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. 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)

3. Sony DSCHX80/B High Zoom Point & Shoot Camera with Ultra 32GB Micro SDHC UHS-I Card and NP-BX1/M8 Li...

User Ratings: 62 10

Sony First Impressions

"I like it so much."

Still, it's worth knowing about. I love the audio options. The image stabilizer works very well. Picks up good sound without the mic. I haven’t had to change the date.

  • Sony DSCHX80/B High Zoom Point & Shoot Camera with Ultra 32GB Micro SDHC UHS-I Card and NP-BX1/M8 Lithium-Ion X Type Battery
  • 30x Optical/60x Clear Image Zoom ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor for superb low light images, Built-in retractable OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder
  • Versatile video w/ high-quality XAVC S, AVCHD & MP4 formats, Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi w/NFC, 5-axis image stabilization greatly reduces camera shake blur
  • Selfie-ready 3" Extra Fine LCD multi-angle display, P/A/S/M modes, customizable settings and Memory Recall mode, Enhance features w/ downloadable camera apps, Capture the decisive moments with up to 10fps or keep your subject in focus with Lock-on AF
  • Ideal for Android-based smartphones and tablets
  • Transfer speeds of up to 98MB/s**
  • Rated A1 for faster app performance3 and UHS Speed Class U1 and Speed Class 10 for Full HD video recording and playback1
  • Shoot up to 330 photos or 80 minutes of video
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Great value for the price."

Now I'm off to charge the battery! Really like the clarity of the picture. I will definitely use it more often. This little camera meets all those needs! There are not any fancy professional features.

Overall Score
4.1


(321 Points)

4. Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi Multi Scene Camera (Black)

User Ratings: 64 8

Panasonic HC-V380K First Impressions

"Exceeded expectations."

I had no problems at all with setup at all. The lanyard has been amazing. Good quality without damage at night. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. The image stabilizer works very well.

  • Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi Multi Scene Camera (Black)
  • Super-sharp Full HD 1080p recording;3 inches touch-enabled LCD
  • Intelligent 90x zoom, with 5-axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization provides maximum handheld stability
  • Wi-Fi and NFC enabled for quickly sharing content and controlling camcorder features remotely
  • Wi-Fi mobile device Camera feature adds multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording
  • In-camera Creative Control and Intelligent Auto Plus modes enhance creative possibilities
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Panasonic HC-V380K Final Thoughts

"And guess what!"

Good camera for what I’m using it for. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. Now I'm off to charge the battery! Much better then other same style Panoramic Camcorder. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

Overall Score
4.3


(379 Points)

5. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (12mm Narrow, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"Very good value as well!"

But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. The image quality is amazing. Well packed and worth the money. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. I do wish there was a time & date stamp.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (12mm Narrow, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Very good value as well!"

Formatting the SD card was easy. The camcorder is nice and compact. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. Works and looks much better than expected. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Video Camera Camcorder YouTube Vlogging Camera HD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3" LCD 270 Degre...

Actinow First Impressions

"Crisp clean pics."

For this, we purchased this Actinow . But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. The best part is the real-time imagery. Using it for filming kids sports. I did exactly what the ad said.

  • Video Camera Camcorder YouTube Vlogging Camera HD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3" LCD 270 Degrees Rotatable Screen Digital Camera Recorder with Microphone,Remote Control,2 Batteries
  • FHD 1080P Video Camera:This video camera max supports 1080P(30FPS) AVI Video Resolution,24M (6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution.3.0 inch 270 degree rotation TFT LCD screen,16X digital zoom,built-in fill light,Anti-shaking,Face detect,Smile capture,Self-timer,Webcam function,Pause function,Beauty function,internal and external Microphone and Speaker(record sound videos),USB 2.0,TV Output and so on.
  • Webcam Function:The video camera for YouTube can be used as webcam to provide excellent quality video streaming on social media such as Facebook,Twitch,YouTube,Twitter,etc,also perfect for daily video calling.This HD camcorder supports HDMI output and can be connected to TV to share your video with family and friends.At the same time,you can also connect the video recorder camera to the computer via USB cable to upload,edit and then share your video on social media.
  • Pause Function:The video camera 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.You can pause or restart the video by press the "Photo" button.The camcorder built-in and external microphone reduce sound distortion and increase clarity.The external microphone enhances sound recording volume and reduces noise.It supports remote control(within 7 meters) and camera tripod (the tripod is not included).
  • Recording While Charging:The digital camera comes with two 3.7V 1500mAh Li-ion battery(Model: NP-FV5).One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 90-150 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 camera supports SD memory card and MMC card,4GB up to 32GB(The SD card or MMC card is not included,please format the SD card before using this camera).
  • Easily Share Your Memories & Quality Service:The video camera is small,lightweight carry to everywhere and simple to use.If you have any problems or concerns,please feel free to contact us,we will give you a satisfied solution within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Actinow Final Thoughts

"This camera was a hit."

LCD display could be better. I haven’t had one in so long. The Actinow is very compact. Really great camera and easy to use. He was pretty happy about the microphone.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

7. Digital Camera vlogging Camera for YouTube with Flip Screen 2.7K UHD 30.0MP 3.0 Inch Flip Screen 16X...

SUNLEO gh-fgh First Impressions

"No big deal though."

So many features, streamlined everything. Great Panoramic Camcorder and meets my needs. Good camera for what I’m using it for. First off this was an open box purchase. What you get is quite a lot, really.

  • Digital Camera vlogging Camera for YouTube with Flip Screen 2.7K UHD 30.0MP 3.0 Inch Flip Screen 16X Digital Zoom Point and Shoot Camera
  • Multi-function Vlogging camera for Youtube: This multi-function video camera supports motion detection, loop recording, pause fuction, mute recording, self-timer, continuous shooting, time-lapse, DISP (light on/off screen display interface), and automatic shut off. The digital cameras best buys also has a flash, built-in microphone and speaker. An external UV lens, wide-angle lens or teleconverter are supported (These lenes are sold separately).
  • Record While Charging : The digital camera supports recording while charging so you can record videos without worrying about running out of power and miss important shots. This mini camera supports HDMI output and can be connected to the TV so you can share your videos with family and friends. You can also connect the vlogging camera to your computer via USB cable so you can share your videos on Facebook, YouTube, etc., so more people can enjoy every moment you capture.
  • 2.7K Digital Camera: The camera with flip screen shoots 30MP resolution JPEG format images and records 2.7K / 30FPS resolution MOV format video. The vlogging camera is equipped with 16x digital zoom, a 3-inch ultra-clear screen supports 180-degree flip, great for vloggers.
  • Pause Function and Mute Recording: The digital camera supports the recording pause function. You can press the "Pause" button at any time, allowing you to continue recording in the same file without having to restart the new one. In addition, the mute recording function can create more with this camera without interference.
  • Portability: The cheap camera is small, lightweight, portable, and supports up to 128GB expandable micro SD card (not included in the package). The compact cameras come with a rechargeable battery that can be used for 2-3 hours on a full charge. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.free to contact us.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SUNLEO gh-fgh Final Thoughts

"Good camera for the price."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. What you get is quite a lot, really. The batteries come already charged. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. Its really worth every dollar I paid.

Overall Score
5.0


(32 Points)

8. JVC GY-HM200U Ultra 4K HD 4KCAM Professional Camcorder & Top Handle Audio Unit

User Ratings: 80 20

JVC GYHM200U First Impressions

"I got camera for my mom."

I received the JVC GYHM200U today. Still, it's worth knowing about. And the photo is acceptable also. Wow this was such a great purchase! Super easy to read instructions too!

  • JVC GY-HM200U Ultra 4K HD 4KCAM Professional Camcorder & Top Handle Audio Unit
  • JVC GY-HM200U 4KCAM Handheld Camcorder - Handle unit - Battery (SSL-JVC50) - AC AdapterThis Item Includes: Single 1/2.3-inch CMOS image sensor with 12.4 million pixelsHigh quality integrated 12x F1.2-3.5 zoom lens (35mm equivalent 29.5-354mm)Dynamic Zoom in HD mode combines optical zoom and pixel mapping to create seamless and lossless 24x zoom.4K Ultra HD recording (150 Mbps, 24/30p) to SDXC(UHS-I Speed class3) card
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JVC GYHM200U Final Thoughts

"Quite easy to follow."

So many features, streamlined everything. Very easy to hold in one hand. The image stabilizer works very well. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. But not an awful lot better.

Overall Score
4.2


(4 Points)

9. DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/S...

User Ratings: 74 8

DJI First Impressions

"This is a great camera."

Overall, decent product for this price. The DJI is small and lightweight. It is more for show than for use. The best part is the real-time imagery. I love the audio options.

  • DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/Selfie Stick, Tripod & Must Have Accessories (15 Items)
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Because Life is Big! How do you capture moments worth keeping? 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. In just seconds, Osmo Pocket lets you share your life anywhere, anytime.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Incredibly Small, Truly Smooth Osmo Pocket uses DJI's smallest 3-axis mechanical handheld gimbal. In real time, it precisely adjusts for your movements, turning your handheld video of a golden sunset or your child’s first steps into a movie-like scene.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! A Powerful Tool for Limitless Imagination Osmo Pocket transforms all your life’s moments into wonderful images. It 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 100 Mbps, slow motion video at 1080p/120fps 4x, and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Designed with Intelligence in Mind Osmo Pocket doesn't just let you shoot smooth, cinematic footage. With access to several intelligent functions like ActiveTrack, Motionlapse, and 3x3 Panorama, Osmo Pocket unleashes your creativity with impressive effects that are impossible with smartphones.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have tools to the packages. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Remember exposure setting."

LCD display could be better. Functions are straightforward. The zoom did not really impress me. We travel out after I receive this DJI . I haven’t had to change the date.

Overall Score
4.4


(92 Points)

10. 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 Panoramic 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)
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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)

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