Updated August 02, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

The 7 Best Professional Camcorders

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Whether you're a filmmaker, news reporter, or wedding videographer, having a professional camcorder at your disposal can dramatically improve the quality of your work. Compared to lesser models, these feature better lenses, bigger sensors, and more controls to let you hone an image to your satisfaction. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best professional camcorder on Amazon.

7. Canon XA11

6. Canon XC15

5. JVC GY-HM620U ProHD

4. Panasonic HC-X1 4K Ultra HD

3. Sony PXW-FS5 Mk II

2. Canon XA15


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on August 02, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).

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