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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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    "I love this device...I really like this...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...Also it is nice that they include a memory card with the device, but I would suggest getting a larger capacity card as soon as possible as the one that comes in it can only do 30 minutes or so of recording"

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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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    "I love this device...I really like this...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...Also it is nice that they include a memory card with the device, but I would suggest getting a larger capacity card as soon as possible as the one that comes in it can only do 30 minutes or so of recording"

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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
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    "I love this product...Great for Live Events...I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a Livestream camera...I loved this camera so much that I actually went out and bought another"

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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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    "I love this product...Great for Live Events...I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a Livestream camera...I loved this camera so much that I actually went out and bought another"

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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.
  3. Product Description

    Capture every moment with this Panasonic HD camcorder. Its three optical image stabilizer technologies deliver smooth footage in a variety of conditions, and its HDR movie mode enables a wider dynamic color range for more natural imaging. This Panasonic HD camcorder's wireless twin-camera function lets you record multiple scenes from the device and your smartphone simultaneously.
    Your price for this item is $499.99
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    Capture every moment with this Panasonic HD camcorder. Its three optical image stabilizer technologies deliver smooth footage in a variety of conditions, and its HDR movie mode enables a wider dynamic color range for more natural imaging. This Panasonic HD camcorder's wireless twin-camera function lets you record multiple scenes from the device and your smartphone simultaneously.
  4. Top comment

    "Super happy so far...but still worth it...I highly recommend this camera if you are in the market for a budget friendly HD camera...The Panasonic 770 was suggested as a good camera for hockey as it has an action setting and performs well in low light situations"

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    Capture clear shots by using this Panasonic Camcorder with HDR that reduces bright spots and enhances dark areas. Connect your smartphone's video camera by using Wi-Fi for picture-in-picture video, and reduce sound distortion with the Wind Shield Zoom Microphone for high-quality recording. This Panasonic Camcorder uses Level Shot Function to suppress distortion and tilting to minimize blurred, slanted videos.
    Your price for this item is $449.99
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    "Super happy so far...but still worth it...I highly recommend this camera if you are in the market for a budget friendly HD camera...The Panasonic 770 was suggested as a good camera for hockey as it has an action setting and performs well in low light situations"

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    Capture clear shots by using this Panasonic Camcorder with HDR that reduces bright spots and enhances dark areas. Connect your smartphone's video camera by using Wi-Fi for picture-in-picture video, and reduce sound distortion with the Wind Shield Zoom Microphone for high-quality recording. This Panasonic Camcorder uses Level Shot Function to suppress distortion and tilting to minimize blurred, slanted videos.
  5. Top comment

    "Small and Great video...great quality 4k underwater camera...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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    "Small and Great video...great quality 4k underwater camera...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.
  6. Top comment

    "Such a cool camera...Fun, but that's it...Pretty fun, I recorded a live group on stage that would be annoying to run around the stage with a camera, I set it on a monopod right in front of the drummer and was able to stand back and later get the video angles desired...Its a excellent product, with nice idea but you need a pro machine for downloading a editing this videos, its a downsize for a consumer product"

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    Capture your most exciting adventures with the GoPro Fusion camera. Voice command functions allow for hands-free filming for selfie-style video, while access to the GoPro app lets you preview footage and stitch video all from your smartphone. Featuring VR recording capabilities and next-level video stabilization, the GoPro Fusion camera delivers immersive video quality and virtual reality compatibility.
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    "Such a cool camera...Fun, but that's it...Pretty fun, I recorded a live group on stage that would be annoying to run around the stage with a camera, I set it on a monopod right in front of the drummer and was able to stand back and later get the video angles desired...Its a excellent product, with nice idea but you need a pro machine for downloading a editing this videos, its a downsize for a consumer product"

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    Capture your most exciting adventures with the GoPro Fusion camera. Voice command functions allow for hands-free filming for selfie-style video, while access to the GoPro app lets you preview footage and stitch video all from your smartphone. Featuring VR recording capabilities and next-level video stabilization, the GoPro Fusion camera delivers immersive video quality and virtual reality compatibility.
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    "4k is so gorgeous...Perfect for my job...Not also the capability of having a better video image quality of a 4K, it also have a capability of a better image stabilization...This little action camera captures beautiful video and it has the best stabilization of any action camera"

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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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    "4k is so gorgeous...Perfect for my job...Not also the capability of having a better video image quality of a 4K, it also have a capability of a better image stabilization...This little action camera captures beautiful video and it has the best stabilization of any action camera"

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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.
  8. Top comment

    "I love my Sony CX455...I love the zoom feature...I recently bought this camera as a gift for my husband and he loves it...The 5.1 sound probably is better, but I can't tell as I only watch the videos on my computer or smart TV, neither of which has surround sound"

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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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    "I love my Sony CX455...I love the zoom feature...I recently bought this camera as a gift for my husband and he loves it...The 5.1 sound probably is better, but I can't tell as I only watch the videos on my computer or smart TV, neither of which has surround sound"

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

    "I love this camera...BEST 360 CAMERA EVER...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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    "I love this camera...BEST 360 CAMERA EVER...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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    "Very easy to use...Great for my son...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...Anyway, I am not sure what all changes GoPro has made to this newer GoPro Hero 7 camera, but I am guessing that the improved Video Stabilization that this GoPro Hero 7 has, might be draining a bit more battery power"

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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 $349.99
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    "Very easy to use...Great for my son...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...Anyway, I am not sure what all changes GoPro has made to this newer GoPro Hero 7 camera, but I am guessing that the improved Video Stabilization that this GoPro Hero 7 has, might be draining a bit more battery power"

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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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    "Great for my son...Very easy to use...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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    Record your adventures with this GoPro HERO7 video camera. A 12.0MP image sensor captures sharp, detailed photos, while the native 4K resolution lets you take breathtaking footage. This GoPro HERO7 video camera uses HyperSmooth video stabilization technology to correct for camera shake and automatically enhances still photos with the SuperPhoto feature.
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    "Great for my son...Very easy to use...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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    Record your adventures with this GoPro HERO7 video camera. A 12.0MP image sensor captures sharp, detailed photos, while the native 4K resolution lets you take breathtaking footage. This GoPro HERO7 video camera uses HyperSmooth video stabilization technology to correct for camera shake and automatically enhances still photos with the SuperPhoto feature.
  12. Model:CP.ZM.00000097.02
    SKU:6335592
    Top comment

    "Fun to play with...I love this thing...I think overall DJI did a good job as a first version of this device but I would rather wait till the next version with a better sensor comes out...It took a couple of youtube videos for me to figure out how to work this thing, but after I familiarized myself with the basic actions, it is actually a really cool camera"

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    Take stunning photos and stable high-resolution videos with this DJI Osmo Pocket handheld camera. Featuring a three-axis mechanical gimbal, this camera makes it easy to capture stable videos by automatically adjusting for hand movements. This DJI Osmo Pocket handheld camera lets you take gorgeous panorama shots and capture footage in 4K resolution.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "Fun to play with...I love this thing...I think overall DJI did a good job as a first version of this device but I would rather wait till the next version with a better sensor comes out...It took a couple of youtube videos for me to figure out how to work this thing, but after I familiarized myself with the basic actions, it is actually a really cool camera"

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    Take stunning photos and stable high-resolution videos with this DJI Osmo Pocket handheld camera. Featuring a three-axis mechanical gimbal, this camera makes it easy to capture stable videos by automatically adjusting for hand movements. This DJI Osmo Pocket handheld camera lets you take gorgeous panorama shots and capture footage in 4K resolution.
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    "I love this camera...I enjoyed this camera...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...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"

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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.
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    "I love this camera...I enjoyed this camera...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...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"

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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.
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    "It's a great camera...The pictures are good...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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    "It's a great camera...The pictures are good...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.
  15. Model:Q8
    SKU:4300901
    Top comment

    "Sweet piece of Tech...Good video, great audio...A perfect camera for small trips where you don't want to take the full kit and still need a quality product...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"

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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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    "Sweet piece of Tech...Good video, great audio...A perfect camera for small trips where you don't want to take the full kit and still need a quality product...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"

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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.