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JVC Everio GZ-EX210

A $50 upgrade over the E200 base model, the EX210 features the same 40x optical zoom range and 1.5 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, but also includes built-in WiFi and a larger battery. If you need the wireless, or want to play with the latest gadge...

Grade: B Price: $70,925.00

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Canon XC15

The Canon XC15 may look more like a DSLR, but it’s actually a fixed-lens camcorder designed for pros that need to mix quality with portability. The Canon XC15 shoots 4K video at 25 fps on a one inch sensor. According to Canon, the DIGIC DV 5...

Grade: A- Price: $3,000.00

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Sony NEX-EA50UH NXCAM

The NEX-EA50UH is the first in a new series of affordable, entry-level large sensor NXCAM professional camcorders. Thanks to its E mount interchangeable lens system, Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, powerful imaging capabilities and flexible semi-shoulde...

Grade: A Price: $2,795.00

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Panasonic AG-AF105A

With a large Micro 4/3" image sensor and interchangeable lenses, the Panasonic AG-AF105A offers a wider range of artistic possibilities than smaller camcorders, including better depth of field and wider angles. The AG-AF105A records in 1920x1...

Grade: A- Price: $2,396.00

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Sony HXR-NX30

Sony's newest addition to their NX line is high tech but handheld. Dubbed the "Palm Size" camera, it shoots full HD 1080p at 60 fps and also captures stills. Sony has taken the built in projectors of the PJ line and added it to this ...

Grade: A Price: $2,299.00

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Sony NEXVG900

Full frame, 24.3 megapixels, HD CMOS sensor, interchangeable lenses--there's a lot to look for in the Sony NEX-VG900. This entry-level professional camcorder also has a high resolution electronic viewfinder, Quad Capsule microphone and manual ...

Grade: A- Price: $2,299.00

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Panasonic AG-AC90

The Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCCAM Handheld Camcorder features 1/4.7" 3MOS sensors, with 2.19MP each, to capture Full HD 1920x1080 resolution video. Variable frame rates record HD video at 60p, 60i, 30p, and 24p. The camera's fixed lens has a 1...

Grade: A- Price: $1,995.00

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Canon XA35

Continuing a tradition of quality professional video in a smaller package, Canon has released the XA35, an update to the XA line. The Canon XA35 gets a redesigned sensor than its predecessor, which allows for better footage in low light. While the...

Grade: A- Price: $1,949.00

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Canon XA15

Pro users that can't afford to go 4K may want to take a look at the new Canon XA15, sporting a mix of pro body and ports but keeping a high definition resolution to avoid pushing the price point.The XA15 uses a 1/2.84 inch CMOS sensor, which i...

Grade: A- Price: $1,900.00

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Panasonic HDC-TM900

The Panasonic TM900 is about as serious as a consumer camcorder gets. It's part of Panasonic's top-end 3MOS line, which uses three CMOS sensors for filming; one sensor is dedicated to each primary color, so the color reproduction is incredibly tru...

Grade: B+ Price: $1,899.00

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Sony HDR-PJ710V

Take the shake out of 1920x1080 60p/24p Full HD video with Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization in the HDRPJ710V Handycam camcorder. Enjoy ultra-stable video from its 10X Optical/17X extended digital zoom lens, and boost creativity usin...

Grade: A- Price: $1,764.00

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Canon XA20

Canon's XA20 is an excellent prosumer camcorder with an upgraded 20x zoom lens and eight-blade circular aperture. With manual modes, a five axis image stabilization system, a new automatic correction circuit and options for various microphone ...

Grade: B+ Price: $1,729.00

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JVC GC-PX100

JVCs' PX100 is the odd man out with an unusual yet comfortable design that resembles a DSLR camera. The PX100 is capable of frame rates up to 600 frames per second (at a reduced resolution) and 60 fps at full resolution. Most users will want t...

Grade: C+ Price: $1,641.00

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Canon XA30

Canon's professional XA camcorder line is popular for its blend of performance with portability. The new Canon XA30 retains those two key features, while adding a few updates to push the video quality even further.The biggest change comes to t...

Grade: A- Price: $1,599.00

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Canon VIXIA HF G30

Canon's prosumer grade flagship, the VIXIA HF G30, brings professional quality footage to the average consumer. A manual focus ring, new 2.91 megapixel HD CMOS pro image sensor and new DIGIC DV 4 Image High Speed Processor, two memory card slo...

Grade: B+ Price: $1,550.00

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Canon VIXIA HF M500

Canon's M500 replaces the older M400, and offers some real improvements to entice potential upgraders. The headliner here is the new HD CMOS Pro, which supposedly offers 20% better low-light performance than the sensor found in the M400. Other...

Grade: B- Price: $1,499.00

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Sony HDR-CX260V

Sony's CX line has long been a favorite, and we don't expect the CX260 to be any different. For around $550, the CX260 offers high quality 1920x1080 60p HD recording, 16 GB of flash memory, optical image stabilization, GPS and a nice back ...

Grade: B+ Price: $1,499.00

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Canon XA11

The Canon XA11 and XA15 are two of a kind -- the only difference is that the XA11 has fewer ports, missing out on the AV jack. Read our thoughts on the Canon XA15, take away a port, lower the price and you have the Canon XA11. The fewer ports drop...

Grade: A- Price: $1,400.00

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Sony FDR-AX100

When Sony released their first 4K Handycam last year, we were pretty impressed with the video quality, but the AX1 is huge and it doesn't just have a 4K resolution, it has a 4K price tag too. Now, the power of 4K resolution comes in a much sma...

Grade: A- Price: $1,398.00

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Sony PJ790V

The PJ790 is near the top of Sony's popular PJ line in both budget and features. Video quality should be suburb at 1080 24p/60p, and still shots should also stand out at 24.1 megapixels. Sony's back-illuminated sensors handle low light wel...

Grade: A- Price: $1,260.00

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Sony HDR-TD20V

Capture your precious moments in an immersive 3D experience with the compact HDR-TD20V Handycam Camcorder. Dual full HD sensors produce true 3D videos with 1920x1080 60p/24presolution and 24.1MP still images. View 3D video directly on the3.5"...

Grade: B- Price: $1,000.00

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Sony CX900

Sony's popular 1" sensor has arrived in their camcorders--and it's a big deal. Camcorders typically have smaller sensors than still cameras; the sensor on the CX900 is about eight times the average size. Larger sensors mean better res...

Grade: A Price: $998.00

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Panasonic HC-WXF1

The Panasonic HC-WXF1 is a big brother to the HC-VX1 -- the two camcorders sport most of the same specifications. So what’s the difference? The WXF1 uses a secondary camera for picture-in-picture recording, allowing you to capture both what&...

Grade: A- Price: $998.00

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Sony HDR-CX380/B

Sony's compact mainstream CX380 includes a 3" touchscreen and records in full HD, 1920x1080. With a 30x optical zoom and 16 GB of flash memory, this model looks to be a fair contender for the basic mainstream category.

Grade: B Price: $900.00

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Panasonic WX970

4K is gradually becoming more and more accessible to the average consumer. Where 4K meant about $4K just two years ago, the Panasonic WX970 is one of two $1K 4K camcorders introduced in January 2014, alongside the Sony AX33.The Panasonic WX970 rep...

Grade: A- Price: $900.00

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Sony PJ810

We're fans of Sony's PJ line not just because of the built-in projectors but for the solid video quality too. The PJ810 is the manufacturer's latest and greatest in the line with manual modes, a 20 megapixel 1/3.95" sensor and 60 ...

Grade: A- Price: $899.00

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Canon VIXIA HF G21

The Canon Vixia HF G21 is a pro-level camcorder on a budget -- features like 4K are missing, but options like image stabilization, manual exposure and manual focus are all included in this $825 camcorder.The HF G21 uses a 1/2.84 inch sensor, which...

Grade: B+ Price: $899.00

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Panasonic VX870

Panasonic introduced two 4K camcorders at the beginning of 2015--the WX970 and the VX870. The difference between the two is simple: the WX970 has a built-in secondary camera while the VW870 does not. Opting to forgo the extra camera will save cons...

Grade: A Price: $889.00

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Sony GW77V

Sony's 2012 all-weather pocket cam features 1920x1080 full HD video with 20.4 megapixel stills. Sony claims the Exmor R CMOS sensor allows for better low light shots with a smaller sensor, based on relocating it within the camera and customer ...

Grade: B Price: $867.00

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Sony AX33

Sony has long been at the forefront of 4K camcorder technology--in 2015, they're continuing to expand the technology while simultaneously lowering the price, making 4K a bit more accessible to the average consumer. The Sony AX33 offers 4K for ...

Grade: A- Price: $848.00