Editor's Choice - Our Favorite insta360 Camcorders

1. Insta360 ONE R 360 Degree Action Camera 5.7K Dual Lens Sports Video Adaptive Stabilization Waterproo...

User Ratings: 65 11

insta360 First Impressions

"We are so happy to have it."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. This unit is awesome and the price is great. Functions are straightforward. The videos and pictures are both very clear. He was pretty happy about the microphone.

  • Insta360 ONE R 360 Degree Action Camera 5.7K Dual Lens Sports Video Adaptive Stabilization Waterproof Voice Control (360 Edition)
  • 【SUPER 5.7K】 All pixels are not created equal. The Dual-Lens 360 Mod raises the bar with Super 5.7K resolution, leveraging H.265 encoding, advanced image processing and an AI-powered finishing algorithm to preserve detail and make your footage pop.
  • 【FlowState Stabilization】 FlowState achieves gimbal-like stabilization without the gimbal. Thanks to a new scene-detection algorithm, your footage stays clear and steady even in low light.
  • 【Invisible Selfie Stick】 ONE R's Invisible Selfie Stick feature lets you capture easy aerial angles and unique third-person perspectives with a flick of the wrist while using the Dual-Lens 360 Mod.
  • 【Super 5.7K】 All pixels are not created equal. The Dual-Lens 360 Mod raises the bar with Super 5.7K resolution, leveraging H.265 encoding, advanced image processing and an AI-powered finishing algorithm to preserve detail and make your footage pop.
  • 【Package List】360 Edition includes 1x Dual-Lens 360 Mod, 1x Core, 1x Battery Base, 1x Lens Cap and 1x Mounting Bracket.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The insta360
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insta360 Final Thoughts

"Very well presented."

The quality is great considering the price. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. The insta360 is very compact. Indoors it performed quite well. And it’s so easy to carry around.

Overall Score
4.2


(819 Points)

2. 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)

3. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (8mm Semi Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"Perfect!"

This unit is awesome and the price is great. I really like the features of the camera. Functions are straightforward. Great seller and very fast shipping! Video was taken when I got it.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (8mm Semi Wide, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Contour
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Contour Final Thoughts

"The remote is great."

Formatting the SD card was easy. More noticeable on the night vision set up. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. I love the audio options. Great insta360 Camcorder for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. Ghost Light GL7-PRO-II Infrared 45 Watt IR Light for Night Vision Camera & Camcorder

Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

The Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR makes great quality video! This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! For this, we purchased this Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR. It has an camera and it does video. The Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR is very compact.

  • Ghost Light GL7-PRO-II Infrared 45 Watt IR Light for Night Vision Camera & Camcorder
  • 45 Watt Infrared Light
  • Extreme Long Range
  • 7th Generation, 10th Anniversary Model
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR
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Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR Final Thoughts

"Exceeded expectations."

Seems well made, as expected for the price. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. The Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR is very compact. It is inexpensive insta360 Camcorder. For this, we purchased this Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Canon Vixia HF G50 UHD 4K Camcorder (3667C002) with 2 Extra Batteries, Close Up Diopters,Tripod, Pad...

Canon 6CANHFG50P5 First Impressions

"Very good value as well!"

And the photo is acceptable also. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. Functions are straightforward. The price Also made this a great deal. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

  • Canon Vixia HF G50 UHD 4K Camcorder (3667C002) with 2 Extra Batteries, Close Up Diopters,Tripod, Padded Case, LED Light, 64GB Memory Card, Tripod, External 4K Monitor, Rode Mic Go and Much More
  • 1 x Canon Vixia HF G50 UHD 4K Camcorder | 1 x 7" Full HD Monitor with 4K Support | 1 x Rode VideoMic GO | 1 x Wireless Lapel & Handheld Microphone System | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x 64GB SDXC High Speed Memory Card | 2 x BP-828 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack | 1 x Professional Full Size Tripod | 1 x Soft Padded Carrying Case | 1 x 58mm Close Up Macro Lens Kit | 1 x Professional Wide Angle Lens 58mm | 1 x Professional Telephoto Lens 58mm |...and more
  • 1/2.3" UHD 4K CMOS Sensor | Record up to UHD 4K30 Video
  • DIGIC DV 6 Image Processor | 8-Blade Circular Aperture
  • Dual SD Card Slots | 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • Slow- & Fast-Motion, Interval Recording | 29.3 to 627mm, 20x Optical Zoom in 4K
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 6CANHFG50P5
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Canon 6CANHFG50P5 Final Thoughts

"The Canon 6CANHFG50P5 works great."

Much better then other same style insta360 Camcorder. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. For this price, the Canon 6CANHFG50P5 is awesome. This little camera meets all those needs! The batteries come already charged.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ HD Handheld Video Camera with 3.45-Inch LCD (Black)

User Ratings: 52

Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ First Impressions

"It was a hit!"

This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. I used to just take videos on my phone. I will definitely use it more often. This Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ works great for me. The image stabilizer works very well.

  • Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ HD Handheld Video Camera with 3.45-Inch LCD (Black)
  • 1/3 Type Progressive
  • 2.2Mil Pixels
  • 72 mm Filter Diameter
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ
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Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ Final Thoughts

"Back to this camcorder."

This little camera meets all those needs! The videos and pictures are both very clear. For this, we purchased this Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ. Picture quality is outstanding. Great seller and very fast shipping!

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

7. Canon XF300 High Definition Professional Camcorder

User Ratings: 58

Canon 4457B001 First Impressions

"So worth it!"

Really great camera and easy to use. But not an awful lot better. The clarity of the video was amazing. First off this was an open box purchase. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

  • Canon XF300 High Definition Professional Camcorder
  • XF300 Camcorder with lens cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Eyecup
  • Battery Pack BP-955
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-930
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 4457B001
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Canon 4457B001 Final Thoughts

"Please see the photos."

It keeps the frames still and colors vibrant. The Canon 4457B001 makes great quality video! But not an awful lot better. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

Overall Score
4.6


(11 Points)

8. Video Camera Camcorder, Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3 Inch...

User Ratings: 66 8

YEHOO First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

The image stabilizer works very well. It did come with a memory card on top of it. Using it for filming kids sports. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Very compact that it fits in my purse!

  • Video Camera Camcorder, Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3 Inch Touch Screen Video Recorder with Remote Control and Tripod, 2 Batteries
  • 1.[Full HD 1080P Video Camera] Full HD 1080P 30fps video camera, 24MP SONY CMOS sensor, 3.0-inch touch screen with 270-degree rotation, 16X powerful digital zoom. It allows you to faithfully reproduce every aspect of the scene with harmonious colors.
  • 2.[Infrared Night Vision Camcorder] The camcorder is equipped with infrared night vision. In the dark environment, turn on the infrared night vision light, you can still take a clear video or photo (the color is black and white). In addition, the camcorder is equipped with a new hot shoe, which can be stabilized on the camera if you want to use an external microphone or LED light.
  • 3.[Multifunction Video Camera with Remote Control] The video camera support remote control, you can remotely control the camera self-timer. It also supports photos taking, beauty function, pause function, slow-motion record, motion-detecting recording, video lapse mode, playback modes, auto power-off, internal microphone and speaker (record sound videos), USB 2.0 interface, HDMI output, multi-language. And the camcorder supports the SD memory card 4GB up to 128GB.
  • 4.[Easy to Use Camera with Tripod] The camcorder can be operated with one hand and all the buttons are handy and easily accessible. it is a great choice for beginners. A lightweight, compact and convenient body means it is a perfect gift.
  • 5.[Worry-free Warranty] The video camera is equipped with 2 1500 mAh lithium batteries, so you can record it at any time. And we offer 12 months warranty(replace or refund) and lifetime technical support. Come on
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The YEHOO
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YEHOO Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

I have had NO issues with battery life so far. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Its really worth every dollar I paid. The image quality is amazing. The videos and pictures are both very clear.

Overall Score
4.2


(58 Points)

9. 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 insta360 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)

10. Canon VIXIA HF R500 Digital Camcorder (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

User Ratings: 60 10

Canon 9176B001 First Impressions

"Great value for the price."

Recording effect is very good! Over all, good quality for the price. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. The phone/camera mount piece works great. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder.

  • Canon VIXIA HF R500 Digital Camcorder (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 Full HD video 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 9176B001
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Canon 9176B001 Final Thoughts

"The video quality is great."

Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! Every detail is well designed. It did come with a memory card on top of it. For this, we purchased this Canon 9176B001. I love the audio options.

Overall Score
4.1


(368 Points)

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