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. Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card Full HD 1080P 30FPS Digital Camera Vlogging Camera for YouTube...

User Ratings: 94 6

toberto First Impressions

"I like that!"

Really like the clarity of the picture. We travel out after I receive this toberto . Video was taken when I got it. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. Over all, good quality for the price.

  • Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card Full HD 1080P 30FPS Digital Camera Vlogging Camera for YouTube 3.0 Inch LCD 270 Degrees IPS Screen LED
  • 【1080P+3.0 inch IPS Screen】This video camera max supports 1080P(15FPS) AVI Video Resolution, 24M(6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution. 3.0 inch IPS Screen and supports 270°rotation, 16X digital zoom, built-in fill light, Anti-shaking, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-timer, Webcam function, Pause function, USB 2.0, TV Output and so on.
  • 【PC CAM】The digital camera has a Webcam function. When you want to video chat with your friends or family but without a cam on your computer, you may need this function. By connecting the computer with a USB cable, then choose the “PC CAM” mode as a webcam. Please download the software “AMCAP” before using the PC-CAM function, then enter the video interface, and then you can video chat with your friends.
  • 【Pause Function】: The camcorder 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.
  • 【Recording While Charging & Complimentary 32G Card】: The digital camera comes with two 1500mAh 3.7V rechargeable batteries(Model: NP-FV5) One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 60-90 minutes. Or you can record videos while charging, in this case, you can record long enough videos as you wish and no need to worry about battery drains. The digital camera supports SD card 4GB to 32GB(The SD card is included in the package, and please format the SD card before using this camera).
  • 【Portable Camcorder+Warranty.】: The camcorder is small and lightweight, portable for you to carry around. The camcorder can support external LED light and standard tripod but not support external microphone(LED light and tripod are not included in the package). If you have any problems or concerns, please feel free to contact us. Contact us - and you will get 60 days free return & 360-day free replacement warranty.
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toberto Final Thoughts

"It has a nice case as well."

It's the small things that count. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Its really worth every dollar I paid. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. Video was taken when I got it.

Overall Score
4.8


(65 Points)

3. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-AC30PJ
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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 GoPro Camcorder. Overall it is a decent GoPro Camcorder for the price.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. BulletHD PRO 1080 Sports Camcorder

User Ratings: 35

BulletHD USA First Impressions

"Fantastic GoPro Camcorder & price."

It is also great as a gift for kids. This BulletHD USA works great for me. It is more for show than for use. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. This BulletHD USA works great for me.

  • BulletHD PRO 1080 Sports Camcorder
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BulletHD USA Final Thoughts

"My friend have fun with it."

This BulletHD USA works great for me. The price Also made this a great deal. Super easy to read instructions too! Now I'm off to charge the battery! I had no problems at all with setup at all.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

5. Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder

User Ratings: 69 7

Sony FDRAX33/B First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

The batteries come already charged. So many aspects about this camera. I received the Sony FDRAX33/B today. I got these for my husband for Xmas. The batteries come already charged.

  • Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder
  • 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.Iris Diaphragm:6 blades
  • Manual control ring (Iris/shutter/exposure/white balance). manual Iris control: F1. 8-F9. 6, shutter speed: manual Iris control (photo mode) 1/30–1/10000
  • Versatile shooting w/ XAVC S3, AVCHD and MP4 codecs
  • 0. 27” EVF (201K) and touch screen 3" Extra Fine LCD (921K)
  • 5. 1Ch surround sound mic w/ manual audio controls
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony FDRAX33/B
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Sony FDRAX33/B Final Thoughts

"Makes a great gift!"

This unit is awesome and the price is great. It has an camera and it does video. So far I am happy with this purchase. Very compact that it fits in my purse! Great GoPro Camcorder for me.

Overall Score
4.4


(173 Points)

6. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (4mm Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"An amazing device."

It’s really time to buy this Contour . The mic isn't great, but it'll work. It has an camera and it does video. Picture quality is outstanding. Its really worth every dollar I paid.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (4mm Wide, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Cool little camera."

Indoors it performed quite well. There is a zoom feature on the Contour . Now I'm off to charge the battery! Well packed and worth the money. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. BOBLOV P100 1296P Body Mounted Camera 8-9hrs Recording Wearable Video Recorder Manually Night Vision...

BOBLOV First Impressions

"So fun!"

It is more for show than for use. The image quality is amazing. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. An additional battery is included as backup. There are not any fancy professional features.

  • BOBLOV P100 1296P Body Mounted Camera 8-9hrs Recording Wearable Video Recorder Manually Night Vision for Law Enforcement (64G)
  • [Portable 1296P Police Body Worn Camera]❤ Built-in 2 Inch LCD display and ONE-BUTTON operation feature
  • [8-9hours Recording Time]❤ 2800mAh rechargeable battery gives 8-9 hours working time (1080p, screen off) and takes about 3 hours Charging time .
  • [User Friendly Operation Interface] ❤ Redesigned operation interface makes it easier to get started.Housing with frosted rubber, provide better grip feel and protective performance.
  • [140° ultra wide angle&File Protection]❤ With the 140° ultra wide angle, it can capture much more information for the critical scene near by. And has file protection and manually night vision.
  • [After service warrantty]❤ This police body camera comes with one year device replacement and life time parts warranty, meanwhile, 24hours reply in any aftersale channel. No need to worry any after-sale issue.
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BOBLOV Final Thoughts

"It's very compact to carry."

It is more for show than for use. I really appreciate with the extra battery. Very compact that it fits in my purse! This little camera meets all those needs! I really appreciate with the extra battery.

Overall Score
5.0


(9 Points)

8. Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder (3666C002) W/Extra Battery, Soft Padded Bag, 64GB Memory Ca...

User Ratings: 48

Canon 3666C002 First Impressions

"It works perfectly so far."

This is a fantastic camera for the price. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. The price Also made this a great deal. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Very easy to hold in one hand.

  • Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder (3666C002) W/Extra Battery, Soft Padded Bag, 64GB Memory Card, LED Light, and More Base Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: 1 x Canon XA40 Professional UHD 4K Camcorder | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x BP-828 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack | 1 x 64GB UHS-I SDXC Memory Card | 1 x Soft Padded Carrying Case | 1 x External AC/DC Quick Charger | 1 x 6 x 6 inch Velcro Straps (Assorted Colors) | 1 x Deluxe Cleaning Kit | 1 x SD Card USB Reader | 1 x Memory Card Wallet
  • 8.29MP, 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor | Up to UHD 4K30 Video Recording
  • Mini-HDMI Output | Integrated 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • Dual XLR and Mic/Line Audio Input | Dual SD Relay and Simultaneous Recording
  • DIG!C DV 6 Processor | 3" Touchscreen LCD, Tiltable Viewfinder
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 3666C002
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Canon 3666C002 Final Thoughts

"Appreciate it."

Able to get a great cinematic look. Able to get a great cinematic look. We travel out after I receive this Canon 3666C002. I am still learning how to use it. Picks up good sound without the mic.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

9. Sony 4K 3-CMOS 1/3-type Sensor XDCAM Professional Camcorder, Black (PXWZ190)

Sony PXWZ190 First Impressions

"Worth the price."

The quality is great considering the price. This is an amazing camera, it really is. This Sony PXWZ190 works great for me. The quality is great considering the price. Great GoPro Camcorder and meets my needs.

  • Sony 4K 3-CMOS 1/3-type Sensor XDCAM Professional Camcorder, Black (PXWZ190)
  • 4K 60P recording in XAVC long gop format
  • 25x optical zoom Sony g Lens with 28.8mm wide angle
  • Electronic Variable ND filter
  • Instant HDR workflow w/ hlg
  • Simple live Solution with mcx-500 live producer and rm-30bp remote
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony PXWZ190
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Sony PXWZ190 Final Thoughts

"It's very compact to carry."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. The batteries come already charged. This thing does everything it says it does. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

10. Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Lens Mount

User Ratings: 77 8

Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K First Impressions

"Thought they worked great!"

That is not the case with the Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K. Indoors it performed quite well. Still, it's worth knowing about. Functions are straightforward. Very easy to hold in one hand.

  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Lens Mount
  • Effective sensor size 23 10 x 12 99 millimeter (super 35)
  • Shooting resolutions 6144 x 3456 (6K) up to 50 fps/ 6144 x 2560 (6K 2 4 1) up to 60 fps/ 5744 x 3024 (5 7K 17 9) up to 60 fps/ 4096 x 2160 (4K DCI) up to 60 fps/ 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD) Up To 60 fps/ 3728 x 3104 (3 7K 6 5 anamorphic) up to 60 fps/ 2868 x 1512 (2 8K 17 9) up to 120 fps/ 1920 x 1080 (HD) Up To 120 fps
  • Maximum sensor frame rate Dependent on resolution and codec selected Project frame rates of 23 98 24 25 29 97 30 50 59 94 and 60 FPS supported off-speed frame rates up to 60 fps in 6K 2 4 1 120 fps in 2 8K 17 9 and 1080H
  • Video inputs None/ video outputs 1x HDMI type a
  • Active EF mount lens not included
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K
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Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. I received the Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K today. The phone/camera mount piece works great. Video was taken when I got it.

Overall Score
4.5


(28 Points)

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