Updated on 2 August 2013 by

Plenty of camcorder features are available at the sub-$1500 budget - flash media as well as hard drive, full-HD, one or 3CCD, a large LCD screen, great resolution still shots, extra optical zoom, and pleasingly plenty of manual control options.

Some of the best camcorders under 1500 dollar come with all the bells, whistles and more, that video enthusiasts love to have in their devices - high video resolution, outstanding low-light performance and an expanded dynamic range, and lots of input and output interface options for audio and video. Look carefully and you'll find top-rated camcorders under 1500 dollar that include customisable buttons, wireless microphone, color viewfinder and even underwater capability.


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Panasonic HC-X900M
Canon VIXIA HF G30
Sony HDR-PJ790V
Canon VIXIA HF S20
Canon VIXIA HF S100
Panasonic HC-X900M Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HF G30 HD Camcorder
Sony HDR-PJ790V High Definition Handycam Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HF S20 Camcorder
Canon VIXIA HF S100 SDHC Flash Memory HD Camcorder
$1,389
$1,240
$1,480
$1,099
$1,349
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Release Date
Jan 2012
Apr 2013
Jan 2013
Jan 2010
Apr 2009
HDD Size
32.0 GB
96.0 GB
Optical Zoom
12.0 x
20.0 x
10.0 x
10.0 x
10.0 x
Recording Format
Flash Media, High Definition
High Definition
High Definition
Flash Media, High Definition, AVC
Flash Media, High Definition, Blu-ray, AVC
Recording System
NTSC, PAL
NTSC
NTSC
NTSC
NTSC
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Memory Still Resolution
16.0 MegaPixels
2.91 MegaPixels
24.1 MegaPixels
8.02 MegaPixels
8.59 MegaPixels
Recordable Media
Flash Media, High Definition
High Definition
Flash Media
High Definition, Flash Media, AVC
Use
Video
Video
Video
Video
Average Rating
 4.4 stars
 4.3 stars
 4.7 stars
 4.2 stars
 4.1 stars

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