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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  • Video Quality
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  • Affordability

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 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
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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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)

3. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (2.8mm Wide, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"It is top quality."

I haven’t had one in so long. Works and looks much better than expected. This unit is awesome and the price is great. However I am glad I did purchase! Every detail is well designed.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (2.8mm Wide, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contour
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Materials feel premium."

Good camera for what I’m using it for. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! This is a fantastic camera for the price. Overall this Hunting Camcorder is a great buy. I love the audio options.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (12mm Narrow, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"Very good value as well!"

But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. The image quality is amazing. Well packed and worth the money. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. I do wish there was a time & date stamp.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (12mm Narrow, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contour
  • Video Quality
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  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Very good value as well!"

Formatting the SD card was easy. The camcorder is nice and compact. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. Works and looks much better than expected. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen Built-in LED Light (International Mod...

TWILIGHT First Impressions

"Good product."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. This thing does everything it says it does. The image stabilizer works very well. Used this multiple times for church lectures. Overall this Hunting Camcorder is a great buy.

  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen Built-in LED Light (International Model No Warranty)
  • HD Camcorder with Built-In LED Light 1/3.1" BSI MOS Sensor
  • 1920 x 1080 Up to 59,94p 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S. Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings
  • 0.24" EVF / 3" LCD Touch Screen FHD Up to 120 FPS
  • Records MP4, MOV, AVCHD to SDXC Cards Dual SDXC Card Slots
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TWILIGHT
  • Video Quality
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TWILIGHT Final Thoughts

"The video quality is great."

It’s really time to buy this TWILIGHT . This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! This TWILIGHT works great for me. This is a fantastic camera for the price. Overall it is a decent Hunting Camcorder for the price.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

6. Vemico Arlo Pro 2 Battery Charger Kit 2 X 2440mAh Rechargeable Batteries and 2 Channel LCD Charger T...

User Ratings: 55 9

Vemico A-1 Battery First Impressions

"Very nice!"

Great seller and very fast shipping! It did come with a memory card on top of it. So far I am happy with this purchase. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

  • Vemico Arlo Pro 2 Battery Charger Kit 2 X 2440mAh Rechargeable Batteries and 2 Channel LCD Charger Type-C USB Cable Pack Repalcement Battery for Arlo Pro, Pro 2 (VMA4400)
  • Full compatibility:This rechargeable battery is fully compatible with Arlo Pro, Arlo Pro 2 Cameras, it powers your surveillance camera and you can easily recharge it.
  • 2 Replacement Batteries: 2*2440mAh 7.2V high-quality lithium ion battery with premium cells, long lasting rechargeable batteries takes the costs out of uninterrupted security.
  • Dual Type-C Charger with LCD Display: LCD dual charger charges two Arlo Pro Arlo Pro 2 batteries simultaneously and independently; you can easily to know your battery charging state via the LCD display. We also provide a Type-C cable with quick charge technology.(Notice:Please use the 5V-2A Dual USB charging block to charging when use.)
  • Safety to Use: Built with multiple circuit protection automatic low-charging system, effectively preventing battery(over-charging, short-circuit, high-temperature, and surge protection), and high-quality, fire-resistant construction, safety to use.
  • PACKAGE INCLUDED: 1 x Vemico LCD Dual Charger, 2 x Vemico Arlo Pro Pro 2 Batteries, 1 x Type-C Charging Cable.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Vemico A-1 Battery
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Vemico A-1 Battery Final Thoughts

"I got camera for my mom."

The Vemico A-1 Battery makes great quality video! The phone/camera mount piece works great. Its really worth every dollar I paid. However I am glad I did purchase! I am still learning how to use it.

Overall Score
4.1


(17 Points)

7. Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with Travel Charger

User Ratings: 64 11

Sony First Impressions

"I advise you!"

This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. I used to just take videos on my phone. There are not any fancy professional features. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. An additional battery is included as backup.

  • Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with Travel Charger
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

I haven’t had one in so long. The Sony is small and lightweight. This is an amazing camera, it really is. The material of the Sony seems really good. So many features, streamlined everything.

Overall Score
4.1


(206 Points)

8. Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD 2 Broadcast Camera for Live Production

Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2 First Impressions

"It has a nice case as well."

Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Really great camera and easy to use. LCD display could be better. I had no problems at all with setup at all.

  • Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD 2 Broadcast Camera for Live Production
  • DESIGNED FOR LIVE PRODUCTION - Now you can produce multiple camera live production in any location
  • REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN - Advanced technology in a compact, rugged design. Features a compact and durable magnesium alloy body that is packed with innovative technology, making it the most rugged, portable and advanced studio camera in the world
  • EASY ACCESS BUTTONS FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT SETTINGS - Quickly and easily access the most important controls using the built in row of buttons below the viewfinder
  • MICRO FOUR THIRDS LENS MOUNT - The Blackmagic Studio Camera features an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount that is compatible with an incredibly wide range of lenses and adapters
  • LARGE 10" FULL HD VIEWFINDER - The Blackmagic Studio Camera includes the world's largest viewfinder built in! The massive 10" high resolution screen has a super wide viewing angle and the large viewing area
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2
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Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2 Final Thoughts

"I noticed two problems."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. Formatting the SD card was easy. The price Also made this a great deal. Using it for filming kids sports. I do wish there was a time & date stamp.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

9. 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
  • Video Quality
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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)

10. Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 64GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case, Telepho...

User Ratings: 68

Panasonic HC-X1000 First Impressions

"Well packaged."

The material of the Panasonic HC-X1000 seems really good. There is a zoom feature on the Panasonic HC-X1000. And it’s so easy to carry around. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. I did exactly what the ad said.

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 64GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case, Telephoto Lens, and More - Advanced Bundle
  • 1 x Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Camcorder (HC-X1000) | 1 x Sony 64GB Memory Card | 1 x Large Padded Carrying Case | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x 49mm 3 Piece Filter Kit | 1 x Super-High Performance HDMI Cable 2 Meter | 1 x 49mm Ultraviolet UV Filter | 1 x Deluxe Cleaning Kit | 1 x SD Card USB Reader | 1 x Memory Card Wallet | 1 x MicroFiber Cloth
  • 4K DCI & UHD Video/ 8.8MP Stills | 1/2.3" MOS Sensor; 2 x Venus Processors
  • Leica Dicomar 20x Optical Zoom Lens | Switchable between NTSC and PAL
  • Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings | Power O.I.S, & Hybrid O.I.S.
  • 0.45" EVF / 3.5" LCD Touch Screen | Records MP4, MOV, AVCHD to SDXC Cards
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X1000
  • Video Quality
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic HC-X1000 Final Thoughts

"And it was a good decision."

Seems well made, as expected for the price. He was pretty happy about the microphone. So many features, streamlined everything. Good camera for what I’m using it for. I did exactly what the ad said.

Overall Score
4.7


(7 Points)

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