Combining everything great about the Hero4 cameras and then some, the GoPro Hero5 Black is a no-compromise capture device for the ordinary and extraordinary.
An action cam with a lot of features, excellent video quality and a more affordable price, the YI 4K is undeniably a good deal.
Sony's first action camera is good. It just needs a few design tweaks and feature fixes to make it stand out even more.
If you're not interested in being able to record HD footage, you'll find this standard definition camcorder a good bet.
Though it still can't topple the GoPro in terms of overall video quality, Sony's second action camera is still the contender to beat when it comes to image stabilisation.
Given the price of other large-sensor, interchangeable-lens systems, the NEX-VG20 offers excellent value for anyone who prefers shooting video on a camcorder-style body rather than on a video-enabled SLR.
This action camera is a cheap and cheerful alternative to the more expensive GoPro models, ideal for those who want an all-in-one package with a glut of mounting options.
While this camcorder from Samsung doesn't represent a vast leap in technology, its features are more than sufficient for point-and-shoot users.
GoPro one ups its own top camera with the Hero6 Black and its superior stabilization and performance in the same small waterproof package as its predecessor.
And it's actually black this time.
Though the updates might seem minor on paper, the GoPro Hero3+ is most definitely more than the sum of its parts, proving that it's still the king of action cameras.
Kogan's camcorder talks a big talk at a low asking price. Although it doesn't deliver to the same standards as its competitors, it does offer an interesting choice for very entry level videographers.
The Sony HDR-PJ760 is a superb camera with clever design and fantastic control, perfect for those looking to shoot high-quality video with a handheld device.
Incremental the changes may be, but the HDR-HC7 is a great quality high-def camcorder, which should be perfect enthusiasts who need the recording ease of HDV.
The CX130 is an impressive camcorder within its price range, featuring a stylish exterior and large LCD screen, though its image and video quality don't quite live up to the aesthetics.
As far as mid-range camcorders go, there's not much to fault the Canon Legria HF20 for; the image quality is good, the autofocus speedy and feature list fairly full.
The HX-A1's size and price offer a decent option for buyers, but there are better choices.
Will we banish video tapes? Perhaps not. However the Everio shows us what's possible. The camcorder is, at the very least, an interesting and glamorous addition for the enthusiast.