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)
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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. Video Camera Camcorder CamKing HDV-312 24MP HD 1080P 16X Digital Zoom Video Camcorder with 3.0" LCD ...

User Ratings: 68 5

CamKing First Impressions

"Very well presented."

The image quality is amazing. Now I'm off to charge the battery! This is designed to be simple and easy to use. Wow this was such a great purchase! The material of the CamKing seems really good.

  • Video Camera Camcorder CamKing HDV-312 24MP HD 1080P 16X Digital Zoom Video Camcorder with 3.0" LCD and 270 Degree Rotation Screen YouTube Vlogging Camera
  • 【HD 1080P Video Camcorder】- The camera can support 24M resolution ratio of image and 1080P resolution ratio of video(30FPS), the image format is JPEG, the video format is AVI. 3.0 Inch TFT LCD screen, 270° Rotation Flip Screen, 16X digital zoom, big STORAGE media up to 32GB(NOTE: SD card are not included)
  • 【Multi-function Camcorder】The camcorder has multi-functionality, It also supports DIS electronic anti-shake to ensure your photos look perfect. In addition, it supports face recognition, self-timer, continuous shooting, date Stamp (set time and date),multi-language, internal Microphone and Speaker and many other functions.(NOTE: The camera is designed for Amateurs, not for Professional Users)
  • 【Lightweight and Portable】 Lightweight and fits in your backpack, handbag or even your laptop case. The camcorder supports video resolutions at 1920x1080p, shoot pictures at 24.0M. It has 3.0 Inch TFT LCD screen, 270° Rotation Flip Screen for extended flexibility when taking photos. Comes with everything you need to take pictures and videos, including a USB cable for charging. Charge it anywhere. In your car, or with a mobile battery charger if you are on the go.
  • 【LED Fill Light】LED fill lights allows you to record high-quality videos and photos at night. The included rechargeable external battery has a large 1250mAh capacity allowing you to record for longer and even when the battery runs low, plug in the charger and keep recording as this camera supports recording whilst charging.
  • 【Best gift for your family】Family-friendly video camera,Perfect gift for a loved one to enjoy all the memories,record your growth from childhood,keep a record of your wedding moments,record all the precious times in your life,can bring fun for the entire family.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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CamKing Final Thoughts

"Yes I like."

The video it takes it pretty good. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. It is more for show than for use. What you get is quite a lot, really. The CamKing is small and lightweight.

Overall Score
4.4


(48 Points)

3. Digital Camera vlogging Camera for YouTube with Flip Screen 2.7K UHD 30.0MP 3.0 Inch Flip Screen 16X...

SUNLEO gh-fgh First Impressions

"No big deal though."

So many features, streamlined everything. Great insta360 Camcorder and meets my needs. Good camera for what I’m using it for. First off this was an open box purchase. What you get is quite a lot, really.

  • Digital Camera vlogging Camera for YouTube with Flip Screen 2.7K UHD 30.0MP 3.0 Inch Flip Screen 16X Digital Zoom Point and Shoot Camera
  • Multi-function Vlogging camera for Youtube: This multi-function video camera supports motion detection, loop recording, pause fuction, mute recording, self-timer, continuous shooting, time-lapse, DISP (light on/off screen display interface), and automatic shut off. The digital cameras best buys also has a flash, built-in microphone and speaker. An external UV lens, wide-angle lens or teleconverter are supported (These lenes are sold separately).
  • Record While Charging : The digital camera supports recording while charging so you can record videos without worrying about running out of power and miss important shots. This mini camera supports HDMI output and can be connected to the TV so you can share your videos with family and friends. You can also connect the vlogging camera to your computer via USB cable so you can share your videos on Facebook, YouTube, etc., so more people can enjoy every moment you capture.
  • 2.7K Digital Camera: The camera with flip screen shoots 30MP resolution JPEG format images and records 2.7K / 30FPS resolution MOV format video. The vlogging camera is equipped with 16x digital zoom, a 3-inch ultra-clear screen supports 180-degree flip, great for vloggers.
  • Pause Function and Mute Recording: The digital camera supports the recording pause function. You can press the "Pause" button at any time, allowing you to continue recording in the same file without having to restart the new one. In addition, the mute recording function can create more with this camera without interference.
  • Portability: The cheap camera is small, lightweight, portable, and supports up to 128GB expandable micro SD card (not included in the package). The compact cameras come with a rechargeable battery that can be used for 2-3 hours on a full charge. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.free to contact us.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SUNLEO gh-fgh Final Thoughts

"Good camera for the price."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. What you get is quite a lot, really. The batteries come already charged. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. Its really worth every dollar I paid.

Overall Score
5.0


(32 Points)

4. Video Camera 2.7K Camcorder FHD 36MP Vlogging Camera for YouTube IR Night Vision 3.0" LCD Touch Scre...

Aabeloy First Impressions

"Awesome bundle."

For this price, the Aabeloy is awesome. Wow this was such a great purchase! I have had NO issues with battery life so far. Overall this insta360 Camcorder is a great buy. More noticeable on the night vision set up.

  • Video Camera 2.7K Camcorder FHD 36MP Vlogging Camera for YouTube IR Night Vision 3.0" LCD Touch Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camera Recorder with Microphone Handheld Stabilizer Remote Control, 2 Batteries
  • ★ Ultra HD 2.7K Camcorder with Handheld Stabilizer: Video camcorder with 2.7K 2688X1520/24fps (UHD) video resolution, 36.0 MP (max) picture pixel, The CMOS image sensor is 8.0 megapixels.3.0'' TFT-LCD touch screen(supports 270°rotation), 16X digital zoom, Record while charging etc. Handheld Holder Keep the 2.7K camera stable when recording, Ideal for making moving low angle videos and images
  • ★ Camera with Lens Hood & Remote Control: The camcorder comes with a lens hood. It can block excess light and protect your camcorder lens from accidental damage.It improves the photos overall color and contrast.This digital video camera comes with a remote control. Through the buttons, take photoes and videos by yourself, control TV playback or pause the camcorder videos from the remote place(Within 23FT). The webcam feature allows you to make video calls with your family and friends
  • ★ Webcam & Slow Motion: The HD Camcorder is the only one that can stream directly to YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. You can also make video chat with friends or family. Slow motion-2X video recording, let you understand more clearly the course of action of the target. The fundamental role of slow motion is to extend the actual movement process.These special features help you create more exciting movies or videos through this small and lightweight vlogging camera
  • ★ IR Night Vision & External microphone: Under IR Night Vision, the camera can shoot high definition image videos, work perfectly in the darkness, also shoot great in low light. It Adopts X-Y stereo pickup technology, clear and stable sound image localization. It is the ideal video camera with microphone for bloggers and videography lover
  • ★ Multifunctional Camcorder: Remote controller, anti-shake, Pause Function, slow motion, continuous shooting, face capture, self-timer, beauty function, auto power-off, up to 128GB SD card, the tripod ( not included), Mini USB2.0 output, with hot shoe and external mic jack, support external LED Light (not included).The camera comes with two batteries.One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 90-150 minutes.You can record videos while charging
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Aabeloy Final Thoughts

"I like it when I hold it."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. Recording effect is very good! Overall, decent product for this price. It has an camera and it does video. More noticeable on the night vision set up.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 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
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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. Sony HDR-CX230/B High Definition Handycam Camcorder with 2.7-Inch LCD (Black) (Discontinued by Manuf...

User Ratings: 60 7

Sony HDR-CX230/B First Impressions

"I like it so much."

What you get is quite a lot, really. The quality is great considering the price. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Sony HDR-CX230/B High Definition Handycam Camcorder with 2.7-Inch LCD (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • 1920x1080 Full HD 60p with 8.9MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • Up to 3hr 10min recording with 8GB embedded Flash Memory
  • SteadyShot image stabilization reduces blur
  • 27x Optical / 32x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action
  • 2.7" wide Clear Photo LCD display (230K)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Sony HDR-CX230/B Final Thoughts

"Overall, I really like it!"

It did come with a memory card on top of it. The material of the Sony HDR-CX230/B seems really good. Overall this insta360 Camcorder is a great buy. Functions are straightforward. And the rocker zoom is awesome.

Overall Score
4.2


(164 Points)

7. Full HD Video Camera Camcorder, ORDRO Portable 24MP Full HD 1080P 30FPS Camcorder with Macro Digital...

User Ratings: 62

ORDRO F5 First Impressions

"The hole is so tiny."

It is also great as a gift for kids. This was well worth the money. Wow this was such a great purchase! Indoors it performed quite well. Really great camera and easy to use.

  • Full HD Video Camera Camcorder, ORDRO Portable 24MP Full HD 1080P 30FPS Camcorder with Macro Digital Video Camcorder Recorder Camcorders with Remote and 2 Batteties
  • ORDRO Video Camera HDV-F5 Features: Portable HD 1920x1080P 30 FPS(FHD) camcorder. CMOS sensor. Up to 24.0MP. 3.0'' TFT LCD screen support 270 degree rotation. LED fill light. 16X digital zoom. Macro shooting function.
  • Memory Media: This camcorder supports SD / SDHC card expansion, up to 64GB. It does not have memory card in the package, you must to buy a new memory card first, then to use the camcorder. We recommend using the original class 10 SDcard, up to 64GB max. When you use the camcorder, please format the memory card first.
  • External Powerful Li-ion Battery: Equipped with 2x NP-180, 3.7V 1800mAh Li-ion external battery and a USB charger. Please install the battery on the camcorder and use the USB cable to charge. It need to charge more than 8 hours for the first time, after that, 3 hours is enough. When the battery is fully charged, it can take video up to 2 hours, and pictures up to 3 hours.
  • Compact and Lightweight: Size: 5.0 * 2.6 * 2.2 inches, 128mm (L) * 66mm (H) * 55mm (W). Weight: 0.66 pounds (300g). Small volume light weight. Easy to carry and store. This camera support standard tripod.
  • Multi-functions: Support remote-controlled. Face capture. Macro function, internal microphone and speaker. 16X digital zoom video camera. Support HDMI cable output to TV and USB cable to computer.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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ORDRO F5 Final Thoughts

"Makes a great gift!"

I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. More noticeable on the night vision set up. The phone/camera mount piece works great. The price Also made this a great deal. Still, it's worth knowing about.

Overall Score
4.2


(3 Points)

8. 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)
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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)

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

Contour First Impressions

"An amazing device."

It’s really time to buy this Contour . The mic isn't great, but it'll work. It has an camera and it does video. Picture quality is outstanding. Its really worth every dollar I paid.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (4mm Wide, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Cool little camera."

Indoors it performed quite well. There is a zoom feature on the Contour . Now I'm off to charge the battery! Well packed and worth the money. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with GPVPT1 Grip and Tripod for Camcorders (B...

User Ratings: 64 11

Sony First Impressions

"Really good one!"

Functions are straightforward. The lanyard has been amazing. Works and looks much better than expected. Using it for filming kids sports. Must be turned on and off manually.

  • Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with GPVPT1 Grip and Tripod for Camcorders (Black)
  • 4K XAVC-S recording with 16.6MP, Exmor R sensor, B.O.SS stabilization
  • ZEISS lens(26.8mm) 20x optical zoom in 4K, 30x Clear Image Zoom in 4K
  • 3.0" LCD (Touch panel), EVF, Wi-Fi/NFC, manual ring, night shot, 4K Time-lapse capture
  • Shooting grip with built in tripod
  • Designed for a comfortable fit
  • Built in functions work equally well in either the left or right hand
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Not sure."

Not that many left on the inexpensive end. This was well worth the money. I've tried many brands & models. Great insta360 Camcorder and meets my needs. We travel out after I receive this Sony .

Overall Score
4.1


(206 Points)

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