Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Full Frame Camcorders

1. Digital Camera Vlogging Camera with Flip Screen for YouTube 24MP 3.0 Inch 2.7K Camera with Retractab...

User Ratings: 97

SUNLEO ERT-J First Impressions

"The camera feels good."

Formatting the SD card was easy. What you get is quite a lot, really. The batteries come already charged. Really like the clarity of the picture. The lanyard has been amazing.

  • Digital Camera Vlogging Camera with Flip Screen for YouTube 24MP 3.0 Inch 2.7K Camera with Retractable Flashlight
  • GOOD GIFT FOR KIDS: If this camcorder is going to be a present for a kid, it is highly compatible. It has been designed to make it easy to use and its features are easy to operate. Its lightweight and mode button which can switch between three modes makes it best suited for the children. Children can use it to record any videos they like, whether they are for youtubes or for homemade memories. Data transfer from camcorder to your computer is an easy job as well.
  • STURDY DESIGN: Its sturdy and admirable body makes it easy to carry for quick jobs. It also has additional features which are highly recommended for users. It supports full 2.7K UHD video resolution with 24.0 MP picture with crisp quality. You don’t have to worry about the UV Rays as 52mm UV Lens will filter out the rays while it will also provide full protection from problems of dust and rain. You can also buy 32G standard SD card if you want because the camcorder also supports it.
  • FLIP SCREEN FOR VLOGGING: It is highly efficient in vlogging. as it has 3 inch full frame view screen which can rotate at 180 degrees. To make things more easier, it has features such as anti-shaking, face detection and smile shooting, all of which can be utilized for capturing high quality pictures. Its menu has been designed so that you can make adjustments easily such as white balance, exposure, ISO, sharpness, date and time stamp etc.
  • RETRACTRABLE FLASHLIGHT: It has an admirable retractable flashlight system. Since users usually have many problems handling their photographs in dim light, the retractable flashlight in picture mode provides the best solutions. It can be easily set between auto, red eye selection, flash on or flash off mode whereas its OPEN button can be used to illuminate larger areas. With its digital 4x digital zoom, you can further use the zoom in or zoom out pictures or photos.
  • LONG BATTERY LIFE:Camcorder has a strong metal body whereas you are also provided by 800mAh li-ion battery. In case,if you want to buy an extra one, you can look over on Amazon. With all these features in one package, this camcorder will be the best at an affordable price.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SUNLEO ERT-J Final Thoughts

"Uses it a lot."

The SUNLEO ERT-J is very compact. I like The light weight small size. Well packed and worth the money. The phone/camera mount piece works great. And the rocker zoom is awesome.

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5.0


(61 Points)

2. 11.0MP Compact Camcorder with 2.4" LCD

User Ratings: 33

Jazz DV171 First Impressions

"Crisp clean pics."

It's the small things that count. This Jazz DV171 works great for me. Used this multiple times for church lectures. The phone/camera mount piece works great. It’s really time to buy this Jazz DV171.

  • 11.0MP Compact Camcorder with 2.4" LCD
  • MPEG 4 Video Record
  • SD Card Slot up to 4GB
  • 2.4" TFT LCD
  • Motion Detection/Night Mode
  • *5.0MP CMOS Sensor
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Jazz DV171 Final Thoughts

"But it works great."

Functions are straightforward. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! If you are also an amateur photographer. Very compact that it fits in my purse! Great Full Frame Camcorder and meets my needs.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

3. 4K Video Camera Ultra HD Camcorder 48.0MP IR Night Vision Digital Camera WiFi Vlogging Camera with E...

Lincom Tech First Impressions

"I noticed two problems."

It has a microphone so the sound is better. I did exactly what the ad said. It’s really time to buy this Lincom Tech . This thing does everything it says it does. It keeps the frames still and colors vibrant.

  • 4K Video Camera Ultra HD Camcorder 48.0MP IR Night Vision Digital Camera WiFi Vlogging Camera with External Microphone and Lens Hood, 3 in Touch Screen
  • ♫ 4K Ultra HD Camcorder with 2 Batteries: This NEW UPGRADED 4K camcorder delivers clear images at 48MP and crisp video at 4K/3880*2160( 30FPS). This vlogging camera for youtube has a 16x digital zoom enabling you to get closer to your focus from far away. The digital camera comes with 2 batteries and supports recording while charging. This vlogging camera is great for interviews, music, YouTube and much more.
  • ♫ Equipped with Microphone & Lens Hood: This youtube camera is equipped with a Lens Cover and a gun microphone. The microphone helps to accurately pick up sound and reduce the noise during recording to deliver the best sound quality. The lens cover can block the sun or other light sources to prevent glare and lens flare. The video camera for youtube has a 3.0” LCD 270° rotatable Touch Screen which you can swivel for selfies and see exactly what you're filming.
  • ♫ WiFi Connection and Remote Control: This vlog camera can be controlled remotely ( from less than 33ft away) to take photo/video and share videos to social media easily by downloading APP (XDV PR) on your smart phone. This camera for youtube also comes with a remote control that can be used to control the camcorder to take photos and videos from a distance. (Less than 23ft away). Tips: When using the remote control, please remove the plastic sheet at the bottom.
  • ♫ Night Vision & Pause Function: This video camcorder is equipped with an IR night vision function and a fill light function which can capture photos and videos in black and white while in the dark. This hd video camera also features an excellent PAUSE FUNCTION feature which allows you to continue from where you stopped without starting a new file. Just pause or restart the recording by pressing the “PHOTO” symbol on the hd camcorder.
  • ♫ Webcam & HDMI: This video camera also has a webcam function so you can make a video calls with your family and friends by connecting it to your computer on PC CAMERA mode. You can connect it directly to an HDTV using an HDMI cable and playback the videos you took in high definition. This camcorder with microphone also has a range of great functions including time-lapse recording/photography, motion detection, slow-motion recording and the ability to photos while recording.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Lincom Tech Final Thoughts

"Makes a great gift!"

Seems well made, as expected for the price. Still, it's worth knowing about. It’s really time to buy this Lincom Tech . Feel free to contact me if you have questions. This Lincom Tech works great for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(23 Points)

4. Canon VIXIA HF R800 Full HD Camcorder with 57x Advanced Zoom, 1080P Video and 3" Touchscreen - Black...

User Ratings: 70

Canon VIXIA HF R800 First Impressions

"It works perfectly so far."

Works and looks much better than expected. Must be turned on and off manually. An additional battery is included as backup. I love the audio options. Still, it's worth knowing about.

  • Canon VIXIA HF R800 Full HD Camcorder with 57x Advanced Zoom, 1080P Video and 3" Touchscreen - Black (US Model)
  • Canon 3.28MP Full HD CMOS Sensor, DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor
  • Record up to 1920 x 1080/60p Video
  • 57x Advanced Zoom & SuperRange O.I.S., Capacitive 3" LCD Touch Panel Display
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot.
  • Highlight Priority Mode, Fast & Slow Motion Recording
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Canon VIXIA HF R800 Final Thoughts

"Very well presented."

For this, we purchased this Canon VIXIA HF R800. I've tried many brands & models. Really great camera and easy to use. The Canon VIXIA HF R800 makes great quality video! Seems well made, as expected for the price.

Overall Score
4.7


(5 Points)

5. Video Camera Camcorder Full HD 1080P 36MP 30FPS Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Video Recorder with ...

ACTITOP First Impressions

"It’s overall a good pick."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. This is a fantastic camera for the price. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. That is not the case with the ACTITOP .

  • Video Camera Camcorder Full HD 1080P 36MP 30FPS Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Video Recorder with Night Vision 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation IPS Screen 16X Zoom Remote Control, 2 Batteries
  • ACTITOP Full HD 1080P Camcorder: Full HD 1080P (30FPS), with a maximum interpolation of 36 million Sony sensor. it supports Motion detection, Time-lapse recording, Slow motion, Infrared night vision, 16X Digital Zoom, 3.0 inch IPS screen and so on. Perfect vlogging youtube camera gift for amateurs,, such as kids, teens, and others.
  • Webcam &HDMI Function: It can live stream directly connected directly to an HDTV with an HDMI cable and playback the videos you took. The vlogging youtube cameras also can be connected to the PC with USB cable. Then you can transfer your files to your computer by choosing “MSDC” or take it as a webcam by choosing the “PC CAM” mode so as to enjoy video chatting or live streaming.
  • Infrared Night Video Recorder: You can record in the dark with IR light. Its Infrared night vision has no effect on video and photo, and the color is black and white. Under ‘Infrared Night Vision’ function, the camera can capture high-definition images and videos, and it works perfectly in the dark, and can also shoot high-quality images in very low light.
  • Pause Function and Remote Control: the filming camera comes with remote control, you can take photos and videos by yourself anywhere and anytime. Do not need to ask others to help you take photos and videos. No members are excluded from the group photo. You can pause the video whenever you want and continue the recording without restarting a new file.
  • Multi-function Video Camera: Our digital video camera support Time-lapse Recording; Time-lapse Photo; Recording While Charging;; Beauty function;Face Detection; Slow Motion; Motion Detection; Anti-shake; Continuous shooting. It also comes with 2 rechargeable powerful lithium batteries, it also supports recording while charging.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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ACTITOP Final Thoughts

"It has a nice case as well."

Super easy to read instructions too! Picture quality is outstanding. Still, it's worth knowing about. The ACTITOP is small and lightweight. There is a zoom feature on the ACTITOP .

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

6. Kodak PlaySport (Zx5) HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera - Black (2nd Generation) 8GB Accessory Saver...

KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK First Impressions

"It was a hit!"

Good camera for what I’m using it for. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. Still, it's worth knowing about. This unit is awesome and the price is great. And it’s so easy to carry around.

  • Kodak PlaySport (Zx5) HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera - Black (2nd Generation) 8GB Accessory Saver Bundle
  • Kodak's Share button lets you choose your favorite sharing destination, e-mail address, or Kodak Pulse Display
  • Full 1080p HD videos and 5 MP HD stills, with auto focus
  • Get sharper videos and less blur thanks to built-in digital image stabilization
  • On-camera editing
  • Shockproof, dustproof, and waterproof up to 10 ft
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KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK Final Thoughts

"Really good one!"

I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. Works and looks much better than expected. But not an awful lot better. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! The KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK is my favorite.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

7. Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with Chest & Helmet Mounts + 64GB C...

User Ratings: 53 14

Sony K-94872-03 First Impressions

"So many extra features."

The image quality is amazing. First off this was an open box purchase. The Sony K-94872-03 is small and lightweight. I used to just take videos on my phone. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

  • Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with Chest & Helmet Mounts + 64GB Card + Battery & Charger + Case + Tripod + Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 11 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder + [2] Transcend 64GB MicroSD Card +
  • [3] Spare NP-BX1 Battery for Sony + [4] Battery Charger for NP-BX1 + [5] Vivitar Pro Series Chest Strap +
  • [6] Vivitar All-in-1 Outdoors Kit + [7] Sunpak Pro Head Strap Mount + [8] PD-C20 Camera / Camcorder Case +
  • [9] PD-T14 Flexible Camera Tripod + [10] PD 5pc Complete Cleaning Kit + [11] PD 8 SD Card Memory Card Case
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Sony K-94872-03 Final Thoughts

"Yes I like."

Really like the clarity of the picture. Wow this was such a great purchase! In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Works and looks much better than expected. I haven’t had one in so long.

Overall Score
4.1


(14 Points)

8. Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen AG-AC30PJ + 64GB Memory Card + M...

User Ratings: 51

Panasonic First Impressions

"The box looks good."

I have had NO issues with battery life so far. That is not the case with the Panasonic . Able to get a great cinematic look. It's the small things that count. Much better then other same style Full Frame Camcorder.

  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen AG-AC30PJ + 64GB Memory Card + Microfiber Cloth + Deluxe Cleaning Kit Bundle
  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen
  • 64GB SDXC Class 10 Secure Digital High Speed Memory Card
  • MicroFiber Cloth
  • Blower Brush, Lens Cleaning Solution, Microfiber Cloth and more
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Panasonic Final Thoughts

"Clear and work fast."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. Must be turned on and off manually. Used this multiple times for church lectures. Still, it's worth knowing about. I've tried many brands & models.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

9. Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder Full HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 16X Digital...

User Ratings: 85 7

HAOHUNT NN604S First Impressions

"Totally unusable."

Overall this Full Frame Camcorder is a great buy. This unit is awesome and the price is great. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Used this multiple times for church lectures. Really like the clarity of the picture.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder Full HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation LCD Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • 【Webcam Video Camera for Yotube】: This digital camcorder is useful to take the beauty photos and share it in your Youtube.The video camera can be used as webcam when the camera connect the computer.Please operate the camera button to choose the “PC CAM” mode.When the “AMCAP ” window is opened,from which shooting object through the camera will be showed on this window.You can have a video call with your families or friends.Please download the software “AMCAP ” before use the webcam function.
  • 【Pause Function】:This video camera supports Pause function,so you can pause the recording when you need,then continue recording again without starting a new one, which makes it easier for you to edit and upload the videos.This video camera included a USB cable,you can connect it directly to the computer to upload videos.This video camera included a AV cable,you can connect it directly to the TV to playback the videos.
  • 【Recording While Charging】:The camcorder come with two 1500 mAh NP-FV5 batteries.It allows you to keep recording around 60 to 90 minutes when it's fully charged.For the first time use need to charge more than 8 hours.The camcorder support the recording while charging,good to record long videos anytime.
  • 【Multifunction Camcorder】: 1080P(15fps) Video Resolution,24M(6000x4500) Image Resolution,image format (JPEG),video format(AVI),16X digital zoom,camcorder with fill light,3.0 inch LCD and supports 270°rotation,Anti-shake,Face Capture,Beauty Function,Self-timer and Webcam function,Pause function,USB 2.0,TV Output,Setting Date and Time.
  • 【Portable Camcorder】:The camcorder supports SD/SDHC card up to 32GB (not included), just remember to format the SD card before use the camcorder first time.The camcorder support the tripod(not included) connection and the hole is standard size. Please contact us if you have any questions,we will try our best to help you solve the issue.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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HAOHUNT NN604S Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

I like The light weight small size. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. We are very pleased with this product. We travel out after I receive this HAOHUNT NN604S. Wow this was such a great purchase!

Overall Score
4.6


(136 Points)

10. Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder kimire HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 3.0 Inch ...

User Ratings: 88 3

kimire 604S First Impressions

"It suits me perfectly."

The kimire 604S is my favorite. It’s really time to buy this kimire 604S. So many aspects about this camera. It has an camera and it does video. For this, we purchased this kimire 604S.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder kimire HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation LCD 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • [Webcam Video Camera] This digital camcorder is a good choice to take beautiful photos and share them on your social media. You can also use it as a webcam when the camera connects the computer. Please download the "AMCAP" on your computer first and then choose the “PC CAM” mode when connecting the camera to your computer. When everything is ready, what the camera is shooting will be shown on the "AMCAP" window. You can use this function to have a video chat with your families or friends.
  • [Multifunctional Camera] This camcorder can support 1080P(15fps) Resolution AVI format Video and 24M(6000x4500) Resolution JEPG format Image. It supports 16X digital zoom, fill light, 3.0 inch 270°rotation LCD screen, Anti-shake, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-timer and Webcam function, Pause function, USB 2.0, TV Output, Date and Time Setting.
  • [Pause Function & Charging] This video camera supports Pause function, you can pause and continue the recording at your wish. This video camera comes with a 2 in 1 8Pin mini USB charging and AV audio cable. You can find a charging port beside the inner buttons and connect the cable to charge the camera. And you can use the AV cable to connect the TV and playback your videos and photos on the TV.
  • [Recording While Charging] The camcorder comes with two 1500 mAh NP-FV5 batteries. One full battery can support 60-90 minutes recording( Note: The battery needs to be charged more than 8 hours for the first time use). If you need a long time recording, this camera can also support record while charging, you can connect the camera to the power source and don't need to worry the batteries run out.
  • [Lightweight and Decent Camera] The camcorder is lightweight and easy to carry around. It supports SD/SDHC memory card up to 32GB (Note: the SD card is not included and please format the SD card before the first time use). The camcorder supports the standard tripod and external LED light( Note: The tripod is not included). Please contact us on Amazon if you have any questions, we will offer you answer your question and give a solution within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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kimire 604S Final Thoughts

"I really appreciate that."

Good camera for what I’m using it for. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. Seems well made, as expected for the price. So many aspects about this camera. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

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4.7


(100 Points)

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