Editor's Choice - Our Favorite The Tech Expert Camcorders

1. DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, ...

User Ratings: 74 12

The Tech Expert First Impressions

"I thank you so much."

Really great camera and easy to use. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! That is not the case with the The Tech Expert . Works and looks much better than expected.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, Android (USB-C), iPhone with 64GB MicroSD 4K Video Memory Card, LED Light & Microfiber Cloth
  • Lightweight and Portable: As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory.
  • 3-Axis Mechanical Gimbal: The Osmo Pocket camera is equipped with a remarkable 3-axis stabilized gimbal and a new algorithm that ensures a control accuracy of ±0.005° and maximum control speed of 120°/s.
  • Amazingly Powerful Performance: Osmo Pocket snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° FOV, and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100Mbps and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • DJI Mimo: Osmo Pocket is meant for anyone with a story to tell, which is why we developed DJI Mimo. This dedicated app expands your imagination with editing tools and opens the door to a community that inspires your own visual storytelling.
  • What you get: DJI Osmo Pocket, Carrying Case, Smartphone Adapter (USB-C), Smartphone Adapter (Lightning), Power Cable, 64GB microSD Memory Card, Clip-on LED Selfie Light for Focused Lighting for Blogging and Vlogging Videography and a Microfiber Cleaning Cloth. Note: A USB-C to Micro USB adapter(NOT INCLUDED in the package) is required when connecting the Osmo Pocket with smartphones that use a Micro USB port.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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The Tech Expert Final Thoughts

"It functions as expected."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. I love the audio options. It is also great as a gift for kids. Formatting the SD card was easy. Functions are straightforward.

Overall Score
4.2


(10 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated The Tech Expert Camcorders

2. DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, ...

User Ratings: 74 12

The Tech Expert First Impressions

"And guess what!"

Wow this was such a great purchase! Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. And the photo is acceptable also. This unit is awesome and the price is great. I'll get to the point of figuring it out.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Handheld 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Integrated Camera, Attachable to Smartphone, Android (USB-C), iPhone with Bonus MicroSD Memory Card
  • Lightweight and Portable: As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket turns any moment into a cinematic memory.
  • 3-Axis Mechanical Gimbal: The Osmo Pocket camera is equipped with a remarkable 3-axis stabilized gimbal and a new algorithm that ensures a control accuracy of ±0.005° and maximum control speed of 120°/s.
  • Amazingly Powerful Performance: Osmo Pocket snaps photos in stunning detail, thanks to a 1/2.3-inch sensor, 80° FOV, and f/2.0 aperture. It can also shoot 4K/60fps video at 100Mbps and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • DJI Mimo: Osmo Pocket is meant for anyone with a story to tell, which is why we developed DJI Mimo. This dedicated app expands your imagination with editing tools and opens the door to a community that inspires your own visual storytelling.
  • What you get: DJI Osmo Pocket, Carrying Case, Smartphone Adapter (USB-C), Smartphone Adapter (Lightning), Power Cable. Note: A USB-C to Micro USB adapter(NOT INCLUDED in the package) is required when connecting the Osmo Pocket with smartphones that use a Micro USB port.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.
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The Tech Expert Final Thoughts

"It's very compact to carry."

Works and looks much better than expected. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. The video it takes it pretty good. The quality is great considering the price. I really appreciate with the extra battery.

Overall Score
4.2


(10 Points)

3. 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 The Tech Expert 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)
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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)

4. Canon XF200 High Definition Professional Camcorder

User Ratings: 57

Canon 9593B002 First Impressions

"It is top quality."

Video was taken when I got it. Good quality without damage at night. It has a microphone so the sound is better. Well packed and worth the money. I haven’t had to change the date.

  • Canon XF200 High Definition Professional Camcorder
  • XF200, Lens Hood with Len Barrier, Eyecup, Battery Pack BP-955
  • Compact Power Adapter CA-930, DC Cable DC-930, Wireless Controller WL-D6000
  • Microphone Holder Unit, Canon XF Utilities Disc
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Canon 9593B002 Final Thoughts

"I noticed two problems."

Must be turned on and off manually. Able to get a great cinematic look. Using it for filming kids sports. Very easy to hold in one hand. We travel out after I receive this Canon 9593B002.

Overall Score
4.6


(7 Points)

5. Kodak PlaySport (Zx5) HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera - Black (2nd Generation) 8GB Accessory Saver...

KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK First Impressions

"It was a hit!"

Good camera for what I’m using it for. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. Still, it's worth knowing about. This unit is awesome and the price is great. And it’s so easy to carry around.

  • Kodak PlaySport (Zx5) HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera - Black (2nd Generation) 8GB Accessory Saver Bundle
  • Kodak's Share button lets you choose your favorite sharing destination, e-mail address, or Kodak Pulse Display
  • Full 1080p HD videos and 5 MP HD stills, with auto focus
  • Get sharper videos and less blur thanks to built-in digital image stabilization
  • On-camera editing
  • Shockproof, dustproof, and waterproof up to 10 ft
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KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK Final Thoughts

"Really good one!"

I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. Works and looks much better than expected. But not an awful lot better. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! The KODAK KDOAK ZX5 BLACK is my favorite.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

6. 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.
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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)

7. Yiiena 2-inch Screen 16 Million Pixel Digital Camera Mini DV Camera Camcorders

Yiiena First Impressions

"Clear and work fast."

Now I'm off to charge the battery! I've tried many brands & models. The video it takes it pretty good. The quality is great considering the price. The price Also made this a great deal.

  • Yiiena 2-inch Screen 16 Million Pixel Digital Camera Mini DV Camera Camcorders
  • Package Content: 1 x Mini DV Camera
  • Display: 2inch TFT display (280 x 220 pixels), Extended memory: SD/MMC card (32MB~32GB)
  • Camera size: 94.6mm x 57.1mm x 40.5mm, Camera weight: 95g (without battery), Digital zoom: 16x digital zoom
  • The largest 16 million pixel digital camera. 2.0 inch TFT LCD screen. 4x digital zoom. LED flash
  • The camcorder is small and lightweight, portable for you to carry around
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Yiiena Final Thoughts

"I like that!"

It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. It's the small things that count. Seems well made, as expected for the price. The batteries come already charged. I am still learning how to use it.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Digital Camera YouTube Vlogging Camera HD 1080P 24MP Video Camcorder 16X Digital Zoom with Wide Angl...

User Ratings: 75 7

Welcam First Impressions

"Back to this camcorder."

The price Also made this a great deal. Great The Tech Expert Camcorder for me. The videos and pictures are both very clear. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. For this price, the Welcam is awesome.

  • Digital Camera YouTube Vlogging Camera HD 1080P 24MP Video Camcorder 16X Digital Zoom with Wide Angle Lens, WiFi, Pause Function, Face Detection, 3’’ IPS Screen, 32GB SD Card, 2xBattery
  • [Vlogging Camera with Flip Screen]: This digital vlog camera has a 3.0 inch IPS screen with 180 degree rotation, allows you to see yourself while taking selfie and recording. It takes photos with 24.0MP image resolution and videos with 1920X1080/30FPS video resolution. Its lightweight and compact pocket size design makes it easy to take around everywhere.
  • [16x Digital Zoom with Wide Angle Lens & Macro Lens]: This digital vlogging camera comes with an ultra wide angle lens(with macro lens). It can widen the viewing angle up to 118 degree for a wider range of of scenery.The macro lens allows you to take close-up photography with clear details such as water droplets, flowers and insects etc.
  • [ Digital Camera with WiFi Connection]: This WiFi digital camera supports to take pictures and shoot videos through your smartphone. It will turn your smartphone or tablet into a real-time remote to control the camcorder (Effective range: 32.8 ft). Need to download APP from the App store or through the QR code(see it in the User Manual), support Android and IOS system.(APP for IOS system: YKJ ; APP for Android system: N4KDigitalVideo)
  • [ YouTube Camera Camcorder]: This video camera supports picture video mode. It can take clear pictures as well as videos. It also functions as a webcam. The hot shoe interface supports external microphone and LED light. It can be attached on standard size tripod. Perfect for live streaming and vlogs taking.
  • [Two Batteries & LED fill light]: This youtube camera comes with two 1500mAh 3.7V rechargeable batteries and supports charging while recording. No worry about running out of power and missing the important moment.The built-in flashlight enables to take beautiful pictures in low light conditions. Easy to operate and supports face detection, smile capture, beauty face, loop recording, pause function, continuous shooting, image stabilization, date stamp, auto power-off, HD output.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Welcam Final Thoughts

"Pictures are also good."

It is more for show than for use. It has a microphone so the sound is better. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

Overall Score
4.3


(77 Points)

9. Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) with 16GB SD Card and Accessory Bundle (3 Items)

User Ratings: 87

Canon 1960C002 First Impressions

"It functions as expected."

The material of the Canon 1960C002 seems really good. I haven’t had one in so long. That is not the case with the Canon 1960C002. Very compact that it fits in my purse! So many aspects about this camera.

  • Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) with 16GB SD Card and Accessory Bundle (3 Items)
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES:Camcorder with a 16GB memory card and holster case accessory
  • CANON DIGITAL CAMCORDER: Vixia HF R800 Video Camera kit with full HD video plus 16GB memory card; Perfect camcorder bundle for pro and beginner photographers alike
  • SHOOTS HIGH QUALITY VIDEO: The 3.28 Megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor supports 1920 x 1080 high resolution video. HD Videos are recorded in MP4 format for easy playback on various devices
  • EASE OF USE: Ideal camcorder for amateurs, hobbyists, vloggers, and seniors the Canon VIXIA HF R800 features a 3 inch Touchscreen as well as Fast and Slow Motion Video Recording
  • CANON AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Warranty
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Canon 1960C002 Final Thoughts

"Please see the photos."

So far I am happy with this purchase. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! Overall it is a decent The Tech Expert Camcorder for the price. We travel out after I receive this Canon 1960C002.

Overall Score
4.9


(14 Points)

10. Panasonic X1500 4K Professional Camcorder with 24X Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, HC-X1500 (U...

Panasonic HC-X1500 First Impressions

"Good product."

Every detail is well designed. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. I like The light weight small size. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. I received the Panasonic HC-X1500 today.

  • Panasonic X1500 4K Professional Camcorder with 24X Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, HC-X1500 (USA Black)
  • [PRO FEATURES] Manual rings, ND filters, and 24-bit high resolution linear PCM audio recording, 4: 2: 2 10-bit internal recording, double SD card slots
  • [WIFI LIVE STREAMING] HD live streaming supported by built-in Wi-Fi
  • [4K RECORDING] 4K 60p recording in a small and light body with a heat-dispersing design
  • [LEICA DICOMAR LENS] Wide-angle 25mm 24x optical zoom with 5-Axis Hybrid O. I. S (Optical Image Stabilization) and high-speed and focusing.
  • [DISPLAY / LVF] The 3. 5-inch monitor (2, 760K-dots) with electrostatic touch panel, plus up/down tiltable viewfinder (1, 555K-dot). Simultaneous LCD output is available.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Panasonic HC-X1500 Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

The batteries come already charged. The Panasonic HC-X1500 is small and lightweight. This is a gift for my brother's birthday. This is designed to be simple and easy to use. And the rocker zoom is awesome.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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