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

Matthew
Updated 08 March 2020
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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 1,675 reviews.

Canon is the No. 1 camcorder brand

The 2nd best brand is Sony with an average review score of 94% (5,679 reviews) and the 3rd best brand is GoPro with an average review score of 92% (2,421 reviews).

#1
Japan
95%
95%
1,675 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
5,679 reviews
#3
GoPro
92%
92%
2,421 reviews
#4
Japan
88%
88%
164 reviews
#5
Ricoh
82%
82%
440 reviews
#6
Zoom
82%
82%
117 reviews
#7
Vivitar
80%
80%
80 reviews
#8
JVC
Japan
78%
78%
31 reviews
#9
Blackmagic Design
76%
76%
51 reviews
#10
Nikon
Japan
75%
75%
43 reviews
#11
DJI
74%
74%
438 reviews
#12
Garmin
74%
74%
7 reviews
#13
Veho
73%
73%
409 reviews
#14
Kodak
73%
73%
75 reviews
#15
Polaroid
70%
70%
414 reviews
#16
Midland
69%
69%
2 reviews
#17
ION
68%
68%
14 reviews
#18
South Korea
67%
67%
93 reviews
#19
HTC
66%
66%
159 reviews
#20
360fly
65%
65%
67 reviews
#21
Toshiba
Japan
63%
63%
321 reviews
#22
Narrative
63%
63%
48 reviews
#23
HP
United States
62%
62%
6 reviews
#24
ACTIVEON
61%
61%
6 reviews
#25
Naxa
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
VTech
59%
59%
0 reviews
#27
Memorex
54%
54%
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
83%
4 reviews
80%
6 reviews
73%
5 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
69%
14 reviews
83%
2 reviews
100%
6 reviews
50%
3 reviews
parentesis.com logo
71%
14 reviews
68%
10 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
68%
5 reviews
87%
3 reviews
67%
3 reviews
tecnozoom.it logo
80%
3 reviews
76%
16 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
83%
4 reviews
84%
9 reviews
77%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
PC Mag logo
58%
5 reviews
77%
3 reviews
83%
3 reviews
60%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
85%
8 reviews
70%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
88%
5 reviews
84%
5 reviews
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
stuff.tv logo
100%
4 reviews
100%
3 reviews
93%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
73%
2 reviews
78%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
75%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
88%
4 reviews
70%
2 reviews
macworld.co.uk logo
80%
4 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
digitalfoto.dk logo
85%
2 reviews
85%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
83%
4 reviews
85%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
86%
1 review
84%
3 reviews
85%
1 review
89%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
85%
2 reviews
86%
2 reviews
87%
2 reviews
53%
1 review
Techradar logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
77%
3 reviews
70%
1 review
78%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
71%
4 reviews
84%
1 review
72%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
71%
93 reviews
69%
60 reviews
77%
55 reviews
72%
52 reviews
76%
36 reviews
Average
80%
196 reviews
78%
148 reviews
85%
95 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
5
reviewed.com logo
2
4
1
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
3
2
Trusted Reviews logo
2
5
Expert Reviews logo
3
2
1
camcorderinfo.com logo
1
5
altomdata.dk logo
2
2
Digital Versus logo
4
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
2
PC Mag logo
2
1
Pocket Lint logo
1
2
macworld.co.uk logo
1
1
vido.com.ua logo
1
1
gagadget.com logo
1
1
pcactual.com logo
1
1
agdlab.pl logo
2
chip.com.my logo
2
stuff.tv logo
1
1
pcworld.pl logo
1
Other Expert Sites
10
6
9
6
3
Total
40
33
25
7
7
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