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Panasonic W850

There aren't too many camcorders out there that can be described as unlike any other camcorder, but the Panasonic W850 may just fit the bill. That's because it's not a camcorder—it's two. The W850 has a secondary lens to reco...

Grade: A Price: $630.00

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Sony MV1

Camcorders, traditionally, have always been about the video quality, forcing consumers to go into a much higher price point to achieve matching sound quality. But Sony has developed a $300 camcorder designed specifically for the musician, where th...

Grade: A- Price: $298.00

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Panasonic HC-X920

Panasonic's popular X900 camcorder received a big upgrade in the X920, going from three 1/4.1” sensors to three larger 1/2.3” sensors. The value is all in the X920's three backside-illuminated sensors, optical image stabilizati...

Grade: A- Price: $798.00

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Sony PJ380

Sony has a solid reputation for their camcorders and the Handycam HDR-PJ380 is no exception. Sure, there's a long list of features like 16 GB flash memory, a 3” touchscreen, 55x zoom and the built in projector, but simply put, this camco...

Grade: A- Price: $700.00

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Panasonic HM-TA20

We’ve seen a lot of gimmicks tacked on to pocket cams before. Manufacturers try 3D capture, rotating lenses, and trendy filters to make their shooters stand out from the pack. But how about a gimmick that’s actually useful, one that yo...

Grade: B Price: $255.00

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Kodak PlayFull

Even though Cisco killed the Flip cam last week, the pocket-cam bandwagon is still rolling. Kodak’s Playfull (full HD, get it?) offers up some surprisingly strong results in a tiny package, despite a very cheap-feeling build. For basic video...

Grade: A Price: $0.00

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Sony CX130

Entry-level high-def camcorders don’t get much better than Sony’s HDR-CX130. While it's light on bells and whistles, the lens and sensor alone are worth the price tag. This camcorder delivers some stunning, stable shots throughout ...

Grade: B+ Price: $294.00

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Panasonic SD40

The Panasonic SD40 entry-level, high-definition camcorder is certainly affordable, but be prepared to get what you pay for. The SD40 looks and feels cheap and is troublesome in anything but bright sunlight. It has no built in memory and is essenti...

Grade: B Price: $330.00

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Canon Vixia HF R20

Canon's mid-range, full-HD Vixia HF R20 camcorder is a solid all-around shooter with a powerful lens and sensor combo, plus some attractive features. Ample built-in flash memory, a responsive touch-screen display, and several useful shooting m...

Grade: A- Price: $495.00