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. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (16mm Narrow, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"An amazing device."

It has a microphone so the sound is better. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. I love the audio options. But not an awful lot better. Wow this was such a great purchase!

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (16mm Narrow, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contour
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Crisp clean pics."

It's the small things that count. Must be turned on and off manually. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. I really appreciate with the extra battery. For this, we purchased this Contour .

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. Digital Camera Vlogging Camera with Flip Screen for YouTube 24MP 3.0 Inch 2.7K Camera with Retractab...

User Ratings: 97

SUNLEO ERT-J First Impressions

"The camera feels good."

Formatting the SD card was easy. What you get is quite a lot, really. The batteries come already charged. Really like the clarity of the picture. The lanyard has been amazing.

  • Digital Camera Vlogging Camera with Flip Screen for YouTube 24MP 3.0 Inch 2.7K Camera with Retractable Flashlight
  • GOOD GIFT FOR KIDS: If this camcorder is going to be a present for a kid, it is highly compatible. It has been designed to make it easy to use and its features are easy to operate. Its lightweight and mode button which can switch between three modes makes it best suited for the children. Children can use it to record any videos they like, whether they are for youtubes or for homemade memories. Data transfer from camcorder to your computer is an easy job as well.
  • STURDY DESIGN: Its sturdy and admirable body makes it easy to carry for quick jobs. It also has additional features which are highly recommended for users. It supports full 2.7K UHD video resolution with 24.0 MP picture with crisp quality. You don’t have to worry about the UV Rays as 52mm UV Lens will filter out the rays while it will also provide full protection from problems of dust and rain. You can also buy 32G standard SD card if you want because the camcorder also supports it.
  • FLIP SCREEN FOR VLOGGING: It is highly efficient in vlogging. as it has 3 inch full frame view screen which can rotate at 180 degrees. To make things more easier, it has features such as anti-shaking, face detection and smile shooting, all of which can be utilized for capturing high quality pictures. Its menu has been designed so that you can make adjustments easily such as white balance, exposure, ISO, sharpness, date and time stamp etc.
  • RETRACTRABLE FLASHLIGHT: It has an admirable retractable flashlight system. Since users usually have many problems handling their photographs in dim light, the retractable flashlight in picture mode provides the best solutions. It can be easily set between auto, red eye selection, flash on or flash off mode whereas its OPEN button can be used to illuminate larger areas. With its digital 4x digital zoom, you can further use the zoom in or zoom out pictures or photos.
  • LONG BATTERY LIFE:Camcorder has a strong metal body whereas you are also provided by 800mAh li-ion battery. In case,if you want to buy an extra one, you can look over on Amazon. With all these features in one package, this camcorder will be the best at an affordable price.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The SUNLEO ERT-J
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SUNLEO ERT-J Final Thoughts

"Uses it a lot."

The SUNLEO ERT-J is very compact. I like The light weight small size. Well packed and worth the money. The phone/camera mount piece works great. And the rocker zoom is awesome.

Overall Score
5.0


(61 Points)

4. Video Camera Camcorder for YouTube, Aasonida Digital Vlogging Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digita...

User Ratings: 65 12

Aasonida First Impressions

"We are so happy to have it."

Works and looks much better than expected. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. That is not the case with the Aasonida . Overall it is a decent Hunting Camcorder for the price. The lanyard has been amazing.

  • Video Camera Camcorder for YouTube, Aasonida Digital Vlogging Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3.0 Inch 270° Rotation Screen Video Recorder with Microphone, Remote Control, 2 Batteries
  • 【Ultra HD 1080P/30FPS Video Camera】Aasonida video camera adopts the newest upgraded chip, which presents you incredible 1080P/30fps video and 24MP photos. What’s more, the advanced high-sensitivity CMOS Sensor can offer clear and steady photos even in low light. With its powerful digital zoom, you can record precious moments near, far and in between. With remote control, you can control the camcorder to take videos and pictures in any direction and angle.
  • 【Multifunctional Video Camera with Microphone】The external stereo microphone can effectively eliminate noise, improve stability of audio and receive clear, precise stereo. It is very useful in course record, speech and conference. More Functions: 3 inch 270 degree rotation screen, built-in fill light, anti-shake, face detect, beauty face, smile capture, self-timer, webcam, pause function, auto power off, USB 2.0, TV output and so on.
  • 【Webcam Function & HDMI Output】The video camera for youtube can be used as webcam to provide excellent quality video streaming on social media such as Facebook, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, etc, also perfect for daily video calling. You can also connect this YouTube camera with HDMI cable directly to TV to play the videos you took in high definition. What's more, you can connect the YouTube camera to the computer via USB cable to upload, edit and then share your beautiful pictures and video with yo
  • 【Pause Function & Selfie】The digital video camera supports pause function. You can pause the video whenever you want and continue the recording without restarting a new file. 3 inch flip screen(270 degrees rotation) and self-timer function allows you to take selfies anytime any angle you want. The auto power off feature helps you reduce power loss. The vlogging camera also supports standard tripod and external led fill light (both not include).
  • 【Long-time Recording & Quality Assurance】The video recorder is small, lightweight, portable for you to carry around. Coming with two rechargeable batteries, the camcorders also supports recording while charging. No more miss any precious moments! We offers 30 days money back, 12-Month warranty and friendly after-sale service. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Aasonida
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Aasonida Final Thoughts

"The Aasonida works great."

Very crystal clear picture and sounds. The phone/camera mount piece works great. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! This was well worth the money.

Overall Score
4.2


(44 Points)

5. Canon XC15 4K Professional Camcorder + Creative Filter Kit and Video Editing Software

Canon 1456C002 First Impressions

"The camera feels good."

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Much better then other same style Hunting Camcorder. Used this multiple times for church lectures. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. I had no problems at all with setup at all.

  • Canon XC15 4K Professional Camcorder + Creative Filter Kit and Video Editing Software
  • An upgraded follow-up to the XC10, the Canon XC15 4K Professional Camcorder is enhanced for more professional use, providing for a more complete audio/video capture workflow among other in the same compact, ergonomic form factor.
  • The XC15 features a 1" 12MP CMOS sensor capable of capturing up to Ultra HD 4K resolutions at up to 29.97 fps and 1080p at up to 59.94p, and an integrated f/2.8 - 5.6, 8.9 to 89mm zoom lens, which has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 27.3 to 273mm in video mode.
  • The camera has separate focus and zoom rings and offers auto and manual focus controls. The XC15 supports both CFast and SD cards like the XC10 did.
  • 4K video records to CFast cards in an MXF wrapper at up to 305 Mbps in an H.264-based, IntraFrame, 4:2:2, 8-bit codec; while 1080p video writes to SD cards at up to 50 Mbps in an H.264-based, Long-GOP, 4:2:2, 8-bit codec, also in an MXF wrapper.
  • Still images are also written to SD cards. Keeping 4K video separate from 1080p and stills will help avoid data mix-ups.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1456C002
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Canon 1456C002 Final Thoughts

"Does decent in low light."

The batteries come already charged. I love it and definitely recommend to others. It’s really time to buy this Canon 1456C002. I received the Canon 1456C002 today. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Crosstour Action Camera CT8000-A

Crosstour First Impressions

"I got camera for my mom."

Good camera for what I’m using it for. And the photo is acceptable also. So many features, streamlined everything. Its really worth every dollar I paid. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

  • Crosstour Action Camera CT8000-A
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Crosstour
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Crosstour Final Thoughts

"This Crosstour is great."

Great Hunting Camcorder and meets my needs. That is not the case with the Crosstour . Super easy to read instructions too! I am still learning how to use it. The zoom did not really impress me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. Panasonic AG-AC7 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder, 1920 x 1080 Resolution, 23x Intelligent / 16.8X Opt...

Panasonic First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

However I am glad I did purchase! I really appreciate with the extra battery. The Panasonic is small and lightweight. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. Super easy to read instructions too!

  • Panasonic AG-AC7 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder, 1920 x 1080 Resolution, 23x Intelligent / 16.8X Optical Zoom, 2.7 inch LCD Touchscreen, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 (60i) RecordingAlso Records Standard-Def 480i23x Intelligent / 16.8x Optical Zoom35.8mm (35mm Equivalent) at Full WideProfessional-Style Ergonomics
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic
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Panasonic Final Thoughts

"Totally unusable."

The best part is the real-time imagery. That is not the case with the Panasonic . Feel free to contact me if you have questions. The material of the Panasonic seems really good. First off this was an open box purchase.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

8. Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder with Camcorder Bag Bundle

User Ratings: 69 7

Sony First Impressions

"And guess what!"

It has a microphone so the sound is better. The price Also made this a great deal. That is not the case with the Sony . I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. So many aspects about this camera.

  • Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder with Camcorder Bag Bundle
  • Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder
  • Sony LCSU11 Soft Compact Carrying Case for Cyber-Shot Cameras (Black)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Pictures are also good."

This thing does everything it says it does. Really like the clarity of the picture. There are not any fancy professional features. We travel out after I receive this Sony . Not very heavy and can take it anywhere.

Overall Score
4.4


(173 Points)

9. Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder FHD 1080P 24.0MP 3.0 Inch 270 Degree...

User Ratings: 65 16

ACTITOP First Impressions

"So worth it!"

The ACTITOP makes great quality video! Overall this Hunting Camcorder is a great buy. This is an amazing camera, it really is. I love the audio options. The ACTITOP is small and lightweight.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder FHD 1080P 24.0MP 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation Screen 16X Digital Zoom with Microphone, Remote Controller 2 Batteries
  • 【FHD 1080P Camcorder】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 1-drive lens system, HDR (high dynamic range) video capture, Back Side Illumination (BSI) sensor that suppresses noise, and Full-HD (1080p) slow-motion video capture.
  • 【Built-in external microphone】 The external stereo microphone uses X-Y stereo pickup technology, and the low-cut filter reduces sound distortion and increases clarity. The external microphone enhances sound recording volume and reduces noise. It picks up the sound accurately, eliminating noise and NCR noise during recording, giving you a purer sound quality.
  • 【Remote Control and Pause Function】It comes with remote control, you can take photos and videos by yourself anywhere and anytime. Do not need to ask others to help you take photos and videos. No members are excluded from the group photo. You can pause the video whenever you want and continue the recording without restarting a new file.
  • 【Multifunction Digital Video Camera】16X powerful zoom; face detection; HDMI connection; 3.0 inch screen; support playback; HD output; support connect with computer; support recording while charging; support loop recording; Support multiple languages; Support 2.0 USB port. 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.
  • 【Powerful Battery Life】Come with 2 rechargeable lithium batteries. Its rechargeable 1250mAh high-voltage 3.7V lithium-ion battery can record up to 60 minutes of 1080P video or 90 minutes of 1080P Pictures on a single charge, so you don’t need to worry about missing any of the action.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ACTITOP
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ACTITOP Final Thoughts

"It is worth its price."

The phone/camera mount piece works great. Picks up good sound without the mic. The camcorder is nice and compact. I do wish there was a time & date stamp. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere.

Overall Score
4.0


(111 Points)

10. Camcorder Digital Video YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder Full HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 3.0 Inch 270 Degre...

User Ratings: 75 7

NESENNI N604S First Impressions

"Does decent in low light."

Overall, decent product for this price. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! I really like the features of the camera. It’s really time to buy this NESENNI N604S. The price Also made this a great deal.

  • Camcorder Digital Video YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder Full HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation LCD 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • 【Webcam Video Camera for Yotube】: This digital camcorder is useful to take the beauty photos and share it in your Youtube.The video camera can be used as webcam when the camera connect the computer.Please operate the camera button to choose the “PC CAM” mode.When the “AMCAP ” window is opened,from which shooting object through the camera will be showed on this window.You can have a video call with your families or friends.Please download the software “AMCAP ” before use the webcam function.
  • 【Pause Function】:This video camera supports Pause function,so you can pause the recording when you need,then continue recording again without starting a new one, which makes it easier for you to edit and upload the videos.This video camera included a USB cable,you can connect it directly to the computer to upload videos.This video camera included a AV cable,you can connect it directly to the TV to playback the videos.
  • 【Recording While Charging】:The camcorder come with two 1500 mAh NP-FV5 batteries.It allows you to keep recording around 60 to 90 minutes when it's fully charged.For the first time use need to charge more than 8 hours.The camcorder support the recording while charging,good to record long videos anytime.
  • 【Multifunction Camcorder】: 1080P(15fps) Video Resolution,24M(6000x4500) Image Resolution,image format (JPEG),video format(AVI),16X digital zoom,camcorder with fill light,3.0 inch LCD and supports 270°rotation,Anti-shake,Face Capture,Beauty Function,Self-timer and Webcam function,Pause function,USB 2.0,TV Output,Setting Date and Time.
  • 【Small and Compact Camcorder】:The camcorder supports SD/SDHC card up to 32GB (not included), just remember to format the SD card before use the camcorder first time.The camcorder support the tripod(not included) connection and the hole is standard size.The customer service will provided solution within 24 hours.Please contact us if you have any questions,we will try our best to help you solve the issue.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The NESENNI N604S
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NESENNI N604S Final Thoughts

"Hardware attachment is OK."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. Now I'm off to charge the battery! For this price, the NESENNI N604S is awesome. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode.

Overall Score
4.4


(138 Points)

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