Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Light Weight Video Cameras

1. AKASO Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 64 8

AKASO First Impressions

"Lots of parts."

I did a lot of reading before choosing it. My eyes are not as good as they used to be. The controls have zero noticeable lag. It took me 5 minutes to go through instruction. Plus the cat seems to enjoy chasing it around as well.

  • AKASO A300 Foldable Drone with Camera 1080P Camera FPV Drones Live Video Altitude Hold One Key Take Off/Landing RC Drone Best Gift for Boys and Girl Drone for Beginners Adults Kids
  • HD Camera FPV Real-time Transmission: The super mini drone equipped with 1080P front camera and bottom camera can take aerial photos and videos, With the built-in WiFi module, you can see exactly what your camera sees with a live video on your mobile device by installing the APP.
  • Optical Altitude Hold One Key Take Off Landing : On altitude hold mode, you can accurately lock the height and location, stable hover and capture video or photos from any angle shooting, making the experience very easy and convenient, even a novice, can play this drone easily. The drone automatically takes off and lands with one click, which is very handy.
  • 3D Flip One Key Return : The A300 drone includes the new 3D rolling special effects and can be quite the surprise! One-key return function allows the drone to return automatically without losing the drone.
  • Headless Mode Trimming :In Headless mode, the drone will move forward, backward, and side to side relative to the original orientation of the drone when the button is pushed, instead of relative to the front of the drone. This makes joystick control of the drone much easier, especially when out of sight. The trimming function allows you to make small adjustments to the tilt of the drone to enable steady hovering even in light wind.
  • Foldable Easy to Carry:The foldable pocket drone is easy to carry, light weight. Maybe this is your first drone of aerial, do not worry, this drone is very easy for beginners to play. The flight time is about 8-14 minutes per full charged batteries.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AKASO
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AKASO Final Thoughts

"Fit perfectly."

Those will simplify drone flying a lot for beginners. The manual is very clear and it takes 5 minutes to set up. Very pleasantly surprised by the video quality of this! To be suitable for all ages to learn to fly. It is really easy to use for me and my kids.

Overall Score
4.3


(276 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Light Weight Video Cameras

2. KOT 534K Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 69 22

KOT 534K First Impressions

"It is top quality."

I'll get to the point of figuring it out. 3 settings, up close, mid range and infinity. Good camera for what I’m using it for. So many features, streamlined everything. Overall it is a decent Light Weight Video Camera for the price.

  • 4K Camcorder Video Camera KOT HD WiFi 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen 48MP 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens IR Night Vision Vlogging Video Camera Recorder Handy cam
  • 4K UHD HD Camcorder & 3.0 inch touch screen: The video camcorder has a 4K 2880x2160 (24FPS) video resolution, 13MP CMOS image sensor, Max 48MP image resolution, 16X Digital Zoom (no autofocus) and 2 rechargeable batteries, 3.0 inch touch screen that rotate up to 270 degrees and a smart pause function. This digital video camera camcorders supports recording while charging, ideal for vloggers and videography lovers.
  • Stereo Microphone & Wide Angle Lens: External Microphone uses X-Y stereo pickup technology, clear and stable sound image localization. High-quality microphone can be used in conferences, symposiums, media interviews, speeches, course recording and film making. 4K camcorder comes with a professional 0.39X 2 in 1 HD wide-angle lens with macro lens which is great for large scenery, such as Buildings, Landscapes. Macro lens is for close-up shooting of the micro object,such as flowers, etc.
  • Wi-Fi & IR Night Vision: Download "NovaCam" APP at App Store, then you can control the 4k camcorder with your tablet or smartphone (9.8 feet effected)to preview, browse images or download files from the camera to mobile phone or tablet for sharing, both while taking photos or filming. Wi-Fi cannot connect directly to the router. You can record in the dark with the IR light and LED light feature. IR night vision has no influence over video and photo functions and the color is in black and white.
  • Multipurpose Video Camera Recorder & USB, TV Output: The 4k camcorder can be used as a webcam, connect the camcorder to your computer with a USB cable and select PC Camera mode. HD handheld camcorder video camera uses a 13MP sensor, the maximum pixels is 48.0 MP photo resolution (9212X5184 interpolation). HDMI cable connects the camcorder to the TV to watch photos and videos.
  • What You Get: A light weight 4K camcorder bag which is perfect for storage and carrying. We also provide professional technical support services within 24 hours, just contact us with no hesitation. Maximum support for 128GB SD card,1/4 inch standard tripod and external 37MM(1.46 inch) lens (SD card ,tripod and external lens are NOT INCLUDED).
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KOT 534K
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KOT 534K Final Thoughts

"Has a remote control!"

And the photo is acceptable also. Great Light Weight Video Camera and meets my needs. The camcorder is nice and compact. But not an awful lot better. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great!

Overall Score
4.0


(91 Points)

3. FlatHat FHDPGR32 Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 70 3

FlatHat FHDPGR32 First Impressions

"Nice Light Weight Video Camera!"

Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. Also I would HIGHLY suggest you use the prop guards. This is a great flyer for both indoor and outside flying. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability. It's also important to take your time with the installation.

  • FlatHat 32" (80cm) Collapsible Drone Landing Pad
  • Durable, heavy duty 600D fabric sewn to spring steel frame
  • Light weight design easy to carry - no need to carry extra weight
  • Dyed fabric will not peel-off or flake with use
  • Universal compatibility for drones, including DJI Mavic and DJI Phantom Series 4, 3, 2, 1
  • Includes 32” drone pad, 3 aluminum stakes, high quality carry bag
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FlatHat FHDPGR32
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FlatHat FHDPGR32 Final Thoughts

"Ten minutes."

It's also important to take your time with the installation. The quality that this offers far exceeds the cost. Not Only Can You Learn On The FlatHat FHDPGR32. They made it right by sending a replacement. This really is a great drone for anyone of any ability.

Overall Score
4.6


(79 Points)

4. FOCUSHD Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 53 6

FOCUSHD First Impressions

"Actually really good."

It’s really time to buy this FOCUSHD . Much better then other same style Light Weight Video Camera. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. The FOCUSHD is very compact. Great Light Weight Video Camera and meets my needs.

  • FocusHD 1080P Sunglasses Action Camera 16GB Memory Integrated, UV400 Anti-Impact Lens Video Eyewear Camcorder for Outdoor Sports
  • 【Unique Sunglasses】: Fully upgarded video sunglasses combining new technique, new design and new material, ensure to bring you the fully new exciting & joyful experience, as a professional sunglasses goggles and sport camcorder
  • 【High-performance】: Built-in 16GB integrated memory support continual loop 1080P real time video recording up to 60-90 minutes,122 degree wide angle, free from extral SD card
  • 【User-friendly】: Simple one touch operation with quick response for instant-access recording or standby status, specially with DUAL indicators of both LED and vibration for easy on/off identification anytime
  • 【Unbreakable & stable】: Utilize the light weight and durable material on body, and built in upgraded stable IC system
  • 【Warranty & Service】: All products passed strict 100% QC in detail with 1-year warranty, you''ll not be disappointed with our 7/14 service, 365 days technical support
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FOCUSHD
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FOCUSHD Final Thoughts

"No big deal though."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. But not an awful lot better. Recording effect is very good! This unit is awesome and the price is great. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
4.0


(20 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Light Weight Video Cameras

5. HOBBYMATE HB130COP Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 59

HOBBYMATE HB130COP First Impressions

"They work great!"

It doesn't have that annoying buzz that some have. Great quality and easy enough for beginners to learn with. But u will have an extra one to exchange. So no complaints here. Great product if you have multiple batteries.

  • HOBBYMATE X130 FPV Racing Drone Mini Quadcopter Combo - Carbon Frame W/ 1306 Motor, BLHeli_S 20A ESC, 3030 Tri-Blades, Battery Strap
  • 1. HOBBYMATE 130 FPV Racing Quadcopter Drone Combo
  • 2. Full carbon fiber Quadcopter Frame, high strength and light weight, Unibody design is tough enough to resist shock and impact for durability
  • 3. Reasonable layout allows for simple and convenient installation
  • 4. Combo Contains 130 Frame kit, 4 PCS HOBBYMATE 1306 Motors CW CCW, 4 PCS HOBBYMATE BLHeli_S 20A Speed controller, 8 CW CCW 3030 Tri Props, XT60 Plug Cable, Battery Strap
  • 5. High quality, stable performance
  • Recommended Age: 14 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HOBBYMATE HB130COP
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HOBBYMATE HB130COP Final Thoughts

"Very satisfied!"

So no complaints here. Controls are smooth and easy to use. It came with a sleek remote control. Below I will list the pros and cons I've got with this drone. I have some really cool ideas for them.

Overall Score
4.3


(15 Points)

6. FPVDrone Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 64

FPVDrone First Impressions

"LOVE THIS DRONE!"

Bigger drones will cost much more with more battery life. I love this Light Weight Video Camera, it is a beast in a small package! The FPVDrone is well built, and the controls work well. The FPVDrone is well built, and the controls work well. Great product if you have multiple batteries.

  • FPVDrone 225mm FPV Racing Drone Frame Carbon Fiber 5inch Quadcopter Frame Kit with 3D Printed Camera Mount for Gopro
  • ★[RED 3D Printed Parts] Makes your drone more fashion and beautiful.
  • ★[Full 3K Carbon Fiber]Makes the drone body light weight but very strong.
  • ★[Easily Assembled]Suitable for both beginners and senior players ,can be easily assembled.
  • ★[Plenty of Space] Easily fit your FPV and reduce the wring messing.
  • ★[Stable structure]Body great structure help the top plate with bottom board and arm get more solid support.
  • Recommended Age: 18 years and up
  • Editor's Impressions Of The FPVDrone
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FPVDrone Final Thoughts

"That's for sure!"

This is a great Light Weight Video Camera for the price. Picture and video quality better than expected. It hovered in place even with the 4 to 7 mph breezes. The camera on this thing is awesome. I have to say, I really like this drone.

Overall Score
4.6


(12 Points)

7. RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 86

RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS First Impressions

"So I got the camera."

I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. No need to spend hundreds on something else! I'm looking forward to using this RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS. I started using it immediately and the quality looks very good. I wanted an inexpensive camera to videotape snorkeling in Maui.

  • RunCam Split 3 Nano FPV Camera FOV 165 Degree DC 5-20V M12 Lens 1080P HD Recording WDR NTSC PAL Switchable for FPV Racing Drone Black
  • New features: Stronger flexible ribbon cable and Optimize TV-OUT interference to reduce ripple.High Definition Display: 1080P/60fps HD recording & WDR FPV camera.
  • Wide Angle View: M12 Lens, FOV 160°beyond the wide angle for recording more wide and beautiful scenes.
  • FPV aspect ratio 16:9/4:3 switchable; PAL / NTSC switchable,Wide voltage (5-20V) Anti-drop SD card .
  • Image Sensor: Ultra light weight (10.5g) Low latency TV-OUT (40ms).
  • Editor's Impressions Of The RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS
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RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS Final Thoughts

"Cheers!"

This little camera will amaze you. This feature alone is the reason I bought the RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS. If you have a RunCam LYSB01N9ZKQVL-ELECTRNCS, then you need this case. So, will definitely keep it instead of Sony cam! Simple to use and share on social media in a few minutes.

Overall Score
4.9


(9 Points)

8. muson M10 Light Weight Video Camera

muson M10 First Impressions

"I have a muson M10."

There is no need for me to buy extra batteries. I may have to pick up a second one at this price! I will be taking this to my trip to the Philippines. Amazing video quality and from something so small. I cannot say enough great things about this Light Weight Video Camera.

  • Muson Action Camera 4K 16MP Underwater Cam Waterproof 30M WiFi Sports Camera 2.0-inch LCD Monitor 170 Degree Wide-Angle with Dual 1050mAh Rechargeable Battery Motion Camera Built in Mic
  • [Ultra HD 4K / 16MP Action Camera] - Professional 4K/30FPS video and 16MP photo resolution can empowers you to capture every moment with absolutely crisp and vibrant detail,record your amazing life
  • [30 Meters Waterproof Performance] - This underwater camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, etc with its waterproof case. You can easily record every exciting moment under the sea
  • [2.4G Remote Control / Wi-Fi] - A single press of the wireless wrist remote control to capture and store the perfect moment, share & edit videos and images all the time. Besides, with HDMI Port allows you to connect it with television
  • [2 Inch LCD Display / Dual Batteries] - 2 inch screen allows you to preview the video in action camera, larger screen offers better clarity for picture or video. The dual battery can record up to 180 minutes in total
  • [Compact but Various Functions] - Light weight, small size, easy to carry and operate, it covers all function you need,such as driving mode, image rotation, time-lapse, loop recording, slow motion, exposure and white balance
  • Editor's Impressions Of The muson M10
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muson M10 Final Thoughts

"My kids love using this!"

The value of all the parts is incredible. Captures all my adventures when I need it to. Great color, crystal clear video as well as audio. The picture quality out performs any expectation I had. The quality is decent for the size.

Overall Score
5.0


(8 Points)

9. Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 32

Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P First Impressions

"So fun!"

It has an camera and it does video. This unit is awesome and the price is great. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. And the photo is acceptable also. Picture quality is outstanding.

  • LILLIPUT 7" 664 IPS Screen Hdmi in Slim Shutter Release Camera-top Monitor with Broadcast Quality for DSLR & Full Hd Camcorder
  • MODEL:664(HDMI IN)
  • Super light weight (365g) and super slim (35mm)
  • Super high quality IPS Panel Screen ,1280x800 (takes 1080P input)
  • High Brightness 400cd/m2
  • High Contrast 800:1
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P
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Lilliput 5D-ii/O/P Final Thoughts

"Very light and compact."

Well packed and worth the money. This unit is awesome and the price is great. I've tried many brands & models. Great Light Weight Video Camera for me. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

Overall Score
4.0


(3 Points)

10. ORDRO F5 Light Weight Video Camera

User Ratings: 62

ORDRO F5 First Impressions

"The hole is so tiny."

It is also great as a gift for kids. This was well worth the money. Wow this was such a great purchase! Indoors it performed quite well. Really great camera and easy to use.

  • Full HD Video Camera Camcorder, ORDRO Portable 24MP Full HD 1080P 30FPS Camcorder with Macro Digital Video Camcorder Recorder Camcorders with Remote and 2 Batteties
  • ORDRO Video Camera HDV-F5 Features: Portable HD 1920x1080P 30 FPS(FHD) camcorder. CMOS sensor. Up to 24.0MP. 3.0'' TFT LCD screen support 270 degree rotation. LED fill light. 16X digital zoom. Macro shooting function.
  • Memory Media: This camcorder supports SD / SDHC card expansion, up to 64GB. It does not have memory card in the package, you must to buy a new memory card first, then to use the camcorder. We recommend using the original class 10 SDcard, up to 64GB max. When you use the camcorder, please format the memory card first.
  • External Powerful Li-ion Battery: Equipped with 2x NP-180, 3.7V 1800mAh Li-ion external battery and a USB charger. Please install the battery on the camcorder and use the USB cable to charge. It need to charge more than 8 hours for the first time, after that, 3 hours is enough. When the battery is fully charged, it can take video up to 2 hours, and pictures up to 3 hours.
  • Compact and Lightweight: Size: 5.0 * 2.6 * 2.2 inches, 128mm (L) * 66mm (H) * 55mm (W). Weight: 0.66 pounds (300g). Small volume light weight. Easy to carry and store. This camera support standard tripod.
  • Multi-functions: Support remote-controlled. Face capture. Macro function, internal microphone and speaker. 16X digital zoom video camera. Support HDMI cable output to TV and USB cable to computer.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO F5
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ORDRO F5 Final Thoughts

"Makes a great gift!"

I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. More noticeable on the night vision set up. The phone/camera mount piece works great. The price Also made this a great deal. Still, it's worth knowing about.

Overall Score
4.2


(3 Points)

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