Updated on 1 January 2014 by

The best price camcorders listed below are arranged in the ascending order of their prices and they have a ReviewGist Score of at least 65%. A ReviewGist Score of 65% means that the camcorders are relatively newer models and have great expert reviews .

Compatible with both PC and Mac, the best cheap camcorders support Full HD formats, they are of LCD, DLP and LED kind and support contrast ratios of up to 15000:1.

The best price camcorders come from brands such as Sony, Panasonic, Canon and JVC and are affordable under the $400 price range.


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Sony HXR-NX30U
GoPro HERO3
Polaroid x720E
Panasonic HC-X900M
Spy Tec Mobius Action
Sony HXR-NX30U Camcorder
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition Camcorder
Polaroid x720E Camcorder
Panasonic HC-X900M Camcorder
Spy Tec Mobius Action 1080P HD Mini Sports Cam
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Release Date
Jul 2012
Oct 2012
Oct 2011
Jan 2012
Jun 2013
HDD Size
96.0 GB
32.0 GB
Optical Zoom
10.0 x
12.0 x
Recording Format
High Definition
Flash Media, High Definition
High Definition, Flash Media
Flash Media, High Definition
High Definition
Recording System
NTSC
NTSC, PAL
NTSC
NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Memory Still Resolution
24.1 MegaPixels
12.0 MegaPixels
16.0 MegaPixels
Recordable Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Flash Media, High Definition, AVCHD
MicroSD Up To 16GB
Flash Media, High Definition
SD card
Use
Video
Video
Video
Video
Video
Average Rating
 5.0 stars
 4.0 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.4 stars
 4.2 stars