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)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SUNLEO ERT-J
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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. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (2.5mm Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"Game changer!"

Great Full Frame 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)

3. Vemico Arlo Pro 2 Battery Charger Kit 2 X 2440mAh Rechargeable Batteries and 2 Channel LCD Charger T...

User Ratings: 55 9

Vemico A-1 Battery First Impressions

"Very nice!"

Great seller and very fast shipping! It did come with a memory card on top of it. So far I am happy with this purchase. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

  • Vemico Arlo Pro 2 Battery Charger Kit 2 X 2440mAh Rechargeable Batteries and 2 Channel LCD Charger Type-C USB Cable Pack Repalcement Battery for Arlo Pro, Pro 2 (VMA4400)
  • Full compatibility:This rechargeable battery is fully compatible with Arlo Pro, Arlo Pro 2 Cameras, it powers your surveillance camera and you can easily recharge it.
  • 2 Replacement Batteries: 2*2440mAh 7.2V high-quality lithium ion battery with premium cells, long lasting rechargeable batteries takes the costs out of uninterrupted security.
  • Dual Type-C Charger with LCD Display: LCD dual charger charges two Arlo Pro Arlo Pro 2 batteries simultaneously and independently; you can easily to know your battery charging state via the LCD display. We also provide a Type-C cable with quick charge technology.(Notice:Please use the 5V-2A Dual USB charging block to charging when use.)
  • Safety to Use: Built with multiple circuit protection automatic low-charging system, effectively preventing battery(over-charging, short-circuit, high-temperature, and surge protection), and high-quality, fire-resistant construction, safety to use.
  • PACKAGE INCLUDED: 1 x Vemico LCD Dual Charger, 2 x Vemico Arlo Pro Pro 2 Batteries, 1 x Type-C Charging Cable.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Vemico A-1 Battery
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Vemico A-1 Battery Final Thoughts

"I got camera for my mom."

The Vemico A-1 Battery makes great quality video! The phone/camera mount piece works great. Its really worth every dollar I paid. However I am glad I did purchase! I am still learning how to use it.

Overall Score
4.1


(17 Points)

4. Video Camera Camcorder Full HD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Vlogging Camera for YouTube 18x Digital Zoom Camera ...

YIDA TECH First Impressions

"Not sure."

But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. First off this was an open box purchase. The YIDA TECH is very compact. And the rocker zoom is awesome. Good camera for what I’m using it for.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Full HD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Vlogging Camera for YouTube 18x Digital Zoom Camera Camcorder Camera 3 Inches IPS Screen Video Camcorder with Remote Control and 2 Batteries
  • 【Record for Longer】This camcorder comes with the 2 high-capacity 1,500 mAh rechargeable lithium battery, you can enjoy recording or shooting for up to 3 hours. This video camera also supports recording while charging, it can even be powered by the excluded power bank, ensuring you can use it for longer anytime, anywhere.
  • 【Webcam camcorder】This camcorder has webcam function. You can enjoy to video call with friends or family but there is no camera on your computer. Connect to your computer by using a USB cable and select "PC CAM" mode as your webcam, then you can stream live videos to your channel. Lifestyle, fashion, film or something more niche, there'll be an audience waiting to watch.
  • 【FHD 1080P Camcorder】Taking [email protected] full HD videos and 24MP photos is a cinch with this camcorder. Never be stuck for a viewing angle as the 3'' swivel display screen with 270-degree rotation flip allows you to get the perfect view every time, wtih the included remote control is ideal for shooting group pictures.
  • 【Camcoder with Pause Funtion】A neat feature of this portable vlogging camera for youtube is that it has a pause function, which means the video camera will pause the video whenever you want and continue the recording in the same file without restarting new file. The camcorders supports up to 128G SD card(Not Included) to store the video and can shoot in anything up to 1080p quality.
  • 【Functions for More】 The camcorder features compact design, fill light, anti-shake, self-timer, 18x digital zoom, beauty and face detection – along with versatile shooting features to deliver brilliant image quality and an extensive array of creative options for photographers lover. The camocrder is a perfect gift for your family or friends.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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YIDA TECH Final Thoughts

"I like the YIDA TECH ."

Must be turned on and off manually. For this price, the YIDA TECH is awesome. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity.

Overall Score
5.0


(10 Points)

5. Contour ROAM Hands-Free Waterproof Camcorder + 16GB Ultra High Speed Memory & CountourROAM Waterproo...

Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

The image quality is amazing. Used this multiple times for church lectures. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Very easy to hold in one hand. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

  • Contour ROAM Hands-Free Waterproof Camcorder + 16GB Ultra High Speed Memory & CountourROAM Waterproof Case Watersport Edition
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB
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Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB Final Thoughts

"The video quality is great."

The phone/camera mount piece works great. More noticeable on the night vision set up. It is more for show than for use. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Wow this was such a great purchase!

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

6. Ikan Corporation SHD7 Video Camera (Black)

Ikan SHD7 First Impressions

"The video quality is great."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. There are not any fancy professional features. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. For this price, the Ikan SHD7 is awesome. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck.

  • Ikan Corporation SHD7 Video Camera (Black)
  • Sun hood for D7 and D7w
  • supports D7
  • Supports d7w
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ikan SHD7
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Ikan SHD7 Final Thoughts

"It suits me perfectly."

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. This Ikan SHD7 works great for me. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Over all, good quality for the price. Great Full Frame Camcorder for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. Minolta MN50HD 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder (Blue) Includes 8GB Card

Minolta MN50HD-BL First Impressions

"My friend have fun with it."

I really like the features of the camera. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! I will definitely use it more often. So far I am happy with this purchase. Works and looks much better than expected.

  • Minolta MN50HD 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder (Blue) Includes 8GB Card
  • MINOLTA MN50HD-BL 20-Megapixel 1080p Full HD MN50HD Camcorder (Blue)
  • 3" LCD screen
  • 8x digital zoom
  • Automatic face detection/smile shutter
  • Anti-shake image stabilization
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Minolta MN50HD-BL
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Minolta MN50HD-BL Final Thoughts

"I like that!"

I have had NO issues with battery life so far. It has a microphone so the sound is better. And it’s so easy to carry around. It has a microphone so the sound is better. I had no problems at all with setup at all.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

8. Video Camera 4K Camcorder IR Night Vision Camera Recorder 3.1’’ IPS Touch Screen Digital WiFi Ca...

User Ratings: 34

ORDRO 4K+MIC First Impressions

"An amazing device."

I love the audio options. So many aspects about this camera. It is more for show than for use. Really like the clarity of the picture. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

  • Video Camera 4K Camcorder IR Night Vision Camera Recorder 3.1’’ IPS Touch Screen Digital WiFi Camcorders with Microphone
  • Ultra HD 4K Video Camera Camcorder: With 4K ultra HD resolution, ORDRO HDR-AC3 can perform extremely high quality image and capture wonderful moment. With 3.1 inches IPS touch panel, this camcorder can perform the higher quality and vivid images and videos. Support Wi-Fi connection: Video and photo can be controlled and shared by downloading APP (LzxViewer) on smart phone (support for Android or IOS system). Wi-Fi is not to connect to your router.
  • Video Camera AC3 with Sony IMX258 CMOS Sensor: IMX258 is 13M sensor, the maximum pixels is 24M by interpolation, and it adopts Exmor RS technology. With the high-sensitivity sensor, it can sense the surrounding environment and delicately handle complex light. With fast image capture rate and image processing capability, it can enhance image clarity to perform more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality. (Tips: Please keep the video camera steady when recording).
  • ORDRO CM520 External Microphone is Mount on the Camcorder Hot Shoe: With the exclusive hot shoe design, it can support to attach an external microphone or LED light. The microphone can accurately pick up the sound, eliminate the noise and NCR noise reduction during recording, bringing you purer sound quality. (Tips: Please use the mic adapter to connect external microphone with camcorder.
  • 4K Camcorder with IR Night Vision: The HDR-AC3 camcorder has an IR infrared night vision light that can take clear video and photos even when there is no light at night. You can use it to capture the smile of your lovely daughter sleeping. And it also can be used to observe animals at night, shoot in the wild in the evening and so on. The image in infrared night vision mode is black and white. Press the "IR" button the enable the camera night vision function. Note: Effective distance <16 ft.
  • Wi-Fi Connection and Remote Control: Video and photo can be controlled and shared by downloading APP (LzxViewer) on smart phone (support for Android or IOS system, less than 9.8 feets). Comes with a remote control that can be used to control the camcorder to take photos and videos from a distance, less than 16 feets. Tips: When using the remote control, please remove the plastic sheet at the bottom.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO 4K+MIC
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ORDRO 4K+MIC Final Thoughts

"It was a hit!"

It's the small things that count. It is also great as a gift for kids. I like The light weight small size. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! So many features, streamlined everything.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

9. Sony HDR-CX440/B Full HD Video Handycam Camcorder w/Sony 16GB SD Card Bundle

User Ratings: 64 4

Sony HDR-CX440 First Impressions

"I like it so much."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. Overall it is a decent Full Frame Camcorder for the price. The best part is the real-time imagery. Its really worth every dollar I paid. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

  • Sony HDR-CX440/B Full HD Video Handycam Camcorder w/Sony 16GB SD Card Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony CX405 Handycam 1080p Full HD Camcorder with Exmor R CMOS Sensor (Black), SanDisk 32GB Ultra UHS-I microSDHC Memory Card, Battery for Sony NP-BX1 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, DSC-RX100, HDR-AS10, HDR-AS15, and Focus Camera Deluxe SLR Soft Photo and Video Medium Case with Shoulder Strap and 2 Dividers
  • CODECS: he Sony HDR-CX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder delivers XAVC S format cinema-like HD video in 1920x1080 24p/60p at up to 50Mbps and high quality 9.2MP still images. For video compression this camcorder employs MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, while linear PCM is responsible for audio compressio
  • DISPLAY: The Sony HDR-CX440 HD Handycam simplifies the recording process with a 2.7-inch (16:9) Clear Photo LCD (230K) display that delivers sharp, bright, vivid images even outdoors. It also allows you to easily adjust the settings to best represent the scene
  • OPTICAL STEADYSHOT IMAGE STABILIZATION: The 26.8mm wide-angle lens ensures that you get everything you want into one shot and is perfect for capturing large landscapes. Unlike most digital zooms that use the electronic cropping technique to get closer to the subject, the Sony HDR-CX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder lets you get amazingly close with 30x optical zoom and 60x Clear Image digital zoom
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Guarantee
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDR-CX440
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Sony HDR-CX440 Final Thoughts

"It suits me perfectly."

Very crystal clear picture and sounds. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. Very easy to hold in one hand. It’s really time to buy this Sony HDR-CX440.

Overall Score
4.3


(202 Points)

10. Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K (G2)

User Ratings: 74

Blackmagic Design BM-CINEURSAMUPRO46KG2 First Impressions

"Perfect!"

I did exactly what the ad said. Its really worth every dollar I paid. So many aspects about this camera. Good camera for what I’m using it for. This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K (G2)
  • Effective Sensor Size: 25.34 x 14.25 millimeter (Super35)
  • Lens Mount: EF mount included. Interchangeable with optional PL, B4 and F lens mounts
  • Lens Control: Electronic control via EF mount pins or 12pin broadcast connector for compatible lenses
  • Dynamic Range: 15 Stops
  • Shooting Resolutions: 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 1920 (4.6K 2.40:1), 4096 x 2304 (4K 16:9), 4096 x 2160 (4K DCI), 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD), 3072 x 2560 (3K Anamorphic), 2048 x 1152 (2K 16:9), 2048 x 1080 (2K DCI), 1920 x 1080
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design BM-CINEURSAMUPRO46KG2
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Blackmagic Design BM-CINEURSAMUPRO46KG2 Final Thoughts

"Update next week."

Not that many left on the inexpensive end. I really like the features of the camera. There are not any fancy professional features. This is a fantastic camera for the price. Still, it's worth knowing about.

Overall Score
4.7


(5 Points)

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