10 Best Camcorder with Optical Zoom in 2020

Customers always like to invest in a Camcorder with best zoom quality. Camcorder is a portable video recording device which is used to record live-motion videos. Camcorder was invented by Jerome Lemelson in 1980. From its invention camcorder evolves in a more mature product. Many consumers ask us about the practicality of buying a camcorder in the age of smartphones. For this question, our answer is yes, as smartphones have very limited capability in terms of recording. A camcorder with high optical zoom features are built for only one specific reason, i.e., shooting videos, so they have dedicated sensors. You also get multiple recording options on a camcorder. Modern camcorders can also produce more crisp videos than GoPro. 

4K video recording, SD card slot, LCD, optical zoom are some of the advanced features you will get in the best camcorder available in the market. While Sony offers costlier camcorders, brands like ORDRO and Sauleo provides you with more budget-friendly and value for money options. We have surveyed the market to sort the camcorder with the best zoom. After thorough research and studying around 5000 customer reviews, we are sharing with you the list of the best camcorder in every budget segment.

Top 3 Camcorder with Best Zoom

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Video Camera Camcorder 4K Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera,48M 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder 3 in Touch Screen Camcorder with Microphone Handhold Stabilizer

Video Camera Camcorder 4K Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera

4/5
Video Camera Camcorder Digital Recorder Ordro 1080P 15FPS 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation LCD with 2 Batteries

Video Camera Camcorder Digital Recorder Ordro 1080P

4.6/5
ORDRO AC5 Optical Zoom 4K Camcorder Ultra HD WiFi Video Camera, 3.1 Inch IPS Touch Screen, Microphone, Wide Lens, Hood, 2 Batteries, LED Light,Handle,32GB SD Card, Carrying case

ORDRO AC5 Optical Zoom 4K Camcorder 

Top 10 Camcorder with Best Zoom

  • The high-resolution sensor AC5 camera is equipped with a 13, 000-megapixel full-HD CMOS Image Sensor that captures your memory at 3840x2160 resolution.
  • Equipped with advanced optical lens, 12x optical zoom and 100x digital zoom, lossless zooming of the subject.
  • External professional high-performance, heart-shaped pickups can be charged with an external Shotgun to interview video microphones to Improve the recording quality, and can be adapted to a variety of models including other brands.
  • The AC5 camcorder features a 3.1-Inch capacitive touch screen LCD display that is clearly visible even in outdoor sunlight, with rich, natural color reproduction.
  • Ir remote controlled/files are transmitted at bit rates up to 20 Mbps per second, thus ensuring high image quality.
ORDRO AC5 Optical Zoom 4K Camcorder Ultra HD WiFi Video Camera, 3.1 Inch IPS Touch Screen, Microphone, Wide Lens, Hood, 2 Batteries, LED Light,Handle,32GB SD Card, Carrying case
  • Max supports 1080P MOV Video Resolution/ 24M(6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution
  • 3.0 inch LCD Screen and supports 270°rotation, 16X digital zoom
  • built-in fill light, Anti-shaking, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-timer, Webcam function, Pause function
  • Webcam function/Recording While Charging
  • small and lightweight, portable
Video Camera Camcorder Digital Recorder Ordro 1080P 15FPS 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation LCD with 2 Batteries
  • 【4K Video Camcorder】:Our 4K video camera has excellent quality in recording at 4K video resolution and taking natural photos at 48MP. Thanks to its highly sensitive sensor, it senses the surrounding environment and finely processes complex light. With fast image capture rates and image processing capabilities, camcorder enhances image sharpness for more natural and realistic image quality.
  • 【Webcam Video Camera】:The 4K camcorder can be used as a webcam, that connects the camcorder to your computer with a USB cable and select PC Camera mode.When you want to video chat with your friends or family, you may need this function. And 4K camcorder supports HDMI function, you could connect it directly to an TV with HDMI cable and playback the videos you took in high definition.Ideal gift for amateurs and beginners to take selfies and start filming.
  • 【Camcorder with Handhold stand】:Camcorder with Microphone used X-Y stereo pickup technology, that sound image localization will be more clear and stable.In addition, the handhold stand can keep camcorder stable during recording, which is suitable for making moving low-angle videos and pictures. The 4K camcorder comes with a lens hood as well.It prevents lens flare caused by extraneous light and protects against unexpected bumps or shock in order to improve the photos overall color and contrast.
  • 【Video Camera with 2 Batteries】:Saying goodbye to the camera battery can not meet the needs of long-time shooting.The digital video camera comes with two batteries for long time continuous shooting.And video camera supports recording while charging. Therefore, you do not need worry about missing any important moment in your life.In addition, you may choose the pause function when you were recording,then you will continue with the same file without having to start a new one file.
  • 【Feature-rich vlogging camera】:SAULEOO provides 24-hour online customer service. YouTube camcorder supports photos taking,anti-shake, face recognition, beauty function, continuous shooting, video lapse mode, playback modes, HDMI output. With various features, this vlogging camera can help you start a channel soon and win more subscribers.Maximum support for 128GB SD card, 1/4 inch standard tripod and external 37mm lens(SD card, tripod and external lens are NOT INCLUDED).
Video Camera Camcorder 4K Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera,48M 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder 3 in Touch Screen Camcorder with Microphone Handhold Stabilizer
  • ORDRO HDR-AC7 10x Optical Zoom 4K Camcorder with External Microphone: With 4K UHD resolution and 10x optical zoom, the ORDRO HDR-AC7 camcorder can perform extremely high quality image and capture wonderful moment. New upgrade 3.1 inch IPS touch panel. The hot shoe design can be attached with an ORDRO CM520 external microphone, which can accurately pick up the sound, eliminate the noise and NCR noise reduction during recording, bringing you purer sound quality.
  • High Sensitivity COMS Sensor: With 5.0 megapixel high-sensitivity CMOS sensor, it can sense the surrounding environment and delicately handle complex light. With fast image capture rate and image processing capability, it can enhance image clarity to perform more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality. Tips: There is no memory card in the package, please buy a 32-128GB class 10 SD card first before using this camera, and format it.
  • Attach an External 0.39X Wide Angle Lens: This video camera is equipped with a professional 2-in-1 0.39x (with macro lens) wide angle lens for a wider range of shooting. The detachable macro lens for extremely high-resolution close-ups of small objects. To use the macro lens, you need to separate the two lens by unscrewing. Please confirm the focusing distance is 1.5 meters or more. If you need close-up shots, please use a macro lens and keeping 4-5 cm distance from the object.
  • Support Video Recording While Charging: The ORDRO AC7 camcorder supports taking video recording while charging, you can use a USB cable to connect a extra power bank for charging when recording. The package comes with two NP-40B 3.7V 1250mAh lithium batteries and a battery charger. When first use, please charge the battery for 3 hours to make sure its fully charged, it can take videos up to 1.5 hours. (Tips: The battery working time will shorten in the Wi-Fi mode).
  • WiFi Connection and Remote Control: Video and photo can be controlled and shared by downloading APP (D-VIDEO) on smart phone (support for Android or IOS system, less than 9.8 feet). Comes with a remote control that can be used to control the camcorder to take photos and videos from a distance, less than 16 feet. Tips: When using the remote control, please remove the plastic sheet at the bottom.
Video Camera 4K Camcorder ORDRO 4K Ultra HD Camcorder 10x Optical Zoom 4K Video Camera 1080P 60FPS 3.1'' IPS Touch Screen WiFi Camera Recorder with Microphone Wide Angle Lens and Camera Holder
  • ❤[ORDRO FHD 1080P 30FPS Video Camera Camcorder] Equipped with 3.1 inches IPS capacitive touch screen (270 degree rotation). The touch operation is more accurate and sensitive, and the images are more vivid and lifelike. 1920*1080P 30FPS full HD resolution. MOV-H.264 video format. 8.0 MP CMOS sensor, up to 24.0 mega pixels. JPEG picture format. Tips: The camera is mainly used for video recording. Please insert the SD card (not included) when using it, keep the shooting distance more than 1.5m.
  • ❤[Camcorder with an External Microphone and Wide Angle Lens] Unique hot shoe function to attach an external microphone (ORDRO CM520 MIC with intelligent indicator display), which reduce noise and improve video sound quality. The package also comes with a 2 in 1 HD 72mm professional 0.39x super wide angle lens, and shoots more beautiful image. It supports any 37mm diameter teleconverter, fisheye lens and UV lens.
  • ❤[Video Camera Wi-Fi Function] Please install the "LzxViewer" app to your smartphone first, open your smartphone wifi switch and enter the camcorder wifi name and password to connect. You can use the app to remote control camcorder to take video recording, and upload or download video files to your smartphone or tablet. And you can share the photos, videos and audios to your Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. NOTE: does not support wireless internet access. Wi-Fi connection range ≤ 9.8 feet.
  • ❤[Equipped 2 Lithium Batteries] The package equipped with two NP-40 3.7V 1250mAh liLithium batteries and a charger. Please install the battery correctly to ensure that the positive and negative terminals of the battery correspond to the camera battery compartment. When first use, please charge the battery for 3 hours to make sure its fully charged, it can take videos up to 2 hours. The camcorder supports recording while charging. (Tips: The battery working time will shorten in the Wi-Fi mode).
  • ❤[Lightweight and Compact Video Camcorder] Easy to use and carry. Size: L5*H2.2*W2.3 inches, weight: 1.29 lb. Multi-function: 16X digital zoom, remote control, face capture, self-timer, anti-shake, auto power-off, USB2.0/HDMI output. Supports standard tripod, must be purchase a SD/SDHC card first (up to 64GB, remcomended 32GB Class 10 SD CARDS). HDMI cable only used for connecting with TV, it will show the better images. Live streaming is not supported!!!
Camcorder Video Camera ORDRO Z20 FHD 1080P 30FPS Vlogging Camera 3.1‘’ IPS Touchscreen Digital Video Recorder Wi-Fi Camera Camcorders with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens
  • 👍ORDRO NEW Upgrade Video Camera: 3.1 inches IPS capacitive touchscreen (270 degree rotation). 1920*1080P 30FPS (Full HD) resolution. Unique hot shoe function to attach an external microphone and video camera light, which reduce noise and improve video sound quality. It also supports 37mm external wide angle lens, teleconverter, fisheye lens and UV lens.
  • 👍Lightweight and Compact HD Camcorder: Sony 8.0 MP sensor, up to 24.0 mega pixels, 16X digital zoom, IR remote control, face capture, self-timer, anti-shake, auto power-off, USB2.0/HDMI output. Supports standard tripod and SD/SDHC class 10 card (up to 64GB memory card, need to be purchased separately). HDMI cable only used for connecting with TV, does not support stream live.
  • 👍Video Camera Camcorders with Wi-Fi Function: Please use your smartphone to download and install the "LzxViewer" APP to connect camcorder via the wifi. It can control camcorder to take recording videos, and upload or download files to your smartphone or tablet (wifi effective connection range ≤ 9.8 feet). NOTE: does not support wireless internet access.
  • 👍Powerful Li-on Battery Supply: It comes with two NP-40 3.7V 1250mAh Li-ion batteries and a charger. When first use, please charge the battery for 3 hours to make sure its fully charged, it can take videos up to 2 hours, and pictures up to 2.5 hours. This camcorder supports recording while charging. (Tips: The battery working time will shorten in the WIFI mode).
  • 👍What You Get: 1 x ORDRO Video camera HDV-Z20, 1 x 3.5mm interface external shotgun microphone (Mono), 1 x 0.45X HD wide angle lens, 1 x HDMI cable,1 x USB cable, 1 x Microphone charging cable, 2 x NP-40 Lithium batteries, 1 x Battery charger, 1 x Remote control, 1 x Camera bag, 1 x Lens cap, 1 x Wrist strap, 1 x Card reader (Random Color), 2 x User manuals (camera user manual and microphone user manual). We offer lifetime warranty and excellent customer service. Please do not hesitate to cont
Video Camera Camcorder ORDRO 3.1‘’ IPS Touch Screen WiFi Camcorders FHD 1080P 30FPS Digital Video Camera Recorder with Microphone
  • 【4K Ultra HD & 30MP Camcorder】: This digital camcorder records video with ultra HD 4K/30FPS video resolution and takes photos at 30.0MP image resolution. The high resolution and fill light function help you take high quality videos and pictures. The 3.0'' LCD touchscreen has 270-degree rotation. This CMOS Sensor camera with 18x digital zoom will take the resolution of your images to a whole new level.
  • 【Video Camera with Mic】: This camcorder is designed with a hot shoe interface that can be used to install an external microphone if required. Every time when you use external microphone, that it will effectively improve the clarity of the recording and reduce noise.Also the lens hood works great! It can block excess light and protect your camcorder lens from accidental damage.It improves the photos overall color and contrast. It is ideal for recording family events, parties, speech, etc.
  • 【Webcam & Electronic Anti-shake】: This video camera can be used as webcam with which you can use to have a video call with your friends and family by connecting the vlogging camera to your computer using the provided USB cable . You can also use the HDMI cable connect this camcorder directly to an HDTV and playback the videos you took in high . In addition, it also supports electronic anti-shake function, which can effectively improve the picture quality.
  • 【Recording While Charging & Remote Control】: This video camera is lightweight and easy to carry, which comes with a built-in microphone and speaker. This camcorder supports recording videos while charging.So you won't need to stop recording when the battery is running out during video recording. It has many other functions including: beauty function, face recognition, continuous shooting, self-timer and more. This digital cameras is perfect for recording the beautiful moments of your life.
  • 【Friendly Product Maintenance】: We provide a one-year product maintenance and service. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave your question on our sales page.The video camera supports up to a max. 128GB External SD/SDHC card and you can install 1/4 inch standard tripod and external 37mm lens. (SD/SDHC Card, Tripod and External Lens All NOT INCLUDED).
Camcorder Video Camera 4K 30MP Digital Camcorder Camera with Microphone Ultra HD Vlogging Camera with Remote Control Rotatable 3.0 in Touch Screen (V14)
  • The YouTube camera can be used as webcam for YouTube or Skype.You can have a video call with your families or friends when connected with your computer.
  • The digital camera camcorder supports the pause function, which is a good choice for YouTube and vlogging.
4K Camcorder Video Camera for YouTube, Vlogging Camera with Microphone Ultra HD 30MP 16X Digital Zoom 270 Degrees Rotatable Touch Screen Video Camcorders Support Remote Control
  • 🔥【HP1080P & 24MP & 30FPS CAMCORDER】-The camcorder has HP1080P resolution and 24.0 mega pixels. Optical image dimming technology exceeds international standards. Supports taking high-quality photos or videos. In terms of image, color, and optical performance, it is superior to others. 30FPS allows you to get smoother videos. Capture the most exciting moments. The equipped remote control allows you to control camcorder from a distance of 7 meters. No one was excluded from the group photo.
  • 🔥【WEBCAM & MULTIFUNCTION】-The video camera can be used as webcam. Open the Youtube, Facebook and Instagram pages to live streaming. You can also make video chat with friends or family. The Video camera for youtube vlogging has 3-inch & 270-degree rotating screen. It also has 16X digital zoom, anti-shake, facial detection, facial beauty, built-in fill light, pause and other functions. The pause function allows you to pause recording and resume playback without starting a new file.
  • 🔥【With MICROPHONE & ANTI-SHAKE】-The camcorder for youtube use XY stereo pickup technology. Eliminating noise and NCR noise during recording.Please full charge the external microphone at the first time. Suitable for conference recording, classroom teaching, news interviews, wedding shooting, outdoor travel, song and dance shooting. Compared to other 5-axis image stabilization. Camcorder with microphone adopts 6-axis enhanced level image stabilization, which the anti-shake effect is better.
  • 🔥【HOT SHOE & LOONG TIME SHOOTING】-As an advantage of VIDEOSKY, the video camera camcorder with microphone has a built-in fill light to make photos and videos better. This digital camera has a hot shoe mount on the top for external microphones and external fill lights (not included). The standard screw holes on the bottom fit most tripods (not included with tripods). The video camera camcorder for youtube vlogging It support recording video while shooting, no need to worry about battery drain.
  • 🔥【IDEL GIFT & AFTER-SALE SERVICE】-The video camera camcorder is small and lightweight, making it easy to carry around. Unique lens design and exquisite packaging. An ideal gift for amateurs and beginners to take pictures and shoot. VIDEOSKY video camera camcorder with microphone provide excellent after-sales service. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We will provide the solution within 12 hours.
Video Camera Camcorder with Microphone, VideoSky FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Vlogging YouTube Cameras 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder Webcam Recorder with Remote Control, 3.0 Inch 270° Rotation Screen
  • 1080P full HD
  • WIFI Connection
  • 16X Digital Zoom
  • 3.1 Inch IPS touch screen
  • Recording While Charging/Two battery
Ordro Z20 1080P Camcorder Full HD Video Camera(1080P 30FPS,16X Digital Zoom, 3.1 Inch IPS Touch Screen, 2 Batteries)- Black

Frequently Asked Questions

An average camcorder can zoom up to 40x zoom and it can get higher in higher variants.

Internal space can be between 64 and 128 GB but you can increase the internal storage with the help of SD card which you can use up to 512 GB