2 August 2013 by

Camcorder technology has advanced such that even 3D shooting and full HD modes are included in some of the best camcorders under 500 dollar. Such models offer several features, including manual exposure controls, wide-angle lenses and a range of recording formats.

What’s more, manufacturers build in some pretty neat, niche features, like extra optical zoom up to 40x with image stabilization and touchscreen LCD. Take care to look for audio features like speakers and in-built microphone.


Panasonic HC-V520 HD Digital Camcorder

Panasonic HC-V520
$489

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JVC GZ-EX515BUS- HD Everio Camcorder

JVC GZ-EX515
$349

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JVC Everio GZ-VX815BUS HD Camcorder

JVC Everio GZ-VX815
$429

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Go Pro HD Hero2 High Definition AVC Camcorder

GoPro HD Hero2
$260 - $340

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Canon VIXIA HF R40 HD 53x Image Stabilized Optical Zoom Camcorder

Canon VIXIA HF R40
$335 - $600

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Samsung HMX-QF30 HD Camcorder

Samsung HMX-QF30
$330

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