Amateurs not for Professional Users)
  • High-definition picture quality lockable 8 0Mega pixel sensor The max 48 0Mega pixels of high-definition picture quality let you lock in the wonderful bright and sharp imaging performance allowing you to record more details with high quality the image format is JPEG the video format is AVI 3 0 inch LCD touch screen 18X digital zoom(max)
  • Multiple scene modes CamKing 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
  • Camera features HD camera face capture beauty face auto power off Dis anti-shake speaker USB 2 0 and HDMI output Easy to carry and store it's perfect as a gift and record your special moments
  • Support remote control function add beauty 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 The camera adds beauty features to make you meet more beautiful yourself!
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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CamKing DV520 Final Thoughts

"The remote is great."

It's the small things that count. For this price, the CamKing DV520 is awesome. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. The best part is the real-time imagery.

Overall Score
4.2


(975 Points)

9. Video Camera Camcorder YouTube Vlogging Camera HD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3" LCD 270 Degre...

Actinow First Impressions

"Crisp clean pics."

For this, we purchased this Actinow . But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. The best part is the real-time imagery. Using it for filming kids sports. I did exactly what the ad said.

  • Video Camera Camcorder YouTube Vlogging Camera HD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3" LCD 270 Degrees Rotatable Screen Digital Camera Recorder with Microphone,Remote Control,2 Batteries
  • FHD 1080P Video Camera:This video camera max supports 1080P(30FPS) AVI Video Resolution,24M (6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution.3.0 inch 270 degree rotation TFT LCD screen,16X digital zoom,built-in fill light,Anti-shaking,Face detect,Smile capture,Self-timer,Webcam function,Pause function,Beauty function,internal and external Microphone and Speaker(record sound videos),USB 2.0,TV Output and so on.
  • Webcam Function:The video camera for YouTube can be used as webcam to provide excellent quality video streaming on social media such as Facebook,Twitch,YouTube,Twitter,etc,also perfect for daily video calling.This HD camcorder supports HDMI output and can be connected to TV to share your video with family and friends.At the same time,you can also connect the video recorder camera to the computer via USB cable to upload,edit and then share your video on social media.
  • Pause Function:The video camera supports the pause function,a good choice for YouTube and Vlogging.You can continue the recording in the same file without restarting a new one.You can pause or restart the video by press the "Photo" button.The camcorder built-in and external microphone reduce sound distortion and increase clarity.The external microphone enhances sound recording volume and reduces noise.It supports remote control(within 7 meters) and camera tripod (the tripod is not included).
  • Recording While Charging:The digital camera comes with two 3.7V 1500mAh Li-ion battery(Model: NP-FV5).One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 90-150 minutes.Or you can record videos while charging,in this case,you can record long enough videos as you wish and no need to worry about battery drains.The camera supports SD memory card and MMC card,4GB up to 32GB(The SD card or MMC card is not included,please format the SD card before using this camera).
  • Easily Share Your Memories & Quality Service:The video camera is small,lightweight carry to everywhere and simple to use.If you have any problems or concerns,please feel free to contact us,we will give you a satisfied solution within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Actinow Final Thoughts

"This camera was a hit."

LCD display could be better. I haven’t had one in so long. The Actinow is very compact. Really great camera and easy to use. He was pretty happy about the microphone.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

10. Camcorder Video Camera Ultra HD 2.7K WiFi YouTube Vlogging Camera 1080P 30MP 30FPS Digital Camera 3....

User Ratings: 64

Weton CAWIFI0927 First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

I am still learning how to use it. That is not the case with the Weton CAWIFI0927. For this price, the Weton CAWIFI0927 is awesome. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. Able to get a great cinematic look.

  • Camcorder Video Camera Ultra HD 2.7K WiFi YouTube Vlogging Camera 1080P 30MP 30FPS Digital Camera 3.0 Inch Touch Screen IR Night Vision Recorder with Remote Control,USB,TV Output,2 Batteries
  • ➤2.7K/30FPS Video Camera: The digital video camera can record max 1080P/60FPS HD video and high-resolution image sensor to capture JPEG photos at 30MP, it gives you lifelike MOV videos at 2.7K/2688x1520 30FPS, especially when shooting fast-running scenes. With 16X digital zoom & 3.0 inch 270° rotation (16:9) rotation Touch Screen for YouTube Vlogging, this cost-effective portable multifunctional camcorder is a pretty good choice for you!
  • ➤WiFi Function & IR Night Vision:Built-in Wi-Fi, download the app 'Action Camera' on you smart phone or tablet form App store and connect it to your camera, then you can remote the camera(Remote view, Image capture and Video shooting).Moreover,Equipped with IR LED light for Night Vision shot.Under the infrared night vision,the video and photo functions can be used as normal under the dark night or the light intensity is insufficient.
  • ➤Pause Function & Recording While Charging: 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 video camera comes with 2x1500mAh 3.7v Rechargeable batteries. It allows you to recording around 60 to 90 minutes after fully charged. Or you can record videos while charging through the power bank.No need to worry about battery drains.
  • ➤Hot Shoe for External Microphones: Built-in microphone and speaker,meanwhile this digital camera has a real Hot Shoe mount at the top for install External Microphones(EXCLUDED) to record video for better audio effects.The 1/4 inch screw at the bottom fits most camera Tripods(Not included).Modes can be switched in Video/Video Lapse/Slow Motion/Photo/Photo Lapse/Burst Capture/Video playback/Photo Playback/ Motion Detection.
  • ➤Perfect Gift & 128GB SD Card Supported: The camcorder supports SD/SDHC card (4GB to 128GB, Not included).Also Support External lens setup: 37mm lens like Teleconverter/UV Lens/ Wide angle lens (EXCLUDED). The lightweight camcorder is easy to carry for YouTube Vlogger to enjoy recording all the precious times in your life and bring much fun for the entire family. Any questions, please feel free to contact us.
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Weton CAWIFI0927 Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

Picks up good sound without the mic. Using it for filming kids sports. I haven’t had to change the date. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Recording effect is very good!

Overall Score
4.5


(7 Points)

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