Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Outside Camcorders

1. Panasonic HC-X1000 1080p 4K Ultra High Definition Camcorder

User Ratings: 48 11

Panasonic HC-X1000-K First Impressions

"It is worth its price."

This Panasonic HC-X1000-K works great for me. For this, we purchased this Panasonic HC-X1000-K. It is inexpensive Outside Camcorder. Video was taken when I got it. This is designed to be simple and easy to use.

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 1080p 4K Ultra High Definition Camcorder
  • This version is originally intended for sale outside the USA
  • 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
  • Simultaneous/Relay/Background Recording Wi-Fi / NFC Connectivity
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X1000-K
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Panasonic HC-X1000-K Final Thoughts

"Pictures are also good."

Now I'm off to charge the battery! For this price, the Panasonic HC-X1000-K is awesome. For this, we purchased this Panasonic HC-X1000-K. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. This little camera meets all those needs!

Overall Score
4.0


(11 Points)

2. Camcorder,ORDRO HDV-Z20 Video Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS WiFi Camera Camcorders with Hot Shoe 16X Digita...

ORDRO HDV-Z20 First Impressions

"Very nice!"

The whole family enjoyed this purchase. Able to get a great cinematic look. Overall it is a decent Outside Camcorder for the price. There are not any fancy professional features. This was well worth the money.

  • Camcorder,ORDRO HDV-Z20 Video Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS WiFi Camera Camcorders with Hot Shoe 16X Digital Zoom 3.0'' Touchscreen DV Recorder
  • ❤ORDRO Digital Camcorder with Hot Shoes: 1920*1080P 30FPS (Full HD) resolution. Unique hot shoe function to attach an external microphone and video camera light, which reduce noise and improve video sound quality. It also supports 37mm external wide angle lens, teleconverter, fisheye lens and UV lens.
  • ❤Multifunctional Ultra HD Camcorder: Sony 8.0 MP sensor, up to 24.0 mega pixels, 3.0'' TFT-LCD touch screen (270 degree rotation), 16X digital zoom, IR remote control, face capture, self-timer, anti-shake, auto power-off, USB2.0/HDMI output. Supports standard tripod and SD/SDHC class 10 card (up to 64GB memory card, need to be purchased separately). HDMI cable only used for connecting with TV, does not support stream live.
  • ❤Video Camera Camcorders with WIFI Feature: Please use your smartphone to download and install the "LzxViewer" APP to connect camcorder wifi function. It can control camcorder to take recording videos, and upload or download files to your smartphone or tablet (wifi effective connection range ≤ 9.8 feet). NOTE: does not support wireless internet access.
  • ❤Powerful Li-on Battery Supply: It comes with two NP-40 3.7V 1250mAh Li-ion batteries and a charger. When first use, please charge the battery for 3 hours to make sure its fully charged, it can take videos up to 2 hours, and pictures up to 2.5 hours. This camcorder supports recording while charging. (Tips: The battery working time will shorten in the WIFI mode).
  • ❤What You Get: 1 x Video camera HDV-Z20 (ORDRO BRAND), 1 x 0.39X HD wide angle lens, 1 x HDMI cable,1 x USB charging cable, 2 x NP-40 Lithium batteries, 1 x Battery charger, 1 x Remote control, 1 x Camera bag, 1 x Lens cap, 1 x Wrist strap, 1 x User manual. We offer lifetime warranty and excellent customer service. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO HDV-Z20
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ORDRO HDV-Z20 Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

Overall, decent product for this price. I had no problems at all with setup at all. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. I got these for my husband for Xmas. If you are also an amateur photographer.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

3. Sony HDR-CX900 Full HD Handycam Camcorder (Black) International Version No Warranty

Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B First Impressions

"Materials feel premium."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Really like the clarity of the picture. It is inexpensive Outside Camcorder.

  • Sony HDR-CX900 Full HD Handycam Camcorder (Black) International Version No Warranty
  • 1" Exmor R CMOS Sensor 1080p Video and 20 MP Still Images
  • XAVC S, AVCHD, and MP4 Recording Options Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Lens
  • 12x Optical Zoom & 24x Clear Image Zoom BIONZ X Processor / High Speed 120 fps
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization 0.39" OLED EVF / 3.5" XtraFine LCD
  • Wi-Fi / NFC Connectivity Multi Interface Shoe for Accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B
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Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

The Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B is my favorite. The Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B makes great quality video! I received the Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B today. Every detail is well designed. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, ...

User Ratings: 74 12

The Tech Expert First Impressions

"I thank you so much."

Really great camera and easy to use. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! That is not the case with the The Tech Expert . Works and looks much better than expected.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, Android (USB-C), iPhone with 64GB MicroSD 4K Video Memory Card, LED Light & Microfiber Cloth
  • Lightweight and Portable: As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory.
  • 3-Axis Mechanical Gimbal: The Osmo Pocket camera is equipped with a remarkable 3-axis stabilized gimbal and a new algorithm that ensures a control accuracy of ±0.005° and maximum control speed of 120°/s.
  • Amazingly Powerful Performance: Osmo Pocket snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° FOV, and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100Mbps and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • DJI Mimo: Osmo Pocket is meant for anyone with a story to tell, which is why we developed DJI Mimo. This dedicated app expands your imagination with editing tools and opens the door to a community that inspires your own visual storytelling.
  • What you get: DJI Osmo Pocket, Carrying Case, Smartphone Adapter (USB-C), Smartphone Adapter (Lightning), Power Cable, 64GB microSD Memory Card, Clip-on LED Selfie Light for Focused Lighting for Blogging and Vlogging Videography and a Microfiber Cleaning Cloth. Note: A USB-C to Micro USB adapter(NOT INCLUDED in the package) is required when connecting the Osmo Pocket with smartphones that use a Micro USB port.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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The Tech Expert Final Thoughts

"It functions as expected."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. I love the audio options. It is also great as a gift for kids. Formatting the SD card was easy. Functions are straightforward.

Overall Score
4.2


(10 Points)

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

OPKIX First Impressions

"I like it when I hold it."

The lanyard has been amazing. Great Outside Camcorder and meets my needs. There are not any fancy professional features. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. I like The light weight small size.

  • OPKIX One - Wearable 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.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The OPKIX
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OPKIX Final Thoughts

"It’s overall a good pick."

This thing does everything it says it does. Very easy to hold in one hand. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. We travel out after I receive this OPKIX .

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Video Camera Camcorder WiFi FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Infrared Night Vision YouTube Vlogging Camera Recor...

User Ratings: 79 6

AIsuoda 5052STR First Impressions

"It’s overall a good pick."

We travel out after I receive this AIsuoda 5052STR. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. It did come with a memory card on top of it. This is an amazing camera, it really is. So many aspects about this camera.

  • Video Camera Camcorder WiFi FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Infrared Night Vision YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation Touch Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • 【FHD 1080P Video Camera】The digital video camera is full HD 1080P, with 24.0MP picture resolution,3.0 inch 270° rotation ultra-clear touch screen and 16X digital zoom camera.  It also has 8 mega pixel CMOS image sensor,so you can capture vibrant and extremely realistic images and videos. This video camcorder has built-in microphone which gets great sound quality and reduces noise
  • 【Multifunctional Camcorder】This vlog camera supports Time Lapse,Slow Motion,Video Capture,Motion Detection,Loop Recording,Continuous Shooting, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-Timer, Playback Modes, Anti-Shaking Function,TV Output and ect..You can record your wonderful moments with these special features
  • 【WiFi & IR Night Vision Camcorder】Download the App ‘iSmart DV’ on you phone or tablet and connect it with your camera,then you may operate the camera or check through Android or IOS devices to review the photos and videos. With IR night vision function, you can shoot clear white and black photo or video in the dark environment without visible light or low light(within 16ft/5m). Note:WiFi and IR function will increase the usage of battery!!
  • 【Webcam & Pause Function】You can use this function for video chatting or live streaming. By connecting the computer with a USB cable, then choose the “PC CAM” mode as a webcam.You can continue the recording in the same File without restarting a new one
  • 【Video Camea Camcorder】The video camera comes with 2 rechargeable batteries, and it supports recording while charging. The camcorder should be charged for 3-4 hours before using and make sure the battery is charged successfully.If you have any question or suggestion,please feel free to contact us!
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AIsuoda 5052STR
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AIsuoda 5052STR Final Thoughts

"My friend have fun with it."

And the rocker zoom is awesome. This is a fantastic camera for the price. This little camera meets all those needs! The lanyard has been amazing. I highly recommend this [FEATURE].

Overall Score
4.4


(76 Points)

7. BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision ...

User Ratings: 67 7

BOBLOV First Impressions

"So fun!"

It is also great as a gift for kids. We are very pleased with this product. More noticeable on the night vision set up. I will definitely use it more often. This BOBLOV works great for me.

  • BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision Cam 150 Degree Angle Playback 5-7Hours Recording (64G+GPS)
  • ❤【Campacity with Qiuck Charge 3.0 Tech with only 1hour charging】Employs Qualcamm Quick Charge 3.0 technology, it can take about 1 hours to fully fast charge with ORIGINAL cable and adaptor, Support 5-6hours 1080p continuous recording.
  • ❤【HD 1080P Compact Body Camera】Features with sony IMX2921, capture HD 1080P high resolution with 150 degree wide angle. Built-in mic for synchronized audio recording.Decent microphone that comes through clear on the video.Drive-free installation, plug and play, supports Windows win7/win8/win10/MAC.
  • ❤【IR Night Vision manually】Built-in IR lights, one button to switch on/off audio recording when low lights condition.Press”Down”Button to turn on the Night vision manually.
  • ❤【Easy to use personal surveillance camera】Simply turn on and hit record.As a security camera, this body camera is priced well below other personal surveillance camera's but offers premium results.Plus in a self defense situation will have proof that the life was threatened in daily. driving the bike,Photo dogs ect.
  • ❤【Dashcam mode】Camera automatically starts recording when ignition,saved video footage when engine off.With 115g net weight, Portable size and lightweight Body cameras
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BOBLOV Final Thoughts

"We are so happy to have it."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. It’s really time to buy this BOBLOV . The videos and pictures are both very clear. So many features, streamlined everything. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

8. Osmo OSMOPOCKET Pocket HD Video Camera

User Ratings: 76 4

DJI CP.ZM.00000097.01 First Impressions

"Actually really good."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. We travel out after I receive this DJI CP.ZM.00000097.01. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. The camcorder is nice and compact. And the photo is acceptable also.

  • Osmo OSMOPOCKET Pocket HD Video Camera
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The DJI CP.ZM.00000097.01
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DJI CP.ZM.00000097.01 Final Thoughts

"Thought they worked great!"

I love the audio options. Formatting the SD card was easy. Much better then other same style Outside Camcorder. What you get is quite a lot, really. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck.

Overall Score
4.6


(514 Points)

9. foulon Digital Video Camera,Portable Rotatable 2.0 LCD Display Screen HD 1080P Camcorder Video Camer...

foulon First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! We travel out after I receive this foulon . Overall this Outside Camcorder is a great buy. The foulon is my favorite. This was well worth the money.

  • foulon Digital Video Camera,Portable Rotatable 2.0 LCD Display Screen HD 1080P Camcorder Video Camera Night Vision Camcorders
  • Material: Plastic
  • System Requirements: For Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista (32-bit), etc
  • Mini digital video camera, easy to carry. Adjustable white balance: automatic / daylight lamp / tungsten light / fluorescent / cloudy. 4x digital zoom, 2.0 inches LCD display sreen. Rotatable screen design makes shooting more arbitrary.
  • Memory card slot of SD/MMC card slot (up to 32GB).
  • Night Vision Function: This camcorder full hd is equipped with IR Night Vision technology, it could also capture good photos and videos in black and white while in the darkness.
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foulon Final Thoughts

"Good product."

If you are also an amateur photographer. And the rocker zoom is awesome. And it’s so easy to carry around. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Over all, good quality for the price.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

10. AV-1360 20x Full HD PTZ Camera with IP Streaming

AVIPAS AV-1360 First Impressions

"Awesome studio camera."

This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. First off this was an open box purchase. We travel out after I receive this AVIPAS AV-1360. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

  • AV-1360 20x Full HD PTZ Camera with IP Streaming
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AVIPAS AV-1360
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AVIPAS AV-1360 Final Thoughts

"But it works great."

Super easy to read instructions too! I will definitely use it more often. So far I am happy with this purchase. I love the audio options. I really like the features of the camera.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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