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

Updated 24 September 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 1,892 reviews.

Canon is the No. 1 camcorder brand

The 2nd best brand is Sony with an average review score of 94% (5,688 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is GoPro with an average review score of 88% (2,447 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
1,892 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
5,688 reviews
#3
GoPro
88%
88%
2,447 reviews
#4
Japan
87%
87%
167 reviews
#5
Zoom
82%
82%
117 reviews
#6
Ricoh
80%
80%
439 reviews
#7
JVC
Japan
79%
79%
31 reviews
#8
Vivitar
78%
78%
80 reviews
#9
Polaroid
76%
76%
414 reviews
#10
Nikon
Japan
76%
76%
43 reviews
#11
Blackmagic Design
75%
75%
52 reviews
#12
Kodak
72%
72%
75 reviews
#13
Garmin
71%
71%
7 reviews
#14
Veho
71%
71%
415 reviews
#15
South Korea
70%
70%
93 reviews
#16
Midland
69%
69%
2 reviews
#17
ION
68%
68%
14 reviews
#18
DJI
68%
68%
438 reviews
#19
Xiaomi
66%
66%
98 reviews
#20
HTC
65%
65%
159 reviews
#21
360fly
65%
65%
67 reviews
#22
Toshiba
Japan
63%
63%
321 reviews
#23
HP
United States
62%
62%
6 reviews
#24
ACTIVEON
61%
61%
6 reviews
#25
VTech
59%
59%
0 reviews
#26
Naxa
59%
59%
0 reviews
#27
Memorex
55%
55%
0 reviews
#28
Motorola
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
87%
3 reviews
67%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
84%
9 reviews
75%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
PC Mag logo
58%
5 reviews
77%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
88%
5 reviews
84%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Digital Versus logo
85%
8 reviews
70%
4 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
95%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
digitalfoto.dk logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
5 reviews
85%
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
Techradar logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
87%
3 reviews
60%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
87%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
53%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
83%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
40%
1 review
70%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
71%
4 reviews
84%
1 review
72%
1 review
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
86%
1 review
84%
3 reviews
85%
1 review
91%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
71%
97 reviews
69%
60 reviews
80%
65 reviews
73%
53 reviews
76%
35 reviews
Average
79%
198 reviews
78%
148 reviews
84%
100 reviews
70%
74 reviews
72%
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
3
Trusted Reviews logo
2
5
reviewed.com logo
2
4
1
camcorderinfo.com logo
1
5
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
2
2
Expert Reviews logo
3
2
1
altomdata.dk logo
2
2
Digital Versus logo
4
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
PC Mag logo
2
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
pcactual.com logo
1
1
chip.com.my logo
2
vido.com.ua logo
1
1
Other Expert Sites
10
5
11
6
3
Total
40
33
22
7
7
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