Editor's Choice - Our Favorite KODAK Camcorders

1. Kodak PlaySport (Zx5) HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera - Black (2nd Generation) 8GB Accessory Saver...

KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK First Impressions

"It was a hit!"

Good camera for what I’m using it for. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. Still, it's worth knowing about. This unit is awesome and the price is great. And it’s so easy to carry around.

  • Kodak PlaySport (Zx5) HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera - Black (2nd Generation) 8GB Accessory Saver Bundle
  • Kodak's Share button lets you choose your favorite sharing destination, e-mail address, or Kodak Pulse Display
  • Full 1080p HD videos and 5 MP HD stills, with auto focus
  • Get sharper videos and less blur thanks to built-in digital image stabilization
  • On-camera editing
  • Shockproof, dustproof, and waterproof up to 10 ft
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK
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KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK Final Thoughts

"Really good one!"

I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. Works and looks much better than expected. But not an awful lot better. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! The KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK is my favorite.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

2. Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K with Samsung 500GB T5 Portable Solid-State Drive (Blue), E...

Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1 First Impressions

"Good product."

Super easy to read instructions too! Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! We travel out after I receive this Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1. I received the Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1 today. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky.

  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K with Samsung 500GB T5 Portable Solid-State Drive (Blue), Extended Life LP-E6 Spare Battery (2700mAh / 20.0Wh), Home/Travel Battery Charger & Cleaning Cloth
  • CAMERA FEATURES: 4/3"-Sized HDR Sensor; Rolling Shutter; Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composite Construction; DCI 4K60, 2.8K80 Raw in 4:3 Anamorphic; Blackmagic Raw and ProRes Options; Dual Native 400/3200 ISO / up to 25,600; Up to 2.6K 120 Raw for Super16 Lenses; Active Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount; 5" Touchscreen Display; CFast 2.0 & SD/UHS-II Card Slots; USB Type-C Output for External Drive
  • SSD FEATURES: 500GB Storage Capacity; 256-Bit AES Encryption; Max Read Speed - 540 MB/s, Maximum Write Speed – 515 MB/s; Multi-Level Cell (MLC); Password Protection; Shock Protection from Up to 6.6’ (2m); USB 3.1 Type-C and Type-A Connections; USB Type-C & USB Type-A Cables Included
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K; Samsung 500GB T5 Portable Solid-State Drive (Blue); Extended Life LP-E6 Series Replacement Battery (7.4V / 2700mAh / 20.0Wh); AC/DC Rapid Home & Travel Battery Charger; Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • CAMERA MANUFACTURER ACCESSORIES: DaVinci Resolve Studio Activation Key; Canon LP-E6 Type Battery; 30W Power Supply with International Adapters; Dust Cap
  • SSD MANUFACTURER ACCESSORIES: USB Type-C Cable; USB Type-C to Type-A Cable
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1
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Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1 Final Thoughts

"Wonderful package!"

This unit is awesome and the price is great. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Well packed and worth the money. What you get is quite a lot, really.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

3. JVC GRDVP9 Digital Ultra Compact Camcorder

User Ratings: 50

JVC GR-DVP9US First Impressions

"The remote is great."

There is a zoom feature on the JVC GR-DVP9US. Using it for filming kids sports. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. I haven’t had one in so long.

  • JVC GRDVP9 Digital Ultra Compact Camcorder
  • MiniDV camcorder with 10x optical zoom
  • Image stabilization for smoother and steadier video
  • Color LCD screen with 200,000 Pixel Resolution
  • Comes with software for easy CD creation
  • USB PC Link
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JVC GR-DVP9US Final Thoughts

"Very light and compact."

The price Also made this a great deal. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. I really appreciate with the extra battery. For this, we purchased this JVC GR-DVP9US.

Overall Score
4.0


(4 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 KODAK 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. Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with Chest & Helmet Mounts + 64GB C...

User Ratings: 53 14

Sony K-94872-03 First Impressions

"So many extra features."

The image quality is amazing. First off this was an open box purchase. The Sony K-94872-03 is small and lightweight. I used to just take videos on my phone. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

  • Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with Chest & Helmet Mounts + 64GB Card + Battery & Charger + Case + Tripod + Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 11 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder + [2] Transcend 64GB MicroSD Card +
  • [3] Spare NP-BX1 Battery for Sony + [4] Battery Charger for NP-BX1 + [5] Vivitar Pro Series Chest Strap +
  • [6] Vivitar All-in-1 Outdoors Kit + [7] Sunpak Pro Head Strap Mount + [8] PD-C20 Camera / Camcorder Case +
  • [9] PD-T14 Flexible Camera Tripod + [10] PD 5pc Complete Cleaning Kit + [11] PD 8 SD Card Memory Card Case
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony K-94872-03
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Sony K-94872-03 Final Thoughts

"Yes I like."

Really like the clarity of the picture. Wow this was such a great purchase! In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Works and looks much better than expected. I haven’t had one in so long.

Overall Score
4.1


(14 Points)

6. 4K Camcorder Video Camera KOT HD WiFi 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen 48MP 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camer...

User Ratings: 69 22

KOT 534K First Impressions

"It is top quality."

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Good camera for what I’m using it for. So many features, streamlined everything. Overall it is a decent KODAK Camcorder for the price.

  • 4K Camcorder Video Camera KOT HD WiFi 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen 48MP 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens IR Night Vision Vlogging Video Camera Recorder Handy cam
  • 4K UHD HD Camcorder & 3.0 inch touch screen: The video camcorder has a 4K 2880x2160 (24FPS) video resolution, 13MP CMOS image sensor, Max 48MP image resolution, 16X Digital Zoom (no autofocus) and 2 rechargeable batteries, 3.0 inch touch screen that rotate up to 270 degrees and a smart pause function. This digital video camera camcorders supports recording while charging, ideal for vloggers and videography lovers.
  • Stereo Microphone & Wide Angle Lens: External Microphone uses X-Y stereo pickup technology, clear and stable sound image localization. High-quality microphone can be used in conferences, symposiums, media interviews, speeches, course recording and film making. 4K camcorder comes with a professional 0.39X 2 in 1 HD wide-angle lens with macro lens which is great for large scenery, such as Buildings, Landscapes. Macro lens is for close-up shooting of the micro object,such as flowers, etc.
  • Wi-Fi & IR Night Vision: Download "NovaCam" APP at App Store, then you can control the 4k camcorder with your tablet or smartphone (9.8 feet effected)to preview, browse images or download files from the camera to mobile phone or tablet for sharing, both while taking photos or filming. Wi-Fi cannot connect directly to the router. You can record in the dark with the IR light and LED light feature. IR night vision has no influence over video and photo functions and the color is in black and white.
  • Multipurpose Video Camera Recorder & USB, TV Output: The 4k camcorder can be used as a webcam, connect the camcorder to your computer with a USB cable and select PC Camera mode. HD handheld camcorder video camera uses a 13MP sensor, the maximum pixels is 48.0 MP photo resolution (9212X5184 interpolation). HDMI cable connects the camcorder to the TV to watch photos and videos.
  • What You Get: A light weight 4K camcorder bag which is perfect for storage and carrying. We also provide professional technical support services within 24 hours, just contact us with no hesitation. Maximum support for 128GB SD card,1/4 inch standard tripod and external 37MM(1.46 inch) lens (SD card ,tripod and external lens are NOT INCLUDED).
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KOT 534K
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KOT 534K Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

And the photo is acceptable also. Great KODAK Camcorder and meets my needs. The camcorder is nice and compact. But not an awful lot better. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great!

Overall Score
4.0


(91 Points)

7. Sony HDR-PJ230/B High Definition Handycam Camcorder with 2.7-Inch LCD (Black) (Discontinued by Manuf...

User Ratings: 60 7

Sony HDR-PJ230/B First Impressions

"Uses it a lot."

Really like the clarity of the picture. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! I haven’t had to change the date. Really like the clarity of the picture. I love the audio options.

  • Sony HDR-PJ230/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
  • Project up to 100" videos with 13lm built-in projector
  • Up to 3hr10min of recording with 8GB embedded Flash Memory
  • SteadyShot image stabilization reduces blur
  • 2.7" wide Clear Photo LCD display (230K)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDR-PJ230/B
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Sony HDR-PJ230/B Final Thoughts

"Instructions are decent."

This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. It has an camera and it does video. I really like the features of the camera. So many features, streamlined everything. This thing does everything it says it does.

Overall Score
4.2


(164 Points)

8. Video Camera Camcorder FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera 3.0 inch IPS Touch Scree...

Aasonida First Impressions

"I didn't realize that."

The Aasonida is small and lightweight. The price Also made this a great deal. Much better then other same style KODAK Camcorder. I love it and definitely recommend to others. I haven’t had one in so long.

  • Video Camera Camcorder FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera 3.0 inch IPS Touch Screen IR Night Vision with Wide Angle Lens, External Microphone, Remote Control and 32GB SD Card
  • ➤ Ultra HD Video Camera: Featuring 1080P/30fps video recording and 24MP photos, Aasonida video camera ensures you capture the world in high-definition videos and shoot stunning photos. 3 inch 270° rotation touch screen, 16X digital zoom, IR night vision, pause function, built-in fill light, webcam function, anti-shake, motion detect, face detect, beauty face, smile capture, external microphone and speaker, USB 2.0,TV Output and so on.
  • ➤ IR Night Vision & Pause Fucntion: With IR night vision function, you can shoot clear white and black photo or video under the dark night or the light intensity is insufficient. Pause function allows you to pause a video and continue this video later in the same file.
  • ➤ Wide Angle Lens & External Microphone: The camcorder comes with a professional 0.39X super 2-in-1 wide angle lens (with macro lens). It can capture the wide view up to 118 degree and tiny objects. The external microphone can accurately pick up the sound, eliminate the noise and NCR noise reduction during recording, bringing you purer sound quality.
  • ➤ Webcam Function & Recording While Charging: The video camera 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. It comes with two rechargable batteries for long time continuous shooting. It also recording while charging. Therefore, you do not need worry about low power.
  • ➤ Perfect Gift & Quality Assurance: The YouTube camera recorder is small, lightweight, portable for you to carry around. No more miss any important moments! It is also a perfect gift for your family, friends, colleagues.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: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Aasonida
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Aasonida Final Thoughts

"No big deal though."

So many features, streamlined everything. The image stabilizer works very well. LCD display could be better. The batteries come already charged. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
5.0


(7 Points)

9. 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

"It was a hit!"

The Vemico A-1 Battery makes great quality video! This Vemico A-1 Battery works great for me. There is a zoom feature on the Vemico A-1 Battery. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. Over all, good quality for the price.

  • Vemico Arlo Pro 2 Battery Charger Kit 2 X 2440mAh Rechargeable Batteries and 2 Channel LCD Charger Type-C USB Cable Pack Replacement 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 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

"Has a remote control!"

It’s really time to buy this Vemico A-1 Battery. I did exactly what the ad said. This was well worth the money. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. Recording effect is very good!

Overall Score
4.1


(17 Points)

10. Sony - HDRCX405 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder (black)

User Ratings: 58 8

Sony HDRCX405/B First Impressions

"It works perfectly so far."

The camcorder is nice and compact. I will definitely use it more often. The clarity of the video was amazing. What you get is quite a lot, really. Great KODAK Camcorder and meets my needs.

  • Sony - HDRCX405 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder (black)
  • 50Mbps XAVC S1 1920x1080 at 60P, AVCHD and MP4 codecs. 30x Optical / 60x Clear Image Zoom to get closer to the action. 26.8mm wide angle ZEISS Lens
  • Automatically creates highlight video in MP4 from multiple clips. Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode. Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge
  • Face Detection with voice enhancement and noise reduction. Get creative w/ 7 picture effects for video and still photos.For windows computers, details vary according to OS (Windows7/VISTA/XP)
  • View on 2.7” Clear Photo Plus LCD display. Intelligent Auto (60 different scene combinations possible) , Focal Length (35mm) (Video) f=26.8 - 804.0 mm (16:9) Focal Length (35mm) (Still Image) f=26.8-804.0mm (16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm (4:3)
  • This product does not have an external microphone input.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDRCX405/B
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Sony HDRCX405/B Final Thoughts

"Instructions are decent."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. There are not any fancy professional features. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. And the rocker zoom is awesome. The lanyard has been amazing.

Overall Score
4.1


(660 Points)

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