Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in camcorders.

GoPro Hero6 Black review

With faster frame rates and superior stabilization, GoPro again secures its spot at the front of the pack. We take a look at the new action camera to beat in our GoPro Hero6 Black review. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Xiaomi Yi 4K+ Review

  • Solid features for the price
  • Impressive image quality
  • Great touchscreen
  • Works with GoPro accessories
  • Voice Control (coming in a future firmware update)
  • Not waterproof without additional case
  • USB Type-C port can be difficult to open
Our Score 8

GoPro Hero6 Black Review

  • Excellent electronic image stabilization
  • 4K/60 and 1080p/240
  • Improved dynamic range and color
  • Great mobile app
  • Refined, if familiar, design
  • HEVC video is very demanding
Our Score 8

GoPro Hero5 Black Review

  • Rugged and waterproof without housing
  • Great photo and video quality
  • Responsive touchscreen
  • Three stereo mics, with noise canceling
  • Voice control
  • Battery life remains the same
  • Requires some new accessories
Our Score 8

GoPro Fusion Review

  • OverCapture creates stunning fixed-frame content
  • Angel View magically erases the extension pole
  • 5.2K resolution looks good (at least on a phone)
  • Easy-to-use mobile app
  • Some features not available at launch
  • More expensive than the competition
  • Requires two MicroSD cards

Wolfcom Venture Review

  • Very small, lightweight
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Works with add-on cameras
  • Lens tilts
  • Built-in LED lights
  • Add-on cameras bring a mix of resolutions, aspects…
  • Not the most appealing design
  • Video quality and many features remain to be seen
  • No built-in LCD screen
  • Kind of expensive

Ricoh WG-M2 Review

  • Affordable 4K action cam
  • Rugged build
  • LCD
  • Easy to use
  • So-so performance
  • Lens too wide to be useful
  • No advanced options
  • No stabilization
  • Soft image quality
Our Score 5

Nikon KeyMission 170 Review

  • 4K video
  • Dedicated photo and video buttons
  • Easy menu system
  • Electronic image stabilization
  • Rugged, waterproof body
  • Auto-off can’t be disabled
  • Limited number of video settings
  • Few manual controls
  • Stabilization not available in 4K
Our Score 6

Humaneyes Vuze Camera 360 VR Review

  • 3D 360-degree on a budget
  • More lifelike experience
  • Solid video quality in ideal conditions
  • Simple, colorful design
  • Editing options include stitch fixes
  • No preview or review option in app
  • Low-light quality could be improved
  • More stitching errors in close objects
Our Score 7