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Browse the top-ranked list of Video Cameras Under $500 below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Video Cameras Under $500 below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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    "Love It...Good one...This is a good little video camera that takes much better video than a cell phone and you don't have to worry about memory....Some reviews say they had issues setting up this ability with the Sony PlayMemories App, but I was patient and learned how to do it correctly and now I can do this slick transfer in less than a minute and post, email, drop, or text a video clip, no computer needed."

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    Fast five-axis image stabilization and rapid autofocus combine in the Sony CX675 Handycam to create stunning video all day long. Capture wide-angle views to show all the action, or zoom in up to 30 times to focus on a small aspect. You can even use the in-camera effects to create something special with the Sony CX675 Handycam.
    $599.99
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    "Love It...Good one...This is a good little video camera that takes much better video than a cell phone and you don't have to worry about memory....Some reviews say they had issues setting up this ability with the Sony PlayMemories App, but I was patient and learned how to do it correctly and now I can do this slick transfer in less than a minute and post, email, drop, or text a video clip, no computer needed."

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    Fast five-axis image stabilization and rapid autofocus combine in the Sony CX675 Handycam to create stunning video all day long. Capture wide-angle views to show all the action, or zoom in up to 30 times to focus on a small aspect. You can even use the in-camera effects to create something special with the Sony CX675 Handycam.
  2. Model:AR01-NA01-GL01
    SKU:6252877
    Top comment

    "Have fun....Very nice....I won't hold this against the Rylo 360, however, as it is, after all, primarily a 360 video camera and the ability to take pictures as well as videos is a nice addition to have....The 360 degree aspect was just as impressive as I had never used a 360 degree camera before and it was amazing not having to worry about constantly moving the camera to follow the area you`re trying to capture."

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    See the whole picture with this Rylo 360 video camera. This compact device extends your perspective by capturing 360 degrees of 5.8K video at 30fps, perfect for panorama shots and immersive video. This Rylo 360 video camera provides intuitive editing tools through the Rylo iOS app to help you turn your footage into a masterpiece.
    $449.99
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    Was $499.99
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    "Have fun....Very nice....I won't hold this against the Rylo 360, however, as it is, after all, primarily a 360 video camera and the ability to take pictures as well as videos is a nice addition to have....The 360 degree aspect was just as impressive as I had never used a 360 degree camera before and it was amazing not having to worry about constantly moving the camera to follow the area you`re trying to capture."

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    See the whole picture with this Rylo 360 video camera. This compact device extends your perspective by capturing 360 degrees of 5.8K video at 30fps, perfect for panorama shots and immersive video. This Rylo 360 video camera provides intuitive editing tools through the Rylo iOS app to help you turn your footage into a masterpiece.
  3. Model:MV2-01A-BL
    SKU:6111801
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    "Easy to use....No complaints!...I loved this camera so much that I actually went out and bought another....It does a great job and works with a few live streaming services."

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    Broadcast live from anywhere with this adaptable and innovative Mevo Plus camera. Ultra-compact yet surprisingly powerful, this device streams live 1080p video and records 4K footage to your device’s built-in memory. Simply connect this Mevo Plus camera to your mobile device via the free Mevo app and start streaming or recording in seconds.
    $499.99
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    "Easy to use....No complaints!...I loved this camera so much that I actually went out and bought another....It does a great job and works with a few live streaming services."

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    Broadcast live from anywhere with this adaptable and innovative Mevo Plus camera. Ultra-compact yet surprisingly powerful, this device streams live 1080p video and records 4K footage to your device’s built-in memory. Simply connect this Mevo Plus camera to your mobile device via the free Mevo app and start streaming or recording in seconds.
  4. Model:LCVR1001
    SKU:6091102

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    Capture 3D still photos at 4K resolution with this Lucid VR180 camera. Its 32GB of internal memory and additional microSDHC slot let you store plenty of images and videos, and the footage can be viewed on VR headsets. This Lucid VR180 camera has built-in image stabilization for recording smooth 2K video.
    $499.99

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    Capture 3D still photos at 4K resolution with this Lucid VR180 camera. Its 32GB of internal memory and additional microSDHC slot let you store plenty of images and videos, and the footage can be viewed on VR headsets. This Lucid VR180 camera has built-in image stabilization for recording smooth 2K video.
  5. $469.96

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  6. $459.98

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  7. Top comment

    "Nice Camera...Easy handycam...but I bought it mainly for Video and as I said just great didn't have other camera to compare but all my friends cant believe video is so good with such small thing and especially I take on ski trips .................I purchase this camera day one got on market, play a bit before I set it up correctly but cant complain about anything, didn't use the camera under the water but rest is just great, happy with image stabilization only lets say small disappointment with still images... could be better...."

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    Shoot amazing movies with this Sony HD action camera. Its SteadyShot feature prevents avoid shaky shots, and its low-light sensors make it possible to capture subtle details. This Sony HD action camera has a remote control and a smartphone interface to work the camera from a distance, plus a location tracker and time-lapse features for movie creation.
    $449.99
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    "Nice Camera...Easy handycam...but I bought it mainly for Video and as I said just great didn't have other camera to compare but all my friends cant believe video is so good with such small thing and especially I take on ski trips .................I purchase this camera day one got on market, play a bit before I set it up correctly but cant complain about anything, didn't use the camera under the water but rest is just great, happy with image stabilization only lets say small disappointment with still images... could be better...."

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    Shoot amazing movies with this Sony HD action camera. Its SteadyShot feature prevents avoid shaky shots, and its low-light sensors make it possible to capture subtle details. This Sony HD action camera has a remote control and a smartphone interface to work the camera from a distance, plus a location tracker and time-lapse features for movie creation.
  8. $444.98

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  9. $409.97

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    "Love it...Love it....Pros: - HyperSmooth video stabilization - gimbal-like video quality - Voice Controls - for hands free operation of the camera - TimeWarp time-lapse videos - Easy touch screen operation and settings - Can be used with the Hero5 and Hero6 accessories I already own Cons: - The Frame fitment is really tight, it takes a little bit of force to remove the camera - SD Card slot is in the battery bay and can be a little challenging to put in/take out card Overall, this ...I did not get to test the GoPro Hero 7 for what it is best at, which is faster action videos, and I am sure it is great for this purpose, and I am sure the improved Video Stabilization will result in better action videos."

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    Freakishly smooth footage. Battle-tested and waterproof without a housing. This is HERO7 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever. With HyperSmooth stabilization, you'll get gimbal-like video without the gimbal. A new intelligent photo mode delivers the best, most brilliant images automatically. And now with live streaming and the GoPro app, you can share every amazing moment as you live it. HERO7 Black takes GoPro performance - and your photos and videos - to a whole new level.
    $399.99
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    "Love it...Love it....Pros: - HyperSmooth video stabilization - gimbal-like video quality - Voice Controls - for hands free operation of the camera - TimeWarp time-lapse videos - Easy touch screen operation and settings - Can be used with the Hero5 and Hero6 accessories I already own Cons: - The Frame fitment is really tight, it takes a little bit of force to remove the camera - SD Card slot is in the battery bay and can be a little challenging to put in/take out card Overall, this ...I did not get to test the GoPro Hero 7 for what it is best at, which is faster action videos, and I am sure it is great for this purpose, and I am sure the improved Video Stabilization will result in better action videos."

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    Freakishly smooth footage. Battle-tested and waterproof without a housing. This is HERO7 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever. With HyperSmooth stabilization, you'll get gimbal-like video without the gimbal. A new intelligent photo mode delivers the best, most brilliant images automatically. And now with live streaming and the GoPro app, you can share every amazing moment as you live it. HERO7 Black takes GoPro performance - and your photos and videos - to a whole new level.
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    "Must buy...good cam...Not also the capability of having a better video image quality of a 4K, it also have a capability of a better image stabilization....I was looking into start vlogin and this cam hasn't let me down it's incredible quality and hardly notice any shaking."

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    Showcase your next vacation with incredible videos shot with this Sony action cam. The Balanced Optical SteadyShot feature keeps your shots smooth and the super-fast BIONZ X image processor captures action up to 4K at 100 Mbps. This Sony action cam includes Exmor R CMOS sensor to ensure dim shots are full of light.
    $399.99
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    "Must buy...good cam...Not also the capability of having a better video image quality of a 4K, it also have a capability of a better image stabilization....I was looking into start vlogin and this cam hasn't let me down it's incredible quality and hardly notice any shaking."

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    Showcase your next vacation with incredible videos shot with this Sony action cam. The Balanced Optical SteadyShot feature keeps your shots smooth and the super-fast BIONZ X image processor captures action up to 4K at 100 Mbps. This Sony action cam includes Exmor R CMOS sensor to ensure dim shots are full of light.
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    "Very nice...good camera...After using the 455 to record a couple of games, I can say that it definitely does a better job with the focusing, however from my experience it doesn't do much else better than the lower priced models....I am very pleased with the quality of pictures and videos that I have taken so far."

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    Enjoy compact recording and automatic shake and blur reduction with the Sony CX455 Handycam. Capable of recording full HD resolutions, this video recorder ensures you can capture all the detail you want, and a 30x optical zoom lets you focus on the action. The 5.1 microphone lets the Sony CX455 Handycam deliver clear surround sound.
    $399.99
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    "Very nice...good camera...After using the 455 to record a couple of games, I can say that it definitely does a better job with the focusing, however from my experience it doesn't do much else better than the lower priced models....I am very pleased with the quality of pictures and videos that I have taken so far."

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    Enjoy compact recording and automatic shake and blur reduction with the Sony CX455 Handycam. Capable of recording full HD resolutions, this video recorder ensures you can capture all the detail you want, and a 30x optical zoom lets you focus on the action. The 5.1 microphone lets the Sony CX455 Handycam deliver clear surround sound.
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    "Not bad...Good camera...That being said, I think a few things could be improved such as video quality in low light, 4K image quality(I mostly use HD), and microphone location on the body of the camera....I have been getting a lot of compliments on this camera and it works really well it does exactly what is needed"

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    Turn great moments into 4K movies with the all-in-one REMOVU K1 self-stabilizing camera. Its integrated three-axis gimbal provides steady video capture, and it has a 1.5-inch built-in LCD screen for convenient monitoring. Set this lightweight REMOVU K1 self-stabilizing camera on selfie mode to optimize the focal length for personal close-up shots.
    $399.99
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    "Not bad...Good camera...That being said, I think a few things could be improved such as video quality in low light, 4K image quality(I mostly use HD), and microphone location on the body of the camera....I have been getting a lot of compliments on this camera and it works really well it does exactly what is needed"

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    Turn great moments into 4K movies with the all-in-one REMOVU K1 self-stabilizing camera. Its integrated three-axis gimbal provides steady video capture, and it has a 1.5-inch built-in LCD screen for convenient monitoring. Set this lightweight REMOVU K1 self-stabilizing camera on selfie mode to optimize the focal length for personal close-up shots.
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    "Very Impressed!...Better than GoPro...The VIRB has a dedicated video switch with a great tactile feel even with motorcycle gloves....I have been researching the Virb cameras for awhile now, Just got the Ultra 30 and couldn't be happier."

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    Capture live footage from while at your favorite events with this Garmin VIRB action camera. A bright LCD touch screen display lets you program shots and edit images directly from the device, and voice control capabilities let you shoot hands-free. This Garmin VIRD action camera has image stabilization for smooth, steady videos.
    $399.99
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    "Very Impressed!...Better than GoPro...The VIRB has a dedicated video switch with a great tactile feel even with motorcycle gloves....I have been researching the Virb cameras for awhile now, Just got the Ultra 30 and couldn't be happier."

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    Capture live footage from while at your favorite events with this Garmin VIRB action camera. A bright LCD touch screen display lets you program shots and edit images directly from the device, and voice control capabilities let you shoot hands-free. This Garmin VIRD action camera has image stabilization for smooth, steady videos.
  15. Model:THETA V 4K SPHERICAL VR CAMERA
    SKU:6096201
    Top comment

    "Good product...I love this camera!!...But it's good enough to keep the one I have in addition to the Theta V, as it does some things the Theta V is bad at, or doesn't feature at all such as live streaming and "Bullet Time", and pivotal editing in software....* The only unit under $500 with an external mic input - To me, this is crucial because I use the camera to record loud live rock band practices, and no internal set of mics is going to be able to handle the sound pressure levels."

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    Shoot 360-degree video for virtual reality applications with this Ricoh Theta V spherical camera. High-speed data transfer lets you upload stills and video wirelessly for immediate sharing and viewing, and downloadable software plug-ins let you add functions including remote playback. Connect this Ricoh Theta V spherical camera to your iOS or Android device for seamless control.
    $379.99
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    Was $429.99
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    "Good product...I love this camera!!...But it's good enough to keep the one I have in addition to the Theta V, as it does some things the Theta V is bad at, or doesn't feature at all such as live streaming and "Bullet Time", and pivotal editing in software....* The only unit under $500 with an external mic input - To me, this is crucial because I use the camera to record loud live rock band practices, and no internal set of mics is going to be able to handle the sound pressure levels."

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    Shoot 360-degree video for virtual reality applications with this Ricoh Theta V spherical camera. High-speed data transfer lets you upload stills and video wirelessly for immediate sharing and viewing, and downloadable software plug-ins let you add functions including remote playback. Connect this Ricoh Theta V spherical camera to your iOS or Android device for seamless control.