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.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro hero8black
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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. 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)

3. ONETHINGCAM Model Z5 2 inch Screen Body Cameras Wide Angle 125 Degree External Lens, Night Vision Up...

ONETHINGCAM BC-15 First Impressions

"Very good value as well!"

Every detail is well designed. We are very pleased with this product. This is an amazing camera, it really is. Works and looks much better than expected. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode.

  • ONETHINGCAM Model Z5 2 inch Screen Body Cameras Wide Angle 125 Degree External Lens, Night Vision Up to 15M Included 32G Memory Use Friendly
  • HD 1296p @30FPS 32G memeory storage, used Ambarella A7LA50. Body-mounted video/ audio recorder for law enforcement with true HD 1296P recording (4 resolution choices). 135° wide angle and 2X/4X/8X/16X/32X/64X digital zoom allow user to get footage clearly and widely
  • Waterproof IP66 certificated/Prevent breakage/dustproof, wifi hotspot control body camera take a picture or video
  • GPS Function - Using GPS mode recorded vedio which will track where your location and show the latitude and longitude position on your video footage alongside the time & date, it can be showed on google map or google earth, within 30S (GPS works for Windows 10, XP, 7, 8 and Mac operating systems use original cable in the box)
  • WIDE 125 DEGREE ANGLE LENS with 2 inch screen COMPATIBLE with any of the klick Fast products. built in 2900mah lithium battery that lasts up to 10 hours on one charge.(1296p - 4.5 Hours) (1080p - 6.3 Hours) (720p - 8 Hours) (480p - 10 Hours) (when using the infrared night vision the battery life/time will be lower).It takes 4 hours to fully charge and has a standby time of 240 hours. Here is the average life under different recording resolutions.
  • EASY TO OPERATE: Video recording, take photos, voice recorder and infrared light all can be achieved by this mufti-functional item. Moreover, they can be enabled with the simple touch of a button. 162g and 9.4*6*3.1cm makes it easy to wear and carry.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ONETHINGCAM BC-15
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ONETHINGCAM BC-15 Final Thoughts

"This worked great."

I did exactly what the ad said. Very easy to hold in one hand. Still, it's worth knowing about. Works and looks much better than expected. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi ...

User Ratings: 70 9

DJI CP.OS.00000020.01 First Impressions

"So fun!"

Super easy to read instructions too! Its really worth every dollar I paid. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. I got these for my husband for Xmas. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

  • DJI Osmo Action - 4K Action Cam 12MP Digital Camera with 2 Displays 36ft Underwater Waterproof WiFi HDR Video 145° Angle, Black
  • Dual Screens: Osmo Action’s dual screens allow you to capture it all with the touch of a button. A vivid front screen lets you frame yourself effortlessly in any setting, while the back screen delivers a crystal-clear, hyper-responsive display. This durable, versatile action camera is jam-packed with advanced technology that lets you spend less time worrying about equipment and more time living the action.
  • The RockSteady technology combines EIS with complex algorithms, delivering stable, shake-free footage no matter how heavy the action gets.
  • Action camera with 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 12MP, wide-angle 145° that allows you to shoot 4K HDR videos.
  • 8x Slow Motion: Capture every epic move with jaw-dropping clarity and detail when you use 8x slow motion with 1080p resolution and 240fps. Time-lapse: Condense time and movement for stunning, easy-to-achieve results.
  • 11m Waterproof, -10℃ Temperature Resistant Sporting a watertight seal and a hydrophobic coating on the back touchscreen, Osmo Action is waterproof at depths of up to 11 meters, making it the perfect underwater companion. Versatile batteries perform well even in extremely cold environments with temperatures as low as -10℃.
  • What you get: DJI Osmo Action, Camera Frame, Flat Adhesive Mount, Curved Adhesive Mount, Quick-Release Base, Battery, Battery Case, Locking Screw, USB-C Cable
  • DJI Mimo App requires iOS 10.0, Android 7.0 or above. Compatible devices include: iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus, 7, 6s Plus, 6s, 6 Plus, 6, SE, Samsung Galaxy S10+, S10, S9+, S9 , S9+, S9, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, S6, S6 Edge, Note 8, Huawei P30 Pro, P30, P20, P10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10, Mate 9 Pro, Mate 9, Honor 10, Honor 9, Vivo NEX, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S, Mi 8, Mi 6, OnePlus 7, 6T, 5, Pixel 3 XL, 2 XL, 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.OS.00000020.01
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DJI CP.OS.00000020.01 Final Thoughts

"Love this camera!"

For this, we purchased this DJI CP.OS.00000020.01. Picture quality is outstanding. I do wish there was a time & date stamp. Able to get a great cinematic look. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

Overall Score
4.3


(773 Points)

5. Ordro AC5 Optical Zoom 4K Camcorder HD Video Camera-Black

ORDRO First Impressions

"Quite easy to follow."

The ORDRO makes great quality video! Overall this GoPro Camcorder is a great buy. We are very pleased with this product. It’s really time to buy this ORDRO . I love it and definitely recommend to others.

  • Ordro AC5 Optical Zoom 4K Camcorder HD Video Camera-Black
  • HD CMOS sensor/4K quality
  • 12X optical zoom /IPS 3.1'' touch screen
  • External microphones /wide angle lens/ lens hood/ handle
  • wifi connection / App support
  • IR remote control/2 batteries
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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ORDRO Final Thoughts

"My friend have fun with it."

There are not any fancy professional features. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. But not an awful lot better. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. The material of the ORDRO seems really good.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. OPKIX One - Wearable HD Camera System - Hands-Free POV - Tiny, Rugged and Waterproof - Don’t Miss ...

OPKIX First Impressions

"I like it when I hold it."

The lanyard has been amazing. Great GoPro Camcorder and meets my needs. There are not any fancy professional features. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. I like The light weight small size.

  • OPKIX One - Wearable HD Camera System - Hands-Free POV - Tiny, Rugged and Waterproof - Don’t Miss A Moment of Life!
  • LIVE IN THE MOMENT - Never miss another memory fumbling for your phone or camera - capture all of life’s adventures as a participant, not a spectator. Tiny, rugged and waterproof up to 30 feet, the wearable OPKIX One is ready to go wherever you are!
  • CAPTURE WHAT YOU SEE AND HEAR - Conveniently record POV footage without missing a moment. With versatile mounts included for your favorite eyewear or hat, plus 4 universal sticky mounts, the compact OPKIX One blends in so fun can stand out.
  • KEEP IT SIMPLE - One-button recording and fixed-focus make operation effortless. Wirelessly upload your memories from the Smart Egg to your smart phone with our free OPKIX Studio App. Just press, record and upload!
  • AMAZING VIDEO QUALITY - Full 1080p HD video quality, EIS and HD audio with noise cancellation. Record up to 15 minutes per camera, use the included Smart Egg to wirelessly recharge your cameras and store over 100 minutes of footage.
  • INCREDIBLE EDITING FEATURES - Edit, add filters, text, music and more, then easily upload your footage to social media with the tap of a screen using the free OPKIX Studio App.
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OPKIX Final Thoughts

"It’s overall a good pick."

This thing does everything it says it does. Very easy to hold in one hand. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. We travel out after I receive this OPKIX .

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. Digital Camera YouTube Vlogging Camera HD 1080P 24MP Video Camcorder 16X Digital Zoom with Wide Angl...

User Ratings: 75 7

Welcam First Impressions

"Back to this camcorder."

The price Also made this a great deal. Great GoPro Camcorder for me. The videos and pictures are both very clear. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. For this price, the Welcam is awesome.

  • Digital Camera YouTube Vlogging Camera HD 1080P 24MP Video Camcorder 16X Digital Zoom with Wide Angle Lens, WiFi, Pause Function, Face Detection, 3’’ IPS Screen, 32GB SD Card, 2xBattery
  • [Vlogging Camera with Flip Screen]: This digital vlog camera has a 3.0 inch IPS screen with 180 degree rotation, allows you to see yourself while taking selfie and recording. It takes photos with 24.0MP image resolution and videos with 1920X1080/30FPS video resolution. Its lightweight and compact pocket size design makes it easy to take around everywhere.
  • [16x Digital Zoom with Wide Angle Lens & Macro Lens]: This digital vlogging camera comes with an ultra wide angle lens(with macro lens). It can widen the viewing angle up to 118 degree for a wider range of of scenery.The macro lens allows you to take close-up photography with clear details such as water droplets, flowers and insects etc.
  • [ Digital Camera with WiFi Connection]: This WiFi digital camera supports to take pictures and shoot videos through your smartphone. It will turn your smartphone or tablet into a real-time remote to control the camcorder (Effective range: 32.8 ft). Need to download APP from the App store or through the QR code(see it in the User Manual), support Android and IOS system.(APP for IOS system: YKJ ; APP for Android system: N4KDigitalVideo)
  • [ YouTube Camera Camcorder]: This video camera supports picture video mode. It can take clear pictures as well as videos. It also functions as a webcam. The hot shoe interface supports external microphone and LED light. It can be attached on standard size tripod. Perfect for live streaming and vlogs taking.
  • [Two Batteries & LED fill light]: This youtube camera comes with two 1500mAh 3.7V rechargeable batteries and supports charging while recording. No worry about running out of power and missing the important moment.The built-in flashlight enables to take beautiful pictures in low light conditions. Easy to operate and supports face detection, smile capture, beauty face, loop recording, pause function, continuous shooting, image stabilization, date stamp, auto power-off, HD output.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Welcam Final Thoughts

"Pictures are also good."

It is more for show than for use. It has a microphone so the sound is better. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

Overall Score
4.3


(77 Points)

8. PowerLead Puto PLD023 24 MP Digital Camera with Digitar Zoom and 3.0-Inch LCD Digital Video Camcorde...

PowerLead- First Impressions

"The camera feels good."

So many features, streamlined everything. I had no problems at all with setup at all. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. This unit is awesome and the price is great. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

  • PowerLead Puto PLD023 24 MP Digital Camera with Digitar Zoom and 3.0-Inch LCD Digital Video Camcorder Night Vision HD Digital Camera
  • 24MP for bright, sharp photos and HD videos
  • 3.0" LCD screen for easy viewing and photo editing
  • Capture your videos in 720p HD Movie mode Frame coverage: Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
  • High-performance Optical Viewfinder helps facilitate quick and accurate focusing by firmly framing and capturing the subject at hand.
  • HIGH QUALITY BACKED with RELIABLE WARRANTY:100% Brand New and High quality from PowerLead ,sold by PowerLead ONLY! PowerLead offers 12 months Warranty and 31 days free exchange for all the PowerLead products which are built with the highest quality standards and we stand behind for best after service
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PowerLead- Final Thoughts

"So worth it!"

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Great GoPro Camcorder for me. Used this multiple times for church lectures. The material of the PowerLead- seems really good.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

9. Lilliput 663/O/P IPS Screen HDMI Input & Output with Advanced Functions 1280800 Field Monitor for DS...

Lilliput First Impressions

"Exceeded expectations."

Very easy to hold in one hand. I will definitely use it more often. Good camera for what I’m using it for. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. The zoom did not really impress me.

  • Lilliput 663/O/P IPS Screen HDMI Input & Output with Advanced Functions 1280800 Field Monitor for DSLR & Full HD Camcorder Such as Canon Mark II&III,BlacKMagic PCC,GH4
  • MODEL :663/O/P
  • TALLY interface with indicating light
  • Super high quality IPS Panel Screen -1280x800
  • High Brightness 400cd/m2;
  • Peaking Focus Filter;
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Lilliput Final Thoughts

"No big deal though."

I got these for my husband for Xmas. For this price, the Lilliput is awesome. The clarity of the video was amazing. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. I highly recommend this [FEATURE].

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony K-94872-03
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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)

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