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. Panasonic HC-X1 Ultra HD 4K Professional Camcorder (HC-X1) with UV Filter, Close Up Diopters, Wide A...

Panasonic 6PANHCX1JGP3 First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

The Panasonic 6PANHCX1JGP3 makes great quality video! Works and looks much better than expected. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. This unit is awesome and the price is great. So many aspects about this camera.

  • Panasonic HC-X1 Ultra HD 4K Professional Camcorder (HC-X1) with UV Filter, Close Up Diopters, Wide Angle Lens,Tripod, Padded Case, LED Light, 64GB Memory Card and More Advanced Bundle
  • 1 x Panasonic HC-X1 Ultra HD 4K Professional Camcorder | 1 x Large Padded Carrying Case | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x 64GB SDXC High Speed Memory Card | 1 x 67mm Telephoto HD Lens | 1 x 67mm Wide Angle Lens with Pouch and Lens Caps | 1 x 67mm Close Up Filter Set | 1 x 67mm UV Filter | 1 x 6 x 6 inch Velcro Straps (Assorted Colors) | 1 x Deluxe Cleaning Kit | 1 x Memory Card Wallet | 1 x SD Card USB Reader
  • 1"-Type MOS Sensor | DCI 4K Recording at 24p
  • UHD 4K Recording up to 60p | MP4, MOV, and AVCHD Formats
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slots | HDMI and A/V Outputs
  • 24-480 20x Zoom Lens | f/2.8 Maximum Aperture
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic 6PANHCX1JGP3
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Panasonic 6PANHCX1JGP3 Final Thoughts

"Small, stylish and refined."

Feel free to contact me if you have questions. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. The zoom did not really impress me. Video was taken when I got it. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. Power Vision PowerRay Wizard Underwater ROV Kit

PowerVision PRW10 First Impressions

"Uses it a lot."

Able to get a great cinematic look. I received the PowerVision PRW10 today. So many aspects about this camera. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. It's the small things that count.

  • Power Vision PowerRay Wizard Underwater ROV Kit
  • UPC: 852123007813
  • Weight: 16.000 lbs
  • Editor's Impressions Of The PowerVision PRW10
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PowerVision PRW10 Final Thoughts

"It functions as expected."

The image stabilizer works very well. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. There is a zoom feature on the PowerVision PRW10. Video was taken when I got it. The lanyard has been amazing.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

4. 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)

5. Canon XA15 Compact Full HD Camcorder 2217C002 with 64GB Memory Card, Extra Battery and Charger, UV F...

eDigitalUSA 2217C002 First Impressions

"Fantastic insta360 Camcorder & price."

Not that many left on the inexpensive end. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. This eDigitalUSA 2217C002 works great for me. It is inexpensive insta360 Camcorder. The whole family enjoyed this purchase.

  • Canon XA15 Compact Full HD Camcorder 2217C002 with 64GB Memory Card, Extra Battery and Charger, UV Filter, LED Light, Case, Telephoto Lens, Wide Angle Lens, and More - Advanced Bundle
  • Bundle Includes: 1 x Canon XA15 Compact Full HD Camcorder | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x Replacement Li-Ion Extended Life Battery | 1 x 64GB Memory Card| 1 x Soft Padded Carrying Case | 1 x Professional Telephoto Lens 58mm | 1 x Professional Wide Angle Lens 58mm | 1 x Professional 3 Piece Filter Kit, 58mm | 1 x External AC/DC Quick Charger | 1 x Deluxe Cleaning Kit | 1 x 58mm UV Filter | 1 x Memory Card Wallet | 1 x SD Card USB Reader | 1 x Microfiber Cloth
  • Native 1920 x 1080, 1/2.84" CMOS Sensor | 20x HD Zoom Lens
  • Canon Digic DV 4 Image Processor | Dynamic Image Stabilization
  • 3" OLED Touch Panel View Screen | Manual Camera Controls
  • 2 x XLR with Manual/Auto Audio Levels | SDI, Mini-HDMI, Composite Outputs
  • Editor's Impressions Of The eDigitalUSA 2217C002
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eDigitalUSA 2217C002 Final Thoughts

"Back to this camcorder."

So far I am happy with this purchase. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. I haven’t had one in so long. I really appreciate with the extra battery. I've tried many brands & models.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

6. Tachyon GunCam for Clays (2020 New Model)

User Ratings: 49

TACHYON Tachyon GunCam for Clays First Impressions

"Small, stylish and refined."

It is more for show than for use. Recording effect is very good! The TACHYON Tachyon GunCam for Clays is my favorite. So many aspects about this camera. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great!

  • Tachyon GunCam for Clays (2020 New Model)
  • Best Shotgun Video Camera for Clay Shooting. Multiple Reticle Options with Calibration
  • Learn and Improve the Shooting Skill. Special Lens for Clays Shooting with 4X Digital Zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Streaming & Playback to iOS & Android, Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays
  • Slow-mo Playback to iOS & Android. PC & Mac
  • One-Button Operation. Tap to Pause & Resume
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TACHYON Tachyon GunCam for Clays
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TACHYON Tachyon GunCam for Clays Final Thoughts

"Takes super video."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. This unit is awesome and the price is great. This thing does everything it says it does. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

7. Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) & Sony NP-FV70A V-Series Rechargeable Digital...

User Ratings: 64 11

Sony First Impressions

"The hole is so tiny."

I had no problems at all with setup at all. It’s really time to buy this Sony . Now I'm off to charge the battery! It is inexpensive insta360 Camcorder. Able to get a great cinematic look.

  • Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) & Sony NP-FV70A V-Series Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery Pack, Black & Sony BCTRV Travel Charger -Black
  • 4K XAVC-S recording with 16.6MP, Exmor R sensor, B.O.SS stabilization
  • Capacity Indicationer on Package: 1900mAh (13.8Wh)
  • Compact battery charger
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony
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Sony Final Thoughts

"I advise you!"

This is an amazing camera, it really is. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! Wow this was such a great purchase! Very easy to hold in one hand.

Overall Score
4.1


(206 Points)

8. Camera Camcorder, ODGear Portable Digital Video Camcorder Full HD 24 Mega Pixels 3.0inch LCD Rotatab...

User Ratings: 47

ODGear CDOE3 First Impressions

"I can accept it."

Not that many left on the inexpensive end. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. I like The light weight small size. Seems well made, as expected for the price. LCD display could be better.

  • Camera Camcorder, ODGear Portable Digital Video Camcorder Full HD 24 Mega Pixels 3.0inch LCD Rotatable Touch Screen 16 Digital Zoom Camera Recorder Black 16GB SD Card Included
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ODGear CDOE3
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ODGear CDOE3 Final Thoughts

"Extremely user friendly."

I've tried many brands & models. Wow this was such a great purchase! I am still learning how to use it. The image stabilizer works very well. I have had NO issues with battery life so far.

Overall Score
4.2


(5 Points)

9. 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
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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)

10. 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 insta360 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
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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 insta360 Camcorder for the price.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

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