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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for entry level video cameras.

Whether you're a student, a hobbyist, or an aspiring filmmaker, you want to get the best bang for your buck. But with so many options out there, it can be hard to know where to start. Browse the top-ranked list of entry level video cameras below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. DJI - Osmo Pocket 3 3-Axis Stabilized 4K Handheld Camera with Rotatable Touchscreen - Gray - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great little vlogging camera...The stability and quality for videos is next level compared to my phone....Good camera, provides ease of video entries. Good Quality"

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    Osmo Pocket 3 features a powerful 1-inch CMOS sensor that puts detail-rich imaging right in the palm of your hand. With a 2-inch rotatable touchscreen and full-pixel fast focusing, go horizontal or vertical for more precise awareness and control. 4K/120fps, three-axis mechanical stabilization, and a host of intelligent features make Pocket 3 ready for any moving moment.
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    Top comment

    "Great little vlogging camera...The stability and quality for videos is next level compared to my phone....Good camera, provides ease of video entries. Good Quality"

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    Osmo Pocket 3 features a powerful 1-inch CMOS sensor that puts detail-rich imaging right in the palm of your hand. With a 2-inch rotatable touchscreen and full-pixel fast focusing, go horizontal or vertical for more precise awareness and control. 4K/120fps, three-axis mechanical stabilization, and a host of intelligent features make Pocket 3 ready for any moving moment.
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  2. GoPro - HERO12 Black Action Camera - Black - Angle_Zoom

    Model: CHDHX-121-CN
    SKU: 6554864
    Top comment

    "The best action camera in a long time...For me, the best GOPRO at the moment with all the tools and the high level of quality in photos and videos, I am delighted with my new GOPRO and I have only been working with it for two weeks....The videos are really great and the image stabilization is in next level. "

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    Incredible image quality, even better HyperSmooth video stabilization and a huge boost in battery life come together in the new GoPro HERO12 Black. It takes superb 5.3K video and adds High Dynamic Range (HDR) to capture once in a lifetime journeys and amazing everyday moments in even more detail. Thanks to its improved power management, it delivers 2x longer continuous recording at 5.3K60 (70 minutes). Tough, lightweight and easily mountable for hands-free recording, it’s ready for anything (on land or in the water) while advanced video stabilization keeps your footage smooth over rough terrain. After recording, simply plug in your GoPro. While it’s charging, your footage will automatically upload to the cloud and be sent to your phone as a highlight video that lets you relive your adventure and share the fun.
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    "The best action camera in a long time...For me, the best GOPRO at the moment with all the tools and the high level of quality in photos and videos, I am delighted with my new GOPRO and I have only been working with it for two weeks....The videos are really great and the image stabilization is in next level. "

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    Incredible image quality, even better HyperSmooth video stabilization and a huge boost in battery life come together in the new GoPro HERO12 Black. It takes superb 5.3K video and adds High Dynamic Range (HDR) to capture once in a lifetime journeys and amazing everyday moments in even more detail. Thanks to its improved power management, it delivers 2x longer continuous recording at 5.3K60 (70 minutes). Tough, lightweight and easily mountable for hands-free recording, it’s ready for anything (on land or in the water) while advanced video stabilization keeps your footage smooth over rough terrain. After recording, simply plug in your GoPro. While it’s charging, your footage will automatically upload to the cloud and be sent to your phone as a highlight video that lets you relive your adventure and share the fun.
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  3. AKASO - Brave 7 LE SE 4K Waterproof Action Camera with Remote - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Very good camera...Very good Entry level camera. With 4k. Totally recommend to any one that doesn’t want to spend more on a more expensive camera. ...For the money, best option as entry into action cam use. Waterproof case and mounting hardware included. "

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    The AKASO Brave 7 LE brings the revolutionary dual-screen design. The rear screen for you to see the world; the front screen to frame yourself. Just get yourself in the front screen and say Cheese. From the mountain trail to rough sea, you can always get the stable movies thanks to the upgraded EIS system.
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    "Very good camera...Very good Entry level camera. With 4k. Totally recommend to any one that doesn’t want to spend more on a more expensive camera. ...For the money, best option as entry into action cam use. Waterproof case and mounting hardware included. "

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    The AKASO Brave 7 LE brings the revolutionary dual-screen design. The rear screen for you to see the world; the front screen to frame yourself. Just get yourself in the front screen and say Cheese. From the mountain trail to rough sea, you can always get the stable movies thanks to the upgraded EIS system.
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  4. Nikon - D7500 DSLR 4K Video Camera with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great camera!...This is a big step up from the entry level Nikons. May need some classes if you really want to step up your photography skills....The greatest camera for someone beginning....This camera is very light and varsitile. It has must of the feature more expense cameras have"

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    Take a wide range of photos with this Nikon D7500 digital camera. It includes an 18-140mm VR lens so you can enjoy shooting wide-angle to portrait, to telephoto, and a large 20.9-megapixel sensor combines with EXPEED 5 processing to deliver absolute precision. A rugged body ensures this Nikon D7500 handles everyday use.
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    "Great camera!...This is a big step up from the entry level Nikons. May need some classes if you really want to step up your photography skills....The greatest camera for someone beginning....This camera is very light and varsitile. It has must of the feature more expense cameras have"

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    Take a wide range of photos with this Nikon D7500 digital camera. It includes an 18-140mm VR lens so you can enjoy shooting wide-angle to portrait, to telephoto, and a large 20.9-megapixel sensor combines with EXPEED 5 processing to deliver absolute precision. A rugged body ensures this Nikon D7500 handles everyday use.
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  5. Canon - EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR 4K Video Camera with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM Lens - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Nice entry level camera....Great Camera...This is an excellent entry-level DSLR. I could not be happier with it."

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    Capture videos with great sound and minimal background noise using this Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 lens. The lead screw-type stepping motor delivers smooth and quiet recordings, while the improved image stabilization system provides shake reduction for consistently sharp results. This Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 lens features a non-retracting design and lightweight body that's easy to carry around..
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    "Nice entry level camera....Great Camera...This is an excellent entry-level DSLR. I could not be happier with it."

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    Capture videos with great sound and minimal background noise using this Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 lens. The lead screw-type stepping motor delivers smooth and quiet recordings, while the improved image stabilization system provides shake reduction for consistently sharp results. This Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 lens features a non-retracting design and lightweight body that's easy to carry around..
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  6. Canon - EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Video Camera with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "If you like the Canon EOS system, this is a great entry-level full-frame camera....Great Camera!...This camera is great for people who stepping in to advanced level of DSLR photography."

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    Take stunning shots no matter where your travels take you with this Canon EOS camera. The compact DSLR camera gives you all the function of a full-frame device in a much smaller size, and the included EF 24-105 lens offers sharp zooming. This Canon EOS camera shoots video in full HD, making it an ideal option for vloggers..
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    "If you like the Canon EOS system, this is a great entry-level full-frame camera....Great Camera!...This camera is great for people who stepping in to advanced level of DSLR photography."

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    Take stunning shots no matter where your travels take you with this Canon EOS camera. The compact DSLR camera gives you all the function of a full-frame device in a much smaller size, and the included EF 24-105 lens offers sharp zooming. This Canon EOS camera shoots video in full HD, making it an ideal option for vloggers..
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  7. Sony - AX43A 4K Handycam with Exmore R CMOS sensor camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good video camera. Really like the 30 mm zoom, great closeup videos....Great entry level camera to shoot 4K video. Easy to use. "

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    Product Description

    Delivering superb solutions for content creators and videographers, with Balanced Optical SteadyShot, to rival gimbal systems, high-resolution 4K1 movie recording and high-quality sound with a unique microphone the AX43A Handycam® camcorder puts professional production and simple movie sharing within anyone’s grasp.
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    Top comment

    "Good video camera. Really like the 30 mm zoom, great closeup videos....Great entry level camera to shoot 4K video. Easy to use. "

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    Delivering superb solutions for content creators and videographers, with Balanced Optical SteadyShot, to rival gimbal systems, high-resolution 4K1 movie recording and high-quality sound with a unique microphone the AX43A Handycam® camcorder puts professional production and simple movie sharing within anyone’s grasp.
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  8. Panasonic - HC-VX870K 4K Ultra HD Flash Memory Camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great 4k Camera (almost 4k)...This Panasonic is definitely a good entry level 4k camera. However, one disappointing issue is that it can't be used for streaming. ...4K camera...It is very easy to use, very light yet sturdy. Takes great video and pictures. Great entry level camera."

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    Preserve important moments with this Panasonic HC-VX870K camcorder, which features a BSI MOS sensor that captures stunning footage with up to 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) resolution and clear stereo sound. Hybrid image stabilization ensures smooth videos.
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    "Great 4k Camera (almost 4k)...This Panasonic is definitely a good entry level 4k camera. However, one disappointing issue is that it can't be used for streaming. ...4K camera...It is very easy to use, very light yet sturdy. Takes great video and pictures. Great entry level camera."

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    Product Description

    Preserve important moments with this Panasonic HC-VX870K camcorder, which features a BSI MOS sensor that captures stunning footage with up to 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) resolution and clear stereo sound. Hybrid image stabilization ensures smooth videos.
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  9. Canon - PowerShot G7 X Mark II 20.1-Megapixel Digital Video Camera - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good camera for the price...Bought this for entry level use and works well. Definitely lighter than DSLR so it's a lot more portable. ...Great Entry Level Camera...Great Entry Level Camera, for those who are just trying to get into the door."

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    Combining professional-level photography within a slim body, this Canon Powershot camera gives you the best of DSLR photography with compact camera convenience. A 20.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7 processing deliver fabulous photos, and a 4.2x optical zoom means you can get super-close to the action. The integrated Wi-Fi on this Canon Powershot camera lets you instantly connect and transfer your images. .
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    "Good camera for the price...Bought this for entry level use and works well. Definitely lighter than DSLR so it's a lot more portable. ...Great Entry Level Camera...Great Entry Level Camera, for those who are just trying to get into the door."

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    Combining professional-level photography within a slim body, this Canon Powershot camera gives you the best of DSLR photography with compact camera convenience. A 20.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 7 processing deliver fabulous photos, and a 4.2x optical zoom means you can get super-close to the action. The integrated Wi-Fi on this Canon Powershot camera lets you instantly connect and transfer your images. .
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  10. DJI - Osmo Action 3 Adventure Combo 4K Action Camera - Gray - Alt_View_Zoom_11
    Top comment

    "Great camera crisp pictures and sharp vivid video....In the DJI Mimo app, you can use their AI to remove the stick from selfie videos to give the appearance of being filmed externally by a professional. & (5) Be forewarned that super slow motion video is VERY taxing to this camera (and to the GoPro cameras as well) – this camera can get extremely hot in extreme slomo modes during extended sessions. "

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    Push any adventure beyond the edge with Osmo Action 3. It features a quick-release design for easy horizontal and vertical mounting, and full-color touchscreens on the front and rear for effortless control of parameters and playback. With additional breakthroughs in cold resistance, battery life, and waterproof capability, there's never been a better time to take action.
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    "Great camera crisp pictures and sharp vivid video....In the DJI Mimo app, you can use their AI to remove the stick from selfie videos to give the appearance of being filmed externally by a professional. & (5) Be forewarned that super slow motion video is VERY taxing to this camera (and to the GoPro cameras as well) – this camera can get extremely hot in extreme slomo modes during extended sessions. "

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    Push any adventure beyond the edge with Osmo Action 3. It features a quick-release design for easy horizontal and vertical mounting, and full-color touchscreens on the front and rear for effortless control of parameters and playback. With additional breakthroughs in cold resistance, battery life, and waterproof capability, there's never been a better time to take action.
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