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Canon VIXIA HG21
Canon VIXIA HG20
Panasonic SDR-SW21
Samsung SC-DX205
Sony DCR-DVD650
Canon VIXIA HG21 120GB Hard Disk Drive Camcorde
Canon VIXIA HG20 60GB Hard Drive Camcorder
Panasonic SDRSW21S Sport SD Card Standard Definition Camcorder - Silver
Samsung SC-DX205 DVD HD Camcorder  34x Opt  2200x Dit  2 7  LCD
Sony DCR-DVD650 DVD Camcorder
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Release Date
Nov 2008
Sep 2008
Jan 2009
Mar 2009
Feb 2009
Recording Format
HDD, DVD, Blu-ray
DVD, Hard Drive, Blu-ray
DVD
DVD
DVD, Flash Media
HDD Size
120.0 GB
60.0 GB
2.0 GB
Optical Zoom
12.0 x
12.0 x
10.0 x
34.0 x
60.0 x
Recording System
NTSC
NTSC
NTSC
NTSC
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
CCD Quantity
0.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
Memory Still Resolution
3.1 MegaPixels
3.15 MegaPixels
0.31 MegaPixels
0.34 MegaPixels

Manual control difficult to use.

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Does not have a viewfinder.

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It's better to avoid taking still photos with the SW21 entirely.

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extremely sharp pictures

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Sony Memory Stick cards are more expensive, less capacious and more difficult to find compared to more common formats such as SDHC.

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