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. Ikan Corporation ELE-BMC-HDL Video Camera (Black)

Ikan ELE-BMC-HDL First Impressions

"Clear and work fast."

Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! Good camera for what I’m using it for. I like The light weight small size. So many features, streamlined everything. There is a zoom feature on the Ikan ELE-BMC-HDL.

  • Ikan Corporation ELE-BMC-HDL Video Camera (Black)
  • Non-slip Grip Handle
  • Handle Rotates 360 with Rosette System
  • Short Riser Provides Clearance Between Handle and Rig
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ikan ELE-BMC-HDL
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Ikan ELE-BMC-HDL Final Thoughts

"Exceeded expectations."

Well packed and worth the money. The lanyard has been amazing. Really like the clarity of the picture. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! He was pretty happy about the microphone.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. Camcorder Video Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS Vlogging Camera Digital Video Recorder WiFi Camera Infrared N...

User Ratings: 54 5

ORDRO Z20+Kit First Impressions

"Uses it a lot."

I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. The clarity of the video was amazing. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. Overall this Full Frame Camcorder is a great buy.

  • Camcorder Video Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS Vlogging Camera Digital Video Recorder WiFi Camera Infrared Night Vision Camcorders with Mic, LED Light, Wide Angle Lens, Handheld Stabilizer and Carrying Case
  • Full HD 1080P Camcorder: With Full HD 1920x1080p video resolution, H.264 video coding, MP4 video format. ORDRO camcorder can record extremely high quality video and capture wonderful moment. 3.0'' capacitive IPS touch screen with 270° rotation and 16X digital zoom, the hd video camera can finish higher quality and vivid videos. Comes with two 3.7V 1250mAh rechargeable batteries (NP-40), it can recording up to 1.2 hours, and the camcorder supports recording while charging, and pause function.
  • Portable Video Camera: Lightweight and compact camera, comes with a 32 GB SD card, you can use the camera out of the box. Be sure to format the SD card and restore the camera default. Go back to video mode to record. Switch to photo mode to take picture (Up to 24MP, JPEG format). Tips: The camera is a fixed zoom lens, so make sure the focus distance is 8 feet or more. If you need a close-up, please use a macro lens and keep a distance of 0.13-0.16 feet from the object.
  • Wifi Connection Function & IR Night Vision: The "VF Cam" APP turns your tablet or smart phone into a real-time remote to control the camcorder (valid range: 9.8 feet). Download the " VF Cam" APP directly by scanning QR Code on the user manual, or search on Google Play for Android system and Apple App Store for iOS system. Under the infrared night vision, the video and photo functions can be used as normal in the dark night. Night vision effective distance is less than 16 feet.
  • External Microphone & Wide Angle Lens & LED Video Light: The external mono microphone adopts super-cardioid polar pattern pickup technology, low cut filter to reduce noise, enhance sound effect. The professional 0.39X wide-angle lens, captures wide view and tiny meticulous landscape. The led video light, 2700-6500K color, 80pcs cold and warm lights, can enhance the fill light. The external microphone and LED lights are mounted on the camera via a uniquely designed cold shoe bracket.
  • Accessories & Quality Assurance: Comes with a professional carrying case, 32GB SD card, shotgun microphone, 1 to 2 usb/mic adapter, wide angle lens (include a macro lens), LED video light, lens hood, camera handheld stabilizer, two np40 batteries, battery charger, USB charger, camera bag and strap, card reader(random color), micro USB cable, USB charging cable(5 pin), HDMI cable, cold shoe bracket, an English user's manual. ORDRO is always ready to provide excellent customer service.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO Z20+Kit
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ORDRO Z20+Kit Final Thoughts

"It also looks very nice."

I am so glad I chose this particular unit! It is more for show than for use. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. What you get is quite a lot, really.

Overall Score
4.2


(27 Points)

4. 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
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

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)

5. 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)

6. Panasonic X1500 4K Professional Camcorder with 24X Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, HC-X1500 (U...

Panasonic HC-X1500 First Impressions

"Good product."

Every detail is well designed. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. I like The light weight small size. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. I received the Panasonic HC-X1500 today.

  • Panasonic X1500 4K Professional Camcorder with 24X Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, HC-X1500 (USA Black)
  • [PRO FEATURES] Manual rings, ND filters, and 24-bit high resolution linear PCM audio recording, 4: 2: 2 10-bit internal recording, double SD card slots
  • [WIFI LIVE STREAMING] HD live streaming supported by built-in Wi-Fi
  • [4K RECORDING] 4K 60p recording in a small and light body with a heat-dispersing design
  • [LEICA DICOMAR LENS] Wide-angle 25mm 24x optical zoom with 5-Axis Hybrid O. I. S (Optical Image Stabilization) and high-speed and focusing.
  • [DISPLAY / LVF] The 3. 5-inch monitor (2, 760K-dots) with electrostatic touch panel, plus up/down tiltable viewfinder (1, 555K-dot). Simultaneous LCD output is available.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X1500
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Panasonic HC-X1500 Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

The batteries come already charged. The Panasonic HC-X1500 is small and lightweight. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. And the rocker zoom is awesome.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. Mavic Air waterproofed Carrying Case- Explorer Case Edition - Made in Germany - 5 Years Warranty

mccases First Impressions

"Takes super video."

It is more for show than for use. He was pretty happy about the microphone. This was well worth the money. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. This little camera meets all those needs!

  • Mavic Air waterproofed Carrying Case- Explorer Case Edition - Made in Germany - 5 Years Warranty
  • The new DJI Mavic Air transport case Explorer Case Edition by MC-CASES is the ideal companion for trips and offers the optimal storage possibility for the Copter with all of its accessories of the DJI Mavic Air and the extensive DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo Edition (see below for details). Everything has its place and is always within reach – so that nothing will get lost. There is even enough space for the large propeller protectors / propguards.
  • All of the parts can be directly accessed despite the compact dimensions (336 x 300 x 148 mm). The copter and the transmitter are ready to fly without the tiresome necessity of installing single parts, like it is the case with the provided bag and the competitors. True to our slogan „Out of the box – ready to fly“ , take the Copter and transmitter out and you can take off. The handy case, which is water and dust proof (IP67), offers the ideal protection against shocks.
  • The case was designed to include all accessories of the DJI Mavic Air but also the large DJI Mavic Air Combo-Edition. See below for details. The interior of the case is made of a high-quality special molded foam which is robust and durable; ideal for fragile and delicate electrical components (Due its vulnerability, we have not used press mold foam, which is normally being utilized for products from the Far East). High-quality case in accordance with IP67 with a granted warranty of 5 years.
  • Developed and designed by experienced and long-time Copter pilots and holders of a pilot‘s license of different classes as well as qualified design engineers and CAD experts. A product „made in Germany“ - Production in Germany in accordance with the strict provisions for the foam processing industry.
  • The particular accessories that will fit into the case are: 1x DJI Mavic Air Copter with battery and assembled propellers (ready to fly), 1x DJI Mavic Air remote control with the assembled control stick (ready to fly), optionally up to 7 more batteries or 3 additional batteries and the 4 propeller protectors, Compartment for the DJI Mavic RC Cable, Lightning Connector, Typ-C USB cable, 1x DJI battery charger, 1x DJI charging station, 1x Power Bank adapter, 1x Power cable, replacement propeller
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mccases Final Thoughts

"It also looks very nice."

The price Also made this a great deal. That is not the case with the mccases . It has a microphone so the sound is better. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. The videos and pictures are both very clear.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Jazz DV171
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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)

9. Camcorder Video Camera Kimire HD 1080P 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Ang...

User Ratings: 73 5

kimire First Impressions

"Wonderful package!"

Feel free to contact me if you have questions. The image quality is amazing. Much better then other same style Full Frame Camcorder. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. Very compact that it fits in my purse!

  • Camcorder Video Camera Kimire HD 1080P 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens 3.0 Inch Screen 24 MP Remote Control Infrared Night Vision Recorder
  • Camera With External Microphone: Adopts X-Y stereo pickup technology,clear and stable sound image localization,low noise, professional shotgun sensitive microphone.Equipped with 37mm professional 0.39Xsuper external wide angle lens,to record every wonderful moment.
  • Infrared Night Vision Function:Night Vision Camcorders, includes indoor scenes and night scapes, now you can take photos and videos during night. Under the infrared night vision function,the video and photo functions can be used as normal.
  • Mass Storage &PC Camera Functions:The Camcorder can connect to the computer to download the photoes and videos.You also can use the “PC Camera”on the computer,need to download the software “Amcap ” to use the webcam function. You can share your life with your close family or friends all over the world in real-time.The camcorder has TV HD output,show the photoes and videos on the TV.You can use the remote control to control TV playback videos from remote place.
  • Video Digital Camcorder:3.0 inch touch screen(support 270°rotation),16X digital zoom,HDMI output,Loop recording,Face Detection,Anti-Shaking,Date Stamp,Beauty,support the SD/MMC card(4GB to 32GB) and the tripod (please note that the SD card and the tripod are not included),USB 2.0 interface,support multiple languages.
  • Remote Control Function: Mini handheld camcorder, it is portable and lightweight,support remote control,you can take photoes and videos by yourself anywhere and anytime.No members are excluded from the group photo and no longer asking people around to take photos for you.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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kimire Final Thoughts

"I like that!"

The kimire is very compact. So know your needs and pick the right Full Frame Camcorder. The lanyard has been amazing. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

10. 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)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The YIDA TECH
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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)

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