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What Are the Best Camcorder Brands in the US - June 2021

Matthew
Updated 09 June 2021
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Which Are the Best Camcorder Brands?

We've checked the reviews, awards, popularity and specs of 140+ camcorders and found that the best camcorder brand is Sony. Sony camcorders have received an average review score of 95% based on 6,714 reviews.

Sony is the No. 1 camcorder brand

The 2nd best brand is Canon with an average review score of 93% (2,473 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is GoPro with an average review score of 92% (5,716 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
6,714 reviews
#2
Japan
93%
93%
2,473 reviews
#3
GoPro
92%
92%
5,716 reviews
#4
Japan
87%
87%
159 reviews
#5
Ricoh
84%
84%
680 reviews
#6
Zoom
78%
78%
187 reviews
#7
Transcend
77%
77%
635 reviews
#8
Vivitar
77%
77%
80 reviews
#9
Blackmagic Design
77%
77%
92 reviews
#10
JVC
Japan
76%
76%
20 reviews
#11
Nikon
Japan
73%
73%
47 reviews
#12
Veho
72%
72%
482 reviews
#13
Kodak
72%
72%
90 reviews
#14
ION
71%
71%
11 reviews
#15
Polaroid
70%
70%
633 reviews
#16
DJI
69%
69%
778 reviews
#17
Garmin
68%
68%
92 reviews
#18
South Korea
68%
68%
103 reviews
#19
Xiaomi
66%
66%
106 reviews
#20
HP
United States
65%
65%
3 reviews
#21
Midland
65%
65%
15 reviews
#22
HTC
65%
65%
322 reviews
#23
Toshiba
Japan
64%
64%
389 reviews
#24
360fly
63%
63%
73 reviews
#25
ACTIVEON
61%
61%
6 reviews
#26
VTech
60%
60%
0 reviews
#27
Cobra
58%
58%
0 reviews
#28
Motorola
58%
58%
0 reviews
#29
DataVideo
56%
56%
0 reviews
#30
Coby
56%
56%
1 review
#31
Memorex
54%
54%
0 reviews
#32
Olympus
Japan
53%
53%
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 GoPro Canon Cisco Ricoh
CNET.com logo
77%
19 reviews
83%
13 reviews
73%
12 reviews
80%
6 reviews
73%
5 reviews
parentesis.com logo
71%
14 reviews
70%
2 reviews
68%
10 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
69%
14 reviews
80%
6 reviews
83%
2 reviews
50%
3 reviews
PC Mag logo
60%
6 reviews
80%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
60%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
tecnozoom.it logo
80%
4 reviews
76%
16 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
82%
5 reviews
84%
9 reviews
60%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
80%
2 reviews
68%
5 reviews
67%
3 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
4 reviews
97%
7 reviews
100%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
73%
2 reviews
76%
8 reviews
78%
2 reviews
75%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
88%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
84%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Techradar logo
85%
2 reviews
87%
9 reviews
70%
1 review
60%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
83%
8 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
4 reviews
Chip.de logo
85%
2 reviews
83%
4 reviews
86%
2 reviews
53%
1 review
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
86%
1 review
87%
4 reviews
84%
3 reviews
91%
1 review
digitalfoto.dk logo
87%
5 reviews
85%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
90%
1 review
83%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
computerbild.de logo
78%
2 reviews
80%
5 reviews
64%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
60%
1 review
127%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
40%
1 review
150%
2 reviews
macworld.co.uk logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
gadgetreview.com logo
92%
1 review
86%
4 reviews
86%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
72%
105 reviews
78%
96 reviews
70%
66 reviews
73%
54 reviews
75%
43 reviews
Average
80%
207 reviews
86%
186 reviews
79%
152 reviews
68%
74 reviews
80%
66 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 GoPro Canon Cisco Ricoh
Trusted Reviews logo
2
3
5
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
4
2
Lydogbilde.no logo
3
2
2
camcorderinfo.com logo
1
6
Expert Reviews logo
3
1
2
1
reviewed.com logo
2
5
PC Mag logo
3
2
M3.idg.se logo
2
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
Digital Versus logo
3
agdlab.pl logo
2
Techradar logo
2
macworld.co.uk logo
1
1
Pocket Lint logo
1
1
stuff.tv logo
1
1
pcactual.com logo
1
1
ixbt.com logo
2
pcforalla.idg.se logo
2
pctidningen.se logo
2
vido.com.ua logo
1
1
Other Expert Sites
16
11
5
6
5
Total
40
35
34
7
8
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