Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Outdoor Camcorders

1. Sony HDR-CX440/B Full HD Video Handycam Camcorder w/Sony 16GB SD Card Bundle

User Ratings: 64 4

Sony HDR-CX440 First Impressions

"I like it so much."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. Overall it is a decent Outdoor Camcorder for the price. The best part is the real-time imagery. Its really worth every dollar I paid. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

  • Sony HDR-CX440/B Full HD Video Handycam Camcorder w/Sony 16GB SD Card Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony CX405 Handycam 1080p Full HD Camcorder with Exmor R CMOS Sensor (Black), SanDisk 32GB Ultra UHS-I microSDHC Memory Card, Battery for Sony NP-BX1 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, DSC-RX100, HDR-AS10, HDR-AS15, and Focus Camera Deluxe SLR Soft Photo and Video Medium Case with Shoulder Strap and 2 Dividers
  • CODECS: he 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 compressio
  • 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
  • OPTICAL STEADYSHOT IMAGE STABILIZATION: The 26.8mm wide-angle lens ensures that you get everything you want into one shot and is perfect for capturing large landscapes. Unlike most digital zooms that use the electronic cropping technique to get closer to the subject, the Sony HDR-CX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder lets you get amazingly close with 30x optical zoom and 60x Clear Image digital zoom
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Guarantee
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Sony HDR-CX440 Final Thoughts

"It suits me perfectly."

Very crystal clear picture and sounds. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. Very easy to hold in one hand. It’s really time to buy this Sony HDR-CX440.

Overall Score
4.3


(202 Points)

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2. 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)

3. 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 Outdoor Camcorder. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. The FOCUSHD is very compact. Great Outdoor 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)

4. 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
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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)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Outdoor Camcorders

5. Camcorder 4K 30MP WiFi Control Digital Camera 3.0 Touch Screen Night Vision Video Camcorder YouTube ...

SEREE First Impressions

"Great value here."

Functions are straightforward. Recording effect is very good! The material of the SEREE seems really good. Great seller and very fast shipping! What you get is quite a lot, really.

  • Camcorder 4K 30MP WiFi Control Digital Camera 3.0 Touch Screen Night Vision Video Camcorder YouTube Camera with External Microphoneing Camera with External Microphone
  • ★4K-ULTRA HD: ★ Do you know 4K has FOUR TIMES the resolution of Full HD? Yes, it does. This 4K camcorder really delivers the features like AUTO-SMILE and MOTION DETECTION. Auto-shoot upon face detection features. Self-timer with a versatile range of settings: 2 seconds, 5 seconds, 10 seconds. And loop recording and motion detection, which gives your memory a break. Good picture perfect for all the holiday parties and celebrations. Preserve your cherished memories forever!
  • ★WIFI-PUT AN END TO CABLE CLUTTER:★ This 4K WIFI camera delivers clear images at 30 MP and crisp video at 4K/24FPS and Full HD 30FPS. It has a sleek 3-inch touch screen for easy filming and playback. This 4K camera also supports 16x digital zoom so you kiwi-zoom in and out to bring ANY image into focus. Buy for the WIFI, enjoy for the awesome image capturing abilities.Transfer your videos wirelessly, without the maze of cords.
  • ★PACKS EVEN MORE WIRELESS POWER:★ WIFI gives you total feature command. You can interface, backup, and share wirelessly with the WIFI function. It’s easy to hook-up to Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Instantly download, transfer, and share movies and photos via your mobile devices. This model allows you to view the live stream on TV with your family just by connecting the HDMI cable which is also included.
  • ★NIGHT VISION-BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES:★ Powered by similar wireless technology found in laptops, cell phones, and other smart devices, this model bring you true NIGHT VISION. It’s great for budding ghost hunters, and those of you who love nature and the outdoors. This night vision video camera also features an excellent PAUSE FUNCTION feature. Just pause or restart recording by pressing the “OK” symbol on the camcorder. Easy-breezy!
  • ★Other Features★It supports standard tripod, micro SD and SD card, SD card up to 128GB (both purchased separately).The camera is equipped with two 1,500mah lithium batteries that allow video recording while charging.The vlog camcorder has a hood that filters out unwanted stray light and prevents lens halos from external light.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SEREE Final Thoughts

"We'll see."

The quality is great considering the price. There is a zoom feature on the SEREE . We are very pleased with this product. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. In my opinion, the price you got is very low.

Overall Score
5.0


(10 Points)

6. 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)

7. Kids Camera, Waterproof Digital High Definition Underwater Swimming Digital Action Camera Camcorder ...

User Ratings: 37

Yosoo First Impressions

"We'll see."

This was well worth the money. Very easy to hold in one hand. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. Good camera for what I’m using it for. I love it and definitely recommend to others.

  • Kids Camera, Waterproof Digital High Definition Underwater Swimming Digital Action Camera Camcorder for Children Boys Girls Gift Toys
  • 3-meter waterproof, full-color, 12-megapixel images, 1080P HD Video with audio record, 4 times digital zoom, ideal gift for your kids outdoor fun
  • This camera is high resolution digital underwater camera for kids.Design for kids, with cute, lightweight compact size, dustproof and durable design, intended to children of ages 3 to 14
  • 2.0inch TFT high definition screen for easy viewing and photo editing.USB connectivity for easy downloading your kids creations to your computer
  • It requires two AAA batteries (not included), accepts up to a 32GB memory card (TF card, the card is not included)
  • We provide a 6 months warranty for this Kids Camera.If you have any quality problem. We aim at "the best can be better" as operation tenet. Your satisfaction is our happiness
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Yosoo Final Thoughts

"Pretty good video camera."

It is also great as a gift for kids. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. I did exactly what the ad said. So many aspects about this camera. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
4.4


(3 Points)

8. Video Camcorders, CamKing 6053 Portable Digital Video Camera Max 24.0 MP 1080P Camcorder HD Support ...

CamKing First Impressions

"Worth the price."

I will definitely use it more often. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! Overall, decent product for this price. Wow this was such a great purchase! Much better then other same style Outdoor Camcorder.

  • Video Camcorders, CamKing 6053 Portable Digital Video Camera Max 24.0 MP 1080P Camcorder HD Support WiFi and IR 3.0 Inches Touch Screen Camera Recorder
  • CamKing Camcorder: This HD video camcorder Supports 270 degree rotation with 3.0 inches TFT-LCD and fill-in infrared light.High quality 1280*1080P 30 FPS ,3.0 TFT-LCD Screen ,16X Zoom camera.
  • COMS Sensor Camera: CMOS 5.0 Mega pixels,Max to 24 Mega pixels, big storage media up to 32GB,high-class material and advanced technology, record high-quality image. supports standard tripod and SD/SDHC card( please note that the tripod and SD card are not included).
  • Camcorder Features:HD camera camcorder,face capture, auto power-off, anti-shake, with internal microphone, speaker, LED light, USB2.0, and TV output. Easy to carry and store, perfect to be a gift and record your special lovely moments.
  • WIFI Function:Support WIFI connection, Download "iSmart DV" APP in your mobile phone to connect your camcorder. So the mobile phone can control the camera and download files from camera, as well as taking photos and filming as a remote control.
  • Infrared Night Vision Function: CamKing Night Vision Camcorder, a good helper for you to take some shots of footage at night. The convenient USB battery charging gives you flexibility and freedom to enjoy a more mobile lifestyle,which is a necessity for outdoor activities and tours,the travel enthusiasts and photopolymer team activities.The safety tether protect the camcorder from falling down.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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CamKing Final Thoughts

"The video is great."

An additional battery is included as backup. Wow this was such a great purchase! So know your needs and pick the right Outdoor Camcorder. I had no problems at all with setup at all. The CamKing is very compact.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

9. Zopsc Portable 1080P DV Camera High Definition Full HD 270° Rotation 16X Digital Video Camera Camco...

Zopsc First Impressions

"So worth it!"

This is an amazing camera, it really is. However I am glad I did purchase! Great Outdoor Camcorder for me. So far I am happy with this purchase. This was well worth the money.

  • Zopsc Portable 1080P DV Camera High Definition Full HD 270° Rotation 16X Digital Video Camera Camcorders, for Outdoor Picnic, Camping, etc(US red)
  • This digital camcorder is made of qualified ABS material, provided with good texture and nice treatment, two colors for choosing.
  • 270 degree rotation, you can rotate it as you want, suitable for home use, travel and other scenes to meet your needs of shooting HD precious images everywhere, convenient for reviewing it while shooting.
  • TV 1080P high definition output, support camera shooting with audio and built-in loudspeaker.
  • Adopts quality COMS sensor, with anti-shock function, provide stable and professional shooting, image resolution is up to 16MP, video is up to 1080P.
  • Supports external memory card up to 32G, strong battery can offer long shooting time.
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Zopsc Final Thoughts

"We are so happy to have it."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Overall, decent product for this price. The material of the Zopsc seems really good. LCD display could be better. It is inexpensive Outdoor Camcorder.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. 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)
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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)

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