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. SAULEOO Camcorder Video Camera,Vlogging Camera for Youtube Camcorder Ultra HD 2.7K 16X Digital Zoom ...

User Ratings: 60 11

SAULEOO First Impressions

"I got camera for my mom."

Over all, good quality for the price. Video was taken when I got it. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. The SAULEOO is very compact. I have had NO issues with battery life so far.

  • SAULEOO Camcorder Video Camera,Vlogging Camera for Youtube Camcorder Ultra HD 2.7K 16X Digital Zoom 3 In Touch Screen Support IR Night Vision
  • ❄【Ultra HD 2.7K 30FPS Video Camera】:This is 2.7K full HD (2688x1520) /30fps video camera with 24.0MP picture resolution. compared with the traditional 1080P video, it is much clearer. equipped with an 8 megapixel CMOS image sensor, it delivers true-to-life HD video and natural colors even in low light conditions. with a 270-degree rotating 3.0-inch IPS screen and 16X digital zoom, you can take a selfie or shoot a distant view easily.
  • ❄【Built-in Wifi Camcorder】: You can feel free to control the video camera to snap pictures or record video with your phone or tablet. The Wi-Fi camera can transmit data through “Action Cam” APP via which you may view the photos. Besides, you could upload videos and pictures to your tablet, smartphone and laptop at any time. What’s more, you may turn your tablet and smartphone into a real-time remote control via the WiFi connection to control the camera (Range: 16.4 feet).
  • ❄【Webcam and HDMI Output】: This vlogging camera can be used as a webcam. (connecting to a computer via a USB cable, the USB cable is included in the box) once connected to your computer, you can make video calls with family and friends.feel free to connect it directly to your TV with an HDMI cable and play HD video shots from your camera.
  • ❄【Powerful Vlogging Camera】: This camcorder also supports pause, anti-shaking, slow motion recording, infrared night vision, remote control, recording while charging, time-lapse shooting (select a frame from a few frames and combine it into a video), and functions such as taking pictures while recording. Surprise! The camera comes with a touchable camera screen so it is definitely a good choice for family photography, meeting minutes, and presenting friends and family.
  • ❄【Battery】: A single full charged NP40 battery can last around 60 to 90 minutes for continues shooting. This lightweight, small and easy-to-use digital camcorder is equipped with high-class material and advanced technology, records high-quality image, and it's a perfect gift for friends, family members to record their special lovely moments and travel time!. The video camera supports up to 128GB macro SD card(The SD card are not included with the purchase of camera).
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SAULEOO Final Thoughts

"Awesome studio camera."

Really like the clarity of the picture. More noticeable on the night vision set up. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. What you get is quite a lot, really. Its really worth every dollar I paid.

Overall Score
4.1


(129 Points)

4. GoPro Hero 8 Black Action Camera + GoPro Dual Battery Charger + Battery (HERO8 Black) + Gopro Shorty...

GoPro hero8black First Impressions

"Everything was great!"

Able to get a great cinematic look. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Very compact that it fits in my purse! The best part is the real-time imagery. The mic isn't great, but it'll work.

  • GoPro Hero 8 Black Action Camera + GoPro Dual Battery Charger + Battery (HERO8 Black) + Gopro Shorty Tripod + Sandisk 32GB U3 Memory Card + Ritz Gear 5 Piece Cleaning Kit
  • Streamlined design - The reimagined shape is more pocketable, and folding fingers at the base let you swap mounts quickly. A new side door makes changing batteries even faster, and the lens is now 2x more impact resistant.
  • HERO8 Black Mods - Vloggers, pro filmmakers and aspiring creators can do more than ever imagined—with quick-loading accessories like flashes, microphones, LCD screens and more. Just add the optional Media Mod to up your capture game.
  • Time Warp 2. 0 - Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move through an activity. And now, Time Warp automatically adjusts speed based on motion, scene detection and lighting. You can even slow down the effect to real time—savoring interesting moments—and then tap to speed it back up.
  • Hyper Smooth 2. 0 - Smooth just got smoother. Now HERO8 Black has three levels of stabilization—On, High and Boost—so you can pick the best option for whatever you do. Get the widest views possible, or boost it up to the smoothest video ever offered in a HERO camera. Plus, Hyper Smooth works with all resolutions and frame rates, and features in-app horizon leveling.
  • Live Burst - Record the moments 1. 5 seconds before and after your shot, so you can choose the best single frame for the perfect photo—or an awesome shareable video.
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GoPro hero8black Final Thoughts

"This camera was a hit."

The camcorder is nice and compact. The lanyard has been amazing. More noticeable on the night vision set up. This unit is awesome and the price is great. The batteries come already charged.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

5. Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ HD Handheld Video Camera with 3.45-Inch LCD (Black)

User Ratings: 52

Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ First Impressions

"It was a hit!"

This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. I used to just take videos on my phone. I will definitely use it more often. This Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ works great for me. The image stabilizer works very well.

  • Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ HD Handheld Video Camera with 3.45-Inch LCD (Black)
  • 1/3 Type Progressive
  • 2.2Mil Pixels
  • 72 mm Filter Diameter
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ Final Thoughts

"Back to this camcorder."

This little camera meets all those needs! The videos and pictures are both very clear. For this, we purchased this Panasonic AG-HPX250PJ. Picture quality is outstanding. Great seller and very fast shipping!

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

6. BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision ...

User Ratings: 67 7

BOBLOV PD5064 First Impressions

"This camera was a hit."

The zoom did not really impress me. Wow this was such a great purchase! I haven’t had to change the date. If you are also an amateur photographer. The video it takes it pretty good.

  • BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision Cam 150 Degree Angle Playback 5-7Hours Recording (64G)
  • ❤【Campacity with Qiuck Charge 3.0 Tech with only 1hour charging】Employs Qualcamm Quick Charge 3.0 technology, it can take about 1 hours to fully fast charge with ORIGINAL cable and adaptor, Support 5-6hours 1080p continuous recording.
  • ❤【HD 1080P Compact Body Camera】Features with sony IMX2921, capture HD 1080P high resolution with 150 degree wide angle. Built-in mic for synchronized audio recording.Decent microphone that comes through clear on the video.Drive-free installation, plug and play, supports Windows win7/win8/win10/MAC.
  • ❤【IR Night Vision manually】Built-in IR lights, one button to switch on/off audio recording when low lights condition.Press”Down”Button to turn on the Night vision manually.
  • ❤【Easy to use personal surveillance camera】Simply turn on and hit record.As a security camera, this body camera is priced well below other personal surveillance camera's but offers premium results.Plus in a self defense situation will have proof that the life was threatened in daily. driving the bike,Photo dogs ect.
  • ❤【Dashcam mode】Camera automatically starts recording when ignition,saved video footage when engine off.With 115g net weight, Portable size and lightweight Body cameras
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BOBLOV PD5064 Final Thoughts

"Totally unusable."

Every detail is well designed. The BOBLOV PD5064 makes great quality video! It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. LCD display could be better. The clarity of the video was amazing.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

7. Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 64GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case, Telepho...

User Ratings: 68

Panasonic HC-X1000 First Impressions

"Well packaged."

The material of the Panasonic HC-X1000 seems really good. There is a zoom feature on the Panasonic HC-X1000. And it’s so easy to carry around. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. I did exactly what the ad said.

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 64GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case, Telephoto Lens, and More - Advanced Bundle
  • 1 x Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Camcorder (HC-X1000) | 1 x Sony 64GB Memory Card | 1 x Large Padded Carrying Case | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x 49mm 3 Piece Filter Kit | 1 x Super-High Performance HDMI Cable 2 Meter | 1 x 49mm Ultraviolet UV Filter | 1 x Deluxe Cleaning Kit | 1 x SD Card USB Reader | 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
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Panasonic HC-X1000 Final Thoughts

"And it was a good decision."

Seems well made, as expected for the price. He was pretty happy about the microphone. So many features, streamlined everything. Good camera for what I’m using it for. I did exactly what the ad said.

Overall Score
4.7


(7 Points)

8. Panasonic X2000 4K Professional Camcorder with 24x Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, 3G SDI Outp...

Panasonic HC-X2000 First Impressions

"Back to this camcorder."

This unit is awesome and the price is great. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. For this, we purchased this Panasonic HC-X2000. The Panasonic HC-X2000 is small and lightweight. The image stabilizer works very well.

  • Panasonic X2000 4K Professional Camcorder with 24x Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, 3G SDI Output and VW-HU1 Detachable Handle, HC-X2000 (USA Black)
  • [PRO FEATURES] WiFi live streaming, manual rings, ND filters, built-in LED video light, and 24-bit high resolution linear PCM audio recording, 4: 2: 2 10-bit internal recording, double SD card slots
  • [VW-HU1 HANDLE] Includes a detachable handle equipped with a 2-channel XLR Audio Input, audio control, and LED light. Also operates zoom.
  • [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-X2000 Final Thoughts

"Night vision mode."

LCD display could be better. I have had NO issues with battery life so far. This Panasonic HC-X2000 works great for me. I love the audio options. For this price, the Panasonic HC-X2000 is awesome.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. ORDRO 4K Camcorder Ultra HD Wi-Fi Video Camera with Telescope

User Ratings: 49

ORDRO First Impressions

"Has a remote control!"

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Very easy to hold in one hand. The lanyard has been amazing. This was well worth the money. But not an awful lot better.

  • ORDRO 4K Camcorder Ultra HD Wi-Fi Video Camera with Telescope
  • Sony 24MP CMOS Sensor/4K 3840X2160 24FPS
  • 3.1"IPS Screen/30X Digital Zoom/IR remote controlled
  • Infrared Night Vision/ WI-FI Connection/Time Lapse Shooting
  • Portable Design/Recording While Charging/Support 128GB Memory Card
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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ORDRO Final Thoughts

"Uses it a lot."

It did come with a memory card on top of it. Super easy to read instructions too! 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. The image quality is amazing.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

10. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (2.8mm Wide, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"It is top quality."

I haven’t had one in so long. Works and looks much better than expected. This unit is awesome and the price is great. However I am glad I did purchase! Every detail is well designed.

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (2.8mm Wide, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Materials feel premium."

Good camera for what I’m using it for. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! This is a fantastic camera for the price. Overall this The Tech Expert Camcorder is a great buy. I love the audio options.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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