Editor's Choice - Our Favorite DJI Camcorders

1. DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi ...

User Ratings: 70 9

DJI CP.OS.00000020.01 First Impressions

"So fun!"

Super easy to read instructions too! Its really worth every dollar I paid. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. I got these for my husband for Xmas. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

  • DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black
  • Dual Screens: Osmo Action’s dual screens allow you to capture it all with the touch of a button. A vivid front screen lets you frame yourself effortlessly in any setting, while the back screen delivers a crystal-clear, hyper-responsive display. This durable, versatile action camera is jam-packed with advanced technology that lets you spend less time worrying about equipment and more time living the action.
  • The RockSteady technology combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • Action camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 12MP, wide-angle 145° that allows you to shoot 4K HDR videos.
  • 8x Slow Motion: Capture every epic move with jaw-dropping clarity and detail when you use 8x slow motion with 1080p resolution and 240fps. Time-lapse: Condense time and movement for stunning, easy-to-achieve results.
  • 11m Waterproof, -10℃ Temperature Resistant Sporting a watertight seal and a hydrophobic coating on the back touchscreen, Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion. Versatile batteries perform well even in extremely cold environments with temperatures as low as -10℃.
  • What you get: DJI Osmo Action, Camera Frame, Flat Adhesive Mount, Curved Adhesive Mount, Quick-Release Base, Battery, Battery Case, Locking Screw, USB-C Cable
  • DJI Mimo App requires iOS 10.0, Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6, SE, Samsung Galaxy S10+, S10, S9+, S9 , S9+, S9, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, S6, S6 Edge, Note 8, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, P20, P10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10, Mate 9 Pro, Mate 9, Honor 10, Honor 9, Vivo NEX, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S, Mi 8, Mi 6, OnePlus 7, 6T, 5, Pixel 3 XL, 2 XL, 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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DJI CP.OS.00000020.01 Final Thoughts

"Love this camera!"

For this, we purchased this DJI CP.OS.00000020.01. Picture quality is outstanding. I do wish there was a time & date stamp. Able to get a great cinematic look. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

Overall Score
4.3


(773 Points)

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2. DJI OSMO Action with Spare Battery

User Ratings: 70 9

DJI First Impressions

"Overall, I really like it!"

I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. LCD display could be better. I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. For this, we purchased this DJI . It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky.

  • DJI OSMO Action with Spare Battery
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DJI Final Thoughts

"It is top quality."

This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! I had no problems at all with setup at all. This is a fantastic camera for the price. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. So many aspects about this camera.

Overall Score
4.3


(773 Points)

3. Osmo OSMOPOCKET Pocket HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 76 4

DJI CP.ZM.00000097.01 First Impressions

"Actually really good."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. We travel out after I receive this DJI CP.ZM.00000097.01. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. The camcorder is nice and compact. And the photo is acceptable also.

  • Osmo OSMOPOCKET Pocket HD Video Camera
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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DJI CP.ZM.00000097.01 Final Thoughts

"Thought they worked great!"

I love the audio options. Formatting the SD card was easy. Much better then other same style DJI Camcorder. What you get is quite a lot, really. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck.

Overall Score
4.6


(514 Points)

4. DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/S...

User Ratings: 74 8

DJI First Impressions

"This is a great camera."

Overall, decent product for this price. The DJI is small and lightweight. It is more for show than for use. The best part is the real-time imagery. I love the audio options.

  • DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/Selfie Stick, Tripod & Must Have Accessories (15 Items)
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Because Life is Big! How do you capture moments worth keeping? As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory. In just seconds, Osmo Pocket lets you share your life anywhere, anytime.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Incredibly Small, Truly Smooth Osmo Pocket uses DJI's smallest 3-axis mechanical handheld gimbal. In real time, it precisely adjusts for your movements, turning your handheld video of a golden sunset or your child’s first steps into a movie-like scene.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! A Powerful Tool for Limitless Imagination Osmo Pocket transforms all your life’s moments into wonderful images. It snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° FOV, and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100 Mbps, slow motion video at 1080p/120fps 4x, and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Designed with Intelligence in Mind Osmo Pocket doesn't just let you shoot smooth, cinematic footage. With access to several intelligent functions like ActiveTrack, Motionlapse, and 3x3 Panorama, Osmo Pocket unleashes your creativity with impressive effects that are impossible with smartphones.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have tools to the packages. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Remember exposure setting."

LCD display could be better. Functions are straightforward. The zoom did not really impress me. We travel out after I receive this DJI . I haven’t had to change the date.

Overall Score
4.4


(92 Points)

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5. DJI 2019 Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera Essentials Travel Bund...

User Ratings: 71 8

DJI First Impressions

"To me, it looks great."

Over all, good quality for the price. More noticeable on the night vision set up. It is more for show than for use. So far I am happy with this purchase. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough.

  • DJI 2019 Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera Essentials Travel Bundle
  • Lightweight and Portable: As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory.
  • 3-Axis Mechanical Gimbal: The Osmo Pocket camera is equipped with a remarkable 3-axis stabilized gimbal and a new algorithm that ensures a control accuracy of ±0.005° and maximum control speed of 120°/s.
  • Amazingly Powerful Performance: Osmo Pocket snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° FOV, and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100Mbps and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • DJI Mimo: Osmo Pocket is meant for anyone with a story to tell, which is why we developed DJI Mimo. This dedicated app expands your imagination with editing tools and opens the door to a community that inspires your own visual storytelling.
  • Backed by DJI customer support - Includes Full DJI USA WARRANTY
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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DJI Final Thoughts

"So worth it!"

This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. Well packed and worth the money. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough.

Overall Score
4.3


(62 Points)

6. 2019 DJI Smart Controller with 5.5-inch 1080p Display, comes USB 3.0 Card Reader, Signal Booster, Cl...

User Ratings: 80 5

DJI RM500 First Impressions

"No big deal though."

If you are also an amateur photographer. That is not the case with the DJI RM500. The video it takes it pretty good. Over all, good quality for the price. Used this multiple times for church lectures.

  • 2019 DJI Smart Controller with 5.5-inch 1080p Display, comes USB 3.0 Card Reader, Signal Booster, Cleaning Kit, with OcuSync 2.0, Customized Android System, Only Compatible with Mavic 2 Series
  • Sold by DJI Authorized Dealer VanCityUAV, comes SanDisk 64gb Micro SD, USB 3.0 Reader, Signal Booster, VanCityUAV Cleaning Cloth
  • For OcuSync 2.0-compatible Drones, Works ONLY with Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom/Enterprise
  • Built-In 5.5" Full HD 1080p Screen, Ultra-Bright 1000 cd/m2, ROM 16 GB + scalable (microSD)
  • DJI Go Share for Easy Mobile Transfers, Livestream on Social Media with SkyTalk
  • Built-in Microphone and Speaker, HDMI Port Outputs 4K Video at 60 fps, Long Lasting 5000mAh Battery
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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DJI RM500 Final Thoughts

"Yes I like."

Picks up good sound without the mic. We travel out after I receive this DJI RM500. And the rocker zoom is awesome. The lanyard has been amazing. The quality is great considering the price.

Overall Score
4.5


(48 Points)

7. DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with OSMO Pocket Expansion Kit, ND & Rotating Polarizer ...

User Ratings: 77 4

DJI First Impressions

"Thought they worked great!"

Now I'm off to charge the battery! In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Good camera for what I’m using it for. This is an amazing camera, it really is. But not an awful lot better.

  • DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with OSMO Pocket Expansion Kit, ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/Selfie Stick, Tripod & Must Have Accessories (14 Items)
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Because Life is Big! How do you capture moments worth keeping? As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory. In just seconds, Osmo Pocket lets you share your life anywhere, anytime.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Incredibly Small, Truly Smooth Osmo Pocket uses DJI's smallest 3-axis mechanical handheld gimbal. In real time, it precisely adjusts for your movements, turning your handheld video of a golden sunset or your child’s first steps into a movie-like scene.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! A Powerful Tool for Limitless Imagination Osmo Pocket transforms all your life’s moments into wonderful images. It snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° FOV, and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100 Mbps, slow motion video at 1080p/120fps 4x, and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Designed with Intelligence in Mind Osmo Pocket doesn't just let you shoot smooth, cinematic footage. With access to several intelligent functions like ActiveTrack, Motionlapse, and 3x3 Panorama, Osmo Pocket unleashes your creativity with impressive effects that are impossible with smartphones.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have tools to the packages. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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DJI Final Thoughts

"The video is great."

Overall this DJI Camcorder is a great buy. There is a zoom feature on the DJI . I do wish there was a time & date stamp. This is a fantastic camera for the price. This thing does everything it says it does.

Overall Score
4.6


(47 Points)

8. Mavic 2 Pro with Extra Battery, Ultimate Bundle, Smartree Waterproof Hard Case, 4-Filter Set (CPL ND...

DJI First Impressions

"The DJI works great."

This was well worth the money. Seems well made, as expected for the price. So know your needs and pick the right DJI Camcorder. Very easy to hold in one hand. This was well worth the money.

  • Mavic 2 Pro with Extra Battery, Ultimate Bundle, Smartree Waterproof Hard Case, 4-Filter Set (CPL ND8 ND16 ND32), 128 GB Extreme MicroSD, Landing Pad, and More
  • Powered by Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, low noise propellers, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, SD card support up to 128GB
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Package includes: Mavic 2 Pro Aircraft Body, 2X Intelligent Flight Battery, Gimbal Protector, Remote Controller, 3x Propellers (Pair), Battery Charger, Power Cable, Communication Cable (USB3.0 Type-C), USB Adapter, Spare Control Sticks (Pair), RC Cable (Lightning connector), RC Cable (Standard Micro USB connector), RC Cable (USB Type-C connector)
  • Extra Dealer's Choice Accessories: Smatree WaterProof Hard Case for Mavic 2, Polares ND filters (CPL, ND8, ND16, ND32) for Mavic 2 Pro, 128GB SanDisk Extreme SD card, 75 CM Landing Pad, Signal Booster. Authorized Dealer, Full Manufacturer warranty
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

Super easy to read instructions too! The batteries come already charged. Good quality without damage at night. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Indoors it performed quite well.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

9. Canon Vixia HF R800 HD Camcorder (Black) Deluxe Bundle W/Camcorder Case, 64 GB SD Card, 3 Pc. Filter...

User Ratings: 75 2

Canon 4332103229 First Impressions

"Pretty good video camera."

It's the small things that count. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. The clarity of the video was amazing. This was well worth the money. The price Also made this a great deal.

  • Canon Vixia HF R800 HD Camcorder (Black) Deluxe Bundle W/Camcorder Case, 64 GB SD Card, 3 Pc. Filter Kit, LED Light Kit, and Xpix Cleaning Accessories
  • MP4 1080/60p recording to capture sharp and clear videos even of fast-moving subjects.
  • 57x Advanced Zoom for easy shooting from far distances.
  • SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization minimizes camera shake ensuring steady shooting throughout the zoom range.
  • Backlight correction in Highlight Priority Mode produces movies with lifelike colors and tones.
  • Records Full HD video directly to a removable SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card in MP4 format for easy playback on most devices.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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Canon 4332103229 Final Thoughts

"Cool little camera."

Over all, good quality for the price. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Very easy to hold in one hand. And the photo is acceptable also. That is not the case with the Canon 4332103229.

Overall Score
4.6


(50 Points)

10. Sony HDR-CX230/B High Definition Handycam Camcorder with 2.7-Inch LCD (Black) (Discontinued by Manuf...

User Ratings: 60 7

Sony HDR-CX230/B First Impressions

"I like it so much."

What you get is quite a lot, really. The quality is great considering the price. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Sony HDR-CX230/B High Definition Handycam Camcorder with 2.7-Inch LCD (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • 1920x1080 Full HD 60p with 8.9MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • Up to 3hr 10min recording with 8GB embedded Flash Memory
  • SteadyShot image stabilization reduces blur
  • 27x Optical / 32x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action
  • 2.7" wide Clear Photo LCD display (230K)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Sony HDR-CX230/B Final Thoughts

"Overall, I really like it!"

It did come with a memory card on top of it. The material of the Sony HDR-CX230/B seems really good. Overall this DJI Camcorder is a great buy. Functions are straightforward. And the rocker zoom is awesome.

Overall Score
4.2


(164 Points)

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