Camcorders

Vantrue Ondash R1 Pro Dash Cam
REVIEW

Vantrue Ondash R1 Pro Dash Cam

The R1 Pro's video looks good, but the lack of telemetry information about speed and location limit this dashcam's output for litigation, and US insurance rules more generally lessen the need for this type of evidence.

3 stars Editors' rating on January 25, 2016
Nikon KeyMission 360
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Nikon KeyMission 360

The surprising KeyMission 360, unveiled at CES but not yet on sale, shoots 4K video with a 360-degree field of view on two sides.

Pricing not available

Activeon Solar X
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Activeon Solar X

Just drop Activeon's Solar X camera into its case, flip up the solar panels and you'll get up to 4 hours of additional battery life.

MSRP: $429.99

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Sony Handycam FDR-AX53
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX53

With a new sensor, lens and an updated microphone it should be a different beast.

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS50
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Sony Action Cam HDR-AS50

The newest Action Cam seems to be all about slight changes and upgrades to past models to alleviate some user frustrations.

MSRP: $349.99

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Panasonic WXF991
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Panasonic WXF991

Releasing five new models for early 2016, they're mostly tweaks on the models introduced at last year's show.

Pricing not available

Canon Vixia HF G40
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Canon Vixia HF G40

In addition to updating its prosumer G series, the company gently refreshes its consumer R series.

MSRP: $1,299.99

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Livestream Movi
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Livestream Movi

This palm-sized camera can create compelling multi-shot video on the fly, ready to stream or share -- and it's all controlled with your iPhone.

MSRP: $399.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Polaroid Cube+
REVIEW

Polaroid Cube+ ( Black)

The Polaroid Cube+ keeps all the good stuff from the original Cube -- namely its design, simple operation and reasonable price -- but the added wireless definitely makes it a better camera worthy of the extra cost.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 17, 2015
Panasonic HX-A1
REVIEW

Panasonic HX-A1 ( Orange)

The HX-A1's size and price offer a decent option for buyers, but there are better choices.

3 stars Editors' rating on September 2, 2015