Editor's Choice - Our Favorite RunCam Camcorders

1. 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
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  • 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
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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 RunCam Camcorder. Recording effect is very good!

Overall Score
4.2


(255 Points)

2. JVC GYHM70U HD Shoulder Mount Camcorder

User Ratings: 43

JVC GYHM70U First Impressions

"The JVC GYHM70U works great."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. I've tried many brands & models. I used to just take videos on my phone. The phone/camera mount piece works great. I like The light weight small size.

  • JVC GYHM70U HD Shoulder Mount Camcorder
  • 29.5mm wide angle autofocus zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 25.5mm - 476mm); 16x dynamic zoom, 200x digital zoom
  • Full 1080/60P capture and recording in the AVCHD Progressive format (28Mbps)
  • High speed video recording (for slow motion) 300 fps (720 x 480 resolution); 12MP digital still capture (JPEG format)
  • 1/2.3” 12MP oversampled CMOS imager; Optical image stabilizer
  • Time lapse recording (1 to 80 sec. intervals); Manual focus, zoom, iris, shutter, white balance
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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JVC GYHM70U Final Thoughts

"Very nice!"

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Indoors it performed quite well. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! Must be turned on and off manually. Much better then other same style RunCam Camcorder.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

3. Contour ROAM Hands-Free Waterproof Camcorder + 16GB Ultra High Speed Memory & CountourROAM Waterproo...

Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

The image quality is amazing. Used this multiple times for church lectures. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Very easy to hold in one hand. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

  • Contour ROAM Hands-Free Waterproof Camcorder + 16GB Ultra High Speed Memory & CountourROAM Waterproof Case Watersport Edition
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Contour ComtourROAM-1650-16GB Final Thoughts

"The video quality is great."

The phone/camera mount piece works great. More noticeable on the night vision set up. It is more for show than for use. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Wow this was such a great purchase!

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

4. Ghost Light GL7-PRO-II Infrared 45 Watt IR Light for Night Vision Camera & Camcorder

Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

The Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR makes great quality video! This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! For this, we purchased this Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR. It has an camera and it does video. The Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR is very compact.

  • Ghost Light GL7-PRO-II Infrared 45 Watt IR Light for Night Vision Camera & Camcorder
  • 45 Watt Infrared Light
  • Extreme Long Range
  • 7th Generation, 10th Anniversary Model
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR
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Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR Final Thoughts

"Exceeded expectations."

Seems well made, as expected for the price. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. The Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR is very compact. It is inexpensive RunCam Camcorder. For this, we purchased this Ghost Light GL6-PRO-45IR.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. 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)

6. Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder

User Ratings: 61 6

Sony HXRMC2500 First Impressions

"I like it so much."

It has a microphone so the sound is better. Indoors it performed quite well. Overall this RunCam Camcorder is a great buy. Wow this was such a great purchase! This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder
  • Wide angle 26.8mm professional quality Sony G Lens technology provides exceptional image fidelity, 12x zoom: 2.9mm to 34.8mm provides wide angle of view
  • 1/4" back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor offers exceptional low-light sensitivity, Quick AF system improves precise auto focus even in low light situations
  • Built-in 32GB solid state flash drive can store up to three hours of HD video recorded in PS mode
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F); Storage Temperature: -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HXRMC2500
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Sony HXRMC2500 Final Thoughts

"The camera feels good."

I like The light weight small size. Picture quality is outstanding. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! For this price, the Sony HXRMC2500 is awesome. So far I am happy with this purchase.

Overall Score
4.1


(25 Points)

7. Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) Full HD 1080p - Bronze Level Bundle

Canon 1960C002 First Impressions

"Awesome studio camera."

Formatting the SD card was easy. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Seems well made, as expected for the price. He was pretty happy about the microphone. I like The light weight small size.

  • Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) Full HD 1080p - Bronze Level Bundle
  • This 6AVE Bundle Includes Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder, 43mm Ultraviolet UV Filter, Soft Carrying Case, Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Product Highlights: Record up to 1920 x 1080p60 Video | Canon 3.28MP Full HD CMOS Sensor | DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor | 57x Advanced Zoom & SuperRange O.I.S.| Capacitive 3" LCD Touch Panel Display
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot
  • Highlight Priority Mode
  • Fast & Slow Motion Recording
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1960C002
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Canon 1960C002 Final Thoughts

"Overall, I really like it!"

Still, it's worth knowing about. This is an amazing camera, it really is. So many aspects about this camera. Overall, decent product for this price. Much better then other same style RunCam Camcorder.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. 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)

9. Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Ca...

User Ratings: 61 11

Kenuo First Impressions

"Love this camera!"

Overall this RunCam Camcorder is a great buy. The Kenuo is small and lightweight. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. So far I am happy with this purchase. It's the small things that count.

  • Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Cameras Webcam for For Youtube, 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen Camcorder Recorder with Microphone,Lens Hood
  • ►Ultra HD 1080P WIFI Video Camera Webcam for YouTube◄ - The WIFI video camera is supports FHD1920x1080 (30FPS), 26 million pixels and 24M image resolution.Great 360°moveble webcam for YouTube or Instagram Livestream to share amazing moments to your family and friends.In addition, downloading the app on Google Play on your phone or tablet and connect it to your camera, then you can operate the camera or view photos and videos from your Android or iOS device. So interesting and convenient.
  • ►External Microphone&Remote Control◄ - The camcorder with a rechargeable external microphone which uses XY stereo pickup technology to effectively reduce background and wind noise, make sounds clarity.The hot shoe mount for installing more accessories, not only external microphone but also fill-light(Not included). It also comes with a IR remote control and you can take photos and videos by yourself within 10m distance.The 1/4 inch screw at the bottom fits most camera tripods(Not included).
  • ►IR Night Vision & Lens Hood◄ - The camcorder has IR LED light for night vision to shooting. It can be deliver a clear and bright picture (black and white) even in the dark of scenes without visible light or low light(within 5m). The camera comes with lens hood shields light source to prevent glare and lens flare. It comes with two rechargeable Li-ion batteries for long time shooting and supports recording while charging.Don't need to worry about out of power when you have a long recording!
  • ►IPS Touch Screen & Pause Funtion◄ - The compact and lightweigh digital camera with 3.0 Inch 270 ° IPS flip touch screen.Make it easier and save your time to operate it on the menu.The "PAUSE" function allow you can choose to pause and continue to recording with different time and scene in one video,recording in the same file without open a new one file. The camcorder can support up to 128GB SD card(Not include). let put the camcorder into the storage bag and start your journey.
  • ►Multifunctional Function&Quality Assurance◄ - The camcorder also have features as time-lapse photography, slow motion, motion monitoring, 16x digital zoom, anti-shake, face recognition, time-lapse photo, self-timer, smile capture and more. Multi-function camcorder makes you more professional to create great videos and pictures. Kenuo Team will provide excellent after-sales service. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Kenuo Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

The Kenuo is small and lightweight. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. The price Also made this a great deal.

Overall Score
4.0


(21 Points)

10. Video Camera Camcorder Full HD 1080P 36MP 30FPS Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Video Recorder with ...

ACTITOP First Impressions

"It’s overall a good pick."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. This is a fantastic camera for the price. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. That is not the case with the ACTITOP .

  • Video Camera Camcorder Full HD 1080P 36MP 30FPS Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Video Recorder with Night Vision 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation IPS Screen 16X Zoom Remote Control, 2 Batteries
  • ACTITOP Full HD 1080P Camcorder: Full HD 1080P (30FPS), with a maximum interpolation of 36 million Sony sensor. it supports Motion detection, Time-lapse recording, Slow motion, Infrared night vision, 16X Digital Zoom, 3.0 inch IPS screen and so on. Perfect vlogging youtube camera gift for amateurs,, such as kids, teens, and others.
  • Webcam &HDMI Function: It can live stream directly connected directly to an HDTV with an HDMI cable and playback the videos you took. The vlogging youtube cameras also can be connected to the PC with USB cable. Then you can transfer your files to your computer by choosing “MSDC” or take it as a webcam by choosing the “PC CAM” mode so as to enjoy video chatting or live streaming.
  • Infrared Night Video Recorder: You can record in the dark with IR light. Its Infrared night vision has no effect on video and photo, and the color is black and white. Under ‘Infrared Night Vision’ function, the camera can capture high-definition images and videos, and it works perfectly in the dark, and can also shoot high-quality images in very low light.
  • Pause Function and Remote Control: the filming camera comes with remote control, you can take photos and videos by yourself anywhere and anytime. Do not need to ask others to help you take photos and videos. No members are excluded from the group photo. You can pause the video whenever you want and continue the recording without restarting a new file.
  • Multi-function Video Camera: Our digital video camera support Time-lapse Recording; Time-lapse Photo; Recording While Charging;; Beauty function;Face Detection; Slow Motion; Motion Detection; Anti-shake; Continuous shooting. It also comes with 2 rechargeable powerful lithium batteries, it also supports recording while charging.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ACTITOP
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ACTITOP Final Thoughts

"It has a nice case as well."

Super easy to read instructions too! Picture quality is outstanding. Still, it's worth knowing about. The ACTITOP is small and lightweight. There is a zoom feature on the ACTITOP .

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

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