Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Minolta Camcorders

1. Minolta MN50HD 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder (Blue) Includes 8GB Card

Minolta MN50HD-BL First Impressions

"My friend have fun with it."

I really like the features of the camera. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! I will definitely use it more often. So far I am happy with this purchase. Works and looks much better than expected.

  • Minolta MN50HD 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder (Blue) Includes 8GB Card
  • MINOLTA MN50HD-BL 20-Megapixel 1080p Full HD MN50HD Camcorder (Blue)
  • 3" LCD screen
  • 8x digital zoom
  • Automatic face detection/smile shutter
  • Anti-shake image stabilization
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Minolta MN50HD-BL
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Minolta MN50HD-BL Final Thoughts

"I like that!"

I have had NO issues with battery life so far. It has a microphone so the sound is better. And it’s so easy to carry around. It has a microphone so the sound is better. I had no problems at all with setup at all.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

2. Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30 Infrared 30 Watt IR Light for Night Vision Camera & Camcorder

Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR First Impressions

"The Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR works great."

It is also great as a gift for kids. I am still learning how to use it. I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! We travel out after I receive this Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR.

  • Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30 Infrared 30 Watt IR Light for Night Vision Camera & Camcorder
  • 30 Watt Infrared Light
  • Includes Diffuser
  • 7th Generation, 10th Anniversary Model
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Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

For this, we purchased this Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR. Functions are straightforward. Well packed and worth the money. I really appreciate with the extra battery. Still, it's worth knowing about.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

3. ORDRO HDR-AC3 Video Camera Ultra HD 4k Camcorder with Microphone,1080P 60fps, Digital Zoom, 3.1" IPS...

ORDRO -AC3- First Impressions

"Quite easy to follow."

More noticeable on the night vision set up. Really great camera and easy to use. I do wish there was a time & date stamp. Well packed and worth the money. The quality is great considering the price.

  • ORDRO HDR-AC3 Video Camera Ultra HD 4k Camcorder with Microphone,1080P 60fps, Digital Zoom, 3.1" IPS, Wi-Fi Camera Recorder with Infrared Night Vision, Wide Angle Lens and 2 Batteries
  • 4K Video Camera: The high-resolution sensor AC3 camera is equipped with a 13,000-megapixel full-HD SONY CMOS image sensor that captures your memory in 4K resolution.
  • Digital Zoom: Equipped with an advanced zoom lens and 30x digital zoom that provides you a more sensitive and smooth zoom experience for stable and smooth zooming of subjects. Let you capture your favorite images more easily in various sports events.
  • 4k camcorder with microphone: External high-performance microphone, heart-shaped pickup can be charged with an external shotgun to interview the video microphone to improve the recording quality. Effectively shielding electromagnetic interference.
  • Infrared Night Vision/High-definition touchscreen: features a 3.1" capacitive touch screen LCD that is clearly visible even in outdoor sunlight, with rich, natural color reproduction.Ensure clear images in low light conditions and at night.
  • In The Box: Rechargeable Battery (NP120), Wide Angle Lens, Microphone, lens hood, lens cap, HDMI/USB cable, Charger,Stabilizer, Remote control
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO -AC3-
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ORDRO -AC3- Final Thoughts

"I can accept it."

This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. I haven’t had one in so long. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. There are not any fancy professional features. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. Sony DSCHX80/B High Zoom Point & Shoot Camera with Ultra 32GB Micro SDHC UHS-I Card and NP-BX1/M8 Li...

User Ratings: 62 10

Sony First Impressions

"I like it so much."

Still, it's worth knowing about. I love the audio options. The image stabilizer works very well. Picks up good sound without the mic. I haven’t had to change the date.

  • Sony DSCHX80/B High Zoom Point & Shoot Camera with Ultra 32GB Micro SDHC UHS-I Card and NP-BX1/M8 Lithium-Ion X Type Battery
  • 30x Optical/60x Clear Image Zoom ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor for superb low light images, Built-in retractable OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder
  • Versatile video w/ high-quality XAVC S, AVCHD & MP4 formats, Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi w/NFC, 5-axis image stabilization greatly reduces camera shake blur
  • Selfie-ready 3" Extra Fine LCD multi-angle display, P/A/S/M modes, customizable settings and Memory Recall mode, Enhance features w/ downloadable camera apps, Capture the decisive moments with up to 10fps or keep your subject in focus with Lock-on AF
  • Ideal for Android-based smartphones and tablets
  • Transfer speeds of up to 98MB/s**
  • Rated A1 for faster app performance3 and UHS Speed Class U1 and Speed Class 10 for Full HD video recording and playback1
  • Shoot up to 330 photos or 80 minutes of video
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Great value for the price."

Now I'm off to charge the battery! Really like the clarity of the picture. I will definitely use it more often. This little camera meets all those needs! There are not any fancy professional features.

Overall Score
4.1


(321 Points)

5. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (6mm Semi Wide, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"It's very compact to carry."

Good quality without damage at night. It's the small things that count. First off this was an open box purchase. For this price, the Contour is awesome. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (6mm Semi Wide, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Hardware attachment is OK."

The phone/camera mount piece works great. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. It has a microphone so the sound is better. This was well worth the money. I haven’t had to change the date.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD 2 Broadcast Camera for Live Production

Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2 First Impressions

"It has a nice case as well."

Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Really great camera and easy to use. LCD display could be better. I had no problems at all with setup at all.

  • Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD 2 Broadcast Camera for Live Production
  • DESIGNED FOR LIVE PRODUCTION - Now you can produce multiple camera live production in any location
  • REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN - Advanced technology in a compact, rugged design. Features a compact and durable magnesium alloy body that is packed with innovative technology, making it the most rugged, portable and advanced studio camera in the world
  • EASY ACCESS BUTTONS FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT SETTINGS - Quickly and easily access the most important controls using the built in row of buttons below the viewfinder
  • MICRO FOUR THIRDS LENS MOUNT - The Blackmagic Studio Camera features an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount that is compatible with an incredibly wide range of lenses and adapters
  • LARGE 10" FULL HD VIEWFINDER - The Blackmagic Studio Camera includes the world's largest viewfinder built in! The massive 10" high resolution screen has a super wide viewing angle and the large viewing area
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2
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Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2 Final Thoughts

"I noticed two problems."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. Formatting the SD card was easy. The price Also made this a great deal. Using it for filming kids sports. I do wish there was a time & date stamp.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

7. ORDRO 4K 60FPS Hands-Free Camcorder Head Wearable Vlog Video Camera EP7 Built in 2-Axis Gimbal with ...

User Ratings: 49

ORDRO EP7 First Impressions

"Appreciate it."

The ORDRO EP7 is my favorite. The videos and pictures are both very clear. The ORDRO EP7 is very compact. The best part is the real-time imagery. Good camera for what I’m using it for.

  • ORDRO 4K 60FPS Hands-Free Camcorder Head Wearable Vlog Video Camera EP7 Built in 2-Axis Gimbal with 64G TF Card, Carrying Case
  • Sony 13MP CMOS Sensor/ 4K 60FPS video recording
  • IP65 life waterproof/ 2-axis Gimbal Anti-Shake
  • Portable and hands free design/ First view /Anti-misoperation design
  • Wi-Fi Connection/App&remote Control/2-3 hours battery life.
  • In the box: EP7 camera,64GB TF Card, remote control ,carrying case, USB cable,user manual
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO EP7
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ORDRO EP7 Final Thoughts

"The ORDRO EP7 works great."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. The ORDRO EP7 is small and lightweight. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. For this, we purchased this ORDRO EP7. Really great camera and easy to use.

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

8. Video Camera Camcorder,Touch Monitor Mini Compact YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder Full HD 1080P 30F...

User Ratings: 69

GordVE First Impressions

"I advise you!"

It keeps the frames still and colors vibrant. I received the GordVE today. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! Works and looks much better than expected. Very crystal clear picture and sounds.

  • Video Camera Camcorder,Touch Monitor Mini Compact YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder Full HD 1080P 30FPS 48MP 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation Screen 18X Digital Zoom Camcorder (Golden)
  • 【Video Camera】This video camera max supports 2.7K(2704x1520),FHD(1080P),HD AVI Video Resolution, 48M JPEG Image Resolution. 3.0 inch 270 degree rotation TFT LCD screen,18X digital zoom (no optical zoom),built-in fill light, Anti-shaking, Face detect, Smile capture,Self-timer, Pause Function,Beauty function,internal Microphone and Speaker(record sound videos),USB 2.0,TV Output and so on(The camera is designed for Amateurs,not for Professional Users).
  • 【Touch Monitor and Supports Remote Control】The 3.0-inch Touch Monitor makes it easy to shoot, view and edit image.It supports remote control(not included) and camera tripod(not included),you can take photos and videos by yourself at home or outdoor.Support LED fill Light and Internal microphone,you can open the flash light according to scene needs, excellent performance in low light conditions,you can also adjust the ISO settings for darker environments.
  • 【Pause Function】This camcorder supports the pause function,a good idea for YouTube and Vlogging.You can continue the recording in the same File without restarting a new one.You can download the video to your computer through a USB cable and then edit it before uploading to your social media,also can use a HDMI cable connect to the TV to watch the photos and videos.Also share it to social platforms such as YouTube at any time.
  • 【Recording While Charging】This Video Camera contains a large capacity rechargeable lithium battery.One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 90-150 minutes(Please charge the battery up to 8 hours the first time you use it).Or you can record videos while charging,in this case, you can record long enough videos as you wish and no need to worry about battery drains.Built-in 32MB flash memory,expandable SD card/HCSD card to 128GB(Not included).
  • 【Perfect Gift】This camera is slim and compact,small size 110*51.66*32.08mm,only Weight 135g,easy to carry and use,record high-quality image and video, perfect to be a gift for family members, friends,parents and kids,record your especially happy moments and travel time, let you enjoy photos/videos anytime and save a beautiful memory anywhere.
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GordVE Final Thoughts

"Yes I like."

Super easy to read instructions too! I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. Very compact that it fits in my purse! Super easy to read instructions too!

Overall Score
4.7


(7 Points)

9. Digital Camera Vlogging Camera for YouTube with Flip Screen 2.7K 24.0MP 3.0 inch Ultra HD WiFi Camer...

User Ratings: 84 6

SUNLEO yu-ko First Impressions

"Not sure."

I've tried many brands & models. It is more for show than for use. LCD display could be better. The best part is the real-time imagery. The mic isn't great, but it'll work.

  • Digital Camera Vlogging Camera for YouTube with Flip Screen 2.7K 24.0MP 3.0 inch Ultra HD WiFi Camera Retractable Flashlight
  • ❤3.0-Inch Flip Screen: The 3.0-inch LCD display of this vlogging camera is designed to be rotated 180 degrees. It allows you to see exactly what you’re taking a picture of while taking a selfie. This digital camera can support 2.7K video resolution and 24MP picture resolution. So the quality of videos and pictures is very good. It is also super easy to transfer files from the camera to the computer—you literally just plug in the USB or insert the card and wait for the file to pop up.
  • ❤Easy to Handle: This vlog camera is easy to operate and navigate. It comes with easy to operate buttons that can be seen easily. Of course, if you have any problems operating it, you can review the detailed instructions that come with this camera or request additional support from our customer service team. The added support and ease of use make this camera a great gift for a child or a beginner.
  • ❤Lightweight slim and stylish design: This digital camera has a compact design with a sturdy and durable body. It’s lightweight and tiny to hold, so you can carry it around easily while traveling. In addition, the compact camera comes with built-in face detection, face beauty and white balance and so on to help record and improve your special moments.
  • ❤Long Battery Life:Camcorder has a strong metal body whereas you are also provided by 800mAh li-ion battery. In case,if you want to buy an extra one, you can look over on Amazon. With all these features in one package, this camcorder will be the best at an affordable price.
  • ❤Easy to share it:It is super easy to transfer files from the camera to the computer—you literally just plug in the USB or insert the card and wait for the file to pop up. Don't hesitate to share your videos with your friends through social media.#Please note:The camera support Micro SD card up to 32 GB(Not included)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SUNLEO yu-ko Final Thoughts

"And it was a good decision."

The quality is great considering the price. Great Minolta Camcorder for me. The best part is the real-time imagery. What you get is quite a lot, really. I love the audio options.

Overall Score
4.7


(43 Points)

10. OPKIX One - Wearable Dual HD Camera System - Hands-Free POV - Tiny, Rugged and Waterproof - Don’t ...

OPKIX First Impressions

"My friend have fun with it."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Overall it is a decent Minolta Camcorder for the price. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. What you get is quite a lot, really. This little camera meets all those needs!

  • OPKIX One - Wearable Dual HD Camera System - Hands-Free POV - Tiny, Rugged and Waterproof - Don’t Miss A Moment of Life!
  • LIVE IN THE MOMENT - Never miss another memory fumbling for your phone or camera - capture all of life’s adventures as a participant, not a spectator. Tiny, rugged and waterproof up to 30 feet, the wearable OPKIX One is ready to go wherever you are!
  • CAPTURE WHAT YOU SEE AND HEAR - Conveniently record POV footage without missing a moment. With versatile mounts included for your favorite eyewear or hat, plus 4 universal sticky mounts, the compact OPKIX One blends in so fun can stand out.
  • KEEP IT SIMPLE - One-button recording and fixed-focus make operation effortless. Wirelessly upload your memories from the Smart Egg to your smart phone with our free OPKIX Studio App. Just press, record and upload!
  • AMAZING VIDEO QUALITY - Full 1080p HD video quality, EIS and HD audio with noise cancellation. Record up to 15 minutes per camera, use the included Smart Egg to wirelessly recharge your cameras and store over 100 minutes of footage.
  • INCREDIBLE EDITING FEATURES - Edit, add filters, text, music and more, then easily upload your footage to social media with the tap of a screen using the free OPKIX Studio App.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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OPKIX Final Thoughts

"Really good one!"

The image quality is amazing. The phone/camera mount piece works great. It has an camera and it does video. Recording effect is very good! It is more for show than for use.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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