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Consumer Reports Reviews Camcorders

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Camcorder reviews. We review different types of Camcorders. Our Camcorder reviews will help you decide what Camcorder is best for you.

Consumer Reports Camcorder reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Camcorder ratings where you will see our Camcorder reviews on Battery life (min.), Auto focus, Display quality, Still camera, Image stabilizer, Audio quality, Low-light picture quality, Picture quality, Ease of use and Versatility. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Camcorders that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Camcorder you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Camcorder's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Camcorder. We also have up to date Camcorder blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Camcorder news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Camcorder Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsGoPro Hero3+ Black Edition Reviews
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Summary: A high-definition camcorder from GoPro with an MicroSD memory-card slot, no optical zoom, and no image stabilizer.
 
 
The GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition Camcorder has the following features: Weight (lbs.), LCD size (in.), Largeness, HDMI output and Remote control.
ratingsSony FDR-AX100 Reviews
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Summary: An ultra-high-definition camcorder from Sony with wireless capability, an SD/MemoryStick Pro Duo memory-card slot, 12x optical zoom, an image stabilizer and manual controls.
 
 
The Sony FDR-AX100 Camcorder has the following features: Format, Weight (lbs.), Optical zoom, LCD size (in.), Remote, Largeness, HDMI output, Microphone input and Headphone out.
ratingsKodak PixPro SPZ1 Reviews
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Summary: A high-definition camcorder from Kodak with an MicroSD memory-card slot, 3x optical zoom, an image stabilizer.
 
 
The Kodak PixPro SPZ1 Camcorder has the following features: Weight (lbs.), LCD size (in.), Auto focus, Largeness and HDMI output.
ratingsSamsung HMX-QF30 Reviews
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Summary:

A high-definition camcorder from Samsung with an SD memory-card slot, 20x optical zoom, and an image stabilizer.

 
 
The Samsung HMX-QF30 Camcorder has the following features: Format, Weight (lbs.), Optical zoom, LCD size (in.), Largeness and HDMI output.
ratingsContour ROAM2 Reviews
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Summary: A high-definition camcorder from Contour with a MicroSD memory-card slot, no optical zoom, and no image stabilizer.
 
 
The Contour ROAM2 Camcorder has the following features: Weight (lbs.), LCD size (in.) and Largeness.