Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Light Weight Camcorders

1. 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 Light Weight 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 Light Weight 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)

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2. FocusHD 1080P Sunglasses Action Camera 16GB Memory Integrated, UV400 Anti-Impact Lens Video Eyewear ...

User Ratings: 53 6

FOCUSHD First Impressions

"Actually really good."

It’s really time to buy this FOCUSHD . Much better then other same style Light Weight Camcorder. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. The FOCUSHD is very compact. Great Light Weight Camcorder and meets my needs.

  • FocusHD 1080P Sunglasses Action Camera 16GB Memory Integrated, UV400 Anti-Impact Lens Video Eyewear Camcorder for Outdoor Sports
  • 【Unique Sunglasses】: Fully upgarded video sunglasses combining new technique, new design and new material, ensure to bring you the fully new exciting & joyful experience, as a professional sunglasses goggles and sport camcorder
  • 【High-performance】: Built-in 16GB integrated memory support continual loop 1080P real time video recording up to 60-90 minutes,122 degree wide angle, free from extral SD card
  • 【User-friendly】: Simple one touch operation with quick response for instant-access recording or standby status, specially with DUAL indicators of both LED and vibration for easy on/off identification anytime
  • 【Unbreakable & stable】: Utilize the light weight and durable material on body, and built in upgraded stable IC system
  • 【Warranty & Service】: All products passed strict 100% QC in detail with 1-year warranty, you''ll not be disappointed with our 7/14 service, 365 days technical support
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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FOCUSHD Final Thoughts

"No big deal though."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. But not an awful lot better. Recording effect is very good! This unit is awesome and the price is great. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
4.0


(20 Points)

3. LILLIPUT 7" 664 IPS Screen Hdmi in Slim Shutter Release Camera-top Monitor with Broadcast Quality fo...

User Ratings: 32

Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P First Impressions

"So fun!"

It has an camera and it does video. This unit is awesome and the price is great. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. And the photo is acceptable also. Picture quality is outstanding.

  • LILLIPUT 7" 664 IPS Screen Hdmi in Slim Shutter Release Camera-top Monitor with Broadcast Quality for DSLR & Full Hd Camcorder
  • MODEL:664(HDMI IN)
  • Super light weight (365g) and super slim (35mm)
  • Super high quality IPS Panel Screen ,1280x800 (takes 1080P input)
  • High Brightness 400cd/m2
  • High Contrast 800:1
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Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P Final Thoughts

"Very light and compact."

Well packed and worth the money. This unit is awesome and the price is great. I've tried many brands & models. Great Light Weight Camcorder for me. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

4. 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)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO F5
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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)

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5. Century 1.6X LC Tele-Converter Light Weight

Century 0TC-16LC-85 First Impressions

"Very good value as well!"

Formatting the SD card was easy. Really like the clarity of the picture. Must be turned on and off manually. Really like the clarity of the picture. The price Also made this a great deal.

  • Century 1.6X LC Tele-Converter Light Weight
  • professional quality
  • HD Compatible
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Century 0TC-16LC-85 Final Thoughts

"Great picture and sound."

Much better then other same style Light Weight Camcorder. This unit is awesome and the price is great. Really like the clarity of the picture. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! I did exactly what the ad said.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Sony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handycam Camcorder w/ 32GB Deluxe Accessory Bundle

User Ratings: 64 4

Sony HDR-CX440/B First Impressions

"I like it so much."

Very easy to hold in one hand. We travel out after I receive this Sony HDR-CX440/B. Over all, good quality for the price. I used to just take videos on my phone. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough.

  • Sony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handycam Camcorder w/ 32GB Deluxe Accessory Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony HDRCX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder with 8GB Internal Memory, SanDisk 32GB Ultra UHS-I microSDHC Memory Card (Class 10), Focus Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Sony NP-BX1 with Focus QC-105 Battery Charger, Focus DSLR Camera Holster Case Accessory Bundle, and 12-Inch Spider Tripod
  • CODECS: The Sony HDR-CX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder delivers XAVC S format cinema-like HD video in 1920x1080 24p/60p at up to 50Mbps and high quality 9.2MP still images. For video compression this camcorder employs MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, while linear PCM is responsible for audio compression
  • DISPLAY: The Sony HDR-CX440 HD Handycam simplifies the recording process with a 2.7-inch (16:9) Clear Photo LCD (230K) display that delivers sharp, bright, vivid images even outdoors. It also allows you to easily adjust the settings to best represent the scene
  • STABILIZATION: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensate for heavy camera shake so you can capture the best possible videos. Whether you're wide angle or full telephoto shooting, you can always expect the Sony HDRCX440 HD Handycam camcorder to produce smooth video
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Guarantee
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Sony HDR-CX440/B Final Thoughts

"Good product."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! This is a fantastic camera for the price. I really like the features of the camera. This is designed to be simple and easy to use.

Overall Score
4.3


(202 Points)

7. SAULEOO Camcorder Video Camera,Vlogging Camera for Youtube Camcorder Ultra HD 2.7K 16X Digital Zoom ...

User Ratings: 60 11

SAULEOO First Impressions

"I got camera for my mom."

Over all, good quality for the price. Video was taken when I got it. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. The SAULEOO is very compact. I have had NO issues with battery life so far.

  • SAULEOO Camcorder Video Camera,Vlogging Camera for Youtube Camcorder Ultra HD 2.7K 16X Digital Zoom 3 In Touch Screen Support IR Night Vision
  • ❄【Ultra HD 2.7K 30FPS Video Camera】:This is 2.7K full HD (2688x1520) /30fps video camera with 24.0MP picture resolution. compared with the traditional 1080P video, it is much clearer. equipped with an 8 megapixel CMOS image sensor, it delivers true-to-life HD video and natural colors even in low light conditions. with a 270-degree rotating 3.0-inch IPS screen and 16X digital zoom, you can take a selfie or shoot a distant view easily.
  • ❄【Built-in Wifi Camcorder】: You can feel free to control the video camera to snap pictures or record video with your phone or tablet. The Wi-Fi camera can transmit data through “Action Cam” APP via which you may view the photos. Besides, you could upload videos and pictures to your tablet, smartphone and laptop at any time. What’s more, you may turn your tablet and smartphone into a real-time remote control via the WiFi connection to control the camera (Range: 16.4 feet).
  • ❄【Webcam and HDMI Output】: This vlogging camera can be used as a webcam. (connecting to a computer via a USB cable, the USB cable is included in the box) once connected to your computer, you can make video calls with family and friends.feel free to connect it directly to your TV with an HDMI cable and play HD video shots from your camera.
  • ❄【Powerful Vlogging Camera】: This camcorder also supports pause, anti-shaking, slow motion recording, infrared night vision, remote control, recording while charging, time-lapse shooting (select a frame from a few frames and combine it into a video), and functions such as taking pictures while recording. Surprise! The camera comes with a touchable camera screen so it is definitely a good choice for family photography, meeting minutes, and presenting friends and family.
  • ❄【Battery】: A single full charged NP40 battery can last around 60 to 90 minutes for continues shooting. This lightweight, small and easy-to-use digital camcorder is equipped with high-class material and advanced technology, records high-quality image, and it's a perfect gift for friends, family members to record their special lovely moments and travel time!. The video camera supports up to 128GB macro SD card(The SD card are not included with the purchase of camera).
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SAULEOO Final Thoughts

"Awesome studio camera."

Really like the clarity of the picture. More noticeable on the night vision set up. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. What you get is quite a lot, really. Its really worth every dollar I paid.

Overall Score
4.1


(129 Points)

8. Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Ca...

User Ratings: 61 11

Kenuo First Impressions

"Love this camera!"

Overall this Light Weight Camcorder is a great buy. The Kenuo is small and lightweight. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. So far I am happy with this purchase. It's the small things that count.

  • Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Cameras Webcam for For Youtube, 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen Camcorder Recorder with Microphone,Lens Hood
  • ►Ultra HD 1080P WIFI Video Camera Webcam for YouTube◄ - The WIFI video camera is supports FHD1920x1080 (30FPS), 26 million pixels and 24M image resolution.Great 360°moveble webcam for YouTube or Instagram Livestream to share amazing moments to your family and friends.In addition, downloading the app on Google Play on your phone or tablet and connect it to your camera, then you can operate the camera or view photos and videos from your Android or iOS device. So interesting and convenient.
  • ►External Microphone&Remote Control◄ - The camcorder with a rechargeable external microphone which uses XY stereo pickup technology to effectively reduce background and wind noise, make sounds clarity.The hot shoe mount for installing more accessories, not only external microphone but also fill-light(Not included). It also comes with a IR remote control and you can take photos and videos by yourself within 10m distance.The 1/4 inch screw at the bottom fits most camera tripods(Not included).
  • ►IR Night Vision & Lens Hood◄ - The camcorder has IR LED light for night vision to shooting. It can be deliver a clear and bright picture (black and white) even in the dark of scenes without visible light or low light(within 5m). The camera comes with lens hood shields light source to prevent glare and lens flare. It comes with two rechargeable Li-ion batteries for long time shooting and supports recording while charging.Don't need to worry about out of power when you have a long recording!
  • ►IPS Touch Screen & Pause Funtion◄ - The compact and lightweigh digital camera with 3.0 Inch 270 ° IPS flip touch screen.Make it easier and save your time to operate it on the menu.The "PAUSE" function allow you can choose to pause and continue to recording with different time and scene in one video,recording in the same file without open a new one file. The camcorder can support up to 128GB SD card(Not include). let put the camcorder into the storage bag and start your journey.
  • ►Multifunctional Function&Quality Assurance◄ - The camcorder also have features as time-lapse photography, slow motion, motion monitoring, 16x digital zoom, anti-shake, face recognition, time-lapse photo, self-timer, smile capture and more. Multi-function camcorder makes you more professional to create great videos and pictures. Kenuo Team will provide excellent after-sales service. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Kenuo Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

The Kenuo is small and lightweight. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. The price Also made this a great deal.

Overall Score
4.0


(21 Points)

9. Canon XF405 4K UHD 60P Camcorder with Dual Pixel Autofocus Professional Bundle

User Ratings: 44

Canon 2212C002 First Impressions

"Extremely user friendly."

It is more for show than for use. Picks up good sound without the mic. I love the audio options. Every detail is well designed. Its really worth every dollar I paid.

  • Canon XF405 4K UHD 60P Camcorder with Dual Pixel Autofocus Professional Bundle
  • Canon XF405 4K UHD 60P Camcorder with Dual-Pixel Autofocus | 128GB Memory Card | 72" Tripod | Backpack with Padded Compartments | Telephoto Lens | Wide Angle Lens | Filter Kit | Lens Cleaning Kit | USB Card Reader | Memory Card Wallet | Microfiber Cloth
  • 8.29MP, 1" CMOS Sensor | UHD 4K 60 fps, HD 120 fps Onboard
  • HDMI 2.0 & 3G-SDI Outputs | Integrated 15x Optical Zoom Lens
  • Advanced Zoom up to 30x | Dual XLR Inputs, Four Channels of Audio
  • Dual-Pixel CMOS Autofocus Feature | 2 x DIGIC DV 6 Processors
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Canon 2212C002 Final Thoughts

"Back to this camcorder."

Really like the clarity of the picture. So know your needs and pick the right Light Weight Camcorder. The image stabilizer works very well. This thing does everything it says it does. The whole family enjoyed this purchase.

Overall Score
4.4


(2 Points)

10. Sony Handycam FDR-AX700 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder + Extra Battery and Charger + 3 Piece Filter Ki...

User Ratings: 52

eDigitalUSA FDR-AX700/B First Impressions

"Worth what I paid."

3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Good quality without damage at night. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! I got these for my husband for Xmas. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough.

  • Sony Handycam FDR-AX700 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder + Extra Battery and Charger + 3 Piece Filter Kit + Wide Angle Lens + Case + Tripod and More - Advanced Bundle
  • Sony FDR-AX700 4K Camcorder FDR-AX700/B
  • NP-FV70A V-Series Battery Pack
  • External Rapid Battery Charger
  • 128GB SDXC Memory Card
  • 62mm 3 Piece Filer Kit/ 0.45x Wide-Angle Lens (62mm, Black)/ Soft Padded Carrying Case/ Flexible Tripod (12")/ 1 Meter Mini HDMI to HDMI Cable/ Memory Card Wallet/ SD Card USB Reader/ eDigitalUSA Micro FiberCloth/ Portable LED Video Light/ Camcorder Microphone/ eDigitalUSA Deluxe Cleaning Kit / 4K HDR Video Recording - 1"-Type Stacked CMOS Sensor / Bionz X Image Processor - 273-Point Phase Detection Autofocus / Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Lens - 12x Optical Zoom & 18x Clear Image Zoom / Optical
  • Editor's Impressions Of The eDigitalUSA FDR-AX700/B
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eDigitalUSA FDR-AX700/B Final Thoughts

"The eDigitalUSA FDR-AX700/B works great."

I will definitely use it more often. First off this was an open box purchase. I haven’t had to change the date. Still, it's worth knowing about. The material of the eDigitalUSA FDR-AX700/B seems really good.

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4.3


(7 Points)

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