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. PGYTECH Suitcase Mini for DJI Ronin S

PGYTECH P-RH-011 First Impressions

"Totally unusable."

Formatting the SD card was easy. Super easy to read instructions too! We travel out after I receive this PGYTECH P-RH-011. Very easy to hold in one hand. We travel out after I receive this PGYTECH P-RH-011.

  • PGYTECH Suitcase Mini for DJI Ronin S
  • PGYTECH Suitcase Mini for DJI Ronin S
  • Size:556mm*358mm*185mm
  • Weight: 4.2 Kg
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PGYTECH P-RH-011 Final Thoughts

"Very nice!"

For this, we purchased this PGYTECH P-RH-011. This was well worth the money. This is a fantastic camera for the price. The mic isn't great, but it'll work. Picture quality is outstanding.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

4. DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/S...

User Ratings: 74 8

DJI First Impressions

"This is a great camera."

Overall, decent product for this price. The DJI is small and lightweight. It is more for show than for use. The best part is the real-time imagery. I love the audio options.

  • DJI OSMO Pocket 3 Axis Gimbal Camera Bundle with ND & Rotating Polarizer Filter Set, Extension Rod/Selfie Stick, Tripod & Must Have Accessories (15 Items)
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Because Life is Big! How do you capture moments worth keeping? 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. In just seconds, Osmo Pocket lets you share your life anywhere, anytime.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Incredibly Small, Truly Smooth Osmo Pocket uses DJI's smallest 3-axis mechanical handheld gimbal. In real time, it precisely adjusts for your movements, turning your handheld video of a golden sunset or your child’s first steps into a movie-like scene.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! A Powerful Tool for Limitless Imagination Osmo Pocket transforms all your life’s moments into wonderful images. It 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 100 Mbps, slow motion video at 1080p/120fps 4x, and photos at 12 MP with a pixel size of 1.55 μm for footage worth sharing every time.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Designed with Intelligence in Mind Osmo Pocket doesn't just let you shoot smooth, cinematic footage. With access to several intelligent functions like ActiveTrack, Motionlapse, and 3x3 Panorama, Osmo Pocket unleashes your creativity with impressive effects that are impossible with smartphones.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have tools to the packages. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Remember exposure setting."

LCD display could be better. Functions are straightforward. The zoom did not really impress me. We travel out after I receive this DJI . I haven’t had to change the date.

Overall Score
4.4


(92 Points)

5. Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Lens Mount

User Ratings: 77 8

Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K First Impressions

"Thought they worked great!"

That is not the case with the Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K. Indoors it performed quite well. Still, it's worth knowing about. Functions are straightforward. Very easy to hold in one hand.

  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Lens Mount
  • Effective sensor size 23 10 x 12 99 millimeter (super 35)
  • Shooting resolutions 6144 x 3456 (6K) up to 50 fps/ 6144 x 2560 (6K 2 4 1) up to 60 fps/ 5744 x 3024 (5 7K 17 9) up to 60 fps/ 4096 x 2160 (4K DCI) up to 60 fps/ 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD) Up To 60 fps/ 3728 x 3104 (3 7K 6 5 anamorphic) up to 60 fps/ 2868 x 1512 (2 8K 17 9) up to 120 fps/ 1920 x 1080 (HD) Up To 120 fps
  • Maximum sensor frame rate Dependent on resolution and codec selected Project frame rates of 23 98 24 25 29 97 30 50 59 94 and 60 FPS supported off-speed frame rates up to 60 fps in 6K 2 4 1 120 fps in 2 8K 17 9 and 1080H
  • Video inputs None/ video outputs 1x HDMI type a
  • Active EF mount lens not included
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. I received the Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K today. The phone/camera mount piece works great. Video was taken when I got it.

Overall Score
4.5


(28 Points)

6. Crosstour Action Camera CT8000-A

Crosstour First Impressions

"I got camera for my mom."

Good camera for what I’m using it for. And the photo is acceptable also. So many features, streamlined everything. Its really worth every dollar I paid. Super easy to load onto my laptop also.

  • Crosstour Action Camera CT8000-A
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Crosstour Final Thoughts

"This Crosstour is great."

Great The Tech Expert Camcorder and meets my needs. That is not the case with the Crosstour . Super easy to read instructions too! I am still learning how to use it. The zoom did not really impress me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. JVC GY-HM620 Camcorder, 3.5", Black

JVC GY-HM620 First Impressions

"I really appreciate that."

And the photo is acceptable also. Over all, good quality for the price. The JVC GY-HM620 is my favorite. Good quality without damage at night. It keeps the frames still and colors vibrant.

  • JVC GY-HM620 Camcorder, 3.5", Black
  • Newly designed 1/3-Inch 12-bit CMOS sensors (1920 x 1080 x 3)
  • 23x Fujinon auto focus zoom Lens with manual functions
  • Built-in top handle unit incorporates a 3.5-Inch Color LCD display and two 3-pin XLR inputs
  • HD/sd-sdi, HDMI outputs
  • Dual SDHC/SDXC memory card Slots
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JVC GY-HM620 Final Thoughts

"This JVC GY-HM620 is great."

The price Also made this a great deal. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Works and looks much better than expected. Much better then other same style The Tech Expert Camcorder. Good quality without damage at night.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

8. 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)

9. Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) with 32GB SanDisk Memory Card

Canon First Impressions

"It functions as expected."

The zoom did not really impress me. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! Really like the clarity of the picture. The batteries come already charged. First off this was an open box purchase.

  • Canon VIXIA HF R800 Camcorder (Black) with 32GB SanDisk Memory Card
  • 57x (32.5-1853Mm) advanced zoom/ 32x Optical / 1140x Digital and Super range OIS
  • Canon 3.28 Megapixel full HD CMOS image sensor
  • Digic DV 4 image processor
  • Minimum Focusing Distance-All other modes: 10mm (WIDE end), 1m across entire zooming range (from edge of lens)
  • However, approx 50cm at tele macro setting established at this time (automatic movement to TELE end)
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Canon Final Thoughts

"So many extra features."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. An additional battery is included as backup. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. So many aspects about this camera.

Overall Score
5.0


(3 Points)

10. 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)

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