Camcorder Reviews For 2019

This is where you will find camcorder reviews covering all the top brands and the niche, offbeat ones as well. The best camcorders offer a feature set that is ideal for the intended use – general purpose, rugged and hardwearing camcorders, etc. We cover the practical details, find out about the pros and cons of opting for a camcorder that uses flash memory as against one that features an SSD drive. The latest camcorders bring more to the table than what you can expect from videos captured using smartphones and digital photo cameras.

Latest Camcorder Reviews

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera Puts Film Quality In The Palm Of Your Hand

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera Puts Film Quality In The Palm Of Your Hand

As technology advances, so do filmmaking tools. There are cameras out there now that would have been science fiction even five years ago. And no camera sums that up better than the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, which puts incredible cinematographic power in, literally, the palm of your hand. That New…
Sony Action Cam Brings Noise Reduction, GPS Info to Your Videos

Sony Action Cam Brings Noise Reduction, GPS Info to Your Videos

It’s undeniable that GoPro is leading the action cam market right now, but Sony has set out to give the GoPro a run for its money with their new Sony Action Cam models. The Sony Action Cam has ultra-wide-angle shooting for impressive dynamic images, shooting a full 170 degrees in…
Blackmagic Cinema Quality Camera only $405, Cheap Dell 4K Monitor, Mel Brooks Blu-ray Collection $22

Blackmagic Cinema Quality Camera only $405, Cheap Dell 4K Monitor, Mel Brooks Blu-ray Collection $22

Are you a cinematography buff? If you’ve ever wanted to make your own movies, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is under $500 today, making the cheapest price we’ve ever seen on it by hundreds. The only real drawback to this deal is B&H says it may take a couple weeks…
Shimano Debuts Their CM-1000 Action Cam

Shimano Debuts Their CM-1000 Action Cam

There are plenty of action cams on the market, as we all know. GoPro may have pioneered the market, but there are more and more tiny cameras on the market. It takes a lot to stand out, but Shimano might have just engineered one that does. Neither Wind Nor Snow…
Falcon Eye Night Vision Camera Offers Color Images (Video)

Falcon Eye Night Vision Camera Offers Color Images (Video)

Night vision cameras, as we all know from the movies and ill-shot videos of spoiled heiresses, offer one color: Green. That’s due to how the imaging is done, and it’s something of a problem in that monochrome doesn’t offer a lot of detail. The Falcon Eye, however, solves this problem…
Sony Releases New 4K Camcorder

Sony Releases New 4K Camcorder

Sony’s new Handycam FDR-AX100 shoots Ultra HD video and less than half the price of their existing FDR-AX1, but just might have better features. While the AX1 goes for $4,500, the AX100 is priced at $2,000, but has a bigger sensor, boasting a 1-inch-type Exmor R CMOS sensor – the same one…
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Rocks a Super 16 Sensor for True Film HD Recordings, Ships July for $995

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Rocks a Super 16 Sensor for True Film HD Recordings, Ships July for $995

Capturing HD quality video is no problem thanks to a wide array of point and shoot cameras and DSLRs that include the feature.  However, if you want true cinema HD quality you’ll need to look to larger format cameras that are often cumbersome.  Or will you? Blackmagic says that their…
The Phantom 4KFlex Digital Cinema Camera is More Than Meets the Eye (video)

The Phantom 4KFlex Digital Cinema Camera is More Than Meets the Eye (video)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRvm_b93f18] It’s common knowledge, the love I have for massively high–ridiculously sharp high resolution images. I speak on this fact in several of the display pieces and articles I’ve written here on GR. With each passing day I feel the tech world moves ever further away from 1080p as…
Canon Intros the VIXIA HF G30, Ships This June for $1,700

Canon Intros the VIXIA HF G30, Ships This June for $1,700

Canon kicked out a new flagship camcorder today that should appeal to consumers that are looking for an almost prosumer experience without the cost prohibitive price tag.  It’s an all new VIXIA HF G30 and will cost $1,700 when it ships this June. In addition to a 20x optical zoom F/1.8 lens…
JVC Adixxion Action Camcorder (video)

JVC Adixxion Action Camcorder (video)

Action junkies will most likely enjoy JVC’s new GC-XA1 ADIXXION camcorder that’s pegged to be an “action camera” that’s ready to capture all your adventures. Available later this summer for $349.95, the waterproof (up to five meters) and pocket-sized camera is very lightweight and offers numerous action-ready features that can…
Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Capture moments and subjects as if you were working on a feature film with the new Blackmagic Cinema Camera that aims to bring the creative performance of film capture to digital video cameras. The compact video camera from Blackmagic Designs is jam-packed with tons of great features that rivals the…
D16 Digital Bolex

D16 Digital Bolex

A funding goal of $100,000 might be lofty for some Kickstarter projects, but apparently that’s child’s play to The Digital Bolex.   The project, which was announced on Kickstarter.com not more than a few days ago, has already received over $250,000 in funding.  Why the traction? According to it’s makers,…
Cam Caddie Video Stabilizer

Cam Caddie Video Stabilizer

Achieving the perfect shot takes more than a good camera.  You’ll not only need an abundance of raw talent, but an apparatus or two to accomplish this.  You could always opt for an expensive tripod or steadicam, but that’ll put you in the hole before you complete and sell your…
gobandit’s LIVE Action Cam Integrates Wireless Connectivity

gobandit’s LIVE Action Cam Integrates Wireless Connectivity

As the world’s first built-in WiFi action cam, gobandit’s LIVE device allows adrenaline addicts to view, edit and share their videos on social networks like Facebook and YouTube with their smartphone instantly. All your greatest adventures will be captured in full 1080p HD action with the innovative action cam that…
3M CP45 Projector Camcorder

3M CP45 Projector Camcorder

Earlier this year Cisco killed the Flip.  After all, all it could do was record HD video, and not any better than a smartphone.  So it’s relatively safe to assume that category of device is all together extinct, right?  Wrong.  Today, 3M released the CP45. This pocket friendly device combines…

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