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What Are the Best Camcorder Brands in the US - September 2020

Matthew
Updated 04 September 2020
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Which Are the Best Camcorder Brands?

We've checked the reviews, awards, popularity and specs of 160+ camcorders and found that the best camcorder brand is Sony. Sony camcorders have received an average review score of 95% based on 5,688 reviews.

Sony is the No. 1 camcorder brand

The 2nd best brand is Canon with an average review score of 93% (1,693 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is GoPro with an average review score of 93% (2,216 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
5,688 reviews
#2
Japan
93%
93%
1,693 reviews
#3
GoPro
93%
93%
2,216 reviews
#4
Japan
88%
88%
163 reviews
#5
Ricoh
82%
82%
441 reviews
#6
Vivitar
79%
79%
80 reviews
#7
Blackmagic Design
77%
77%
52 reviews
#8
Zoom
76%
76%
118 reviews
#9
JVC
Japan
75%
75%
31 reviews
#10
ION
75%
75%
14 reviews
#11
Nikon
Japan
74%
74%
43 reviews
#12
Polaroid
74%
74%
421 reviews
#13
Kodak
73%
73%
75 reviews
#14
KitVision
72%
72%
97 reviews
#15
Veho
72%
72%
416 reviews
#16
GE
United States
70%
70%
108 reviews
#17
Garmin
69%
69%
76 reviews
#18
Toshiba
Japan
69%
69%
318 reviews
#19
DJI
68%
68%
438 reviews
#20
HP
United States
68%
68%
5 reviews
#21
ACTIVEON
67%
67%
6 reviews
#22
South Korea
67%
67%
74 reviews
#23
Xiaomi
66%
66%
98 reviews
#24
Narrative
66%
66%
48 reviews
#25
TomTom
65%
65%
49 reviews
#26
360fly
64%
64%
67 reviews
#27
Midland
62%
62%
2 reviews
#28
Cobra
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Motorola
58%
58%
0 reviews
#30
Naxa
57%
57%
0 reviews
#31
VTech
57%
57%
0 reviews
#32
DataVideo
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Coby
56%
56%
1 review
#34
Memorex
54%
54%
0 reviews
#35
Praktica
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
80%
6 reviews
73%
5 reviews
parentesis.com logo
71%
14 reviews
68%
10 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
69%
14 reviews
83%
2 reviews
100%
4 reviews
50%
3 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%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
88%
5 reviews
84%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Digital Versus logo
85%
8 reviews
70%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
PC Mag logo
58%
5 reviews
77%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
93%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
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
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
86%
1 review
84%
3 reviews
85%
1 review
89%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews
94%
1 review
53%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
71%
4 reviews
84%
1 review
72%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
83%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
60%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
71%
95 reviews
69%
61 reviews
80%
55 reviews
72%
54 reviews
76%
36 reviews
Average
80%
197 reviews
79%
149 reviews
85%
86 reviews
72%
74 reviews
72%
58 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
3
Trusted Reviews logo
2
5
reviewed.com logo
2
5
camcorderinfo.com logo
1
5
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
2
2
Expert Reviews logo
3
2
1
Digital Versus logo
4
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
2
altomdata.dk logo
2
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
pcactual.com logo
1
1
macworld.co.uk logo
1
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
1
agdlab.pl logo
2
Pocket Lint logo
1
1
stuff.tv logo
1
1
gagadget.com logo
1
1
PC Mag logo
2
chip.com.my logo
2
vido.com.ua logo
1
1
Other Expert Sites
10
5
10
6
3
Total
40
34
19
7
7
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