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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 Image stabilizer, Audio quality, Auto focus, Still camera, Ease of use, Versatility, Battery life (min.), Display quality, Low-light picture quality and Picture quality. 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

ratingsiON Adventure Reviews
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Summary: A high-definition camcorder from ion with an MicroSD memory-card slot, no optical zoom, no image stabilizer.
 
 
The iON Adventure Camcorder has the following features: Weight (lbs.), LCD size (in.) and Largeness.
ratingsCanon VIXIA HF G20 Reviews
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Summary: A high-definition camcorder from Canon with an SD memory-card slot, 10x optical zoom, an image stabilizer and manual controls.
 
 
The Canon VIXIA HF G20 Camcorder has the following features: Format, Weight (lbs.), Optical zoom, LCD size (in.), Remote, Largeness, HDMI output and Headphone out.
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.
ratingsGoPro HERO Reviews
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Summary: A high-definition action camcorder from GoPro with a MicroSD memory-card slot, no optical zoom, and no image stabilizer, with many mounting accessories.
 
 
The GoPro HERO Camcorder has the following features: Weight (lbs.), LCD size (in.) and Largeness.
ratingsPanasonic HC-W850 Reviews
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Summary: A high-definition camcorder from Panasonic with wireless capability, an SD memory-card slot, 20x optical zoom, an image stabilizer and manual controls.
 
 
The Panasonic HC-W850 Camcorder has the following features: Format, Weight (lbs.), Optical zoom, LCD size (in.), Built-in light, Largeness and HDMI output.