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What Are the Best Camcorder Brands in the US - December 2019

Updated 17 November 2019 by Matthew
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Which Are the Best Camcorder Brands?

We've checked the reviews, awards, popularity and specs of 170+ camcorders and found that the best camcorder brand is Canon. Canon camcorders have received an average review score of 95% based on 1,666 reviews.

Canon is the No. 1 camcorder brand

The 2nd best brand is Sony with an average review score of 95% (5,657 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is GoPro with an average review score of 92% (2,459 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
1,666 reviews
#2
Japan
95%
95%
5,657 reviews
#3
GoPro
92%
92%
2,459 reviews
#4
Japan
87%
87%
166 reviews
#5
Zoom
82%
82%
117 reviews
#6
Ricoh
82%
82%
439 reviews
#7
Vivitar
79%
79%
80 reviews
#8
JVC
Japan
79%
79%
31 reviews
#9
Nikon
Japan
76%
76%
43 reviews
#10
Blackmagic Design
76%
76%
51 reviews
#11
Polaroid
75%
75%
414 reviews
#12
Veho
74%
74%
420 reviews
#13
Kodak
72%
72%
75 reviews
#14
Garmin
72%
72%
7 reviews
#15
South Korea
70%
70%
93 reviews
#16
Toshiba
Japan
69%
69%
321 reviews
#17
Midland
69%
69%
2 reviews
#18
ION
68%
68%
14 reviews
#19
DJI
68%
68%
438 reviews
#20
Xiaomi
66%
66%
98 reviews
#21
ACTIVEON
66%
66%
6 reviews
#22
360fly
66%
66%
67 reviews
#23
HTC
66%
66%
159 reviews
#24
HP
United States
62%
62%
7 reviews
#25
VTech
59%
59%
0 reviews
#26
Naxa
58%
58%
0 reviews
#27
Memorex
54%
54%
0 reviews

Which Camcorder Brands Do Experts Rate Highest?

Now let's consider only the camcorder reviews given by expert review sites. The table below compares the average review score given to each of the top camcorder brands by each of the expert review sites. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green. We then average this table up to determine the overall best brand according to experts.

Expert reviews indicate the best TV brand is GoPro.
Average Review Score Sony Canon GoPro Cisco Ricoh
CNET.com logo
77%
19 reviews
73%
12 reviews
87%
5 reviews
80%
6 reviews
73%
5 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
69%
14 reviews
83%
2 reviews
100%
7 reviews
50%
3 reviews
parentesis.com logo
71%
14 reviews
68%
10 reviews
tecnozoom.it logo
80%
3 reviews
76%
16 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
68%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
67%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
84%
9 reviews
80%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
88%
5 reviews
84%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
PC Mag logo
58%
5 reviews
77%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
85%
8 reviews
70%
4 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Techradar logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
88%
4 reviews
60%
2 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
73%
2 reviews
78%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
75%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
macworld.co.uk logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
digitalfoto.dk logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews
87%
2 reviews
53%
1 review
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
86%
1 review
84%
3 reviews
85%
1 review
91%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
M3.idg.se logo
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
40%
1 review
70%
1 review
camcorderinfo.com logo
95%
1 review
87%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
71%
97 reviews
68%
58 reviews
78%
59 reviews
73%
54 reviews
76%
37 reviews
Average
80%
197 reviews
79%
148 reviews
84%
101 reviews
68%
74 reviews
73%
57 reviews

Which Camcorder Brands Have Recieved the Most Industry Awards?

Expert review sites issue industry awards to the very best camcorders. Below we add up the total number of industry awards issued by each review site to each brand.

Sony camcorders have received the most industry awards with a total of 40 awards.
Number of Awards Sony Canon GoPro Cisco Ricoh
Lydogbilde.no logo
3
2
6
reviewed.com logo
2
5
camcorderinfo.com logo
1
6
Trusted Reviews logo
2
5
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
2
2
Expert Reviews logo
3
2
1
Digital Versus logo
4
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
altomdata.dk logo
2
1
CNET.com logo
2
stuff.tv logo
1
1
agdlab.pl logo
2
pcactual.com logo
1
1
gagadget.com logo
1
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
1
macworld.co.uk logo
1
1
tomsguide.com logo
1
1
Pocket Lint logo
1
1
chip.com.my logo
2
Other Expert Sites
11
8
11
6
2
Total
40
35
26
7
7
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