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Sony Handycam DCR-VX2100

Specs: 3CCD, None, 3.3 lbs, Sony Handycam DCR-VX2100 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 4.7 in, 6.3 in, 12 x x Zoom lens - 6 mm - 72 mm - F/1.6-2.4, 15.5 in

Sony DCR-PC55 (Silver) Reviewed on June 10, 2005 Check prices
Product overview
Sony DCR-PC55 (Silver)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    2.5 stars Average
      Overall score: 5.4 (2.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 3 reviews

The Bottom Line: Unless portability is your primary consideration, you can find better choices than this petite underachiever. Read review

Specs: Advanced HAD CCD, None, 0.7 lbs, 3.9 in, 2.8 in, Sony Handycam DCR-PC55/S - Camcorder - Mini DV, Carl Zeiss 10 x x Zoom lens - 2.3 mm - 23 mm - F/1.7-2.2, 1.8 in

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 ZR600 Reviewed on May 4, 2006 Check prices
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Canon ZR600
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.6 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 8 reviews

The Bottom Line: Stick with well-lit environments and you're sure to like the Canon ZR600, a low-priced, feature-rich camcorder. Read review

Specs: CCD, 680,000 pixels, None, 0.9 lbs, 3.6 in, Canon ZR600 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 1.9 in, 25 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 65 mm - F/1.8-2.6, 4.5 in

Canon ZR500 Reviewed on May 12, 2006 Check prices
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Canon ZR500
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.6 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 17 reviews

The Bottom Line: Canon's compact, capable ZR500 MiniDV camcorder is a dream come true for videographers on a shoestring budget. Read review

Specs: CCD, 680,000 pixels, None, 0.9 lbs, 4.5 in, 3.6 in, Canon ZR500 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 25 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 65 mm - F/1.8-2.6, 1.9 in

JVC GR D750 Mini DV Camcorder
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 6 reviews

Specs: CCD, 14.5 oz, JVC GR-D750 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 34 x x Zoom lens - 2.3 mm - 78.2 mm - F/2.0-4.8, 4.5 in, 2.4 in, 3.7 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

Canon ZR950
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 4 reviews

Specs: CCD, None, 13.4 oz, 37 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 96.2 mm - F/2.0-5.2, 2.2 in, 3.6 in, 4.7 in, Canon ZR950 - Camcorder - Mini DV

Canon ZR800 Reviewed on March 1, 2007 Check prices
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Canon ZR800
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.6 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 14 reviews

The Bottom Line: Canon's latest entry-level MiniDV camcorder is a great choice for anyone looking to create video on a shoestring budget. Read review

Specs: CCD, 0.68 megapixels, None, 13.2 oz, 2.2 in, 3.6 in, Canon ZR800 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 35 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 91 mm - F/2.0, 4.7 in

Sony DCR-HC90 Reviewed on May 2, 2005 Check prices
Product overview
Sony DCR-HC90
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 42 reviews

The Bottom Line: If you're ready to make the move to 16:9 videography or want to shoot a lot of romantically lit scenes, look no further than Sony's top-of-the-line single-chip Handycam. Read review

Specs: Advanced HAD CCD, Pop-up flash, 0.9 lbs, Carl Zeiss 10 x x Zoom lens - 5.1 mm - 51 mm - F/1.8-2.9, 4.3 in, 2.6 in, Sony Handycam DCR-HC90 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 3.6 in

Canon Optura 400 Reviewed on March 23, 2005 Check prices
Product overview
Canon Optura 400
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.8 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 8 reviews

The Bottom Line: A very good pocket camcorder that, in a pinch, can double as a decent snapshot camera. With a higher-resolution LCD and a video light, the Optura 500 is a better bet, though. Read review

Specs: CCD, 2.0 megapixels, Built-in flash, 1.1 lbs, 4.2 in, 4 in, 2.1 in, Canon Optura 400 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 10 x x Zoom lens - 4.7 mm - 47 mm - F/1.8-2.4

Canon ZR400 Reviewed on November 8, 2005 Check prices
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Canon ZR400
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 reviews

The Bottom Line: The compact Canon ZR400 camcorder performs beautifully in the great outdoors, but Canon continues to drop the ball when it comes to low-light shooting. Read review

Specs: CCD, None, 0.9 lbs, 3.7 in, 2 in, 5.1 in, 14 x x Zoom lens - 3.7 mm - 51.8 mm - F/1.8, Canon ZR400 - Camcorder - Mini DV

Sony Handycam DCR-HC85 Reviewed on March 21, 2005 Check prices
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Sony Handycam DCR-HC85
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.4 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 10 reviews

The Bottom Line: The DCR-HC85 is easy to use and compact, but we expect better video quality from a camcorder in its class. Read review

Specs: CCD, Pop-up flash, 1.3 lbs, Carl Zeiss 10 x x Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 45 mm - F/1.8-2.1, Sony Handycam DCR-HC85 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 3.5 in, 6.8 in, 2.7 in

Canon ZR930
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews

Specs: CCD, None, 13.4 oz, Canon ZR930 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 37 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 96.2 mm - F/2.0-5.2, 3.6 in, 2.2 in, 4.7 in

Canon ZR85
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 18 reviews

Specs: CCD, None, 1.1 lbs, 5.5 in, Canon ZR85 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 20 x x Zoom lens - 2.8 mm - 56 mm - F/1.6-3.2, 3.7 in, 2.1 in

Panasonic AG-HVX200A

Specs: 3CCD, None, 5.7 lbs, Panasonic AG-HVX200A - Camcorder - Flash card, - Mini DV (HDV), 6.6 in, Leica 13 x x Zoom lens - 4.2 mm - 55 mm - F/1.6-2.8, 7.1 in, 15.4 in

Sony HVR-A1U
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 3 reviews

Specs: CMOS, 1.5 lbs, Sony HVR-A1U - Camcorder - Mini DV (HDV), 7.5 in, 4.1 in, 2.8 in, Carl Zeiss 10 x x Zoom lens - 5.1 mm - 51 mm - F/1.8-2.1

Sony DSR-PDX10
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews

Specs: Advanced HAD 3CCD, None, 2.2 lbs, Sony DSR-PDX10 - Camcorder - Mini DV, - Mini DVCAM, 12 x x Zoom lens - 3.6 mm - 43.2 mm - F/1.6-2.8, 3.9 in, 3.7 in, 8 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, Sony Handycam DCR-HC62 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 4.5 in, 3.3 in, Carl Zeiss 25 x x Zoom lens - 2.5 mm - 62.5 mm - F/1.8-3.2, 2.5 in

Canon ZR200 Reviewed on June 28, 2005 Check prices
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Canon ZR200
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 15 reviews

The Bottom Line: Canon's affordable, compact ZR200 performs beautifully when the lights are bright, but you're probably better off with its less expensive sibling, the ZR100. Read review

Specs: CCD, None, 0.9 lbs, 5.1 in, Canon ZR200 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 20 x x Zoom lens - 2.8 mm - 56 mm - F/1.6-3.2, 2 in, 3.7 in

Sony Handycam HDR-FX1000
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 5.0 stars out of 2 reviews

Specs: 3 ClearVid CMOS, None, 4.6 lbs, 7 in, 20 x x Zoom lens - 4.1 mm - 82 mm - F/1.6-3.4, Sony Handycam HDR-FX1000 - Camcorder - Mini DV (HDV), 6.7 in, 13.7 in

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, Panasonic Palmcorder Multicam PV-GS39 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 4.7 in, 3.2 in, 2.7 in

Sony Handycam DCR-HC48
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 6 reviews

Specs: Advanced HAD CCD, 16.4 oz, Carl Zeiss 25 x x Zoom lens - 2.5 mm - 62.5 mm - F/1.8-3.2, Sony Handycam DCR-HC48 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 2.5 in, 4.5 in, 3.3 in

Panasonic PV-GS90
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews

Specs: CCD, None, 13.8 oz, 42 x x Zoom lens - 1.8 mm - 75.6 mm - F/1.9-4.3, Panasonic PV-GS90 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 3.3 in, 2.6 in, 4.7 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, 1.9 in, 3.6 in, 25 x x Zoom lens - 2.6 mm - 65 mm - F/1.8-2.6, Canon ZR700 - Camcorder - Mini DV, 4.5 in

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