Good hand grip with 78x enhanced optical zoom.
Good image quality
'Their sub-HD resolution sensor produces merely satisfactory video.'
'Nice compact design.'
Menus are well laid out and easy to navigate
Good low-light performance
Advanced image stabilizer,
No optical zoom and only a 4x digital zoom
'Video looks sharp and clear in most lighting'
Impressive enhanced optical zoom
Very easy to work out the controls
'awkward touch-screen interface'
'(For serial videographers a Memory Stick slot is also included, though we can’t imagine anyone needing the additional space.) '
'Image quality is exceptional'
'sharp video quality'
'The Canon Vixia HG21 is an excellent HD camcorder that's reasonably easy to operate out of the box and looks good, too.'
'The overall video image quality is very high, and the features and usability are there.'
'great video and image quality'
'translucent black and burnt amber gradient color scheme'
'The menu system can be quite frustrating.'
'Even if you don’t buy this high-def model, check it out at the local retailer: It’s quite impressive.'
'the controls are relatively sparse.'
'The usual array of Sony features are present and accounted for, including X.'
'With Instant AF enabled, the autofocus works quickly, and the Push AF, which activates an Instant AF override in manual-focus mode, speeds manual focus considerably.'