Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Panoramic Camcorders

1. Aleta S2C 360 Camera Camcorder Standard Set (Without Batteries)+ 12V DC Adapter (US Version)

User Ratings: 49

Aleta Aleta S2C First Impressions

"Yes I like."

For this, we purchased this Aleta Aleta S2C. But not an awful lot better. It's the small things that count. The batteries come already charged. I got these for my husband for Xmas.

  • Aleta S2C 360 Camera Camcorder Standard Set (Without Batteries)+ 12V DC Adapter (US Version)
  • 【12K ultra high resolution 360 still photo, HDR: 7-shot exposure bracket. Best for 360 photography】1 click get one 12K, 66MP (11520 x 5760) high resolution 360 panoramic photo, real time in-camera optical stitching, 7-shot exposure bracket for HDR. Countdown function (2/5/10/20 second). 12K Burst (1 sec~60sec). 8K time-lapse video. 4 Shooting modes: DAY, NIGHT, Sport, Manual. AEB, Dynamic Object Removal.
  • 【OSC API support, Real time in-camera optical stitching, easy operation】One shot to get photo WITHOUT any post production. Direct output .jpg, .mp4 files. Recognize and stitching subject instantly. Ideal for Google Street View (OSC support), virtual tours: real estate, construction site, interior design, architecture, engineering, archaeology, 3D modeling (with Laser scanner), travel, VR/AR content, standalone 360 live streaming
  • 【9 axis function / Great low light photography】G sensor make photo shot in any angles and viewed it normally on Google map, Facebook. 5 lens make Aleta S2C take good photo under low light conditions
  • 【”AletaS2C viewer” app ,support iOS/Android】Real time viewer on “AletaS2C viewer app”. Manual EV, exposure, white Balance, contrast, color, sharpness, stitching adjustment. HDR mode one photo (up to 7 brackets), Customized nadir sticker
  • 【2 power modes: 18650 battery or 12V DC adapter】 a) By removable standard 3.7V 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery x2 (DO NOT use any battery exceed 3400 mAh) ; or b) by an AC/CD power adapter, battery life is not an issue anymore
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Aleta Aleta S2C
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Aleta Aleta S2C Final Thoughts

"It suits me perfectly."

Used this multiple times for church lectures. He was pretty happy about the microphone. I had no problems at all with setup at all. I like The light weight small size. There are not any fancy professional features.

Overall Score
4.0


(5 Points)

2. Panasonic 4K HC-X1000 20x Optical Zoom Camcorder - MPEG - 4 AVC and H.264 - CMOS (International Mode...

User Ratings: 72 5

Panasonic HC-X1000E First Impressions

"Love this camera!"

I am so glad I chose this particular unit! Able to get a great cinematic look. What you get is quite a lot, really. The best part is the real-time imagery. Great Panoramic Camcorder and meets my needs.

  • Panasonic 4K HC-X1000 20x Optical Zoom Camcorder - MPEG - 4 AVC and H.264 - CMOS (International Model)
  • 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
  • Simultaneous/Relay/Background Recording Wi-Fi / NFC Connectivity
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X1000E
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Panasonic HC-X1000E Final Thoughts

"It is worth its price."

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. It has an camera and it does video. It has a microphone so the sound is better. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
4.5


(64 Points)

3. Video Camera Camcorder, CamKing 2.7K 18X HD Ultra-Thin Digital Video Camera with 3.0 Inch HD Touch S...

User Ratings: 67 13

CamKing DV520 First Impressions

"It’s a good buy."

It's the small things that count. The image quality is amazing. It has an camera and it does video. The batteries come already charged. I did exactly what the ad said.

  • Video Camera Camcorder, CamKing 2.7K 18X HD Ultra-Thin Digital Video Camera with 3.0 Inch HD Touch Screen Digital Zoom Camera Recorder
  • Lightweight and compact camera The CamKing camera has a slim design with a 2 7K HD screen for easy carrying and storage It combines photos videos and playback with state-of-the-art materials and advanced technology to record the moments in your life This is the best choice for your own use and gift(The camera is designed for Amateurs not for Professional Users)
  • High-definition picture quality lockable 8 0Mega pixel sensor The max 48 0Mega pixels of high-definition picture quality let you lock in the wonderful bright and sharp imaging performance allowing you to record more details with high quality the image format is JPEG the video format is AVI 3 0 inch LCD touch screen 18X digital zoom(max)
  • Multiple scene modes CamKing camera with automatic night scene portrait night scene landscape sports party beach and other scene modes high sensitivity Ultra HD mode can switch the scene you want according to your actual needs Bring you the ultimate shooting experience
  • Camera features HD camera face capture beauty face auto power off Dis anti-shake speaker USB 2 0 and HDMI output Easy to carry and store it's perfect as a gift and record your special moments
  • Support remote control function add beauty function support Wi-Fi connection download "smart DV" Application in mobile phone to connect camera Therefore the phone can control the camera and download files from the camera as well as take photos and shoot as a remote control The camera adds beauty features to make you meet more beautiful yourself!
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The CamKing DV520
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CamKing DV520 Final Thoughts

"The remote is great."

It's the small things that count. For this price, the CamKing DV520 is awesome. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. The best part is the real-time imagery.

Overall Score
4.2


(975 Points)

4. Canon XA50 Professional Camcorder, Black

Canon XA50 First Impressions

"Overall, I really like it!"

So far I am happy with this purchase. I used to just take videos on my phone. But not an awful lot better. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

  • Canon XA50 Professional Camcorder, Black
  • Optical Sensor Resolution: 13.4
  • Max Focal Length: 382.5
  • Viewfinder Type: Lcd
  • Lens Type: Fixed
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon XA50
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Canon XA50 Final Thoughts

"This camera was a hit."

The mic isn't great, but it'll work. What you get is quite a lot, really. Well packed and worth the money. I used to just take videos on my phone. What you get is quite a lot, really.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

5. Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K Handheld Camcorder

User Ratings: 68 11

Panasonic AG-DVX200PJC First Impressions

"An amazing device."

It did come with a memory card on top of it. The zoom did not really impress me. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Great Panoramic Camcorder for me. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

  • Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K Handheld Camcorder
  • Variable Frame Rate Up to 120 FPS in FHD MP4 / MOV Recording in 4K
  • Integrated Leica 13x f/2. 8 - f/4. 5 Lens 3 x Individual Lens Control Rings
  • 2 x SD Cards Slots (U3 Compatible)
  • HDMI 2. 0, 3G-SDI Output
  • HDMI 2. 0, 3G-SDI Output
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-DVX200PJC
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Panasonic AG-DVX200PJC Final Thoughts

"The Panasonic AG-DVX200PJC wins."

Recording effect is very good! It is also great as a gift for kids. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. So many aspects about this camera. It is also great as a gift for kids.

Overall Score
4.2


(24 Points)

6. Runcam Camera FPV Drone And Remote Control Camcorder, Orange

User Ratings: 66 10

RunCam RUNCAM2-OR First Impressions

"Small, stylish and refined."

Must be turned on and off manually. This is an amazing camera, it really is. Using it for filming kids sports. I love it and definitely recommend to others. It's the small things that count.

  • Runcam Camera FPV Drone And Remote Control Camcorder, Orange
  • High Definition [email protected] [email protected]
  • Low Latency 60ms under 1080p 40ms under 720p
  • Built-in Wi-Fi iOS App Android App
  • USB Power Port 5-17V 2-4S batteries
  • FPV Camera Removable lens hood Multifunctional bracket RF shielding
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam RUNCAM2-OR
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RunCam RUNCAM2-OR Final Thoughts

"I like the RunCam RUNCAM2-OR."

Formatting the SD card was easy. It has a microphone so the sound is better. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Much better then other same style Panoramic Camcorder. Recording effect is very good!

Overall Score
4.2


(255 Points)

7. Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder kimire HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 3.0 Inch ...

User Ratings: 88 3

kimire 604S First Impressions

"It suits me perfectly."

The kimire 604S is my favorite. It’s really time to buy this kimire 604S. So many aspects about this camera. It has an camera and it does video. For this, we purchased this kimire 604S.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder kimire HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation LCD 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • [Webcam Video Camera] This digital camcorder is a good choice to take beautiful photos and share them on your social media. You can also use it as a webcam when the camera connects the computer. Please download the "AMCAP" on your computer first and then choose the “PC CAM” mode when connecting the camera to your computer. When everything is ready, what the camera is shooting will be shown on the "AMCAP" window. You can use this function to have a video chat with your families or friends.
  • [Multifunctional Camera] This camcorder can support 1080P(15fps) Resolution AVI format Video and 24M(6000x4500) Resolution JEPG format Image. It supports 16X digital zoom, fill light, 3.0 inch 270°rotation LCD screen, Anti-shake, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-timer and Webcam function, Pause function, USB 2.0, TV Output, Date and Time Setting.
  • [Pause Function & Charging] This video camera supports Pause function, you can pause and continue the recording at your wish. This video camera comes with a 2 in 1 8Pin mini USB charging and AV audio cable. You can find a charging port beside the inner buttons and connect the cable to charge the camera. And you can use the AV cable to connect the TV and playback your videos and photos on the TV.
  • [Recording While Charging] The camcorder comes with two 1500 mAh NP-FV5 batteries. One full battery can support 60-90 minutes recording( Note: The battery needs to be charged more than 8 hours for the first time use). If you need a long time recording, this camera can also support record while charging, you can connect the camera to the power source and don't need to worry the batteries run out.
  • [Lightweight and Decent Camera] The camcorder is lightweight and easy to carry around. It supports SD/SDHC memory card up to 32GB (Note: the SD card is not included and please format the SD card before the first time use). The camcorder supports the standard tripod and external LED light( Note: The tripod is not included). Please contact us on Amazon if you have any questions, we will offer you answer your question and give a solution within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The kimire 604S
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kimire 604S Final Thoughts

"I really appreciate that."

Good camera for what I’m using it for. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. Seems well made, as expected for the price. So many aspects about this camera. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

Overall Score
4.7


(100 Points)

8. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (8mm Semi Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"Perfect!"

This unit is awesome and the price is great. I really like the features of the camera. Functions are straightforward. Great seller and very fast shipping! Video was taken when I got it.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (8mm Semi Wide, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"The remote is great."

Formatting the SD card was easy. More noticeable on the night vision set up. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. I love the audio options. Great Panoramic Camcorder for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. Bell & Howell DV30HD 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder (Black) + Case, Tripod, 16GB Memory Card, Card ...

XPIX 872589 First Impressions

"Yes I like."

The mic isn't great, but it'll work. The image stabilizer works very well. The XPIX 872589 is my favorite. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. The price Also made this a great deal.

  • Bell & Howell DV30HD 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder (Black) + Case, Tripod, 16GB Memory Card, Card Reader & Cleaning Accessories
  • GREAT PRICE - The Bell & Howell DV30HD Video Camera Camcorder provides excellent value for its price and is fitting for beginners, teens, and young students.
  • SHARP STILL IMAGES - The DV30HD has a built-in 20.0-megapixel digital camera for shooting sharp, crisp, and vivid still images.
  • MOVIES IN STUNNING DETAIL - Featuring 1920 x 1080 full HD recording, the DV30HD produces high-quality videos that are ready for playback on your HDTV.
  • SHOOT FROM A DISTANCE - With 8x digital zoom, you can capture awesome videos and stills even from a distance.
  • SUPERB VALUE - Photo Savings Accessory Bundle includes a lightweight tripod to keep the camcorder steady, a camcorder case for protection, 16GB memory card, cleaning accessories, and more.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The XPIX 872589
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XPIX 872589 Final Thoughts

"Awesome bundle."

It is more for show than for use. Much better then other same style Panoramic Camcorder. I haven’t had one in so long. I really like the features of the camera. The phone/camera mount piece works great.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. LILLIPUT 7" 664 IPS Screen Hdmi in Slim Shutter Release Camera-top Monitor with Broadcast Quality fo...

User Ratings: 32

Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P First Impressions

"So fun!"

It has an camera and it does video. This unit is awesome and the price is great. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. And the photo is acceptable also. Picture quality is outstanding.

  • LILLIPUT 7" 664 IPS Screen Hdmi in Slim Shutter Release Camera-top Monitor with Broadcast Quality for DSLR & Full Hd Camcorder
  • MODEL:664(HDMI IN)
  • Super light weight (365g) and super slim (35mm)
  • Super high quality IPS Panel Screen ,1280x800 (takes 1080P input)
  • High Brightness 400cd/m2
  • High Contrast 800:1
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P
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Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P Final Thoughts

"Very light and compact."

Well packed and worth the money. This unit is awesome and the price is great. I've tried many brands & models. Great Panoramic Camcorder for me. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

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