Rating of the best camcorder manufacturers
• The camcorder is indispensable for those who want to record all the important moments of life in high quality. And hardly anyone wants to miss their child's first steps because the video camera battery is dead, or discover a microphone malfunction while recording their speech at the wedding of their best friend or girlfriend. That's why it's important to choose a brand of camcorder you can trust.
After studying the opinions of Consumer Reports experts, the rating of video camera manufacturers from Ranker and other sources, we have compiled top 10 best camcorder brands .
The rating of the best video camera manufacturers in the world is opened by a Japanese corporation, which appeared back in 1912. True, then it was a modest firm for the repair of metal products.
• Many people know Sharp as a quality TV company. However, among its products there are many models of camcorders capable of shooting in high resolution up to 4K.
• And at CES 2019, a prototype Micro Four Thirds camera system was unveiled that can shoot video at 8K resolution. So far, the shooting rate is 30 fps, but the company's specialists are already working on increasing the frequency to 60 fps.
South Korean multinational corporation headquartered in Seoul. It was founded in 1938 as a trading company, but over the years it began to specialize in other industries, and by the end of the 1960s, entered the electronics industry.
• Since the 1990s, Samsung has become a well-known name in the electronics industry, supplying mobile phones and semiconductors to markets around the world. The Samsung Galaxy series of smartphones has become one of the most popular in the world, as well as the video surveillance systems provided by this company.
8. Nikon Corporation
Of course, the list of the most famous manufacturers of video cameras could not do without mentioning the famous company, which is a pioneer in the production of photo and video equipment. It was founded in 1917 and initially specialized in the creation of high-quality optics, and then electronic devices for image processing.
• When you buy a Nikon camcorder, you can count on excellent build quality, a highly sensitive sensor, comfortable ergonomics, and a wide range of compatible optics.
One of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of electronics. This Chinese company, founded back in 2001, has grown significantly in terms of its customer base and the various products it makes.
• Hikvision employs more than 8 people, not to mention the fact that the total number of employees involved in research and development exceeds 000 people. Some of the products offered by HikVision include Switchers, Camcorders, DVRs and High Definition IP Cameras.
• Hikvision products are shipped to various countries around the world, including the United States, India and Russia.
The Japanese are the undisputed leaders when it comes to making good camcorders. And JVC is no exception. Users love its products for their "indestructibility" and the ability to use in almost any conditions, long-term operation, convenience and ease of use.
• JVC focused its main efforts on the release of professional video cameras, however, in 2018, the JVC Everio GZ-RY980 model appeared, which can be attributed to the top solutions of the amateur class. She has a four-stage protection and, most importantly, the ability to shoot in 4K. And the cost of the camera is from 52.
A Chinese company with a name that is funny to the ears of a Russian person supplies services and products for video surveillance, ranking second in the world in size. Although this manufacturer is not as old as some of the "dinosaurs" of the video market, such as Sony, their products are first-class. And, importantly, it is cheaper than Japanese and American counterparts.
4 Panasonic Corporation
One of the largest public companies in the world for 2018 ranked 14th in the list of the most respected companies in the world according to Forbes. Panasonic strives to stay ahead of the curve in camcorder manufacturing, and in 2018 introduced the world's first full-frame mirrorless camcorders with 4K 60p/50p movie capability. These are the LUMIX S1R and S1 models.
• Earlier, in 2008, Panasonic pioneered a new photography culture for the world with the introduction of a digital system mirrorless camera.
Compared with the first two participants in the ranking of the best camcorder manufacturers in the world, the American company GoPro is a “baby sucker”, it was founded only in 2002. However, she, as they say, "from young and early", as she quickly managed to become a market leader due to the affordable price and high quality of her products.
• At the moment, GoPro produces the best action cameras in the world, as well as accessories for them. Both professionals and amateurs can find the right model for themselves, whether it is a waterproof expensive camera that shoots in 4K or a budget option for cycling and hiking.
The history of this company began in 1933, with the appearance of a laboratory for precision optical instruments. The goal of the founders was to create the first 35mm camera in Japan that would be as good as its German counterparts.
• Now Canon is one of the world leaders and market of cameras, camcorders, printers and optical products.
• Whether Canon makes professional or budget camcorders, customers can always count on quality build, long life and reliability.
1. Sony Corporation
Sony is a Japanese multinational corporation based in Tokyo. It was founded in 1946 with a capital of $530 and only eight employees. Since then, the company has grown to tens of thousands of employees from all over the world.
• It is currently one of the most successful electronics suppliers in the world market. Sony deals not only with electronics, but also with gaming, entertainment and financial services.
• Sony camcorders are renowned for their reliability and cutting-edge technology, plenty of customization options and excellent image quality. Most of them are not cheap, but in this case it is not a pity to pay for the quality. One of Sony's best camcorders is the AX700, which was named 4K Camcorder of the Year by Digital Trends.