1. JVC ADIXXION GC-XA

    JVC ADIXXION GC-XA2

    Price as reviewed £249.95
    2 Sep 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    GoPro has a serious rival in JVC's second generation action camera

  2. Panasonic HX-WA3

    Panasonic HX-WA3

    Price as reviewed £239.00
    25 Apr 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    A waterproof, dustproof and freezeproof camcorder that takes great footage

  3. Samsung HMX-QF30

    Samsung HMX-QF30

    Price as reviewed £249.00
    16 Apr 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Good luck finding a better camcorder for less than this £250 beauty.

  4. JVC HD Everio GZ-EX515BEK

    JVC HD Everio GZ-EX515BEK

    Price as reviewed £262.00
    25 Feb 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    The JVC Everio GZ-EX515BEK offers decent image quality and lots of features for a keen price.

  5. JVC ADIXXION GC-XA1BE

    JVC ADIXXION GC-XA1BE

    Price as reviewed £298.80
    25 Oct 2012
    Our rating:
    9/10

    JVC's GC-XA1BE is an ADIXXION worth having if you're serious about capturing your extreme sporting activities on video.

  6. JVC HD Everio GZ-V515

    JVC HD Everio GZ-V515

    Price as reviewed £289.99
    26 Aug 2012
    Our rating:
    9/10

    JVC's HD Everio GZ-V515 achieves better image quality than expected from such bijou body.

  7. Dogcam Mini DVR HD

    Dogcam MiniDVR HD

    Price as reviewed £249.95
    10 Jun 2012
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Dogcam's MiniDVR HD is the king of action cameras, with a separate screen and recording unit.

  8. Canon

    Canon LEGRIA mini

    Price as reviewed £269.99
    3 Dec 2013
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Canon produces a camcorder for the YouTube blogger generation

  9. Canon LEGRIA HF R406

    Canon LEGRIA HF R406

    Price as reviewed £259.99
    15 May 2013
    Our rating:
    8/10

    A great, low cost camcorder with a 32x optical zoom

  10. Panasonic HC-V500

    Price as reviewed £292.20
    18 Jun 2012
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Panasonic's HC-V500 brings proper optical image stabilisation to the budget camcorder.

  11. JVC HD Everio GZ-E205

    JVC HD Everio GZ-E205

    Price as reviewed £229.99
    2 May 2012
    Our rating:
    8/10

    JVC's HD Everio GZ-E205 packs decent image quality into a budget body.

  12. Panasonic HDC-SD40

    Price as reviewed £228.00
    9 Nov 2011
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Panasonic's HDC-SD40 packs a wealth of features into a tiny chassis, for a reasonable price.