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.

Overall Score
5.0


(61 Points)

2. 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 Full Frame 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.

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4.6


(47 Points)

3. Sony DSCHX80/B High Zoom Point & Shoot Camera with Ultra 32GB Micro SDHC UHS-I Card and NP-BX1/M8 Li...

User Ratings: 62 10

Sony First Impressions

"I like it so much."

Still, it's worth knowing about. I love the audio options. The image stabilizer works very well. Picks up good sound without the mic. I haven’t had to change the date.

  • Sony DSCHX80/B High Zoom Point & Shoot Camera with Ultra 32GB Micro SDHC UHS-I Card and NP-BX1/M8 Lithium-Ion X Type Battery
  • 30x Optical/60x Clear Image Zoom ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor for superb low light images, Built-in retractable OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder
  • Versatile video w/ high-quality XAVC S, AVCHD & MP4 formats, Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi w/NFC, 5-axis image stabilization greatly reduces camera shake blur
  • Selfie-ready 3" Extra Fine LCD multi-angle display, P/A/S/M modes, customizable settings and Memory Recall mode, Enhance features w/ downloadable camera apps, Capture the decisive moments with up to 10fps or keep your subject in focus with Lock-on AF
  • Ideal for Android-based smartphones and tablets
  • Transfer speeds of up to 98MB/s**
  • Rated A1 for faster app performance3 and UHS Speed Class U1 and Speed Class 10 for Full HD video recording and playback1
  • Shoot up to 330 photos or 80 minutes of video
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Great value for the price."

Now I'm off to charge the battery! Really like the clarity of the picture. I will definitely use it more often. This little camera meets all those needs! There are not any fancy professional features.

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4.1


(321 Points)

4. Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen and Built-in LED Light (US Versi...

Panasonic AG-AC30PJ First Impressions

"I really appreciate that."

It is more for show than for use. Now I'm off to charge the battery! The Panasonic AG-AC30PJ makes great quality video! The phone/camera mount piece works great. This little camera meets all those needs!

  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen and Built-in LED Light (US Version) - Starter Bundle with 1 Year Extended Warranty
  • This Bundle includes Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder, 1 Year Extended Warranty (2 Years total of protection), Sony 128GB SDXC Memory Card, Microfiber Cleaning Cloth ( See Full List in Description Below)
  • The AGAC30 features a 1/3.1" BSI MOS sensor for improved low-light performance and incorporates a 20x zoom lens with 5-axis hybrid image stabilization
  • 1/3.1" BSI MOS Sensor
  • 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S. | Records MP4, MOV, AVCHD to SDXC Cards
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Panasonic AG-AC30PJ Final Thoughts

"Exceeded expectations."

Using it for filming kids sports. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. Much better then other same style Full Frame Camcorder. Overall it is a decent Full Frame Camcorder for the price.

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5.0


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5. Video Camera Camcorder Andoer 1080P Full HD 24MP Digital Camera 3.0" Rotary LCD Night Vision 16X Zoo...

Andoer First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

There are not any fancy professional features. However I am glad I did purchase! It has a microphone so the sound is better. This was well worth the money. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Andoer 1080P Full HD 24MP Digital Camera 3.0" Rotary LCD Night Vision 16X Zoom Remote Control Recorder External Microphone 0.45X Wide Angle Lens
  • ◆Digital Video Camera:3inch LCD display,with 180 degree rotation,5MP CMOS image sensor,24MP photo resolution,(1920 * 1080) /15fps video resolutions,night vision recorder.1pcs 3.7V 1200mAH Rechargeable Battery Pack ( model :NP-120B,package included.),1pcs remote control battery,CR2025 Cell Battery (package included.)Please remove the insulated tag on battery before using,or otherwise camera cannot be powered on.
  • ◆Andoer Camcorder Features:full HD 1080P,support exposure, anti-shake, infrared night vision, beauty face, face detect, smile capture,removel control,USB share,various shooting effect,multi-snapshot,self timer,multi-Languages,support JPEG(photo), AVI(video) format.The camera can support storage up to 32GB SD/SDHC Card (the sd card not included,and class 10 or above is highly recommended to ensure camera smoothness.)The camera does not support recording while charging.
  • ◆Shootng can be Pause:You can pause the video while recording a video, then continue recording with the same file without having to start a new file, upload the video to YouTube via the USB cable, or connect to a computer or TV using a USB cable to view photos and videos.
  • ◆External Microphone & 0.45X Wide Angle Lens: The External Microphone can be used to outdor activity,meeting,class recording and so on. 60 hours standby time,20 meter effective pick up,hypercardioid 3X surround sound,mechanical noise reduction,HD sound recognition function give you a perfect experience.A 0.45X super wide angle lens with macro optics to wider perspective and close-up shooting.For close-up/macro photography (focus within 1m), please use the wide angle macro lens.
  • ◆3inch 180°rotary LCD display&Night Vision:180° rotary 3inch LCD display for real-time monitor and preview.The optimal camera focal length is around 1 meter to infinite. Under the infrared night vision, you can shoot super clearly at both bright and dark condition.
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Andoer Final Thoughts

"And it was a good decision."

Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! I'll get to the point of figuring it out.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Canon Vixia HF G50 Ultra HD UHD 4K Camcorder (Black) (3667C002) Essential Bundle - Includes - Memory...

Canon 0001B001 First Impressions

"Hardware attachment is OK."

Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! First off this was an open box purchase. Formatting the SD card was easy. I got these for my husband for Xmas. Works and looks much better than expected.

  • Canon Vixia HF G50 Ultra HD UHD 4K Camcorder (Black) (3667C002) Essential Bundle - Includes - Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Camera Cleaning Kit + Dust Blower + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth + More
  • Record high-resolution 4K video with the compact, black Canon Vixia HF G50 4K Camcorder.
  • The G50 features a DIGIC DV 6 image processor, an 8-blade circular aperture, 5-axis image stabilization, a 20x optical zoom in 4K, and up to UHD 4K30 resolution.
  • Record up to UHD 4K30 3840 x 2160 video to separately available SD cards using the built-in dual SD card slots. Recording features also include slow-motion, fast-motion, and interval recording in both HD and 4K.,
  • The lens features a wide 29.3 angle of view and a 20x optical zoom, which allows zooming to 627mm in 4K.
  • Bundle Includes: Memory Card Wallet, Canon Vixia HF G50 UHD 4K Camcorder (Black), Power Adapter with Power Cable, BP-820 Battery, Lens Hood with Lens Barrier, Cleaning Kit Bundle
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Canon 0001B001 Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

And the rocker zoom is awesome. Overall it is a decent Full Frame Camcorder for the price. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! This was well worth the money. That is not the case with the Canon 0001B001.

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5.0


(3 Points)

7. Sony DCR-DVD650 DVD Camcorder (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

User Ratings: 69 9

Sony DCRDVD650 First Impressions

"Great all round camera."

It is more for show than for use. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Picture quality is outstanding. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck.

  • Sony DCR-DVD650 DVD Camcorder (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • Capture video to DVD; DVD-R/-RW/+RW and +R DL (Dual Layer) compatible
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens; 60x optical zoom, 2000x digital zoom
  • 2.7-inch wide touch panel LCD display
  • One Touch Disc Burn; USB 2.0 interface
  • Includes AC adaptor, rechargeable battery pack, A/V connecting cable, application software, USB cable
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Sony DCRDVD650 Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. LCD display could be better.

Overall Score
4.2


(135 Points)

8. Video Camera Camcorder Digital Vlogging Camera Recorder for YouTube Aabeloy HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 16X ...

User Ratings: 82

Aabeloy Aabeloy-N301AM First Impressions

"It is worth its price."

What you get is quite a lot, really. The price Also made this a great deal. Overall this Full Frame Camcorder is a great buy. So many aspects about this camera. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital Vlogging Camera Recorder for YouTube Aabeloy HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation Screen Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • ★ Webcam For YouTube Live Stream : This video camcorder is useful to take the beauty photos and share it in your Youtube. The Webcam function can allow you to make video calls with your family and friends. Connecting the vlog camcorder to a PC with a USB cable, then press the “MODE” button to switch into the “PC CAM” mode. Please download the software “AMCAP” before using this function, open “AMCAP” and enter the video interface, then you can use the camera as the webcam.
  • ★ Multipurpose Camera Camcorder : The video camera produces video at 1080P(15FPS) AVI Video Resolution, max supports 24M(6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution. 3.0 inch 270 degree rotation TFT LCD screen, 16X digital zoom, built-in fill light, Anti-shaking, Face Capture, Self-timer, Webcam function, Pause function, internal Microphone and Speaker (record sound videos), USB 2.0, TV Output and so on.
  • ★ Pause Function : The digital 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. And then you can download the video to your computer through a USB cable and then edit it before uploading to your social media, also can use a AV cable connect the digital camcorder to the TV to watch the photos and videos.
  • ★ Recording While Charging : The hd video camera come with two 3.7V 1250 mAh Li-ion battery (Model: NP-40). It allows you to keep recording around 90-150 minutes when it's fully charged. Also, the camcorder support record videos while charging, so you can record long enough videos as you wish and no need to worry about battery drains. The video recorder supports SD card 4GB to 32GB(not included, please format the SD card before using this camcorder).
  • ★ Perfect Gift & Quality Service : The hd camcorder is small and lightweight, portable for you to carry around. The YouTube camcorder can support external LED light and standard tripod but NOT support external microphone(both not included). The camcorder supports 1-month worry-free returns and one-year warranty, we have a dedicated customer service team to provide professional technical support services within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Aabeloy Aabeloy-N301AM Final Thoughts

"Uses it a lot."

Really great camera and easy to use. Formatting the SD card was easy. I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. The videos and pictures are both very clear. It has a microphone so the sound is better.

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4.8


(8 Points)

9. Video Camera Camcorder, Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3 Inch...

User Ratings: 66 8

YEHOO First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

The image stabilizer works very well. It did come with a memory card on top of it. Using it for filming kids sports. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Very compact that it fits in my purse!

  • Video Camera Camcorder, Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3 Inch Touch Screen Video Recorder with Remote Control and Tripod, 2 Batteries
  • 1.[Full HD 1080P Video Camera] Full HD 1080P 30fps video camera, 24MP SONY CMOS sensor, 3.0-inch touch screen with 270-degree rotation, 16X powerful digital zoom. It allows you to faithfully reproduce every aspect of the scene with harmonious colors.
  • 2.[Infrared Night Vision Camcorder] The camcorder is equipped with infrared night vision. In the dark environment, turn on the infrared night vision light, you can still take a clear video or photo (the color is black and white). In addition, the camcorder is equipped with a new hot shoe, which can be stabilized on the camera if you want to use an external microphone or LED light.
  • 3.[Multifunction Video Camera with Remote Control] The video camera support remote control, you can remotely control the camera self-timer. It also supports photos taking, beauty function, pause function, slow-motion record, motion-detecting recording, video lapse mode, playback modes, auto power-off, internal microphone and speaker (record sound videos), USB 2.0 interface, HDMI output, multi-language. And the camcorder supports the SD memory card 4GB up to 128GB.
  • 4.[Easy to Use Camera with Tripod] The camcorder can be operated with one hand and all the buttons are handy and easily accessible. it is a great choice for beginners. A lightweight, compact and convenient body means it is a perfect gift.
  • 5.[Worry-free Warranty] The video camera is equipped with 2 1500 mAh lithium batteries, so you can record it at any time. And we offer 12 months warranty(replace or refund) and lifetime technical support. Come on
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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YEHOO Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

I have had NO issues with battery life so far. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Its really worth every dollar I paid. The image quality is amazing. The videos and pictures are both very clear.

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4.2


(58 Points)

10. Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder with ECMGZ1M Gun / Zoom Microphone (Black)

User Ratings: 69 7

Sony First Impressions

"No big deal though."

It has an camera and it does video. However I am glad I did purchase! Really great camera and easy to use. Used this multiple times for church lectures. The Sony is very compact.

  • Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder with ECMGZ1M Gun / Zoom Microphone (Black)
  • 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
  • Records in Zoom Mic and Gun mic modes
  • Zoom Mic Mode records audio level corresponding to zoom length
  • Gun Mic Mode records super directional
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Sony Final Thoughts

"It works perfectly so far."

Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. Great seller and very fast shipping! Used this multiple times for church lectures. So many aspects about this camera.

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4.4


(173 Points)

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