CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras, and camcorders of 2014.
As entry-level camcorders go, JVC's Everio GZ-EX250 is an OK option, especially if Wi-Fi functionality and a 40x zoom lens are at the top of your want list.
Along with seven updated models, Sony's 2014 lineup includes a very nice-sounding top-of-the-line HD camcorder.
The Vixia HF G20 announced at CES incorporates a new sensor and lower price.
The company's Quad HD resolution camcorder comes with a a pro body and price, but Sony wants to sell it to consumers.
The musician-friendly Sony HDR-MV1 records 1080p video and packs a pair of stereo mics that can record uncompressed linear PCM audio.
The JVC Everio GZ-MG555 hard-drive camcorder offers lots of control over your videos--and its photos look nice--but its steep price has us reaching for the Pause button.
The gnarly Panasonic HX-A500 waterproof wearable camcorder shoots sick 4K video of your extreme adventures.
The most important things to know about buying a camcorder.
If you don't want to, need to, or simply can't shell out a couple hundred dollars more for an HD camcorder, the Sony Handycam DCR-SR85 delivers decent SD video and copious recording time.
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The JVC Everio GZ-MG730 produces acceptable standard-def video and good photos in bright light, but considering its price tag, it's ultimately disappointing.