When it comes to recording precious moments, a camera is pretty good, but what’s still the best however, is still the trusty old camcorder. Technology has come a long way and these days camcorders go far and beyond what could be expected of them 10 years ago.
Full HD videos with crystal clear audio are all on offer in some of the latest models of camcorders. If you’re in the market for a new one, then check out our guide to 5 of the best camcorders for 2015.
1. Sony HDR-PJ380/B High Definition Handycam Camcorder with 3.0-Inch LCD
With its 1920×10880 full HD recording ability and the 8.9MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor you can rest assured that this nifty little camcorder will capture your special moments in full detail.
What’s really cool is the fact that you can project videos straight from the device onto a screen with its funky built-in projector. You’ll get roughly 3 hours of recording time on the internal memory and the 8GB embedded Flash Memory lets you extend that amount even more.
The SteadyShot image stabilization is great for reducing blur and the 2.7̎ wide Clear Photo LCD display lets you review what you have captured in full detail.
This great camcorder features 16GB internal memory and has 2 SDXC-compatible memory card slots which ensure you can securely store all your recorded footage on the device.
The Genuine Canon 10X HD video lens captures footage at an amazing clarity and to ensure a full range of motion, the HD CMOS pro image sensor together with the DGIG DV III image processor and Dynamic Super Range OIS works hard to make your captured footage really pop and cone to life.
The HC-V750 is the follow up on the ever popular V720 line of camcorders previously released by Panasonic and tis one pack an even better punch!
It has a wind shielded mic option which lets you perfectly capture accurate audio to go along with your footage on a windy day. The image stabilizers that are built in work amazingly well and allow you to get great shots even while walking around.
No target is too far; as the 20X optical zoom with the 50X advanced zoom lets you get up close and personal. For easy sharing, this camcorder is Wi-Fi enabled and the 3 inch LCD flip screen with the external microphone jack lets you create a professional recording environment in a snap!
Panasonic brings you yet another great camcorder, the HC-X920 and this one is packed with a powerful 20.4MP camera and a 3 HD Ready camcorder.
To make this camcorder live up to professional standards, it has a 3 MOS BSI sensor, a manual ring and an EVF. Other than that it also comes with x25 intelligent zoom, x12 optical zoom and a wide 29.8mm Leica lens.
You are able to effortlessly view the images you have taken on the 3.6 inch LCD screen and the built-in Wi-Fi ensures that sharing your footage is done without hassles.
This hard working camcorder really lives up to professional standards and has a 60GB hard drive, a 3.2 inch wide touch panel with ultra-fine LCD display.
The 10.2MP camera is great for capturing still images and the 1920 x 1080 Full HD video resolution really allows you to capture footage in full detail and high definition. The X V Color feature allows the camcorder to display lifelike colors and it also has a Dolby Digital 5.1-channel recording option.
There really is very little about this camera you won’t like and if you are someone looking to up your ante in the home recording scene, then this will blow your mind!
If you’re in the market for the top rated camcorders for 2015 then our recommendations should be able to point you in exactly the right direction.
We especially love the Sony HDR-PJ230/B HD Handycam because of its really cool projector feature that allows you to use your camcorder as a cinema style projector!