Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Ruggedized Camcorders

1. 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)

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2. Rear View Safety RVS-MV1 Video Camera (Black/White)

Rear View Safety RVS-MV1 First Impressions

"Well packaged."

Good quality without damage at night. Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! The whole family enjoyed this purchase. I used to just take videos on my phone. This thing does everything it says it does.

  • Rear View Safety RVS-MV1 Video Camera (Black/White)
  • COMPACT DESIGN - This Backup Camera from Rear View Safety features a compact but rugged design. Made to fit flush against your vehicle, it is nearly invisible when installed and looks at home on vehicles of any size.
  • ULTRA WIDE VIEWING ANGLE - This backup camera from Rear View Safety boasts a 150° viewing angle, to make sure that you can see more than just directly behind your vehicle.
  • GREAT NIGHT VISION - This camera is designed to give you excellent, clear picture no matter the time of day or night.
  • COMPLETELY WATERPROOF - With an IP68 rating, this camera is completely waterproof and ready to brave the elements.
  • 1 YEAR WARRANTY - Rear View Safety backs their systems up with a full 1 year warranty, and are known in the industry for their excellent service.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Rear View Safety RVS-MV1
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Rear View Safety RVS-MV1 Final Thoughts

"Great picture and sound."

Functions are straightforward. Really great camera and easy to use. LCD display could be better. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

3. Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD 2 Broadcast Camera for Live Production

Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2 First Impressions

"It has a nice case as well."

Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Really great camera and easy to use. LCD display could be better. I had no problems at all with setup at all.

  • Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD 2 Broadcast Camera for Live Production
  • DESIGNED FOR LIVE PRODUCTION - Now you can produce multiple camera live production in any location
  • REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN - Advanced technology in a compact, rugged design. Features a compact and durable magnesium alloy body that is packed with innovative technology, making it the most rugged, portable and advanced studio camera in the world
  • EASY ACCESS BUTTONS FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT SETTINGS - Quickly and easily access the most important controls using the built in row of buttons below the viewfinder
  • MICRO FOUR THIRDS LENS MOUNT - The Blackmagic Studio Camera features an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount that is compatible with an incredibly wide range of lenses and adapters
  • LARGE 10" FULL HD VIEWFINDER - The Blackmagic Studio Camera includes the world's largest viewfinder built in! The massive 10" high resolution screen has a super wide viewing angle and the large viewing area
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2
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Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2 Final Thoughts

"I noticed two problems."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. Formatting the SD card was easy. The price Also made this a great deal. Using it for filming kids sports. I do wish there was a time & date stamp.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

4. OPKIX One - Wearable Dual HD Camera System - Hands-Free POV - Tiny, Rugged and Waterproof - Don’t ...

OPKIX First Impressions

"My friend have fun with it."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Overall it is a decent Ruggedized Camcorder for the price. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. What you get is quite a lot, really. This little camera meets all those needs!

  • OPKIX One - Wearable Dual 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.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The OPKIX
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OPKIX Final Thoughts

"Really good one!"

The image quality is amazing. The phone/camera mount piece works great. It has an camera and it does video. Recording effect is very good! It is more for show than for use.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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5. 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 Ruggedized 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)

6. Vemico Arlo Pro 2 Battery Charger Kit 2 X 2440mAh Rechargeable Batteries and 2 Channel LCD Charger T...

User Ratings: 55 9

Vemico A-1 Battery First Impressions

"It was a hit!"

The Vemico A-1 Battery makes great quality video! This Vemico A-1 Battery works great for me. There is a zoom feature on the Vemico A-1 Battery. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. Over all, good quality for the price.

  • Vemico Arlo Pro 2 Battery Charger Kit 2 X 2440mAh Rechargeable Batteries and 2 Channel LCD Charger Type-C USB Cable Pack Replacement Battery for Arlo Pro, Pro 2 (VMA4400)
  • Full compatibility:This rechargeable battery is fully compatible with Arlo Pro, Arlo Pro 2 Cameras, it powers your surveillance camera and you can easily recharge it.
  • 2 Replacement Batteries: 2*2440mAh 7.2V high-quality lithium ion battery with premium cells, long lasting rechargeable batteries takes the costs out of uninterrupted security.
  • Dual Type-C Charger with LCD Display: LCD dual charger charges two Arlo Pro Arlo Pro 2 batteries simultaneously and independently; you can easily to know your battery charging state via the LCD display. We also provide a Type-C cable with quick charge technology.(Notice:Please use the 5V-2A Dual USB charging block to charging when use.)
  • Safety to Use: Built with multiple circuit protection automatic low-charging system, effectively preventing battery(over-charging, short-circuit, high-temperature, and surge protection), and high-quality, fire-resistant construction, safety to use.
  • PACKAGE INCLUDED: 1 x Vemico LCD Dual Charger, 2 x Vemico Arlo Pro 2 Batteries, 1 x Type-C Charging Cable.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Vemico A-1 Battery
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Vemico A-1 Battery Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

It’s really time to buy this Vemico A-1 Battery. I did exactly what the ad said. This was well worth the money. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. Recording effect is very good!

Overall Score
4.1


(17 Points)

7. Panasonic HDC-TM40 16GB camcorder with 16GB Internal Flash Memory (Black)

User Ratings: 58 18

Panasonic 4332103502 First Impressions

"It’s like 007."

Really like the clarity of the picture. If you are also an amateur photographer. The videos and pictures are both very clear. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

  • Panasonic HDC-TM40 16GB camcorder with 16GB Internal Flash Memory (Black)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic 4332103502
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Panasonic 4332103502 Final Thoughts

"Instructions are decent."

It's the small things that count. I really like the features of the camera. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. I have had NO issues with battery life so far.

Overall Score
4.0


(13 Points)

8. CofunKool Video Camera Camcorder 1080P 30FPS Full HD YouTube Vlogging Camera 36MP 3.0 inch IPS Touch...

User Ratings: 71 5

CofunKool First Impressions

"I like it so much."

The zoom did not really impress me. Much better then other same style Ruggedized Camcorder. Able to get a great cinematic look. I love the audio options. The CofunKool makes great quality video!

  • CofunKool Video Camera Camcorder 1080P 30FPS Full HD YouTube Vlogging Camera 36MP 3.0 inch IPS Touch Screen IR Night Vision Video Recorder with Remote Control Battery Charger 2 Batteries
  • ➤Full HD Camcorder: CofunKool video camera max supports 1080P(30FPS) MOV Video Resolution, 36MP JPEG Image Resolution. Equipped with 3.0 inch IPS touchscreen, support 270-degree rotation, 16X digital zoom. Camera Mode support Face Capture, Beauty Function, built-in fill light, Anti-shaking. Camcorder Mode Support IR night vision, loop recording, motion detection, slow motion. can be used as a Webcam, USB 2.0, TV Output and so on.
  • ➤Slow-Motion & USB, TV Output: Video camcorder's slow-motion feature allows you to capture amazing slow-motion footage, support-2X video recording. USB Output makes it a good choice of YouTube and Vlogging camera. You can download the video to your computer through a USB cable and then edit it before uploading to your social media. Also, you can use HD cable connect to the TV to watch the photos and videos.
  • ➤Video Capture& Loop Recording: Open the digital camera's video capture function, you can take photos while video recording, needn't switch mode. Never miss a photo you want to capture. When the memory card is full, the Loop Recording function allows you to set loop recording time (off/3/5/10 minutes), the newest recording will automatically overwrite the oldest one.
  • ➤3" IPS Touch Screen & 270° Flipping Screen: CofunKool video camera is equipped with precise and sensitive 3" IPS touch screen which makes it easier to operate the camera. The screen can be 270° flipped, Self-timer, recording videos, never difficult for yourself
  • ➤Recording While Charging & Accessories: The 1080P camcorder comes with an external microphone, remote control, 2 rechargeable batteries and 1 USB charger adapter, support charging by power bank for you extend shooting time. The digital camera supports SD card 4GB to 32GB(Please note that SD card is not included, and please format the SD card before using this camera).
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The CofunKool
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CofunKool Final Thoughts

"Very light and compact."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. I haven’t had to change the date. I will definitely use it more often. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. It is inexpensive Ruggedized Camcorder.

Overall Score
4.2


(22 Points)

9. Video Camera Camcorder FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera 3.0 inch IPS Touch Scree...

Aasonida First Impressions

"I didn't realize that."

The Aasonida is small and lightweight. The price Also made this a great deal. Much better then other same style Ruggedized Camcorder. I love it and definitely recommend to others. I haven’t had one in so long.

  • Video Camera Camcorder FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera 3.0 inch IPS Touch Screen IR Night Vision with Wide Angle Lens, External Microphone, Remote Control and 32GB SD Card
  • ➤ Ultra HD Video Camera: Featuring 1080P/30fps video recording and 24MP photos, Aasonida video camera ensures you capture the world in high-definition videos and shoot stunning photos. 3 inch 270° rotation touch screen, 16X digital zoom, IR night vision, pause function, built-in fill light, webcam function, anti-shake, motion detect, face detect, beauty face, smile capture, external microphone and speaker, USB 2.0,TV Output and so on.
  • ➤ IR Night Vision & Pause Fucntion: With IR night vision function, you can shoot clear white and black photo or video under the dark night or the light intensity is insufficient. Pause function allows you to pause a video and continue this video later in the same file.
  • ➤ Wide Angle Lens & External Microphone: The camcorder comes with a professional 0.39X super 2-in-1 wide angle lens (with macro lens). It can capture the wide view up to 118 degree and tiny objects. The external microphone can accurately pick up the sound, eliminate the noise and NCR noise reduction during recording, bringing you purer sound quality.
  • ➤ Webcam Function & Recording While Charging: The video camera 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. It comes with two rechargable batteries for long time continuous shooting. It also recording while charging. Therefore, you do not need worry about low power.
  • ➤ Perfect Gift & Quality Assurance: The YouTube camera recorder is small, lightweight, portable for you to carry around. No more miss any important moments! It is also a perfect gift for your family, friends, colleagues.We offers 30 days money back, 12-Month warranty and friendly after-sale service. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Aasonida
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Aasonida Final Thoughts

"No big deal though."

So many features, streamlined everything. The image stabilizer works very well. LCD display could be better. The batteries come already charged. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
5.0


(7 Points)

10. Sony HDR-CX900 Full HD Handycam Camcorder (Black) International Version No Warranty

Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B First Impressions

"Materials feel premium."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Really like the clarity of the picture. It is inexpensive Ruggedized Camcorder.

  • Sony HDR-CX900 Full HD Handycam Camcorder (Black) International Version No Warranty
  • 1" Exmor R CMOS Sensor 1080p Video and 20 MP Still Images
  • XAVC S, AVCHD, and MP4 Recording Options Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Lens
  • 12x Optical Zoom & 24x Clear Image Zoom BIONZ X Processor / High Speed 120 fps
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization 0.39" OLED EVF / 3.5" XtraFine LCD
  • Wi-Fi / NFC Connectivity Multi Interface Shoe for Accessories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B
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Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

The Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B is my favorite. The Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B makes great quality video! I received the Sony FBA_HDR-CX900/B today. Every detail is well designed. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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