The camcorders industry is rapidly changing and in the year 2016 has seen many new entrants. Big names such as Sony and Canon are still one of the leading players in the camcorder industry. This is owing to their latest models and innovations. Below, we look at the top 10 best camera camcorders of 2016.
10.Sony HD Video Recording HDRPJ440 PJ Handycam Camcorder
Sony PJ comes as one of the most notable camcorders of 2016 due to its amazing features and ease of use. Since the video recorder is not WiFi enabled, it is a perfect choice for people who are not looking for fully featured camcorders. On the other hand, it has superior features such as 8.9-megapixel resolution, 1080 HD video capability, on board coloring, card slot and 30X zoom.
9. Sony HDR-PJ230/B HD handycam
The Sony PJ230 made into our list because of its 1920×1080 Full HD 60p, 8.9MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor, 8GB flash memory and a clear Photo LCD display.
8. Canon Vixia HF R42
This is one of the most affordable camcorders in Sony’s Vixia line and has a lot of features to offer to its users. The camera provides spectacular videos even in low light situations. It has 53X zoom, optical image stabilization, 3.28-megapixel sensor, 32GB internal storage and is WiFi enabled.
7. Canon VIXIA HF M40 HD camcorder
The Canon M40 falls into the list of professional camcorders and is considered as one of the best in the Vixia line. It has 16 GB internal memory, canon 10X HD lens, Canon HD image sensor. Also, it comes with a Dynamic SuperRange OIS that corrects images in a wide range of camera shoots.
6. Panasonic HC–V770
The V770 camcorder is an improvement of Panasonic’s V720 and is one of the few camcorders that we have on our list with a wind-shielded mic. It has a 20X zoom that is able to draw images from a long distance.
5. Canon VIXIA HV30 Camcorder
The canon HV30 is one of the most amazing camcorders in our list. It has superior features including camera mode, progressive mode, 10x optical zoom, 2.7-inch widescreen Multi-Angle Vivid LCD. This camera can also capture pictures simultaneously.
4. Panasonic HC-X920 Digital Camcorder
The Panasonic HC-X920 is a powerful digital camcorder that has made to our list. It boosts of 20.4MP camera, 3 MOS BSI sensor, manual ring, flash memory, 25X intelligent zoom, 12X optical zoom, WiFi, gun mic, 3D conversion lens and a wind canceller.
3. Canon Vixia HFG10
This particular Vixia is on the higher end of the HF-R series. It falls into our top 10 list of best camcorders because of its unique features such as 10x optical zoom Canon lens, 3.5-inch LCD screen, Full 1080 HD video capability and a SuperRange optical image stabilization. It is also an entry level camcorder for professional imaging.
2. Sony HDR-SR11
The Sony SR11 is among our top camcorders of 2016 and boosts of amazing features such as 60GB hard drive, 3.2-inch wide touch panel, 10.2MP camera, 1920 x 1080 Full HD video resolution and many others. This fully featured digital video camera is dedicated to professional imaging.
1. Sony Handycam FDR–AX100/B
The AX100 is new to the HD handycam market and has many amazing features. The AX100 is smaller in size and more compact than its predecessor but maintains much of the image quality seen in its predecessor. It has a metal body, Zeiss lens, 14.2 megapixel sensor and a 3.5 touchscreen.