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Panasonic PV-GS39 Reviewed on May 10, 2006 Check prices
Product overview
Panasonic PV-GS39
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 8 reviews

The Bottom Line: With its extreme zoom range and its low price, the Panasonic PV-GS39 is a good choice for shooting distant subjects. Read review

Specs: CCD, 14.5 oz, 30 x x Zoom lens - 1.9 mm - 57 mm - F/1.8-3.9, 2.7 in, 3.2 in, Panasonic Palmcorder Multicam PV-GS39 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 4.7 in

Samsung SC-HMX10 Reviewed on April 23, 2008 Check prices
Product overview
Samsung SC-HMX10
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.7 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 12 reviews

The Bottom Line: Despite an attractive price and some decent features, the frustrations of the Samsung SC-HMX10 outnumber its rewards. Read review

Specs: CMOS, 10.9 oz, 10 x x Zoom lens - 3.2 mm - 32 mm - F/1.6-4.3, 2.7 in, Samsung SC-HMX10 - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.4 in, 4.6 in

Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Reviewed on May 14, 2004 Check prices
Product overview
Sony Handycam DCR-HC40
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.8 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 64 reviews

The Bottom Line: The DCR-HC40's touch screen can be inconvenient to use, but this affordable compact camcorder's footage in automatic mode isn't likely to need many adjustments. Read review

Specs: CCD, 1.0 megapixels, None, 0.9 lbs, 3.4 in, 2 in, Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 - Camcorder - Mini DV, Carl Zeiss 10 x x Zoom lens - 3.2 mm - 32 mm - F/1.8-2.3, 4.4 in

Panasonic HC-X920

Specs: BSI 3MOS, Built-in flash, 14.7 oz, 2.8 in, Panasonic HC-X920 - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.6 in, 5.9 in, Leica 12 x x Zoom lens - 2.84 mm - 34.1 mm - F/1.5-2.8

Sony Handycam HDR-CX300

Specs: Exmor R CMOS, Built-in flash, 10.9 oz, 4.9 in, 2 in, Sony Handycam HDR-CX300 - Camcorder - Flash card, 12 x x Zoom lens - 2.9 mm - 34.8 mm - F/1.8-3.4, 2.5 in

Sony Handycam DCR-SX41 (Blue) Reviewed on September 8, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Sony Handycam DCR-SX41 (Blue)

The Bottom Line: If internal flash memory, zoom range, and a touch-screen LCD are on your list of needs before video quality, check out the Sony Handycam DCR-SX41. Read review

Specs: Advanced HAD CCD, 8.8 oz, 2.3 in, Carl Zeiss 60 x x Zoom lens - 1.8 mm - 108 mm - F/1.8-6.0, 4.4 in, Sony Handycam DCR-SX41/L - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.1 in

Vivitar DVR 840XHD
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 0.5 stars out of 1 review

Specs: CMOS, Built-in flash, 12 oz, 4.6 in, 0.3 in, Vivitar DVR 840XHD - Camcorder - Flash card, 5 x x Zoom lens - 6.8 mm - 34 mm - F/3.5-3.7, 0.2 in

Canon Vixia HF M30 Reviewed on August 5, 2010 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Vixia HF M30
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 10 reviews

The Bottom Line: At its best, the Canon Vixia HF M3x series--composed of the M300, M30, M31, and M32--delivers a very good blend of video quality, features, and performance for the money, but some people may find the touch-screen interface extremely frustrating to use and the battery life painfully short. Plus, you really need to bump up to the highest bit rate quality. Of the series, the HF M300 is the best deal. Read review

Specs: CMOS, Built-in flash, 11.3 oz, Canon VIXIA HF M30 - Camcorder - Flash card, 4.8 in, 2.7 in, 15 x x Zoom lens - 4.1 mm - 61.5 mm - F/1.8-3.2, 2.4 in

Panasonic HDC-SD5 (black)

Specs: 3CCD, Built-in flash, 12 oz, 2.6 in, Leica 10 x x Zoom lens - 3 mm - 30 mm - F/1.8-2.8, Panasonic HDC-SD5 - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.6 in, 5.3 in

Panasonic HDC-SD90
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 5.0 stars out of 3 reviews

Specs: MOS, Built-in flash, 8.6 oz, - Camcorder, Panasonic HDC-SD90 - Flash card, 2.5 in, Zoom, 21 x x 2.82 mm - 59.2 mm - F/1.8-3.5, 2 in, 4.7 in

JVC Everio GZ-X900US - camcorder - flash card

Specs: CMOS, Built-in flash, 8.7 oz, 4.9 in, JVC Everio GZ-X900US - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.6 in, Konica Minolta 5 x x Zoom lens - F/1.9, 1.5 in

Panasonic SDR-H60
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 5 reviews

Specs: CCD, 12 oz, 2.6 in, 50 x x Zoom lens - 1.8 mm - 90 mm - F/2.0-5.0, 4.6 in, 2.8 in, Panasonic SDR-H60 - Camcorder - Hard disk drive, - Flash card

Panasonic SDR-H40
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 32 reviews

Specs: CCD, 12 oz, 2.8 in, 4.6 in, Panasonic SDR-H40 - Camcorder - Hard disk drive, 2.6 in, 42 x x Zoom lens - 1.8 mm - 75.6 mm - F/1.9-4.3

Sony Handycam DCR-HC21 Reviewed on August 16, 2005 Check prices
Product overview
Sony Handycam DCR-HC21
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 26 reviews

Specs: Advanced HAD CCD, 3.4 megapixels, None, 0.9 lbs, 2.2 in, Sony Handycam DCR-HC21 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 4.4 in, Carl Zeiss 20 x x Zoom lens - 2.3 mm - 46 mm - F/1.8-3.1, 3.5 in

Canon ZR700 Reviewed on April 26, 2006 Check prices
Product overview
Canon ZR700
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.8 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 10 reviews

The Bottom Line: Canon's latest entry-level camcorder, the ZR700, is easy to use, affordable, and ideal for wide-screen moviemaking, but low-light performance remains a problem. Read review

Specs: CCD, 680,000 pixels, None, 0.9 lbs, 3.6 in, 1.9 in, 25 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 65 mm - F/1.8-2.6, Canon ZR700 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 4.5 in

Sony HDR-PJ30V
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 1 review

Specs: Exmor R CMOS, Built-in flash, 12 oz, 12 x x Zoom lens - 2.9 mm - 34.8 mm - F/1.8-3.4, 2.6 in, 2.3 in, Sony Handycam HDR-PJ30V - Camcorder - Flash card, 5 in

Canon Vixia HF M31 Reviewed on August 5, 2010 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Vixia HF M31
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 6 reviews

The Bottom Line: At its best, the Canon Vixia HF M3x series--composed of the M300, M30, M31, and M32--delivers a very good blend of video quality, features, and performance for the money, but some people may find the touch-screen interface extremely frustrating to use and the battery life painfully short. Plus, you really need to bump up to the highest bit rate quality. Of the series, the HF M300 is the best deal. Read review

Specs: CMOS, Built-in flash, 11.3 oz, 15 x x Zoom lens - 4.1 mm - 61.5 mm - F/1.8-3.2, 2.4 in, Canon VIXIA HF M31 - Camcorder - Flash card, 4.8 in, 2.7 in

Canon ZR100 Reviewed on June 30, 2005 Check prices
Product overview
Canon ZR100
  • CNET Editor rating:
    2.5 stars Average
      Overall score: 5.8 (2.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 reviews

The Bottom Line: Canon's bargain-basement camcorder provides home-moviemakers with the tools to shoot surprisingly high-quality video, but good lighting is essential. Read review

Specs: CCD, None, 15.2 oz, 5.1 in, 20 x x Zoom lens - 2.8 mm - 56 mm - F/1.6-3.2, 2 in, Canon ZR100 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 3.7 in

Panasonic PV-GS320 Reviewed on April 16, 2007 Check prices
Product overview
Panasonic PV-GS320
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.2 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 20 reviews

The Bottom Line: Delivering high-quality MiniDV footage and decent still images, the Panasonic PV-GS320 should appeal to advanced amateurs searching for a tape-based camcorder. Read review

Specs: 3CCD, 0.54 megapixels, 15.9 oz, 3.3 in, Leica 10 x x Zoom lens - 3 mm - 30 mm - F/1.8-2.8, 3.1 in, 5.8 in, Panasonic PV-GS320 - Camcorder - Mini DV

JVC Everio GZ-MG155 Hard Drive Camcorder
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 13 reviews

Specs: CCD, 13.2 oz, 32 x x Zoom lens, 2.8 in, 4.3 in, JVC Everio GZ-MG155 - Camcorder - Hard disk drive, 2.6 in

Sony Handycam DCR-HC62
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 4 reviews

Specs: Advanced HAD CCD, None, 13.8 oz, 3.3 in, Carl Zeiss 25 x x Zoom lens - 2.5 mm - 62.5 mm - F/1.8-3.2, Sony Handycam DCR-HC62 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 4.5 in, 2.5 in

Canon DC330
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 5.0 stars out of 1 review

Specs: CCD, 13.4 oz, 3.5 in, 37 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 96.2 mm - F/2.0-5.2, Canon DC330 - Camcorder - DVD, 2.6 in, 5 in

JVC Everio GZ-MG330 (30GB, Red) Reviewed on July 23, 2008 Check prices
Product overview
JVC Everio GZ-MG330 (30GB, Red)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.4 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: The near-identical models of the JVC Everio GZ-MG300 series--the MG330, MG335, MG360 and MG365--are budget-priced, hard-drive-based camcorders that are nice enough, but produce typical low-budget video. Read review

Specs: CCD, None, 11.1 oz, 2.1 in, 2.7 in, 4.7 in, Konica Minolta 35 x x Zoom lens - 2.2 mm - 77 mm - F/1.8-4, JVC Everio GZ-MG330R - Camcorder - Hard disk drive

Sony Handycam HDR-CX12 Reviewed on February 12, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Sony Handycam HDR-CX12
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 8 reviews

The Bottom Line: As the flash-memory-based equivalent of the HDR-SR11, the Sony Handycam HDR-CX12 serves up the same pleasing performance and quality as its hard-drive cousin. Read review

Specs: ClearVid CMOS, Built-in flash, 15.9 oz, 3.3 in, 5.4 in, Sony Handycam HDR-CX12 - Camcorder - Flash card, 3 in, Carl Zeiss 12 x x Zoom lens - 5.9 mm - 58.8 mm - F/1.8-3.1

Canon Vixia HF R11 Reviewed on August 17, 2010 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Vixia HF R11
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 5 reviews

The Bottom Line: If you're looking to shoot great HD video on the cheap, keep looking; the Canon Vixia HF R series delivers decent video at best, even for its modest price. But for a low-priced model with mic and headphone jacks, the HF R100 is a pretty good deal. Read review

Specs: CMOS, 9.5 oz, 2.4 in, Canon VIXIA HF R11 - Camcorder - Flash card, 4.9 in, 2.5 in, 20 x x Zoom lens - 3 mm - 60 mm - F/1.8-3.6

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