Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Hunting Camcorders

1. Tactacam Wide Angle Camera (No Fish Eye)

User Ratings: 67

TACTACAM SG_B07BYXJ627_US First Impressions

"The video is great."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! So many features, streamlined everything. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

  • Tactacam Wide Angle Camera (No Fish Eye)
  • ITEM INCLUDES: Tactacam 5.0 Wide Angle action camera, Battery, Head Mount, USB cable with charging wall adapter, Tactacam lens cloth, Tactacam camera bag, User manual, Tactacam decal, Tactacam Universal Adapter
  • EASY USE: Attach the Tactacam 5.0 Wide to your bow, crossbow or firearm, push the power on auto record button to start recording. Push the button again when you want to stop recording.
  • COMPATIBILITY: The Tactacam 5.0 Wide is compatible with both the Tactacam Remote and Tactacam app. Turn on multiple cameras at once with the Tactacam Remote and share your hunt instantly with the Facebook live feature.
  • HIGH QUALITY LENS: This small hunting video camera was built with an ultra-high-quality lens and low-light sensor.
  • MADE TO PERFORM: Tactacam 5.0 Wide films 4K HD, low light sensor and a 360-degree mic. Combined with Tactacam’s newly designed shell, quick change mode button, external battery indicator and rugged water-resistant construction… This camera is made to perform and will stand up to the rigors of your hunt.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TACTACAM SG_B07BYXJ627_US
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TACTACAM SG_B07BYXJ627_US Final Thoughts

"To me, it looks great."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. But not an awful lot better. The phone/camera mount piece works great. This TACTACAM SG_B07BYXJ627_US works great for me. Indoors it performed quite well.

Overall Score
4.3


(3 Points)

2. Video Camera Camcorder, CamKing 2.7K 18X HD Ultra-Thin Digital Video Camera with 3.0 Inch HD Touch S...

User Ratings: 67 13

CamKing DV520 First Impressions

"It’s a good buy."

It's the small things that count. The image quality is amazing. It has an camera and it does video. The batteries come already charged. I did exactly what the ad said.

  • Video Camera Camcorder, CamKing 2.7K 18X HD Ultra-Thin Digital Video Camera with 3.0 Inch HD Touch Screen Digital Zoom Camera Recorder
  • Lightweight and compact camera The CamKing camera has a slim design with a 2 7K HD screen for easy carrying and storage It combines photos videos and playback with state-of-the-art materials and advanced technology to record the moments in your life This is the best choice for your own use and gift(The camera is designed for Amateurs not for Professional Users)
  • High-definition picture quality lockable 8 0Mega pixel sensor The max 48 0Mega pixels of high-definition picture quality let you lock in the wonderful bright and sharp imaging performance allowing you to record more details with high quality the image format is JPEG the video format is AVI 3 0 inch LCD touch screen 18X digital zoom(max)
  • Multiple scene modes CamKing camera with automatic night scene portrait night scene landscape sports party beach and other scene modes high sensitivity Ultra HD mode can switch the scene you want according to your actual needs Bring you the ultimate shooting experience
  • Camera features HD camera face capture beauty face auto power off Dis anti-shake speaker USB 2 0 and HDMI output Easy to carry and store it's perfect as a gift and record your special moments
  • Support remote control function add beauty function support Wi-Fi connection download "smart DV" Application in mobile phone to connect camera Therefore the phone can control the camera and download files from the camera as well as take photos and shoot as a remote control The camera adds beauty features to make you meet more beautiful yourself!
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The CamKing DV520
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CamKing DV520 Final Thoughts

"The remote is great."

It's the small things that count. For this price, the CamKing DV520 is awesome. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. The best part is the real-time imagery.

Overall Score
4.2


(975 Points)

3. foulon Digital Video Camera,Portable Rotatable 2.0 LCD Display Screen HD 1080P Camcorder Video Camer...

foulon First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! We travel out after I receive this foulon . Overall this Hunting Camcorder is a great buy. The foulon is my favorite. This was well worth the money.

  • foulon Digital Video Camera,Portable Rotatable 2.0 LCD Display Screen HD 1080P Camcorder Video Camera Night Vision Camcorders
  • Material: Plastic
  • System Requirements: For Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista (32-bit), etc
  • Mini digital video camera, easy to carry. Adjustable white balance: automatic / daylight lamp / tungsten light / fluorescent / cloudy. 4x digital zoom, 2.0 inches LCD display sreen. Rotatable screen design makes shooting more arbitrary.
  • Memory card slot of SD/MMC card slot (up to 32GB).
  • Night Vision Function: This camcorder full hd is equipped with IR Night Vision technology, it could also capture good photos and videos in black and white while in the darkness.
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foulon Final Thoughts

"Good product."

If you are also an amateur photographer. And the rocker zoom is awesome. And it’s so easy to carry around. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Over all, good quality for the price.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

4. 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)

5. Sony PXW-X70 4K Upgrade License

User Ratings: 56

Sony CBKZ-X70FX First Impressions

"I like that!"

Well packed and worth the money. An additional battery is included as backup. Really great camera and easy to use. It has a microphone so the sound is better. Now I'm off to charge the battery!

  • Sony PXW-X70 4K Upgrade License
  • For Sony PXW-X70 camcorder
  • License to add 4K recording capability
  • 3840x2160 in 30p/25p/24p XAVC-L
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony CBKZ-X70FX
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Sony CBKZ-X70FX Final Thoughts

"An amazing device."

The material of the Sony CBKZ-X70FX seems really good. So know your needs and pick the right Hunting Camcorder. The quality is great considering the price. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. We travel out after I receive this Sony CBKZ-X70FX.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

6. Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder

User Ratings: 61 6

Sony HXRMC2500 First Impressions

"I like it so much."

It has a microphone so the sound is better. Indoors it performed quite well. Overall this Hunting Camcorder is a great buy. Wow this was such a great purchase! This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder
  • Wide angle 26.8mm professional quality Sony G Lens technology provides exceptional image fidelity, 12x zoom: 2.9mm to 34.8mm provides wide angle of view
  • 1/4" back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor offers exceptional low-light sensitivity, Quick AF system improves precise auto focus even in low light situations
  • Built-in 32GB solid state flash drive can store up to three hours of HD video recorded in PS mode
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F); Storage Temperature: -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HXRMC2500
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Sony HXRMC2500 Final Thoughts

"The camera feels good."

I like The light weight small size. Picture quality is outstanding. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! For this price, the Sony HXRMC2500 is awesome. So far I am happy with this purchase.

Overall Score
4.1


(25 Points)

7. Canon ZR830 MiniDV Camcorder with 35x Optical Zoom (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

User Ratings: 35

Canon Video 1879B001 First Impressions

"Quite easy to follow."

Functions are straightforward. The Canon Video 1879B001 is small and lightweight. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Good quality without damage at night. An additional battery is included as backup.

  • Canon ZR830 MiniDV Camcorder with 35x Optical Zoom (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • Genuine Canon Optics with 35x optical zoom/1000x digital zoom
  • DIGIC DV image processor; image stabilization
  • 2.7-inch widescreen LCD monitor; widescreen HR recording
  • Still image recording
  • Smooth zoom control; level shot control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon Video 1879B001
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Canon Video 1879B001 Final Thoughts

"But it works great."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. The material of the Canon Video 1879B001 seems really good. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. I love it and definitely recommend to others. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
4.0


(38 Points)

8. Canon VIXIA HF R50 Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi and 3-Inch LCD (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer...

User Ratings: 58 6

Canon 9175B001 First Impressions

"This is a great camera."

And it’s so easy to carry around. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. And the photo is acceptable also. Picks up good sound without the mic.

  • Canon VIXIA HF R50 Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi and 3-Inch LCD (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • Canon 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor.
  • 57x Advanced Zoom and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer helps provide outstanding, steady video.
  • DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor captures video at 1920 x 1080 resolution and helps provide exceptional imaging performance.
  • Record up to 3 hours of video to a 8GB internal flash drive or directly to a removable SD memory card.
  • 1080/60p recording in MP4 (35 Mbps) and AVCHD Progressive (28 Mbps) for high quality capture of moving subjects.
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 9175B001
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Canon 9175B001 Final Thoughts

"This camera was a hit."

Picks up good sound without the mic. It has a microphone so the sound is better. Indoors it performed quite well. Great Hunting Camcorder and meets my needs. I'll get to the point of figuring it out.

Overall Score
4.1


(100 Points)

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

OPKIX First Impressions

"My friend have fun with it."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Overall it is a decent Hunting Camcorder for the price. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. What you get is quite a lot, really. This little camera meets all those needs!

  • OPKIX One - Wearable Dual 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.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The OPKIX
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OPKIX Final Thoughts

"Really good one!"

The image quality is amazing. The phone/camera mount piece works great. It has an camera and it does video. Recording effect is very good! It is more for show than for use.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. Canon VIXIA HF R800 HD Camcorder (White)

User Ratings: 66 6

Canon 1960C003 First Impressions

"Uses it a lot."

I've tried many brands & models. The phone/camera mount piece works great. The clarity of the video was amazing. The phone/camera mount piece works great. I am still learning how to use it.

  • Canon VIXIA HF R800 HD Camcorder (White)
  • 57x (32.5-1853Mm) advanced zoom and Super range OIS
  • Canon 3.28 Megapixel full HD CMOS image sensor
  • Digic DV 4 image processor
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1960C003
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Canon 1960C003 Final Thoughts

"Fantastic Hunting Camcorder & price."

This is a fantastic camera for the price. It keeps the frames still and colors vibrant. I received the Canon 1960C003 today. So many features, streamlined everything. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck.

Overall Score
4.4


(119 Points)

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