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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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Drift Innovation HD Ghost

Drift Innovation HD Ghost Wi-Fi Waterproof Camcorder


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Drift Innovation HD Ghost
Panasonic HC-V500
GoPro HD Hero2
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Drift Innovation HD Ghost Wi-Fi Waterproof Camcorder
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Release Date
Dec 2012
Jan 2012
Oct 2011
May 2012
Feb 2012
HDD Size
0.256 GB
16.0 GB
Recording Format
High Definition
Flash Media
Flash Media, High Definition
Flash Media
Flash Media
Recording System
NTSC, PAL
NTSC, PAL
NTSC, PAL
NTSC
NTSC
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Digital
Memory Still Resolution
11.0 MegaPixels
3.0 MegaPixels
11.0 MegaPixels
5.0 MegaPixels
2.0 MegaPixels
Recordable Media
Internal Flash Memory 256MB, microSD Up To 32GB
Flash Media
H.264 codec, .mp4
MP4
Flash Media
Use
Video
Video
Video
Video
Video

Packs in all the features competitors charge extra for

Lots of manual controls for a budget camcorder.

Backward compatibility with current HD Hero accessories

Cheap route to shooting 3D

Very low price