Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Wide Angled Camcorders

1. Sony - HDRCX405 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder (black)

User Ratings: 58 8

Sony HDRCX405/B First Impressions

"It works perfectly so far."

The camcorder is nice and compact. I will definitely use it more often. The clarity of the video was amazing. What you get is quite a lot, really. Great Wide Angled Camcorder and meets my needs.

  • Sony - HDRCX405 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder (black)
  • 50Mbps XAVC S1 1920x1080 at 60P, AVCHD and MP4 codecs. 30x Optical / 60x Clear Image Zoom to get closer to the action. 26.8mm wide angle ZEISS Lens
  • Automatically creates highlight video in MP4 from multiple clips. Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode. Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge
  • Face Detection with voice enhancement and noise reduction. Get creative w/ 7 picture effects for video and still photos.For windows computers, details vary according to OS (Windows7/VISTA/XP)
  • View on 2.7” Clear Photo Plus LCD display. Intelligent Auto (60 different scene combinations possible) , Focal Length (35mm) (Video) f=26.8 - 804.0 mm (16:9) Focal Length (35mm) (Still Image) f=26.8-804.0mm (16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm (4:3)
  • This product does not have an external microphone input.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDRCX405/B
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Sony HDRCX405/B Final Thoughts

"Instructions are decent."

I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. There are not any fancy professional features. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. And the rocker zoom is awesome. The lanyard has been amazing.

Overall Score
4.1


(660 Points)

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2. Sony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handycam Camcorder w/ 32GB Deluxe Accessory Bundle

User Ratings: 64 4

Sony HDR-CX440/B First Impressions

"I like it so much."

Very easy to hold in one hand. We travel out after I receive this Sony HDR-CX440/B. Over all, good quality for the price. I used to just take videos on my phone. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough.

  • Sony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handycam Camcorder w/ 32GB Deluxe Accessory Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony HDRCX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder with 8GB Internal Memory, SanDisk 32GB Ultra UHS-I microSDHC Memory Card (Class 10), Focus Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Sony NP-BX1 with Focus QC-105 Battery Charger, Focus DSLR Camera Holster Case Accessory Bundle, and 12-Inch Spider Tripod
  • CODECS: The Sony HDR-CX440 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder delivers XAVC S format cinema-like HD video in 1920x1080 24p/60p at up to 50Mbps and high quality 9.2MP still images. For video compression this camcorder employs MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, while linear PCM is responsible for audio compression
  • DISPLAY: The Sony HDR-CX440 HD Handycam simplifies the recording process with a 2.7-inch (16:9) Clear Photo LCD (230K) display that delivers sharp, bright, vivid images even outdoors. It also allows you to easily adjust the settings to best represent the scene
  • STABILIZATION: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensate for heavy camera shake so you can capture the best possible videos. Whether you're wide angle or full telephoto shooting, you can always expect the Sony HDRCX440 HD Handycam camcorder to produce smooth video
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Guarantee
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony HDR-CX440/B
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Sony HDR-CX440/B Final Thoughts

"Good product."

I really appreciate with the extra battery. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! This is a fantastic camera for the price. I really like the features of the camera. This is designed to be simple and easy to use.

Overall Score
4.3


(202 Points)

3. 4K Camcorder Video Camera KOT HD WiFi 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen 48MP 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camer...

User Ratings: 69 22

KOT 534K First Impressions

"It is top quality."

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Good camera for what I’m using it for. So many features, streamlined everything. Overall it is a decent Wide Angled Camcorder for the price.

  • 4K Camcorder Video Camera KOT HD WiFi 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen 48MP 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens IR Night Vision Vlogging Video Camera Recorder Handy cam
  • 4K UHD HD Camcorder & 3.0 inch touch screen: The video camcorder has a 4K 2880x2160 (24FPS) video resolution, 13MP CMOS image sensor, Max 48MP image resolution, 16X Digital Zoom (no autofocus) and 2 rechargeable batteries, 3.0 inch touch screen that rotate up to 270 degrees and a smart pause function. This digital video camera camcorders supports recording while charging, ideal for vloggers and videography lovers.
  • Stereo Microphone & Wide Angle Lens: External Microphone uses X-Y stereo pickup technology, clear and stable sound image localization. High-quality microphone can be used in conferences, symposiums, media interviews, speeches, course recording and film making. 4K camcorder comes with a professional 0.39X 2 in 1 HD wide-angle lens with macro lens which is great for large scenery, such as Buildings, Landscapes. Macro lens is for close-up shooting of the micro object,such as flowers, etc.
  • Wi-Fi & IR Night Vision: Download "NovaCam" APP at App Store, then you can control the 4k camcorder with your tablet or smartphone (9.8 feet effected)to preview, browse images or download files from the camera to mobile phone or tablet for sharing, both while taking photos or filming. Wi-Fi cannot connect directly to the router. You can record in the dark with the IR light and LED light feature. IR night vision has no influence over video and photo functions and the color is in black and white.
  • Multipurpose Video Camera Recorder & USB, TV Output: The 4k camcorder can be used as a webcam, connect the camcorder to your computer with a USB cable and select PC Camera mode. HD handheld camcorder video camera uses a 13MP sensor, the maximum pixels is 48.0 MP photo resolution (9212X5184 interpolation). HDMI cable connects the camcorder to the TV to watch photos and videos.
  • What You Get: A light weight 4K camcorder bag which is perfect for storage and carrying. We also provide professional technical support services within 24 hours, just contact us with no hesitation. Maximum support for 128GB SD card,1/4 inch standard tripod and external 37MM(1.46 inch) lens (SD card ,tripod and external lens are NOT INCLUDED).
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KOT 534K
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KOT 534K Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

And the photo is acceptable also. Great Wide Angled Camcorder and meets my needs. The camcorder is nice and compact. But not an awful lot better. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great!

Overall Score
4.0


(91 Points)

4. 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 Wide Angled 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)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Welcam
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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)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Wide Angled Camcorders

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

User Ratings: 67 7

BOBLOV First Impressions

"So fun!"

It is also great as a gift for kids. We are very pleased with this product. More noticeable on the night vision set up. I will definitely use it more often. This BOBLOV works great for me.

  • BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision Cam 150 Degree Angle Playback 5-7Hours Recording (64G+GPS)
  • ❤【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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOBLOV
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BOBLOV Final Thoughts

"We are so happy to have it."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. It’s really time to buy this BOBLOV . The videos and pictures are both very clear. So many features, streamlined everything. Not that many left on the inexpensive end.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

6. Camcorder Video Camera Kimire HD 1080P 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Ang...

User Ratings: 73 5

kimire First Impressions

"Wonderful package!"

Feel free to contact me if you have questions. The image quality is amazing. Much better then other same style Wide Angled Camcorder. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. Very compact that it fits in my purse!

  • Camcorder Video Camera Kimire HD 1080P 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens 3.0 Inch Screen 24 MP Remote Control Infrared Night Vision Recorder
  • Camera With External Microphone: Adopts X-Y stereo pickup technology,clear and stable sound image localization,low noise, professional shotgun sensitive microphone.Equipped with 37mm professional 0.39Xsuper external wide angle lens,to record every wonderful moment.
  • Infrared Night Vision Function:Night Vision Camcorders, includes indoor scenes and night scapes, now you can take photos and videos during night. Under the infrared night vision function,the video and photo functions can be used as normal.
  • Mass Storage &PC Camera Functions:The Camcorder can connect to the computer to download the photoes and videos.You also can use the “PC Camera”on the computer,need to download the software “Amcap ” to use the webcam function. You can share your life with your close family or friends all over the world in real-time.The camcorder has TV HD output,show the photoes and videos on the TV.You can use the remote control to control TV playback videos from remote place.
  • Video Digital Camcorder:3.0 inch touch screen(support 270°rotation),16X digital zoom,HDMI output,Loop recording,Face Detection,Anti-Shaking,Date Stamp,Beauty,support the SD/MMC card(4GB to 32GB) and the tripod (please note that the SD card and the tripod are not included),USB 2.0 interface,support multiple languages.
  • Remote Control Function: Mini handheld camcorder, it is portable and lightweight,support remote control,you can take photoes and videos by yourself anywhere and anytime.No members are excluded from the group photo and no longer asking people around to take photos for you.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The kimire
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kimire Final Thoughts

"I like that!"

The kimire is very compact. So know your needs and pick the right Wide Angled Camcorder. The lanyard has been amazing. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

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

User Ratings: 67 7

BOBLOV First Impressions

"So fun!"

Picture quality is outstanding. More noticeable on the night vision set up. The video it takes it pretty good. I love it and definitely recommend to others. The BOBLOV is small and lightweight.

  • BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision Cam 150 Degree Angle Playback 5-7Hours Recording (32G+GPS)
  • ❤【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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOBLOV
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BOBLOV Final Thoughts

"Exceeded expectations."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. Functions are straightforward. Must be turned on and off manually. This unit is awesome and the price is great.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

8. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOBLOV PD5064
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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)

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

User Ratings: 67 7

BOBLOV 8595771424 First Impressions

"I like that!"

This is designed to be simple and easy to use. Using it for filming kids sports. The batteries come already charged. So far I am happy with this purchase. Good quality without damage at night.

  • BOBLOV PD50 Body Camera 1296P Body Worn Mounted Camera Lightweight Smart Fast Charging Night Vision Cam 150 Degree Angle Playback 5-7Hours Recording (32G)
  • ❤【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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The BOBLOV 8595771424
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BOBLOV 8595771424 Final Thoughts

"I like that!"

Great seller and very fast shipping! It’s really time to buy this BOBLOV 8595771424. There are not any fancy professional features. Must be turned on and off manually. Indoors it performed quite well.

Overall Score
4.3


(69 Points)

10. 4K Video Camera Camcorder ORDRO HDR-AE8 Full HD 1080P 60FPS Digital WiFi Camera Camcorders with IR N...

User Ratings: 60 4

ORDRO HDR-AE8 First Impressions

"Not sure."

I do wish there was a time & date stamp. He was pretty happy about the microphone. Functions are straightforward. Super easy to read instructions too! I did exactly what the ad said.

  • 4K Video Camera Camcorder ORDRO HDR-AE8 Full HD 1080P 60FPS Digital WiFi Camera Camcorders with IR Night Vision 3.0'' IPS Touchscreen and Remote Control DV Camera Recorder
  • 4K Video Camera with Hot Shoes: 2880*2160 24FPS resolution. The camera has built-in microphone and speaker which bring a great video sound quality. Unique hot shoe function to attach an external microphone(3.5mm interface) and video camera light, it also supports 37mm external wide angle lens, teleconverter, fisheye lens and UV lens. It has recording while charging, pause/resume video recording features.
  • Ultra HD 4K Camcorder: CMOS 8.0 MP sensor, up to 30.0 mega pixels, 3.0'' IPS HD touch screen, 16X digital zoom, remote control, loop recording, motion detection, face detection, self-timer, auto power-off, date stamp, MIC/USB2.0/HDMI output. Supports standard tripod and SD card (32-128GB Class10 SD card is recommended, need to be purchased separately). HDMI cable only used for connecting with TV, does not support live stream. Please connect the 4k TV for watching videos.
  • Video Camera Camcorder with IR Night Vision and Wi-Fi Features: After turning the camera on, press the “POWER / IR” button to enable night vision to take photos or videos on a dark night. Please use your smartphone to download and install the "C-Video" APP to connect camcorder Wi-Fi function. It can control camcorder to take recording videos, and upload or download files to your smartphone or tablet (Wi-Fi effective connection range ≤ 9.8 feet). NOTE: does not support wireless internet access.
  • Powerful Li-on Battery Supply: It comes with two NP-180 3.7V 1800mAh Li-ion batteries and a USB charger. When first use, please charge the battery for 3 hours to make sure its fully charged, it can take videos up to 2 hours, and pictures up to 2.5 hours. This camcorder supports recording while charging. (Tips: The battery working time will shorten in the Wi-Fi mode).
  • What You Get: 1 x 4K Video camera HDR-AE8 (ORDRO BRAND), 1 x HDMI cable,1 x USB charging cable, 2 x NP-180 Lithium batteries, 1 x USB charger, 1 x Remote control, 1 x Camera bag, 1 x Lens cap, 1 x Wrist strap, 1 x Card reader(random color), 1 x User manual. NO SD CARD/MIC/Wide-angle LENS. We offer 12-month warranty and excellent customer service.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO HDR-AE8
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ORDRO HDR-AE8 Final Thoughts

"It was a hit!"

The ORDRO HDR-AE8 is small and lightweight. Used this multiple times for church lectures. I love the audio options. Able to get a great cinematic look. The image stabilizer works very well.

Overall Score
4.1


(31 Points)

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