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Canon Optura 50 Reviewed on May 11, 2005 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Optura 50
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.9 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 6 reviews

The Bottom Line: Canon's feature-packed camcorder shoots very good daylight footage but has reason to be scared of the dark. Read review

Specs: CCD, Built-in flash, 1.1 lbs, 3.2 in, 10 x x Zoom lens - 4.6 mm - 46 mm - F/1.8-2.8, Canon Optura 50 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 5.2 in, 2.8 in

Canon HR10 Reviewed on October 29, 2007 Check prices
Product overview
Canon HR10
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.2 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: Though the Canon HR10 is a decent camcorder, there are better choices for the same money because format performance and compatibility issues make it hard to recommend a DVD-based AVCHD model. Read review

Specs: CMOS, Built-in flash, 1.2 lbs, 2.6 in, 3.7 in, 10 x x Zoom lens - 6.1 mm - 61 mm - F/1.8-3.0, Canon HR10 - Camcorder - DVD, 5.2 in

Panasonic HDC-SD100 Reviewed on April 10, 2009 Check prices
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Panasonic HDC-SD100

The Bottom Line: Though it has a nice feature set for the price, the Panasonic HDC-SD100 doesn't deliver the quality of video you expect from an HD camcorder in its price segment. Read review

Specs: 3MOS, Built-in flash, 11.3 oz, 2.6 in, 5.4 in, 2.8 in, Leica 12 x x Zoom lens - 2.95 mm - 35.4 mm - F/1.8-2.8, Panasonic HDC-SD100-K - Camcorder - Flash card

Canon Vixia HF S10 Reviewed on April 6, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Vixia HF S10
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 5.0 stars out of 7 reviews

The Bottom Line: An excellent flash-based prosumer HD camcorder, you may nevertheless pass on the Canon Vixia HF S10 because it lacks an eye-level viewfinder. And the identical--but cheaper, because it has no built-in memory--Vixia HF S100 may also be a better buy. Read review

Specs: CMOS, Pop-up flash, 15.9 oz, 2.8 in, Canon VIXIA HF S10 - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.7 in, 5.4 in, 10 x x Zoom lens - 6.4 mm - 64 mm - F/1.8-3.0

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD910

Specs: ClearVid CMOS, Built-in flash, 15.9 oz, 5.1 in, Sony Handycam DCR-DVD910 - Camcorder - DVD, Carl Zeiss 15 x x Zoom lens - 3.1 mm - 46.5 mm - F/1.8-2.6, 2.2 in, 3.5 in

JVC Everio GZ-VX815 (Black)

Specs: BSI-CMOS, 7.4 oz, 4.5 in, 10 x x Zoom lens - 3.33 mm - 33.3 mm - F/1.2-2.8, 1.4 in, 2.2 in, JVC Everio GZ-VX815 - Camcorder - Flash card

Sony Handycam HDR-UX10
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews

Specs: ClearVid CMOS, Built-in flash, 1.2 lbs, 2.3 in, 5.3 in, 3.7 in, Carl Zeiss 15 x x Zoom lens - 3.1 mm - 46.5 mm - F/1.8-2.6, Sony Handycam HDR-UX10 - Camcorder - DVD

Sony Handycam NEX-VG10 (with 18-200mm Lens) Reviewed on June 16, 2011 Check prices
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Sony Handycam NEX-VG10 (with 18-200mm Lens)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 4 reviews

The Bottom Line: A solid first effort in a nascent category, the Sony Handycam NEX-VG10 nevertheless needs some conceptual refinement. Read review

Specs: Exmor APS HD CMOS, External, 2.9 lbs, 11.6 in, 11 x x Zoom lens - 18 mm - 200 mm - F/3.5-6.3, Sony Handycam NEX-VG10 - Camcorder - Flash card, 5.2 in, 3.8 in

Canon GL1

Specs: 3CCD, None, 2.6 lbs, 10.7 in, 4.6 in, 20 x x Zoom lens - 4.2 mm - 84 mm - F/1.6-2.9, Canon GL1 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 5.3 in

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ200 (Black)

Specs: Exmor R CMOS, 7.4 oz, 4.5 in, Sony Handycam HDR-PJ200 - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.3 in, Carl Zeiss 25 x x Zoom lens - 2.5 mm - 62.5 mm - F/1.8-3.2, 2.2 in

Panasonic SDR-S26 (Black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 1.0 stars out of 4 reviews

Specs: CCD, 8.3 oz, 70 x x Zoom lens - 1.5 mm - 105 mm - F/1.9-5.7, Panasonic SDR-S26K - Camcorder - Flash card, 4.2 in, 2.6 in, 2.2 in

Canon Vixia HF M40 (Black) Reviewed on May 3, 2011 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Vixia HF M40 (Black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.8 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 3 reviews

The Bottom Line: A fine follow-up to last year's M3xx series, the Canon Vixia M4xx series should please most home-movie-oriented videographers despite its relatively high price. If you don't need the EVF, the M400 is your best buy, but if you'll be shooting a lot in sunlight, it's worth it to step up to the M41. Read review

Specs: CMOS, 12.3 oz, 5.2 in, 2.8 in, Canon VIXIA HF M40 - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.9 in, - F/1.8 - 3.0, 10 x x Zoom lens - 6.1 mm - 61 mm

Sony Handycam HDR-CX220 (Red) Reviewed on July 10, 2013 Check prices
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Sony Handycam HDR-CX220 (Red)

The Bottom Line: The only thing the Sony Handycam HDR-CX220 seems to have going for it is the low price, but "you get what you pay for" has never rung truer. Read review

Specs: Exmor R CMOS, 6.3 oz, Sony Handycam HDR-CX220 - Camcorder - Flash card, Carl Zeiss 27 x x Zoom lens - 2.1 mm - 5.7 mm - F/1.9-4.0, 2.1 in, 4.6 in, 2.2 in

JVC Everio GZ-V500

Specs: BSI-CMOS, 7.4 oz, 4.6 in, 1.4 in, JVC Everio GZ-V500 - Camcorder - Flash card, 10 x x Zoom lens - 3.33 mm - 33.3 mm - F/1.2-2.8, 2.2 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, 5 in, 2.3 in, Sony Handycam HDR-PJ30V - Camcorder - Flash card, 12 x x Zoom lens - 2.9 mm - 34.8 mm - F/1.8-3.4, 2.6 in

Canon Vixia HF100 Reviewed on April 16, 2008 Check prices
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Canon Vixia HF100
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 29 reviews

The Bottom Line: One of a pair of Canon's first flash-based camcorders, the Canon Vixia HF100, delivers excellent HD video quality and performance in a tiny package. Read review

Specs: CMOS, 13.4 oz, 5.1 in, Canon VIXIA HF100 - Camcorder - Flash card, 2.5 in, 12 x x Zoom lens - 4.8 mm - 57 mm - F/1.8-3.0, 2.9 in

Canon Vixia HF R32

Specs: CMOS, 8.8 oz, Canon VIXIA HF R32 - Camcorder - Flash card, 4.5 in, 2.1 in, 32 x x Zoom lens - 2.8 mm - 89.6 mm - F/1.8-4.5, 2.2 in

Panasonic SDR-H18 Reviewed on July 27, 2007 Check prices
Product overview
Panasonic SDR-H18
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 12 reviews

The Bottom Line: Combining the simplicity of SD recording, a roomy 30GB hard drive, a long zoom, and pleasing image quality, the SDR-H18 is a good choice for a standard-definition, hard-drive camcorder. Read review

Specs: CCD, 15.2 oz, 2.8 in, Panasonic SDR-H18 - Camcorder - Hard disk drive, 2.9 in, 5 in, 32 x x Zoom lens - 2.3 mm - 73.6 mm - F/1.8-3.7

Canon Vixia HF20 Reviewed on April 20, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Vixia HF20
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 17 reviews

The Bottom Line: While it's more expensive than its sub-$600 competitors, the Canon Vixia HF20 and Vixia HF200 deliver a more extensive feature set for the extra money. The HF200, which lacks internal memory, is probably a better buy than the HF20, though the HF20's all-black body is a bit classier-looking. Read review

Specs: CMOS, 2.99 megapixels, Built-in flash, 12 oz, 2.8 in, 2.4 in, 4.9 in, Canon VIXIA HF20 - Camcorder - Flash card, 15 x x Zoom lens - 4.1 mm - 61.5 mm - F/1.8-3.2

Canon Vixia HF S100 Reviewed on April 7, 2009 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Vixia HF S100
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 13 reviews

The Bottom Line: An excellent flash-based prosumer HD camcorder, you may nevertheless pass on the Canon Vixia HF S100 because it lacks an eye-level viewfinder. It's probably a better buy than the identical--but more expensive, because it has 32GB built-in memory--Vixia HF S10. Read review

Specs: CMOS, Pop-up flash, 15.9 oz, 5.4 in, 2.7 in, 2.8 in, 10 x x Zoom lens - 6.4 mm - 64 mm - F/1.8-3.0, Canon VIXIA HF S100 - Camcorder - Flash card

Canon Vixia HF R40 Reviewed on January 7, 2013 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Vixia HF R40

The Bottom Line: The low-end HF R series announced at CES survives the annual purge for the slowly dying category. Read review

Specs: CMOS, 8.3 oz, 32 x x, Zoom lens - 2.8 mm - 89.6 mm, - Camcorder, - Internal flash memory, Canon VIXIA HF R40 - Flash card, 2.2 in, 4.6 in, 2.1 in

Panasonic HC-V10 (Red)

Specs: MOS, 0.5 lbs, 4.3 in, 2.5 in, - SD Memory Card, 63x x - F/1.9-5.7, 2.2 in

Panasonic HDC-SD10K

Specs: CMOS, Built-in flash, 8 oz, 1.9 in, 16 x x Zoom lens - 2.95 mm - 47.2 mm - F/1.8-2.8, Panasonic HDC-SD10K - Camcorder - Flash card, 4.5 in, 2.5 in

Panasonic AG-AC130A

Specs: 3MOS, 5.3 lbs, 7.1 in, 22 x x Zoom lens - 3.9 mm - 86 mm - F/1.6-3.2, 17.2 in, Panasonic AVCCAM AG-AC130A - Camcorder - Flash card, 7.7 in

Sony NEX-VG20 (body only)

Specs: Exmor APS HD CMOS, 1.4 lbs, Sony Handycam NEX-VG20 - Camcorder - Flash card, 8.8 in, 3.6 in, 5.1 in

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