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 HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 16GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case and More...

User Ratings: 54

Panasonic HC-X1000 First Impressions

"Exceeded expectations."

We are very pleased with this product. I will definitely use it more often. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. The phone/camera mount piece works great. This unit is awesome and the price is great.

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 16GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case and More. - Starter Bundle
  • 1 x Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Camcorder (HC-X1000) | 1 x Large Padded Carrying Case | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x Sony 16GB microSDHC Memory Card | 1 x 49mm Ultraviolet UV Filter | 1 x SD Card USB Reader | 1 x Deluxe Cleaning Kit | 1 x Memory Card Wallet | 1 x MicroFiber Cloth
  • 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X1000
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Panasonic HC-X1000 Final Thoughts

"Totally unusable."

Every detail is well designed. For this, we purchased this Panasonic HC-X1000. The videos and pictures are both very clear. LCD display could be better. Seems well made, as expected for the price.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

3. Canon ZR830 MiniDV Camcorder with 35x Optical Zoom (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

User Ratings: 35

Canon Video 1879B001 First Impressions

"Quite easy to follow."

Functions are straightforward. The Canon Video 1879B001 is small and lightweight. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Good quality without damage at night. An additional battery is included as backup.

  • Canon ZR830 MiniDV Camcorder with 35x Optical Zoom (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • Genuine Canon Optics with 35x optical zoom/1000x digital zoom
  • DIGIC DV image processor; image stabilization
  • 2.7-inch widescreen LCD monitor; widescreen HR recording
  • Still image recording
  • Smooth zoom control; level shot control
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon Video 1879B001
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Canon Video 1879B001 Final Thoughts

"But it works great."

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. The material of the Canon Video 1879B001 seems really good. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. I love it and definitely recommend to others. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
4.0


(38 Points)

4. 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 Panoramic 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.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Zopsc
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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 Panoramic Camcorder.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. 4K Video Camera Camcorder ORDRO HDR-AE8 Full HD 1080P 60FPS Digital WiFi Camera Camcorders with IR N...

User Ratings: 60 4

ORDRO HDR-AE8 First Impressions

"Not sure."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Functions are straightforward. Super easy to read instructions too! I did exactly what the ad said.

  • 4K Video Camera Camcorder ORDRO HDR-AE8 Full HD 1080P 60FPS Digital WiFi Camera Camcorders with IR Night Vision 3.0'' IPS Touchscreen and Remote Control DV Camera Recorder
  • 4K Video Camera with Hot Shoes: 2880*2160 24FPS resolution. The camera has built-in microphone and speaker which bring a great video sound quality. Unique hot shoe function to attach an external microphone(3.5mm interface) and video camera light, it also supports 37mm external wide angle lens, teleconverter, fisheye lens and UV lens. It has recording while charging, pause/resume video recording features.
  • Ultra HD 4K Camcorder: CMOS 8.0 MP sensor, up to 30.0 mega pixels, 3.0'' IPS HD touch screen, 16X digital zoom, remote control, loop recording, motion detection, face detection, self-timer, auto power-off, date stamp, MIC/USB2.0/HDMI output. Supports standard tripod and SD card (32-128GB Class10 SD card is recommended, need to be purchased separately). HDMI cable only used for connecting with TV, does not support live stream. Please connect the 4k TV for watching videos.
  • Video Camera Camcorder with IR Night Vision and Wi-Fi Features: After turning the camera on, press the “POWER / IR” button to enable night vision to take photos or videos on a dark night. Please use your smartphone to download and install the "C-Video" APP to connect camcorder Wi-Fi function. It can control camcorder to take recording videos, and upload or download files to your smartphone or tablet (Wi-Fi effective connection range ≤ 9.8 feet). NOTE: does not support wireless internet access.
  • Powerful Li-on Battery Supply: It comes with two NP-180 3.7V 1800mAh Li-ion batteries and a USB 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 Wi-Fi mode).
  • What You Get: 1 x 4K Video camera HDR-AE8 (ORDRO BRAND), 1 x HDMI cable,1 x USB charging cable, 2 x NP-180 Lithium batteries, 1 x USB charger, 1 x Remote control, 1 x Camera bag, 1 x Lens cap, 1 x Wrist strap, 1 x Card reader(random color), 1 x User manual. NO SD CARD/MIC/Wide-angle LENS. We offer 12-month warranty and excellent customer service.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO HDR-AE8
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ORDRO HDR-AE8 Final Thoughts

"It was a hit!"

The ORDRO HDR-AE8 is small and lightweight. Used this multiple times for church lectures. I love the audio options. Able to get a great cinematic look. The image stabilizer works very well.

Overall Score
4.1


(31 Points)

6. Lilliput 663/O/P IPS Screen HDMI Input & Output with Advanced Functions 1280800 Field Monitor for DS...

Lilliput First Impressions

"Exceeded expectations."

Very easy to hold in one hand. I will definitely use it more often. Good camera for what I’m using it for. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. The zoom did not really impress me.

  • Lilliput 663/O/P IPS Screen HDMI Input & Output with Advanced Functions 1280800 Field Monitor for DSLR & Full HD Camcorder Such as Canon Mark II&III,BlacKMagic PCC,GH4
  • MODEL :663/O/P
  • TALLY interface with indicating light
  • Super high quality IPS Panel Screen -1280x800
  • High Brightness 400cd/m2;
  • Peaking Focus Filter;
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lilliput
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Lilliput Final Thoughts

"No big deal though."

I got these for my husband for Xmas. For this price, the Lilliput is awesome. The clarity of the video was amazing. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. I highly recommend this [FEATURE].

Overall Score
5.0


(1 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!"

Picture quality is outstanding. More noticeable on the night vision set up. The video it takes it pretty good. I love it and definitely recommend to others. The BOBLOV is small and lightweight.

  • BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision Cam 150 Degree Angle Playback 5-7Hours Recording (32G+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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOBLOV
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BOBLOV Final Thoughts

"Exceeded expectations."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. Functions are straightforward. Must be turned on and off manually. This unit is awesome and the price is great.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

8. Sony Handycam FDR-AX53 Wi-Fi 4K Ultra HD Video Camera Camcorder with 64GB Card + Battery & Charger +...

Sony K-91429-01 First Impressions

"This worked great."

Overall it is a decent Panoramic Camcorder for the price. It did come with a memory card on top of it. I really appreciate with the extra battery. And the photo is acceptable also. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck.

  • Sony Handycam FDR-AX53 Wi-Fi 4K Ultra HD Video Camera Camcorder with 64GB Card + Battery & Charger + Case + Filter + LED Light + Microphone + Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 11 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Sony Handycam FDR-AX53 Wi-Fi 4K Ultra HD Video Camera Camcorder + [2] Sony LCS-U21 Camera Case +
  • [3] SanDisk 64GB SDXC I U3 Card + [4] Spare NP-FV70 Battery + [5] Battery Charger +
  • [6] Vivitar 55mm UV Glass Filter + [7] Vidpro Condenser Mic + [8] PD LED Video Light w/ Bracket +
  • [9] PD 5pc Complete Cleaning Kit + [10] PD 8 SD Card Memory Card Case + [11] LCD Screen Protectors
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony K-91429-01
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Sony K-91429-01 Final Thoughts

"The Sony K-91429-01 works great."

It's the small things that count. Overall it is a decent Panoramic Camcorder for the price. Great seller and very fast shipping! The batteries come already charged. LCD display could be better.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

9. Panasonic AG-UX180

User Ratings: 64 14

Panasonic AG-UX180PJ First Impressions

"It also looks very nice."

But not an awful lot better. It has an camera and it does video. I haven’t had one in so long. Functions are straightforward. There are not any fancy professional features.

  • Panasonic AG-UX180
  • 1. 0" Type CMOS sensor 4K 24P, UHD 60P/50P/30P/25P/24P
  • Fhd slow motion recording at 120 fps UHD/FHD Dual codec recording
  • 16-Axis color correction function 8. 8 to 176mm 20x optical zoom with OIS
  • 3 x Manual lens control rings IR night shooting
  • Dual codec recording in UHD/FHD relay, simultaneous, and background REC
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic AG-UX180PJ
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Panasonic AG-UX180PJ Final Thoughts

"Wonderful package!"

Its really worth every dollar I paid. First off this was an open box purchase. So many aspects about this camera. Formatting the SD card was easy. I really appreciate with the extra battery.

Overall Score
4.1


(14 Points)

10. Sony HDR-CX405/B Full HD 60p Camcorder + 64GB Ultra MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card + NP-BX1 Battery Pac...

User Ratings: 60 8

Sony E12SNHRDCX405 First Impressions

"I thank you so much."

More noticeable on the night vision set up. This thing does everything it says it does. The lanyard has been amazing. Picks up good sound without the mic. The clarity of the video was amazing.

  • Sony HDR-CX405/B Full HD 60p Camcorder + 64GB Ultra MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card + NP-BX1 Battery Pack + Accessory Bundle
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER - Bundle Includes FULL SONY USA WARRANTY
  • Sony HDR-CX405/B Full HD 60p Camcorder (Black)
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag for Cameras/Camcorders
  • 64GB Ultra MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • NP-BX1 Battery Pack - Battery Charger for NP-BX1 - SLR Photo/Video Rechargeable LED Light - 12" Rubberized Spider Tripod - Memory Card Wallet - Card Reader - Mini Tripod - Screen Protectors - 3pc. Cleaning Kit - Microfiber Cleaning Cloth - High-Speed Micro HDMI to HDMI 6ft. Cable - LCD Lens Cleaning Pen
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony E12SNHRDCX405
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Sony E12SNHRDCX405 Final Thoughts

"Everything was great!"

Picture quality is outstanding. He was pretty happy about the microphone. I am still learning how to use it. The camcorder is nice and compact. There are not any fancy professional features.

Overall Score
4.2


(84 Points)

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