Editor's Choice - Our Favorite PowerLead- Video Cameras

1. PowerLead Puto PLD023 24 MP Digital Camera with Digitar Zoom and 3.0-Inch LCD Digital Video Camcorde...

PowerLead- First Impressions

"The camera feels good."

So many features, streamlined everything. I had no problems at all with setup at all. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. This unit is awesome and the price is great. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

  • PowerLead Puto PLD023 24 MP Digital Camera with Digitar Zoom and 3.0-Inch LCD Digital Video Camcorder Night Vision HD Digital Camera
  • 24MP for bright, sharp photos and HD videos
  • 3.0" LCD screen for easy viewing and photo editing
  • Capture your videos in 720p HD Movie mode Frame coverage: Approx. 99% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
  • High-performance Optical Viewfinder helps facilitate quick and accurate focusing by firmly framing and capturing the subject at hand.
  • HIGH QUALITY BACKED with RELIABLE WARRANTY:100% Brand New and High quality from PowerLead ,sold by PowerLead ONLY! PowerLead offers 12 months Warranty and 31 days free exchange for all the PowerLead products which are built with the highest quality standards and we stand behind for best after service
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PowerLead- Final Thoughts

"So worth it!"

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Great PowerLead- Video Camera for me. Used this multiple times for church lectures. The material of the PowerLead- seems really good.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

2. GoPro HERO3 Black: Surf Edition (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

User Ratings: 66 9

GoPro CHDSX-301 First Impressions

"I'm terribly impressed."

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. The accessories feel high quality, and I'm sure they are. The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Video stabilization is astonishing.

  • GoPro HERO3 Black: Surf Edition (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • The GoPro HERO3 Black: Surf Edition includes surf mounts in addition to the basic mounts and hardware included with the standard Black Edition Hero3 camera
  • The Black Edition features 1080p-60, 720p-120, WVGA-240, 960p-100 and 1440p-48 video modes while those desiring a cinematic look will appreciate the ultra-high resolution 2.7KP-30 fps and 4KP-15 fps (Protune only) video modes.
  • 3X Faster Photo Performance: The Black Edition features a 12MP burst capture at a staggering 30 frames per second
  • Wi-Fi built-in, and compatible with Wi-Fi remote (included) and GoPro App (free)
  • Built with waterproof housing to explore depths up to 60m (nearly 200 feet)
  • Weighing in at a scant 2.6 ounces
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The GoPro CHDSX-301
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GoPro CHDSX-301 Final Thoughts

"Thank you!"

All features are the same but this is way cheaper. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! All features are the same but this is way cheaper. I am so beyond happy with my purchase of this GoPro CHDSX-301.

Overall Score
4.2


(2820 Points)

3. IXROAD Action Camera 4K 24MP WiFi Gyro Anti-Shake Sports Cam Underwater 40M with Touch Screen Remote...

IXROAD GS500 First Impressions

"This is great."

Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I think at this price range, this is a very good PowerLead- Video Camera to have. Good and authentic after replacement. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines.

  • IXROAD Action Camera 4K 24MP WiFi Gyro Anti-Shake Sports Cam Underwater 40M with Touch Screen Remote Control Waterproof Case 2 Batteries 1350mAh and Helmet Accessories Kit
  • Sony Sensor & Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS): IXROAD GS500 Action Camera delivers 4K/24fps, 2K/30fps, 1080P/60fps, 720P/120fps videos and 24MP photos, capturing every moment with crisp detail and unparalleled clarity. The built-in gyroscope anti-shake technology will predict your movements and correct camera shake, so the fluency and stability of the video will be greatly improved. The default setting is OFF, please turn on if need
  • Wi-Fi Connection & Remote Control: You do not need to hold the action camera in your hands any longer. After downloading app (YKJ) on your smart phone (iOS/Android) or tablet, you can fully control the camera with your devices, including changing settings, taking pictures, recording videos and downloading files. The 2.4G wireless remote control makes it easier to control your action camera during skiing, cycling, selfie and other sports
  • Underwater 40M & Built-in Diving Mode: With self-designed waterproof case, this waterproof camera can dive to 130 feet(40M), ready for your underwater adventures. No need to add extra filters, just turn on the diving mode, the waterproof camera will filter the underwater red light to restore the real underwater world
  • Touch Screen & Various Functions: 2.0" IPS touch screen shows everything clearly and brightly, and you can easily operate the sports camera by simply swiping your finger on the screen. This sports camera almost covers all the functions that you need or you can imagine. For example, 8x Zoom, Optional View Angle, WDR, Motion Detection, Night Mode, Fisheye Correction, Loop Recording, Time Lapse Recording, Slow Motion Recording, Auto Snapshots, Self-timer, Burst Photo and so on
  • Two 1350mAh Batteries & Valuable Accessories: Equipped with two 1350mAh rechargeable batteries, it significantly extends the working time of the action camera. Meanwhile come with tons of accessories for you to attach the action camera to helmet, motorbike, bike, snowboard and other objects easily. We also have professional after sales team to serve you. Any doubt or questions, please feel free to contact us
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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IXROAD GS500 Final Thoughts

"Ordered spur of the moment."

Overall, I think this a great PowerLead- Video Camera. This feature alone is the reason I bought the IXROAD GS500. I cannot say enough great things about this PowerLead- Video Camera. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. It is small and takes awesome pictures!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

4. SAULEOO Video Camera Camcorder 4K 30MP Digital Camcorder Camera with Microphone Ultra HD Vlogging Ca...

SAULEOO First Impressions

"Uses it a lot."

The zoom did not really impress me. It is more for show than for use. Super easy to read instructions too! Super easy to read instructions too! The mic isn't great, but it'll work.

  • SAULEOO Video Camera Camcorder 4K 30MP Digital Camcorder Camera with Microphone Ultra HD Vlogging Camera with Remote Control,3 in Touch Screen
  • 【4K Ultra HD & 30MP Camcorder】: This digital camcorder records video with ultra HD 2.7K/20FPS video resolution and takes photos at 30.0MP image resolution. The high resolution and fill light function help you take high quality videos and pictures. The 3.0'' LCD touchscreen has 270-degree rotation. This CMOS Sensor camera with 18x digital zoom will take the resolution of your images to a whole new level.
  • 【Video Camera with Mic】: This camcorder is designed with a hot shoe interface that can be used to install an external microphone if required. Every time when you use external microphone, that it will effectively improve the clarity of the recording and reduce noise.Also the lens hood works great! It can block excess light and protect your camcorder lens from accidental damage.It improves the photos overall color and contrast. It is ideal for recording family events, parties, speech, etc.
  • 【Webcam & Electronic Anti-shake】: This video camera can be used as webcam with which you can use to have a video call with your friends and family by connecting the vlogging camera to your computer using the provided USB cable . You can also use the HDMI cable connect this camcorder directly to an HDTV and playback the videos you took in high . In addition, it also supports electronic anti-shake function, which can effectively improve the picture quality.
  • 【Recording While Charging & Remote Control】: This video camera is lightweight and easy to carry, which comes with a built-in microphone and speaker. This camcorder supports recording videos while charging.So you won't need to stop recording when the battery is running out during video recording. It has many other functions including: beauty function, face recognition, continuous shooting, self-timer and more. This digital cameras is perfect for recording the beautiful moments of your life.
  • 【Friendly Product Maintenance】: We provide a one-year product maintenance and service. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave your question on our sales page.The video camera supports up to a max. 128GB External SD/SDHC card and you can install 1/4 inch standard tripod and external 37mm lens. (SD/SDHC Card, Tripod and External Lens All NOT INCLUDED).
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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SAULEOO Final Thoughts

"It functions as expected."

Using it for filming kids sports. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. This little camera meets all those needs! I received the SAULEOO today. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
5.0


(18 Points)

5. GoPro HERO7 Black Camera + Extra Rechargeable Battery + Lexar 128GB U3 microSDHC Card - Waterproof D...

User Ratings: 75

GoPro hero7 First Impressions

"You get what you pay for."

I was shocked at how small this unit is. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. No problem with the exposure control either, very fast. Cheaper than K2, and offered much more features. I may have to pick up a second one at this price!

  • GoPro HERO7 Black Camera + Extra Rechargeable Battery + Lexar 128GB U3 microSDHC Card - Waterproof Digital Action Camera Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos Live Streaming Stabilization
  • BUNDLE: GoPro HERO7 Black Camera + Rechargeable Battery for HERO7 Black + Lexar High Performance 128GB U3 microSDHC Card with Adapter-UHS-I + Cleaning Cloth
  • 4K60 VIDEO AND 12MP PHOTOS: Awesome as the moments themselves. 8x Sol-Mo Video - With ultra high frame rate 1080p240 video, you can slow things down by up to 8x to relive funny, interesting or epic moments in all their glory
  • HYPERSMOOTH VIDEO STABILIZATION: Get gimbal-like stabilization—without the gimbal. HERO7 Black predicts your movements and corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage
  • TIME WARP VIDEO + SUPER PHOTO: Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments. Get the best photos automatically. With Super Photo, HERO7 Black intelligently applies HDR, local tone mapping or noise reduction to optimize your shots.
  • RUGGED + WATERPROOF: Share experiences you can’t capture with your phone. HERO7 Black is rugged, waterproof without a housing to 33ft (10m) and up for any adventure
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GoPro hero7 Final Thoughts

"I expected that."

I will upload a video of it underwater once I have one as well. Cannot tell the difference from the two that came with it. This is my first action camera, and so far I'm satisfied. I got this GoPro hero7 to record our trip’s adventure. I especially like it simplified design.

Overall Score
4.6


(44 Points)

6. DJI Phantom 3 Part #73 Camera(Sta) for P3 Standard(Sold by Authorized US Dealer-Ship from USA)

User Ratings: 72 10

DJI First Impressions

"I loved it."

Hope future firmware can change it to a long press. You can shoot your videos and frame them later. Surprisingly it takes VERY good photos underwater. Great price, best quality and as tough as nails. So I definitely like this PowerLead- Video Camera as well.

  • DJI Phantom 3 Part #73 Camera(Sta) for P3 Standard(Sold by Authorized US Dealer-Ship from USA)
  • This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, and may arrive in a generic box
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Fun camera for kids."

The order arrived faster than expected, which was great. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. Pull the trigger and you'll be good with this purchase. Overall, I think this a great PowerLead- Video Camera.

Overall Score
4.2


(22 Points)

7. World Tech Toys Prowler Spy Drone Video Camera & Photo 2.4GHz 4.5CH RC Quadcopter Spy Drone, White, ...

World Tech Toys 34927 First Impressions

"So far so good."

We've started a collection of World Tech Toys drones now. This drone is very easy to fly, very stable. Easy to assemble, easy to fly, easy to maneuver. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that.

  • World Tech Toys Prowler Spy Drone Video Camera & Photo 2.4GHz 4.5CH RC Quadcopter Spy Drone, White, 22.75 x 22.75 x 6.5
  • 720P photo/video camera; easy mode function; three speed modes; flip stunt mode; built-in gyro; 3D flight; 2.4GHz transmitter with LCD display
  • Includes: Prowler RC spy drone; 2.4GHz transmitter; 720P camera; camera stabilizer; 4GB micro SD card; USB SD card reader; 4 Spare rotor blades; 7.4V 1200Mah LiPo rechargeable battery; wall charger
  • Charging time: 100-125 minutes; flight duration: 6-8 minutes
  • Battery requirements: vehicle: 7.4V 1200Mah LiPo rechargeable battery (included); transmitter: 6 AA batteries (not included); charger: wall charger (included)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The World Tech Toys 34927
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World Tech Toys 34927 Final Thoughts

"Unbelievable!"

Now l have all kinds of parts and extra batteries. Besides that though its a great little drone. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Other than that, these out perform other drones I own. I love this PowerLead- Video Camera, it is a beast in a small package!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. DJI Spark Drone Quadcopter Fly More Combo (Alpine White) with 3 Batteries, Remote Controller, Charge...

User Ratings: 88 7

DJI First Impressions

"So much to do."

So no complaints here. When powered on the blue lights are stunning. This is our first drone, never used one before. It's also important to take your time with the installation. Even my high end drone buddies were impressed.

  • DJI Spark Drone Quadcopter Fly More Combo (Alpine White) with 3 Batteries, Remote Controller, Charger, Charging Hub, Shoulder Bag, Camera Gimbal Bundle Kit with Must Have Accessories
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Meet Spark, a mini drone that features all of DJI's signature technologies, allowing you to seize the moment whenever you feel inspired. With intelligent flight control options, a mechanical gimbal, and a camera with incredible image quality, Spark empowers you to push your creative boundaries.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Up to 16 minutes flight time (In deal flight condition); Up to 50kM Per Hour flying speed; And a camera stabilized by a 2-axis mechanical gimbal. These are all at your command with just a tap of your finger.
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus; Or Android version 4.4.0 or later. Compatible with Samsung S7 edge, Samsung S7, Samsung S6, Samsung S5, Samsung NOTE4, Samsung NOTE3
  • SOLD BY DJI AUTHORIZED DEALER SURE RC! We make the factory package more complete by adding some unique and must have accessories to the pacakges. Please see the description for a list of everything included in this bundle
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium Metal batteries required.
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Unbelievable!"

We are currently having 12-15MPH gusts of wind. I love the follow me feature and the return to home button. Batteries, no reason to stress them like that. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. I like the functionality of the DJI .

Overall Score
4.6


(51 Points)

9. DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Camera with 128GB SD Card Supports 4K Video

User Ratings: 66 9

DJI First Impressions

"The light."

I may have to pick up a second one at this price! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes. Cost more than half the price of the drone. It is easy to mount the DJI on and it stays in place. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio.

  • DJI Osmo Pocket Gimbal 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Camera with 128GB SD Card Supports 4K Video
  • Osmo Pocket does not include any SD cards in the box. Additional 128GB microSD Card with Adapter included (UHS 3; High-performance for 4K UHD video recording; Brand May Vary)
  • Additional 3.5mm Adapter allows the user to plug in an external 3.5mm microphone into Osmo Pocket for higher-quality sound recording.
  • 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.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Maybe several weeks."

It may be even better then my other GoPro to be honest. It has a one year warranty that I hope applies. The quality is decent for the size. I will be ordering several more for my personal use! Cost more than half the price of the drone.

Overall Score
4.4


(16 Points)

10. Holy Stone HS110 FPV RC Drone with Camera 720P HD Live Video WiFi 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopt...

User Ratings: 65 9

Holy Stone First Impressions

"I am blown away!"

It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. The controls have zero noticeable lag. It's well designed and self protected. I have to say, I really like this drone. This is the second Holy Stone Drone I have purchased.

  • Holy Stone HS110 FPV RC Drone with Camera 720P HD Live Video WiFi 2.4GHz 4CH 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter with Altitude Hold, One Key Return and Headless Mode Function RTF, Color Green
  • HD FPV CAMERA: First Person View 720P HD REAL TIME Video Camera (2MP, 1280×720 Pixel) Enable You to Take Aerial Videos and Photos With Your iPhone or Android Phone Device.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle stick and the drone will keep hovering at the current height. Easy for you to shoot high-quality images or videos.
  • MOBILE CONTROL: Control the drone with a smart phone in the App to activate multiple functions such as Gravity SENSOR Mode which allows the user to control the flight by holding and moving the smart phone accordingly. Operate the camera function and flight on the App interface.
  • HEADLESS MODE AND ONE KEY RETURN HOME FUNCTION: Great functions when the drone is out of sight. The 2 functions depend on the direction of the user when he pairs the model. One Key Return Home Function: just press a key, the drone will fly back to you.
  • 2.4G 4CHANEL 6-AXIS GYRO TECHNOLOGY: 2.4G technology makes it possible for several models o be played at the same time without interference; 6 AXIS GYRO STABILITY: The multi-axis gyro offers extra stability for easy handling and 360°flips.
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
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Holy Stone Final Thoughts

"So much to do."

It holds altitude like a champ and is easy to control. I would give it more stars if I could! This is a great PowerLead- Video Camera for the price. The camera on this thing is awesome. Everything worked well right out of the box.

Overall Score
4.2


(118 Points)

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