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. Canon Vixia HF G50 Ultra HD UHD 4K Camcorder (Black) (3667C002) Essential Bundle - Includes - Memory...

Canon 0001B001 First Impressions

"Hardware attachment is OK."

Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! First off this was an open box purchase. Formatting the SD card was easy. I got these for my husband for Xmas. Works and looks much better than expected.

  • Canon Vixia HF G50 Ultra HD UHD 4K Camcorder (Black) (3667C002) Essential Bundle - Includes - Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Camera Cleaning Kit + Dust Blower + Microfiber Cleaning Cloth + More
  • Record high-resolution 4K video with the compact, black Canon Vixia HF G50 4K Camcorder.
  • The G50 features a DIGIC DV 6 image processor, an 8-blade circular aperture, 5-axis image stabilization, a 20x optical zoom in 4K, and up to UHD 4K30 resolution.
  • Record up to UHD 4K30 3840 x 2160 video to separately available SD cards using the built-in dual SD card slots. Recording features also include slow-motion, fast-motion, and interval recording in both HD and 4K.,
  • The lens features a wide 29.3 angle of view and a 20x optical zoom, which allows zooming to 627mm in 4K.
  • Bundle Includes: Memory Card Wallet, Canon Vixia HF G50 UHD 4K Camcorder (Black), Power Adapter with Power Cable, BP-820 Battery, Lens Hood with Lens Barrier, Cleaning Kit Bundle
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 0001B001
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Canon 0001B001 Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

And the rocker zoom is awesome. Overall it is a decent Hunting Camcorder for the price. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! This was well worth the money. That is not the case with the Canon 0001B001.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

3. Contour ROAM Hands-Free Waterproof Camcorder + 16GB Ultra High Speed Memory & CountourROAM Waterproo...

Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

The image quality is amazing. Used this multiple times for church lectures. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Very easy to hold in one hand. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

  • Contour ROAM Hands-Free Waterproof Camcorder + 16GB Ultra High Speed Memory & CountourROAM Waterproof Case Watersport Edition
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB
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Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB Final Thoughts

"The video quality is great."

The phone/camera mount piece works great. More noticeable on the night vision set up. It is more for show than for use. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Wow this was such a great purchase!

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

4. Video Camera Camcorder WiFi IR Night Vision FHD 1080P 30FPS YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder 26MP 3....

User Ratings: 72 9

ALSONE 3051STRM First Impressions

"And it was a good decision."

Well packed and worth the money. The best part is the real-time imagery. I haven’t had one in so long. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. Using it for filming kids sports.

  • Video Camera Camcorder WiFi IR Night Vision FHD 1080P 30FPS YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder 26MP 3.0'' Touch Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with Microphone,Remote and 2 Batteries
  • 【FHD Camcorder with Microphone】The video camera is full HD 1080P, with 26.0MP picture resolution,3.0 inch 270° rotation IPS ultra-clear touch screen and 16X digital zoom camera. It also has 8 mega pixel CMOS image sensor, you can capture vibrant and extremely realistic images and videos. This video camcorder supports external microphone which enhances sound recording volume and reduces noise.
  • 【Multifunctional Video Recorder】This vlog camera comes supports Slow Motion,Video Capture,Motion Detection,Loop Recording,Continuous Shooting, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-Timer, Playback Modes, Anti-Shaking Function and Remote Control(22ft/7m) ect..You can record your wonderful moments with these special features.
  • 【WiFi & IR Night Vision Camcorder】Download the App 'YKJ' in Google Play on you phone or tablet and connect it with your camera,then you may operate the camera or check through Android or IOS devices to review the photos and videos. With IR night vision function, you can shoot clear white and black photo or video in the dark environment without visible light or low light(within 16ft/5m)
  • 【Multipurpose Video Camera】The camcorder supports for video chatting and live streaming. 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, and enter the video interface, then you can video chat with your friends.)
  • 【Recording While Charging】The video camera comes with 2 rechargeable batteries, and it supports recording while charging. ALSONE provides 30 days refund or replacement. If you have any question or suggestion,please feel free to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ALSONE 3051STRM
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ALSONE 3051STRM Final Thoughts

"It’s a good buy."

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. An additional battery is included as backup. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. There is a zoom feature on the ALSONE 3051STRM. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder.

Overall Score
4.3


(234 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.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ACTITOP 4K
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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 Hunting Camcorder for the price. It is more for show than for use. Much better then other same style Hunting Camcorder.

Overall Score
4.1


(12 Points)

6. 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 Hunting 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)

7. Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Ca...

User Ratings: 61 11

Kenuo First Impressions

"Love this camera!"

Overall this Hunting Camcorder is a great buy. The Kenuo is small and lightweight. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. So far I am happy with this purchase. It's the small things that count.

  • Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Cameras Webcam for For Youtube, 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen Camcorder Recorder with Microphone,Lens Hood
  • ►Ultra HD 1080P WIFI Video Camera Webcam for YouTube◄ - The WIFI video camera is supports FHD1920x1080 (30FPS), 26 million pixels and 24M image resolution.Great 360°moveble webcam for YouTube or Instagram Livestream to share amazing moments to your family and friends.In addition, downloading the app on Google Play on your phone or tablet and connect it to your camera, then you can operate the camera or view photos and videos from your Android or iOS device. So interesting and convenient.
  • ►External Microphone&Remote Control◄ - The camcorder with a rechargeable external microphone which uses XY stereo pickup technology to effectively reduce background and wind noise, make sounds clarity.The hot shoe mount for installing more accessories, not only external microphone but also fill-light(Not included). It also comes with a IR remote control and you can take photos and videos by yourself within 10m distance.The 1/4 inch screw at the bottom fits most camera tripods(Not included).
  • ►IR Night Vision & Lens Hood◄ - The camcorder has IR LED light for night vision to shooting. It can be deliver a clear and bright picture (black and white) even in the dark of scenes without visible light or low light(within 5m). The camera comes with lens hood shields light source to prevent glare and lens flare. It comes with two rechargeable Li-ion batteries for long time shooting and supports recording while charging.Don't need to worry about out of power when you have a long recording!
  • ►IPS Touch Screen & Pause Funtion◄ - The compact and lightweigh digital camera with 3.0 Inch 270 ° IPS flip touch screen.Make it easier and save your time to operate it on the menu.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 camcorder can support up to 128GB SD card(Not include). let put the camcorder into the storage bag and start your journey.
  • ►Multifunctional Function&Quality Assurance◄ - The camcorder also have features as time-lapse photography, slow motion, motion monitoring, 16x digital zoom, anti-shake, face recognition, time-lapse photo, self-timer, smile capture and more. Multi-function camcorder makes you more professional to create great videos and pictures. Kenuo Team will provide excellent after-sales service. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Kenuo
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Kenuo Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

The Kenuo is small and lightweight. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. The price Also made this a great deal.

Overall Score
4.0


(21 Points)

8. 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)

9. Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K Handheld Camcorder

User Ratings: 68 11

Panasonic AG-DVX200PJC First Impressions

"An amazing device."

It did come with a memory card on top of it. The zoom did not really impress me. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Great Hunting Camcorder for me. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

  • Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K Handheld Camcorder
  • Variable Frame Rate Up to 120 FPS in FHD MP4 / MOV Recording in 4K
  • Integrated Leica 13x f/2. 8 - f/4. 5 Lens 3 x Individual Lens Control Rings
  • 2 x SD Cards Slots (U3 Compatible)
  • HDMI 2. 0, 3G-SDI Output
  • HDMI 2. 0, 3G-SDI Output
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-DVX200PJC
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Panasonic AG-DVX200PJC Final Thoughts

"The Panasonic AG-DVX200PJC wins."

Recording effect is very good! It is also great as a gift for kids. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. So many aspects about this camera. It is also great as a gift for kids.

Overall Score
4.2


(24 Points)

10. Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen and Built-in LED Light Pro Vlogg...

Panasonic AG-AC30PJ First Impressions

"Great all round camera."

This is an amazing camera, it really is. The Panasonic AG-AC30PJ is small and lightweight. However I am glad I did purchase! Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. The zoom did not really impress me.

  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen and Built-in LED Light Pro Vlogger Combo
  • SERIOUS VLOGGING EQUIPMENT FOR SERIOUS VLOGGERS ONLY. Begin you vlogging career now with a Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen and Built-In LED Light
  • RECORD VIDEO IN STUNNING 4k QUALITY | SET YOUR VLOG APART FROM THE REST!
  • KIT INCLUDES High Quality DSLR Microphone, Tripod, Filter Kit, Carrying Case, and more!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-AC30PJ
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Panasonic AG-AC30PJ Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

Good quality without damage at night. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. It is inexpensive Hunting Camcorder. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Using it for filming kids sports.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

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