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

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  1. Model:AR01-NA01-GL01
    SKU:6252877
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    "Love it!...Have fun....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, 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.
    Your price for this item is $499.99
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    "Love it!...Have fun....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, 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.
  2. Model:MV2-01A-BL
    SKU:6111801
    Top comment

    "Easy to use....No complaints!...I loved this camera so much that I actually went out and bought another....Easy to use, great camera to do high end filming and editing if you are not on a hollywood budget for sure."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $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....Easy to use, great camera to do high end filming and editing if you are not on a hollywood budget for sure."

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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.
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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.
    Your price for this item is $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.
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    "Hero 7...Great l...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 ...It is a fantastically capable device that has no trouble keeping up with fast action as is customary of the renowned action cam line, but a shockingly high price and only a couple convenience features make this a tough sell to all but the most devoted action videographers."

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    Film underwater scenes in 4K with this 12-megapixel GoPro HERO7 action camera. Its HyperSmooth stabilization feature lets you capture shake-free videos, and it withstands submersion up to 33 feet without a waterproof case. Stream captured videos from this rugged GoPro HERO7 action camera on Facebook Live via the companion app.
    Your price for this item is $399.99
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    "Hero 7...Great l...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 ...It is a fantastically capable device that has no trouble keeping up with fast action as is customary of the renowned action cam line, but a shockingly high price and only a couple convenience features make this a tough sell to all but the most devoted action videographers."

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    Film underwater scenes in 4K with this 12-megapixel GoPro HERO7 action camera. Its HyperSmooth stabilization feature lets you capture shake-free videos, and it withstands submersion up to 33 feet without a waterproof case. Stream captured videos from this rugged GoPro HERO7 action camera on Facebook Live via the companion app.
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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....Overall this camera came as advertised."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $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....Overall this camera came as advertised."

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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.
  6. Top comment

    "Very Impressed!...Better than GoPro...The VIRB has a dedicated video switch with a great tactile feel even with motorcycle gloves....It was a great transition and if I trashed this one I'd buy another."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $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....It was a great transition and if I trashed this one I'd buy another."

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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.
  7. Model:THETA V 4K SPHERICAL VR CAMERA
    SKU:6096201
    Top comment

    "Just, Whoa!...Good product...Came as a recommendation from a techie friend I trust....* 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.
    Your price for this item is $379.99
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    The previous price was $429.99
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    "Just, Whoa!...Good product...Came as a recommendation from a techie friend I trust....* 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.
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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....Anywho, this is a way better camera and i'm using all go pro accessories with an adapter I bought of AMA*ON."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $369.99
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    The previous price was $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....Anywho, this is a way better camera and i'm using all go pro accessories with an adapter I bought of AMA*ON."

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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.
  9. Top comment

    "Love it...loved it...camera takes video in 4k resolution for top quality video as well as UHD resolution which is still great quality that allows for increased recording time on a SD card....I got it for a school play and am glad I did wooks great picture could not be better I am very happy with it"

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    Lose yourself in the action with this Canon Vixia HF R82 camcorder, which has a 57x Advanced Zoom range. The device’s inbuilt optical image stabilization mechanism corrects distortion and camera shake, so you can create videos while walking. The Canon Vixia HF R82 camcorder’s 3.28MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV 4 image processor work together to capture crisp, vibrant footage.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    The previous price was $399.99
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    "Love it...loved it...camera takes video in 4k resolution for top quality video as well as UHD resolution which is still great quality that allows for increased recording time on a SD card....I got it for a school play and am glad I did wooks great picture could not be better I am very happy with it"

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    Lose yourself in the action with this Canon Vixia HF R82 camcorder, which has a 57x Advanced Zoom range. The device’s inbuilt optical image stabilization mechanism corrects distortion and camera shake, so you can create videos while walking. The Canon Vixia HF R82 camcorder’s 3.28MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV 4 image processor work together to capture crisp, vibrant footage.
  10. Model:Q8
    SKU:4300901
    Top comment

    "Awesome camera...I am loving it!...I record video at a medium HD 1080/30 @ 16Mbps, which is the best compromise between high def quality and trying to keep the file size small....I am impressed by its audio record quality, it is way better than my Panasonic recorder."

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    Capture HD video and crisp, clear audio with this Zoom Q8 camcorder, which features a CMOS sensor for sharp images and a 4-track audio recorder with interchangeable microphone capsules. The 3" rotating LCD touch screen simplifies navigation.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "Awesome camera...I am loving it!...I record video at a medium HD 1080/30 @ 16Mbps, which is the best compromise between high def quality and trying to keep the file size small....I am impressed by its audio record quality, it is way better than my Panasonic recorder."

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    Capture HD video and crisp, clear audio with this Zoom Q8 camcorder, which features a CMOS sensor for sharp images and a 4-track audio recorder with interchangeable microphone capsules. The 3" rotating LCD touch screen simplifies navigation.
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    "Good camera...Great camera...I really liked that Sony made de camera and the case tripod ready, it has stereo sound, it's very very light so it's easy to carry with me everywhere I go....Used this remote camera mounted on the starting line clock for boat races and it captured great video while allowing me to film with my Sony mc 2000."

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    Grab the Sony AS50R Action Cam and get ready to explore the world. Designed to strap onto your bike or helmet, this video camera includes powerful image stabilization and processing so that you get the clearest shot possible, even when biking over mountains or enjoying a drink at dusk. Use the Sony AS50R Action Cam for all your outdoor adventures.
    Your price for this item is $319.99
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    The previous price was $349.99
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    "Good camera...Great camera...I really liked that Sony made de camera and the case tripod ready, it has stereo sound, it's very very light so it's easy to carry with me everywhere I go....Used this remote camera mounted on the starting line clock for boat races and it captured great video while allowing me to film with my Sony mc 2000."

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    Grab the Sony AS50R Action Cam and get ready to explore the world. Designed to strap onto your bike or helmet, this video camera includes powerful image stabilization and processing so that you get the clearest shot possible, even when biking over mountains or enjoying a drink at dusk. Use the Sony AS50R Action Cam for all your outdoor adventures.
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    "It's ok...Love it...I purchased this camera for work, it has been a good camera and a great value for what you get....this video camera is 1 of the best I have ever seen takes stills it videos for a long time no cords it is great I cannot beleive the quality awesome"

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    Capture up to six hours of video at a time with this adaptable Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder. Optical image stabilization helps correct camera shake, so you can shoot while you walk and still generate smooth, distortion-free footage. This Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder’s extra-sensitive 3.28MP sensor produces full-HD movies with vivid color, even in dim light.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "It's ok...Love it...I purchased this camera for work, it has been a good camera and a great value for what you get....this video camera is 1 of the best I have ever seen takes stills it videos for a long time no cords it is great I cannot beleive the quality awesome"

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    Capture up to six hours of video at a time with this adaptable Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder. Optical image stabilization helps correct camera shake, so you can shoot while you walk and still generate smooth, distortion-free footage. This Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder’s extra-sensitive 3.28MP sensor produces full-HD movies with vivid color, even in dim light.
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    "Not bad...Love it!!!...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.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    The previous price was $399.99
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    "Not bad...Love it!!!...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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    "great camera...Better than GoPro...awesome camera, incredible quality, really fast delivery from best buy, if you are looking for a camera to vlog with or do ramdom videos and you just have 300 dolars in your budget, that is for sure the camera for you, I am in love with this little guy....These are my main 3 reasons for purchasing this camera but are not the only ones, the size, its shape and when used with its protective housing it can take a beating and be used to record under water."

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    Shoot clear videos with this Sony recorder. The Balance Optical SteadyShot feature lets you capture stable images while on the move, and the built-in GPS locator displays where videos were shot. Make memories in a variety of weather conditions with the waterproof, freeze-proof and shockproof design of this Sony recorder.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "great camera...Better than GoPro...awesome camera, incredible quality, really fast delivery from best buy, if you are looking for a camera to vlog with or do ramdom videos and you just have 300 dolars in your budget, that is for sure the camera for you, I am in love with this little guy....These are my main 3 reasons for purchasing this camera but are not the only ones, the size, its shape and when used with its protective housing it can take a beating and be used to record under water."

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    Shoot clear videos with this Sony recorder. The Balance Optical SteadyShot feature lets you capture stable images while on the move, and the built-in GPS locator displays where videos were shot. Make memories in a variety of weather conditions with the waterproof, freeze-proof and shockproof design of this Sony recorder.
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    "Love it...Not Bad...The picture quality was excellent at all light levels and the video was not jerky or jumpy even though filming was done as part of a walking tour and the camera was held by a student who was a novice photographer....I am in love with the projector as well; although, I never thought I would use the projector when I purchased the Camcorder it has been so useful to review my recordings or pictures."

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    This Sony Handycam HDRCX440/B camcorder features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, so you can capture clear videos and still images. Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to share stored footage across devices.
    Your price for this item is $269.99
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    The previous price was $299.99
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    "Love it...Not Bad...The picture quality was excellent at all light levels and the video was not jerky or jumpy even though filming was done as part of a walking tour and the camera was held by a student who was a novice photographer....I am in love with the projector as well; although, I never thought I would use the projector when I purchased the Camcorder it has been so useful to review my recordings or pictures."

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    This Sony Handycam HDRCX440/B camcorder features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, so you can capture clear videos and still images. Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to share stored footage across devices.