CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras, and camcorders of 2014.
A new prosumer run-and-gun-style camcorder has tons of entry-level pro features -- it's just missing the three sensors.
JVC's move to offer consumers a durable family camcorder is solid, but the quadproof Everio GZ-R10 on the whole comes up short.
Along with seven updated models, Sony's 2014 lineup includes a very nice-sounding top-of-the-line HD camcorder.
For good-enough video for Web sharing and a 20x zoom lens, the Samsung HMX-QF20 gets the job done.
It's kind of an oddball -- a full-frame camcorder that requires an adapter for full-frame lenses -- but it's sure to garner some attention.
The musician-friendly Sony HDR-MV1 records 1080p video and packs a pair of stereo mics that can record uncompressed linear PCM audio.
The company's Quad HD resolution camcorder comes with a a pro body and price, but Sony wants to sell it to consumers.
While local storage fans will like Oplink's "Cloud-free" approach, its comparatively low-resolution cameras and high monthly fees make it tough to recommend.
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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.
The low-end HF R series announced at CES survives the annual purge for the slowly dying category.