Best pocket camcorders

Our favourite pocket-sized digital camcorders

The pocket camcorder market has exploded in recent years, with popular models like the Flip Mino and Vado HD helping to usher in a new era of video. Perfect for bloggers and casual shooters, these pocket camcorders offer an affordable, ultra-portable alternative to a traditional video camera. Some of the following products also come from leading camcorder manufacturers, including Sony and Panasonic. All of the pocket camcorders featured on this list record video in high-definition.

To read our full, in-depth review, click on the model name of each camcorder.

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Creative Vado HD

The third-generation Creative Vado HD has the widest-angle lens of any HD pocket camcorder, as well as exposure controls and great low-light video quality.

  • Review Date:
  • Reviewer:
  • Manufacturer:
  • 19th Feb., 2010
  • Tim Moynihan
  • Creative
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  • Price:
  • 4.50
  • TBA
  • Pros:
  • Excellent low-light performance, wide-angle lens, exposure controls, earbuds can function as external mic
  • Cons:
  • No removable storage
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