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. Panasonic AG-UX180

User Ratings: 64 14

Panasonic AG-UX180PJ First Impressions

"It also looks very nice."

But not an awful lot better. It has an camera and it does video. I haven’t had one in so long. Functions are straightforward. There are not any fancy professional features.

  • Panasonic AG-UX180
  • 1. 0" Type CMOS sensor 4K 24P, UHD 60P/50P/30P/25P/24P
  • Fhd slow motion recording at 120 fps UHD/FHD Dual codec recording
  • 16-Axis color correction function 8. 8 to 176mm 20x optical zoom with OIS
  • 3 x Manual lens control rings IR night shooting
  • Dual codec recording in UHD/FHD relay, simultaneous, and background REC
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-UX180PJ
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Panasonic AG-UX180PJ Final Thoughts

"Wonderful package!"

Its really worth every dollar I paid. First off this was an open box purchase. So many aspects about this camera. Formatting the SD card was easy. I really appreciate with the extra battery.

Overall Score
4.1


(14 Points)

3. Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera,Nycetek Camera Recorder Ultra HD 2.7K 30FPS 3...

User Ratings: 61 5

Nycetek First Impressions

"Cool little camera."

I used to just take videos on my phone. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Much better then other same style Minolta Camcorder. Picks up good sound without the mic. I used to just take videos on my phone.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera,Nycetek Camera Recorder Ultra HD 2.7K 30FPS 30MP 3.0 Inch WiFi Transmission 270° Rotation Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with Remote Control
  • Select "Expedited" shipping to prioritize FAST delivery.
  • ★With External Microphone YouTube Vloggaing Camcorder★ The digital camcorder has built-in and external microphone(Included) which reduce sounding distortion and increase clarity. The camera built-in a rechargeable battery, which can be charged by a USB cable. This YouTube Vlogging Camcorder with infrared detection and night vision camera function, you can find the direction in the dark. (Note:when you use the night vision feature, the photos or videos you take will be black and white)
  • ★HD Multifunction Camera Digital Camera Camcorder★ 3.0 inch touch screen with 270 degree rotation, with advanced touch screen to avoid the troubles of manual button. Dual LED white lights in front of the camera, remote control, 16X digital zoom, multi-language, support SD memory card (Included). Please format the SD card before use the video camera and it supports standard tripod(not included). The lens can be extended with an external teleconverter.(Not included)
  • ★Easy Transmission of WiFi Video Camcorder★ The camera has wifi wireless transmission function, just download the relevant app (in the Instruction manual) then you can browse your photo & video in this app when your phone is connected to the camera. Meanwhile, you can also upload videos and pictures to other devices(Table PC, smart phone and laptop). You can easily make videos and share with your family and friends on social media.
  • ★ Quality Service Video Camera★ This camcorder is small and lightweight, portable for you to carry around. We also provide 1-month worry-free returns and one-year warranty. Welcome to contact our after-sales warranty card (Contact to our after-sale mail: [email protected])if you have any questions. We will solve it for you.Choosing us is equal to choosing glory.
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Nycetek Final Thoughts

"Quite easy to follow."

And the photo is acceptable also. I had no problems at all with setup at all. It did come with a memory card on top of it. It’s really time to buy this Nycetek . Overall this Minolta Camcorder is a great buy.

Overall Score
4.3


(31 Points)

4. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ghost Light GL7-PRO-30IR
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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)

5. Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 16GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case and More...

User Ratings: 54

Panasonic HC-X1000 First Impressions

"Exceeded expectations."

We are very pleased with this product. I will definitely use it more often. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. The phone/camera mount piece works great. This unit is awesome and the price is great.

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 16GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case and More. - Starter Bundle
  • 1 x Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Camcorder (HC-X1000) | 1 x Large Padded Carrying Case | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x Sony 16GB microSDHC Memory Card | 1 x 49mm Ultraviolet UV Filter | 1 x SD Card USB Reader | 1 x Deluxe Cleaning Kit | 1 x Memory Card Wallet | 1 x MicroFiber Cloth
  • 4K DCI & UHD Video/ 8.8MP Stills | 1/2.3" MOS Sensor; 2 x Venus Processors
  • Leica Dicomar 20x Optical Zoom Lens | Switchable between NTSC and PAL
  • Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings | Power O.I.S, & Hybrid O.I.S.
  • 0.45" EVF / 3.5" LCD Touch Screen | Records MP4, MOV, AVCHD to SDXC Cards
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X1000
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Panasonic HC-X1000 Final Thoughts

"Totally unusable."

Every detail is well designed. For this, we purchased this Panasonic HC-X1000. The videos and pictures are both very clear. LCD display could be better. Seems well made, as expected for the price.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

6. Panasonic AG-AC30 Full-HD AVCCAM Handheld Camera (US Version)

User Ratings: 75 25

Panasonic AG-AC30PJ First Impressions

"Thought they worked great!"

Good quality without damage at night. The Panasonic AG-AC30PJ makes great quality video! I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. The clarity of the video was amazing. It’s really time to buy this Panasonic AG-AC30PJ.

  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full-HD AVCCAM Handheld Camera (US Version)
  • This Unit Is An International Version (Fully Compatible In USA)
  • 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 Panasonic AG-AC30PJ
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Panasonic AG-AC30PJ Final Thoughts

"It's very compact to carry."

The best part is the real-time imagery. LCD display could be better. For this, we purchased this Panasonic AG-AC30PJ. The best part is the real-time imagery. If you are also an amateur photographer.

Overall Score
4.0


(5 Points)

7. Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card Full HD 1080P 30FPS Digital Camera Vlogging Camera for YouTube...

User Ratings: 94 6

toberto First Impressions

"I like that!"

Really like the clarity of the picture. We travel out after I receive this toberto . Video was taken when I got it. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. Over all, good quality for the price.

  • Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card Full HD 1080P 30FPS Digital Camera Vlogging Camera for YouTube 3.0 Inch LCD 270 Degrees IPS Screen LED
  • 【1080P+3.0 inch IPS Screen】This video camera max supports 1080P(15FPS) AVI Video Resolution, 24M(6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution. 3.0 inch IPS Screen and supports 270°rotation, 16X digital zoom, built-in fill light, Anti-shaking, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-timer, Webcam function, Pause function, USB 2.0, TV Output and so on.
  • 【PC CAM】The digital camera has a Webcam function. When you want to video chat with your friends or family but without a cam on your computer, you may need this function. By connecting the computer with a USB cable, then choose the “PC CAM” mode as a webcam. Please download the software “AMCAP” before using the PC-CAM function, then enter the video interface, and then you can video chat with your friends.
  • 【Pause Function】: The camcorder supports the pause function, a good choice for YouTube and Vlogging. You can continue the recording in the same File without restarting a new one. And then you can download the video to your computer through a USB cable and then edit it before uploading to your social media.
  • 【Recording While Charging & Complimentary 32G Card】: The digital camera comes with two 1500mAh 3.7V rechargeable batteries(Model: NP-FV5) One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 60-90 minutes. 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. The digital camera supports SD card 4GB to 32GB(The SD card is included in the package, and please format the SD card before using this camera).
  • 【Portable Camcorder+Warranty.】: The camcorder is small and lightweight, portable for you to carry around. The camcorder can support external LED light and standard tripod but not support external microphone(LED light and tripod are not included in the package). If you have any problems or concerns, please feel free to contact us. Contact us - and you will get 60 days free return & 360-day free replacement warranty.
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toberto Final Thoughts

"It has a nice case as well."

It's the small things that count. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Its really worth every dollar I paid. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. Video was taken when I got it.

Overall Score
4.8


(65 Points)

8. Panasonic AG-UX180 4K Premium Professional Camcorder (AG-UX180) Studio Starter Bundle

User Ratings: 60

Panasonic AG-UX180PJ First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

Much better then other same style Minolta Camcorder. I haven’t had to change the date. I am still learning how to use it. There are not any fancy professional features. I haven’t had one in so long.

  • Panasonic AG-UX180 4K Premium Professional Camcorder (AG-UX180) Studio Starter Bundle
  • Panasonic AG-UX180 4K Premium Professional Camcorder AG-UX180PJ | 67mm Wide Angle Lens with Pouch and Lens Caps | 67mm Telephoto HD Lens | Professional 3 Piece Filter Kit, 67mm | 67mm Close Up Filter Set, Diopters +1 +2 +4 +10 | Professional 160 LED Video Light Studio Series | Dual-Channel VHF Wireless Handheld & Lavalier/Headset Microphone System | Carrying Case | Deluxe Cleaning Kit | USB SDHC Card Reader | Memory Card Wallet | 32GB SDHC Class 10 UHS-1 600X Flash Memory Card
  • 1.0" Type CMOS Sensor - 4K 24P, UHD 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
  • FHD Slow Motion Recording at 120 FPS - UHD/FHD Dual Codec Recording
  • 16-Axis Color Correction Function - 8.8 to 176mm 20x Optical Zoom with OIS
  • 3 x Manual Lens Control Rings - IR Night Shooting
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-UX180PJ
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Panasonic AG-UX180PJ Final Thoughts

"The Panasonic AG-UX180PJ works great."

Great Minolta Camcorder and meets my needs. Formatting the SD card was easy. I haven’t had to change the date. I will definitely use it more often. Over all, good quality for the price.

Overall Score
4.6


(2 Points)

9. Camcorder Video Camera Kimire HD 1080P 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Ang...

User Ratings: 73 5

kimire First Impressions

"Wonderful package!"

Feel free to contact me if you have questions. The image quality is amazing. Much better then other same style Minolta Camcorder. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. Very compact that it fits in my purse!

  • Camcorder Video Camera Kimire HD 1080P 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens 3.0 Inch Screen 24 MP Remote Control Infrared Night Vision Recorder
  • Camera With External Microphone: Adopts X-Y stereo pickup technology,clear and stable sound image localization,low noise, professional shotgun sensitive microphone.Equipped with 37mm professional 0.39Xsuper external wide angle lens,to record every wonderful moment.
  • Infrared Night Vision Function:Night Vision Camcorders, includes indoor scenes and night scapes, now you can take photos and videos during night. Under the infrared night vision function,the video and photo functions can be used as normal.
  • Mass Storage &PC Camera Functions:The Camcorder can connect to the computer to download the photoes and videos.You also can use the “PC Camera”on the computer,need to download the software “Amcap ” to use the webcam function. You can share your life with your close family or friends all over the world in real-time.The camcorder has TV HD output,show the photoes and videos on the TV.You can use the remote control to control TV playback videos from remote place.
  • Video Digital Camcorder:3.0 inch touch screen(support 270°rotation),16X digital zoom,HDMI output,Loop recording,Face Detection,Anti-Shaking,Date Stamp,Beauty,support the SD/MMC card(4GB to 32GB) and the tripod (please note that the SD card and the tripod are not included),USB 2.0 interface,support multiple languages.
  • Remote Control Function: Mini handheld camcorder, it is portable and lightweight,support remote control,you can take photoes and videos by yourself anywhere and anytime.No members are excluded from the group photo and no longer asking people around to take photos for you.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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kimire Final Thoughts

"I like that!"

The kimire is very compact. So know your needs and pick the right Minolta Camcorder. The lanyard has been amazing. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

10. Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Camcorder (AG-CX350) W/Padded Case, 128 GB Memory Card, Lens Attachments, Wire...

Panasonic AG-CX350 First Impressions

"Cool little camera."

Indoors it performed quite well. Used this multiple times for church lectures. An additional battery is included as backup. I am still learning how to use it. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing!

  • Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Camcorder (AG-CX350) W/Padded Case, 128 GB Memory Card, Lens Attachments, Wire Straps, LED Light, and More?
  • 1 x Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Camcorder | 1 x 128GB SF-UY3 Series UHS-I SDXC Memory Card | 1 x Large Padded Carrying Case | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 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 SD Card USB Reader | 1 x Memory Card Wallet
  • 1" MOS Sensor | 20x Optical, 32x Intelligent Zoom
  • UHD 4K, 1080p, Variable Frame Rate | 2 x Media Card Slot, HLG Recording
  • 3.2" LCD Screen, OLED Viewfinder | Individual Zoom, Focus, Iris Rings
  • Front-Mounted Mic with Front Audio Level | TC In/Out, 3G-SDI, HDMI Out
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-CX350
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Panasonic AG-CX350 Final Thoughts

"Overall very satisfied."

Works and looks much better than expected. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Much better then other same style Minolta Camcorder. It's the small things that count. The image stabilizer works very well.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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