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. Sony Hi8 Camcorder 8mm Cassettes 120 Minute (4-Pack) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

User Ratings: 73 2

Sony P6120HMPR/4 First Impressions

"This worked great."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. Really like the clarity of the picture. The quality is great considering the price. This little camera meets all those needs! So far I am happy with this purchase.

  • Sony Hi8 Camcorder 8mm Cassettes 120 Minute (4-Pack) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • Hi8 120-minute
  • Brilliant Color and Sound
  • Metal Particle
  • Sony. Our media is your memory.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony P6120HMPR/4
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Sony P6120HMPR/4 Final Thoughts

"Remember exposure setting."

It is also great as a gift for kids. The clarity of the video was amazing. The Sony P6120HMPR/4 is very compact. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity.

Overall Score
4.5


(212 Points)

3. 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)

4. Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera,Nycetek Camera Recorder Ultra HD 2.7K 30FPS 3...

User Ratings: 61 5

Nycetek First Impressions

"Cool little camera."

I used to just take videos on my phone. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Much better then other same style Panoramic Camcorder. Picks up good sound without the mic. I used to just take videos on my phone.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera,Nycetek Camera Recorder Ultra HD 2.7K 30FPS 30MP 3.0 Inch WiFi Transmission 270° Rotation Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with Remote Control
  • Select "Expedited" shipping to prioritize FAST delivery.
  • ★With External Microphone YouTube Vloggaing Camcorder★ The digital camcorder has built-in and external microphone(Included) which reduce sounding distortion and increase clarity. The camera built-in a rechargeable battery, which can be charged by a USB cable. This YouTube Vlogging Camcorder with infrared detection and night vision camera function, you can find the direction in the dark. (Note:when you use the night vision feature, the photos or videos you take will be black and white)
  • ★HD Multifunction Camera Digital Camera Camcorder★ 3.0 inch touch screen with 270 degree rotation, with advanced touch screen to avoid the troubles of manual button. Dual LED white lights in front of the camera, remote control, 16X digital zoom, multi-language, support SD memory card (Included). Please format the SD card before use the video camera and it supports standard tripod(not included). The lens can be extended with an external teleconverter.(Not included)
  • ★Easy Transmission of WiFi Video Camcorder★ The camera has wifi wireless transmission function, just download the relevant app (in the Instruction manual) then you can browse your photo & video in this app when your phone is connected to the camera. Meanwhile, you can also upload videos and pictures to other devices(Table PC, smart phone and laptop). You can easily make videos and share with your family and friends on social media.
  • ★ Quality Service Video Camera★ This camcorder is small and lightweight, portable for you to carry around. We also provide 1-month worry-free returns and one-year warranty. Welcome to contact our after-sales warranty card (Contact to our after-sale mail: [email protected])if you have any questions. We will solve it for you.Choosing us is equal to choosing glory.
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Nycetek Final Thoughts

"Quite easy to follow."

And the photo is acceptable also. I had no problems at all with setup at all. It did come with a memory card on top of it. It’s really time to buy this Nycetek . Overall this Panoramic Camcorder is a great buy.

Overall Score
4.3


(31 Points)

5. Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder 16GB (International Model)

eBasket HC-X1000 K1 First Impressions

"It is top quality."

I got these for my husband for Xmas. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! The camcorder is nice and compact. There are not any fancy professional features. I am so glad I chose this particular unit!

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder 16GB (International Model)
  • 4K DCI & UHD Video/ 8.8MP Stills
  • 1/2.3" MOS Sensor
  • 2 x Venus Image Processing Engines
  • Leica Dicomar 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings
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eBasket HC-X1000 K1 Final Thoughts

"It’s a good buy."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. So far I am happy with this purchase. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Functions are straightforward. Used this multiple times for church lectures.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Screen & Built-in LED Light - Ultimate Bund...

Panasonic AG-AC30PJ First Impressions

"Awesome studio camera."

Overall, decent product for this price. However I am glad I did purchase! Good quality without damage at night. This Panasonic AG-AC30PJ works great for me. I really appreciate with the extra battery.

  • Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Screen & Built-in LED Light - Ultimate Bundle
  • 1 x Panasonic AG-AC30 Full HD Camcorder with Touch Panel LCD Screen & Built-In LED Light | 1 x MDR-7506 Circumaural Closed-Back Professional Monitor Headphone | 1 x Pro 160-LED Video Light | 1 x Backpack with Padded Compartments for Cameras | 1 x 32GB Memory | 1 x Camera Accessory Kit | 1 x High Quality Dust Blower | 1 x Lens Pen | 1 x USB Card Reader | 1 x Memory Card Wallet | 1 x Microfiber Cloth
  • HD Camcorder with Built-In LED Light | 1/3.1" BSI MOS Sensor
  • 1920 x 1080 Up to 59,94p | 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S. | Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings
  • 0.24" EVF / 3" LCD Touch Screen | FHD Up to 120 FPS
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Panasonic AG-AC30PJ Final Thoughts

"Hardware attachment is OK."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. However I am glad I did purchase! Wow this was such a great purchase! I used to just take videos on my phone. Still, it's worth knowing about.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 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)
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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. Video Camera Camcorder WiFi IR Night Vision FHD 1080P 30FPS YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder 26MP 3....

User Ratings: 72 9

ALSONE 3051STRM First Impressions

"And it was a good decision."

Well packed and worth the money. The best part is the real-time imagery. I haven’t had one in so long. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. Using it for filming kids sports.

  • Video Camera Camcorder WiFi IR Night Vision FHD 1080P 30FPS YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder 26MP 3.0'' Touch Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with Microphone,Remote and 2 Batteries
  • 【FHD Camcorder with Microphone】The video camera is full HD 1080P, with 26.0MP picture resolution,3.0 inch 270° rotation IPS ultra-clear touch screen and 16X digital zoom camera. It also has 8 mega pixel CMOS image sensor, you can capture vibrant and extremely realistic images and videos. This video camcorder supports external microphone which enhances sound recording volume and reduces noise.
  • 【Multifunctional Video Recorder】This vlog camera comes supports Slow Motion,Video Capture,Motion Detection,Loop Recording,Continuous Shooting, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-Timer, Playback Modes, Anti-Shaking Function and Remote Control(22ft/7m) ect..You can record your wonderful moments with these special features.
  • 【WiFi & IR Night Vision Camcorder】Download the App 'YKJ' in Google Play 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)
  • 【Multipurpose Video Camera】The camcorder supports for video chatting and live streaming. By connecting the computer with a USB cable, then choose the “PC CAM” mode as a webcam.( Please download the software “AMCAP” before using the “PC CAM” function, and enter the video interface, then you can video chat with your friends.)
  • 【Recording While Charging】The video camera comes with 2 rechargeable batteries, and it supports recording while charging. ALSONE provides 30 days refund or replacement. 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 ALSONE 3051STRM
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ALSONE 3051STRM Final Thoughts

"It’s a good buy."

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. An additional battery is included as backup. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. There is a zoom feature on the ALSONE 3051STRM. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder.

Overall Score
4.3


(234 Points)

9. Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder with ECMGZ1M Gun / Zoom Microphone (Black)

User Ratings: 69 7

Sony First Impressions

"No big deal though."

It has an camera and it does video. However I am glad I did purchase! Really great camera and easy to use. Used this multiple times for church lectures. The Sony is very compact.

  • Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder with ECMGZ1M Gun / Zoom Microphone (Black)
  • Capture 4k/24p/30p video that far exceeds HD resolution
  • Zeiss lens w/ balanced optical steady shot image stabilization
  • Direct pixel read out for smooth edges and color gradation
  • Records in Zoom Mic and Gun mic modes
  • Zoom Mic Mode records audio level corresponding to zoom length
  • Gun Mic Mode records super directional
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Sony Final Thoughts

"It works perfectly so far."

Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. Great seller and very fast shipping! Used this multiple times for church lectures. So many aspects about this camera.

Overall Score
4.4


(173 Points)

10. Power Vision PowerRay Wizard Underwater ROV Kit

PowerVision PRW10 First Impressions

"Uses it a lot."

Able to get a great cinematic look. I received the PowerVision PRW10 today. So many aspects about this camera. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. It's the small things that count.

  • Power Vision PowerRay Wizard Underwater ROV Kit
  • UPC: 852123007813
  • Weight: 16.000 lbs
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PowerVision PRW10 Final Thoughts

"It functions as expected."

The image stabilizer works very well. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. There is a zoom feature on the PowerVision PRW10. Video was taken when I got it. The lanyard has been amazing.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

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