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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for video cameras under $1000.

Video cameras are a great way to capture and preserve memories. Whether you're recording your child's first steps, your dog's antics, or your family vacation, a video camera can help you relive those special moments again and again. Browse the top-ranked list of video cameras under $1000 below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Vivitar 4K Digital camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom

    Model: DVRE401-BLK-STK-4
    SKU: 6574116
    Top comment

    "Excellent cameras...Great camera... excellent quality it did take me a moment to figure out how to download to my computer but I'm a terrible millennial. 1000% recommend....Great camera...All in all I feel the Vivitar 4K Video Camera is a great option for capturing stunning video or still images in any setting. "

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    Product Description

    Capture life's moments in stunning detail with the Vivitar DVRE401 BLK STK 4 Digital Camcorder. This innovative device is designed to elevate your photography and videography experience with its impressive features. Perfect your angles with the 3.0" display that boasts a 270-degree rotatable design. Whether you're capturing selfies, vlogging, or exploring unique angles, this feature allows you to frame your shots with precision, unleashing your creativity like never before. Experience cinematic brilliance with real 4K Ultra HD video recording capabilities. Every detail, color, and nuance of your surroundings is captured in breathtaking clarity, ensuring that your videos stand out with vivid realism. Take your photography to the next level with a maximum 42-megapixel photo resolution. Immerse yourself in crystal-clear captures that preserve every detail with stunning precision. From sweeping landscapes to intricate close-ups, this camera ensures that your images speak volumes, allowing you to express your creativity effortlessly. Explore the art of photography with built-in enhanced zoom capabilities that bring the world closer to you. Whether you're capturing distant landscapes or zooming in for intricate details, this camera empowers you to achieve stunning compositions with ease.
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    Top comment

    "Excellent cameras...Great camera... excellent quality it did take me a moment to figure out how to download to my computer but I'm a terrible millennial. 1000% recommend....Great camera...All in all I feel the Vivitar 4K Video Camera is a great option for capturing stunning video or still images in any setting. "

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    Product Description

    Capture life's moments in stunning detail with the Vivitar DVRE401 BLK STK 4 Digital Camcorder. This innovative device is designed to elevate your photography and videography experience with its impressive features. Perfect your angles with the 3.0" display that boasts a 270-degree rotatable design. Whether you're capturing selfies, vlogging, or exploring unique angles, this feature allows you to frame your shots with precision, unleashing your creativity like never before. Experience cinematic brilliance with real 4K Ultra HD video recording capabilities. Every detail, color, and nuance of your surroundings is captured in breathtaking clarity, ensuring that your videos stand out with vivid realism. Take your photography to the next level with a maximum 42-megapixel photo resolution. Immerse yourself in crystal-clear captures that preserve every detail with stunning precision. From sweeping landscapes to intricate close-ups, this camera ensures that your images speak volumes, allowing you to express your creativity effortlessly. Explore the art of photography with built-in enhanced zoom capabilities that bring the world closer to you. Whether you're capturing distant landscapes or zooming in for intricate details, this camera empowers you to achieve stunning compositions with ease.
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  2. Insta360 - Ace Pro AI-Powered Waterproof Action Camera - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Best Action Camera...I love this camera, low light video beat the competition. 4k120 plus 4k 120 mode for slow motion, i love the gestures for taking pics n videos thats very useful. ...Great camera nice app and great pictures and videos"

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    Product Description

    Equipped with a 1/1.3" sensor for spectacular image quality, the insta360 Ace Pro combines traditional action camera robustness with exceptional ease-of-use and smart functionality.
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    Top comment

    "Best Action Camera...I love this camera, low light video beat the competition. 4k120 plus 4k 120 mode for slow motion, i love the gestures for taking pics n videos thats very useful. ...Great camera nice app and great pictures and videos"

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    Product Description

    Equipped with a 1/1.3" sensor for spectacular image quality, the insta360 Ace Pro combines traditional action camera robustness with exceptional ease-of-use and smart functionality.
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  3. Insta360 - X4 8K 360 Degree Action Camera - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good camera dod 4k videos. I really enjoyed this.....Amazing 360 camera, great 8k resolution videos driving my motorcycle"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy boundless exploration with the 8K Vision. The X4 captures stunning 8K ultra-high resolution and 5.7K60fps panoramic videos, preserving every moment in remarkable clarity. With shoot first, frame later and Invisible Selfie Stick magic, just hit record and find the perfect shot.
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    Top comment

    "Good camera dod 4k videos. I really enjoyed this.....Amazing 360 camera, great 8k resolution videos driving my motorcycle"

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    Enjoy boundless exploration with the 8K Vision. The X4 captures stunning 8K ultra-high resolution and 5.7K60fps panoramic videos, preserving every moment in remarkable clarity. With shoot first, frame later and Invisible Selfie Stick magic, just hit record and find the perfect shot.
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  4. GoPro - HERO12 Creator Edition Action Camera - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "The Best Action Camera Just Got Better!...Simply put, the best action camera just got better! I have been using GoPro cameras for years and I have absolutely never considered using another action camera. ...The light is super bright, audio and video look and sounds good from what ive seen on other videos"

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    Product Description

    The HERO12 Black Creator Edition is an all-in-one content capturing powerhouse that makes vlogging, filmmaking and live streaming easier than ever. Packing pro-quality 5.3K 60 video and Emmy Award-winning HyperSmooth 6.0 video stabilization, it puts all the tools you need to tell your story in the palm of your hand. It features High Dynamic Range (HDR) video and photo, a variety of aspect ratios (including full frame 8:7) and 10-bit encoding with Log to deliver great footage and maximum post-production flexibility. The versatile battery grip delivers over 5 hours of 4K recording time per charge and features built-in buttons that let you comfortably control the camera during long shoots. This complete system also has a directional microphone that reduces ambient noise, Bluetooth audio for use with your wireless mic, an LED light and multiple options for transferring footage including wireless, wired and with your SD card.
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    Top comment

    "The Best Action Camera Just Got Better!...Simply put, the best action camera just got better! I have been using GoPro cameras for years and I have absolutely never considered using another action camera. ...The light is super bright, audio and video look and sounds good from what ive seen on other videos"

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    Product Description

    The HERO12 Black Creator Edition is an all-in-one content capturing powerhouse that makes vlogging, filmmaking and live streaming easier than ever. Packing pro-quality 5.3K 60 video and Emmy Award-winning HyperSmooth 6.0 video stabilization, it puts all the tools you need to tell your story in the palm of your hand. It features High Dynamic Range (HDR) video and photo, a variety of aspect ratios (including full frame 8:7) and 10-bit encoding with Log to deliver great footage and maximum post-production flexibility. The versatile battery grip delivers over 5 hours of 4K recording time per charge and features built-in buttons that let you comfortably control the camera during long shoots. This complete system also has a directional microphone that reduces ambient noise, Bluetooth audio for use with your wireless mic, an LED light and multiple options for transferring footage including wireless, wired and with your SD card.
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  5. GoPro - HERO12 Black Action Camera Bundle - Black - Alt_View_Zoom_1

    Model: CHDRB-121-TH/CHDRB-121-RW
    SKU: 6561204
    Top comment

    "This was my first action video camera. A great starter pack with all the essentials to start making videos. ...The camera in general is crazy with the great video quality it has to capture incredible moving scenes. "

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    Product Description

    This awesome bundle comes with everything you need to capture and share amazing GoPro footage. It includes the GoPro HERO12 Black—a tough, lightweight camera with incredible image quality, even better HyperSmooth video stabilization and a huge boost in battery life. Thanks to its improved power management, it delivers 2x longer continuous recording at 5.3K60 (70 minutes). After recording, simply charge your GoPro and your footage will auto-upload to the cloud and a highlight video will be automatically sent to you. This bundle also includes The Handler (Floating Hand Grip), Head Strap 2.0, an extra Enduro battery and a case.
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    Top comment

    "This was my first action video camera. A great starter pack with all the essentials to start making videos. ...The camera in general is crazy with the great video quality it has to capture incredible moving scenes. "

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    Product Description

    This awesome bundle comes with everything you need to capture and share amazing GoPro footage. It includes the GoPro HERO12 Black—a tough, lightweight camera with incredible image quality, even better HyperSmooth video stabilization and a huge boost in battery life. Thanks to its improved power management, it delivers 2x longer continuous recording at 5.3K60 (70 minutes). After recording, simply charge your GoPro and your footage will auto-upload to the cloud and a highlight video will be automatically sent to you. This bundle also includes The Handler (Floating Hand Grip), Head Strap 2.0, an extra Enduro battery and a case.
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  6. DJI - Osmo Action 4 4K Action Camera Adventure Bundle - Gray - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great for quick video shots, action shots, travel videos, etc. I upgraded to the Action 4 because it connects wirelessly to the DJI Mic 2 which for me is huge! ...Worth the cost over cheap action cameras...I love the camera so far for movies, the battery life and video quality is great. "

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    Product Description

    Capture the raw exhilaration of any moment with striking image quality and unmatched flexibility, even when the lights dim. Osmo Action 4 empowers thrill-seekers to record it all, share the rush, and set the tone.
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    Top comment

    "Great for quick video shots, action shots, travel videos, etc. I upgraded to the Action 4 because it connects wirelessly to the DJI Mic 2 which for me is huge! ...Worth the cost over cheap action cameras...I love the camera so far for movies, the battery life and video quality is great. "

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    Product Description

    Capture the raw exhilaration of any moment with striking image quality and unmatched flexibility, even when the lights dim. Osmo Action 4 empowers thrill-seekers to record it all, share the rush, and set the tone.
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  7. Panasonic - HC-V785K Full HD Video Camera Camcorder with 20X Optical Zoom - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Shoot movie quality videos...This is a sweet camera! Use it as a camera with your computer or to produce videos for social media. ...Great Video camera...Great video recorder with amazing video quality and long lasting battery"

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    Product Description

    The V785 Full-HD Camcorder shoots bright, crisp images even in dim lighting, due to a 34% larger sensor (1/2.3-inch vs. standard 1/5.8-inch). To reduce hand shake, the AUTO O.I.S. Lock function automatically activates. Compact camera body includes 4-drive lens system and optical 20x zoom. Smooth slow motion video, multi manual dial settings, and a wind shield zoom microphone for high sound quality.
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    Top comment

    "Shoot movie quality videos...This is a sweet camera! Use it as a camera with your computer or to produce videos for social media. ...Great Video camera...Great video recorder with amazing video quality and long lasting battery"

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    Product Description

    The V785 Full-HD Camcorder shoots bright, crisp images even in dim lighting, due to a 34% larger sensor (1/2.3-inch vs. standard 1/5.8-inch). To reduce hand shake, the AUTO O.I.S. Lock function automatically activates. Compact camera body includes 4-drive lens system and optical 20x zoom. Smooth slow motion video, multi manual dial settings, and a wind shield zoom microphone for high sound quality.
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  8. Insta360 - GO 3 (64GB) Action Camera with Lens Guard - White - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Insanely cool camera!...This thing is the coolest camera ever. Great video, great audio, and the ability to wear it for real to life POV videos is pretty crazy. ...Its a great camera BUT…...It’s a great product and I love how the videos and pictures come out. The only thing I didn’t like is that I’m not flat chested and every time I try to take a video with the camera mounted on my chest I got a great videos of the ceiling, the sky or the top of someones head."

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    Product Description

    The GO 3 packs all the mighty action camera performance into a tiny body. Wear it to shoot first person POV videos, with multiple accessories mounting options. The brand new Action Pod equipped with flip touch screen can remote control and charge the GO 3 camera with wireless image transmission.
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    Top comment

    "Insanely cool camera!...This thing is the coolest camera ever. Great video, great audio, and the ability to wear it for real to life POV videos is pretty crazy. ...Its a great camera BUT…...It’s a great product and I love how the videos and pictures come out. The only thing I didn’t like is that I’m not flat chested and every time I try to take a video with the camera mounted on my chest I got a great videos of the ceiling, the sky or the top of someones head."

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    Product Description

    The GO 3 packs all the mighty action camera performance into a tiny body. Wear it to shoot first person POV videos, with multiple accessories mounting options. The brand new Action Pod equipped with flip touch screen can remote control and charge the GO 3 camera with wireless image transmission.
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  9. DJI - Osmo Pocket 3 Creator Combo 3-Axis Stabilized 4K Handheld Camera with Rotatable Touchscreen - Gray - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "This is The Best Vlogging Camera Or Just Any Portable camera UNDER A $1000 Bucks Period. ...This video camera is awesome. The clarity of the videos and ease of use make this well worth the price."

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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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    "This is The Best Vlogging Camera Or Just Any Portable camera UNDER A $1000 Bucks Period. ...This video camera is awesome. The clarity of the videos and ease of use make this well worth the price."

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    Product Description

    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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  10. Insta360 - ONE X2 360 Degree Digital Video Camera - Black - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Best action camera yet...Even though is older model , does the job and it’s great for anyone getting into 360 action cameras . All my friend comment on videos and cool pictures produce by this camera....best camera ever...great camera and the videos are sick, great image on the video"

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    Product Description

    Insta360 ONE X2 is the pocket-sized action camera that packs a punch. Shoot in stunning 5.75K resolution, now with an ultra-bright touchscreen and new waterproof durability(33ft/10m), the ONE X2 has the same familiar pocket-sized form factor of the ONE X, but is packed with a range of new features like Steady Cam Mode and FlowState stabilization, no gimble needed. Immersive 360° audio with smart wind-reduction delivers premium sound quality no matter the conditions, plus easily control the shot using the voice control feature, or directly from your iPhone to Apple Watch.
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    Top comment

    "Best action camera yet...Even though is older model , does the job and it’s great for anyone getting into 360 action cameras . All my friend comment on videos and cool pictures produce by this camera....best camera ever...great camera and the videos are sick, great image on the video"

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    Product Description

    Insta360 ONE X2 is the pocket-sized action camera that packs a punch. Shoot in stunning 5.75K resolution, now with an ultra-bright touchscreen and new waterproof durability(33ft/10m), the ONE X2 has the same familiar pocket-sized form factor of the ONE X, but is packed with a range of new features like Steady Cam Mode and FlowState stabilization, no gimble needed. Immersive 360° audio with smart wind-reduction delivers premium sound quality no matter the conditions, plus easily control the shot using the voice control feature, or directly from your iPhone to Apple Watch.
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