This is the Golden Age of Video, with seemingly endless options for creating, editing, sharing, and watching it. And yet it’s an awful time to be a camcorder, as the market for those single-purpose devices has all but dried up in favor of smartphones and other more versatile options. So consumers now choose among action and sport cameras, high-power DSLRs, smartphones and tablets, and even drones. Here’s a look at some of the top video camera contenders for every occasion — including a few true camcorders.
For access to exclusive gear videos, celebrity interviews, and more, subscribe on YouTube!