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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam RUNCAM2-OR
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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. Canon VIXIA HF R800 Full HD Camcorder with 57x Advanced Zoom, 1080P Video and 3" Touchscreen - Black...

User Ratings: 70

Canon VIXIA HF R800 First Impressions

"It works perfectly so far."

Works and looks much better than expected. Must be turned on and off manually. An additional battery is included as backup. I love the audio options. Still, it's worth knowing about.

  • Canon VIXIA HF R800 Full HD Camcorder with 57x Advanced Zoom, 1080P Video and 3" Touchscreen - Black (US Model)
  • Canon 3.28MP Full HD CMOS Sensor, DIGIC DV 4 Image Processor
  • Record up to 1920 x 1080/60p Video
  • 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
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Canon VIXIA HF R800 Final Thoughts

"Very well presented."

For this, we purchased this Canon VIXIA HF R800. I've tried many brands & models. Really great camera and easy to use. The Canon VIXIA HF R800 makes great quality video! Seems well made, as expected for the price.

Overall Score
4.7


(5 Points)

3. Video Camera 4K Camcorder IR Night Vision Camera Recorder 3.1’’ IPS Touch Screen Digital WiFi Ca...

User Ratings: 34

ORDRO 4K+MIC First Impressions

"An amazing device."

I love the audio options. So many aspects about this camera. It is more for show than for use. Really like the clarity of the picture. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

  • Video Camera 4K Camcorder IR Night Vision Camera Recorder 3.1’’ IPS Touch Screen Digital WiFi Camcorders with Microphone
  • Ultra HD 4K Video Camera Camcorder: With 4K ultra HD resolution, ORDRO HDR-AC3 can perform extremely high quality image and capture wonderful moment. With 3.1 inches IPS touch panel, this camcorder can perform the higher quality and vivid images and videos. Support Wi-Fi connection: Video and photo can be controlled and shared by downloading APP (LzxViewer) on smart phone (support for Android or IOS system). Wi-Fi is not to connect to your router.
  • Video Camera AC3 with Sony IMX258 CMOS Sensor: IMX258 is 13M sensor, the maximum pixels is 24M by interpolation, and it adopts Exmor RS technology. With the high-sensitivity sensor, it can sense the surrounding environment and delicately handle complex light. With fast image capture rate and image processing capability, it can enhance image clarity to perform more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality. (Tips: Please keep the video camera steady when recording).
  • ORDRO CM520 External Microphone is Mount on the Camcorder Hot Shoe: With the exclusive hot shoe design, it can support to attach an external microphone or LED light. The microphone can accurately pick up the sound, eliminate the noise and NCR noise reduction during recording, bringing you purer sound quality. (Tips: Please use the mic adapter to connect external microphone with camcorder.
  • 4K Camcorder with IR Night Vision: The HDR-AC3 camcorder has an IR infrared night vision light that can take clear video and photos even when there is no light at night. You can use it to capture the smile of your lovely daughter sleeping. And it also can be used to observe animals at night, shoot in the wild in the evening and so on. The image in infrared night vision mode is black and white. Press the "IR" button the enable the camera night vision function. Note: Effective distance <16 ft.
  • Wi-Fi Connection and Remote Control: Video and photo can be controlled and shared by downloading APP (LzxViewer) on smart phone (support for Android or IOS system, less than 9.8 feets). Comes with a remote control that can be used to control the camcorder to take photos and videos from a distance, less than 16 feets. Tips: When using the remote control, please remove the plastic sheet at the bottom.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO 4K+MIC
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ORDRO 4K+MIC Final Thoughts

"It was a hit!"

It's the small things that count. It is also great as a gift for kids. I like The light weight small size. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! So many features, streamlined everything.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

4. 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.
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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)

5. Canon XA11 Compact Full HD Camcorder 2218C002 with 64GB Memory Card, Extra Battery and Charger, UV F...

User Ratings: 78 12

eDigitalUSA 2218C002 First Impressions

"Very nice!"

Well packed and worth the money. I do wish there was a time & date stamp. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. Overall this RunCam Camcorder is a great buy. And the photo is acceptable also.

  • Canon XA11 Compact Full HD Camcorder 2218C002 with 64GB Memory Card, Extra Battery and Charger, UV Filter, LED Light, Case, Telephoto Lens, Wide Angle Lens, and More - Advanced Bundle
  • QUALITY IMAGE: Native 1920 x 1080, 1/2.84" CMOS Sensor
  • 20x HD Zoom Lens
  • LATEST TECH: Canon Digic DV 4 Image Processor
  • Dynamic Image Stabilization
  • EASY CONTROLS: 3" OLED Touch Panel View Screen / Manual Camera Controls / VERSATILE: 2 x XLR with Manual/Auto Audio Levels / HDMI and Composite Output
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eDigitalUSA 2218C002 Final Thoughts

"Pretty good video camera."

I haven’t had one in so long. The eDigitalUSA 2218C002 is my favorite. I will definitely use it more often. The videos and pictures are both very clear. This was well worth the money.

Overall Score
4.3


(11 Points)

6. Video Camera Camcorder, Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3 Inch...

User Ratings: 66 8

YEHOO First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

The image stabilizer works very well. It did come with a memory card on top of it. Using it for filming kids sports. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Very compact that it fits in my purse!

  • Video Camera Camcorder, Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3 Inch Touch Screen Video Recorder with Remote Control and Tripod, 2 Batteries
  • 1.[Full HD 1080P Video Camera] Full HD 1080P 30fps video camera, 24MP SONY CMOS sensor, 3.0-inch touch screen with 270-degree rotation, 16X powerful digital zoom. It allows you to faithfully reproduce every aspect of the scene with harmonious colors.
  • 2.[Infrared Night Vision Camcorder] The camcorder is equipped with infrared night vision. In the dark environment, turn on the infrared night vision light, you can still take a clear video or photo (the color is black and white). In addition, the camcorder is equipped with a new hot shoe, which can be stabilized on the camera if you want to use an external microphone or LED light.
  • 3.[Multifunction Video Camera with Remote Control] The video camera support remote control, you can remotely control the camera self-timer. It also supports photos taking, beauty function, pause function, slow-motion record, motion-detecting recording, video lapse mode, playback modes, auto power-off, internal microphone and speaker (record sound videos), USB 2.0 interface, HDMI output, multi-language. And the camcorder supports the SD memory card 4GB up to 128GB.
  • 4.[Easy to Use Camera with Tripod] The camcorder can be operated with one hand and all the buttons are handy and easily accessible. it is a great choice for beginners. A lightweight, compact and convenient body means it is a perfect gift.
  • 5.[Worry-free Warranty] The video camera is equipped with 2 1500 mAh lithium batteries, so you can record it at any time. And we offer 12 months warranty(replace or refund) and lifetime technical support. Come on
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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YEHOO Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

I have had NO issues with battery life so far. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Its really worth every dollar I paid. The image quality is amazing. The videos and pictures are both very clear.

Overall Score
4.2


(58 Points)

7. Waterproof Camera Underwater Camera Full HD 2.7K 48 MP Camera Selfie Dual Screens Point and Shoot Ca...

Kansing First Impressions

"I thank you so much."

The Kansing makes great quality video! Much better then other same style RunCam Camcorder. Picks up good sound without the mic. The Kansing is small and lightweight. Super easy to read instructions too!

  • Waterproof Camera Underwater Camera Full HD 2.7K 48 MP Camera Selfie Dual Screens Point and Shoot Camera Selfie Dual Screen Waterproof Camera for Snorkeling
  • 2.7K & 48MP Waterproof Camera: 2.7K video resolution for high-definition video images sharing a realistic and delicate visual feast. Full-image captures of up to 48 million pixels for detailed, high-resolution photos and motion pictures. You also can shoot vivid pictures with flashlight in dark or dim environment.
  • 10 Ft Underwater Camera: 10-feet in depth waterproof without casing for one hour per time. It's really handy and portable digital camera, great for snorkeling, camping, swimming, diving and beaching while holiday trips. Our waterproof camera can help you to shoot the meaningful moment you want record in anytime and anywhere. Just enjoy your time.
  • Dual-Screen digital Camera: This dual screen underwater camera is equipped with 2.7 inch rear screen and 1.8 inch front screen. It's extremely easy to use and you won't be out of frame when taking selfie photos. It can also be mounted to a tripod (exclude in standard package) and comes with a wrist strap and drawstring bag.
  • Continuous Shooting & Recording While Charging: You can take multiple photos in a short time, capture more interesting pictures and provide more life materials for you. The waterproof camera for snorkeling supports the function of charging and recording. Even though you need to use the camera for a long time, you have no need to worry about no power.
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Any after-sale questions will be replied within 24 hours in working days. This underwater digital camera supports a micro SD card up to 128GB (need to be purchased separately) just shoot the moment without worry about memory capacity.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Kansing Final Thoughts

"It’s a good buy."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. I used to just take videos on my phone. Using it for filming kids sports. So many features, streamlined everything. The lanyard has been amazing.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

8. 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 RunCam 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
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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)

9. ORDRO 4K 60FPS Hands-Free Camcorder Head Wearable Vlog Video Camera EP7 Built in 2-Axis Gimbal with ...

User Ratings: 49

ORDRO EP7 First Impressions

"Appreciate it."

The ORDRO EP7 is my favorite. The videos and pictures are both very clear. The ORDRO EP7 is very compact. The best part is the real-time imagery. Good camera for what I’m using it for.

  • ORDRO 4K 60FPS Hands-Free Camcorder Head Wearable Vlog Video Camera EP7 Built in 2-Axis Gimbal with 64G TF Card, Carrying Case
  • Sony 13MP CMOS Sensor/ 4K 60FPS video recording
  • IP65 life waterproof/ 2-axis Gimbal Anti-Shake
  • Portable and hands free design/ First view /Anti-misoperation design
  • Wi-Fi Connection/App&remote Control/2-3 hours battery life.
  • In the box: EP7 camera,64GB TF Card, remote control ,carrying case, USB cable,user manual
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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ORDRO EP7 Final Thoughts

"The ORDRO EP7 works great."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. The ORDRO EP7 is small and lightweight. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. For this, we purchased this ORDRO EP7. Really great camera and easy to use.

Overall Score
4.0


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10. Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with Microphone

User Ratings: 64 11

Sony First Impressions

"Uses it a lot."

This little camera meets all those needs! Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Good camera for what I’m using it for. Must be turned on and off manually. The Sony is very compact.

  • Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with Microphone
  • 4K XAVC-S recording with 16.6MP, Exmor R sensor, B.O.SS stabilization
  • ZEISS lens(26.8mm) 20x optical zoom in 4K, 30x Clear Image Zoom in 4K
  • Records in Zoom Mic and Gun mic modes
  • Zoom Mic Mode records audio level corresponding to zoom length
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Totally unusable."

Wow this was such a great purchase! Good quality without damage at night. Its really worth every dollar I paid. The best part is the real-time imagery. But not an awful lot better.

Overall Score
4.1


(206 Points)

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