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

Matthew
Updated 19 December 2020
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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 Sony. Sony camcorders have received an average review score of 95% based on 5,717 reviews.

Sony is the No. 1 camcorder brand

The 2nd best brand is Canon with an average review score of 93% (1,787 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is GoPro with an average review score of 93% (3,140 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
5,717 reviews
#2
Japan
93%
93%
1,787 reviews
#3
GoPro
93%
93%
3,140 reviews
#4
Japan
88%
88%
159 reviews
#5
Ricoh
82%
82%
439 reviews
#6
Vivitar
78%
78%
80 reviews
#7
Zoom
78%
78%
118 reviews
#8
Blackmagic Design
75%
75%
52 reviews
#9
ION
73%
73%
11 reviews
#10
Nikon
Japan
73%
73%
43 reviews
#11
JVC
Japan
73%
73%
20 reviews
#12
Kodak
73%
73%
75 reviews
#13
Veho
71%
71%
423 reviews
#14
Polaroid
70%
70%
350 reviews
#15
Garmin
69%
69%
76 reviews
#16
Cisco
69%
69%
141 reviews
#17
DJI
68%
68%
438 reviews
#18
South Korea
68%
68%
103 reviews
#19
KitVision
67%
67%
97 reviews
#20
Xiaomi
66%
66%
98 reviews
#21
TomTom
66%
66%
98 reviews
#22
HTC
65%
65%
159 reviews
#23
HP
United States
65%
65%
3 reviews
#24
360fly
65%
65%
67 reviews
#25
Toshiba
Japan
63%
63%
277 reviews
#26
Midland
62%
62%
2 reviews
#27
ACTIVEON
61%
61%
6 reviews
#28
Cobra
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Naxa
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
VTech
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
Motorola
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
DataVideo
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Coby
56%
56%
1 review
#34
Memorex
54%
54%
0 reviews
#35
Olympus
Japan
54%
54%
0 reviews
#36
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
83%
7 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
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
68%
5 reviews
90%
4 reviews
67%
3 reviews
tecnozoom.it logo
80%
3 reviews
76%
16 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
84%
9 reviews
75%
2 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
Digitaltrends.com logo
73%
2 reviews
78%
2 reviews
73%
4 reviews
75%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
stuff.tv logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
digitalfoto.dk logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
macworld.co.uk logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
88%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews
93%
2 reviews
53%
1 review
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
86%
1 review
84%
3 reviews
83%
2 reviews
91%
1 review
Techradar logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
webnews.it logo
86%
4 reviews
74%
1 review
77%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
83%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
60%
1 review
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
77%
3 reviews
70%
1 review
78%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
71%
91 reviews
69%
61 reviews
80%
69 reviews
72%
53 reviews
76%
37 reviews
Average
80%
198 reviews
78%
146 reviews
84%
110 reviews
71%
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
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
5
camcorderinfo.com logo
1
5
Expert Reviews logo
3
2
1
reviewed.com logo
2
4
Digital Versus logo
4
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
2
altomdata.dk logo
2
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
Pocket Lint logo
1
2
01net.com logo
1
1
macworld.co.uk logo
1
1
agdlab.pl logo
2
stuff.tv logo
1
1
gagadget.com logo
1
1
tomsguide.com logo
1
1
PC Mag logo
2
vido.com.ua logo
1
1
chip.com.my logo
2
Other Expert Sites
10
7
8
6
2
Total
40
33
20
7
7
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