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. Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen and Built-in LED Light Pro Vlogg...

Panasonic AG-AC30PJ First Impressions

"Great all round camera."

This is an amazing camera, it really is. The Panasonic AG-AC30PJ is small and lightweight. However I am glad I did purchase! Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. The zoom did not really impress me.

  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen and Built-in LED Light Pro Vlogger Combo
  • SERIOUS VLOGGING EQUIPMENT FOR SERIOUS VLOGGERS ONLY. Begin you vlogging career now with a Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Viewscreen and Built-In LED Light
  • RECORD VIDEO IN STUNNING 4k QUALITY | SET YOUR VLOG APART FROM THE REST!
  • KIT INCLUDES High Quality DSLR Microphone, Tripod, Filter Kit, Carrying Case, and more!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-AC30PJ
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Panasonic AG-AC30PJ Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

Good quality without damage at night. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. It is inexpensive Outside Camcorder. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Using it for filming kids sports.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

3. 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)

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

User Ratings: 67 7

BOBLOV PD5064 First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

The zoom did not really impress me. Wow this was such a great purchase! I haven’t had to change the date. If you are also an amateur photographer. The video it takes it pretty good.

  • BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision Cam 150 Degree Angle Playback 5-7Hours Recording (64G)
  • ❤【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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOBLOV PD5064
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BOBLOV PD5064 Final Thoughts

"Totally unusable."

Every detail is well designed. The BOBLOV PD5064 makes great quality video! It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. LCD display could be better. The clarity of the video was amazing.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

5. Sony PXW-X70 4K Upgrade License

User Ratings: 56

Sony CBKZ-X70FX First Impressions

"I like that!"

Well packed and worth the money. An additional battery is included as backup. Really great camera and easy to use. It has a microphone so the sound is better. Now I'm off to charge the battery!

  • Sony PXW-X70 4K Upgrade License
  • For Sony PXW-X70 camcorder
  • License to add 4K recording capability
  • 3840x2160 in 30p/25p/24p XAVC-L
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony CBKZ-X70FX
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Sony CBKZ-X70FX Final Thoughts

"An amazing device."

The material of the Sony CBKZ-X70FX seems really good. So know your needs and pick the right Outside Camcorder. The quality is great considering the price. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. We travel out after I receive this Sony CBKZ-X70FX.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

6. 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.

Overall Score
4.3


(7 Points)

7. Tactacam Wide Angle Camera (No Fish Eye)

User Ratings: 67

TACTACAM SG_B07BYXJ627_US First Impressions

"The video is great."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! So many features, streamlined everything. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

  • Tactacam Wide Angle Camera (No Fish Eye)
  • ITEM INCLUDES: Tactacam 5.0 Wide Angle action camera, Battery, Head Mount, USB cable with charging wall adapter, Tactacam lens cloth, Tactacam camera bag, User manual, Tactacam decal, Tactacam Universal Adapter
  • EASY USE: Attach the Tactacam 5.0 Wide to your bow, crossbow or firearm, push the power on auto record button to start recording. Push the button again when you want to stop recording.
  • COMPATIBILITY: The Tactacam 5.0 Wide is compatible with both the Tactacam Remote and Tactacam app. Turn on multiple cameras at once with the Tactacam Remote and share your hunt instantly with the Facebook live feature.
  • HIGH QUALITY LENS: This small hunting video camera was built with an ultra-high-quality lens and low-light sensor.
  • MADE TO PERFORM: Tactacam 5.0 Wide films 4K HD, low light sensor and a 360-degree mic. Combined with Tactacam’s newly designed shell, quick change mode button, external battery indicator and rugged water-resistant construction… This camera is made to perform and will stand up to the rigors of your hunt.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The TACTACAM SG_B07BYXJ627_US
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TACTACAM SG_B07BYXJ627_US Final Thoughts

"To me, it looks great."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. But not an awful lot better. The phone/camera mount piece works great. This TACTACAM SG_B07BYXJ627_US works great for me. Indoors it performed quite well.

Overall Score
4.3


(3 Points)

8. Sony 4K 3-CMOS 1/3-type Sensor XDCAM Professional Camcorder, Black (PXWZ190)

Sony PXWZ190 First Impressions

"Worth the price."

The quality is great considering the price. This is an amazing camera, it really is. This Sony PXWZ190 works great for me. The quality is great considering the price. Great Outside Camcorder and meets my needs.

  • Sony 4K 3-CMOS 1/3-type Sensor XDCAM Professional Camcorder, Black (PXWZ190)
  • 4K 60P recording in XAVC long gop format
  • 25x optical zoom Sony g Lens with 28.8mm wide angle
  • Electronic Variable ND filter
  • Instant HDR workflow w/ hlg
  • Simple live Solution with mcx-500 live producer and rm-30bp remote
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony PXWZ190
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Sony PXWZ190 Final Thoughts

"It's very compact to carry."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. The batteries come already charged. This thing does everything it says it does. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

9. Panasonic X2000 4K Professional Camcorder with 24x Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, 3G SDI Outp...

Panasonic HC-X2000 First Impressions

"Back to this camcorder."

This unit is awesome and the price is great. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. For this, we purchased this Panasonic HC-X2000. The Panasonic HC-X2000 is small and lightweight. The image stabilizer works very well.

  • Panasonic X2000 4K Professional Camcorder with 24x Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, 3G SDI Output and VW-HU1 Detachable Handle, HC-X2000 (USA Black)
  • [PRO FEATURES] WiFi live streaming, manual rings, ND filters, built-in LED video light, and 24-bit high resolution linear PCM audio recording, 4: 2: 2 10-bit internal recording, double SD card slots
  • [VW-HU1 HANDLE] Includes a detachable handle equipped with a 2-channel XLR Audio Input, audio control, and LED light. Also operates zoom.
  • [4K RECORDING] 4K 60p recording in a small and light body with a heat-dispersing design
  • [LEICA DICOMAR LENS] Wide-angle 25mm 24x optical zoom with 5-Axis Hybrid O. I. S (Optical Image Stabilization) and high-speed and focusing.
  • [DISPLAY / LVF] The 3. 5-inch monitor (2, 760K-dots) with electrostatic touch panel, plus up/down tiltable viewfinder (1, 555K-dot). Simultaneous LCD output is available.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X2000
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Panasonic HC-X2000 Final Thoughts

"Night vision mode."

LCD display could be better. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. This Panasonic HC-X2000 works great for me. I love the audio options. For this price, the Panasonic HC-X2000 is awesome.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. 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 Outside Camcorder. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. The FOCUSHD is very compact. Great Outside 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)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FOCUSHD
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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)

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