Editor's Choice - Our Favorite GoPro Camcorders

1. GoPro Hero 8 Black Action Camera + GoPro Dual Battery Charger + Battery (HERO8 Black) + Gopro Shorty...

GoPro hero8black First Impressions

"Everything was great!"

Able to get a great cinematic look. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Very compact that it fits in my purse! The best part is the real-time imagery. The mic isn't great, but it'll work.

  • GoPro Hero 8 Black Action Camera + GoPro Dual Battery Charger + Battery (HERO8 Black) + Gopro Shorty Tripod + Sandisk 32GB U3 Memory Card + Ritz Gear 5 Piece Cleaning Kit
  • Streamlined design - The reimagined shape is more pocketable, and folding fingers at the base let you swap mounts quickly. A new side door makes changing batteries even faster, and the lens is now 2x more impact resistant.
  • HERO8 Black Mods - Vloggers, pro filmmakers and aspiring creators can do more than ever imagined—with quick-loading accessories like flashes, microphones, LCD screens and more. Just add the optional Media Mod to up your capture game.
  • Time Warp 2. 0 - Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move through an activity. And now, Time Warp automatically adjusts speed based on motion, scene detection and lighting. You can even slow down the effect to real time—savoring interesting moments—and then tap to speed it back up.
  • Hyper Smooth 2. 0 - Smooth just got smoother. Now HERO8 Black has three levels of stabilization—On, High and Boost—so you can pick the best option for whatever you do. Get the widest views possible, or boost it up to the smoothest video ever offered in a HERO camera. Plus, Hyper Smooth works with all resolutions and frame rates, and features in-app horizon leveling.
  • Live Burst - Record the moments 1. 5 seconds before and after your shot, so you can choose the best single frame for the perfect photo—or an awesome shareable video.
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GoPro hero8black Final Thoughts

"This camera was a hit."

The camcorder is nice and compact. The lanyard has been amazing. More noticeable on the night vision set up. This unit is awesome and the price is great. The batteries come already charged.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

2. LAIDUOAO 2.7K Video Camera Digital Camera Vlogging Camera WiFi HD 1080P Camcorder with 16X Zoom, 2 R...

User Ratings: 57 8

laiduoao First Impressions

"I advise you!"

That is not the case with the laiduoao . I love it and definitely recommend to others. The best part is the real-time imagery. I really like the features of the camera. And the photo is acceptable also.

  • LAIDUOAO 2.7K Video Camera Digital Camera Vlogging Camera WiFi HD 1080P Camcorder with 16X Zoom, 2 Rechargeable Batteries, 30FPS 24MP 3 Inch Touch Screen Easy Operation with Remote
  • Full HD WiFi Digital Camera Camcorder with Flashlight: The digital camera allows vivid shots at 24 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor to capture your memories in true 1920 x 1080 resolution (30FPS). By WiFi connection, the camera can connect to the the smartphone.Flashlight makes the camcorder performs incredibly well in low-light condition by simply touch the flash screen button to illuminate dark areas.It would be a perfect gift for your parents and kids.
  • Multifunctional Camcorder: This camcorder has 3 inch LCD touch screen(Touch Control Panel) with 270 degree rotation, 16X digital zoom(Not Auto or optical zoom), built-in LED fill light, anti-shake, face capture, beautification, Self-timer, webcam function, pause function, USB 2.0, TV output, internal and external microphones, hot shoe interface, standard tripod screw mounting bracket (excluding tripod), remote control, etc., make the shooting process easier and more convenient.
  • Remote Control and Pause Function: Support remote control, and you can take photoes and videos by yourself anywhere and anytime through remote. No members are excluded from the group photo and no longer asking people around to take photos for you. You can pause the video whenever you want and continue the recording without restarting new file.
  • Rechargeable Camcorder And IR Night Vision Camcorder: Digital camera is powered by 1500mAh 3.7V rechargeable batteries, full-charged battery provides up to 60-90 minutes of continuous recording. Batteries supports charged by USB cable and work while charging, no more worry for running out of battery. Under IR Night Vision,the camera can shoot high definition image videos,work perfectly in the darkness,also shoot great in low light.
  • Good Service and Support External Microphone(Not Included): This camera camcorder recorder supports storage up to 32GB. (Kind Notice: SD CARD DOES NOT INCLUDED).We provide 24hrs Friendly Customer Services.It supports external microphone(Not Included) and will provide the vivid video and clear sound. Our digital camera can record sharp video without microphone.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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laiduoao Final Thoughts

"Great picture and sound."

This is a fantastic camera for the price. The clarity of the video was amazing. I really like the features of the camera. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. I am so glad I chose this particular unit!

Overall Score
4.0


(30 Points)

3. Camcorder Video Camera Ultra HD 2.7K WiFi YouTube Vlogging Camera 1080P 30MP 30FPS Digital Camera 3....

User Ratings: 64

Weton CAWIFI0927 First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

I am still learning how to use it. That is not the case with the Weton CAWIFI0927. For this price, the Weton CAWIFI0927 is awesome. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. Able to get a great cinematic look.

  • Camcorder Video Camera Ultra HD 2.7K WiFi YouTube Vlogging Camera 1080P 30MP 30FPS Digital Camera 3.0 Inch Touch Screen IR Night Vision Recorder with Remote Control,USB,TV Output,2 Batteries
  • ➤2.7K/30FPS Video Camera: The digital video camera can record max 1080P/60FPS HD video and high-resolution image sensor to capture JPEG photos at 30MP, it gives you lifelike MOV videos at 2.7K/2688x1520 30FPS, especially when shooting fast-running scenes. With 16X digital zoom & 3.0 inch 270° rotation (16:9) rotation Touch Screen for YouTube Vlogging, this cost-effective portable multifunctional camcorder is a pretty good choice for you!
  • ➤WiFi Function & IR Night Vision:Built-in Wi-Fi, download the app 'Action Camera' on you smart phone or tablet form App store and connect it to your camera, then you can remote the camera(Remote view, Image capture and Video shooting).Moreover,Equipped with IR LED light for Night Vision shot.Under the infrared night vision,the video and photo functions can be used as normal under the dark night or the light intensity is insufficient.
  • ➤Pause Function & Recording While Charging: The "PAUSE" function allow you can choose to pause and continue to recording with different time and scene in one video,recording in the same file without open a new one file. The video camera comes with 2x1500mAh 3.7v Rechargeable batteries. It allows you to recording around 60 to 90 minutes after fully charged. Or you can record videos while charging through the power bank.No need to worry about battery drains.
  • ➤Hot Shoe for External Microphones: Built-in microphone and speaker,meanwhile this digital camera has a real Hot Shoe mount at the top for install External Microphones(EXCLUDED) to record video for better audio effects.The 1/4 inch screw at the bottom fits most camera Tripods(Not included).Modes can be switched in Video/Video Lapse/Slow Motion/Photo/Photo Lapse/Burst Capture/Video playback/Photo Playback/ Motion Detection.
  • ➤Perfect Gift & 128GB SD Card Supported: The camcorder supports SD/SDHC card (4GB to 128GB, Not included).Also Support External lens setup: 37mm lens like Teleconverter/UV Lens/ Wide angle lens (EXCLUDED). The lightweight camcorder is easy to carry for YouTube Vlogger to enjoy recording all the precious times in your life and bring much fun for the entire family. Any questions, please feel free to contact us.
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Weton CAWIFI0927 Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

Picks up good sound without the mic. Using it for filming kids sports. I haven’t had to change the date. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Recording effect is very good!

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4.5


(7 Points)

4. 2019 DJI Smart Controller with 5.5-inch 1080p Display, comes USB 3.0 Card Reader, Signal Booster, Cl...

User Ratings: 80 5

DJI RM500 First Impressions

"No big deal though."

If you are also an amateur photographer. That is not the case with the DJI RM500. The video it takes it pretty good. Over all, good quality for the price. Used this multiple times for church lectures.

  • 2019 DJI Smart Controller with 5.5-inch 1080p Display, comes USB 3.0 Card Reader, Signal Booster, Cleaning Kit, with OcuSync 2.0, Customized Android System, Only Compatible with Mavic 2 Series
  • Sold by DJI Authorized Dealer VanCityUAV, comes SanDisk 64gb Micro SD, USB 3.0 Reader, Signal Booster, VanCityUAV Cleaning Cloth
  • For OcuSync 2.0-compatible Drones, Works ONLY with Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom/Enterprise
  • Built-In 5.5" Full HD 1080p Screen, Ultra-Bright 1000 cd/m2, ROM 16 GB + scalable (microSD)
  • DJI Go Share for Easy Mobile Transfers, Livestream on Social Media with SkyTalk
  • Built-in Microphone and Speaker, HDMI Port Outputs 4K Video at 60 fps, Long Lasting 5000mAh Battery
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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DJI RM500 Final Thoughts

"Yes I like."

Picks up good sound without the mic. We travel out after I receive this DJI RM500. And the rocker zoom is awesome. The lanyard has been amazing. The quality is great considering the price.

Overall Score
4.5


(48 Points)

5. Video Camera 4K Camcorder Digital ACTITOP FHD WiFi Vlogging Cameras Recorder with Microphone for You...

User Ratings: 79 21

ACTITOP 4K First Impressions

"Very light and compact."

Very easy to hold in one hand. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. The price Also made this a great deal. The phone/camera mount piece works great. If you are also an amateur photographer.

  • Video Camera 4K Camcorder Digital ACTITOP FHD WiFi Vlogging Cameras Recorder with Microphone for YouTube 48MP 16X Digital Zoom, 3.0 Inch Touch Screen, Wide Angle Lens, Night Vision, LED Light, Travel
  • 【4K Resolution 13 Megapixels Image Sensor】It features all the connectivity hardware you should expect from a modern camcorder, and all the features needed to capture beautiful footage. The camcorder has 16x digital zoom with a 2-drive lens system, high dynamic range video capture, Back Side Illumination sensor that suppresses noise, and 4K slow-motion video capture. The video camcorder features with 4K (24FPS) video resolution.
  • 【WiFi Function】You can instantly connect to your phone, broadcast in real-time and control the cam from your mobile device by wifi connection. You can use a phone app to control the 4K camcorder and enables you to transfer photos and videos directly to your phone or share with your friends. By WiFi connection, it can preview and browse photo albums and download the files from the camera to the Mobile phone or Tablet for sharing.
  • 【Microphone & Wide Angle Lens】The microphone uses X-Y pickup technology. The microphone picks up the sound accurately, eliminating noise and NCR noise during recording, giving you a purer sound quality. The video camera has a wide-angle lens, its professional 0.39X lens will capture a wide view and tiny meticulous landscape. With a 117-degree wide-angle lens and housing the new generation chip. If you’re on the artistic side, you’ll enjoy its Time Lapse, Slow Motion, Timer, and Burst.
  • 【IR light Night Vision and LED Light】: You can record in the dark with IR and LED lights. 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. The led fill-light, 6000-6500K color, better to fill light effect in the night.
  • 【Powerful Battery Life】It come with two batteries. Its rechargeable 2500mAh high-voltage 3.7V lithium-ion battery can record up to 90 minutes of 4K/24fps video or take up to 120 minutes of pictures on a single charge, so you don’t need to worry about missing any of the action. It features built-in image stabilization as well, with a 3-axis gyroscope and a 3-axis accelerometer that detect tilts and motion changes and compensates accordingly.
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ACTITOP 4K Final Thoughts

"I did it on Mac."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. We travel out after I receive this ACTITOP 4K. Overall it is a decent GoPro Camcorder for the price. It is more for show than for use. Much better then other same style GoPro Camcorder.

Overall Score
4.1


(12 Points)

6. Panasonic HC-WXF991K 4K Ultra HD Cine Camcorder with 64GB SD Card, Battery, and Accessory Bundle (6 ...

Panasonic LYSB01DFH7TZS-ELECTR First Impressions

"I like it so much."

It has an camera and it does video. Using it for filming kids sports. It is also great as a gift for kids. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Overall, decent product for this price.

  • Panasonic HC-WXF991K 4K Ultra HD Cine Camcorder with 64GB SD Card, Battery, and Accessory Bundle (6 Items)
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Panasonic HC-WXF991K 4K Ultra HD Cine Camcorder with Twin Camera, SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO 170 MB/s UHS-I SDXC Memory Card, Wasabi Replacement Battery for Panasonic VW-VBT190, Focus HDMI to Micro HDMI cable (6 FT), Focus Camera 49mm UV Lens Protection Filter, and Focus Camera Digital SLR Camera Bag Bundle
  • 4K POST EDITING: Enjoy 4x the resolution of Full-HD 1080p by recording in 4K. Even pause and extract exact moments from 4K video frames for still images with 4K PHOTO mode
  • LEVEL FOOTAGE: The Level Shot function automatically detects and corrects for camera tilting
  • CLEAR, BLURLESS RESULTS: HYBRID O.I.S.+ and 5-axis correction thoroughly suppress blurring caused by unwanted handheld shaking
  • PANASONIC AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Warranty
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Panasonic LYSB01DFH7TZS-ELECTR Final Thoughts

"Exceeded expectations."

This is a gift for my brother's birthday. The quality is great considering the price. It is inexpensive GoPro Camcorder. This was well worth the money. Overall it is a decent GoPro Camcorder for the price.

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5.0


(1 Points)

7. JVC GYHM70U HD Shoulder Mount Camcorder

User Ratings: 43

JVC GYHM70U First Impressions

"The JVC GYHM70U works great."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. I've tried many brands & models. I used to just take videos on my phone. The phone/camera mount piece works great. I like The light weight small size.

  • JVC GYHM70U HD Shoulder Mount Camcorder
  • 29.5mm wide angle autofocus zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 25.5mm - 476mm); 16x dynamic zoom, 200x digital zoom
  • Full 1080/60P capture and recording in the AVCHD Progressive format (28Mbps)
  • High speed video recording (for slow motion) 300 fps (720 x 480 resolution); 12MP digital still capture (JPEG format)
  • 1/2.3” 12MP oversampled CMOS imager; Optical image stabilizer
  • Time lapse recording (1 to 80 sec. intervals); Manual focus, zoom, iris, shutter, white balance
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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JVC GYHM70U Final Thoughts

"Very nice!"

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Indoors it performed quite well. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! Must be turned on and off manually. Much better then other same style GoPro Camcorder.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

8. Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Screen & Built-in LED Light - Ultimate Bund...

Panasonic AG-AC30PJ First Impressions

"Awesome studio camera."

Overall, decent product for this price. However I am glad I did purchase! Good quality without damage at night. This Panasonic AG-AC30PJ works great for me. I really appreciate with the extra battery.

  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Screen & Built-in LED Light - Ultimate Bundle
  • 1 x Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Screen & Built-In LED Light | 1 x MDR-7506 Circumaural Closed-Back Professional Monitor Headphone | 1 x Pro 160-LED Video Light | 1 x Backpack with Padded Compartments for Cameras | 1 x 32GB Memory | 1 x Camera Accessory Kit | 1 x High Quality Dust Blower | 1 x Lens Pen | 1 x USB Card Reader | 1 x Memory Card Wallet | 1 x Microfiber Cloth
  • HD Camcorder with Built-In LED Light | 1/3.1" BSI MOS Sensor
  • 1920 x 1080 Up to 59,94p | 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S. | Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings
  • 0.24" EVF / 3" LCD Touch Screen | FHD Up to 120 FPS
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Panasonic AG-AC30PJ Final Thoughts

"Hardware attachment is OK."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. However I am glad I did purchase! Wow this was such a great purchase! I used to just take videos on my phone. Still, it's worth knowing about.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

9. Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder with Carrying Case and Travel Charger

User Ratings: 69 7

Sony First Impressions

"Great value for the price."

Seems well made, as expected for the price. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! Overall it is a decent GoPro Camcorder for the price. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. We are very pleased with this product.

  • Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder with Carrying Case and Travel Charger
  • Capture 4k/24p/30p video that far exceeds HD resolution
  • Zeiss lens w/ balanced optical steady shot image stabilization
  • Designed for Handycam camcorders, Cyber-shot cameras, and Alpha NEX cameras.
  • Stylish soft-sided case provides extra protection
  • Compact battery charger
  • Charging status indication lamp with 3-step LED
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Record our good life."

Super easy to read instructions too! It’s really time to buy this Sony . Not that many left on the inexpensive end. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. He was pretty happy about the microphone.

Overall Score
4.4


(173 Points)

10. ORDRO 4K Camcorder Ultra HD Wi-Fi Video Camera with Telescope

User Ratings: 49

ORDRO First Impressions

"Has a remote control!"

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Very easy to hold in one hand. The lanyard has been amazing. This was well worth the money. But not an awful lot better.

  • ORDRO 4K Camcorder Ultra HD Wi-Fi Video Camera with Telescope
  • Sony 24MP CMOS Sensor/4K 3840X2160 24FPS
  • 3.1"IPS Screen/30X Digital Zoom/IR remote controlled
  • Infrared Night Vision/ WI-FI Connection/Time Lapse Shooting
  • Portable Design/Recording While Charging/Support 128GB Memory Card
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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ORDRO Final Thoughts

"Uses it a lot."

It did come with a memory card on top of it. Super easy to read instructions too! 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. The image quality is amazing.

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4.5


(2 Points)

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