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

Updated 03 July 2019 by Matthew
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Which Are the Best Camcorder Brands?

We've checked the reviews, awards, popularity and specs of 180+ camcorders and found that the best camcorder brand is Canon. Canon camcorders have received an average review score of 95% based on 1,890 reviews.

Canon is the No. 1 camcorder brand

The 2nd best brand is Sony with an average review score of 94% (5,716 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is Panasonic with an average review score of 89% (165 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
1,890 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
5,716 reviews
#3
Japan
89%
89%
165 reviews
#4
JVC
Japan
80%
80%
31 reviews
#5
Vivitar
79%
79%
80 reviews
#6
Zoom
78%
78%
117 reviews
#7
Ricoh
76%
76%
453 reviews
#8
Polaroid
76%
76%
414 reviews
#9
Blackmagic Design
75%
75%
51 reviews
#10
Toshiba
Japan
75%
75%
321 reviews
#11
ION
73%
73%
14 reviews
#12
South Korea
72%
72%
94 reviews
#13
Veho
72%
72%
408 reviews
#14
Kodak
71%
71%
75 reviews
#15
ACTIVEON
68%
68%
6 reviews
#16
Midland
65%
65%
2 reviews
#17
HP
United States
64%
64%
6 reviews
#18
Naxa
63%
63%
0 reviews
#19
Xiaomi
63%
63%
98 reviews
#20
DJI
63%
63%
440 reviews
#21
VTech
63%
63%
0 reviews
#22
HTC
62%
62%
159 reviews
#23
360fly
62%
62%
67 reviews
#24
Memorex
60%
60%
0 reviews
#25
DRIFT
59%
59%
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
85%
6 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%
3 reviews
50%
3 reviews
tecnozoom.it logo
80%
3 reviews
76%
16 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
68%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
67%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
84%
9 reviews
80%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
PC Mag logo
58%
5 reviews
77%
3 reviews
83%
3 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
100%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
73%
2 reviews
78%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
75%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
macworld.co.uk logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
M3.idg.se logo
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
73%
3 reviews
40%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
53%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
83%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
digitalfoto.dk logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
90%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
T3.com logo
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
71%
4 reviews
84%
1 review
72%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
71%
94 reviews
69%
63 reviews
78%
43 reviews
73%
54 reviews
77%
39 reviews
Average
79%
196 reviews
78%
150 reviews
86%
81 reviews
70%
74 reviews
71%
61 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
reviewed.com logo
2
5
1
Lydogbilde.no logo
3
2
2
camcorderinfo.com logo
1
6
Trusted Reviews logo
2
5
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
2
2
Expert Reviews logo
3
2
1
altomdata.dk logo
2
2
Digital Versus logo
4
PC Mag logo
2
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
2
M3.idg.se logo
1
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
macworld.co.uk logo
1
1
agdlab.pl logo
2
stuff.tv logo
1
1
pcactual.com logo
1
1
gagadget.com logo
1
1
chip.com.my logo
2
vido.com.ua logo
1
1
tek.no logo
1
Other Expert Sites
11
5
10
6
3
Total
40
35
21
7
8
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