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$300 can get you some of the best consumer grade camcorders. The best camcorder offerings at the sub-$300 price point come from dependable brands like Canon and Sony. These are great for home computer use and often have a high great usability supporting big LCD displays.


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GoPro HERO3
Drift Innovation HD Ghost
3M CP45
JVC Everio GZ-EX210
Panasonic HDC-TM40
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition Camcorder
Drift Innovation HD Ghost Wi-Fi Waterproof Camcorder
3M CP45 Camcorder
JVC GZ-EX210DER Camcorder
Panasonic HDC-TM40 (16 GB) High Definition Camcorder
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Release Date
Oct 2012
Dec 2012
Nov 2011
Feb 2012
Sep 2011
Recording Format
Flash Media, High Definition
High Definition
H.264, MPEG-4, High Definition
Flash Media
JPEG
Recording System
NTSC, PAL
NTSC, PAL
NTSC
NTSC
NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Memory Still Resolution
12.0 MegaPixels
11.0 MegaPixels
8.0 MegaPixels
2.1 MegaPixels
Recordable Media
Flash Media, High Definition, AVCHD
Internal Flash Memory 256MB, microSD Up To 32GB
Internal Flash Memory 2GB Video/Image, MicroSD Up To 32GB Video/Image
Flash Media, AVCHD
High Definition
Use
Video
Video
Video
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