Editor's Choice - Our Favorite eBasket Camcorders

1. 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)

2. Panasonic HC-W580K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi, Built with Multi Scene Twin Camera (Black)

User Ratings: 64 8

Panasonic HC-W580K First Impressions

"I noticed two problems."

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. An additional battery is included as backup. Super easy to read instructions too! I love it and definitely recommend to others. I like The light weight small size.

  • Panasonic HC-W580K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi, Built with Multi Scene Twin Camera (Black)
  • Super-sharp Full HD 1080p recording
  • Intelligent 90x zoom and 5-axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization provide maximum handheld stability
  • Wi-Fi and NFC enabled for quickly sharing content and controlling camcorder features remotely
  • Built in Twin Camera plus Wi-Fi mobile device features add multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording
  • Exclusive High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode reduces the overly high-contrast look created by overexposed and underexposed shooting conditions
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-W580K
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Panasonic HC-W580K Final Thoughts

"Great picture and sound."

The material of the Panasonic HC-W580K seems really good. Good camera for what I’m using it for. Every detail is well designed. This is an amazing camera, it really is. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc.

Overall Score
4.3


(379 Points)

3. 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)

4. 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 eBasket 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)

5. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (2.5mm Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"Game changer!"

Great eBasket Camcorder and meets my needs. For this, we purchased this Contour . This is a gift for my brother's birthday. But not an awful lot better. So many aspects about this camera.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (2.5mm Wide, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"And it was a good decision."

I really like the features of the camera. An additional battery is included as backup. Very easy to hold in one hand. For this, we purchased this Contour . I love it and definitely recommend to others.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder

User Ratings: 69 7

Sony FDRAX33/B First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

The batteries come already charged. So many aspects about this camera. I received the Sony FDRAX33/B today. I got these for my husband for Xmas. The batteries come already charged.

  • Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder
  • Capture 4K/24P/30P video that far exceeds HD resolution
  • Zeiss lens w/ balanced optical Steady Shot image stabilization
  • Direct Pixel read out for smooth edges and color gradation.Iris Diaphragm:6 blades
  • Manual control ring (Iris/shutter/exposure/white balance). manual Iris control: F1. 8-F9. 6, shutter speed: manual Iris control (photo mode) 1/30–1/10000
  • Versatile shooting w/ XAVC S3, AVCHD and MP4 codecs
  • 0. 27” EVF (201K) and touch screen 3" Extra Fine LCD (921K)
  • 5. 1Ch surround sound mic w/ manual audio controls
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony FDRAX33/B
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Sony FDRAX33/B Final Thoughts

"Makes a great gift!"

This unit is awesome and the price is great. It has an camera and it does video. So far I am happy with this purchase. Very compact that it fits in my purse! Great eBasket Camcorder for me.

Overall Score
4.4


(173 Points)

7. 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 eBasket Camcorder. What you get is quite a lot, really. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck.

Overall Score
4.6


(514 Points)

8. Waterproof Camera Underwater Camera Full HD 2.7K 48 MP Camera Selfie Dual Screens Point and Shoot Ca...

Kansing First Impressions

"I thank you so much."

The Kansing makes great quality video! Much better then other same style eBasket Camcorder. Picks up good sound without the mic. The Kansing is small and lightweight. Super easy to read instructions too!

  • Waterproof Camera Underwater Camera Full HD 2.7K 48 MP Camera Selfie Dual Screens Point and Shoot Camera Selfie Dual Screen Waterproof Camera for Snorkeling
  • 2.7K & 48MP Waterproof Camera: 2.7K video resolution for high-definition video images sharing a realistic and delicate visual feast. Full-image captures of up to 48 million pixels for detailed, high-resolution photos and motion pictures. You also can shoot vivid pictures with flashlight in dark or dim environment.
  • 10 Ft Underwater Camera: 10-feet in depth waterproof without casing for one hour per time. It's really handy and portable digital camera, great for snorkeling, camping, swimming, diving and beaching while holiday trips. Our waterproof camera can help you to shoot the meaningful moment you want record in anytime and anywhere. Just enjoy your time.
  • Dual-Screen digital Camera: This dual screen underwater camera is equipped with 2.7 inch rear screen and 1.8 inch front screen. It's extremely easy to use and you won't be out of frame when taking selfie photos. It can also be mounted to a tripod (exclude in standard package) and comes with a wrist strap and drawstring bag.
  • Continuous Shooting & Recording While Charging: You can take multiple photos in a short time, capture more interesting pictures and provide more life materials for you. The waterproof camera for snorkeling supports the function of charging and recording. Even though you need to use the camera for a long time, you have no need to worry about no power.
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Any after-sale questions will be replied within 24 hours in working days. This underwater digital camera supports a micro SD card up to 128GB (need to be purchased separately) just shoot the moment without worry about memory capacity.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Kansing Final Thoughts

"It’s a good buy."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. I used to just take videos on my phone. Using it for filming kids sports. So many features, streamlined everything. The lanyard has been amazing.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

9. Kenuo Ultra HD Video Camera Camcorder with Rechargeable Microphone 1080P 26MP WiFi Vlogging Camera Y...

User Ratings: 69

Kenuo First Impressions

"Great all round camera."

Formatting the SD card was easy. We are very pleased with this product. This was well worth the money. The best part is the real-time imagery. This was well worth the money.

  • Kenuo Ultra HD Video Camera Camcorder with Rechargeable Microphone 1080P 26MP WiFi Vlogging Camera YouTube Digital Camera IPS Touch Screen Remote Control IR Night Vision, Wide Lens
  • ➤Full HD 1080P Video Camera with Rechargeable Microphone: This rechargeable external microphone, adopts X-Y stereo sound pickup technology, recording your sound clearly and smoothly , NCR noise reduction design can effectively reduce background noise and current sound. Whether you're recording a home video or a live social media, this microphone will give you a satisfying sound. The hot shoe interface can also be equipped with an external fill light (not included in the package)
  • ➤Ultra HD 1080P Camcorder with Multiple Functions: This camera has a powerful CMOS not only to record 1080P/30FPS video but also to capture 26MP still photos. 720P/60FPS will give you a better experience when recording fast moving objects. At the same time, the 3-inch HD screen gives you a better playback experience. When you turn the zoom lever to the far left, you can preview your videos and photos.
  • ➤Infrared Night Vision, Time-lapse Record and More Features Waiting for You: Infrared night vision allows you to get clear, bright black and white images with or without light. The time-lapse video function can record the process of changing things and compress it to play in a short time. You can record flowers in full bloom, sunrise. Sunset process. More features slow motion, timed photo, face detection, beauty, recording while charging and so on.
  • ➤Full HD 1080P Youtube Camera with Webcam for Live Stream and Video Call: This camcorder can record 1080P HD video, it comes with a mini USB cable to connect laptop directly for YouTube, Facebook, live Streaming. After connecting the computer, please choose "PC Camera" and your YouTube Instagram Livestream will automatically recognize the camera. Pause function allows you to pause the recording and continue with the same file without having to start a new one File, which makes it easier for you
  • ➤Full HD 1080P Vdieo Camcorder with Wifi and Wide-angle Lens: Please download and install the "YKJ" APP on your smartphone. You can use the app to control YOUR camcorder or upload your video to Youtube, Facebook, Twitter (wifi working range ≤ 9.8 feet). At the same time this camera comes with a wide-angle lens and a macro lens. We offers 30 days money back, 12-Month warranty and friendly after-sale service. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Kenuo Final Thoughts

"Please see the photos."

That is not the case with the Kenuo . The image quality is amazing. The Kenuo is my favorite. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. Great eBasket Camcorder and meets my needs.

Overall Score
4.4


(8 Points)

10. Panasonic HC-X1000 1080p 4K Ultra High Definition Camcorder

User Ratings: 48 11

Panasonic HC-X1000-K First Impressions

"It is worth its price."

This Panasonic HC-X1000-K works great for me. For this, we purchased this Panasonic HC-X1000-K. It is inexpensive eBasket Camcorder. Video was taken when I got it. This is designed to be simple and easy to use.

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 1080p 4K Ultra High Definition Camcorder
  • This version is originally intended for sale outside the USA
  • Leica Dicomar 20x Optical Zoom Lens Switchable between NTSC and PAL
  • Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings Power O.I.S, & Hybrid O.I.S.
  • 0.45" EVF / 3.5" LCD Touch Screen Records MP4, MOV, AVCHD to SDXC Cards
  • Simultaneous/Relay/Background Recording Wi-Fi / NFC Connectivity
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X1000-K
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Panasonic HC-X1000-K Final Thoughts

"Pictures are also good."

Now I'm off to charge the battery! For this price, the Panasonic HC-X1000-K is awesome. For this, we purchased this Panasonic HC-X1000-K. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. This little camera meets all those needs!

Overall Score
4.0


(11 Points)

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